Monks Cottage

Threshfield near Grassington, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 21352)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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    17 Customer Review(s)

    Mr Frantz
    September 2016
    “The Monks cottage was the oldest ...”
    The Monks cottage was the oldest cottage we have stayed in thus far and it was steeped in history and it was a beautiful cottage. The location was also very good and near to many places of interest. The cottage was very clean and comfortable and the Old Hall Inn next door had some of the finest food we have had. The only criticism we have is the dog smell. We did remove the covers from the furniture and stored them in the closet and then all was well.


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A beautiful stone-built, Grade II listed detached cottage, set in its own grounds, next to the Old Hall Inn, in the very heart of the delightful village of Threshfield, just seven miles from Skipton.

Reputedly the oldest habitable building in Upper Wharfedale, its history can be traced back to its construction by monks in the 13th century.

This Threshfield cottage is a first-class property, lovingly renovated to retain a host of original features, including beams, stone flooring, exposed stonework and a splendid inglenook fireplace, housing a cosy woodburning stove.

Set out in an open plan style, the accommodation in this Wharfedale cottage is full of immense warmth and character, with a lovely sitting area, kitchen and dining area, as well as a galleried bedroom with en-suite bathroom, seamlessly combining old world charm with modern conveniences.

Centrally located in this beautiful part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, there are superb walks from the doorstep, including a short walk along the river to Linton Falls and the ever popular Grassington with its wide range of shops, pubs and art galleries, as well as the Dickensian Festival, which delights visitors with its traditional Christmas market and entertainment.

A beautiful Threshfield holiday cottage, ideal for a romantic break, whatever the time of year.


One galleried king-size double bedroom with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.


  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Additional fuel on request
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Ample off road parking in Old Hall Inn car park next door
  • Shared use of owners' spacious front lawned garden with furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops 1 mile, pub next door
  • Note: The Old Hall Inn can provide meals by prior arrangement to guests
  • Contact the owners for more information
  • Note: Owners use the garden for access and occasional use.

About the location


Grassington 1 mile; Skipton 7 miles.

Threshfield is a small village in Upper Wharfedale bordering the nearby villages of Grassington, Linton, Hetton, Cracoe and Rylstone, home of the famous ‘Calendar Girls’. Threshfield is a thriving local community. A few minutes walk away is Grassington, one of the most charming villages in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, where you will find traditional stone cottages, galleries, restaurants and shops, which are clustered around the cobbled market place, plus a monthly farmers' market provides a mouthwatering range of organic and homemade local produce. Visitors can experience the delight of both the Grassington Festival held in June and the Dickensian Festival during December – both well worth a visit. Situated on the River Wharfe, with the extensive Grass Woods to the north of the village, this is a superb walking area. Down dale is Bolton Abbey, the Priory and the famous “Strid Walk”, whilst a little further away is the elegant town of Ilkley, overlooked by the famous Ilkley Moor, plus up dale are Kettlewell and Buckden boasting spectacularly beautiful limestone scenery. With many other beauty spots scattered throughout Wharfedale, Threshfield provides a great base for exploring the local area and all that the Dales have to offer, with Brontë Country and York also being within easy motoring distance.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas