- Fantastic Views
- Private Garden
- Private Parking
- Open Fire
- Flat screen TV
- DVD Player
- Electric Oven
- Electric Hob
- Coal Included
- Electricity on Meter
- Linen & Towels Provided
- Free Wi-Fi
Holiday Cottage Description
Intake Cottage is a traditional 17th century Yorkshire Dales Holiday Cottage, which sits in an elevated, peaceful position between the villages of Low Row and Gunnerside, in Swaledale, surrounded by sensational views of the Swale Valley within the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Intake Cottage was part of the original farmhouse but has since been converted into a charming dales holiday cottage. Over the years the owners have taken great care in refurbishing and maintaining their delightful holiday home. The refurbishments include a modern bathroom and a traditional shaker style kitchen which features a dishwasher and fridge freezer.
As you arrive at the holiday cottage there is off road parking for one car. The entrance to Intake Cottage is through a large secure gate which takes you into the good sized and well maintained country garden. The garden is south facing and enjoys stunning, uninterrupted views across the local farmland, the River Swale, and the fells and dales beyond. This is an ideal location to enjoy dining alfresco during the warmer summer months, especially when the famous Swaledale wild flower meadows are at their most striking. What’s more, the garden also features a beautiful summer house. The summer house can be enjoyed all year round, and provides the perfect shelter on a blustery day. It’s in a great spot to soak up the natural environment, watch the surrounding wildlife or simply offers you seclusion to read and relax.
The cottage entrance takes you straight into the cosy living/dining room which comfortably seats up to four people, with fantastic views from the south facing front. The living room also boasts a very grand, cast iron open fireplace, which exudes warmth and adds to the cosy atmosphere. The decor is traditional, with beamed ceilings and the original stone flagged floor.
To the left of the living/dining room there is the Kitchen. The kitchen is large and greatly resembles the traditional farmhouse style, with a Belfast sink in front of the window, plenty of work space and storage on traditional stone pantry shelves. You shall find the Kitchen fully equipped with all you should need for your stay and more.
To the rear of the living room is a staircase which leads up to the sleeping accommodation. Immediately at the top of the stairs is the double bedroom. The double bedroom is spacious and has wonderful views from the large sash window across the Swale Valley. To the right of the room there is a door which leads to the single bedroom with stowaway bed, which also has a large sash window with fantastic views to the front of the holiday cottage.
Intake Cottage is in an ideal location to explore the Yorkshire Dales National Park. From the doorstep local walks and bike routes can be accessed. The local pub, The Punch Bowl is situated approximately fifteen minutes’ walk from Intake Cottage. The Punch Bowl has been refurbished within the last few years and is renowned for its cuisine all year round should you wish for a night off cooking.
To ensure your stay is as comfortable as possible all kitchen linen, bed linen and towels are provided. The electric is supplied on a £1 coin meter with the first £5 included. Coal for the open fire is included in the rental price.
There is also an additional annex that sleeps two people if further accommodation is required, please visit Swallows Byre for more information.
First Floor: 2 beds, Sleeps 3/4: 1 x double bed, 1 x single bed with stowaway to sleep 2 people (accessed from the double bedroom). Bathroom: 1 x bath with shower over, wash basin, toilet, wall heater and shaving point.
Ground Floor: kitchen, living / dining room
Outside: terrace, garden, summerhouse, off road parking.
Electric cooker with hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, kettle, toaster, coffee machine, dishwasher, iron, ironing board, free Wi-Fi, flat screen TV, FreeSat, DVD player, CD Player, open fire and coal. Phone for emergency use and incoming calls only. Garden furniture, charcoal barbeque (please bring your own charcoal), off road parking for one car, terrace, private garden, summerhouse. Sorry no pets. Sorry not suitable for children under 5 years old. No Smoking.
- Intake Cottage is available for week bookings Saturday to Saturday.
- We can accept short break bookings in low and winter Seasons. Short breaks are either weekend breaks (3 nights, Friday to Monday) or mid-week breaks (4 nights, Monday to Friday)
- If you wish to book a short break in high, upper mid or mid-seasons we can do this around two weeks in advance of your arrival date (click short breaks in the Yorkshire Dales for more information).
- By making a booking through Holiday Home Yorkshire you have read and are accepting our Booking Conditions.
Please click the availability tab at the top of the page to check availability and prices. The prices advertised are subject to availability and could alter. The final price is confirmed during the booking process.
If you require further information regarding Intake Cottage please contact Hannah and Sally-Ann on 01748 900 420 or email us [email protected]
Things to do in the Yorkshire Dales
DalesBound is a new and exciting website which will help you find and book attractions in the Yorkshire Dales and surrounding areas. DalesBound showcases a huge range of sport, leisure, relaxation and nature activities so you can be sure to find something to keep you and your family entertained whatever the weather.
Begin your search at www.dalesbound.co.uk.
Amenities in and around Low Row
Pubs in Swaledale
Punch Bowl Inn - Low Row, Swaledale, 1 mile from Intake Cottage
CB Inn – Arkengarthdale, 4 miles from Intake Cottage
The Kings Head – Gunnerside, Swaledale, 3 miles from Intake Cottage (currently closed until further notice)
The Black Bull – Reeth, Swaledale, 6 miles from Intake Cottage
The Buck Hotel – Reeth, Swaledale, 6 miles from Intake Cottage
The Kings Arms – Reeth, Swaledale, 6 miles from Intake Cottage
Tan Hill Inn – Reeth Swaledale, 10 miles from Intake Cottage
The Farmers Arms – Muker, Swaledale, 4 miles from Intake Cottage
Keld Lodge – Keld, Swaledale, 7 miles from Intake Cottage
The Bridge Inn – Grinton, Swaledale, 7 miles from Intake Cottage
Find out more about our great pubs in Swaledale in out pub guide.
Restaurants in Swaledale
Overton House – Café/restaurant, Reeth, Swaledale, 6 miles from Intake Cottage
The Burgoyne – Restaurant, Reeth, Swaledale, 6 miles from Intake Cottage
Ghyllfoot – Tea room/ Bistro, Gunnerside, Swaledale, 3 miles from Intake Cottage
Kearton Country Hotel – Thwaite, Swaledale, 5 miles from Intake Cottage
Find out more about restaurants in Swaledale in our restaurant guide.
Things to do and see in Swaledale
The Old Working Smithy & Museum – Gunnerside, Swaledale, 3 miles from Intake Cottage
Hazel Brow Farm – Low Row, Swaledale, 1 mile from Intake Cottage
Swaledale Folk Museum – Reeth, Swaledale, 6 miles from Intake Cottage
Dales Bike Centre – Fremington, Swaledale, 7 miles from Intake Cottage
Find out more about things to do in Swaledale and the surrounding areas in out guides on activities such as mountain biking and a caving and attractions such as museums, festivals, brewery’s and gardens.
Towns near to Intake Cottage
Please note that the above distance to the local amenities is an approximate distance only.
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Had an absolutely stunning week! the cottage is fabulous and totally spotless! The view is breath-taking and we eagerly hope to return wanting to test drive Swallow Byre next time! Enjoyed baking bread and making ox cheek casserole. Loved the fish and chip van calling on Friday at 7:30 beautiful fish and chips to eat on the patio watching the sun go down. So much more to say…but until next time thank you Dorothy and Nigel.
by Andrew and Lisa Page, Workshop, 4 April 2015
Thank you for our stay at Intake cottage. It’s been truly delightful. We shall love to return in the summer.
by Jeannette and Russell, 28 December 2014
We really enjoyed staying in your lovely cosy cottage. Fantastic open fire and wonderful views. One of the best cottages we’ve stayed in. Enjoyed the walk from Muker to Keld, then back along the corpse way. Beautiful scenery. We hope to return sometime soon.
by Angela and Chris, York, 14 November 2014
We’ve been really lucky with the weather, sunshine every morning, really unusual for November. Enjoyed the summerhouse in the daytime and the fire in the evening. Can highly recommend the Reeth to Grinton walk, nice easy scenic walk for this time of year. The Punch Bowl is excellent for an evening meal. Fireworks night at Reeth was a memorable occasion! We’ve had a very enjoyable few days, thank you for everything.
by Richard and Michelle, Lincoln, 7 November 2014
“ Ideal - Exceeded all expectations, beautiful location and much to see and do. Perfect accommodation. Sincere thanks. ”
by John and Jenny Oct 2011
“ Perfect in every way, what a wonderful place! We did not want to leave and will definitely be returning. Thank you. ”
by Peter and Rebecca, Cumbria Oct 2011
“ Loved walking in Swaledale, loved eating in the pubs and trying all the ales. Loved being snug when it was wet and wild outside. ”
by Valerie and Alec Oct 2011
“ A true reflection of a Dales cottage. We fell in love with the fire, the location is perfect. ”
by Melvyn and Beryl Oct 2011
“ Truly relaxing stay in a cosy and well equipped cottage. Loved the morning views and would recommend the Waterfalls walk at Ingleton for beginners. ”
by Liam and Sally Nov 2011
“Beautiful cottage amongst stunning scenery, brilliant local pubs too. We have had a fabulous few days and are definitely hoping to return. Many thanks.”
by Andy and Margie Nov 2011
“ We had a wonderful stay in your beautiful cottage. Idyllic views, fabulous walks, Lovely local produce and roaring fire. What more could you want? We'll be back but next time for longer so that we can really enjoy all the area has to offer. A wonderful homely cottage. Perfect. ”
by Paul and Marie Feb 2012
“ Lovely cottage with everything you could possibly want or need. Fab views, comfortable bed, great fire. Tenth visit to the Dales, definitely not the last. Many thanks.”
by Gill and Peter, Suffolk March 2012
“ Really enjoyed our stay at Intake Cottage, especially the 'real' fire. The views are wonderful and the birds on the feeders entertained us as we sipped wine! Thank you for an enjoyable week in Swaledale.”
by Cyril and Frances, Chester June 2012