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Cedarcroft Cottage on a peaceful pet free site in Reeth. Huge garden, parking

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
2 guests
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LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION Reeth may be busy , walk 300 metres and find the peace of Ashcroft Cottage . One of three self catering holiday cottages in two acre gardens with private river bank and outstanding views. Open fires, WiFi, private parking and RESIDENT OWNERS TO WELCOME YOU. WE DO NOT ACCEPT PETS, SMOKERS OR CHILDREN YOUNGER THAN TEN We offer the best of both worlds, clean, comfy, warm, well maintained , very well equipped cottages close to amenities but in an area of peace and tranquility. We established our family business in1965 . The fact that we have such a high percentage of returning visitors is our highest recommendation. Sadly many are not able to come any longer, hence the vacancies. We are assessed annually by Quality in Tourism and achieve 4 star rating...LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION Reeth may be busy , walk 300 metres and find the peace of Ashcroft Cottage . One of three self catering holiday cottages in two acre gardens with private river bank and outstanding views. Open fires, WiFi, private parking and RESIDENT OWNERS TO WELCOME YOU. WE DO NOT ACCEPT PETS, SMOKERS OR CHILDREN YOUNGER THAN TEN We offer the best of both worlds, clean, comfy, warm, well maintained , very well equipped cottages close to amenities but in an area of peace and tranquility. We established our family business in1965 . The fact that we have such a high percentage of returning visitors is our highest recommendation. Sadly many are not able to come any longer, hence the vacancies. We are assessed annually by Quality in Tourism and achieve 4 star rating with 100% for cleanliness. So many holiday cottages how do you decide? Choose us and you will not be disappointed. The price is very good value as we do not charge a booking fee and all work (including the gardening, website, booking, cleaning, maintenance) is carried out by the family. Living on site everything has to be in good order ! Cedarcroft is one of three linked cottages, each with their own patio plus access to the huge garden. The cottages are nearly identical and each have the following DOWNSTAIRS:- entrance porch, kitchen and South facing lounge with doors opening onto a private patio popular for coffee drinking, reading, soaking up the sun and snoozing. UPSTAIRS:- one double bedroom, one twin bedroom and bathroom with electric shower over the bath LOUNGES:- have comfortable seating, superb views and open fires which heat radiators and hot water. There are colour freesat televisions, DVD players, radios and books. KITCHENS:. very well equipped and very clean. Super tariff electricity heats storage heaters and water cylinders overnight with a two hour afternoon boost. Visitors say how warm the cottages are and although not needed fires can be lit for arrival. As only Orange and T-Mobile phones have reception, Orange phones are available for visitors to borrow. The rental is all inclusive except for towels which may be hired (£3 per person). and excess coal which may be purchased from us at cost. We call the properties our tardis cottages. Do not think they are small by looking at outside photographs, once inside people are amazed at the space. Prices are for 1 or 2. people The garden is unique and needs to be seen to be appreciated. Two acres of wildlife gardens with ponds, mini forest, river, shrubs, grass, birds, pond life, butterflies, mammals, terraces and stunning views. The garden has two terraces, faces South and slopes down to the River Swale. The ponds are full of life and there is a net provided for dipping. If lucky enough you may see the dragonfly larva on the iris stems and even luckier to watch one hatch out . After their wings are dry they fly away, and can be seen swooping over the water. The first terrace is level with the cottages and has sheltered seats overlooking the ponds with the river in the background. Other seats are provided each taking advantage of the amazing views of the gardens, the river and the hills beyond. The river bank has stone steps leading down to the water level where again there is seating. Whenever the river floods we are left with lots of drift wood and sand. We always keep the access to the riverside clear. Hours can be spent watching wildlife, catching the sun or messing about in the river. One visitor saw 30 different species of birds during their week's stay. Each cottage has a book to help bird recognition. We have lots of pheasants, the odd rabbit and occasionally a deer. Everything is done to provide peace and tranquility where visitors can relax and enjoy 'time out'. Although for the energetic there is a basket ball hoop and a portable full sized badminton net. The river is deep enough for swimming and shallow enough for paddling. We do not accept pets, children under the age of ten or smoking. We do like visitors to feel comfortable with booking and encourage you to send us a message if you need further details. A quiet site suitable for folks who enjoy looking at wonderful views, sitting by the river and letting the world go by. More
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Dave H
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2013
Interaction with guests
As we live on the site we are here to welcome you and show you around the cottage. Having been letting cottages in Reeth since 1965 we have lots of local knowledge. Many guests return year after year and have become good friends. We are always available for a chat but we respect your privacy and you are free to ignore us !
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

picturesque property.....great walks nearby. best place for a quiet and relaxed break. the garden rolling down into the swale river was awesome

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank kaushikrk
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Booked with the idea to get away from Christmas, it was everything we hoped for and more. The owners and family were on hand for everything needed and had a lovely fire awaiting our arrival, very informative and friendly and even checked my car tyres...More

Date of stay: December 2015
Thank Gayn0r007
Management response:Responded 28 December 2015

It was a pleasure to meet you and your family and we certainly hope you visit again. Thank you for leaving the cottage in such excellent order. You are on out five star list

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Reviewed 7 October 2015

As a group of 6 we took over all 3 cottages for a long weekend walking trip and it turned out to be a perfect base to explore Swaledale and Arkengarthgdale. There are great walks right from the door. The cottages were very comfortable and...More

Date of stay: October 2015
Thank AndyWilson
Reviewed 30 September 2015

We have stayed at Wraycroft regularly since 2013 and, with a week in Cedarcroft this time, have tried all 3 cottages! Cedarcroft is the one on the left, partly obscured by trees in the photo (at least in the one at the time of writing)...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank Judith K
Management response:Responded 2 October 2015

Thank you for the review and we look forward to seeing you again. Fantastic visitors.

Reviewed 20 May 2015

Booking for February anywhere in the UK means you take pot luck with the weather. It didn't rain a lot, but neither was it crisp sunshine, which is how we would have liked to view the cottage. There are patio doors to the 2 acre...More

Date of stay: February 2015
Thank chrisgs99
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Cooker
DVD Player
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Dryer
Freezer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Microwave
Balcony
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Terrace
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Mountain bikes , with or without instruction, can be hired at the Bike Shop at Fremington. They also serve fantastic snacks and drinks. Richmond and Leyburn are each approx 10 miles away and are both worth a visit. Hawes is a bustling village at the head of Wensleydale .Barnard castle is a little further There is lots to see and visit whatever your interest.
Getting around
Once in the village many people get about by foot or bike as walks and cycle rides are available straight fro the property There are lots of interesting places to visit by car and there is a limited bus service up and down dale.
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