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Hawkfield

Baslow near Chatsworth House, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 948039)

4.7

Excellent

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

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51 Customer Reviews

  • "A great cottage in a great location, we had a lovely time there."

    Reviewed by SimonDec 2021

  • "We were a party of grandparents, adult children."

    and two baby grandchilden, plus dog. Hawkfield was perfect for our pre-Christmas family get together. It's in a great location for local shops, walking to Chatsworth, and walks to Baslow Edge. The house was warm and cosy with good facilities for the babies aged 5 months and 7 months. We had a relaxing stay and recommend the house without reservation.

    Reviewed by BrendaDec 2021

  • "Really comfortable stay in a stunning location."

    The cottage is set back from the road on a quiet street and has beautiful gardens and outside seating. The kitchen is really well equipped, the bedrooms are all spacious and comfortable and the bath and shower are exceptional. There was a lovely welcome pack on arrival and the owners were in touch a couple of times to make sure everything was okay. We will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by MarieSep 2021

  • "Great cottage in a good location near pubs and a shop and a great base to explore the Peak District."

    Reviewed by KimAug 2021

  • "Beautiful house, beautiful village, beautiful location."

    A lovely house that we had a great time in and would love to return to.

    Reviewed by ChristopherJul 2021

  • "Had a really lovely stay at Hawkfield."

    Lovely walks directly from the cottage including grounds of Chatsworth. Good choice of restaurants many within easy reach of the cottage. The garden at Hawkfield is lovely and very secluded and private. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by SusanJul 2021

  • "Wonderful cottage on an excellent location."

    Fabulous walks right from the door up to Curbar Edge or down to Chatsworth estate. Baslow is a great village lots of places to eat and only 5 miles from Bakewell with plenty of supermarkets Hosts are brilliant nothing was too much trouble, thanks again we will definitely return Also great biking at hope, loose hill spa was amazing and Paddleboarding at cassington water, it w is a fab location

    Reviewed by ElaineJun 2021

  • "The house was lovely just right for us, it was clean and tidy."

    The owners left us a mini hamper for when we arrived which was fab. A really good overall experience

    Reviewed by JoannaMay 2021

  • "A lovely cottage, very comfortable with plenty of space of the 5 of us and our dog."

    Confortable beds and well equipped kitchen including herbs and spices. The log burner was lovely for us all to sit around in the evening. We were so lucky to get the booking last minute but because of lockdown we didnt get to sample many of the local restaurants and pubs. We enjoyed lots of walks locally many from the front door including into the Chatsworth estate . The garden was lovely but we didnt get to sit out at all beacuse of british weather .We would definitely love to return

    Reviewed by FionaMay 2021

  • "Love this cottage!"

    Will definitely be returning!

    Reviewed by KarenApr 2021

  • "Absolutely brilliant time in this cottage."

    We are returning guests as we love the area and this is such a great place to stay. The beds are really comfortable and there are great views from two of the main bedrooms. The sitting room is very cozy and the kitchen has everything you need. The owners are really good at responding to any queries. I highly recommend Hawkfield as a place to stay. Will be back next year!

    Reviewed by KarenOct 2020

  • "We had a lovely week in Hawkfield cottage."

    The cottage was in a fantastic location for exploring Chatsworth and walking as well as driving out to local villages. The cottage was beautifully furnished and the kitchen very well equipped. The bedrooms were cosy and the log fire in the living room was very nice on the evenings. The gardens made for great bird watching on a morning with breakfast. Lovely stay, would definitely recommend! The hosts were very helpful as well.

    Reviewed by AmyOct 2020

  • "We Had a fantastic stay at Hawkfield Cottage."

    It was cosy and comfortable, and far exceeded our expectations. The village is beautiful, with amazing views of Chatsworth from the top of the road (and from the main bedroom window). Nearby shops and friendly neighbours too! We would definitely go back.

    Reviewed by DavidOct 2020

  • "The location in Baslow was absolutely brilliant."

    Fantastic walks to every direction. The garden was a dream and we spent lovely moments in the evening sun sipping a cup of tea. Our dog Pepe loved the gas fire in the dining room and kept sitting in front of it begging me to turn it on. Absolute heaven and we can not wait to come back again. Many thanks to our lovely hosts.

    Reviewed by PiaMar 2020

  • "We love this house, it's our third visit, three different families and we always have a wonderful time!"

    It is like a home away from home for adults and children. We love the decor, the wood stove in the front room for those cold half term evening/nights and all the different birds that visit the garden. There is so much to see and do around the area, the children always love Chatsworth and the wonderful play park at the bottom of Baslow.

    Reviewed by DuncanFeb 2020

  • "Wrong key code on arrival so couldnt get in ..."

    Wrong key code on arrival so couldnt get in no electricity on arrival, certain lights and oven etc not working said it had parking for 2 cars, was a tight squeeze, had to move 3 bins

    Reviewed by LucyFeb 2020

  • "Fantastic location, & the cottage was charming, perfect for a Christmas getogether, like a picture postcard."

    Log burner gourgous, Christmas tree added a lovely touch, cosy & warm & everything we needed, cant wait for next time xx

    Reviewed by RuthDec 2019

  • "Our hosts were lovely: kind, warm and welcoming."

    The cottage is peaceful, nice places to sit out and on the edge of wonderful walks.

    Reviewed by TonyJul 2019

  • "We spent 2 weeks in the house and overall the experience was good but we did feel let down a little by the lack of some of the basics such as dishwasher tablets and bin bags."

    Disappointed that there were no fans as it got very warm upstairs. Downstairs felt dirty but upstairs was clean and modern. Outside was fine except for the path around the house which had broken or loose paving stones which were a hazard. We had a problem with a door lock when we were there and was very happy with the quick response and resolution from the owners. Overall the house is in a nice setting, though parking for two cars is very tight , and with some TLC could be an excellent house

    Reviewed by RonnieJul 2019

  • "The house was lovely, but quite a few cobwebs in all the rooms and also a few spiders."

    The garden is overgrown and not suitable for dogs as it is not secure at all. The house is advertised as dog friendly but this was not the case.

    Reviewed by SuzanneJul 2019

  • "Really lovely holiday house in the perfect location."

    Very clean and well equiped. Great location, near enough to all the village amenities, while being very quiet and close to great footpaths to walk up to Baslow Edge or Chatsworth. Beds extremely comfortable and the cottage feels really homely. Bike storage which we really appreciated. Garden not completely dog proof but lots of walks straight from the door so it didn't really matter.

    Reviewed by ClaireJun 2019

  • "Exceptionally good communication with owner and service staff - so friendly and helpful."

    The cottage was delightful; clean, comfortable and very well appointed. The garden was particularly charming. Idyllic countryside within walking distance, and a thriving village. Fabulous!

    Reviewed by ElizabethMay 2019

  • "The cottage was perfect, very well equipped and super comfortable beds."

    The kitchen is open to the dining room so a great space to all be together. The location is far enough from the village to be quiet but easy walking distance to spar, co-op and 3 pubs. Great walks up to Curbar edge and Chatsworth from the house. We had a marvellous week and would thoroughly recommend. Great communication with the owner too - so felt like staying in someone’s home not just a holiday cottage. Thank you.

    Reviewed by LindaMay 2019

  • "We’ve stayed in a number of Derbyshire Dales cottages during the last 10 years, and Hawkfield would have to be just about the best one!"

    It ticks all the boxes both inside the cottage and out. We had a wonderful, relaxing, very enjoyable time. Thank you so much for the opportunity to stay in this delightful place!

    Reviewed by MichaelMay 2019

  • "The house has a lively cosy feel and you instantly relax."

    We all had good night's sleep in the comfiest of beds. Located well for exploring the area.

    Reviewed by ElaineMay 2019

  • "Lovely house in great location."

    The hosts were brilliant and I would love to come back soon. The beds are really comfy, the furniture beautiful and the decor very tasteful. Bravo.

    Reviewed by CharlotteMar 2019

  • "Beautiful cottage, felt so at home."

    Beautiful area and scenery with lots of walking. Will definitely book again.

    Reviewed by AmandaFeb 2019

  • "The hosts were fabulous and could not have been more helpful."

    Reviewed by JulianDec 2018

  • "We had a wonderful stay at Hawkfield."

    Incase it helps other families, there is now a gate on the front entrance, helpful if you had children or dog with you.

    Reviewed by JuliaNov 2018

  • "The cottage is very well equipped and comfortable."

    Lots of space for us ( 5 adults and 2 dogs ) Mark very attentive and resolved issues. The garden is enclosed but not secure for our small dogs (chihuahua size) something we find in most holiday cottages. Area around cottage is quiet with lots of walking country including the Chatsworth estate accessible directly from the cottage

    Reviewed by CarolNov 2018

  • "A beautiful home in a great location for exploring the Peak District."

    Hope to return one day.

    Reviewed by DanSep 2018

  • "This is a lovely House and well situated for the peak district."

    Reviewed by AlanAug 2018

  • "Really lovely cottage, comfortable beds - had everything you could possibly need."

    Unfortunately, the garden was a little disappointing. The garden gate was missing so the dogs were able to get out onto the road if not closely supervised.

    Reviewed by LisaAug 2018

  • "Beautiful house - setting and location."

    Perfect - my daughter got married from the house - going to Chatsworth for the wedding. Amazing week!

    Reviewed by DeniseJul 2018

  • "Spent a mini break here having got married in nearby Chatsworth House, absolutely beautiful property which we really enjoyed staying in."

    Great facilities and location, really cannot say enough positive things about this lovely and very spacious cottage, Wehave decided to celebrate our anniversaries each year by returning to Chatsworth, and would love to stay here again in the future.

    Reviewed by RaymondJun 2018

  • "We had a fantastic stay at Hawkfield, we stayed April 2018, the owner Mark was extremely kind and helpful, nothing too much trouble."

    Cottage is located in a perfect position to explore the surrounding area, it was lovely just to here the birds tweeting “perfect” We were extremely lucky with the weather for April, sunshine every day. Our welcome pack was greatly appreciated. Hawkfield, exceeded our expectations and we can highly recommend this adorable cottage.

    Reviewed by GrahamApr 2018

  • "The house is well placed and nicely presented and it has been furnished very well."

    The owners need to improve the standard of cleaning and maintenance of the property. Please be sure on your dates when Booking. We booked in June ‘17 for Easter ‘18. Due to a family wedding I asked to move the date last August and was told yes but you have to pay the higher Easter rental rate. This was 7 months before my arrival. Greedy! Baslow is a great location for enjoying The Peak District.

    Reviewed by DeirdreApr 2018

  • "The cottage was one of the best we have stayed in."

    Really comfortable, nice and warm . Shower was really powerful. Very tastefully furnished and well laid out. Really good location with loads of walking from the door. Would definitely recommend this cottage the photos don’t do it justice.

    Reviewed by RachaelMar 2018

  • "A beautiful house, very warm and welcoming and super decor!"

    We loved the extra downstairs toilet. The garden was gorgeous. Very convenient for that area of the Peak District. We'll be back!

    Reviewed by DuncanFeb 2018

  • "Very comfortable, well equipped house!"

    Log fire was brilliant! Beautiful views from the bedrooms! Lovely pubs close by! Had a wonderful weekend celebrating my husband’s birthday with family. Thank you Mark and Pilar for the lovely welcome pack.

    Reviewed by YvonneFeb 2018

  • "The cottage was amazing."

    Really well equipped and maintained. Great location local shop 2 mins away, pub just down the road. We walked to Chatsworth House and took no time at all! Will definitely be recommending to friends! My mum had a cracking 60th birthday weekend there :)

    Reviewed by RuthJan 2018

  • "Lovely place to stay."

    Great location, especially if you are walkers. Owners very helpful and welcoming. We shall return.

    Reviewed by ValerieDec 2017

  • "Hawkfield is beautiful house and everything is thought of and provided."

    Beds and pillows particularly comfortable. Owners left lovely welcome pack, including wine and local beer and card and ensured house was toasty warm before we arrived. They went out of their way to provide us with details of a taxi service we required. Only one small suggestion for the more senior citizen - a handrail on the upper part of the staircase would be advantageous. We will try to book again when we can. Melanie and Jack Free. Henley On Thames

    Reviewed by MelanieNov 2017

  • "Lovely cottage perfect for exploring and walking directly from the front door."

    Shop 2 minute walk. Very comfortable beds great shower. Kitchen very well equipped . Mark and Pilar very welcoming.

    Reviewed by KatharineNov 2017

  • "We all loved it"

    Reviewed by VikkiOct 2017

  • "Wonderful owners , very helpful and kind"

    Reviewed by TinaAug 2017

  • "Thoroughly enjoyed our week at Hawkfield in Baslow."

    Super cottage with easy access to great walks and the local attractions. Very easy booking and a lovely warm welcome from the owners. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by JoanneJul 2017

  • "Beautiful cottage and very pretty garden with lots of thought put into the furnishings and facilities to make for a welcoming and comfortable stay far exceededing our expectations."

    The cottage is based in a wonderful location just down the road from Chatsworth House with plenty of good walks from the doorstep and many places of interest close by to visit.

    Reviewed by MarnieMay 2017

  • "Warm welcome from owners."

    Exceptional facilities, cosy, well equipped for family with games and information on walks and local area. Would definitely recommend and return ourselves.

    Reviewed by ElizabethApr 2017

  • "The owner's welcome is good and warm."

    the cottage is very well situated, close to the places to see in the countryside (castels, gardens, walking paths...). The street where it is situated is very quiet. the cottage is very well decorated & provided. we had a very very relaxing week there ! !

    Reviewed by TessyerApr 2017

  • "We had a lovely stay at Hawkfield."

    Great location right in the middle of the peaks with lots to do around and about. The house was just what we needed for 6 of us. Nicely decorated and furnished and the owners were very helpful. Happy to recommend and will come back.

    Reviewed by MatthewApr 2017

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request)
  • Bathroom with P-shaped bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast bar (seats 2)
  • Dining room with gas living-flame effect fire
  • Sitting room (seats 8), with sofa bed and multi-fuel stove
  • Study/playroom.
  • Gas central heating with gas fire and multi-fuel stove
  • Electric double oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, 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, 2x Highchair, stairgate
  • Off road parking for 2 medium size cars
  • Secure bike storage
  • Lawned garden
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Shop 2 mins walk, pubs and restaurants 1 mile
  • Note: The cottage is accessed up 6 external stone steps
  • Note: There is an uncovered water trough in the garden, children to be supervised
  • Note: Please note that while well behaved pets are welcome at Hawkfield, indoors, we also kindly ask the owners to keep pets away from carpeted areas
  • When more than regular weekly cleaning is needed upon guests and their pets departure, we reserve the right to request up to £100 to cover cleaning costs
  • Outdoors, the garden has a low wall in some parts, which means that it is not secure for pets to be left outside unattended.

The property

This lovely detached cottage is in the stunning village of Baslow in the Peak District which is within walking distance of Chatsworth House.

The cottage is very welcoming with comfortable rooms and great countryside views towards Chatsworth from the first floor.

With flexible accommodation, the property is suitable for a variety of different groups with great days out available in the area.

The sitting room has a sofa bed and a lovely multi-fuel stove set within an exposed stone wall.

The kitchen has a breakfast bar to seat two and there is an additional dining room with space for the whole group to enjoy evening meals together.

For the children, there is a small study/playroom which is a fantastic place for them to play games and have their own space.

On the first floor are the three bedrooms,a king-size double, a double and a twin which provides the extra flexibility of being a super king-size double on request.

Outside there is a mature garden with lawned areas and pathways which is an ideal spot to enjoy a peaceful morning cup of tea.

The pretty village of Baslow has some of the best gastro pubs in the area and a village shop which makes this an ideal base.

Nearby are the brilliant attractions of Chatsworth House, the town of Bakewell and the many activities which the Peak District has to offer such as walking, caving, rock climbing, cycling and horse riding.

By continuing up Bar Road, on which the cottage is located, you have direct access to the eastern edges on Big Moor, including Baslow Edge, Curbar Edge and to the southern part of the Peak District’s iconic Dark Peak landscape.

If you fancy a thrilling family day then Alton Towers is only an hour's drive away.

Hawkfield is a stunning cottage which will not disappoint.

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

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About the location

BASLOW

Chatsworth 1 mile; Bakewell 5 miles.

The pretty village of Baslow lies at the north end of stately Chatsworth House - home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire. The village has many unusual and picturesque features including a triple-arched river bridge guarded by a toll house whose doorway is only 3 1/2 feet high! Baslow offers a range of village amenities including shops, pubs and restaurants. Close by is Bakewell, the capital of the Peak District, and home of the famous Bakewell pudding (definitely not tart!), still made locally to an old and secret recipe. Bakewell is at the scenic heart of the Peak District, and with Alton Towers also within easy touring distance, there is plenty for the whole family to enjoy.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
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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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