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The Platform

Nidderdale ( 4mls Harrogate), Yorkshire Dales
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Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Luxury
Romantic
Family friendly
Quirky
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Seriously stylish holiday home just 4 miles from Harrogate
  • Set on what was once a railway platform with lots of period features
  • Overlooking ancient woodlands with an abundance of wildlife on the doorstep
  • Close to several charming Yorkshire towns and villages
  • Selection of excellent gastro pubs and Michelin-starred restaurants within just a few miles
  • Sliding doors that open onto landscaped gardens and a decked terrace
Property code: G0156

This cottage has a lot to offer - with its chic look, contemporary comforts and gorgeous location, this is the perfect Yorkshire cottage for a grown-up getaway.

Oozing character, this stylish home is set on what was once a railway platform, nestled in the stunning Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Sleeping four people and located just 4 miles from Harrogate and its Convention Centre, this is the ideal property for couples, friends or business visitors. With a shop and a selection of gastropubs and Michelin Star restaurants within just a few miles, this charming cottage has it all.

 

Boasting many period features and quirky design touches, this two-bedroom property has a real home-from-home feel. The open-plan living area creates a welcoming space for guests to relax, with the contemporary wood burner providing a focal point on chillier evenings. It also features a wall filled with sporting memorabilia, which gives this room a real sense of fun. Floor-to-ceiling sliding doors, which lead outside, also give a light and airy feel. You'll find everything you need in the stylish kitchen, whether you're rustling up a snack or a main meal. The master bedroom is semi open-plan from the lounge and is beautifully designed to create the ideal space to unwind at the end of a busy day. The second bedroom is a twin, while the bathroom boasts a double walk-in shower. Outside you'll discover landscaped gardens and a decked terrace, which allow guests to enjoy the countryside views beyond. On site chic and unique converted wagon. (see other property in this location at the bottom of the listing.)

Keen walkers will love exploring the nearby Nidderdale Way, a 53-mile circular walk which rewards hikers with stunning views across the Dale. Head into Harrogate and wander around its many independent shops and boutiques. Foodies are spoilt for choice here – head to Cold Bath Road and experience the many varied restaurants there. Soak up some history at the Royal Pump Room Museum, or retreat to the Turkish Baths for some pampering.

 

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 king-size, 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom with double walk in shower and WC
  • NEFF Induction hob, microwave/oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher
  • Wood burner - logs provided
  • Underfloor heating
  • Ample off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Shop and pub within 1 mile
  • LCD TV, DVD player, Freeview, MP3 player
  • Secure bike storage available
  • Children over 5 and babies in arms welcome
  • Highchair and travel cot upon request
  • Ramp for wheelchairs upon request
  • On site Goods Wagon sleeps 2 to book separately for extended friends and family.
  • Please note, the carriage accommodation on site is located beyond the large garden shares the access to this property but has it's own designated patio area.
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed

Rachel Stowe

This property is personally managed by Rachel.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 25 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Jane 22nd December 2023

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Fabulous cottage in a stunning location with all amenities for a home from home. Visits daily from pheasants, rabbits and deer were an added bonus! Great local pubs and walks from the doorstep, plus 20 minutes on a local bus and you are in Harrogate. This is our 3rd visit to the Platform which says its all and we will be back !

Reviewed by Nora 23rd September 2023

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Relaxing week. Lovely location. The Platform had everything we needed and some great welcoming touches from the hosts, who were very genuine in their hospitality. Loved the wildlife in the garden each morning. So much to do in the surrounding area with a particular note for Fountains Abbey & Brimham Rocks. Good food in local pubs and Harrogate restRead moreaurants. Hide

Reviewed by Geraldine 4th September 2023

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The Platform exceeded expectations, comfortable and peaceful. The cottage has everything you could possibly need, and more. There was a good supply of products, so no need to take shampoo or shower gel. Welcome pack was lovely, a nice bottle of wine to sit and enjoy the wondrous view. Yes, we were extremely lucky with the weather, but also with theRead more best of hosts, so a big THANK YOU to Pauline and Martin Hide

Reviewed by Amit 12th August 2023

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Very well equipped and comfortable cottage. The location is ideal; quiet and peaceful but within easy reach of surrounding villages/towns. The owners are very kind and helpful. We have stayed in lots of cottages and this was one of the best! We would happily come back again.

Reviewed by Paul 21st July 2023

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This is a location everybody is looking for!

Reviewed by Alan 30th June 2023

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My wife & I have just spent a blissful week at The Platform. The owners, Martin & Pauline, were very welcoming & helpful. The cottage was very well equipped and the location on the long disused rail line was perfect. With the wood just across from the old line listening to the birdsong in the peace of the evening was great. Having a pub (closed MonRead more/Tues), tea room and corner shop in the village was very handy. Ideally placed for Harlow Carr, Newby Hall and Bettys in Harrogate. Back next year. Hide

Reviewed by Joseph 23rd June 2023

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Perfect as it is xx

Reviewed by Peter 2nd June 2023

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Reviewed by Lisa 19th May 2023

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The Platform is a wonderful property, very well equipped, full of character and so comfortable. Stunning gardens, beautiful views, and blissfully tranquil. A short stroll from the village, and well placed to visit a plethora of attractions within a short drive. The owners next door, Martin and Pauline, are very helpful and friendly, sharing their kRead morenowledge and recommendations of the area. Hide

Reviewed by Sally 17th March 2023

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Reviewed by Dawn 3rd February 2023

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Excellent hosts, excellent property and excellent views. Everything you need for a stay in the Dale's. We hope to return soon.

Reviewed by Roger 25th November 2022

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Clean and has everything you need. Great space and location. Easy to get to places on the bus.

Reviewed by Sheila 21st October 2022

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We really enjoyed our stay in the cottage. It was both modern and quirky at the same time. The owners, Pauline & Martin are very helpful and nothing was too much trouble.

Reviewed by GLENDA 27th September 2022

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What a fantastic find. Cottage perfect and owners even more perfect. A great deal of thought has obviously been put into the furnishings, with so many additional things provided. We relaxed as soon as we walked through the door and had the best holiday. Thank you Pauline & Martin

Reviewed by Maggy 23rd September 2022

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Absolutely wonderful place! Beautiful garden and view, cottage had every amenity, and friendly helpful owners - handy to pop into Harrogate or Knaresborough - very good value - hoping to return

Reviewed by John 9th September 2022

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Excellent property in a beautiful location.

Reviewed by Sarah 22nd July 2022

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Nice immaculately presented cosy cottage with all the amenities you would ever need. The property backs onto a woodland which enabled us to see many different birds, squirrels and butterflies which was lovely as we see nothing like that where we live. Lovely big walk in shower was nice too. What made our holiday extra special was the owners dog GusRead mores, a dachshund which had to be the happiest dog we've ever met and we enjoyed playing with him in the garden. We will definitely be returning. Hide

Reviewed by Alex 8th July 2022

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Perfect accommodation, perfect location, great hosts and Gus

Reviewed by Ailsa 24th June 2022

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Lovely rural and quiet location, yet only a 10-15 minutes walk to village pub - serves decent food. Very comfortable home, pretty garden and super views and walks. Within an hour and even half an hour of many attractions. We ran out of time as we were spoilt for choice. Definitely recommend.

Reviewed by margaret 3rd June 2022

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This property is remarkable with views that are beautiful. Would definitely go again. The owners Pauline and Martin are such lovely people and are there to help if any issues.

Reviewed by Bart 27th May 2022

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This accomodation is the most memorable of all cottages weve stayed in, and not just because its the freshest memory! The beautiful country setting, the quality build and furnishings, luxury appliances and bathroom facilities, and the presence of every kitchen and household item you could possibly wish for. The fact that it is built on a former raiRead morelway platform, next to the station house that is occupied by the incredibly friendly and helpful owners, lends a unique flavour to it. Brilliant! Hide

Reviewed by Peter 6th May 2022

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A well designed holiday cottage with interesting features, offering spacious accommodation. Quiet rural location but local facilities (bus, pub, cafe, shop) within walking distance. Location offers easy access to Harrogate, Knaresborough, York and Leeds by public transport or car and an abundance of walking opportunities and other attractions in YoRead morerkshire Dales. Hide

Reviewed by Richa 15th April 2022

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Beautiful and cozy .

Reviewed by Richard 25th March 2022

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we were very happy with everything

Reviewed by Patricia 11th March 2022

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1 more property at this location

The Goods Wagon

The Goods Wagon

Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1

£316 - £366

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