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Matchbox Cottage in the centre of a quaint town

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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Ripon, North Yorkshire, England
Matchbox Cottage is a ground floor one bedroom property within a 200 years old row of cottages set well back and above the road.

The cottage is part of a listed building, set in a large garden, part of which is allocated exclusively to the cottage where there is a patio, lawn and use of a gas BBQ. In addition there is a parking space for the use of the cottage.

Ripon is a medieval city with a cathedral and is a wonderful place to explore the surrounding Moors and Dales. Harrogate is 10 miles away on a regular bus route and York is less than 30 miles away. Ripon is some 8 miles of Junction 49 from the North, Junction 48 from the South on the A1(M).

The centre is within walking distance and includes a Booths supermarket and many wonderful restaurants, shops and cafes.

See our website for Matchbox Cottage with more information.
Listing #HL248783
About the Owner
Sue W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:85%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2012
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Excellent, well equipped cottage, close to all the amenities of Ripon. Sue W, the owner welcomed us and left a selection of goodies in the fridge to get our holiday off to a great start. It is obvious that Matchbox cottage is maintained and cared...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Debbie M
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

Date of stay: July 2017
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Reviewed 6 October 2015

We loved our stay at Matchbox Cottage! We stayed 4 nights, upon arriving in England from the U.S., and it was the perfect place to get over jet lag, organize our bags, and settle in to England. We enjoyed the quirky layout of the cottage...More

Date of stay: September 2015
1  Thank Kate L
  • Alarm Clock
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The property is located over the ground floor and includes a vestibule, Hall, Living Room, Kitchen, double bedroom and separate shower room with washbasin and WC.
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Shower
    1 Full
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NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.

Prices shown are per week and are fully inclusive of service charges and utility bills. Bed linen and towels are supplied at no extra cost.

We can acccept payments by cash, cheque or PayPal in GBP.(surcharge of 4%)
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About the neighbourhood
Ripon is a cathedral city, one of the countrys smallest and has a long history, the cathedral dating back to 672AD.

The town has twisty streets from the medieval era with a variety of small shops and has a wide selection of restaurants and bars.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Leeds/Bradford: 45.0 km
Railway: Harrogate: 16.0 km
Ferry: Hull: 130.0 km
The cottage is situated on Coltsgate Hill which is off North Street and within five hundred metres of the Market Place and Bus Station.
The No 36 bus service provides a twenty minute service to Harrogate and Leeds. York is about 28 miles away on the main east coast railway line from where there is a regular local train service to Harrogate and Leeds.
Whilst there is a bus service between York and Ripon it is not frequent and the train to Harrogate then a bus is usually more convenient.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 100.0 km.
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