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Luxury Grade 2 listed Yorkshire cottage close to open countryside & Harrogate

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bed, sleeps 4, fully renovated, wood burning stove, luxury bath, walled garden

Kite Cottage is a recently renovated 18th Century luxury two bedroom stone property (sleeps up to four) it enjoys a prime position in an exclusive part of Harewood village, Yorkshire.

With stunning countryside, an abundance of local nature including the famed Red Kites & the Red Deer and many stunning walks from your doorstep.

Enjoy the peaceful setting and extensive amenities, including a wood burning stove, Gas central heating throughout, comfortable soft furnishings. In addition to a Large Dining table to seat 6/8, there is a fully fitted kitchen, flat screen TV, High speed Wifi, luxury bathroom with roll top bath & overhead rain shower, and a quaint, relaxing walled cottage garden with stone patio.

There is a large bright master bedroom which offers a comfortable large King sized bed, crisp cotton linens and a wall of wardrobes offering plenty of storage.

The second bedroom has a single bed with a trundle option underneath it, ideal for 2 kids or adults. This room also has a free standing wardrobe with adequate storage space.

The cottage is a short stroll to the local village amenities including a fantastic local cafe, public house and a post office as well as to the famed Harewood House & grounds.

From the property its just a short drive to many of the local beauty spots Yorkshire has to offer, including the famous spa town of Harrogate, York, Knaresborough, Leeds, Ilkley, Otley and beyond.

The cottage is also ideally located for day trips further afield to places such as the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales.

Kite cottage has been fitted out to a luxury standard to make your holiday as comfortable as possible – a perfect blend of both traditional and contemporary.

More Details

Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2017

About Jo

A Yorkshire gal and her Manchester born husband.

We are expats living in Asia, for over 10 years.

Jo is an interior designer and renovator and Jeff works in the aeronautical industry

We have a 2 year old daughter who was born in Hong Kong

Jo purchased this cottage in 2015

Why Jo chose West Yorkshire

Kite cottage is a 'chocolate box' property and as soon as we heard the Earl of Harewood was selling his workers cottages, we knew we had to purchase one.

Owning a historic slice of Yorkshire is very special to us. We feel passionate about heritage property and having the opportunity to restore it to its former glory was a proud moment for us and our family. We want to be able to share that with visitors to the area.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Leeds in City of Leeds

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • Roll top bath with large rain shower overhead Large Edwardian style sink with mixer taps Quality British made fittings WC with water saving flush Chrome classic towel warming radiator Large linen cabinet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed , Trundle bed which turns into a double bed or 2 singles
  • Books
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(28 traveller reviews)

Luxury Grade 2 listed Yorkshire cottage close to open countryside & Harrogate
average rating of 4.785714 based on 28 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Kite Cottage for a long weekend in April with our 2 grown up children. The cottage was really lovely. Tastefully decorated in muted shades, well appointed and very clean. Arrival was pre arranged and we were able to access the cottage ourselves with the use of the safe key code. Milk and bread was provided along with tea, coffee and biscuits which was very welcome. The master bedroom was very comfortable with beautiful bedding and luxurious mattress. Plenty of built in wardrobe and storage space. The smaller room was compact for 2 adults sharing. The only slight problem we had during our stay was with the overhead shower which we struggled to keep watertight with the shower curtains.

We did however have a lovely break and would have no hesitation in recommending this cottage as a great base for exploring the area. Thank you Jo for letting us stay in your beautiful home.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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First class home from home - loved it all!

  • 5 of 5

All the facilities were of high quality and everything worked first time. The cottage is cosy and comfortable and is the perfect base to visit the local attractions. The area is beautiful and we went on some lovely walks. We enjoyed sitting in the back yard watching the wild kites flying and swooping above. We would highly recommend it. Denise and Malcolm

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cosy cottage, great location for exploring.

  • 5 of 5

Calm and cosy space to relax and enjoy.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5 star cottage in great location

  • 5 of 5

What a find! A superb cottage in a great location. High quality fittings, very comfortable beds, immaculately clean,warm (despite the Yorkshire rain) easy key pick up, just off the main road but VERY quiet. We were even left tea,milk, bread and biscuits We could not have asked for better. We were visiting our daughter at Leeds Uni and wanted a hotel alternative especially as we had grandparents in tow.....having stayed in Kite Cottage I will NEVER book a hotel in the area again...in fact i will endeavour to book Kite Cottage every time. There is a great cafe and a decent pub a short walk up the road, perfect for you not to need your car if heading out for food. Harewood House is literally next door with amazing walks, York 30 minute drive, Leeds 15 minutes and Harrogate 10. Without a doubt (and we have booked many places through owners direct) this is one of the best places we have stayed in. The description does not do the house justice. Great value for money. I almost don't want to shout about the cottage too much as would really like to keep it a secret to ensure availability another time!! I whole heartedly recommend Kite Cottage- a gem and a great find- thanks for renting it out!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely cosy cottage

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at Kite Cottage for a weekend with my husband and our 3-year-old son. We all thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The cottage is well situated for lots of Yorkshire's attractions. Also nice to be within walking distance of a decent pub. The Harewood Arms does good, reasonably priced food. We made the most of our National Trust membership as there are loads of places within an hour's drive.

The cottage itself was great. Beautifully decorated and sparkly clean. The double bed was so comfortable and luxurious. There was a basket of toys in the playroom which our son was delighted with! We made use of the log burner every night in the lovely cosy living room.

Goodies were left for us by Laurence; biscuits, bread and milk which was great. Security deposit was returned immediately after our stay which is always reassuring.

Overall, would highly recommend this cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Delightful cosy cottage

  • 5 of 5

We came to Kite Cottage for a short break. It's well-named (we saw quite a few!) and well positioned for lots of nice places and we could have walked from straight out the front door had we chosen to. If we'd come in the summer we would have made more of the immediate location but it was quite wet and windy for some of our visit. The cottage itself is well appointed and beautifully decorated with comfortable beds and plenty of towels. There was a welcome pack of milk, bread and biscuits which was much appreciated. We'd certainly return and recommend to friends.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Leeds and Bradford
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
The Harewood Arms
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Weeton station
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
A1 Wetherby
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
The muddy Boots Cafe
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Leeds, Yorkshire

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer Break
26 May 2017 - 5 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer holidays
26 Jul 2017 - 5 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Autumn Half Term
13 Oct 2017 - 30 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
15 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

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