This lovely stone-built terraced cottage in the heart of the pretty village of Lofthouse is 300 years old and is set in magnificent Nidderdale, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Renovated to retain much of its original character, this fantastic period property boasts wonderful beamed ceilings, exposed stonework, a fabulous sitting room with flagstone floor and open fire. The small enclosed paved yard with furniture and barbecue provide an excellent excuse forsome outdoor dining whilst on colder days guests can enjoy a spell in front of the woodburner.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen. Cosy sitting room with flagstone floor, woodburner and dining area. Front porch.
Storage heaters with woodburner. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, TV, DVD, CD player, small selection of books/games. Fuel and power inc. in rent, starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent October - March inclusive. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot on request. Roadside parking in quiet residential village. Small enclosed paved yard with furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 1 min walk. Note: The staircase in this property is very steep and slopes due to the age of the building, and is therefore unsuitable for the less mobile.
Set amidst the stunning moorland scenery and lush green meadows of Nidderdale, the pretty village of Lofthouse is idyllically situated in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Home to a charming, old-world pub - 'The Crown' â€“ this quaint little village also boasts a general store and post office. Offering a wider range of amenities is the historic city of Ripon with its ancient crypt that's over a thousand years old, the Yorkshire Law & Order Museums, a bustling weekly market, an International Music Festival and the Ripon Races. If you prefer a more relaxed pace, though, why not explore the wealth of riverside and canal walks, or the famous Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Garden? Lofthouse is also well placed for trips to the Yorkshire Dales, the North York Moors, Harrogate, Knaresborough and York.
From heather-clad moors and limestone scars, to market towns and the steady pace of country life - the sublime Dales await you! Where else in Britain is it as satisfying to sit and do nothing as it is to explore the numerous pursuits on offer?