High House Cottage ref: UK2453

Addingham, near Ilkley, Skipton & Area

4 Stars

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bedrooms
2
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bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
pets
2
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  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Rural Location 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

High House Cottage is a delightful, stone-built cottage tucked away at the end of a long private track, surrounded by beautiful Yorkshire countryside. Adjoining the friendly owners’ farmhouse, the cottage is full of character, with the light and airy living room boasting stone sills, exposed stone walls and a fabulous wood burner. Outside, the setting is beautiful with a private, paved patio area providing the perfect space to relax at the end of a long day.

Around 10 minutes from the thriving, west Yorkshire village of Addingham and the picturesque spa town of Ilkley, where you can find a good range of shops, excellent pubs serving food, supermarkets, restaurants, cafés and other general amenities, all available within easy reach. On the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, ample walks are available from the doorstep, and nearby Bolton Abbey (15 minutes) is one of the region’s most scenic areas, with a walk along the river a must. The property is also situated directly on the Millennium Way walking route. People travel the length and breadth of the country to visit the charming market town of Skipton (15 minutes) with its ancient castle, cobbled high street and colourful street market. Both Malham and Grassington can be reached in around half an hour and offer beautiful limestone scenery. Shop and restaurant 1¼ miles, pub 1 mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living room: With wood burner, Sky TV (with movie and kids package) and beams.
Kitchen/dining room: With breakfast area, electric cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and beams.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included, remainder at £10 per basket. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Large, enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area, garden furniture and BBQ. Natural, un-spoilt grounds with patio (shared with owner). 2 dogs welcome, to be kept on a lead at all times outside of garden. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: The property has a natural water supply from a borehole. There are slopes in the grounds, and an unfenced stream 200 yards away.
  • Nearest town
    Ilkley
  • Shops
    1¼ miles
  • Distance
    5½ miles
  • Restaurant
    1¼ miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Ilkley
  • Pub
    1 mile
  • Railway station distance
    5.5 miles
  • Lake
    3 miles (reservoir)

About the local area

Skipton is a bustling market town situated in a unique location, the Aire Gap, which enables visitors to explore some of northern England's outstanding beauty spots. The Yorkshire Dales lie to the north and give Skipton its name of 'The Gateway to the Dales'. The rolling green pastures of the Ribble Valley lie to the west and lead to the Lake District.

Millstone grit moorland stretches to the south and east of Skipton, leading to Bronte Country and good road, rail and air links from the cities of Bradford and Leeds. There's an open air market four days a week, traditional shops and a vibrant, modern commercial centre.

There's a rich history in Skipton. The 900-year old castle has dominated the town since the Norman Conquest. Although part of Yorkshire, Skipton supported the Lancastrians during the War of the Roses. and during the Civil War, was the only Royalist stronghold in northern England.

This is one of the most scenic stretches of the Leeds - Liverpool Canal, which passes through the town centre and around Skipton Castle like a moat. You can take a half hour trip around the castle or day trips to outlying areas.

The canal takes you to Gargrave village, close to the source of the River Aire and the spectacular limestone gorges at Malham. Here you can enjoy dozens of walks around the remote moorland, stunning glical formations such as Malham Tarn and even spot the Peregrine Falcons nesting high on the cliffs.

The village of Embsay, just outside Skipton, hosts a terminal of the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway. The train stops just outside Bolton Abbey, a lovely place for picnic.

Things to do nearby

Pennine Bridleway - Horse Riding

The Pennine Bridleway is a new 350 mile long National Trail in the North of England.

Skipton Market

Visit this long running market in the town that boasts the location of `The Gateway to the Dales' Market days are Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Stalls vary from meat, fruit and veg to clothes, cards and plants.

Pennine Cruisers
Pennine Cruisers

Take a 30 minute tour of the beautiful Leeds Liverpool canal around Skipton, the Gateway to the Dales.

River Wharfe - Day Tickets
River Wharfe - Day Tickets

Some great fishing venues including Burnsall, Ilkley and Grassington. Day tickets available.

Skipton Castle

One of England's most complete medieval castles standing above the bustling market town of Skipton. Visitors can explore the whole castle which notably withstood three years of siege during the English Civil War.

Mary Toodley Loop - Horse Riding

The Mary Towneley Loop, is a 42 mile circular route which forms part of the Pennine Bridleway National Trail.

Whinny Gill Reservoir
Whinny Gill Reservoir

This Reservoir sits on the edge of Skipton and is a fairly unique construction. An ideal bed for small fish to hide away from the waters larger fish!

Coniston Hall - Fishing

The lake is set in 24 acres of magnificent grounds of a large hotel and makes for a peaceful days fly fishing. Both boat and bank fly fishing are available. The Coniston Hall lake is open for fly fishing from 1st April to 1st October inclusive.

Bolton Abbey Railway

Travel between Embsay station, built in 1888, and the new award-winning station at Bolton Abbey. Your journey takes you through picturesque Yorkshire Dales scenery. Enjoy special Thomas the Tank Engine rides and a visit from Santa at Christmas!

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