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Cheese Press Cottage

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 38 reviews

Sitting Room with wood-burning stove

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Luxury, peaceful cottage, restored and converted to a very high standard, set within 130 acres of private grounds. Spacious open plan, beamed excellently equipped kitchen with fireplace and seating area, leads out onto south facing private patio area, with tables, chairs and barbeque and stunning views over Biggin Dale. Private tennis court (rackets and balls available) Walk via footpath to the village pub or hotel for excellent food and drinks.

Cheese Press Cottage has accommodation all on one level. Fully equipped with Free WIFI , Nespresso coffee machine, wood-burning stove (basket of logs, coal & kindling included), TV, DVD and CD/Radio/iPod docking station. Large selection of board games, jigsaws, DVD's and walking guides. The cottage is heated by oil-fired central heating.

The bedroom has a double bed with goose-down duvet, feather pillows & 100% cotton linen. En-suite bathroom with bath, shower over, hand-basin & loo. Soft white fluffy towels and complimentary 'Au Lait' toiletries.

Walk directly from your back door to historic Hartington, the River Dove, and beyond. Explore the Georgian Market town of Ashbourne (Gateway to the Peak District) and the Spa town of Buxton, famous for its' annual Opera Festival. Forage for antiques in Leek. Derbyshire's jewel, Chatsworth House is just 20 minutes drive.

Plenty of secure storage for bikes. A central laundry area has a washing machine, tumble dryer and ironing board and also a pay phone.

4* English Tourist Board Rating.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: East Midlands 41 miles & Manchester 35 miles, Nearest railway: Buxton 13 miles & Derby 23 miles
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Private tennis court, BBQ
Access Secure parking

The Peak District National Park region

The Peak District National Park which was established in 1951 covers over 1400 sq km and has a huge variety of landscapes, wildlife, history and culture. The diverse nature of the Derbyshire landscape with its dry-stone walling, deep wooded valleys, heather clad moorlands, market towns and villages makes it the perfect setting for a relaxing break.

Biggin-by-Hartington sits high in the spectacular White Peak landscape and is a very popular are with walkers and cyclists. Just off the A515 midway between Ashbourne and Buxton the village is typical of a White Peak village, running along a single street and surrounded by farms and agricultural land. Buildings of note are the Church of St Thomas, the Waterloo Inn and Biggin Hall.

Biggin Grange is just outside the village and looks over Biggin Dale which is a beautiful sanctuary of which part of it is a National Nature Reserve. A short walk from Biggin Grange takes you down into Biggin Dale which runs into the River Dove. The hills are covered in lovely wild flowers amd in the Spring cowslips and purple orchids are abundant.



The Waterloo Inn & Biggin Hall Country House Hotel are 0.8 miles away.

Hartington which has The Devonshire Arms, Charles Cotton Hotel, The Rook Coffee Shop, Beresford Tea Rooms, Post Office, Garage, Cheese Shop and 2 village shops is 2 miles away.

Ashbourne - 9 miles

Bakewell - 9 miles

Buxton - 13 miles

Tissington Trail - 1.2 miles

Chatsworth House - 14 miles

The nearest town is Ashbourne with a good choice of independent shops, supermarkets including Waitrose, Marks & Spencers and Sainsbury together with many restaurants and pubs.

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Review 1-10 of 38

12 Jan 2015



Up on arrival the host greeted us with a big smile, she shook our hand and showEd us too the cottage which was beautiful just like the pictures we even had some freshly baked biscuits jane the host told us things we could do and places to go and she she was very informative, I would go back again in a heartbeat (if I didn't have to work) I can't rate biggin grange or thank jane enough ps the peak district is amazing

30 Dec 2014


"Fantastic festive retreat!"

Spent a lovely, cosy Christmas at Chess Press Cottage. The cottage was exactly what we had hoped for- amazing views, brilliant local walks and pubs and a cute and cosy interior. The cottage was very well equiped; we had been dubious about cooking a roast on Christmas day but there were plently of baking trays, oil, salt and pepper and utensils. We had an absolutely amazing stay and will definately be back soon!!

Really pleased you enjoyed Christmas in Cheese Press Cottage. I do try and put lots of utensils and pans in the cottage and am glad you used them when doing your festive roast! The bonus of snow as well so I am glad you managed to get out ok at the end of your stay. Jane

22 Dec 2014


"Lovely little cottage"

Surprised my partner to a birthday trip to this lovely little cottage in the middle of the Peak District and was not disappointed. The owner made us feel very welcome and even gave us some nice home m… More

What a lovely surprise for your partner - I must drop some hints to my husband! Am glad you enjoyed your couple of days in Derbyshire.

19 Dec 2014


"Bliss !"

We booked Cheese Press Cottage as a Christmas retreat hoping for a festive, relaxing and private break away from our hectic lifestyles. It proved to be this and so much more! Upon arrival, we were in awe at the secluded location and knew we had made the perfect decision. Overwhelmed by the cuteness and details of the cottage, we were quick to get the fire going and use the Nespresso machine to enjoy with the complimentary biscuits. Although Jane was not present, she contacted us prior to our departure and ensured that our stay was still perfect. We had plans of exploring the area however in all honesty, we opted out of the plans to stay in the cottage and enjoy the winter views, making use of the kitchen facilities in cooking a rustic roast dinner next to the warmth of the fire. We were impressed with how far Jane had gone to make sure the cottage had everything we may need - We took oil, tea bags, sugar, oven trays etc just incase they weren't there but the cottage was well stocked and we didn't need any of it. We wanted privacy and we certainly had it, only seeing a chicken and three geese on our entire stay. We've spent the past week reminiscing and pining for the experience once again - we will certainly be trying to fit in another visit to Biggin Grange in the new year. Thank you Jane, the cottage excelled all our expectations x

What a lovely review! You are very kind and I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Cheese Press Cottage. It is really relaxing and I'm glad you made the most of chilling out! Do please come back and see us again when you need to breath some Derbyshire air! Jane

17 Dec 2014



Both me and my girlfriend found ourselves taken in by the charming cheese press cottage and the idyllic scenery surrounding it. The cottage itself was clean and beautifully presented and the homemade … More

Glad you enjoyed the cottage and thank you for writing a nice review. It's a sweet cottage and everyone seems to love it!

14 Dec 2014


"Great cosy getaway cottage"

Came here with my partner for a winter break in the Peaks. Great accommodation, clean, cosy and well equipped. It was exactly what we were looking for. Jane was a great host and the biscuits on arriva… More

Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a nice review. So pleased you had a nice break in the Peak District. It is so cosy in the winter months with the wood-burner so do come back again! Jane

1 Dec 2014


"Perfect country getaway"

We had such a lovely time at Cheese Press Cottage. The cottage was well equipped and really cosy. We were greeted by Jane who showed us into our cottage and baked us some delicious cookies! We would definitely go back again the next time we need a break from city life!

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Glad the cookies went down well! It is a lovely cottage to relax in and I am glad you had a nice few days. Come back and see us again! Jane

25 Nov 2014


"Gorgeous, cosy perfect cottage in an idyllic location"

Cheese Press Cottage is a beautiful cosy cottage for 2 people. It is clean, tidy & contains everything you need for a relaxing break. We arrived on a wet Friday evening but as soon as we had the log burner going the cottage was so cosy we didn't want to venture out again! The kitchen is very well equipped with absolutely everything you may need including champagne flutes! Awaiting us was a tin containing delicious homemade biscuits which didn't last long. On the table there was a vase of fresh flowers & toiletries in the bathroom along with soft fluffy towels. It is these special extra touches that help to make the cottages at Biggin Grange so appealing. Jane & Richard Henry were very welcoming & informative but then leave you in peace to enjoy your stay but you know they are available if you need any information. I can't put into words how much we enjoyed our stay, it is now my happy place when I'm having a bad day. I have never felt so relaxed so quickly on a holiday before & we fell in love with the place so much we have already booked a return trip. I would definitely recommend you try out one of the cottages for yourself & you will see what I mean.

What a lovely review! Thank you so much. I am so glad you are all booked in for next year. It is such a sweet cottage and perfect for relaxing and enjoying the views over Biggin Dale. Look forward to seeing you in 2015! jane

19 Nov 2014


"Fairytale cottage with excellent service"

It doesn't get more charming than this. The cottage is just adorable. Comfortable modern fittings in the kitchen and bathroom (with a bath, not just a shower stall). The place was shining when we… More

It was lovely to meet you both and I'm so pleased you enjoyed your weekend at Cheese Press Cottage. Do come back and see us again when you need a few days away from London and try one of the other cottages! Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Jane

18 Nov 2014


"Cosy and characterful miniature cottage"

The Cheese Press was a delight to stay in. There were freshly baked cookies and a plentiful supply of fire wood available for us upon arrival. The cottage was surprisingly tiny but, this is in no way a negative, as it made our stay, aided by the log burner, feel warm and intimate.

It was a lovely base for a quiet stay in the peaks, with a couple of very nice pubs not too far away.

I'm pleased you had a nice couple of days and thanks for taking the time to write a review for the cottage.

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