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Miller Cottage

Scalegill, near Kirkby Malham, Yorkshire
Grade 3 Star rating


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Sleeps 5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Pets 1

Property Reference: UK2176
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A rural, riverside paradise close to Malham Tarn, and within easy reach of the pretty market towns of Settle and Skipton.

Ground Floor:
Living room: With wood burner, Freeview TV, DVD player with a selection of DVDs, games and books, and wooden floor.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and slate floor.
Cloakroom: With toilet.

First Floor:
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bedroom 3: With single bed.
Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle and toilet.

Gas central heating (underfloor in kitchen/dining room and ground floor toilet), electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for wood burner included, remainder by honesty box. Travel cot and highchair available on request.

Enclosed patio with garden furniture. 8-acre grounds (shared with the mill and other cottages). Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is a mill race and pond in the grounds, and drops down to the river, 30 yards away.

Set in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, this semi-detached cottage is situated on the banks of the River Aire between the Malhamdale villages of Kirkby Malham and Hanlith. It enjoys 8 acres of shared grounds in an idyllic setting where you can simply park your car and explore the Dales from the door! Enjoying a quiet location down a private drive, this cottage, originally built in 1792, forms part of an exclusive development of a former cotton mill and workers’ cottages.
The River Aire feeds the mill pond and leat, which adds charm and life to the grounds – a bird spotters’ paradise. The mill pond retains many of its original gates to manage the flow and a small bridge towards the end of the land crosses the head gates to the pond. There is a communal garden to the front of the mill with space to sit and enjoy the river and weir. In addition there is a small private woodland, shared by the residents of Scalegill.
Malham Cove, with its limestone amphitheatre and the gorge of Gordale Scar, are within easy (10-minute) walking distance, as is Malham Tarn, one of the largest natural areas of water in Yorkshire. Alternatively, the market towns of Settle and Skipton are close by and offer a wide range of shops, pubs and restaurants. The Settle to Carlisle Railway Line is renowned as one of the most beautiful lines in the country and, on occasion, offers travel by steam train. Skipton enjoys a wide, sweeping High Street with a Norman castle standing guard at the top. The Leeds-Liverpool canal traverses Skipton and outlying villages, with canal day trips from Skipton a great alternative way to view the area. Farm shop 2 miles, pub/restaurant ¾ mile.

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  • Bike Store
    Bike Store
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio
    Enclosed Garden/Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Stairgate
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • Decorated at Christmas
    Decorated at Christmas
  • WiFi
  • Baby and Toddler Friendly
    Baby and Toddler Friendly
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle
  • Waterside Breaks
    Waterside Breaks

Customer Comments

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 01/11/2019
    We had a great week in this lovely cottage. Traditional yet modern, and very comfortable. Excellent location. Would return anytime!!

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 25/10/2019
    A beautiful and well equipped cottage. Had everything we needed and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay here and would highly recommend to others.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 18/10/2019
    Beautiful setting, lovely walks straight from the door. Cottage very clean and comfortable. Access via a very narrow track with no passing places so always hopeful noone coming the other way. Heating a bit erratic, timings need to be adjusted for the time of year. Did feel a little uncomfortable leaving spare key in key safe when we went out at the owners request considering our possessions and valuables were in the cottage. Never been asked to do this before and to be honest not entirely happy with it, for that reason would not return

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 13/09/2019
    Surprisingly spacious cottage in a beautiful location, perfectly situated for visiting Malhamdale & surrounding areas of the Dales. Short walk to either Malham village or Kirkby Malham, both with dog-friendly pubs. Well-equipped kitchen, large living room, plenty of useful walking books & guides. Only thing lacking was a hairdryer.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 16/08/2019
    A lovely cottage in rural location. Great walks from the doorstep. I would recommend an online supermarket delivery as nearest shops are a little drive away. You can walk to several pubs which are all dog friendly.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 12/07/2019
    Absolutely loved this place. It was located in a perfect spot with a mile walk along a flat public footpath to Malham where there were three dog-friendly pubs. Probably the best equipped holiday cottage we have stayed in; the owners had thought of everything. We really loved the little enclosed terrace which was south-facing and so a lovely little sun trap. The first night we felt a bit cold, but other than that, it couldn't have been more perfect.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 07/06/2019
    Would recommend for walks in and around Malham. Great location.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 31/05/2019
    A beautiful cottage in a wonderfully secluded location with walks straight from the door. Perfect for a quiet get away.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 19/04/2019
    Fabulous location. Well maintained and equipped cottage.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 05/04/2019
    Fantastic cottage in a stunning and peaceful location. Only a 15 minute stroll to Malham.

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9.3 out of 10 – based on 24 reviews collected by Reevoo
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