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Dray Cottage

Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
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Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Family friendly
Spa Facilities
Parking on site / nearby
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Lovely period property with well-maintained period features alongside contemporary comforts
  • Located in an historic courtyard in the heart of the market town of Knaresborough
  • Excellent location for exploring many of Yorkshire’s most popular attractions, towns, and cities
Property code: HH031

A superb, period property in the bustling market town of Knaresborough. Stay with four of your friends or family at this contemporary home – it’s set in a wonderful, central position so you can explore the town or retreat into this peaceful, five-star holiday cottage getaway. Best of all, this beautiful holiday home has luxury features including a fantastic private sauna to ensure a special break.

The front door leads directly into a welcoming lounge/diner where you can soak into the plush sofas and get stuck into your favourite movie on the TV of an evening or sit around the dining table playing games. The stylish kitchen is well-equipped for you to create hearty dinners and prepare breakfasts, there is also a handy utility room with laundry facilities. One of the two bedrooms is situated on the ground floor, a delightful, bright space containing a super-king-size bed, which can be made into twin beds on request. It also benefits from a really wonderful en-suite shower room containing an electric sauna for two people. Climb the galleried stairs to the master suite. Here you will find another super-king-size bed and an en-suite bathroom with a double-ended bath. Enjoy a morning coffee or evening tipple on the bistro furniture located on the small courtyard outside the front of the cottage.

Tucked away in a historic courtyard, you can enjoy this secluded spot while being just 0.5 miles from the many amenities of Knaresborough including independent shops, delectable restaurants, and several pubs. Sat on a hilltop overlooking the River Nidd, the ruins of Knaresborough Castle date to the 1300s and are open year-round to explore (0.5 miles). Uncover the story of the famous prophetess at Mother Shipton’s Cave and the Petrifying Well set among a picturesque forest (500 metres). If you fancy heading further afield, visit the elegant spa town of Harrogate, 4 miles away.

  • 2 bedrooms - super-king-size zip-and-links (which can be made into twins on request)
  • 1 en-suite shower room with WC and 1 en-suite bathroom with bath, hand held shower and WC
  • Oven and hob, microwave and fridge/freezer
  • Welcome basket
  • Electric sauna for 2 people
  • Smart TV DVD and DAB radio
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Use of shared laundry room (washing machine only)
  • Bike storage for 2 bikes
  • Off-road parking available for one car
  • Pubs and shops within easy walking distance
  • The cottage is located within the town centre
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 15:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Kirsten Wilcock

This property is personally managed by Kirsten.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 21 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Roy 7th May 2024

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Reviewed by Elaine 1st May 2024

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A lovely clean and comfortable cottage in an excellent location for exploring this area of Yorkshire. Convenient for the station which makes a journey into York so easy. Knaresborough itself is very picturesque with lots to explore.

Reviewed by Christine 25th March 2024

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Beautiful cottage. So clean and well equipped with everything you could want. Excellent location close to restaurants, shops and transport. Train to Harrogate takes less than 10 minutes.

Reviewed by Carol 29th October 2023

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Beautiful well appointed cottage right in the middle of the village. Lots of lovely walks and well placed for visiting York, Harrogate and we also visited Robin Hoods Bay, Whitby and Thornton le Dale. Lovely pubs and cafes in the village and by the river and also dog friendly. We would highly recommend this lovely cottage and Richard and Jackie werRead moree lovely too. Hide

Reviewed by Nicola 13th October 2023

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The cottage is beautifully decorated and presented with everything you could want for your stay away. Richard and Jackie the hosts made sure we had everything we needed including some disability aids for my Mother in Law to make her stay easier and more comfortable. I would recommend a stay in this cottage to anyone that wants to visit the area, itRead more is central in Knaresborough so you are within walking distance of the town and the river and only a few moments away from a bus stop if needed Hide

Reviewed by Julie 6th October 2023

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Absolutely perfect in every way.

Reviewed by Evelyn 25th August 2023

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Wonderful stay at this cottage. Richard, the owner, was extremely welcoming and helpful. The cottage itself was perfect, from fully stocked kitchen, towels, lovely modern bathrooms, games for entertainment, dog bowl, access to a washing machine and clothes drying rack, local recommendations, and even a high chair, blanket and travel cot for our babRead morey. Plus, the cottage is in walking distance to so many great restaurants and local attractions. Would def book again. Hide

Reviewed by Lisa 13th August 2023

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Absolutely stunning cottage. Out of the way enough for noise but a short walk up the road and your at the high street, go the other way and your at mother shiptons, literally 1 min walk. The cottage had everything you could think of. Well equipped kitchen and even a washing machine! Richard and Jackie where great friendly hosts.

Reviewed by Susan 26th July 2023

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Fabulous cottage everything and more that you could possibly need plus a lovely touch of wine and biscuits

Reviewed by Amanda 30th June 2023

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Great house. Very well equipped and clean. Comfy beds. Excellent shower. Good, central location. Helpful, lovely owners. We had a super weekend. Would highly recommend. Thank you Richard and Jackie!

Reviewed by Bev 23rd June 2023

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Lovely cottage, with everything you need for a lovely stay. Beds are comfy and cottage was immaculate. Great location for touring North Yorkshire and great train links into York and Harrogate. Would definitely stay again and recommend to friends and family. The owners are very informative and helpful.

Reviewed by Derick 28th April 2023

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Super comfortable cottage. Immaculately clean and in a handy location for Knaresborough and other towns. Perfect for a break in Yorkshire.

Reviewed by Susan 15th March 2023

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Really comfortable and well equipped cottage in a great central location. Knaresborough is a lovely Yorkshire market town which has a lot going for it considering its size. Particularly enjoyed the castle area and the walks along the Nidd Gorge. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Neil 28th February 2023

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Reviewed by Janet 30th December 2022

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Fantastic location, cottage very warm and well equipped. The owners were really helpful and accommodating, nothing was too much trouble and the Prosecco and biscuits on arrival were great . All in all a great New Year spent in Knaresborough .

Reviewed by elizabeth 23rd December 2022

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Would highly recommend Dray Cottage. Big, comfortable beds and well equipped kitchen which fully catered for our Christmas week. Lovely welcome from our hosts Richard and Jackie who had decorated the cottage and made it very festive. Cottage was lovely and warm for the whole week. Its also very well located for a short walk into town for all the amRead moreenities and friendly pubs! Hide

Reviewed by Denise 30th September 2022

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Reviewed by David 23rd September 2022

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Reviewed by Jackie 9th September 2022

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Knaresborough is a beautiful market town with excellent coffee shops and eateries very friendly people the cottage also was excellent and owners Richard and Jackie couldnt do enough to help

Reviewed by Christine 15th August 2022

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Reviewed by Hugh 17th June 2022

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excellent holiday property and super owners, accommodation of a very high standard with everything required for a self catering holiday Unfortunately the location of the property is at a very busy traffic double junction and makes the use of pedestrian crossings imperative

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