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Friars Folly, Monks Retreat – Home 308319 Cottage

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Friars Folly, Monks Retreat – Home 308319

Excellent 5/5 Excellent – based on 4 reviews

  • Cottage
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

In an elevated farm location where Monks Dale meets Millers Dale within a conservation area of outstanding natural beauty, on a hillside overlooking the river Wye at the heart of the National Park, this lovingly restored limestone cottage with original old oak beams and trusses is a spacious haven of peace & rustic charm. It has 1 double & 1 twin bedroom, a bathroom with bath & power shower. A fitted dining kithcen with full sized cooker, microwave & fridge etc. You have the use of a shared laundry. The comfortable lounge has 3 sofas, 32 inch flat screen TV, DVD and free Wi-Fi. There are lovely open views over the south facing garden to the hills beyond. The lawn with garden furniture captures the best of the sunshine all day. We have a 4 star gold award from the English Tourism Council. A tray of beverages & biscuits will welcome you on arrival. We have 3 cottages sleeping 12 in total.

Location

In an elevated farm location where Monks Dale meets Millers Dale within a conservation area of outstanding natural beauty, on a hillside overlooking the river Wye at the heart of the National Park, this lovingly restored limestone cottage with original old oak beams and trusses is a spacious haven of peace & rustic charm. It has 1 double & 1 twin bedroom, a bathroom with bath & power shower. A fitted dining kithcen with full sized cooker, microwave & fridge etc. You have the use of a shared laundry. The comfortable lounge has 3 sofas, 32 inch flat screen TV, DVD and free Wi-Fi. There are lovely open views over the south facing garden to the hills beyond. The lawn with garden furniture captures the best of the sunshine all day. We have a 4 star gold award from the English Tourism Council. A tray of beverages & biscuits will welcome you on arrival. We have 3 cottages sleeping 12 in total.

Location description from owner

The England region

The hills & dales of the Peak District draw visitors back year after year to see the wonderful scenery in all its shades colours and moods. The limestone cliffs and peaceful rivers of the white peak & the grit-stone edges and heather covered moors of the dark peak will make a stunning back drop to your holiday. From the friendly people in old unchainging villages where wells dressing still takes place, to the medieval Hall at Haddon & grand stately house at Chatsworth with priceless treasures. You can visit an underground world of show caves at Castleton & Buxton with stalagmites & stalagtites, ride back in time on an old tram at Crich or take a cable car to the hights of Abraham at Matlock. Visit market towns & Victorian spa towns. There is rock climbing, abseiling & miles of car free cycle track. We have trails & paths that are a walkers & Hikers paradise in an abundance of flora & fauna.

Millers Dale

The trout filled river Wye meanders through the dales between the spa town of Buxton & the old market town of Bakewell famous for it's puddings. At Buxton you can follow in the footsteps of Victorian visitors who would take the waters among the eligant architecture of the crescent then stroll in extensive gardens & take a tea dance in the magnificent glass domed ballroom or visit the beautiful old theatre. Bakewell still has an outdoor market every Monday & a host of interesting little shops just off the river where a multitude of ducks await feeding. The river travels 12 miles between the 2 towns through 5 of the most picturesque dales in the country & all can be walked using paths with foot bridges & stepping stones, or cycled using the Monsal Trail. Half way along the trail is a very special place, nestling beside the river is the tiny hamlet of Millers Dale, the location of our cottages. Set in hudreds of acres of nature reserves & conservation land much of the are is designated as a site of speacial scientific interest.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 2 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared garden
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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Smoking
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About the owner

Pam W
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
26 Sep 2016

Languages spoken: English


This Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 31 Jan 2013. Located in Peak District National Park, it has 4 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £300 to £475.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 26 Sep 2016.

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“Comfort and peace in the Peak District”

Reviewed 22 Jul 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at Friars Folly, Monksdale Farm. The house was well equipped, comfortable and roomy, with lovely views over the surrounding hills and walks from the doorstep. The owners were very friendly and on hand for any help required. The position of the farm was good for visiting both Buxton and Bakewell and the surrounding area. We hired bikes and cycled the Monsal Trail which was very enjoyable. All in all highly recommended.

Thank you very much for your kind review, we're glad you enjoyed your stay with us at Monks Retreat.

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