Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Formerly a coach house, this charming stone built holiday cottage will enchant visitors with its lovely location just above the mere in the picturesque village of Monyash. It provides the perfect rural retreat from which to escape the pressures of everyday life and is close to the popular town of Bakewell in the Peak District. It has a Visit Britain 4 star grade and is accredited for cyclists.

This well-appointed cottage is equally suitable for a quiet retreat or a family holiday, with short breaks of three to four days also available. The cottage sleeps up to four persons in two bedrooms, a twin and a double. The cosy sitting room offers free sat TV and DVD facilities,whilst the well equipped kitchen /diner provides a comfortable cooking and eating area. Free Wi-Fi is available. Outside the cottage benefits from off road parking, use of a large lawned garden with patio and barbecue. There is secure storage for bicycles etc. .

The cottage is centrally heated.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 6 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Manchester 50 km, Nearest railway: Buxton 12 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided
Outdoors Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The Derbyshire region

The Peak District is in the heart of England and its National Park was the first established park. The National Park authority ensures accessibility and a protected environment. For visitors this guarantees a picturesque and enjoyable visit. The region is particularly popular with walkers and cyclists with dales in abundance, ripe for exploration.

The wider area offers a significant number of attractions of interest to all, for example, the historic houses of Chatsworth and Haddon Hall, for families, Gullivers Kingdom and for the more adventurous, go karting and Go Ape in ,close by, Buxton.Buxton , a traditional spa town is of interest, not forgetting to take along an empty bottle to capture the wonderful waters from the spring.Castleton's Blue John Caverns and Buxton's Pooles cavern offer an excellent 'rainy day ' trip.

For a little retail therapy, Chesterfield, Sheffield and Manchester are accessible either by car or by public transport from Bakewell or Buxton.


The pretty village of Monyash is situated in the Peak District Natiional Park in Derbyshire.The area has a reputation for dramatic secnery, pleasant walks and a peaceful environment. Monyash is located at the head of Lathkill Dale, one of Derbyshire's most beautiful Dales. Monyash's main focal points are the mere, church and village green, flanked by the popular pub and café. There is also a superb children's playground adjoining the pub garden.Monyash was traditionally a market town and the village green still boasts the market cross.

The beautiful, unspoilt town of Bakewell, famous for its puddings and pies, is 4.5 miles away. Here you will find an array of superb restaurants, bistros and pubs,all offering delicious regional menus using locaaly sourced produce.Bakewel has a wide variety of independent shops, a golf course, leisure centre with gym and swimming pool and a superb Monday market. The popular historic houses of Chatsworth and Haddon Hall are both close by.

Walkers have a huge choice of Derbyshire Dales and moorlands across which to ramble, with the cottage providing a number of walk books, which guests are welcome to borrow.Cyclists have many trails, including the Tissington trail which passes just outside the village and where bicycles may be hired.