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Hartshay Old School

(Ref. 1116795)

Lower Hartshay near Ripley, Derbyshire, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


2 Customer Reviews

  • "De verhuurder was heel behulpzaam."

    We hebben we van onze vakantie genoten.

    Reviewed by Cecilia3.8Jun 2023

  • "Cleanliness was not up to the expected standard."

    The underneath of the bathroom toilet seat was absolutely filthy. It took my partner the best part of 15 minutes to clean, not what we expected to have to do. Various kitchen dishes/plates and cutlery needed washing before we could use them. In all, the place could have been a lot cleaner.

    Reviewed by Harry2.8Apr 2023

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  • Single-storey
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin, and WC, 1 x double
  • Bathroom with bath with disabled access, handheld shower, double basin, and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • 2 x TV, WiFi, piano
  • Fuel, power, and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Private driveway for 2 cars
  • Front garden with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.4 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: The owner lives to the rear of the plot
  • Note: There are steps to the exterior and interior of the property
  • Note: The garden is not enclosed

The property

Located in the quaint village of Lower Hartshay near Ripley, Derbyshire, is Hartshay Old School, a characterful single-storey dwelling.

Within proximity to an array of local amenities, whilst enjoying countryside views and a prime location near the Peak District National Park, the cottage invites four guests, looking to explore this beautiful part of the county.

Benefit from the private driveway before stepping into the charming property, firstly entering the well-equipped kitchen; here you can rustle up delicious meals to ease your self-catered stay.

Venture further into the living/dining room and be wowed by the lofty beamed ceilings, traditional interior, formal dining area seating up to eight guests, woodburning stove, and a piano with music sheets.

Before bed, make the most of your rural surroundings by enjoying a tipple upon the front patio, ahead of locating the bedrooms, including a king-size with TV and en-suite, and a double, serviced by the main bathroom.

Awaken to an itinerary of attractions, starting off at Butterley Reservoir and Cromford Canal, before touring the county upon Midland Railway, offering onboard experiences and events.

Travelling towards the national park, visit Matlock Bath Aquarium and arcade, Matlock Farm Park, or the Peak District Mining Museum, before truly taking in the picturesque countryside at Lumsdale Waterfall or upon the Heights of Abraham cable car.

The city of Derby is reachable by car, dotted with an array of attractions, where you can take a stroll alongside River Derwent at Darley Park, brush up on your local knowledge at Derby Museum & Art Gallery, or enjoy a guided tour around Pickford's House, displaying a range of artefacts from Georgian life.

Escape to the countryside at Hartshay Old School.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Ambergate 4 miles; Matlock 10 miles; Derby 11.5 miles.

Ripley is a traditional market town with lots of interesting little shops and a lovely selection of pubs and restaurants, home to the 3000-yard long Butterley Tunnel, a stretch of the Cromford Canal. Visit Butterley Reservoir for a day out bird watching, a twitcher’s dream, or simply wander the footpath, taking in the scenery. Visit the Pit Top Park, with its beautiful open grassed spaces and children's play area with paddling pool and bandstand, where you can catch a brass band playing on summery Sunday afternoons, just the spot for a rest and an ice cream! Ripley is an excellent base for visiting the Derbyshire Dales; the area is popular with visitors and provides a good base for exploring the Peak District. Just a couple of miles away is the home of Denby pottery, along with Heage Windmill. Don’t miss a visit to the World Heritage Site of Cromford, home to the famous Arkwright Mills. Just on from there is the resort of Matlock, set in the beautiful wooded gorge of the River Derwent, which has been attracting visitors to the area since the spa was developed in the late 17th century. Locally, there are a host of excellent restaurants and traditional old pubs as well as attractions including Gulliver’s Kingdom and the Peak District Mining Museum. Families can also enjoy fun-filled days out to magnificent Chatsworth House, a cable car ride to admire the views at the Heights of Abraham, Alton Towers, Carsington Reservoir and the lovely market town of Bakewell.