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Sitting Room with wood-burning stove

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
  • Car advised

Idyllic cottage that has been restored and converted to a very high standard set within the grounds of the owners Grade II listed property which dates back to the 14th Century. Uninterrupted views over Biggin Dale from the private patio and in an ideal position as from the door you can walk to the River Dove, Wolfscote Dale, Hartington and beyond. Close to the Tissington Trail.

Cheese Press Cottage has accommodation all on one level and you enter into the open-plan kitchen/dining/sitting room which has a flagstone floor and exposed beams. The kitchen is well equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge/freezer. There is an wood-burning stove with basket of logs, coal and kindling, TV, DVD and CD/Radio/iPod docking station. The bedroom has a double bed with goose down duvet and 100% cotton linen. The ensuite bathroom with bath, shower over, hand-basin. Towels included. The private south-facing patio and garden is accessed from the living area.

Plenty of secure storage for bikes. The tennis court is available throughout the year. A central laundry area has a washing machine, tumble dryer and ironing board and also a pay phone. The cottages is heated by oil-fired central heating. Free Wi-Fi.

4* English Tourist Board Rating.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Will consider 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 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking

The Heart of England/Peak District

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 1-5 of 5

14 Mar 2014


"wonderful peaceful place with stunning views"

Me and my partner stayed in the cheese press cottage for 2 nights and we absolutley loved it. The cottage was very cosy and nicely decorated and was equipped with everything you could need, including … More

Thanks very much for the review and I am glad you had a good time. You will have to come back for longer next time!

10 Mar 2014


"Lovely cosy cottage"

I picked this cottage because it looked nice and cosy with a real fire (plus it had wifi and was within walking distance of a pub) and it didn't disapppoint. It had a lovely, warm feel and the vi… More

I'm really pleased you had a nice few days in Derbyshire and thank you for the nice review. Hope to see you both back again!

11 Feb 2014


"Beautiful and cosy"

We have just returned from staying at this lovely cottage for a weekend. This place was cosy , comfortable and had everything we needed. The location was fabulous and breathtaking. The fire provided w… More

Thanks very much for your review. Thanks for the comment about the shower and it is definitely on my list and I will now contact my plumber to discuss. I am always keen to keep on top of things so hopefully when you return there will be a new shower!

12 Dec 2013


"Lovely, well-fitted cottage in a gorgeous location"

From our arrival just as the sun was setting, we knew we were in a special place. The owner, Jane, spotted us and gave us a warm welcome, showing us to our cottage. The lounge has a superb fire whilst the bathroom is well kitted out. The cottage oozes character and, somewhat surprisingly, has some of the best Wi-fi we've ever experienced!

The cottage is located in a beautiful part of the country with superb walks and great food easy to find. All in all a lovely few days and we would not hesitate coming back.

Thanks very much for the review. We have jus upgraded the WiFi connection so good news to hear it is all working well! Nice to be able to enjoy the views but still check the emails as well! Hope to see you both back again in the future. Jane

6 Dec 2013


"Relax and enjoy the views of Derbyshire from Cheese Press cottage"

Had a wonderfully relaxing long weekend staying at Cheese Press cottage, an excellent location, a beautiful and well equipped accommodation allows guests to truly relax and enjoy their stay. Owners on site if needed after a warm welcome on arrival.

Really pleased you enjoyed your weekend to Derbyshire. Thank you very much for the review.

Review 1-5 of 5

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