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The Gables

(Ref. 1049598)

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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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22 Customer Reviews

  • "Ideal location for exploring Yorkshire Property was bright and airy, we loved the upside down living."

    The accommodation was first rate. The owners left a lot of information about the immediate area as well options for days out (both wet and dry days).We would highly recommend the property to friends and family.

    Thank you very much for your lovely feedback. We really appreciate your comments and how well you looked after the Flat during your stay. We hope you get the opportunity to visit our beautiful part of North Yorkshire again. Very kind regards, Avis and Steven Property Owner

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Jul 2024

  • "Flat was very clean had all you need for a great holiday."

    Was very well equipped, kitchen is small but was no problem cooking etc in it. Bed was comfortable. Flat was warm and also in a good area to visit many places.would use again when in yorkshire.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope you will visit again next time you are in the area. There is such a lot to see in this part of North Yorkshire. Thank you for taking care of the Flat during your stay. Very kind regards, Avis and Steven. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jun 2024

  • "My second time at the Gables."

    Perfect place to stay as it offers comfort and everything needed for a great break. Close to facilities and main routes to essential attractions. Hope to be back next year.

    Thank you Steven for your feedback. The best kind of feedback is a happy returning guest. Thank you we do our best. Very kind regards. Avis and Steven Property Owner

    Reviewed by Steven5.0May 2024

  • "Lovely bright spacious welcoming apartment."

    Very comfortable and spotlessly clean with lots of local information in the apartment on places to visit. Plenty of space for parking and in a great location. Would definitely recommend.

    Thank you Ken for your lovely feedback. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay in this lovely part of North Yorkshire. Thank you for looking after the Flat during your stay. We do hope you come again. Very best wishes Avis and Steven Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ken5.0Mar 2024

  • "Very well equipped, comfortable and spotlessly clean."

    The kitchen and bathroom are small, which is fine because the living accommodation is light and spacious. Boroughbridge is very well positioned for visiting many interesting places. Quite a long walk into the town centre but easy to park there.

    Thank you for your feedback. I would like to know what you feel is inaccurate about the listing, I really would not like to mislead anyone. Please could you message me when you have a moment. Avis Property Owner

    Reviewed by Allan Lee Granger4.7Sep 2023

  • "Comfortable, clean and cosy."

    We really enjoyed our stay at this property, which is very well sited for exploring North Yorkshire and a good base to visit York itself. There's a Morrisons just a few hundred yards down the road, which is very handy. We had mixed weather during our stay, so it was nice to have a lovely cosy retreat in the evening. We didn't actually do any hiking, but if we'd had our wet muddy boots to dry then the carpets and shoe cupboard provided in the accommodation are far too nice to store muddy boots, so you'd have to leave them in the car. Maybe a plastic box (or equivalent) could be provided to help dry muddy boots overnight without causing a mess for anyone.

    Thank you for your feedback. We will give your suggestion serious consideration. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. I do hope you visit us again. Avis Property Owner

    Reviewed by Diane5.0Aug 2023

  • "Enjoyed a weeks stay at this property which is clean and well maintained with all comforts provided."

    Two Tvs with Sky ect always a bonus. The owner is very house proud and presents a homely comfortable property to stay at. Sited on the edge of Boroughbridge with easy access to the usual tourist spots in that area and a Morrison's Supermarket a short walk away. We would use this property in the future.

    Thank you very much for your feedback it is appreciated. You are most welcome to stay again whenever you want to. Kind regards Steven Property Owner

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jun 2023

  • "Very comfortable cottage which had all the amenities I needed for a home from home experience."

    Great location close to the town and supermarket and to the motorway, with easy access to Knaresborough, Harrogate and York. Would highly recommend.

    Thank you very much for your lovely feedback. We do hope you visit us again next time you are in the area. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Steven5.0May 2023

  • "Thank you Steven for the very warm welcome we received and we enjoyed our stay immensely."

    It is a very comfortable, warm and homely cottage with everything you need to make your stay enjoyable. We will be visiting again in the future.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback Kathleen. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and you are most welcome to return whenever you wish. Thank you for taking care of the Flat and for being such considerate guests. Very kind regards, Steven. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kathleen5.0Mar 2023

  • "Ideal location for walks and for exploring Yorkshire."

    The accommodation was first rate with plenty of equipment in the kitchen and the property generally. The owners left a lot of information about the immediate area as well options for days out (both wet and dry days). It could possibly benefit from having a hair drier available and either a net curtain or a blind in the kitchen window. Would definitely revisit and would highly recommend the property to friend, family and others.

    Thank you for your feedback. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay at The Gables. We think that we live in such a lovely part of the country and there is so much to do in every direction. Thank you for looking after the flat during your stay. We look forward to seeing you again. Very kind regards, Avis. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Feb 2023

  • "To the owners of the Gables, I wish to thank you for the warm welcome you gave us."

    The house was one of the cleanest we have ever stayed in and was perfectly positioned for our activities during our stay. When I tripped the electrics (entirely my fault! - I shook my hands dry in direct view of the exposed kettle!) you were most accomodating in putting our electric back on and presenting us with a new kettle. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will consider staying again when I next visit my brother who is based in Boroughbridge.

    Apologies for the late response to your lovely feedback, I thought I had replied. It was lovely to have you stay at The Gables we are so pleased you enjoyed it. I still remember your eldest girl announcing the arrival of a ginger cat in her delightfully clear voice. We hope you come back soon. Very kind regards, Avis. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Chris4.4Jul 2022

  • "Great directions so easy to find."

    The property is beautifully clean and well presented. Plenty of information supplied about the local area. Lots of excellent places to eat locally and Morrison's supermarket a couple of minutes walk away provides all essentials. Many thanks for a restful and pleasant stay.

    Thank you very much for looking after the flat and for being such considerate guests. We would be very pleased to see you all again anytime. Now you know how much there is to do and see around here perhaps you might like to come for a bit longer next time. Very kind regards, Avis Property Owner

    Reviewed by Colleen5.0Jun 2022

  • "We had a lovely time again on our second visit."

    The hosts were very welcoming. The only comment I would like to make - and it applies to every cottage we visit - there was far too many glasses plates etc which make it very difficult to store foodstuff. Altogether it is alovely appartment.

    Hi Margaret, Thank you for visiting us again. I will make sure that there is enough space for storing foodstuffs on your next visit. Very kind regards Avis Property Owner

    Reviewed by Margaret4.7Apr 2022

  • "Hello Avis."

    Many thanks for the flat. We really enjoyed our stay and really only have some minor suggestions that may help you to improve what is a great place to stay. We thought it would have been nice to have a welcome pack. Also some of the basic food and similar items that you don’t want to have to buy specially just for a week would have been useful: e.g., salt pepper and vinegar. There was tea and coffee but for instance the instant coffee in the cupboard was over a year out of its sell by date and unusable. We wonder whether it’d be worth reviewing everything you provide in terms of food, removing the old stuff and focus on what people are most likely to need. Final thought: there are a huge number of glasses (enough for a huge party!) but not many plates etc. Which were rather small.

    Reviewed by Mark4.7Mar 2022

  • "Holiday very central to all the places we visited"

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Aug 2021

  • "Everything was excellent,well presented."

    The only drawback was lack of outside space.

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Jul 2021

  • "A well set out accomidation with every thing in tip top order throughout a very ..."

    A well set out accomidation with every thing in tip top order throughout a very good base to our holliday would visit again

    Reviewed by Bryon5.0Jun 2021

  • "It was clean and comfortable with chairs you could sit in as they were comfortable."

    There was plenty of parking and books with ideas that were useful.

    Reviewed by Eileen5.0Jun 2021

  • "Useful location for Harrogate (and Harlow Carr Gardens), Knaresborough, Ripon (and Fountains Abbey), Thirsk, York, Northallerton, Bowes Museum, etc."

    Morrison's only 300 metres away. Good selection of pubs/restaurants and cafes/farm shops atin the area. Good, friendly communications with owner and handy parking next to entrance.

    Reviewed by Ian4.4May 2021

  • "Fabulous accommodation, nice area , car space, l Everything we could want for a weeks relaxing holiday visiting family."

    , love how this house is with one bedroom on ground floor and everything else upstairs Many thanks to the owners Not overfilled with luxeries washing machine, dishwasher and sky tv but still excellent

    Reviewed by Chris4.7Oct 2020

  • "The owners provided very good information on what to do in the local area."

    This covered things for wet and dry days and really good local walks. One of the best information packs we have seen in some time & much appreciated.

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Sep 2020

  • "The Gables is a really nice house spotlessly clean with Everything you need for a perfect stay a real home from home , it is situated on the outskirts of Boroughbridge with just a short walk into town , it has a supermarket close by Morrison’s and is situated near several towns and cities York,Ripon,Thirsk and Harrogate."

    There are lot several places nearby to have a meal or a drink pubs and lots of nice tea shops . All in all a perfect stay and would definitely go back

    Reviewed by Tim5.0Sep 2020

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  • Reverse-level plan
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x ground floor bedroom with twin beds (zip/link can be made into king size bed on request at the time of booking), 1 x double with Juliet balcony
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • First-floor kitchen
  • First-floor sitting/dining room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Juliet balcony
  • Sorry, no pets or smoking allowed
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 0.6 miles
  • There is a place where bikes can be securely locked to a gate safely out of sight of the road
  • Please note: the property is suitable for holiday use only, and not appropriate for commercial use

The property

Resting on the outskirts of the bustling town of Boroughbridge, The Gables is ideally situated for visiting the Yorkshire Dales, North York Moors, the cities of Ripon, York and the market towns of Richmond and Knaresborough.

There are a number of castles, cathedrals and stately homes in this wonderful part of Yorkshire. Situated next to the owner’s home, on the ground floor is spacious king-sized bedroom with a zip/link feature, whilst upstairs there is a standard double with a quaint Juliet balcony, which overlooks the owner’s garden. Entering the property, make your way upstairs to the sitting/dining room, which enjoys a real home from home aura, offering a relaxing space to unwind as you switch on the TV of an evening. The dining table is a great spot for everyone to gather around to talk about the day and tuck into a home-cooked meal that was prepared within the well-equipped kitchen.

Making the most of the electric oven, gas hob, microwave and fridge. As the evening draws to a close, look forward to drifting off to sleep within one of the two bedrooms, both served by a family shower room. If you do not feel like cooking one evening or are looking to celebrate a special occasion, make your way into Boroughbridge, where you will be spoilt for choice by the selection of cafes, restaurants and pubs that are awaiting you, as well as a number of shops for picking up the essentials. Explore the area further by walking, there are a number of identified walks including along the canal and the River Ure, where you will find opportunities for fishing as well a gentle stroll. To keep you busy, venture to the Staveley Nature Reserve, where you can catch a glimpse of birds, otters and several species of orchid or head to the spa town of Harrogate and visit the famous Turkish baths, the Royal Pump Room Museum and in Knaresborough the Mother Shipton's Cave for a taste of the local history. The city of York is also within close reach, where you can look forward to exploring the Shambles, a historic street with overhanging timber-framed buildings filled with quaint shops, as well as the Gothic-style Minster and the York Castle Museum.

A walk around the walls gives a different and interesting view of the city.

The Gables makes a wonderful getaway for an adventure with the whole family.

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About the location


Aldborough 1.4 miles; Ripon 6 miles; Harrogate 11.4 miles; York 16 miles;

Boroughbridge is a small town and civil parish in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, it is situated approximately 16 miles north-west from the county town of York. The town has a great collection of cafes, restaurants and cosy pubs. There is easy access onto the canal and beautiful walks along the River Ure with many boats and the opportunity to do some fishing. Staveley Nature Reserve is nearby where the superb wetland habitat offers regular sightings of birds, otters and several species of orchid. The village of Aldborough is within easy walking distance where you will find many Roman remains. The annual Aldborough and Boroughbridge Show is a fabulous day out for all the family and the Northern Aldborough Festival is one of the most prestigious classical music events in the country. Boroughbridge is a fantastic base for Knaresborough, Harrogate, Ripon and York.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas