No 31 Belper
Bungalow | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Detached with two bedrooms this property offers the perfect base for those wishing to explore the whole of Derbyshire as everywhere is accessible from here by car.
This bungalow sits in a very quiet cul de sac offers an ideal and comfortable location in the heart of Derbyshire perfect for walkers as there are rolling hills to the back of the property with a pub at the end of the walk and it is perfect for cyclists and site seeing, it is not far from the town center, walk able, by car or by local bus for shops, restaurants and pubs, there is also a local cinema in Belper, a 10 minute walk takes you to a local shop and pub which serves food and real ales, around the corner from the house is a children's play area.
This delightful property is ideally suited to a couple looking to enjoy a romantic break away together, a holiday away with friends, perfect for families, the house is very child friendly with a secure gated area at the back.
NB:- THIS PROPERTY DOES NOT DO SHORT BREAKS, THE PRICE IS INCLUSIVE OF EVERYTHING.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Nottingham (East Midlands) Airport 38 km, Nearest railway: Midland Railway Belper Station. 2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
With two bedrooms –
Bedroom 1 - A spacious room has a king size bed with a Sealy Posturepedic mattress, two wardrobes, a dresser, drawer storage providing ample storage space, 2 bedside cabinets with lamps, a hairdryer the room comes with views of Belper town.
Bedroom 2 - This bedroom comes with a double bed that has a memory foam topped mattress, a perfect second bedroom complete with drawer storage, 2 bedside cabinets with lamps the room comes with views of Belper town.
All duvets which are Fogarty Goose down and both are King size , pillows, bed linen, Christy towels and kitchen towels are provided.
Non Allergenic duvets are available for both beds on request, there is also a separate single pull out guest bed this is on wheels this is used in the living room and has a non Allergenic single duvet with bedding provided this is situated in the second bedroom.
Bathroom - Is a pristine 3 piece white suite and has a power shower this is situated over the bath, bath towels, hand towels and a selection of quality hand soaps carex and L'Occitane included.
Hall- There is ample space for wet coats, muddy boots, brollies and hats in the dedicated hall storage area.
The house has gas central heating
We welcome children of all ages. For families we offer:-
A travel cot and high chair. Please arrange this prior to your arrival so the cot can be made up.
Bedding for the travel cot in the form of top and bottom sheets, lots of fleece blankets and other blankets and a 4 tog duvet but if you would rather bring your baby's own bedding then please do so.
A safe environment a fully enclosed garden with a secure gate, all unused power sockets are fitted with plug covers and the cupboards have flexi locks fitted prior to arrival.
Bath toys and a selection of Johnsons baby products.
A variety of books and jigsaws.
Just around the corner from the house is a play park for children.
Details of activities and tourist attractions for children in the form of leaflets.
Kitchen:- There is a fully equipped kitchen to a high standard with everything from Denby crockery as standard, electric double oven and hob, washing machine a new washer/dryer is being installed Easter 2014, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer. cutlery, iron and ironing board, radio and more, a variety of extras including sugar, Coffee, fruit teas, herbal teas, hot chocolate, decaff coffee and decaff tea, washing up liquid, toilet rolls, soap, washing machine liquid and softener and dishwasher tablets, kitchen roll along with condiments, cling film, bin bags, foil and lots of other items are also included as standard from the kitchen there is access straight into the fully enclosed child friendly rear garden.
The living/dining room has two very comfortable brown leather sofas a three seater and two seater.
The 40" flat wide screen television has built in freeview as well as a separate Freeview Freesat box, along with a video player and Dvd player, there is also PS2 with a range of games and a Radio/CD player.
I -Phone and I - Pod charging and docking station/speaker.
Dining table with seating for 4 people.
The property is thoroughly cleaned before each letting, if you are staying for more than one week you will be provided with additional linen and towels.
All guests receive a welcome pack of 4pt milk, coffee, jam, Chocolates/biscuits, wine and flowers
At festive times extra attention is made with Easter eggs for children.
Come spend Christmas time in Derbyshire stunning countryside, Christmas fairs and carol concerts. A beautifully decorated Christmas tree ready and waiting bubbly and mince pies on your arrival.
A visitor file is provided giving information on tourist attractions in the area, books and a wide selection of leaflets are also available on what to do and where to go, walks, cycle routes of the Derbyshire area, maps are available for Derby city centre providing information on parking, restaurants and shopping,
Adult Board games ie:- Scrabble etc, children's Jigsaws and children's books are also provided for those rainy days, although there is a lot to do in Derbyshire in the rain.
|Further details outdoors|
Guest can make use of the private south facing garden, which is fully enclosed with a dry stone wall at the end of the garden, not over -looked by anyone, this is very child friendly as there is a small fence and gate.
It is the perfect spot for a pre-dinner drink as the sun goes down or even an al fresco dinner in summer on the patio, table and chairs provided on a sunny terrace. Barbecue facilities are provided.
Private drive ample parking for two cars and room on the road out front for two more. This is a cul-de-sac so there is no through traffic just residents and the odd horse or two.
At the back of the house are fabulous views of the hills of the Amber valley with footpaths leading to two public houses.
There is a washing line and a rotary dryer for guests use.
NB: We do NOT subscribe to Holiday Lettings commission based listing. We pay a one off annual listing fee instead, therefore you not only get a personalised reply to your enquiry and to any other questions you may have, directly from the us, the owners, instead of a computer generated quote,but also we do NOT charge an additional 6% booking fee that the commission based listings do. Payments are as secure with annual listings as with commission ones, but Holiday Lettings choose to promote the commission based listings in order to get their 6% cut.
Strictly no smoking in the house, but guest are welcome to smoke on the patio or in the garden an ashtray is provided.
Sorry no pets.
Rental of the bungalow needs to be booked and coordinated with Tracey emailed through the Contact Form located at the bottom of the advert. Please use the contact form first or call (01406) 540172 or mobile 07535417605
The Heart of England/Peak District
People come to find peace, tranquillity and adventure. Experience some of England's most spectacular scenery, climbing, caving, walking and cycling.
Even with the typically unpredictable English climate, the peak district offers you breathtaking landscapes and plenty of places to explore. On a perfect summers day it feels like the best place on earth, a holiday here is nothing short of a walkers paradise. There are many spectacular hill and dale walks to choose from amongst them Dovedale and the famous stepping stones and Lathkill Dale. The towns of Bakewell, Matlock, Ashbourne and Buxton are a short drive away with historic buildings nearby such as Haddon Hall and the magnificent Chatsworth House and Kedleston Hall where the recent film "The Duchess" the life of Georgiana the 5th Duke of Devonshires wife was filmed.
You will discover many pretty and unspoilt villages where you can enjoy an afternoon tea or a pint of real ale in the local pub after your walk or perhaps you will be lucky enough to discover a village which is celebrating its well-dressing festival, for which Derbyshire villages are famous. I have extensive guides/cycle routes on all of the above and more, available for guests use.
Set in the heart of Derbyshire, the Market town of Belper and the district of Amber Valley offers something for everyone, glorious scenery, tranquil villages, bustling market towns with a wide range of attractions to appeal to all tastes such as Carsington Reservoir is a few miles down the road where you can hire cycles and enjoy a leisurely ride around the reservoir, there are also many water sports and activities to chose from here, a cafe and shops as well as an information centre on how the reservoir was built and what towns it supplies water to, fishing and golf are also available here.
You can choose from learning more about the areas vast industrial heritage and visit the famous Strutts North Mill if you wish to learn more visit www.belpernorthmill.org. This has been recognised by UNESCO as a site of world heritage.
There is a factory shop in the heart of Belper known as De Bradelei Mill shop this has a wide range of products from soft furnishings to designer clothes and shoes this is well worth a visit.
There are plenty of very good restaurants, pubs and shops in Belper,
Fresh Basil is a Deli and eaterie on Strutt Street this was voted "Best Derbyshire Breakfast" at the prestigious Derbyshire Food and Drink Awards held at Chatsworth House January 2013 and 2014
Below is a list of events happening in Belper throughout the year for 2014
The second Belper Arts Festival will be held in and around Belper from the 18th April to the 31st May 2014 for more information go to www.belperartsfestival.org
Belper Youth Market & Festival will be held at the same time as the Arts Festival this showcases arts and crafts, food and entertainment by local young adults there will be over 50 stalls to view for more details go to www.belperyouthmarket.org.uk
Derbyshire annual food and drink festival will be at Elvaston Castle just down the road from Belper on the outskirts of Derby on 17th -18th May 2014 150 stalls of the best local produce from Derbyshire and the Peak District along with 40 Arts & Craft stalls for more information on this go to derbyshirefoodfestival.co.uk
Belper Food & Real Ale Festival Including the Belper Well Dressing and classic car show will be held on the Sunday 13th July 2014 10am till 4pm more details can be found at www.belperfoodfestival.co.uk this in the center of town down King Street and at the top at the Market Square.
The Belper Steam & Vintage event 14th and 15th June 2014 will be bigger and better than ever as the event celebrates its 25th anniversary. Held on Salterwood Meadows Denby DR5 8ND.
Along with many beautiful parks and gardens, Belper River Gardens is amongst the finest in the country this is next to the famous Strutts Mill lovely to sit or wander through the extensive gardens and enjoy a summers evening listening to some of the local bands playing their favourite music in beautiful surroundings there are also many Brass Band concerts played in the bandstand in the gardens as well.
Belper Well Dressings is an ancient tradition which celebrates the gift of natural pure water throughout the County, these are wooden frames which are filled with clay and then a design is etched into the surface. A colourful picture is then produced by using seeds, petals and other natural materials. You will find there are now several towns and villages carrying out the tradition each year, Belper being amongst one of them. This will be held at the River Gardens on July 13 (midday) to July 17, 2014
The 12th Annual Autumn Footprints Walking Festival from 13th September to 28th September 2014 for more information please see
Belper Christmas Switch On Friday 28th November
FRIDAY 28th November 2014, 5.45pm – 8pm
The lights in the Town Centre will be switched on at 5.45pm in the Memorial gardens, by the Town Mayor, Andrea Fox, BBC Radio Derby Presenter Andy Potter and Santa. Late Night Shopping - Dickensian Charity Stalls - Punch & Judy - Barrel Organ.Music by Belper Town Wind Band - Santa's Grotto – Children's Roundabout. The Royal British Legion Club on Strutt Street will be open and would like to invite people to free tea, coffee and biscuits.
Belper Christmas Food & Real Ale Festival
Sunday, 7th December 2014
10.00 AM – 3.00 PM
Entrance is FREE and will suit all ages.
With over 80 stalls and more and more shops being open there will be something for everyone to enjoy. As usual, there will be some of the old favourites a Santa's Grotto in the Royal British Legion Club on Strutt Street and bouncy castles to keep the children entertained, Hog Roasts, Hot Chestnuts and live entertainment. It promises to be a great Free 'Family Day' out.
A couple of miles down the road is the world famous Denby potteries you can choose from a tour around the factory, cookery demonstrations or shop at the many shops available on site and pick up a bargain for more information visit www.denby.co.uk
For more retail therapy 8 miles down the road is the city of Derby a map of the city centre is available at the house that shows you car parks, restaurants and shops.
There is a Farmers' Market every second Saturday of the month on Belper Market Place 9am - 2pm
Also a regular farmers' market takes place in Shottle at the Railway Inn, Cowers Lane, on the third Saturday of the month. I have a leaflet listing all the farmers markets in the area for 2014
Once final payment has been received, i will send you a map of how to get to the property.
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6 Mar 2014
"Beautiful, well equipped, comfortable and a cut above the norm for self catering"
Our hosts were very very nice and could not have been more helpful in directing us to the best tourist sites and attractions which idealy were all within easy reach of No 31 which was first class all … More
Thank you very much for your kind review it truly made my day, it was a pleasure to have you and your wife to stay. I like to provide the level of equipment and extra thought I would wish to find... all our guests deserve the "extra mile". I look forward to welcoming you back soon Best wishes, Tracey
24 Feb 2014
"31 Oakhurst Close"
Ideal bungalow for this area. So comfortable, clean, well provisioned ( Wine Biscuits tea coffee and much more) Brilliant will use again and recommend to all,
Thank you so much for your kind review and I am very pleased you enjoyed your second stay. We like to provide the kind of welcome we ourselves would wish - holidays are vital and it is often the small details which count, this is why i add so many extras. It would be a pleasure to welcome you and your wife back to No 31 and again thank you very much for your review. Best wishes, Tracey
2 Jan 2014
Located high above Belper with easy access to public footpaths and bridleways to discover the local area. The bungalow was very well equipped. We received a friendly greeting on our arrival early afternoon and shown around. Well decorated with tree and lights for our Christmas stay. Guided tour around Belper on Boxing Day with refreshments provided after. Local bus service runs from end of cul-de-sac.
I am delighted that No 31 provided a good holiday for you both. The welcome pack of bubbly and Mince pies adds a little bit of luxury for your stay and i always like to put a Christmas tree up for my guests adds a touch of being at home. There are plenty of good walks and fantastic views not far from the house, thank you so much for taking the time to leave your valuable comments which are much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you both back! Best wishes, Tracey
10 Nov 2013
"Perfect holiday home"
We absolutely loved this bungalow and had a fantastic week here at the end of August. I stayed with my husband and two young children (18 months old and 3.5 years old) and Tracey the owner had thought… More
Your review has truly made my day! My main focus, always, is to ensure your stay will be one you will want to repeat and I enjoy it when guests really feel at home and are able to relax - that is what holidays are all about! We like to provide the kind of welcome we ourselves would wish - holidays are vital and it is often the small details which count, this is why i add so many little extras It would be a pleasure to welcome you and your family back and thank you very much for your review. Best wishes, Tracey
4 Nov 2013
"Lovely little gettaway"
Stayed in this lovely bungalow with my husband and his parents and had a wonderful time. Tracey has such attention to detail and the wine and chocolates were a lovely touch. The bungalow was clean and… More
It is wonderful to know that you had such a great stay at No 31, your kind comments have made my week! It is a pleasure doing this and making sure it is a special place to spend a holiday. Thank you for taking the time to leave such an extensive and positive review and for choosing to stay at No 31. I hope we can welcome you back again soon! Best wishes, Tracey
11 Apr 2013
"Home from Home"
Number 31 is a very well appontined bungalow in residential area in belper. Easy access to Derby and the Peak Distict. The bungalow is equippied with every home comfort and gadget you could imagine. The beds are especailly comfortable and there is ample hot water. Bungalow is spotlessly clean and well supplied with quality linnens. Tracy supplies a comprehensive welcome pack including tea coffee milk wine and chocolates. Much appreciated
It is wonderful to know that you had such a great stay at No 31, your comments are very kind, It is a pleasure doing this and making sure it is a special place to spend a holiday. We do place gorgeous bedlinen and towels as high priority, toiletries and the welcome pack add a little bit of luxury for your stay. Thank you for taking the time to leave such an extensive and positive review and for choosing to stay at No 31. I hope we can welcome you back again soon! Best wishes, Tracey
6 Jan 2013
"A lovely warm cosy bungalow that was a pleasure to return to each evening"
This bungalow was exactly what we were looking for. Tracey welcomed us after dressing the Christmas tree and supplied a lovely Christmas welcome Food pack. There was plenty of tea, coffee, milk etc. The house was well equipped and I was able to entertain my family Christmas Day.
I am delighted that No 31 provided such a good Christmas for you and your family. The welcome pack of bubbly and Chocolates adds a little bit of luxury for your stay and i always like to put a Christmas tree up for my guests.Your review will help other potential guests and thank you so much for taking the time to leave your valuable comments which are much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back! Best wishes, Tracey
7 Nov 2012
"Half Term holiday"
We were bringing our five and two years old for a Peak District half term holiday, the house is great, cosy and comfy, and it has everything you need. Bed and sofa are all clean and comfy, the only thing is my kids have to share a double bed (they love it), I was surprised that they did not kick each other out of bed. The location is good for us, the house is nearly at the top of the valley, we can just start walking from behind the house. Getting to Matlock, Buxton are also very easy.
The owners, Tracey and Andy are also very attentive, there are puzzles and games and books for the kids, some trick or treat chocolate as it was halloween, even hot chocolate for them before bed.
We all had a lovely time and would love to stay in the house again next time when we visit Peak District.
Thank you very much for your review - I am pleased you enjoyed your stay at No 31 and beautiful Belper.... I like to spoil the children that stay here, i always provide them with little extras. We really hope to welcome you again soon. Happy guests make us happy! Best wishes to you and your family. Tracey
17 Oct 2012
"A home away from home!!"
Great little home, great facilities and everthing you needed was supplied by the very thoughtful owners!! (esp. the wine & chocolates). Peaceful & quiet location, great for country walks, and very good transport links to other Peak District locations. Though we didnt have a car, we found the local transport was very good and were able to get to Chatsworth House, Matlock Bath, Buxton and other interesting places. The walk back to the house from the town centre was always a lovely way to finish the day. The garden was a very pleasant area to sit and enjoy the day ... though we just didnt get to use the barbeque! Loved the super comfortable beds!
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED - probably one of the best presented self-catering houses we have seen in a very long time.
A very big thank you to Andy for meeting & welcoming us ...and to Tracey for all her efficiency with the booking etc.
It is wonderful to know that you had such a great stay at No 31, your kind comments have made my week! we do appreciate your thoughtful comments and some recommendations for things to see in the area. It is a pleasure doing this and making sure it is a special place to spend a holiday. Thank you for taking the time to leave such an extensive and positive review and for choosing to stay at No 31. Best wishes, Tracey
5 Oct 2012
we had a wonderful 10 day stay at Belper. The bungalow was immaculate, and fully stocked of everything you could imagine, from a selection of teas through to handsoaps and dishwasher tablets, it real… More
Thank you! I am so pleased you liked No 31 - we do place gorgeous bedlinen and towels as high priority toiletries add a little bit of luxury for your stay. Our many repeat guests return year after year and I hope we can welcome you back again soon! Best wishes, Tracey
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