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Greystones And Stockdale Cottages, Thwaite, Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales, England - Greystones, Thwaite Sleeps 5 (3 Bedrooms)

Overview

Property

Updated: 26-Nov-2016
Cottages in Thwaite, upper Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales, England - Beautifully decorated and spacious houses in spectacular surroundings

Greystones is an attractive cottage, with its own little rear garden with views towards Kisdon. With central heating and open fire, it is a warm, comfortable cottage, with lovely leather sofas, dining kitchen, utility room for muddy boots, three light, airy bedrooms and roomy bathroom. NOTE, please send Enquiry, instead of Request to Book.

The living room is spacious and cosy, with open fire (as well as central heating). The dining kitchen has full size dishwasher and fridge and there is a full size freezer and washer/dryer in the adjoining utility room.

Upstairs, the main bedroom is tastefully decorated, with kingsize bed in the spaciouse room. Another twin room and a further sgle room complete the three bedrooms.

Also upstairs, a very spacious bathroom, with cast iron bath and separate shower.

Stockdale Cottage has two separate living rooms (each with open fire and TV, avoiding arguments!) and large dining kitchen. Three spacious bedrooms and a good-sized bathroom, complete the picture of a home from home. A small cobbled area at the rear, with garden furniture, is the perfect place to sit and admire beautiful Kisdon.

Both living rooms have leather furniture, and open fires (coal included), and storage heaters.

The dining kitchen is spacious and well-equipped, with fridge/freezer (freezer compartment is bigger than an icebox, but about half the size of a full size freezer) and washing machine (there are clothes lines to the rear of the cottage where clothes can be hung out).

Upstairs are 3 roomy bedrooms; master bedroom has kingsize bed. Another dble bedroom at the back, and a twin bedroom mean the cottage can sleep up to 6. A very roomy bathroom is also found upstairs, with cast iron bath and separate shower.

Cottages can be booked together to sleep 11 (cottages are next door to each other). Free wifi at both cottages. Dogs welcome at Stockdale. We welcome short breaks, including 2 nt breaks, which are £15 less than 3 nt price. Saturday changeover.

Greystones is a huge favourite of Martin and Fiona, regular visitors; Martin proposed to Fiona as they arrived for a holiday, managing to secrete the ring in the keysafe! They returned a few months later to be married at Richmond, and invited Shirley and Peter, owners, and Judith and Martin, managers, to celebrate their wedding. So if you want a romantic cottage holiday, Greystones is the place for you!

More Details

Details for holiday cottage Greystones, Thwaite Sleeps 5 (3 Bedrooms), 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, 1 Bathroom

Greystones, Thwaite, upper Swaledale, has a roomy living room, with charming decor and furnishings, telephone for incoming calls, and a true Dales atmosphere. Warm and comfortable, with an open fire and central heating, there is a large utility room with plenty of space for wet clothes and boots, a freezer and a washer/dryer. Traditional stone steps lead from the dining kitchen up to three roomy bedrooms, a large kingsize double, a twin and a single bedroom and bathroom with bath and separate electric shower. The cobbled courtyard to the rear is just outside the back door, with an extra lawned garden with furniture and views of magnificent Kisdon. There is parking for up to two cars and bedlinen and tea towels are included. Sorry, dogs are not allowed. No smoking. Free wifi.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

Stockdale Cottage is the cottage which has been our family home for generations. We live locally and try to visit regularly to maintain, decorate and update our lovely properties. We try our best to make our cottages as warm and welcoming as we can. We love beautiful Swaledale and hope our guests will love the area and the houses as much as we do.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

"Thank-you; lots of hot water and well-equipped kitchen."



"Very nice cottage and well-equipped. Everything you need for a holiday in this part of the country. Sorry to leave, lovely open fires."



"How fabulous, our 2nd visit, the first being nearly 20 years ago. Exactly as we remembered - charming, kitchen bigger, though! We will be back - not in 19 years next time, but next year, we hope. Thank-you so much, we love it!!"



"Lovely cottage in stunning location. Good walks, canny pubs, weather!!"
Apr 2012
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Location

From the Owner

There are many walks direct from the door, all amid the stunning landscape of Swaledale. The only crowds you'll find here are flocks of sheep and a few cows! Breathe in the invigorating air and admire the wonderful meadow flowers and stone barns and walls. Explore the single-track roads with amazing views overlooking the dale and relax with a pint of locally-brewed real ale at one of the cozy nearby pubs.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Durham Tees Valley at 40 Miles Nearest Barpub : Kearton Hotel at 30 Metres Nearest Golf : Richmond at 23 Miles Nearest Train : Darlington at 35 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Kearton Hotel at 30 Metres Car: necessary

Travel:

Use of car is essential. Nearest train stations are Darlington and Northallerton, each about an hour's drive (35miles) away, Oxenholme is a little further.

Distances:

Kearton Country Hotel and coffee house, 20m. Muker, with pub, craft gallery, woolens shop and tearoom is about a mile away. Hawes, a small town, is 6 miles over the Butter tubs pass, in Wensleydale, with small supermarkets, banks, shops, Tuesday market. Richmond, larger town, is 23 miles, Leyburn 20 miles. 24hr Tesco is in Catterick Garrison, 23 miles.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
After Oct half term
29 Oct 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£255
for 3 nights
From
£85
£350
 
 
Festive period
16 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£366
for 3 nights
From
£122
£515
 
 
After festive period
6 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£261
for 3 nights
From
£87
£360
 
 
Feb half term
11 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£291
for 3 nights
From
£97
£405
 
 
After Feb half term
25 Feb 2017 - 6 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£261
for 3 nights
From
£87
£360
 
 
Easter
7 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
£455
 
 
After Easter
22 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£321
for 3 nights
From
£107
£435
 
 
SBH
26 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£396
for 3 nights
From
£132
£525
 
 
After SBH
3 Jun 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£339
for 3 nights
From
£113
£475
 
 
Summer peak
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£375
for 3 nights
From
£125
£525
 
 
Early Sep
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£339
for 3 nights
From
£113
£475
 
 
Late Sep/early Oct
16 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
£420
 
 
Oct half term
20 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£396
for 3 nights
From
£132
£525
 
 
After Oct half term
28 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£261
for 3 nights
From
£87
£360
 
 
Festive period
21 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£420
for 3 nights
From
£140
£525
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A non-refundable deposit of £90 is payable on booking, with the balance due 8 weeks before the holiday. Holidays booked within 8 weeks or short breaks are payable in full on booking. A 2 person (one bedroom) 10% discount is available during non-peak weeks. The cottages can be booked together to sleep 11 and are next door to each other. A 10% discount is available on week bookings, 5% discount on short breaks.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday, but we try to be flexible during non-peak periods, please contact us with individual requirements for either weeks or short breaks. Arrival time is 3pm, 4pm during peak weeks (summer/festive periods), departure time is 10am.

Notes on prices:
3 night short breaks are 70% of the week price (2 nights are 70% minus £15), and a 2 person (one bedroom) 10% discount is available on non-peak weeks.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Property Type

  • cottage

General

  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3

Outside

  • Garden

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Greystones has central heating and an open fire, all oil and coal included in price. Stockdale has storage heaters, which heat up overnight, and two coal fires and all electric and coal is included in price. Bedlinen and tea towels are included, but not personal towels; towels can be hired, if required, please mention when booking. No smoking at either property. Pets are welcome at Stockdale. There will be no extra charge for pets, but please mention when booking if you are bringing pets with you. There is one travel cot and one high chair, which can be requested on booking (unless already booked in the other cottage). Cot linen is not provided. Outside: Each cottage has a small cobbled courtyard area; Greystones also has a small lawned garden. Garden furniture is provided for each cottage. Parking for 2 cars is available for each cottage.

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