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Owl House

Cowling, North Yorkshire
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 3
4
star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Family friendly
Sky TV
Towels included
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A beautiful farmhouse set in the rolling hills of the North Yorkshire countryside
  • Perfect for family celebrations and get-togethers, with stunning views and a hot tub to enjoy
  • Scenic walks straight from the doorstep in an idyllic location close to the Yorkshire Dales
Property code: 84040

Boasting a pretty garden and hot tub, this wonderful property provides the ideal base for family and friends to come together and explore the surrounding countryside.

Nestled in picturesque countryside, this lovely farmhouse benefits from far-reaching views across rolling farmland towards the Cowling Pinnacle. With walks and cycle routes directly from the field adjoining the property, and the Pennine Way within easy reach, the area is a paradise for anyone who enjoys the outdoors. The nearby market town of Skipton boasts a wealth of shops, bars and restaurants to enjoy, as well as a medieval castle. Bronte Country and the village of Haworth are just a short drive away where you can explore the inspiration behind the Bronte sisters' many novels. For family days out, the pretty hamlet of Wycoller, Hardcastle Craggs and the priory ruins at Bolton Abbey are all well worth a visit.

Stepping into this wonderful stone building, you are instantly welcomed. Head into the bright and spacious kitchen/diner which is fully equipped with everything you could need to whip up a home-cooked meal, including an electric range-style oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, a Dolce Gusto coffee machine, and a TV. A beautiful farmhouse table provides the focal point of the room and is the ideal space for all of the family to socialise after a day of exploring. Relax in the beamed lounge adorned with large comfortable sofas and a throne bed for your four-legged friend. Cosy up in front of the wood burner and take advantage of the many games and books on offer to entertain the whole family on a rainy day, or snuggle up in front of the TV/DVD with Sky TV. Moving through the property, you will firstly find the ground-floor shower room and, past here, onto the lovely sunroom with access to the garden and views of the rolling hills beyond. Off from the sunroom is a separate WC. To complete the ground floor is a spacious twin bedroom. Upstairs, on the first floor, you will find a further three bedrooms: one super-king-size with an en-suite shower room and WC, one double and one twin, all with a scenic outlook over the surrounding countryside. There is also a family bathroom on the first floor which benefits from a free-standing bath, a separate shower and a WC.

Outside, you will find a large, enclosed garden with a patio area and garden furniture. Light up the BBQ and enjoy dining outside with your family or relax in the hot tub (only available until 10:30 pm each night) and take in your stunning surroundings. A few steps lead down to another patio area which boasts a gas firepit, ideal for a chilly winter's night, and a delightful pond – this is unfenced so please take care with children and dogs. There is also the added benefit of a large field for children and four-legged friends to run free. There is ample off-road parking and secure bicycle racks.  Please check group bookings, including potential stag and hen dos, as these may not be allowed.

  • 4 bedrooms - 1 super-king-size, 1 double and 2 twins
  • 3 bathrooms - 1 bathroom with freestanding bath, separate shower and WC, 1 en-suite shower room with WC, 1 ground floor shower room and 1 separate WC
  • Electric Range style oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, and Dolce Gusto coffee machine
  • Welcome pack on arrival
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate available on request
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included, thereafter available at £5 per basket)
  • TV/DVD with Sky TV in lounge and TV in kitchen, super-king-size and double bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Enclosed lawned garden with patio area and furniture, separate patio with gas fire pit and gas BBQ, large field for guests' use
  • Hot tub (only available until 10:30 pm please mindful of any noise generated, and the effect it may have on neighbours )
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Secure bicycle rack
  • Shop, pub and restaurant within walking distance
  • Please note there are steps throughout the property and garden and an unfenced pond in the garden, please take care with dogs and children
  • Please check group bookings, including potential stag and hen dos, as these may not be allowed.
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 3 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Kirsten Wilcock

This property joined our collection in the last 12 months and is managed by Kirsten.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 12 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Rachel, 22nd July 2022

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Lovely cottage, lovely location. If you like walking there are plenty of public footpaths nearby. Also upon arrival there is a lovely welcome pack which is a nice touch and by coincidence the loaf of bread in there was one of out favourites black sheep bakery tiger bloomer, had I known that was going to be there I wouldnt have taken my own. Thanks Read morefor a lovely week Carol & Fraser. Hide

Reviewed by Stewart, 17th July 2022

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Amazing break. Perfect hosts with great accommodation we felt really at home. Also beautiful location. Many Thanks, The G-Hs

Reviewed by Lorna, 8th July 2022

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Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this fabulous cottage. Very well equipped, lovely welcome basket and kids enjoyed the hot tub. Great location for day trips to Howarth, York and Skipton as well as walked up to the pinacles. Great advice and friendly welcome. Would love to come back.

Reviewed by Paula, 24th June 2022

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Had a fantastic stay. Best equipped cottage we have ever stayed in. Carol and Frazer were very welcoming and couldnt do enough for us. Beautiful cottage in a beautiful area of the country. Our dogs loved every minute as well. Very sad to be home. Will definitely return. Thanks very much Carol and Frazer. Paula and family from Liverpool x

Reviewed by Lisa, 11th June 2022

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Absolutely beautiful home in a stunning location. Loved the extras like dressing robes for after the hot tub, milk in the fridge and the hamper of goodies. Owners were super friendly. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend this property to stay in.

Reviewed by Linda, 27th May 2022

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Brilliant comfortable cottage in a wonderful location.Walks on the doorstep.Dogs made very welcome.Welcome packs really thoughtful.Hot tub amazing.Owners very helpful.We will definitely be back.

Reviewed by Paige, 20th May 2022

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The welcome we received was lovely and there was also welcome treats for our 3 furbabies. We all thoroughly enjoyed are stay, the rooms were spacious and comfortable and we are looking forward to booking again. The hottub was great and we used it everyday. The views were lovely and we enjoyed walking in the hills. The rain also didn't put us off haRead moreving a BBQ. Your hospitality was outstanding and thank you for giving us extra time on our last day to enjoy the beautiful scenery (10/10). Hide

Reviewed by Melanie, 13th May 2022

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This is a perfect cottage for a family or group stay and especially anyone with dogs as the garden is well enclosed and dog friendly. There are good walks straight the from the door. We were a mixed age adult family group which worked well. The cottage is extremely well equipped with everything you might need and more. The hot tub and gas fire pit Read moreare extra touches which were very much appreciated. We hope to return Hide

Reviewed by Mandeep, 15th April 2022

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Fantastic cottage, location and hosts! Had a brilliant time and would definitely book again. Lovely basket of essentials provided and also something for the dog.

Reviewed by Mark, 8th April 2022

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Great place for a relaxing break away from the hustle and bustle of everyday live but not a million miles from civilisation. Property is clean and inviting and perfect for Dogs, we have 2 Labradors who loved having a huge field to play in. House has great facilities and we all loved the hot tub. Loads of towels and even towels for the dogs. Carol &Read more Fraser are very welcoming hosts and always available for any questions or problems not that we had any! Its a really old cottage with modern living Hide

Reviewed by Hazel, 22nd February 2022

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We have had a lovely, relaxing break. Perfect for a family who have dogs to enjoy some down time and relax, .everything catered for even the dogs catered for with , treats on arrival, towel and bowels, there is also a walk right on the doorstep. The cottage itself was traditional and modern, it is has everything need, the welcome hamper and fresh fRead morelowers were a lovely touch on arrival. Carol and frazer were warm, welcoming and on hand to help. Only thing we would say was stay wasn't long. Hide

Reviewed by Lesley, 12th February 2022

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Excellent host very friendly and helpful.Great welcome pack on arrival , cottage had everything you needed robes ,toiletries ,wood burner and hot tub good to go .Fantastic views and walks from the doorstep with everything thought of even for 4 legged friends .Will definitely be going back in summer months to make more use of wonderful outdoor spaceRead more . Hide

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