Higher Scout Cottage

Todmorden near Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 19943)

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

The property

Todmorden 2.5 miles.

A superb 17th century, Grade II listed, stone-built, semi-detached farmhouse set on a high moorland, close to the market town of Todmorden.

This Todmorden cottage is situated in a beautiful area, which has been designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), and offers stunning views of the surrounding fells and valleys.

Lovingly restored, this Yorkshire cottage is full of character, and seamlessly combines many original features, such as exposed stonework, traditional old beams and antique furniture with contemporary fixtures and fittings.

This Todmorden cottage has a delightful sitting room with a warm and cosy multi-fuel stove, Yorkshire stone flooring and comfy seating, making this room an ideal place to relax after a hard day&

8217;s walking.

The super king-size double bedroom boasts oak flooring, beautiful styling and wonderful views in two directions of the surrounding moorland, whilst the rest of the accommodation is made up of a first-class shaker-style kitchen, a welcoming single bedroom and a bathroom.

Outside, the spacious mature gardens provide the perfect setting for taking in the beautiful vistas.

Birdwatching can be enjoyed in this part of Yorkshire, and walking routes on the nearby Pennine way, the Pennine Bridleway and the Townley Loop are recommended.

The town of Todmorden offers a weekly market, shops, pubs and cafes, plus the town of Hebden Bridge is five miles away and has interesting nightlife, curiosity shops and the 'old cinema' where they serve tea and scones at the interval.

Enjoy walks from the doorstep across the Bronte&

8217;s beloved Moors, visit the village of Heptonstall with its two historic pubs, or explore the home of the Bronte sisters in nearby Haworth.

With the bustling town of Skipton also within an easy drive, this is an excellent Todmorden cottage at any time of the year, just perfect for a romantic break away from all the hustle and bustle of everyday life.


Two bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (strap doubler, can be twin on request), 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and multi-fuel stove.


  • Electric central heating with multi-fuel stove in sitting room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, sole-use freezer in external building, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for multi-fuel stove inc. in rent
  • Additional fuel available to buy from owner at cost price
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Bike storage
  • Heated drying area in external building
  • Spacious mature gardens with picnic area, patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Note: Fully treated private water supply
  • Note: Metalled single track of 0.5 miles leading to gate onto farm track, then gravelled track for 300 yards; care should be taken.

About the location


Hebden Bridge 4.5 miles.

Todmorden is a market town in the area of Calderdale, just under 5 miles from the popular destination of Hebden Bridge, in the middle of wonderful scenery provided by the three valleys which surround it, and which offer great opportunities for walking, cycling, riding and bird watching. Todmorden has a rich industrial history, and today offers a fine selection of cafes, shops and pubs. Just a few miles away, Hebden Bridge is a quirky town with a relaxed air, and further amenities. From here it is easy to head over the moors to Haworth where the splendid Parsonage Museum commemorates the famous Bronte family who lived there. The area is also a must for steam railway enthusiasts who will enjoy the thriving Worth Valley Railway. A charming blend of town and country living.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas