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Ivy Cottage

Grewelthorpe near Masham, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 942580)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

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    Off road parking
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    Ground floor bedroom
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    Open fire
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    Garden / Patio
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    Cot available
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    Highchair available
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    Games Room

Reviews

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30 Customer Review(s)

  • deborah l
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    “Perfect cottage to recharge your batteries and escape Covid.”

    I recently had the pleasure to stay at this fantastic cottage after the recent lockdown. It was the perfect place for my husband and I to recharge our batteries and escape the dreaded Covid 19. Myself being a nurse and my husband working in the food industry, we have both been working flat out throughout 2020. ...

    I recently had the pleasure to stay at this fantastic cottage after the recent lockdown. It was the perfect place for my husband and I to recharge our batteries and escape the dreaded Covid 19. Myself being a nurse and my husband working in the food industry, we have both been working flat out throughout 2020. I have to disagree with a previous review, as we found Ivy cottage spotlessly clean, no cobwebs or spiders, the cottage was well aired, no damp smells or odours. We also had no issues with the log burner, we used it every night after a days walking and the patio door opened with no issues. We had fresh linen for the bed and adequate supplies of kindling and wood for the log burner. The week was just perfect, we both wished we could have stayed longer, but alas work commitments wouldn't allow us to. Its location was ideal, set in a very quiet/private area with stunning views, just a short walk outside of Grewelthorpe village. We are avid walkers and there where so many stunning walks on the door step which was ideal for us. The owner made our stay at Ivy cottage extra special by putting up lovely Christmas decorations and a tree, as well as leaving some chocolates and wine for us both on our arrival. They are obviously very passionate about their business as Ivy cottage was just like home from home, it had everything we needed and much more for our weeks stay. I would definitely recommend Ivy Cottage to both my family and friends without hesitation. Hope to re visit during 2021 to explore the surrounding area even more.

    - deborah l, December 2020
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The property

A superb, stone-built detached cottage located in the peaceful Nidderdale village of Grewelthorpe near Ripon.

The property sits in a Hamlet of several pretty cottages, on the edge of the village. Boasting uninterrupted countryside views to the rear, this makes for the ideal spot for couples looking to get away from it all and enjoy a well-earned break.

The cottage features a delightful open plan living area complete with a well-equipped kitchen and dining area, a perfect space to enjoy meals for two, plus there is a cosy sitting area where you can snuggle up in front of the woodburning stove and enjoy a film.

You will also find a spacious bedroom featuring an en-suite wet room.

From the living area, French doors open out into a private garden with views stretching across rolling hills, offering a space to enjoy a drink in tranquil surroundings.

Be sure to make the most of these beautiful surroundings by embarking on one the many walks that are available from the doorstep.

The magical Hackfall Woods can be found within a 15 minutes’ stroll, where you will come across follies, grottoes, surprise waterfalls and the fountain.

After working up a thirst why not stop off at the village pub, The Crown, where you are sure to get a friendly welcome and can enjoy traditional pub food or enjoy a selection of local ales?

Nearby the popular town of Masham awaits with such attractions as The Black Sheep Visitor Centre with its bistro, the town's famous market square and 7th century church and can be easily accessed by car or within an hour and a half by foot along the River Ure.

For the amenities and sites of the city, historic Ripon can be found within a short drive, where you can explore enchanting old streets and alleyways, fascinating museums, the market square and a stunning cathedral.

Further afield, the lovely town of Harrogate has so much to offer for a memorable day out, with the magnificent Turkish baths, old theatres and Bettys tea rooms overlooking Montpelier Gardens, as well as many fine places to eat.

With beautiful countryside on the doorstep as well as many wonderful places to visit, this Nidderdale cottage is the perfect base for a romantic and relaxing break.

Summary

  • All ground floor
  • One double bedroom with en-suite wet room with shower, basin and WC
  • Separate basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
  • Electric storage heaters in bathroom and bedroom, woodburning stove, underfloor heating (not in bedroom)
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed gravelled patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.5 miles, pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: There are three steps down to access the gravelled garden, may not be suitable for those with limited mobility.

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About the location

GREWELTHORPE

Masham 3 miles; Ripon 6.5 miles.

The pretty village of Grewelthorpe is idyllically situated amidst the stunning moorland scenery and tapestry of lush green meadows of Nidderdale, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, 3 miles from Masham and 6.5 miles from Ripon. Grewelthorpe is home to a charming pub, a former 16th Century coaching house, which offers traditional 'pub grub' amidst a warm and welcoming ambiance. Nearby Kirkby Malzeard has one pub, two shops and a cosy tea room, whilst the encompassing dale is a popular location for walkers, photographers and painters. The historic city of Ripon is a mere 6.5 miles away, offering visitors a variety of attractions, including its imposing cathedral with 1300 year old crypt, the Yorkshire Law & Order Museums, a bustling weekly market, an International Music Festival and Ripon Races. Enjoy beautiful riverside and canal walks or explore the famous Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Garden, whilst the nearby small market town of Masham with its two breweries, glass making studio, shops and gallery is well worth a visit. The historic houses of Norton Conyers and Newby Hall & Gardens are close by and the popular Lightwater Valley Theme Park with its Factory Shopping Village provides a great day out, Camphill is also a short drive away. The National Trust Brimham Rocks are not far away, and worth a visit. An ideal location for exploring both the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors, not to mention Harrogate, Knaresborough and York!

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

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  • Off-season
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