Myrtle Cottage

Leyburn, Yorkshire Dales

  • 3 Star Gold
  • A spacious three bedroom character cottage ideally situated for exploring the Dales.

You can book this property from:

  • £491 per week
  • £70 per night
  • 3 Star Gold


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 2 double beds
  • 2 single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Range/Aga
  • Freezer


  • 3 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Private parking

How far to...?

  • Beach 58 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles
  • Shop 1.5 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Welcome pack

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.



  • Ground floor toilet

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement


Access Statement


Property Name: Myrtle Cottage

Description: Cottage


Pre-arrival and local facilities


Nearest bus stop: Village, 200m

Nearest train station: Northallerton

Nearest petrol station: Leyburn, 1.5 miles

Mobility equipment hire is:

Nearest food shop: Leyburn, 1.5 miles

Nearest pub/restaurant: Cross Keys, 200m


Arrival and car parking


Type of parking available: On-site, private

Number of spaces available: 3

For what sized car: any

Parking surface is: Gravel

Is the parking level: Yes

Is there good space to unload once parked: Yes

Distance to property from parking: 5m

Distance to nearest public parking area: 1.5 miles

Is it pay and display? Free and pay and display

The width of the path to the property is: 1.340m

The number of steps to the entrance is: 5

Main entrance


The main entrance door width is 0.840m

Number of steps to the main entrance is: 5

The height of the key safe is: 1.5m

The height of the key hole is: 0.95m

How many other entrances to the property are there? 0

The other entrance door widths are:

Number of steps to the other entrances:


Living and dining rooms


Type of flooring: Laminate

Width of doorways: 0.74m

Is there good space between furniture? Yes

Is the furniture movable or fixed? movable




Type of flooring: Tiled

Width of doorways: 0.74m

Worktop height: 0.74m

Is oven set high or low? Low

Fridge height: 1.5m

Freezer height: 0.9m

Is crockery stored in high or low cupboards: High

Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen, and if yes, which and where? No


Bedrooms and landings


How many floors does the property have? 2

Number of steps between floors: 13

Type of flooring: Laminate

Width of the doorways: 0.74m

Bed sizes: 3-4ft, 4ft6”

Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed? Movable


Bathrooms and cloakrooms


Type of flooring: Wood and laminate

Width of the doorways: 0.67m and 0.74m

Is there an accessible or adapted WC? No

Is there an accessible or adapted bath or shower? No

Is there a ground floor WC? Yes

Is there a ground floor bathroom or shower room? No

Does any bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted? No

Is there any shower where access is level rather than a step up? No


Outdoor facilities


External areas are firm and level

Is permanent seating provided? Yes

Is there outside lighting? No

Is there colour contrast of critical surfaces? No

Are there footpaths to follow for visually/mobility impaired? No

Are there barriers to entry into any part of the garden? No

Are there any other hazards? No




Is there a landline telephone for guests to use? No

If yes, does it accept incoming calls only or incoming and outgoing calls?

Mobile phone reception information: Satisfactory

Closest public telephone is: Leyburn

Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not cloakrooms or bathrooms)? Yes

Are electrical sockets generally set low or high? Low

Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests? No


Additional relevant information


Please add further details on any accessibility items or restrictions found at the property:  

This access statement has been completed by the owner and Ingrid Flute’s is not to be held responsible for the content therein.


Myrtle Cottage is a spacious three bedroom country cottage sleeping up to six people in three bedrooms, one with an en suite. It is set in the charming village of Bellerby, close to the popular market town of Leyburn with its quirky shops, tea rooms and the Friday market is not to be missed. It is very well placed for exploring all that the Yorkshire Dales has to offer and is an ideal option for families or groups of friends looking for a cosy base to explore Wensleydale. There is a large well-equipped kitchen complete with a range cooker, a spacious lounge and a separate dining room which looks out onto the green. A plus for this cottage is the car parking. There are many original features such as flagstone floors, beamed ceilings and exposed stone walls.

Spacious hallway
Lounge: Comfortable leather sofas, coffee table, TV with Freeview and DVD, bio ethanol wood burning effect stove. Exposed stone wall.
Dining Room: Oak dining table and chairs, sideboard, beamed ceiling, CD player.
Kitchen: Gas range cooker, microwave, dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge with freezer.
Cloakroom: Washbasin, toilet.

FIRST FLOOR: 13 steps up
Bedroom 1:
 Double bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers, TV with DVD.
En suite:  Shower, washbasin, toilet.
Bedroom 2: Double bed, chest of drawers, wardrobe, sofa, beamed ceiling, TV with DVD.
Bedroom 3: Twin beds, wardrobe, chest of drawers, chairs, TV with DVD.
Bathroom: P shaped bath with electric shower over and attached thermostatic control shower head with wall clamp and its own riser rail clamp if power showering is required, wash basin and toilet.

Pets:  Two pets welcome.
Parking: On site parking for three cars.
Heating: Gas central heating, bio ethanol wood burning effect stove.
Garden/Patio: Patio area to the rear of the property with wooden bench and seating.
Short Breaks:  Short breaks available all year round.
Notes: Towels and linen are provided
Shop: 1.5 miles Pub: 0.1. miles and 1.5 miles


Area Information

Myrtle Cottage is situated in Bellerby, a pretty village in the northern area of the Yorkshire Dales.  There is a pub which serves food within an easy walk. The village is just a couple of miles from the popular market town of Leyburn.  Here you will find a good range of shops, pubs, restaurants and tearooms, and the weekly market is on Friday.  The nearby towns of Hawes, Richmond and Bedale are all within an easy drive and can also be reached by bus. For some great days out, there are many excellent attractions in the area including the Wensleydale Railway, Leyburn Tea Pottery, the Forbidden Corner, and the waterfalls at Aysgarth Falls. For those who enjoy walking, the Leyburn Shawl is easily reached and provides excellent views of the Dales.
At the heart of Wensleydale lies the gateway town of Leyburn, "A Town for all Seasons". With spectacular views of the surrounding countryside, unusual local shops and cafes, traditional pubs and a weekly market, it's an ideal base for walking, sightseeing, or just watching the world go by. There's lots to see and do in the town, whether it's the wonderfully quirky Forbidden Corner, the annual food and drink festival celebrating the best of local produce, the stunning Harmby waterfall or taking a trip on the Wensleydale Railway- Leyburn provides the perfect base for a Yorkshire Dales break.