This beautiful Victorian terrace is situated in the village of Clayton, near Haworth, almost equidistant to the Yorkshire Dales and Peak District National Parks.
Built in 1851, Butterfly Cottage is now a wonderful, vibrant holiday home with modern touches making it perfect for couples and young families.
A bright, spacious living area stretches across the length of the property, providing a lovely, sociable space for cooking and relaxing together.
At the front of the room, the sitting area has a large bookcase filled with interesting reads and a comfy armchair by a living-flame gas fire.
Meanwhile, the kitchen is fully equipped for all your culinary needs and enjoys a pretty view over the patio garden.
After a busy day, two bedrooms upstairs offer a great night’s sleep!
The master room has plenty of hanging space, a double bed and a view of Victoria Park across the road, while the second bedroom has Velux windows and double doors opening to a Juliet balcony over the back garden.
In the large, modern bathroom, a long soak in the P-shaped bath is the perfect remedy for aching muscles after an invigorating walk.
The south-facing garden is a delightful place to enjoy the sunshine and happy sound of birdsong over breakfast, lunch or dinner in the sunshine.
On the opposite side of the park is a good pub, and the village supermarket is only a 10-minute walk away where you can pick up the week’s essentials.
Just eight miles from Haworth, Clayton sits in the centre of Bronte Country.
With beautiful countryside at your fingertips, the area is perfect for walkers and cyclists.
The World Heritage Site of Saltaire is a short drive away, a fascinating place to visit with many restaurants, craft and gift shops, as well as the fabulous art on display at the Salt Mills.
The lovely market town of Hebden Bridge, a half hour drive away, is full of interesting shops and places to eat.
Further afield, you can easily visit Skipton, Harrogate, Ilkley, Leeds or the stunning, walled city of York.
A truly wonderful holiday cottage!
About the location
Bradford 3 miles; Halifax 6 miles; Haworth 8 miles.
The West Yorkshire village of Clayton is situated in the heart of Bronte Country and has grown over the years, in the foothills of the Pennines between Bradford and Halifax. It has a small supermarket, a butchers, bakers, 4 pubs, a library, cricket club, park and fabulous walks in the spectacular landscape nearby. At the centre of the village is a park with crown green bowling, lovely gardens, seating and a small play area for children. There is a cricket field and plenty of local walks to discover. It also has a challenging 9-hole parkland golf course situated beside the pretty Horton Bank Country Park, with a lake and several picnic benches where you can enjoy lunch. There is a regular 20 minute bus service into Bradford. Bradford is approximately 4.5 miles away. The city has a large amount of Victorian architecture which includes City Hall, the Cathedral, The Alhambra Theatre, The Wool Exchange, Cartwright Hall (where there is a permanent David Hockney Exhibition) It is a UNESCO City of Film and has the National Science and Media Museum. A short drive would take you to the World Heritage Site of Saltaire. This is named after Sir Titus Salt who built a textile mill, known as Salts Mill with the Victorian Industrial model village situated on the River Aire, making a great place to visit at any time of the year. The popular village of Haworth, home of the Bronte sisters, is only eight miles away, with lots of independent shops and places to eat, as well cobbled streets and alleys to explore and the Bronte Parsonage. The towns of Ilkley, Skipton and Harrogate can all be reached in under an hour, or spend a relaxing day at the RHS gardens at Harlow Carr where the 58-acres of stunning gardens offer something for everyone all year round. For walkers and cyclists, the majesty of the Yorkshire Dales and Peak District National Parks are less than an hour away, and there are plenty of parks and estates in the area to keep the less dedicated hikers happy! You can easily visit the town of Halifax and the City Park fountains and Alhambra Theatre in Bradford, or travel further afield for shopping in Leeds and York, or the original Betty’s Tea Rooms in Harrogate. A wonderful holiday base, with something for everyone!
Note: Max 2 adults and 2 children