Ashley Croft Barns
A group of two charming cottages situated in the village of Starbotton, both presented to a high standard, with characterful furnishings and a homely interior throughout. Whether you are just starting off your day, or returning home for some well-earned relaxation, each retreat is a promising choice to spend some quality time. The cosy lounge is ideal for a snug night in front of the fire, as you sit back on the sumptuous sofas away from it all. There is also a well-equipped kitchen, ideal for preparing breakfast through to lunch, with Ashley Croft Upper Barn also boasting its very own breakfast bar. The bedrooms will become your own little haven for a good night’s sleep, comprising of a king-size room and a double, making this holiday set-up perfect for couples or a group of friends. Outside you can make yourself at home on the patio area, a nice spot to unwind with a refreshing drink and take in the one-of-a-kind location. Views of the fells can also be experienced from one of the beautiful cottages, and an external outbuilding includes a delightful barbecue. Off-road parking for 3/4 cars and lockable bike storage are a nice addition to the properties. Undoubtedly, this is one of the best walking areas in the Dales, with The Dales Way passing nearby, good access to Buckden Pike and gentle walks along the riverbanks. The village itself comprises a cluster of stone-built cottages and houses with, at its centre, the wonderful 'Fox and Hounds' pub serving great ales and fine food. There are numerous footpaths, circular walks and the River Wharfe on the doorstep, plus close by are Buckden, Malham, Kettlewell, Grassington and Skipton. A getaway for all to enjoy.
This characterful upper floor cottage rests in the heart of Starbotton, an ideal place from which to explore the wonderful scenery and pretty villages of this magnificent Dale.
With exposed beams and an elevated patio area looking out over the fells, Ashley Croft Upper Barn is a tasteful retreat in a homely part of North Yorkshire.
Open-tread stairs lead up to a comfortable lounge, knitted together with sumptuous sofas, and a woodburning stove, sitting amidst a stone fireplace.
There is a dining area to the other side, and a charming kitchen is complimented by a breakfast bar.
Cosy up in one of the two bedrooms for a relaxing end to the day, well-appointed for the bathroom, a classic suite with a shower over the bath.
Undoubtedly, this is one of the best walking areas in the Dales, with The Dales Way passing nearby.
Note: This property can be booked with Ref 925822, together they can sleep up to eight people.
Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size,
1 x double.
Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC.
Kitchen with breakfast bar.
Lounge/diner with woodburner.
About the location
Kettlewell & Buckden 2 miles; Grassington 12 miles.
Nestling in the Upper Wharfedale Valley between Kettlewell and Buckden, this idyllic National Park village makes the perfect place from which to explore the wonderful scenery and pretty villages of this magnificent Dale. Much of Upper Wharfedale is National Trust owned - an indication of the beauty of its classic countryside, with dry-stone walls and barns, important flower-rich hay meadows and valleyside woodland. Undoubtedly, this is one of the best walking areas in the Dales, with The Dales Way passing nearby, good access to Buckden Pike and gentle walks along the riverbanks. The village itself comprises a cluster of stone-built cottages and houses with, at its centre, the wonderful 'Fox and Hounds' pub serving great ales and fine food. No surprise that the hit movie 'Calendar Girls' was filmed nearby and in other locations throughout the area. An excellent base for enjoying the famous dales, historic market towns, caves and waterfalls of this magical area.