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  • £880  to  £1250

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£1150 Fri, 24 May 2024
6 nights - Save £100 - £100 Off. Also available: 3 nights £800, 4 nights £900, 5 nights £1100

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    3 (peak)
    2 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Log Burner

About Elmet Farmhouse

Elmet Farmhouse is a beautiful old Yorkshire farmhouse with enchanting interiors and ravishing hilltop views. Located in an idyllic spot above picturesque Hebden Bridge, the farmhouse overlooks Hardcastle Crags, a lush wooded valley owned by the National Trust. Comfortable and elegant, the farmhouse has a big toasty lounge with stone mullion windows and a magnificent fireplace with a wood-burning stove. Inspiring mid-century furnishings and lamps and wallpapers by local artist Hannah Nunn give the farmhouse a delightful atmosphere. Encircled by meadows, the farmhouse has a lovely garden with stunning views of plunging valleys and purple hills.

Finalist in Welcome to Yorkshire’s White Rose Awards, Elmet has three lovely bedrooms and a splendid farmhouse kitchen with everything you could possibly need. Accommodating six guests with plenty of room to spare, this spacious cottage provides a fabulous luxury retreat for families and gatherings of friends. Perfect for romantic getaways, birthdays and weekend breaks, Elmet is a wonderful bolt-hole with alluring window seats and lots of vintage games

Located in the village of Pecket Well, a short walk from the Robin Hood Inn, Elmet is just 2 miles from the fascinating town of Hebden Bridge with its unique ‘double-decker’ terraces clinging to the hillsides. Voted Best Small Market Town in the Great British High Street Awards, Hebden is renowned for its quirky independent shops and friendly cafes and pubs. Perched above is historic Heptonstall with its ruined 13th century chapel and steep cobbled street lined with hand-weavers' cottages.

The spectacular landscape in this area has inspired many writers including local poet Ted Hughes and the world-famous Brontë sisters from over the hill in nearby Haworth. Elmet Farmhouse is also in the heart of ‘Gentleman Jack’ Country. The hit TV series about charismatic Anne Lister (starring Suranne Jones) was filmed locally at Shibden Hall. Halifax is also home to the magnificent Piece Hall, one of Yorkshire’s architectural gems. This astonishing Grade I listed 18th century cloth market, featured recently on the Antiques Roadshow, is just over the road from Eureka National Children's Museum.

Walkers and cyclists love the dramatic hilly countryside in this breathtaking part of Yorkshire, with numerous footpaths and packhorse trails through hidden dales. The landscape is incredibly varied, with winding riverside tracks, pretty canal towpaths, woods full of bluebells, buttercup meadows and rugged open heather moors. A nature-lover’s paradise, there are deer, owls and pheasants on the doorstep, woodpeckers and herons in the woods and curlews and lapwings on the moors. The glorious Yorkshire Dales National Park and Nidderdale AONB are also within easy reach, including Wharfedale, Malham Cove, Gordale Scar and Brimham Rocks

Cultural attractions abound in this diverse corner of Yorkshire, including the UNESCO World Heritage village of Saltaire and the award-winning Hepworth Museum and Yorkshire Sculpture Park. The ancient city of York, the Victorian splendours of Leeds and the handsome spa towns of Harrogate and Ilkley are all within close range too. In fact there’s so much to do, a week just isn’t enough!

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Owner details:

Lesley Jackson joined Independent Cottages in December 2014

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Luxury
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi
  • Farm Stay
  • Family Activity
  • Eco / Green
  • Electric Vehicle Charging

Location (The Yorkshire Dales)

Elmet has been restored and decorated by the owner, a design historian who has beautifully blended stylish textiles with Scandinavian furniture and vintage delights to provide a unique restful atmosphere with a high level of comfort and style.

Accommodation comprises:

  • Spacious comfortable living room with huge carved stone fireplace housing the log burning stove, mullion windows (with window seat where you can sit and admire the beautiful views), television with built-in DVD player, retro cassette player and Scandinavian Modern furniture.
  • Large kitchen/diner with table and seating for six, plenty of storage space, dishwasher, microwave, Gas hob, electric oven and large fridge/freezer.
  • Utility room with washing machine and plenty of space for drying outdoor clothing.
  • Master bedroom with king-size bed, stone fireplace, mullion windows and window seat.
  • Twin bedroom with stone mullion windows and two single beds.
  • Attic bedroom with two Velux windows and two single beds.
  • Two bathrooms: one on the first floor with wash basin, WC and bath with shower over and an attic shower room with WC and wash basin.

Additional information: Elmet is warm, well insulated and double-glazed to ensure it is cosy and welcoming all year round. Electricity, heating, linen and towels included in the price. Free Wi-Fi and good mobile reception. The house is full of interesting books and there are plenty of maps, guidebooks and walks leaflets. Toddlers welcome: small cot (wicker Moses basket), high chair, baby bath, stairgate and fireguard available on request. Children welcome: bagatelle and lots of vintage games provided, as well as outdoor play area. Large garden with herbaceous border, fruit and vegetable beds, cottage garden and lawn planted with spring bulbs. Seating includes garden bench and two outdoor dining areas with spectacular views. Children are welcome to play in the adjoining hay meadow outside hay-growing season. Short breaks available all year round, including 2-3 night weekend breaks and 3-4 night mid-week breaks. Sorry, no dogs and no smoking.

Elmet Farmhouse Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Fri, 10th May 2024 - Thu, 23rd May 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 2
Short break prices:
2 nights: £750 | 3 nights: £850 | 4 nights: £950

7 Nights

2 Nights

Fri, 24th May 2024 - Thu, 30th May 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £1,000 | 4 nights: £1,100

7 Nights

3 Nights

Fri, 31st May 2024 - Thu, 18th Jul 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 2
Short break prices:
2 nights: £750 | 3 nights: £850 | 4 nights: £950

7 Nights

2 Nights

Fri, 19th Jul 2024 - Thu, 5th Sep 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £1,000 | 4 nights: £1,100

7 Nights

3 Nights

Fri, 6th Sep 2024 - Thu, 26th Sep 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 2
Short break prices:
2 nights: £750 | 3 nights: £850 | 4 nights: £950

7 Nights

2 Nights

Fri, 27th Sep 2024 - Thu, 17th Oct 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 2
Short break prices:
2 nights: £700 | 3 nights: £800 | 4 nights: £900

7 Nights

2 Nights

Fri, 18th Oct 2024 - Thu, 31st Oct 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £900 | 4 nights: £1,000

7 Nights

3 Nights

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Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 2-6 in 3 bedrooms (1 King, 2 Twins)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
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Payment Options:
Cheque, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Lesley Jackson
Member Since December 2014

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£100 Off May Bank Holiday 3-10 May and Spring Bank Holiday 24-30 May. Email:

Last Minute Offers

Fri, 24 May 2024 for 6 nights, £1150
Save £100. £100 Off. Also available: 3 nights £800, 4 nights £900, 5 nights £1100

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Elmet Farmhouse 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 23rd April 2024

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