Candlelight Cottage is a romantic oak beamed 18th Century cottage, overlooking the village green in the peaceful,unspoilt Peak District village of Litton; an ideal location for a holiday, just 15mins by car from the bustling market town of Bakewell, the world famous stately home of Chatsworth and the regal spa town of Buxton.The cottage been newly renovated and is beautifully furnished throughout to a very high standard. Holder of the coverted English Tourist Board 5 star GOLD award and the Peak District Environmental Quality Mark, the cottage accommodates up to 4 people in great comfort.
Situated in a conservation area in the heart of the Peak District National Park, this spacious and peaceful cottage is the ideal base for sightseeing, walking, bird watching, fishing, caving, climbing, cycling, gliding or simply getting away from it all at any time of the year. A perfect honeymoon destination or place to celebrate a special occasion.
Candlelight Cottage is available for breaks of 3 days or more. Please see link to our own website, below.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester 40 km, Nearest railway: Buxton 12 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6|
|Further details indoors|
The spacious oak beamed sitting room enjoys fine views over Litton village green. Chinese prints adorn the walls and there are soft leather sofas in which to relax.
The feature stone fireplace houses a natural coal effect gas stove lending the room an atmosphere of total comfort and warmth. A 32" flat screen colour TV, DVD recorder and Wi-Fi are provided along with a radio/CD player, iPod docking station and a selection of games, DVD's, maps and tourist information.
The sunny, south facing dining kitchen is fully equipped with ceramic hob, oven, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and washing machine.
The pine shutters, slate tiled floor and AGA stove give this room a feel of real character and warmth making it the ideal place to cook and dine.
Stairs lead up from the kitchen to the bathroom and two bedrooms (sleeps 4).
The double bedroom faces south and looks out over the patio garden and fields beyond. The pine shutters have been retained and the Victorian style double bed, gives the room further character. The room benefits from a double fitted wardrobe in distressed pine with further storage above. A radio alarm clock, hairdryer and a shaver plug are also provided. The candelabra lights in both bedrooms may be dimmed to add further atmosphere.
The twin bedded room enjoys views of the village green and Litton Edge, one of the many walks possible from the cottage. The whole village green is planted with spring bulbs and in May the view is filled with cherry blossom. Inside, the Victorian cast iron fireplace has been retained as a decorative feature and a radio alarm clock and shaver plug are provided. To ensure your comfort, a choice of winter or summer weight duvets is available.
The newly installed bathroom is fully tiled and features a bath, separate shower cubicle, Edwardian style suite and heated towel rail.
A stable door leads from the kitchen out into an enclosed and very private patio style garden. Garden furniture and a BBQ are provided in summer.
Stairs lead out of the kitchen down to the utility room, which houses the deep freeze, and other utility items. A tumble drying service is available. Ample space is available here for the storage of luggage and the drying of boots and outdoor clothing.
At Candlelight Cottage we have tried to create a rural retreat with a real feel of luxury. Fabrics and furniture have been chosen to complement our Chinese and Thai silk pictures and each room has a charm of its own.
The house is fully centrally heated and hot water is available at all times. All windows have double glazing.
A generous welcome pack of local specialities in addition to tea, coffee, sugar, bread, milk, butter and fresh flowers is provided.
A variety of extras including washing up liqiid, toilet rolls, soap, washing powder and dishwasher tablets are also included.
For the comfort of all our guests, we operate a strict NO SMOKING and NO PETS policy. Please be aware that, as in many other old properties, Candlelight Cottage has relatively steep stairs and some low beams. We regret that we cannot accommodate children under the age of 8 years.
FOR ALL CURRENT SPECIAL OFFERS, PLEASE SEE OUR WEBSITE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE.
|Further details outdoors|
A stable door leads from the kitchen out into an enclosed patio style garden. Garden furniture and a BBQ are provided in summer.
Parking is available outside the cottage.
For the comfort of all our guests, we operate a strict NO SMOKING and NO PETS policy. Sorry, no children under the age of 8 years.
For a booking form, please email us in the contact area below or phone + 44 (0) 1433 631528.
The Peak District is an upland area in central and northern England, It offers all year round activities and events for people of every age. For lovers of the outdoors, there are around 1,600 miles of footpaths across stunning scenery. Discover limestone dales full of rare wild flowers, stroll along trout filled rivers or watch skylarks soaring above heather clad moors. Walking, bird watching, caving, rock climbing, potholing, fishing, sailing, gliding and cycling are just some of the activities available.
For those interested in history, there are a number of stately homes to visit such as Chatsworth, Haddon Hall and Eyam Hall, all of which offer a range of cultural activities throughout the year.
Visit the prehistoric sites of Arbor Low and Cresswell Crags, step back in time at The National Tramway Museum or take a ride on a steam train at Peak Rail. Discover the Norman castle and stunning caves in Castlelton, iron age settlements above Hathersage and the area's lead mining and industrial heritage sites.
The local towns of Bakewell, Buxton and Matlock Bath, each famous in its own right, offer culture, shopping, restaurants and traditional markets and if you still have energy, there is always the famous theme park of Alton Towers!
The beautiful village of Litton lies near the heart of the Peak District, one mile east of Tideswell, home of the "Cathedral of the Peak", five miles from the bustling market town of Bakewell, eight miles from Buxton, famous for its spa and waters,and less than 20 miles from Sheffield.
Candlelight Cottage looks onto the village green, with its stone cross and pair of stocks. The Red Lion Inn is well known for the quality of its beer and catering and the village shop provides essential provisions, post office facilities and home made cakes.
There are excellent walks from the door, especially down Litton and Tideswell Dales to reach the River Wye near Water cum Jolly, or down Tansley and Cressbrook Dales down to Monsal Dale and Monsal Head. Cressbrook Dale and Tansley Dale are famous for their wild flowers, as are several other local dales.
In the summer, Litton and many other local villages create unique well dressings from flower petals.
At Christmas time, the area hosts a range of Christmas activities, such as carols in the caves at Castleton, music by local brass bands, events at nearby Chatsworth House, Xmas markets and whole villages dressed with Christmas lights. The Litton Christmas tree is positioned just opposite Candlelight Cottage.
A full range of up to date tourist information is available in the cottage for your use.