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Hope Cottage

Castleton, Hope Valley, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 928194)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Mr Grimes
    March 2017
    “Lovely cottage with everything you ...”
    Lovely cottage with everything you could wish for. The welcome hamper was a nice touch.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A stunning detached stone-built country cottage, situated in the heart of Castleton.

This cottage is the ideal choice for a small group or family wanting to explore the endless outdoor activities of the beautiful Peak District National Park or for a more relaxing time discovering the many restaurants, real ale pubs and shops the picturesque village of Castleton has to offer.

On the first floor, there are three lovely country-style bedrooms, one with an en-suite and there’s also a contemporary style shower room.

The beautiful sitting room, features traditional beams and a cosy woodburning stove which blend perfectly with the relaxing colours of the soft furnishings, creating a lovely place to sit and unwind after the day’s busy activities.

The separate snug can also provide an ideal space for the younger members to enjoy time away from the group.

A tastefully designed, modern galley kitchen and dining conservatory make for a very sociable area.

From here walk out onto the delightful stone patio area providing more dining furniture for outdoor entertaining, while taking in the surrounding pretty garden.

For storing any outdoor wear or bikes there’s also a separate outbuilding.

This outstandingly pretty and historic village is situated at the head of the lovely Vale of Hope.

Famous for its Blue John stone, Castleton has four underground show caves: Blue John Cavern, Speedwell Cavern, Treak Cliff Cavern and Peak Cavern.

Why not explore the imposing ruins of Peveril Castle which stands high above the village or enjoy spectacular walking and cycling routes this stunning countryside has to offer, including the highest peak in the area, Mam Tor?

With an array of restaurants, cafes, pubs and shops together with stunning countryside, there is much to do and see from the doorstep of this charming cottage, all year round.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms with TV: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x single. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Utility. Conservatory with dining area. Sitting room with woodburning stove. Snug.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 5 x TVs with Freeview (one Smart TV), DVD, Bluetooth speaker, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants 5 mins walk.

About the location

CASTLETON, PEAK DISTRICT

Hope 1.5 miles; Buxton 10 miles; Bakewell 13 miles.

The outstandingly beautiful Peak District village of Castleton is situated at the top of the Hope Valley, on the doorstep of some great walking country. Steeped in fascinating history, the village boasts the Norman Peverill Castle Keep which is in a commanding position keeping an eye on the village and the National Park. The village is a draw to walkers and all manner of outdoor enthusiasts wanting to follow the paths, conquer the Winnats Pass or have a go at caving. Castleton is world-famous for its visitor caves and the beautiful semi precious stone Blue John which is only found and mined here. Castleton has a fabulous array of interesting little gift shops, some fantastic food pubs and an excellent Visitor Centre with its small museum explaining life in the Hope Valley, plus the Christmas lights and festive activities are very popular with visitors during December. Nearby are the pretty villages of Edale, the start of the Pennine Way, Hope and Hathersage with its seasonal outdoor swimming pool. Enjoy a day out at Alton Towers or visit the impressive Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall. Also within easy reach are Buxton, Matlock Bath and Carsington Water, while further afield are the market towns of Ashbourne and Leek.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season