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Cleeve Cottage

Leyburn, North Yorkshire (Ref. 916071)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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26 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Knowles

    “Generally happy with the accommodation, the biggest issue was the creaking flooring heading to the bathroom.”

    - Mr Knowles, October 2020

    Thank-you for your comments. We've examined the floorboards on the upstairs landing and have banged down any loose ones, so we believe any squeaking has now been resolved. - Sykes owner relations

The property

A welcoming, stone link-detached cottage, set on a small estate on the outskirts of the pretty market town of Middleham.

Stylish and contemporary throughout, Cleeve Cottage is a real delight with first class fittings and fixtures, offering friends and families an ideal holiday home for enjoying this popular area of the Yorkshire Dales.

Featuring a comfortable sitting room with two beautiful sofas arranged around the main fireplace, which houses a characterful multi-fuel stove, this is a cosy space to put your feet up after a day of exploring the local countryside.

The well-equipped kitchen/diner provides a great space to sit and enjoy an evening meal, talk about the travails of the day and prepare plans for the rest of the holiday.

The master bedroom boasts a luxurious pocket sprung king-size bed and the second bedroom contains full-size twin single beds.

Although it boasts two market places, Middleham is a now really only a market town in name; the Yorkshire Dales community is better known these days for its links to The Sport of Kings – horse racing.

The old town is just a short walk from your cottage, and includes excellent old pubs and local restaurants, along with a well-stocked general store.

The famous ruined castle, founded as a simple moat-and-bailey structure in the 12th century, is less than half a mile away, where fantastic views stretch across Wensleydale.

The nearby villages of West Witton and East Witton boast award-winning gastropubs and both are well worth a visit.

Explore nearby Bolton Castle, visit the famous Aysgarth Falls or take a ride on the Wensleydale Railway.

This delightful cottage is ideal for a family or for a romantic break.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with multi-fuel stove.
  • Electric central heating with multi-fuel stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV , DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car, with additional roadside parking next to cottage
  • Secure bike storage in garage
  • Enclosed courtyard garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 min walk.

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About the location


Leyburn 2.5 miles; Richmond 12 miles.

The attractive Wensleydale town of Middleham is renowned for its history and race horses. Much of the history is bound up with its Norman castle, which dates from 1190 and has a castle keep second in size only to the Tower of London. The horses are a great sight as they make their way to the gallops every morning. The pretty market square is partially cobbled and offers a range of shops, pubs and places to eat. The bustling market town of Leyburn is just a short drive away offering a variety of great shops and pubs, or why not take some time to explore The Forbidden Corner, a unique labyrinth of tunnels, chambers and surprises set amidst 4 acres of grounds, providing a fun day out for all the family? All in all a superb base for exploring Wensleydale and all within easy driving distance of York, the North York Moors and the Yorkshire Dales and Heritage Coast.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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