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1 Primitive Mews

Chelmorton near Buxton, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 23919)

4.5

Very good

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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62 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely stay."

    Very thoughtful welcome pack provided

    May 2022

  • "Excellent cottage with everything we needed, WiFi very good and a good sized TV ..."

    Excellent cottage with everything we needed, WiFi very good and a good sized TV too, we even mastered how to play DVDs again

    Reviewed by StevenMar 2022

  • "Such a beautiful cottage in a beautiful village."

    Very welcoming upon arrival, warm, lights and TV were on and it felt like we were really welcome. Tea/coffee and other goodies were appreciated. Huge double bed and crisp white sheets and fluffy towels. The only slight negative was the hot water, it seemed to run out all of the time and not enough to fill the lovely large bath but only a small negative.

    Reviewed by DavidMar 2022

  • "Our second stay in this cottage, we will be back in the autumn,"

    Reviewed by RichardFeb 2022

  • "This property was booked at extremely short notice on 18 January!"

    From first finding the property on the Sykes' website, we arrived in the property six hours later! On arrival the cottage was clean and all the electric heaters were on full. The cottage was cold, which was understandable, as the owners had very little time to prepare for out visit - but within a few hours the cottage had warmed up and was very comfortable. The equipment which was available was of a very good quality, e.g 50in TV in the main living area, Dyson vacuum cleaner, which is not our common experience in small rental properties! There was good communication from the owners who are very local if help should be needed (not so in our case) and a lovely welcome pack was available on arrival. We had a most relaxing few days in a very peaceful location and a cosy cottage.

    Reviewed by GrahamJan 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay in Primitive Mews."

    The property was clean, warm and comfortable. It was really welcoming to find tea & coffee, milk, biscuits & bread ready and waiting for us !! Close to a great pub and lovely Derbyshire walks etc. If we were being fussy a few hooks in the kitchen and bathroom would be a good edition and a small coffee table to stop drinks being on the floor would be great in the lounge. Thanks very much for the hospitality and we will be back.

    Reviewed by JohnJan 2022

  • "Loved our time at the cottage, Would definitely book again."

    Reviewed by RichardNov 2021

  • "Kitchen was very basic bathroom heated towel rail not working water was set at summer setting."

    we had to keep pressing the boost button all through the day

    Reviewed by DavidOct 2021

  • "Lovely comfy cottage in nice quiet village."

    Well equipped kitchen that was pleasant to cook in. 2 massive tv's, so got the luxury of tv in bed for the first time in a while. Also enjoyed the blu-ray player downstairs, while doing a jigsaw on the table. Comfy bed with shiny white sheets. Nice chilled holiday. Only 10-15 mins from Buxton and Bakewell so easy access to shops, theatre, Bakewell pudding, and fuel. I can highly recommend Chee Dale for a fun walk nearby. Runs parallel to the monsal trail, so park at Miller's Dale. Head straight down to the river and follow it round, then walk back along the monsal trail to the huge car park, and loo. Stunning valley and lots of fun scrambling bits.

    Reviewed by LizzieOct 2021

  • "The cottage is cosy and perfect for a getaway with our lab."

    It is as others have said a little tired. It was a lovely touch to have milk, bread and beans as a welcome, along with tea and coffee, after a long day at work and travelling north, was appreciated. Having the meadow for Bronte to have a morning and evening run about was perfect. The church inn up the road served fabulous food and again nice and dog friendly, for us this was the icing on the cake.

    Reviewed by SineadAug 2021

  • "Fantastic place, clean lovely cottage, meadow was amazing peaceful and views great"

    Reviewed by AngelaAug 2021

  • "Really well equipped cottage."

    Cleaned thoroughly prior to arrival. Great access to local walks with lovely local pub serving good food. Only 10 minute drive to nearest supermarket. Friendly and helpful owners when we needed to get instructions for access to keys.

    Reviewed by MarkJul 2021

  • "Prior communication and Key collection was spot on."

    The cottage was super clean and well equipped. Carpet and worktop a tad tired but perfectly usable. However, the mattress was way past its sell by date and desperately needs replacing. The 3 acre meadow and local walks were a delight for us and our dog and much appreciated.

    We appreciate your comments about the cottage and note that you were satisfied with the provisions available to you. We have a policy of changing mattresses every five years, which this mattress is well within that time, and is three years earlier than recommended. We are sorry it wasn't to your liking. Property Owner

    Reviewed by HonorJul 2021

  • "Loved the cottage, spotlessly clean and really comfy."

    Having the paddock there for the doggo to run off lead was great. Loads of things to do locally, recommend the local markets, creameries and farm shops.

    Reviewed by DiannaApr 2021

  • "All facilities tired."

    Carpet threadbare. Sofa uncomfortable. Kitchen still had the same worn marks as two years ago on the worktop. Water seeps from around sink into cupboard below. Dust all over table and legs of table hadn't been touched for weeks. Kitchen crockery still dirty. Had to wash everything before we could use it. Bathroom needs an update, shower awkward to use. Plus side was the field where we could excersise the dog and where the cottage is , is central to all the beautiful places in Derbyshire and the Peak District.

    Reviewed by LindaSep 2020

  • "Lovely cottage in a great location Great information given to us from the owners."

    Reviewed by LouiseSep 2020

  • "Another excellent venue that fully met your description and our needs"

    Reviewed by Lois AnneAug 2020

  • "The Paddock was an added bonus for the dog, and it provided a lovely walk in the evening to enjoy the views and sunset."

    Reviewed by DavidAug 2020

  • "Great location, well stocked cottage"

    Reviewed by CherylAug 2020

  • "Enjoyable stay, comfortable cottage that was wonderfully warm!"

    Lovely big bedroom with comfortable bed and very quiet to enable quality sleep. Welcome pack on arrival was very nice and included Valentine chocolates! Parking was great, just outside the back door. Good to have the paddock available to exercise our dog. Fabulous walks from the door, which we loved. Chelmorton is a nice village, well located with a good pub that does very nice meals and is dog friendly. Will definitely stay again thank you.

    Reviewed by TraceyFeb 2020

  • "The cottage was everything that we could have wanted."

    The kitchen was bijou but very well set up and spotlessly clean and the welcome pack was most useful. The lounge and bedroom are well furnished with quality fittings and furniture. The cottage is well heated even in January weather. An added bonus is the paddock which our dog loved. We shall definitely be returning. Hilary Price January 2020.

    Reviewed by TerryJan 2020

  • "Fantastic cottage in a lovely area."

    Really enjoyed our stay and would look at booking cottage again

    Reviewed by AnnDec 2019

  • "Lovely cottage, well equipped and well located for exploring the area."

    Visited in November and had a mixture of weather over our long weekend (heavy rain, frost, sleet and sunshine!). The owners had provided a welcome pack on arrival which was much appreciated as we arrived late in the evening. Cottage was cosy and a well-thought out conversion with all we needed. Parking very convenient. Great to have use of the fields for walking the dog too. The only negative comment is that the kitchen was very cold in comparison with the rest of the cottage - no radiator in there and a cold stone floor. Overall, a lovely stay and a beautiful part of the world.

    Reviewed by CorinneNov 2019

  • "Primitive Mews number 1."

    This cottage is a warm comfortable place to stay, generally very clean but required a little TLC. sink worktop needed sealing, had been leaking water underneath for sometime! bed very comfortable, lounge lacks a coffee table.Frying pan and baking tins need replacing, take your own. Having said that the owners very friendly, beautiful quiet location and the dog loved the paddock. thank you for a great stay.

    Reviewed by LindaOct 2019

  • "Just spent a long weekend at 1 Primitive Mews and are already thinking of spending another weekend at this comfortable cottage."

    First impressions are everything and this cottage did not let us down from when we arrived to when we left. Nicely situated with stunning views from the paddock , ideal for walking the dog or just sitting watching the sun go down, we found this to be a very relaxing weekend and to make things even better the Church Inn, which serves excellent food, is only a few minutes walk away and dogs are welcome. We will be going back again.

    Reviewed by RickySep 2019

  • "This is a well set up and very spacious cottage."

    It was cleaned very well for our arrival and we were impressed by the range of videos and games that were available for bad weather. The outside private meadow was a real bonus. The village itself is very central for Buxton and Bakewell and many of the great local pubs and ice cream shops. Definitely a place we will return to.

    Reviewed by DavidAug 2019

  • "Beautiful location and the property is really wonderfully presented."

    Great pre-communications with Tracey and easy to find. Unfortunately, the bed was very uncomfortable and we were quite surprised to have people enter the house without our knowledge or permission whilst we were out (the owner did send a text just before but unfortunately there was no reception in the area so we didn't receive it until after we came home to discover that people had been in the house).

    Reviewed by SarahJun 2019

  • "A beautiful cottage with everything you'd need plus generous welcome pack of treats."

    Lovely quiet area and great walks on th doorstep.Would definitely stay again

    Reviewed by AnnabelApr 2019

  • "A great cottage in a beautiful setting."

    Ideal base for exploring the Peak District or having a romantic getaway for two. A seamless experience all round.

    Reviewed by ChristopherApr 2019

  • "The cottage is based in a quiet village which was ideal for our stay."

    Perfect for dog owners as there a 3 acre paddock next door which the holiday cottages are given access to to exercise the dog. It is close to many attractions. The local shops are only about 4-5 miles away. Note there is no telephone reception which suited us perfectly but there is WiFi. The cottage was well equipped, and clean. We will definitely be staying again

    Reviewed by MarleneApr 2019

  • "It was comfortable and clean."

    Beautiful location. We loved the little extras.

    Reviewed by HazelMar 2019

  • "From the moment we opened the door the cottage more than met our expectations."

    The accommodation (providing an ideal base for a couple) was spotlessly clean, warm, cosy and very welcoming. Everything we needed was provided with the addition of a welcome pack which was appreciated. We enjoyed the large screen television with DVDs provided, (just like being at the cinema without the popcorn), and we could even watch TV in bed if we wanted. All facilities from kitchen equipment to the shower were excellent and parking was very convenient. The cottage is well situated for walking in the Peak District and some walks can be done straight from the door. We were very lucky and were treated to the unexpected February sunshine for our long walks. The weather combined with the lovely accommodation ensured that this was a very enjoyable holiday. We certainly hope to return in the future. (If published please do not use our actual names - thank-you)

    Reviewed by EilirFeb 2019

  • "As it was valentines day whilst we were staying there the hosts left a bottle of bubbly and some confectionery which was a very nice thought."

    Our dog was very impressed with the paddock adjoining the property and was determined to make the most of it. I would thoroughly recommend staying there.

    Reviewed by KevinFeb 2019

  • "Stone floor in kitchen was freezing luckily we had a rug in the car and used that no heating in kitchen crockery very sparse only 2 dinner plates side plates and mugs chipped glasses I know it was only for two people but if a friend visited we couldn’t all have a brew!"

    !!!!t the accommodation was clean but very jaded fraying rug and carpet back door was very difficult to open sticking and swollen.a bit concerned that the only fire escape other than the back door ie bathroom window was battened across so you wouldn’t be able to escape ?the weather was bad and thumbs up for the paths being cleared for us .

    Reviewed by SheilaJan 2019

  • "Welcome pack useful but given that I am a single more mature lady, not sure a packet of Jammy Dodgers quite the right biscuits."

    Also, given that I was only staying for three nights, a smaller loaf of bread with a better use by date might have been more appropriate: I certainly couldn’t have eaten a whole large loaf in one day! Beans also a good idea but maybe not in a dented tin? Overall, however, a comfortable little cottage in a lovely area.

    Reviewed by SusanDec 2018

  • "Had a lovely time."

    Cottage was perfect. Only one downside. We broke a plate while we were there. I informed the owner and offered to pay for the plate. The owner asked for £8. That did seem a lot for a plate. I will pay the money, but it did seem a bit petty seeing as we were paying hundreds of pounds for our stay. I was surprised, I was expecting the owner to just 'right it off'. Some of the crockery (plates etc) was stamped as 'seconds'. I know this is going to sound ridiculous, but my abiding memory of 1 Primitive Mews is now going to be having to pay for a plate. Because of that I wouldn't go back there. Which is a shame as the cottage and the location were perfect.

    Reviewed by SimonDec 2018

  • "A cosy warm cottage"

    Reviewed by LisaNov 2018

  • "Mrs linda blackburn ."

    from the floor boards creaking in the bedroom and bathroom in No 1 primitive mews apart from that everything was okay

    Reviewed by LindaOct 2018

  • "This is a comfortable and very clean cottage, and the welcome pack is a great idea, Thank you."

    Also great to have decent size televisions. Ideal for exploring the peak district. Excellent pub in the village for meals. Two lovely paddocks for an evening stroll with seats to watch the sunset. We will definitely use this cottage again in the future.

    Reviewed by JanetOct 2018

  • "If you want to eat in the pub at the top of the hill, YOU MUST BOOK or be disappointed."

    Gets really busy. On the positive iyou can take your

    Reviewed by SteveOct 2018

  • "The smell of wet dogs was very strong on arrival and I had to go out and purchase an air freshener."

    A shower mat would have been useful not only to help whilst showering but to get out of the bath easier. No teabags provided as stated and the coffee was not fresh in the tin!

    Reviewed by ValerieAug 2018

  • "Had a lovely holiday village very quite (just how I like it) walking from village very good local pub excellent for both beer and food."

    Cottage was great with the addition of two private fields to walk dog along with dog washing facilities ideal for a springer.

    Reviewed by RonnieAug 2018

  • "Place is tired."

    Carpets,bathroom and kitchen could do with a refurb. The paddock was an excellent bonus for exercising the dog. Would also have liked a back garden. With having taken a dog it was bad that people from the other cottages thought it was a good idea to park by our back door so the dog had to be on a lead from the door to the paddock.

    Reviewed by LindaJul 2018

  • "It was lovely to have a paddock to walk and be able to let our dog off the lead to run."

    Tracey and Carl went out of their to introduce us to our fellow guests and make us feel welcome. The Church Inn serves good meals.

    Reviewed by GrahamJul 2018

  • "Can not fault the holiday was so relaxing"

    Reviewed by MarieJun 2018

  • "Fantastic paddock behind cottage - our dog absolutely loved it!"

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    Reviewed by DavidJun 2018

  • "Very homely cottage and owner Tracey was very pleasant to deal with"

    Reviewed by ElizabethJun 2018

  • "It was the first time we stayed at the Peak District after 45 years of travelling all around the UK."

    We enjoyed it very much, didn't know it was so beautiful. And also the cottage, SUPER! I'm sure we will come back. Regards Theo and Ingrid Prosch (NL)

    Reviewed by ChristianMay 2018

  • "Perfect for single or couple with dog"

    Reviewed by RobertMar 2018

  • "A cosy cottage in Chelmorton, small but perfect for one or two adults and their dog."

    Nice selection in the welcome basket and everything you would need for a self catering holiday. Lots of local walks and close to a number of towns and villages to visit. Highly recommended and I am already planning my next stay.

    Reviewed by VivianneFeb 2018

  • "This is a lovely little cottage, very clean and has everything you would want to enjoy your stay."

    There is a pub that serves food at the top of the road however we did not venture to it. The only negative with the cotrage is that although they do allow a dog they are not allowed upstairs which was a little bit of a problem for us as our little lady is old and although doesn't sleep on the bed has always slept in the same room as us and caused us a few problems. I totally understand but would suggest that it is writren on the booking site as we would not have booked it if we had been informed.

    Reviewed by AudreyJan 2018

  • "The cottage is set in a beautiful location and has everything you can need for a very comfortable stay."

    We stayed for new year and did not want to come back. Even our dog loved it!! We had two fields which we could use and let him run his legs off. The bedroom is huge with a very comfortable bed and chair to relax in. The bathroom has a huge bath and great shower. The living room was very spacious and warm with a massive tv and DVD’s to enjoy. The kitchen has everything you need to cook with and even has a washing machine for use All in all a great stay and we will be staying again

    Reviewed by AlanDec 2017

  • "The cottage had everything we needed."

    I particularly liked the extras like the milk and bread provided. The only thing we could fault was the matress was on the hard side for us but that's just a preference thing. Lovely location with loads of places nearby to explore. The local pub was very welcoming and had tasty (very filling) meals. Would definatly stay again.

    Reviewed by StephenieNov 2017

  • "Could do with heating in kitchen also was a draft from back door."

    Kitchen could do with an update

    Reviewed by JanetOct 2017

  • "The use of the two fields for exercising the dog first thing in the morning and last thing at night was very useful."

    The cut paths around the edge was great. Overall a perfect location for lovely walks and interesting places to visit.

    Reviewed by RachelSep 2017

  • "Fabulous..."

    Cosy comfy accomodation, friendly people, great scenery. everything i look for in a holiday home

    Reviewed by JoanneAug 2017

  • "Very enjoyable village well positioned for sight seeing wonderful village pub at ..."

    Very enjoyable village well positioned for sight seeing wonderful village pub at top of hill opposite church pub called church inn good choice of meals about 8 mins from cottage all the info at cottage for you to read had complete freedom never see the owners of the cottage would recommend cottage for single person or two people would stay there again just for the peace and quiet

    Reviewed by PeterAug 2017

  • "Excellent cottage in a fantastic location."

    Perfect for a relaxing break.

    Reviewed by SharnApr 2017

  • "A very cosy little cottage."

    The kitchen could perhaps do with some heating as it can be cold in the winter when preparing food. Otherwise no problems and a good location within a 5 minute walk of the excellent village pub.

    Reviewed by CharlesFeb 2017

  • "A fabulous cottage, perfect for 2 and our dog."

    Very clean and cosy. Beautifully furnished and everything you could possibly need. A wonderful location, with a handy meadow to walk the dog. Only regret.... not staying longer.... !

    Reviewed by VivianneFeb 2017

  • "Choice location very nice village."

    Owners were very hospitable.

    Reviewed by CarolDec 2016

  • "Holiday was very good, cottage very warm and comfortable, Welcome pack was very useful, only downsides were that there was no light over the sink to see to wash up properly and most important for me was that there was no slip mat in the bath."

    ..being nearly 80 and unable to sit down in a bath I rely on showers but without a slip mat this was not possible ( I had slipped once ) so had to make do with wash-downs otherwise we had a very peaceful few days away from it all..

    Reviewed by EllySep 2016

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Summary

  • One bedroom with a king-size bed and 42" TV
  • Bathroom with bath, overhead jet shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living room/diner
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, 50" plasma 3D TV with Freeview, PlayStation 3, Blu-ray/DVD player, iPod dock, WiFi, and a selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Welcome pack inc. tea, coffee, sugar, bread, biscuits and beans
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Graveled area with outdoor furniture and barbecue
  • Shared use of a 3-acre grass paddock, dogs can run off the lead
  • Sorry, no smoking or vaping
  • Shop within 4.3 miles, pub within 0.3 miles
  • NOTE: No children under the age of 4 allowed at this cottage
  • Note: This property will only accept 1 small well-behaved dog and no other animals, the dog is not allowed upstairs.

The property

A beautiful stone terraced cottage, in the heart of the village of Chelmorton in the Peak District National Park.

Offering a delightful place to stay, this wonderful cottage boasts stone-flagged floors, open stonework to the walls, a 50” plasma screen TV, a PlayStation 3 and a Blu-ray/DVD player with a selection of DVD's on offer.

Upstairs there is an additional 42” TV with a king-size sleigh bed making this the perfect cottage to cosy up in after a day of exploring all the Peak District has to offer.

The bedroom window, best known as 'Sunset View' is the perfect place to watch the sun go down on a lovely summer's evening.

Outside the cottage, there is a gravelled yard, with garden furniture perfect for all those summer barbecues.

1 Primitive Mews is a fantastic Peak District Cottage, one not too be missed!

This property can be booked alongside Refs. 4439 and 4440, together sleeping up to 10 guests.

Primitive Mews

Three delightful stone-built Peak District cottages found in the peaceful village of Chelmorton, within easy reach of the popular spa town of Buxton and the market town of Bakewell. Showcasing a lovely renovation of a traditional stone barn dating from 1837, these fantastic Peak District cottages skilfully blend original character and contemporary styling, with exposed stonework, stone flagged floors and en-suite bathrooms, whilst enjoying an idyllic village position. All three cottages have the use of a shared grass paddock with a feature wooden castle for children to play on. Adjoining the paddock is a three-acre meadow to enjoy, with a flowing grass walkway, perfect for safely exercising your dog off the lead or enjoying family games. There are benches available for you to sit and relax on and take in the picturesque views around Chelmorton. The surrounding area offers great walking and cycling and an abundance of wildlife, from Deepdale to the summit of the Low with its prehistoric barrows, which is also well-known for its September 1000ft fell race. Perfectly placed for all that the National Park has to offer, these Peak District cottages really do offer a magnificent holiday retreat.

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About the location

CHELMORTON

Buxton 4 miles; Bakewell 7 miles.

The ancient, picturesque and peaceful village of Chelmorton is situated in the heart of the Peak District National Park. The village boasts a lovely pub which serves excellent food and real ales. The medieval church of St John the Baptist sits within the village. Chelmorton has an interesting historic landscape of 'fossil' arable strips enclosed within drystone walls. Surrounded by superb walking countryside, perfect for those who want to get out and about. Within easy reach of Chelmorton is the popular spa town of Buxton and the market town of Bakewell.

Region Information

NOTE: No children under the age of 4 allowed at this cottage
Note: This property will only accept 1 small well-behaved dog and no other animals, the dog is not allowed upstairs.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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