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Detached 5 Bedroomed Farmhouse Situated On A Working Farm Near Brimham Rocks

Bedrooms 5
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking


About the property

Farmhouse above Summerbridge, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England - Rural Location Close To Walking And Cycling Routes, Games Room, Aga And Open Fires

Detached stone farmhouse located on a working farm within a mile of Brimham Rocks and Summerbridge. Five bedrooms, shower room with WC to ground floor, bathroom with bath and WC and en-suite shower room with WC. Egyptian cotton bedding to all beds plus white fluffy towels provided. Sitting room with open fire, games room with multi-fuel stove. Kitchen/diner with electric aga and French doors out to gardens and ample parking. Porch for boots and walking gear. Situated close to the Nidderdale way and on the "Way of the Roses" cycle route. Lots to do in the locality including horse riding, fishing, cycling off or on road, walking with Llamas, climbing or bouldering at Brimham Rocks. We can help arrange activities just give us a call.

Mrs Fiona Long
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
19 May, 2018

About Mrs Fiona Long

I grew up at the farm and the cottage was our family home. We have lots of happy memories of time spent at the cottage. I am now a mum of 4 and our family love the outdoors and spending time with cousins and grandparents at the farm.

Why Mrs Fiona Long chose Hartwith cum Winsley

The house is on a working farm near to Brimham Rocks and offers lots to do locally whilst being away from the 'madding crowds'. It is situated on the 'way of the roses' cycle route, not far from the Nidderdale Way. Harrogate is approximately 10 miles away whilst Pateley Bridge is only 4 miles away. Brimham Rocks is within easy walking distance albeit up hill on the way there, its all down hill on the way back!

What makes this farmhouse unique

The property is a detached house which has been extended and improved over the years. The original part is probably circa 1800 whilst the newer parts are much more recent. It has been refurbished throughout so offers both character and modern convenience.

A large snooker table is situated in the dining room and converts to provide a dining table if required.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello Fiona,

We had the most wonderful weekend, we all thoroughly enjoyed it. Such a warm, comfortable home. The weather was shocking but it didn't hamper our plans. Loved cooking on the aga. The touch of the wine & shortbread & cake was unexpected and highly appreciated.

We hope to return again soon.

Thank you.




I just wanted to write and say thanks so much for our stay in your lovely cottage. We all had a great weekend and I really appreciate all the banners and balloons, Mum and Dad were touched.

Thanks again,

Jul 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Hartwith cum Winsley in Borough of Harrogate

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
  • En-suite shower room to bedroom 1 with shower, WC and wash hand basin. Bathroom to first floor with bath , WC and wash hand basin. Shower room to the ground floor off the porch with shower, WC and wash hand basin. White fluffy towels provided.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , with en-suite shower room
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , full size bunk beds
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps up to 10 (5 Bedrooms) Travel cot available. Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed and en-suite, bedroom 2 with twin beds, bedroom 3 with bunk beds, bedroom 4 with double bed, bedroom 5 with twin beds. Travel cot available.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • library
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • caving
Weekends £725 from Friday to Monday . Fires can be lit for arrival with fresh baking and a bottle of wine chilling in the fridge! Outside: Gardens to 2 sides with parking area to the rear. Barbecue and large outdoor picnic style tables to the stone flagged area from the French doors. Utility Room: Washing machine Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Fluffy white towels and egyptian cotton bedding provided for all bedrooms. Weekly change and clean. Well behaved dogs welcome.


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Detached 5 Bedroomed Farmhouse Situated On A Working Farm Near Brimham Rocks
average rating of 4.8 based on 16 reviews

Friendly, welcoming and well appointed - perfect for our family meet up

  • 5 of 5

With our family scattered across the UK we have always struggled to find somewhere to meet up and now we think we have found the perfect place! With many thanks to Fiona and her family for their warm welcome - we hope to see you again :)

ps if you are reading this looking for a balanced review, the only sight downside is that you do need to plan your meals so that they work with the aga...which we successfully negotiated and had some great food.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou so much Claire I am so glad you had a great get together :) The aga is a different way of cooking which we do run through with all our guests - we are always on hand for any advice and to provide assistance - the electric hob, slow cooker and george forman grill are also available plus the microwave and toaster :)
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  • 4 of 5

Absolutely beautiful place. Wud have given 5 stars except we were without hot water and heating for a few hours on a couple of days and weather was really cold. Otherwise would definitely recommend. Scenery fantastic and the cottage itself was first class. Would certainly return.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cosy retreat in beautiful surroundings

  • 5 of 5

Spent a long weekend at this lovely house. It was very well equipped and comfortable. Lazy mornings in the kitchen by the aga and cosy evenings in the living room by the open fire. A great location for exploring the area,we visited Brimham Rocks, Ripley and Harrogate. Beautiful area with loads to do and see. Thank-you to Fiona for great communication and making us feel so welcome.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic weekend at this gorgeous property!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful weekend at the beautiful country house. It is in a perfect quiet location surrounded by glorious countryside and great for country pubs! The house was extremely well equipped and beautifully decorated. There were 10 girls staying with plenty of space for all of us, thank you for your hospitality. Recommend cars to explore area as remote location. Thanks again.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou Holly we are always glad to hear that our guests have had a great time in our lovely part of the world!
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  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely stay in Summerbridge, the property was as described on the website and met all our expectations.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay. The cottage does lend itself well to family groups such as yours all coming together, parents, grandparents and teenagers!
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Fabulous Chritmas

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived at the farm Fiona and the family made us all very welcome. With warm homemade shortbread on the counter and a fire in the grate we slipped into holiday mode immediately.

With tree generations in comfortably accommodated we were in need of nothing in the well equipped kitchen. Christmas dinner was perfect with the house dressed for Christmas.

I know the area a little and love it. The rain may lash and the wind can blow but what a glorious and inspiring location to lift the spirits and clear the mind. In my view one of the most, beautiful and uplifting location on the globe. No such thing as the wrong weather only the wrong cloths so get out and soak it up

They have created a dog friendly, family welcoming holiday location on a working farm that does them credit.

Thank you for looking after us so well Fiona. I hope we will see you again soon.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Brimham Rocks
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden
Turkish Baths & Health Spa
How Stean Gorge Cafe
Bewerley Hall Farm
Sportsman's Arms Hotel & Restaurant
Ripley Ice Cream & Cafe
G&T's Ice Cream Parlour
Nidderdale Museum
Number 6 Studio Gallery
Valley Gardens
Nidderdale Llamas
Car: recommended


Nearest AIRPORT - Leeds/Bradford: 22 Miles

Nearest TRAIN - Harrogate: 10 Miles

Car recommended.


Summerbridge - 1 mile on foot, 2 miles by car.

Pateley Bridge - 4 miles by car.

Brimham Rocks - 1 mile on foot.

Further Details:

Our quiet location makes it easy to stay put and enjoy the clean air and beautiful landscape but if you are more adventurous there is plenty to see and do; approx 1 mile away on foot is Brimham Rocks a remarkable collection of weathered rocks that have formed magnificent sculptures, Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal are 15 mins drive away: the ruins of a 12th Century Cistercian Abbey (the largest in Europe) alongside a beautiful Georgian Water Garden and peaceful Deer Park. For walkers we have the Nidderdale Way, literally on the door step and many other beautiful places to explore. For historians there is a wealth of ancient buildings; Ripon's Cathedral which dates from 672AD, over 1300 years old! For cyclists - we are situated on the "Way of the Roses" route and Le Tour Yorkshire leaves a cycling legacy with the route being not far from the farm! For families there is an enviable choice. Tree climbing, pond dipping, and river jumping are all to be had within minutes! For more formal activities there are any number of attractions: Light water Valley is a 25 minute drive away and offers roller-coaster thrills and spills; How Stean Gorge is the site of a Highwayman's hideout and now offers abseiling, gorge-walking and kayaking with Studfold Farm at Lofthouse great for families with children. The Forbidden Corner is a wonderful folly and defies description but I heartily recommend it for the strangest day out! Shoppers and Spa seekers can head to Harrogate, just 30 minutes away and Pateley Bridge, 3 miles away has Ye Olde Sweet Shop.

Caterers can be arranged as can activities such as clay pigeon shooting, mountain biking and many others, we're happy to help arrange an action packed visit or a cosy quiet relaxing break.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Hartwith cum Winsley, Yorkshire

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer 2018
20 Jul 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas and New Year 2018
21 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
Phone the owner for details.
Full amount due within 8 weeks of booking.
25% non-refundable deposit of rental taken at time of booking. Full amount due 8 weeks prior to arrival.
Payment by BACS preferred.
£100 returnable damage deposit.

Changeover Day:
Friday changeover day. 10am departure. 3pm arrival.
Can do Friday to Monday or Monday to Friday bookings.
Minimum 3 nights.
Please contact the owner for bookings/enquires.

Notes on prices:
Christmas and New Year Weeks - 7 nights minimum £2000
Longer term rentals considered. Weekends £725.
Returning guests discounts.
Please call Fiona for details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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