Holiday Cottage Description
Hilltop Lodge is a spectacular rural retreat and large holiday cottage in Swaledale high on the moor between the picturesque dales villages of Gunnerside and Askrigg. This dales holiday cottage has unsurpassed views across Swaledale and a dream for walkers and cyclists or those just simply wanting to sit and enjoy the view.
Hilltop Lodge dates back to the late 18th Century and is said to be one of the highest self-catering holiday cottage in the Yorkshire Dales. This gorgeous cottage is set within a walled garden. It has been furnished to a very high standard throughout combining antique furniture with modern conveniences yet retaining many of the original features such as stone flagged floors and the original shutters and fireplaces. The owner has truly transformed this period property into one of the finest large holiday homes in the Yorkshire Dales.
Downstairs the living area is very spacious and perfect for accommodating large groups or two families holidaying together. The lounge has a cosy open fire for a relaxing night retelling the adventures of the day. There is a small snug with flat screen TV, FreeSat and DVD player. There is a large dining room with a grand solid wood dining table which seats 10 people comfortably. The dining room adjoins the beautiful, modern kitchen offering ample storage and workspace and all the equipment you shall require to whip up culinary delights. The terrace area is accessed from the kitchen and is to the rear of the holiday cottage. The terrace overlooks the moors of Swaledale and is a fabulous spot to enjoy dining alfresco or simply enjoying a glass of wine whilst soaking up the ambiance of the Yorkshire Dales.
There is a second entrance to the holiday cottage which is ideal when returning from a muddy walk. This entrance leads into a spacious hall with hanging space for outdoor clothing an a boot room. Off this entrance hall there is a down stairs WC and utility room with washing / dryer and heated towel rack for airing. There is also an additional fridge freezer if required.
Upstairs sleeps 10 people comfortably in 5 bedrooms – 1 King and 4 twins -all with fabulous views across the moor. The double bedroom boasts a large ensuite bathroom. There is also a family bathroom and a third bathroom shared by two of the twin bedrooms by interlinking doors.
Outside to the front of the holiday cottage is an enclosed garden and patio area. There is also an outhouse here for secure bike storage.
To ensure your stay is as comfortable as possible all bed linen and towels are provided and electric, gas and initial supply of fuel for the fire is included in the rental price.
First Floor – 5 beds, sleeps 10: 1 x master king with ensuite bathroom: bath, basin and WC. 4 twin bedrooms. Bathroom one: bath, basin and WC. Bathroom two: bath, basin and WC – interlocking doors to two of the twin bedrooms.
Ground Floor – fitted kitchen with adjoining dining room, living room with open fire, snug, utility room, boot room and downstairs cloakroom.
Outside – terrace, enclosed garden with patio and secure bike storage. Off road parking for 3 cars.
Flatscreen TV, FreeSat, DVD Player and board games. Telephone with honesty box. Open fire in living room – initial supply of fuel included. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge , fridge-freezer, dishwasher. Washer/dryer, iron, ironing board, hoover. Cot (cot linen not provided please bring your own) and child gate. Oil fired central heating. Electric and oil included in the rental price. Bed linen and towels provided. Garden furniture. No Smoking. Children welcome.
• Hilltop Lodge 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 – Friday)
• If you wish to book a short break in high, upper mid or mid-seasons we can do this four 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.
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If you require further information regarding Hilltop Lodge
please contact Hannah on 01748 900 420 or email us [email protected]