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Buttercup Cottage

Castleton, Peak District, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 955085)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “Perfect setting for relaxing and sight seeing.”

    We enjoyed a pub on every corner in the village for dinning out. Neighbours friendly, it was perfect.

    We enjoyed a pub on every corner in the village for dinning out. Neighbours friendly, it was perfect.

    - Mrs Longthorne, July 2021

About the property

Buttercup Cottage is a superb chocolate box property located in the quintessentially British village of Castleton, in the heart of the Peak District.

Built around 1632 it has been recently renovated to retain all its original features including oak beamed ceilings, open stonework and log fires.

Nestling under Peveril Castle and surrounded by stunning countryside this charming cottage provides outstanding accommodation for up to six guests wishing to spend some time in and around Castleton.

On entering the property there is a stone flagged entrance hall opening to a cosy open plan living space with dining table and sitting area with wood burning stove, TV and HiFi.

There is a separate main sitting room with inglenook fireplace displaying and a further log burning stove, TV and DVD/Blu-ray player and HiFi, perfect for relaxing in after a long day exploring.

The property has a fully equipped dining kitchen with wide French windows opening onto the enclosed patio and tiered garden.

There is everything guests will need to cater for themselves during their stay including a further dining/breakfast table and large flat screened TV.

Upstairs, the property sleeps up to 6 guests in two spacious double bedrooms with views overlooking Peveril Castle to the front and the great ridge to the rear.

Across the landing is a contemporary family bathroom with a large walk-in rain shower.

Outside, the property has a wonderful enclosed garden with upper and lower patios both equipped with garden furniture, ideal for guests to indulge in some alfresco dining together during the summer.

There is also a small summer house to take in the stunning views in any weather.

There is an outside tap for those muddy paws, muddy boots and bikes.

There is designated parking directly in front of the cottage.

Opposite the property is the pretty Goosehill Green, perfect for children to let off some extra holiday energy.

The property is nestled in the idyllic Peak District village of Castleton, famous for its semi-precious Blue John stone, underground show caves and the ruins of Peveril Castle.

There are numerous outdoor activities to pursue including many walking and cycling routes through beautiful countryside.

Many cafes, restaurants shops and a choice of 6 real ale pubs are just a few minutes stroll away.

Flexible and luxury accommodation ideal for couples, or family groups.

With log fires in wintertime and magnificent outdoor living in the summer months Buttercup Cottage is an exceptional base at any time of the year.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (zip/link,can be twin on request) with 3/4 sofa bed, 1 x double
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast table
  • Dining room with sitting area and woodburning stove
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stoves
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 4 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, Blu-ray, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stoves inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed patio garden with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pubs 5 mins walk.

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About the location


Hope 1.5 miles; Buxton 10 miles; Bakewell 13 miles.

The outstandingly beautiful Peak District village of Castleton is situated at the top of the Hope Valley, on the doorstep of some great walking country. Steeped in fascinating history, the village boasts the Norman Peverill Castle Keep which is in a commanding position keeping an eye on the village and the National Park. The village is a draw to walkers and all manner of outdoor enthusiasts wanting to follow the paths, conquer the Winnats Pass or have a go at caving. Castleton is world-famous for its visitor caves and the beautiful semi precious stone Blue John which is only found and mined here. Castleton has a fabulous array of interesting little gift shops, pubs, tea rooms and an excellent Visitor Centre with its small museum explaining life in the Hope Valley, plus the Christmas lights and festive activities are very popular with visitors during December. Nearby are the pretty villages of Edale, the start of the Pennine Way, Hope and Hathersage with its seasonal outdoor swimming pool. Enjoy a day out at Alton Towers or visit the impressive Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall. Also within easy reach are Buxton, Matlock Bath and Carsington Water, while further afield are the market towns of Ashbourne and Leek.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas