An outstanding stone-built cottage on the outskirts of the small Yorkshire town of High Bentham.
Superbly decorated throughout, the cottage boasts stunning walking country on the doorstep, with the Yorkshire Dales Three Peaks in the local area.
Set over two floors, this beautiful cottage provides three inviting bedrooms, one with en-suite facilities, making this ideal accommodation for families or groups of friends looking to explore this magnificent area.
The first floor also has a family bathroom including a walk-in shower and bath for soaking away life's troubles.
Downstairs you will find an excellent kitchen with a dining area overlooking the garden, perfect for preparing and enjoying group meals.
There is also a lovely sitting room with ample comfy seats and a large woodburner for relaxing in front of and watching a film.
A short ten minute walk will bring you to the centre of town where you will find quaint shops, traditional pubs and small supermarkets.
The cottage is around 45 minutes from Windermere and half an hour's drive from Horton in Ribblesdale where walkers set off on the Three Peak's challenge.
The area is abound with caves and waterfalls, leaving the adventurous spoilt for choice; visit Ingleton’s beautiful waterfall and the White Scar Cave, the longest show cave in Britain, or spend a day out caving, potholing or climbing.
For something a little gentler, the famous Settle-Carlisle railway provides a magical opportunity to take in the scenery.
A stunning cottage, ideally located for exploring the dramatic Yorkshire Dales and Lake District National Parks and the sweeping Lancashire coast, as well as the beautiful Forest of Bowland.
Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with woodburner.
Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £125.
About the location
Ingleton 3 miles; Kirkby Lonsdale 10 miles; Lancaster 12 miles.
The small Yorkshire market town of High Bentham is ideal for exploring the Yorkshire Dales National Park to the north and east, with the Forest of Bowland, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, stretching away to the south. The Bowland fells and the nearby three peaks of Ingleborough, Whernside and Pen-y-Ghent provide excellent terrain for the enthusiastic walker, while the delights of the Lake District and the spectacular coastal scenery of Morecambe Bay are only half an hour away. High Bentham is a busy little town with a weekly cattle market, good local shops and services, as well as a good choice of pubs serving food, while the 18-hole golf course is well known for its stunning views and friendly atmosphere. The High Bentham area is threaded with public footpaths and rights of way that are well documented in a local walking guide and cover locations such as the River Wenning and the Great Stone of Fourstones, a relic of the ice age and a spectacular viewpoint. The market towns of Settle, Kirkby Lonsdale, Skipton and Kendal are all within easy driving distance, making this lovely little town a great holiday base.
Note: The Christmas and New Year changeover dates at this property will be the 22st and 29th December 2017.