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A beautiful one bedroom cottage nestled in the heart of the Peak District.

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Located down Brosterfield's long drive, overlooking the picturesque views of the Peak District, you'll find this beautifully furnished cottage.

Overlooking the breathtaking views of the Peak District’s crazing cattle and rolling hills is the beautiful Brosterfield Cottage. Furnished to create a traditional homely feel to make your stay here as pleasurable as can be.

Described in the Peak Park Tourist Guide as being one of the prettiest villages in the Peak District, Foolow really is the perfect place to immerse yourself in the traditional beauty of the English countryside.

Brosterfield Cottage is a beautifully restored farm building, filled with its traditional features and charm.

The open plan kitchen and living area is the perfect place to have a quiet night in, cooking up a feast in the quipped kitchen and relaxing on the comfy sofas after a long day of roaming the Peaks.

At the end of the day sink into the cosy cotton sheets and deep mattress of the kingsized bed, looking out of the window onto the breathtaking views down the valley. Also upstairs is a modern en-suite bath and shower room.

There is a lovely little lawned garden area to the side of the cottage and the garden seating with table at the front of the cottage is perfect for soaking up those picturesque views of the Great British Countryside.

Guests are also free to enjoy Brosterfield Hall's eight acres of fields opposite cottage, which supplies plenty of room to let your kids and pets run free safely. Or the more adventurous there are plenty of short and long walks from our cottage door.

There is private parking directly outside the cottage.

More Details

Property Manager
Olivia Molyneux
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
June 12, 2017

About Olivia Molyneux

Brosterfield Cottage is owned by the lovely Rodger & Jenny Vickers who both recently retired and live next door in Brosterfield Hall. The cottage is now managed by me - Liv, and my parents - Stephen & Penny Molyneux. We also own and run the Brosterfield Farm holiday cottages next door.

I have lived in the Peak District my whole life and spent the latter part of my childhood living in the Brosterfield Farm Farmhouse next door to Brosterfield Cottage. I love everything about Brosterfield and it was truly an idilic setting to grow up.

I hope you make many happy memories holidaying here just as I have.

Olivia Molyneux purchased this cottage in 1980

Why Olivia Molyneux chose Derbyshire Dales

Brosterfield Cottage is located in the lovely countryside village of Foolow. Just a short stroll into the centre of the village you'll find the local duck pond, village green and local pub.

Pubs:

If you're after tradition pub grub, a warming atmosphere, good ales and a friendly landlord the Bulls Head is the perfect place.

The famed "Barrel" at Bretton is also a must, enjoy a good traditional ale overlooking to breathtaking views down the valley above Foolow.

Shops:

Around 1.5 miles away in Eyam, is the closest village shop to Brosterfield.

A short 3 miles down the road to Calver Cross Roads, you can find local farmer's produce as well as all the big brands products.

Bakewell is the nearest market town with loads of local and well known shops and holds a weekly market very Monday.

Sheffield and Chesterfield are each only half an hour’s drive away. Manchester is easily accessed by both road and local train stations, which about an hour away by rail.

Guestbook comments from the manager

'Absolutely stunning location, cottage and comfort. One of the best holiday cottages we have stayed in' - Sian and Les.

'We walked in rain and sunshine but always surrounded by your beautiful scenery. Love your bathroom!' - Heather and Chris.

'This is our fourth or fifth visit but I don't think we will ever get fed up of coming here'- Charles and Sue.

'Derbyshire is as beautiful as ever and Foolow such a lovely village'- Anne and Russell.

'Another week spent in our home from home cottage. We will be back next year '- Rosemary and Carl.

'Thank you so much Rodger and Jenny for letting us stay at Brosterfield Cottage and share your Peak paradise'- Helen and Mark.

'Our 21st visit and perfect as usual - Back in February and in October. No further comments needed!' Keith and Janet.

'Our first visit and as soon as we drove into gateway we knew we were going to enjoy our holiday. Lovely cottage in beautiful peaceful setting' Ann and Bill.

'Our first visit but will not be our last' Nick
Jan 2013
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Amenities

Foolow Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered ...
  • not suitable for children
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Modern bathroom with underfloor heating approached directly from bedroom with bath, separate shower, wash basin and WC
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: The twin beds may either be arranged separately or drawn together to present a king size double
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • live theater
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Outside: There is car standing next to the cottage well away from any roads. A patio table and chair set along with a wooden bench seat are in position adjacent to the front wall of the cottage taking advantage of the view. A lawned garden is in the exclusive usage of cottage guests who also have access to the fields of Brosterfield Hall. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included and are changed on a weekly basis. The cottage is cleaned to await the arrival of new guests. Free Wi fi.

Reviews

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A beautiful one bedroom cottage nestled in the heart of the Peak District.
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
5

Spotless very well appointed cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had three wonderful days in Foolow with our black Labrador.

The cottage itself was perfect with everything you could ask for and information in abundance (walks galore).

The local pub/restaurant, the Bulls Head was great and dog friendly.

All in all just the break we needed.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Foolow, Derbyshire
5

Excellent in every respect

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable cottage, friendly, helpful owners, beautiful location, excellently appointed. Alan Whiting.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Foolow, Derbyshire
5

Gold stars all round

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was beautifully maintained and very comfortable. Everything worked well and we appreciated the wifi. Lots of little extras. Delicious eggs! Good selection of books on local walks which we really appreciated and used. Friendly owners. Lovely views. Very enjoyable week. Kay Reid.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
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Foolow, Derbyshire
5

Another wonderful short break in the Peak District

  • 5 of 5

Peaceful little cottage in a great setting with lovely views from the front. Lots of great walks nearby with the Bulls Head in Foolow within easy walking distance. Great location for a couple with dogs; our two black Labs can run free without us worrying about traffic.

Tony Wellington

All in all a great little cottage. We have already booked again for next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Foolow, Derbyshire
5

A great week

  • 5 of 5

A lovely little cottage in a superb rural position with great views - well situated for local attractions. The owners live next door and couldn't have been more accommodating.

If one were to look for any criticism (and you would have to look hard!) you could say that some of the decor / furnishings were getting a little dated, but this has to be viewed in the context of the price, and its great value for money.

It more than met our expectations, we had a great week (despite snow !!) and would be delighted to return.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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South Lincolnshire
5

Wonderful Location

  • 5 of 5

Made a late booking for this accommodation and what a surprise when we arrived. Before even entering the cottage it took time for us to take in the wonderful view and the serenity of the location. Having taken that in we entered the cottage and although compact it was very clean, welcoming and included everything we needed for our short stay. The most stunning thing for me was opening the bedroom curtains in the morning with the sun shining highlighting the wonderful view. Not forgetting our Cocker Spaniel Lulu who had the whole run of the fields available to use up some of her never ending energy. Lastly not forgetting the owners who were very friendly and helpful and all times. Certainly a cottage we will recommend to friends and book again but hopefully not to many people will find out about it as we will never be able to find a vacant week.

Roger A.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your encouraging comments. It's gratifying to know that our efforts are noticed and enjoyed. Our aim is to give you as pleasant a stay with us as possible and we seemed to have achieved that. Jenny
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Map

Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Manchester
Nearest Barpub
0.7 Miles
Bulls Head Pub
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Sickleholme Golf Club
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Grindleford
Nearest Motorway
19 Miles
Junction 29 M1 if travelling from south
Nearest Restaurant
0.7 Miles
Bulls Head Pub
Nearest Beach
80 Miles

Coast/Beach:

80 miles

Travel:

Manchester airport 32 miles

East Midlands airport 49 miles

Liverpool airport 63 miles

Birmingham airport 84 miles

Use of a car recommended.

Distances:

Foolow village 1/2 mile, Eyam plague village 2 miles, Tideswell 3, Chatsworth 7, Haddon Hall 8, Bakewell 6, Hathersage 6, Longshaw Country Park 8, Castleton 8, Matlock 14, Ladybower reservoirs 9, Monsall Head viaduct and the Monsall Trail 3, Ashford in the Water 5, Lathkill Dale 8, Buxton 11, Ashbourne 27.

Stanage Edge (Pride & Prejudice) 9, Hayfield (the Village in BBC series) 14 miles),Curbar Edge 5, Longstone Edge 3, Bretton Edge 1 mile. Sheffield city centre 15, Manchester city centre 31.

Further Details:

There are no shops in Foolow. The nearest small supermarkets are to be found in Eyam (2 miles), Tideswell (3 miles), Carver Crossroads (3 miles). Major supermarkets are in Buxton 10 miles, Chapel en le Frith 9 miles, Sheffield 11 miles, Chesterfield 11 miles. Internet supermarket deliveries are made to the village. Changeover day Fridays.

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Rates & Availability

Foolow Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early Summer 2017
Jun 2 2017 - Jul 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
$142
From
$155
Fri,Sat,Sun
$517
 
 
Summer 2017
Jul 14 2017 - Sep 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
$155
From
$162
Fri,Sat,Sun
$582
 
 
Autumn 2017
Sep 8 2017 - Oct 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
$129
From
$142
Fri,Sat,Sun
$485
 
 
October Half-Term 2017
Oct 20 2017 - Oct 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$149
From
$162
Fri,Sat,Sun
$582
 
 
Early Winter 2017
Oct 27 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$129
From
$142
Fri,Sat,Sun
$485
 
 
Christmas & New Year 2017
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 4 2018
7 night minimum stay
$711
 
 
Mid Winter 2018
Jan 5 2018 - Feb 8 2018
2 night minimum stay
$127
From
$136
Fri,Sat,Sun
$453
 
 
February Half-Term 2018
Feb 9 2018 - Feb 22 2018
3 night minimum stay
$149
From
$162
Fri,Sat,Sun
$511
 
 
Late Winter 2018
Feb 23 2018 - Mar 22 2018
2 night minimum stay
$136
From
$1,442
Fri,Sat,Sun
$511
 
 
Easter Week 1 2018
Mar 23 2018 - Mar 29 2018
3 night minimum stay
$155
From
$168
Fri,Sat,Sun
$550
 
 
Easter Week 2 2018
Mar 30 2018 - Apr 5 2018
3 night minimum stay
$162
From
$175
Fri,Sat,Sun
$614
 
 
Spring 2018
Apr 16 2018 - Apr 24 2018
2 night minimum stay
$149
From
$162
Fri,Sat,Sun
$550
 
 
May Half-Term 2018
May 25 2018 - May 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
$149
From
$175
Fri,Sat,Sun
$614
 
 
Early Summer 2018
Jun 1 2018 - Jun 13 2018
3 night minimum stay
$155
From
$168
Fri,Sat,Sun
$550
 
 
Summer 2018
Jul 14 2018 - Sep 6 2018
2 night minimum stay
$162
From
$181
Fri,Sat,Sun
$614
 
 
Autumn 2018
Sep 7 2018 - Oct 18 2018
2 night minimum stay
$162
From
$181
Fri,Sat,Sun
$614
 
 
October Half-Term 2018
Oct 19 2018 - Oct 25 2018
3 night minimum stay
$162
From
$175
Fri,Sat,Sun
$614
 
 
Early Winter 2018
Oct 26 2018 - Nov 22 2018
2 night minimum stay
$142
From
$155
Fri,Sat,Sun
$511
 
 
Christmas & New Year 2018
Dec 23 2018 - Jan 6 2019
7 night minimum stay
$750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Whilst our cottage usually lets on a weekly basis during the summer, autumn and spring months there are times we accept short breaks during such periods subject to availability. Please ring 01433 631254 to enquire or e mail jenny@foolowcottages.co.uk.


A 50% non returnable deposit is taken at the time of the booking with the balance payable on arrival. Most cards are accepted. Changeover day Fridays except for certain festive holidays. For availability details click on owner's website www.foolowcottages.co.uk.

Your accommodation will be available to you from 3 pm. Please be ready to leave the accommodation by 10 am on day of departure.

Notes on prices:
Friday changeover day (Tuesday at Christmas and New Year 2014 only). Short stays may also be arranged at short notice when vacancies exist. For availability details click on owner's website in the bottom right hand corner of this page.

Owner will at its discretion accept a well behaved house trained dog, at an additional charge of £20 per week, on the understanding that it is not left unattended in the cottage and is never allowed on the furniture.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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