The Croft Winster
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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
The Croft is an idyllic 19th century stone cottage located in the heart of the Peak District National Park, Derbyshire. The cottage is situated in a cul de sac, known as "The Flat", which is in a quiet part of the Heritage Village, Winster. It enjoys stunning picturesque views across the village and open countryside and is an ideal base for many walks in and arround Winster and the neighbouring villages. The cottage has been superbly renovated combining modern facilities with the charm of original features such as oak beams and gritstone fireplaces and windows.There is parking outside the cottage.The Croft is available for flexible lets to non-smokers and well behaved pets. The cottage has 2 double bedrooms, sleeping up to 5 people in comfort. There is a living room, a large dining kitchen, a garden room and a large utility room. There is a downstairs toilet and upstairs there is a superbly equipped bathroom, with a walk in shower and separate feature bath. The Croft has been fully equipped to the highest standards with central heating and double glazing throughout. Facilities include dishwasher, microwave, fridge freezer, and a luxury range style gas cooker . There is also a washing machine and a tumble dryer for the use of guests. Bedlinen and towels are provided in the rental price. The cottage has 32" LCD TVs to the living room and to both bedrooms. For the rainy days, there is an i-pod DAB radio with docking station and a dvd player with a selection of films. In addition the second bedroom has Nintendo 64 and gamecube consoles, with a large assortment of games. There are two great pubs within a few minutes walking distance.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
The Peak District National Park region
The Peak District National Park was the first National Park to be formed and is the most popular National Park in the UK.
This is not surprising, given that the connurbations of Sheffield, Manchester and Birmingham are all within an hour's drive.
If you like walking there are many footpaths in and around Winster, most notably the Limestone Way. Walks to nearby Birchover, Elton and Robin Hood's Stride are very popular. Cycling along the Tissington Trail and High Peak Trail offer long distance, traffic free cycling with bike hire available all year round.
Close by are the delightful towns of Bakewell, Ashbourne and Matlock which are ideal for groceries and shopping.
Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall Hardwick House and Bolsover Castle are all within a short drive of Winster.
Gulliver's Kingdom theme park in Matlock Bath is a great place to entertain younger children and for older children, Chesterfield contains a 10 screen cinema and bowling alley whilst Alton Towers is only 40 mins drive away.
Winster Village was once a thriving lead mining village that boasted 20 pubs and 2000 residents. Today it is a popular tourist destination which still retains its village community. The age old traditions of the Winster Wakes, complete with Morris dancing, still continue today.
The old part of the village contains some fine historical buildings such as the Market House and the poorhouse. The hillside to the north has many of the old lead mining cottages for which the village is renowned.
The roads of East Bank and West Bank are bi-sected by footpaths, known locally as gennels, that allow walkers to view Winster's beautiful cottage gardens. Each year, Winster opens these gardens to the public when it hosts the Secret Gardens of Winster weekend.
The pubs at Winster include the Miners Standard and the Bowling Green , the latter being the 2009 CAMRA winner for local pubs.
Winster is a great base for exploring the Peak District.
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30 Nov 2014
"Lovely cosy cottage equipped to a very high standard"
Really lovely cottage equipped to a very high specification. We stayed when the weather was dank and gloomy and it was lovely to arrive to a warm and cosy cottage. The views from the garden are fantastic and in summer the outdoor space for eating would be lovely.
The stairs are very steep and so is the walk down to the village and this would be a problem for anyone with walking difficulties.
23 Nov 2014
"a really great cosy cottage"
spent three great days in winster. cottage is perfect as long you don't need phone/internet connection - cosy, well appointed, perfectly placed for walks and pubs.… More
13 Nov 2014
"Perfect cottage in a great location"
We stayed in Winster with another couple and an 8 month old baby.The cottage is in a great location, is extremely beautiful and has everything you need for a lovely stay.Amenities are within walking d… More
4 Nov 2014
Beautiful cottage with stunning views. Cosy front room, made all the more cosier, with the log burner. The kitchen is perfect with a lovely range. But for me it was the stunning bathroom that made it … More
4 Oct 2014
Beautiful cottage with a fabulous view especially from the garden swingThe living room was very cosy and with the stunning bathroom we would definitely go back! :D… More
4 Oct 2014
"A MUST TO STAY HERE"
Lovely cottage, everything you need is there, good location to get about by car, bathroom is AMAZING!… More
20 Jul 2014
"Great quite location with a great view."
This little gem is great if you want to escape it all. The view from the garden is amazing you have to see it to believe it.Bathroom is excellent love the wet room and the bath. Very dog friendly acco… More
3 Jul 2014
"LOVE THIS PLACE!!!!!"
This beautiful cottage set in a quaint village with a fab pub and little shop that sells everything you want .... Including lindamans chardonay wine for£4.99!!! The cottage had everything u cou… More
Glad you enjoyed the Croft. it is really nice to here people having a lovely holiday in our cottage. The cottage is over 150 years old so i guess people were not quite so tall in those days. Look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
7 Apr 2014
"Beautiful cottage in lovely location"
We stayed at The Croft for 3 nights, 2 couples, couldnt have asked for a nicer place. The garden room is lovely, spent many hours reading in there, the woodburner was a bonus, only just cool enough in… More
12 Nov 2013
"Brilliant stay! Highly recommended"
Great location, a short walk up from the lovely village of Winster with cosy pubs nearby serving good ale and food. Great base for exploring other areas of the peak district like Bakewell and Buxton. … More
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