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Thump Cottage - Gateway to the Dales!

Entire cottage hosted by David
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1.5 baths
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Our attractive one bed cottage has an outdoor sunken patio kitchen area with charcoal BBQ and a raised decking area. A cosy home from home, with a touch of luxury! Set at the bottom of our garden, but totally self contained with parking for one vehicle. Kirkby Malzeard is a small traditional village set in the Nidderdale AONB. Perfectly placed to be your 'Gateway to the Dales', whilst also conveniently located for visits to Harrogate and York, it's your town & country location rolled into one!

The space
A 'key safe' is located on the outside wall near the Kitchen stable door, for your 'self-entry' convenience

Our cottage has been recently completely refurbished to a very high standard. It has underfloor heating with Limestone Tiles adorning the Kitchen and Wet-room/Toilet floors and walls. The fully fitted Kitchen is complete with Dishwasher, Washer/tumble-dryer, Fridge-freezer, Ceramic Hob, Microwave, Warming Drawer and a 'hide and slide' Neff Oven', not to forget the necessary Toaster and Kettle! Mood lighting has been installed around the cottage, including a designer pendant light in the Kitchen/Diner creating a cosy atmosphere for dining at the glass topped table.

Carpeted stairs lead directly from the Kitchen to the 'loft-style' Bedroom, where we have installed a King Size Bed, a Dressing Table with ample drawers and a Wardrobe hanging space. All of our Bedding is of a high quality, and luxury Robes and Towels are provided during your stay. A Hairdryer and portable Electric Fan, with a wall-mounted TV are also there for your use. (Please note: there is no closing door or child safety-gate fitted to the top or bottom of the stairway which could be a safety issue for young infants on the move!)

The cosy carpeted Lounge has a Wood-Burning Stove, but the cottage also has Radiators fitted in every room and heated Towel Rails in both Wet-room and Toilet. Free WiFi is included for the duration of your stay. Please be aware that mobile reception can be intermittent depending on your network. The Lounge has a TV and Sound Bar with a selection of CD's and DVD's and a range of books and games to entertain you! The Lounge Patio Door gives access to the outdoor sunken garden area with BBQ..

The sunken garden also houses an outdoor wood-fired Pizza Oven for your use during summer months only. This needs a certain amount of experience to manage - under our direct supervision - which we are happy to provide when we are available and can then pass on our skills! In all instances, it's use is by prior arrangement only.

Please note that, during the Covid 19 pandemic and the on-going social-distancing requirement, this service may may not be possible but the charcoal bbq range can still be used at any time.
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For enjoying those summer days there are high glass-topped tables and chairs outside. In addition, folding Garden Chairs are also available for your use and are stored in the Kitchen. We have installed fixed Chains and Locks for your Bike security and waterproof Bike Covers are also provided.

Finally, there is a Welcome Folder giving full details of all the cottage facilities and local amenities and also a Visitors Book for all your comments.

Guest access
Our guests will have access to our lovely cottage, hardstanding parking for one vehicle and our sunken patio and barbecue.

Other things to note
If you like walking, you will love Thump Cottage. The narrow Back Lane is bordered by fields and footpaths, so walking is just at your front door! We have provided an Ordinance Survey walking map covering the local area, so you just need your boots! Other leaflets and guides are also provided for your use during your stay, but please can you return any leaflets back to the rack for the next guests to use. Thank you.
We also have a ginger tabby cat called Rita who is lovely but was feral and as such is frightened of most people, so you may not see her. Whereas, there is Harry, a black cat who belongs to a close neighbour, who is maybe the friendliest cat ever! So, please just check the cottage before you depart, in case Harry has decided to take up some home comforts! Harry is his own cat and does not take our advice (!) so if you don't like cats or are allergic, do feel free to shoo him away - he won't be offended!
Our attractive one bed cottage has an outdoor sunken patio kitchen area with charcoal BBQ and a raised decking area. A cosy home from home, with a touch of luxury! Set at the bottom of our garden, but totally self contained with parking for one vehicle. Kirkby Malzeard is a small traditional village set in the Nidderdale AONB. Perfectly placed to be your 'Gateway to the Dales', whilst also conveniently located for visits to Harrogate and York, it's your town & country location rolled into one!

The space
A 'key safe' is located on the outside wall near the Kitchen stable door, for your 'self-entry' co…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Wi-Fi
Kitchen
Indoor fireplace
Laptop-friendly workspace
Dryer
Hangers
Hair dryer
Washing machine
TV

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Kirkby Malzeard, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Kirkby Malzeard is located on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales with its wonderful and incredibly varied countryside, from the windswept Dallowgill moorland covered in purple heather to the sprawling reservoir valleys of Pateley Bridge; from the stepping stones at Bolton Abbey to the lovely wooded valley from where Yorkshire's own 'Dick Whittington' traveled to become Lord Mayor of London. For those who want excitement and retail therapy a short car ride takes you to Lightwater Valley with the longest roller-coaster in the UK, the Market town of Skipton where you can browse the open-air market, visit the castle and hire a narrowboat to cruise the Aire Valley or Harrogate, an elegant famous Spa Town with it's lovely Valley Gardens and array of high class restaurants and bars, including the famous Betty's Tearooms. York is not too far and has an array of visitor attractions covering Viking, Roman and Medieval history.
However you look at it, Thump Cottage is an ideal starting off point to provide you with everything you would want on a holiday.
Kirkby Malzeard is located on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales with its wonderful and incredibly varied countryside, from the windswept Dallowgill moorland covered in purple heather to the sprawling reservoir va…

Top places nearby

Lightwater Valley Theme Park
5.7 km
Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal Water Garden
7.2 km
Ripon Cathedral
9.1 km
The Forbidden Corner
18.2 km

Turkish Baths Harrogate
20.2 km
Valley Gardens Harrogate
20.3 km
Bettys Café Tea Rooms
20.4 km
RHS Garden Harlow Carr
21.0 km

Hosted by David

Joined in March 2015
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Hello! My name is Dave and my wife Janet and I share the responsibility of looking after Thump Cottage and our guests. We have lived in the same house in Kirkby Malzeard for nearly 30 years! So we know the area well and still regard ourselves as being on holiday! Our Thump Cottage, located at the bottom of the garden, is a new business venture for us and we are looking forward to welcoming our new guests. We have both traveled a lot through work staying in a variety of hotels, some very exclusive! So, we feel we are well equipped to provide our guests with a lovely holiday. We both enjoy the Theatre, in all forms, the Cinema and the Arts in general And when we can, we love to walk in this glorious countryside of the Yorkshire Dales.
Hello! My name is Dave and my wife Janet and I share the responsibility of looking after Thump Cottage and our guests. We have lived in the same house in Kirkby Malzeard for nearly…
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We live in the house at the top of the garden, accessed by the garden steps. If you have any queries, then please do pop up the garden or give us a call. All our contact details and phone numbers are written in the Welcome Folder provided. If you would like to use the Pizza Oven, then please contact us well in advance as it takes more than about 2 hours to reach full temperature!
We live in the house at the top of the garden, accessed by the garden steps. If you have any queries, then please do pop up the garden or give us a call. All our contact details an…
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Check-in: After 3:00 pm
Checkout: 11:00 am
Self check-in with key safe
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
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