Welcome to Kirklea, our charming cottage in the picturesque village of Askrigg, deep in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales - judged by ’The Times’ as the best village for a holiday home. It’s fully equipped and decorated to an excellent standard, combining traditional features with modern amenities for a cosy and welcoming holiday. There’s also a good sized, fully enclosed garden and patios (which become excellent sun traps!) with a stunning view down the Dale.
The lounge has full home comforts (including Sky TV) and features wooden beams and original features from when it was the village Post Office (such as the old safe).
The modern kitchen is fully equipped and opens into a large dining area, complete with a TV, hearth, wood burning stove and comfy chairs to relax in front of the fire after a long day!
There are two washrooms: a new shower/ wc on the ground floor and a shower/bath/wc on the first floor. The bedrooms (one double, two twins) are light and airy, with big windows and ample storage. The master bedroom in particular has spectacular views across the Dales towards the impressive Nappa Scar.
Ground Floor: Property has electric night storage heaters and comprises:
Entrance: Spacious and welcoming hall with large cupboard for coats and boots.
Lounge: Comfortable sofa seating for six with a ’stove effect’ fire, Sky TV, DVD and radio/CD and period features.
Kitchen/Diner: (newly installed March 2012): Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher. Dining and seating area with leather arm chairs, TV and a wood burning stove. French doors leading out to the patio.
Downstairs shower room: Shower, W.C. and hand basin.
First Floor: Bedroom 1: rear facing, king size bed, traditional-style wooden furniture.
Bedroom 2: front facing, twin beds, built in cupboard, wooden furniture.
Bedroom 3: front facing, twin beds, wooden furniture.
Bathroom: bath, shower, w/c and wash basin plus airing cupboard and drier.
Power and bed linen included. Starter pack of fuel for the wood burner. Heating includes electric night storage heaters. Wifi internet access available.The well appointed rear garden and two patios are fully enclosed with typical stone walls and are accessed from the kitchen/dining room. There’s gated access to the footpaths. Garden furniture and BBQ provided. Two well behaved pets welcome. In the village are three renowned pubs/hotels, shops and places to eat.