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Chance's Well

Settle (1.1mls N), Yorkshire Dales
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Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / wood burner
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Luxury
Romantic
Family friendly
Quirky
Parking on site / nearby
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A beautifully renovated barn set within a peaceful hamlet
  • Relax in front of the wood burner through those cooler months
  • Perfect for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts, set in the Yorkshire Dales National Park
Property code: 76649

Set in the Yorkshire Dales National Park and set on the edge of the Forest of Bowland, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This is a great base for nature lovers, wildlife enthusiast and those who are looking to explore on foot or two wheels.  Within a short distance you will find Malham mentioned in the Domesday book as 'Malgun' where you can visit Malham tarn and admire the Gordale Scar complete with waterfalls.  The market town of Skipton is close by where you will find various restaurants and cafes along with retails shops and the famous Skipton Castle.

Stepping into the property you will find yourself in the kitchen/diner, equipped with an electric oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine, and microwave. You can then enjoy the resulting meal at the dining table. Step up a couple of steps into the lounge, the perfect space to relax after a long day, with wood burner and Smart TV, this room also has feature glass flooring, lit up to show the old workings of the well, which the water from is used for the flushing of the toilets.  Heading upstairs to the first floor from the kitchen, you will find the two bedrooms, both are super-king-size zip-and-links (which can be made up as twins on request), both with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC. Both bedrooms also have Smart TVs.  The property has air source heat pump underfloor heating throughout, and energy saving photovoltaics solar panels.

Heading outside to the front of the property, there is a courtyard with some garden furniture so you can enjoy al fresco dining, and the private hot tub to relax in. There is also an enclosed courtyard area to the rear, and private off-road parking for two cars. 

  • 2 bedrooms – 2 super-king-size zip-and-link (which can be made up as twins on request)
  • 2 en-suite bathrooms
  • Electric oven and hob, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer and microwave
  • Private hot tub
  • The hot tub is located at the front of the property, alongside the adjacent property which also features a hot tub at the front
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • 2 Electric charge points
  • Secure bike racking
  • Complex of properties
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £200 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £25. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

 

 

 

Kirsten Wilcock

This property is personally managed by Kirsten.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 38 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Paul 24th May 2024

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Reviewed by Kazimierz 26th April 2024

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The ideal place to relax and unwind, away from stresses of the modern world. Welcome hamper was a really nice touch, thank you Stewart. Not our first visit and hopefully not our last.

Reviewed by Paul 5th April 2024

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Beautiful cottages to stay in near Settle. Lots of wonderful walks nearby that we enjoyed with our dog Quinn. Ideal location that we were close to Settle. This is our second visit to Boo Barn and Chances Well and hopefully not our last!!

Reviewed by Julie 22nd March 2024

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Lovely comfortable cottage in a great rural and quiet location, yet very close to settle for all your needs.

Reviewed by Gavin 25th February 2024

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We had a lovely stay, the cottage is charming, clean and comfortable. The location was perfect for us and our dogs to set out on lovely walks and then the hot tub the perfect way to relax on our return. Would definitely return again, thank you.

Reviewed by Fiona 23rd December 2023

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This is an absolutely stunning cottage, and we will definitely return. Beautifully finished, and the well was fascinating. Incredible views, considerate owners, and a welcome hamper complete with Prosecco made our Christmas really special. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Julie 2nd December 2023

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Reviewed by Tamsin 19th November 2023

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A fabulous holiday home it a beautiful location. We had the best week. Thank you.

Reviewed by Jenny 1st November 2023

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Absolutely stunning cottage. Beautiful rooms and great value for money. Would definitely go back.

Reviewed by Andrew 29th October 2023

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Absolutely STUNNING cottage. Everything you need. Lovely hosts. Cant wait to go back. Thanks for a great stay!

Reviewed by Sarah 21st October 2023

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This cottage was so lovely- the location was absolutely stunning. Settle is a 2 minute drive and has lovely little shops/cafes and an amazing Booths supermarket. The well in the living room was quirky and interesting. We loved the hot tub after a day of walking in the amazing local area.

Reviewed by Simone 22nd September 2023

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A fantastic barn conversion, very comfortable, with lots of lovely touches. We would highly recommend staying there.

Reviewed by Catherine 8th September 2023

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Wow factor is just the start absolutely stunning the rooms are big the character of the cottage is amazing and the hard work Stuart has put in to produce this gem is outstanding the views are breathtaking only negative is should have been informed of building work next door but definitely a must for those who are considering will definitely go backRead more next year Hide

Reviewed by Laura 7th July 2023

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Beautiful cottage, full of character and quirky features. We loved the well feature. It was spotless and smelled lovely and fresh. The area is picturesque and only 5 mins from Settle.

Reviewed by Angela 2nd June 2023

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The cottage was done to a very high standard and is an ideal base for walking or relaxing. However, it was not as well equipped as other properties we have stayed at. It's the attention to detail that makes the difference between a good holiday and a great one.

Reviewed by Emma 28th April 2023

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Reviewed by Kathryn 21st April 2023

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Beautiful cottage, in a beautiful spot. Cottage has been done to a very high spec, and has everything you could need inside. Only one issue was that the rear of the property was not enclosed as the gate kept blowing open, so dog had to be tied up when outside. Otherwise a great place to stay

Reviewed by Rupert 14th April 2023

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The best cottage we have stayed in. Beautifully restored building in a fabulous setting.

Reviewed by David 2nd April 2023

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We were looking for a comfortable and quirky bolthole with a bit of wow factor to rest up after hiking in the Dales. We found the perfect place. A beautifully designed and executed conversion in a stunning location with everything we needed for a wonderful stay. The hot tub was a massive hit to soothe aching muscles while gazing over a delightful vRead moreiew in almost complete privacy. We also loved the attention to detail and the environment, and the hosts score 10/10. Just fabulous many thanks!! Hide

Reviewed by Linda 24th March 2023

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Beautiful cottage in a stunning location. Relaxing evenings in the hot tub followed by a sound sleep in a very comfortable bed. Lovely extras were appreciated. Well (no pun intended) . worth a visit

Reviewed by Michael 10th March 2023

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A lovely property for a relaxing and very comfortable stay.

Reviewed by Sandra 1st March 2023

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Beautifully positioned cottage with plenty of things to do and see close by. Surprisingly spacious and well thought out. Room for improvements, but hopefully the owner will make those following feedback.

Reviewed by Wendy 21st February 2023

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Reviewed by Elaine 18th February 2023

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Could do with a banister ( bracket with thick rope to keep in keeping of cottage )on the two steps up to living room quiet steep wooden steps Shower in beamed bedroom was a trickle need valves tightened to work like other shower in other room

Reviewed by Beverly 22nd December 2022

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The cottage is located in a beautiful village with stunning views even the rain couldn't spoil it and the cottage.... wow beautiful.

Reviewed by Helen 2nd December 2022

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We had an amazing weekend, lovely & quirky cottage. Hot tub was the best Ive ever been in, really powerful jets. Will definitely return.

Reviewed by Janette 9th November 2022

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Cant recommend Chances Well high enough. The owners have done a fabulous job of creating a holiday space that is so comfortable , clean and homely with beautiful extra touches. We had a lovely four days , so peaceful with only the owl outside for company during the night . The hot tub was a very welcome extra , after a busy sightseeing day .

Reviewed by Nicol 28th October 2022

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Perfect in every way, definitely 5 star accommodation! Spotlessly clean, comfortable, cosy and warm. Beautiful house and area for walking. Many thanks for Prosecco, flowers and other treats on our arrival - most welcoming. Really looking forward to returning next year.

Reviewed by Linda 17th October 2022

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Chances Well is a beautiful, quirky and characterful place. Can't fault anything.

Reviewed by Angela 30th September 2022

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Lovely cottage all very well thought out. All you need for a relaxing stay. Beautiful area with lots to do.

Reviewed by Pam 9th September 2022

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Reviewed by Lesley 12th August 2022

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This cottage is beautiful. Very clean and tastefully done. Amazing walking from the door and Settle with pubs, cafes etc just down the road. Hot tub was great too after a day out with lovely views. The only downside was some noise from building work to the adjoining house which woke us up two mornings in a row.

Reviewed by Catherine 5th August 2022

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Had a fabulous holiday staying at Chances Well. The cottage is very tastefully done while retaining the character and history of the building. The view from the hot tub is stunning and we enjoyed stargazing from the hot tub at night! Very accessible to a multitude of days out and walks. Would definitely recommend and would consider coming back! ThaRead morenk you! Hide

Reviewed by Debra 29th July 2022

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Advertised as dog friendly however there are rules which were not made clear when booking. Dogs not allowed upstairs yet no barrier to stop them. Dogs not allowed on furniture not even with throws on. My dogs are my family and Im afraid go where I go so would not say it was dog friendly and I would not have booked it had I known this. Also issues wRead moreith the courtyard being full of weeds and nettles and rotten apples and shared with next door. Hide

Reviewed by Bruce 8th July 2022

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Outstanding comfort in a lovely cottage within a quiet hamlet but close to Settle and the Yorkshire Country Park. The views from the property were outstanding. The hot-tub made for a completely relaxing break. So fortunate with the weather that we were able to eat outside all the time!

Reviewed by Susan 1st July 2022

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Beautiful cottage in an amazing location. Luxurious inside, particularly liked the enormous bed, squashy settee & quirky features. Top quality. Easy walk into Settle & beautiful walks from the doorstep. Only thing to note (which wasnt an issue for us, but might be for others), is that its not very private in relation to barn next door. No dividing Read morefence or anything & not enclosed at the front either if you have a dog or little ones. Hide

Reviewed by Phil 17th June 2022

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Lovely modernised cottage in picturesque hamlet and great location for many local walks and places to visit. Hot tub was perfect after a days walking.

Reviewed by Andrew 10th June 2022

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