Tucked away in the Yorkshire Dales, Lilac Cottage offers guests the perfect opportunity to enjoy a quiet romantic break in the peaceful village of Muker.
Occupying an elevated position, this south facing gem offers brilliant views across the village, fells, hills and dales of this most picturesque part of the country. Small and cosy yet comfortable and well equipped, Lilac Cottage is ideal for two people. Full of character and charm, the cottage reflects the style of a traditional Yorkshire home with many original features and personal touches. On the ground floor there is a quaint lounge and open plan kitchen area with a traditional stone flagged floor and inglenook fireplace. Perfect for a winter break as well as a summer holiday. The cottage is welcoming and warm when the coal fire is roaring! On the first floor the traditional style continues with a well presented double bedroom and small bathroom with an electric shower over bath.
Because of its fabulous elevated position there are views from each room and also a small outdoor sitting area and garden which are south facing and enjoy the best of the sunshine. Ideal for couples who want to relax and leave the car behind, guests will find the popular local pub just a short walk away. Offering good quality local food and drink it really is worth a visit. Also ideal for guests who enjoy a cycling or walking holiday, there are numerous established footpaths, cycle paths and bridleways that lead straight from the village and out into the heart of beautiful Swaledale, Wensleydale and Arkengarthdale, through some of the popular villages and towns nearby which include Gunnerside, Hawes, Keld, Thwaite, Low Row, Fremington and Reeth which all lie within a ten mile radius.
There are many excellent local pubs, restaurants and country inns which provide the perfect resting place before, during or after a long walk or cycle. For guests wishing to hire a bike there is even a bike hire centre in nearby Fremington. A little further afield but still within easy driving distance and perfect for guests of all ages, there are many popular attractions to visit including Castle Bolton, Swaledale Folk Museum, Theakston’s Brewery, Wensleydale Creamery and The Forbidden Corner.Lilac Cottage can be booked together with Harriet’s Cottage (CC211234) to accommodate up to six guests.
Ground Floor: The property has steps (alternative level access), Economy 7 heating and comprises:
Open plan living space.
Lounge area: Beamed with stone floor, open fire, 28" Freeview TV, DVD player and a very unusual ancient stone bread oven.
Kitchen area: With stone floor, electric cooker, microwave, fridge and washing machine.
First Floor: Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bathroom 1: With shower over bath and WC.
All electric, bed linen and towels included. Initial fuel for open fire provided. Travel cot and highchair available to hire (£10pw Leyburn office). Shared external wash room with freezer and tumble dryer. Wi-Fi.Small sitting-out area with furniture. Parking (1 car). Cycle store. No smoking.