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Rook's Cottage, Askrigg


If you were going to write a description for the perfect country holiday cottage, then Rook’s Cottage would be it. It is a Grade 2 listed building tucked away near the church in the centre of Askrigg. It was built in 1825 according to its date stone in the fireplace and has a rare stone spiral turret staircase. Rook’s is full of traditional Dales character with massive oak beams, reputed to have been originally ships beams, York stone and pine boarded floors, sash windows and nooks and crannies in every wall. The Yorkshire Range with open fire in the kitchen is a great centrepiece for the room and there is a further cosy stove in the stone fireplace in the living room which is upstairs so that you get the best views of Wensleydale.

Rook’s Cottage has been fully refurbished with comfort in mind. It has a master bedroom with king size bed and ensuite shower room downstairs and a twin room upstairs next door to the gorgeous bathroom with it’s roll top bath and separate shower. Downstairs is the farmhouse style dining kitchen-great for a leisurely meal chilling out around the antique pine dining table with a glass of wine and the fire lit. Upstairs is the delightful lounge with it’s own fireplace and large squishy leather sofas.

Also upstairs is the secret garden, which can only be accessed through the door at the top of the turret staircase. It is perfect for an alfresco glass of wine whilst hidden away in your own secret corner of Askrigg.

Accommodation

The cream farmhouse style kitchen has traditional York stone flag floors, a Yorkshire Range with open fire, a large dining table and massive oak beams, all of which fill it with character. Also on the ground floor and completely private is the master kingsized bedroom with en suite shower room, an antique style wrought iron bed and cream bedroom furniture.

The turret staircase spirals out of the kitchen and at the top is the door into the secret patio garden which is also upstairs. The twin bedroom is delightful and is next to the gorgeous and romantic bathroom with its roll top bath and separate shower. The living room is perfect for relaxing at any time of year on the two large and comfy antique leather sofas with the stove lit. On this floor all of the rooms are pine boarded with scatter rugs, there are deep set windows, nooks and crannies in every room and the cottage simply oozes with character.

Facilities

Open fire in living room and in the Yorkshire range in the kitchen, oil central heating throughout the cottage, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine / drier, fridge, freezer, electric fan oven, ceramic hob, toaster, cafetiere, widescreen TV, Freesat TV, Blu-ray DVD player, iPod dock, wireless broadband, telephone (incoming & local calls only) tourist information, maps, books, games, shoe cleaning kit, hairdrier, electric blankets on all beds, iron and ironing board, torch, bedlinen and tea towels provided, turret staircase with handrail and spiral stone treads, en-suite shower room to king size master bedroom with large shower cubicle, WC, towel rail, washhand basin and heated shaver mirror, stairgate, bathroom with roll top bath, separate shower, WC, washhand basin and towel rail, private walled garden with furniture, tea tray and fresh milk for your arrival. Whilst the cottage does not have a designated parking place, there is on street parking nearby. Oil and electricity included in the rental. Towel hire available. Sorry no pets or smokers.

What other people say

Loved the cottage as soon as we stepped inside. Beautifully furnished in excellent taste. Definitely not changing rooms !!!

Beautiful cottage and so tastefully decorated and many homely extras. Excellent walking country, perfect to de-stress.

Well done to the owners, we will return.

A superbly equipped cottage full of period features! A very enjoyable week here in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.

What a superb holiday cottage, stunning walks and loads of sight seeing. Kings Arms food is excellent. We will be back.

Excellent cottage and location. Very enjoyable stay. The cottage is a credit to you. Thank you very much.

Wonderful cottage and holiday. The personal touches in Rooks Cottage are the best we've ever experienced.

It’s a wonderful area and the people are so friendly. Food at The Kings Arms is superb.

We really don't want to leave all this behind Thank you!

Cottage Summary

  • 4 star Gold Award
  • Sleeps 4
  • Farmhouse style kitchen
  • Kingsize ensuite bedroom
  • Twin bedroom
  • Bathroom with seperate shower and roll top bath
  • South facing secret walled garden
  • Wireless broadband
  • Full of Dales character
  • Grade 2 listed
  • Two open fires
  • In Village
  • Shops, Pubs & restaurants within walking distance
  • Book with confidence - availability up to date

Wifi Available

Booking Notes

Towel Hire £5 per person per week or short break.

2017

Holidays are available for a minimum of 7 nights commencing on Saturdays until the end of October. Christmas, and New Year weeks are also available for a minimum of 7 nights commencing on the day advised in the price list. Short breaks are available from November for 3 nights commencing on Fridays or 4 nights commencing on Mondays, or any combination of 3 and 4 night short breaks, excluding Christmas, and New Year.

2018

During the winter season (prior to Easter or the end of March and after the end of October) we offer short breaks for 3 nights commencing on Fridays or 4 nights commencing on Mondays, or any combination of 3 and 4 night short breaks, excluding Christmas, and New Year. Christmas, and New Year weeks are also available for a minimum of 7 nights commencing on the day advised in the price list. During the main summer season we offer holidays for 7 nights commencing on Fridays, if a week is not let at short notice we will offer short breaks please check availability and the Late Availability page.

Please note that we charge a Good Housekeeping Deposit of £50 per week or short break, details in the terms and conditions section, the final balance figures include this amount.

If the holiday is booked less than 7 weeks prior to your arrival, then full payment is requested at the time of booking.

Deposits are approximately one third of the total hire charge.

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Please see our Terms and Conditions.


Availability, Tariff and Booking

Next 6 Months
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Monday 06 November 2017 Short Break (4 nights) £235 Book »
  Week (7 nights) £335 Book »
  Holiday (11 nights) £525 Book »
Friday 10 November 2017 Short Break (3 nights) £235 Book »
  Week (7 nights) £335 Book »
Monday 13 November 2017 Short Break (4 nights) £235 Book »
Monday 20 November 2017 Short Break (4 nights) £235 Book »
  Week (7 nights) £335 Book »
  Holiday (11 nights) £525 Book »
Friday 24 November 2017 Short Break (3 nights) £235 Book »
  Week (7 nights) £335 Book »
Monday 27 November 2017 Short Break (4 nights) £235 Book »
Monday 04 December 2017 Short Break (4 nights) £235 Book »
  Week (7 nights) £335 Book »
  Holiday (11 nights) £525 Book »
  Holiday (14 nights) £670 Book »
Friday 08 December 2017 Short Break (3 nights) £235 Book »
  Week (7 nights) £335 Book »
Monday 11 December 2017 Short Break (4 nights) £235 Book »
Friday 05 January 2018 Short Break (3 nights) £240 Book »
  Week (7 nights) £345 Book »
  Holiday (10 nights) £495 Book »
  Holiday (14 nights) £690 Book »
Monday 08 January 2018 Short Break (4 nights) £240 Book »
  Week (7 nights) £345 Book »
  Holiday (11 nights) £540 Book »
  Holiday (14 nights) £690 Book »
Friday 12 January 2018 Short Break (3 nights) £240 Book »
  Week (7 nights) £345 Book »
  Holiday (10 nights) £495 Book »
  Holiday (14 nights) £690 Book »
Monday 15 January 2018 Short Break (4 nights) £240 Book »
  Week (7 nights) £345 Book »
  Holiday (11 nights) £540 Book »
  Holiday (14 nights) £690 Book »
Friday 19 January 2018 Short Break (3 nights) £240 Book »
  Week (7 nights) £345 Book »
  Holiday (10 nights) £495 Book »
  Holiday (14 nights) £690 Book »
Monday 22 January 2018 Short Break (4 nights) £240 Book »
  Week (7 nights) £345 Book »
  Holiday (11 nights) £540 Book »
  Holiday (14 nights) £690 Book »
Friday 26 January 2018 Short Break (3 nights) £240 Book »
  Week (7 nights) £345 Book »
  Holiday (10 nights) £495 Book »
  Holiday (14 nights) £690 Book »
Monday 29 January 2018 Short Break (4 nights) £240 Book »
  Week (7 nights) £345 Book »
  Holiday (11 nights) £540 Book »
  Holiday (14 nights) £735 Book »
Friday 02 February 2018 Short Break (3 nights) £240 Book »
  Week (7 nights) £345 Book »
  Holiday (10 nights) £535 Book »
  Holiday (14 nights) £790 Book »
Monday 05 February 2018 Short Break (4 nights) £240 Book »
  Week (7 nights) £390 Book »
  Holiday (11 nights) £640 Book »
  Holiday (14 nights) £835 Book »
Friday 09 February 2018 Short Break (3 nights) £310 Book »
  Week (7 nights) £445 Book »
  Holiday (10 nights) £635 Book »
  Holiday (14 nights) £890 Book »
Monday 12 February 2018 Short Break (4 nights) £310 Book »
  Week (7 nights) £445 Book »
  Holiday (11 nights) £700 Book »
  Holiday (14 nights) £845 Book »
Friday 16 February 2018 Short Break (3 nights) £310 Book »
  Week (7 nights) £445 Book »
  Holiday (10 nights) £595 Book »
  Holiday (14 nights) £790 Book »
Monday 19 February 2018 Short Break (4 nights) £310 Book »
  Week (7 nights) £400 Book »
  Holiday (11 nights) £600 Book »
  Holiday (14 nights) £745 Book »
Friday 23 February 2018 Short Break (3 nights) £240 Book »
  Week (7 nights) £345 Book »
  Holiday (10 nights) £495 Book »
  Holiday (14 nights) £690 Book »
Monday 26 February 2018 Short Break (4 nights) £240 Book »
  Week (7 nights) £345 Book »
  Holiday (11 nights) £540 Book »
  Holiday (14 nights) £690 Book »
Friday 02 March 2018 Short Break (3 nights) £240 Book »
  Week (7 nights) £345 Book »
  Holiday (10 nights) £495 Book »
  Holiday (14 nights) £690 Book »
Monday 05 March 2018 Short Break (4 nights) £240 Book »
  Week (7 nights) £345 Book »
  Holiday (11 nights) £540 Book »
Friday 09 March 2018 Short Break (3 nights) £240 Book »
  Week (7 nights) £345 Book »
Monday 12 March 2018 Short Break (4 nights) £240 Book »
Monday 19 March 2018 Short Break (4 nights) £240 Book »
Friday 23 March 2018 Week (7 nights) £465 Book »
  Holiday (14 nights) £1,000 Book »
Friday 30 March 2018 Week (7 nights) £535 Book »
  Holiday (14 nights) £1,070 Book »
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