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A former Georgian lodging house set within The Square

Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Car not necessary

Proudly introducing new for 2012 our desirable, extremely spacious, self catering apartment

A former Georgian lodging house set within The Square, a historic grade II listed landmark of historic spa town Buxton.

The Square, in keeping with the design of The Crescent – has a colonnade around the perimeter and stands impressively opposite The Opera House and The Pavilion Gardens where hundreds of Festivals and Events take place all year round! The apartment also offers superb views of The Devonshire Dome.

Right on the doorstep of Buxton’s “cosmopolitan” centre with new wine bars and bistros - perfect for pre and post theatre dinners. The Town centre, its many restaurants, cafes, shopping arcades and boutiques – a stone’s throw away!

Perfectly positioned for family fun and activities including walking, cycling, golfing and exploring the Peak District’s attractions e.g. Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall.

Superb accommodation offering Georgian character / charm with modern facilities and special touches throughout: Luxury bed linen / towels; Heated towel rails; Hospitality trays. Hairdryer; Radio; CD / DVD player; Wi-Fi and Digital TV (Sky coming soon); Fully equipped kitchen with washing / ironing facilities.

Impeccably clean (Owner serviced). 2 parking permits included. Non-smoking. (Sorry no pets). Expected grade 4/5*.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Manchester Airport, Nearest railway: Buxton Rail Station 500 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 9
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Further details indoors

• Unique setting – right opposite Buxton Opera House and Pavilion Gardens

• Quality accommodation, impeccably clean (Owner serviced)

• Extremely spacious, south facing

• Decorated and furnished to a high standard

• Can accommodate 8 guests

• 2 double bedrooms (King size beds)

• 1 twin room (Bunk beds) accessed via double room

• Lounge (Includes small double sofa bed)

• Dining room (Seats 10)

• Bathroom (With shower over)

• 2nd shower room coming soon

• Fully equipped kitchen includes all modern conveniences

• Washing, drying and ironing facilities

• Cots and Highchairs available on request

• Beautiful bed sets, luxury egyptian cotton bed linen and towels

• Heated towels and hospitality trays

• Free Wi-Fi; Digital TV and DVD player (Sky coming soon); Hairdryer, CD player, radio alarm,

• 2 parking permits included

• Sorry, no smoking or pets

• Gas Central Heating

Lounge – Extremely spacious, south facing with 3 large widows (Original wooden shutters). Comfortably seats 8 guests in large comfy sofas plus 2 easy chairs. Flat screen Digital TV and DVD player (Sky coming soon). Plenty of information leaflets and local tourism brochures included. 1 sofa coverts into small double bed (Pocket sprung mattress).

Dining Room – Extremely spacious, south facing with 2 large widows (Original wooden shutters) 2 dining tables - Can accommodate 10 guests. (High chair available upon request) Plenty of storage space. Beautiful space for entertaining.

Kitchen - South facing with large window (Original wooden shutters). Fully equipped and includes all modern conveniences, plus full washing, drying and ironing facilities. Complimentary Starter pack and Hospitality tray. Luxury hampers can be arranged

Bedrooms – Rooms are beautifully furnished and decorated with special touches. Luxury Bedding sets including a range of quilts and pillows (Duck feather and Down and anti-allergy), throws, cushions, Egyptian cotton linen, lamps and light fittings. Hairdryer, radio alarm clock / CD player. All rooms have plenty of storage space. Both double rooms have room for a cot if required.

Bathroom – Heated towel rail. Luxury bath, hand and face towels, plus bath mats. Hospitality tray with complimentary soaps, hand cream, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, tissues, cotton wool and buds

Utility room – Offers full washing, drying and ironing facilities. Soon to be converted to a shower room and toilet. (Accessed from landing outside Joseph Apartment)

Further details outdoors

Residents permit parking (2 permits included per booking):

Free parking with a permit in all BU areas outside and around the corner from the apartment:

The Square, Water Street, Hartington Road and Hall Bank - further details on this in the welcome folder.

On street pay and display parking:

Just around the corner from the apartment on The Square - 4 hours maximum. From 70p to £2.50 - between 8am and 6pm (free overnight)

Just around the corner from the apartment on The Crescent - 2 hours maximum. From 70p to £2.50 - between 8am and 6pm (free overnight)

Town Centre Car Parks

Please see the following link which shows all the main pay and display car parking around the town centre. There's plenty close by that do not close over night and are free between 6pm and 8am (in general). See each one for full details and prices. (Type in postcode: SK17 6AZ)

The Heart of England/Peak District

For full information on nearby attractions visit:


Things to do

Hundreds of events and festivals take place opposite Joseph Apartment at the Pavilion Gardens (Farmers Markets and Fine Food Fairs, Arts, Plants & Crafts, Jewellery &Designer Fairs, Antiques, Books, Toys, Tea Dances and Theatre performances) and the famous Buxton Opera House (Including: Buxton Festival, Buxton Festival Fringe, International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival and Young People’s Festival, Four-Four Time Festival of Live Music).

Right on the doorstep of Buxton’s “cosmopolitan” centre with new wine bars and bistros - Perfect for pre and post theatre dinners. The Town centre and its many restaurants, cafes, shopping arcades and boutiques – a stone’s throw away!

Whether it’s activities you’re after (Walking, Cycling, Golfing, Special interest / Water sports, Horse riding, Hang gliding, Paragliding) or family fun (Buxton Country Park including Poole’s Cavern, Soloman’s Temple and Go Ape. Corbar Cross) there’s plenty to choose from – many are right on our doorstep, with many more not too far way (Chatsworth Farmyard and Adventure Playground, Gulliver’s Kingdom, Trentham Monkey Forest, Heights Of Abraham, Tittesworth, Crich Tramway Village, Creswell Craggs).

Perfectly positioned for exploring the Peak District National Park’s many attractions: Beautiful historic houses and glorious gardens, including some famous film and TV locations. (Chatsworth, Haddon Hall, Hardwick Hall, Lyme Park, Stanage Edge,Tatton Park, Keddleston, Derwent Valley, Dovedale, Lindale and Ilam Hall and The National Trust’s Calke Abbey, Kedleston Hall, Hardwick Hall, and Sudbury Hall).

If it’s shopping you’re interested in, we truly have something for everyone. Explore one of the nearby Villages and Market Towns of Bakewell, Castleton, Tideswell, Ashbourne, Matlock, Matlock Bath and Chesterfield – or just a little further afield are the bright lights of the Cities and their fabulous shopping Centres - Sheffield, Manchester City, Trafford Centre, Meadowhall to name but a few.

For full information on Buxton visit:

The apartment has lots of information and events guides and maps, etc.

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Review 1-10 of 11

17 Mar 2014


"Fantastic Location"

A beautiful apartment in the centre of Buxton. Very well equipped and certainly the cleanest place we have ever stayed! Warm and loads of hot water. Very spacious living and bedrooms with Georgian features. Loved the shutters.
Owner, Jackie, could not have been more helpful.

18 Feb 2014


"Wedding accommodation"

Bright,warm,clean, well equipped, all my requests were followed.

Great location for our sons wedding

9 Dec 2013


"Absolutely Beautiful"

Beautifully decorated and furnished, with little xmas touches that made the weekend special.
The six of us were rattling around as the apartment is so spacious. Fantastic Location, walking distance to everything! Would definitely go back.

8 Dec 2013


"Joseph Apartment & Buxton"

The apartment is located in the centre of Buxton, with easy access to the town centre, - lots of places to visit around and about. The apartment is superb and a pleasure to be enjoyed, the attention t… More

21 Oct 2013


"Everything we hoped for - and more."

Joseph Apartment was wonderful. Huge rooms, spotless and lovely finishing touches. Jackie, the owner, could not have been more friendly in all correspondence and we thoroughly enjoyed our couple of nights in the apartment. Buxton itself was so much more beautiful than I had thought and the apartment is so central that we didnt use the car at all. All in all a lovely weekend - thank you.

2 Sep 2013


"Splendid beyond all expectations"

Despite having already seen the pictures, I was still bowled over when I arrived at the apartment. Spacious, elegant and right in the heart of the beautiful town centre centre.We also couldn't ha… More

9 Apr 2013



Gorgeous, well presented apartment. Very clean and fresh, light and airy. Well stocked with kitchen goodies - tea, coffee, chocs etc. Lovely fluffy towels, extremely comfortable beds. Look forward to going again.

15 Feb 2013


"Fantastic apartment - great place to stay in Buxton!"

Lovely apartment with an abundance of character and charm. Well positioned in the heart of the town. Very thoughtful welcome pack - best we have ever had! Would definitely recommend this apartment - look no further!

27 Jan 2013


"Buxton on your doorstep"

We had a very pleasant stay. The apartment is fabulous with huge windows and beautiful furnishings. Jackie, the owner, was friendly, helpful and welcoming. There was milk, juice and tea and coffee left so we didn't have to worry about finding essentials immediately. The apartment itself is located opposite the opera house and is handy for all the amenities and there is a lovely cafe (number 6) around the corner where we had a relaxing brunch. Highly recommended.

6 Jan 2013


"A fantastic apartment that is great to use as a base to explore the Peak District"

We spent a great three nights in this apartment with our friends and two children, the website pictures do not really do justice to how good it really is. All of the furnishings and equipment are to the highest standard, you really feel like you are living in luxury. Despite the weather not being great we still had a fantastic time and eat in more than we thought at the apartment, however there are many good places to eat that are just on the doorstep.

Review 1-10 of 11

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