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The Laburnum Retreat

Upper Hulme, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales, ST13 (Ref. 984130)

  • The Laburnum Retreat - (Ref. 984130)

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  • Sleeps 2 people

  • 1 bedroom

  • 1 bathroom

  • No pets allowed

  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Reviews

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    “Spectacular views”

    Had a lovely 7 days here in the sherherds hut, was delightful and cosy, cake & milk on arrival, the views are amazing as is all the scenery in the area. Only complaint ... more

    Had a lovely 7 days here in the sherherds hut, was delightful and cosy, cake & milk on arrival, the views are amazing as is all the scenery in the area. Only complaint was the hot tub was not the big private one in the sykes pictures, but a smaller one in not a very private place next to the breakfast conservatory. Other than that would stay again as in such a quite relaxing position, wi-fi I could only get if stood outside near back of the hut

The property

Tucked away at the foot of a spectacular walking area of The Roaches, in the lovely quiet village of Upper Hulme, is this elegantly placed shepherd's hut.

Positioned in the most idyllic countryside setting, promising a romantic retreat for two, this pretty accommodation is just what you need for that well-deserved rest.

The peaceful outdoor surroundings personify the cool and tranquil nature of the interior space, by the light, neutral colour palette creating an uplifting mood.

Step inside to find a delightful set-up; the dining area comprises a beautiful wooden table which elegantly folds away to become the bed, presenting a lovely transition between night and day.

The kitchen has all the necessary equipment for cooking whilst the charming woodburner in the corner adds character and extra warmth during the colder seasons.

Just off from this open-plan layout is the shower room, completing the cabin with a quality finish.

To the outside of the cottage is a decking area with table and chairs; a divine little haven to sit out, soak up the summer sunshine or a light spring breeze and admire the breath-taking hillside vistas before you.

You will be mesmerised by the verdant pastures and beautiful landscapes as you enjoy a refreshing glass of wine accompanied by the smoky aroma of the barbecue, sizzling away - Pure bliss.

There are some fabulous walks and climbs to challenge you during your trip, all in the immediate area.

The delightful spa town of Buxton offers an assortment of shops, pubs and eateries and fantastic opera house, whilst the market town of Leek, has charming cobbled streets to behold along with fine Victorian architecture.

The Laburnum Retreat is a rather desirable cottage for couples seeking the peace and quiet of The Peak District.


  • Studio open-plan living space with dining area/table which becomes a double bed, kitchen with a woodburner and electric heater
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC.
  • Electric heater with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire/stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Decking/ patio with furniture
  • Private Hot Tub
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3.8 miles, pub 0.9 miles
  • Note: Hot tub is only suitable for children aged 10 years or over and they must be supervised

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About the location


Leek 4.3 miles.

Nestled at the foot of The Roaches is the charming little village of Upper Hulme. This is a peaceful setting with fabulous walks, challenging climbs or just general relaxation on offer, all just 4.3 miles from the moorland market town of Leek. The village pub serves traditional ales and wonderful home cooked food. Try the delights served up in the tea shop too. Within easy distance is Tittesworth Reservoir, with its visitor centre and many water based activities. The spa town of Buxton, famous for its warm springs, offers a host of fine eateries, good shops and a fascinating museum; and do take advantage of the Buxton Opera House, with varied and often ‘big name’ entertainment. Enjoy a thrilling day at Alton Towers with its rides, water park, spa and gardens. Follow the High Peak Cycle Trail, visit the lovely market town of Bakewell or enjoy elegant Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall. Or, just explore the beauty of the Roaches. A huge array of things to see and do in this wonderful location.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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