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Kilby Lodge

St John's in Wakefield, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 1053330)

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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1 Customer Review(s)

  • Colin

    “This property was prepared to a very high standard.”

    Very secure with all mod cons. Wakefield is a five minute stroll from the cottage and is a pleasant city to wander around. Well done Paul and Dawn .

    - Colin, September 2020

Kilby Cottages

Tucked away down a mews street, away from the excitement of the vibrant city centre of Wakefield, you will find this pair of impressive properties, the Kilby Cottages. Together sleeping up to eight guests, they make a fantastic choice for a holiday with friends or family to explore this exciting area of West Yorkshire. The two properties are situated within a walled, gated development with electric gates to offer you maximum security and an enclosed area, perfect for if you're holidaying with little ones. Kilby Lodge is the larger of the two properties, sleeping six guests and providing a fantastic social aspect in its open-plan living space where the whole group can gather to toast to your holiday celebrations, while the converted Kilby Coach House is perfect for a pair seeking an idyllic hideaway in close reach of the rest of the group. Just an eight minute walk from the train station, the location of the property is perfect for all kinds of holidays. Sitting away from the city centre, it makes a great choice for those seeking a relaxing retreat, whilst benefiting from a good selection of amenities and attractions within walking distance or via a short drive. The cathedral city of Wakefield boasts all you could need for a self-catered stay, with plenty of eateries to choose from including pubs, cafés and restaurants, as well as local shops to pick up any fresh ingredients. The popular Yorkshire Sculpture Park is well worth a visit, or spend the morning exploring the gallery and gardens at The Hepworth Wakefield, voted 'Museum of the Year' in 2017. Wakefield is also a wonderful choice for those seeking history, with the Battle of Wakefield taking place here during the War of the Roses as well as it being an important trading place, there's plenty to discover with attractions such as the Wakefield Museum & Library, the National Coal Mining Museum for England, the ruins of Sandal Castle and the city's imposing cathedral all being well-worth exploring. Venture out to discover the rich culture of Leeds, just a ten minute train journey or twenty minute drive away, it is home to plenty of family-friendly attractions such as Harewood House with its enticing pieces of artwork, picturesque gardens and farm experiences, the Royal Armouries Museum, Tropical World with its butterfly house and animal attractions, and so much more, not forgetting its vibrant nightlife too. Wakefield rests in a fantastic spot for accessing the Peak District National Park and the south of the Yorkshire Dales National Park too, both offering breathtaking vistas with ample opportunities for walking, cycling and horse riding, they're both well-worth exploring for their nature and unbelievable landscapes. With access to Bradford, Halifax, Sheffield and beyond, choose Kilby Cottages for the perfect stay in West Yorkshire.

The property

Resting in the affluent suburb of St John's just outside the centre of Wakefield, you will find this enticing, contemporary-styled house, Kilby Lodge, set in a walled garden behind electric gates.

Offering accommodation for six guests, it provides a fantastic base for families and friends to explore the excitement of West Yorkshire.

Step into the open-plan living space where you can enjoy unwinding amidst your loved ones on the snug corner sofa in front of the TV equipped with Blu Ray, or sit at the bay window and enjoy the sunny southern aspect of the property with a good book in hand.

Move to the rear of the property to find the kitchen area, boasting impressive granite worktops, here you can prepare all your homemade meals in no time with the assistance of the good range of appliances at hand, with a dining table hosting the whole group.

Move up to the first floor to find Velux windows throughout, bringing a bright and airy element to the property, as well as three beautifully-presented bedrooms, made up of a master king-size and a double both with TV's and the double a integral Blue Ray DVD player, as well as a modest twin room, the layout is perfect for a family escape.

The sparkling bathroom also rests on the first floor, while a convenient cloakroom can be found back on the ground floor too.

Spend your mornings beneath the sun in your private lawned area, before heading out to explore your wonderful location.

Choose Kilby Lodge for a memorable stay in West Yorkshire.

This property can be booked with Ref: 1000728 together sleeping up to 8 guests.


  • Over two floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with TV, 1 x double with TV and integrated DVD player, 1 x twin
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric double oven and five-ring gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer
  • TV, Blu Ray DVD player and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair available
  • Off-road parking for two cars in secured private driveway
  • Rear private lawn
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 0.4 miles
  • Note: Check in time 4PM
  • Note: No stag/hen parties or similar.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location


Leeds 10.2 miles; Huddersfield 14.4 miles

Wakefield is a cathedral city sitting within the City of Wakefield District of West Yorkshire. Resting on the River Calder and on the edge of the Pennines, it makes an extremely scenic base from which to discover this vibrant area of England. The city boasts rich history surrounding The Battle of Wakefield which took place during the Wars of the Roses, as well as it being a Royalist stronghold in the Civil War and an important place of trading, with plenty of attractions to explore which perfectly summarise such events including the Wakefield Museum & Library, the National Coal Mining Museum for England and more. Wakefield offers much more than just a history-rich day out, it also offers a wonderful selection of eateries including restaurants, cafés and pubs, as well as serving a bustling nightlife with plenty of bars to take your pick from too. There are also a wide range of shops from independent to high street names, perfect for a day of indulgent shopping to pick up the perfect gift for loved ones back home. The city also boasts attractions such as The Hepworth art museum, taking its name from Barbara Hepworth who was born in the city, the Theatre Royal, designed by architect Frank Matcham, here you can enjoy entertainment such as musicals, drama, live music, stand up comedy and dance throughout the year, as well as the ruins of Sandal Castle and the city's imposing cathedral. Explore the National Trust delight of Nostell, home to a Palladian house with a landscaped park and gardens, or venture out to observe the wonder of Pontefract Castle, with so much history to observe in the local area. Leeds is in close reach, offering a vibrant atmosphere at any time of the day, here you can find spectacular architecture, a plethora of museums and galleries where you can learn of the cities rich culture, plenty of shopping experiences and even more eateries. Bradford, Halifax, Sheffield, Doncaster and so much more also rest within easy reach for a memorable day trip, while the Peak District National Park can also be reached via a scenic car journey for a day out rich in natural wonder.

Region Information

Note: There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £350 for this property

Note: No stag/hen parties or similar.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas