1 Marlborough Mansions, Buxton
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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The apartment is in central Buxton, and is part of a substantial Edwardian building set on a quiet tree lined road. Visitors are always impressed by the size of the flat and sense of space. There is a roomy kitchen with dining table and chairs, a large sitting room with TV and DVD player. There is also free WiFi. Two bedrooms, one with a queen size bed, the other with twin beds. Bathroom with full size bath and shower over, WC and hand basin. A utility room with sink, washing machine, tumble dryer, ironing board, iron, drying line for clothes.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester Airport 35 km, Nearest railway: Buxton 500 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
The flat has gas central heating. Gas and electricity costs are included in the rental.
Duvets, pillows, cotton sheets and towels are provided.
The utility room has a washing machine, tumble drier, sink, indoor line, iron and ironing board and radiator.
A folder is provided that details all local information and suggested places of interest
|Further details outdoors|
There is a garden and another seating area within the grounds. Parking is convieniently adjacent to the entrance on a level surface just 6 metres away, and cars can be unloaded outside the entrance door
The Buxton Opera House and Pavilion Gardens are just 5 minutes walk away, as are Buxton's main shopping area and good restaurants. In the opposite direction 10 minutes walk through the woods will take you up to Corbor Cross with spectacular views over Buxton and surrounding areas.
The Heart of England/Peak District
Buxton lies on the edge of the Peak National Park, Britain's first National park.
Ideal base for walking, cycling and driving, with picturesque moorlands and spectacular views.
Following attractions are within one hour:
Stately homes: Chatsworth House, Hadden Hall, Hardwick House
Other places of interest:
Matlock - Heights of Abraham, Crich Tramway museum,
Castleton - Blue John Caverns where fluorspar stone is mined and fashioned into jewellery & ornaments. Kinder Scout (636m)
Alton Towers Theme park is a 45 minute drive away
Tissington Trail cycleway
Derbyshire Dales - Dovedale etc.
Buxton is an historic spa town with many fine buildings, and at St Ann's Well, in the centre of the town, you can drink and collect the spa water free of charge.
The Pavilion Gardens and Opera House are especially worth visiting.
The Opera House (5 minute walk) has year round entertainment, musicals, drama, comedy, contemporary music, with the Buxton Festival and Fringe in July being the highlight.
In August, there is an annual Gilbert and Sullivan opera season, centred at the Opera House.
Corbar Cross (15 minutes) and Solomon's Temple (25 minutes) are both within easy walking distance of the flat and offer great views.
Poole's Cavern - to view stalactites and stalagmites and more
Go Ape- tree top adventure playground
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31 Jul 2014
"Great flat, great location, great holiday!"
This is our first time in this flat, with two young children, but we would definitely recommend it as a great place to stay in Buxton. The flat itself is lovely and spacious, clean and minutes away fr… More
22 Apr 2014
"Great place to stay in central Buxton"
Really nice flat with great car access which was useful as we had a baby with us and all the equipment that entails. Well equipped and comfortable with a useful utility room for mid week washing - aga… More
26 Mar 2014
Very spacious flat. Close to town. No car needed staying here. Station is barely 5mins away and its also a relatively short walk/hike to Corbar Cross, Poole's Caverns and Solomons Temple. Also ni… More
25 Mar 2014
"What a fantastic apartment!"
We stayed in Buxton for a long weekend. Apartment is in a perfect location in Buxton, close to everything but at the same time very quite and peaceful. We staid with the 4 year old child and she loved… More
22 Feb 2014
"Completely up to expectations"
We lived in Buxton for over 30 years so it was great to find a place to stay that was so handy for all amenities. February is not the best time of year for an extended stay but we needed accommodatio… More
29 Dec 2013
"Large and perfectly comfortable"
As other reviewers have said, the flat was surprisingly large, which was nice; lots of room for our 22 month old to run around in! We stayed in the flat over Christmas and it was very cosy; the centra… More
11 Dec 2013
"Excellent property for a Buxton and Peak District stay"
We stayed here for a long weekend in December. The flat is in a quiet location, but just 5-10 minutes walk from the town centre and station. A short walk in the other direction leads to Corbar Woods. … More
3 Dec 2012
"Comfortable and Spacious"
The flat is spacious, comfortable and well equiped. The weather was quite cold when we were there and the heating worked well. We found the neighbourhood quite and peaceful (at least, until our children arrived !). Be warned that though it is only a short walk from the centre of Buxton, this is up quite a steep hill.
29 Oct 2012
"Brilliant location, nice spacious flat"
I found this apartment on the internet and took my partner away for the weekend. We were pleasantly surprised by the impressive building and the flat was very spacious and practical. It is in an ideal location for the theatre, shopping and walks and there was ample parking at all times. I have since been back with my sister and would recommend this to anyone looking for a break in Buxton or the surrounding area.
19 Oct 2012
"Clean, well equiped and great location for Buxton"
This is the second time we have stayed here and the accommodation has always been clean and tidy. The pictures don't do it justice, as the flat is very big and there is a lot of space.
We come to Buxton for the opera yearly, usually staying in a B&B, but the flat provides more flexibility. It's walking distance to the opera and the train station, which is a great plus for us, some of the other places we've stayed haven't been as convenient.
The garden is shared, but the Park in Buxton is very close too - I'd recommend the toy train if the weather is fine!
Overall it has been great for what we needed it for. Will stay here again next year.
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