This delightful cottage is situated just a short way from the picturesque village of Ripley with its beautiful castle and courtyard shops and lovely walks around the lake. The popular spa town of Harrogate is just 4 miles away and is home to the Valley Gardens the Stray the RHS Harlow Carr Gardens Harrogate Theatre and a choice of great restaurants pubs and tea rooms. You could also visit Ripon famous for its cathedral and its racecourse explore historic Knaresborough Castle enjoy the famous Nidd Gorge walks or visit Mother Shiptons Cave. You will also be ideally placed for the Yorkshire Dales the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the vibrant city of York. On entering this spacious and tastefully furnished cottage you will find yourself in the attractive and welcoming open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner/bedroom which features beautiful exposed beams and country views. Here you will find a cosy lounge with comfy seating TV DVD and radio and a delightful dining area. Theres also a choice of books and games. Heading over to the kitchen you will find it fully equipped with an electric hob and oven microwave fridge and freezer. You will also find a comfortable super-king-size double bed which can be made up as two single beds on prior request. Theres also a hallway for storing boots and shoes with a vanity sink for hand washing leading to a utility room with washer/dryer. You will also find a shower room complete with a walk-in shower and WC both of which have grab rails. Stepping outside you will find the cottage has a choice of garden furniture and a BBQ area for you to relax. A BBQ is provided but please bring charcoal. There is ample off-parking space for two cars. The owners are happy to show guests their working farm which has cattle sheep and Clydesdale horses. Stabling is also available for guests horses if required. Please note 1 dog are welcome but guests must respect the fact the owners have working farm dogs who may be territorial. Need to know: 1 super king size double bed, which can be made up as 2 singles on request. 1 shower room with walk in shower and WC. Microwave, electric hob and oven, fridge and freezer. TV, DVD and radio. Washer/dryer in utility room. Garden furniture and BBQ area. Off road parking for 2 cars. Stabling available for horses if required. Set on a working farm. Wi Fi included. Gas central heating and electric included. Welcome pack of toiletries and beverages. Children welcome but please bring own cot and highchair. 1 dog welcome. Discount for stays over 4 weeks. Ripley within walking distance, with shops, restaurants, pubs and castle. The walk to Ripley requires crossing the A61 road which can be busy at times. Harrogate 4 miles.