Aunt Jane's

Winster, Peak District (Ref. 2686)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Broadband / WiFi
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  • Bedrooms


  • Bathrooms


  • Pets


The property

Winster 1.5 miles.

A charming semi-detached barn conversion, situated on the owner's working sheep and cattle farm close to the village of Winster, 6 miles from Matlock.

Skilfully converted, Aunt Jane's is a real delight, combining modern facilities with many old features such as beautiful old cruck beams, to provide a holiday home of real character and style.

With panoramic views of the rolling countryside and a spacious patio area, ideal for dining alfresco and enjoying the setting sun, this is an ideal retreat for getting away from it all and enjoying a welcome break in the country.

The historic village of Winster is a delight to discover, with its 17th and 18th century buildings and small selection of shops and traditional pubs, whilst the towns of Bakewell, Matlock and Ashbourne are all within easy reach.

Ideal for a small family or a romantic break, this lovely retreat provides an excellent base for touring and exploring the Peak District National Park and visiting nearby Haddon Hall and Alton Towers.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref.

2210, together they sleep 10.


Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath with shower over, basin and WC. Spacious kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with feature window.


  • Oil central heating
  • Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, shared use of washing machine & tumble dryer in external utility room, dishwasher, TV, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, small library of books/games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Bike storage
  • Enclosed garden with patio area, garden furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 1.5 miles
  • Note: This property is situated on a working beef/sheep farm.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

Guest Reviews


    • “Aunt Jane's Cottage”
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    • “The owners of this property live on site and were really helpful yet not intrusive. The rural setting is perfect.”

    A TripAdvisor Member, August 2014

    • “Great place to stay - cannot fault it”
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    • “I almost don't want to say how good 'Aunt Jane's' was in case it gets booked out and we can't stay there again when we want to! We stay at two or three (reasonably priced) cottages a year on our travels, and this was up there with the best. A lovely welcome by the hosts, Jill and Mike, set the tone, friendly and helpful without being intrusive. The cottage was very clean and neat, the kitchen well supplied, and a 'welcome pack' of coffee, tea and biscuits was a nice touch. The beds were comfortable and there was plenty of storage for our clothes. The bathroom had a very efficient shower over a nice deep bath. Whilst there we visit both the Ecclesbourne Valley and Peak Rail heritage railways and can recommend them too. Well placed to visit the wonderful Derbyshire Dales I have no hesitation recommending this cottage. We will certainly be back!”

    BionicWoman28, BionicWoman28, July 2014

    • “Wonderful, relaxing stay.”
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    • “My Sister & I have just returned from 'Aunt Janes' Cottage. We had a 3 night stay, the snow fell heavily on the day we arrived but the cottage was so warm and cosy, the weather really didn't bother us. The cottage is in a perfect location for visiting nearby attractions and beautiful walking countryside. We were very pleasantly surprised at how clean, comfortable, cosy & well equipped the cottage is. We returned home very relaxed and would love to return again and reserve both properties for the rest of the family to join us.”

    Jackoc1, Leicester, United Kingdom, February 2012

    • “One of the best we've stayed in.”
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    • “The cottage was perfect. The location was 'off the beaten track' in a quiet hamlet yet not too far to drive to attractions such as Dovedale and Carsington Water. It was lovely to sit in the back garden with a wonderful view of the countryside. The owners were welcoming yet didn'tt intrude. Inside it was modern yet cosy, we didn't want to leave! Great value for money.”

    A FlipKey Verified Reviewer, Beverley, September 2011

    • “Clean, comfortable & relaxing”
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    • “The cottage was in a quiet location. The fascilities were excellent with thoughtful extra touches to welcome you. (It was almost dark when we arrived & the lights were on to greet us). Ideally situated for exploring the Peak District's natural & industrial past. So much to see & do' whatever the weather.”

    A FlipKey Verified Reviewer, Somerset, December 2009

    • “Cosy cottage in a tranquil location”
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    • “We had a very warm reception from Jill, the owner, on the day we arrived. She also gave us a welcome pack of tea, coffee and biscuits. The kitchen was well-equiped and clean. The standard of cleanliness in the whole house was very good. The decor of the house was very pleasing and the beds were comfortable. The house is set in a peaceful location but is not too remote. All in all, we had a very pleasant stay and an enjoyable holiday in this part of the country.”

    A FlipKey Verified Reviewer, Alton, September 2013

    • “Great base for exploring peak district”
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    • “Good value for money. Generally met our expectations (ie your description did not over sell it) Main bedroom great character. Stairs need a little care (my mother in law had to be taken to hospital when she slipped and hurt her finger). Kitchen well equipped.”

    A FlipKey Verified Reviewer, London, November 2010

    • “A very enjoyable week.”
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    • “Service was very goiod Really enjoyed living on a farm , the dogs were adorable. The cottage was positioned so you weren't to far off the like of Buxton, Matlock and surrounding areas. The whole holiday was one enjoyed by us all without any dislikes.”

    A FlipKey Verified Reviewer, Suffolk, December 2009

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    • “The property was well looked after and spacious. The owners were welcoming and helpful.”

    Mrs Skinner, Leicester, October 2015

    • “A very comfortable cottage which was well equipped. The cottage was well placed to get to local attractions and the owners were very friendly and helpful.”

    Mrs Armstrong, Southampton, May 2015

    • “It was over 40 years since we last visited this farm house and we were overwhelmed at the changes. Our cottage was not only was superb, but the welcome by the owners was great. Hopefully we will return again soon.”

    Mr Thomas, Loughborough, March 2015

    • “This was a lovely cosy cottage, very snug and warm. The bed was very comfortable. Had lovely owners, made you feel very welcome.”

    Mrs Branton, Ipswich, March 2015

    • “The cottage was very warm and cosy.”

    Mrs Poiner, Shrewsbury, December 2014

    • “A great base to walk and cycle from. The owners were exceptionally friendly and made us feel very welcome which all helped add to the enjoyment of staying at Aunt Jane's. The cottage was well-maintained and equipped.”

    Mr Maddocks, Halstead, September 2014

    • “We loved the cottage! It is very clean, nice, very well equipped and the owners are very friendly. It is a great location for a visit to the Peak District.”

    Mrs Van Mameren, IJsselstein, August 2014

    • “Genuinely the most welcoming people we have encountered on a holiday (cottage or otherwise). Very friendly, very kind to our young daughter, not intrusive but always took the time to talk to us, couldn't ask for more.”

    Mr Street, Bristol, June 2014

    • “Aunt Jane's was such a tranquil place. It was just the holiday we needed. The owners couldn't do enough for us and nothing was too much trouble. I was even allowed to feed one of the calves.”

    Mrs Cook, High Wycombe, May 2014

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About the location


Bakewell 6 miles; Matlock 4.5 miles.

The conservation village of Winster is situated within the Peak District National Park and is an extremely pretty place, with a charming 17th century market house at its centre, and other imposing 17th and 18th century houses, many three storeys high. The three main streets - Main Street, East Bank and West Bank are interconnected by alleyways known as ‘ginnels’, which are well worth exploring. The village of Winster is famous for its Morris dancers, the annual Shrove Tuesday pancake race, Wakes festivities in June, and the Secret Gardens of Winster event in July. Within the village there is a well-stocked, community-owned general store incorporating a Post Office and two pubs, both serving food and traditional beer. Bakewell, Matlock, Chatsworth House, and the Peak Rail Steam Railway are all nearby and, for keen walkers and cyclists, The Limestone Way runs along the edge of the village. The Tissington and High Peaks walking and cycling trails, with bike hire available, both lie less than 5 miles from the village, a wonderful base for exploring the Peak District.

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