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1 / 26  A truly gorgeous cottage
2 / 26  Country style kitchen with everything you need to rustle up a home cooked meal
3 / 26  Welcome
4 / 26  Cosy living area with wood burning fire
5 / 26  Into the snug with original stone stairs to first floor
6 / 26  Relax by the fire with your favourite tipple
7 / 26  The cosy snug with log burning fire
8 / 26  Beautiful ground floor bedroom
9 / 26  Fresh and invigorating
10 / 26  Cosy double room with sumptuous bedding and fabulous views
11 / 26  Breakfast in bed
12 / 26  Step into the garden
13 / 26  Oak sleigh bed, perfect after a day out sightseeing
14 / 26  Single bed for the little one
15 / 26  Family bathroom with amazing view
16 / 26  Off walking today?
17 / 26  Anyone for a game of pool?
18 / 26  Take along your best friend
19 / 26  A spot of alfresco dining
20 / 26  Take in the views whilst chatting with freinds and family.
21 / 26  Country garden
22 / 26  Relax and enjoy the sun
23 / 26  Rural location
24 / 26  Take in the local sights
25 / 26  Pointing you in the right direction
26 / 26  Visit the historic town of Harrogate
A truly gorgeous cottage
Country style kitchen with everything you need to rustle up a home cooked meal
Welcome
Cosy living area with wood burning fire
Into the snug with original stone stairs to first floor
Relax by the fire with your favourite tipple
The cosy snug with log burning fire
Beautiful ground floor bedroom
Fresh and invigorating
Cosy double room with sumptuous bedding and fabulous views
Breakfast in bed
Step into the garden
Oak sleigh bed, perfect after a day out sightseeing
Single bed for the little one
Family bathroom with amazing view
Off walking today?
Anyone for a game of pool?
Take along your best friend
A spot of alfresco dining
Take in the views whilst chatting with freinds and family.
Country garden
Relax and enjoy the sun
Rural location
Take in the local sights
Pointing you in the right direction
Visit the historic town of Harrogate
1 / 26  A truly gorgeous cottage
2 / 26  Country style kitchen with everything you need to rustle up a home cooked meal
3 / 26  Welcome
4 / 26  Cosy living area with wood burning fire
5 / 26  Into the snug with original stone stairs to first floor
6 / 26  Relax by the fire with your favourite tipple
7 / 26  The cosy snug with log burning fire
8 / 26  Beautiful ground floor bedroom
9 / 26  Fresh and invigorating
10 / 26  Cosy double room with sumptuous bedding and fabulous views
11 / 26  Breakfast in bed
12 / 26  Step into the garden
13 / 26  Oak sleigh bed, perfect after a day out sightseeing
14 / 26  Single bed for the little one
15 / 26  Family bathroom with amazing view
16 / 26  Off walking today?
17 / 26  Anyone for a game of pool?
18 / 26  Take along your best friend
19 / 26  A spot of alfresco dining
20 / 26  Take in the views whilst chatting with freinds and family.
21 / 26  Country garden
22 / 26  Relax and enjoy the sun
23 / 26  Rural location
24 / 26  Take in the local sights
25 / 26  Pointing you in the right direction
26 / 26  Visit the historic town of Harrogate

Scarah Cottage

| Ripley, North Yorkshire
8
4
3
Dogs allowed 2
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Family friendly

At a glance

  • A beautiful cottage offering comfortable accommodation for your family and friends - furry ones included
  • Relax in the garden or explore one of the nearby walks
  • Perfect for exploring the Yorkshire Dales & Nidderdale, Area of  Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Take a trip to see Knaresborough Castle, Ripley Castle or Fountains Abbey
  • Ideal for visiting the popular spa town of Harrogate for a spot of shopping or a Turkish Bath
  • A short drive Pateley Bridge, Ripon and Knaresborough

 

Property code: G0123

Set at the end of a long private lane, this delightful 200-year-old cottage enjoys stunning countryside views and offers cosy accommodation for a family exploring Nidderdale and the Yorkshire Dales.

Set within beautiful countryside, this lovely period property makes an ideal base for enjoying breathtaking walks and bike trails through the glorious Yorkshire Dales (13.5 miles) and the fantastic Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (8 miles). There are some delightful market towns and quaint villages throughout the area including Knaresborough (5.5 miles), Ripley (1 mile) and the thriving Victorian spa town of Harrogate (4.5 miles). Heading into Nidderdale and the Dales you can visit the pretty town of Pateley Bridge (10 miles), the National Trust's Brimham Rocks (7 miles) or Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden (7.5 miles). For a day at the races, you can head north to the bustling town of Ripon (9 miles).

Stepping into this welcoming house you will find a spacious, light and welcoming lounge which makes an ideal space to relax in. With a double wood burner, TV, DVD, a pool table and a selection of books and games, this is a wonderful room to unwind in at the end of a great day. There is also an additional snug with a wood burner, oak floors and comfortable seating. You will find a formal dining room with exposed beams and views to the front of the cottage, which provides a fantastic backdrop for a special family meal. The stylish and attractive kitchen/diner is equipped with everything you may need including an induction hob, oven, American-style fridge, a dishwasher and a central kitchen island, perfect for grabbing a snack or breakfast. A further fridge/freezer and the washer/dryer are housed in a nearby utility room. There is also a handy boot room as well as a ground-floor WC. You will also find the first of the four cosy bedrooms on the ground floor. A charming double room, it has an en-suite shower room complete with WC. Going up the original stone staircase you will find three further bedrooms. There's a twin room, a double room with an original stone window surround, and a spacious master bedroom with a king-size bed, double aspect windows with woodland views, and an en-suite bathroom complete with shower overhead. There is also a family bathroom complete with a shower over the bath and a WC.

Heading out into the garden you can relax in a well-tended and completely private 1-acre plot which is divided into different areas. There's a delightful patio area with furniture, extensive lawns and a hammock, making this idyllic country garden a wonderful space to unwind in.

 

 

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

Please note there is a refundable £300 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 4 bedrooms – 1 king-size, 2 doubles, 1 twin
  • 3 bathrooms - 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC, 1 en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC and1 en-suite shower room with WC
  • 1 ground-floor WC
  • Induction hob, range style oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer and washer/dryer in utility room
  • TV, DVD
  • Wi-fi included
  • Electric and heating included
  • Wood burner
  • Dining room
  • Garden with patio, furniture and BBQ
  • Ample off-road parking
  • 2 dogs welcome - please note due to sheep and lambs in neighbouring fields, and nesting ducks in the garden, owners are requested to keep dogs on leads
  • Welcome pack included
  • Knaresborough 5.5 miles
  • Pub and shop within 0.5 miles
  • Please note a £300 security deposit is required
  • Hen and Stag parties need approval from owner before booking

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 15 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
4.8
Overall equipment
4.8
Overall comfort
4.8
Overall location
4.6

Reviewed by Caroline, 1st July 2019

Scarah Cottage is a great holiday home if you are looking for a quiet, peaceful location close to amenities and with great walks from the doorstep. The cottage is beautiful with unique features, it is well-equipped and the beds are so comfortable. The garden is idyllic with lovely flowers, stone walls, an outdoor eating area and surrounded by farmlRead moreand. The owner John was most helpful and answered all queries promptly. I would definitely book the cottage again for a future holiday. Hide

Reviewed by Debbie, 31st May 2019

Cottage is in a great location, the garden is fabulous but spoilt by the noise from the traffic, but due to good double glazing you can hear no traffic from inside the house. The interior of the cottage is beautifully done and feels like home from home.

Reviewed by Joanne, 24th February 2019

We loved the house and the garden, very comfortable and homely, the only downside for us was not being able to walk from the house with the dogs without avoiding the busy roads.

Reviewed by Shirley, 28th January 2019

Lovely cottage just off the road surrounded by sheep, pheasants and trees. Very comfortable, lots of room and well equipped.

Reviewed by Kerry, 5th January 2019

This was a perfect cottage for our family at New Year. Very comfortable and plenty of space with different areas where we could get together. One of the loveliest aspects were the beautiful views from every window. I would have given it a ten overall if there had been a coffee machine - but I am a bit of a coffeeholic!

Reviewed by Mervyn, 2nd October 2018

Superb house in perfect location!

Reviewed by Alistair, 29th July 2018

A fantastic cottage in a great and central location. A great garden for children to explore with fantastic views all around.

Reviewed by Denise, 30th June 2018

We had a three night stay in scarah cottage for a family get together. The cottage and gardens were beautiful. Ideal location, 15 min walk from pub, butchers and shop in the lovely village of Ripley. As the weather was fantastic we had a BBQ on the Sunday. For the price we paid I would have thought the housekeeper could have left a spare toiletRead more roll in each bathroom, we had to go out and buy more. Also we did not use the dishwasher as we didn't think of taking any dishwasher tablets. Thought 3 could have been left for our stay. Apart from that we would definitely go back to scarah cottage. Hide

Reviewed by Patricia, 23rd June 2018

Beautiful cottage with a lovely garden. Very convenient location for attractions such as Harrogate, Fountains Abbey, Nidderdale etcGenerally very well equipped although for the price (over 1000 for 4 nights) I would not have expected some light bulbs not to be working, some chipped and stained mugs and grubby covers on sofas. I was also surprised tRead moreo be told I may need to purchase extra toilet rolls as this is after all, self catering!Some little touches like tissues in the bathroom would have been appreciated. Hide

Reviewed by Jenny, 6th June 2018

We had a wonderful week staying at Scarah Cottage. The cottage itself is picture perfect-the idyllic Yorkshire country cottage, and we loved having sheep as our only neighbours. There is plenty of space for everyone. We had a party of 6 adults and 2 pre-school age children, but we were never under each others feet. The weather was mostly glorious aRead morend so we were able to take advantage of the gorgeous garden and the barbecue. The owners were on hand to answer any questions and had left a lovely welcome hamper, which was such a nice surprise. Ripley is an easy 15 minute walk, and Harrogate and Knaresborough are a short drive away. We will definitely be staying at Scarah Cottage again. A delightful place for a country escape. Hide

Reviewed by Gordon, 5th June 2018

Beautiful cottage with a great garden which the kids loved. Booking was easy and there no problems.

Reviewed by Helen, 17th May 2018

We met up here as a family with baby grandson. Fits the description well, lovely character cottage and garden. Bluebells stunning just metres away in a wooded area. Traffic noise was slightly more than anticipated but you cant have accessibility and distance from roads! Lots of lambs and at times calves in the field. Some of us even spotted the rRead moreesident weasel in the garden. Washing machine/drier was very useful, pool table enjoyed by all. Kitchen generally well stocked Even food processor and hand blender. Lovely garden. Some low ceilings. Great for visiting Ripley Castle, Fountains Abbey, Harrogate,Brimham Rocks etc. etc. Hide

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