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Manifold Cottage in Hartington

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Manifold is the left hand one of the 2 almost identical cottages

Cottage / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2

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Cottage / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2

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

Manifold Cottage is an above average sized two person cottage, graded in the top half of four star, and given an almost unheard of 100% for standards of housekeeping in the grading process. It has a modern tasteful ambience but plenty of charchter features, in particular a large heavily beamed bedroom open to the rafters. The bedroom has a king-sized bed with extra thick mattress (and second television)

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The living room has a log effect stove with leather settees and a leather armchair plus a TV and DVD player. The TV receives full sky programmes, so including sky sports and films channels.

There is fully controllable central heating throughout.

The cottage has a full sized bathroom with shower over the bath. The kitchen has imposing real granite sinks, gloss worktops, There are top of the range laminated floors of the highest quality throughout (where not carpeted). In the courtyard there is a barbecue and laundry room and provision for off-road parking of cars. There is some limited outdoor seating area with flower borders

In the cottage there are ten (!) highly praised personalised information folders, ensuring guests are able to take maximum advantage of their stay in Hartington and its environs. Hartington itself is one of the honey-pot villages in the Peak District, being regarded as an excellent base for walking and cycling. This is helped by its location only a couple of hundred yards form the River Dove. which can easily be reached from the village over an attractive meadow and from there , there is an excellent riverside path down to Dovedale. As a result the village is able to support, despite only having 130 houses, several tea shops, two (excellent) coaching inns, a delicatessen, a grocers, two gift shops, a post office an art studio an antiques shop and famous cheep shop to which many make a point of travelling from miles around. There is also a duck pond which acts as a magnet to many visitors. The village is approached down a gorgeous but easily driven 2 mile long dale road from one of the Peak District's main artery roads, making it extraordinarily easy to get around to visit the numerous attractions in the Peak District.

Please note that if enquiring for a mid week winter stay, the computerised system looks at the nightly rate, which has been inputted as though a guest is staying for four nights. However the daily rate for a two night stay and for a three night stay is a bit more than the rate for a four night stay (the system does not permit owners to input daily rates for two, or three nights) thus the system produces an incorrect total for a two or three night stay, so guests wishing to only stay for two nights or three nights mid week, are invited to fill in the enquiry form asking for a quote. The figure for two or three night weekend stays are correct. (three weekends nights do not work out greatly more than two night)

Please also note that if staying for two weeks there is a discount of £30 (a bit more if no change of linen is required) on the figure that the computer calculates. Accordingly rather than booking on the basis of the computerised figure, please simply send an enquiry and the owners will send out a quote with the correct reduced figure

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Check in time: 15:00
Check out time: 10:00
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Manchester and East Midlands 50 km, Nearest railway: Buxton 18 km
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, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, 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 3
Other Linen provided, High chair
Access Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The Peak District National Park region

The Peak District National Park was not only the first such designated National Park, but remains the most visited. However it rarely feels crowded with the excellent network of lanes, numerous attractions, innumerable footpaths and so much more (hence being able to make up 10 information folders in Manifold cottage). There is almost certainly more to do within, say, 30 minutes drive of Manifold Cottage than anywhere else in the country.

There are stately houses, various victorian spa towns, market towns, fasinating villages, and bizarrely the National Tramway Museum. About 8 heritage railways as well. Every week between May and September there is the traditional practice of well-dressing in various different village.

Hartington

Hartington is one of the most highly regarded villages in the Peak, famous for its fine old stone buildings, Jaobean Hall, geese pond and cheese shop..The (easy) approach down a long dale to the village from the main road really takes some beating. The River Dove is only a few hundred yards away and a very popular walk starts in the village, over some lovely meadows to the River, along the stretch known as Berefsford Dale, which in turn leads onto Wolfscote Dale and the most famous Dale of the Peak, Dovedale.

There are numerous further footpaths and bridle ways in the immediate vicinity, offering unrivalled walking in the best part of the White Peak. The highly popular Tissington Trail, which runs for 17 miles, is used by walkers, cyclists and horse riders, and is just 1 mile from the cottages. Two further trails, the High Peak Trail and the Manifold Valley Trail (both of similar distance), are within 2 miles. These three tracks are ideal for 'soft' cycling as is the network of quiet minor roads, which can be accessed at numerous points along the trails. These former railway lines have much else to offer, not least quality views, but also interesting viaducts, steam beam engines and other remnant of the past. In winter when some of our guests are looking for easier walking, they provide a useful alternative to walking across fields and dales (although walking along the River Dove with its superb hardcore path is easy throughout the year)

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      • 3 Years listed

      95% Response rate

      Calendar last updated:15 Jun 2015

      Based in United Kingdom

      Languages spoken
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