Kitty's

Marple Bridge, Peak District (Ref. 20825)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    6

  • Bedrooms

    3

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    No

The Property

Marple Bridge 1 mile. This delightful detached, stone-fronted dormer bungalow is one of eight residential properties situated on a family-owned working dairy farm, one mile from the village of Marple Bridge, on the edge of the Peak District National Park. With views of the countryside, including Kinder Scout and on a clear day the Welsh hills, this Marple Bridge cottage makes an ideal retreat for a family or group of friends who wish to explore the Peak District or the pretty villages and towns nearby. Your cottage near Marple Bridge offers stripped wooden floors throughout, three welcoming bedrooms, with one on the ground floor and one boasting an en-suite shower room and a separate bathroom with roll-top bath. This Peak District cottage has an open plan living area with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with a cosy woodburning stove, which is an ideal place to sit on a winter evening, whilst enjoying a warm drink. Also at this Marple Bridge cottage is a second sitting room and French doors that lead out onto a patio and lawned garden, from where you can dine alfresco after a day out and about. Marple Bridge has three pubs, a coffee shop and an artisan bakery/patisserie, plus the area is popular with walkers, cyclists and horse riders. Also in the area are the towns of Chapel-en-le-Frith, which is known as the Capital of the Peaks and Buxton with its opera house and Pavillion Gardens. The stunning Peak District National Park with many walks and cycle routes and in the other direction, the city of Manchester with its museums, art galleries, theatres and shopping centre are well worth exploring. An excellent Marple Bridge cottage in an area that has something for everyone.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with basin and WC, 1 x ground floor double sleigh bed. Ground floor bathroom with roll-top bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove. Second sitting room (seats 2). Utility.

Amenities

Oil central heating with woodburning stove. Oil AGA, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent, extra wood can be purchased from owner. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate on request. Off road parking for 3 cars. Enclosed lawned gardens with patio, furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 1 mile. Note: The first floor bedrooms have low ceilings. Note: Due to the rural location, the WiFi connection and speed can be poor.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

MARPLE BRIDGE

Buxton 15 miles; Manchester 13 miles.

The village of Marple Bridge is situated on the edge of the Peak District National Park and is close to the Derbyshire border and the city of Manchester. Marple Bridge offers three pubs, all of which serve food, a coffee shop and an artisan bakery/patisserie, which is also a coffee shop by day and a restaurant at night. The Roman Lakes in the village are popular with fishermen, walkers, cyclists and horse-riders. You can access the canal between the town of Marple and Marple Bridge and walk to Disley where you will find the National Trust owned Lyme Park. From the village take the train to Manchester and within half an hour you can experience all the history, theatre, shopping and dining that this major city has to offer. You can also take the train to Edale and walk back, which offers a great day out for keen walkers, plus there are several golf courses nearby. The spa town of Buxton is 15 miles away and is well worth visiting and within driving distance are Chatsworth House, Holmfirth, Castleton, the Goyt Valley and the Blue John Mines. Marple Bridge is an ideal destination for countryside pursuits, a city escape or for exploring the lovely villages and towns nearby.

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