Andlestone ref: CC418039

Birchover near Matlock, Matlock Area

3 Stars

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Sleeps
6
Sleeps
Bedrooms
3
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
2
Bathrooms
Pets
1
Pets allowed
Changeover
FRI
Changeover day
  • Dishwasher 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Stairgate 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Heritage Collection 
  • Church or Chapel 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

This wonderful holiday cottage situated in the Peak District National Park is hidden in the pretty village of Birchover. Part of what was originally a chapel dating back to 1853, Andlestone has been tastefully renovated throughout, whilst maintaining its character and charm. The upside-down designed properties have the open plan living room and kitchen upstairs, whilst downstairs, there are three bedrooms with two bathrooms. Excellent walks are on your doorstep, including the Nine Ladies stone circle walk, and it lies within a few miles of the Tissington and High Peak walking/cycling trails, plus the Limestone Way. Just one mile away is the pretty village of Winster, famous for its morris dancers, wakes festivities (every June) and annual Shrove Tuesday pancake race. The Old Chapel is perfect for guests seeking a village location within easy reach of some of Derbyshire’s most famous attractions. Don’t miss the spectacular Chatsworth House, and the market town of Bakewell, which is a ten-minute drive away, home to a fine selection of shops, cafés and pubs, along with the famous Bakewell Pudding. All in all, this is a delightful holiday retreat any time of the year.
Andlestone can be booked with Nine Ladies (CC418038) to accommodate up to 12 guests.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

The property has gas central heating and comprises:
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With bath, shower, WC, basin and heated towel rail.
Shower room: With shower, WC and basin.

First floor

Open plan living space.
Lounge area: Arch-beamed with wooden floor, Freeview TV, DVD player and CD/radio.
Dining area: Arch-beamed with wooden floor.
Kitchen area: Arch-beamed with wooden floor, electric cooker, microwave fridge, freezer, dishwasher, and washer/dryer.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

All gas, electric, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate. Wi-Fi.

Miscellaneous

Small sitting-out area. On street parking for four cars.
  • Nearest town
    Bakewell
  • Shops
    40 yards
  • Distance
    4.5 miles
  • Restaurant
    40 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Matlock
  • Pub
    50 yards
  • Railway station distance
    6.0 miles
  • Lake
    9 miles

About the local area

Situated just on the eastern edge of the Peak District National Park, the former spa town of Matlock alongside the River Derwent, is a vibrant shopping and tourist area with Victorian architecture, petrifying wells, show caverns and pleasure gardens including most notably Hall Leys Park which provides various leisure and sporting facilities right in the centre of town.

Situated just on the eastern edge of the Peak District National Park, the former spa town of Matlock alongside the River Derwent, is a vibrant shopping and tourist area with Victorian architecture, petrifying wells, show caverns and pleasure gardens including most notably Hall Leys Park which provides various leisure and sporting facilities right in the centre of town.

Downriver lies Matlock Bath. This historic village is set in a steep-sided limestone gorge with whitewashed cottages perched along the hill side. Nearer the river a more `touristy' atmosphere prevails with its many attractions from museums and cafes to souvenir shops. On the western side of the gorge is the Heights of Abraham which is popular with visitors due to its superb views and amenities, including restaurant, picnic area and caf�. A cable car can be taken to the top from Matlock Bath railway station.

Between Matlock and Matlock Bath is High Tor, a broad limestone cliff rising some 400 feet above the River Derwent. Around High Tor there is a network of paths suitable for exploring the area and from which to experience the spectacular views. In the grounds below there are refreshment facilities, picnic areas, children's playground, wooded walks and two caverns.

Carsington Water is ahuge draw for outdoor enthusiastswith outdoor activities including walking, cycling, fly fishing, birdwatching, sailing, canoeing, and windsurfing all available. Situated in Asbourne and within easy reach of the Peak Districtit has a sailing club next door to the Visitor Centre and cycle hire. Fly fishing is available from the bank and from boats that can be hired from the Fishing Lodge. There is plentiful car parking and for young children there is a children's playground.

To the south is the market town of Wirksworth, which is one of the oldest towns in the area, with a central marketplace in which markets have been held since the reign of Edward I. Here visitors will find many fine old buildings of great character including a magnificent Jacobean house known as Babington House. The town is now a small bustling and thriving local centre with a selection of shops and pubs.

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

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