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Keepers Cottage

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Chapel-En-Le-Frith, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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46 Customer Reviews

  • "Such a lovely, comfortable cottage."

    Everything needed for a good holiday was there - including sunshine when required! The slow cooker was a very welcome bonus especially as there are some excellent butchers in the area. Also the kindness and understanding in my difficult circumstances was really appreciated. Keepers is a special place.

    Reviewed by Carole5.0Jun 2024

  • "This is the best holiday cottage we've ever stayed in."

    ...set in beautiful surroundings with amazing views. Great area with loads of places to visit and the cottage is so comfortable and spacious to relax in. Lovely, friendly owner who made us feel very welcome. Couldn't ask for more & we've just booked to return next year!

    Thank you so much ,pleased you enjoyed your stay. Mary Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mark5.0May 2024

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our third stay at Keepers Cottage and we wouldn't hesitate to recommend."

    The cottage is as warm, welcoming and comfortable as ever and the lovely extras provided by Mary were much appreciated. We loved the fantastic new shower room, which is a valuable addition if you have extra family members staying. Looking forward to our next visit.

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0Mar 2024

  • "This is a lovely, homely property."

    The owners welcomed us on site; had lit the log burner and had left us with milk and wine, which was certainly welcomed. The property had everything we needed and more. Would we return? Most definitely!

    Reviewed by Zoe5.0Oct 2023

  • "We had a lovely warm welcome from the property owner."

    The cottage was very comfortable and a suitable base for exploring the peak district national park.

    Reviewed by Mike5.0Oct 2023

  • "Very comfortable cottage in wonderful surroundings."

    Would definitely return.

    Reviewed by Julia5.0Sep 2023

  • "Loved it. So clean and fresh and comfortable."

    Easy to get to places like ~Castleton, Bakewell, Lyme (BBCs Pemberley) and Chatworth (more recent movie Pemberley) for Pride and Prejudice lovers both well worth a visit, Upper Derwent, etc some great walks around... Fantastic restful place.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Aug 2023

  • "We had a lovely week, the property is very well maintained, clean and comfortable."

    The owner was very friendly, even provided fresh cut flowers, a bottle of milk and a bottle of wine. The property is in a quiet rural setting but central to the local attractions.

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Aug 2023

  • "Superb location."

    Spacious house, very well equipped. On a country lane with a feeling of freedom, yet close to all conveniences and all kinds of places to visit nearby. Great for walking, visiting towns,villages,industrial heritage, caves, mines, ridges etc. Owner nearby, which can be very helpful.

    Reviewed by Roland4.4Jul 2023

  • "Excellent accommodation and location."

    This a a holiday cottage we will definitely be revisiting.

    Thank you so much , pleased you enjoyed your stay . Mary Property Owner

    Reviewed by Trudy4.7Jul 2023

  • "This property was excellent, comfortable and all the possible equipment available."

    The owners was very welcoming and attentive.

    Thank you so much , pleased you enjoyed your stay. Mary. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Jun 2023

  • "We received a warm welcome from Mary."

    The cottage was in a lovely location with views over the surrounding countryside. Seating at front and rear for drinks! We enjoyed our stay and would stay here again.

    Thank you so much ,pleased you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by J5.0Jun 2023

  • "Absolutely fantastic place a hidden gem , great facilities beautiful scenery and ..."

    Absolutely fantastic place a hidden gem , great facilities beautiful scenery and the owners are lively definitely going back

    Thank you ,pleased you enjoyed your stay . Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0May 2023

  • "A lovely setting, beautiful trees, views over fields and walking from the cottage."

    It's a happy place to be and plenty of space to feel relaxed and settled.

    Thank you , pleased you enjoyed your stay . Property Owner

    Reviewed by Deborah4.7May 2023

  • "We had a wonderful week at Keepers Cottage, from the very moment we arrived, with a warm welcome from Mary, the logburner roaring, and thoughtful touches such as milk, wine, biscuits and orange juice."

    The cottage is spacious, and comfortable, with plenty of room for two families and the situation perfect, only minutes away from local tourist spots by car, but with fantastic walks from the door .The fact that my mother lived here as a child and that it is still a working farm made it all the more special. We can't wait to return and I am sure that this was only the first of many visits to come. Thank you Mary, for your hospitality and we hope to see you again soon.

    So pleased you enjoyed your stay & thank you for your lovely comments. Looking forward to seeing you again in spring 2023 Thanks Mary Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0Oct 2022

  • "We enjoyed our second visit to Keepers Cottage very much."

    It is in a lovely position with walks from the door and a working farm all around. It is so handy for tours further into the Peak District. Wynatt’s Pass and the Hope valley are within easy reach. The town is only a mile away and the individual shops are well worth a visit. The log stove makes for cosy evenings indoors. Many thanks!

    Thank you for your lovely comments , pleased you enjoyed your second stay in Keepers Cottage . Mary Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Oct 2022

  • "Mary was the perfect host, friendly and approachable."

    Being on the farm gave us the most stunning views both front and rear. Excellent position for all the Derbyshire tourist destinations as well as amazing walks. The interior of the cottage was very in keeping with the cottage. The soft furnishings were of a high standard and there wasn't anything missing, everything you could have asked for. Certainly will be a returner. Thank you Mary.

    Pleased you enjoyed your stay & thank you so much for your lovely comments. Mary. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lynette5.0Oct 2022

  • "It was a wonderful cosy cottage in beautiful surroundings."

    The layout was great for the six of us & the three year old loved playing in the garden. The welcome was much appreciated & the cottage was clean & very pleasant. There were plenty of walks nearby & shops, pubs etc a very short distance away. We all agreed we’d love to return.

    Thank you so much for your comments , pleased you all enjoyed your stay. Mary Property Owner

    Reviewed by Tim5.0Oct 2022

  • "Very comfortable and homely cottage."

    Great views and nice walks from the doorstep.it had everything we wanted.

    Reviewed by Catrin4.7Sep 2022

  • "This is the third time we’ve stayed here, we keep coming back because it has everything we need and more."

    Will probably be back again next year too…

    Many thanks for your comments , pleased you all enjoyed your stay . We will be pleased to see you again. Mary Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Sep 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in an area convenient for Chape en el Frith, walking and tourist attractions."

    Many thanks for your comments , pleased you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Raymond5.0Sep 2022

  • "Lovely cottage, with a very warm welcome!"

    Very clean. The furniture is a bit dated, but still okay. Nice large kitchen with sitting corner. Very suitable for families with children. Chapel is well placed as basis for visiting the Peak District, and several hiking possibilities are close by. Recommended!

    Reviewed by Gerard4.4Jul 2022

  • "This is a lovely location and spacious cottage with access to great walks and places to visit."

    Mary welcomed us with some biscuits, juice and wine. There were some other nice touches too including board games, DVDs, blankets and laundry baskets!

    Many thanks for your comments, pleased you enjoyed your stay. Mary. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Jul 2022

  • "A lovely stay at Keeper’s Cottage."

    The views are wonderful, the cottage is warm, cosy and comfortable. Being so close to a working farm was a real plus point. We had a lot of fun watching the ewes and lambs in the fields surrounding the cottage. Many thanks for a wonderful holiday.

    Many thanks for your comments pleased you enjoyed your stay Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan5.0May 2022

  • "Beautiful spot and very welcoming family who were busy with lambing."

    Lovd having lambs in fields. Thank you

    Reviewed by Liz4.7Apr 2022

  • "This our second stay at Keepers Cottage and hopefully won’t be the last, the ..."

    This our second stay at Keepers Cottage and hopefully won’t be the last, the place has everything we need, it’s clean and well appointed, and the host is very helpful and welcoming

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Sep 2021

  • "We all really enjoyed our stay in Keepers Cottage:) A lovely, welcoming owner who provided a high standard of facilities and cleanliness."

    The cottage is set in a idyllic area with plenty of stunning walks from the doorstep. It was lovely hearing and seeing the farm animals, we would certainly stay again.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Aug 2021

  • "A great base for exploring the beautiful Peak District."

    The cottage was first rate and the owner very helpful.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Jul 2021

  • "We had a lovely and relaxing time in the very comfortable cottage."

    The kids loved meeting the newborn lambs and watching out for tractors. And a wonderful welcome made it even more special.

    Reviewed by Katie5.0Jun 2021

  • "Very quiet location but only 1mile from a large Morrison’s supermarket."

    Great location for Stanage Edge, Mam Tor and most fantastic Peak District Walks. Not far from Chatsworth and Lyme Park. You need to book a timed entrance ticket online during current Covid restrictions. The cottage is warm and cosy with every conceivable implement for cooking - even a slow cooker.

    Reviewed by Heather4.4Sep 2020

  • "The cottage was spotlessly clean and the pictures on the site certainly do not do it justice."

    The seating provided outside was perfect at the end of a day of exploring to sit and relax with a glass The owner was extremely friendly but did not encroach on our holiday time. So much to do in the local area with stunning scenery We climbed Mam Tor which is 5 minutes drive away and watched the sunrise which was truly breathtaking Cannot recommend this cottage highly enough

    Reviewed by Siobhan5.0Sep 2020

  • "The cottage was delightful, comfortable, clean and peaceful."

    We had a very warm welcome from the owner who was very helpful.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Sep 2020

  • "Everything was OK for us."

    Reviewed by Jos3.8Aug 2020

  • "The peaceful location was wonderful and we loved the outside spaces - the patio and the lawn area."

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Jul 2020

  • "All good"

    Reviewed by Anthony4.7Sep 2019

  • "Great little cottage, very clean and well equipped."

    Nice quiet location and most importantly for us a lockable cycle shed. Would happily return.

    Reviewed by Ian4.7Sep 2019

  • "The cottage was neat and tidy with ample space and necessities, set in tranquil surroundings."

    The kids loved the sheep grazing next door.

    Reviewed by Sushmita4.7Aug 2019

  • "The hosts were very friendly, even accepting in an Amazon package for me!"

    Views from the cottage were gorgeous. The cottage was comfortable and spacious, plenty of room for a family of 4 with a lovely patio to sit on in the sun. Many local tourist attractions to visit.

    Reviewed by Anne-marie5.0Aug 2019

  • "The cottage was very comfortable very homely and nice views"

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Jun 2019

  • "Had a lovely stay."

    Cottage was very spacious, warm & well-equipped. Was very comfortable there, which was good as my son was ill so we had to take it in turns to look after him. It was testament to the size & comfort of the cottage, that we could stay there without feeling on top of each other. Loved the peaceful location. Close to the shops in Chapel-en-le Frith & also to other Peak District favourites of Buxton & Castleton. No public transport to Castleton due to the windy roads leading in, so be prepared to drive or if feeling brave, walk.

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Mar 2019

  • "Fantastic week in fabulous surroundings!"

    Lovely cottage - well equipped, cosy and comfortable. Everything we needed for a relaxing break! Loads to see and do in the surrounding area, so much so, we ran out of days and will need to go back!!

    Reviewed by Lorna5.0Oct 2018

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Would certainly recommend. A great base for exploring the Peak District. Mary made us feel very welcome.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Sep 2018

  • "We had a really nice time at Keepers Cottage."

    The owners were friendly and helpful. Parking was more than adequate we had two cars! This cottage was in a peaceful spot with fields around and the views are fab. Clean and tidy acommodation and a lovely old cottage feel. Thanks for a great holiday.

    Reviewed by Kathryn5.0Jul 2018

  • "Delightful cottage with stunning views and walks, very peaceful, loved seeing and hearing the farm animals."

    Reviewed by John5.0Jun 2018

  • "Owners live just next door, they were friendly & told us exactly what we needed to know"

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0May 2018

  • "We had a great stay in an excellent location - hiking from the door but still close to civilisation."

    The house is lovely, well maintained and comfortable, nice and warm on a cold evening with the woodburner fired up. We would be happy to return, and from the guest book it seems that there are a number of guests who come back year after year. The cottage is next to a working farm run by the owners - we found them very friendly and helpful. We had the joy of watching the newborn lambs in the field next-door. As per the description, there is only one bathroom and no dishwasher - this might be a consideration for some. Parking next to the cottage is one car only, though there might be possibilities elsewhere on the farm.

    Reviewed by Jonathan4.7Mar 2018

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms and two bathrooms: 2 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan sitting, kitchen and dining area with woodburner
  • Sitting room with gas fire
  • External utility.
  • Oil central heating with woodburner and gas fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, 2 x TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Enclosed garden to the front and open garden rear with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 miles
  • Note: No stag or hen parties or similar

The property

Keepers Cottage is a detached, situated on a working farm.

Located one mile from Chapel-en-le-Frith, this cottage offers lovely views over natural landscape and boasts a delightful out-building.

Very much a country cottage, there are plenty of walking opportunities right on your doorstep, making this retreat perfect for a group of travellers or a family looking to get away from it all.

You will feel the sense of charm upon arrival, and this continues as you wander inside to the open-plan lounge.

Certainly a home-away-from-home; hours can be spent socialising with your loved ones as you prepare those appetising meals at the kitchen/diner.

The traditional seating area is your night time escape for a cosy hour or two in front of the woodburner watching your favourite shows.

For a change of scenery or a social gathering, the second sitting room is equally as comfortable, tied together with a gas fire and lovely décor.

The next floor houses two double bedrooms and a twin, all complete to a standard of quality, with countryside views that you can wake up to every day that goes by.

The same level of character and charm follows you from the ground floor up, and a family bathroom completes the accommodation.

Outside there is plenty of space to unwind, with a courtyard, patio and a wonderful lawn area to admire the countryside sunsets and beyond.

Chapel-en-le-Frith is known as the Capital of the Peaks, with its cobbled market place and historic old stocks.

A short drive away are an abundance of attractions including the Blue John Cavern and the castle at Castleton, Visit the nearby stately homes such as Chatsworth House and Lyme Hall.

A memorable base to return to whatever the season.

Note: No stag or hen parties or similar

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About the location

CHAPEL-EN-LE-FRITH

Combs 2.1 miles; Chinley 2.2 miles; Hayfield 4.4 miles; Castleton 6.4 miles; Buxton 6.4 miles.

Chapel-en-le-Frith is known as the Capital of the Peak, with its cobbled market place and historic old stocks and Eccles Pike, ‘pike’ meaning pointed hill; a gritstone hill, pink in colour at the summit which boasts far reaching 360 degree views. Just seven miles away lies the popular spa town of Buxton, famous not only for its therapeutic spring water, but also for its Pavillion Gardens and splendid Victorian Opera House, and which boasts a variety of shows, attracting people from all over the world. A short drive away are an abundance of attractions including stately homes such as Chatsworth House and Lyme Hall. The Goyt Valley and Castleton famous for its caverns; Blue John, Speedwell and the Devils Arse! Chinley is a lovely little village nestled in a wonderful rural setting, on the western edge of the Peak District National Park. Popular with walkers, who are attracted by its walks over the dramatic Cracken Edge, linking to Chinley Churn, Mount Famine, South Head and further to Kinder Scout, Edale and the Pennine Way. Visitors are well-catered for with the village’s selection of pubs offering award winning Ales, cafes and restaurants. The quiet village of Combs has a country pub, which prides itself on quality ingredients, the perfect place to enjoy a meal after walking Combs Moss and Castle Naze. The delightful High Peak village of Hayfield is situated in a wonderful rural setting on the north western edge of the Peak District National Park. It’s a peaceful little village, popular with walkers who are attracted by its close proximity to Kinder Scout. Serious walkers head east out of the village, up and over the green foothills to the russet expanse of the Kinder Plateau, Pennine Way and Snake Path, whilst families (and those who enjoy more gentle rambles) head west along the beautiful Sett Valley Trail towards New Mills. Edale – an alternative start of the Pennine Way - is only a few miles away

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter