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Vallon Cottage, Youlgreave, Derbyshire

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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Vallon Cottage is a large, beautiful two-bedroomed cottage built on the side of a steep valley in the pretty village of Youlgrave in north Derbyshire. It has sweeping views of hills, fields and forests that are typical of the Peak District, one of the most visited national parks in the world. The stone cottage dates back to the mid 19th century and has two double bedrooms with their own bathrooms, you will wake up to birdsong and beautiful views from the bedroom windows. Beds have down duvets and beautiful linen from India. One bed has a memory foam mattress, the other a memory foam topper. There are two sitting rooms, one with a log burner and one that's light and airy with a high pitched ceiling. A well equipped kitchen with a Smeg oven and Bosch dishwasher. Dining is either in the c...Vallon Cottage is a large, beautiful two-bedroomed cottage built on the side of a steep valley in the pretty village of Youlgrave in north Derbyshire. It has sweeping views of hills, fields and forests that are typical of the Peak District, one of the most visited national parks in the world. The stone cottage dates back to the mid 19th century and has two double bedrooms with their own bathrooms, you will wake up to birdsong and beautiful views from the bedroom windows. Beds have down duvets and beautiful linen from India. One bed has a memory foam mattress, the other a memory foam topper. There are two sitting rooms, one with a log burner and one that's light and airy with a high pitched ceiling. A well equipped kitchen with a Smeg oven and Bosch dishwasher. Dining is either in the conservatory or outside on the terrace, where the river Bradford can be heard flowing below in the valley bottom. The garden is full of flowers in the summer and has stunning views all year round. A utility room comes with a washing machine and airer. Vallon is full of character with its thick walls and interesting shapes, it's decorated to make you feel at home, with linens and rugs from India and original artwork. There are so many wonderful walks straight from the door and mountain biking and climbing close by. In Youlgrave there are three traditional Derbyshire pubs, one serving excellent food, along with two shops and a post office. Vallon Cottage has a calming effect on all who know it. In sunshine or snow, its charm and uniqueness are sure to make your stay in the Peak District memorable. More
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Ali P
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2012
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

Vallon Cottage was the perfect stay for us - warm, welcoming, spotlessly clean and in a superb position with wonderful views. We slept so well and loved the eclectic design of the cottage - this is an opportunity to stay in a much-loved, supremely comfortable...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Aliplow, VR Owner at Vallon Cottage, Youlgreave, Derbyshire, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank you for your wonderful thoughts and sentiments of Vallon Cottage, Youlgrave and the Peak District. I'm so very happy that you had such a lovely time. It does still feel like a home doesn't it, and it's wonderful to be able to offer it...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

This lovely, eclectic cottage has absolutely everything one needs to set up housekeeping in the heart of the Peak District. From the super comfy bed in the master ensuite to the chairs on the terrace, it had everything we needed to be comfortable and well...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Aliplow, VR Owner at Vallon Cottage, Youlgreave, Derbyshire, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Oh Bev, it’s so lovely to read your review and hear how you enjoyed Vallon and what the cottage offers to guests. Staying for a month must have been wonderful, it sounds like it gave you chance to put roots down for a while and...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Our stay at Vallon cottage was lovely. The cottage was beautifully decorated and the ensuite bathroom was very comfortable and spacious. The cottage was equiped with everything we needed, plus extra things such as an information booklet for places to visit and eat. The view...More

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank ClaireBosanquet
Aliplow, VR Owner at Vallon Cottage, Youlgreave, Derbyshire, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely review Claire. It’s always good to hear that guests have had a wonderful stay and appreciated Vallon cottage. Hope to welcome you another time. Ali

Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

We had four days in Vallon. It really was extremely nice. In perfect order. Well appointed. Wonderfully decorated. Terrific beds and linen and pillows. Very much better than you normally find. Wonderful views from both bedrooms and kitchen and sitting room with a great decking...More

Date of stay: May 2018
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Aliplow, VR Owner at Vallon Cottage, Youlgreave, Derbyshire, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Its always so good to hear our guest's enthusiasm for Vallon and I can hear yours loud and clear :) so glad you had such a lovely time. Thanks for the wonderful review and hope to welcome you back in the future. Ali

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Vallon Cottage is the most beautiful property, stylishly and creatively furnished with every home comfort you could possibly want. The location is stunning with a fabulous sun trap terrace over looking Bradford Dale. We had a very relaxing break and I would love to return...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank sally r
Aliplow, VR Owner at Vallon Cottage, Youlgreave, Derbyshire, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thank you Sally for your wonderful words so full of everything that Vallon provides.... It's so good to hear that you had such a relaxing break and the village now provides so much in terms of the village shops, bakery and coffee shop there are...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
Hairdryer
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Balcony
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
VCR
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Toaster
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
There are so many things to do in the Peak District, places to see and visit, as well as many seasonal celebrations happening. Here are a few to wet your appetite. Chatsworth House is on the doorstep, with many events happening through the year. They have a Country fair in September. A 'Beyond Limits' Sculpture exhibition within the gardens, at a time when the gardens are ablaze with colour and texture, it runs from around the 7th September - 28th October each year. They usually have two bonfires and the house is dressed for Christmas from 6th November - 23rd December. There are many other activities happening there, check out their website. There is also a children's farm and playground. Chatsworth Estate also have a wonderful Farm Shop which empties your purse but you do come b...
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