May Cottage is ideally situated overlooking the River Wenning and is within walking distance of the village of High Bentham. The cottage is comfortably furnished and really does have a taste of luxury with leather Chesterfield sofas and leather Chaise Longue in the sunroom. The lounge has a vaulted and beamed ceiling. Outside there is a patio area and garden ideal for dining in the summer months. A generous welcome hamper is provided by the owner which includes bread, eggs, three types of coffee, tea, milk, orange juice,biscuits and a variety of cereals.
Entrance: Entrance hall.
Kitchen: Gas hob, electric oven, grill, fridge freezer, microwave, dishwasher, breakfast bar.
Lounge/Dining room:: Woodburning stove, Smart TV, DVD, leather Chesterfield sofas, dining table and chairs, stone floors with underfloor heating, French windows leading to the sun room
Sunroom: Left and Right Chesterfield Chaise Longue, French windows leading to the patio area and garden.
Bedroom 1: Super-King Sleigh bed, wardrobes, dressing table.
Bathroom: Electric shower with body jets, washbasin, toilet.
Pets: Sorry, no pets.
Parking: Off road parking for two cars.
Heating: Oil central heating woodburning stove in the lounge, (fuel provided), underfloor heating.
Garden/Patio: Patio at the rear with table and chairs, enclosed gardens.
Short Breaks: Accepted all year round, booking restrictions apply for peak times.
Shop: 0.5 miles. Pub: 0.5 miles.
Notes: Towels and dressing gowns are provided, use of washing machine and tumble dryer. Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge. No smoking at this property. Mobile phone signal is variable.
- Sleeps 2
- 1 Bedroom
- 1 Bathroom
- Sorry, no pets
- WiFi available
- Private parking
- All on one level
- Ground floor bathroom
- Ground floor bedroom
- Open fire/woodburner
- Bed linen provided
- Bath towels included
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Nearest shop: 0.5 mile away
- Nearest pub: 0.5 mile away
- 17 miles from the coast
A beautiful home from home,cottage very clean,spacious well positioned for for local amenities and walksMrs Amanda Jones - 20th February 2019
Beautifully furnished property in a great location for visiting both Yorkshire and Lancashire. Perfect for a relaxing or energetic break as the mood takes you.Mrs Jenny Buckland - 18th July 2017
Beautiful cottage in perfect location for the dales and lakes. Friendly and helpful host providing extra provisions and luxuries, even a bone for the dog. Had a fantastic week and a lovely huge comfy bed at the end of each day. Ingrid Flute: Easy to use site prompt response and excellent directions and information sent by email. Would use again.Mrs K Cole - 14th November 2016
This has been a fantastic holiday. A beautiful cottage in the perfect location and a really welcoming host providing provisions and luxuries for us on arrival and for the dog too! To top it all at the end of the day an enormous comfy bed. Perfect.Kin and Stephen Cole - 5th November 2016
Such a relaxing week with some wonderful walks for us, our 7 month old daughter and dog.Luke, Stacey, Florence and Max - 20th October 2016
Thanks for a very comfortable and welcoming stay. May cottage was the perfect place to relax after a days adventures by the cozy fire. Thank you.Lisa, Paul and Reg (the springer spaniel) - 10th October 2016
Beautiful cottage in a beautiful location. All the home comforts and more. Thank you for the welcome pack, much appreciated. Will definitely be back.Mr and Mrs Lunn - 24th September 2016
Very well placed clean cottage. Provisions a nice touch. Very good hosts.Mr and Mrs Rowe - 17th September 2016
Very comfortable cottage with a wide choice of activities within reach. Thanks for the 'goodoes' on arrival, much appreciated.Mr and Mrs Robinson - 10th September 2016
Excellent cottage with very comfortable bed. High Bentham is a great location for walks in quiet countryside. Spotted dippers and wagtails in the river Wenning outside the door! Can recommend the Fenwick at Claughton for fish meals.Mr and Mrs Will - 5th September 2016
We've been in many cottages but this one has to be No.1. Thanks for having us. Hope to see you again. Thanks for the parking concession.Mr and Mrs Giblin - 27th August 2016
Lovely cottage very well appointed. The most comfy bed ever in a holiday cottage!Mr and Mrs Pateman - 12th August 2016
Beautiful cottage. Has everything you could need. So much to see and do and not enough time so will be back. If you visit Skipton we recommend the Union Jacks Café.Mr and Mrs Knight - 6th August 2016
Very comfortable, close to station and shops. Very friendly and helpful. Place also housekept. Thank you.Mr P Cosedge - 25th June 2016
We had a wonderful time in this superb cottage, beautifully furnished on the doorstep of the Yorkshire Dales. Will definitely be back.Mr and Mrs Dhaliwal - 18th June 2016
Wonderful weather, lovely cottage and beautiful scenery. Have had a great time.Mr and Mrs Fowle - 14th June 2016
Great cottage in a super location. From Gaynor's warm welcome, the generous starter pack including delicious home made marmalade and the log burner when the evenings became chilly, the whole experience was 5 star. A short walk to the village with traditional shops as well as two mini-markets. Three pubs, we like the Horse and Farrier which was dog friendly and had great pub grub. Plenty of good walks. We will be back.Clive and Sandra Newton (and Ted the wire haired fox terrier) - 8th April 2016
What a fantastic long-weekend we had based at May Cottage with our small dog! Gaynor is a friendly and helpful host, providing a cosy, clean and comfortable property that's practically laid out and easy to maintain. The wide, separated entrance-way was ideal for muddy boots and wet coats and the well-outfitted kitchen and living space, bedroom and bathroom were spotless. We loved the coal fire and that there was plenty hot water, always at the ready. There are lovely views of the river and plenty of light through the generous windows and skylights. The cottage is well situated as a jumping off point for the Forest of Bowland and the Yorkshire Dales. We wish we could have stayed longer ... its a five out of five from us! Thanks again, Gaynor. Among other things we really appreciated your recommendations and the extra touches of biscuits, bread, milk, homemade marmalade and juice that were waiting for us after a late-night arrival, meaning we were all set for breakfast!Eileen & Gail - 3rd March 2016
Fab holiday cottage. Waterfalls walk and trains were fantastic.Mrs C. Wilson - 17th January 2016
The bustling little market town of Bentham is nestled between the Yorkshire Dales and Forest Of Bowland national parks. Over the years the town expanded and resulted in both ends of the town having a name of its own right, those names being High Bentham and Low Bentham. Bentham has a good range of country shops and traditional pubs. If you happen visit on a Wednesday then be sure to take a look around the weekly market where you will find a range of local produce. The town is well severed by rail and road and has excellent links for visiting Morecambe bay, Skipton castle and Leeds city centre to name just a few. If you don't fancy travelling quite so far then why not try visiting the neighbouring village of Ingleton where there is a picturesque waterfalls walk and the magnificent White Scar Caves.
Property Name: May Cottage
The nearest bus stop is: Main Street, 0.75 mile
The nearest train station is: Station Road, 300m
The nearest food shop is: Main Street, 0.75 mile
The nearest pub/restaurant is: Main Street, 0.75 mile
The nearest petrol is: Green Smithy, 0.75 mile
Arrival and car parking
Type of parking available: End of property
For what sized cars? Estate
Good space to unload once parked? Yes
Number of spaces available: Two
The parking surface is: Golden Gravel
Distance to the property from the parking: 100m
Is parking level? Yes
Distance to nearest parking area:
Is it pay and display? No
The width of the path to the property is: 4ft
How many steps are there en route to the entrance: Four
How many entrances are there to the property? One
The doors widths are: 2ft9?
Keyhole height: waist height
How many steps are there to the entrance: Four
Living and dining rooms
The flooring is: Carpet
The door widths are: 2ft9?
Is there good space between the furniture: Yes
Is it movable or fixed: Movable
The flooring is: Stone flags
The door widths are: 2ft9?
The worktop height is: Waist height
Is the oven set high or low? Waist height
The fridge height is: Low
The freezer height is: Low
Is crockery stored high or low? High
Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen area, if so which and where: No
Bedrooms and landings
How many floors does the property have: 1
The number of steps between floors is: None
The flooring is: Stone flag
The door widths are: 2ft10?
Bed sizes are: 6ft
Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed: Both
Bathrooms and cloakrooms
The door widths are: 2ft6?
Is there an accessible or adapted WC?: Yes
Is there an accessible or adapted bath/shower?: Yes
Is there a ground floor WC?: Yes
Is there a ground floor bath or showroom?: Yes
Does any bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted: No, but the seat is wall mounted
Is there any shower where access is level rather than having to step up?: No
The flooring is: Tiled
External areas are: Firm, level, stepped and gravel
Permanent seated is provided
There is outside lighting:
There is no colour contrast of critical surfaces (eg white on edge of steps)
There are no footpaths to follow for visually impaired/mobility impaired
There are barriers to entry into any part of the garden
There are no other hazards such as ponds, water features, steep areas
Is there a land line for guests to use? No
Mobile reception details: Good
Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not WC or baths)?: Yes
Are electrical sockets generally set low or height: Low
Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests?: No
Any other information:
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