This beautiful stone-built cottage has a wonderful designer bathroom and two comfortable bedrooms â one double and one single. Attached to the owner's farmhouse, this delightful stone built cottage is situated in a lovely valley that overlooks the River Nidd, just a few minutes walk from Pateley Bridge. The property is a traditional Yorkshire cottage offering single floor accommodation and wonderful country views. The snug, warm sitting room is a great place for a relaxing evening, whilst the modern kitchen-diner is a fantastic place to cook up a storm. This is a great vacation spot for a small family or a romantic break. With Harrogate..., Brigham Rocks and Fountains Abbey all close by, this is a well-situated, first class holiday home.
Amenities: Oil central heating with electric fire in sitting room. Electric cooker, combi oven/microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, stereo/CD/radio, library of books, games & DVDs. All fuel & power inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Cot & highchair available. Off road parking for two cars. Gardens to front & rear with patio, furniture & BBQ. Sorry, no pets & no smoking. Shop 1 mile, pub 10 mins walk. Note: Owner keeps a few sheep on the farmland neighbouring the property.
Region: From heather-clad moors and limestone scars, to market towns and the steady pace of country life - the sublime Dales await you! Where else in Britain is it as satisfying to sit and do nothing as it is to explore the numerous pursuits on offer?
Town: Nestled in the steep-sided valley of the River Nidd lies the charming Dales town of Pateley Bridge. This lovely village is composed of quaint little alleys whilst only a few yards off the steep main street is a wide range of interesting shops, all offering a selection of unusual gifts and local memorabilia. Well known for its prize-winning floral displays, the town also offers excellent sports facilities and a riverside park with children's play area. There are also a large number of Craft Workshops as well as the award winning Nidderdale Museum which houses a collection of displays illustrating many aspects of Dales life in the past. Also in the area - both up and downstream of the River Nidd â are a wide selection of walking opportunities and excellent bird watching spots.
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All prices are inclusive of the booking fee. Winter Short Breaks (WSB) are available at many properties in the "Winter" period - subject to availability. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. Off Season Breaks (OSB) are available at many properties in parts of the "Low" and "Mid" periods - subject to availability. The price for a 3 night break is either 75% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. OSBs can be booked within a calendar month of the start date of the holiday. "Last Minute Breaks" (LMB) are available at most properties throughout the "LOW", "MID", "HIGH", "PEAK", "XMAS" and "NEW YEAR" periods. The price for a 3 night break is either 65% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. LMBs can be booked within one week of the start date of the holiday.
Left on 10/26/2013 for a stay in August 2013 | Yvonne and Michael
Over the year's my wife and I have stayed in some beautiful cottage's. but River View cottage has got to be the best we have ever stayed in. The owner's are friendly and helpful and the cottage is so well equipped and comfortable it is a home from home. It is a real credit to them. We have already booked for next year and cannot wait to go back.
Well equipped and comfortable
Left on 10/03/2013 for a stay in June 2013 | Saunders
This is the best cottage we have ever stayed in. The owners have thought of everything!! We received a lovely warm welcome and the tray of teabags, coffee, biscuits, cake and milk was much appreciated. We loved everything about the cottage which was exceptionally well equipped and in a beautiful location.
idyllic yorkshire cottage
Left on 08/21/2013 for a stay in June 2013 | Bob Richardson
welcoming and freindly, approachable but never intrusive.
cottage well decorated and equipped with quality furnishings. garden and surrounds well kept. close to road but far enough away from noise. easy walk to river path with ten minute stroll into town. views from the cottage superb and town had all amenities.
liked best having breakfast on patio looking over the valley
liked least having to leave and go home
Alex & Liz
Lovely cottage and location provides all that is required for a
Left on 09/13/2012 for a stay in May 2012 | Alex & Liz
This was our 2nd visit to River View and we had a fantastic week in May, being lucky to experience one of the few warm and sunny periods this summer. The cottage is excellently furnished and equipped with all that could be possibly required. The owners Sue & Joe were the perfect hosts, always on hand if required.
We have already booked again for next year.
Ruth and Brian Leightell
A piece of heaven in the Dales
Left on 05/03/2012 for a stay in March 2012 | Ruth and Brian Leightell
River View is one of the best holiday cottages we have stayed in. A truly warm welcome from Sue and Joe started our holiday and a lovely welcome tray to help us on our way.
The Cottage is fantastic and a credit to Sue and Joe, it was immaculate in its decor and cleanliness. beautiful views from the cottage and great walks from the door. Quiet and peaceful, with every kitchen gadget you could need - if you like to cook - to make your stay as comfortable as possible.
Pateley Bridge is a lovely village with plenty of shops, try the pies from the butchers they put Greggs to shame.
Left on 09/15/2011 for a stay in July 2011 | Sheila
This cottage is not much to look at from the outside but inside it is very well furnished and the kitchen is very well equipped. The owners are just next door and very friendly.
Karen and Gary
Could not be better!
Left on 02/09/2011 for a stay in November 2010 | Karen and Gary
This cottage has it all. Exceptionally clean and comfortable, equipped to a very high standard, the owners should be commended for the quality accomodation they provide. We received a very warm welcome and were looked after from start to finish. We have stayed in many self-catering establishments and none come anywhere close to River View. The setting is peaceful, with beautiful views from every window. It really is idyllic with a lovely river walk on the doorstep.We loved it so much we rebooked immediately on our return home. Can't wait!
Kerry & Trevor Smith
As Mary Poppins would say 'Possitively Perfect in Every Way'
Left on 01/04/2011 for a stay in November 2010 | Kerry & Trevor Smith
This was our second stay with Sue and Joe Frith and we are now looking at booking a 3rd. We had never visited Yorkshire prior to our first visit in 2009 - but can't wait to go back. The accommodation is first class, exceptionally clean and well equipped to do as little or as much as you want in the kitchen - every appliance you could wish for. The bedding and bathroom exceptional with pure white fluffy towels and nothing is too much trouble for Sue and Joe - a lovely couple. The position of the cottage is perfect for walking or travelling to local areas and Pateley Bridge a typical picture book village within easy walking distance.
There is also a Leisure Centre close by where you can swim, but we have not found the time in our last 2 visits - too busy enjoying the lovely countryside around Pateley Bridge.
My husband and I can't wait for our next visit - in particular good in September when you can visit the Nidderdale show
all you could wish for
Left on 11/05/2010 for a stay in September 2010 | excellant
The service that was provided was superb and the cottage was very comfortable.Pateley Bridge is very central to get to most of the attractions and walks. We liked it so much we have already booked a return visit in 2011. Book this you will not be disappointed
Among the very best!
Left on 11/05/2010 for a stay in July 2010 | Alan Wibrew
Beautifully presented accommodation. Very friendly helpful owners. Stunning views and peaceful nights! Easy access to town.
Linda & Dennis
Up Holland, West Lancashire
Left on 06/06/2010 for a stay in April 2010 | Linda & Dennis
Having stayed at a selection of Sykes Cottages already, I expected a high quality of cleanliness & the cottage to be well equipped, but this cottage surpassed my expectations.
The owners, who lived next door, were very friendly & helpful. The cottage had everything you could need - in fact, the kitchen is better equipped than my own!
It is an ideal location to explore the surrounding area with lots to see & do a short drive away, as well as excellent walking country.
The village of Pateley Bridge is wonderful - full of friendly, welcoming people, good places to eat & a variety of shops. I would recommend going to the Methodist Church - you'll be amazed at the inside after seeing the outside!
This is by far the best cottage we've ever stayed at and would definitely recommend it.
Mr C & S M Reid
Flintshire North Wales
First Class holiday experience.
Left on 12/05/2009 for a stay in October 2009 | Mr C & S M Reid
Helpful and efficient booking experience.Very friendly and welcoming hosts at the beautiful cottage which had every home comforts you could wish for. Spotlessly clean and very well presented,the welcome gift of cakes,tea,coffee,newspapers etc was a nice touch.Although Pately Bridge is a bit out of the way,there were plenty of places to visit within a radius of 20 miles, excellent walking location. We will definitely be going back to this Cottage.
The Joyce Family
A cosy, relaxing haven to re-charge the batteries, away from the
Left on 12/03/2009 for a stay in October 2009 | The Joyce Family
This was our second visit to this property, and certainly won't be the last. The owners live next door and are the most friendly, welcoming people we have ever met. It's a lovely part of the country, stunning scenery and great walks straight from the doorstep. If you like peace and quiet, then we would highly recommend this cottage.
The cottage is set next to the owners farmhouse just outside Pateley Bridge. Apart from a tumble dryer (which isn't really needed as the place is so cosy, the clothes dried quickly anyway), there is everything you need in the cottage and much more besides. The owners are fantastic, and will give you the best welcome ever.
There is access directly from the property to the pathway alongside the River Nidd into town. It only takes 5 - 10 mins walk, but can be a bit wet (also need to avoid the sheep pats!) Pateley Bridge itself is a quaint little place, not alot there apart from several tea shops. We can recommend the Chinese/Japanese at the Apothacary House, delicious, but restaurant only open a couple of evenings a week. There's a pleasant walk further along the river to the Yorkshire Winery, where they serve decent, tasty lunch. Not a lot of places to eat in the evening, though there are 2 Indian takeaways and a Chippy. There is a Spar shop which sells just about everything and is open until late at night. Although the caravan site is very close, we never heard any noise even in the summer when it was full of kids. There is a lovely playground for the kids, as well as a litle museum (although we didn't think it was that great, our 9 year old loved it so much we went there twice!) Our favourite day out is definitely Fountains Abbey, we've been there several times and they always do a trail for the children, which our boy adores. We also visited Lightwater Valley (normally the kind of place we would hate) but it was great, quiet with hardly any queues at all and lots of rides(the food was dire & extortionate though).
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