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Grange Cottage

Castleton, Hope Valley, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 928584)

4.9

Outstanding

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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57 Customer Reviews

  • "A great cottage with a lovely garden and perfect for a relaxing break."

    It has everything needed for a short break and is ideally placed for walks around the area. Lots of lovely little touches to make us feel welcome.

    Reviewed by TraceyMay 2022

  • "Excellent cottage with lovely facilities."

    Welcome of wine biscuits and milk etc was greatly appreciated.

    Reviewed by KarenMay 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage in a great location."

    Many thanks for a fabulous stay.

    Reviewed by CathMay 2022

  • "The cottage is delightful."

    Curious to see what lay beyond the front door, the whole place was a great surprise. The kitchen was well equipped and there was a nice welcome left by the owner. The lounge and bedrooms were comfortable and the bathroom was modern and well decorated. It was great to have such a good-sized garden that would be perfect for late evenings in the summer. Situated on a lane that extended from the village green with access to Peveril Castle and the cavern, it was easy to explore the Hope Valley and other villages beyond, such as Bradwell, Hathersage, Tideswell, and Cressbrook, as well as plan day trips to Bakewell and Chatsworth House. Grange Cottage was the perfect home for our Derbyshire adventure.

    Reviewed by RichardMay 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay at The Grange, it was perfect for us and our dog, Bruno."

    Beautiful location and very clean and cosy cottage. We were really able to relax there and the cycling and hiking straight from the doorstep were awesome. The check in/out process was very easy and Julia had made the cottage so welcoming when we arrived. We will be back!

    Reviewed by KatherineApr 2022

  • "Just back from an amazing stay at Grange Cottage."

    Despite the cold weather, it is such a cosy and welcoming house and the owner Julia is so friendly and accommodating. The decor is beautiful and it's great to come back to after a long walk on the hills. Castleton has fantastic pubs and cafes and the caverns and castle are great to explore - we didn't need to use the car. Really enjoyed our stay and we'll definitely be back.

    Reviewed by KateApr 2022

  • "Stayed over Christmas at this beautiful Cottage."

    The Host Julia had thought of lots of extra touches that made us feel very welcome. In the centre of the village and close to everything. Such a cosy cottage and very comfortable. Thank you for a wonderful stay, we would re-book in a heartbeat.

    Reviewed by GerardDec 2021

  • "Wow- what an amazing cottage!"

    It was the perfect size for our family of 5 plus dog. Such a lovely cosy snug feel, beautifully decorated and an amazing central location for walks and the village pubs. We’ve already rebooked for next year!

    Reviewed by KateNov 2021

  • "A wonderful week’s stay in Grange Cottage."

    Julia was lovely & very helpful with any queries we had. The cottage is stunning & in an ideal position and the beds are the comfiest we’ve ever slept in. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by ElaineNov 2021

  • "Beautiful Cottage with excellent facilities."

    Home from home, clean and tidy with wonderful tasteful decor and classy touches. Excellent communication with very friendly owner. Can't wait to stay again and would highly recommend. Many thanks.

    Reviewed by BenNov 2021

  • "It was a beautiful house with all the amenities needed in a truly great location."

    Many thanks.

    Reviewed by ChristopherOct 2021

  • "Lovely comfortable cottage."

    Well equipped. Central location within walking distance of Castleton and an easy drive to lots of the attractions in the surrounding area but quiet and peaceful. One suggestion would be a simple “what to do” sheet with regard to the central heating and when to put the rubbish bin/recycling out. Seem like minor points and the owner Julia is always at the end of the phone however this would save guests having to bother her. Overall we would highly recommend Grange Cottage for a relaxing holiday in the Peak District.

    Reviewed by LynnJun 2021

  • "Grange cottage is in, what we feel, the best location in Castleton."

    Literally minutes away from the shops, tearooms, pubs and eateries, also from Cave Dale beautiful walk, but was so peaceful too, having a gorgeous garden to relax in, listening to bird song and the church bell clock chimes. The cottage is full equipped with everything you could want and need and is beautifully decorated, felt so relaxed here. Great base for walking, which we did a lot of, and for visiting further afield, we visited Bakewell and Chatsworth House gardens. Great communication from Julia, the owner. Would love to come back and friends are also interested after seeing our photos.

    Reviewed by PhilippaJun 2021

  • "Julia (host) is really friendly and ready to help with whatever you need."

    The cottage has all the little extras (even shower gel etc) provided which is fab, as is the welcome wine, choccies and dog treats. Wonderful! The cottage is as delightful and cosy as you see in the pictures, and is right in the centre of Castleton. The garden at the back has lovely views and was ideal to feel safe to let our dog out in. We cant wait to go back someday.

    Reviewed by AmberApr 2021

  • "Stunning cottage very clean will stay again absolutely fantastic"

    Reviewed by MrsOct 2020

  • "Absolutely fabulous cottage, with everything you could possibly need, just on the edge of the village so very quiet but a 5 minute stroll to the high street with plenty of pubs, tea rooms and a restaurant, can recommend Tilly’s for gorgeous breakfasts and had two lovely meals in 1530 restaurant, just make sure you book as it’s very popular."

    We only had to take the car out once as you can walk for miles from the door. Will definitely return.

    Reviewed by CharlesSep 2020

  • "The most beautiful cottage in the perfect location, with the added benefit of a parking space in busy Castleton."

    The garden was fantastic to sit and relaxed before and after a day of walking (right from the doorstep). Cottage was stocked with everything you would need to make your stay very comfortable and homely. Huge choice of pubs/cafes within 5min walk from property, also two shops for essentials.

    Reviewed by RebeccaAug 2020

  • "We stayed at Grange Cottage years ago via the previous owners."

    It was always lovely and we really didn`t expect it to be improved, but it absolutely has. The decore is lovely and the beds were super comfy. The cottage was really cosy (other members of our familly rented next door and kept comig over to us to warm up!) and the tea tray, cakes etc were a really nice touch. We`ve booked again in November!

    Reviewed by AlisonMar 2020

  • "The cottage was excellent, the proprietor Julia really has made it home from home, with wonderful welcome."

    All the essentials were provided which was really appreciated. Even included a bottle of wine! The cottage is very tastefully furnished and cosy, with wonderful views of the surrounding hills from the garden. I met Julia as I was leaving she couldn't have been more helpful as a host.

    Reviewed by CaroleMar 2020

  • "Lovely spot to stay."

    Nice cottage, easily accommodated all 4 of us and a couple of dogs. We would stay again.

    Reviewed by MartinFeb 2020

  • "Lovely cosy cottage ideally situated for walking and local shops."

    Reviewed by PhilFeb 2020

  • "Grange Cottage is in a fantastic location."

    The cottage itself is maintained to a very high standard and includes all the facilities we needed. Would definitely use again

    Reviewed by MervynJan 2020

  • "Grange cottage is a lovely cosy well equipped holiday cottage."

    Ideally situated in a quiet part of Castleton, yet within easy walking distance of pubs and a very good Italian restaurant.

    Reviewed by SusanNov 2019

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Julia very helpful. Had a great weekend.

    Reviewed by SarahNov 2019

  • "Amazing cottage, excellent location, Julia is very friendly, approachable and can’t enough for us."

    Would highly recommend. This was the second time staying here and already looking forward to going back to our happy place.

    Reviewed by KarenNov 2019

  • "Fabulous holiday cottage"

    Reviewed by KarenSep 2019

  • "Beautiful cottage and garden."

    Nicely situated for walking and amenities. Owners had thought of everything, even dog bowls and treats. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by SheilaAug 2019

  • "Grange cottage was beautiful, very well decorated and had everything we needed."

    Lovely garden and the location was perfect. Castleton is a great location for walking with Mam Tor nearby. We can recommend the local bakery for a walkers lunch and there are loads of places to eat in the village. Julia was very helpful and left prosecco for us!!! Would definitely recommend this cottage. 5 star without a doubt!!!!!

    Reviewed by ElisabethAug 2019

  • "Wonderful cottage and beautifully appointed."

    We have family living near by and had an afternoon party for 12 and the cottage and garden were fabulous. Plenty of crockery and glasses all excellent quality and a huge dishwasher ! Could have been our own home!,

    Reviewed by RalphJun 2019

  • "The cottage was really fabulous."

    The owner Julia couldn't have been more friendly. She'd thought of everything you'd need. Simply first class.

    Reviewed by JenniferMay 2019

  • "Cosy cottage in a great location."

    Very well equipped and lively owner too.

    Reviewed by SueMar 2019

  • "Just got back from a three night stay at this cottage."

    Lovely quirky little cottage, with a lovely garden and views. The bottle of wine, tea and little cookies are a wonderful welcome gift, along with the box of treats for your dog. This cottage is well equipped and the cottage is in a great location in Castleton and is an easy walk for shops and pubs. Carnot wait to return for another stay.

    Reviewed by SuzanneMar 2019

  • "Really lovely cottage - would highly recommend it"

    Reviewed by HilaryFeb 2019

  • "Grange cottage was perfect, this was our 3rd visit and we will be back again next year"

    Reviewed by PhilipJan 2019

  • "Grange Cottage was perfect."

    Everything was provided for a very comfortable stay. There is one parking space directly across the road. We will definitely return.

    Reviewed by KennethDec 2018

  • "Beautiful cottage"

    Reviewed by AlisonOct 2018

  • "Had a fantastic time in Castleton in the gorgeous Grange Cottage, couldn't fault it."

    Very impressed with the regular communication from Sykes and will definitely be using you again.

    Reviewed by MaureenOct 2018

  • "What a lovely cottage Julia the owner has, every home comfort and spotless."

    And what a great village Castleton is, perfect for walking and exploring and with so many pubs and local shops what more could you want. Julia informed us about the key collection to start with and said if we needed anything to let her know, she left us to it she was not intrusive in any way but was there if we needed her. I would highly reccomend Grange Cottage to anyone it was spacious very comfortable and loads of character. Very happy holiday makers all three of us plus one wrinkly.

    Reviewed by DeborahSep 2018

  • "The location is close to centre of Castleton village."

    The warmth and hospitality shown to us was second to none. A truly delightful property with bags of character. Just wonderful. Thankyou so very much!

    Reviewed by KarenAug 2018

  • "Beautiful cottage."

    Perfect location. Fantastic friendly owner.

    Reviewed by JudithAug 2018

  • "Beautiful cottage with really comfy bed and bedding and nice touches such as a welcome bottle of wine and some biscuits for our doggie friend."

    Communication from Sykes was spot on and they responded quickly when I had a query.

    Reviewed by LouiseJul 2018

  • "We have just returned from a wonderful week at grange cottage, which was one of the best cottages we have stayed at."

    The position in Castleton was superb allowing us to wander into the village for meals or drinks or brilliant walks right on the doorstep. The cottage was excellently equipped, with everything you could need for cooking at home, and even a picnic basket, which we used every day, as we had fantastic weather. Lots of extra touches which made it feel a real home from home. The only negative is the lack of a second toilet. We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend the lovely cottage.

    Reviewed by HelenJul 2018

  • "Beautiful cottage, great location and had everything we need."

    Reviewed by RichieJun 2018

  • "Best owner welcome we have had at any of our cottage holidays ."

    Cleanliness and equipment excellent. Setting superb.

    Reviewed by MJun 2018

  • "The village of Castleton is ideally situated for exploring the Peak District."

    Grange Cottage is within easy walking distance of four dog friendly pubs and the village shop. The cottage is also dog friendly, with an enclosed rear garden. The cottage has been furnished and decorated with great attention to detail. It is warm, inviting and cosy, and the kitchen is well equipped. The bedrooms are very comfortable and the bathroom is modern and attractive. The dedicated parking space opposite the front door is particularly welcome, as parking in the village is problematic at weekends. We are keen to stay at Grange Cottage again, and would highly recommend it.

    Reviewed by TonyApr 2018

  • "The owner was very considerate, contacting us before by text, then leaving us ..."

    The owner was very considerate, contacting us before by text, then leaving us some milk, a beautiful bunch of tulips and prosecco as a welcome gift

    Reviewed by JaneMar 2018

  • "This was our second stay in Grange Cottage and we absolutely love it - a real home from home."

    The little touches like handwash, flowers, tea, coffee and milk on arrival make it all the better. The whole house is extremely comfortable and well appointed with a completely secure garden front and back for the dogs. To have a parking space opposite is also a massive bonus. The location is fabulous, just a couple of minutes walk from the village centre amenities including countless pubs, Blue John shops, a bakers and a post office/shop. The only thing I will mention is that it's probably not that suitable for people with mobility issues, as the hill up to the cottage, although not long, is quite steep. My Mum has arthritis and she did find it a bit hard going. However, it is in the Peak District, so you have to expect hills!! Will definitely be back next year :)

    Reviewed by JulietteMar 2018

  • "Our third stay at Grange cottage did not disappoint, the cottage was beautifully decorated for Christmas and as comfortable and clean as ever."

    From a practical The kitchen is very well equipped, the shower is nice and powerful and a dedicated parking spot is a bonus. Castleton is a great village with plenty of choices of pubs and cafes. We always enjoy being able to go on some great walks straight from the front door.

    Reviewed by ScottDec 2017

  • "The only problem we had was the shower, we couldn't get it to run hot."

    Reviewed by StephenDec 2017

  • "Fantastic location and beautiful cottage!"

    Photos do not do it justice! Castleton is extremely dog friendly so a good holiday was had by all including the dog! Will definitely return in the future!

    Reviewed by ChristineOct 2017

  • "The property was very tastefully decorated, and very comfortable."

    Welcome pack was much appreciated. All in all we would recommend this property.

    Reviewed by PaulSep 2017

  • "Very well equiped cottage in a lovely location."

    Spacious being decorated and furnished to a high standard. A bonus having your own parking space. Had a very relaxing and enjoyable holiday.

    Reviewed by PaulAug 2017

  • "Lovely cottage in excellent position."

    Added bonus of garden and allocated parking space. Will recommend to family and friends and would definitely return if visiting area again.

    Reviewed by LindaJun 2017

  • "The cottage was beautiful!"

    We (6 friends)had a warm, cosy stay in mid January with snow. Easy access to the centre of Castleton and some amazing walks. Would love to come back.

    Reviewed by PhilipaJan 2017

  • "The cottage was absolutely gorgeous."

    The owner was very helpful and we have already booked again

    Reviewed by ShellyDec 2016

  • "It was fabulous and we all enjoyed it very much."

    Reviewed by BernardOct 2016

  • "Castleton and the walking"

    Reviewed by JaneSep 2016

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Summary

  • 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.
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, Bluetooth speaker, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car opposite property, plus additional off road parking available at the owner’s farm nearby
  • Front patio, enclosed rear lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: No children under the age of 5.

The property

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.

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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, 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.

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Region Information

Note: No children under the age of 5.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas