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Dale View

Dale View, overlooking Wensleydale
Very good
13 reviews
Dale View, overlooking Wensleydale
The lounge
Hot chocolate in front of a roaring fire!
A cosy night in!
Dale View
The upper terrace, looking out to Riber Castle and Matlock
The lower terrace, over looking what the locals call the 'toothbrush' hill
The unspoilt village of Wensley
The view over to Riber Castle
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Darley Dale, Matlock, Derbyshire, England
350 years old and once home to local lead miners, Dale View is a a real chance to escape from the stresses and strains of modern living. You can step back to a time without the telephone or internet and enjoy an original spacious beamed sitting/dining room, an open fire, peace, quiet and fabulous views - at weekends you can even catch the sound of a the old stream train running between Rowley and Matlock!

Located in the unspoilt hamlet of Wensley, Dale View is ideally situated to enjoy the best of the Peak. It is between Bakewell and Matlock, seven miles from Chatsworth House and five miles from Haddon Hall. There is great walking from the front door, through Darley Dale and beyond. Nearby, there are country pubs and restaurants. It is perfect for a 'get away from it all' relaxing break!
About the Owner, Elaine J
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 15 days ago
Listed since : May 2008
Overall rating: 4.7 / 5.0
Based on 32 reviews and 3 properties
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Listing #HL177620
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Very good - based on 13 reviews
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English first
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 December 2017 for a stay in December 2017

We have had a lovely few days away at this lovely cottage and as it was really close to a lot of the areas we wanted to go walking in we got to spend our days enjoying the outside (Dovedale, Matlock and Chatsworth House to name some). The views from the cottage are amazing and it was especially stunning when...

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Glad you enjoyed your stay. Look forward to welcoming you back in the future


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eunice b
Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 for a stay in October 2017

We had a lovely long weekend at this beautiful, cosy, peaceful and welcoming cottage. Fabulous views. Although the weather was wet and windy we still managed to get out and about with our chocolate lab, who enjoyed his stay as much as us. So relaxing, just what the doctor ordered to unwind and recharge our batteries . The cottage had...

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Glad you enjoyed your stay and good to hear the Old Bowling Green still doing great food!


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Shakira H
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2017 for a stay in February 2017

Although we were not traveling for leisure the cottage was a beautiful base for us. The charm of the cottage matched with its picturesque views made it a wonderful stay. Coming home every night and sitting by the fire was wonderful. I would recommend staying here if you want to visit the Peak District as there are so many beautiful...

Management response:

Hi Shakira. Thank you for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed the cottage and its views. I hope your friend is progressing well and returning to good health. Kind Regards Elaine Johnson


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (3)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Toaster
  • TV
Additional amenities & feature info
There is a homely lounge area with an open fire, television and music system. There is also a large dining table. The original wooden door leads through to a small galley kitchen with a modern electric cooker, fridge, microwave, kettle, toaster etc.
On the first floor there is a small shower room and large spacious bedroom, with views over Wensleydale.
Heating is by way of storage heaters in the lounge and bedroom and small heaters in the kitchen and shower room.
Parking is either on the road or in the car park in Wensley. The cottage is accessed down a passage.
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Shower
    1 Full
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R 1 209
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
No short breaks during Bank Holiday weeks
Celebrating? Birthdays/anniversaries - make it special with champagne and chocolates on arrival £25
Taking your pet(s) £15 extra
30% deposit at time of booking and balance 4 weeks before booking commences
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About the neighbourhood
There are a host of places to visit on the local area. The unmissable Chatsworth House, home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire is a short drive away. The house is magnificent and was recently used to film Pride and prejudice with Kiera Knightley. She also starred as Georgiana in the film The Duchess, wife of the fifth duke. Room after room is stunning. Visit the library, dining room, sculpture hall, bedrooms and great hall. One of the most fascinating sights is the famous violin door. The gardens are equally stunning with the famous cascade down the hillside, the Emperor fountain, waterfalls, rare trees and shrubs and the Maze. Successive Dukes have collected sculptures, which are scattered throughout the gardens to dramatic effect. Behind the house there is good walking through Stand... more
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: MANCHESTER: 35.0 km
Dale View is located just off the main A6 that runs from Matlock to Bakewell. It can be easily reach from the North or South from the M1, or through Buxton from Manchester
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
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