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from £79 /night help Price for guests, Nights
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House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6
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House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6
Luxury cottage with pastural views in all directions. Recently refurbished tastefully. Large rooms: 1 king size with ensuite shower room, 1 double and 1 twin room, house bathroom. Wood burning stove, oil fired AGA cooker, so warm and cosy on arrival, double glazing, central heating, 6MB WiFi broadband, some satellite TV channels, piano and guitar. Access to south facing garden with table and chairs. The large back garden with well stocked borders, table and chairs has an unfenced pond and walltop garden levels unfenced in places. Young children must be supervised at all times if in this area. Private parking for 3 cars. Storage for bikes.
Footpaths and cycle trails start from the door along the old roman road and drovers track.
Close to the Coniston Hotel with opportunities for fly fishing, falconry, the Land Rover Experience and clay pigeon shooting, restaurants and bars. Evening meals also available in Bell Busk, Gargrave, Kirkby Malham, Hetton, Malham, Wigglesworth.
15 mins drive from the ancient town of Skipton, 'Gateway to the Dales', with castle, 4 day market, canal, many shops, tea rooms, restaurants and pubs. Easy access by road and rail - Skipton railway station has direct services from London Kings Cross. The local village of Gargrave has a well stocked Co-Op store and an Indian Restaurant. Hellifield, Aireton and Cracoe sell local produce. Settle, Malham and Grassington are also nearby.
Nearby places to visit include; Malham Cove, Gordale Scar, Ingleborough, Pen Y Ghent, Whernside, Pendle Hill and The Pennine Way, The Trough of Bowland, Forest of Bowland, Gisburn Forest, Settle Carlisle Railway, Embsay and Keighley Steam Railways, Bolton Abbey, Skipton Castle, Grassington, Haworth, Clitheroe, Ilkley, Harrogate, Saltaire.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Leeds Bradford 45 km, Nearest railway: Skipton 12 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|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, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
About this location
The Yorkshire region
Bell Busk is a sleepy hamlet in a conservation area alongside the upper reaches of the River Aire and Otterburn Beck.. It was once the main terminus for the farming and tourist villages of Malhamdale. There was a cotton and silk mill here too until 1905.
The village of Gargrave, is a 2 mile walk along the old drovers track or 10 mins in a car. Gargrave has shops, pubs and an indian restaurant, The village also has a bus and rail service.
The nearby village of Hellifield provides the gateway station for the famous Settle to Carlisle railway journey; described as the most beautiful train journey in England.
Granville House is on the edge of The Yorkshire Dales National Park and just a few miles from the AONB of The Forest of Bowland.
Nearby there are the villages of Malham, Grassington, Horton in Ribblesdale, Ingleton, Bolton Abbey, Downham, Embsay, Kettlewell or Haworth; all famous or worth visiting in there own way.
Nearby towns include Skipton, Settle, Ilkley and Clitheroe, Harrogate and Lancaster
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5 Mar 2015
"Loved, loved and enjoyed the house and surrouning area"
We stayed towards the end of February with two children. As my husband said:"I can't believe it feels like home". It is 10 minutes away from beautiful Malham attractions, endless walks … More
That's great, thank you, and we hope to see you back later in the year.
Good to know you liked the Aga, I am wondering if you made that pudding in the recipe book?
23 Nov 2014
"Lovely place to stay at a great location"
We stayed at Granville House for the weekend with friends. The house is in a lovely spot close to great walks and within easy reach of Skipton. Very welcoming and the rooms were clean and tidy yet hom… More
Thank you, looking forward to seeing all of you here again next year. We have added a good quality guitar since your visit.
20 Nov 2014
What a lovely house! It's obvious from all the reviews on here that this house is fantastic, and it lives up to that billing and more!There are amazing views, big comfy beds, fab furnishings, a b… More
Well, what a great review. Glad you enjoyed your visit and come back and see us again and we will maybe have the TR6 rebuilt by then. Many thanks, Richard and Jeanne
10 Oct 2014
"Granville House - what a fabulous find, beautifully presented, exceptionally clean and the owners so friendly!"
Arrived on Sunday 5 October in beautiful Malhamdale in the Yorkshire Dales and found Granville House located just outside Bell Busk near Gargrave in a lovely secluded spot overlooking rolling hills an… More
Thanks very much. We thought you were nice too and we look forward to welcoming you back - hope your house purchase goes to plan. If we can help let us know
2 Oct 2014
"An excellent house from which to explore the Yorkshire Dales"
This month long stay was everything we hoped for and more. Granville House is a delight and commands views of farmland with plenty of sheep and cow activity to add to the peaceful setting. We had the … More
We really enjoyed having you all here and we very much hope that some or all of you will be able to return. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much. Take care.
2 Sep 2014
"Fabulous house with amazing views."
A very lovely house with amazing views, we stayed with young children and it was perfect. They even had the pleasure of feeding the chickens. There aren't shops within walking distance so try a… More
So glad that we could be part if your families very special celebrations. Very best wishes to you all
19 Aug 2014
"The perfect retreat! A heavenly haven with everything you need"
We booked the cottage just over a week before we travelled but Jeanne was quick to respond to any emails and the travel directions were through very quickly which was particularly useful as staying at… More
Thanks David, glad to know you enjoyed your stay. We have o2 and vodaphone mobiles,the others work well outside or with forehead pressed against the window using 1 leg as an aerial.:-) We have superfast broadband coming in the autumn so hopefully that will help postpone an apocolypse.People soon get used to the unmetalled lane, we whizz up and down in our sports cars all the time. Good to know that you'll be coming back.
19 Aug 2014
"Home away from home"
We stayed at this cottage with our teenage daughter. And we all loved it very much and wish we could have stayed longer. The cottage is tastefully decorated, spacious, homely and lacks nothing. Is is … More
Thank you. It was a pleasure to have you here all the way from Switzerland and we hope you enjoyed Cockermouth after you left us.
5 Aug 2014
"Amazing, homely cottage perfect for all ages and interests"
We travelled to the cottage with 2 young children and our stay was just perfect. Great walks from the door and further a field. Being close to places like Skipton also allowed us to visit busier place… More
Good to know that you enjoyed yourselves and thanks for being perfect guests.
We look forward to seeing you next year.
27 Apr 2014
Fantastic place to stay. Spacious, quiet, stunning views and lovely owners. Friendly chickens. Our 2 year old girl was feeling absolutely safe throughout the house. Next time we will stay at least for… More
We would be delighted to have you back again. You were perfect guests, thank you for leaving the cottage so clean and tidy.Absolutely brilliant.
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