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Stoneycroft

Giggleswick, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 1010098)

4.8

Excellent

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

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32 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely cottage, well equipped, big comfy sitting room and a little study."

    I wonder why the small bedroom upstairs doesn’t have a proper single bed rather than a put-up bed which was not that comfortable, seeing as there is plenty of living space downstairs.

    Reviewed by FelicityAug 2022

  • "The cottage was just as beautiful as we remembered from last year."

    It was clean and well equipped and very comfortable apart from the large settee. The welcome basket was generously stocked and there is a lot of attention to detail that made us feel welcome and well looked after.

    Reviewed by JennyJul 2022

  • "Stoneycroft was just amazing, we had a lovely stay."

    Giggleswick is a beautiful village and Settle just a ten minute walk away, which had lots of great shops and restaurants. We would definitely come back to Stoneycroft and stay again - it has everything you can possibly need. Beautifully furnished and decorated and very comfortable and clean.

    Reviewed by KatherineJul 2022

  • "Cleaners do a wonderful job as this often goes unnoticed."

    The cottage was a delight, the only drawback is outside space but we used the church to sit with our chairs & a cuppa. Enjoyed the peace. Giggleswick is a wonderful place I hope to use Skye’s again & trust the standards of cleanliness is as acceptional as the cottage was

    Reviewed by AmandaJul 2022

  • "Beautiful and well equipped cottage in lovely location."

    Loads of things to do in the area and good pubs and restaurants close by in Giggleswick and Settle. Lovely welcome pack on arrival. Church bells were not a problem. Only slight downside is that lack of parking might be an issue if more than one car

    Reviewed by HelenJun 2022

  • "Perfect cottage in a perfect location ."

    Loved the old village and close proximity to Settle , great walk along the river Settle had every thing you could need shops Cafes pubs . We went on the Settle railway to Carlisle , we got off in Appleby looked round there . Caught the train back to Settle great journey . Went to Skipton Market brilliant . Skipton Castle another great day out . Had a lovely holiday would go again . People were very friendly and helpful best night sleep we had for ages the church bells no problem at all . A lovely basket of goodies was awaiting us from the owners lovely thought .

    Reviewed by AileenMay 2022

  • "Fabulous cottage very close to pub and a ten minute walk into Settle for the shops."

    The cottage was well equipped and had everything we needed for our break. Lots of great walks from the door and of course further afield. The bells did not bother us at all and we all came home feeling relaxed and refreshed.

    Reviewed by ToryApr 2022

  • "The property was comfortable and well equipped."

    Parking could have been an issue as the village was very congested and parking was on a first come first served basis. The cottage was quaint and the village and surrounding areas offered scenic walks.We enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by JohnApr 2022

  • "A comfortable and well appointed cottage with a homely feel."

    Stoneycroft is perfectly situated for exploring the Yorkshire Dales. You can walk from the door and climb Giggleswick Scar from where you can enjoy beautiful views across to Ingleborough. It is within easy driving distance of beautiful places such as Malham Cove. The welcome pack was much appreciated, including the ear plugs which are much needed as the church bell rings through the night.

    Reviewed by SallyMar 2022

  • "This property was so lovely!"

    You could tell a lot of care had gone into making the place feels so cosy. Perfect position for venturing around the Dales and only a short walk into the village with lots of great local pubs serving amazing food. We absolutely loved this cottage and would love to return in the future - highly recommend!! (only slight thing was that one of the shower doors had come off the runner but this did not cause issues with us using it) Many thanks :)

    Reviewed by JadeMar 2022

  • "A comfortable, clean and characterful rental in an ideal location."

    The attraxtive house was very well equipped - every kitchen utensil you need, plenty of wood for the fire, a variety of lighting, helpful maps and information, and with a really generous basket of goodies for arrival. But very surprisingly there wasn't a hair dryer - had to buy one while away. There were not enough mugs and teaspoons either, bearing in mind folk have a lot of coffee and tea during a day. The shower door was broken too which was very unsatisfactory indeed. The property lists a 'patio' - totally misleading as basically a small open-to-the-lane slate-chipped covered space putside the back door. Photograph shpuld be in listing to clarify. The adjacent church's bells were a gentle sound, not an issue at all despite the provided ear plugs! .

    Reviewed by AlisonFeb 2022

  • "Beautiful, comfortable cottage, spotlessly clean."

    Great location. Highly recommended. The only problem I had was the sound of church bells 24/7. My husband was ok with it but I had problems with sleeping.

    Reviewed by GabrielaFeb 2022

  • "A lovely homely cottage with thoughtful extras in a country village which has everything you need."

    Beautiful lights and candles created an calming ambience in every room. A gorgeous welcome pack was the icing on the cake.

    Reviewed by AllisonJan 2022

  • "Absolutely stunning!"

    !! Loved every second. The cottage is so beautiful and all the extra touches with the lights and tree made it very special. Thank you

    Reviewed by EmmaDec 2021

  • "Fabulous property, very comfortable and well-equipped."

    Owner puts strong emphasis on making things easy for guests. Our second stay here - both have been excellent. We love the area and this cottage is a great place to stay to enjoy it.

    Reviewed by DavidNov 2021

  • "Beautiful stone cottage full of character."

    Good facilities and very clean. Ideal location for exploring the Dales or walking into Settle. Good local food and drink. Hope to stay again. Mr Davies, October 2021

    Reviewed by HuwSep 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage"

    Reviewed by SarahSep 2021

  • "Excellent accommodation, which was well equipped ."

    The welcome pack was gratefully received and of a very good quality . I would recommend this cottage and location to anyone looking for a comfortable “home from home “ in The Dales

    Reviewed by ErichSep 2021

  • "The cottage was very well equipped in a beautiful location, with lots to see and do locally (the church next door; and the flowerpot festival was on during our stay which was gorgeous!"

    ). It was within easy walking distance of the town of Settle with lots of local amenities and was a good base to explore the Yorkshire Dales further. We had an amazing week!

    Reviewed by JennyJul 2021

  • "Stoneycroft has a wonderful atmosphere that caused us to feel at home within minutes."

    The internal historical aspects of the house created a charm and awoke an intrigue regarding the house in former times.

    Reviewed by RobertOct 2020

  • "Awesome cottage - beautifully kept; and a pleasure to stay at."

    Sam is a fantastic host and the comms with her was great. I really loved the church next door - the bells were very quiet and comforting. Also was nice touch to have the digital piano; I did enjoy having a play on this. Great cottage; great location and really nice holiday.

    Reviewed by DaleOct 2020

  • "We had a really nice stay at Stoneycroft cottage."

    The cottage had lots of facilities and extra's but we did leave a small list of a few things we felt needed some attention that would have made the stay a bit better.

    Reviewed by ChrisSep 2020

  • "Wonderful cottage, fab location."

    Home from home. Will be returning!

    Reviewed by IanJul 2020

  • "The cottage was amazing!"

    !! Better than we thought. Had the most amazing time, could not find any fault. The cottage was amazingly equipped open fire was a dream on the cold nights. Did not want to leave. Sam left us a lovely welcome basket!; thank you.

    Reviewed by JonnyFeb 2020

  • "This is a fabulous property and we’d definitely return for a second visit."

    Reviewed by NatalieJan 2020

  • "Absolutely beautiful home away from home."

    The cottage has so much character and many traditional features whilst also including all the modern utilities one could need. The location is a short walk away from settle so there are pubs, bars, shops and a supermarket within easy reach. There are scenic walks of different lengths in the area to suit everyone too. I highly recommend this place to adults wanting to explore the dales by long walks or for those just wanting to escape the normal routine in a beautiful and relaxing setting.

    Reviewed by EmmaJan 2020

  • "Lovely comfortable cottage in beautiful village."

    Often go away for Christmas and have never been in a cottage so well equipped and with such thoughtful extras. Looked so festive with a huge gorgeous tree. Thank you Sam

    Reviewed by DebbieDec 2019

  • "Everything was perfect for us."

    Loved the open fire and appreciated everything that was available for our usage. Loved that there was a beautiful Christmas tree up and decorations and fairy lights. It ws so comfortable and cosy

    Reviewed by JillianDec 2019

  • "This is a really lovely cottage in a great location for Settle and exploring the Yorkshire Dales."

    The cottage has been really well renovated and the facilities are excellent. I cannot recommend it’s highly enough.

    Reviewed by ChrisNov 2019

  • "Location of the cottage was great for walking from the door to explore the local area or travelling further afield."

    We enjoy visiting Settle and there is so much to see and do within easy reach. Having made the most of our days out, it was always a joy to return to the comfort of Stoneycroft, an outstanding cottage.

    Reviewed by DavidNov 2019

  • "Stoneycroft is a beautiful cottage and extremely clean and comfortable with a lovely welcome pack."

    Great care has been taken with furnishing etc. Unfortunately being right next to a church with a clock that chimes every 15 minutes continuously disturbed our sleep.

    Reviewed by MarionOct 2019

  • "Stoneycroft is an amazing place to stay."

    Everything was provided and more. Really relaxing and comfortable. The place is high spec too. One of the best cottages we have stayed in. 10 out of 10 for this place. Central for everywhere in the dales area. The owner has thought if everything to make your holiday special

    Reviewed by LindaSep 2019

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x sofa-bed
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Study
  • Gas central heating, open fire, and under floor heating
  • Electric double oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge freezer, washing machine and TV with Sky
  • WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent along with starter pack for fire.Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Parking on roadside on first come first served basis
  • Small patio area with seating
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.7 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: The property rests close to the nearby church and noise from the church bells may be heard

The property

Near to the River Ribble, on the fringes of the Yorkshire Dales, lies this lovely end of terrace stone cottage,Stoneycroft, in the quaint village of Giggleswick.

You'll be delighted with the pretty decoration and traditional feel of this property, renovated to a modern standard whilst keeping the authenticity, perfect for a couple's romantic retreat.

You can get the open fire going, set within a beautiful large original stone hearth in the sitting room on those colder winter days, settle on the sofas in front of a film and relax in this splendid room, complete with exposed stone feature wall and fairy lights to add a special sparkle.

The under-floor heated slate flooring will take you into the gorgeous open-plan kitchen and dining room, hosting a farmhouse-style dining table with bench seating while the kitchen is a haven for culinary enthusiasts with the large double oven and five ring gas hob, all underneath the exposed wooden beams above.

Sit at the window seat with a good book on a rainy day, or if you can't get away from the office completely it can come with you, with a study tucked behind the sitting room for when you need a morning of answering those important emails.

Up the stairs to the first floor will bring you to the two double rooms, with the master bedroom having windows on both sides of the room, one looking out to views over the peaceful churchyard, and adorned in delightful ornaments and decor.

Switch the fairy lights on and set some time aside to spend soaking in the bath tub in the calming bathroom, which also has a separate walk-in shower, for those mornings when you need to be up and out.

The property also benefits from a third bedroom which contains a sofa-bed to allow for more flexible sleeping arrangements if needed, or use as a snug for another place to wind-down and relax.

To the outside there is a small patio area at the back which gets the evening sun, so you can sit out on the table and chairs with a glass of wine, with on-road parking just opposite.

Stroll up the lane and pop over to the local pub, Harts Head, for some delicious food and drinks, and afterwards carry on further down to towards Settle to stroll along the River Ribble as the sun goes down over the dales.

The larger neighbouring village of Settle is an old market town and has lots to offer in the way of independent shops, cafes and restaurants, and is surrounded by limestone landscape full of meadows, peaks, waterfalls and sheep!

Of course being right next to the vast Yorkshire Dales National Park you have to head out for some walking, no matter what your experience there are planned routes for beginners and avid walkers, or maybe hire some bikes see as much of the stunning scenery as possible!

Once you've stayed at Stoneycroft, you will have difficulty tearing yourself away from this beautiful cottage with its great location and charming features.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £50.

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About the location

GIGGLESWICK

Settle 1 mile; Malham 6 miles; Skipton 16 miles.

This delightful Ribblesdale village lies below a limestone scar (part of the Craven fault) and just across the river from the bustling market town of Settle. It’s an incredibly pretty place with sturdy houses and cottages, many dating back to the 17th century as the ‘date stones’ over their doorways will confirm. Today the village is still centred around the beautiful St Alkelda’s church, which dates back to the 12th century and the well-known landmark of the domed chapel at the famous Giggleswick School, which dominates the village skyline. Giggleswick itself has two pubs, whilst the wide ranging amenities of the nearby market town of Settle are within easy walking distance. Further afield is the town of Ingleton with its splendid waterfall walk and of course (for the serious walker) the Three Peaks are nearby.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas