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Charming And Spacious Family House In Thwaite, Upper Swaledale

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cottage in Thwaite, Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales, England - Cottage In Tiny Village With Private South Facing Terrace

Joiner's Cottage is a lovely home from home, ideal for family holidays or romantic break. Furnished with an eye to comfort, the house is roomy yet cosy, with a multi-fuel stove in the living room to supplement the electric heating (all coal included). Bedroom 1 is a south-facing double, with a further two twin bedrooms, sleeping up to 6 altogether. There is a family bathroom upstairs and shower/utility room downstairs, along with a dining kitchen.

NOTE, please send Enquiry, instead of Request to Book.

The terrace is a real sun trap, with garden furniture where guests can sit and relax after a day's walking. There are plenty of walks nearby, many direct from the door and there is the Kearton Country Hotel in the village, where guests can have a coffee or a meal. Joiner's Cottage is dog-friendly (NO CHARGE FOR DOGS), with free wifi, and an ideal cottage for a wonderful holiday in beautiful Swaledale! Friday to Friday bookings. Short breaks are welcome, if we can fit them in, and we accept 2 nt bookings, £15 less than 3 nt price.

More Details

Stephen Pizzey
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

April 2014: "Beautiful cottage, perfect weather - a truly wonderful weekend! Fabulous walks!" The Watts, Northants.

March 2014: "Loved Joiner's Cottage. Log burner great. We found the locals lovely and very friendly. Look forward to coming again." Diane and Sheila, Worksop.

Jan 2014: "Our 2nd visit; no snow this time! We all enjoyed it very much." Don and Mary.

Christmas 2013: "We had a very relaxing stay, we had everything we needed for the perfect Christmas! Beautiful home with an amazing fire! Really enjoyed the short walk into Muker and to the local pubs, perfect family holiday!" Fiona, Martyn, Tracy, Jason, Holly, Megan and Joshua, Doncaster and Wakefield.
May 2014
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Muker Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • Pets STRICTLY not allowed on furniture or upstairs.
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Shower room 1 - shower
  • Upstairs family bathroom with large bath and modern shower over, basin, WC and heated towel rail. Downstairs shower/utility room with large walk-in shower, basin and WC.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed and views of nearby hills. Bedroom 2 with twin beds and views, bedroom 3 with twin beds.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Notes on accommodation: Well-behaved dogs welcome at no extra charge, strictly not upstairs or on furniture, please. Sorry, no smokers. Travel cot, cot linen is not included. Outside: Enclosed private south-facing terrace, garden furniture, bbq (please ensure bbq is cleaned before departure), shed with steamer chairs in. Utility Room: Iron/ironing board, utility sink, washing machine, tumble dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bedlinen, towels and tea towels are included. Property is professionally cleaned before every booking. All electric and coal for heating is included.


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Charming And Spacious Family House In Thwaite, Upper Swaledale
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

A great holiday venue for walkers

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We love Swaledale for walking and generally relaxing. The cottage was ideal for a family, lovely and clean and the best equipt kitchen I have ever had on holiday. Our grandchildren loved it, you need to enjoy the countryside for this venue but if you do it is ideal.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad the cottage lived up to expectations and we agree, Swaledale is a most beautiful dale, ideal for walking, exploring and cycling.
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Special interest holidays:

Ideal for walks direct from the door.


Nearest airports Durham Teesside, 40 miles, Newcastle upon Tyne, 70 miles, Leeds Bradford, 70 miles. Use of car/car hire is essential.


Muker, crafts/gallery/pub, 1 mile. Low Row, gastro pub Punch Bowl Inn and Hazel Brow Organic Farm, 5 miles. Reeth, pubs/bistro/tearooms/shops (logs/sticks)/garage/post office, 11 miles. Richmond, larger town, 23 miles. Leyburn, smaller town, 20 miles. Hawes, smaller town, 6 miles. Barnard Castle, larger town (good antique shops), 21 miles. Catterick Garrison (large 24 hr Tesco's), 22 miles.

Further Details:

Ghyllfoot Tearoom, Gunnerside, is also a bistro Wed and Sat evenings (booking needed), and does takeaway curry Mon evenings. Mobile fish and chip van Friday evenings; approx 8.15pm in Thwaite (sometimes later in summer when there are lots of visitors!). Farmer's Arms pub in Muker, dogs welcome. Swaledale Woollens, Muker. Muker Village Shop and Tearoom in Muker. Hazel Brow Organic Farm, Low Row. Punch Bowl Inn, Low Row.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A 2 person 10% discount (one bedroom) is available during non-peak weeks. Week bookings are Fri to Fri, short breaks are welcome all year round. If booking more than 8 weeks in advance, a non-refundable deposit of £90 is payable. If within 8 weeks, or for a short break, full amount payable on booking. 3 night short breaks are 75% of week price, 2 nights are £15 less than 3 night price. Festive bookings this year are from Saturday to Saturday ie 20 - 27 Dec, 27 Dec - 3 Jan

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Friday, depart by 10am, arrive 3pm (4pm in peak weeks). Arrival dates may be flexible in non-peak times, contact Stephen to ask.

Notes on prices:
3 night short breaks are 75% of the week price. Please contact Judith for prices of short breaks of different lengths (please note, although we accept 2 nt breaks, they are only £15 less than the 3 night price).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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