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Dales Croft Apartment

(Ref. 1066317)

Hartington, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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26 Customer Reviews

  • "It is a very nice place, although apart from the bathroom the heating in the lounge didn’t seem to be on, also the trickle of water in the shower and bath was frustrating at times, apart from that it was well equipped and comfortable."

    Reviewed by Clifford4.1May 2024

  • "Heating and towel rail instructions hard to work out and shower not perfect."

    Apart from those issues it’s a great flat - very spacious and comfortable and great position in village

    Reviewed by Rosemary4.4Sep 2023

  • "The place is great, we really enjoyed our stay."

    I do think it's a bit of a cheek, after paying over £600 for the holiday, to be expected to strip the beds on leaving.

    Reviewed by James5.0May 2023

  • "Good location and tidy little apartment very comfortable and warm Water flow not good and the 2nd bedroom en-suite could do with ventilation as no extractors and the little window was jammed in."

    Otherwise all good.

    Reviewed by Sapna4.7Apr 2023

  • "Property was excellent."

    Clean, comfortable & cosy. Would definitely recommend it as holiday accommodation. Hope to visit this beautiful apartment again. The surrounding area is spectacular with walks and watering holes.

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Mar 2023

  • "Good apartment with good facilities."

    Poor water pressure, therefore showers were not great. Fab position in the village, and in a lovely Peak District location. Great for walking and local amenities (we enjoyed the village shops and pub), easy access to other towns.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth4.4Feb 2023

  • "Such a lovely apartment in a stunning location."

    Spotless clean, lovely and warm, had everything we needed. What more can I say. 10 out of 10

    Reviewed by Judith5.0Feb 2023

  • "A lovely apartment style property - located in a beautiful village ideally placed for walks"

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Dec 2022

  • "Spacious and clean accommodation in an ideal location."

    The village is lovely with plenty of amenities.

    Reviewed by John5.0Oct 2022

  • "Absolutely loved it."

    Warm, cosy, clean and very comfortable apartment. Kitchen was well appointed and has a dishwasher which is a must for us. The outside space is limited and accessed via a bedroom window so not for those that aren’t flexible but is an added bonus. The village is great too with enough to occupy you for a couple of hours with pubs that are actually open and literally over a 100 walks direct from the apartment… liked it so much I’d actually live there I reckon… so safe to say we will definitely be going back !

    Reviewed by Tim5.0Sep 2022

  • "This property was ideally situated for exploring."

    It was home from home with everything we needed for our stay included. The kitchen was fully equipped and really clean.we would recommend this property.

    Reviewed by Kathleen5.0Sep 2022

  • "The property was lovely, a real treat."

    It's deceptively big with lots of helpful additions like games, maps of the local area, torches and it benefits from having a fully equipped kitchen. The local town is busy daily with walkers and coach day-trippers. My husband, children and I had a lovely stay here.

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Aug 2022

  • "We had a lovely break thank you"

    Reviewed by Stephen4.4Aug 2022

  • "Very nice apartment clean and tidy."

    Reviewed by Ron5.0Jul 2022

  • "Dales Croft is a lovely comfortable apartment."

    Well appointed. We had a really enjoyable time. We were pleased with it all.

    Reviewed by Jayne5.0Jun 2022

  • "Good accommodation in the centre of Hartington two bedrooms both with en-suite ..."

    Good accommodation in the centre of Hartington two bedrooms both with en-suite facilities well equipped kitchen and a comfortable lounge and dining area, good parking in the village and places to eat ideal base for exploring the dales , would recommend that if eating out you book

    Reviewed by Ian4.4Mar 2022

  • "Apartment much better in real life than photos."

    Spent Xmas there, and it was well equipped to cater for Xmas meals. The owners had also decorated it beautifully with lights and a Xmas tree.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Dec 2021

  • "The appartment is quite cosy, however, the lighting in the sitting area is very bright so a few lamps would improve this."

    There are spot lights above one of the beds so again a bedside lamp would be better. We had one or two problems with regard to cleaning issues in that the dinning room table cloth had stains on it and the bathroom toothbrush holders were not clean. This is a very nice, friendly little village and a good base for exploring the area. Would recommend people book a table in either pub if a meal is required as both get fully booked early.

    Reviewed by Anthony4.1Oct 2021

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at dales croft appointment, can't wait to go back."

    Felt like home from home, very cosy for the time of year.

    Reviewed by Shiona5.0Sep 2021

  • "Lovely cottage, perfect for two couples with walking routes from the village."

    Well equipped kitchen. Very clean and comfortable beds. Only thing to mar our stay is the water pressure which makes it difficult to use any more than one set of taps at a time. We had to keep shouting to each other when it was the next persons turn to shower/ wash/ bathe etc.

    Reviewed by Lynda4.4Sep 2021

  • "A perfect location in this stunning village, with 2 pubs less than 20sec walk away!"

    ! The property was absolutely spotless on arrival and equipped with everything you need for your stay. Parking at the weekend can be a little busy in the village, especially early afternoon (as this location attracts lots of visiting walkers, as are we!) but we never failed to find a spot somewhere in the village. Two great local general stores, a lovely coffee shop and amazing cheese shop, and some epic scenic walks right on your doorstep. We also found a couple of fantastic restaurants. 10mins drive away is ‘The George in Alstonefield’. A 9 course tasting menu is superb, and this place you can tell will soon get a Michelin star, they’re already listed in the Michelin guide. Then 5 mins drive away is ‘The Staffordshire Knott in Sheen’, another must. Simply look at TripAdvisor reviews for them both. We’d definitely re-book this property again without hesitation.

    Reviewed by Jon5.0Aug 2021

  • "Well appointed flat with lots of amenities , in the middle of Hartington stayed ..."

    Well appointed flat with lots of amenities , in the middle of Hartington stayed before , we love Hartington so central to the Peak District great week despite the weather

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Jul 2021

  • "The property, which is full of character, is centrally situated in Hartington village."

    Hartington is a good centre for visiting the walks and attractions of the Peak District whilst retaining its traditional charm. Dales Croft Apartment is cosy, comfortable and well-equipped and quiet despite its central location as the bedrooms are at the back and the double-glazing is efficient. The only minor quibble is that there is only a hand-held shower in the main bathroom and the en-suite shower room in the smaller bedroom is very small but this is obvious from the photos and description of the property so not unexpected

    Reviewed by Judy4.7Jun 2021

  • "The holiday was good."

    The location was excellent The problems with our stay were all as a result of inaccurate listing and have been documented in a previous email and telephone conversations with Sykes customer relations. Ref COR-213042-CF

    Reviewed by Carol2.5Jun 2021

  • "Welcome break in difficult times"

    Reviewed by David4.7May 2021

  • "We booked this accommodation for a last minute, post-lockdown short getaway."

    It was fabulous! Whilst the photos on the booking website gave a good feel for what to expect; when we walked in, the reality exceeded even our high expectations. The place was spotlessly clean and felt like a home from home. We loved the spacious living area, the character throughout - including the feature beams, the amazingly well equipped kitchen and both en-suite bedrooms which were light, airy and had very comfortable beds. There was a cupboard containing a great selection of games and our 10 year old daughter in particular loved this. The owners had left a lot of information, both about the accommodation and the surrounding area and we really felt that they had gone out of their way to make our stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Dale Croft Apartment is situated in the heart of idyllic Hartington Village and was an ideal base for us to explore various Peak District locations as well as family nearby. We couldn’t have asked for more. We would definitely consider returning in the future and will have no hesitation in recommending to others.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Apr 2021

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Summary

  • All first floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size (can be twin on request) with en-suite bath, hand held shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size with basin and en-suite shower with WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting/dining room with electric coal-effect fire
  • Electric storage heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, Bluetooth speaker, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample free road side parking in the villlage
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pub 0.1 miles

The property

Nestled at the heart of the traditional village of Hartington, within the breath-taking landscapes of the Peak District National Park, you will find Dales Croft Apartment.

Set above a quaint antiques shop, this first-floor apartment exudes character and charm, offering a warm and welcoming base from which to explore this spectacular part of the country.

Rustle up a tasty treat in the pretty oak kitchen with the help of the handy electrical appliances and useful utensils, before continuing through to the spacious sitting/dining room where you can gather with loved ones at the dining table or relax and unwind on the plush leather sofa as you watch flames flicker within the electric fire.

Admire the beautiful, exposed beams that adorn the ceilings, as you move your way across to one of the two restful king-size bedrooms, each complete with en-suites facilities and an abundance of storage space.

Tear yourself away from this homely abode as you explore this picturesque village and wander along the banks of the stunning River Dove.

Grab a hearty lunch and some real ales down at the local pub, or enjoy tea and cakes at one of the idyllic tea rooms.

You can also visit the local cheese shop, selling its own unique Dovedale Cheese.

Embark on an enthralling ride along one of the two major cycle routes that runs through the village, the Tissington Trail and the High Peak Trail, or spend the day at local attractions such as Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall.

Explore the Great Masson Cavern over in Matlock, or head to the restored period village of Crich for a ride on the Crich Tramway.

See the imposing Harborough Rocks and awe-inspiring Lathkill Dale, or wander through the luscious open fields of High Wheeldon on an unforgettable hike.

Take a tour of the town of Buxton and discover Poole's Cavern and Buxton Country Park, as well as St Anne's Well and the iconic Devonshire Dome.

Catch a show at the Buxton Opera House, or applaud the fantastic works of art that decorate the walls of The Green Man Gallery.

Make the most of precious time with loved ones on a romantic retreat to Dales Croft Apartments.

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About the location

HARTINGTON

Bakewell 10 miles; Buxton 10 miles.

Hartington, situated in the Dove Valley in the Peak District National Park, was an important market centre in the Middle Ages, having been granted a market charter in 1203. Today the ever-popular village boasts lovely tea rooms, a cheese shop, old curiosity shops, traditional pubs and a splendid market square where the stone-carved village pump, once an important source of water for the villagers, still stands on the green. The local bars stock local ales brewed at the Leatherbritches Brewery in Fenny Bentley and Whim Ales in Hartington itself. The former Hartington railway station, about a mile and half from the village itself, is now a picnic area and the converted track is known as the Tissington Trail, popular with both walkers and cyclists. Hartington is also a good starting point for walking along Beresford Dale, a beautiful place with its curiously formed cliffs and rocks. Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall are both within a 20 minute drive, and Alton Towers is within easy reach.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas