Sleeps four people in 2 double bedrooms
Butlers Cottage is a charming, traditional Dales cottage sleeping 4 people and set in the heart of the glorious Yorkshire Dales National Park.
It is dog-friendly (Charge for dogs is £20 per week - 1 medium or 2 small dogs) and makes a perfect retreat for those seeking a peaceful holiday in beautiful surroundings with wonderful walks from the doorstep.
It is situated in an idyllic, elevated position in the hamlet of Simonstone, only a mile and a half from the town of Hawes and at the foot of the stunning Buttertubs Pass to Swaledale. It has panoramic views across Upper Wensleydale.
The cottage has the great advantage of being only 100 yards from the Simonstone Hall Hotel which is dog-friendly, has a lovely bar and terrace and serves excellent food. A ten minute walk away is the pretty village of Hardraw with a lovely village pub serving good food, a tea-shop and the famous Hardraw Force waterfall.
The ancient market town of Hawes with its pubs, cafes, deli, galleries and antique shops is a beautiful 30-40 minute walk on a section of the Pennine Way. The Wensleydale Creamery with its shop, cafe and restaurant and the Dales museum are well worth a visit. The cottage is beautifully furnished with antiques and quality furnishings. It has modern, thermostatically controlled electric heaters and an open fire. A basket of logs is provided for your stay. It is decorated in Farrow and Ball colours and has a lovely, warm country feel. The sitting room is large and light with a traditional Yorkshire Range fire, painted beams and 2 comfortable sofas. There are books and maps for your enjoyment. and a large flatscreen TV with freeview.
The pretty dining kitchen is a really welcoming space with antique pine furniture, new pine worktops, enamel sink and rustic tiles. It has a cooker, electric hob, fridge with freezer compartment and microwave oven.
Upstairs there are 2 double bedrooms. The first bedroom is large and very light with wonderful views over Hawes. It has a comfortable bed with memory foam topped mattress, antique pine washstand, large built-in storage and antique chest of drawers. The second double bedroom is more compact, has equally great views over Stags Fell, large built-in storage and pretty decor. The bathroom is bright and newly decorated with a toilet, sink, bath with shower over and heated towel-rail.
At the front of the cottage is a lovely south-facing patio with garden furniture. This is such a lovely spot to sit, relax and take in the views after a good day’s walking.
Butlers Cottage is in a great location for exploring the Dales. Aysgarth Falls is a 20 minute drive away, as is Semer Water and stunning Raydale. The delights of Swaledale are only 6 miles and a breathtaking drive away. Within a 40 minute drive are the lovely market towns of Richmond, Leyburn and Masham.
Changeover day is Saturday.
Short breaks available October to March - min. 3 days.
At other times please contact owner for availability.