Bookkeeper’s Place ref: UK4036

Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell Area

4 Stars

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  • Bike Store 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Open Plan 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

This elegant, bespoke apartment can be found in the Grade II listed Welford House, in the centre of the popular market town of Bakewell, with access directly outside for loading and unloading and a private parking space just 150 yards away. Beautifully renovated to a very good standard throughout, the property benefits from a superb south-facing balcony overlooking the well-known Bakewell Tart shop/café. Also nearby is the wonderful Lavender Tea Rooms, which were once listed in Derbyshire Life’s ‘Best 6 tea rooms in the Peak District’.

Bakewell itself is a vibrant town within the heart of the national park, and is home to many local amenities together with the magnificent Chatsworth Estate and Haddon Hall. The River Wye runs through the centre, providing opportunities for relaxing by the water’s edge or enjoying riverside walks. The nearby Monsal Trail provides a traffic-free route for walkers, cyclists (bike hire available at Hassop Station at cost) and horse riders, straight through to Buxton. Local key annual events include the Eroica Britannia British Cycling Festival, Bakewell Show, Well Dressings, Carnival Week, Bakewell Arts Festival and Bakewell Music Festival.

Surrounding Peak District towns and villages within a 30-minute drive include the fascinating plague village of Eyam, Castleton, Tideswell and Hartington. The major cities of Sheffield, Derby and Manchester can all be reached in around an hour, as can Britain’s premier theme park, Alton Towers. Shop, pub and restaurant 175 yards.
Bookkeeper’s Place can be booked together with Cobblers Rest (ref UK4133) to accommodate up to 5 guests.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Communal entrance.

First floor

All on the first floor (no lift).
Open plan living space: With tiled floors and French door leading to balcony.
Living area: With Smart TV, bluetooth speaker and double sofa bed (for alternative sleeping only).
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Bedroom: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request).
Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Shared utility/boot room/bike store.

Miscellaneous

Balcony with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Private parking for 1 car (150 yards). No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Bakewell
  • Shops
    175 yards
  • Distance
    350 yards
  • Restaurant
    175 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Grindleford
  • Pub
    175 yards
  • Railway station distance
    7.8 miles
  • Lake
    13.5 miles

About the local area

The River Wye follows the Wye Valley, rising above Buxton flowing eastward through Bakewell before finally joining the Derwent at Rowsley. This is perhaps Derbyshire's prettiest rivers with its limestone uplands and superb dales.

At Monsal Dale the valley widens, the steep sided Monsal Head provides spectacular views over the valley before the river reaches Ashford-in-the-Water, passing beneath what was a medieval packhorse bridge and then again at Bakewell where there is a 13th century bridge with five gothic arches before reaching Haddon Hall.

The old market town of Buxton nestles in the Derbyshire hills and at a height of 1,000 feet above sea level it is one of England's highest towns. Its fame as a health spa dates back to Roman times.

Bakewell has an equally ancient past being mentioned in the Doomsday Book and probably also occupied by the Romans. This beautiful, small market town is situated on the River Wye and has many pleasant walks from the bridge to the town centre where there are many shops, pubs and restaurants and one of the oldest markets in the area, dating back to 1300. The renowned Bakewell Show takes place on the first Wednesday and Thursday of August, attracting both the farming community and visitors from all over the region and beyond.

Apart from the many charming Peak District villages that can be found throughout the Wye Valley other nearby places of interest includes Chatsworth House, home of the Dukes of Devonshire and the grandest stately house in the region and Haddon Hall, a medieval manor house and home to the Dukes of Rutland situated on the River Wye.

Things to do nearby

Chatsworth House

Known as one of the wonders of the Derbyshire Peaks, Chatsworth House is the home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire

Glossop Sailing Club

Situated on the shores of Torside Reservoir Glossop Sailing Club welcome non members to the special family sailing days where you can enjoy a relaxing day out on the water.

The Trans Pennine Trail

The Trans Pennine Trail is effectively a coast to coast trail between Southport and Hornsea, a total of over 200 miles.

Upper Derwent Valley

The valley and its surrounding moorland contains a wealth of places to explore and enjoy. From majestic reservoirs, quiet forests to the wild open moorland there is something for everyone.

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