Luxury properties across the UK
Encompassing Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset, the South West is one of the most popular cottage holiday destinations in the UK. Boasting some of the most unspoilt countryside and coastline in the UK, it is easy to see why booking holiday cottages in the South West is so popular. See all of our South West Cottages
The Southern counties of England are varied, each with their own character and charm. Our collection of holiday cottages in Southern England covers the areas of Berkshire, Greater London, Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Kent, Surrey, Sussex and Wiltshire. See all of our Southern England Cottages
Forest of Dean
The North West England region is home to the counties of Cheshire, Cumbria and Lancashire, each with their own unique qualities that draw in international visitors. The region is steeped in history as well as popular tourist attractions making it a popular destination to visit all year round. See all of our North West Cottages
Visit historic North East England with its castles and ruins, beautiful coastline and family attractions whilst staying in one of our luxurious holiday cottages. The region is home to countless Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, National Parks and World Heritage Sites. See all of our North East Cottages
Highlands of Scotland
Borders & The Lothians
Perthshire, Fife & Tayside
Skye & The Hebrides
Grampian & Speyside
Handpicked Cottages have selected what we believe are some of the finest holiday cottages in Wales. We have some superb properties in the most beautiful areas of the country. Rural valleys meet with the stunning coasts to make Wales a perfect self-catering cottage destination. See all of our Wales Cottages
The UK is blessed with some of the most beautiful and diverse National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty anywhere in the world. For us, these stretch from Isles of Scilly holiday cottages in the south to the very tip of Scotland. The largest of these is the Lake District but there are well over 50 in total. See all of our Cottages in Special Places
Welcome to Bluebell Cottage a beautiful self-catering holiday home, nestled between the bustling market town of Pateley Bridge and the picturesque rolling hills of Nidderdale; an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Bluebell of Lofthouse is an 19th century chocolate box cottage with two luxury en-suite bedrooms sleeping four people, situated in the heart of Lofthouse village in the beautiful Nidderdale valley near Harrogate, York and Skipton.
This heavenly abode has been lovingly restored to enchant those looking for a quiet private escape in the Yorkshire Dales. Bluebell of Lofthouse has been beautifully furnished with characterful rustic country “Knock your wellies off style” throughout.
Whichever direction you arrive at Bluebell, the scenery will take your breath away, you can enjoy the drive and soak up the countryside. The shops are a short drive away so don’t forget to stop in Pateley Bridge and pick up some fresh produce from the many locally owned traditional stores.
Bluebell has the one foot in one foot out appeal. Set within the rolling hills of Nidderdale offering the peace and tranquillity of the Yorkshire Dales countryside, yet the bustling Victorian spa town of Harrogate less than 35 minutes’ drive away.
There are bags of local attractions and stunning natural sights within easy driving distance including the famous Brimham Rocks, Cold Stones Cut and Fountains Abbey to name a few. With miles of stunning walks and mountain bike trails literally from the doorstep, the cottage is perfect for lovers of all things outdoors.
There are a number of nearby quaint & charming Yorkshire villages including Pateley Bridge (aka The Capital of Nidderdale), Grassington and Ripley.
Your trip to this corner of Yorkshire would be complete without visiting our fabulous towns…
• Harrogate is an elegant Victorian Spa town, well known for being the “foodie capital” of the North. Filled with mainstream and independent bars, restaurants and cafes there is no shortage of places to eat! James street is lined with the most desirable exquisite stores and boutiques, so you can shop till you drop!
• Ilkley is a shopping town that sells everything from game, fine wine, expensive fashions and fine art. The Victorian parades of the Grove and Brook Street also have a selection of interesting speciality stores. The town's original Victorian arcade has been beautifully restored as an indoor shopping walkway complete with elegant fountain and blooming hanging baskets. Bettys, the Yorkshire tea room, also has a shop in the town so you can stock up on some afternoon tea essentials.
• Skipton, know as the gateway to the magnificent Yorkshire Dales. People travel the length and breadth of the country to visit this charming market town. With its famous 900-year-old castle, romantic ruined priory and historic cobbled High Street, Skipton is endlessly rich both in history and outstanding natural beauty.
Outside To the front of the cottage you can sit on the idyllic bench and watch the world go by or if you prefer a more private setting, move to the side of the property where you can enjoy the sun; from morning until dusk; perfect for brunch or barbeques.
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.
This is the perfect space for everyone. Breakfast lunch or dinner, you will find everything you need in the stylish well equipped kitchen; from a washing machine and dishwasher to egg cups and a toast rack!
A delectable setting for two or a social space for four! Snug sofas and arm chairs with throws and cushions adorning them all. Stack the log burner and cosy up in front of the TV.
First Floor Description
Bedroom 1 (Master)
The charming and romantic master bedroom has a luxury en-suite bathroom with cast iron claw foot bath calling to you at the end of the day to relax in a haze of bubbles with a chilled glass of prosecco, before falling into the luxury sheets on the super king bed for a fantastic night’s sleep.
This cosy twin room is perfect for a restful night’s sleep decorated in calming colours to sooth the senses and luxury linens to curl up in. The en-suite bathroom is perfect for either a rejuvenating shower to kick start your day, or a relaxing bubble bath to wind down before bed. Both bedrooms have flat screen TV’s so you can catch up with the world or relax with your favourite show in comfort.
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