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Quiet, Comfortable Family Cottage

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Healaugh, Nr. Reeth, Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales - Perfect Holiday Home for the Family or two couples

Thiernswood Cottage is an outstanding holiday home for the family. It is a fully modernised, traditional Dales cottage, built in the middle of the 19th century and set in the grounds of Thiernswood Hall. It has its own enclosed garden and nestles under a wooded hillside and is approached by a tree lined drive one third of a mile long. The superior accommodation includes a spacious lounge, dining room, kitchen, entrance porch, two bedrooms, both with en-suite facilities. There is an multi fuel stove in the lounge. free wifi. Hot water is provided by an immersion heater. Like all our family/large properties, a washer drier is installed. The post office, shops and pubs are two miles away at Reeth.


Owner
Janet Hughes
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
12 June, 2017

About Janet Hughes

Swaledale Cottages is a small family run business which has been in existence since 1977. Over those years we have had several properties in different locations in the Dales and now proudly offer three cottages in lovely locations in or near the village of Healaugh (nr.Reeth) in Swaledale. We have a policy of continuous improvement so all of our cottages are both pristine and well equipped. The two properties cater for 2 and 4 people and we have moved towards en-suite facilities. Although all our cottages are 4 Star perhaps the best measure of the satisfaction of our customers is the large number of customers who return again and again. We have customers who have been coming to our cottages every year for the past 20 years and now children of customers are bringing their loved ones.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for a really beautiful and very comfortable cottage which has made our holiday all the more enjoyable.
Jul 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Healaugh in North Yorkshire

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to each bedroom. one with shower and the other with a bath with shower over the bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Two bedrooms, both en-suite. One double and one twin
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • caving
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Hot water is provided by an immersion heater. A washer/drier is installed. Electricity is supplied by £1 coin operated meters. The first £5 of electricity is included in Thiernswood Cottage during the spring & summer. Heating included during low season Outside: Private garden, outdoor furniture, garage. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included Other: Garage

Reviews

4.2/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)

5

Lovely clean cottage, all we needed and more.The owners were very nice and extremely helpful .

  • 5 of 5

We had pretty good weather walked a bit had a cream tea at Ravenseat which is a must. Saw lots of curlews and a baby one too.very good shops at Leyburn, caught the little while bus at Gunnerside to Muker and walked back, all very nice and very helpful driver. I must put in that l of our party was Taken ill and the owners of our cottage went the extra mile to help us even fetched a prescription for us, so kind rarely seen in these times..would recommend highly.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review and we are thrilled you had such a good time and enjoyed Thiernswood Cottage. We hope a full recovery has now been made and we hope to see you again in the future.
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5

Hidden gem in beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

Very welcoming and friendly couple. Cottage was immaculate and in stunning location. Very peaceful and on the doorstep of fabulous walking country. Five minutes from Reeth and in close proximity to lovely pubs. Highly recommended. Would definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive review. We are thrilled you had a wonderful time and we very much look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
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4

Wonderful location, lots of friendly people and unspoilt landscape.

  • 4 of 5

The cottage is very well located in the outskirts of the village. It comes with an amazing view from the window which only gets better as you explore out into Swaledale. Robert and Janet were very accommodating and offered a warm welcome. The cottage itself is a little quirky with the electricity meters, house rules and the old fashioned decor but it soon became a home and we found it quite refreshing. There is a public footpath that leads up past the geese so be aware they like to make a song and dance! The local market in Reeth is worth a visit and definitely try the fish and chips from the van that stops in the village if you are there on a Friday night. Would stay again for sure.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stunning Location Disappointing Stay Overall

  • 2 of 5

Lovely property in a stunning location. The owner did not make us feel welcome their first comment to us was your late and the second thing they said was do you know how to clean a hob showing us the cleaning hob cream!!. The list of rules and regulations continued and we were horrified to find the advert advertises £5 electricity heating included when it was not. Also we had to feed the electricity meter to supply the storage heaters which did not heat the property adequatley in winter. We sat huddled in the bed quits in the living room in the evening. The gentleman asked us to pay for the coal at a cost of £10 per bag so we could have a fire to warm the house, when they had agreed via email they would supply the first bag free. Not a great impression probably this property would be ok in summer.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Unspoilt haven

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is excellent in a lovely setting,the hosts were very friendly and helpful.The area is gorgeous,excellent,good food and lovely people.Will be back 2016

  • Review Submitted: Jan 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Medium 2017
8 Apr 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£216
for 2 nights
From
£108
£405
 
 
High 2017
8 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£587
for 7 nights
£587
 
 
Medium 2017
26 Aug 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£216
for 2 nights
From
£108
£405
 
 
Xmas & NY 2017
20 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Wednesday
7 night minimum stay
£530
for 7 nights
£530
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£113
for 2 nights
£397
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Bookings are secured with a cheque for the deposit. All outstanding amounts are payable on arrival in cash. On receipt of your completed booking form and remittance we will forward you confirmation of your booking and details of the balance. Please see our website for more terms and conditions.

Changeover Day:
Our weekly changeover day is Saturday. Key collection: 4pm from Thiernswood Hall. Please vacate property: No later than 10.00am on day of departure.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds. 2 night winter break £184. 3 night winter break £237. 2 night mid season break £217. 3 night mid season break £289. For other lengths of stay please contact the owners on www.swaledale-cottages.co.uk
We do take shorter than one week stays in high season up to one month before the start date if we still have vacancies

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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