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Acorn Cottage

Skipton, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 1037180)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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2 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Jenkins

    “Great location for walking into Skipton, 5 minutes away.”

    Extremely well equipped with nice welcome touches.

    Extremely well equipped with nice welcome touches.

    - Mrs Jenkins, June 2021

The property

Resting in the market town of Skipton, on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, is this mid-terrace cottage, Acorn Cottage.

Set over two floors and sleeping up to four guests, Acorn Cottage is a well decorated and well-located setting for your next North Yorkshire adventure, within easy reach of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and Harrogate.

A sought-after on-road parking spot greets you on arrival, along with a neat patio out front as you step into the cottage, where there is room for shoes and coats before turning right into the sitting room where there is a warming woodburning fire, two snug sofas and a TV for your entertainment.

Moving through the house, there is a well-equipped kitchen/diner, with all the handy whitegoods included and table seating for up to six people to toast to a wonderful holiday.

Climbing the staircase to the first floor there is a shower room which is connected via a Jack-and-Jill door to one of the double bedrooms, which has a TV and ample storage space to unpack your belongings, there is also a second double bedroom with a TV and an en-suite shower room where you can get freshly prepared for the day ahead.

You can enter to the rear patio from the kitchen to find some garden furniture, making it the perfect spot to enjoy some al fresco dining.

There is also an external shed / Boot Room, which is perfect for muddy dogs, boots or bikes, complete with a belfast sink, electric boot dryer / warmer, electric dog dryer and a portable dog / bike shower.

Skipton will leave you spoilt for choice with the opportunity to take a boat ride along the Leeds Liverpool Canal, or explore a wealth of shops, restaurants, pubs and bars, as well as the grand Skipton Castle and impressive Skipton market.

A short, scenic drive will bring you to the breath-taking Yorkshire Dales which is home to two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty; Nidderdale and the Forest of Bowland, making it the perfect place for a picturesque walk, climb or cycle.

Further afield is the bustling spa town of Harrogate where there are an abundance of historic buildings, museums, family attractions and gardens.

For a fantastic trip to North Yorkshire, choose Acorn Cottage.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x double with Jack-and-Jill shower room
  • Shower room with walk-in basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, Nespresso coffee machine, plate warmer, Smart TVs, Alexa Echo with Amazon unlimited music, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available
  • On-road parking on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Front patio and enclosed rear garden with patio and furniture
  • Boot room with dog dryer, portable dog/bike shower, boot dryer/warmer
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.2 miles

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About the location


Grassington 9 miles; Harrogate 20 miles.

Known as “The Gateway to the Dales”, Skipton is well placed for visiting all that the Dales has to offer, whilst York, the Lake District and the West Coast are also within easy motoring distance. This lovely market town has much to interest the enthusiastic visitor, boasting an ancient castle open to the public, a beautiful old parish church and a colourful market occupying the cobbled setts each side of the high street. In 2014, The Sunday Times named Skipton as Britain's "best place to live" and two years later placed it among the nine best towns in Yorkshire and the North-East. Steam railways with regular excursions are available at Embsay and Bolton Abbey, and the Leeds to Liverpool Canal passes through Skipton with the 1 mile long Foulridge Tunnel and the 5-rise locks at Bingley within a short travel. The town also marks the staring point for Tour de Yorkshire, a major international cycle race held every year. Golf, swimming, squash, tennis and snooker are all available locally and the excellent public transport means the car can be left at home!

Region Information

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