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The Old Forge

Haworth, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 14036)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • “Beautiful hideaway cottage.”
    A beautiful cottage at the top of Haworth. Very close to all amenities and quiet. The details about the cottage were good, giving us all the relevant information we needed for a good stay. When we arrived the cottage was warm and welcoming. Lovely and clean with lots of equipment in the kitchen. The owners were very helpful when we spoke to them about our stay. We have already recommended the cottage to our friends and will definitely be back. A great place to stay.
    A beautiful cottage at the top of Haworth. Very close to all amenities and quiet. The details about the cottage were good, giving us all the relevant information we needed for a good stay. When we arrived the cottage was warm and welcoming. Lovely and clean with lots of equipment in the kitchen. The owners were very helpful when we spoke to them about our stay. We have already recommended the cottage to our friends and will definitely be back. A great place to stay.
    - A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer, November 2017
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Features

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

The property

A first-class, stone-built traditional terraced cottage set over three floors, in a courtyard of private properties in the very heart of Haworth.

From the central location and the beautiful conversion of this traditional old cottage to the lovely furnishings and individual styling, this Haworth cottage is perfect for couples to get away from it all.

This is a fine Haworth cottage, with character and charm throughout, featuring a spacious ground floor kitchen/diner with original beams and exposed stonework, and a warm and cosy first floor sitting room with woodburning stove.

A beautiful modern bathroom with freestanding bath, separate shower and an adjoining master bedroom with feature fireplace all combine to make this a Haworth cottage of real distinction.

This delightful Haworth cottage subtly combines a contemporary feel with original features to create a charming romantic retreat, a few yards from the historic high street.

Steeped in literary history and formerly home to the Bronte sisters, Haworth has much to offer including traditional pubs, restaurants and cafes, and a variety of walks allowing visitors to follow in the footsteps of Catherine and Heathcliff by wandering the fantastic rugged moorland.

Skipton is nearby with its cobbled streets and delightful castle while further afield is the Victorian spa town of Harrogate, boasting fabulous shops, an excellent theatre and the fantastic Royal Pump Room Museum.

A wonderful Haworth holiday cottage, perfect for exploring all this lovely area has to offer.

Accommodation

Over three floors. One second floor double bedroom with TV. Second floor bathroom with freestanding bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area. First floor sitting room with woodburning stove and double sofa bed.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Fuel for woodburning stove supplied on honesty box basis
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Small sitting area to front, balcony area outside sitting room at top of external staircase
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops, pubs and village centre 1 min walk
  • Note: First floor sitting room accessed by staircase from kitchen or external stone staircase from parking area.

About the location

HAWORTH

Skipton 13 miles; Hebden Bridge 8 miles.

The small village of Haworth was home to the famous Bronte sisters, who were inspired by the surrounding moorland to pen their novels, which have become classics of English Literature. Haworth is a village that time almost forgot, with its myriad of curiosity and antique shops, alleyways and cobbled streets creating a wonderful period atmosphere, all set against a framing backdrop of countryside famously described in the novel Wuthering Heights as wild, rugged and barren. Nearby, the famous Keighley and Worth Valley Railway, an authentic steam railway brought to prominence in the film The Railway Children, provides a lovely day out with a regular service to the old village of Oxenhope. The area abounds with popular places to visit, including the Bronte Parsonage Museum, East Riddlesden Hall, and the National Railway Museum in York. The market town of Skipton, often fondly regarded as the Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales, is just a short drive away, and also within reach are elegant Harrogate and vibrant Leeds and Manchester.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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