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Belvedere Farm

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Hipperholme, Yorkshire Dales - South Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 12 Guests

  • 6 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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35 Customer Reviews

  • "Great house in a beautiful setting, the house is huge with a separate games ..."

    Great house in a beautiful setting, the house is huge with a separate games room, there was plenty of room for us all to have our own space, the owner was very helpful A few niggly bit though, the cooker needs replacing ( the owner did tell us it was being done this year) some of the the other appliances also need replacing, lots of the light bulbs needed replacing especially in the lounge, also the hot tub didn't seem to get past 35° which wasn't warm enough when the outside temperature was so cold, unfortunately we only used it once Saying all of that we had a lovely week

    Thanks for your feedback. yes the kitchen is being updated in April. I'll check the other issues.. Thanks again x Property Owner

    Reviewed by Julie4.4Jan 2024

  • "Had a wonderful stay the house is amazing."

    My guest loved it however due to the location it did cause some issues. The path to the house is not great if you are not a confident driver added with a cover of snow menqt some of my guest didn't arrive. We parked cars at the entrance and had to walk to the house which is a good 15 mins with no lighting at all and local taxis would not drive down meaning our planned night out couldn't happen. This didnt ruin our weekend as we loved been in the house however I can imagine would cause problems for anyone with mobility issues.

    Reviewed by Tracey4.4Dec 2023

  • "We had a great family stay at Belvedere Farm, Denise was a brilliant host and nothing was too much trouble."

    We have been having large family holidays for a number of years now and the places we have stayed have varied a lot. What we particularly liked about Belvedere Farm was it was homely and comfortable without being perfect. We felt we could relax with both the children and the dogs which is not the case in some of the ‘pristine and clinical’ places we’ve stayed. Some of the appliances like the cooker and washing machine are likely to need updating at some point, but we coped and I managed a full roast dinner on the Sunday without being totally sure what temperature I had the oven set at! Thanks Denise for a great week.

    Reviewed by Elaine3.8Oct 2023

  • "Great outdoor space gor kids to play and families to be together."

    The games room is also a great place for everyone to have fun but it needs a new pool table . The kitchen in the main house is tired and needs more cooking facilities. The dining room was a tight squeeze for our family of 12. The upstairs was great again for the family to sit together and have some fun and the bedrooms were nice and comfy. We had a very enjoyable long weekend making lots of lovely memories

    Reviewed by Stephen3.4Sep 2023

  • "We had a wonderful 5 days at Belvedere Farm."

    It is a hidden gem, nestled in a beautiful valley, easy to get to but away from the hustle and bustle of the surrounding towns. The house is very well set up for large groups, with fabulous indoor and outdoor spaces including a bar and hot tub!! Lovely linens and towels, comfortable beds and great bathrooms with super showers. Denise (the owner) was extremely helpful, answering any of our queries quickly and encouraging us to use the facilities to the full. The house is within walking distance of Shibden Hall and Park, close to Halifax and Piece Hall, Haworth and Ogden Water. It is a fabulous place to stay!!

    Reviewed by Michelle4.7Sep 2023

  • "Beautiful property in an amazingly secluded spot."

    Loads for the adults and children to do all in one place.

    Reviewed by Alan4.7Aug 2023

  • "We all had a wonderful time."

    Great place for large families to come together and make memories. Everyone loved the games room and improved their pool skills. The house was perfect for hide and seek (even the grandmas joined in). We will miss our woodland walks and adventures. A wonderful home, in a beautiful spot. Thank you for making us feel so welcome and making our holiday extra special.

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Aug 2023

  • "We stayed at Belvedere Farm as a party of 12 for my birthday."

    We all loved the house and there was plenty of room for us all inside and out! The hot tub was popular but the biggest hit was the games room, we named it the Open Arms Pub, as that's where we ended up every night, facilities were great, pool table, darts, games, projector that we played music videos on, fridges for drinks and toilet facilities. We had so much fun! Beautiful place to relax and lots of wildlife and walks to enjoy. Denise, the owner met us on arrival, and kept in touch throughout the week to make sure we were ok. We would definitely recommend and we will definitely return in the future.

    Reviewed by Bev3.8Jul 2023

  • "It was perfect, lovely and clean, well equipped, very homely."

    The owner met us on arrival, explained about the house, contacted us during our stay to make sure we were all ok. Would highly recommend to all. ⁿ

    Reviewed by Hayley5.0Jun 2023

  • "The most amazing weekend spent at the perfect location."

    The weather was beautiful, the owner was friendly and accommodating and the facilities were perfect. So much fun and laughter for my birthday spent with friends. Would 1000% recommend and will definitely be returning next year. Thank you for having us!

    Reviewed by Kira5.0Jun 2023

  • "Lovely well equipped property with very helpful friendly owner."

    Some maintenance to some appliances and doors required and the kitchen and dining room were too small for 12 guests - although this is being addressed I understand. The hot tub was clean and well maintained, There is an unfenced deep drop in the garden which is dangerous for children - it would be better covered over for safety. The games room was great and the house was set in spacious and peaceful grounds. Overall, a really great holiday.

    Reviewed by Colette4.4May 2023

  • "We had the best time at Belvedere Farm, the house is beautiful and the views are amazing."

    Didn’t want to leave! thank you so much to the owner for all the help and information, lovely lady x

    Reviewed by Charlotte5.0May 2023

  • "Excellent spacious home."

    Wonderful owner Denise extremely helpful when hot tub required maintenance. Games room a real bonus. Kitchen and dining room on the small side for such a big property however I believe the owners are addressing this next year. Slouchy sofas ok for lounging on but not overly comfortable for sitting upright. BBQ a great asset, fabulous surroundings, wildlife and foliage great to watch. Plenty of outdoor furniture enabling Al fresco dining ( weather permitting). As it was Coronation weekend I asked permission to decorate the games room with bunting and flags which Denise was perfectly agreeable to. The peace and tranquillity was amazing. Thank you Denise for sharing your wonderful property. Suzanne and Gary.

    Reviewed by Suzanne4.4May 2023

  • "Lovely house in a beautiful location."

    Fabulous long weekend with friends had everything we needed. Will definitely return.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Apr 2023

  • "Fabulous place and site."

    ..Great for families. Interesting places to visit. The owners could not have been more helpful.Any problems were dealt with immediately. Would suggest meeting the owner to make sure you find the property ..she was extremely helpful as the information to reach the property on your email to us would not get you by car right to the property!

    Reviewed by Sylvia4.7Mar 2023

  • "Wonderful stay and would recommend to other."

    Host is very helpful

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Mar 2023

  • "Fantastic property and facilities"

    Reviewed by Russell5.0Feb 2023

  • "Lovely setting, met by host who guided us to the house as driveway difficult to locate."

    The Owners were super fast to respond to any queries we had. The games room was a huge hit with us all, especially the teenagers. Fabulous house for four family’s to get together. Hope we can stay again as lots to see locally and lovely walks from the door.

    Reviewed by Mandy5.0Feb 2023

  • "The stay was brilliant ."

    The owner was fantastic. Nothing was too much trouble . If we.asked questions they replied straight away . The place is amazing. Great for either familys to.get together or friends . Plenty of space . Would definitely go back . We went for.a long weekend but would stop.for a.week definitely. There's a.nice eat.just.up the road from the.House. walking distance The tannery. There's plenty of land round the house to walk .

    Reviewed by Jacqueline5.0Jan 2023

  • "After a 7 night stay at Belevedere farm, I wished that I'd booked at least another week (or longer)."

    The house is beautiful, and every single bedroom was spacious but cosy. We all loved the walks around the house as well as the garden and hot tub. The living room with the fire was so cosy, and having a few living spaces meant we had enough room for everyone to relax in peace. I can't recommend staying here enough - we will be back to stay!

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Nov 2022

  • "A really lovely property - owner is very welcoming."

    We stayed first week of October 2022. Plenty of rooms for a large party. Having more than one lounge meant the adults could have one and the young adults had the other! Lots of fresh towels and bedding. Lovely and clean. Highly recommend staying at this property as a good location for Yorkshire. The dogs also loved the grounds - the Vizsla especially loved the pond! Well done owners you have a gem there!

    Reviewed by Janet4.7Sep 2022

  • "Had an amazing weekend away with friends, the host could not be more accommodating and helpful, the whole property is a brilliant place for families or groups who want to spend quality time together, but also have the space to go off by themselves - but will definitely come by car next time!"

    Reviewed by Samantha4.7Sep 2022

  • "Booked this for my Nans 80th birthday as a family get together."

    The house is gorgeous and looks like the photos. The host was unable to meet us but arranged someone to greet us, left a little care package and text to check everything was okay throughout the stay. The facilities are great! The only tiny downside is some general wear and tear, some of the bedroom doors didn’t shut (had to be propped closed) and the gym is now a bar/ games room. (Not a downside now, just a shock as two PT’s in the family who were expecting a gym!) Overall a gorgeous place and a fantastic host/ owner. Would 100% recommend!! Already looking at booking again next year.

    Reviewed by Amira4.4Sep 2022

  • "Lovely big property with plenty of room available for everyone to get some peace and quiet."

    The terrace catches the sun on an afternoon and evening which is lovely. We loved the jacuzzi and enjoyed the walks around the property. There’s lots of room for dogs to roam and explore in a safe and secure garden which was great. The set up of the farm takes a bit of getting used to as the kitchen is on the bottom floor whereas the main living areas are upstairs but you soon get used to going up and down the stairs. The property has a games room which has a bar and pool table as well as a darts board in it. There’s a box of toys which was great for our kids too.

    Reviewed by Krissy4.4Aug 2022

  • "Had a fantastic holiday in Belvedere Farm, lovely tranquil setting for my birthday get together."

    Plenty of space so we could all get a bit of me time, reading a book, watching tv in the many comfortable seating areas. The dogs had a fantastic week too, plenty of space to run around whilst being secure. Will certainly be back many times again. The hosts were very friendly and helpful, thank you very much for a lovely stay

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Jul 2022

  • "Amazing place to stay."

    Very relaxing place with a busy town centre/local park on the doorstep. Owners were so friendly and helpful. The house is gorgeous, due to its size I got in plenty of steps in the house alone! The games room is perfect addition and will be amazing once fully finished. Sitting out on the balcony watching wildlife and even had a couple of visits from 2 deer which I loved

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Jun 2022

  • "Belvedere farm was an ideal property for sharing our Golden Wedding celebration with family and friends."

    The children spent all their time in the Games room , on the trampoline , playing football and cricket in grounds or watching one of the many televisions. The adults were happy to sit and enjoy the beautiful scenery ,use the hot tub or walk through the woods and tracks close by . We walked to Shibden Hall /Park (of Gentlemen Jack fame) and caught a bus to Halifax , visiting Piece Hall and the Minster, both well worth a visit . Plenty of wild life to spot in the grounds , we saw various birds including woodpeckers, wagtails, owls and even a deer . Had an amazing week and hoping to return for our Diamond Anniversary!

    Reviewed by Jan5.0Jun 2022

  • "Belvedere farm was amazing."

    Just as was listed on Sykes cottages site. Beds were so comfortable. Every where was spotless. Facilities brilliant. A most tranquil place to unwind and relax.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0May 2022

  • "We had a fantastic stay at Belvedere Farm."

    The property is wonderful and has so much character. We all loved the hot tub and games room. The property owners were so friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0May 2022

  • "A really lovely holiday home, in the middle of beautiful countryside."

    Really clean and plenty of space for us all. The hottub was great to have with lots of walks and places to visit nearby. The bar/games room will be amazing when it's finished and the pool table delivery while we were staying was great! Definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Apr 2022

  • "Very spacious property, room for everyone."

    Loved the outdoor sitting areas. Fabulous location with beautiful scenery. Couple of negatives, lack of equipment in the kitchen for cooking, balcony door is very hard to open/close and two bins would be better for a large house. Apart from this we had an amazing week and would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Hayley4.4Apr 2022

  • "This is an amazing, unique place."

    The private setting, house and facilities made it the perfect place to stay for our 3 generational family holiday. The oldies were happy to stay in behind enjoying their separate on suite and bedroom warm sunroom with very comfortable sofas and a view over the pond and wildlife (including 2 deer). For the younger and more active, there are may places to walk and explore close to the house (including an old Victorian tunnel), and yet it is very close to many museums (Eureka) and parks. With a choice of 3 sitting areas and lots of TV's we could decide when to be together or apart. The games room (with underfloor heating) was a great place to have our (privately booked) Yoga lessons and for the children to play in when the weather was wet. The hot tub and trampoline were well used. The owner was extremely helpful. We are looking forward to coming back.

    Reviewed by Marion4.7Apr 2022

  • "Unfairly charged for damage from a storm."

    Despite calling multiple times to discuss the issue and promising to get back to us, owner has yet to do so.

    Reviewed by Hannah1.3Feb 2022

  • "A fabulous property in a lovely location set amongst acres of fields and forestland."

    The hot tub proved very enjoyable with the kids and adults alike. Plenty of space indoors, multiple TV sets if you all want to watch different things or even just have a quiet chill. The dogs also enjoyed it too. The property was spotlessly clean on arrival and the owner is only a matter of minutes away should any issues arise. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Findlay5.0Jan 2022

  • "This is a very well presented beautiful house with spacious bedrooms and lovely chilling areas!"

    The property is very private and quite. The owner was very friendly, welcoming and completely at ease with our pet dogs. We thoroughly enjoyed our weekend stay there and would certainly recommend it to others.

    Reviewed by Guida5.0Jan 2022

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  • Over four floors
  • Six bedrooms: 1 x king-size with Juliet balcony and en-suite bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x second-floor king-size (zip & link so can be twin) with Smart TV, 1 x third-floor king-size with Smart TV, 1 x third-floor double with Smart TV, 1 x second-floor double, 1 x king-size (zip & link so can be twin)
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Second-floor bathroom with roll-top bath, walk-in shower, handheld shower, basin and WC
  • Third-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room with TV
  • First-floor sitting room with woodburning stove
  • First-floor snug with electric fire
  • The property also has a pool table, dartboard, bar and sofas in a detached building in the grounds
  • First-floor orangery with balcony
  • 2 dogs are welcome - please enquire about any additional dogs.
  • Central heating with woodburning stove and electric fire
  • Electric range oven and ceramic hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, American-style fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • 6 x Smart TVs, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Private off-road parking
  • Garden with lawn, patio, furniture and hot tub and first-floor balcony with furniture
  • Pet-friendly
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.5 miles, pub 0.3 miles
  • Note: There is an unfenced pond in the garden, please take care and ensure that children are supervised at all times
  • Note: There are steep stairs leading from the ground floor to the first floor, please take care
  • Note: The first floor bedroom is accessed via a set of stairs leading from the orangery
  • Note: There is a step up into the snug, please take care
  • Note: There is a step up to the third-floor shower room, please take care
  • Note: The property is accessed via an unmade track road

The property

Tucked away amongst 10 glorious acres of woodland on the outskirts of Hipperholme, West Yorkshire, rests this striking Victorian holiday home, Belvedere Farm.

Set across four levels and comfortably sleeping up to 12 guests, Belvedere Farm is the perfect base for a group of friends or family looking for a countryside retreat.

Journey through the woodland along the track road and park up at the foot of this magnificent dwelling, marvelling at the eye-catching Victorian architecture and the peaceful setting of the surrounding greenery before making your way inside to begin your staycation.

Stepping inside, discover a handy utility room alongside a shower room, where you can freshen up your wardrobe and enjoy a quick rinse following a day of adventure.

When stomachs start to rumble, make your way through to the well-equipped kitchen, where the designated chef can make use of the fantastic facilities to prepare heart-warming dishes before loading the dishwasher to keep the space neat and tidy.

Uncork a chilled bottle of wine from the cooler and gather together with your guests in the nearby dining room to indulge, backed by the sound of your favourite show playing on the Smart TV, or make mealtimes an alfresco affair with a sociable seat on the patio, backed by the peaceful scenery of the still waters of the pond.

Settle down for the evening with a sumptuous spot in front of the Smart TV in the sitting room, uniquely positioned on the first floor and thoughtfully laid out with a traditional décor of exposed wooden beams and a rustic woodburning stove.

Escape the excitement and enjoy an intimate escape in the snug, where you can delve into the pages of a captivating book at the glow of the electric fire gently warms the room.

End each day in style with an indulgent soak in the bubbling hot tub for an evening under the stars or retreat indoors to the orangery where you can finish up evening drinks whilst still enjoying the unspoilt countryside views.

When sleep calls, you're spoilt for choice between six well-presented bedrooms, the first of which is accessed via a set of stairs leading from the orangery, where you'll find a sumptuous king-size with the benefit of its own en-suite bathroom, perfect for beating the morning queues!

Two king-size rooms and a double and are all positioned on the second floor, with a further king-size and double set in an elevated position on the third floor, with the latter fit with their own Smart TV so you can catch up on your favourite show from the comfort of the covers.

Along with the ground floor shower room, servicing this fabulous property is a second-floor bathroom, fit with an elegant roll-top bath and walk-in shower, along with a third-floor shower room, giving guests the choice between a luxurious soak amongst the bubbles or a quick morning rinse.

Get better acquainted with your surroundings and take a leisurely stroll through the extensive grounds that envelope your new home-from-home where you can watch the ducks as the play on the peaceful waters of the pond.

The property also has a pool table, dartboard, bar and sofas in a detached building in the grounds.

Take a break from doing the cooking and venture into the heart of Hipperholme where you'll find a fantastic selection of delicious eateries on offer, ranging from elegant restaurants, traditional pubs and convenient takeaways, promising to serve something to suit all tastes and budgets, or if you'd prefer, head to the local shop to pick-up some tasty treats to enjoy from the comfort of your holiday home.

Keep entertained with a visit to Shibden Park, where you can tour the medieval grounds of Shibden Hall, a Grade II* listed historic house, indulge in a coffee and a slice of cake with a view of the boating lake at Coffee Culture In The Park, or journey through the greenery aboard the Miniature Railway.

Be sure to pack your clubs, as the avid golfer may want to spend an afternoon at Lightcliffe Golf Club or the nearby Crow Nest Park Golf Club.

Jump in the car and visit the bustling town of Halifax, where you can treat yourself to a spot of retail therapy or a well-deserved tipple at The Piece Hall Halifax, catch a live performance at the Victoria Theatre Halifax, or keep the little ones busy with a fascinating exploration of the interactive exhibits on display at Eureka!

The National Children's Museum.

For your next group celebration in Yorkshire, be sure to choose Belvedere Farm as a base that you'll be delighted to return to.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £750.

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About the location


Halifax 2.5 miles; Dewsbury 8.8 miles.

The charming village of Hipperholme is nestled within the Calderdale area of West Yorkshire, centrally positioned between the bustling towns of Halifax and Brighouse. Home to a fabulous selection of local amenities, including delicious eateries and well-stocked shops, Hipperholme makes for the perfect base for a rural retreat. There's plenty to see and do, with a well-kept 18-hole golf course and the large recreation ground of Woodhead Park, venue to the yearly family-friendly Brodstock music festival. The town of Halifax is set a stone's throw away, home to a handful of fascinating museums and a vibrant high-street. Leeds, Bradford and Huddersfield are all within easy touring distance, each offering a fantastic selection of amenities and attractions, well worth a visit.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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  • Christmas