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The Old Friendship Cottage

Holmfirth, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 1071188)

4.9

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Features

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

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3 Customer Review(s)

  • “The cottage was lovely, clean and spacious and had lots off extras provided by tbe host, who was also very helpful and friendly.”

    Only downside was on street parking. The cottage was also next to a very busy main road, you walked out off the gate on to a main rd. The road also caused it to be very noisy day and night even with windows closed. If the house was in a different location it would off been perfect.

    Only downside was on street parking. The cottage was also next to a very busy main road, you walked out off the gate on to a main rd. The road also caused it to be very noisy day and night even with windows closed. If the house was in a different location it would off been perfect.

    - Michelle, August 2021

The property

Perched in the traditional Pennine town of Holmfirth in West Yorkshire, is this contemporary cottage, The Old Friendship Cottage.

Set over three floors and sleeping up to six guests, The Old Friendship Cottage is a stylish and family-friendly dwelling for your next trip to West Yorkshire, with easy access to the Peak District National Park and the peaceful Folly Dolly Falls.

Be welcomed into the well-presented kitchen, where you can look forward to impressing your guests with your culinary skills, as your guests set the table and uncork a bottle of wine.

Settle down to enjoy your meal in the spacious living/dining room, before retiring to the sofa to put your feet up and enjoy a film on the Smart TV in front of the electric fire.

When sleep calls, climb the stairs to the first floor where you will discover two of the three bedrooms, a king-size and a twin, both beautifully decorated and the perfect setting for catching your rest.

Enjoy a blissful soak with your favourite book in the elegant free-standing bath, as your towel warms on the heated towel rail nearby.

Follow the staircase up to the second floor where you will find the final bedroom, a king-size with fantastic character beams.

Prepare the morning coffee and watch the world go by in the small courtyard before setting out for the day.

Explore the local town which has a delightful array of independent shops, pubs and restaurants, all just a short walk away and perfect for if you don’t feel like being the chef for one night.

Get your heart rate up at Holmfirth Pool and Fitness Centre, enjoy a leisurely walk along the River Holme or stop at the Ashley Jackson Gallery where you can enjoy the works of one of Yorkshire’s finest artists.

Nearby, is the quaint town of Meltham, where you can put your clubs to the test at the excellent Meltham Golf Club with dedicated shop just opposite or take in the scenery at Meltham Pleasure Garden or the picturesque Folly Dolly Falls, perfect for a romantic stroll with your loved one.

Venture to the Peak District National Park, known for its incredible scenery which comprises of vast moors, stunning lakes, lush forests and reservoirs, a perfect way to immerse yourself in nature in the beautiful setting of West Yorkshire.

Embark on superb walks on a good selection of trails, including the Cave Dale with its rocky path and fantastic views of the Peveril Castle ruins and Winnats Pass with its incomparable view of the Hope Valley.

Take a memorable underground boat trip through the 18th-century Speedwell Cavern, 450 metres below a large subterranean lake.

Perfect for making memories, The Old Friendship Cottage is an ideal base for enjoying a refreshing break with loved ones.

Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x second-floor king-size, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with free-standing bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Off road parking for one small car, roadside parking available
  • Small courtyard
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.5 miles, pub 0.4 miles
  • Note: There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £250 for this property
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 11am
  • Note: The king-size bedroom is accessed via the twin room
  • Note: Please take care when leaving the courtyard as the gate leads directly on to the road
  • Note: No Stag/ Hen parties or similar.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £400.

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About the location

HOLMFIRTH

Peak District National Park 3 miles; Meltham 4 miles

The old traditional Pennine town of Holmfirth is situated in the heart of the beautiful Holme Valley, on the edge of the West Yorkshire Pennines. Made famous by The Last of The Summer Wine TV series, there is more to Holmfirth than Compo and Nora Battye’s stockings! The ‘Picturedrome’, the North of England’s finest live music venue attracts many famous bands and is located right in the centre of the town. The pelotons from the Tour de France 2014 and the Tour de Yorkshire have both been through this quaint Holme Valley town en route to the iconic 524 metre Holme Moss climb two miles away. It is in these hills where cycling’s triple Olympic Medalist Ed Clancy grew up. Holmfirth also has a good public swimming pool and fitness centre, parks and some super shops and restaurants. The people here are friendly, the streets are quaint and the scenery is breathtaking. The Peak District National Park with its moors, dales, forests, lakes and reservoirs is also easily accessible. The Upper Derwent Valley, home to the spectacular Ladybower and Derwent reservoirs, and where the famous 617 ‘Dambusters’ Squadron practiced the audacious bombing raid on the Ruhr valley in 1943, is only a short scenic drive away. Slightly further is Chatsworth, the stately home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, and situated close to the market town of Bakewell, the home of Bakewell Puddings. The Yorkshire Sculpture Park, The National Coal Mining Museum, Wentworth Castle, and the Hepworth Gallery are also within short drives away and well worth a visit. For a spot of culture, Holmfirth has annual festivals with many more attractions that bring visitors back for more; such as the Folk, Arts, and Food & Drink Festivals. Also not to be missed, is Holmfirth Vineyard and Restaurant, where you can book wine tasting tours and enjoy a lovely meal in the restaurant.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas