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A Charming Stone Cottage in Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales

Overview

Property

Updated: 25-May-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

2-Bedroom Cottage in Peaceful Hamlet, Surrounded By Wonderful Swaledale Scenery

Apple Tree Cottage is a Yorkshire Dales stone cottage, recently restored and decorated. The cottage sleeps 4, in two double bedrooms, and has been lovingly refurbished with attractive furnishings. Apple Tree Cottage is charming and quirky, and has all mod cons, such as dishwasher, washer/dryer and freezer. Situated in a tiny hamlet on a wooded hillside with lovely views, it is surrounded by Swaledale scenery, only five miles from Richmond and Reeth. The cottage has a light and airy feel, with a sunny dining area overlooking the "Green" at the front. You can also enjoy sitting outside at the front of the cottage in complete peace and quiet. Walks from the door. A wonderful cottage for a lovely holiday in Swaledale. Sleeps 4. Very sorry, but we don't accept smoking or pets. Free WiFi.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Naomi Meredith
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, German
Calendar last updated:
25 May, 2017

Why Naomi Meredith chose North Yorkshire

Apple Tree Cottage has several special qualities. Surrounded by varied and dramatic scenery in a beautiful, side valley off Swaledale, it is away from traffic and you can enjoy utter peace and quiet. Yet it isn't isolated, as it's part of a cluster of five cottages, only four miles from the ancient town of Richmond, and a similar distance from the Swaledale tourist centre of Reeth. Right on the doorstep there is splendid scenery, many varied walks, wildlife, cycling.. The cottage forms part of a quirky cluster of old stone buildings with an interesting history. Inside, it is warm and cosy and has everything you need for a comfortable stay.

What makes this cottage unique

This cottage is a home from home with all the facilities needed for an easy, relaxing trip away. As we often stay at the cottage ourselves, you should find everything you need. You will find tea and coffee, milk, oil, condiments, herbs and spices, and there will be an initial supply of logs etc should you wish to light the stove.

The dining area is surrounded on three sides with large windows, which open to let in the fresh air, and there is a lovely spot outside to enjoy a glass of wine on summer evenings.

We have tried to make the cottage functional as well as beautiful and the large open air porch and store provides you with space to 'de-robe' and store the things you don't want to take inside.

16 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

5

A lovely cosy cottage

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week at Easter. There were 4 of us - my teenage daughter & stepdaughter didn't realise there were only 2 double beds but I found a fold-up bed in the cupboard downstairs, so they were happy! They had the master bedroom, which had more room.

The cottage is very warm and cosy, and we lit the fire in the evenings.

The beds were very comfy, and the kitchen well-equipped.

Highly recommended!!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for writing a review. Delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Welcome back any time! Naomi and Stephen
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5

Lovely cottage idyllic location!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful old cottage in an idyllic setting among a small hamlet of similar around a little green with views over the dales. Accessed along a track through a field of lambs, it may be a bit quiet or too secluded for some as the adjacent village doesn't have a pub or shop but if it's peace and quiet you're after this is the place. And there are also great walks from the cottage (fab walking guide inside) including 6 mils to nearby lovely Richmond (Taxi back!) Everything is provided for a cosy comfortable stay, including some great books on the history of the location and lovely Swaledale. All in all a fantastic holiday, would definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for long or short break....owner very helpful could not fault ..will be back soon

  • Review Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We look forward to welcoming you to the cottage again soon.
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5

Fab week in the dales

  • 5 of 5

Appletree cottage was an absolute treat to spend a week in. It was warm,cosy and incredibly peaceful. The kitchen had the latest appliances and the rest of the cottage was well maintained and comfortable- It was nice to have Naomi's personal touches,ie. books,paintings etc for us to enjoy. The local pub at Dunholme served good pub food and they were very friendly. Plenty of superb walks in the area and York is just over an hour away. We would definitely recommend this cottage to family and friends. Thank you Naomi and Stephen from Di and Ian from Shrewsbury.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Di and Ian, for writing a review. So pleased that you enjoyed the cottage, the peace and quiet, the great walks, eating at the pub at Downholme, and our growing collection of books on Swaledale! Thanks again, Naomi and Stephen
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5

A lovely cottage with good facilities in a fine, quiet location

  • 5 of 5

This was an excellent choice for enjoying Swaledale. The cottage was of a high standard: very clean and well maintained; nicely decorated and furnished with a mixture of old an new; cosy and warm to come back to after autumnal walks; enjoyable to spend time in. It had everything we could want: a modern and well kitted kitchen, bright warm sitting room; comfy bed and cosy bedroom; good shower/bath; washing machine and tumble dryer (very useful for cleaning and drying kit after a wet walk); very helpful guides and books about Swaledale and walking there.

The location was very quiet and there is a good walk around that part of the Dale starting right from the doorstep. It is not far to drive to either Reeth or Richmond (nice scenic journeys) and it was easy to explore the rest of the Dale from there. There is a good selection of walks to do. We recommend using the local "Little White Bus" for long walks along the valley. For example, we parked at Gunnerside, caught the bus to Keld and did a nice long walk back to the car via Thwaite (excellent tea shop) Muker and Ivelet. (Note, the bus only goes along the main valley road and doesn't stop near Marske).

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay there and have no hesitation in recommending it as an excellent base for exploring Swalwdale and enjoying its peace and quiet.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your detailed review; it's very helpful to have feedback both about the cottage and what you did while you were there. You're right about bus services: I'd just add that, although it's a 2km walk back to the cottage, bus drivers of both Dalesbus and Little White Bus will stop on request at the junction of the A road and the lane to Marske. I'll add this info, plus winter bus timetables, to the cottage information folder. So glad you had a good holiday, and thank you again.
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5

Lovely cottage in Marsk, Yorkshire Dales

  • 5 of 5

Oct 2016

We have just had a great week in this lovely cottage. It is in an idealic peaceful spot with great walking and biking on the doorstep. The cottage is extremely well equipped and comfortable - we didn't want to leave! T

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

Apple Tree Cottage has several special qualities. Surrounded by varied and dramatic scenery in a beautiful, side valley off Swaledale, it is away from traffic and you can enjoy utter peace and quiet. Yet it isn't isolated, as it's part of a cluster of five cottages, only four miles from the ancient town of Richmond, and a similar distance from the Swaledale tourist centre of Reeth. Right on the doorstep there is splendid scenery, many varied walks, wildlife, cycling.. The cottage forms part of a quirky cluster of old stone buildings with an interesting history. Inside, it is warm and cosy and has everything you need for a comfortable stay.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Train : Darlington at 20 Miles Nearest Motorway : A1 (M) at 12 Miles

The cottage is in a very peaceful and quiet place in Swaledale on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. There is excellent hill-walking, cycling and bird-watching. There are lovely walks from the doorstep: the immediate surroundings are a mix of woods, meadows, valleys, rivers and streams, open moorland, and limestone scenery with cliffs.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Early Summer 2017
22 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
£420
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
 
Half Term & Swaledale Festival
27 May 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
£450
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2017
10 Jun 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
From
£110
Fri,Sat
£430
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer Holidays 2017
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
From
£120
Fri,Sat
£480
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Summer 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£315
for 3 nights
From
£105
From
£115
Fri,Sat
£465
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Autumn 2017
23 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
From
£110
Fri,Sat
£425
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn Half term
21 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
From
£130
Fri,Sat
£480
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Winter 2017
4 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£255
for 3 nights
From
£85
From
£95
Fri,Sat
£355
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas 2017
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£420
for 3 nights
From
£140
£550
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Jan-Feb 2018
6 Jan 2018 - 9 Feb 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£255
for 3 nights
From
£85
From
£95
Fri,Sat
£340
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
 
Feb half term 2018
10 Feb 2018 - 23 Feb 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
From
£110
Fri,Sat
£390
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
 
Early spring 2018
24 Feb 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
From
£100
Fri,Sat
£355
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter 2018
24 Mar 2018 - 13 Apr 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£345
for 3 nights
From
£115
From
£125
Fri,Sat
£450
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
 
Late spring 2018
14 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£315
for 3 nights
From
£105
From
£115
Fri,Sat
£440
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
 
May half term 2018
26 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
From
£130
Fri,Sat
£520
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2018
2 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
From
£120
Fri,Sat
£460
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer Holidays 2018
14 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
From
£130
Fri,Sat
£520
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
 
Late summer 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
From
£120
Fri,Sat
£480
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Autumn 2018
22 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
From
£120
Fri,Sat
£430
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
 
October half term 2018
20 Oct 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£345
for 3 nights
From
£115
From
£125
Fri,Sat
£490
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
From
£110
Fri,Sat
£420
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £50

Booking Notes:
Please contact Naomi before booking if changeover day required is anything other a Saturday, and also to make a booking of less than 7 nights and we will do our best to accommodate you if we can.Thanks.

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.
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Avg/night
Updated: 25-May-2017
12
Available
12
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Facilities

From the Owner

This cottage is a home from home with all the facilities needed for an easy, relaxing trip away. As we often stay at the cottage ourselves, you should find everything you need. You will find tea and coffee, milk, oil, condiments, herbs and spices, and there will be an initial supply of logs etc should you wish to light the stove. The dining area is surrounded on three sides with large windows, which open to let in the fresh air, and there is a lovely spot outside to enjoy a glass of wine on summer evenings. We have tried to make the cottage functional as well as beautiful and the large open air porch and store provides you with space to 'de-robe' and store the things you don't want to take inside.

Property Type

  • cottage

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • ruins
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)

Outside

  • Terrace

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only

Notes:

  • Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer are in outhouse. The cottage is cleaned by the owner and fresh linen, towels and supplies of tea, coffee and milk are provided for your stay.

Special Offers

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