Appletons - Gunnerside, Swaledale
A luxury cottage - beautifully furnished, very tastefully decorated, equipped to a very high standard -
in a magnificent setting perched on a fell side with panoramic views over the internationally
acclaimed scenery of Upper Swaledale.
Superbly equipped dining kitchen, a very comfortable lounge with an open fire, A second living /TV room with a double sofa bed.3 lovely bedrooms each with their own ensuite bathroom and every room with wonderful
views. A south facing sun trap garden with outdoor furniture. This is a stylish deeply rural retreat!!
Gunnerside (0.5 mile away from Appletons) is one of a series of character villages stretched out along the road that leads up Swaledale. It has an excellent tea room/restaurant.
There are some wonderful walks along the banks of the fast flowing River Swale and also right up on to the high fells that surround the village, where the glorious views will take your breath away.
There is a village forge in Gunnerside run as a visitor attraction, and similarly an open farm at Hazel Brow in Low
Row. Muker (2 miles from Appletons) is a delightful village with pub, village store, tea room and Swaledale
woolens shop. Reeth the main settlement in Swaledale, has shops and a growing reputation as a craft centre. Hawes, the capital of Upper Wensleydale, and an exhilarating drive from Appletons across the Buttertubs Pass (keep an eye out for deep snow in winter) has a weekly market and its livestock mart, a working ropemakers, and the excellent Dales Countryside
Museum. There is lots more to see and do in nearby Leyburn and Richmond.
Or you can just stay around the cottage. A holiday amidst the breathtaking scenery of Upper Swaledale can be incredibly
relaxing. Some of our most discerning visitors consider Swaledale the Number 1
Dale. Come along and judge for yourself.
Front porch with benches for de-booting and plenty of room to store your coats, leads on to flagged
Hallway. Luxury Dining Kitchen fully fitted, with top of the range electric cooker, fridge, dishwasher, farmhouse table and chairs. Utility room with automatic washing machine, freezer, sink unit and Downstairs toilet Lounge light and airy with magnificent views, very comfortable sofas and chairs, hi-fi unit, welcoming open
fire. TV room with comfortable double sofa bed and chairs, floor cushions, colour TV, DVD player and video and off this room a small side room desks and a selection of books.
Upstairs - 3 luxury bedrooms (3 double bedrooms - 2 rooms convert to a twins). All bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms with baths and hand held showers or (master bedroom) a shower cubicle,
washbasins, WCs, colour TV, fabulous views.
Outside - sunny garden with patio and small lawn. Garden furniture provided.
Electricity / coal for the open fire / oil for the central heating-hot water system / all
bed linen and towels are included in the rent .Sorry no children under 8.Wi fi Internet
connection. Unlimited private parking is available off road directly by the cottage. Sorry pets are not
allowed. This cottage runs on a Friday to Friday basis with some flexibility.
A luxury cottage - beautifully furnished, very tastefully decorated, equipped to a very high standard...
This cottage cannot be booked on line -
please contact Country Cottage Holidays directly for availability and booking of this cottage.
Appletons in Brief
- sleeps / ACCOMMODATES 6 IN 3 ENSUITE BEDROOMS
- A LUXURY COTTAGE IN BEAUTIFUL SWALEDALE
- Sorry no pets
- A SOFA BED TO SLEEP 1 OR 2 IN LIVING ROOM
- COLOUR TV DOWNSTAIRS AND IN EVERY BEDROOM
- WASHING MACHINE
- FRIDGE / FREEZER
- DVD PLAYER / HI FI
- OPEN FIRE
- CENTRAL HEATING
- WI FI
- SUNNY GARDEN
- NO SMOKING
- BED LINEN INCLUDED
- ELECTRICITY / HEATING / COAL INCLUDED IN THE price
- LUXURY COTTAGE IN A MAGNIFICENT SETTING IN UPPER SWALEDALE
- THIS COTTAGE RUNS FRIDAY TO FRIDAY WITH SOME FLEXIBILITY