Misty Edge ref: UK11856

Bonsall, near Matlock, Matlock Area

4 Stars

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Sleeps
4
Sleeps
Bedrooms
2
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
2
Bathrooms
Pets
1
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  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Open Fire 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • All En-suite 
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Misty Edge cottage is a quaint little cottage located in the very heart of the beautiful Derbyshire village of Bonsall. Thoughtfully decorated and tastefully furnished this characterful cottage really is a little treasure. The beautiful living room offers guests a crackling wood burner to cosy up in front of after a busy day, as does the kitchen! Both of the stylish bedrooms have their own en-suite shower room along with comfy beds for that all important night’s sleep.

Bonsall is a charming and traditional conservation village situated in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales and on the very edge of the Peak District National Park. Set within an idyllic rural location, there are many footpaths and cycle route straight from your front door to enjoy. For the walkers, the Limestone Way passes right through the village and is waiting to be explored. Renowned for the world Hen Racing Championships held on the first Saturday in August, Bonsall is an active village with open gardens in June, a village carnival in July and a horticultural show in August.

Nearby you will find the towns of Matlock and Matlock Bath offering shops, restaurants, coffee shops and fine dining. Discover the Heights of Abraham, Arkwright’s Cromford Mill and the Nine Ladies Circle along with Gulliver’s Kingdom. The historic market town of Bakewell, Haddon and Chatsworth House and Park is also within easy reach. Bonsall really is the ideal place to stay to enjoy all this wonderful area has to offer. Shop 500 yards, pub and restaurant 200 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living room: With wood burner and Freesat TV.
Kitchen/dining room: With wood burner, electric oven, microwave, gas hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and tiled floor.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With double bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Small courtyard with garden furniture. On road parking. No smoking. Please note: No children under 12 years old.
  • Nearest town
    Matlock
  • Shops
    500 yards
  • Distance
    2.7 miles
  • Restaurant
    200 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Matlock
  • Pub
    200 yards
  • Railway station distance
    2.2 miles
  • Lake
    6.7 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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