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The Servants' Quarters

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Excellent 5/5 28 reviews

The Servants' Quarters, Buxton

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

The Servants' Quarters is a traditional stone built self-catering cottage hidden away in the centre of Buxton, Derbyshire. Beautifully renovated, it comfortably sleeps 4 people.

The accommodation is spread over three floors and includes two double bedrooms each with their own bathroom, a study area, lounge, kitchen diner and courtyard garden. The bedroom on the first floor can offer a double or twin beds.

There is free, unrestricted on-street parking on the roads surrounding The Servants' Quarters. About 10 meters from the front door is a single yellow line section which means you are always able to pull up and drop off any luggage, shopping or weary passengers!

Located minutes away from the Pavilion Gardens, Opera House and shops it is the perfect retreat from which to enjoy the fabulous spa town of Buxton, Derbyshire in the heart of the Peak District.

For the more adventurous types the Peak District National Park is on your doorstep. The Servants' Quarters is ideal for walkers and cyclists who want to explore this stunning landscape.

If you're after culture then Buxton has a wealth of festivals and events throughout the year. Manchester is easily accessible with regular direct train and bus services into the city.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Manchester Airport 37 km, Nearest railway: Buxton 500 m
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
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, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ

The Heart of England/Peak District

Located in the heart of England The Peak District National Park is an area of stunning natural beauty with rugged, peat-covered moorlands and magnificent limestone dales.

Picturesque towns and villages sit within a landscape famed for its walking, cycling, rock climbing, fishing, horse riding and a host of other outdoor activities.

For those less energetic the area's rich history, traditional well dressing festivals and the grand stately houses of Chatsworth, Haddon and Lyme Park provide a huge choice of fascinating places to visit. It is the location of Britain's first National Park - the Peak District National Park as well as the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage site, the birthplace of the industrial revolution.


The historic market town of Buxton nestles in the Derbyshire hills and at a height of 1,000 feet above sea level it is one of England's highest towns. It has a long history as a spa town due to its geothermal spring which rises at a constant temperature of 28 °C. It was initially developed by the Romans around AD 78, when the settlement was known as Aquae Arnemetiae, or the spa of the goddess of the grove.

Buxton has some lovely buildings - notably John Carr's Georgian Crescent and the Opera House, designed by Frank Matcham (architect of many of London's finest theatres). It also has a thriving music and arts festival each summer.

The town is easily navigated by foot (if you can cope with the odd hill) and benefits from a direct train service into Manchester. The town is also well served by buses to Derby, Nottingham, Sheffield, Manchester and the surrounding National Park.

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2 Aug 2014


"Excellent property in an ideal location, felt very welcome."

We have just spent a fortnight at The Servants' Quarters, and were delighted to be within 5 minutes walk of the Pavilion Gardens and Opera House. Pete and Catherine were very helpful, and made su… More

1 Aug 2014


"Very Good Accommodation"

Some great reviews already just to add:study area on top level is great, very private and you can read or watch a laptop quite privately from master bedroom next door.As long as your children are not … More

20 Jul 2014


"Great Accommodation in Buxton"

We enjoyed our stay in the Servants Quarters. Central location in the town.Good selection of restuarants in the town.… More

30 Jun 2014


"Great Self Catering Apartment"

We rented this property in Buxton for four days while we were attending Hillhead 2014. The property was exactly as described in the property details and the owner Pete as there to welcome us. Everythi… More

22 Jun 2014


"Superb- home from home!"

Just returned from I thoroughly enjoyable trip. The house is great, everything you could think of is there, and tastefully decorated. Struggled to pick a bedroom as both so nice, each with their own c… More

13 Jun 2014


"Excellent accommodation in a central peak district location"

This was our second stay at The Servants' Quarters, this time with two friends of ours. The owners thoughtfully provided us with a welcome basket of eggs, bread, milk, cookies and wine! The kitch… More

3 Jun 2014


"Superb in every detail!"

Just had a wonderful long weekend at The Servant's Quarters - everything about the location is top notch. Extra touches like quality bed linen, home made biscuits and a bottle of wine on arrival … More

15 May 2014


"Fabulous stay!"

Very difficult to write something different to what has already been published....but here we go!This is a most comfortable, well presented and immaculately clean property, that has everything you cou… More

11 May 2014



A thoroughly great place to stay. Ideally located - five minutes from shops, restaurants, pubs ... and only approx. ten minutes into centre of Buxton and the Pavilion Gardens, Opera House etc. Hou… More

13 Apr 2014


"High spec accommodation, perfectly placed."

The house is lovely, spotlessly clean and Pete and Catherine have thought of everything.Great location for exploring the area, including several good local pubs.… More

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