1A Church View

Menston near Otley, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 21138)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Mrs Anderson
    October 2016
    “Great communication good size ...”
    Great communication good size cottage for 2 very happy
    Great communication good size cottage for 2 very happy


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A lovely, detached cottage situated within the grounds of the owners' home in the village of Menston, just three miles from Otley and five miles from Ilkley.

Lovingly restored and individually styled, this Menston cottage has been transformed from a former workshop and pottery to provide a perfect base for couples on a romantic retreat.

Full of character and charm and with contemporary styling combined with a beautiful oak floor, exposed Yorkshire stone and the original beamed ceiling, this cottage provides a holiday home of some merit.

The accommodation is open plan, with a living area consisting of a spacious sitting area, dining area and fully fitted modern kitchen.

The adjoining bathroom and king-size double bedroom complete the accommodation to provide an ideal holiday base for touring this interesting and vibrant area.

Outside this Menston cottage is a small patio area which is ideal for sitting out on a warm summer evening.

Within a short stroll are a newsagent, a bakery and two lovely pubs.

There are superb road and rail links that can whisk you away to visit Leeds and Bradford, whilst nearby Otley offers a good range of pubs, restaurants and markets.

The popular town of Ilkley is a short drive away while Skipton is a great day out for a visit to Skipton Castle or you can hire a boat on the canal.

Take a trip to the spa town of Harrogate where you'll find the original Bettys tea rooms or spend a day at Harewood House with 100 acres of exquisite gardens, art collections and special events.

The whole area abounds with lovely golf courses, including Otley, Ilkley and Alwoodley to name but a few.

This Menston cottage is a superb touring base, ideal for a romantic break.


All ground floor. One king-size double bedroom with TV. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.


  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TVs with Freeview, DVD,WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 2 mins walk
  • Note: The owners live in the house opposite (15 yards away)

About the location


Otley 3 miles; Ilkley 5 miles; Bolton Abbey 11 miles.

Menston is a pretty village, set in the picturesque and beautiful Wharfe Valley, within walking distance of Ilkley Moor. The village has excellent road and rail links to both Leeds and Bradford. Leeds is a thriving and vibrant city with the attraction of many museums including The Royal Armouries and there is a wide selection of restaurants and bars to choose from after a day spent shopping. Bradford offers attractions such as the famous Media Museum, ice skating as well as many fantastic curry houses to choose from! Otley is located just 3 miles from Menston and has a monthly Farmers’ Market as well as a street market three times a week. The spa town of Ilkley is 5 miles away and offers lovely restaurants and bars amidst some good shopping! A lovely village and the perfect base for exploring Yorkshire.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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