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Self-catering with 1 unit £420-£440 pupw sleeps 5


Fir Tree Cottage

Fir Tree Cottage


This lovely, stone-built cottage with its own garden is situated in the village of Huby, south of Harrogate, surrounded by beautiful countryside and yet only ten minutes from Harrogate and Harewood.

It adjoins Fir Tree House, home of Edwardian photographer Alfred Atkinson, featured in 'A Richer Dust' and the TV documentary 'Atkinson Huby'. The spacious cottage is furnished and equipped to a high standard. It is ideal for a relaxing holiday yet within easy reach of Harrogate, Leeds and York for the business man or tourist and also an excellent touring base for visiting the Yorkshire Dales and the many other delights the area has to offer.

Accommodation: Entrance leading to an attractive lounge incorporating a stone fire place with open fire - fuel available locally. Spacious dining area with pine table, chairs, dresser and settee. Well fitted and equipped kitchen. Stairs leading to double and twin bedrooms (with extra 2'6 single by arrangement). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and toilet.

Services: Double glazing, Economy 7 storage heaters and central heating on timed convector heaters, electric fire, open fire. Electric oven, hob & extractor. Auto washer, tumble dryer, microwave, fridge, small freezer and dishwasher. Colour TV, video, radio/cassette/CD, telephone. Cot and high chair available.

Own private, lawned garden, safe for children with garden furniture and BBQ on request. Off the road parking. One, well-behaved dog by special arrangement only. Electricity by meter reading (storage heating and hot water on white meter). Telephone calls paid for as used. All bed linen and towels included in the rent.

Children welcomeTelephoneRadioTelevisionIroning facilitiesPrivate parkingGardenCentral heatingFreezerMicrowave cookerDishwasherLinen providedTelephone (public)Golf available (onsite or nearby)Children's outdoor play areaDogs/pets accepted by arrangementDVD playerCD playerHairdryerHigh chairs availableCots availableReal log/coal firesStaff fluent in FrenchStaff fluent in ItalianBarbecueDrying facilitiesWashing machine

Although the postal address is Leeds, the cottage is in fact 13 miles North of Leeds and only 5 miles from Harrogate. Children welcome from any age.

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Martin Owen

Fir Tree House,
Strait Lane,
LS17 0EA

01423 734817


Fir Tree Cottage,
Strait Lane,
LS17 0EA



See location of Fir Tree Cottage on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 272475  Lat: 53.92375 Long: -1.58636

By Road:
Follow the M1 going North, until it joins the A1(M), East of Leeds, and then becomes the A1.
Leave the A1 at the signpost for Otley, turning left on the A659. Stay on the A659 (which joins the A58 in Collingham for a few hundred yards) until you reach the A61, at traffic lights, at Harewood.
Turn right on the A61, towards Harrogate and stay on the A61 until you reach the A658 at a roundabout, where you turn left towards Otley/
After a further 2 miles, turn right at a small crossroads in the middle of the village of Huby, into Strait Lane. Some 300 yards up Strait Lane, on the right hand side, you will see a tall laurel hedge above a stone wall. Al the end of the laurel hedge is the entrance to Fir Tree House, where you should park and collect the keys. Fir Tree Cottage is the next entrance on the right.


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • TelephoneTelephone
  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • FreezerFreezer
  • Microwave cookerMicrowave cooker
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Linen providedLinen provided
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Children's outdoor play areaChildren's outdoor play area
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangementDogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • CD playerCD player
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Cots availableCots available
  • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires
  • Staff fluent in FrenchStaff fluent in French
  • Staff fluent in ItalianStaff fluent in Italian
  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Drying facilitiesDrying facilities
  • Washing machineWashing machine

Although the postal address is Leeds, the cottage is in fact 13 miles North of Leeds and only 5 miles from Harrogate. Children welcome from any age.