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Bumble Bee

Kiveton Park, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 1077687)


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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher

Reviews & Ratings

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3 Customer Reviews

  • "Fantastic place to stay, very spacious, good standard of finish through the property, practically every bedroom had an en-suite which is very useful when there was 10 of us staying, all utilities/appliances worked faultlessly, all kitchen utensils were provided so nothing needed to be brought, the hot tub was brilliant and enjoyed by all, would have no hesitation about staying there again."

    Key pick-up was easy & smooth from Tracey, who told us everything we needed to know about the property and was on hand if anything wenty wrong (which it didn't). Overall great place.

    Glad you enjoyed your stay. Will post your pan back to you. Hope to see you again Tracey Property Owner

    Reviewed by RobinDec 2021

  • "This was a lovely stay in a lovely spacious house, we stayed with a family of 8 for the Christmas period, there was plenty of room and the beds were so comfy!"

    As we were staying over for Christmas it would have been nice having the extra touch of a tree and some decorations, the kitchen needs some additional bits, measuring jug, knives, bottle opener etc. But we made it work, over all was a great experience and the hot tub was an added bonus that really added to the experience, would definately recommend a stay here and would definately come back!

    Hi Shauna it was lovely to meet you all. We were going to put up Decorations, but was unsure what to do with Covid as its hard to keep everything sanitized. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Tracey Property Owner

    Reviewed by ShaunaDec 2021

  • "The owners of the property, Tracey and Paul, could not have been friendlier."

    They are a lovely couple and did everything they could to make our stay enjoyable. We also recommend their pub, The Travelers Rest, good food, nice menu and very friendly staff and regulars.

    Thank You. It was lovely to meet you, Tracey and Paul Property Owner

    Reviewed by ErnestOct 2021

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The property

Nestled in the heart of the village of Kiveton Park, a stone's throw away from the vibrant city of Sheffield, rests this remarkable holiday home, Bumble Bee.

Set over three floors and comfortably sleeping up to 11 guests, Bumble Bee makes for a wonderful base to explore the delights of South Yorkshire and the nearby Peak District National Park.

A private driveway greets you at the foot of this lovely dwelling, making loading and unloading an easy task, leading you over the threshold and into your marvellous home-from-home for the duration of your trip.

Kick off your shoes and venture through to the sitting room to put your feet up with a seat on the sumptuous sofa following a day full of adventure, or follow the hallway through to the open-plan kitchen/diner tucked away at the rear of the property to prepare some tasty treats for the group, utilising the range of modern amenities provided; there's even a handy dishwasher so there's no time wasted doing the washing up!

Gather around the dining table taking centre stage in the sociable space to indulge in the fruits of your labour, or if you're lucky enough to experience the warmer weather, step through the patio doors for a spot of alfresco dining in the peaceful setting of your garden.

Share a bottle of wine with your significant other in the summer house, beautifully appointed with a nautical décor and providing a lovely spot to enjoy your favourite tipple whatever the weather, or end the day in style with a seat in the bubbling hot tub.

When sleep calls, climb the stairs to the first floor where you'll find five bedrooms, an intimate child's single room alongside four doubles, two of which benefit from their own en-suite shower room, ideal for larger groups.

Completing the first floor is a colourful family bathroom, fit with both a tub and a walk-in shower, giving guests the choice between indulging in a leisurely soak amongst the bubbles or a quick rinse.

Nestled on the second floor is the sixth bedroom, housing twin beds, providing the perfect spot to read a goodnight story to two little ones at once.

Wake-up from a leisurely slumber and descend the stairs to the welcoming snug room to enjoy a moment of peace with a steaming cup of coffee as you delve into the pages of a captivating book.

A short walk from your doorstep will bring you to a fantastic array of local amenities; indulge in a bite to eat at The Duke of Leeds, set in a former coaching inn, prepare your vocal cords with a drink at the Lamp & Pony Pub before partaking in a sing-song on the karaoke, or pick up a takeaway at the Hard Lane Fish Bar.

Get better acquainted with your surroundings and follow the Trans Pennine Trail as it travels coast-to-coast, or catch the train from Kiveton to the nearby market town of Chesterfield and traverse the Cuckoo Way alongside the Chesterfield Canal.

The Peak District National Park is within easy reach, boasting a plethora of walking, cycling and hiking routes through varying terrains and landscapes; hike to the summit of Kinder Scout, the tallest peak in the area, or for a more accessible route, the Kiveton Community Woodland is on your doorstep.

Avid outdoor adventurers will be delighted with a visit to Rother Valley Country Park, a peaceful nature reserve stretching over 750 acres, offering golfing, watersports and fishing opportunities; test your swing with a game at the 18-hole parkland course, or make a splash with a go at Water Zorbing.

Board a boat and soak in the picturesque setting of Ulley Reservoir Country Park, or if you'd prefer to stay on land, enjoy a scenic stroll alongside the banks of the tranquil waters.

Keep the little ones entertained with a visit to Gulliver's Valley, where you can expect thrills on the carousel and the dinosaur themed rides before heading to the Lilliput Theatre Restaurant for a bite to eat as you enjoy the show, or for the bigger kids, venture further afield to Gulliver's Kingdom for more adrenaline-fueled adventures.

The bustling city of Sheffield is within easy reach, home to a fascinating selection of museums and art galleries as well as a host of attractions worth visiting, including the Showroom Cinema, the beautifully-maintained grounds of Sheffield Botanical Gardens and the award-winning Chap Fountains, alongside a vibrant night life; get dressed to the nines and enjoy a night on the town, or if you time it right, catch a game of live sport at Bramall Lane.

Treat yourself to a spot of retail therapy with a trip to Meadowhall Shopping Centre, packed full of high-street names inviting you to shop until you drop, along with a delicious selection of eateries to keep you fuelled.

Whilst you're in the area be sure to check your calendar and visit the Sheffield Arena for a live musical performance, or sing-along to a musical at Sheffield Theatres, a theatre complex comprising of three theatres, promising a fun-filled day out for all of the family.

End the day with a live performance from your favourite musician at Sheffield Arena, or if you're lucky enough, you might.

With all of this and more, choose Bumble Bee as a base that you'll be delighted to return to.


  • Over three floors
  • Six bedrooms: 2 x double with en-suite shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 2 x double, 1 x second-floor twin with en-suite shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x child's single
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner with open fire
  • Utility
  • Sitting room
  • Snug with single sofa bed.
  • Gas central heating with open fire
  • Range cooker and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Private rear yard with summerhouse and decked area with privacy fencing and 7 person hot tub
  • Secure garage for bike storage
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Carry cot and 1 x high chair available
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: Child's single is suitable for a child up to the age of 8
  • Note: Property is in a residential location, please be respectful of this.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £750.

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About the location


Rotherham 9.6 miles; Sheffield 12.1 miles

Kiveton Park is a lively village set within the Borough of Rotherham, in South Yorkshire. Kiveton was once an important part of a thriving coal industry, however today is mainly used as a commuter base for adjacent towns. Within the village there are a choice of amenities, including a pub, convenience store, a number of restaurants and takeaways, a skatepark and a community woodland, providing a vast array of habitats including woodland, grassland and wetland. The nearby town of Rotherham provides a greater selection of amenities, including the Magna Science Adventure Centre and Clifton Park Museum, while the vibrant city of Sheffield has plenty to see.

Region Information

Note: Child's single is suitable for a child up to the age of 8.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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