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Delightful, Self-Contained Apartment In Ilkley, Yorkshire

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Apartment in Ilkley, Yorkshire Dales, England - Ideal Location For A Town-Centred Break Or For Exploring The Yorkshire Dales And Beyond

The Firs Garden Apartment forms the lower ground floor of a beautiful, Victorian, detached villa. It is self-contained with its own entrance and parking. The apartment's large, private garden sets it back from the main road. The apartment is tastefully decorated to a high standard and comprises an open-plan living, kitchen and dining area, a separate bedroom and a shower room. Situated in Ilkley, within walking distance of the town centre and railway station, it is an ideal location for either a town-centred break or for those wishing to explore the Yorkshire Dales and beyond. Welcome tray with homebaking and fresh milk on arrival. Free wifi.

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Comments from our Guest Book

"Fantastic accom. Judith & Mike excellent hosts. Nothing too much trouble. Highly recommended"

"Perfect in every way (even weather!). Delicious cake, total comfort, wonderful thanks"

"it has been just perfect. Very clean and has everything we have needed. The flat is decorated with great taste and has been warm and cosy with a great shower and very very comfortable bed! We will return!"
Oct 2013
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Ilkley Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Parties/events not allowed
Location Type:
  • Town
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: The bedroom can either have a super-king-sized bed or two full-sized single beds. Freesat television and radio with an integrated DVD player. Luxury towels, linen, bathrobes and hairdryer.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: Short-stays welcome (see short-stay tariff). Well-behaved pets welcome, but not in the bedroom! Versatile accommodation with either a super-king or two single beds in the bedroom. Flexible changeover day. Welcome tray with homebaking & fresh milk on arrival. Free wifi. No smoking permitted in the apartment. Outside: Large garden to the front and side of the property with private parking. Outdoor patio area with table and seating for relaxing al fresco. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Luxury towels (including tea towels), linen and bathrobes. Other: Hallway with cloaks area. Washing machine concealed in hall cupboard.


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Delightful, Self-Contained Apartment In Ilkley, Yorkshire
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Gorgeous !

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely super place. Ticked all the boxes. Accommodation first class ,lovely welcome tray when we arrived and Judith was extremely helpful in giving us all the local information. Ilkley was a beautiful place to stay with good local amenities, great CHEAP bus service to surrounding areas. All amounted to a lovely few days break.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is definitely a delightful self contained unit. Walking distance to all that you might need in Ilkley a welcoming and friendly host. Facilities in the accommodation excellent. My first visit to Ilkley and it was wonderful. Would certainly recommend to others.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely little hideaway

  • 5 of 5

Had a fantastic time in this lovely apartment. The apartment itself is beautiful and has everything you could need. Only a 10 to 15 min walk into town, this apartment is perfect.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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Just got back from a great holiday!

  • 5 of 5

This compact, but perfectly formed, flat was the perfect place for us to spend a week in Ilkley. It had everything we needed as well as a few extra nice touches such as Laura Ashley towels, fresh flowers and a freshly baked cake. The flat was absolutely spotless - I think Judith genuinely cares for her guests and regularly goes above and beyond to ensure the flat is as comfortable as possible. And, although the flat is located in the lower ground floor of the owners' property, we were able to enjoy our holiday in privacy and we only saw Judith as we arrived and departed (although we knew we could contact her if we needed anything).

In terms of location, the flat's just a ten minute walk from the town centre and we often walked via the park by the river - perfect for the dog. Ilkley itself is great. We had plenty of pubs, cafes and quality food shops to keep us amused and well fed for the week and I particularly recommend Friends of Ham, The Flying Duck, Lishman's butchers, Ramus fishmongers and Asquith's grocers. Everyone we met was friendly and helpful and we (and our dog) felt welcome everywhere we went. Ilkley's also great for anyone wanting to explore Yorkshire and we enjoyed trips to Hawes, Grassington, Haworth and Hebden Bridge.

I'd recommend this flat to anyone wanting a comfortable base in Ilkley and I hope that we can return one day.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Always a Pleasure to Visit The Firs Apartment, Ilkley

  • 5 of 5

Our second visit to the apartment and an absolute delight to meet Judith again and stay in this gorgeous home from home. It is perfectly located for walking into Ilkley, which has a FAB choice of shops/restaurants/bars, etc., plus a bus stop almost outside the apartment for the bus into Harrogate/Skipton. Mustn't forget train station within easy walking distance for trips to Leeds. Apartment is equipped with everything you'd wish for, pretty decor, plenty of hot water for shower and much more. Excellent night's sleep in a comfy bed. Really didn't want to leave😢򘠡

We certainly hope for a third visit in the not too distant future to the apartment and Ilkley.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review. It's always a pleasure to have you both to stay. Hope to see you again soon.
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed at The Firs Garden Apartment in July 2016 and cannot recommend it highly enough! It was perfect, extremely clean and comfortable and very handy for Ilkley. We would definitely stay there again. The owner was very nice and helpful and provided very nice cake too!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Car: not necessary


On the west coast, Morcambe is about a 90 minute drive away.

Scarborough and Filey on the east coast are approximately a 2 hour drive from the apartment.


Car not necessary. Ilkley railway station is approximately 12 minutes' walk from the apartment. Nearest bus stop 15 metres. Leeds/Bradford airport 15km.


Easy, level stroll into Ilkley town centre.

Approximate journey times: Skipton 8km, Bolton Abbey 5km, Harrogate 15km, Leeds 15km, Saltaire 15km, Burnsall 10km, Malham 20km, Bronte country 10km

Further Details:

The apartment is ideally located in Ilkley, within easy walking distance of the town centre. The nearest "supermarket" (Co-op) is only a 5 minute walk away.

Ilkley is situated in Wharfedale, Yorkshire and is accessible to the cosmopolitan city of Leeds via train and bus links, as well as being just a short drive from the unrivalled countryside of the Yorkshire Dales National Park

The town offers a wide selection of cafés, bars and restaurants, including the famous "Bettys Tea Rooms", situated on the stylish Grove shopping parade. Take a stroll around the town and enjoy the wide selection of independent shops selling gifts, clothes and books.

Explore the beautiful countryside in and around Ilkley, with walks along the famous Ilkley Moor or by the river Wharfe and beyond - the Dales Way walk begins little more than a stone's throw away from the apartment.

Visit Ilkley and learn about its history, from its Roman beginnings to its Victorian Spa town heritage.

Ilkley hosts a number of exhibitions and festivals throughout the year including the renowned Literature Festival (29th September-15th October 2017) and the Summer Festival in August.

There's plenty on offer for everyone!


Rates & Availability

Ilkley Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 16 2017 - Jul 27 2017
2 night minimum stay
Jul 28 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
Oct 20 2017 - Oct 27 2017
2 night minimum stay
Oct 28 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 2 2018
2 night minimum stay
Jan 3 2018 - Mar 22 2018
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $19.5

Booking Notes:
A non-returnable 25% deposit is required on booking. Balance due 8 weeks before arrival. Full payment requested for bookings within 8 weeks of the start date.

Payment: online or by cheque.

Changeover Day:
Flexible changeover day.
Standard check in time is after 4pm, check out is 11am, however this can be flexible.

Notes on prices:
Short stay tariff: LOW (wk £345):2 nights £150, 3 nights £210, 4 nights £260, 5 nights £295
MID (wk £395):2 nights £160, 3 nights £230, 4 nights £275, 5 nights £315
HIGH (wk £445):2 nights £170, 3 nights £240, 4 nights £300, 5 nights £350
PEAK (week £495): 2 nights £180, 3 nights £260, 4 nights £320, 5 nights £370
Stays in excess of a week will be charged pro rata, based on the weekly rate.
Extras: Dogs £15 per stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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