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The Cottage

Ogden near Halifax, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 946067)


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mrs Mitchell

    “We had a lovely, lovely time - the lounge is huge and fit the whole family really easily.”

    The bedrooms are spacious and so are the bathrooms. The area is well placed for visiting many parts of Yorkshire and Lancashire, so it's a good base for days out.

    The bedrooms are spacious and so are the bathrooms. The area is well placed for visiting many parts of Yorkshire and Lancashire, so it's a good base for days out.

The property

This superb, spacious character cottage is situated in a tranquil location, attached to the owner’s home, Brook House Grange, in the small hamlet of Ogden.

Set in gated grounds of six acres and commanding magnificent views over the moors of Bronte Country, guests can take advantage of all of the facilities including the lake, woods and tennis court.

The cottage has three spacious bedrooms all overlooking the grounds toward the lake, each with its own allocated shower room.

The well-equipped kitchen is perfect for preparing hearty meals to be eaten in the delightful beamed dining room or on warmer days, on the sunny south-facing terrace.

Perhaps you would prefer a picnic by the lake watching the resident geese, or maybe spotting dragonflies skimming across the water?

If you are feeling energetic, then why not row across the lake or play a few sets of tennis and at the end of a day's activities, you can look forward to relaxing in front of the fire, on comfy leather sofas in the beamed sitting room.

Within walking distance are pubs and a golf club, where you can play or just enjoy a drink and a meal.

If you can tear yourself away from this beautiful cottage, you could explore nearby Howarth, once home of the Bronte sisters and now a charming village with shops, pubs, restaurants and a steam railway.

The cottage is such a delightful place you may not wish to venture far, but if you do, Skipton and the magnificent Yorkshire Dales National Park are easy drives, as are Halifax and Leeds if you fancy some retail therapy.

Nearby is the Ogden Water Nature Reserve with woodland walks and a must for birdwatchers.

Brook House Grange Cottage is a superb, luxurious base to explore the attractions of Yorkshire at all times of the year.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor king-size double, 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with gas fire.
  • Gas central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, 4 x Smart TVs with Freeview, Blu-ray, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate on request
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Bike storage
  • Lawned area with patio, furniture, BBQ and 6 acres of shared woodland and fields
  • Lake with rowing boat
  • Tennis court (equipment available)
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile
  • Pub and golf clubhouse 10 mins walk
  • Note: Due to the lake, children to be supervised at all times
  • Note: Use of rowing boat is at your own risk
  • Note: From 15th April 2018 until 30th June No Children Under The Age Of 16. Note: Private fishing lake available for customers use.

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About the location


Halifax 4.3 miles; Haworth 6 miles; Hebden Bridge 8.5 miles.

Ogden is a small hamlet north of Halifax and is home to Ogden Water Park which is a lovely spot with walks and picnic areas available. There is also a visitor centre on site where you can enjoy a cup of tea and some cake. Nearby, the attractive town of Hebden Bridge is the home to the picturesque Rochdale Canal and a delightful Victorian railway station. The town of Mytholmroyd is an easy drive away, the birthplace of Poet Laureate Ted Hughes, and famous for the Cragg Vale Coiners. This is excellent walking country, with the National Trust Hardcastle Crags and the Pennine Way, plus the area hosted the Tour De France in 2014. Enjoy scenic drives and cycling across the moors, whilst nearby Haworth boasts the Parsonage Museum commemorating the famous Bronte family who lived there. The area is also a must for steam railway enthusiasts who will enjoy the thriving Worth Valley Railway, whilst the highly-acclaimed Eureka Museum in Halifax is noted for its unique Piece Hall and its Victorian architecture.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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