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Laurel Bank Cottage

Embsay near Skipton, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 803)

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  • Sleeps 13

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Mrs Scott

    “The house is in a lovely location, ...”

    The house is in a lovely location, ideal for large parties and family gatherings. This was our second Christmas and we hope to return for future Christmases.

    The house is in a lovely location, ideal for large parties and family gatherings. This was our second Christmas and we hope to return for future Christmases.


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Laurel Bank Cottage is situated on the fringes of the rural village of Embsay and offers lovely views over fields towards Embsay Crag.

The cottage is a stone-built addition to the owners' splendid Victorian property and shares its extensive mature gardens and grounds.

The accommodation is spacious, well equipped and comfortable, and makes an ideal retreat for a large group of family or friends at any time of the year.

All the amenities of the market town of Skipton are close by and the popular Wharfedale villages of Bolton Abbey, Burnsall and Grassington are within easy reach.


Five bedrooms (all with basins): 2 x ground floor family rooms each with a double and single bed. Three first floor bedrooms: 1 x double with single day bed, 1 x twin and 1 x adult bunks. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Additional ground floor basin and WC. First floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Spacious first floor sitting room with pleasant Dales views. Well-equipped kitchen with separate dining area on ground floor. Inner hallway.


  • Gas central heating with gas fire in sitting room
  • Gas range cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs, video, DVD player, WiFi
  • All fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking
  • Private patio areas and shared use of mature south-facing gardens
  • One small well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: No stag/hen parties, or similar.

About the location


Skipton 1.5 miles.

This quiet Dales village is of ancient origin, with a stone circle dating back to the Bronze Age and having been the site of a monastic settlement in the 12th Century. Today it is popular with walkers and steam railway enthusiasts who come to enjoy the beautiful surrounding countryside and the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway, with its award-winning authentic station buildings and steam trains. The Old Mill in the village centre boasts a needlecraft centre and coffee shop, whilst all the amenities and attractions of the lively bustling market town of Skipton are close at hand. Nearby are lots of popular places to visit, including Bolton Abbey, Kilnsey and Grassington making this an ideal location for a wonderful Dales holiday.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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