Recently chosen as a shoot location for a French style home accessories on-line store, The Gables is a lovingly restored 2 bedroomed cottage situated on the outskirts of the delightful village of Shepley in West Yorkshire, very conveniently placed to discover the delights of the beautiful Derbyshire Peak District and the Pennine Hills. The cottage is approximately 3 miles from Holmfirth, the location for the long running television series, the Last of the Summer Wine, in the heart of the stunning Holme Valley. There is a warm, welcoming country pub/restaurant and very well stocked supermarket (open 24 x 7) approx. 5 mins. walk away.
Dating back to the early 1700's, The Gables was once the Village Shop and, although we have renovated it to a very high standard, care has been taken to preserve and enhance all of its original features throughout, such as the four fireplaces, beams and quirky shaped rooms, whilst also being brought up to date with earthy/neutral tones throughout, to create a special haven of tranquillity and charm.
The fully centrally heated cottage comprises of a country style kitchen with range cooker, combination microwave, fridge and washing machine. The separate dining room with multi fuel burner, has a pitch pine dining table and chairs for 4 people plus a 2 seater Chesterfield settee. Tucked away in the pantry is a large fridge freezer. The separate lounge has a further fireplace with stove effect gas fire, a sumptuous 4 seater leather Chesterfield settee, an armchair plus a large coffee table, TV and DVD player. The master bedroom has a King size bed, 2 chests of drawers and a large double wardrobe. The second bedroom has 2 single beds, 2 bedside cabinets with drawers, a chest of drawers plus a built in cupboard. There is a further chest of drawers on the landing for additional storage. The 2 bedrooms share the stunning vintage style bathroom which has a rolltop bath and separate shower cubicle, The French style cabinet and crystal chandeliers add to the charm of this lovely room.
We supply bed linen, towels, a hairdryer and ironing facilities.
Quality furniture and soft furnishings are provided throughout the cottage and enhance the charm and ambiance.
Free WiFI is available to our guests and we provide a quite substantial book library and a compendium of games for your added enjoyment.
Externally, there is an enclosed lawned garden to the front and a small courtyard to the rear. There is ample parking on the lane next to the entrance to the cottage.
Please note that the cottage is strictly non smoking. It is fully equipped with smoke detectors, carbon monoxide alarm, a fire blanket and fire extinguisher, for your total peace of mind.