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The Nook at Timbers

(Ref. 929429)

Great Longstone near Bakewell, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales Show on map

5.0

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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86 Customer Reviews

  • "This is a wonderful property and we love it!"

    Tucked away off the main street, so quiet, and really dark at night. Bliss. Sylvia and David are always on hand if you need assistance. They are excellent hosts and the welcome pack is always gratefully received. Lots to do in the area for all age groups too. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Jul 2024

  • "A super base for our walking/cycling trip."

    The Nook is brilliant - really clean and very comfortable. Lovely welcoming goodies and provisions (thank you so much). Towels and sheets smelt lovely too! Great outdoor space to sit in the sun, useful utility type lobby for leaving shoes and coats etc. We did some long walks and the weather wasn’t great so we were also grateful for the lovely warm bathroom! Welcoming and kind host who lives next door but is not at all intrusive but happy to help if you need it. Thank you for a lovely stay.

    Reviewed by Hannah5.0Jun 2024

  • "Perfect cottage in a fabulous location."

    Extremely clean and comfortable. Had a great week.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Jun 2024

  • "Beautiful cottage, exceptionally clean."

    Beautifully furnished. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0May 2024

  • "Lovely cottage and fabulous location."

    All amenities provided and cosy and comfortable. Our second stay in this cottage and would return again. Many thanks

    Reviewed by Karen4.4May 2024

  • "One of the best cottages we have stayed in."

    Very clean, comfortable and well equipped, everything you could need was provided. Owners very friendly and helpful. Great location for walking the Monsal Trail and touring Derbyshire. Lovely food in local pubs, which are only a short walk away.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0May 2024

  • "Provision of welcome cream tea, milk, bread and butter was excellent, as were the thoughtful basics in the kitchen - foil, cling film, salt, sauces etc."

    Above and beyond the usual. The only problem we initially had was finding the drive entrance which is fairly obscure and narrow, but once found was no problem. Many thanks to our hosts.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Mar 2024

  • "The property is as advertised and we would certainly recommend."

    Everything we needed was provided and the welcome pack was appreciated. It’s in a good area for getting about for visiting popular places. We loved Bakewell and we would have done more walking if weather had been drier.

    Reviewed by June4.7Mar 2024

  • "The Nook was a very comfortable place to stay and convenient for places we wanted to visit."

    Some fabulous provisions were provided which we did not expect,a lovely welcoming touch.Although we ate mainly at local pubs we could have cooked a full meal in the cottage as all utensils were there.It was warm and cosy and we will certainly recommend to friends and family.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Mar 2024

  • "The Nook is situated in the village of Great Longstone, which is well placed for the monsal trail and other lovely walks straight from the door also 2 pubs serving good food are just 2 minutes walk away."

    The owners have thought of everything you may need and the extra treats are a lovely touch. The nook is spotlessly clean with very comfy beds plus an undercover seating area which is great for enjoying a drink if the weather is not great, there is a small courtyard with outside seating too for when the weather is warm. We had a lovely stay and felt very at home, Sylvia is just next door if needed but not intrusive, we will definitely go back and would not hesitate in recommending the nook .

    Reviewed by Jannette4.7Feb 2024

  • "Spotlessly clean and very comfortable."

    Everything is provided you could need for a comfortable stay. Great location with plenty of walks from the door. Lovely welcome package waiting for us on arrival. We loved our stay and will visit again.

    Reviewed by Stuart5.0Jan 2024

  • "Spacious accommodation."

    Light, bright and clean. Excellent hosts. Good off-road parking. Three good quality pubs (two nearby and one about half a mile away) all of which served excellent food. Highly recommended cottage.

    Reviewed by Lee5.0Dec 2023

  • "Another lovely stay at the Nook."

    A warm welcome and great welcome pack. Cosy and beautifully clean. Peaceful aspect with easy walks close by. We'll be coming again!

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Nov 2023

  • "The Nook was very clean and comfortable, everything you needed for your stay."

    Sylvia the owner was helpful and friendly.

    Reviewed by Trevor5.0Sep 2023

  • "Lovely friendly owners."

    We'll equipped property, with nice welcome surprise of cream tea . So peaceful, that we felt relaxed right from the start. Would highly recommend The Nook. We were sad to leave.

    Reviewed by Esther5.0Sep 2023

  • "Lovely cottage, well thought out and fully equipped with everything you might need for a week away; including soaps and washing up liquid etc."

    (Although, could do with a wash basket to transfer washing to the airer, but this is a miner detail). Loved the extra touch of cake on arrival. Great location, nice and quiet but close to fantastic walks and local attractions. Very friendly and helpful owner too. We'd love to come back at some point!

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Jul 2023

  • "We were delighted with this excellent accommodation which was cosy, comfortable, very quiet, and equipped with everything you could possibly need."

    It is in a lovely location, very central for exploration of the Peak District.

    Reviewed by Barry5.0Jul 2023

  • "Comfortable , quiet, well maintained and “properly “ clean cottage."

    A lovely courtyard garden in a pretty village with two good pubs. Situated near many tourist destinations and local walks. A nice welcome pack included. Welcoming and friendly owners. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Apr 2023

  • "Excellent venue, would happily use it as a base again, everything was just as advertised and the Chocolate cake was"

    Reviewed by Sean5.0Mar 2023

  • "What a perfect find!"

    Despite it being the first week of February the property was warm and cosy, a real home from home. And who doesn't like a welcome chocolate cake! Highly recommended. The property is well placed for visiting Chatsworth, Bakewell, Thornbridge Hall, and the Crispin pub in the village is a 3 minute walk serving really nice food in a warm and comfortable atmosphere. We would definitely book again.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Feb 2023

  • "Sylvia turned out to be the perfect host."

    . Lovely surprise to have cake,coffee,and other essentials in the cottage when we arrived. Sylvia was able to advice about local paths to a pub we had booked for one of our meals out , even providing a lantern to light our way . Many thanks for looking after us all . We had a memorable stay for all the right reasons

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Jan 2023

  • "Enjoyed our stay."

    Warm , very clean and well maintained. Owners made us feel welcome. Location was great for local walking and sight seeing Five stars

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Dec 2022

  • "Our first visit to the Peak District and we certainly picked a good place to stay at the Nook."

    Clean, comfortable and well equipped. Welcoming owner was next door if required. Great location for Chatsworth, Monsal trail, Padley Gorge. Two pubs in the village, both serving good food. Would like to explore the Peak District further and would stay at the Nook again.

    Reviewed by Murray5.0Oct 2022

  • "Lovely cottage we would definitely return"

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Oct 2022

  • "We found the property to be well equipped and very comfortable, it was very clean."

    it was in a good position, within easy driving distance to many places in the area.

    Reviewed by Trevor5.0Sep 2022

  • "A beautiful, spacious and well equipped place to stay."

    A thoughtful package of goodies awaiting us on our arrival. This has been the best accommodation we've stayed in. We stayed during the unprecedented 2 day heatwave (39°c) so had to stay safe indoors but with a great choice of dvd's and books provided, we were happy to stay in the cool downstairs or out in the covered patio. We'd highly recommend The Nook if you're looking for a peaceful holiday break

    Reviewed by John4.4Jul 2022

  • "Lovely well equipped cottage with thoughtful extras and in a great location."

    Would definitely consider staying at the property again if visiting the Peak District

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Jun 2022

  • "Fabulous holiday cottage."

    Clean, comfortable and modern with all mod cons and fully equipped. Great location and set in a little village with two great pubs. Wonderful friendly hosts. Thank you so much. We hope to return.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0May 2022

  • "What a wonderful hideaway!"

    Quiet, cosy, clean and comfortable with its own parking space and yet very close to the small shop and two excellent pubs in the village, with plenty of footpaths and cycling opportunities, including the Monsal trail, nearby. The owners, who live next door, were very welcoming - but not at all intrusive - and provided an exceedingly generous welcome pack. Much appreciated. Thank you! The little, private, courtyard garden and covered veranda are a fabulous addition to the property providing a quiet retreat in which to relax, either in the sun or shade, with plenty of seating and cushions provided. We stayed for a week in March and experienced the full range of weather from warm sunshine to snow. We thoroughly enjoyed soaking up the spring sunshine on the patio but the veranda was far too cold to sit in so I imagine it will be a gloriously cool and dry space to enjoy on a hot, or wet, summer day. We have stayed in many Sykes cottages, over the years, and have never been disappointed but this has definitely been one of the best. Despite making it a rule never to stay in the same place twice, I would love to return to this one! A word of warning for those less agile: there is a short, but very steep, road up to the property and uneven surfaces, through the courtyard garden, to access The Nook.

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Mar 2022

  • "Lovely property with excellent facilities."

    Generous welcome pack provided by the owners.

    Reviewed by Malcolm5.0Mar 2022

  • "Lovely holiday retreat, very clean, comfortable and well appointed."

    Location ideal for exploring the Peak District and Great Longstone has a convenient village stores and a number of pubs if you don’t feel like cooking. The hosts live in the property next door and are very accessible, if required, but leave you to your devices. Lovely touch from hosts with a welcome pack of bread, milk, tea/coffee, marmalade and chocolate. Would definitely recommend to others and will return to the Nook in the future.

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Jan 2022

  • "My partner and I had such a lovely welcoming to the Nook at Timbers from Sylvia and David, everything was there to hand when we arrived, with all the ingredients for making our first cup of tea and added to that was a very fine lemon drizzle cake and a lot of other essentials and goodies."

    The cottage was extremely clean, very well appointed and really cozy making our stay an enjoyable, relaxing experience.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Oct 2021

  • "The Nook at Timbers is ideally situated to explore the Peak District."

    Plus such a lovely place to stay! The owners really welcoming even during these difficult times. Will book again!

    Reviewed by John5.0Oct 2021

  • "Sylvia and David were excellent hosts and went out of their way to make sure our stay was memorable."

    Thanks for your efforts.

    Reviewed by Clive5.0Sep 2021

  • "The Nook was perfect for our requirements and had everything we needed."

    The owners lived next door and even though we didn't need to bother them for anything it was handy to know they were there if we needed them. Great Longstone is perfectly situated to explore Derbyshire and the Peak District. There were several pubs close by but there were also ample facilities to cook in the accomodation. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Jul 2021

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

    Friendly and very helpful owners.

    Reviewed by A4.7Jul 2021

  • "Very comfortable and spacious."

    Loved the courtyard garden. Very convenient for the two excellent pubs in the village, both serving good food.

    Reviewed by Bernice5.0Jun 2021

  • "We had stayed here before, so it was great to be back."

    Sylvia and Dave had covered everything - and more besides! The cottage was immaculate, very comfortable, and perfect for our stay, and the many little details were really appreciated. It’s a great place to stay, in a fantastic part of Derbyshire, and we would love to return later this year if we can. I can’t praise our hosts highly enough!

    Reviewed by Peter5.0May 2021

  • "Super cottage in a brilliant location - tucked away in a peaceful area yet a couple of minutes walk to the village pubs."

    Exceptionally clean and very well equipped. A great stay!

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Apr 2021

  • "THE COTTAGE IS VERY SPACIOUS AND COMFORTABLE."

    THE BAHROOM IS LARGE WITH HIS AND HER SINKS. THE LOCATION OF THE COTTAGE IS IDEAL WITH 2 PUBS WITHIN A 100 M AND MANY WALKS FROM THE DOOR STEP.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Apr 2021

  • "Very clean and comfortable cottage Great Longstone is a very pretty village and close to the monsal trail"

    Reviewed by Allan4.7Apr 2021

  • "Excellent decor and comfort."

    Generous welcome pack of food and drink.

    Reviewed by Leigh5.0Oct 2020

  • "Very Comfortable accommodation ."

    Excellently clean with all facilities that we needed . Loved the lean too outside porch and garden for sitting in during the evenings . Location was excellent near the centre of the scenic village of Longstone , with the Monsal trail 500 metres down the lane . The owners were extremely helpful and went out of there way to make us welcome .

    Reviewed by David5.0Aug 2020

  • "The cottage was absolutely lovely!"

    It was so clean and fresh and had everything you would need and the owners left a very generous selection of welcome foods. Would highly recommend it to anyone and would love to stay there again one day. Many thanks.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Aug 2020

  • "Immaculate, well-stocked accommodation with a lovely, compact, private garden perfect for relaxing in with a good book and a glass of wine which we did often, even when it rained, as there is an adjoining terrace with a roof."

    Sylvia was a great host who provided cake, biscuits, milk and other useful bits and pieces for our stay. She advised us about local walks and drives round the area which we really enjoyed. The village is pretty with two good pubs and is very close to the Monsal Trail. There is so much to do here and we only just saw a few of the highlights but would love to come back and explore further. The Nook is a great base for a holiday and we would highly recommend it.

    Reviewed by Camilla5.0Aug 2020

  • "Amazing cottage in a fabulous location, our 2nd visit and hopefully not our last."

    Everything you could need/want and more and Sylvia and Dave are great hosts.

    Reviewed by Charles5.0Dec 2019

  • "The cottage was excellent and in a quiet position in the village with 2 pubs on the doorstep for some tasty good food."

    The scenery in the Peaks is wonderful and spoilt for choice with the number of walks.

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Oct 2019

  • "The Nook was without exception a lovely place to stay, warm, comfortable and it had everything you would want in a holiday cottage."

    Great Longstone is a lovely village with many walks available from the cottage and of course it is to be found in a beautiful part of the Peak District. There are two very friendly pubs on the doorstep that offer lovely food and have very friendly staff. The Nook is definitely worth a visit and I would like to thank Sylvia for her welcoming pack and kind hospitality. We will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by Barbara5.0Sep 2019

  • "Fantastic property, lovely host and 2 great pubs literally a stones throw away."

    Reviewed by Nigel5.0Sep 2019

  • "Excellent cottage, very clean and comfortable, well equipped with everything you could need, including a lovely welcome pack."

    Ideally situated for exploring the Peak District.

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Jul 2019

  • "Cottage was absolutely perfect."

    Spotlessly clean, comfortable and beautifully furnished, and had everything you could possibly need. Lovely location.

    Reviewed by Jill5.0Jul 2019

  • "The owners provided everything and more."

    The location was central and ideal for exploring points of interest. We had a wonderful holiday and we would certainly recommend The Nook to family and friends.

    Reviewed by Trevor5.0Jun 2019

  • "The Nook in Great Longstone, Peak District is an excellent holiday cottage."

    Very well equipped and furnished and well located as a base to explore the Peak District. There was a nice unexpected welcome of milk, bread, butter and chocolate cake and ample provision of practical basics like toilet roll, washing up liquid etc. Also lots of leaflets and books on places to visit. The village has 2 excellent pubs, with a 3rd an easy 15 minute walk down the road or across the fields to Little Longstone. It's also a short walk from the Monsal trail, and around 3 miles from Bakewell on foot, by bus or by car. A peaceful and relaxing break which we would recommend to friends.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Apr 2019

  • "The Nook is located in a quaint little town."

    There are 2 lovely pubs within walking distance and the food at both was incredible. We seemed to be in a great location too as it did not take too long to travel to the destinations we wished to visit during our stay. The host Sylvia was lovely. We were shown around the property when we arrived and shown how to use the heating and the remote control lighting. The bread, cake, milk, snacks and a range of hot beverages that were present on arrival was a nice added touch as it saved us having to go groceries shopping after a long drive up from London. I couldn't fault the property or the host, we really enjoyed our stay here and hope to visit again real soon. Saba Ahmadi

    Reviewed by Saba5.0Apr 2019

  • "A lovely cottage in a lovely part of the country"

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Apr 2019

  • "Ideal location, friendly owners"

    Reviewed by Jacqueline5.0Mar 2019

  • "We were made very welcome by the owner of the cottage and the welcome present was much appreciated."

    The accommodation has been recently furnished and decorated so is extremely clean and well presented. The location is great- close to the Monsal Trail and only 3 miles from Bakewell. Walks and cycle rides are on your doorstep. There are 2 pubs which serve good food a 2 minute walk away. I can thoroughly recommend this property.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Mar 2019

  • "We stayed here 2 years ago and the cottage is just as we remember, warm, clean and so conveniently situated."

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Nov 2018

  • "The nook was very clean & comfortable."

    The owners were very nice. Personal touches in the cottage much appreciated.

    Reviewed by Karin5.0Nov 2018

  • "The cottage was excellent, it was perfectly situated with all the amenities we needed, and the owners were helpful and friendly without being too visible."

    I will be recommending it to all my family and friends.

    Reviewed by Jacqueline5.0Oct 2018

  • "The Nook at The Timbers, Great Longstone was home from home, could not fault it in any way."

    We would totally recommend a holiday there.

    Reviewed by J5.0Sep 2018

  • "The Nook is a spotlessly clean and very comfortable and cosy holiday home with all the facilities you could need."

    A perfect retreat after a days walking or sightseeing for a couple or family of 3 or 4. The peaceful village location is perfect for easy access to all areas of the Peak District And Derbyshire Dales. There are miles of walking and cycling trails virtually on the doorstep with the Monsal Trail as stonesthrow away and Castleton and the Derwent and Ladybower reservours just a short drive away. We very much hope to stay in The Nook again when we next visit the area.

    Reviewed by Shaun5.0Aug 2018

  • "The cottage was very clean and modern."

    Easy to find in a lovely village. It had parking and the owners very nice and very helpful.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Aug 2018

  • "A lovely retreat to return to after walking for miles in this beautiful area."

    Lovely big shower and bathroom, comfortable beds. The open plan layout downstairs was spacious and cool when the weather outside was scorching hot. Sylvia greeted us and gave us a tour and had left lots of useful toiletries and essentials, not to mention a luxury chocolate cake! A short stroll takes you to the little village shop and a couple of pubs for an evening meal and a cold beer. The Monsal Trail was a short walk, cycle away and lead to many interesting places if you're up for a steep climb or two. The Monsal Head ice cream wagon was so welcome at the top of the steps. I did hire a bike to cycle with my son - but had to buy a gel saddle cover to get me through the week! Perfect really!

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Jul 2018

  • "Cottage just as described if not better Every detail is thought of and extras ..."

    Cottage just as described if not better Every detail is thought of and extras included Would not hesitate to recommend this property Thankyou

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Jun 2018

  • "The cottage was exceptionally comfortable, well appointed and well designed."

    We had a very enjoyable holiday despite weather being poor. Good food at The Crispin in the village.

    Reviewed by Barbara5.0Apr 2018

  • "Fabulous cottage in a peaceful location but everything almost on the doorstep."

    Spent time walking and cycling the Monsal Trail, walking Dovedale and a visit to Hardwick Hall, and it was lovely to come back to the cottage at the end of the day, The Crispin was very friendly and did lovely food. The cottage is a credit to the owners, Sylvia and David who have truly thought of everything. Also thank you so much for the delicious cake and bread :-)

    Reviewed by Charles5.0Apr 2018

  • "A real gem of a place to stay,a real home from home"

    Reviewed by Peter4.7Mar 2018

  • "Accommodation EXCELLENT just like home from home, owners very friendly and helpful."

    Welcome tray a lovely touch. Amazing food at The Crispin, two minutes away, with lovely staff.

    Reviewed by Kathleen5.0Sep 2017

  • "The Nook was an excellent place to stay."

    It was clean and comfortable with everything we could need. The extras left by Sylvia were most welcome. It was a great base for our holiday and was very nice to come back to after a long day out. We would recommend the Nook to anyone who was visiting the area.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Aug 2017

  • "The Nook is quiet & clean, brandnew."

    Nice patio-with-a-roof. Everything you need is there, even a washing machine. Welcome with scones and jam. Lots of space, even for four adults. Perfect beds. It's not just a cottage, it's a palace! Price is friendly for what you get!

    Reviewed by Alice5.0Jun 2017

  • "My husband and I have stayed in many holiday cottages and clearly this cottage we rate as top of the list."

    Sylvia and David where close at hand if we had any concerns or queries. We didn't. The cottage was immaculate, ref bathroom,toilets, lounge, kitchen and obviously bedroom with white bed linen and not hideously coloured linen which some cottages use. The cottage is easily accessed via a short lane off the Main Street. There are two pubs close by (5 minute walk) we only used the Crispin Pub which was friendly serving good food. "The Nook" next to the owners house "The Timbers" is an excellent holiday cottage and we would recommend to anyone visiting the area to book early. Derek & Geraldine.

    Reviewed by Geraldine5.0Jun 2017

  • "Really great location, comfy accommodation with a super kitchen, warm host and attention to detail."

    Would go again.

    Reviewed by Kathleen4.6May 2017

  • "The cottage was lovely and spotless, probably one of the cleanest I stayed in."

    The owner was lovely and included nice touches like a cake and showed us personally around. The cottage is in a great location with two good pubs close by.

    Reviewed by Sarah4.6Apr 2017

  • "Fantastic holiday home,owners very good and location superb."

    Booking return vist as we speak.

    Reviewed by Peter4.8Mar 2017

  • "A really beautiful cottage in a beautiful village."

    The accommodation was large, warm (we went in a cold March, so this was very important) and comfortable with attention given to every detail. The owners were friendly and happy to help but not at all intrusive. The nearby Monsal trail gives ample opportunity for walking and cycling. We look forward to returning soon.

    Reviewed by Elaine4.8Mar 2017

  • "The cottage was lovely."

    Very comfortable and spotlessly clean. Its location made it perfect for visiting Bakewell, Buxton and Chatsworth, all within easy reach. The owners next door were extremely helpful and accommodating. One of the nicest cottages we have stayed in. We will be back. Ros and Tom

    Reviewed by Ros5.0Feb 2017

  • "The best cottage we have stayed in, lovely and warm and clean with everything you need."

    The owner next door was very welcoming but not intrusive. We will be back!

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Nov 2016

  • "Spent 3 nights at The Nook for birthday celebration weekend November 2016."

    Fantastic! Quiet, spacious, immaculate accommodation! Lovely location. Two village pubs offering great food. Owners went out of there way to welcome us and added extras were much appreciated. Thank you Sylvia.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Nov 2016

  • "'The Nook' is a very cosy cottage."

    It has been carefully refitted, lovely open plan downstairs and very comfortable ... a really relaxing place to be!!! It is in a quiet lane (parking outside for one car) with 2 excellent village pubs a couple of minutes walk away. Wonderful walking in the area, The Monsal Trail is a short distance away. We loved everything and will definite revisit.

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Nov 2016

  • "Fabulous cottage in a great location."

    The owner went out of her way to make us feel welcome. We would book this cottage again and would highly recommend it.

    Reviewed by Philip4.8Oct 2016

  • "A wonderful cottage in a perfect location, great for walks & Bike rides."

    The hosts were very accommodating and their attention to detail in the cottage was fantastic and to a very high standard. We will certainly be booking again.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Sep 2016

  • "This has to be one of our favourite holiday cottages."

    So comfortable and convenient. Situated in such a peaceful village but with two excellent pubs serving good food. Lots of excellent walking nearby.

    Reviewed by Barbara5.0Sep 2016

  • "Idyllic cottage in a lovely area."

    Very homely and very well equipped. We felt very well looked after and would definitely come back.

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Aug 2016

  • "The accommodation was excellent, really clean, couldn't fault a thing, first class."

    Reviewed by Shirley5.0Aug 2016

  • "Exceptionally pleasant home for the holidays."

    All possible facilities present, comfortable house, perfect location, nice hosts who live just next door and are always available and accommodating.

    Reviewed by Hendrik Jan5.0Jul 2016

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Summary

  • 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, dishwasher, 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.

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.

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About the location

GREAT LONGSTONE

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.

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

This property offers the following short breaks:

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