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Meadow View

(Ref. 1021024)

Cowdale near Buxton, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 12 Guests

  • 6 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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39 Customer Reviews

  • "Excellent, we had a wonderful stay with everything we could possibly need, very warm and cosy but with plenty of room ."

    Hopefully we'll be back, can't recommend it enough. Thank you x

    Reviewed by PaulineNov 2023

  • "Stayed for 4 days 3 nights, perfect house has everything you need, fully equipped house."

    The location is perfect for a cosy weekend away with stunning views for walks and homely pubs for drinks and food would highly recommend and will definitely be visiting back to the property!!

    Reviewed by SamanthaNov 2023

  • "Great place for a family get together, lots of room for eleven of us."

    On site owners friendly and helpful, lovely fresh eggs from the farm. Good location, plenty to do in the area, would stay again

    Reviewed by LesleyOct 2023

  • "Great property, fully equipped, lots of space for the amount of guests it caters for."

    A few guests state beds were bit on soft side

    Reviewed by AndreaOct 2023

  • "This was a great base to explore the area."

    The house was well equipped and comfortable.

    Reviewed by GlennSep 2023

  • "Wonderful property for a large group."

    Ventilation in the bedrooms could be better, we were very warm. However that is better than being cold. A few of the beds had spring bases that were noisy but overall comfort was good. One shower was draining slowly so perhaps needs looking at. Otherwise it was just perfect.

    Reviewed by BrianAug 2023

  • "Booked this holiday cottage for a weekend get together with old friends."

    The cottage is in an excellent location, and the place itself was really comfortable, clean and spacious. Would definitely consider booking again for future holidays!

    Reviewed by MatthewAug 2023

  • "Lovely comfortable break."

    Whole family from ages 2 - 84 enjoyed it, even teenagers! The accommodation had everything we needed, owners were friendly and the surroundings were beautiful. Only downside was the weather! We would happily return

    Reviewed by JenniferJul 2023

  • "We were a party of 9 visiting for a trail and yoga weekend."

    This was the first one that I’ve organised so I was nervous about everything going well. Meadow View exceeded expectation, it was the perfect setting for our group and we loved the open plan upstairs space. We would definitely love to visit again.

    Reviewed by LaurenJun 2023

  • "We arrived to a warm welcome."

    The milk and biscuits inside the property were appreciated. The property was very clean and comfortable and there was plenty of room for the 9 of us. The kitchen/living area really had the 'wow' factor when we went upstairs. Beds were comfortable. We were impressed by the attention to detail like the 2 kettles (needed for our large party) and the rechargeable torch in the hall for dark nights. We loved the long table for us all to eat and play games at. Everything necessary had been thought about and provided. A great place to stay

    Reviewed by KimJun 2023

  • "A great property, in an ideal location."

    Very well equipped, plenty of room for 12. Would recommend.

    Reviewed by TracyMar 2023

  • "What a fabulous place."

    Lovely welcome upon arrival with basics provided ie tea/coffee and biscuits which was fab. Highly recommend and will be returning again at some point.

    Reviewed by DawnMar 2023

  • "We had a weekend stay to celebrate a 30th birthday, a mix of couples, friends and kids."

    It was fantastic. The properly is a great size and the kids loved the snug off the main living area, where we set up an Xbox for them. I was blown away by how well stocked it was, it had everything we needed in the kitchen, and bathrooms. The owners have thought of everything. I don't think there is a single improvement that I could suggest. Well done!

    Reviewed by KayleighFeb 2023

  • "Lovely clean property, we enjoyed our stay."

    ( You need a new toaster though). Would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by LynneJan 2023

  • "We had a fantastic week at Meadow View for our annual 3 generation gathering."

    House well equipped and comfortable. Friendly owners onsite and were able to sort out a couple of minor issues very quickly. Only about 10 mins drive to Buxton. Lots of walks nearby. Would definitely recommend this property.

    Reviewed by LizJan 2023

  • "Honestly, a fantastic stay."

    The location was great, it looked exactly like the photos, the property was lovely, we had a brilliant time!

    Reviewed by KirbieDec 2022

  • "My family and I (10 of us) thoroughly enjoyed our annual pre Christmas 'get together' week at Meadow view."

    The huge living/dining area was particularly useful for children to play and everyone to get around the dinner table together. The house was warm and comfortable during a very cold week. An excellent position in the countryside but close to Buxton and in easy reach of Bakewell, Castleton, Tideswell and all the places that make the Peak district so special. I'm happy to recommend Meadow view unreservedly.

    Reviewed by MichaelDec 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our stay here with friends."

    Well equipped kitchen and the open plan lounge is comfy. Owners very helpful. Great location just outside Buxton - suited those in our group who wanted to shop while others in the group went walking from the cottage.

    Reviewed by JoyceNov 2022

  • "This was a fantastic property for our group of friends on a weekend get together."

    All bedrooms a good size, an amazing social space and good location with nice walk to the nearby pub of The Church Inn. Would definitely stay again!

    Reviewed by KateNov 2022

  • "Extremely satisfied satisfied with the property, it suited us perfectly."

    An excellent base for exploring the area.

    Reviewed by DavidOct 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay at cordage."

    Reviewed by ArthurAug 2022

  • "The property was a superb base for our holiday."

    It is roomy, beautifully furnished, well equipped facility with a lovely area in the front of the cottage. Being adjacent to the farm was great and the area around Cowdale is quite lovely. My compliments to the owner. Thank you

    Reviewed by DavidAug 2022

  • "Very happy with the overall experience and stay at the property."

    It was a corporate booking and was exactly what we needed for commuting to the exhibition in the Hillhead quarry.

    Reviewed by AndrewJun 2022

  • "Great house for a large group, very impressed with the quality of the house and the cleanliness."

    Good amount of bathrooms for the number of bedrooms. Upstairs lounge and kitchen very social. Only thing missing was more garden area. Be aware that parking is shared with same size house next door.

    Reviewed by EmmaMay 2022

  • "A lovely cottage fantastic for a family occaision for my 80th birthday celebration."

    Very comfortable and warm all facilities you could possibly require. I hope to return in the future. Full marks to the owners/managers Jim

    Reviewed by JamesMay 2022

  • "A separate toilet would be better when sharing the bathroom with 6 people."

    A cafetiere would be a good addition. Otherwise it was a lovely stay and great location.

    Reviewed by GlynisMay 2022

  • "Lovely property lots of space for our part of 9 loved the open plan"

    Reviewed by SandraApr 2022

  • "We absolutely loved our stay at Meadow view."

    The large open plan living area and well equipped kitchen were perfect for hosting my special birthday with three generations of the family. Everything was beautifully presented. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by JennieFeb 2022

  • "Lovely cottage, very well equipped kitchen which meant we could cook up a storm."

    Everything was spotless. The beds were a little bit on the soft side (but then some people prefer that just not our preference) and it could get very noisy in the bedrooms with people moving around upstairs particularly below the kitchen, but overall we really enjoyed our stay

    Reviewed by JayneFeb 2022

  • "This was the perfect venue for a family gathering to celebrate a 50th Birthday party and the cottage was exactly as described."

    The kitchen is very well appointed and the bathrooms clean. The cottage felt welcoming on arrival and the owners were friendly and helpful. Three generations of our family had a most enjoyable weekend and we would definitely recommend Meadow View to others. Constructive feedback is:- 1. Living room seating is not that comfortable, especially for people more elderly. 2. Lighting in the bedrooms is poor (very dim)

    Reviewed by SarahJan 2022

  • "Meadow View is great for family get togethers, spacious and comfortable with more than enough kitchen and dining equipment needed to cater for twelve."

    It is in a very quiet location but with easy access to Buxton and the Peak District. Andrew and Lucy were very welcoming and couldn't have been more helpful. The Christmas tree and trimmings gave the house an extra wow factor.

    Reviewed by KathDec 2021

  • "Brilliant cottage for a large group, very well equipped with plenty of kitchen utensils, great to go somewhere that doesn’t just have 12 knifes and forks!"

    Well equipped for children too. Great stay, will definitely be back

    Reviewed by LizzieOct 2021

  • "Have always found Sykes really easy to book through with high quality accommodation."

    Meadow view did not disappoint, very clean and well stocked with all essentials. The bedrooms were comfy and well made up. The living/communal space was huge and great for a group. There is a smaller living room area off the main space which we didn’t use but would be great for quiet time.

    Reviewed by NatashaSep 2021

  • "Meadow View is an extremely well furnished, equipped and run barn conversion in a beautiful part of the country."

    Andrew and Lucy are very welcoming, friendly and efficient enabling us to relax and enjoy a special birthday holiday. Thank you

    Reviewed by HAug 2021

  • "A really great place to stay for a large family group."

    Very well equipped and a comfortable and spacious living area. A lovely rural setting but close to Buxton. Just one thing to consider - the bedrooms are on the ground floor with the living area above, so early risers can be heard moving about!

    Reviewed by NadeenAug 2021

  • "Fantastic accommodation!"

    Would be very happy to return!

    Reviewed by DavidJul 2021

  • "This place is so much better than the photos."

    11 of us just spent the weekend here and had the best time. There’s a massive living room, dining table and little snug so plenty of room. Benches outside meant we could sit out in the sun. Beds were so so comfy! Everything was immaculate! Only thing I’d say is bring your own washing up stuff and potentially a couple of non stick frying pans and loo roll but other than that we didn’t have a single issue! If anyone’s fussy about noise the living space is upstairs so this potentially isn’t for you if you go to bed early but we managed fine and intend to come back!

    Reviewed by EmilySep 2020

  • "Ideal for a family get together."

    Reviewed by AnneAug 2020

  • "The house is located in a beautiful quiet location and is idea for those wanting a relaxing break away from buzzing city life."

    There is a Morrison’s nearby and several restaurants, including Thai, Indian and fish and chips, so you can eat in or take away that you can drive to within ten minutes. The property itself spacious and there is ample living space on the second floor for up to 12 people. The snug is a lovely add on and the large dining table is lovely and ideal for eating in together (a little difficult to get on and out of the very long bench seats though but you get used to climbing out). There are 2 TVs in the living rooms but they are not smart TVs so you have to bring along your PlayStation to access Netflix if you want to have a movie night. The kitchen is well equipped and contains all the utensils, dishes, cups, glasses and cutlery you could need and is fully equipped with 2 kettles, a fridge freezer, dishwasher and 2 cookers. The bedrooms are of an average size and three contain en-suite bathrooms. Be mindful, the plumbing is a little loud. The bathrooms look like they have been partially updated over the years but could do with new Lino on the floors. Enough pillows and towels are provided for guests, the linen is clean and there is a laundry room with a washer dryer, iron and ironing board. Handwash and toilet rolls are provided but the host may need to provide an extra roll in each bathroom as we ran out by the end of the stay. Unfortunately the beds let down the stay; they could do with upgrading. The mattresses in the rooms are uncomfortable, far too springy, soft and the frames are not very sturdy, this led to a few sleepless nights and could be a game changer when thinking of booking again. Cleanliness is good overall, the vacuum cleaner was full when we got there and could do with an empty pit between guests. The hosts were lovely and extremely helpful, I’m sure there is nothing they would not do to make our stay more comfortable.

    Reviewed by SabinaAug 2020

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  • Six-ground floor bedrooms: 2 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x king-size double, 1 x twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC and 1 x twin
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • First-floor open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric woodburning-effect fire
  • Snug (seats 4) with electric woodburning-effect fire
  • Utility
  • Electric heating and 2 x electric fires
  • 2 x electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with FreeSat, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking for six cars
  • Shared front garden with gravelled and lawned areas with picnic benches
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2.3 miles, pub 1.8 miles
  • Note: No stag or hen parties or similar allowed
  • Please note: There is a £500 Good Housekeeping Bond that applies to all bookings made after 15th February 2023.

The property

Buxton 3 miles.

This wonderful semi-detached barn conversion rests in Cowdale, an attractive hamlet, three miles from Buxton.

Offering plenty of space for extended families and groups of friends who wish to holiday together, this wonderful cottage near Buxton is an ideal base for exploring all that this area of the Peak District has to offer.

This Buxton cottage offers beautiful upside down accommodation and character features throughout, including unusual steel open beams on the upper level, and red brickwork on the ground floor.

The large open-plan living area of this cottage sprawls over the first floor, perfectly positioned to make the most of the views over the countryside, and the whole space has a welcoming contemporary feel.

The well-equipped kitchen is ideal to cater for all of your party, and with the large sitting area, a separate snug and six comfortable bedrooms, there’s plenty of opportunity for some quiet time to yourself.

The large shared garden outside has both lawned and gravelled areas with furniture, perfect to enjoy the peace and quiet of countryside living!

Meadow View is a superbly stylish cottage, providing the ultimate retreat for your getaway to the Peak District.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1020909, 1021021, 1021022 and 1021023, together sleeping 30 people.

Cowdale Hall Farm Cottages

Nestled on the fringes of the Peak District National Park, in the small peaceful hamlet of Cowdale are a selection of wonderfully-restored barn conversions. Inside, the owner has created a smart and warming retreat for families, friends or couples looking to explore this beautiful, unspoilt region. Each cottage benefits from its own open-plan living space complete with an electric fire to keep the rooms nice and toasty especially during the cooler months; cosy up on the plush seating and tune into the TV for the evenings entertainment as you unwind after a long day sightseeing. Use the dining tables to gather at mealtimes and break open a bottle of bubbly to toast to a wonderful holiday break, benefitting from the well-equipped kitchens to prepare your dish in style. Choose from a selection of bedrooms with something to suit everyone's needs and get some much needed rest for the days ahead with fabulous views over the surrounding fields. These properties are perfectly placed for accessing a vast array of attractions well-worth visiting. The charming spa town of Buxton rests within a few miles of these barns and is the central haven for tourists visiting this picturesque National Park. Explore its delightful choice of pubs and restaurants for those evenings you don't fancy cooking at home. Renowned for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, this market town boasts a wealth of architecture well-worth visiting; particularly the Pavilion Gardens miniature railway, Buxton Museum and Art Gallery and Buxton Crescent. If you're looking for something more adventurous, Go Ape Buxton is perfect for people of all ages to experience a treetop adventure, forest segways, netted walkways between treehouses and look forward to racing your loved ones to the other side on the thrilling zip wires. Take a day trip and explore the Peak District National Park and its stunning sites such as the Dovedale National Nature Reserve which boasts a range of wildlife species to spot along the way and fields rich with flora and fauna. Cowdale Hall Farm Cottage are perfectly placed for touring the very best sites of the Peak District National Park.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £500.

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About the location


  • Tideswell 7 miles
  • Bakewell 12 miles
  • Matlock 21 miles

It was the constant 28 degrees centigrade of the bubbling blue waters of Buxton's eight thermal springs that originally attracted the Romans to the town. However it was during the 18th and 19th centuries, under the patronage of successive Dukes of Devonshire, that the Palladian splendour of the Buxton of today was designed and built - including the magnificent semi-circular Crescent, The Great Stable, Hall Bank, The Square, The Pavilion Gardens and The Opera House. Today visitors continue to enjoy these magnificent buildings and gardens, as well as the Opera House's full programme and annual festivals of music and arts. There is good walking close by with rugged peaks to the north and gentle hills and dales to the south and a number of pretty towns and villages are dotted throughout including Bakewell, Ashford-in-the-Water, Castleton and Edale. The stunning properties of Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall are within easy driving distance and must be seen while visiting this area. A great base for exploring the Peak District.

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Please note: There is a £500 Good Housekeeping Bond that applies to all bookings made after 15th February 2023.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas