Silk Cottage, Eyam, Peak Dist. – Home 121720 Cottage
- 1 bedroom
- 2 sleeps
- min stay varies
Silk Cottage, Eyam, Peak Dist. – Home 121720
- 1 bedroom
- sleeps 2
- min stay varies
Cottage / 1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2
- Not suitable for children
- Car advised
- No pets allowed
Description from owner
Silk Cottage is situated on the edge of Eyam, commonly known as The Plague Village. The cottage is a lovely retreat, somewhere to get away from the stresses of life. Whether you want to enjoy the many physical activities available to you within the Peak District, or to just sit and relax looking out onto open countryside... Silk Cottage is perfectly located.
Detached, and with it's own parking space to the rear, the cottage was formally part of an old silk mill built in 1735, and is now converted into a well appointed cottage sleeping two people. The mill was where Ralph Wain discovered how to weave silk on both sides in 1785. In the apex of one of the walls is a pigeon loft which was used by carrier pigeons to send messages to suppliers of silk in Macclesfield.
The cottage looks out up to Eyam Edge - the dividing line between the White and Dark Peak areas - making it an ideal base to explore the entire Peak District. To the rear, up Tideswell Lane, are gentle walks with paths over small walled fields.
Whatever your reason for visiting the Peak District, Silk Cottage provides you with homely, well appointed accommodation, in a picturesque setting.
AS OF DECEMBER 2012, WE ARE PLEASED TO CONFIRM THAT THE COTTAGE NOW HAS FREE WI-FI FOR OUR GUESTS.
The cottage is strictly no smoking, and we will NOT accept pets. Anybody breaching these conditions will be required to vacate the property and no refund will be made.
Further details indoors
On the ground floor is the kitchen/dining room and a bathroom. The bathroom contains a spa bath, with a power shower over the bath.
On the first floor is a lounge/bedroom, thoughtfully laid out so that you can sit on the sofa and look up to Eyam Edge.
The living are is well equipped with flatscreen TV with Freesat channels, large DVD library, stereo and Ipod dock/speaker. A well stocked library, including many local walking books and OS maps for both the White and Dark Peaks, so no need to buy your own.
Bed & bathroom
- Bedroom 1: King Bed
- 1 Family bathroom
- Wi-Fi available
- Internet access
- Central heating
- Washing machine
- Clothes dryer
- Satellite TV
- DVD player
- CD player
- Hair dryer
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- Not suitable for wheelchair users
Interaction with guest
- Check in time:15:00, Check out time:10:00
- If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
- This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
- No smoking at this property
- Cancellation policy
About the owner
- Average reply time:
- 58 minutes
- Response rate:
- Calendar updated::
- 16 Nov 2018
- Years listed:
- Based in:
- United Kingdom
- Overall rating:
Languages spoken: English
This Cottage has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 2. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 16 Mar 2010. Located in Eyam, it has 32 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £188 to £366.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 16 Nov 2018.
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– based on 32 reviews
- Very Good
“Perfect for 2”
A lovely cottage in the centre of the village with everything you need. No need to use the car as there are plenty of walks close by.
Situated in a beautiful village this cottage was perfect. The bed was very comfortable, the kitchen usable and the gas heater was fantastic. Parking was a little bit tight, we had a medium sized car and it fit in fine, but having a friend to help direct you into the spot is a good idea!
“Good to be back”
Good to be back at the cottage - 5th year running and already booked for next year, Warm, cosy and relaxing. Everything at the cottage is thought of which makes your stay relaxing, It really is home from home. Great location, with great local attractions.
“Another fantastic visit to Silk Cottage”
We had a lovely weekend in Eyam, the cottage was well equipped and very comfortable. The scenery was breathtaking and even though the weather wasn't perfect the cottage was always welcoming when we came home.
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