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Spa House

Buxton, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 933863)

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  • Sleeps 12

  • Bedrooms 6

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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59 Customer Reviews

  • "Spa house is very comfortable, extremely well-equipped and in an ideal location for enjoying Buxton."

    Reviewed by SueMay 2022

  • "Lovely central location and just a short walk into the town centre."

    Well appointed house. Comfortable beds, good showers. Excellent facilities. We had a great week in this super house.

    Reviewed by JulieApr 2022

  • "Excellent property - well presented."

    Would recommend but steps might be a problem for some visitors. Thanks to Rachel.

    Reviewed by ValerieMar 2022

  • "Beautiful house, spotlessly clean, warm and tastefully decorated."

    We all felt very much at home there. It is centrally located in Buxton and ideal for a winter break.

    Reviewed by HelenMar 2022

  • "We had a lovely long weekend at Spa House for a family party ..."

    We had a lovely long weekend at Spa House for a family party The house has plenty space for all to spread out and not get in each other’s way too much Short walk into the town and park, so lovely for walking round As weather wasn’t the best we spent most of our time socialising in the house, got plenty excercise up and down the stairs lol

    Reviewed by TrudyDec 2021

  • "Lovely house in a perfect location, in the middle of the town, with plenty nearby to do."

    House was very clean & such a good size for a large party.

    Reviewed by YvonneNov 2021

  • "Excellent property , great location with the property providing everything you need for a wonderful holiday."

    Reviewed by DerrickNov 2021

  • "I booked Spa House to celebrate a special birthday with family and friends."

    The house was very comfortable, spacious and spotlessly clean. It was in a very good location too…a short walk from bars, restaurants and town. A good time was had by all!!

    Reviewed by GillianOct 2021

  • "Good house with character."

    Very handy for Buxton town centre which is worth seeing. Good centre for exploring the Peak District.

    Reviewed by DavidAug 2021

  • "Had a lovely stay with the family we had everything we needed and the house was lovely"

    Reviewed by WendyJul 2021

  • "Beautiful property , very comfortable with everything You could possibly need."

    A quiet location and close to the park which had something for everyone. I would highly recommend a stay at Spa house .

    Reviewed by NoraJul 2021

  • "We had a great time at Spa House."

    Such a wonderful place to stay the quality of accommodation was excellent and ideally situated for everything in Buxton and the surrounding area. We enjoyed the media room to watch the football one evening and also made great use of the nearby local park on the doorstep. Lots of space for all and a great way to spend time together.

    Reviewed by JasonJun 2021

  • "We had an absolutely wonderful stay in Spa House."

    Everything about the property was fabulous. The beds were so comfortable, the rooms were spacious and tastefully decorated to a very high standard. We had a cinema night in the media room which was great fun. I highly recommend this property to anyone staying in Buxton, particularly if you are a large family.

    Reviewed by AndreaJun 2021

  • "Really lovely place to stay in a wonderful town."

    Lots of space and everyone was very comfortable. Bathrooms are fabulous and bedrooms are huge. Would love to come back one day.

    Reviewed by DanielMay 2021

  • "We absolutely love this house and Buxton, its our 3rd year of visiting."

    The house is very clean and the space is fantastic- we love the big table for family meals :) The location is perfect, we visited the park everyday as its great for children, and only minutes walk into Buxton. Theres also a couple of lovely walks you can do without having to drive (like solomons temple) and the walk to thors cave is well worth driving to.

    Reviewed by JanetAug 2020

  • "Gorgeous, well maintained, comfortable and very clean house with lots of space."

    Overlooking the Pavilion Park. Great accommodation for a large family group.

    Reviewed by KarenJul 2020

  • "Spa House is a beautiful place."

    It far exceeded everyones expectations. We were a party of 7 adults, 2 teenagers, 2 dogs and a 6month old. We thought we might be tripping over one another but the house is just so big we didn't feel cramped at all. The cinema room in the basement was a big hit with the teens playing games most of the time, the lounge area easily accomodated us and the kitchen was nice and a decent size. All the rooms were lovely and the bathrooms amazing. Everywhere was so clean and tidy. The location of the house is perfectly situated. A few steps away and you are at the gardens and the Pavilion. A 5 minute walk and you are in the lower part of Buxton and most of the shops. A 2 minute walk out of the back door and you are in the upper part of Buxton where you can find lenty of places to eat and drink which are dog friendly. I would recommend this property and i hope we will be able to go back soon.

    Reviewed by SheenaFeb 2020

  • "I've been organising walking holidays for a group of friends for over 20 years, using self-catering accommodation and Spa House is the best we have stayed in."

    The quality of the accommodation (especially the bathrooms) and the facilities (kitchen and TV) were exceptional. will definitely organise a return visit in the near future.

    Reviewed by DavidNov 2019

  • "The house is exceptional."

    The location, facilities, comfort and attention to detail is the best we've ever had anywhere.

    Reviewed by PhilOct 2019

  • "We stayed in the Spa House in Buxton and it was even more beautiful than it looked in the pictures."

    It was perfectly clean, very comfortable and beautifully decorated. The owners were really helpful and kind and communication with sykes cottages was really easy.

    Reviewed by GraceSep 2019

  • "What a wonderful family holiday house."

    A period house decorated with all the mod-cons. Very well located in the centre of Buxton. Close to shops, pubs, restaurants etc. The kids loved the TV room and sitting everyone around the family dining table was brilliant.

    Reviewed by AdamAug 2019

  • "The house on the whole was superb, very well equipped and great position."

    My only criticism is on the accuracy of the listing which describes the bedrooms as spacious or similar. Most were fine, but two of the rooms with double beds were cramped.

    Reviewed by DerekJul 2019

  • "Everything about this house was good."

    It is very close to the centre of Buxton yet on a quiet street; park, shops, opera house are all close by. There was ample space for 10 of us, and would have been if all 12 had come. Bed linen, fluffy towels, linen, crockery, pots and pans, etc are all good quality; this is quite the best equipped house we have stayed in. We had one of the wettest holidays ever and the younger members of the family spent a lot of time in the games room. What a blessing to have living space without a TV! There was room for the rest of us to relax and enjoy many conversations, and the solid old house prevented sound travelling from one room to another. When the rain eased a little it was easy to go out for short expeditions to nearby attractions. The stone floor was not harmed by the feet that tramped in and out, and the washer and drier coped with the muddy clothes that resulted from Go Ape, and similar activities.

    Reviewed by MargaretJun 2019

  • "Lovely spacious house, great location into Buxton."

    Rachel was very helpful. The house was very well equipped. The kids loved the cinema room, a very nice touch. Overall a great stat would deffinatly reccomend.

    Reviewed by KatieMay 2019

  • "Excellent location."

    Lovely house. Children loved the tv room. Adults enjoyed playing board games. Thank you

    Reviewed by AngharadApr 2019

  • "Had assumed we had booked for 7 days, so were surprised when owner and cleaners arrived just after 10."

    00 on the Thursday. On checking your paperwork, we saw that it was just a 6 day let but perhaps you could have highlighted this unusual arrangement. We managed to change our plans, packed quickly and left on the Thursday morning. House generally was excellent, with furniture, decor and appliances to a high standard. Only problem was the rather small and slightly awkward kitchen - for a house of that size.

    Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry you had to change your plans and understand you thought your booking was for 7 nights but had made the booking on our website for 6 nights. Thank you for your cooperation in making alternative arrangements. Property Owner

    Reviewed by MichaelApr 2019

  • "Beautiful spacious property with attention to detail in all rooms."

    It was lovely to be in a perfect location to be able to enjoy the best of Buxton. Kitchen had all the facilities you could ever wish for in your own home. We will be back.

    Reviewed by JeanetteMar 2019

  • "The house was perfect for the needs of a large group of adults celebrating a joint 40th Birthday."

    The facilities were excellent and the layout in the main living space enabled us all to be together and enjoy a sociable time. The boys loved the TV room - watching football and playing games on the PlayStation. The house was very well equipped and had everything you could possibly need. The central location to the Pavilion, shops and pubs was perfect. The owners were easy to contact when we had queries and we appreciated the lovely welcome package. We wouldn’t hesitate to book again.

    Reviewed by KimMar 2019

  • "Spa House was perfect for a big group or a number of families."

    The house is well cared for and in a great location. We would definitely stay again, thoroughly enjoyed our weekend in Buxton and Spa House. Would also recommend the ale and food at Buxton Tap House which is round the corner.

    Reviewed by CheskaMar 2019

  • "Fantastic in every way, the house was idea for a large group, very clean and location was perfect for exploring Buxton and the surrounding area, would highly recommend."

    Reviewed by JoanneMar 2019

  • "Location was perfect!"

    Reviewed by EmmaFeb 2019

  • "The house was perfect for our large three generation family group."

    There was plenty of room for the children to play indoors and they loved the basement entertainment room. There were plenty of bathrooms so there were never any queues in the morning! The location couldn't be bettered. The pavilion gardens with marvellous children's playground was literally just across the road. Both of the shopping areas were within easy walking distance and there was plenty of choice of bars, restaurants and takeaways. There were plenty of walks, runs and bike trails directly from the house which meant that we only had to take the cars out on three days. The owners were very helpful when I contacted them about earlier access on the day of arrival. Also, when one of the external door locks broke they were there within 30 minutes to repair it. On the day of departure we were a little behind schedule but the owners weren't bothered at all and didn't try to hurry us.

    Reviewed by CarolFeb 2019

  • "We all LOVED the house, it was fnished to a very high standard, all the facilities were spot on the hosts really anticipated every need."

    Location was excellent and there was plenty of space. We pan to book again for next year!

    Reviewed by DanielFeb 2019

  • "We had a really lovely long weekend at Spa House."

    Brilliant location. Great facilities. A very socialable house. I’d definitely recommend and would love to go back!

    Reviewed by EmmaJan 2019

  • "Buxton lovely town plenty to do."

    Spar house was excellent,ideally situated, had a brilliant time with my family

    Reviewed by JohnJan 2019

  • "This particular house was excellent in every way."

    Reviewed by BrandonDec 2018

  • "Excellent holiday let, very well equipped and comfortable."

    Modern and attractive decor and comfortable furnishings. The bathrooms and kitchen were high spec and luxurious. We enjoyed visiting Ashbourne, Bakewell as well as Buxton itself which had a super park and restaurants and some lovely independent shops.

    Reviewed by JenniferDec 2018

  • "Great house, it had everything we needed and would Definately recommend and return."

    Reviewed by BevNov 2018

  • "The only drawback was steps but it didn't stop us doing what we wanted to do."

    Lovely house very comfy.

    Reviewed by MichaelOct 2018

  • "Beautiful house and excellent location in the centre of town."

    Perfect for a weekend getaway for 10 people. Really helpful advice from the owners too. Absolutely no negative feedback to give. Thanks for an amazing stay!

    Reviewed by Jin-supOct 2018

  • "Fantastic house with brilliant facilitates."

    Very comfortable and homely. Easy to prepare meals in and plenty of space for everyone. Not easy for those who don't do well with stairs although that wasn't a problem for us. The top floor bathroom with roll top bath was a particular highlight of the house along with the cinema room and long table perfect for meals and after dinner games. Would highly recommend it and would love to go back again in the future.

    Reviewed by JosieSep 2018

  • "The house was beautiful, and well stocked with everything you may need for a weekend away."

    It was clean throughout, and there was enough space for the 12 of us. Spa House is within walking distance of shops and the high street.

    Reviewed by HardeepSep 2018

  • "Great house, near to centre, well equipped, very clean."

    Family of 11 stayed, rooms good sizes. Will definitely recommend to friends and family. Great communication with Rachel.

    Reviewed by LisaSep 2018

  • "Enjoyed our holiday in Buxton."

    We loved the House which was well equipped and met our needs well. Lots to see and do locally. We will definitely visit again, thank you x

    Reviewed by ValerieJul 2018

  • "House was ideal for large group, dining room was fab for our family birthday party."

    The house was immaculate and suited the mixed age group. It was easy to access the village and activities. The owner was most helpful. Brilliant short break. Thanks.

    Reviewed by JoanJul 2018

  • "We had a fantastic holiday!"

    The Spa House is a fabulous house & catered for our ever need. Buxton is a little gem of a town, lots to do if you want an active or a quiet chill out holiday.

    Reviewed by NeilJun 2018

  • "Superb property in excellent location; great weather!"

    Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by AndrewJun 2018

  • "The Media room was excellent as we had five children with us,also the games left by the owners encouraged family board games in the evening."

    The location was perfect being so close to the town center and the Pavilion Gardens which had a variety of swings, slides and climbing frames. We have been hiring large houses for all our family for several years now, and the others have been good but I would say that this was by far the best a accommodation.

    Reviewed by PamMay 2018

  • "There were 12 adults and children aged between 11 and 80 staying at Spa House for an 80th birthday celebration."

    We had more than enough space with plenty of bathrooms, no-one ever had to wait ! We couldn't believe how warm the house was all the time, it was so so comfortable we didn't want to leave ! All very tastefully decorated and immaculate, we would love to revisit in the future.

    Reviewed by KJan 2018

  • "Accommodation excellent."

    location excellent everything 1st class

    Reviewed by LynnJan 2018

  • "This is a fantastic house in an amazing location particularly for large family get togethers."

    We visited for our parents 70th birthdays and the house was perfect for family of all ages to be able to spend time together. Plenty of space for everyone including two dogs and it was lovely for us all to be able to eat around the same table for each meal. As we also had a few young adults, the fact that there are so many bathrooms was ideal.

    Reviewed by CliveDec 2017

  • "Fantastic house."

    Brilliantly located. We had a great time.

    Reviewed by JaneOct 2017

  • "The Spa House was an ideal cottage for a group of friends to celebrate a significant birthday."

    It was immaculately presented, extremely comfortable and everything we needed was here. It is in a great location with very easy access to the town shops, bars and restaurants and our dog particularly liked his early morning walks in the Pavilion Garden park opposite. The downstairs boot room was ideal for both storing our walking stuff as well as drying off the pooch. A perfect rental house.

    Reviewed by BeverleySep 2017

  • "The spa house is an amazing place to stay took all our breaths away with its ..."

    The spa house is an amazing place to stay took all our breaths away with its beauty and feeling of being at home :) will definitely definitely be going back

    Reviewed by SarahJun 2017

  • "Very impressive house in an ideal location in Buxton."

    Minutes from the park, shops, restaurants and pubs and with loads of parking, the location couldn't be better. The house contained all we needed, was of a high quality and was finished to a great level. Plenty of room for everyone to sit down and eat together and all the beds and bedrooms were of a similar high standard, so there were no arguments over the allocation of bedrooms. The TV room with sports and movie channels was much appreciated. Everyone in our group loved the place and I would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by IanApr 2017

  • "We had a fabulous holiday at the spa house, delightful property, excellent location, high spec facilities and we have already recommended this property to family members, thanks to Rachel who made contact with us to ensure we had a great time."

    Reviewed by JoFeb 2017

  • "We booked Spa house for a large group of us to celebrate some special birthdays."

    The house was situated in a fantastic area. We couldn't have asked for more, everyone was so impressed, there was plenty of room for everyone and attention to detail was fantastic. There were personal touches that made our experience 10/10. Thank you so much for making our weekend get together so enjoyable and memorable. We will be back.

    Reviewed by HelenJan 2017

  • "A brilliant house for a large group get-away."

    Plenty of room available, high quality furniture, bedding and kitchen equipment, and amazing showers. Great dining and living space for many people, and good flexibility in possible bed size/room combinations to accommodate a mixed group. An ideal location, near to lovely pubs and useful shops, with varied walks both a short drive away and from the doorstep. Sufficient parking, fitted 4 cars on the drive, plus two on the road. Overall, good value for money for a beautiful house, in which to have a luxurious break, with lots of friends or family. Very helpful owners who have thought of everything to make your stay easy and relaxing.

    Reviewed by JoannaDec 2016

  • "We were the first guests at Spa House we would certainly recommend it to family and friends."

    It is centrally located, warm, comfortable and facilities are fantastic

    Nov 2016

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Summary

  • Over four floors
  • Six Bedrooms: 1x second floor king size double with zip/link (can be twin on request), 1x second floor twin, 1x second floor double, 1x first floor super king size double (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1x first floor double, 1x first floor family room with 1x king size double , 1x single and 1x single folding bed, en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Second floor bathroom with roll-top bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • First floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Lower ground floor shower room with shower only
  • Lower ground floor basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room (seats 7) with dining area (seats 12) and gas fire
  • Lower ground floor media room
  • Lower ground floor boot area.
  • Gas central heating with gas fire and underfloor heating to lower ground floor
  • Electric range cooker with two electric ovens and induction hob, microwave, fridge, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 65” 4K Smart TV with Sky Sports and Movies, Netflix, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Off road parking for 2 cars with additional roadside parking (1 permit provided)
  • Terrace and courtyard with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome, at an additional charge of £20 per stay
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub and restaurants 3 mins walk
  • Pavillion Gardens, Opera House and Buxton Swimming Baths close by
  • Note: The standard double beds are accessed from one side only
  • Note: The property can only be accessed via a series of stone steps
  • Note: No stag/hen or similar.

The property

A Victorian townhouse situated in the popular spa town of Buxton, Derbyshire.

Full of character, the house offers holiday accommodation for a group of friends or families wishing to explore the Peak District National Park and be within 3 minutes walking distance of the amenities of a town.

The house has many original features including...

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

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About the location

BUXTON

Tideswell 7 miles; Bakewell 12 miles; Matlock 21 miles.

It was the constant 28 degrees centigrade of the bubbling blue waters of Buxton's eight thermal springs that originally attracted the Romans to the town. However it was during the 18th and 19th centuries, under the patronage of successive Dukes of Devonshire, that the Palladian splendour of the Buxton of today was designed and built - including the magnificent semi-circular Crescent, The Great Stable, Hall Bank, The Square, The Pavilion Gardens and The Opera House. Today visitors continue to enjoy these magnificent buildings and gardens, as well as the Opera House's full programme and annual festivals of music and arts. There is good walking close by with rugged peaks to the north and gentle hills and dales to the south and a number of pretty towns and villages are dotted throughout including Bakewell, Ashford-in-the-Water, Castleton and Edale. The stunning properties of Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall are within easy driving distance and must be seen while visiting this area. A great base for exploring the Peak District.

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Region Information

Note: No stag/hen or similar.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season