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Litton Hall Barn Cottage

Litton, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 1067067)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
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  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Hidden deep within the magnificent landscape of the Yorkshire Dales National Park is this traditional stone dwelling, Litton Hall Barn Cottage.

Exuding character and charm through exposed stone walls and decorative beams, this picture-perfect holiday cottage offers a tranquil retreat for families or groups of up to six who seek a relaxing escape to the Yorkshire Dales.

Feel the warmth of this traditional country cottage, as you step inside the inviting snug and take two steps up to the pretty cream shaker-style kitchen, and discover a plethora of appliances to help you throughout your stay.

Rest and recuperate from a long morning stroll in the homely sitting room, as you place another log on the eye-catching woodburning stove and allow yourself to sink into one of the plush cream sofas that surround a contemporary flat-screen TV.

Continuing through the ground-floor, the dining room provides a convivial space to entertain your nearest and dearest, with the beautiful antique grandfather clock sure to strike up a conversation, whilst a handy cloakroom lies just a few steps away.

Climb the wooden staircase up to the first floor and be greeted by a gorgeous south facing bedroom adorned with classical furnishings and a king-size iron-framed bed, as well as a sophisticated en-suite shower room with chic tiling.

There is a further bedroom with a king-size iron bed, featuring an idyllic covered balcony with a quaint table for two, overlooking the well-manicured lawns of the rear garden.

Completing the bedrooms is an elegant double bedroom with windows to the south and west.

Pour yourself a large glass of wine and delight in a long soak in the bathtub that rests in the family bathroom across the way, also home to a spacious walk-in shower where you can get ready for the day ahead.

Embrace the fresh countryside air and awe-inspiring views with a picnic on the lawn in the back garden, or escape the excitement with your favourite book as you sit out front on loungers or at the lovely garden table on the front lawn.

Find the historic Queens Arms pub, with its renowned friendly atmosphere, just a 100 metre stroll away, providing tasty lunch and evening meals and takeaways and complete with its very own brewery.

Resting at the foothills of Birks Fell, there are many breath-taking hiking routes and walking trails right on your doorstep.

Be sure to explore the vast terrain of Malham Tarn Estate and see the limestone ravine of Gordale Scar, or wander beside Clapham Beck as you travel along Ingleborough Estate Nature Trail.

Climb Polver Hill and visit Hull Pot, or watch the cascading waters of Stainforth and Catrigg Force.

Head underground at Victoria and Jubilee Cave, or visit the imposing geological formation of Malham Cove and the 12th century ruins of Middleham Castle.

Find the market town of Grassington just 10 miles away and the village of Settle 14 miles away, both with a selection of great shops and friendly pubs, or hop in the car and head for Skipton, home to the medieval fortress of Skipton Castle and the Cavern Museum and Gallery, as well as an abundance of bars and restaurants to wine and dine in.

Bolton Abbey is an easy drive away as are the picturesque villages of Burnsall and Appletreewick along the way.

With all this awaiting your arrival, be sure to book a stay at Litton Hall Barn Cottage.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x kingsize with balcony, 1 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, separate walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/snug
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil fired central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • A basket of logs and a bucket of coal for the woodburner is provided, more can be bought off the owners
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Ample on road parking
  • Front garden with patio and lawned area featuring garden furniture
  • Back garden with patio and raised lawn
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 9 miles, pub 100 meters
  • Note: Internal steps, please take caution.

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About the location

LITTON

Grassington 10 miles; Settle 12 miles

Litton is a picturesque village of traditional historic stone-built dwellings and a characterful public house. This idyllic village makes the perfect place from which to explore the wonderful scenery and pretty villages of this magnificent Dale. The river Skirfare flows through Littondale, and is fed from the slopes of one of the Dales 3 Peaks, Pen-y-Ghent. The beauty of the classic limestone countryside, with silvery dry-stone walls and field barns, which are part of an ancient agricultural landscape is unique. Through flower-rich hay meadows you can access the river on stepping stones or by crossing the river by footbridge when the water is in spate and enjoy the riverside walk to Arncliffe where you can refresh yourself upon arrival at the Falcon Inn, where food is also available. Local becks and streams that contain very rarely visited, but immensely beautiful waterfalls and limestone gorges, with pools for wild swimming, are on your doorstep, with a plethora of quite rare flora and fauna and valley side woodland walks. Undoubtedly, this is one of the best walking and mountain biking areas in the Dales and can be enjoyed from your doorstep, also with quiet roads for road cycling within the heart of the National Park. Malham Tarn, Buckden, Hubberholme and Kettlewell are all within walking distance from the cottage on quiet, but well-defined footpaths. This is a truly excellent base from which to enjoy this very special area.

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