Castle Cottage

Skipton, Yorkshire Dales

  • A cosy 3 bedroom terraced cottage in the town of Skipton with its historic castle, steam railway nearby and easy access to York and Harrogate.

You can book this property from:

  • £513 per week
  • £73 per night

Features

Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 1 double bed
  • 1 single bed

Appliances

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer

Bathrooms

  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • Bath
  • Shower

Families

  • Family friendly

Outdoors

  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Private parking

How far to...?

  • Beach 40 miles
  • Pub 0.25 miles
  • Shop 0.5 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Welcome pack
  • Countryside views

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 5:00pm
  • 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: Castle Cottage
Description: 3 bed terrace property

Pre-arrival
The nearest bus stop is: 0.25 miles
The nearest train station is: 0.5 miles
The nearest food shop is: 20 Yds
The nearest pub/restaurant is: 0.25 mile
The nearest petrol is: 0.5-mile Tesco/Morrisons

Arrival and car parking
Type of parking available: On road and rear of property in yard
For what sized cars? All types
Good space to unload once parked? Yes
Number of spaces available: 1 at property, unlimited on road
The parking surface is: Paved
Distance to the property from the parking: At property and then on road
Is parking level? yes
Distance to nearest parking area: car park 0.25 miles
Is it pay and display? Yes
The width of the path to the property is: 75cm
How many steps are there en route to the entrance: 1 up from pavement, 1 up into property.

Main entrance
How many entrances are there to the property? 2
The doors widths are: Front Door: 85cm   Lobby door: 75cm
Keyhole height: Front Door: 90 cms back door/ 9cms
How many steps are there to the entrance: 1 up from pavement, 1 up into property.

Living and dining rooms
The flooring is: Living room, carpet. Dining: room laminate
The door widths are: Between living room /Dining room 123 cms.  Door into dining room 75
Is there good space between the furniture: Yes
Is it movable or fixed: Moveable

Kitchen
The flooring is: Laminate
The door widths are: 75cm
The worktop height is: 92cm
Is the oven set high or low? Under worktop Low
The fridge height is: undercounter
The freezer height is: Undercounter
Is crockery stored high or low? Both
Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen area, if so which and where: In dining room

Bedrooms and landings
How many floors does the property have: 2
The number of steps between floors is: 15
The flooring is: Carpet
The door widths are: Bedroom 1: 74cm, Bedroom 2 74cm: Bedroom 3 74cm, Bedroom 4
Bed sizes are: Bedroom 1  king, Bedroom 2 double, Bedroom 3: single.
Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed: Moveable

Bathrooms and cloakrooms
The door widths are: r Bathroom: 74cm,
Is there an accessible or adapted WC?: No
Is there an accessible or adapted bath/shower?: No
Is there a ground floor WC?: no
Is there a ground floor bath or shower room?: no
Does the bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted: No
Is there any shower where access is level rather than having to step up?: No
The flooring is: Laminate

Outdoor facilities
External areas are: Front garden: Rear Yard
Permanent seating: no
There is outside:
Colour contrast of critical surfaces (eg white on edge of steps): No
Footpaths to follow for visually impaired/mobility impaired: No
Barriers to entry into any part of the garden: Gate front and chain at back
Other hazards such as ponds, water features, steep areas: No

General
Is there a land line for guests to use? No
Mobile reception details: Strong
Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not WC or baths)?:  Yes
Are electrical sockets generally set low or high? Low, new standard
Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests?: No
Any other information: No

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

Description

Castle Cottage is a lovely traditional cottage in the heart of Skipton, sleeping 5 and just minutes’ walk from the centre and all that is has to offer including great local shops a market and the famous castle, the only one with a full roof.  You are close to the metropolitan towns of York, Leeds and Harrogate and the stunning countryside which Yorkshire has to offer. East Castle Street has many features to ensure you have an enjoyable stay.  There are comfortable and stylish rooms decorated and furnished in contemporary style with taste and grace.  All the rooms are light and airy and have a real cosy feel, just right for relaxing after a day in Yorkshire.  There is a large, well-equipped kitchen with every convenience, this contemporary kitchen adjoins the dining area so the cook can enjoy company whilst rustling up a delicious meal from local produce.

There is so much to do in this area, visit the castle, the Craven Museum showcasing the areas past, Bolton Priory, striking church ruins on the riverside and if you are a steam train enthusiast, there is the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway, a heritage railway that runs the rough the Dales.  One stay will never be enough.

GROUND FLOOR
Entrance:
Through the front door into the hallway. 
Hallway: Hanging space and boot storage. Tiled flooring.
Lounge/Kitchen/Dining area: A light and airy open plan area giving the whole area a feeling of light and space.  The living room area has two cosy leather sofas, coffee table and a large smart TV with Freeview to complete the beautifully furnished living area.The kitchen is spacious and well equipped and very stylish with metro tiled walls high gloss units, it has a distinctly contemporary feel.  You will find a fridge, dishwasher, microwave, electric oven including grill and induction hob.  The dining area adjoins the kitchen and has a contemporary style table with 6 chairs.  There is a dresser for storage. This whole area has plenty of space for you to enjoy with family and friends and is a super convivial area to gather and share a meal or a glass or two of something fizzy, go on treat yourselves !. 

There is a door to the rear yard.

Bedroom 1: King sized bed with bedside cabinets and lamps, wardrobe for storage, a lovely light and sunny room
Bedroom 2: Double bedroom with bedside cabinets and lamps, wardrobe for storage, another lovely light and sunny room
Bedroom 3: A single bedroom with bedside cabinets, wardrobe, just the place to relax after hard day round the shops in Skipton.
Bathroom: This is a super stylish room with tiled walls in a pastel blue, a bath with large rain head shower over and contemporary designed basin and sanitary ware complete this lovely room.

Pets: Sorry no pets allowed
Parking
: Private driveway to rear and on street.
Garden/Patio: As is a feature of these traditional cottages there is a small garden area with a variety of plants at the  front and at the rear you will find a paved courtyard, just perfect to sit out and enjoy a morning coffee or an evening tipple.
Heating: Gas central heating
Short breaks: Accepted all year round.
Notes: Towels are provided. Unlimited WIFI available free of charge.  Mobile phone signal is good.
Pub: 0.25 mile
Shop: 50 Yds

Map

Area Information

Skipton
Skipton is a market town located on the course of the River Aire and the Leeds and Liverpool Canal to the south of the Yorkshire Dales. Skipton is able to boast Skipton Castle, constructed in 1090. Skipton became a prosperous market town, trading sheep and woollen goods and still has a cobbled street, Sheep Street. The town provides an ideal base for a walking trip and is close enough to the Dales and the Lakes for days out.


There's always something happening in the area, with festivals and fairs are held throughout the year. For more information on Skipton and the surrounding area and local events see our Yorkshire Dales Guide and the Festivals & Events Guide.