Delightful cottage in the heart of Oxenhope. Recently renovated to a particularly high standard. Located near Haworth, home of the literary greats, The Bronte Sisters. Surrounded by open countryside, it is ideally situated for walkers & cyclists alike. For the less active, enjoy the peace and relaxation Stone Cottage has to offer. Stone Cottage is also a great base for exploring the rest of Yorkshire. Holiday rental that is suitable for couples or small familes.
Benefit from the tranquility of Stone Cottage, a real hideaway from everyday life. Sit back and relax in front of an open fire. Enjoy a little bit of luxury from sleeping on a king size memory foam mattress with egyptian cotton bed linen. Watch a DVD in the comfort on your own holiday home on a modern 32" TV. If television is not your thing, there is a mezzanine floor with a small liberary which can be used as a quiet reading area. There are also a few games and mini HiFi with Bluetooth for your entertainment. An initial supply of coal (in winter), power and background heating are all included. There are wonderful views of the countryside surrounding Stone Cottage and can be seen from every window.
There is a sizeable utility room to house your walking gear, bikes, golf clubs, fishing tackle, etc. The property benefits from a south facing enclosed courtyard with outdoor furniture where you can dine al fresco during the summer evenings.
Changeover day is Saturday, arrival time is 3pm and departure time is 11am.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Check in time:||15:00|
|Check out time:||11:00|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Leeds Bradford 40 km, Nearest railway: Keighley 9 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||King Beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
Nearby attractions in the area include the Worth Valley Steam Railway, with connections to the filming of "The Railway Children", Cliffe Castle Museum, Skipton Castle, East Riddlesden Hall and Salts Mill in Saltaire houses the largest collection of work by the artist David Hockney and has some unique shops and a café. For the shopaholic, Skipton, known as Gateway to the Dales, holds an outdoor market four days of the week selling anything from pots and pans, locally sourced foods and fashion items. Or try Boundary Mill at Colne, as advertised on TV which is quite a unique store selling designer clothing, home wares, kitchen accessories, china and crystal and various gadgets. Hebden Bridge and the Leeds/Liverpool canal, where you can spot the brightly coloured barges sailing by is only six miles. The bustling city of Leeds is easily accessible by train or car as is Bradford, Keighley and Harrogate which makes Oxenhope a great base for exploring Yorkshire, The Dales and The Lakes.
Surrounded by beautiful moorland, the cottage sits amongst the Bronte Way and the Millennium Way making it an ideal retreat for walkers and cyclists. The bustling Bronte village of Haworth is approximately 2 miles and is easily accessible by car or train from the terminus of the Worth Village railway line in Oxenhope.
From the cottage door, wonderful footpath walks lead into the rolling hills and heather strewn moors which are often referred to as “Bronte Country” and it was this surrounding countryside where the Bronte sisters drew their inspiration for writing. The neighbouring village of Haworth is home of the Bronte Parsonage Museum which stands at the head of the cobbled High Street and was formerly their childhood home, housing a history of their life and works. For visitors, a selection of gift shops, tea rooms bars and restraunts line this famous cobbled street, taking you back in time with mementoes on offer to remind you of your trip!
***Stage 2 of Le Tour De France 2014 passed the doorstep of Stone Cottage so if you want to feel part of it, bring your bikes along.****