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This charming Grade II listed cottage (c1834) nestles next to the church in the heart of Askrigg, enjoying stunning views across Wensleydale, whilst being only 2 minutes walk from the shops, restaurants, pubs and village amenities.
The cottage is restored to a high standard but retains its original beamed ceilings, plank doors, stone shelves and fabulous inglenook fireplace with a multifuel stove. There is a completely private and secluded walled garden at the rear of the cottage. Co-ordinating fabrics are used throughout the cottage to enhance its very special atmosphere.
There is a comfortable sitting/dining room with panoramic views, a beamed ceiling festooned with horse brasses and the stunning inglenook fireplace. The split level kitchen is extremely well equipped with hand built antique pine units. The bathroom is also on the ground floor.
Minnie’s Cottage has one double bedroom with an antique style iron/brass bed from which you can enjoy the uninterrupted views across Wensleydale. There is a single bed on the spacious landing to provide extra seating / flexibility.
Features and Information
Multifuel stove in living room, electric heating throughout the cottage, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine, tumble drier, fridge, freezer, electric fan oven, ceramic hob, toaster, cafetiere, widescreen TV, video recorder, DVD player, radio/cassette/CD player, tourist information, maps, books, games, shoe cleaning kit, hairdrier, electric blankets on all beds, iron and ironing board, torch, bedlinen and tea towels provided, shower room with toilet, washhand basin, electric shower, and shaver point, private walled garden with furniture, tea tray and fresh milk for your arrival. Electricity is included in the hire charge.
Coal and logs will be provided for the multifuel stove with the first bucket of coal and basket of logs provided in the hire charge. We ask that you pay us 50p per bucket of coal / basket of logs after that on an honesty basis to cover our costs, and we will ensure that sufficient coal and logs are available for your stay. Sticks, firelighters, matches and newspapers are provided so that you have everything that you need to use the stove should you so wish.
Towel hire available. Sorry no pets or smokers.
You may wish to be aware that there are occasional steps inside and outside the cottage and it is not possible to fit a stairgate at the top of the stairs, so it not suitable for people who have difficulty with stairs or for young children. Also the cottage is next to the church in the centre of Askrigg, and the church bells can be heard in the cottage and chime every hour. They are rung for the church service on a Sunday from about 9.30 am and for bell ringing practice on a weekday evening. On street parking is nearby, but not directly outside the cottage.
Minnie’s Cottage is available for a minimum of 7 nights commencing on Saturdays from Easter / end of March to the end of October. Christmas, New Year and February half term weeks are also available for a minimum of 7 nights commencing on the day advised in the price list. From November to Easter / end of March we change to short breaks for 3 nights commencing on Fridays or 4 nights commencing on Mondays, or any combination of 3 and 4 night short breaks, excluding Christmas, New Year and half term.
“Minnie’s is a real home from home. You have thought of everything. A very good base for touring the Dales.”
“Perfect place for our honeymoon! Thank you. The cottage is lovely. We shall be back!”
“Lovely relaxing week, just what we needed. Views are stunning and the walking excellent. Cottage is excellent – quiet, and has everything you need.”
“Minnie’s cottage is simply idyllic! You couldn’t ask for a nicer place to cuddle up in front of the fire. Can’t wait to return!”
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AmenitiesLinens are provided
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