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Matchbox Cottage in the centre of a quaint town

Frontage to road
5.0 of 5 stars
5 reviews
Frontage to road
Living Room
Side Garden
G.F. Bedroom
G.F.shower room
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
The house is over 200 years old, brick built beneath a pan tiled roof and set well back and above the road. Ripon is a medieval city with a cathedral and is a wonderful place to explore the surrounding Moors and Dales. Harrogate is 10 miles away on a regular bus route and York is less than 30 miles away. Ripon is some 8 miles of Junction 49 from the North, Junction 48 from the South on the A1(M).

The cottages is a listed building set in a large garden, part of which is allocated exclusively to the cottage where there is a patio, lawn and use of a gas BBQ. In addition there are two parking spaces for the use of the cottage.

The centre is within walking distance and includes a Booths supermarket.

See our website for Matchbox Cottage with more information.
About the owner, Barry W
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Aug 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 5 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL248783 by: Holiday Lettings
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

We loved our stay at Matchbox Cottage! We stayed 4 nights, upon arriving in England from the U.S., and it was the perfect place to get over jet lag, organize our bags, and settle in to England. We enjoyed the quirky layout of the cottage and the large kitchen and living room, and since the days were chilly we appreciated... more

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50 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We stayed for 4 weeks and wish it could have been longer. This cottage is so well equipped and the owners so helpful and friendly. With every need met by stores within a short walk, lots of places to visit within easy driving distance (York, Harrogate, Whitby, Scarborough, Fountains Abbey, Richmond, Dales, etc etc.) and an abundance of fine restaurants...


Sue S
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Extremely well appointed, cosy cottage with ample parking, and within short walking distance of the city centre. We would be happy to stay there again. However, I was put off using the washing machine because of the large amount of black mould on the gusset. Also we found the duvet to be very heavy but not very warm, and it... more

  • Alarm Clock
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
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Additional amenities & feature info
On the ground floor there is a vestibule, Hall, Living Room, well equipped Kitchen, double bedroom and separate shower room with washbasin and WC.
As an option, on the first floor there is a double bedroom with double bed and en-suite shower room with washbasin and WC. This room is available as an extra cost option. Please inquire for availability and cost..
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Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Leeds/Bradford: 28.0 mi
Railway: Harrogate: 9.9 mi
Ferry: Hull: 80.8 mi
The cottage is situated on Coltsgate Hill which is off North Street and within five hundred metres of the Market Place and Bus Station.
The No 36 bus service provides a twenty minute service to Harrogate and Leeds. York is about 28 miles away on the main east coast railway line from where there is a regular local train service to Harrogate and Leeds.
Whilst there is a bus service between York and Ripon it is not frequent and the train to Harrogate then a bus is usually more convenient.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 62.1 mi.
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