Bank View, Ives cottage ref: UK2669

Hebden, near Grassington, Wharfedale and Area

4 Stars

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4
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2
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bathrooms
1
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no pets
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  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

Bank View is a lovingly furnished, semi-detached situated in the lovely village of Hebden, in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Comfortably accommodating up to four guests, there is a kingsize bedroom and a twin bedroom on the first floor, alongside a family bathroom, the ideal setup for a small family. Downstairs the living room features a cosy wood burner for those chilly nights, and the kitchen/dining room is well-equipped with everything needed during your stay, including a washing machine for washing muddy clothes after a busy day of exploration.
Set in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, this deceptively spacious, 17th-century holiday cottage enjoys a quiet location with beautiful walking routes directly from the door. The property offers a sense of privacy and peacefulness, but is also located in a central position, making the whole of the Dales and its stunning scenery easily accessible, with villages and places to interest just a short drive away. The wonderful village of Grassington, with its cobbled streets and quirky shops, is just 3 miles away. Be sure to visit Grassington Festival in the summertime, where you can see a variety of star performers covering literature, music, poetry and art. In winter, it offers ‘The Dickensian Week’, a themed event where you can bump into all sorts of characters in the village square. The local area offers plenty of lovely welcoming pubs and restaurants, serving wonderful food. Shop 2 miles, pub and restaurant 50 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living room: With wood burner, Smart TV with Netflix, and wooden floor.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2: With bunk bed.
Bathroom: With bath, shower attachment, toilet and tiled floor.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Rear garden with patio and garden furniture. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Grassington
  • Shops
    2 miles
  • Distance
    2 miles
  • Restaurant
    50 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Skipton
  • Pub
    50 yards
  • Railway station distance
    11.6 miles
  • Lake
    2.4 miles

About the local area

Beautiful Wharfedale is one of the longest valleys in the Yorkshire Dales and it has a surprise in store for those who follow it southwards.


The River Wharfe rises on high moors and tumbles through the tiny villages of Yockenthwaite and Hubberholme, last resting place of the writer JB Priestley. Then it's on to Buckden, where Wharfedale properly begins.

But this is a Yorkshire dale of two landscapes. To the north, Upper Wharfedale is about high moors and more robust countryside, while Lower Wharfedale, beginning at the villages of Grassington and Threshfield, is very different. The land changes from high moor to a rich river valley with green and lush woodland - unusual in the Dales - with rocky outcrops. One of the most famous is Kilnsey Crag, near the village of Kilnsey. The dramatic overhanging limestone crag has long been a favourite with climbers.

On the hills above the River Wharfe, the remains of Iron Age and Bronze Age settlements and burial cairns can still be seen.

Passing between Grassington and Threshfield, the valley heads down to Burnsall, the waterfalls at The Strid and to the striking remains of beautiful Bolton Abbey.

Lower Wharfedale is a great place for nature lovers. The action of glaciers during the last Ice Age, plus hundreds of years of farming, have created many wildlife habitats. There are hillside streams, rocky limestone outcrops, grass meadows, bogs and dry-stone walls, all to be seen and enjoyed.

Things to do nearby

Upper Wharfedale

Along the Upper Wharfe Valley the characteristic drystone walls and barns of the Dales, important flower-rich hay meadows, beautiful riverside and valleyside woodland combine to create a wonderful place to relax and explore the great outdoors.

Pennine Bridleway - Horse Riding

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

Follifoot Park Riding Centre

Situated on the outskirts of Harrogate offering riding tuition catering for all standards from absolute beginners to advanced riders.

Malham Tarn Estate

This outstanding area of limestone pavements, upland hill farms and flower-rich hay meadows provides a marvelous setting for walking, cycling or just enjoying the great outdoors.

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!

Brimham Rocks

One of the highlights close to the spa town of Harrogate these amazing collection of weird and wonderful rock formations.

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!

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.

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.

River Wharfe - Day Tickets
River Wharfe - Day Tickets

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

Pennine Cruisers
Pennine Cruisers

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

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.

Mary Toodley Loop - Horse Riding

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

Parcevall Hall Gardens

Parcevall Hall Gardens lie on a steep hillside and are the only RHS and English Heritage registered gardens open to the public in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The 24 acres of formal and woodland gardens rise up the hillside and command impressive views.

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