River Cottage

Youlgreave near Bakewell, Peak District (Ref. 2239)

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Cottage features

  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    4

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

A lovely, traditional, stone-built property, River Cottage is the gable end of a row of quaint cottages situated on a steep hillside in the pretty village of Youlgreave, 4 miles from Bakewell. Completely renovated to a good standard, the cottage is full of charm and character with a delightful sitting room and a mature garden area with lovely views of the surrounding countryside. Due to the exceptional location of this cottage, the only noise that you will hear is the sound of the river. A footpath leads from the cottage down to the Bradford Dale valley bottom where there are lovely riverside walks and numerous picnic spots, while Youlgreave's old pubs and magnificent church are just a short stroll away. An ideal romantic retreat from which to explore the beauty of the surrounding National Park, Bakewell, with its regular market, Matlock and the unmissable Chatsworth House.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x adult bunks (double on bottom, single on top). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Small fitted kitchen. Sitting room with multi-fuel stove and dining area.

Amenities

Gas central heating with multi-fuel stove. Gas cooker, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, DVD, CD/radio, library of books/games. Fuel, power and starter pack for multi-fuel stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair. Ample roadside parking in village. Front patio and garden area with garden furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 4 mins walk. Note: The cottage is accessed by a steep footpath approx. 4 mins walk from the available parking.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location

YOULGREAVE

Bakewell 4 miles.

Surrounded by stunning countryside, the ancient village of Youlgreave winds its way along a narrow limestone shelf, situated between two of the area's loveliest valleys - Lathkill Dale to the north and Bradford Dale to the south. Once the centre of Derbyshire's lead-mining industry, this charming village now plays home to 3 pubs, all serving food, 2 shops (one with a Post Office) and a delightful medieval church. The attractive market town of Bakewell is nearby and offers a good selection of shops, pubs and restaurants, as well as a frequent local market. With the whole of the Peak District National Park on the doorstep, many stately homes to visit including Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and Hardwick Hall, as well as Alton Towers, Britain's premier theme park, just a short drive away, this great area has plenty to offer!

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