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Bronte Barn

(Ref. 1087860)

Oakworth, Yorkshire Dales - South Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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11 Customer Reviews

  • "Very helpful when we had a minor problem which was sorted very quickly."

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jun 2023

  • "Everything as described and in good working order."

    Key safe entry worked perfectly even had a little video from the owner to make sure the process was clear. Just remember it is Yorkshire, the access road is narrow and the hills are steep. Thoroughly enjoyed the stay.

    Reviewed by Kevin4.7Jun 2023

  • "Great place to stay."

    The view, comfortable beds, complete kitchen washing machine, in the center of all the places we visited, Lots of opportunities for photos on the way. My wife found using the toilet upstairs a bit of a challenge as she has walking sticks.

    Reviewed by Kenneth4.7Apr 2023

  • "The cottage provided everything we needed to make it a wonderfully realxing week in beautiful countryside with fantastic views over to Haworth."

    The owners were very friendly & we felt very much at home during our stay. Will definitely be returning. Sandy & Tony

    Dear guest, many thanks for your lovely feedback about your recent stay at Bronte Barn. We are pleased you had a nice time and look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sandra4.7Mar 2023

  • "Very pleasant stay at Bronte Barn, however the plug arrangement in the shower room sink requires attention as it does not appear to function correctly when using the open/close lever."

    Radiator heating times are pre-programmed to come on Morning & Evening, consequently if weather is cold and you are staying in during the day there is no heating availability. These points are not a complaint just food for thought, as overall we had a very pleasant stay in the barn.

    Reviewed by Donald4.4Mar 2023

  • "Cosy, comfortable and well equipped cottage."

    Well placed for exploring all the area has to offer. The owner was very helpful. We had a lovely stay.

    Dear Guest, many thanks for taking the time to provide some feedback for us, we are grateful for your comments. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you again if you visit the area in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kristy5.0Oct 2022

  • "Excellent clean, cosy accommodation in a great location."

    Facilities very good although as out most of the time only used the basics.

    Dear Guest Many thanks for taking the time to provide feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay in the cottage and the local area. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Aug 2022

  • "Absolutely fabulous, everything you need is here and right bang in the middle of some fabulous areas to."

    Visit ,approx 30 mins either way , we visited Halifax, ann lister House, fabulous, Bolton Abbey, fabulous, illckley fab shop spot ,I just loved it all

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Jul 2022

  • "We had a very enjoyable stay at Bronte Barn, the cottage was very comfortable and clean and the surrounding area was a sightseers paradise."

    The Owner's did their utmost to provide an enjoyable stay and we thank them for the opportunity. Well done to them and to Sykes also.

    Dear Guest, many thanks for taking the time to provide feedback on your stay. Apologies this response is late. We are very pleased that you had an enjoyable stay, not just in the cottage but also the local area. Thank you for your positive comments about the cottage, we have tried to make it as welcoming as we can. There are a few more things on the 'to do list' for the quieter months. Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0Jul 2022

  • "I had a lovely stay in the barn, made all the better by the beautiful weather."

    Comfortable outdoor seating would have been the icing on the cake to enjoy the beautiful view. The area is incredibly hilly so be prepared for a steep road to Haworth.

    Many thanks for your feedback about your stay and are pleased that, on the whole, your break was enjoyable. Unfortunately, we had to remove the lightweight outside furniture as it did cause some problems in the high winds. We were unable to purchase any storage facility, on the farm , to keep it. We will be providing some sturdier furniture which will be fixed down. We have asked Sykes to update the property description to take account of your comments concerning the terrain. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Karen4.1Jun 2022

  • "Our family (3 adults) had a lovely 4 nights at Bronte Barn, everything we needed was there, & initial access via a keysafe was well described by the owner."

    It was super to sit & look out at the panoramic view over breakfast! The peace,quiet & abundant bird life in the area including goldfinches, a jay, buzzards and barn owls was very special. We found plenty to do, probably rated best was a day rover ticket on the Worth Valley Heritage railway! Other visits in the area included the 17th century Eggleston Manor House at Keighley which was excellent & Haworth and the Bronte Parsonage.

    Thank you so much for taking the time to provide some feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed the cottage and the local area. We don't get to spend time at many of the local attractions so thank you for providing details of the ones you enjoyed. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mary4.4May 2022

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Electric heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed patio
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.75 miles
  • Note: Check-in is from 3pm, check-out by 10am
  • Note: No Vaping
  • Note: The walk down from the cottage, by the brook to Haworth is hilly

The property

Bronte Barn was previously a Yorkshire Threshing Barn with the original large arched window containing the date stone 1831.

It nestles in this unique setting close to the lovely village of Haworth, surrounded by grazed fields and footpaths.

Enter the pretty terraced cottage into the kitchen dining area, where meals can be taken with the addition of a wonderful panoramic view, the cosy lounge area is ideal for relaxing in. The staircase leads to the walk in shower room, and the double and a twin bedrooms, both enjoying picturesque views to wake up to each morning.

Head into the nearby village of Haworth (approx 3/4 mile away) where the cobbled High Street and alleyways are steeped in history and not only offer numerous cafés, eateries and pubs but also a variety of independent shops and businesses.

Pay a visit to the Bronte Parsonage museum which was the sisters' home from 1821-1861 or take a walk to Top Withens said to be the inspiration for Wuthering Heights.

In the nearby village of Oakworth you will find pubs, a supermarket and also Branshaw Golf Club.

Visit the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway at Oakworth station where the original Railway Children was filmed.

The market town of Skipton, known as the 'Gateway to The Dales', is well worth a visit or venture a little further afield and enjoy a cream tea in Harrogate.

Manchester and Leeds are in easy reach.

Bronte Barn can be booked alongside The Mistal (1066046), which is next door, together accommodating up to 8 people.

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

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About the location

OAKWORTH

Haworth 1 mile; Skipton 10 miles.

Oakworth is a small Pennine village just a short drive from Haworth, overlooking the Worth Valley, made famous by the filming of the classic 1970 film version of E.E. Nesbitt's novel, The Railway Children. Besides its close proximity to Haworth and the moors, Oakworth has an attractive ornamental park, and is within easy reach of the town of Keighley. Nearby Haworth was home to the famous Bronte sisters, who were much-inspired by the surrounding moorland. Haworth has a myriad of curiosity and antique shops, alleyways and cobbled streets creating a wonderful period atmosphere, and all this against a backdrop of countryside famously described in the novel Wuthering Heights. Nearby, the famous Worth Valley Railway, an authentic steam railway brought to prominence in the film The Railway Children, makes a lovely day out, with a regular service to the old village of Oxenhope. The area is full of popular places to visit, including the Bronte Parsonage Museum, East Riddlesden Hall, and the Museum of Rail. The market town of Skipton, Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales, is just a short drive away, and also within reach are elegant Harrogate, and vibrant Leeds and Manchester.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas