Sweet Knoll Cottage ref: REE3

Peak Forest, Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell Area

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  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Rural Location 
  • Satellite TV 
  • WiFi 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

Enjoying a delightful , elevated position, off a single track lane above the village of Peak Forest, this beautiful, cosy cottage has stunning, unrivalled views over the surrounding countryside. Adjoining the owners’ property, it has been furnished to a high standard throughout and has a heavily beamed interior. A perfect base from which to explore the Peak District either by foot, car, or even horse with stabling available on site. One of the deepest Peak potholes, Eldon Hole, lies close by, as does the ACTORS Donkey Sanctuary supported by many thespians. Nearby, the historical village of Eyam, made famous by the outbreak of the plague, is home to a museum on local history and the plague inparticular. Castleton is 4 miles, whilst the Chestnut Centre, famous for its otters and deer, Bakewell, Chatsworth House, Buxton and Matlock Bath are within easy reach. Shop 4 miles, pub less than 1 mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Open-plan living/dining room with electric cast-iron woodburner and stone floor. Farmhouse-style kitchen area with breakfast bar and stone floor. Bathroom with bath, shower attachment and toilet.

First floor

Double bedroom. Most rooms heavily beamed.

Second floor

Third floor

Facilities

Electricity cast-iron woodburner included. Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen, towels and bath robes included. Satellite TV. Microwave. 24 hr laundry service (by arrangement). Wi-fi.

Miscellaneous

Small folly patio with furniture. Shared 10-acre grounds. Barbecue. Parking (for 2 cars). Cycle store. Stables available on site (by arrangement). NB: Fenced pond in grounds.
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  • Shops
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  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
  • Lake

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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