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Oak Cottage

Bolsterstone / Ewden Village, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales, S36 3ZG (Ref. 1066256)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
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  • “Probably the best place we have stayed in.”

    - Martin, September 2021

Holly & Oak Cottages

Boasting the tranquil sounds of water flowing by from the nearby Broomhead Reservoir is this pair of semi-detached cottages, found in the village of Bolsterstone on the fringes of the Peak District National Park. Holly and Oak Cottage have an adjoining soundproofed wall in the sitting room, which opens up to allow shared access and to create one large open-plan living space when the properties are booked together. The layout of each property is very similar, with a patio are and seating to the front, bright and airy living spaces and a king-size double and a twin room upstairs under the eaves, boasting Velux windows. Explore Bolsterstone village and discover a 19th century pub, The Castle Inn, while nearby Ewden Village will be popular with cyclists, having previously hosted the Tour de Yorkshire with its climb Cote de Ewden. Enjoy walks around Broomhead Reservoir and More Hall Reservoir, while slightly further afield you'll find Agden Reservoir and Canyards Hill SSSI, boasting more scenic walking opportunities. Just a mile and a half away is the busy town of Stocksbridge, which offers a good selection of eateries and shops, while walkers will delight in the many bridleways and footpaths waiting to be discovered. Slightly further afield, the traditional town of Holmfirth, known for being the setting of The Last of The Summer Wine TV series, boasts incredible cycling opportunities, previously hosting pelotons from the Tour de France, en route to the iconic 524 metre Holme Moss climb two miles away. The town has a plethora of shops and restaurants, along with a public swimming pool, ideal for a rainy day activity. You can enjoy easy access to the Peak District National Park for longer walks or mountain biking, as well as all the attractions Hathersage and Edale have to offer and the impressive Ladybower Dam, whilst being in close proximity to the M1, boasting links to Sheffield, Leeds, York and the rest of the incredible scenery of Yorkshire.

About the property

Resting beside the Broomhead Reservoir, with tranquil sounds of flowing water audible from the peaceful front patio garden, is Oak Cottage, a delightful semi-detached cottage found in the village of Bolsterstone, on the fringes of the Peak District National Park.

This two-bedroom property adjoins Holly Cottage (Ref. 1066256) by a door in the sitting room, carefully camouflaged by a large bookcase, and soundproofed, should you not wish to book both properties together.

This property is perfect for a couple or small group wanting a relaxing getaway, or for a large group to come together and enjoy the tranquil setting.

Step inside to find a contemporary-style, tastefully decorated property, with an inviting sitting room boasting reclining chairs, ideal for kicking back with a good book, as well as a sofa, placed in front of the electric fire and TV, so you can look forward to cosy movie nights beside the fire.

The spacious dining table can seat up to eight, an ideal place to come together for home-cooked meals, prepared in the fully fitted, sleek kitchen, offering all the appliances you could wish for during your stay.

When it's time to catch up on rest, move upstairs to find a king-size double and a twin, both resting under the eaves and boasting Velux windows, while boasting ample storage for your belongings and sharing use of the family bathroom with bath and shower over.

Oak Cottage is a fantastic retreat for those wanting to explore the Peak District national Park.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1066255, together sleeping eight guests.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with electric fire.
  • Biomass heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, WiFi and selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Front patio garden with seating area
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • One pet welcome. Highchair, travel cot
  • Shop 1.6 miles, pub 0.8 miles
  • There is a shared electric hook up point for cars in the car park
  • Bike storage
  • Dog & cycle wash
  • Note: There is a door that adjoins the property to Holly Cottage (Ref
  • 1066255), which will be locked if both properties are not booked together
  • Please note: no stag or hen parties
  • Note; There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £300 for this property.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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About the location


Stocksbridge 1.5 miles; Sheffield 9 miles; Holmfirth 13 miles.

The village of Bolsterstone stands between the Stocksbridge and Ewden Valley, on the border of the Peak District National Park and is one of the last remaining hill villages in the Sheffield area. The village boasts a 170 year old country pub, the Castle Inn, and is also home to the Bolsterstone Male Voice Choir which was formed in 1934 and is still going strong today. Ewden was recent host to the Tour de Yorkshire boasting its climb Cote de Ewden. Just 1.5 miles away is the busy little town of Stocksbridge which holds a variety of eateries and shops, together with many bridleways and footpaths for visitors to discover. Nearby, the Broomhead and Langsett dams make for interesting afternoon rambles, whilst the ‘Last of the Summer Wine’ country of Holmfirth is within easy reach. There is easy access to the Peak District for longer walks, mountain biking and all the attractions of Hathersage, Edale and the impressive Ladybower Dam, whilst the proximity to the M1 means Sheffield, Leeds, York and the rest of Yorkshire’s beautiful scenery are easily accessible.

Region Information

Note; There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £300 for this property.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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  • Christmas