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Hockerley Cottage

Whaley Bridge, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales, SK23 7AB (Ref. 1053651)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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11 Customer Review(s)

  • “Fantastic cottage, very well laid out and absolutely spotless with superb quality bed linen, towels and kitchen with everything you need, the owner supplied a lovely welcome basket even including wine which was very welcome after our long journey.”

    You have your own driveway and a lovely little private garden with table and chairs. The owners have clearly given an enormous amount of thought into the planning and fitting out of Hockley cottage it's a perfect place to stay. We cannot recommend it highly enough. It's perfect.

    You have your own driveway and a lovely little private garden with table and chairs. The owners have clearly given an enormous amount of thought into the planning and fitting out of Hockley cottage it's a perfect place to stay. We cannot recommend it highly enough. It's perfect.

    - Mr Day, August 2021

The property

Discover your own private escape set on the edge of the Peak District National Park, where this chic and contemporary abode rests for a party of two to settle in for a quiet weekend.

Sat on an elevated land, a sweeping driveway leads you to the front of the ground-floor stone cottage, based close to the owner's property on their grounds, boasting your very own private lawned area through a charming pergola, you'll find a rugged rockery garden, lush shrubbery as well as your own patio space in front of the property where you can sit out and delight in a morning coffee.

The rustic exterior is shifted as soon as you step into the contemporary open-plan room, a large studio layout space in an 'L-shape', with quirky lighting, wood laminate flooring, a bespoke king-size bed, dining and a kitchen area.

Make use of the wall-mounted, swing out Smart TV, complemented with a Sonos speaker and sky channels, you can enjoy a film either tucked up in bed on a lazy morning, or with a bottle of wine on the plush sofa of an evening, there's also a selection of games and books to keep you entertained on a rainy day.

The king-size bed is situated next to natural light seeping in through the bay windows, as well as handy reading lights on each side of the bed for a late night read.

Throw together a fantastic home-cooked meal in the state-of-the-art kitchen, equipped with a washer/dryer, microwave, fridge with Ice box, oven and hob, all surrounded by elegant decór and sleek fittings.

Start your day right in the splendid shower room, a wet room style space with an extremely spacious walk-in shower, accompanied by a funky heated towel rail, an illuminated recess wall and mirror for extra brightness, and an alternative obscured glass window to the side.

Whaley Bridge town centre is just a short stroll away with a range of convenience stores for you to stock up on snacks, as well as local pubs and a few takeaways for a date night inside when you don't feel like cooking.

The historic town of Chapel-en-le-Frith is recognised as the Capital of the Peak, home to a wide selection of boutique shops, lovely cafés, supermarkets, and a golf club, as well as a 13th Century Church, the 18th Century Church Brow, and the Market Place with stocks and ancient cross.

Take a short drive over to New Mills, a thriving town boasting an arts centre, leisure facilities, children's amusement centre, and a train station with links to Buxton and Manchester Picadilly.

For a day of adventure, climb Eccles Pike, an isolated hill with stunning landscape views of the Dark Peak summits, alternatively, avid ramblers can challenge themselves to the Kinder’s moorland plateau as a starting point to the Pennine Way or Snake Pass.

This cottage is a lovely base to visit surrounding Peak District villages such as Bakewell, Ashbourne, and visit landmark attractions including the dramatic Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall, limestone caves at Blue John Cavern.

A fantastic getaway awaits you for a couples retreat at Hockerley Cottage.


  • All-ground-floor
  • Open-plan studio layout with king-size bed, kitchen, dining area and living area
  • Modern bathroom with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and induction hob, fridge, microwave, washer/dryer, Sonos Smart TV, books, games, and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Private patio with seating and lawned area
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.5 miles
  • Note: This property is on the owner's grounds

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About the location


Chapel-en-le-Frith 3 miles; New Mills 4 miles; Buxton 7 miles.

Known as the Gateway to the Goyt Valley, Whaley Bridge is a lovely little town in the High Peak. Passing by the station, with its’ links to Buxton and Manchester Piccadilly, Whaley Bridge town centre is just a short stroll away. A range of local businesses include food and convenience stores. Pubs, restaurants and takeaways in the town provide great options when you don't feel like cooking. Chapel-en-le-Frith, known as the Capital of the Peak, is only a short drive away, boasting a cobbled market place and historic old stocks. Within easy driving distance is the delightful spa town of Buxton, famous not only for its therapeutic spring water, but also for its Pavilion Gardens and splendid Victorian Opera House. Within easy driving distance are the Blue John Cavern show caves at Castleton and many stately homes, such as Chatsworth House and Lyme Park.

Region Information

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