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Butts Cottage

Farnley Tyas near Holmfirth, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 950710)

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mr Hoole

    “The owner Paul exceeded expectations.”

    ...

    1. He really was easily contactable, and responsive. 2. The oven broke, and he replaced it - on New Year's Eve! 3. He also freed up the kitchen venetian blinds which a previous occupant had jammed up. As with many holiday cottages, the kitchen equipment was just enough, but with a few annoying omissions. I put this down to Sykes' recommended inventory of required items being limited to absolute essentials. I would have appreciated the following: potato peeling knife (it's no fun peeling potatoes with a normal paring knife when your fingers are a bit arthritic - however this is unlikely to be an issue that a younger person would even be aware of); also, a few extra Pyrex items for safe microwaving; and I brought 2 DVDs but there was no player. Otherwise the key equipment was of a very high standard e.g. CH boiler and hob were very modern. TV and wi-fi reception was above average for holiday accommodation (although admittedly my bench mark is Cornwall). I find this more helpful than the usual tick box response. It is mainly intended to assist the owner, so only publish the scores. Overall, we were very comfortable in Butts Cottage. Michael Hoole

The property

Butts Cottage is a 200 year old, detached, stone-built, traditional Yorkshire cottage in the quiet village of Farnley Tyas.

It has been modified over the years in order to keep things up to date yet still retains some period charm.

It is surrounded by its own gardens that back onto a wooded setting with footpaths and has a private driveway with space for at least two cars.

The charming cottage is an ideal base for walkers wishing to explore the local area and the beautiful rural South Pennines.

Cosy and traditional, it boasts gorgeous views in a quiet location, and would be perfect for that special romantic getaway.

With beamed ceilings and some oak panelling in the living/dining area, the cottage has a snug and traditional feel while still providing all the modern amenities you need such as a Smart TV and WiFi.

Also comfortable sofas and a gas fire make it perfect for chilled out evenings.

There is a convenient downstairs WC, washing machine and tumble dryer in the entrance lobby.

The kitchen is well-equipped with an electric oven, hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, all the usual smaller appliances and a small breakfast bar.

The kitchen has stunning views over a woodland area.

Upstairs, there are two light and airy bedrooms and a modern shower room with basin and WC.

The larger bedroom has a comfortable double bed, whilst the smaller room, a single.

Both bedrooms have ample drawer, hanging and storage space.

A five minute walk leads to The Golden Cock Inn, Farnley Tyas' popular village pub serving delicious food and drinks - great for dining out.

Farnley Tyas is surrounded by fantastic walking country.

Enjoy the many woodland walks, quiet lanes and byeways.

Close by, you can look forward to exploring Castle Hill together with The Yorkshire Sculpture Park and Cannon Hall Country Park just eight miles away.

Escape to Butts Cottage, Farnley Tyas, the ideal base to explore the gorgeous rural Southern Pennines.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast bar
  • Utility with WC
  • Sitting room with dining area and gas fire
  • Gas central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Private off road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed lawned gardens with furniture, backing onto woodland area with footpaths
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: Maximum occupancy is three adults
  • Note: No children under twelve due to steep drop into woodland at back of garden.

About the location

FARNLEY TYAS

Holmfirth 4 miles; Huddersfield 4 miles; Haworth 20 miles; Leeds 20 miles; York 40 miles.

Farnley Tyas is a delightful, quiet West Yorkshire village set in an unspoilt and largely undiscovered corner of the rural Southern Pennines. Now gaining popularity with walkers, cyclists and horse riders, it used to be said that time stood still in Farnley where farming was and still is the predominant occupation. High on a hill, some 900 feet above sea level and having some great views, the village is surrounded by beautiful rolling wooded countryside with many old footpaths and quiet lanes to explore among the belts of ancient woodland. The majority of the village is designated as a conservation area with a number of listed buildings. The surrounding countryside to the north and west is designated as 'An Area of High Landscape Value'. Nearby is the local landmark Castle Hill, with its hill top location and panoramic views a visit is recommended. On top are the remains of an iron age fort, the fortification banks and ditches are easily recognisable. The present 'castle' is the Victoria Tower built in 1899 to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria. The Tower is open on summer and bank holiday weekends (check website first) when for a modest fee you can climb the stone stairs to the viewing platform, where it is said, on a clear day York Minster is visible. Last of the Summer Wine was filmed in nearby Holmfirth. There is lots to see and do here, Sid's Cafe, Nora Batty's house, Summer Wine Tours, with some supermarkets, independent shops and eateries. The Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Hepworth Gallery, Cannon Hall Country Park, The National Coal Mining Museum and Wentworth Castle are only a short drive away. Huddersfield has a multi-screen cinema, a modern theatre, an art gallery with nationally known exhibits and all the usual supermarkets and chains with good parking accessed from the ring road. All this and more, yet the major tourist attractions of York, Haworth, Leeds, Sheffield and Manchester are with easy reach.

Region Information

Note: Maximum occupancy is three adults.

Note: No children under twelve due to steep drop into woodland at back of garden.

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