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The Annexe

(Ref. 1069239)

Glusburn near Skipton, Yorkshire Dales - South Show on map

4.5

Sykes rating

  • 3 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • lovely (17)
  • comfortable (14)
  • stay (14)
  • clean (11)
  • annex (10)
  • location (10)

32 Customer Reviews

  • "Really clean property, with good Wifi (we used phones and tablets only) which was in a perfect location for us."

    It was quite a chilly windy time when we stayed and The Annexe was lovely and warm with the fire in the evenings. The main bed was large and really really comfy with good quality bedding. Kitchen was cosy and was well equipped too. We had to contact the owners regarding the sofa bed as we couldn’t work it out and they responded very quickly - the issue was it’s designed so it doesn’t lie flat, so we had opened it correctly it just did not look right. Son didn’t find it very comfy as a front sleeper, and used the camping mat we had brought instead. It was however a very comfy sofa. The water pressure in the shower was a little on the low side but the water temp was fine. Bathroom just lacked a couple of hooks to hang towels/dressing gowns on. Owners friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by Karen4.4Feb 2024

  • "Lovely, quiet, secluded little property."

    We named it The Dolls House, but don't be put off by that. It was cosy, warm and comfortable and had everything we needed for a relaxing break. The main door definitely had a knack to it and after a week I still hadn't mastered it, but hubby managed fine.

    Reviewed by Edward5.0Feb 2024

  • "Everything was fine but the shower pressure was very low"

    Hi Stephen Thanks for the feedback. We have now changed the shower head which has really improved it. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Stephen3.4Sep 2023

  • "Lovely views and a relaxing and quiet place to stay."

    Very comfortable bed and we appreciated the food and drink that was left for us.Just a slight issue was a bedroom window that would not close and we ran out of toilet paper and had to buy some as we were left very little. Overall though very good place to stay.

    Reviewed by Carl4.7Sep 2023

  • "Fantastic place."

    You get everything you need and you are surrounded by the beauty of Yorkshire nature. You are provided with all facilities and get access to explore what Yorkshire has to offer. We spent there a week and we are already planning to come back. Strongly recommend.

    Reviewed by Ewa5.0Aug 2023

  • "Lovely little annex very compact clean and tidy, nice decking to sit out on"

    Reviewed by Audrey4.7Jun 2023

  • "Another great stay at the Annex."

    It is such a cosy and comfortable place to stay and the hosts were so friendly and helpful. Sean cleared the snow from paths around the property one morning, so thoughtful. We plan to return again.

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0Mar 2023

  • "The Annex is an ideal property to tour the Yorkshire dales, the Dog and Gun is an excellent dog friendly location for evening meals, the staff are very friendly and the food of a very high quality."

    The Annex was warm, more than enough room for 2 people and their dog, just put a couple of comfortable armchairs in the lounge rather than the bed settee and it would be perfect.

    Reviewed by David4.7Nov 2022

  • "Amazing little get away, we went as part of our mini moon."

    Great location, great views, easy access to towns nearby. Clean & cosy. Only thing that let this property down is the shower it wasn't very warm and wasn't much power, other than this the property was perfect.

    Reviewed by Shanice4.7Oct 2022

  • "Recently stayed at the Annex, must say it's a lovely cottage with everything you need there, beautiful countryside very tranquil, the bed was super comfortable to."

    It was just a little to icolated for us, I was hoping for dog walks were I could let him off his lead but it was all farm land fenced off, so my dog didn't get to run around. Lovely stay though.

    Reviewed by Julie3.8Sep 2022

  • "Excellent location for exploring Yorkshire and the Lake District."

    The Annex was clean, comfy and quiet.

    Reviewed by Kelly3.8Aug 2022

  • "The cottage was very clean and is well situated for lots of local places to ..."

    The cottage was very clean and is well situated for lots of local places to visit but just enough out of the way to be peaceful and quiet owners were very welcoming and friendly would definatley book again

    Reviewed by Elizabeth4.4Jul 2022

  • "The annexe was lovely, beautiful views very comfortable bed and very close to Crosshill which had all the facilities you could need."

    Reviewed by Kevin4.4Jul 2022

  • "The Annexe had everything we needed for the week we spent there."

    Great location for us and many lovely walks in the area. The proprietors were helpful and welcoming. No hesitation in returning to the annexe.

    Reviewed by Jacqueline4.1Jun 2022

  • "I had a fabulous week in the Annexe, it was clean, comfortable and in a perfect location for the dales."

    There were walks from the door for our dog and such a friendly welcome from Sean and Helen, who made us feel at home all week. We will be back thank you.

    Reviewed by Jackie4.7Jun 2022

  • "A wonderful stay at The Annex, such a comfortable and cosy cottage that was perfect and just what we hoped for."

    Brilliantly located in a beautiful setting, it was lovely waking up to the sheep and seeing the sunset from the living room window, yet just a stone’s throw from Skipton and all the great local amenities. We would love to come back!

    Reviewed by Luisse4.4May 2022

  • "Comfortable and clean,everything was provided for a lovely stay!"

    Peaceful and handy for the Dales!

    Reviewed by Ian4.4May 2022

  • "The Annexe was very comfortable and the peaceful situation is wonderful."

    Skipton, Howworth and Bolton Abbey are nearby and the help with my luggage was greatly appreciated. A covering for the bathroom window is needed and a way of charging an electric a toothbrush which a has a two pin charger . A lovely place to stay. Sue

    Reviewed by Susan4.7Apr 2022

  • "Fantastic stay at the annex, home owners lovely"

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0Apr 2022

  • "As every time I stepped out it was raining so I returned home a day early."

    The car parking spec was avery long way from the cottage. The heating was not on in the cottage, the downstairs had underfloor heating so that was fine but hadn’t spotted the bedroom radiator.

    The heating is on all the time upstairs but is just turned down. It warms up very quickly. We allow guests to park outside the front of the house to unload in the first instance. Once unpacked, there is dedicated parking round the front of the house with a very short walk around to the back of the flat. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Penny4.1Apr 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay at the Annex."

    Perfectly located to visit a relative nearby. It had everything we needed for a cosy stay. Owners were friendly, welcoming and helpful. We would happily come back again.

    Reviewed by Ruth4.1Mar 2022

  • "Very enjoyable stay peaceful area with nice views."

    The cottage was very clean and warm. Seating adequate but would of preferred settee but that's just me I guess getting old need more comfort.

    Reviewed by John4.7Mar 2022

  • "Both Skykes and the owner of the property were so efficient, professional and I had an amazing stay and would definitely go back!"

    Reviewed by Natasha5.0Feb 2022

  • "Lovely location very clean everything you need included, Bed very comfortable slept like logs so peaceful ."

    Only little downside was the sofa is uncomfortable and dim lighting, we stayed over Christmas but I dare say in summer would be lovely sitting out on the decking and lighting wouldn’t be an issue . we went to relax and that’s just what we did perfect chilling place Thank you

    Reviewed by Karen4.7Dec 2021

  • "It was beautiful place to stay, nice and quiet."

    Would recommend for those who really need the piece and quiet.

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Nov 2021

  • "As a 'mature' couple with a dog, we really enjoyed our stay in the Annexe."

    The location is peaceful, relaxing and ideal to use as a base for the surrounding area. However, Glusburn Park (just up the road) is also a fab place for families to visit with children of all ages and also great for an evening/morning dog walk too. There is so much to do and see in the vicinity, including a trip to Skipton, the Castle and surrounding woods. Excellent parking close by which is very well priced at £4.50 for the whole day in 'peak times'. A visit to the Stanforth Pie shop is a must too. The tastiest pork pie I have ever tasted at such reasonable prices too, you will not be disappointed! The facilities at the Annexe are excellent - and although compact, the space is well utilised, beautifully clean and has everything you need during your visit. The website photographs give an accurate depiction of the facilities on offer. We enjoyed watching TV on the sofa bed in the evening by pulling it out into full position, so that we could both relax in the lounge room. Although the Annexe is 'attached' the main house, this was not an issue, as privacy is well thought out in terms of the space available. The hosts were friendly and hospitable without being intrusive and we will definitely stay again when visiting the area. Also noteworthy, we enjoyed a couple of fab meals at the Dog and Gun pub just down the road. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Jo-anne5.0Oct 2021

  • "Quiet , pretty location, but only 5 miles from Skipton, gas fire in lounge soon heats property."

    lovely decked area at entrance. Some hooks on the back of the bathroom door could be helpful for hanging clothes when using shower. Dog and i loved our stay.

    Reviewed by Paul4.1Oct 2021

  • "We had problems with wasps, think they are nesting above eves over kitchen area"

    Thanks for informing us of the problem. I have contacted a firm to come and check and remove if required. Glad you had a nice stay and thanks for the good feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Sep 2021

  • "All the surroundings and views excellent, a lovely sun trap seating area outside ."

    Our complaint was that the sofa and chair was not comfortable with no arm rests. The lighting in the lounge was dingy and the walk to the Annex was not ideal, a lot of stones which was bad to walk on , we had to carry our small dog over them. Only a small amount of grass immediately outside as a notice that is private although the grass area at side ok. Large dogs would run all over. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Charles2.8Sep 2021

  • "Lovely cottage, very clean and tidy with all the facilities you need."

    Good outside decked area with beautiful view. Very quiet, so ideal for a peaceful stay. Host friendly and welcoming. Nice area and near local facilities should you need them. Short distance to Skipton and other places of interest. Lovely holiday destination.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Sep 2021

  • "Lovely stay in the annex , cosy and comfortable ."

    In a great location for visiting many attractions

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Jun 2021

  • "A very comfortable cottage, ideally placed for exploring this beautiful part of the country, with friendly and informative hosts."

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Jun 2021

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Summary

  • One double bedroom
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with gas fire and sofa bed
  • Gas central heating and gas fire
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Private decking with seating
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.8 miles, pub 0.7 miles
  • Please note: Dog must be kept on lead outside, due to the property being situated next to farmland.

The property

Encompassed by luscious meadows and tranquil countryside views on top of the Yorkshire moors is this delightful self-contained annexe.

Welcoming you in through idyllic farmland and three acres of private gardens, The Annexe is the perfect resting spot for a romantic escape to West Yorkshire.

Admire the front decking area as you greet the property, a quaint seating area where you can sip on a morning coffee as you look out to the exceptional views, or enjoy a spot of alfresco dining as the clever porch seat transforms into a table.

Step inside and prepare for a relaxing stay, dropping off your bags and heading in the well-equipped kitchen to put together some snacks, and a light lunch before heading out for the day.

Resting behind is a great bathroom, fitted with a spacious walk-in shower where you can prepare for an exciting day ahead.

Continuing to impress is the snug living/dining room, gather on the dining table for an intimate home-cooked meal over a bottle of wine before snuggling up on the sofa, letting the gas fire warm you as you watch a film, the sofa also acts as a sofa bed for an extra guests.

Retire upstairs to the inviting double bedroom, curling up with a good book as you unwind after an exciting day.

Soak up your surroundings, relishing in a quiet afternoon picnic, or venturing towards the local footpath as you embark on a ramble along the moors.

A ten minute drive will take you into the Market town of Skipton and all its amenities, boasting a fantastic choice of local pubs where you can refresh with a relaxing pint on a summer's afternoon, a selection of trendy restaurants when you fancy a romantic date night away from the kitchen, and a plethora of shops to accommodate your home-cooking.

Why not visit the town's popular attractions, discovering Victorian buildings on the cobbled streets over to the historic National Trust owned East Riddlesden Hall, or hopping on the famous Keighley and Worth Valley Light Railway, for a scenic journey over to the village of Oxenhope.

Other must-see attractions await in the literary village of Haworth, known as the home to the Bronte sisters, the village boasts the Bronte Parsonage Museum and links to the moors that inspired Wuthering Heights.

Alternatively, discover the Victorian spa town of Harrogate and breath-taking Yorkshire Dales National Park all await to be explored further afield.

Unwind in this tranquil setting for a romantic escape to West Yorkshire.

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About the location

SKIPTON

Grassington 9 miles; Harrogate 20 miles.

Known as “The Gateway to the Dales”, Skipton is well placed for visiting all that the Dales has to offer, whilst York, the Lake District and the West Coast are also within easy motoring distance. This lovely market town has much to interest the enthusiastic visitor, boasting an ancient castle open to the public, a beautiful old parish church and a colourful market occupying the cobbled setts each side of the high street. In 2014, The Sunday Times named Skipton as Britain's "best place to live" and two years later placed it among the nine best towns in Yorkshire and the North-East. Steam railways with regular excursions are available at Embsay and Bolton Abbey, and the Leeds to Liverpool Canal passes through Skipton with the 1 mile long Foulridge Tunnel and the 5-rise locks at Bingley within a short travel. The town also marks the staring point for Tour de Yorkshire, a major international cycle race held every year. Golf, swimming, squash, tennis and snooker are all available locally and the excellent public transport means the car can be left at home!

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