Ruby Cottage, Longnor
from £65 /night help Price for guests, Nights
from £65 /night help Price for guests, Nights
House / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2 Home 1656415
Availability Your dates are available
House / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2
Ruby Cottage is a traditional 200 year old two stone cottage, quietly situated in the quaint village of Longnor close to the popular spa town of Buxton, in the heart of the Peak District National Park. The village is well equipped with local stores, pubs, Post Office, craft centre/café and renowned fish and chip shop. There are many stunning walks right from the doorstep and the cottage is close to many interesting Derbyshire towns and attractions such as Bakewell, Matlock, Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall. The River Dove flows to the north, the River Manifold to the south and large numbers of visitors come here to explore the upper reaches of these two famous valleys and the rugged scenery that surrounds them.
The cosy and comfortable one bedroom cottage has full central heating and free WiFi. The ground floor has a large living room/dining room with cosy wood burning stove (the first basket of logs and sticks are provided), flat screen TV/DVD player, and a coin operated phone. The kitchen has an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, washer dryer and dishwasher. The first floor has one bedroom with a double bed, a landing/seating area comfortable chairs (a cot is available if required). The bathroom has a large walk in shower cubicle, WC, wash basin, heated towel rail, shaver point and full under floor heating.
All fuel for the background heating, all power, bed linen and towels included. A cot and highchair are available on request. Parking is on street, but never an issue. There is an enclosed south facing front garden with table and chairs. A welcome pack of wine, milk, tea and coffee, and some local tray bakes greets you. Sundries such as shower gel and hand wash, washing powder, washing up liquid and dishwasher tablets, cling film and foil , tea towels are all provided, so you can relax and enjoy your holiday as soon as you arrive.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Check in time:||15:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester 40 km, Nearest railway: Buxton 8 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, 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|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Access||Not suitable for wheelchair users|
The Peak District National Park region
The Peak District National Park is Britain's first National Park and has a special place in the hearts of millions of visitors - from surrounding towns and cities, the UK and all over the globe.
Its internationally-important and protected landscapes and wildlife mean different things to different people. For some it's a wild and wonderful setting for outdoor activities, including the many that enjoy walks in the Peak District National Park. Or there's cycling, abseiling and even yachting to enjoy. For others it's their favourite spot for a meal out - featuring fine local produce - with family and friends. The area has some of the most stunnning stately homes and houses of any county: Haddon Hall, Kedleston Hall and of course Chatsworth, a must see for anyone visiting Derbyshire.
There are many stunning walks right from the doorstep and the property has the benefit of being close to many interesting Derbyshire towns and villages. This ancient village is set in lovely moorland countryside, six miles to the southeast of Buxton. The River Dove flows to the north, the River Manifold to the south and large numbers of visitors come here to explore the upper reaches of these two famous valleys and the rugged scenery that surrounds them.
The popular and interesting stately homes of Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall near Bakewell are within easy reach and offer a full days sightseeing. Close by is the small village of Hartington, which is famous for its tasty stilton cheese sold throughout the country. There are many walks from the cottage including the sights of Chrome Hill and Wheeldon Hill and it is only a 10 minute drive to the High Peak Trail and cycle hire at Parsley Hay. The owner will provide maps and walking guides to assist with the planning of walks around the surrounding countryside.
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27 Apr 2015
"Perfect Peaks break"
We have just returned from a wonderful week in the Peak District staying at Ruby Cottage which is an attractive country cottage and just as described on the website. The cottage is situated in a typical picturesque village location on a lovely quiet street. It has all you could need from a well equipped kitchen, DVDs and books to a good wi-fi connection. The cottage is clean and decorated very tastefully. We had a great week exploring the local areas especially with the great weather that we were lucky to have. The cottage is well placed so that many towns/villages are easily accessible, with many walks close by and from the front door. The owners are very hospitable and friendly and were kind enough to leave a few essentials upon our arrival. Overall, we would highly recommend Ruby Cottage.
6 Jan 2015
"Perfect Peak District Cottage"
We really enjoyed staying at Ruby Cottage over New Year. The property is exactly as advertised and I would echo the comments of previous reviewers in terms of facilities, cleanliness and the customer service provided by Rachel. We would definitely recommend staying here to others.
29 Oct 2014
"Very comfortable and well equipped cottage"
We were delighted with Ruby Cottage. It has an appealing outlook and is probably the best equipped cottage we have stayed in. The kitchen, though small, had just about everything we wanted. The lounge was comfortable. There was a range of books and maps on the region and wifi was available. The owner, Rachel, was friendly and welcoming and quick to respond to a request for an additional kitchen item. Longnor is very well placed for walking and visiting National Trust properties, interesting villages and towns. We were sorry to leave at the end of our week.
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