The cottage is next to the owner's property, a Grade II listed house on the edge of the village with excellent pug, bistro, children's play area, Historic Church within a few minutes walk. Surrounded by gently rolling country side and close to the Market Town of Bakewell with a wide range of shops, restaurants, pubs, swimming pool and everyday amenities.
The cottage is fully equipped for self catering. Private parking, use of garden areas, heated Drying Room, BBQ facilities, DVD and TV. Sheldon Cottage has the added bonus of a log burning stove, its own sitting area. A well behaved dog welcome in this Cottage by prior arrangement.
A welcome pack of tea and coffee, milk, eggs, home-made cake or biscuits an a jar of marmalade plus a freshly baked loaf of bread is provided. Short terms breaks (min 2 days) considered subject to availability.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest Amenities||12 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: East Midlands or Manchester, Nearest railway: Chesterfield|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Single beds (3), Cots (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Sheldon Cottage has bathroom/wc (with underfloor heating) and downstairs w/c, large extending table in the kitchen for up to 9.
|Further details outdoors|
Sheldon Cottage has its own garden, garden furniture, BBQ.
A minimum non returnable deposit of £50 to be paid when booking made. Balance due 8 weeks prior to stay.
Cancellations within 8 weeks of stay will not be refunded unless we can re-let.
Payments are by cheque or Debit card only please.
This is an extensive farming region with interesting field patterns, lime and gritstone walls and dramatic changes in the contours of the land which attracts walkers, cyclists and climbers.
Monsall Head, the Craggs at Burbage Edge near Hathersage and White Edge close to Froggatt and Curbar provide a good challenge even for keen walkers.
Many historic country houses and estates, lovely off the beaten track villages and hamlets to explore. Large reservoirs, meandering rivers (watersports and fishing) complete the picture.
To view Historic houses: Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Hardwick Hall, Tissington Estate, Calke Abbey, Sudbury Hall and Melbourne Halls
Sports: Golf Courses :Bakewell, Matlock, Buxton, Ashbourne, Sickleholme and others within 20 mile radius
Sailing: Carsington Water and other reservoirs. Riding, fishing, hang gliding and rockclimbing.
Interesting places: Castleton Caves, Eyam village, Buxton Opera House, Matlock Bath with Gulliver's Kingdom, cable cars and Heights of Abraham, Crich Tramway Museum, Cromford and Arkwright Mills, Alton Towers. Locally, ancient sites such as Arbor Low and the remains of Magpie Mine, lead mining relic (Sheldon House was once the Pay House for this mine). Wild moorland and Kinder Scout. The ares is a bird watchers paradise.
Summer time Well Dressings and Flower Festivals in the villages, Monyash Well Dressing is held over the late May Bank Holiday.
Farmers Markets. Bakewell and Chatsworth shows - August and September.
Good eating houses, pubs, restaurants, cafes are throughout the region.
Ancient trees (including a Hawthorne in our garden) and wood and parkland walks.