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Canal View Cottage

(Ref. 1125864)

Farnhill, Yorkshire Dales - North Show on map

4.8

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Pet Free

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15 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely cottage very comfortable, very nice welcome pack very thoughtful."

    Great walks from the cottage will recommend it . Thankyou we had a great week.

    Thank you very much for taking the time to leave such positive feedback which really matters to us. You were excellent guests - we could hardly tell you had been there! Would be very happy to welcome you back again. Thank you. Tricia & Andy Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ron5.0May 2024

  • "Loved the cottage, we have stayed at a lot over the years and this one is excellent."

    A very nice welcome pack pack was included which was also a very nice thought.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0May 2024

  • "A lovely spot ,strolling distance to cafes and Pub,but with longer walks also on the doorstep."

    Great little cottage ,everything you need . Very hospitable welcome pack. Would recommend.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0May 2024

  • "Canal View Cottage must surely be the nicest cottage we have ever stayed in - beautifully furnished, well equipped, spotlessly clean and with many thoughtful touches."

    The owners provided lots of helpful information both in advance and in the cottage and were easily contactable by text with any queries. Although just a short distance from the main road between Keighley and Skipton the cottage's location is idyllic and peaceful, overlooking the canal and the Aire valley, with the little settlement of Kildwick with its pub, church and tearoom just a short walk away along the towpath. The nearby village of Crosshills has shops, eateries and other facilities and could be reached on foot. This part of Yorkshire offers many places of interest only a few miles away from Canal View Cottage and a week was not enough! we hope to go back

    Thank you so much for your review Joyce. You were perfect guests and we would be delighted to welcome you back again anytime! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Joyce5.0Apr 2024

  • "An excellent cottage in a lovely position."

    Clean and comfortable with a generous welcome pack. Very well equipped with so many thoughtful, practical touches that really made it feel like home.

    Reviewed by Peggy4.7Apr 2024

  • "Delightful cottage,very warm and cosy ,The owners had thought of everything ,some lovely personal touches as well ."

    The kitchen was very well equipped like home from home ,would definitely stay here again.

    Thank you for your feedback. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Barbara Elizabeth5.0Dec 2023

  • "The cottage is quiet and cosy, and the owner has put so much thought into all the nice touches around the house, including a delightful welcome pack, which we thoroughly enjoyed!"

    Thank you! We had a lovely stay, and could of happily stayed longer. Perfect for two, would be a squash for 3 or 4 people, especially when eating meals. The kitchen was well equipped for preparing meals. We had everything we needed during our stay. The location is good, with lovely canal walks/fishing, from the door. There is good access to main roads, and lots to see and do in the area. The pub round the corner is very friendly. The house next door is currently empty, so the property was peaceful and quiet.

    Thanks for your feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back again. Regards, Tricia and Andy. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Diane4.7Oct 2023

  • "We enjoyed our visit to the cottage ."

    Grateful for the heating as we returned a bit wet and chilly on a couple of days ! Everything you need is there but no cooking was required as the pub is marvellous !!!

    So glad you enjoyed your stay and our great local pub! We hope to welcome you back. Best wishes, Tricia & Andy Property Owner

    Reviewed by Christine4.4Oct 2023

  • "The cottage was absolutely perfect!"

    Great views, all the comforts you need inside and a lovely welcome pack on arrival. Beds large and very comfy and a large , hot shower . Definitely stay again !

    Thank you for your lovely feedback! We pride ourselves on trying to ensure that our guests are really comfortable and have a very enjoyable stay. We look forward to welcoming you back next year! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Graeme5.0Sep 2023

  • "Everything was fine, apart from the shower which seemed to flood the floor every time in used."

    which made the floor mat provided soaking wet. There needs to be a covering/door to keep the water from leaking into the floor perhaps. The front door didn’t seem to close properly without proper force when leaving the property.

    Thanks for your feedback. As you may have seen, our feedback is usually excellent and you're the only guests to have had these issues so we're sorry you didn't make us aware during your stay. We're at the property every week for change-overs and there's no apparent problem with the front door which is the type where you fully lift the handle to lock. Re the shower, as with all walk-in showers, it has no door so a little care does need to be taken, especially if using the detachable head. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Natalie3.8Sep 2023

  • "We had a wonderful week in Canal View Cottage."

    It is ideally located next to the canal which which allows you sit outside and watch the boats go by or take in some of the wonderful walks available. Canal View Cottage is beautifully presented by the owners with much thought given to the decor and furnishings. It is ideally situated to allow you to visit some of the nicest parts of the Yorkshire Dales. On the hospitality side about five minutes away is The White Lion Inn which is very friendly, serves excellent food and drink and has a lovely beer garden.

    Thank you for the excellent feedback. We're so pleased you enjoyed the cottage and surrounding area and look forward to welcoming you back again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Sep 2023

  • "Excellent facilities,thoughtful welcoming gift well situated for walking,can highly recommend the pub and the Bangladeshi takeaway."

    Can park at the Church,if stuck.

    Thank you. We're delighted you really enjoyed your stay at the cottage. Come back again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Aug 2023

  • "Lovely homely cottage beside the canal with fantastic views and ideally situated for exploring local areas."

    We had a great time and would definitely recommend

    Thank you for being such excellent guests! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay! Come again anytime! Best wishes, Tricia & Andy. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Joan5.0Jul 2023

  • "Excellent property."

    Very good host who gives a lot of good information about area and response to any questions you ask .really did enjoy our stay would recommend to anyone.thanks again for letting us stay

    Thank you so much. We're really glad the information pack is useful and that you enjoyed your stay! Come back soon! Best wishes Tricia and Andy Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Jul 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage, spotlessly clean, all needs catered for."

    Welcome pack an added bonus and very much appreciated. Will definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Gale4.7Jun 2023

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x double
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with gas, log-effect stove
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer
  • Smart TV and WiFi, Alexa smart speaker, DVD player, DVDs, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Parking available in free car park nearby
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.6 miles, pub 0.4 miles, canal 0.1 miles
  • Note: Babes in arms and children over 5 only
  • Note: There are 7 external steps to get to the property
  • The property can only accept check in on a Monday or a Friday.

The property

Farnhill 0.6 miles.

Set at the heart of the quaint village of Kildwick, near Farnhill, overlooking the Aire Valley, lies this delightful, two-bedroom holiday home, Canal View Cottage.

Overlooking and set upon the tranquil waters of the Leeds and Liverpool canal, this charming cottage boasts well-presented living spaces, great positioning to nearby amenities, and superb proximity to the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, making it a fantastic base for a family looking for their next relaxing escape to the Yorkshire Dales.

After you've unpacked your belongings, make yourself at home in your lovely new lodgings, where a fully-equipped kitchen/diner awaits the chosen chef, complete with all the appliances required to whip up tasty, home-cooked meals.

Savour your culinary creations at the dining table, before you retreat to the plush sitting room where you can enjoy a film on the Smart TV, kept warm by a well-appointed, gas log-effect stove.

As day rolls into night, refresh with a long, hot shower before you finally retire for a well-earned rest in one of two inviting bedrooms.

If you can tear yourself away from your peaceful new dwelling, take time to explore what your local surroundings have to offer.

Embark on a scenic walk alongside the calm waters of the canal that’s located right outside of the cottage; take a walk into Kildwick, where you can settle down for a delicious pub lunch at The White Lion pub, which has a gorgeous setting and beer garden, offering excellent, traditional pub fare, or even a little spot of coffee at Coffee & Crumbs; or go a step further and head on-foot across the river to the neighbouring village of Cross Hills, which is home to the serene greens of Glusburn Park, the historic landmark of Lund's Tower, as well as the popular dining spots of 22 The Square, the Old White Bear Public House and Restaurant, and the Dog & Gun country inn.

Enjoy the ultimate escape to Yorkshire when you book a stay at Canal View Cottage.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location

FARNHILL

Skipton 4 miles; Harrogate 22 miles.

The attractive village of Farnhill lies in the Aire Valley, alongside the Leeds to Liverpool canal, just four miles south of Skipton. The village's 17th century heritage is still visible in some of the buildings, with an even greater number remaining from the village’s heyday as a 19th century centre for hand loom weaving and lead mining. Farnhill is home to an excellent local pub, and the village is within walking distance of Cross Hills where a number of old pubs, shops and good restaurants can be found, while the nearby mainline railway station has good links to Leeds, Skipton and the famous Settle-Carlisle Railway line. Nearby Skipton, known as "The Gateway to the Dales", has an ancient castle, a beautiful old parish church and a colourful market occupying the cobbled ‘setts’ each side of the high street. Enjoy a canal trip on a traditional barge or visit Embsay Steam Railway, which has regular steam train excursions at the weekend.

The property can only accept check in on a Monday or a Friday

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas