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Ha'penny Cottage

Meltham, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 1065488)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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5 Customer Review(s)

  • “We met the owners, who explained to us how he had rebuilt the cottage from a 25 year derelict shell, which was very interesting, and made us appreciate the hard work that had gone into producing a beautiful dwelling.”

    - Mr Parkinson, September 2021

The property

Resting in the hamlet of Helme, near the small town of Meltham, on the northern edge of the Peak District National Park, is this mid-terrace cottage, Ha'penny Cottage.

Set over three floors and sleeping two guests, Ha'Penny Cottage is a romantic and well-located dwelling for your next West Yorkshire getaway, within easy reach of Huddersfield and the Peak District.

Two off-road parking spots greet you to the property as well as a patio with furniture, to enjoy your coffee in the morning sun, when you enter the property there is an open plan living space, perfect for staying close to your loved one, with a gorgeous window seat and two chairs to snuggle up in with the multi-fuel stove keeping you warm and the Smart TV keeping you entertained, or use the well-equipped kitchen to rustle up a romantic dinner and enjoy together round the breakfast bar.

Upstairs there is a super-king-size bed facing a roll-top bath so you can indulge yourself in an afternoon soak, or if you're too busy take advantage of the walk-in shower in your perfectly-finished en-suite, although beyond the master bedroom there is another flight of stairs leading to a relaxing sitting room with traditional beams and a smart TV for a further escape from reality.

Meltham offers a good range of shops and pubs, a local golf course which has wonderful views of the Pennine Hills and has access to the Peak District which is a haven for walkers or cyclists.

All within a short drive there is an abundance of historical picturesque landmarks and the town of Holmfirth which is famed as being the setting for the comedy series, Last of the Summer Wine, and also has interesting winding streets to explore, a good public swimming pool and fitness centre, parks, shops and restaurants, and is home to numerous music and arts festivals throughout the year.

Slightly further are the cities of Sheffield, Huddersfield and Leeds, which each make for ideal days out, whether you want to drink, shop or visit museums.

For a romantic break and to explore the beauty of West Yorkshire, choose Ha'penny Cottage.


  • Over three floors
  • One super-king-size bedroom with roll-top bath and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with multi fuel stove
  • Second-floor sitting room
  • Gas central heating with underfloor heating and a multi fuel stove
  • Electric oven, induction hob, fridge, wine cooler, washer/dryer, ironing facilities, dishwasher, hairdryer, 2 x Smart TVs, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars, half standing directly in front of the cottage
  • Front patio with furniture
  • Well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.4 miles
  • Note: Dogs to be kept on the ground floor only please

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About the location


Holmfirth 3.3 miles; Huddersfield 5.2 miles, Sheffield 26 miles.

Meltham is a small town situated below Wessenden Moor on the edge of the Peak District National Park. The village offers a good range of facilities with local shops and pubs and the local golf course which is over a 100 years old has wonderful views of the Pennine Hills. The valley has been inhabited since pre-historic times, with two Iron Age sites overlooking the town. Situated four and half miles from the city of Huddersfield, Meltham also has good links to several major cities including Sheffield and Leeds which make for an enjoyable day out. Just three miles away is the town of Holmfirth, famed as being the setting for the comedy series Last of the Summer Wine. Holmfirth has interesting winding streets to explore and has numerous festivals throughout the year which include exhibitions in the fields of music and the arts. Holmfirth also has a good public swimming pool and fitness centre, parks, shops and restaurants. Meltham is a great base for exploring this varied area.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas