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Pasture Cottage

Embsay near Skipton, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 2082)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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51 Customer Review(s)

  • Ms Ormondroyd

    “Lovely cottage in beautiful location”

    - Ms Ormondroyd, August 2020

The property

A delightful three-storey, stone-built cottage, situated at the very heart of the popular Dales village of Embsay, just 1.5 miles from Skipton.

Set over three floors, Pasture Cottage features a wonderful first floor sitting room with open fire and a pleasant balcony with table and chairs, ideal for enjoying a glass of wine or morning cup of coffee whilst admiring the pretty views across the garden and nearby pasture.

The well-equipped kitchen boasts a fabulous Rayburn, whilst the second floor single bedroom offers lovely views over Embsay Crag.

Enjoy a delicious meal at the welcoming Cavendish Arms, stroll along the pretty footpaths that wind their way through the peaceful village of Embsay, take a relaxing steam train ride or visit the nearby market town of Skipton with its quaint cobbled streets.


  • Over three floors
  • Two second floor bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single with pull-out stacker bed
  • First floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility/WC
  • Dining room with TV, snug and gas-fired Rayburn
  • First floor sitting room with open fire and balcony with furniture.
  • Gas central heating with open fire and gas Rayburn
  • Rayburn cooker, electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, radio/cassette/CD, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking for 1 car (first come, first served basis)
  • Flower garden (no lawn) and small enclosed patio area with table and chairs overlooking a field with sheep and chickens
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: Due to the steep stairs, this property isn't suitable for the less mobile
  • Note: Although pet-free, the owner occasionally stays at the property with a dog.

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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

Due to the steep stairs, this property isn't suitable for the less mobile