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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
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The cottage originally built circa. 1769 enjoys a central village location in Monyash, in a beautiful part of the Peak District. It has been sympathetically restored to provide quality coordinated accommodation throughout. With one bedroom, cosy lounge/diner with wood-burning stove and integrated kitchen, its perfect for couples wanting peaceful quality time together or a romantic break.
It's 150 metres from The Bulls Head public house and restaurant, with its excellent menu and warm friendly atmosphere and the adjacent Smithy Cafe, which is very popular with all visitors for breakfasts, all day food and occasional theme nights.
Avonlea sleeps two people in one generous bedroom, with a cast iron double bed and distressed pine furniture. Its tastefully decorated, fully carpeted with ample storage and wardrobe space. It includes a dressing table, stool, mirrors and the essential hair dryer.
The feature lounge / diner is extremely comfortable with entertainment essentials including TV/ DVD's,CD's, walking books, a variety of magazines, games, DVD's,CD's, and visitor information guides. Low level light from reading lamps create a soft mood, when coupled with the glow from the wood-burning stove.
There is a fully integrated kitchen with electric oven, hob, dishwasher and ample dinning and cooking utensils for even the largest feast. The kitchen enjoys countryside views over the secluded rear garden and the door opens out onto a patio.
The generously sized bathroom has a modern white three piece suite with a power shower over the bath, a wicker chair and is warmed by a heated towel rail and radiator. The bathroom also enjoys views over open fields and the countryside.
Internet Broadband is installed in the cottage and is free for guests use.
We provide many essentials to make your stay more comfortable and cost effective including all linen, towels, tea towels, toilet and kitchen rolls, dishwasher tablets, washing machine powder, fairy, scourers cleaning materials and dishcloths.
You only need to supply the food and drink.
We do leave you a complementary Sparkling Wine toast for your arrival.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester 50 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Key Features of Avonlea Cottage:-
17th century character cottage
4 Star Visit Britian rating
Extremely well appointed
Central village location
Secluded rear garden
Open countryside views
2 patio areas with outdoor furniture for al fresco dining/ relaxing
Accommodation especially suited to couples
Romantic and relaxing atmosphere
Quiet and peaceful
|Further details outdoors|
Garden furniture comprises a bench on patio outside rear door and there is a dinning table and four chairs on second patio at end of rear garden for al fresco dinning with views over open countryside.
A family size charcoal BBQ is provided together with firelighters and fuel. (Guest are asked to replenish any fuel used by end of stay)
A non refundable deposit of 25% is required on all bookings with balance 5 weeks prior to arrival.
Cancelations within 5 weeks of stay - no refund unless property relet.
Payment by major debit and credit cards via PayPal. (No transaction charge to use Paypal)
Term and Conditions apply to all bookings for Avonlea Cottage and full details will be provided upon request, prior to booking.
The Heart of England/Peak District
The Peak District National Park was Britain's first National Park and has a special place in the hearts of millions of visitors - from surrounding towns and cities, the UK and all over the globe.
Its internationally important and protected landscapes and wildlife mean different things to different people. For some it's a wild and wonderful setting for outdoor activities from walking and cycling to abseiling and yachting. For others it's their favourite spot for a meal out - featuring fine local produce - with family and friends.
Peak District cottages are excellent places to stay to explore and enjoy all that the Peak District has to offer. Avonlea Cottage is located in the picturesque village of Monyash and is situated in a charming row of grit stone cottages.
Monyash is a small picturesque village, situated on the White Peak plateau, in the heart of the Peak District and is an ideal location for those wishing to explore the Peak District area by rambling, walking, cycling or driving.
Many guests come to pursue hobbies such as sightseeing, walking, cycling, photography, bird-watching, local history and fishing, within the scenic surroundings of the Peak District National Park. For others there is a wealth of Arts and Culture with Buxton Opera House and Pavilion Arts Centre, Sheffield’s Crucible, Lyceum Theatres and Millennium Gallery and many Craft Workshops, Arts Courses and Live music. There are year round Events and Festivals too.
Well known Peak District places within easy reach are Bakewell, Matlock, Castleton, Ashbourne, Ashford-in-the-water, Chatsworth House and Country Park to name just a few.
There are spectacular walks from the door of our cottage such as the famous Lathkill Dale and Monsal Dale trails. For cyclists there is the Tissington cycle trail.
Monyash, which is mentioned in the Doomsday book, is a small village of some 145 houses with approximately 280 residents, located in the middle of the Peak District in Derbyshire, England. The village lies in a shallow hollow in the limestone plateau at the head of Lathkill Dale.
Being in the centre of the Peak District it's an ideal base to explore the whole of the Peak District area.
Historic houses to visit:- Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Hardwick Hall, Sudbury Halland Tissington Estate.
Golf Courses:- Bakewell, Ashbourne, Matlock, Buxton and others with 18 miles.
Active Sports:- Sailing, riding, fishing, cycling, rambling, walking, rock climbing, photograph, birdwatching
Interesting Places:- Heights of Abraham, Castleton Caves (Blue John), Crich Tramway, Magpie Mine at Sheldon, Matlock bath Gulliver's Kingdom and Abbeydale Inductrial Hamlet and Kelham Island both in Sheffield.
Market days:- Ashbourne (thur & sat), Bakewell (mon), Buxton (tue & sat), Matlock (tue & fri).
Public Houses and Restaurants:- The Bulls Head (Monyash), The Druid Inn (Birchover), Eyre Arms (Hassop) & The Red Lion (Litton) are just a few.
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15 Jun 2014
"Perfect cottage for a romantic holiday"
Having been there before a few years ago, we decided to go again for our honeymoon. Perfect place to relax or take a walk from the front door and a lovely garden to sit in for breakfast in the sun. It… More
Owner comments:- These returning guests liked Avonlea so much that they came back for their honeymoon - - what a great recommendation. The shower has now been replaced with a power shower system following last few guest comments.
13 May 2014
We had a wonderful time, lovely little cottage with beautiful views in the heart of the peak district. Very clean and cosy cottage with a wood burner and very comfy bed. Only down side is shower is no… More
Owner comments:- Very nice comments. Shower issues to be investigated.
9 May 2014
"Relaxing cottage with lovely location"
Lovely long weekend at a great village with fantastic local pub. Cottage is well equipped and very cosy. Has everything you could need for a great holiday. Fab location for walking and so close to bak… More
Owner Comments:- Our minimum holiday let is three days, which is applicable throughout the year and is flexible, so guests can come for long weekends or mid week breaks.
26 Apr 2014
"Lovely cottage for a relaxing break"
This was a lovely and very tidy little cottage. My boyfriend and I wanted to get away from the hustle and bustle of busy life and wanted to be out in the countryside where we could walking and relax! … More
Owner comments:- We always leave sparkling wine for an arrival toast while you settle in and start relaxing. The electric central heating boiler is really quiet whilst operating and the programmable timer is set to off during sleeping hours, so its then silent.
20 Jan 2014
"Absolutely Lovely, everything you could need including a quality local pub"
Had a long weekend at the cottage with my partner to chill out. Lovely cottage, very warm and welcoming when we arrived and as we looked around the cottage we had big smiles on our faces. The local … More
Owner comments:- The title of this guest review sums up our cottage and its location nicely.
1 Jan 2014
"Really lovely location and place to stay"
Stayed for a post Christmas break and this place was perfect. Quiet, located in a peaceful area but close to Bakewell with plenty of walks from the doorstep. From the moment we arrived we felt ourse… More
Another one of our guests who had a wonderful time staying at Avonlea and have already recommended it to their friends.
27 Nov 2013
"Lovely cottage in picturesque surroundings."
Cottage was fantastic with everything you could need, made even more special with the log fire.Pub at the end of the road done lovely food but the locals were quite rude so didn't go back after t… More
We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at Avonlea and experienced the beautiful scenery on the walk from our cottage to Bakewell. Its nice to get feedback from guests on how they rate the experience of booking and staying with us and this couple obviousley has a wonderful time.
11 Nov 2013
"Cosy, fully equipped cottage in a beautiful location."
Was only there for a long weekend but could have easily stayed for a week. As soon as we walked in the door we loved it. The log burner was a great touch and was much appreciated in the cold evenings.… More
What a lovely response from our guests. We are delighted they enjoyed their holiday in our cottage and we appreciate that they felt cared for during the stay.
4 Nov 2013
"everything you could want."
Ideally suited for exploring the Peak District. A number of walks can be made from the village itself.The cottage was warm and comfortable, the kitchen well equipped and easy to cook in and the local … More
A cottage holiday at Avonlea matched the expections of another one of our guests, who gave us a "Great" Tripadvisor rating. Their comments are typical of many others left in our own "Guest's Comments Book".
11 Sep 2013
"Delightful,inviting and comfortable home from home"
We enjoyed a very comfortable week at Avonlea,so much so we didn't want to leave.We would recommend the Cottage to any couples seeking a Quiet retreat in easy reach of all the delights that this … More
Another one of our guests who are delighted with the cottage location and the calm and relaxing atmosphere Avonlea offers.
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