Bluebell of Lofthouse - Nidderdale - Gorgeous Cottages Yorkshire

Bluebell Of Lofthouse

Yorkshire Dales, Harrogate Cottages (Pateley Bridge)

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  • Welcome to the cosy and peaceful living room in Bluebell.

    Welcome to the cosy and peaceful living room in Bluebell.

  • Curl up by the fire and make use of one of the warm snuggly throws on the chair.

    Curl up by the fire and make use of one of the warm snuggly throws on the chair.

  • What better way to while away an afternoon in the Dales..

    What better way to while away an afternoon in the Dales..

  • The large comfy sofa is perfect for stretching out on to watch a movie

    The large comfy sofa is perfect for stretching out on to watch a movie

  • And nothing beats the sites, sounds and smells of a real fire.

    And nothing beats the sites, sounds and smells of a real fire.

  • Luxurious fixtures and fittings throughout give the cottage a 5 Star feel.

    Luxurious fixtures and fittings throughout give the cottage a 5 Star feel.

  • Lots of little touches make you feel welcome..

    Lots of little touches make you feel welcome..

  • Have you remembered to pack that book you've been wanting to read for ages?

    Have you remembered to pack that book you've been wanting to read for ages?

  • The handsome kitchen is well equipped with a dishwasher, washing machine and everything from egg cups to toast racks.

    The handsome kitchen is well equipped with a dishwasher, washing machine and everything from egg cups to toast racks.

  • And the yummy welcome hamper will keep you going for a little while.

    And the yummy welcome hamper will keep you going for a little while.

  • Lots of room to rustle up something delicious

    Lots of room to rustle up something delicious

  • The sleek corian work-tops are a delight to prepare food on,

    The sleek corian work-tops are a delight to prepare food on,

  • The kitchen like the rest of the house has a grown up sophisticated appeal.

    The kitchen like the rest of the house has a grown up sophisticated appeal.

  • The dining table is set right by the window.

    The dining table is set right by the window.

  • Let's start with a cup of tea!

    Let's start with a cup of tea!

  • Or perhaps something a little fizzier?

    Or perhaps something a little fizzier?

  • This gorgeous cottage is perfect for romantic meals for two and laughter-filled dinner with friends.

    This gorgeous cottage is perfect for romantic meals for two and laughter-filled dinner with friends.

  • Make your way upstairs to the two bedrooms.

    Make your way upstairs to the two bedrooms.

  • The first is a stunning master bedroom with a super-king size bed and lovely views out to the village.

    The first is a stunning master bedroom with a super-king size bed and lovely views out to the village.

  • Why rush this morning, indulge with breakfast in bed while you plan your day.

    Why rush this morning, indulge with breakfast in bed while you plan your day.

  • The fabulous en suite bathroom to the master with its wow-factor claw-foot bath.

    The fabulous en suite bathroom to the master with its wow-factor claw-foot bath.

  • Sink into a haze of bubbles with a chilled glass of prosecco in hand

    Sink into a haze of bubbles with a chilled glass of prosecco in hand

  • And so to the second bedroom.

    And so to the second bedroom.

  • Another spacious and comfortable room, again with a king-size bed dressed in the finest bed linen.

    Another spacious and comfortable room, again with a king-size bed dressed in the finest bed linen.

  • This bed can also be split into two singles if preferred.

    This bed can also be split into two singles if preferred.

  • Definitely a morning for croissants and fresh orange juice.

    Definitely a morning for croissants and fresh orange juice.

  • Complimentary toiletries are provided for you.

    Complimentary toiletries are provided for you.

  • The gorgeous chocolate-box exterior of Bluebell.

    The gorgeous chocolate-box exterior of Bluebell.

  • Set in stunning Nidderdale, there are countless walks from the doorstep.

    Set in stunning Nidderdale, there are countless walks from the doorstep.

  • In the pretty village you have a charming ice-cream parlour and the local pub is just a short walk away.

    In the pretty village you have a charming ice-cream parlour and the local pub is just a short walk away.

  • Strike out and discover the stunning landscape of Nidderdale, an Outstanding Area of Natural Beauty.

    Strike out and discover the stunning landscape of Nidderdale, an Outstanding Area of Natural Beauty.

  • Indulge with lunch at the Michelin-starred Yorke Arms nearby...

    Indulge with lunch at the Michelin-starred Yorke Arms nearby...

The Essentials

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Children Welcome
  • Pub Within 0.5 miles
  • Shop Within 6 miles
  • Internet Access
  • Garden
  • Dog Friendly 2
  • BBQ
  • LCD TV
  • DVD Player
  • MP3 Docking Station

About Bluebell Of Lofthouse

Welcome to Bluebell of Lofthouse, a gorgeous 2-bedroom 19th Century cottage nestled between the bustling market town of Pateley Bridge and the picturesque rolling hills of Nidderdale. With both bedrooms enjoying en-suite bathrooms and interiors with a real luxury feel, Bluebell is the perfect holiday cottage for couples looking for a 5 Star rural retreat.

Tucked away in a sleepy little hamlet, Bluebell of Lofthouse is a charming double-fronted stone cottage which has been subject to a complete refurbishment. Inside you'll find grown up sophisticated interiors, a perfect blend of contemporary style and rustic character.

Downstairs the heart of the home is the peaceful living room, complete with a cosy wood-burner resting in the chimney and warm throws on the seats. Light up the fire, grab a good book and take your pick from the comfy sofa or handsome easy chairs. We love the calming hues in here, you feel instantly relaxed the moment you walk in. There's a TV with DVD Player, DVDs, games and books ? so lots to keep you entertained, and Wi-Fi is provided too.

At the opposite side of the house you'll find the kitchen and dining area. The elegant kitchen boasts handsome grey units and a sleek white corian work-top. There's all the usual mod cons including a dishwasher, washing machine and fridge-freezer. The cupboards are well stocked with all the equipment you'll need during your stay, with everything from serving dishes to egg cups and a toast rack. Rustle up something delicious and head over the lovely dining table to enjoy. Set right by the window you can watch the comings and goings of traditional Yorkshire village life over breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Both bedrooms in Bluebell are set upstairs and both enjoy super-king size beds dressed in the finest cotton bed linen. The 2nd bedroom can also be made up as two singles if preferred. The romantic master bedroom boasts a luxury en suite complete with a cast iron claw foot bath. Sink into a haze of bubbles with a chilled glass of prosecco at the end of the day!

The second bedroom also has an en suite bathroom with a shower over the bath. Both bedrooms have their own flat screen televisions, perfect if you just want to chill in your PJs watching morning TV.

Outside the property settle down on the bench at the front for your morning coffee and watch the world go by. Discover the private courtyard garden to the side, enjoying sun the whole day it's a pleasant spot to enjoy an afternoon G & T or perhaps lunch or a BBQ al fresco in the warmer months. This pretty cottage garden has seating amongst the window boxes and potted plants where in the summer months a plethora of colour soothes the soul.

Local Area

Bluebell of Lofthouse has a lovely location set in a gorgeous little hamlet in the heart of beautiful Nidderdale. Whichever direction you arrive from to Bluebell cottage, the scenery will take your breath away. Enjoy the drive and soak up the countryside. The setting for Bluebell offers best of both worlds, the peace and tranquillity of the Yorkshire Dales countryside with the cosmopolitan delights of Harrogate 40 minutes away.   There are plenty of gorgeous walks right from the doorstep, and if you don't fancy cooking one night the local pub is just a 5 minute stroll away. For those really special occasions the Michelin-starred Yorke Arms is also just a few miles away.

Bluebell is set in breathtaking Nidderdale, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty immediately adjacent to the Yorkshire Dales National Park. There are bags of local attractions and stunning natural sights within easy driving distance including the fabulous Brimham Rocks and famous Three Peaks of Whernside, Ingleborough and Pen-y-Ghent. And with miles of stunning walks and mountain bike trails literally from the doorstep, the cottage is heaven for lovers of all things outdoors. 

There are countless charming Yorkshire towns and villages close by including Pateley Bridge and Ilkely where you'll find among other delights the oldest sweet shop in England, a Michelin-starred restaurant and the quintessentially Yorkshire tea-room Bettys. Indulge in a buttery Fat Rascal here before a pleasant stroll along the River Wharfe.

And no trip to this corner of Yorkshire would be complete without a day out in Harrogate. This elegant Victorian Spa town is bursting at the seams with antique shops, cafes, independent boutiques and restaurants. And the RHS Gardens at Harlow Carr are a must see too.

And for eats you'll find no shortage of excellent gastro pubs and restaurants in the area, including the fantastic Timble Inn. This luxury 5 Star Inn/restaurant dates back to the 18th Century and is set in the beautiful Washburn Valley just a few miles from the cottage.

Reviews

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Comfort and Equipment
9.0
Location
8.7
Cleanliness
9.8
Local amenities
7.5
Value for money
8.8
Overall rating
9.0
Scores 9.0 out of 10 based on 12 reviews
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