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Millstream Cottage

Castleton, Peak District, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 981405)


Very good

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Near a shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Pub Near a pub < 1 mile

Reviews & Ratings

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9 Customer Review(s)

  • “Parking is not accurately described.”

    The cafe right outside from door is a a bit smelly when cooking.

    The cafe right outside from door is a a bit smelly when cooking.

    - Karen, September 2021

The property

Nestled in the heart of Castleton, in the Peak District, is this mid-terraced stone fronted property, Millstream Cottage.

This character cottage is beautifully appointed throughout and is perfect for couples or small families wanting to explore this popular part of Derbyshire.

Be welcomed into the sitting room on arrival, complete with a dining table, two sofas and an alluring woodburning stove set within a feature stone fireplace, perfect for curling up on a winter evening whilst catching up on your favourite TV shows.

A low door leads into the fitted kitchen, appointed with a selection of modern appliances, crockery and cooking utensils to meet your culinary satisfaction while also housing a washing machine should you need it.

A set of open plan stairs lead up to a mini landing area, with a charming king-size double bedroom at one side and a long twin room at the other.

Boasting plenty of character, the ceilings have been designed to reveal the original beams with LED spotlights bringing a modern twist, while the original wooden floors will remind you of the age of this property.

Outside you are treated to a stunning rear courtyard area with millstream water running through, providing the perfect spot to enjoy an evening drink on the decking or on the built-in bench with canopy over.

The pretty and historic village of Castleton is home to a selection of independent shops, pubs and restaurants to enjoy, as well as many Peak District delights with four underground show caves to be explored: Blue John Cavern, Speedwell Cavern, Treak Cliff Cavern and Peak Cavern.

There are some spectacular walking and cycling opportunities towards Mam Tor, a landmark hill which is a popular hiking spot and is known for its striking valleys, as well as towards the ruins of Peveril Castle, which stands high above the village.

Not far away are the delightful villages of Edale, the start of the Pennine Way, Hope and Hathersage with its seasonal outdoor swimming pool.

For a change of scenery, you may consider a trip to the ever-popular Alton Tower’s theme park, which is roughly an hour’s drive from the cottage.

With much to see and do from the doorstep, Millstream Cottage is an inviting escape for couples and families, whatever time of year.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, heated towel-rail, basin and WC and underfloor heating
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating/Hive system with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Sky and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. In rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. In rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Allocated parking pass for one car
  • Shared driveway
  • Enclosed patio/courtyard area with decking over water and a built-in bench with canopy over
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • Please note that the log burner will not be available until 21/10/2020.

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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