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Stunning Yorkshire Cottage Sleeps 14 near Skipton Perfect Retreat / Party Space

Cottage -
6 Bedrooms , 7 Bathrooms , Sleeps 14
Skipton, North Yorkshire, England
The Healthy Home is a beautiful haven for family gatherings, peace-seekers, writers, walkers, cyclists & for Yoga Retreats. Offering breathtaking views, with cosy spaces, private sheltered terraces. Yorkshire Dales at its best. Just minutes from the historic market town of Skipton, voted in the Sunday Times as THE best place to live in Britain and the Happiest according to Gov’t research! It’s a beautiful and very large home for 14 with six bedrooms, six bathrooms and six reception rooms.

The house is a collection of three buildings that work well to offer many spaces to be together and have retreat and privacy (6 reception rooms and kitchen with log fire). This is an ideal place for multi-generations or three families to holiday together with parents and children in each of the three buildings: The New Building, the Barn and the Cot...
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Listing #HL5629350
About the Owner
Gina Lazenby /
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2015
Interaction with guests
After booking the property, guests will receive a Welcome Email, a postal pack with leaflets and local information, web links and email interaction (telephone also). Everything you need to support you in creating a great house party weekend, vacation week or retreat programme. Prior to arrival, guests will also have telephone interaction, and will be personally welcomed to the property on arrival and given a tour of the house. Local support is available whilst guests are at the property if required for questions, queries and general information.
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Reviewed yesterday

We booked the house as a family of 13 for my mum's 60th birthday weekend. The ages ranged from 6 to 90. Absolutely everyone had a brilliant time. There was so much space. The kids enjoyed being able to run outdoors and play their games...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank laurahh86
GinaLazenby, VR Owner at Stunning Yorkshire Cottage Sleeps 14 near Skipton Perfect Retreat / Party Space, responded to this reviewResponded today

You are welcome Laura. I’m so pleased that your mum had a special time for her birthday. Very kind of you to leave a lovely review and so helpful for others to hear how the house works. We look forward to welcoming you back

Reviewed December 3, 2018

We had a wonderful time running our first nutrition and wellbeing retreat at the Healthy Home near Skipton. Lovely space for guests to relax, it felt very cosy in the conservatory with rain and fog all around us - very atmospheric! Thanks for all your...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Charlotte L
GinaLazenby, VR Owner at Stunning Yorkshire Cottage Sleeps 14 near Skipton Perfect Retreat / Party Space, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2018

I am so thrilled that your first retreat venture went so well ..... we love hosting retreats. Thank you for your lovely review and we look forward to welcoming you back.

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Reviewed November 23, 2018

Holding our autumn yoga retreat at The Healthy Home was such a joy. The location is absolutely perfect for people looking to escape to the beautiful english countryside, and it was such a pleasure to teach from the living room with a view over the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Claudia S
GinaLazenby, VR Owner at Stunning Yorkshire Cottage Sleeps 14 near Skipton Perfect Retreat / Party Space, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2018

Thank you Claudia. It was a pleasure to host your retreat. We are so pleased that everyone enjoyed themselves and we look forward to welcoming you back..... :-)

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (14)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (16)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (3)
  • Single Beds:(9)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
We ask that all guests observe our no shoes worn indoors rule and bring soft slippers to wear on our wood and carpeted floors. Prior to your departure we kindly request that beds...
    2 Full baths
    1 Half bath
    3 Showers
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Fulls
    9 Twins
    2 Kings
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  • Damage Deposit: C$429 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The Healthy Home is on a hilltop ten minutes from the market town of Skipton, Gateway to the Dales and now recognised by Government research as the HAPPIEST place to live in Britain, and as the BEST in an annual poll by the Sunday Times newspaper. A vibrant market, cobbled streets, shopping that attracts visitors from all over the north, and of course all set in the most beautiful countryside. This town (old meaning of Skipton is 'sheep town' is the centre of the region's sheep farming. The historic Leeds-Liverpool canal runs right through the town. Skipton Castle is one of the oldest in England.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Leeds Bradford: 30.0 km
Railway: Skipton: 4.0 km
With the Dales to explore you will want a car. We provide a good map for you to find our hidden hilltop location. Leeds is a 45-60 minute drive, Manchester 60 minutes, Harrogate 35 minutes, Bradford 30 minutes, Preston 40 minutes, Halifax 40 minutes.
Getting here by train is easy so that is an option if you want to hire a car locally in Skipton, or others in your party have a car.
London Kings Cross station has half hourly trains north to Leeds (2 hours 10 mins) where you change for a local 40 minute train to Skipton (or 30 minutes to Cononley, the stop before Skipton and a short drive to our home).
You can fly in to Leeds Bradford airport (45 minutes away) which has regular flights to the KLM European hub of Amsterdam and many other airports. Manchester Airport is another international g...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby.
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