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3 Bay Horse Yard

Skipton, North Yorkshire
Sleeps 3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Waterside views
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Romantic
Towels included
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At a glance

  • A perfect property for a small family or a couple seeking a special getaway with plenty to do on the doorstep
  • Perfect for visiting Harrogate, Knaresborough, Ilkley, Skipton and Ripon
  • An ideal getaway with cafes, pubs and restaurants all within walking distance
Property code: 79093

Set in the heart of Skipton with lots of fun things to find and discover - making an ideal retreat for a small family or couple.

This gorgeous stone-built cottage is located in the centre of Skipton, just metres away from the historic market and range of pubs, restaurants and shops. With the canal at the bottom of the road, you can experience a peaceful and relaxing holiday but still get out and fill your days with exciting things to do. Known as the Gateway to the Dales, you’ll find lots of easy rambles or more challenging fell walks within 9 miles of the front door. Sleeping three across two inviting bedrooms, this property is bursting with character and offers a welcoming home-from-home for the duration of your stay.

 

Step through the front door and you’re greeted by a fabulously bright and airy open-plan living space, where soothing neutral tones and exposed wooden beams create a cosy atmosphere among a blend of contemporary and farmhouse-style furnishings. Gaze out of the wooden window at the front of the property, framed by sweet home furnishings and is a wonderful little sunspot. Curl up on the comfortable sofas in the lounge area in front of the TV after a long day of exploration, admiring the lovely stone ornamental fireplace. Culinary guests will love cooking up a storm in the large kitchen, where pretty wooden cabinets and stylish dark worktops match perfectly with a quaint dining table that’s ideal for three. Whether you’re up for cooking a delicious meal from scratch on the electric oven and gas hob or you need a quick bite to heat up in the microwave, you’ll find everything you need in here. There’s also a washer/dryer in the kitchen so there’s no need to worry if you get a bit muddy out on walks.

 

Head up the stairs in the middle of the open-plan living area to the tranquil bedrooms. Calming pastel tones in the double bedroom and quality bedding beckon you to slip between the sheets for a great night’s sleep; wake up gently in the morning and watch some TV before getting ready for the day. The cosy single  room also has a TV with a charming wooden beam over the window. Splashes of colour in the furnishings make this room a pleasure to wake up in with plenty of natural light, but the blinds will ensure that your sleep isn’t disturbed.

 

Take an invigorating shower in the shower room where grey and white tones, bright lighting and mirrors create a serene, spa-like atmosphere and is great for waking yourself up in the morning as well as winding down in the evening.

 

There’s no outside space with the property, but there’s an allocated parking space for one car – just remember to display the permit card when you’re using it. If you’ve brought your four-legged pal with you, go for walkies along the canal and up to Skipton Castle or Aireville Park (both 0.5 miles).

 

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 double and 1 single
  • 1 shower room with WC
  • Electric oven and gas hob, washer/dryer, microwave and fridge
  • TV/DVD in lounge and TV bedroom
  • Allocated parking for 1 car
  • Pub, shop and restaurants within walking distance
  • Arrival: 15:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Kirsten Wilcock

This property is personally managed by Kirsten.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 34 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Nicola 24th June 2022

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This cottage is in a lovely location, close to shops, eateries and the canal. A very comfy cottage.

Reviewed by Colin 17th June 2022

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Lovely cottage in a perfect location for stepping out in to Skipton, fantastic shower in bathroom, would stay here again if returning to Skipton

Reviewed by Gillian 10th June 2022

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We had a wonderful week staying at three Bay Horse yard, the property is well equipped and cosy, excellently situated for everything Skipton has to offer, lots of pubs restaurants, shops and walks. Allocated parking is a real bonus in such a central location.

Reviewed by Lee 3rd June 2022

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Reviewed by Louise 13th May 2022

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This is a very comfortable cottage, with lovely beds and a fabulous shower. In a great position near the High Street, but it's not noisy. We slept very well. Please note that the second bed isn't a 'small double', it's a single bed. The kitchen is well stocked, with plenty of cleaning materials so you don't need to bring anything e.g. hand wash, faRead moreiry liquid, bin bags. The bathroom had a box full of small shampoos etc. Very useful. Handy parking space very close. Recommend highly! Hide

Reviewed by Gail 18th March 2022

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Fantastic location cottage had everything we needed fantastic power shower! Would certainly use it again.

Reviewed by Philip 26th February 2022

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Reviewed by Melissa 11th February 2022

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Great stay. Cottage was homely and perfect location.

Reviewed by Anthony 19th January 2022

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Perfect location, centrally located, cosy cottage

Reviewed by Matthew 21st December 2021

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Perfect location in central Skipton. The house was a nice size for our family of three and felt really homely. We had a lovely time and although the cottage is in need of a bit of TLC, in a few small areas, we would definitely recommend it and are sure to visit again.

Reviewed by Joy 3rd December 2021

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Had a lovely stay at this cosy cottage. It was very well equipped. It was perfectly located right in the centre of Skipton. We would definitely stay again.

Reviewed by Sally 21st November 2021

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Great location for the High Street, shops and pubs. Cottage clean, cosy and comfortable, would highly recommend. Car parking bay a real bonus. We had a lovely time and great weather for November.

Reviewed by Gemma 12th November 2021

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Reviewed by Emmanuel 29th October 2021

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It's a real home from home with plenty of extras.

Reviewed by Rebecca 8th October 2021

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Reviewed by Charles 27th September 2021

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The cottage was lovely cosy and clean and well equipped with everything you could need It was in a great location, central to all shopping and amenities in Skipton. Both my wife and I had a wonderful holiday and we highly recommend it

Reviewed by Jo 24th September 2021

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We stayed here for a long weekend and we would all recommend it to anyone. Perfectly situated, its extremely quiet, especially at night, but very central for looking round the town, and regular public transport nearby. The beds were so comfortable, we all slept very well, the cottage is really well-equipped, it was also beautifully clean. The only Read morething I can say is its spoilt us for future holidays, as this place has set the standard extremely high. Hide

Reviewed by Andrew 17th September 2021

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The cottage is very well located at the centre of Skipton and provides everything you could want. It is quite small but well laid out and has a very powerful shower. There are many local pubs located close to the cottage aswell as the market (4 days per week) and the castle. The front of the cottage leads on to a well used thoroughfare from the towRead moren centre which is an advantage for access but means many people passing front of the cottage during the day. Hide

Reviewed by Deborah 4th September 2021

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Reviewed by Sarah 13th August 2021

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This is a lovely cottage in a fantastic location. It is comfortable, clean and welcoming. We'd stay again!

Reviewed by David 6th August 2021

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Great location for both Town centre and yards from Canal. Cottage cosy and comfortable. Car parking allocated bay a big plus.

Reviewed by Helen 30th July 2021

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Reviewed by Robert 9th July 2021

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Had he best stay. Cottage had everything you would need And location Was a ten out of ten for us. Will be back

Reviewed by Gail 2nd July 2021

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Reviewed by Maureen 18th June 2021

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Bedding, towels etc absolutely lovely, great shower. Lovely location, near to everything.

Reviewed by Janet 11th June 2021

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Cottage is in a lovely position and,you are on the doorstep to shops bars and restaurants. Everything was fine except sofa was uncomfortable and small bed had spring coming through, had to buy a topper mattress so my Mum could sleep. On it.7

Reviewed by Lynn 26th April 2021

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Lovely cosy cottage, great central location, with its own parking space. Well equipped and clean. Good information file. Nice touch of fresh flowers and lovely biscuits. Skipton is one of our favourite places, it was good to be back, we look forward to staying at the cottage again.

Reviewed by Lesley 18th December 2020

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Would 100% recommend this cosy, comfortable, fully equipped cottage with lovely thoughtful touches. In a superb location just off the High Street with ideal canal walks on the doorstep. We will definitely return.

Reviewed by Andrew 16th October 2020

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Reviewed by Bethany 9th October 2020

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A fabulous little cottage in a fantastic location for exploring Skipton. It was a lovely cottage that catered well to our needs. It is so close to everything and lovely inside.

Reviewed by Ian 5th October 2020

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Reviewed by Patricia 18th September 2020

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A very enjoyable stay. Major drawback was narrow pavement meant that many people walking past tended to look in through the window, so window blinds had to be closed often particularly when lights were on. Cottage was in an excellent position, two minutes walk from High street and similar from narrow boat marina.

Reviewed by Rachel 13th September 2020

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Reviewed by Amita 31st August 2020

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Nice little basic cottage. Perfect for a family of 3. Master bedroom has a double bed & a small room with a single bed. 3 televisions! One in each room and one in the living room. One small but a clean bathroom. Kitchen had no freezer but otherwise well equipped. There is no outdoor space but who cares after all that walking you will do! Owners of Read morethe property Lisa and Sophie were very helpful. Great location with scenic walks around, shops and lovely pubs. Hide

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With a varied landscape of windswept dales, heather-clad moors and dramatic coast, interspersed with picturesque towns and villages, vibrant cities and a rich historical heritage, Yorkshire is rightly considered one of Britain's premier holiday destinations. Known as 'God's Own County', Yorkshire has nearly one-third of England's National Parkland, two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and three sections of coastline designated as Heritage Coast.

Offering infinite opportunities for lovers of the great outdoors, the wild expanse of the Yorkshire Dales National Park in North and West Yorkshire is a glorious mix of awe-inspiring scenery, imposing castles, characterful Dales' villages and drystone walls. While to the east, the North York Moors National Park offers atmospheric moorland, fragrant pine forests and charming towns tucked away within steep-sloped valleys. Extending all the way to the Yorkshire Coast, you can even experience a traditional day at the seaside at popular resorts including Whitby, Flamborough and Scarborough. It's a beautiful terrain to explore.

A visit to the historical city of York is a must. Renowned for its medieval architecture, the magnificent York Minster and a myriad of museums, independent shops and exceptional eateries, you will not be disappointed. Then there's the chalk landscape of the Yorkshire Wolds, known to have inspired David Hockney. And with a packed calendar of events and festivals each year, including the Malton Food Festival, the Tour de Yorkshire and the Great Yorkshire Show, there's always something exciting to enjoy.

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