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Canal Cottage

Skipton, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 942543)

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes


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The property

A mid-terrace house, sat in a lovely canal side location just a fifteen minute walk from Skipton's historic and award-winning high street.

A delightful cottage-style house in a most enviable location overlooking the famous Leeds to Liverpool canal, making this an ideal holiday home to get away from it all and enjoy this ever popular location.

Individually styled the cottage boasts a cosy sitting room with woodburning stove, a well-equipped kitchen, a pretty bathroom and two bedrooms.

The main bedroom features a double bed and there is a useful single bedroom overlooking the rear garden.

Outside, the garden is a real delight with a lovely summerhouse, a lovely gazebo and a wealth of summer bedding and mature plants for guests to enjoy.

A gate leads out onto the canal towpath, making it ideal for walking and cycling.

Take the left turning and head out into open countryside, watch the trains on the nearby Settle to Carlisle line or take a right turn and head off on a lovely walk into the town passing scores of moored narrow boats, the local park and the vibrant canal basin before entering the old market town.

Skipton, well-known as The Gateway to the Dales, offers much for the visitor, a medieval castle, canal boat trips, a four day market, award-winning chippies, a swimming pool, golf course, excellent cycling routes and a myriad of walks, including easy rambles and challenging fell walks within close proximity of the town.

Also close at hand to this Skipton cottage is a wide selection of restaurants, tea rooms and coffee shops for eating out, whilst the traditional market sells fresh produce throughout the year including local cheeses, fish, meats and fresh vegetables.

A great location for a romantic break, relax and unwind, enjoy the proximity of the famous canal, local walks, have a day at the market or get out and about and enjoy the Dales National Park.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove
  • Utility
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, and dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi , selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 1 car in front of the cottage
  • Rear enclosed garden with summerhouse, gazebo and furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Bike storage
  • Shop and pub 6 mins walk
  • Note: Due to the close proximity to the canal, children must be supervised

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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 2008 the Academy of Urbanism voted the High Street the best shopping spot in Britain, and The Copper Dragon/Greyhawk Brewery is highly rated in the CAMRA listings. 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. Golf, swimming, squash, tennis and snooker are all available locally and the excellent public transport means the car can be left at home!

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