Chinley holiday house rental with internet access, golf, walking and TV

29 reviews

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  • House
  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 3 nights min stay
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  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

From the owner

Forge Cottage is a 200 year old stone former Forge situated in the centre of the lovely village of Chinley, on the edge of the Peak District National Park and has all the amenities for a great break on the doorstep. The property is a two minute walk from Chinley train station (Manchester – Sheffield line), a 20 minute walk to Chapel-en-le-Frith Station (Stockport – Manchester – Manchester Airport line).

Within the village is a village store, post office, tea rooms, newsagent, butcher, chemist, deli, Indian restaurant (BYO), English fish and chip shop, launderette and “dog friendly” pubs within 3 minutes walking distance of the property. Chapel-en- le- Frith is 2 minutes drive away with Morrisons & Aldi stores and a variety of shops, restaurants and pubs. Whaley Bridge is a 5 minute drive with a Tesco and again shops, pubs and restaurants. Manchester and Stockport are a 25 minute drive away or a 30 minute direct train journey. The house has been recently renovated and will be available from beginning of November with more photos to follow.

Accommodation - Sleeps 10/12. A spacious five bedroomed house situated on a quiet lane with no through traffic in the heart of the village. Accommodation comprises large lounge/dining room to accommodate 10 people with large TV + Sky, sitting room (with double bed settee and TV) , large hallway (which could accommodate cycles) with open tread staircase, fully equipped dining kitchen with dishwasher, 2 fridges, range cooker, microwave, freezer,dining table, chairs and breakfast bar (and high chair). There is a utility room with a double sink, washer and tumble dryer. 5 double bedrooms – 2 king size (1 king with en-suite roll top bath and balcony), 1 double bedded room and 2 rooms each with 2 twin beds. Family bathroom with bath and separate shower. Gas central heating. Oak flooring to most of the property. There is space for one car outside the property but plenty of parking just a few steps away in the village. There is no garden with the property but the beautiful village green is next door and there are walks on the doorstep, the local nature reserve being 2 minutes away.

Pets are welcome by arrangement with the owners. There are fantastic walks from the house to with “dog friendly” pubs. Most of the pubs in the area welcome well behaved dogs. The closest (and most beautiful) is The Old Hall and The Papermill pubs in the hamlet of Whitehough (3 minutes walk), beautiful old buildings which serve fantastic food & beer and good wines with a gorgeous walled beer garden. A little further on (20 minutes) easy walk along the old tram lines and canal is the Navigation in the historic Bugsworth Basin and this walk continues along the to Marple and Marple Bridge. The beautiful village of Hayfield is nearby and the old spa town of Buxton with its spectacular Opera House is a 10 minute drive (or 5 minute train journey) away.

A walkers and cyclists paradise - there are fantastic walks and cycle trails from the doorstep and being in the Peak district and within 5 minutes drive of Kinder Scout National Nature reserve, close to Edale, Castleton and Hope Valley is an ideal base for walkers, cyclists and climbers.

There is a beautiful 18 hole golf course with magnificient views over Combs Reservoir at Chapel en le Frith, a 3 minute drive away. Nearby attractions include Chatsworth House & Estate, Castleton – Blue John Mines and underground caverns by boat, the famous Bakewell, Ladybarn Reservoir, Buxton Pavillion Gardens and Opera House. Children will love the Heights of Abraham and Gulliver’s Kingdom at Matlock Bath, The Chestnut Otter & Owl Centre in Chapel en le Frith and the Tissington and Monsall trails which are easy, flat cycle paths (cycles can be hired at the trails) along old railway tracks.

We do not accept stag/hen parties or groups of under 25's. Chinley is a quiet village, ideal for family holidays. Quiet time after 10 pm

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
  • Bedroom 2: King Bed
  • Bedroom 3: Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4: Double Bed
  • Bedroom 5: Double Bed
  • Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite, 1 Toilet Only


  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome


  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


  • Internet access
  • Cooker
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Housekeeping Included

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Pets allowed with agreement of owner.

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About the owner

Terry S.
Calendar updated:
25 Jun 2021

Years listed:

Languages spoken: English
This House has 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 12. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 16 Oct 2015. Located in Derbyshire, it has 29 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate is £1123.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 25 Jun 2021.


Very Good
29 reviews
Very Good
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Very spacious house for a large family gathering
Oct 2019

We stayed at The Forge Cottage, Monday to Friday, and we were pleased with the size of the living space and the bedrooms. This cottage is a great location with lots of essentials in a short distance … More 

Reviewed 26 Oct 2019

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

3rd review from Clan Gathering :)
Sep 2019

A long weekend for 6 brothers and 2 sisters, plus partners, pooch and 3 cousins who popped in on the Sunday. A very good time had by all, and yes, all 13 fitted into the lounge-dining room, filling 3 … More 

Reviewed 21 Sep 2019

Riberac, France

Lovely cottage, but some details needs attention
Sep 2019

We are a family of 10 staying hear, and we all di overall have a very good time for 3 nights. However we were in the double room, and that was not really a full size double bed, it was very small doub… More 

Reviewed 17 Sep 2019

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

A great Clan Gathering
Sep 2019

We booked months ago for a good price. Ten family members rocked up and we brought our pooch. Chinley is a lovely village surrounded by the beautiful hills at the edge of the Peaks. Local shops provid… More 

Reviewed 17 Sep 2019


Roomy accommodation for a big family gathering
Apr 2019

A warm welcome awaited us at Forge cottage - fresh flowers, cake, wine, milk and orange juice were provided. The downstairs space was excellent for our family group of 10 - the second sitting room w… More 

Reviewed 24 Apr 2019

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