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Cosy 17th Century Cottage, 4 Star Rating, 2 En-suite Bedrooms and 2 Car Parking

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 828 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Anne Cottage in Bakewell, Derbyshire, England - A Short Walk To The Town Centre And Easy Access To All The Places Of Interest

Anne Cottage which has a Visit Britain 4 Star rating is in Bakewell, famous for its Bakewell Pudding, which nestles on the banks of the River Wye and is a tourist attraction with its Monday market and old world charm. Unusually because it was once two cottages, there is a separate staircase to each en-suite bedroom, one of which has a king size bed and the other twin beds which affords our guests the extra privacy of separate suites. The cottage is about 800 yds up hill from the centre of town and so offers the visitor the opportunity to walk into town to sample the many pubs and restaurants or visit the Monday market where you might pick up a bargain. There is a great selection of shops selling antiques and gifts, walking gear and some fabulous food shops to tempt you into something delicious for dinner. Bakewell is also a great centre to access the beautiful countryside whether you wish to drive or walk, and attractions such as Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and Alton Towers. We now also offer free Wi-Fi access with the log on details in the handbook.


Owner
Charles Kirkman
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2017

About Charles Kirkman

Christine and I live in Baslow just 4 miles from Bakewell and so are able to be on hand to look after our cottages and our guests if there are any problems. We have a local business which provides services all over the Peak District and so we love the area and know it well and are always pleased to give local information to help you make the most of your stay.

Charles Kirkman purchased this cottage in 2004

Why Charles Kirkman chose Derbyshire Dales

Christine and I moved to the area 19 years ago and set up a business providing services to local residents and businesses which has enabled us to become part of the community and also to come to know the area very well.

We love the beauty of the countryside but also the diversity in the villages, the local customs and festivals and of course the people who live here.

Bakewell is in the centre of the Peak District and is a real tourist attraction in its own right, but it also makes the surrounding area very accessible whether by car, on foot or by public transport.

What makes this cottage unique

Whilst on a hill the cottage is truly within easy walking distance of the town centre and other attractions. It is near the church and the Bakewell Museum for example. Parking in Bakewell is always an issue so we ensured each of our properties have designated parking, and at Anne Cottage there are places for two cars. For your convenience free Wi-Fi access is available.

Anne Cottage is rated 4 Stars by the Tourist Board and has the modern facilities you would expect but at the same time retaining many 17th century features and the charm of an old quaint cottage.

Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Manchester
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Rutland Hotel, Bakewell
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Bakewell
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Chesterfield
Nearest Motorway
16 Miles
M1 Junction 29
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Pierdaniel's
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

If you are a cyclist we can help you with routes locally. There are numerous flat cycle routes such as the Monsal Trail and the Tissington Trail nearby which are old railway lines and are car free and where cycle hire is available and of course there are many hill tracks and trails where we can help.

Fly fishing is available on the Wye.

Travel:

We are about an hour from East Midlands and Manchester Airports. Local bus routes can be used if you want to avoid a car and the nearest train stations are Grindleford or Chesterfield.

Distances:

Chatsworth House 2 miles

Haddon Hall 1 mile

Alton Towers 29 miles

Amenities

Bakewell Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 828 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • River
  • Town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Shower room 1 - toilet , shower
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath/shower over, w/c and basin. En-suite shower room to bedroom 2 with w/c and basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king-size bed, Bedroom 2 with twin beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Dogs are welcome downstairs (Supplement payable) Wi-Fi is available free of charge. Outside: There is a very small enclosed yard to the rear but it is not suitable for dogs. Utility Room: Fridge freezer, microwave, washing machine/tumble drier and sink. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included and the property is cleaned weekly or between lets.

Reviews

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Cosy 17th Century Cottage, 4 Star Rating, 2 En-suite Bedrooms and 2 Car Parking
average rating of 4.6 based on 15 reviews
5

Charming Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Along with our neighbours we travelled through England and Scotland on a 3 week vacation. Ann Cottage was near to the end of our trip and we had seen many heritage sites along the way, but to spend 3 nights inside a cottage that dated back to the 17th Century was a highlight to our trip.

We arrived to find a cozy, very clean accommodation with all the necessities to make our stay comfortable.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so pleased Logan, that you enjoyed your time in Anne Cottage and appreciated not only the history within the cottage but also that we have made it very comfortable and a great holiday base in the Peak District National Park. We hope you've a safe return to Canada and have left with wonderful memories of the UK.
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Excellent cottage, very well placed, near church and close to the town centre

  • 4 of 5

We spent a week in Bakewell and loved it. Very nice town close to a lot of the major attractions in the Peak District. We had nice walks and visited a few places around. The cottage is nice and has all what is needed for a family of 4 to spend a nice time.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Very Nice cottage everything we needed (bread and milk mentioned no sign of them)

  • 4 of 5

Convienient for the town provided you are fit for hill climb back -which we were - all you need in a pleasant space - would have like to sit outside but yard very damp and at time sun not

getting in

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry about the lack of bread and milk Maureen, however we left the day before to go to Cardiff for our daughter's graduation and in all the rush and last minute arrangements overlooked putting it in, please forgive us? The cottage dates back to the 17th century and was once two very small cottages built partially into the hillside. Unfortunately there was no priority in those days for leisure space outside and there is therefore only space for the very small enclosed yard. Because of this we deliberately don't include any mention of it in the details so as to ensure nobody is misled into assuming there is more space than in reality there is. We appreciate that you liked the cottage, found it convenient and thought it had everything you needed.
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Little Gem

  • 5 of 5

Cosy cottage; ideal in Bakewell for 4; Well equipped and some lovely touches; the starter pack of bread milk etc was very welcome.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear John We are so pleased you enjoyed your time at Anne Cottage and really appreciate your very positive feedback. I hope you might have the opportunity to visit again in the future in which case you'll be very welcome. All the best Charles
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A great long weekend in Bakewell

  • 5 of 5

Anne cottage was a perfect base for our stay in Bakewell; a short (uphill) walk from the centre of this small town, the, clean and comfortable accommodation was just right for our needs. The milk and bread in the fridge when we arrived were a thoughtful and welcome touch. I hope that we might stay again.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm really pleased Chris and his family had a great time and enjoyed Anne Cottage. The features mentioned are mirrored in our other properties too, Butts Cottage and Brew House which are also very conveniently located, with parking, in easy walking distance of the centre of Bakewell .
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Excellent location, just a short walk into Bakewell and a good base for touring the area.

  • 5 of 5

This is an old cottage and as a result not really suitable for anyone with mobility problems ie steep stairs and unmarked steps. Lots of character and well equipped. Unusual split kitchen. We enjoyed our stay and would stay here again.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are really pleased that Jeff and his party had a great time at Anne Cottage and enjoyed its character and location. As the cottage is over 300 years old and was originally 2 cottages knocked together it has some unusual features, not least of which is the two bedroom and bathrooms being served by individual stairs. We don't promote the cottage as being suitable for anyone with disabilities or mobility problems as those features which make it quirky and attractive, ironically also make it unsuitable for guests affected in that way.
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $47.25

Booking Notes:
We have a Booking Form with our Terms and Conditions which we ask you to complete and return.


Changeover Day:
Weekly bookings: Friday or Monday
Short Breaks: either Friday or Monday

Notes on prices:
Our changeover days are Friday and Monday
Short Breaks are Friday to Monday or Monday to Friday and are normally charged at 75% of the weekly rate but please phone for a quotation as it may be less.
We charge a supplement per dog of £5.00 per night
Wi-Fi is available free of charge

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.