The Manor House ref: ROO3

Alport, near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell Area

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Sleeps
18
Sleeps
Bedrooms
6
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
6
Bathrooms
Pets
2
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  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Games Room 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Open Fire 
  • Horse Riding Nearby 
  • Rural Location 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Swimming Pool 
  • Heritage Collection 
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  • Parking - On Site 
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Description

The Manor House sleeps 14 adults and 4 children under the age of 8. Nestled in the Peak District National Park, this 16th-century manor house shares 14 acres of grounds with the owners’ other holiday homes and is furnished in a shabby chic style with antiques, wood panelling, beams, stained glass and mullion windows (low ceilings, low doors and uneven floors in some rooms). There is use of a range of facilities (1 hour per day private use via booking system), including a shared indoor pool, sauna, solarium and treatment room. Bakewell, 3½ miles, offers shops, bars, a bistro, restaurants, twice weekly market, antique country fairs and music festivals. Stroll alongside the River Wye or a circular 3½-mile walk on part of the Monsal Trail. Chatsworth House, 5 miles, is set in 1000 acres and visitors have the opportunity to see the wild deer grazing. Other places to visit include Carsington Water and Buxton Opera House, both a short drive. Golf and horse riding are within 5 miles. Shops 3½ miles, pub 1 mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Early beamed entrance/sitting room. Beamed living room with sofa bed (alternative sleeping for two adults) and open fire. Large beamed kitchen/dining room with dual fuel Range (for cooking), open fire and flagstone floor. Four steps to small beamed double bedroom with stained glass window and low ceiling. Steam shower room with toilet.

First floor

Henry’s room: Double bedroom with four-poster bed, wood panelling, double mullion window and step up to en-suite shower room with toilet. Jemima’s room: Double bedroom with 6ft zip & link bed (can be twin beds on request), sofa converts to bunk beds (for +2 children under 8 years) and en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Chelsie’s room: Double bedroom with four-poster bed, wooden floor and step up to en-suite shower room with toilet. Sam’s room: Split-level double bedroom with two day beds (each for +1 children under 8 years) and en-suite shower room with toilet, low headroom on one level and steep, narrow tread stairs to glazed sitting area with double bed. Mum and Dad’s pad: Beamed double bedroom with exposed trusses, 6ft four-poster bed, child bed (for +1 child under 5 years), Calvari rain bath, double basin and toilet. All bedrooms with LCD TV.

Second floor

Third floor

Facilities

Three open fires - fuel available locally. Electricity, full gas central heating included, bed linen and towels (included pool towels and bathrobes) included. Cot and high chair on request. 6-ring dual fuel Italian range (halogen griddle) included. Eight TVs. DVD. CD. iPod dock. Microwave. 24-hour laundry service available at cost. Two dishwashers. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi.

Miscellaneous

Walled inner courtyard with furniture. Enclosed garden. Ample parking. Games room in Victorian summerhouse with small billiards table, table tennis and flatscreen TV. Shared indoor heated swimming pool with shower, changing facilities (23ft 6in x 11ft 6in, depth 4ft 6in, open 7.30am-8.30pm), 1 hr private use per day via booking system. Private Jacuzzi for 4. Please note: This property has a security deposit of £200.
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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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