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Beautifully Presented, Cosy 2 Bed Cottage In The Centre Of Holmfirth.

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking


About the property

Cottage in Holmfirth, Yorkshire, England - Walking Distance To Local Amenities But Stone's Throw To Yorkshire Moors And Peak District

Nestled in the centre of Holmfirth, White Rose Cottage is a beautifully presented, cosy 2 bed holiday home. Originally a stable, this 150 yr old property was more recently an art gallery before being converted in 2012 into a quirky cottage with many original features. With the convenience of local amenities (within walking distance) such as shops, market, banks, post office, supermarkets, restaurants, White Rose Cottage is still only a stone's throw from fantastic scenery and ample walking routes through the Peak District including the Pennine Way - giving it the best of both worlds as far as the perfect holiday is concerned! Holmfirth boasts a large selection of bars, real ale pubs, high quality restaurants, several beauty salons, a swimming pool and a number of lovely parks. If you're looking for entertainment, Holmfirth hosts regular events such as Folk Week, Art Week, The Art and Music Festival, and many more. It also has as a venue (The Picturedrome) for music events.

Shirley Muffitt
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
19 May, 2018

About Shirley Muffitt

Being a 3rd generation 'Holmfirther', I love living in the Holme Valley with its fantastic scenery and friendly villages. When circumstances meant that I had to take early retirement I wanted an interest that would keep me busy and was close to home. A holiday cottage seemed the perfect solution! In January 2012 White Rose Cottage was opened to guests after a 6 month renovation, where-in we converted a very old Holmfirth building which we believe was originally a stable, and more recently an art gallery, into a comfortable, cosy retreat. I offer guests a friendly service and lots of local knowledge if required!

Shirley Muffitt purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Shirley Muffitt chose Holmfirth

Holmfirth has the benefits of a lively, bustling town with a variety of things to see and do and places to eat and drink. It is also however at the foot of Holme Moss - a stunning Peak Park moor with amazing scenery.

White Rose Cottage, unlike many others in the area is located in actual Holmfirth itself and also has private, free parking.

What makes this cottage unique

The benefits of White Rose Cottage are

-comfortable furnishings; a mixture of contemporary design with original quirky features.

-A really central location meaning that once you arrive there's no driving/travelling required unless you want to! Everything is on your door step including restaurants and bars/pubs, shops, market, music/entertainment venue, super market, village swimming pool and gym and much more.

-A calendar full of Holmfirth events including festivals and fairs.

-A walk or short drive to amazing scenery of the Yorkshire moors including the Peak Park and Pennine Way as well as many reservoirs.

-A location which offers a central point from where to set off to shopping locations including Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield and the Traffford and Meadowhall Shopping Centres.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We had such a nice time at your cottage, we found it clean and cozy and the boys loved it! We bought some books, went swimming and chilled out - just what I needed.Thank you for the cakes - lovely. We hope to come again soon."

'It's a lovely space with a really welcoming feel. It looks great!'

'A grade accommodation. Really, really nice!'
Feb 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Holmfirth in Holme Valley

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1- main bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Shower room 1 - ensuit - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Top floor, master suite has shower (don't be shy! it's open plan to the bedroom) and seperate WC. Ground floor bathroom with bath and over shower, towel radiator and wc. Towels provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1- Ensuit kingsize - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , king sized bed and room for a travel cot
    Bedroom 2 - Twin singles - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 4 people in 2 Bedrooms, Plus single day bed in lounge Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: Top floor master suite comprising of bedroom with King Size bed. WC and shower, and access to private decking. Bedroom 2: Middle floor bedroom with 2 comfortable single beds.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Outside: The cottage has use of a quiet, private decked area (for sole use of cottage) with bistro set. Also, although not stricktly for the use of the cottage, the private, stone flagged courtyard in front of the cottage can house bicycles if you're a cyclist. Beautiful flower park just accross the road ideal for picknicking. Cleaning / Towels / Linen : All bedding, towels, tablecloths and teatowels are provided. If you are staying more than 1week we can provide change of bedding/towels. Welcome tray on arrival includes basics such as milk, tea, coffee etc. Travel cot, highchair, baby gate on request.


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Beautifully Presented, Cosy 2 Bed Cottage In The Centre Of Holmfirth.
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

A hidden treasure.

  • 5 of 5

We've visited Holmfirth many times and didn't know this cottage was here, it's right in the town centre but so quiet you could be in the countryside. The property is beautifully decorated with lots of lovely original features, the heating was on when we arrived so it was warm and very welcoming. It was very well equipped with everything we required and the owner was available should we have needed her, thank you we had a memorable stay.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Cosy, great retreat and close to all amenities

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was warm and inviting, more spacious than first thought. Me and my boyfriend decided to have a romantic but rural location for walking etc, of which this was great. The night life is close by with loads of cheque wine bars, pubs and eateries, no need for a car! so you can eat drink and be merry without a worry. A very good base for exploring We will defiantly return.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage, friendly welcome , great location, loved it and want to return soon, enjoyed our stay very much, bed and bedding very comfortable .

  • Review Submitted: 22-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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White rose

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from four nights at White Rose cottage with our 2 year old son and our dog. The cottage is very nice, spacious, spotlessly clean, well equipt and warm. The bedrooms are full of features and the beds comfy. The location is perfect being in the centre of Holmfirth yet set back from the road and quiet. We really enjoyed our relaxing stay and wil definitely stay again soon. It is a refreshing change to stay somewhere of this high standard where dogs are welcome and we would highly recommend the cottage to all.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Mar-2015
  • Date of Stay: February 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely cosy well located cottage

  • 5 of 5

Just spent a few days of the Christmas holidays with our two teenage girls and 16 month old puppy in White Rose Cottage. The cottage was very warm and cosy, super clean and well located for walking our dog on the Yorkshire Moors. It's also right in the centre of the village within 5 minutes walk of all amenities ( and lots of pubs!) There were nice touches like throws on all the sofas to keep us extra warm, plus a special blanket for the dog so she could snuggle up with us ( she isn't allowed on the sofa at home so this was an extra treat!!) Shirley was very welcoming and we will definately visit again.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Dec-2014
  • Date of Stay: December 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at White Rose Cottage 3 times now and have rebooked to stay this New Year.

It is always clean (which is very important to us) and tidy and Shirley is always really accommodating of our dog. She provides blankets and bowls which is great.

Both bedrooms are of a nice size but the master suite at the top of the house is lovely and quirky!

It is perfectly located in the heart of Holmfirth with a supermarket across the road and bars and restaurants all within a minutes walk!

We will continue to book this beautiful cottage and will recommend to others.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: February 2014
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Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

5 minute walk to The Picturedrome venue in Holmfirth. which has regular gigs which in the past have included 'Fun Lovin Criminals', 'Imelda May' and many more.

Titanic Spa in Huddersfield (20min drive) - Spa days available.


Blackpool 1hr 30 mins away

Lytham St Anne's 1hr 37mins away

Filey 2 hrs away

Whitby 2hrs 30mins away


20 mins from the M1

15 mins from M62

Car not essential as Huddersfield town has a train station and a taxi can be taken from there to Holmfirth for about £15, or the bus station in Huddersfield runs regular busses to Holmfirth. White Rose Cottage is directly accross the road (walking distance) from the main village bus station.


Central to Holmfirth

20 mins to Huddersfield town

40 mins to Leeds

50 mins to Manchester

40 mins to Sheffield

50 mins to Trafford Shopping Centre

40 mins to White Rose Shopping Centre, Leeds

40 mins to Meadowhall Shopping Centre, Sheffield


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

A non-refundable deposit will be required at time of booking. Refunds of this will only be issued with the presentation of a valid medical exemption. The deposit amount will be specified at time of booking and varies dependant on the length of the booking. By confirming your booking with us you are agreeing to these booking terms and conditions.
Please call us for further details.

Changeover Day:
Arrival after 3.30pm
Departure by 10.30am. (including car from parking area)

But please let us know if you have special requirements on check in/out times, as we can be flexible if the cottage is available.

Notes on prices:
Last minute, repeat, or longer booking discounts sometimes available.
Special Business Rates Available
High season weekends (2 / 3 nights) sometimes available- please enquire

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.