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Ashknott Cottage

Kirkby Malzeard near Ripon, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 932370)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • “Wonderful cozy cottage with all the ...”

    Wonderful cozy cottage with all the amenities we needed. Extremely comfy couch, great bed, loved it. Only negative was traffic noise early in the morning which the owners can not help!! Other then that charming cottage!!!

    Wonderful cozy cottage with all the amenities we needed. Extremely comfy couch, great bed, loved it. Only negative was traffic noise early in the morning which the owners can not help!! Other then that charming cottage!!!

    - Mr Morrison, November 2017


  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A delightful, stone-built cottage located in the lovely lower Yorkshire Dales village of Kirkby Malzeard in Ripon.

A former farmworker's cottage, the property dates back to the 1800s and exudes charm and character throughout.

This superb cottage offers outstanding accommodation, featuring a warm and inviting living room complete with a dining table and woodburning stove, perfect for enjoying a meal and getting cosy in front of the fire after an exciting day out exploring the local area.

The ground floor also has a well-equipped and stylish, shaker-style kitchen with original exposed beams and a distressed oak door.

Upstairs the cottage boasts a spacious bedroom with a king-size bed and adjacent bathroom with a large freestanding bath, perfect for couples looking for a memorable romantic break in this stunning area.

Why not enjoy a coffee or glass of wine in the private gravelled area to the rear of the cottage?

For those wishing to enjoy beautiful walks and the tranquillity of this Dales location, this cottage is perfect for you.

The village boasts fine pubs, serving excellent cuisine and a good range of real ales, and a celebrated fish and chip shop.

The nearby historic city of Ripon is a short ten minute drive away, where you can explore historic old streets and alleyways, fascinating museums, the market square and a stunning cathedral.

Slightly further afield is the lovely town of Harrogate, boasting a wide variety of inviting pubs, high end restaurants and tempting shops, whilst the magnificent Turkish Baths, old theatres, and Bettys tea room - overlooking Montpelier Gardens - are unmissable.

In the other direction is the quieter town of Masham with such attractions as The Black Sheep Visitor Centre with its bistro, the town's famous market square and 7th century church.

With beautiful countryside to explore, and heritage houses and castles to visit, this Kirkby Malzeard cottage is the perfect base for a romantic or relaxing break in the Yorkshire Dales.


One king-size double bedroom. Bathroom with freestanding bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove.


  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for the stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking outside cottage
  • Private gravelled patio with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 7 mins walk.

About the location


Ripon 7 miles; Pateley Bridge 8 miles.

Pretty Kirkby Malzeard is one of a scattering of delightful villages, idyllically situated amidst the stunning moorland scenery and tapestry of lush green meadows of Nidderdale. The village is well served by two pubs, one serving Indian takeaways, a village shop, three tea rooms and a local garage. The area is a walkers paradise with many footpaths and bridleways wending their merry way through the beautiful Dales countryside, whilst painters and photographers are also well catered for. The surrounding area boasts plenty of local attractions including the ancient monastic ruins of Fountains Abbey and beautiful Studley Royal Gardens (National Trust), Lightwater Valley Theme Park, the pretty village of Masham with its famous brewery and of course the cathedral city of Ripon. Children will love exploring the impressive Brimham Rocks - 50 acres of huge rocks, weathered over the years into strange shapes giving rise to names like The Eagle and Dancing Bear. Both the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks are within easy driving distance, as are the towns of Harrogate, Knaresborough and the City of York.

Region Information

Up until 09th Sept 2017 this property will be pet-free.
From 09th Sept 2017 this property will accept one well-behaved dog.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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