Cobbles Cottage

Richmond, Yorkshire Dales

  • Cosy two bedroomed stone cottage steeped in history dating back to the 16th century in the heart of historic Richmond.

You can book this property from:

  • £459 per week
  • £66 per night


Beds & bedrooms

  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 1 single bed

Important - please note

House Rules

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

  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.

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Property Name: Cobbles Cottage
Property Location: 81 Frenchgate, Richmond, North Yorkshire. DL10 7AE

Pre-arrival and local facilities
The nearest bus stop is: 1km
The nearest train station is: 2km
The nearest petrol station is: 1km
The nearest electric vehicle charging point is: 5km
The nearest food shop is: 1km
The nearest pub/restaurant: 0.5km
Mobility equipment hire is: Darlington

Arrival and car parking
Type of parking available: On street
Number of spaces available: Numerous
For what sized car: all
Parking surface is: cobbles
Is the parking level: no sloped
Is there good space to unload once parked? yes
Distance to property from parking: outside or short walk
Distance to nearest public parking area: 0.5km
Is it pay and display? Yes or free with disc
The width of the path to the property is: normal width
How many steps are there en-route to the entrance? one

Main entrance
The main entrance door width is: not known standard width
Number of steps to the main entrance: none
The height of the key safe is: 5ft
The height of the keyhole is: 4ft
How many other entrances to the property are there? none
Is the entrance well lit? no, one light comes when approaching the door

Living and dining rooms
The flooring is: carpet
Are there are any rugs? no
The door widths within these areas are? standard
Is there good space between furniture? yes
Is the furniture moveable or fixed? Mainly moveable
Is the floor level and step free? yes
Are wall plugs set high or low? low
Are electric sockets high or low? low

The flooring is: laminate wood
Is the floor level and step free? yes
The width of the doorways is: standard
What height is the worktop to the floor? 4ft
Is the oven set high or low? low
The fridge height is: low
The freezer height is: none
Is crockery stored high or low: high
Are wall plugs set high or low? high
Are electric sockets high or low? high
Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen, and if yes; what and where? no

Bedrooms and landings
How many floors does the property have? two
The number of steps between floors is: 13
The flooring is: carpet
Is the flooring level in each bedroom? yes
The door widths are: standard
Bed sizes are: king size and single
Is the bedroom furniture moveable or fixed? moveable
Are wall plugs set high or low? low
Are electric sockets high or low? low

Bathrooms and cloakrooms
Type of flooring: laminate wood
Is the flooring level? yes
Width of the doorways: standard
Is there an accessible or adapted WC? no
Is there an accessible or adapted bath or shower? no
Is there a ground floor WC? no
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: none
Is permanent seating provided? N/A
Is there outside lighting? One light
Is there colour contrast of critical surfaces (eg edges of steps) no
Are there footpaths to follow for visually/mobility impaired? no
Are there barriers to entry into any part of the garden? N/A
Are there any other hazards (eg ponds, water features)? N/A

Is there a landline telephone for guests to use? no
If yes, does it accept incoming calls only or incoming and outgoing calls? N/A
Mobile phone reception information: good
Closest public telephone is: 1km
Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not cloakrooms or bathrooms)? yes
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:


On the northernmost fringes of the Yorkshire Dales, Richmond is traditionally a market town built around an imposing Norman Castle on the banks of the River Swale.  Richmond is a prime location for a tour of the Yorkshire Dales, whether you are cycling, hiking or simply out for a stroll, Harrogate, York, or Newcastle are all within an hour’s drive. The beautiful scenery, combined with wildlife, make this a wonderful place to come and stay. There are at least 50 other towns called Richmond worldwide but this one is the original one. The town has so much to offer with a host of attractions, restaurants, shops, and events as well as numerous beautiful walks, including a beautiful circular walk along the river swale to Easby Abbey, so there really is something for everyone. Richmond is also home to Britain's oldest working theatre in its original form, the Georgian Theatre Royal is both a thriving community playhouse and a living theatre museum.

Discover this beautiful, traditional cottage conveniently placed close to the town centre in one of the oldest streets in Richmond. Cobbles Cottage makes an ideal homely base for you to enjoy the wonders that this beautiful part of Yorkshire has to offer. A historic Grade II listed building, this property is steeped in history, dating back to the 16th century and keeping with its original character, the original beams run throughout the property giving it a quirky old worldly feeling.

Why we love this property: Quaint & cosy cottage perfect for a romantic break

From the cobbled street walk through the passageway and step inside the kitchen where you can prepare your meals in the modern style kitchen equipped with a fridge, oven, hob, compact washing machine and dishwasher and two-seater table and chairs.
Lounge: From the kitchen walk through the door into the lounge where you can sit on the beautiful velvet sofas and watch the world go by through the large window, a cosy space to unwind in the evening after a day walking in the Dales with a glass of wine.

Under the stairs you will find a special place for your furry companions, complete with dog bed and storage space there is a selection of homemade doggy treats to ensure everyone has an enjoyable stay.

As you follow the staircase up you will notice the beautiful Alfred Meakin Plates decorating the wall and the light flowing through the window casting shadows onto the landing, with a chest of drawers for extra storage space.

Bedroom 1: Single bedroom with a cosy feel where you can sit on the beautiful velvet chair and get lost in a captivating book on a rainy afternoon. This room has a shelf with side lamp, wall hooks with hanging space at the end of the bed and large window overlooking the rear of the property and garden.
Bedroom 2: A beautiful king size bed where you can relax and watch the TV or sit on the animal print velvet chair at the mirrored dressing table and watch the world go by through the window. Decoratively placed art deco vintage mirrors and a burr walnut wardrobe, along with the lovely beam across the ceiling of the bedroom complete this lovely room.
Bathroom: A stylish and cosy bathroom room with large shower, washbasin, and toilet complete the sanitary ware. Heated towel rail and a beautiful art deco mirror on the wall.
Pets: Dogs welcome
Parking: Free on street parking outside the property on a first come first served basis, which is also available all along Frenchgate.
Heating: The house is heated throughout with central heating with the addition of the electric fire in the lounge.
Short Breaks: Accepted all year round.
Notes: Mobile phone signal is good and wifi free of charge.

Welcome pack on arrival with homemade treats.

Shop: 300 m  Pub: 100 m  Café: 300 m


Area Information

Richmond is a leafy, vibrant market town boasting an impressive castle, a vast cobbled market place and an elegant Georgian district. It was formed by the Normans in 1071 and the town grew up around the castle which still dominates the skyline. It is said that the walls of the former imprisonment of King William are 11 feet thick and the exhibition centre within the grounds offers an impressive background into the history of this famous landmark.

The cobbled market square is an exciting and vibrant place with plenty of quirky shops, art galleries and a good choice of pubs, restaurants and bars. There is a wonderful georgian theatre hosting shows to suit all tastes in the town. Every Saturday there is a traditional outdoor market, joined by a popular farmers market once a month. The town is also the gateway to wonderful and unspoilt countryside, making it an ideal base for cycling, walking and other outdoor pursuits. The historic towns of York and Harrogate are also within easy reach.