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Folly Rigg Cottage

Yorkshire Dales, Harrogate Cottages (Pateley Bridge)

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  • Welcome to Folly Rigg Cottage, a grown up rural retreat just 10 miles from Harrogate.

    Welcome to Folly Rigg Cottage, a grown up rural retreat just 10 miles from Harrogate.

  • Make yourself comfortable in the spacious sitting room, plenty of room for both of you to find your own corner!

    Make yourself comfortable in the spacious sitting room, plenty of room for both of you to find your own corner!

  • Indulge yourself with an afternoon by the fire, PJs on and glossy magazine to read.

    Indulge yourself with an afternoon by the fire, PJs on and glossy magazine to read.

  • The sleek contemporary kitchen has everything you'll need to cook up a storm.

    The sleek contemporary kitchen has everything you'll need to cook up a storm.

  • Settle down to lunch in the at the chic dining table.

    Settle down to lunch in the at the chic dining table.

  • Get nice and cosy with a good book while you're other half rustles up something special in the kitchen.

    Get nice and cosy with a good book while you're other half rustles up something special in the kitchen.

  • You'll love the attention to detail in this romantic luxury cottage.

    You'll love the attention to detail in this romantic luxury cottage.

  • A warm welcome awaits at Folly Rigg Cottage! The perfect way to settle in to your new home for the week.

    A warm welcome awaits at Folly Rigg Cottage! The perfect way to settle in to your new home for the week.

  • There's a feeling of peaceful elegance about the interiors that will make you feel immediately relaxed.

    There's a feeling of peaceful elegance about the interiors that will make you feel immediately relaxed.

  • The gorgeous master bedroom comes complete with a King-size bed and a TV to keep you entertained.

    The gorgeous master bedroom comes complete with a King-size bed and a TV to keep you entertained.

  • This gorgeous room is so warm and comfortable, it seems a shame to leave it!

    This gorgeous room is so warm and comfortable, it seems a shame to leave it!

  • Light streams through the sky-light giving the bedroom a bright and airy feel.

    Light streams through the sky-light giving the bedroom a bright and airy feel.

  • As with the rest of the house, there is the luxury of space in this room.

    As with the rest of the house, there is the luxury of space in this room.

  • Make your way across the hall to the large and beautiful bathroom.

    Make your way across the hall to the large and beautiful bathroom.

  • Luxury hand wash and lotion are provided for your comfort.

    Luxury hand wash and lotion are provided for your comfort.

  • Indulge with a long hot soak or hop into the separate walk in shower - the choice is up to you!

    Indulge with a long hot soak or hop into the separate walk in shower - the choice is up to you!

  • The chocolate box old stone exterior of Folly Rigg hides its contemporary interiors.

    The chocolate box old stone exterior of Folly Rigg hides its contemporary interiors.

  • The enclosed courtyard is a sheltered sun-trap in the summer months, the perfect spot for lunch alfresco.

    The enclosed courtyard is a sheltered sun-trap in the summer months, the perfect spot for lunch alfresco.

  • If you can drag yourse'f away from the cottage take some time to explore gorgeous Nidderdale, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

    If you can drag yourse'f away from the cottage take some time to explore gorgeous Nidderdale, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

  • Pop in for lunch at one of the many gastro pubs in the area including the excellent Malt Shovel at Brearton.

    Pop in for lunch at one of the many gastro pubs in the area including the excellent Malt Shovel at Brearton.

  • The stunning Timble Inn is also just a few miles away.

    The stunning Timble Inn is also just a few miles away.

  • Nidderdale is famous for Brimham Rocks. Pack up a picnic and enjoy a day out to view these stunning formations.

    Nidderdale is famous for Brimham Rocks. Pack up a picnic and enjoy a day out to view these stunning formations.

  • No trip to this area of Yorkshire would be complete without a mosey around the Victorian Spa town of Harrogate.

    No trip to this area of Yorkshire would be complete without a mosey around the Victorian Spa town of Harrogate.

  • And when you're done exploring all of Harrogate's many shops, cafes and antique stores, treat yourself to an original Turkish Bath.

    And when you're done exploring all of Harrogate's many shops, cafes and antique stores, treat yourself to an original Turkish Bath.

The Essentials

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Children Welcome
  • Pub Within 1 mile
  • Shop Within 0.5 mile
  • Internet Access
  • Off-road Parking
  • Garden
  • Dog Friendly 1
  • LCD TV
  • DVD Player

About Folly Rigg Cottage

Welcome to Folly Rigg Cottage, a beautiful and spacious one-bedroom holiday home set in a gorgeous rural location just a few miles from Harrogate. Perfect for couples or solo travellers looking for a grown up country retreat, with stunning walks from the doorstep.

Folly Rigg Cottage is a delicious mix of old and new, with historic stone walls giving way to a bright and contemporary interior. Inside the ambiance is one of elegance and luxury with thick soft carpets underfoot and top quality furnishings throughout. And you'll be pleasantly surprised at how spacious it is inside.

Downstairs you'll find a large open plan kitchen and dining area. The kitchen comes well equipped with everything you could need including a dishwasher and washer/dryer should you need it. Dining at the chic glass table is a pleasure, whatever the time of day. It's the perfect spot to settle yourself with a glass of bubbly while your other half rustles up something delicious for dinner. And if you need extra entertainment there's a TV provided for you.

Moving next door to the large sitting room, at the heart of which sits a striking cream wood-burning stove. Fire it up in the evenings to enjoy a cosy night by the fire with an old movie playing in the background. There's an LCD TV which includes SKY and a DVD player for your enjoyment. Wi-Fi is also provided. Sink down onto one of two comfy sofas and relax!

Make your way up the stairs to find a large master bedroom complete with a King-size white sleigh bed. Light floods into this warm and comfortable room from a large sky-light window. There's a TV on the wall if you fancy catching up with news in the morning. Indulge with a long lazy breakfast in bed while you decide which of Yorkshire's amazing attractions you'll visit later that day.

Opposite the bedroom is the huge bathroom boasting wooden floors, a fabulous roll-top bath and a separate walk-in shower. As with the rest of the cottage you have a luxurious feeling of space in here, it's the perfect spot for a long hot soak each evening. Luxury hand wash & lotion complete the scene.

Outside the cottage is a charming enclosed courtyard with outdoor furniture available for the warming months. This sheltered sunny spot is a heavenly place for al fresco dining with a bottle or two of something good.

Local Area

Folly Rigg Cottage has a beautiful location set in the rolling green hills of Summerbridge in Nidderdale.  Approached via a private lane it offers the peace and tranquillity of the Yorkshire Dales countryside with the delights of cosmopolitan Harrogate just 10 miles away.  With miles of stunning walks and mountain bike trails literally from the doorstep, the cottage is heaven for lovers of all things outdoors.  And for eats you'll find no shortage of excellent gastro pubs and restaurants in the area, including the Michelin-Starred Yorke Arms and fantastic Timble Inn nearby.

Harrogate is an absolute must if you're staying here. Encircled by its famous 'Stray' or '1,000 acres' of horseshoe shaped grassland, the Victorian Spa town of Harrogate has a bright and breezy open air feel and is characterised by its impressive floral displays.  And as you would expect of such a bustling upbeat town, Harrogate boasts over 300 bars and restaurants together with all the shops, swimming pools, cinemas, parks and gardens you could ever wish for.

Head a few miles in the opposite direction and you will find Pateley Bridge, a charming little market town very typical of this area of Yorkshire.  The Main Street is peppered with cafes, restaurants, local stores, quality butchers and a fantastic wine shop - everything you need to stock up for your stay.  You'll also find the self-proclaimed 'Oldest Sweet Shop in England' here dating back to the early 1800s - little has changed inside since then. 

Pateley Bridge sits at the heart of the breathtaking Nidderdale landscape, itself an AONB and immediately adjacent to the Yorkshire Dales National Park. There are bags of local attractions and stunning natural sights within easy driving distance including the much-loved Brimham Rocks, just a few miles from the cottage. So lots of options for day trips!

Reviews

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Comfort and Equipment
9.3
Location
8.8
Cleanliness
9.3
Local amenities
8.2
Value for money
8.5
Overall rating
9.3
Scores 9.3 out of 10 based on 22 reviews
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