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Hollies Cottage

Bonsall near Matlock, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 916177)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • Mr Hatcher
    June 2017
    “Return to a wonderful village I new ...”
    Return to a wonderful village I new in my boyhood, the owners a delight to deal with, as where the residents. All in all, a wonderful holiday, in a superb part of the country.
    Return to a wonderful village I new in my boyhood, the owners a delight to deal with, as where the residents. All in all, a wonderful holiday, in a superb part of the country.


  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile

The property

This mid-terrace cottage is situated in the conservation village of Bonsall on the edge of the Peak District National Park, just four miles from the county town of Matlock.

This lovely Bonsall cottage is a good touring base for a small family looking to discover the delights of the Derbyshire Dales and the Peak District.

Two bedrooms and a shower room make up the accommodation on the first floor of this cosy Derbyshire cottage, whilst on the ground floor is a well-equipped kitchen and a comfortable sitting room.

To the front of this Bonsall cottage is a small seating area, whilst just a short stroll will bring you to the village centre.

Bonsall is a delightful village and historically was a lead mining village in the Derbyshire Dales.

It is home to a couple of pubs, one of which is just a two-minute stroll away.

This part of Derbyshire has a rich heritage, with nearby Cromford being home to the Arkwright Mills and Crich, playing host to a Tramway Village.

Matlock Bath is just a short drive away and is the base for the cable car leading to the Heights of Abraham, a sixty-acre hilltop country park.

Walkers and mountain bikers will delight in the magnificent trails that abound in this part of the Peaks, whilst watersports enthusiasts are well-served by Carsington Water, which is just seven miles away.

A cosy and comfortable Bonsall cottage, perfect for a holiday at any time of the year.


Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and electric woodburner-effect stove.


  • Gas central heating with electric stove
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Front patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 10 mins walk, pub 2 mins walk

About the location


Matlock 4 miles; Bakewell 13 miles.

The charming and traditional conservation village of Bonsall is situated at the heart of the Derbyshire Dales, on the edge of the Peak District National Park, 4 miles from Matlock. Named in the Domesday Book, with a history dating back to Roman times, this former lead mining and textile producing village is renowned for the World Hen Racing Championship's held on the first Saturday in August at the Barley Mow pub. An active village, with the Open Gardens in June, a Carnival in July and a horticultural show in September, Bonsall always has something going on. The Limestone Way passes through the village and the High Peak and Tissington trails are close by for walking and cycling. The nearby county town of Matlock provides an array of shops, fine dining opportunities and at the heart of the town, Hall Leys Park. Discover The Heights of Abraham, Arkwright's Cromford Mill and Nine Ladies Stone Circle, or Gulliver's Kingdom. With the historic market town of Bakewell, Haddon Hall and Chatsworth House and Park within easy touring distance, there's plenty to see and do at this fabulous location.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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