This charming property is a beautifully renovated stone terraced house situated in the old part of Baslow that comfortably sleeps up to six people. This beautiful stone terraced cottage is in the old part of Baslow, just yards from the entrance to the Chatsworth estate. The cottage dates back to about 1750 and is a stunning property that has been lovingly restored, retaining many original features such as staircases, beams, vaulted ceilings and exposed stonework, making a it characterful property in which to stay. There are three floors to be enjoyed; the kitchen is delightful with its stable door to the rear garden and the dining area is in... this room. The cosy, comfortable sitting room houses an open fire, a perfect spot to relax in. There are three charming and elegant bedrooms and a sumptuous bathroom. This idyllic cottage makes a fabulous base to explore the wonderful Peak District.
Amenities: Gas central heating with open fire in sitting room. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV, DVD, library of books. Fuel, power and starter pack of fuel for open fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair. Roadside parking for 1 car, additional parking in municipal car park approx. 50m from property. Small rear courtyard with furniture. One pet welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1 min walk. Note: Steep cottage stairs, please take care.
Region: The ultimate in "year-round" appeal, the Peak District offers countryside, picturesque villages and magnificent scenery. It touches upon six counties and encloses 555 square miles of open moorland, flowing rivers, and wooded dales.
Town: The picturesque village of Baslow is situated at the North end of Chatsworth House and the village has some unusual and striking features, not least, a river bridge that has three arches and is guarded by a toll house with diminutive measurements of only three and a half feet high. The village has a range of shops, restaurants and pubs and is only five miles from Bakewell, which has a further range of amenities and attractions. Chatsworth House and Park offer an array of attractions, with five gift shops, a farm shop, a garden centre and many fine places to eat as well as the house and park grounds to view. With so much to do and see, Baslow is the perfect holiday base to explore this part of the country.
Additional amenities include: high chair, cooker.Read more
All prices are inclusive of the booking fee. Winter Short Breaks (WSB) are available at many properties in the "Winter" period - subject to availability. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. Off Season Breaks (OSB) are available at many properties in parts of the "Low" and "Mid" periods - subject to availability. The price for a 3 night break is either 75% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. OSBs can be booked within a calendar month of the start date of the holiday. "Last Minute Breaks" (LMB) are available at most properties throughout the "LOW", "MID", "HIGH", "PEAK", "XMAS" and "NEW YEAR" periods. The price for a 3 night break is either 65% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. LMBs can be booked within one week of the start date of the holiday.
Left on 01/06/2014 for a stay in September 2013 | kcott
Really lovely cottage, beautifully decorated. Very comfortable beds. Location is really excellent - in the heart of Baslow and just around the corner from the pedestrian entrance to Chatsworth. Our only (slight) complaint is that you could not sit six adults at the table in the kitchen.
Left on 10/24/2011 for a stay in August 2011 | Russell
Brook Cottage is brilliantly located for walking access to Chatsworth Park and many excellent walks into the Peak District. There are a few shops nearby and several good restaurants, including the brilliant, Michelin starred Fishers, which we visited for lunch. The cottage is small, and really can only comfortably accommodate four people. It is well equipped with a nice little yard at the back, where our dog was happy to lurk. Beds are reasonably comfortable, but not anything to write home about. Parking was not a problem, as there are spots on a private road that we used. Overall, I'd recommend this cottage for its location and value for money. We had a great week there.
Really excellent service!
Left on 02/08/2011 for a stay in December 2010 | Lisa
Not entirely suitable for small children! The tiled floors were lovely, as were the period stairs, but my toddler didn't really share my appreciation. Very small for the number of us that went but really comfortable nonetheless. Has all the 'bits and bobs' that you would think of taking which would have saved me a lot of hassle packing if I had known. Would definitely go again but perhaps in the summer when we could enjoy its location more full. Far too cold to leave!!
Lovely cottage in a beautiful village
Left on 09/15/2010 for a stay in July 2010 | Laura
The cottage exceeded expectations in many ways, the furnishings were lovely and beds very comfortable. The location of the cottage allowed us to spend some memorable mornings walking the dog in the beautiful Chatsworth estate. The living and kitchen area was very compact, as a party of six adults we would have struggled to spend time and eat as a group in the property if we weren't blessed with good weather and able to utilise the courtyard at the rear of the property. Overall all members of the group had a great week staying at Brook Cottage and exploring the beautiful villages and countryside surrounding it.
Left on 09/15/2010 for a stay in July 2010 | Ford
Beautiful location, great for visiting Sheffield and the Peak District. Baslow is a lovely place with some nice local cafes and restaurants. The house has enough bedrooms for six people, but the downstairs is very small. We were a group of four adults. There was only just enough seating and space downstairs, but you were not particularly comfortable.
Lovely little cottage
Left on 03/23/2010 for a stay in January 2010 | Mr Sykes
What can I say other than we had a great time. When we arrived it wa thick snow and there had been lots of snow all over the country. There was a problem withthe water initially but that soon, almost magically, put itself right and we had a great time. 5 of us squeezed in here (4 adults and a baby) and we managed just fine for the 3 nights we were there but I'd suggest a maximum group of 4 adults really due to the size of the cottage. It's a great little place and the owners were very helpful. It has all the kitchen equipment you will ever need and I imagine it's a fantastic place to stay mid-summer as it is litterally next door to the Chatsworth House grounds and in the middle of most of the tourist attractions the peaks have to offer. A couple of pubs very nearby. the closest one was a little poor (Devonshire Arms I think!) so perhaps investigate before you settle down for a drink. If you like charm and character then this is the place for you.
the H families
Left on 02/04/2010 for a stay in December 2009 | the H families
Very quaint and comfortable cottage in a perfect
location for walking and photography.
Left on 12/02/2009 for a stay in July 2009 | GinnyLiz
We were delighted with the location of the cottage, which was on the edge of the Chatsworth Estate, had a bus stop on the doorstep and was within easy reach of Chesterfield as well as many places to visit.
The cottage itself was charming, beautifully decorated & furnished and well-equipped.
The only downsides would be the size of the lounge (the five of us, with six at the weekend, didn't spend too much time indoors so it didn't prove to be a problem) and the steep stairs for my mum who's in her late 70's.
The local people were extremely friendly and helpful.
A choice of four pubs within easy walking distance -- we're talking minutes!
We loved everything about our holiday except the weather as it rained 13 days out of 14 .... but not alot can be done about that ... we still had a fab time.
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