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Eastburn Cottage

(Ref. 4038)

Newbiggin near Leyburn, Yorkshire Dales - South Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 7 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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40 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely cottage in a beautiful location."

    It is very comfortable, warm, spotlessly clean and well equipped. The owner is friendly and helpful. We did some great walks and Aysgarth Falls were spectacular!

    Thank you , so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Eastburn Cottage ,despite the weather! Kathryn Property Owner

    Reviewed by Helena5.0Oct 2023

  • "This is a lovely property and a great location, to explore the Dales."

    Also, lovely pub in walking distance is highly recommended. I would say the only slight downside, is the nearest town is Leyburn, which is a bit of a drive a way, but hey, you're the Yorkshire Dales!!!

    I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stay in my cottage . Kathryn Property Owner

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Oct 2023

  • "Lovely stay here."

    It is a peaceful location but easy to get to lots of places from here. The Street Head in is less than quarter of a mile away and serves lovely food. Tesco deliver here which was great for stocking up when we arrived because if you’re used to a large supermarket, then there aren’t any close by, however lovely smaller shops. Be aware that to get more than 4 people around the kitchen table you need to pull it out, which makes getting around the kitchen a bit tight. My only negative would be that we were a bit cold in the kitchen on occasions as we stayed the week the weather turned and I don’t think the heating had been adjusted accordingly. I gave up trying to figure the Rayburn out and phoned the owner who advised it was due to come on but that someone would visit if not. I know it’s been mentioned in previous reviews, but a welcome pack with basic info on things like this, as well as info about the recycling bins, would be so helpful. It didn’t spoil a lovely holiday but would have breakfast a bit warmer!

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Oct 2023

  • "What a lovely cottage."

    It was so homely and spotlessly clean. The beds were really comfy and we enjoyed looking out to the lovely garden. When we come back to the dales we will definitely book Eastburn Cottage. The whole area is beautiful. If you don't know it I would recommend.

    Thank you I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Eastburn Cottage look forward to seeing you again! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Sep 2023

  • "The cleanest holiday house we have rented over the years, well appointed and comfortable."

    Television channel choice was very restricted, but we didn’t come on holiday to watch the TV. A genuine holiday home.

    Reviewed by Kenneth5.0Aug 2023

  • "Light switches in ground floor wet room a bit hit and miss."

    Shower switch in same room the string on the pull switch broke probably due to the fact it is a wet room.

    Reviewed by John4.7Aug 2023

  • "Lovely location and a very comfortable,well kept cottage which is very well equipped."

    We enjoyed our week stay very much. Thankyou.

    I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Eastburn Cottage, thank you for your lovely comments and would love to see you again! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Robert5.0May 2023

  • "Second time visiting Eastburn."

    Such a well equipped and comfortable cottage in a peaceful location. Very clean and it met all our needs perfectly. Thank you

    Thank you,Kathryn so pleased you enjoyed your stay . Jane Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kathryn5.0Mar 2023

  • "Lovely stay at Eastburn Cottage."

    It was spotless, extremely comfortable and well maintained. We chose this cottage for the downstairs bathroom as one of us has mobility issues. While the shower area was fine the toilet is very tight for space. I would not say it was suitable for those who need an accessible bathroom. However this did not affect the overall stay and the contact lady was very helpful in providing a shower chair and ramp etc to make things easier. Thanks again.

    Reviewed by Erin4.7Sep 2022

  • "Lovely property in great location."

    Thank you,I am pleased you enjoyed your stay at Eastburn Cottage. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Daphne5.0Sep 2022

  • "A wonderful and well equipped cottage in the quiet village of Newbiggin."

    High level of equipment with excellent kitchen and utility room. The beds were some of the most comfortable we have experienced. Spacious, very clean and tidy and a lovely place to relax. The Street Inn pub very good and a few minutes walk directly down. Leyburn (with a decent Co-op store) and Hawes offer a range of opportunities and some splendid walks in the overall area. Walk a circular path to West Burton and enjoy the falls. A couple of points. Please note for customers, as previous reviews, the need for clear and short instructions for use of the Aga (not the mass of makers information). We struggled with this, there was a hand written note on them about resetting if a problem. The 'caretaker' reset all for us but we still did not get the central heating working as nothing pumped round. Also the bathroom toilet seat needs to be secured.

    I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Eastburn Cottage. We will sort the bathroom toilet out thank you for letting us know. We will try and ensure that the Rayburn is working correctly . Our caretaker is always very willing to come across and sort out any problems. Thank you for your positive review Property Owner

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Sep 2022

  • "The cottage was in excellent condition and very well equipped."

    It was ideal for our family for the week. The pub on the main road is fantastic, and make sure you visit the falls at West Burton as well as those at Aysgarth. One note, if you are over 6 feet tall (or 5'11" with your shoes on), then watch your head as the ceilings are low.

    Thank you ,so pleased you enjoyed your stay in the Yorkshire Dales Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0Aug 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage in a lovely peaceful location."

    Most comfortable beds we have experienced away from home. There was a minor problem with the heating which was corrected immediately when we reported it.

    Thank you I am pleased you enjoyed your stay at EastburnCottage! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ann Marie5.0Jun 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in a great location."

    Reviewed by Daphne5.0Jun 2022

  • "We had a great stay at this cottage."

    Everything was clean and comfortable. The beds were extremely comfortable. The kitchen was equipped with everything we needed to cook our meals including a roast dinner. The cottage was warm and homely. The downstairs bedroom with walk in shower was particularly helpful for one of our party with limited mobility. Highly recommended.

    Thank you,I am really pleased you had a good stay at Eastburn Cottage! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Mar 2022

  • "It would help to have some brief notes on how to use MW,Fire,Aga this would avoid rummaging through all the manufacturers leaflets."

    Please advise the owners that the kettle is leaking from the bottom of the water gauge with this water going into the kettle switch. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in a lovely cottage which is very well equipped and we have already recommended it to friends.

    Reviewed by William5.0Mar 2022

  • "What a fabulous holiday cottage."

    Everything had been well thought out and provided. The log burner was a wonderful bonus especially as we were there during Storm Arwen and had power cuts so at least we were lovely and warm. The Street Head Inn was a short 6 min. walk away through the lane - the food was wonderful and staff very friendly - we ate there four times and would recommend. We would recommend this cottage - a lovely warm comfortable stay.

    Reviewed by Elaine5.0Nov 2021

  • "Lovely cottage in a lovely little village."

    Cottage had all we needed. Just one improvement would be a shower curtain around the shower in the bathroom. Everything else was fine. Good location for walking and not far to visit interesting places. A good week. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Yvonne4.1Sep 2021

  • "There was absolutely no instructions how to use any of the appliances."

    Everything was more luck than judgement never been anywhere without basic welcome info. Also you stated all fuel included in price including the log burner but it wasn't and had to drive around to find some logs and sticks. Any fuel used had to be replace note on board said so this needs amending in your info.

    Reviewed by Tess3.4Sep 2021

  • "I could not find a thing to complain about."

    What a beautiful cottage

    Reviewed by David5.0Sep 2021

  • "Great position for exploring the Dales and villages."

    Lovely neighbours with animals horses, cows and cats. A real country experience. Lovely local walks. Pubs very popular and need to be booked for evening meals. Delightful views.

    Reviewed by Elaine5.0Aug 2021

  • "Lovely cottage with everything you need, owner lives opposite and very friendly, came to see that everything was ok"

    Reviewed by Debra5.0Aug 2021

  • "Been to this property several times and it just gets better."

    The owners seem to update something yearly so not having been for I think 5 years we saw a big improvement in an already lovely comfortable property.

    Reviewed by Adele5.0Jun 2021

  • "We would happily book this cottage again."

    Reviewed by Christine5.0May 2021

  • "Lovely cottage, warm, clean, well equipped, authentic."

    We had lots of rain but the utility room worked a treat to dry everything. Great multi fuel burner which was fun to light but not essential to keep the place warm. The books and games were packed away due to COVID but that just reduced the number of contact points and made me feel more reassured that everything was properly clean. We took bikes and they fitted neatly in the lockable shed. Would definitely go back.

    Reviewed by John5.0Oct 2020

  • "This beautiful, well appointed cottage is in an idyllic, peaceful location right in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales."

    The cottage is extremely clean and comfortable with plenty of fuel for the log burner for cosy nights. The local pub (Streethead Inn) serves tasty meals and is only 5 minutes walk away. Due to COVID guidelines, we took our own cushions, fleeces and games for the cosy lounge. We had a fabulous week. The only thing we could have done with was instructions for the oven. Possibly laminated to make them COVID friendly, therefore cleanable.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Aug 2020

  • "Super location."

    Cottage spacious, warm, very clean and well equipped, very comfortable and peaceful. Good location for walks in the Dales. Great to have carparking too. Caretaker person very friendly ( even tho this could only be by text in the current circumstances!). We would book here again

    Reviewed by Andrea5.0Aug 2020

  • "Beautiful cottage catering to our every need."

    We went over the Xmas period and the owner put up a tree and left us a poinsettia, some white roses, and Prosecco. The log fire and Rayburn oven made this extra special. it felt like a home rather than a holiday property. would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Tracy5.0Dec 2019

  • "Eastburn Cottage was very comfortable, clean and had lovely views."

    We had a problem with the downstairs TV but this was quickly dealt with and we had no other problems. We visited a variety of visitor attractions - James Herriott museum in Thirsk which was very good and we liked Thirsk itself very much. We also enjoyed the Wensleydale Creamery and the Ropemakers in Hawes. We were unable to visit everything we wanted this time but we would stay at Eastburn Cottage again and would recommend it to others. We definitely liked the slower pace and less traffic of the Yorkshire Dales.

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Jul 2019

  • "The cottage is an excellent and well cared for property in a delightfully scenic part of the Dales."

    Although a car is necessary to reach local towns there are interesting walks readily accessible right from the cottage door. If you have 2 cars parking in the space by the cottage is tight but just opposite on the other side of the road is a space in front of a garage that is owned by Eastburn Cottage that enables a second car to be parked satisfactorily. The dining space in the kitchen is a bit tight when the table is pulled out and extended but we managed relatively easily even though there were 7 of us. The garden is small but well kept and is perfectly adequate for sitting out in the sun if you are enjoying fine weather during your stay. If you are not, then the utility room with its drying facilities is a real boon. We would be happy to return to this property at some time in the future.

    Reviewed by Barbara5.0May 2019

  • "Lots of room in this beautifully presented cottage."

    Loved the outside space, views and the peace and quiet. Very quiet location but ideally placed for access to local amenities and central for activities. Having 2 bedrooms en-suite was a bonus although the shower in the downstairs bedroom had low water pressure, just took longer. Would definitely revisit this fabulous property.

    Reviewed by Carolyn5.0May 2019

  • "This was our first Cottage holiday and we were all blown away with the cottage, location, cleanliness and service received."

    We will definitely try another cottage and likely return to Eastburn. Thank you

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Apr 2019

  • "A lovely cottage in a very quiet position."

    Well equipped and very warm and cozy. Easy access to all pints in the Dales, such as Hawes, Leyburn and Reeth. Small, but perfectly kept garden. Parking a little tight for 2 cars. All in all we greatly enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Pauline4.7Apr 2019

  • "Superb cottage in a fantastic location, cannot wait to return."

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Apr 2019

  • "A brilliant Christmas stay with the family."

    Lots of space for us all and the cottage was well equipped with everything we needed. Loved the Aga stove and so easy to use. We cooked a perfect xmas day lunch between Aga and conventional oven. The Street Head Inn just down the lane was great and so friendly and welcoming. Also the residents in Newbiggin always had a friendly wave for you. Such a lovely cottage in a lovely place, we would love to come back again in the future.

    Reviewed by H5.0Dec 2018

  • "A beautiful cottage in a gorgeous location."

    Possibly the best-equipped cottage we have ever stayed at - how often does a cottage provide a citrus zester? We had a wonderful holiday and especially enjoyed swimming in the many local waterfalls.

    Reviewed by Phil5.0Jul 2018

  • "I would have rated the cottage more highly, but the bathroom hot water supply and therefore the shower there, failed to work, meaning we had to share showers with other guests."

    This problem was obviously known before the booking was made as it is a long-standing problem, I understand. We should have been informed about it beforehand and not when we arrived. It is a breach of trust to offer an facility that is known to be malfunctioning.

    Reviewed by Robert3.8Jun 2018

  • "Excellent 10/10."

    We had a wonderful week at Eastburn Cottage and hope to return again soon.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0May 2017

  • "Warm welcome, lovely home."

    My only suggestion would be to have, as we have had in some other rentals, some fresh bread, milk, tea and coffee. After a very long drive it would be most appreciated!

    Reviewed by Cherri5.0May 2017

  • "I love the Dales, spending days of exploration and then coming back to such a comfortable and beautiful cottage was just perfect!"

    It had everything we needed and was utterly delightful.

    Reviewed by Susie5.0Sep 2016

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Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x single, 1 x twin, 1 x king size with en-suite shower, basin and WC, and TV
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Fitted kitchen with dining area
  • Utility room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Oil central heating powered by Rayburn with woodburning stove
  • Rayburn, electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, phone with honesty box
  • Fuel, power and fuel for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 2 cars, ample roadside parking
  • Storage for bikes
  • Large, enclosed lawned garden with patio, furniture and BBQ
  • Electric car charger, payable by card
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops 7 miles, pub 6 mins walk
  • Note: The ground floor bedroom and shower room in this property may be suitable for accompanied disabled - please contact office for details.

The property

A magnificent, 17th century Grade II listed, semi-detached farmhouse, in the pretty village of Newbiggin, a few minutes' walk from the village's traditional pub, 7 miles from Leyburn.

Full of character and charm, this Newbiggin cottage boasts many original features such as old beams, fireplaces and mullioned windows, and seamlessly combines these features with modern-day comforts.

This is a first-class Newbiggin cottage, with a beautiful enclosed garden and wonderful views across the magnificent North Yorkshire countryside, as well as a lovely sitting room with woodburning stove, a ground floor bedroom with shower room, a spacious kitchen/diner with Rayburn stove and three delightful first floor bedrooms.

Enjoy beautiful walks through the old village of Newbiggin and nearby West Burton, or take a sightseeing tour of the wonderful Dales National Park, including Buckden, Kettlewell, Aysgarth and Grassington.

With the market town of Leyburn within easy reach, this is an ideal Newbiggin cottage for family and friends to enjoy a break in the country.

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About the location

NEWBIGGIN

Leyburn 7 miles; Hawes 9 miles.

In lower Bishopdale, where the glacial moraine and drumlins cause small undulations in the landscape, the village of Newbiggin nestles close to the valley floor on the south side of the dale. Although Newbiggin means 'New Buildings', the term is relative since here are some of the finest examples of 17th century dwellings in the Dales. This pretty and ancient village in the heart of Wensleydale is situated in truly beautiful countryside, with old stone cottages set out in a long line through a minor road that wends its way through the village. This is a walker's paradise, with wonderful Dales countryside, magnificent views and the small, but spectacular Cauldron Falls still delighting visitors since the days when the great artist, J M W Turner, captured its watery magic. The local pub is set on the outskirts of the village and serves fine ales and excellent homemade cuisine. There is also an excellent range of amenities in the nearby market towns of Hawes and Leyburn.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Christmas