On arrival we found ourselves in a comfortable, converted farmhouse, with every modern convenience. A very warm reception from Steve (chief cook and bottle washer),followed by an equally warm reception from Sally. Following a tour of the ground floor, gardens and "animal sanctuary",we were shown to the Sunflower bedroom, which overlooked the garden and hillside beyond, where.wild life abounded. Nothing was too much trouble,with lots of treats, such as an unlimited supply of hot drink sachets, biscuits plus " George" (the butler) presented an never ending supply of sweets at every arrival and departure. Breakfasts were superb, with an excellent choice and always very well cooked and presented, always served by smiling, friendly people. Poppy Cottage is set in a wonderful part of The Dales, as seen during the televised Tour de France. One not to be missed, and we will certainly be back.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Poppy Cottages are two self-catering holiday cottages which can be booked individually for short breaks of 3 or 4 nights, midweek and weekend stays. Book - Poppy Cottage No. 1 which sleeps 2 with fabulous hot-tub in a private south facing patio with views of the hills and countryside. The cottage has a wood burning stove, open living/dining/kitchen. open wooden stairs to 2nd floor with one bedroom and stylish bathroom with jacuzzi bath. Parking for one car. Poppy Cottage No. 2 - Sleeps 3 people with 2 bedrooms, one large double room with twin beds or arranged as a superking and one single room with single bed, large lounge area with sofa bed for 2 extra, 2 bathrooms/shower rooms one on the ground floor, newly fitted kitchen and dining area. To the first floor, there is a 2nd bathroom with bath and separate shower cubicle, toilet and wash basin and the two bedrooms across the landing. Outside there is a lovely gravelled seating area to the front of the cottage, private parking for 2 cars at the rear in the courtyard. Both cottages will have welcome packs of milk, tea, coffee, sugar, a selection of breakfast cereals and logs for your fire. Laundry service available. Free wifi and freeview channels. The cottages adjoin our home (Ivy Cottage Farm) which is a traditional 'Dales Longhouse' and dates back to the late 18th Century. Poppy Cottages No. 1 & 2 are following on from 'Poppy Cottage Guest House' which we ran for 7 years from 2009 and gained an 'Excellent' reputation on Tripadvisor. We are only next door and will assist with any day to day queries you may have. ... more less
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