- £355 per week
- £51 per night
- 3 Guests
- 2 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathroom
- 1 Pet
Beds & bedrooms
- Bed linen provided
- 1 double bed
- 2 single beds
- Washing machine
- 2 WCs
- Towels provided
- Family friendly
- Garden or courtyard
- On-street parking
- Secure bicycle storage
How far to...?
- Pub 0.25 miles
- Shop 0.25 miles
- Smart TV
- Welcome pack
- Countryside views
Important - please note
- 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.
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Pasture Cottage is a cute and quirky 18C cottage with lovely views situated in the picturesque Village of Embsay near Skipton in the Glorious Yorkshire Dales. Embsay is situated in the Lower Wharfedale. This area is popular with train enthusiasts, walkers and cyclists who are keen to explore the southern Dales. The Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway, a heritage line which was originally opened in 1888 and was closed in 1965 as part of the Beeching cuts, the station was used as the station for the fictional town of Hotton in the ITV soap Emmerdale. Embsay is 2 miles north of Skipton with its privately owned castle with the only intact roof in the country and 900 years of history. Embsay moor has a beautiful rock formation and a reservoir where you can fish and sail. One of the most popular hiking and cycling routes in the area which covers 9.6 miles, runs from the centre of the village and back. Close by are Linton Falls which have a wooden observation bridge and Bolton Abbey and the stunning walks and famous is a must. Ilkley has a branch of betty's famous tea rooms a very traditional experience. This well-equipped cottage is light and airy and boasts beautiful views of the garden and hills from many windows, take time to relax and unwind. On a sunny evening, after a day’s sightseeing why not sit outside either on the balcony or in the garden patio area and sip a glass of wine whilst taking in the peace and quiet. The living room boasts an open fire to cosy up in front of on those chilly winter evenings after a day in the Dales and the kitchen has everything you need to prepare a home cooked meal. This lovely cottage would make an ideal retreat for couples and families alike to enjoy the southern dales as well as the North Yorkshire Moors, you are spoilt for choice in this area of Yorkshire. Whatever your interests there is something for everyone, historic castles, even older abbeys, museums, farms, superb local markets with the very best Yorkshire produce and of course restaurants and tea rooms too numerous to mention.
Kitchen: The kitchen is well equipped and boasts an electric oven cooker with a gas hob, fridge freezer and microwave. There is plenty of work surface space and room to prepare a tasty meal from some local produce.
Dining Room: This is a spacious room with the advantage of a range cooker with solid hobs, if you are a keen cook who loves trying something new or a seasoned aga professional then this is definitely for you, try a slow cooked stew , they are delicious from a range cooker ! There is a pine table and chairs and a cottage style dresser with delightful blue and white china. The sun streams in from the window. This room leads to the:
Utility/Toilet: Through a latched pine door you will find a useful utility area with a washing machine and a toilet and basin. There are also some pegs as there is an outside washing line. A great place to store muddy boots after a day in the open air.
Staircase: This leads off the dining room through a latched pine. This staircase is slightly narrower than a usual staircase and leads to the first-floor landing.
Living room: This is a bright and sunny room which looks over the hills in the distance and the pasture at the bottom of the garden where sheep often graze. There is a small balcony out of the door which is just the place for an early evening tipple or a leisurely morning coffee and to enjoy the view and the peace and quiet. The living room has an open fire with a decorative fire surround, so you are sure to be warm and toasty whatever season you choose to visit. There is a two-seater sofa and two occasional chairs, a TV with Freeview DVD and a tape player/radio. Books, games and tapes/DVDs are found here for your enjoyment.
Bathroom: A light and airy room with a bath with shower over, sink and toilet.
Staircase to second floor:
Bedroom 1: This is a room with a view, waken up to the sun streaming in and a view of the hills in the distance. There is a double bed, pretty linen, a wardrobe and matching dressing table with mirror, stool and two occasional chairs.
Bedroom 2:This is a single room but there is a pull-out mattress under the bed which means the room can be used as a twin room. The two large windows let in plenty of sunlight and look over Holly Farm and Embsay Crag which is a great walk. This room has a built-in wardrobe, pine chest of drawers and a bedside table.
Outside: leading from the living room there is a door to the balcony which has a table and two chairs (the balcony is shared with the neighbouring property and the boundary is marked with a flower pot), this leads you to a sloping non slip pathway to the non enclosed garden area. Walk directly forwards and you will see the patio area at the rear of the garden where you will find outdoor seating. Here you will find stunning views of the hills and the fields behind Pasture cottage. Kindly let the owner know in advance that you would like to bring bicycles there is a lockable shed at the end of the patio area. Please do not forget to leave this key when you leave
Pets: Dogs are welcome. Garden is not enclosed. Please keep to the garden area on the far right and keep dogs on a lead whilst in the garden area.
Parking: On road parking
Heating: An open fire in the living room. The cottage is heated throughout with adjustable gas central heating and thermostatically controlled radiators.
Short Breaks: Not accepted, Saturday changeover only
Children: Children are very welcome.
Shop: Small shop on the village 5 mins walk away
Notes: There is a landline telephone for incoming calls if required and in one of the cupboards is a small TV
Pub: 100 yds
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.