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  • The Nook at Timbers - (Ref. 929429)

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The Nook at Timbers

Great Longstone near Bakewell, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 929429)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “Good location, both for local walks and further afield.”

    Friendly and very helpful owners.

    Friendly and very helpful owners.

    - Mr Disney, July 2021

The property

A cosy annexe to the owner’s own home, this stone-built cottage is situated close to the centre of the charming village of Great Longstone, in the heart of the Peak District National Park.

This lovely cottage is self-contained and makes an ideal base for cyclists, walkers or a family visiting this area of natural outstanding beauty.

Comfortable and well-equipped, it features two lovely bedrooms and a large shower room.

The spacious open plan living area features a modern kitchen with dining table and a warm and cosy sitting area.

The floor-to-ceiling window provides lots of light, making this an ideal sociable space to enjoy some delicious home-cooking and relaxation at the end of a busy day.

Outside, a delightful patio area with water feature provides a lovely spot for a relaxing drink or perhaps some alfresco dining under the covered veranda which is a perfect escape from any showers while still enjoying the fresh air.

Great Longstone is an attractive limestone village set around a pretty village green.

There are two olde-worlde pubs, which offer good pub food and real ales, where you can enjoy a bite to eat and rest your walking legs with a well-earned drink at the end of the day.

The spectacular Monsal Trail, an 8.5 mile former railway line, now a traffic free track for cyclists or walkers taking in the stunning surrounding countryside, is just on your doorstep.

The lovely market town of Bakewell is a short drive away or you could walk or cycle via the Monsal Trail.

Historic houses including Chatsworth house, Haddon Hall and Hardwick Hall are just a short car journey away, making this cosy holiday home a lovely retreat at any time of the year.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with shower, twin basins and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, washer/dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, iPod dock, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car, plus roadside parking 150 yards away, on first come, first served basis
  • Bike storage
  • Veranda with furniture and private front garden with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and two pubs 2 mins walk
  • Note: Children over 10 years of age only
  • Note: This property has some low ceilings
  • Note: There are steep stone steps alongside the property and a water feature, therefore this property isn't suitable for children under the age of 10.

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About the location


Bakewell 3.3 miles.

The pretty Derbyshire village of Great Longstone is situated in a wonderful location in the heart of the Peak District National Park. Great Longstone is nestled in an enviable position, flanked by Longstone Edge, with Bakewell and Chatsworth House close by. The village offers two traditional village pubs, a shop, 18th century stone cottages and a market cross that is situated on the delightful village green. The Monsal Trail runs through the village and provides eight and a half miles of scenic traffic-free walking and cycling, with the spectacular viaduct at nearby Monsal Head and several tunnels along the route to keep the whole family interested. Just down the road lies the picture postcard village of Ashford-in-the-Water, which boasts a medieval Sheepwash Bridge, once a major crossing point over the River Wye for packhorses delivering mail from Derby. The nearby, renowned market town of Bakewell, which can be accessed via the Monsal Trail, offers a variety of shops, restaurants and pubs, together with frequent local farmers' markets. Take a stroll along the river bank to feed the ducks and geese and see the ‘love locks’ on the foot bridge. The spa town of Buxton with its Opera House is also within driving distance. You could also visit the many stately homes including the iconic Chatsworth, Haddon Hall and Hardwick Hall, or take a trip to the World Heritage Site of the Richard Arkwright Mills in Cromford, all of which are within easy reach. With the impressive castle and caverns at Castleton close by, you'll be spoilt for choice at this fantastic location.

Region Information

Note: This property isn't suitable for children under the age of 10.
Note: This property has some low ceilings.

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