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Peak District,Pet-friendly,Beamed Cottage,Village Centre,near Cafes,Pubs,Church

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

3 bedrooms,2 bathrooms,Village Centre with views over Cathedral of The Peak.

The Cornerhouse has recently been refurbished to a high standard with quality fittings and furnishings, whilst retaining numerous character features, including oak beams throughout and stone floors in the kitchen. FREE WiFi included.

Free and unlimited parking nearby in village lanes and market places. One car can drop off and unload right next to The Cornerhouse . Separate walled garden next to Church. Please note The Cornerhouse is in a central village location adjacent to the beautiful 14th Century Cathedral of The Peak,

Guests have recently booked for family birthdays, special anniversary celebrations and a mini Honeymoon, as the top vaulted bedroom is a romantic, characterful and spacious bedroom.

FREE LOGS & COAL for the duration of your stay in colder months included.

GARDEN: Please note our secluded and sheltered cottage stonewalled and

gated garden is separate from The Cornerhouse and is lovely to sit out and catch the early morning and late afternoon sunshine after a walk.

BEDDING & TOWELS : Luxury cotton bed linen, fluffy towels, bath mats, tea towels and oven gloves are included to make your packing lighter.

COOKING:Tea, coffee, sugar, condiments, herbs and spices, oils and vinegars, dishwasher and washing machine tablets are included to make cooking in the cottage easier and save you buying essentials.

DINING KITCHEN: The cream wooden bespoke dining kitchen is cosy and well equipped, with duel fuel AGA, with a griddle, luxury AEG Lavazza Pod Coffee machine,oiled oak worktops, Belfast sink, combi microwave, Dualit toaster & kettle, full sized fridge freezer, integrated dishwasher, plus Ercol dining furniture for 6 people.

FIREPLACE & SITTING ROOM: An original grit-stone fireplace houses a log burner in the sitting room, which has comfortable sofas for 6 people, a flat screen TV, Blu Ray DVD player and a cupboard with board games, DVDs for those evenings in after a day's walking in The Peak District or trying the numerous cafes, pubs and restaurants in Tideswell right on your doorstep.

STORAGE & LAUNDRY Facilities: Additional storage is provided in a traditional walk in larder and a cellar with a washing machine and tumble dryer for guests' use.

BATH & SHOWERS: Two bath/shower rooms, one on each floor,combines original features with 21st century modern comforts.

HIGH QUALITY BEDS: We offer high quality beds, HYPNOS Mattresses in the Super-king and Twin bedrooms, Memory Foam mattress in King-size bedroom to give our guests a choice. crisp cotton bed linen and luxurious throws for a relaxing night’s sleep after walking, cycling or other outdoor activities in the area. 1 king-size antique brass and metal bed , a super- king-size bed and twin beds make comfortable sized bedrooms for a family or a group of friends.

The bespoke solid wood kitchen with modern gas and electric AGA situated in an original stone fireplace is ideal for cooking and sharing family meals.

The open plan sitting room with its original stone fireplace and log burner and beams, gives both an airy and cosy feel to the comfortable home keeping you warm in the evenings.

WELCOME HAMPER INCLUDED : We provide a welcome hamper, which includes many local products from village independent shops, including bread, milk and butter,tea and coffee to make that first cuppa and a snack after a long journey on arrival and your first breakfast if you arrive late and shops are closed after 10pm.

DOG WELCOME PACK: For your dog we include a welcome pack including treats,doggy bags, bowls , dog towels for muddy paws and even a dog bed.

You can exercise dogs in the Churchyard along the public footpath going

straight from the front door of The Cornerhouse through the churchyard

gardens and up past the Community Gardens to Alma Road near the local

Primary School .

Please note,there is no direct access from the front door directly into the

garden for dogs and children so please take care as vehicles occasionally use the little lane by the Cornerhouse to get to the Preschool and Church.

PARKING: Free parking is available on the streets in the village .

More Details

Nikki and John Turton
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

About Nikki and John Turton

Bringing up a family, working in Engineering and Mid Life Career Coaching, we decided on a complete change discovering a new phase in our lives after the boys grew up and left home.

We enjoy village life, old properties and walking in beautiful surroundings with our golden retriever. Now we also have more time to spend with wider family, visit historic places and theatres and try activties such as dry stone wall building in our garden..

We are available to help with anything you might wish to know both before and during your stay.

Nikki and John Turton purchased this cottage in 2015

Why Nikki and John Turton chose Derbyshire Dales

Visiting and holidaying in the area for over 35 years with our family, friends and dogs, we were delighted when we discovered this characterful property, The Corner House in Tideswell. Old beams, log fire,stone floors, quirky corners, larder and cellar. Centrally-placed in the village, next to historic buildings, this house allows for a car free walking and cycling base in the Peak District National Park. We have family links to Sheffield, Bakewell and Buxton and appreciate what the Peak District has to offer for all ages.

What makes this cottage unique

Central Village location, a friendly, community feel to Tideswell, a working village with holiday makers easily mixing in with so many cafes, pubs and restaurants on your doorstep. Many beautiful Peak District walks right from the cottage front door for dogs.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(41 traveler reviews)

Peak District,Pet-friendly,Beamed Cottage,Village Centre,near Cafes,Pubs,Church
average rating of 4.9512196 based on 41 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Cosy & well equipped ,great location .

Church clock bells nearby but v gentle

Fab !

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Henry,Sue and family for your positive review. So glad you all had a cosy and fab New Year's Eve. Thank you so much for your great communication with us and for leaving our holiday home so clean and tidy. Happy New Year to you all! Best wishes Nikki and John
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Great stay over Christmas 2016

  • 4 of 5

Lovely town house, very well equipped. Nice little town with plenty to offer: pubs, restaurants, local shops, etc. Very good bed in the master bedroom in particular. Really enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mr and Mrs Iprenburg for your appreciation of the comfort of the bed and glad you also enjoyed Tideswell's variety of places to shop and eat out too over the festive season.
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beautiful house in a beautiful village perfectly located for walking, eating out and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

the house was spotlessly clean, beautifully maintained and very well equipped. It was a very much last minute booking and the owner couldn't have been more helpful in the quick turn around on information,. availability and booking. We arrived to a lovely welcome hamper of local goodies, lots of helpful hints about where to go to eat, walk, 'sight see' etc. and a great supply of wood and kindling to enable us to enjoy the log fire most evenings. Lovely bedrooms, comfy luxurious beds and a nice collection of books and games. Its a quiet spot, despite being in the centre of Tideswell has groceries, bakeries, newsagents etc literally 'round the corner' , an impressive collection of nice cafes and some lovely walking (Milller's Dale and Litton loop) virtually from the front door. All in all perfect and we cant wait to go back and will certainly recommend the place to friends

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Juliet and family for your glowing review. We are delighted to have helped you with a fast response for your last minute holiday booking for an enjoyable, comfortable and relaxing stay. You will be most welcome to stay in future and pleased that you are recommending our cottage to friends, as we build our business on recommendations.
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An ideal English cottage

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is wonderful, clean, comfortable, well-stocked...nothing short of incredible. Nikki and John are amazing hosts. They provided us with advice before our stay, were warm, accommodating and welcoming. We loved Tideswell and the Peak District. We were looking for a cozy English country holiday and couldn't have chosen better....

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Doris, Travis and Daniel very much for taking the time to write about your first trip from America to visit England and choosing our 300 year old character holiday cottage.We were delighted to welcome you all and help you with local travel information and advice on places to visit. So glad you appreciated,as we do the special character of Tideswell and the beautiful scenery and walks in The Peak District. You will be very welcome again in future. Best wishes Nikki and John
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Great property in lovely village

  • 5 of 5

Loved this house....plenty of space, lovely open fire....Great spot in village and friendly owners. Made lovely and Christmassy. Very typically English cottage in the peak district. Lovely village too.

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Helen and family for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are so pleased that you appreciated the friendliness of people in Tideswell village and the Christmas feel to our cottage. We enjoyed decorating it for our guests throughout December and delighted to meet you all and your little boy and your dog too. You will be very welcome again in future.
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Great village retreat

  • 5 of 5

Lovely, cosy, and a perfect cottage, as well as spacious and light-filled - the kitchen, with large stone fire-place, aga stove and dining table, was the perfectly social hub for our stay. Fire in lounge also perfect for a winter trip. Everything was in great condition and very well-equipped, everything solid and good quality. Thanks hugely also for the welcome hamper - it was a great way to start!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Jean, We are so pleased that you valued the extra touches we aim to provide for our guests to make you feel welcome and provide a quality luxury home from home stay in The Peak District. Our welcome hamper is certainly appreciated by many guests and hopefully you explored the local shops and experienced the friendliness in the village of Tideswell. Thank you for looking after our holiday cottage so well and you will be welcome to return again in future. Best wishes Nikki and John
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Nearest Train
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
local village pubs

Cornerhouse is situated in Tideswell village centre, in the heart of The Peak District, between the Dark Peak and White Peak. The surrounding countryside provides opportunities for walking, cycling, mountain biking and rock climbing to name but a few of the vast range of outdoor activites available. Walk directly from the cottage doorstep and simply enjoy the breathtaking scenery and glorious sunsets.

On your doorstep through winding paths are wonderful local shops, a bakery, a butcher, delicatessens, Post Office, and dog friendly pubs and cafés, all serving homemade local produce including local real ales. You can access walks from Tideswell village centre to experience panoramic Peak District views.

Tideswell is a little gem in the countryside, centrally located on main scenic routes through the Peak District National Park, only a short drive or bus journey to the main attractions of Chatsworth House, Bakewell, Buxton, and many more.

The village has an interesting history that can be discovered by visiting the Cathedral of the Peak, the History ‘phone box’, following the Tideswell Hidden histories trail, and talking to the friendly locals of the village.

Ask most people what they know about Bakewell and it’s surely the Bakewell pudding. Bakewell is a very popular tourist attraction and its streets are busy whatever time of year.

Bakewell was granted its market charter in 1254. With a population of around 4000, known locally as the “Capital of the Peak” the town lies approximately 7 miles and about 15 minutes drive from Cornerhouse, Tideswell. Regular bus routes link directly between Tideswell and Bakewell meaning you can leave your car at home for the day out.

The annual Bakewell Show held in August is one of the largest events locally and one of the oldest Agricultural shows in the UK. Weekly markets on Mondays, Bakewell Farmers markets, established for over 700 years, held on the first Saturday of the month, lanes, shopping arcades to explore, walks along the river bank to watch the ducks and trout swimming, tea rooms and The famous Original Bakewell Pudding Shop, plus Christmas Market will offer you an exciting day out.

Chatsworth is approximately 10 miles and a 20 minute drive from Corner house in Tideswell. Chatsworth, known as the “Palace of The Peak” is one of Britain’s most visited stately homes. It has glorious grounds and deer parks to walk through, cafes, restaurants to try, adventure playgrounds for kids and a farm shop to browse.

Chatsworth is an historic house family home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire and has been a film location for several films and documentaries including Pride & Prejudice and Death comes to Pemberley.

Edensor (pronounced Enza) is a village in Derbyshire is the closest village to Chatsworth House and much of it belongs to the Dukes of Devonshire. Originally the village was close to the River Derwent immediately below Chatsworth, but between 1838 and 1842, the 6th duke of Devonshire had it moved out of sight over a hill, apart from one cottage whose tenant did not want to move, which still stands in Chatsworth Park.

Try the small café which can be found in the old Post Office in Edensor, serving delicious homemade lunches, cakes, coffees and teas.

Buxton was built as a Spa town and is situated at a higher altitude than and approximately 7 miles and about 15 minutes drive from Cornerhouse, Tideswell. Regular bus routes link directly between Tideswell and Buxton if you want to leave your car at home.

Buxton was modelled on Bath and Cheltenham with its elegant sweeping semi-circle of The Crescent designed by John Carr of York built in 1784. Buxton is now a small market town with shops to explore and having cultural experiences at Buxton Opera House and Arts Centre, beautiful 23 acres of Pavilion Gardens in the heart of the town to walk through and a large dome which is now part of the University of Derbyshire to explore.

St Anne’s well is still a source of the famous waters and you can see local people queuing up to fill containers with the tepid water.

Weekly markets, shopping arcades to explore, Well Dressing ceremonies, Christmas market and festivals will tempt you from Tideswell.

In the Peak District there is an unrivalled range of walking and cycling available. From gentle riverside such as the local Tideswell Dales or on one of the Railway trails, to tough Moorland treks across some of the most challenging walking country in Britain on those northern access moors. Few places in Britain have such an infinite variety of walking opportunities in such a small area. Cornerhouse is centrally located in the Peak District making it an ideal base to explore walks and cycle ways.

To get away from the crowds in the 555 square-mile National Park there is an unrivalled network of around 1,400 miles of public rights of way, plus easy leisure routes such as the local Monsal Trail which has been developed from derelict railway lines.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $123
Pet Fee $0

Full payment for the holiday is required at the time of booking when this is within 8 weeks of the start of the holiday.
Please email owner with any requests for short breaks and last minute availability. We will try and be as flexible as we can out of high seasons and school holidays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Tideswell Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 1st floor,luxury fittings,stripped wooden floors
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , On top floor, luxury fittings,stripped wooden floors
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Superking size bed and built in wardrobe
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Antique metal and brass frame king size bed,vaulted ceilings
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , views of Cathedral of the Peak, stripped wooden floors
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis

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