A lovely two-bedroom, brick-built, semi-detached cottage next to the beautiful and historic Church of St Edmond in the pretty village of Fenny Bentley.
This cottage provides the perfect getaway for a couple or small family.
Step in through the front door, hang your coat up and kick your boots off in the hallway then enter into a very cosy sitting room with tiled flooring, contemporary furniture and a welcoming woodburning stove.
The open stairwell divides the sitting room from the modern, well-equipped kitchen with breakfast bar.
The bedrooms are tastefully done with original roof beams exposed and consist of a double and single.
The designer bathroom has a P-shaped bath with a shower over it so you can choose to spark yourself up for the hard day’s walk or soak those weary limbs at the end of it.
Rather quirkily, there’s a door on the first floor landing which leads out to the lovely garden which borders the church grounds.
There’s plenty of space for a run around and a lovely gravelled bed with furniture where you can enjoy a glass of something and look to the distant hills as the sun goes down with a soundtrack of singing birds and church bells.
If you prefer someone else to do the cooking, there’s a good pub a very short stroll away or there’s a huge choice of eateries and inns in Ashbourne just a couple of miles down the road.
As Fenny Bentley sits in the Peak District National Park, you are perfectly placed to explore on foot or bike with footpaths to both the Tissington Trail and Dovedale’s famous stepping stones accessible from the doorstep.
You can even paddle a kayak on Carsington Water.
If culture, heritage, shopping or cuisine is more your thing then the equally lovely towns of Ashbourne and Bakewell are readily accessible.
Whenever you choose to stay, you will be spoilt for choice.
About the location
Ashbourne 2 miles; Alton Towers 13 miles.
The pretty village of Fenny Bentley lies 2 miles north of Ashbourne. Life in Fenny Bentley revolves, as it has done for years, around the pub and the church. The Church of St Edmund dates back to the 14th century. Some particular features of the church are its 16th century screens and the alabaster Beresford tomb. The heart of the village is surely the Coach & Horses, a welcoming coaching inn with real ales. Just 2 miles away, the traditional market town of Ashbourne, once a fashionable social centre in the 18th Century, boasts an eccentric street plan, quaint cobbled alleyways, old market stalls and welcoming coaching inns. Many fine Georgian buildings remain and host a good selection of restaurants and interesting antique shops. For those who prefer outdoor pursuits, the Dove and Manifold valleys are close by offering excellent walking and cycling opportunities, whilst the thrills and spills of Alton Towers are just a short drive away.