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Ivy Cottage, set in beautiful countryside
Comfortable living room to relax in after a day exploring
Spend a relaxing evening in front of the fire
Cosy up by the wood burner
Fully equipped kitchen with AGA and combi oven
Kitchen overlooking the garden
King-size bedroom with option for twin beds on request
Cosy double bedroom
En-suite shower room
Comfortable beds and quality bed linen for a great nights sleep
Enjoy a morning cuppa!
Bathroom with freestanding bath and shower
Walk-in shower in bathroom
Twin bedroom
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Ivy Cottage - Harrogate,

Nidderdale, Yorkshire Dales

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Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
pets No Dogs
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Luxury
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Elegant 19th century property sleeping eight guests in four bedrooms
  • Beautiful, spacious property set in picturesque Nidderdale
  • Very large gardens with patio area, extensive lawns, and a sunny conservatory
  • A ideal base for walkers and cyclists with access to open countryside 
  • Located on the edge of the pretty North Yorkshire village of Darley, within walking distance of the village pub
  • Situated just under 10 miles from the historic town of Harrogate
Property code: HH054

This delightful property is located in the pretty village of Darley, within 0.2 miles of the 17th century village pub. Ideally situated for those who enjoy spending time outdoors, with spectacular Fountains Abbey, Brimham Rocks and Ripley Castle just a short drive away. More adventurous guests may like to try out activities such as climbing, gorge walking, and caving, all of which, and many more, are on offer at How Stean Gorge around 14 miles north of the property. To the east of the village, the towns of Harrogate and Ripon are both wonderful places to enjoy day trips: Harrogate with its tearooms and spa, and Ripon with its impressive cathedral.

On entering the cottage, guests will find a downstairs WC and plenty of space for coats and boots. Leading off the entrance hall is a cosy snug with TV and surround sound system. Three steps up from the hallway lead up to the dining room which has been thoughtfully designed offering guests the perfect spot to linger over leisurely meals  prepared in the kitchen which is well-equipped with an AGA, combi oven, microwave, American-style fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.  Doors from the kitchen lead through to the light-filled conservatory with views across the lovely gardens.  The lounge is the ideal place in which to relax on one of three comfortable sofas in front of the log burner and simply enjoy spending time with friends and family. Stairs to the first floor lead to the four bedrooms, the first of these features a super-king bed which can be made up as a twin on request. The three further bedrooms include a pleasant twin room and two doubles. One of the double rooms benefits from an en-suite shower and WC, whilst the main bathroom has been finished in a chic, contemporary style with stunning roll-top bath, separate shower, and WC.

Outside, there is a large garden to the rear of the property, offering an expansive lawn surrounded by open countryside. The lawn is overlooked by a patio area for which garden furniture is provided. There is off-road parking available for up to four cars and there is a stable which guests can use for storing bikes etc. Please note that the owner may occasionally need to access a garage. Regret no children under 7 years, children under 12 years by arrangement.

 

Please note there is a refundable £100 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

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  • 4 bedrooms - 1 king-size (can be made up as a twin on request when booking), 2 doubles, and 1 twin
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, and WC
  • En-suite shower room with shower and WC to one of the double rooms
  • Ground-floor cloakroom with WC
  • Wood burner with one basket of logs provided
  • TV/DVD with surround sound
  • Wi-Fi included- pls note mobile signal is weak
  • AGA, combi oven (microwave, grill, oven), fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, and tumble dryer
  • Bed linen, electric, and heating included
  • Strictly no smoking
  • Regret no children under 7, children under 12 by arrangement.
  • Regret no pets
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Pub within walking distance, shop 5-minute drive
  • Please note no Hen or Stag parties permitted

Pateley Bridge is a charming little market town very typical of this area of Yorkshire. The main street is peppered with cafes, restaurants, local stores, quality butchers and a wine shop, everything you need to stock up for your stay. You'll also find the self-proclaimed 'Oldest Sweet Shop in England' here dating back to the early 1800s.

Further afield is the grand Victorian spa town of Harrogate, which is regularly listed as the best place to live in the UK. The truly gorgeous Yorkshire town effortlessly combines traditional elegance with contemporary style. And the Duchy suburb is well known as being one of the most desirable postcodes in town.

Best known for its antiques and fine art, Harrogate has antique dealers and galleries around every corner, particularly around the Montpellier Quarter. If buying old paintings and furniture isn't your bag there are a host of other reasons to part with your cash in Harrogate. High fashion outlets nestle alongside lavish interior boutiques, punctuated with enough fine restaurants and cafes to keep you fuelled for weeks.

A visit to Betty's Tearooms is a must and if you have time we highly recommend a session at the famous Turkish Baths. Rejuvenate spirit and soul after a day on the town. If you're travelling with children, Harrogate is famous for its outdoor space with lots of parkland and greenery everywhere including the Valley Gardens.

The RHS Gardens at Harlow Carr (10 miles) are also a fantastic option for a good day out. Guests, both young and old, may also like to visit other picturesque attractions such as the National Trust''s unique Brimham Rocks (3.5 miles) or Ripley Castle and Gardens (9 miles).

We highly recommend a day trip to gorgeous Ilkley (13.5 miles) combined with a visit to Bolton Abbey, 12.5 miles away.

The ancient walled City of York is 31 miles away and well worth the journey as there is plenty to see and do, such as the National Railway Museum, the Jorvik Viking Centre, the Shambles (a labyrinth of cobbled streets packed with shops and eateries) and York Minster Cathedral.

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Ivy Cottage, set in beautiful countryside
Comfortable living room to relax in after a day exploring
Spend a relaxing evening in front of the fire
Cosy up by the wood burner
Fully equipped kitchen with AGA and combi oven
Kitchen overlooking the garden
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Kirsten Wilcock

This property is personally managed by Kirsten.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

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Reviewed by Bernard 17th August 2020

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Very comfortable and well equipped property in convenient location for touring. Owners could not have been more helpful and welcoming.

Reviewed by Imogen 7th August 2020

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Ivy Cottage was perfect for our family with 3 teenagers, beautifully decorated and well equipped and there is plenty of space . The location is peaceful and perfect for exploring the Dales. Wendy provided excellent information and instructions for our stay and was available if needed during the week. Thank you for a lovely holiday which was just whRead moreat we needed in this difficult year . Hide

Reviewed by Clare 4th July 2020

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Ivy Cottage is beautifully kept and equipped. Wonderful beds and bed linen and lovely bathrooms. The owners have thought of everything and were a pleasure to deal with - it all made for a luxurious and relaxing stay for which we are very grateful.

Reviewed by M 25th November 2019

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Reviewed by Keith 23rd August 2019

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Reviewed by Birney July 2019

The cottage is very well equipped and clean, the location is great for visiting The Dales and convienent for Harrogate. Wendy is caring and hands on owner who wants her guests to be comfortable and happy.

Reviewed by Jonathan 9th June 2019

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A splendid, comfortable and easy too use house. I would certainly recommend it.

Reviewed by Heather 31st May 2019

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Ivy Cottage was a lovely get away. The house was large enough to comfortably fit a large group. The garden was perfect to sit out and enjoy breakfast or a late gla.ss of wine in. The owners were so helpful and very approachable. Could not have asked for a nice place to stay

Reviewed by Cordelia 17th May 2019

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We had a lovely stay at Ivy Cottage and would highly recommend. The location is convenient for Harrogate and Nidderdale. The cottage was spotless and well equipped.

Reviewed by Rachel 19th April 2019

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I have rented many cottages, but this one was far the best. Everything is at a high standard, and so relaxing. It is very well equipped and set in the nice area so you can drop off at many places in the area. This was one holiday cottage we just did not want to leave. Book this cottage and you will not be disappointed.

Reviewed by Julie 8th March 2019

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We had a wonderful weekend celebrating Dads 80th birthday. The cottage had everything we could possibly need and more! We would love to come back in the summer and be able to sit in the lovely garden. However we were cosy and warm with the wood burner as the weather was rather mixed!

Reviewed by Guest

Thank you for a lovely stay at your lovely cottage. We have had a fantastic weekend. We highly recommend the Wellington Pub up the road. Thanks again

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