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Lair Close Cottage

Shaw Mills near Harrogate, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 14081)


Very good

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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28 Customer Review(s)

  • “Picture of front door in your listing is misleading, it is nothing like that.”

    Entrance is via a clothes drying area and there is no view o a field.

    Entrance is via a clothes drying area and there is no view o a field.

    - Brian, September 2021

The property

A delightful ground floor, detached cottage situated in the grounds of the owners' home on the edge of the Dales village of Shaw Mills, just five miles from Harrogate.

This Harrogate cottage has been lovingly restored and individually styled to provide first-class accommodation, perfect for a romantic break, families, walkers or cyclists.

This cottage offers open plan living set over one floor, ideal for couples or families sleeping 2-4 people, visiting this lovely area of Yorkshire to enjoy great walking and good touring opportunities.

The living space is modern, bright and airy with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with a settee/sofa bed plus a separate double bedroom.

A modern shower room adjoins the living area and there is a quaint patio area outside this Yorkshire cottage, ideal for dining alfresco.

Nearby Harrogate boasts a wide variety of quaint pubs, tempting restaurants and colourful antique shops, whilst the magnificent Turkish & Health Spa Baths, theatre and Bettys tea room - overlooking Montpellier Gardens - are not to be missed.

Visit the historic city of Ripon, with its impressive cathedral, fascinating museums, pubs, interesting shops, homely tea rooms and fine restaurants.

Visit the historic village of Ripley with castle and grounds that must be seen to be appreciated and this is three miles from the cottage.

The Nidderdale Greenway a traffic-free route suitable for cyclists, walkers and horse riders now links Ripley to Harrogate.

With beautiful countryside to explore and heritage houses and castles to visit, this Harrogate cottage is the perfect base for a relaxing break!


  • All ground floor
  • One double bedroom
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with sofa bed
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, WiFi and a selection of books.Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Patio area with furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.5 miles

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About the location


Ripley 2.5 miles; Ripon 10 miles; Harrogate 5 miles.

The small picturesque village of Shaw Mills is situated in the midst of some of Yorkshire's most beautiful scenery. It comprises a scattering of dwellings and farmsteads and is well placed between the towns of Harrogate and Ripon. Shaw Mills is ideally situated for exploring all of Yorkshire's splendid countryside, with the Yorkshire Dales to the west and the North York Moors and Yorkshire Coast to the east. The fascinating, historic cathedral cities of Ripon and York are close by, as are the great stately homes of Castle Howard and Harewood House, Ripley Castle, the Cistercian Abbeys of Fountains, Rievaulx and Jervaulx, and the castles of Middleham, Bolton and Richmond.

Region Information

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