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The view of Skipton Cottage from the sky
On a hillside with panoramic views over the Aire valley
Cottage Breakfast Kitchen and woodburning stove
The Large Victorian Style Conservatory with panoramic views
Large Party Room
The Barn Lounge Big Curved Screen TV
The Cottage Dining Room - seating for 12-16
Large, well equipped kitchen
Bedroom 1 - cottage double bed and 2 twin beds
Bedroom 6 Panorama Suite - one of 6 bedrooms
Bedroom 2 - cottage bedroom with King sized bed and single bed
Panorama Penthouse Kitchen open plan lounge dining room stunning views
Panorama Penthouse lounge with stunning views
Bedroom 2 - through-by-light, beautiful views of garden and valley
The Barn Tea Parlour - cosy and charming, relax and unwind with a cup of tea
Bedroom 3 - Cottage Barn Family Room, King & 2 singles, with ensuite
Bedroom 4 - Cottage Barn twin bedded room
Bedroom 5 - Cottage Barn double bedded room
Cottage Bathroom/shower - one of the 6 at the property
Barn Cottage shower - one of 6 bath/shower rooms
Comfortable and spacious Barn Lounge
Small conservatory seating area in barn lounge area leading onto patio
One of the patios and outside seating areas
Views for miles from the Big Party Room
The view from the garden of the hillsides across from the house. Simply breathtaking, always changing.
The view of Skipton Cottage from across the valley
On a hillside with panoramic views over the Aire valley
Cottage Breakfast Kitchen and woodburning stove
The Large Victorian Style Conservatory with panoramic views
Large Party Room

Skipton Cottage, Skipton, Yorkshire Dales

6 - 17 6 Bed 17 Dining

Country retreat sleeping 15 for getting together with friends, family or colleagues in the Yorkshire Dales

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Skipton Cottage, Skipton, Yorkshire Dales, sleeps 6 - 17 in 6 bedrooms.

The house is tucked away in its own woodland providing a peaceful hideaway on a hilltop with beautiful views of the valley and over to the moors where Wuthering Heights was filmed.

With its welcoming and spacious interior and 6 lounges, Skipton Cottage is the ideal venue for retreats, family holidays, short breaks, celebrations and rural escapes. The specially created large gathering space is ideal for retreats, events, business gatherings, creative think-tanks and small wedding parties.

Originally a family home created from 3 buildings, the oldest of which is a 750 year old Peel House, there are now 6 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms for parties of up to 17. 

 A second full kitchen has been added with hob, oven, dishwasher and fridge freezer and breakfast table with seating for up to 6 people.

The house had a complete renovation in 2000 to create a calming and naturally decorated interior, with the minimum of chemicals and reduced disturbance from electro-magnetic fields (EMFs). The sensitive design and use of natural materials inspired a best-selling book called the Healthy Home and was featured by several TV programmes. The house is the ideal place to relax and reconnect with both nature and loved ones.

With the beautiful terraces and wildlife garden, the house is a destination in itself providing everything you need. It is also a perfect base for exploring the Dales which offer a wide range of activities and special places of interest like Malham Cove, Settle, Grassington and Haworth, the home of the Bronte Sisters. Skipton has its historic castle, award-winning market and famous canal. Access to the Pennine Way is nearby, with a fantastic network of footpaths a short stroll from the door. Great local pubs and restaurants offer a good choice of excellent food.

Facilities

Dog Friendly

Sorry, Skipton Cottage is the perfect non-allergy environment so no animals allowed. Keen dog walkers can check their pets into the local dog hotel.

Disabled Facilities

Built on a hillside, the house has stairs between levels so is unlikely to be suitable for those having difficulty walking.

WiFi

Good Mobile service. Good Broadband 30mb, WiFi zone in Barn lounge & Party room. Not through entire house.

Kitchen

2 kitchens fully fitted with breakfast tables in both, log fire in cottage kitchen, all utensils, electrical appliances, crockery

Dining Room

Large room with long oak table, room for 17 using extra table. Corner of room has a Library. Plenty of chairs and extra table to extend the main table

Sitting Room

5 lounge spaces to relax in: the Barn Lounge with large TV, the Big Room with lovely views, conservatory, 1st floor Panorama Lounge and a Tea Parlour.

TV and Music Facilities

Large curved screen TV , freeview with some channels in Barn Lounge, DVD player. Sound system and Bose speaker for iPods in the Big Room.

Games Room

The Big Room in the New Building is a perfect place for games. Board games provided. Library with books. Treasure Hunt Game set up with items hidden.

Heating and Open Fires

Log burning stove/fire in the kitchen. Central heating. Two boilers. Outside firepit

Bedrooms

1 twin, 1 twin plus double, 2 doubles,1 king plus 1 single,1 king plus 2 singles. Each room beautifully individual

Linen

All linen and towels are provided (bath towel and hand towel per guest).

Bathrooms

There are six bath/shower rooms (2 en suite)

Children's Facilities

Travel cots and linen, high chair, portable stair gate, indoor treasure hunt, board games. childrens books in the library corner in dining room.

Outdoor

2 private terraces with magnificent views over the valley, large garden around duck pond (safety fence), woodland walk. Outdoor dining furniture.

Swimming Pool

There is no swimming pool. There are leisure facilities at Skipton.

Parking

The grounds have three parking areas. 2-3 cars can pull up to the house, a top car park holds 3-4 cars and another 2 can park behind the house.

Smoking

No smoking indoors but considerate smokers who leave no trace of smoking and clean up after themselves can smoke outdoors.

Booking Information

A security deposit of £300 will be taken. 2-night weekends available only in low season other seasons minimum of 3 nights. Keycode for security supplied on arrival. Changeover days Mon, Fri. Please enquire directly for specific dates, arrival day needs or for a price quotation

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Skipton Cottage, Skipton, Yorkshire Dales

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Location

Near Skipton on a hilltop (Cononley Moor) overlooking the Airedale Valley and the crags over Crosshills that connect with the wild moorlands where Wuthering Heights was filmed.

  • There are buses to Skipton but no bus services into the hills above Cononley where the Healthy Home is located. A final journey from the bus station would need to made by cab. Or car rented locally.
  • Trains for Skipton from Leeds stop at Cononley which is 6 minutes from the house. Skipton station is 12 minutes. London Kings Cross via Leeds takes 3-3.5 hours. A western rail line runs from Carlisle.
  • Skipton is right in the centre of the UK landmass and a great location to meet with friends or family from the north and south.
  • The town of Skipton (12 minutes drive) has a 24 hour Tesco for supplies. Skipton also has a famous historic market on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays in the cobbled centre.
  • Hare & Hounds Pub Restaurant in Lothersdale, Tempest Arms in Elslack, Tams Cantonese in Crosshills, Lubys Tea Room in Crosshills, various eateries in Skipton.
  • 45 minutes drive to Leeds/Bradford Airport with flights to London and the European hub of Amsterdam. 60+ minutes drive to Manchester Airport which has many international connections.

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