This unique cottage invites guests to enjoy a peaceful retreat. With origins dating back to the 1700s, it oozes authentic charm whilst enjoying a wealth of modern comforts and added luxuries to make your holiday extra special.
Located in the picture-postcard village of Kirkby Malzeard, guests can enjoy a range of local conveniences close to hand. A village shop, butchers, antique shop and traditional country pub are in walking distance, each found less than half a mile away from the property. Benefiting from some of the most spectacular views in the country, the Yorkshire Dales provide direct access to unfettered natural beauty. Choose one of the many country walks nearby or opt for some cosmopolitan vibes and drive the 6 miles to Ripon. For historical insight, Ripley Castle is only 11 miles away and Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden are 7.5 miles away.
The inside of this fairy-tale cottage is immediately inviting. Put down your bags and make yourselves at home. The first stop is the homely sitting room, a gorgeous space with open beams and original stone fireplace. Complete with a wood burner, sumptuous seating, throws and all sorts of mod cons, all generations will feel at ease. Pick your favourite pew and relax; a selection of books and a Smart TV with Netflix provide access to worlds of fun, action and romance, whilst board games offer traditional entertainment. For a gentle soundtrack to your holiday, a Bose Bluetooth speaker allows you to connect your devices and play out your favourite tunes. Further inside the property, a stylish and generously-sized kitchen/diner awaits with a lovely surprise: a welcome hamper full of goodies. A bright, clean space, the kitchen has ample worktop space for food preparation and also has an oven and hob, fridge and dishwasher. For extra convenience, there is also a downstairs utility room with a WC, washer, dryer and freezer. At the opposite end of the kitchen is the dining area. Sit around the table and look out the window, watching the world pass by with a hot cup of tea or gather the family around for a game of cards. When you are ready to drift off to sleep, two bedrooms can be found upstairs. The master bedroom exudes comfort and warmth and comprises of a king-size French-style bed, large wardrobe and thoughtful details. The second bedroom is next door to the master and is a delightful single perfect for a child. With intricate detailing and plenty of home comforts, it is a truly relaxing space. The property's bathroom is also upstairs and comes with a bath with overhead shower, perfect for soothing aching legs after a day's walking.
Outside there is a pretty walled courtyard with table and chairs. Take your morning brew outside and listen to the chiming of the church bells next door. In the evenings, the courtyard is the perfect spot for a local ale or glass of vino as birds swoop and soar in the sky above.