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Rock View Cottage

Spofforth, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 1014977)

4.8

Excellent

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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29 Customer Reviews

  • "I've stayed several times, and on every occasion, it's been great."

    Very comfortable cottages, friendly hosts, and a great location.

    Reviewed by AndrewJul 2022

  • "Beautiful and comfortable cottage."

    Very well equipped, owners thought of everything needed throughout our stay. Peaceful surroundings and location was central for all places we wished to visit. Would highly recommend, and likely to return in the near future.

    Reviewed by JamesJul 2022

  • "A lovely clean well equipped cottage with a great outlook over the countryside."

    What a brilliant start to our stay. Although on a working farm we were never disturbed by any noises at any time. Good base for sightseeing with Harrogate only a few miles away or a train from Knaresborough to York or Leeds at a very reasonable fare. Would recommend booking for meals at local pubs as we found them to be very busy. Would definitely recommend this accommodation and look forward to returning again soon.

    Reviewed by BarbaraJun 2022

  • "We liked everything, the property is in a perfect area to explore the area from here."

    The house is fully and comfortably furnished and the owner came to dat hello at the start and departure, was appreciatie by us. A note, when you Coen Cor rest and stay in the house for the dat, the Bush road mag disturb

    Reviewed by CarolineMay 2022

  • "This is our second visit and the cottage did not disappoint."

    Loved the location and found the cottage facilities excellent. Would definitely recommend to friends. Bobby and Ann.

    Reviewed by AnnMay 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage, great value for money!"

    Has everything you will need for your stay, bed was super comfortable to. The view was lovely from our room of the greenery and sheep’s. A selection of films, books and board games was also provided which I thought was a nice touch. Would definitely return!

    Reviewed by KatieApr 2022

  • "Very nice cottage well equipped everything quality lovely out look great location to explore area"

    Reviewed by NormanApr 2022

  • "Our second stay at this lovely cottage will definitely return ."

    Home from home

    Reviewed by MartynMar 2022

  • "Excellent comfortable accommodation, just as advertised."

    Location ideal for exploring this part of Yorkshire

    Reviewed by ElizabethFeb 2022

  • "We've had a few holidays in the various cottages on this farm."

    It is consistently excellent. Each cottage is private and beautifully appointed. Rock View cottage provides spotlessly clean 5 star accommodation with lovely views over farm land. Has all facilities you need and is a wonderful home from home. Lovely owners who are friendly and always available if needed but not intrusive. Very good location for Southern Yorkshire Dales and other lovely locations in the area. We will return.

    Reviewed by StephanieJan 2022

  • "Fabulous cottage, very cosy and had everything we needed."

    In a great location and some lovely walks nearby. Perfect place to relax, I just wish we could have stayed longer!

    Reviewed by RhianaJan 2022

  • "This is the best holiday cottage we have ever stayed in."

    It was warm, comfortable and cosy . Absolutely everything was there that you needed. All the necessary Covid rules upheld.Stayed for 2 weeks and after one week we had a change of bed linen and towels which has never happened to us before. The Christmas tree with lights on outside on the patio was beautiful. If anyone has stayed here and complained, they must be very hard to please.

    Reviewed by SandraDec 2021

  • "Beautiful location ideal to see the surrounding area, easy to visit York and harrogate."

    The cottage was superb the best we have used, so comfortable it was home from home - highly recommend.

    Reviewed by RobertNov 2021

  • "We have stayed a few times at this farm and we will definitely return."

    The cottages are all very comfortable. Rock Cottage is a home from home with everything you need for a comfortable holiday. It's lovely and warm, spotlessly clean, well stocked kitchen, lovely modern and tasteful decor with a beautiful bathroom. It has a gorgeous view over farmland.The owner is very friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend this cottage. Thank you.

    Reviewed by StephanieOct 2021

  • "Fantastic cottage."

    We had everything we needed and the bedroom and bathroom were like a five star hotel! Lots to do and see within easy reach.

    Reviewed by HelenSep 2021

  • "I felt at home the minute I walked through the cottage doors."

    Wow! What an amazing cottage. It was like home from home. Everything that was needed for a week of self catering was provided. It is evident that the cottage was furnished with love by the owners. A great touch was the availability of Netflix and Amazon prime for those relaxing evenings, following a busy day of exploring the surrounding area as well as the Yorkshire Dales. The views from the terrace were mind blowing. Where else can you wake up to the sound and sight of cows and their calves and sheep? Thank you for a wonderful week in Yorkshire. I will almost certainly be back to explore more.

    Reviewed by BaerbelAug 2021

  • "It was an excellent cottage very comfortable and location was very good."

    Reviewed by RobertAug 2021

  • "We really enjoyed staying here."

    The quality & content of all the fixtures, fittings & appliances are first class. We think that this is possibly the best 'Sykes' cottage that we have stayed in to date. The only minor 'downside' was the proximity to the Great Yorkshire showground during our stay. This did limit the movement on some local roads, however, this is not the fault of Sykes or the property owners. If we return (Which we well might again) we will make sure to avoid the show dates. A great set up all round with nice views from the property & a lovely patio area overlooking fields of sheep. Thoroughly recommend this accommodation.

    Reviewed by KeithJul 2021

  • "We so enjoyed our holiday at Rock View cottage."

    It was an extremely comfortable stay, a proper home from home with lots of space. Great base for exploring the area. Loads of places to visit all on the door step.

    Reviewed by JuneMay 2021

  • "A beautiful cottage on a working farm, with views towards Spoffoth."

    The cottage was spacious and well equipped for our needs. It is about 15 to 20 minute walk over the fields to the village where there is a well stocked shop and the Castle public house serving outdoor meals.

    Reviewed by BrendaApr 2021

  • "Pat & Duke are brilliant, so helpful & can’t do enough to help."

    The cottage is stunning it’s like seventh heaven. Immaculate. Would recommend it to anybody

    Reviewed by ElizabethDec 2020

  • "Rock Cottage was very clean, cosy and welcoming with a great view."

    Very well situated for visiting many local attractions. However having read previously adverse reports regarding Sykes record on bookings affected by Covid we are nervous about making further bookings

    Reviewed by LynOct 2020

  • "Fantastic cottage with everything you need all high spec ."

    We will definitely return and would try any one of the 4 properties on the farm

    Reviewed by FrankOct 2020

  • "It was way above what we expected."

    My feedback tells it all

    Reviewed by BobSep 2020

  • "A very enjoyable stay for a special birthday occasion."

    In an ideal spot for getting around the Yorkshire dales and nearby villages and cities. The cottages available are of a high standard and very comfortable.

    Reviewed by HywelSep 2020

  • "Cottage high standard of finish ..."

    Cottage high standard of finish Very comfortable Tranquil location Lovely views from the lounge and bedroom over the country side Loved being on a working farm Pat our host very pleasant and lovely to speak with

    Reviewed by BarrySep 2020

  • "The accomodation was excellent, everything you could need was there and very comfortable, a real home from home."

    It was spotlessly clean, a bathroom from a magazine and the owner was very helpful. We never tired of the view of the rock and fields of sheep and spoforth church. It was on a working farm but you were free to wander, just beware of the moving machinery. It was a great location for York, Harrogate, Knarsborough, Whitescare caves. etc, we visited everywere on our list. We highly recommend it for your stay. Barry & Jo Day August 2020

    Reviewed by BarryAug 2020

  • "Could not have been happier about the accommodation."

    Plenty of gardens etc in the area to socially distance in.

    Reviewed by HarryAug 2020

  • "The Rock View Cottage was absolutely amazing!"

    The facilities and decor were beautiful and the property was lovely and light. It was so peaceful and relaxing. We assume it was due to covid that no tea or coffee was provided, but that was fine with us. Pretty amazing stay!

    Reviewed by ChloeAug 2020

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Summary

  • One king-size bedroom with en-suite bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Biomass central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Shared patio courtyard with furniture
  • Private rear patio area with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.1 miles

The property

1 mile from Spofforth.

Set on the outskirts of Spofforth village in North Yorkshire, is this charming barn conversion, located on a working livestock farm, Rock View Cottage.

This property is the perfect getaway for a couple looking to explore this wonderful location and is within reach of Harrogate.

Entering the property, be welcomed into a spacious open-plan living space which has been individually styled with a light decor and modern furnishings for cosying up on the sofas and unwinding with a film and a glass of wine.

Gather at the dining table for a lovingly prepared home-cooked meal, or use this space to plan the day's events; the kitchen has been fitted to a high-standard and houses all the necessary appliances for rustling up some delicious meals.

Once the evening draws to a close, retire to the king-size bedroom on the first floor, which has two armchairs positioned by the window, perfect for enjoying a morning cup of tea and enjoying the stunning views surrounding.

Discover an en-suite bathroom with the choice of an elegant bath and walk-in double shower to prepare for your day in style.

To the rear is a private patio area where you can dine alfresco or simply watch the beautiful sunset with your partner.

While you're in the area, the village of Spofforth has a pub/restaurant if you fancy splurging on a romantic meal, or pick up some ingredients from the local supermarket to make a home-cooked meal.

Travel towards the spa town of Harrogate, home to a number of attractions well-worth the visit.

Make sure you venture towards the National Trust property of Brimham Rocks where you can explore the dramatic rock formations which have been around 100 million years before the first dinosaurs walked the earth, surrounded by beautiful country landscape and full of history, this rock is an ideal spot for keen explorers.

For a spot of history, the Mercer Art Gallery is within reach, or enjoy some luxury at the Turkish Baths.

Further afield is the bustling city of York, perfect for exploring the Gothic-style medieval York Minster cathedral, the Yorkshire Museum and York's Chocolate Story, something those of you with a sweet tooth will delight in.

Rock View Cottage is the ideal secluded property for a romantic holiday.

This property can be booked with ref 915427, 998938, 1014979 and 1083158 sleeping a total of 10 people.

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About the location

SPOFFORTH

Wetherby 4. miles; Harrogate 5.4 miles.

Spofforth is a charming village situated in North Yorkshire, 5 miles south of Harrogate and 3 miles north west of Wetherby. Within this town you will find the parish church of All Saints Church, two pubs; the Castle and the Railway as well as a number of small businesses. For some history, you can explore Spofforth Castle, which was once home to the Percy family until the late 14th century. Today you will find the surviving remains, with free entry and charming walks surrounding. Other places of interest include the Angel House, where Roman Catholic priests were once hidden from the authorities within a Priest's Hole and the War Memorial to the residences who gave their lives, serving for their country. Nearby, is Stockeld Park, which is a Grade-I listed country house, where you can get lost in the maze or take a leisurely stroll through the woodlands. Situated 5 miles away is the town of Harrogate, located on the boarder of the Yorkshire Dale National Park. Within Harrogate itself you can explore the famous Turkish baths, the Valley Gardens or visit the Royal Pump Room.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas