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Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
A luxurious and well equipped holiday cottage in the Peak District National Park; close to Matlock, Bakewell and Chatsworth House. Post Cottage is a superbly appointed 400 year old, four bedroomed, stone cottage in the beautiful village of Beeley.
It has 2 en-suite double bedrooms plus two further twin bedrooms. There is a beautiful lounge with stylish leather sofas, flat screen TV and DVD. The elegant dining room seats up to 8 people. Outside there is a landscaped terraced garden with garden furniture and barbecue. There is ample parking for cars outside the cottage plus off street parking for one small car.
Post Cottage is situated in the beautiful Chatsworth Estate village of Beeley. The local pub, restaurant, village shop and tea-rooms are all steps away. The Peakland towns of Bakewell and Matlock with excellent shopping and markets are just a few miles away.
Ideal for family gatherings, celebrations, walkers & cyclists. Fishing holidays.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester 65 km, Nearest railway: Matlock 9 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
There is a fully equipped kitchen/breakfast room with log burning stove, a range style cooker, microwave, fridge and dishwasher.
The utility room has a fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer. The lounge has a tasteful leather suite, flat screen TV and DVD player and a formal dining room. In addition, there is double bedroom with en suite shower room and WC.
One large double bedroom with en suite bathroom including a whirlpool bath and separate shower. Two further bedrooms, a twin and bunk room, plus a family bathroom.
|Further details outdoors|
A terraced patio and landscaped garden with garden furniture and barbecue. Off road parking is available for one small car. However, there is ample free parking outside the cottage and in the village.
There are plenty of attractions to visit, from the excitement of Alton Towers to the peaceful settings of nearby Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall.
For lovers of the outdoors the area has everything - walking, cycling, fishing and more!. Miles of cycle trails can be explored on foot or bicycle. The Dark Peak moors and White Peak's limestone dales are all within easy reach.
Post Cottage sleeps 8 guests. One bedroom has bunk beds so a maximum of 7 adults is recommended.
About this location
The Derbyshire region
There is a great range of themed attractions, events and activities in Derbyshire - from opera and music festivals to theme parks and well dressings, walking and cycling holidays, not to mention stunning landscapes, a rich and diverse cultural heritage and nationally important historic homes.
Whether this is your first visit to the Peak District and Derbyshire, or you've already discovered the joys of the area, there's always something new to discover.
Chatsworth is the home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, one of Britain's best loved historic estates and the heart beat of the Peak District National Park. With famous works of art, a working farmyard, spectacular fountains and the finest shopping and eating, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Haddon Hall is a fortified medieval manor house dating from the 12th Century, and is the home of Lord and Lady Edward Manners. Described by Simon Jenkins in 1000 Best houses as "the most perfect house to survive from the middle ages," this remarkable old house is surrounded by terraced Elizabethan gardens and is set amongst the rolling countryside of the Peak District National Park.
Alton Towers is full of fabulous family fun, the famous Theme Park. Also, splash yourself silly in the wacky Waterpark, be pampered from head to toe in the Spa, and play a round of Extraordinary Golf.
Gulliver's Kingdom is a family theme park designed to cater for families with children between the age of two and thirteen. All its rides and attractions are designed to offer the whole family a full day out of fun and excitement.
The Devonshire Arms, Beeley is one of those picturesque country inns at the heart of Derbyshire village life. But with a difference! It offers all the charm and character of an historic inn with a warm and comfortable interior. Venture inside a little further and you will find the startlingly different décor of the brasserie with its contemporary bar, glass fronted wine store and colourful furnishings.
The Old Smithy, Beeley sells delicious home-made bread and cakes from are sister company St Clements Bakery plus essentials and newspapers available too. The licensed comfortable cafe serves freshly prepared wholesome foods, breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea using local ingredients where possible.
Peak Rail run regular Steam and Diesel hauled heritage passenger trains between Matlock Riverside and Rowsley.
Heights of Abraham - A visit to the Heights of Abraham starts with a spectacular cable car ride but there is much more to see and do once you reach the summit.
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12 Jul 2013
"beautiful home in beautiful location"
I stayed here for a weekend with friends and the rest of the week with my husband so enjoyed Post Cottage for two different types of holiday. Post Cottage is a beautiful home with a very high standa… More
25 Mar 2013
"perfect relaxing weekend away"
We had an amazing weekend with our teenage daugther, two grown up daughters and their boyfriends. The cottage was beautifully furnished and very spacious. The weather was awful but that meant we spent more time in this lovely cottage. We had brunch round the cosy log burner in the kitchen, ventured out for walks and tea and cakes and then lovely evening meals at the formal dining table. We finished off the evenings with a drink in the very friendly pub yards from the front gate. Our girls have asked if we can return to the same place next year for our family weekend away.
18 Mar 2013
Beautiful cottage...really well maintained, extremely clean, lovely location (only a 5-10min drive from Bakewell and Chatsworth - stunning surroundings!)
Would definitely stay there again. Thankyou!
30 Sep 2012
"Lovely comfortable cottage, ideal for family gathering"
Lovely atmospheric cottage, super bedrooms, Very well equipped for parties of eight. Lovely garden as well.
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