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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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