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Jenny Wren Cottage

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • No pets allowed
  • Car advised

Jenny Wren is a charming one bedroom traditional stone cottage. It is situated in a quiet lane leading to the church near the centre of Middleham, the childhood home of King Richard 111. The cottage is ideally placed for visiting the town's inns, restaurants and shops which are only a few minutes walk away. Free parking is available close to the cottage in the church car park..

The cottage has been lovingly restored and makes an ideal romantic retreat for couples. Built in 1800 the property retains many of it's original features combining olde-worlde charm with modern and stylish amenities.

The cottage has oak beams and exposed stonework; it has a cosy living room with a feature stone fireplace and a wood burning stove. The living room is equipped with Freeview TV, DVD player, CD player and a library of books, CD's and DVD's. There is also a selection of games for your enjoyment. Electric panel radiators provide heating throughout the cottage.

The accommodation includes a double bedroom with a king size bed. The fitted kitchen has a dishwasher, washer/dryer, oven and hob, fridge/freezer and separate dining area. Free internet access is provided for our guests. The shower room has a walk in shower, wash basin and WC .Externally there is a small patio area with table and chairs, a barbecue is also provided. The cottage is personally supervised for comfort and cleanliness by the owners.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors BBQ
Access Parking

Leyburn

Middleham offers a wide range of shops, pubs and places to eat. There is plenty to see and do within easy reach of the cottage including the market towns of Leyburn, Masham, Richmond and Hawes. Middleham is on the edge of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales where you will find attractive villages and breath taking scenery. The town is an excellent base for walking and touring in Wensleydale and the adjoining dales.There are numerous visitor attractions nearby including the award winning Forbidden Corner, the Wensleydale Creamery and The Black Sheep Brewery. The historic city of York and the spa town of Harrogate are well worth visiting when you are in the area.

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Review 1-10 of 15

28 Feb 2014

5/5

"Cosy cottage in beautiful setting"

Jenny Wren was a lovely cottage for our romantic anniversary break, we particularly enjoyed the wood burning stove, candles and king size bed! Alan and Angela made us feel very welcome and the extra touches such as a tea set laid out, complete with muffins, and the chocolates on the bed made it feel really special.
The village was in an ideal setting for exploring the Dales, and we enjoyed a trip to Hawes and Aysgarth Falls. However, there is also plenty to do locally, with walks to the river from Middleham, and Jervaulx Abbey and Brymor ice cream farm just a short drive away. We were spoilt for choice with the four pubs in the square, but ended up in The White Swan, which serves good bistro-style food at reasonable prices if you go for the early-bird deal.
We would thoroughly recommend Jenny Wren as a place for couples to stay at any time of year.

2 Dec 2013

5/5

"Excellent"

The cottage is immaculate, with a comfortable lounge and well equipped kitchen diner downstairs. Upstairs there is a double bedroom, with a comfortable bed, and bathroom. The wood burning stove makes for a cosy feel. The village location is ideal, with a number of good pubs a few minutes away. Ideal location for walking and sight seeing. The owners pay attention to detail, with some lovely touches.

11 Nov 2013

5/5

"Fantastic cottage"

We have just had a brilliant time in a superb kitted out cottage with evreything you require and more really and we was made very welcome by the owners.The village itself 2 mins walk away was ideal and with a corner shop and 4 pubs and we settled on the Richard 111 where the food was very nice and was made to feel like locals by the end of the week. The cottage is situated for easy travel to Hawes (cheese factory),Leyburn,Richmond,Ripon and Middleton Tyas which was the few places we vistied during our stay and we would love to comeback again in the summer months as we missed the castles which had closed down the week before but it didnt spoil a great week and the comfy King size bed to come home too after a days sightseeing and walking was to die for.

7 Nov 2013

5/5

"Excellent place to stay in fantastic location"

This is an immaculate, clean, well presented cottage, has a cosy warm lounge with wood burning stove, a very well equipped kitchen diner and bathroom and double bedroom with lovely comfortable king size bed.
The cottage is on a quiet lane close to the historic church and next to one of the racing stables. Middleham is a must for racing fans and it's a short walk to the gallops where you can watch the horses at morning exercise, the sight and sounds of the horses heading through town each morning are a sight to behold.
There are plenty of options to eat out in the town at the pubs and restaurants and there is a general store for any items you may need with generous opening hours.
It's worth exploring the historic town, back streets and alleyways ,there are excellent walks in the area with superb scenery which are all accessible from the front door, no need to use the car, walks info, books, DVD's all available in the cottage.
A real home from home

13 Oct 2013

5/5

"An Ideal and exceptionally well equipped place to stay"

Immaculate, clean and, very well presented double bedroom cottage, complete with
fully fitted and equipped kitchen diner, bathroom and comfortable lounge. Situated in
a small village close to historic church and castle. Good bus service with connections to local areas.

28 Sep 2013

4/5

"Comfy,cosy,perfect for chilling out"

This was our sixth stay in Middleham and fourth stay at Jenny Wren. The village provides a break from hustle and bustle of city life but has all the amenities you need. The sight and sound of the horses heading to the gallops in the morning is always a delight . Provides an excellent base for plenty of walks and also for visiting other villages, towns and attractions. The cottage is small,simple and very, very comfortable. Alan and Angela have equipped the cottage very well with everything you need for a great break, including lots of local information for walks, things to do, places to visit and a good selection of DVD's, books and some board games (just in case the weather misbehaves).
Plenty of pubs and restaurants in village or local vicinity for eating out.
Highly recommended, just dont nick the week we want!!

15 Sep 2013

5/5

"A great cottage retreat in a lovely part Of Yorkshire"

We have stayed in a few cottages over the years , and this has to be the best one so far, full of all your home comforts and very clean with a very well equipped kitchen. situated in a quiet lane and if you like race horsers , next door to one of the many Stables in the village.
Lots of walks on the door step so the car is not needed and plenty of good eating places to eat in the surrounding village and area.
A great cottage for a holiday.

12 Aug 2013

4/5

"Lovely cosy dales cottage"

Excellent cottage with good facilities, would definitely recommend. Good pubs in village, also lots to do and see in area. Cottage well equipped and very clean, would be nice in winter as log burner in lounge.

19 Jul 2013

5/5

"Perfect, small, well equipped, up to date but still characterful cottage."

The cottage is sympathetically modernised, with nice features like a wood burning stove, new period-style sash windows, a very comfy bed and a well equipped kitchen. It was really useful to have Wi-fi. The courtyard gets the late afternoon sun, so good for drinks and supper, in the summer.
I think the cottage would be cosy in winter too, as there are instant-heat radiators in every room.
Middleham is a really lovely town, with 4 pubs, a village shop, tea rooms and, of course, the wonderful castle.
There are many racehorse training stables in and around the town, and we loved seeing the horses going to and fro to the Gallops on the moor, every morning.
Places to visit nearby - Coverham Abbey, Leyburn, Hawes, Aysgarth Falls, Jerveaulx Abbey and ice cream parlour at the farm, Castle Bolton, Masham, Constable Burton. If you like horse riding - Masham Riding and Trekking Centre, and Kilnsey Riding Centre. And amazing walks everywhere.
We will definately visit again.

10 Jul 2013

4/5

"Cosy, comfy, lovely cottage in a cracking location!"

Found this cottage rental on www.middlehamonline.com having not visited the area previously, brilliant central location, near to the local hostelries and most importantly to all the racing yards in the village, we stayed for Good Friday stables open day which was brilliant and some winter weather was even thrown in! Trainers and stable staff all very friendly, even outside of the open day and early morning trips to the gallops will ensure you see strings of horse working out. Landlord (Alan) was very accommodating and assisted with our arrival time due to a break down, lovely family, kept clean and as it would be as your own. Nice wood burner and all equipment you could need. Plenty of places to drink and eat and we did not find being without a car too much of a hindrance as there are plenty of local walks...we would recommend the walk to the Coverbridge Inn, fantastic pub food and beer. Would stay again.

Review 1-10 of 15

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