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Summer Farm Cottage

Crakehall near Bedale, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 7902)



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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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31 Customer Reviews

  • "The cottage was excellent."

    Very clean and everything we needed. The bottle of wine and fruit cake on arrival were a lovely surprise and the cake was delicious, thank you. We really enjoyed our stay and will definitely return. We have already recommended it to friends and family.

    Reviewed by SusanNov 2021

  • "To sum up in three words Excellent Excellent excellent."

    Reviewed by MalcolmSep 2021

  • "A really lovely cottage but a bit too isolated for us."

    A good 20 mins walk to the village's only pub which didn't meet our expectations so only used it the 1st night. The cottage though is peace itself with its resident Robin and squirrel. Very little noise from the adjoining farm.

    Reviewed by RobinAug 2021

  • "Lovely cottage, much more spacious than expected."

    Spotlessly clean, very comfortable furnishings and beds, couldn't fault it really! Large garden and peaceful surroundings, the kids loved the nearby horses and chickens! Good location for visiting surrounding areas, loved dipping our feet in the water at Richmond Falls on a beautiful day. Highly recommend.

    Reviewed by SarahJul 2021

  • "The cottage was everything we hoped it would be."

    If you want a comfortable cottage in peaceful surrounding,this is for you. Ideally placed for exploring the Yorkshire dales. We highly recommend it

    Reviewed by JenniferJul 2021

  • "Absolutely lovely cottage in a beautiful location."

    The photos don't actually do the cottage and location justice. Also, the fixtures and fittings are first class. Will definitely return some time soon.

    Reviewed by NeilMay 2021

  • "What a lovely find, cannot fault it, everything fantastic, walks from the door in every direction, sorry to leave but will be back."

    So peaceful with lovely views.

    Reviewed by GlendaMay 2021

  • "Summer Farm Cottage exceeded all our expectations."

    A stunning cottage, in a superb location. Very welcoming, and well equipped with everything we needed and more. The photographs really didn't do it justice. The lovely garden was completely enclosed and very private. The hosts were right next door, and evident around the farm, without imposing. They were available by phone should we have needed them. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by PaulaApr 2021

  • "Lovely cottage, although a bit cold in the lounge as not many radiators."

    It was a cold very cold outside at the time though. Owners very friendly and put up a Christmas tree for us and left some Christmas goodies, which was a lovely surprise. The beds were very comfortable and the kitchen had all that we needed.

    Reviewed by MiriamDec 2020

  • "The cottage is just lovely."

    Inside has everything you need and more. Outside is the perfect garden and lovely views. The horses, cows and sheep just added to the holiday, it was peaceful and out the way enough to be quiet but close enough to towns and the local park. Would 100% go back. Best cottage we have stayed in in the Yorkshire Dales.

    Reviewed by ClaireAug 2020

  • "A beautiful, well-equipped, spacious cottage in a great location."

    We would definitely recommend a stay at Summer Farm Cottage!

    Reviewed by LauraJul 2020

  • "The cottage was lovely and immaculately clean."

    Close to all the Dales has to offer. The roses, cake and wine were a lovely touch. Thank you.

    Reviewed by DeborahJul 2020

  • "A stunning location and a very clean and equipped cottage."

    Will return in the future thank you for a wonderful stay

    Reviewed by AlexisNov 2019

  • "The holiday cottage, owner and location were excellent."

    My only negative comment to make is about the day I rang your (Sykes) office to check availability and price and to potentially book the property. It was available for my dates and I was expecting the price to be confirmed as described on the web site = £293. However I was told it was now £299 ! I queried this and was told it was because I was booking it on the phone. So now booking it on the phone costs £6.00 extra - that's a neat trick you don't mention when advising which buttons to press on the phone or as far as I can see on your website or terms and conditions either. I have booked on the phone with your company in the past without this extra cost being added - it used to be a simple thing to do without challenging the extras. You already take a booking fee and thats when I book online myself. I suggested to the agent that I might as well stop the call and go and book it online - for the advertised price. At that point she said she might be able to waive the £6.00 charge - so I agreed to continue with the £293 price. This activity sounds a bit underhand to me - I don't know (yet) of any other holiday company that charges extra for ringing up.... and hopefully in future you wont either.

    Reviewed by StephenNov 2019

  • "A lovely peaceful cottage in a great location for visiting Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors."

    This cottage is very clean and very comfortable. A very small negative for us stopping for two weeks, no washing machine in the kitchen, so had to hand wash items when getting muddy on walks in the area. The garden was lovely in the evenings to be able to sit outside and watch the sun set. Lovely fresh flowers on arrival and the owner available if you have any issues but not intrusive. Home made cake and wine on arrival as well made us feel really welcome. Will definitely be returning to this cottage.

    Reviewed by KathrynOct 2019

  • "We had a very enjoyable second visit to Summer Farm Cottage."

    It is a lovely comfortable, cosy and relaxing cottage that is very well equipped. Made very welcome by the owners. The bottle of wine and the ginger cake were very welcome. It is in a very quiet location but very easily accessible to most of North Yorkshire. We hope to return at some time in the future.

    Reviewed by JohnAug 2019

  • "Excellent & accurate reporting of facilities, standards & location."

    ..thank you! Maggie & Jonny were delightful hosts too

    Reviewed by ClaireAug 2019

  • "The cottage was beautiful, very well equipped, so much space inside and out ."

    Very peaceful. Welcome pack of a bottle of wine, a vase of Sunflowers and ginger cake (made by Maggies Mum ) was very much appreciated. An ideal location to visit lots of places. All the people in the local pub were very friendly and the food was nice. Would highly recommend this very pretty cottage.

    Reviewed by Richard & Mrs AnnJul 2019

  • "Fabulous cottage would recommend it to anyone it was my 3 holiday can’t wait ..."

    Fabulous cottage would recommend it to anyone it was my 3 holiday can’t wait to go back next year many thanks Maggie and Jonny xx

    Reviewed by SandraJul 2019

  • "It was an enjoyable three days ."

    The cottage was excellent , spotless, very comfortable and everything you could want you would find in the cottage. The bedroom decor was beautiful. Parking was very convenient.

    Reviewed by AnneJul 2019

  • "Excellent cottage located in a very quiet rural location."

    The cottage has all the facilities that we required.

    Reviewed by MalcolmJun 2019

  • "Ideal location for visiting places in all directions."

    Reviewed by JanetMay 2019

  • "Excellent location for Yorkshire Dales."

    Hosts welcoming and considerate.

    Reviewed by ColinMay 2019

  • "This is a lovely spacious property in a peaceful location with lovely field views at the front."

    The owners were very friendly and helpful. The king size beds were very comfortable and all other amenities were thoughtfully provided for the comfort of guests. Wine, flowers and cake were an unexpected extra awaiting us on arrival!

    Reviewed by MargaretMay 2019

  • "We booked very short notice (the same morning!"

    ) and arrived that night. The cottage is beautiful, so clean and in a wonderful quiet location. We were welcomed with a bottle of wine just to top it off. Our two kids loved the twin room and the superking was perfect for us. I would highly recommend this for any length of stay. Thank you for such a wonderful time.

    Reviewed by RobertMay 2019

  • "Over several years we have booked many cottages."

    Some have been disappointing, others satisfactory and a few exceptional.Summer Farm Cottage is one of the latter and we will return! Clean, comfortable, convenient for food shopping and set in relaxing surroundings- perfect.

    Reviewed by LindaMay 2019

  • "A lovely cottage."

    Very clean,warm,comfortable,modern and quiet. Difficult to fault anything. Would definitely book again.

    Reviewed by RoyMar 2019

  • "Summer farm cottage was a lovely place to stay."

    Clean well equipped owner greeted us on arrival will be back next year and would definitely recommend it to family and friends. This was our first time booking with sykes cottages will use them again

    Reviewed by JohnNov 2018

  • "This is a lovely comfortable cottage in a nice quiet location."

    It is in a great location, very handy to lots of interesting places. Our only niggling complaint was the lack of some basic cleaning materials such as washing up liquid and such like. We ate out a lot and as there was just the two of us we prefer to wash up as we go along and not use a dishwasher. We enjoyed our stay there and would return at some point in the future.

    Reviewed by JohnSep 2018

  • "Summer farm cottage is absolutely beautiful, Maggie the owner is a lovely lady who goes out of her way to make you feel at home, a lovely bunch of flowers, a bottle of wine and a ginger cake we’re waiting for us on arrival, which was a lovely touch."

    I have stayed in many cottages, but this one was by far the loveliest with lots of attention to detail, it was very spacious, and Maggie makes sure it is cleaned to a very high standard, it was absolutely spotless. I could not find fault with anything and I’m looking forward to returning with my family very soon. Thank you

    Reviewed by DeniseJun 2018

  • "Maggie and Jonny were a lovely friendly couple couldn't do enough to make our ..."

    Maggie and Jonny were a lovely friendly couple couldn't do enough to make our holiday special lovely cottage very peaceful it was our 2 holiday there would always go back we loved it very much thank you

    Reviewed by SandraJun 2018

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  • Two bedrooms: 2 x super king-size (zip/link, can be twin upon request)
  • First floor washroom with basin and WC
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Open-plan sitting area.
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, 2 x TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed lawned garden to the front and rear
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub a short walk
  • Note:There is a tourist railway line approx.300 yards from the cottage that operates during weekdays and off-peak times at weekends, some noise is audible when trains pass.

The property

A real home-away-from-home, this stone-built cottage situated next to the owners home, offers a lovely holiday base, sitting on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Crakehall.

Whether you are planning a trip for two or bringing along the family, this is a snug getaway with a comfortable interior and pleasant rural views.

Enter into the kitchen/diner, which houses a range of appliances to complement your stay, and a dining table for those delightful evening meals.

Throughout the day, the lounge is a lovely spot to relax and spend some quality time together, with access to the lawned garden, should you wish to stroll outside.

Two bedrooms are situated upstairs, each wonderfully presented and wrapped in a homely finish for somewhere peaceful to unwind after an eventful afternoon.

A washroom overlooked by a Velux window is located upstairs, whilst the family bathroom on the ground floor comprises, a full suite, housing both a bath and a separate shower.

Once you have made the most of the interior wander outside towards the natural scenery, where you can take a walk along the footpath, or simply rest in the enclosed garden for a quiet moment or two.

Crakehall is set around a large central green with a local pub, many restaurants in Bedale close-by and within easy reach of many attractions, including the Constable Burton Hall Gardens with extensive parkland and woodland walks, the Georgian town of Richmond with its fine castle ruins and the Wensleydale Heritage railway line runs a short distance away across a field.

A cosy retreat in a charming part of North Yorkshire.

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About the location


Bedale 2 miles: Leyburn 8 miles.

The charming small, rural village of Crakehall consists of two parts - Little Crakehall and Great Crakehall. Crakehall is set around a large central green with a delightful local pub, set just a couple of miles from Bedale. The small market town of Bedale is steeped in history, some of which can be found in the local museum. The town also offers a weekly market, interesting churches, various craft and antique shops, cafes, and pubs, which provide local beers and home cooked food. There are many lovely walks for all abilities in this beautiful area, as well as delightful villages to explore. Also within easy reach are many other attractions, including the Constable Burton Hall Gardens with extensive parkland and woodland walks, the Forbidden Corner with its underground passages to explore, the lovely Georgian town of Richmond with its fine castle ruins and the Wensleydale railway line, an authentic heritage railway.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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