Vacation Rental Description
High Hollins is a Grade II Listed 19th century farmworkers cottage in a lovely location in the tiny hamlet of Hollin House, 2 miles from Holmfirth and a favourite filming location in June and August for TV's Last of the Summer Wine. One of 7 cottages on a quiet lane high above the village of New Mill. The elevated position provides glorious views from every window over hills, valleys and moors. Parking is on the lane (or off-road by arrangement with the local farmer). Shops, pubs and restaurants are within half a mile. Outside is a private cottage garden with table and chairs, sunlounger and barbecue. The cottage dining kitchen is fitted with cooker, refrigerator, washing machine, (freezer in the cellar),oak kitchen units, microwave, toaster, superior quality cutlery and utensils. The dining table seats four. A handcarved staircase leads off the kitchen to the first floor bedroom and bathroom.
The comfortable beamed sitting room with original stone fireplace and log-burner looks out through mullion windows onto the pretty garden. Furnished with Multiyork furniture, wool rugs and throws for cosy evenings by the fire. Dvd,tv,video, books, videos, maps tourist information and eating out recommendations including discount card for Cragrats Brasserie, just one of the local award-winning restaurants.
The bedroom faces south with uninterrupted views over the hills. Feel like the princess and the pea in the handmade kingsize bed with Sealy mattress which was designed specifically for this room. The large bathroom has bath and shower and wonderful views.
- Cooking Utensils
- Linen Service
- Open Fire
- Amenity Parking
A country retreat for two, 2 miles from Holmfirth and the Peak District, half a mile from the village of New Mill. A car is recommended. Newly opened in summer 2007, High Hollins provides rest and relaxation, oak beams and log fires in a romantic hideaway in the hills overlooking the glorious panorama of Last of the Summer Wine country. The area is noted for outstanding walking and local award-winning eateries. Country walks start from the door. The excellent road and motorway network gives easy access to all of Yorkshire, the Peak District and Bronte country. The Lake District is reached in 2 hours on direct motorway routes and London is 2 hours by train from Wakefield station.
Airports - Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds Bradford, East Midlands, Robin Hood, Sheffield Doncaster,
Motorways M1 and M62
- Horse Riding
- Hunting/Rock Climbing
- Mountain Biking
The beauty of this area is not just a chance to stop the clock for a while and step back in time to real Yorkshire with all it's traditions and heritage, but the accessibility to such a wide range of activities from undiscovered and uncrowded country walking and distinctive villages clinging to cobbled hillside streets to grand country houses national parks and major cities of Sheffield, Leeds, Bradford, Manchester and York all easily accessible within an hour's drive.
Owner Location Comment
France Fold Cottage is a picturesque south-facing Listed building of huge character and charm. Sitting quietly amidst the quaint private cobbled Folds (courtyards) within the preservation area of Honley old village. An area of outstanding natural beauty and a proud heritage. Honley has a backdrop of glorious Pennine hills and wonderful views over the deep valleys of the beautiful Holme valley on the North Eastern edge of the Peak District National Park. Famed for wonderful peaceful walking country, touring, the Arts, Yorkshire Sculpture Park and excellent road, rail and motorway access to all the cities and attractions of the North of England, Honley is 2 miles from Holmfirth, the Last of the Summer Wine town.