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Riverstone Cottage

Gargrave, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 1057059)

5.0

(16 ratings)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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20 Customer Reviews

  • "A lovely cottage, very well kept and presented."

    Location and facilities good. We thoroughly enjoyed our week.

    Reviewed by MarkJun 2022

  • "Very good and very clean will be back"

    Reviewed by JohnJun 2022

  • "Location is delightful in heart of Gargrave - beautifully presented - lovely gesture of bunch flowers/ cake/milk - house immediately feels homely - ideal for 2 or family 4 with small children - very good local general store 100 yards - small patio very safe for children - managed to park car outside house but little bit of lottery however safe parking very close end road next to small park/ near to river."

    lots excellent walks from cottage including one of the Pennine way walks thru middle village.

    Reviewed by NeilMay 2022

  • "Very comfortable stay in a well equipped cottage immaculately clean in a very ..."

    Very comfortable stay in a well equipped cottage immaculately clean in a very pleasant village We were a little disappointed that it was adjacent to a main road but other than that it was ideal A visitors book I feel would be a bonus to be able to give direct feedback to the owners and guests alike We thoroughly enjoyed our stay , wonderful walking right from the doorstep , a fabulous fish and chip shop and Indian restaurant in the village a lovely bonus

    Reviewed by GillianApr 2022

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Well equipped and comfortable. Perfect location for exploring Gargrave and the surrounding areas.

    Reviewed by ClaireMar 2022

  • "It was lovely homely cottage, the decor was beautiful and the beds were comfortable we had a good nites sleep."

    Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by MariaMar 2022

  • "Perfectly placed in the village, not far from the bus stop to Settle, Skipton and further afield."

    Great fish and chip shop, Indian restaurant, Co-op and pubs practically on the doorstop. Great walks to take you further afield and a good base for exploring by car as well. The cottage was immaculately clean, comfortable and very well equipped, a real home from home. The bed was so comfortable that we want one the same!! Would recommend this property.

    Reviewed by JaniceMar 2022

  • "Lovely little cottage and well equipped."

    Not always possible to park outside cottage which can be an issue when unloading the car, but otherwise not a problem, as always spaces further down the road. The cottage is a little compact for 4 adults, but a lovely place for a family and its location superb as a base to visit the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.

    Reviewed by HelenOct 2021

  • "We had a lovely week with much better than forecast weather!"

    - the cottage is lovely and very well equipped. Pretty much everything had been thought of for every type of visitor - well done

    Reviewed by MichaelSep 2021

  • "An excellent spot for a family holiday, easy to get to, beautiful village with shops, play park, football goals and paddling River on the doorstep."

    Very attractractive clean and comfortable cottage.

    Reviewed by MaryAug 2021

  • "It was a nice, well furnished cottage in a good position."

    We found it was an excellent basis for a holiday in Warfedale.

    Reviewed by RogerJul 2021

  • "Cottage had everything you could possibly need."

    Village is an idyll, complete with large greens and stepping stones across the river. Had fantastic days out in the area visiting Malham cove, Skipton Castle and market, Settle and Grassington. Had excellent take away meal from local Indian restaurant and ate at the Mason Arms twice, all good. Really fantastic week away, would have gladly stayed a fortnight.

    Reviewed by KathyJul 2021

  • "Riverstone cottage was spotlessly clean and well equipped, also the beds were so comfortable !"

    It was a real home from home

    Reviewed by PhilJun 2021

  • "Lovely cottage well presented in a lovely area ot the dales."

    Would certainly recommend Riverstone Cottage to anyone looking to stay in the dales.

    Reviewed by DavidMay 2021

  • "We have had a lovely stay at Riverstone Cottage, it was immaculately clean, comfortable and cosy."

    The main bedroom had a very comfortable kingsize bed and a TV. The kitchen is well equipped and all cleaning products supplied. We did not manage to park outside the cottage every day but there was plenty of parking just round the corner. If the weather had been warmer ( it was rather cold and wet ) we would maybe have missed a garden, there is only a small yard at the back, however the riverside with seats is just at the bottom of the road. Gargrave is very well placed for visiting anywhere in the Dales, and you can cycle on the canal towpath in both directions, it is only 5 miles all offroad to Skipton. We had a very nice holiday despite the weather.

    Reviewed by ChristineMay 2021

  • "We have just returned from a lovely stay at Riverstone Cottage."

    The property was very clean, well equipped and Covid guidelines adhered to. Contact with the owner was brilliant and we will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by KarenApr 2021

  • "A very comfortable cottage and very clean ."

    Facilities very good for our needs.

    Mrs JenkinsonSep 2020

  • "An extremely comfortable and spotlessly clean cottage that was perfectly equipped for our needs."

    Gargrave is an excellent base for exploring the Dales as well as a delight in itself. Very good shop, fish and chips and walks from the door, and our kids loved the fantastic village park. Could not recommend more highly.

    Mrs CullisAug 2020

  • "Enjoyed a week at Riverstone cottage."

    Lovely cosy place and well equipped. Cot and high chair available upon arrival. Not always possible to park outside cottage but plenty spaces available further down the one way road. Situated close to main road so noise from traffic can be an issue if you’re a light sleeper otherwise a superb accommodation for a small family.

    Miss ChongJul 2020

  • "A lovely cosy cottage with lots of home comforts."

    Cottage close to local shops, pubs, restaurants and great walks. I would definitely recommend a stay here.

    Mrs HirstSep 2019

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with Smart TV, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x Smart TV, DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack of logs included in the rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request
  • Unrestricted roadside parking around the property
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Rear patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.1 miles, pub 0.3 miles
  • Cot and highchair available

The property

Nestled in the charming village of Gargrave, Riverstone Cottage is an idyllic nineteenth century cottage that sits within a row of striking stone-built terraced cottages.

Within reaching distance of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, this humble abode is an ideal base for walkers and cyclists who want to explore the very best the region has to offer.

With incredible attention to detail, the sitting room is immaculately dressed with exposed wooden beams, stylish sofas and a characterful woodburning stove giving you the warmth that you need after a day out in the countryside.

The rustic kitchen/diner has been well-appointed with a selection of quality appliances to use at your own leisure, as you cook up a tasty evening meal for the whole group to enjoy.

Heading upstairs you will find the two restful bedrooms made up of a king-size and a twin, decorated with lovely bed linens and served by an elegant family bathroom boasting a corner shower over bath and Metro tiles, finishing off the stylish interior of the cottage.

The sophistication of the property continues to the outside, with a small patio for you to sit and relax outdoors, as you indulge in a mouth-watering meal alfresco-style.

At the centre of the village, guests will be spoilt for choice with a selection of pubs, shops and cafés to choose from.

It also proves to be a superb access point for people wanting to explore North Yorkshire as the charm-filled market towns of Skipton and Settle are nearby with their pretty architecture and lists of things to see and do.

Enjoy an interactive tour of Thornton Hall Country Park with a bustling working farm, or delight in a scenic journey through the countryside on the Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway.

Embark on an awe-inspiring hike through the Yorkshire Dales, crossing the Stepping Stones of Bolton Abbey to The Strid Ancient Woodland and discover the magnificent Parcevall Hall Gardens.

Head to the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and see the National Trust owned Brimham Rocks, or spend quality time with your loved ones on a day out to Kilnsey Park.

Riverstone Cottage is a comforting, aesthetic cottage resting in a convenient location.

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About the location

GARGRAVE

Skipton 4 miles; Settle 12 miles.

A pretty village on the banks of the River Aire, around 7 miles from Malham, with its spectacular limestone cove and scar. In the village you will find a selection of places to eat including a fantastic Indian restaurant, along with a small selection of pubs, cafes and shops. Traversed by the Leeds-Liverpool Canal, cycle route 68 and the Pennine Way, Gargrave is a fantastic base for exploring this part of Yorkshire. Four miles away is the ancient market town of Skipton — “The Gateway to the Dales” — with its historic castle and celebrated high street. On the border of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, this is an ideal location for walking, cycling and touring.

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