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Pet Friendly S/Catering Holiday Cottage in Stainforth nr Settle, free wi-fi incl

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Stainforth, Nr. Settle, Yorkshire Dales, England - Peaceful, picturesque village near the Three Peaks with numerous walks from the doorstep

Delighted to note that the cottage has 17 returning customers this year, 2017, many of them 'regulars' for many years - many thanks to everyone.

Not all guests leave reviews, especially if they are repeat customers. Owners Direct only publishes reviews from bookings taken on their site so reviews from other cottage sites are not displayed. Entries from my visitors' book can be viewed in the cottage photo gallery.

PLEASE NOTE PRICES ARE COMPUTER GENERATED AND OFTEN INCORRECT DESPITE NUMEROUS COMPLAINTS TO O/D - PRICES FOR SHORT BREAKS ARE AS BELOW.

Low season short breaks 2017

Short Breaks available - 2 nights minimum

2 nights - £240

3 nights - £270

4 nights - £300

5 nights - £330

6 nights - £360

7 nights - £360

PLEASE NOTE, this cottage is available for short breaks from November to Easter with a minimum stay of 2 nights - prices are NOT per night and are calculated incorrectly on Owners Direct - please see NOTES

My contact details are 01729 822649/07970 206002

vivmills30@gmx.com

More Details

Owner
Mrs Vivienne Mills
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
16 August, 2017

About Mrs Vivienne Mills

Having run my holiday cottage successfully now for 31 years, I have gained many new friends through returning visitors to the cottage.

I am now semi-retired and enjoy living in Stainforth.

Mrs Vivienne Mills purchased this cottage in 1986

Why Mrs Vivienne Mills chose Yorkshire Dales

I moved to Stainforth in the Yorkshire Dales 33 years ago and loved the area so much I decided to buy a cottage in the village and offer it as a holiday cottage to holidaymakers so they could appreciate the wonderful scenery and numerous walks in the surrounding countryside.

Stainforth is easily accessible and far enough away from the hustle and bustle of a busy town. It also provides a perfect base for touring the Yorkshire Dales and visiting the Lake District.

What makes this cottage unique

2 Hollies Cottages is completely pet friendly to enable visitors to take advantage of all the lovely local walks with their pets.

It has all amenities within 3 miles.

Guestbook comments from the owner

A wonderful week's holiday exploring the area from this comfy and warm cottage. Everything we could ask for at No.2 The Hollies - a refreshing change in a holiday rental not to have a long list of do's and don't's. Great village pub, very good food and excellent beer!
Jun 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Stainforth in Stainforth

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • First floor bathroom: WC, bath with electric shower, basin, heated towel rail Downstairs WC with hand basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms - double and twin) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: Pine double bed Bedside tables and lamps Chest of drawers Wardrobe and airing cupboard Chair, mirror and hair dryer Bedroom 2: Twin pine beds Bedside table and lamps Pine combination wardrobe and chest of drawers Chair, mirror
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Car parking space is on the road in front of the cottage. Pets are very welcome at no extra charge and will love the walks and open countryside with a visit to the local pet friendly pub! A child/dog safety gate is provided, also a fire guard but this is not a fixed guard. Outside: There is a small, paved garden to the front of the cottage with flower beds and wooden bench, and a secure, enclosed paved garden to rear of cottage, with flower beds and wooden garden furniture. The rear garden is safe for pets. Cleaning / Towels / Linen provided All beds have duvets, pillows and throws. Bedlinen, towels and tea-towels are provided free of charge. Other: The cottage feature a loft room with full staircase access - this provides a second sitting room with sofabed (extra sleeping accommodation for 2 people by arrangement only), coffee tables. bedside tables and lamps - it offers TV/DVD/VCR/Freeview

Reviews

Very Good! 4.2/5 -
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Pet Friendly S/Catering Holiday Cottage in Stainforth nr Settle, free wi-fi incl
average rating of 4.1875 based on 20 reviews
5

Brilliant beautiful and inviting

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful cottage with everything you need --it was warm and inviting with lots of space, we where a family of 3 with 2 dogs We stayed Easter week and the weather was not bad. Loads of brilliant walks right from the doorstep. Would we return? Yes tomorrow if we could and would stay longer. The reception from Vivienne was lovely and she has a lot of useful knowledge about the surrounding area and walks. Thanks for having us at short notice

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind review - so pleased you got to share our lovely conuntryside and walks, you're very welcome to return, any time!
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A quiet, well-located and well-equipped property

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in this cosy property with nice views. The weather was good, meaning that we could make use of the pretty rear patio garden, planted with attractive flowers.

The property provided an excellent base for exploring the numerous walks available in the Southern Dales.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sharing your positive comments about the cottage - pleased you could enjoy our lovely walks and village life. Many thanks, Viv
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4

Lovely cottage, great location for walking

  • 4 of 5

As above

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Pleased to share our lovely countryside walks with you and that you enjoyed your stay in the cottage. Thanks, Viv
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4

Comfortable and well equipped.

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our stay, cottage a good size and well equipped to make things comfortable. Excellent location for walking and nearby Settle is a lovely town with plenty of places to eat and drink.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your positive review of the cottage - so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Viv
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5

Very well equipped and comfortable cottage

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely cottage in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. There were plenty of crockery, dishes and pans and utensils. It is tastefully furnished with plenty of blankets on the sofas for chilly evenings - we went in the summer and did not use them - although there is a log burner for cold evenings which I can imagine would be so cosy. Lovely courtyard garden with patio table and chairs which we were able to sit and eat at several evenings.

Locally - The Craven Heifer pub is a must - varied menu, great beer and very comfortable. Children will love jumping across the stepping stones through the river in the village. Local walks - there are so many from the doorstep - from walking into Settle either along the river Ribble or across the fields, the 2 waterfalls - Catrigg Force and Stainforth Force are a must, the walk over to Elaine's tea rooms for a fabulous lunch, caves close by and, of course, the 3 peaks. Would definitely recommend this cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased when guests get the chance (and weather!) to appreciate our lovely surrounding countryside - many thanks for your kind review of the cottage. Hope you will make a return visit in the future :)
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4

Fabulous place to stay.

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here with our small dog for a week in August. It was perfectly located, to allow us to do local walks, as well as travel further a field to the Lake District. Although there was only the two of us and our dog, the cottage was an ideal size and would have been just as comfortable if our two grown up children had come too. The kitchen had everything we needed to prepare and cook meals and the washing machine was a bonus as on some of the wetter days we ended up quite muddy! The bathroom was a great size with a lovely view of the church. The only negative I had was the hot water pressure. After a long walk all day, it took a while to fill the bath for a nice soak! (There was a power shower that was fine). This however would not stop us coming back here again. The garden was enclosed and on the odd day the sun shine, we were able to eat outside comfortably. There is a pub within a few minutes walk that welcomed dogs, and although the landlord always seemed to be grumpy, the rest of the staff were really nice, as was the food. (big portions too). I would have given 5 stars had it not been for the water pressure.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Apologies for the water pressure - will see if it can be improved! Pleased it didn't spoil your stay at the cottage and that you had a lovely week. Thank you
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Location

Nearest Airport
37 Miles
Leeds/Bradford
Nearest Barpub
The Craven Heifer, Stainforth
Nearest Ferry
31 Miles
Heysham
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Giggleswick
Nearest Train
2.5 Miles
Settle or Giggleswick
Nearest Motorway
35 Miles
M6
Nearest Restaurant
The Craven Heifer, Stainforth
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
Morecambe
Car: recommended

essence

Special interest holidays:

The famous Settle/Carlisle railway runs past the village and Ribblehead viaduct is nearby.

Stainforth village is also ideal for walking, with several listed walks from the village itself.

Penyghent, of the 3 Peaks, is approximately 4 miles from Stainforth, and there are 2 waterfalls in the area.

Salmon, sea trout, trout and grayling fishing in the River Ribble are by arrangement in season. Additional fishing nearby at Helwith Bridge.

Stainforth village has a mountain stream running through it with stepping stones to the village green.

Catrigg Force is reached by a footpath out of the Village.

Stainforth has a garage, church, public telephone and a 'pet friendly' pub, the Craven Heifer, with separate dining room and darts/TV room.

The pub serves bar snacks and evening meals.There is an outside seating area beside the beck.

Also very popular is the bar/restaurant The Knights Table at Little Stainforth - this has themed food nights, quiz night, steak night and other organised events - discount card available for cottage guests!

Travel:

On the outskirts of Settle and Giggleswick are the Cheese shop and an 18th century cotton mill housing the Edinburgh Woollen Mill and craft shops. Both have tea shops on site.

Distances:

Giggleswick, approx 3 miles away, lies alongside Settle and is a very picturesque Dales village, home to Giggleswick public school.

The lovely church is centred in the village and a small beck runs through the village.

Further Details:

Settle is a quaint market town in the Yorkshire Dales National Park and hosts the famous Settle/Carlisle railway.

It is in an area of outstanding beauty and is ideal for walking or touring the area.

Amenities include various banks, supermarkets, post office, small shops and a wide variety of places to dine out.

Sports facilities include a swimming pool, bowling green, tennis courts, rugby, football and cricket grounds, children’s playgrounds.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Stainforth, North 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
 
High Season
12 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£590
for 7 nights
£590
 
 
September
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£525
for 7 nights
£525
 
 
September
9 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£490
for 7 nights
£490
 
 
Sept/Oct
23 Sep 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£475
for 7 nights
£475
 
 
October
7 Oct 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£425
for 7 nights
£425
 
 
October Half Term
21 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£475
for 7 nights
£475
 
 
Low Season
28 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£103
for 2 nights
£360
 
 
Xmas and New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
WRONG prices for short breaks
7 Jan 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£106
for 2 nights
£370
 
 
Easter
31 Mar 2018 - 13 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£490
for 7 nights
£490
 
 
April/May
14 Apr 2018 - 4 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£440
for 7 nights
£440
 
 
May
12 May 2018 - 25 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£470
for 7 nights
£470
 
 
June
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
July
30 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£540
for 7 nights
£540
 
 
July
14 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£570
for 7 nights
£570
 
 
July/August
21 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£620
for 7 nights
£620
 
 
September
1 Sep 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
September
8 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£510
for 7 nights
£510
 
 
September/October
22 Sep 2018 - 5 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£490
for 7 nights
£490
 
 
October
6 Oct 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£440
for 7 nights
£440
 
 
WRONG prices for short breaks!
27 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
£106
for 2 nights
£370
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:

A deposit of £50 or £100 per booking is required to make a reservation.
Please note that this is non-returnable and private holiday insurance is recommended to cover any possible cancellations.
Any damage incurred by pets must be paid for by guests.
Sadly, due to recent unreported damage to kitchen worktops, guests must now agree to pay for any damages/breakages including worktops (ample trivets are provided!), flooring, carpets, furniture and electrical goods.

A final invoice together with details of key collection, cottage location etc. will be sent out 5 weeks prior to holiday dates.

Changeover Day:
All prices or booking rates quoted are based on 7 nights stay, Saturday to Saturday, unless otherwise stated or within short break periods.

Cottage is available from 3pm on day of arrival until 11am on departure day.

Notes on prices:
2016 weekly prices range from £400 - £650 and are effective from Easter to October half term holiday, plus Xmas/New Year.

2016 short break prices range from £240 - £360 and are effective from January to Easter, November to Christmas. Short breaks can commence/finish on any day of the week.
2 nights £240
3 nights £270
4 nights £300
5 nights £330
6 nights £360
7 nights £360

Short breaks out of low season are by arrangement only, with a minimum of 2 nights.

All fuel, electricity, bedding and towels fully included in rental cost.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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