View towards the pretty cottage
Kitchen and dining area
Fully equipped kitchen
Relax in the lounge area
Warm up in front of the woodburner
Enjoy time together after a busy day
Double sized bedroom
Family bathroom with shower and bath
Family bedroom that sleeps up to 3
1 / 10  View towards the pretty cottage
2 / 10  Kitchen and dining area
3 / 10  Fully equipped kitchen
4 / 10  Relax in the lounge area
5 / 10  Warm up in front of the woodburner
6 / 10  Enjoy time together after a busy day
7 / 10  Kitchen
8 / 10  Double sized bedroom
9 / 10  Family bathroom with shower and bath
10 / 10  Family bedroom that sleeps up to 3

Half Moon Cottage,

Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Sleeps 5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 2
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Delightful 18th century cottage sleeping five guests in two bedrooms
  • Period cottage with well-maintained original features
  • Private courtyard garden, ideal for spending relaxing evenings outside over drinks
  • Located just a few minutes’ walk from the picturesque Waterside in the town of Knaresborough
  • Short walking distance to a choice of shops, pubs, and restaurants
  • Excellent location for enjoying day trips across Yorkshire, including to Harrogate, York, and the Dales
Property code: HH042

Charming 18th century cottage offering comfortable accommodation for five guests, enjoying a pleasant location close to the River Nidd in the historic market town of Knaresborough.

This cottage is located in a quiet area of the Yorkshire town of Knaresborough, just a short walk from the towns attractive Waterside area where visitors can enjoy leisurely walks alongside the River Nidd where they will find pretty cafes and even a boat hire company. A little further up the river the Nidd Gorge is an excellent location for taking woodland walks in tranquil surroundings. The town itself, meanwhile, has a good choice of shops as well as pubs and cafes, a medieval castle, and the fascinating Mother Shiptons Cave. Further afield, the towns of Harrogate and York are always worth a visit, as are the RHS gardens at Harlow Carr.

Stepping inside this period cottage, guests will find themselves in the charming lounge with its beamed ceiling, and warming wood burner. A bay window offers views over the river, whilst there is also a TV/DVD for guests to enjoy. The kitchen/diner is an attractive mix of rustic country styling and contemporary appliances, and offers a dining table seating four, an oven, hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, and washer/dryer. Upstairs there are two bedrooms, the first of which is a restful double room which offers riverside views. A second set of stairs leads directly to the second bedroom which is a family room comprising a double bed and additional single. This room is ideal for a couple with a young child, or alternatively can be made up as three single beds to suit three adults or children. The bathroom, which is situated close to the first bedroom, offers a bath, separate shower, and WC.

A door from the kitchen leads out to the courtyard garden where there is patio furniture and a BBQ, allowing guests to easily enjoy al fresco dining. The wood shed can also be found here too. There is parking to the side of the property for one car.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 double and 1 family room sleeping 3
  • Bathroom with bath, shower, and WC
  • TV/DVD
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Wood burner
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washer/dryer
  • Bed linen, electric, and heating included
  • 2 Dogs welcome by arrangement
  • Parking for 1 car
  • Pubs and shops within walking distance

This property joined our collection in 2018 and is managed by Kirsten.


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