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Orcaber Cottage

(Ref. 15486)

Austwick near Settle, Yorkshire Dales - South Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

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93 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely stay and the accommodation was just what we wanted."

    Clean, warm and comfortable. Helpful owners when we arrived.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jul 2024

  • "This Cottage was perfect, Gaynor and Neil had thought of everything and we were properly comfortable."

    The downstairs provided us with great relaxation and eating space as well as a sunny enclosed garden for early evening sunny drinks. Upstairs the bedrooms and bathrooms were spacious and really comfortable with nice linen and constant hot water.The availability of the secure dog paddock and the track walk made a wonderful bonus for us and our reactive dog. I would not hesitate to recommend this property (or the others on site as all to the same high standard) to anyone considering a visit to this part of the country.

    Hi, thank you so much for your fab review. We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again another time. Many thanks Neil and Gaynor. Property Owner

    Reviewed by S5.0Jun 2024

  • "We LOVED this short holiday over the bank holiday."

    The property was lovely and clean on arrival and warm. I was contacted by the owner the day before to confirm arrival information. The owner came to greet my parents on arrival and give instructions on how to use the heating etc. There was also come bits for the dogs like blankets which we thought was lovely shop. The open plan living/dining/kitchen was fantastic and we could still all have bits going on without being under each others feet. The bedrooms were so comy. We were in the superking which had so much space and a beautiful view over the track and horses in the field. The garden was perfect for sitting out in with a lovely table and chairs. The views were lovely and you got to hear and see some of the horses as well which was fun. The farm itself was lovely. Plenty of parking for the courtyard and the campsite certainly seemed busy, even though it was large there was minimal noise and no disturbances from the campers. It was lovely in the morning to wake watching the horses go around the track and then put into the fields later. You can walk around the track and say hello to them. The track runs alongside the beck which you can go in. I did see signs for a cafe and pub which we didn't do but looked like a nice walk. The secure field for dogs is fantastic. Everyone we came across was respectful. Just a few of points we feel need to be mentioned Maybe needed was more frying pans as there was only one. If you can please review the walls in the gardens as our dog managed to escape (she was ok and only out a few mins, medium to large size). Please get more pictures the ones at the moment don't do the property justice! There was no information pack on arrival with things to do/see in the area.

    Thank you so much for your lovely review we are so pleased you enjoyed watching the horses and found the cottage comfortable and warm. We can certainly look at your points about the frying pan/pictures etc and we are also in the process of getting the welcome packs together. The issue with the garden walls you had we have never experienced before. The wall is just a standard size and if I remember correctly your dog was a lurcher which can jump very high! so hopefully this was just a one off and no harm done. We hope you will come and see us again in the future. Many thanks Neil and Gaynor. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Arlene4.7May 2024

  • "We used this cottage as a base for walking "The Dales Way" beautiful cottage, very comfortable, perfect for us to eat and unwind after the days walking."

    Would definitely return.

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Apr 2024

  • "We can't say enough about this cottage,absolutely stunning in every way, cleanliness was second to none, comfortable bed, excellent facilities."

    So much to explore, beautiful walks and villages all close by. Would definitely come back again.

    Reviewed by Kay5.0Mar 2024

  • "Beautiful cottage."

    Photos don’t do it justice. Would definitely return.

    Reviewed by Melissa5.0Mar 2024

  • "Beautiful, spacious, cozy, Dog friendly."

    Decor is modern yet still retains that cottage feeling. Finished to a high standard. Has that luxurious feel. Highly recommend Nothing to much trouble for owners if you need anything

    Reviewed by Maria5.0Dec 2023

  • "Stayed here for my birthday end of November 2023."

    So much thought and attention was put into this place making it feel like home from home. It was the sofas that sold it to us, because many other properties had “sofas” that were too office like which indicate uncomfortable evenings for us. It’s definitely a property you should t scroll past ❤️

    Reviewed by Lea5.0Dec 2023

  • "Our 3rd visit to this lovely property and would highly recommend and will be looking forward to many more visits in the future."

    Reviewed by P5.0Nov 2023

  • "We had an excellent week in Orcaber cottage."

    The cottage is warm & comfortable & when we reported the cafetière was broken it was replaced promptly, nothing is too much trouble for the very pleasant owners”.

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Nov 2023

  • "Lovely very large and warm cottage with brilliant views from the kitchen window."

    Friendly and helpful owners. A decent short dog walk, on leads due to horses and livestock on site, immediately adjacent to the cottages with an off lead exercise field. Fantastic base to explore the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.

    Reviewed by Suzanne5.0Sep 2023

  • "Absolutely fantastic cottage, immaculately clean, very well equipped and in a superb location."

    Great welcome from Gaynor. The beds were a highlight - super comfortable and super king size. We will definitely return.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Sep 2023

  • "Was surprised that there was no welcome pack telling you abit about the place , owners and thr area i."

    E places to eat or visit.

    Reviewed by Natalie3.4Sep 2023

  • "Absolutely fantastic cottage location is ok you do need a car but the the views ..."

    Absolutely fantastic cottage location is ok you do need a car but the the views are outstanding Gaynor and Niel where amazing, would definitely go again

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Jul 2023

  • "Excellent location."

    Took my mother who is 84 yrs. We did lovely local walks and had a great time!

    Reviewed by Shama5.0Jul 2023

  • "The cottage was beautiful, comfortable and well equipped."

    Lovely surroundings and lots to do in the area. We would highly recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by Bev5.0Jun 2023

  • "Excellent cottage and amenities,wonderful setting and helpful hosts."

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Jun 2023

  • "The cottage we stayed in was lovely."

    Peaceful and quiet location and great to see the horses being trained early in the morning. Rear garden with patio table is in the sunshine most of the day so ideal for lunch and bbq’s and a food the lane is the caravan park and hardly knew it was there. 20 minute walk to Austwick which was has a couple of good restaurants/ recommend The Traddock with 3 AA rosettes. Award winning cheese shop close by and location handy for exploring the Dales.Underfloor heating we turned down as the temperature was too high and would recommend. The cottage we stayed in can accommodate 6. Stairs too steep for our elderly lab and there’s a pet gate at the bottom to stop visits during the night. Highly recommend and good value.

    Reviewed by Des5.0Apr 2023

  • "The cottage was extremely nice, clean and very comfortable."

    It was well equiped including handwashes at every sink. Really great for dog owners including towels, a specific fenced area to exercise your dog and you can walk out across their fields. The views are amazing and the local area including Ingleton, Clapham and Settle have shops, pubs and takeaways. Excellent location and a great accommodation, would love to return.

    Reviewed by Danni5.0Apr 2023

  • "The holiday home was amazing and a great place to view the stunning scenery of the Yorkshire Dales."

    We loved the cottage as it was really comfortable and well equipped. Neil was really approachable and answered any questions we had. The home has a lovely garden and lovely dog walks close to the cottage which is really handy. I

    Reviewed by Louise5.0Mar 2023

  • "Had a lovely stay here - cottage is beautifully furnished and spotless."

    great location. Had a much needed chilled week - very peaceful. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Mar 2023

  • "Re-visited this beautiful property and we were not disappointed."

    Excellent accommodation and truly comfortable. Attention to detail is evident throughout. Thank you!

    Reviewed by Lorraine5.0Mar 2023

  • "A very cosy comfortable cottage."

    Very good quality fittings and high end bed linen. All of which made a very comfortable stay Thank you

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Feb 2023

  • "Our week at Orcaber Cottage was lovely."

    Beautiful cottage and immaculate inside and out. The owners next door left us too it so we had full privacy. They had a dog exercise enclosure and beautiful walks through their land. During our stay we chose a mixture of lazy days, cooking, wine and Sky TV in comfort with the log burner and wood was provided. We had a couple of days out to visit Burnley shopping and Blackpool which was fab. I can't recommend this enough to people. It was a lovely week away and did not break the bank. A must for dog owners or just people that want a luxury getaway in peace.

    Reviewed by James5.0Feb 2023

  • "Gorgeous cottage in lovely scenery with gorgeous hill view to wake up to, great facilities, great location to visit various places, lovely and warm and friendly owners just next door."

    Great value for money for so much space

    Reviewed by David5.0Jan 2023

  • "Orcaber Cottage provided the perfect get away, is so well equipped & the perfect set up for our four legged companions."

    Along with its location we couldn't ask for more.

    Reviewed by Gaynor A5.0Jan 2023

  • "Lovely place for a winter break."

    Really well set up for bringing a dog. Fabulous walks on the doorstep.

    Reviewed by Heather5.0Dec 2022

  • "We loved our stay and would definitely recommend to others."

    The cottage is fantastic in beautiful surroundings. We enjoyed the walk to Austwick and lunch in the Traddock hotel. Then we returned to the cottage for a cosy night by the fire. We only stayed for 2 nights, next time we’d like to book for longer!

    Reviewed by Clare5.0Nov 2022

  • "Wonderful property in a gorgeous location."

    Friendly support if needed. Would definitely stay here again. Great for dog owners with dog walks and towels provided.

    Reviewed by Tracy5.0Sep 2022

  • "We met Gaynor on arrival she showed us around the property and informed us of all the amenities and left us to settle in."

    We were all very happy with the layout and felt very comfortable. We found the area to be very quite and relaxing, lovely garden at back of property plus a nice big grassed area as you come into the drive. Nice track walk for the dogs plus an enclosed field for off lead play next door to the properties. Settle was about 8 mins in the car nice meal at The Royal Oak pub Weather had been very unsettled but it did not stop us getting out each day.

    Reviewed by Murel5.0Jul 2022

  • "Gorgeous cottage which was spotlessly clean and very well equipped."

    Lovely enclosed garden which our dog loved. Friendly owner on hand if needed (which we didn’t) but otherwise left us to it. Would love to return.

    Reviewed by Janice5.0Jul 2022

  • "Nicely presented clean and comfortable accommodation in a wonderful location perfectly positioned for walking in the Yorkshire Dales and Forest of Bowland and an easy drive to nearby towns and facilities."

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0May 2022

  • "More cutlery ."

    When you have the dishwasher on you have no cutlery. Only about 6 of each , No electric whisk .no cloths hooks on the doors in the bedroom . A dressing table mirror would be helpful in the big bedroom . Only one hair dryer .And only one champagne glass !

    Reviewed by Nicola4.4May 2022

  • "Everything was absolutely fantastic, very clean and spacious, kitchen was well equipped, beds were really comfortable and it was extremely dog and child friendly."

    Hosts were very accommodating and we would love to stay again!

    Reviewed by Emma5.0May 2022

  • "Wonderful cottage."

    We loved the underfloor heating and would like to return.

    Reviewed by Janine5.0Apr 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in a great walking location."

    Well setup for bringing your dog with hard floors, enclosed rear garden space and large outdoor garden at front.

    Reviewed by James5.0Mar 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage very well equipped."

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Feb 2022

  • "Excellent stay couldn’t wish for better accommodation thoroughly enjoyed our stay"

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Feb 2022

  • "Beautiful Property, pictures on internet do not do it justice."

    Spacious, warm and very well equipped for self catering. Underfloor heating amazing on ground floor. Bedrooms well furnished and very comfy beds. Lovely break with family for New Year, firework display by Farmer unxpected. Good accommodation for taking dogs, lovely dog walk on site.

    Reviewed by John5.0Dec 2021

  • "The property was well done and plenty big enough for four of us."

    The beds were comfy, as were the sofas. There wasn’t a folder with local information, which would have been useful. We also thought that Instructions about recycling and how to use the TV were needed. There wasn’t anyone to meet us when we arrived in the dark. The courtyard wasn’t lit, we ended up knocking on two other doors before we found ours. It would be really useful to have somewhere to put toiletries in the bathroom. A small shelf or cupboard would fit in easily. Hooks on the doors would be good. There wasn’t enough space to dry the towels. Which were lovely and soft and really big. We would have liked a pan scrubber in the kitchen. We did a baked dish one night and cleaning the dish was very hard and involved lots of soaking. Thank you for providing a washer and drier. Thinking about the price of electricity at the moment, a clothes airer would be useful and save costs. The above are small points which would have moved our stay from 95% to 100%. Saying that we still enjoyed our stay and found the accommodation comfy and warm. We did some lovely walks

    Reviewed by Susan4.7Nov 2021

  • "A lovely cottage in a great location."

    We had a problem with the kettle and the owner sorted it out straight away. Would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Garry5.0Oct 2021

  • "Really loverly comfortable cottage couldn’t ask for more."

    Warm welcome from Gaynor who showed us around the cottage, thank you for a wonderful stay at Orcaber cottage.

    Reviewed by Bob5.0Oct 2021

  • "Minor thing about the cottage: a clothes drier would have been helpful."

    Location is great. Close to some of the best countryside in the UK. Malham Cove, Grassington, etc all very close. Ingleborough walkable from the cottage (if you can do 14 miles in a day). House very clean and comfortable with great fixtures and finishes. Stayed before and hope to do so again.

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Oct 2021

  • "Really minor issue and won’t be a problem for most people but the pillows are really heavy and solid."

    I found them uncomfortable and would recommend taking own if you prefer softer pillows like me.

    Reviewed by Sandy5.0Sep 2021

  • "Just another fantastic place to stay"

    Reviewed by Emily5.0Jul 2021

  • "All went exactly to plan, we were very satisfied with the accommodation."

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Jun 2021

  • "Lovely location, comfortable and roomy house, well equipped, with a good sized garden."

    An added 'bonus' was the 'dog walk' which was nearby to a stream where the grandchildren had great fun and were able to swim. Also, the shop in Austwick namely Crossleigh Stores, stocked everything you would require, and the owners were extremely helpful, and were willing to order anything you required. Would love to return.

    Reviewed by John5.0May 2021

  • "Absolutely loved our visit."

    The cottage is so spacious well laid out every detail thought of. The owners were lovely and went out of their way to sort things out when we landed on friday. Great views didn't want to come home! Great area. Space on the farm to walk around with the dog. Underfloor heating which was so nice to come into after walking in the cold! We will be booking again for next year. Cracking holiday.

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0May 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage."

    Perfect for families. Very dog friendly. Good location for lots of local walks.

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Apr 2021

  • "Nice spacious cottage."

    Great location with lovely views. No complaints really. Just a few little things which would make it 5/5 rather than 4/5 eg. lighting is poor in the lounge, just needs a couple of standing/side lamps, main bed is a bit too soft. No recycling of paper, plastic but that may be the local council.

    Reviewed by Robert4.1Apr 2021

  • "Beautifully furnished, excellent hosts, amazing location"

    Reviewed by Gayle5.0Dec 2020

  • "Cottage had everything you needed, very clean and cosy."

    Would definitely book again .

    Reviewed by Judith5.0Oct 2020

  • "Beautiful cottage in a perfect area."

    Reviewed by Judith5.0Oct 2020

  • "A fabulous cottage"

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Sep 2020

  • "What an absolutely fabulous cottage."

    It had everything that you could possibly need. The owners have thought of everything - even down to an area specifically for walking the dogs!! I was a bit concerned when the description of the garden was "fully enclosed", thinking it may not be secure for my dog, especially as it is on a working farm. I was very pleasantly surprised and happy to find that not only was the garden totally secure it was beautifully laid out. The photographs do not do this property justice.

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Sep 2020

  • "Very nice cottage, beautifully maintained and prepared."

    Recommended. Cannot recommend Sykes themselves on account of their aggressive marketing of poor value insurance add ons. This happens both at the point of booking and afterwards, even if you opt out of marketing.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Aug 2020

  • "We had a wonderful week's holiday at Orcaber Cottage."

    The cottage itself - which is actually a wing of the farmhouse - is beautiful and the welcoming touches which had been provided added to our initial impressions. There were lovely flowers on the table, a bowl of sweets, milk in the fridge, coffee sachets, tea bags etc. The furnishings were both very attractive and also comfortable - eg the lovely, soft throw on the settee, which our young grandson loved wrapping himself in. The bedrooms are super - the large double ensuite, with a great shower room, was amazing, with views across the fields where the horses and sheep grazed, the smaller double and the single room were really comfortable, with plenty of storage/hanging space in the double and a large cupboard in the single, and a shared bathroom with a huge bath as well as a shower. We really enjoyed the garden, with its large table, and plenty of space to play games of boules and croquet, or to just sit and enjoy an early evening drink. The kitchen was very well equipped and it was a bonus having a downstairs loo. It was fun being on a farm, where the 'dog walk' (although we don't have a dog!) takes you around the fields where the Shetland pony and horses graze, and along the riverside. We have tended to avoid holiday cottages where the owners live on site (partly as we are quite a noisy family!) but this was perfect. Gaynor and Neil are helpful but not in any way intrusive - and the thick stone walls means that once you are in the cottage you are unaware of others living in the farm house and the two other holiday cottages. Our grandson was introduced to the two geese by Gaynor, and loved feeding them, along with the free ranging hens! We all - 3 adults and an 8 year old - were incredibly impressed by the standard of comfort, attractiveness and cleanliness of the cottage and loved the local area too. We can't recommend this highly enough.

    Reviewed by Hilary5.0Aug 2020

  • "Superb property."

    Exceptionally clean and very comfortable. The property had everything you would expect from a first class holiday home with great attention to detail and high quality fixtures and fittings. The garden was well maintained, private and had nice garden furniture. Orcaber cottage is in an ideal place to explore the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Kathryn5.0Aug 2020

  • "This cottage is beautiful so much more than expected."

    Cleanliness 2nd to none and the secure garden for dogs is great. Warm cosy a lot bigger than expected. Amazing views, walks from door step fresh eggs daily from the friendly chickens but that rooster keeps them in check :-) Neil and Gaynor great hosts always around if needed but not intrusive. Great dog walk around what looks like a horse track and off lead time for Oscar the dog he loved it too. Thank you again will be back Penny & Oscar the dog Wish I could post photos though. Sailed through the booking with Sykes as always kept me in the loop about keys etc

    Reviewed by Penelope5.0Mar 2020

  • "The cottage was immaculate."

    Facilities in cottage were excellent. Thank you to Neil and Gaynor for help when we needed. Would thoroughly recommend this rental property.

    Reviewed by Lorraine5.0Mar 2020

  • "The pictures of the cottage didn't do it justice, it was so much better the best family Christmas we have ever had."

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Dec 2019

  • "The hosts were friendly and welcoming they suggested walks for us to go on and a local pub for food which was also exceptional."

    The cottage was beautiful and fully equipped for our stay And was finished to a very high standard. Would definitely stay there again.

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Nov 2019

  • "Amazing cottage."

    Warm friendly hosts. Just off one of main roads for access to walks. Small walk on site ideal for last Potter on a night time. Garden enclosed. Couldn’t ask for anymore. We will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by Tracy5.0Nov 2019

  • "A wonderful and very comfortable cottage with all facilities you could ask for, well placed in a beautiful location with great walks and lovely dog friendly local pubs offering great food within walking distance, beautiful enclosed garden with a great patio area with barbeque and all logs provided for a cosy evening around the log burner indoors."

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Sep 2019

  • "Everything we could of wished for."

    The owners are very friendly and on hand if needed but not intrusive. Beautiful enclosed garden which was perfect for our dog.

    Reviewed by Maxine5.0Sep 2019

  • "The cottage was fantastic, beautiful decor, well equipped kitchen, comfortable beds and spotless bathrooms."

    Lovely enclosed garden for our Cocker Spaniel to explore and a super little dog walk area where she could be off lead. The owners were very friendly and welcoming and the views from the cottage are stunning. We had a wonderful week of walking without travelling too far from base.

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Sep 2019

  • "Cottage was perfect, really clean, bedding and towels lovely quality."

    The location was great for visiting other places from it was rural but not far from the main road.

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Sep 2019

  • "The location was perfect to visit numerous attractions and for walking."

    The views to the hills from the cottage were stunning from all sides . The quality and attention to detail of the decor and furnishing of the property was really first class. We had a lovely holiday ... thank you !

    Reviewed by Jonathan5.0Aug 2019

  • "A beautiful well kitted out cottage."

    A great location. One of the best we have ever stayed in.

    Reviewed by David5.0Jul 2019

  • "The venue, facilities and overall experience was superb."

    The listing doesn’t do Ocarber Cottage justice. It is fantastic.

    Reviewed by Simon5.0May 2019

  • "The cottage is in a beautiful location and is very comfortable, with the bonus of a perfectly situated dog walking area."

    Reviewed by Lyn5.0May 2019

  • "The cottage was fabulous!"

    Spotlessly clean, superbly equipped, and beautifully fitted out. We were welcomed by Gaynor, one of the owners, who showed us around the cottage and informed us of all the important details. We would recommend the cottage 100% and will be returning for a longer stay next time, as there is plenty to see and do in a beautiful part of the country. It will be a pleasure to go back to such a superb home from home. Thank you to Gaynor and Neil for their hard work in providing a great place to stay and for their hospitality.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Apr 2019

  • "We had such a fantastic week at Orcaber Cottage."

    Everything you could need is provided, WI-FI has been recently upgraded and is excellent. The views from the house were wonderful, it was so lovely to watch the lambs and foals! Many thanks to Neil and Gaynor for one of the most relaxing week's away we've ever had. We would love to come back!

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Apr 2019

  • "Best UK holiday cottage we have stayed in so far."

    5 of us stayed at this lovely cottage. Facilities far exceeded expectations with recently updated wifi which covered every room perfectly upstairs and down. The location was perfect for everything we wanted to see and do with nothing been more than a 40 minute drive. Fantastic week and would definitely stay again. The owners are really great people too who made us feel welcome and they've worked hard to cater every need.

    Reviewed by Craig5.0Mar 2019

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Set up really well for our arrival with milk and a fire ready to go. We lost our teabags and thought the office next door might have a campsite shop, they didn’t but they gave us some of their own - lovely touch. Location is exactly as described in details so a great base for all activities in the Dales. Beautiful simple decorations impeccable cleanliness. One thing we would have liked is more knives and forks, just one per person so we had to wash them between courses - but that’s a suggestion not a criticism. We all thought this was a brilliant well looked after and comfortable cottage.

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Feb 2019

  • "Brill holiday."

    Best we’ve ever stayed in. Would recommend it.

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Jan 2019

  • "The cottage was perfect for us and we throughly enjoyed our stay there."

    Definitely want to return.

    Reviewed by Deborah5.0Sep 2018

  • "What can I say the cottage was just fantastic very clean with lovely owners who were just next door they couldn't do enough for us without being to intrusive ."

    Reviewed by Emily5.0Aug 2018

  • "Very nice cottage but the WiFi does not work and whilst it didn't spoil the holiday , it was irritating for all of us in some shape or form."

    Reviewed by Howard4.4Aug 2018

  • "Beautiful cottage finished to a high standard."

    Bedroom and bathroom facilities excellent! Would benefit from a new more comfortable sofa, some garden furniture with parasol for shade would be perfect! One big minus that hindered our stay with three teenagers was the sub standard WiFi . Very slow and unreliable- insufficient to even download an email on some occasions. Let alone meet the expectations of heavy use teenagers. Owners were made aware but little they could really do to help during our stay - sure they took it in board to rectify for the future though - worth checking before booking! Otherwise a very enjoyable stay !

    Reviewed by Deborah4.4Jul 2018

  • "Overall we were very pleased with the accommodation, very spacious and well equipped."

    Could do with some signs or name boards at the farm to make it easy to find the property!

    Reviewed by John5.0Jul 2018

  • "Cottage was fine - but I cannot score high on 'likelihood of recommending ..."

    Cottage was fine - but I cannot score high on 'likelihood of recommending Sykes' due to total bombardment of marketing emails since I booked

    Reviewed by Jackie3.8Jun 2018

  • "Beautiful cottage, obviously had been recently refurbished to a very high standard."

    Everything was perfect - we’ll be back!

    Reviewed by Anna5.0May 2018

  • "We had a fantastic time, the cottage was clean and had everything you needed."

    Would definitely book again

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Apr 2018

  • "This holiday cottage was perfect for us."

    (2 adults, 2 children and our dog). The facilities are great - didn’t need to ask for anything as the owners had thought of everything- and all to a high standard throughout. Beautiful views from the bedrooms and kitchen. We had a lovely stay and would definitely like to return. Location very good and easy to go for some wonderful walks! Owners very friendly.

    Reviewed by Jonathan5.0Mar 2018

  • "This cottage cannot be faulted."

    The owners were very helpful and friendly. The interior of the cottage is finished to an extremely high standard in every aspect and there is ample parking space outside. We will definitely be returning at some point in the future.

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Mar 2018

  • "The cottage is very comfortable, the underfloor heating kept the cottage cosy and warm all the time."

    We also enjoyed sitting by the log fire. The beds are very comfortable and the bathrooms are a good size with lashings of hot water. The enclosed back garden is surrounded by a stone wall topped with fencing making it a secure dog friendly area. Plenty of off road parking. We enjoyed walks from the property as well as drives around the Dales. The owners were welcoming and helpful with local knowledge.

    Reviewed by David5.0Jan 2018

  • "I think it should be made clearer that the garden is a shared garden and not totally secure for dogs."

    Reviewed by Joan4.0Jun 2017

  • "Everything was perfect"

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Jun 2017

  • "Cosy cottage in a great location."

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Apr 2017

  • "It was a fantastic little cottage, done to a really high standard!"

    Reviewed by Becky4.4Mar 2017

  • "Fabulous cottage, furnished to a very high standard - - it felt like luxury."

    Reviewed by Stephanie5.0Sep 2016

  • "This is our first time staying in a cottage and what a cottage to have picked!"

    beautifully presented, with a great deal of thought having gone into décor and contents. We took full advantage of the bar-b-que provided, with our hosts more than happy for a few friends staying down the road to join us in the garden. The location was great for walking, some straight from the cottage and others starting after a short journey to Clapham, Ingleton or Settle.

    Reviewed by Sylvia5.0Aug 2016

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms with TV: 1 x super king-size double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request), 1 x single with pull-out trundle bed
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
  • Biomass central heating with underfloor heating on the ground floor and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 4 x TVs (2 with basic Sky and 2 with Freeview), DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Enclosed garden with patio, terrace and furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile.

The property

Austwick 1 mile.

This stone-built wing of a large Dales farmhouse is located on the owner's working farm in beautiful rolling countryside, just one mile from Austwick, one of the most popular villages in the National Park.

In a wonderful location, this first-class holiday cottage offers fabulous views of the surrounding area and is ideal for a large family, group of friends or two couples to get away from it all and enjoy this scenic area.

Renovated to a high standard, the property features a magnificent open plan living area which has underfloor heating provided by a biomass heating system.

This spacious room also has a wonderful central feature woodburning stove set in a stone-built surround.

The L-shaped modern kitchen is well-equipped and there is a spacious dining area to one side providing a great place to eat a delicious meal, reminisce and make plans for the next day.

The remainder of the living area is made up of a fantastic sitting area with a wall-mounted TV and an external door which leads to the garden.

Upstairs the main bedroom has a modern and luxurious en-suite shower room and is a lovely place to wake up and enjoy the great views out across the meadows towards Three Peaks country.

The other bedrooms offer flexible accommodation with one containing a twin bed which can be turned into a super king-size double on request and the other with a single bed and a useful guest bed.

Both of these bedrooms are well-served by a modern bathroom with a bath, separate shower, basin and WC.

This is excellent walking country, with plenty of routes from the doorstep and for the more energetic who love a challenge, the Three Peaks is one not to be missed, taking the average fit walker nearly twelve hours to complete, or they can be enjoyed at your leisure, maybe by doing one a day.

Enjoy scenic drives and cycling along quiet lanes with the rides out towards the Trough of Bowland being particularly special.

Just a mile from the pretty Dales village of Austwick, this is a great place to visit with a village green, excellent local pub, and The Traddock, an award-winning hotel and restaurant.

The market towns of Settle and Kirkby Lonsdale are nearby and Malham Cove is not far away.

Take a trip on the famous Settle-Carlisle Railway and enjoy the breathtaking scenery.

A lovely holiday home in a stunning location.

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About the location

AUSTWICK

Settle 5 miles; Ingleton 5 miles; Skipton 20 miles.

Situated on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, this is arguably one of the finest areas for walking in the region. With limestone pavements and scars, caves and open moors, the area has a wealth of natural interest and there are wonderful cycle tracks and walks on the doorstep. Austwick boasts a local pub serving excellent home cooked meals and a country hotel for something a little more special, as well as a shop and Post Office for visitors’ daily requirements. This quiet village is nicely off the beaten track, yet the market towns of Settle, Kirkby Lonsdale, Skipton and Kendal are all within easy driving distance.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas