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Monyash holiday cottage rental with internet access, walking and log fire and TV

Avonlea Cottage

from £80 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Excellent 4.5/5

32 reviews

from £80 /night help Price for guests, Nights

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Feature lounge / diner with oak beams and comfy sofa, together with a woodburning stove.

Cottage / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2 Home 193624

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Cottage / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden


The cottage originally built circa. 1769 enjoys a central village location in Monyash, in a beautiful part of the Peak District. It has been sympathetically restored to provide quality coordinated accommodation throughout. With one bedroom, cosy lounge/diner with wood-burning stove and integrated kitchen, its perfect for couples wanting peaceful quality time together or a romantic break.

It's 150 metres from The Bulls Head public house and restaurant, with its excellent menu and warm friendly atmosphere and the adjacent Smithy Cafe, which is very popular with all visitors for breakfasts, all day food and occasional theme nights.

Avonlea sleeps two people in one generous bedroom, with a cast iron double bed and distressed pine furniture. Its tastefully decorated, fully carpeted with ample storage and wardrobe space. It includes a dressing table, stool, mirrors and the essential hair dryer.

The feature lounge / diner is extremely comfortable with entertainment essentials including TV/ DVD's,CD's, walking books, a variety of magazines, games, DVD's,CD's, and visitor information guides. Low level light from reading lamps create a soft mood, when coupled with the glow from the wood-burning stove.

There is a fully integrated kitchen with electric oven, hob, dishwasher and ample dinning and cooking utensils for even the largest feast. The kitchen enjoys countryside views over the secluded rear garden and the door opens out onto a patio.

The generously sized bathroom has a modern white three piece suite with a power shower over the bath, a wicker chair and is warmed by a heated towel rail and radiator. The bathroom also enjoys views over open fields and the countryside.


Internet Broadband is installed in the cottage and is free for guests use.

We provide many essentials to make your stay more comfortable and cost effective including all linen, towels, tea towels, toilet and kitchen rolls, dishwasher tablets, washing machine powder, fairy, scourers cleaning materials and dishcloths.

You only need to supply the food and drink.

We do leave you a complementary Sparkling Wine toast for your arrival.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Manchester 50 km
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2
Other Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Key Features of Avonlea Cottage:-

17th century character cottage

4 Star Visit Britian rating

Extremely well appointed

Central village location

Secluded rear garden

Open countryside views

2 patio areas with outdoor furniture for al fresco dining/ relaxing

Wood burning

Accommodation especially suited to couples

Romantic and relaxing atmosphere

Quiet and peaceful

Further details outdoors

Garden furniture comprises a bench on patio outside rear door and there is a dinning table and four chairs on second patio at end of rear garden for al fresco dinning with views over open countryside.

A family size charcoal BBQ is provided together with firelighters and fuel. (Guest are asked to replenish any fuel used by end of stay)

Further details

A non refundable deposit of 25% is required on all bookings with balance 5 weeks prior to arrival.

Cancelations within 5 weeks of stay - no refund unless property relet.

Payment by major debit and credit cards via PayPal. (No transaction charge to use Paypal)

Term and Conditions apply to all bookings for Avonlea Cottage and full details will be provided upon request, prior to booking.

The Derbyshire region

The Peak District National Park was 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 from walking and cycling to abseiling and yachting. For others it's their favourite spot for a meal out - featuring fine local produce - with family and friends.

Peak District cottages are excellent places to stay to explore and enjoy all that the Peak District has to offer. Avonlea Cottage is located in the picturesque village of Monyash and is situated in a charming row of grit stone cottages.

Monyash is a small picturesque village, situated on the White Peak plateau, in the heart of the Peak District and is an ideal location for those wishing to explore the Peak District area by rambling, walking, cycling or driving.

Many guests come to pursue hobbies such as sightseeing, walking, cycling, photography, bird-watching, local history and fishing, within the scenic surroundings of the Peak District National Park. For others there is a wealth of Arts and Culture with Buxton Opera House and Pavilion Arts Centre, Sheffield’s Crucible, Lyceum Theatres and Millennium Gallery and many Craft Workshops, Arts Courses and Live music. There are year round Events and Festivals too.

Well known Peak District places within easy reach are Bakewell, Matlock, Castleton, Ashbourne, Ashford-in-the-water, Chatsworth House and Country Park to name just a few.

There are spectacular walks from the door of our cottage such as the famous Lathkill Dale and Monsal Dale trails. For cyclists there is the Tissington cycle trail.


Monyash, which is mentioned in the Doomsday book, is a small village of some 145 houses with approximately 280 residents, located in the middle of the Peak District in Derbyshire, England. The village lies in a shallow hollow in the limestone plateau at the head of Lathkill Dale.

Being in the centre of the Peak District it's an ideal base to explore the whole of the Peak District area.

Historic houses to visit:- Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Hardwick Hall, Sudbury Halland Tissington Estate.

Golf Courses:- Bakewell, Ashbourne, Matlock, Buxton and others with 18 miles.

Active Sports:- Sailing, riding, fishing, cycling, rambling, walking, rock climbing, photograph, birdwatching

Interesting Places:- Heights of Abraham, Castleton Caves (Blue John), Crich Tramway, Magpie Mine at Sheldon, Matlock bath Gulliver's Kingdom and Abbeydale Inductrial Hamlet and Kelham Island both in Sheffield.

Market days:- Ashbourne (thur & sat), Bakewell (mon), Buxton (tue & sat), Matlock (tue & fri).

Public Houses and Restaurants:- The Bulls Head (Monyash), The Druid Inn (Birchover), Eyre Arms (Hassop) & The Red Lion (Litton) are just a few.

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14 Oct 2012


"home from home"

The owners have thought of everything to make this a perfect place to return to after exploring miles and miles of the wonderful Peaks. The accomodation was of a really high standard- confortable and homely and it far exceeded expectations of what would normally be found in a holiday let. We had prepared a list of walks to do- but need not have bothered as there was lots of books and maps at the cottage. The local pub was amazing too!

Thankyou for your comments about our cottage. We take pride in presenting it to our guests in the best possible way, for their comfort and enjoyment.

4 Oct 2012


"A lovely cottage"

We recently spent a week in Avonlea cottage. It is a wonderful spot to explore the Peak district - either on foot or in a car - or both. There are many trails starting near Monyash, the village where Avonlea is located. The cottage was cozy and welcoming. We loved coming home each evening to the comfort it provided. The kitchen is very well equiped, with a lovely garden view. The bedroom had lots of storage and the bed was very comfortable. People in the area were friendly and the local pub has great food if you don't feel like cooking.

We are pleased you found Avonlea central for exploring the peak district and that it was cosy, welcoming and comfortable each day, on your return.

7 Jun 2012


"Perfect cottage for holiday in Peak District"

We, age 70, spent one week in May 2012 in lovely Avonlea Cottage. This is the perfect place to stay if you like to take a rural walk in the morning and then set out for adventures of the day. Since the nice village of Monyashis situated in the centre of Peak District you reach places like Chatsworth Castle and Haddon Hall as well as many pleasant and/or challenging walks and villages within less than one hours driving. The cottage itself is very well equipped and is well suited for self-catering if you don´t want to visit the famous pub Bulls Head every day.

Thankyou for such a lovely review of Avonlea Cottage. We are pleased you had an enjoyable stay and that our cottage with its cosy peaceful and relaxing atmoshpere and excellent facilities lived up to your expections. Hope you will come back soon.

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      Calendar last updated:05 Oct 2015

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