A cosy cottage with many original features, ideally situated for walkers with the Monsal Trail accessible from the cottage.
Crosse Chance Cottage is a cosy country cottage nestled in the village of Taddington lovingly cared for and the perfect place to recharge your batteries, and as featured in the Sunday Times, this property came 6th out of 50 best cottages to stay at in Britain. It retains many of its original features, with a multi-fuel burner set in an original grit-stone fireplace and quaint rooms with beamed ceilings. It also has a beautiful kitchen designed by Gabrielle Blackwood of the BBC’s Design SOS fame. The cottage is ideally situated for walkers, from Taddington you can walk to the surrounding pretty villages of Chelmorton, Flag, Sheldon and Monyash. It is also possible to walk from the cottage and pick up the Monsal Trail by walking through the magnificent limestone dale of Deep Dale, which lies between Taddington and Sheldon. The Limestone Way passes through the village and is just one of many fine routes for walkers. This lovely property is also on the bus route from Manchester to Derby. Nearby are some beautiful dales and grassy hilltops with spectacular panoramic views. Just 6 miles away is the market town of Bakewell and the spa town of Buxton, with its internationally acclaimed Opera House. Visit the 10,000-acre Chatsworth Estate and beautiful stately home, 10 miles away. It is 7 miles to Haddon Hall and further afield is the Peak steam railway, the National Tramway Museum at Crich, Matlock Bath and the Blue John Cavern at Castleton. Golf and horse riding are within 5 miles. A perfect family base with plenty of games and jigsaws to keep everyone entertained, and plenty of attractions locally. Shop and restaurant 5½ miles, pub 50 yards.
Living room with sofa bed. Dining room. Kitchen. Utility room. Beams throughout.
Steep, narrow stairs to: 2 bedrooms: 1 double with wooden floor, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.
Multi-fuel burner in living room (initial fuel included). Elec woodburner in dining room, economy 7 CH and elec inc (£30pw, £15 per short break Nov-Mar). Bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Two Freeview TV/DVDs. Wii games console and small library. Small book library. Electric cooker. Halogen oven. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge. Freezer. Welcome pack. Enclosed terrace with sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. On road parking. Cycle store. Two pets welcome at £25pppw. No children under 5 years (babies in arms only). NB: There are a number of low thresholds throughout the property and there is access to the neighbours property via a short path at the end of the garden.
The stairs at this proeprty are steep, narrow and turning. Up to two dogs only, at £25 per pet per week. Initial fuel for woodburner included, thereafter available at a cost per basket (there is a honesty box at the property), via an honesty box. No children under 5 years old, except babies in arms. There are a number of low thresholds throughout and there is Access to the neighbours property via a short path at the end of the garden. Winter fuel supplement of £30 per week and £15 per short break payable November to March, payable 2 weeks prior to arrival to owner.