Information on Old Town Hall Cottage
- Cycling friendly
- Log Burner
- Private Parking
- Travel Cot
- Walking friendly
- Washer & Dryer
Please note that Old Town Hall Cottage will be reopening in Mid May.
Old Town Hall Cottage is a comfortably appointed early 17th Century cottage in the historic hamlet of Old Town which was mentioned in the Doomsday Book. The cottage is only one mile from the tourist township of Hebden Bridge.
The cottage was built around 1610 and was originally part of Old Town Hall – the principal dwelling house in Old Town.
The cottage has been recently renovated by the current owners, which has revealed many original features such as the original stone fireplace, mullion windows and lovely oak beams.
The accommodation comprises:
Entrance porch with original stonework, leading into:
Lounge of generous proportions (16ft square), which is comfortably furnished and includes TV, DVD player, music system, including tape, CD and radio. A selection of books, CD’s and DVD’s are available within the cottage for guest use. The original stone fireplace now houses a wood burning stove (gas fuelled). There are also exposed stone mullion windows and original oak beams. The lounge is fully carpeted, has fully co-ordinated soft furnishings and is tastefully decorated. Dining kitchen – fully fitted with electric cooker, microwave, fridge freezer and washing machine. Ample cupboard and storage space, dining table and chairs with terracotta tiled floor. Feature open staircase leading from the lounge to a small landing area.
Bathroom with three piece suite, shower over the bath, large airing cupboard, tiled floor, pleasant and secluded outlook over the surrounding countryside. Double bedroom – with double divan bed, dressing table and mirror ample fitted wardrobes and drawer space. Hairdryer also provided. Tastefully decorated with co-ordinated bedding and soft furnishings. Mullion window with countryside views, exposed stonework and original oak beam.
Bedroom 2 – with adult bunk beds and chest of drawers. All services, linen and towels are included in the hire charge. Fresh fruit, flowers and a welcome pack provided (tea, coffee, sugar, milk, bread, butter, fruit juice and locally produced biscuits). High chair and travel cot available on request. Private parking for two cars alongside the cottage garden and small patio area with garden furniture and BBQ.
The village of Old Town has two public houses selling traditional beers and providing home cooked pub food; both are within 0.5 miles of the cottage. Set in spectacular scenery, the cottage is an excellent base for walking, cycling and is only a 15 minute drive away from historic Haworth, the home of the Brontes, and the Keighley and Worth Valley Steam Railway.