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Smithy Cottage

(Ref. 1132596)

Barlow near Chesterfield, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews

2 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely cute cottage."

    Very clean and was well equipped. Bedrooms good size and beds comfortable. Beautiful views from the main bedroom. Great driveway space. Would recommend taking slippers as sometimes the downstairs felt a bit cold under foot. There is no local shop to walk to, a drive away of a couple of miles. This wasn't a problem for us as we were out every day and near a shop at some point. We went to 'The Peacock' for our first night to have some dinner which is literally over the road from the property. Delicious food and very welcoming. We really enjoyed our stay. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Feb 2024

  • "As we were first visitors everything was near perfect the only thing not perfect ..."

    As we were first visitors everything was near perfect the only thing not perfect were the mattresses which were very hard very well equipped Very close to pub about 3 metres and deliveries started from 7 in the morning so a lie in would have been impossible but as early rises to us not a problem A fan would have been nice as very very hot in the cottage Reported freezer not working and slight leak to toilet

    Reviewed by Susan4.7Sep 2023

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Living/dining room with electric fire
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, Nespresso Magimix Vertuo Pop, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available (please bring your own bedding)
  • Private driveway for 2 cars
  • Front yard with furniture
  • One small and well-behaved dog allowed
  • No smoking
  • Shop 2.2 miles, pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: There is a step down into the kitchen
  • Note: Two steps to the exterior

The property

Chesterfield 4.2 miles.

Smithy Cottage, situated near the National Park in Barlow, Derbyshire, is a well-appointed, two-bedroom cottage that offers a contemporary home from home.

With a private driveway, guests can enjoy all the comforts of home in a picturesque location within easy reach of local amenities and attractions, making it ideal whether you’re travelling as a family, couple, or friends.

As you arrive at Smithy Cottage, the fresh Derbyshire air will refresh your spirit; with the driveway providing a private and secure entrance to your new home-from-home.

Step into an living/dining room; the electric fire and Smart TV will provide an inviting atmosphere for you to relax in the evening.

From here, the kitchen/diner is fully-equipped with all the essentials for cooking up a feast, including a dishwasher to help with the cleaning up and a breakfast bar to enjoy your morning coffee.

When you’re ready for bed, venture up the stairs and find two thoughtfully-appointed bedrooms, a king-size and a twin, both with ample storage space to stow away your belongings.

Freshen up in the shower room with a spacious walk-in shower and toasty heated towel rail, before setting off on your daily adventures.

Finishing off the property is the front yard, where you can enjoy a refreshing drink and admire the views of the National Park with furniture to relax upon.

For your evening tipple, the The Peacock at Barlow entrance is 20 meters away and boasts a delicious menu and fantastic reputation.

Discover the beauty of the area, with Barlow providing a myriad of activities including a children’s play area or step into the nearby market town of Chesterfield for a delightful afternoon browsing the independent shops and bookstores, with the market well-known for its antiques and vintage pieces which runs every Thursday.

Venture out further and explore Matlock and its stunning limestone gorge, take a tour of the magnificent Chatsworth House and its surrounding estate, or dip into some of the region’s best cake shops in the nearby village of Bakewell for a delicious treat, the famous Bakewell tart.

Whether you’re looking to explore the area, partake in outdoor activities, or simply escape the hustle and bustle of daily life, Smithy Cottage offers the perfect setting to make memories with friends and family.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location

CHESTERFIELD

Matlock 10 miles; Chatsworth 10 miles; Bakewell 13 miles.

The historic market town of Chesterfield acts as the gateway to the Peak District, and has much to offer visitors. The town is famous for its 14th Century church with "Crooked Spire", twisting curiously from its true centre, while the frequent bustling market days are ideal for exploring the many different specialist shops and stalls which line the old Market Hall and charming Shambles beyond. The town also boasts Queens Park, with its lake, walks and summer bandstand, as well as a museum and theatre. Nearby, the Elizabethan Hardwick Hall is still impressive today, with its 6 grand towers elaborately monogramed with Bess of Hardwick’s initials, overlooking the superb gardens and walled courtyards of the grounds. Also popular is the semi-ruined 17th Century mansion of Bolsover Castle, set high on a wooded hilltop, looking west towards the heights of the Peak District. Chesterfield has a host of other attractions within easy reach, such as Chatsworth and Haddon Hall, the amenities of Matlock and Bakewell, or the opera at Buxton. An interesting base for a varied break.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas