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Yorkshire Dales Self Catering cottage, Hilltop House, Starbotton, sleeps 12

Areas: Yorkshire Dales

Hilltop House

Hilltop House, Starbotton, Yorkshire

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Sykes Cottages
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Sleeps a maximum of: 12

Pricing From: £1913.00

This detached farmhouse with annexe is located near the village of Starbotton and can sleep twelve people in six bedrooms.

Hilltop House is a detached farmhouse with annexe near the village of Starbotton in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The main house sleeps eight people and has four double bedroms (one with en-suite shower, a family bathroom and ground floor basin and WC. The annexe sleeps four people and has one double and one twin both with en-suite shower.

Also in the main house are a fitted kitchen with dining area, scullery, pantry, dining room with woodburning fire, sitting room with open fire, snug and music room/library. Outside is off road parking for six cars and gardens with hot tub, patio and furniture together with large paddock and 14 acres of grazing land. Situated in the heart of the National Park, Hilltop House is a lovely family home and a great base to tour this part of the country.


Power outages ruined our weekend stay
This is undoubtedly a beautiful home in a stunning location. On arrival we were very impressed with both the property and the beautiful surroundings. Sadly, our stay was short-lived and essentially ruined by Storm Arwen which led to power outages at the property. The caretaker came to check on us the morning after we arrived, but we were informed there was nothing he could do in order to relight the Aga (which would have given us heating and cooking facilities). We then ''camped' at Hilltop hoping for the power to return, but to no avail, and so reluctantly, we left the house days earlier than we planned. We contacted both Sykes and the owners but were given short shrift by both. Sykes Cottages essentially washed their hands of us whilst the owners showed a distinct lack of compassion and refused to refund any of our money. They claimed they would try and recoup some of the money from their insurers, but almost seven months later, we have heard nothing. Just hope that if you do chose this property, nothing goes wrong and no natural disasters befall you!

Amazing weekend in a gorgeous house.............
We stayed at the lovely Hilltop House for a surprise retirement family get together. Couldn't have chosen a lovelier house, a more stunning location or more helpful owners. The house is stylishly presented and of great quality, gardens and grounds are a delight and walks literally from the door are wonderful. We hired the services of Duncan Collinge from locally based White Rose Catering who came in and prepared us an amazing meal.What a way to celebrate ! All three generations loved the whole experience and we cant wait to find an excuse to come back as a weekend was just not long enough. Don't hesitate just book this real gem of a place.

Beautiful cottage set in a beautiful valley
Hilltop is smart, spacious, clean and homely. As a large family mixed with grandparents, siblings, pre schoolers and a baby, it was a perfect base for us. We all made full use of the hot tub and its extensive views. The annex rooms were brilliant as it meant that some of us could be away from the noisier members of the household. The huge enclosed garden was perfect for the children to run around and fly a kite. It's also really well placed for exploring the river, with lovely picnic/Rock-hopping sites to find, especially up at yockenthwaite which is a short drive away. The local pub was friendly and welcoming too. A very enjoyable trip. The owners were excellent in terms of contact and making sure all was well but there really wasn't anything of issue in the house at all.

Great holiday home for a large party, lots of space, a great kitchen and the hot tub a great success. The decor was lovely as were the bedrooms.
Mrs Collie

We could not have asked for a better cottage, it was perfect!
Mr Soule



Parking Space Parking Space
Jacuzzi Jacuzzi
Linen Provided Linen provided
Towels Provided Towels provided
Dishwasher Dishwasher
cookewr Cooker
Refrigerator Fridge
Washing Machine Washing Machine
Televsion Television
High Chair High Chair
Cot Cot
WiFi WiFi


Single Beds

Double Beds

Twin Beds


Oil central heating with open fire and woodburning stove
Electric heating in annexe
AGA, electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, drinks fridge, separate freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, Sonos Bluetooth speaker, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
Fuel, power and starter pack for fires inc in rent, additional fuel on honesty box basis
Bed linen and towels inc in rent
Cot and highchair on request
Off road parking for 6 cars
Bike and equipment storage
Lawned gardens with hot tub, patio and furniture, large paddock and 14 acres of grazing land
Sorry, no pets and no smoking
Sorry, no parties/stags/hens or similar
Shops 2 miles, pub 4 mins walk
Note: Check-in 4pm
Note: Annexe is 10 yards from main house
This property has a Good housekeeping bond of £200

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Gordale Scar - 7.1 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Yorkshire Dales National Park - 7.3 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Janet's Foss - 7.6 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Malham Cove - 8.2 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Catrigg Force Waterfall - 8.9 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Winskill Stones Nature Reserve - 9.1 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Aysgarth, St Andrew's Church - 9.3 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Askrigg, St Oswald's Church - 10.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Mill Gill Force Waterfall - 10.4 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Wensleydale Creamery Visitor Centre - 10.5 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

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