Country cottage meets boutique hotel in this immaculate, stone-built semi-detached cottage, which sits in the centre of Castleton in the pretty Peak District National Park.
This is the ideal choice for a couple or a family group, whether you’re seeking an action-packed adventure or a relaxing time sampling the restaurants and real ale pubs that make up Castleton; there’s nothing to stop you doing both of course!
The entrance hall leads into the lounge where the traditional beams, wooden flooring, charming woodburning stove and stone hearth blend seamlessly with the contemporary furniture and designer soft furnishings.
From here, step into the farmhouse-style open kitchen/diner, with its quaint stable door and beautiful, shabby chic dining furniture and dresser.
Double French windows open out to the private, enclosed garden with views across the surrounding countryside to the stunning hills of the Hope Valley.
On the first floor, there are three delightful bedrooms with a real feel of a character country hotel, along with a designer bathroom with rain shower.
There’s so much to see from your doorstep you could park your car and leave it parked until you reluctantly head for home.
There aren’t many places in the world where you could have your breakfast then take a short stroll to a explore a castle, take a boat trip through a cave 450m underground, or join one of the many spectacular trails offering some of the best walking and cycling to be found.
If they can tear themselves away from the independent shops, cafes and restaurants in Castleton, then city slickers and shopaholics can get their fix just 10 miles away in the stunning spa town of Buxton.
Whether you watch the spring sun set on Mam Tor – Castleton’s Shivering Mountain, or soak up the festive atmosphere of the town’s Christmas lights, this delightful boutique cottage has so much to offer, all year round.
Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single, 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with woodburning stove.
About the location
CASTLETON, PEAK DISTRICT
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, some fantastic food pubs 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.
Note: No children under the age of 5.