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Vallon Cottage, Youlgreave, Derbyshire

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
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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About the Owner
Ali P
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2012
Interaction with guests
There is a key safe to enter the property, and sometimes I will be around and may knock to say ‘hi, and is everything ok for you’, and sometimes I won’t. You can contact me by email, mobile or text if there is anything you need help with.
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We chose Vallon Cottage for a family trip to the Peak District. We travelled with our 2 year old daughter and wanted to stay in a rental cottage to allow for self-prepared meals, two bedrooms, a good bathroom with bath and shower and easy access...More

Date of stay: March 2018
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Aliplow, VR Owner at Vallon Cottage, Youlgreave, Derbyshire, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

So thrilled to hear you had such a lovely time in Vallon. We love creating spaces to make others happy, the travel cot is a good one, small people need to be comfortable, and sleep well and then hopefully parents get good sleep too....and we...More

Reviewed 15 January 2018

A perfect venue for a relaxing stay in the Peak District. Everything you would want in a cottage and on the doorstep of some lovely countryside

Date of stay: December 2017
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Aliplow, VR Owner at Vallon Cottage, Youlgreave, Derbyshire, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

So pleased to hear you had such a relaxing stay during December in Vallon Cottage. Sounds like you enjoyed Vallon on the inside and Youlgrave and the Peak District on the outside. Looking forward to welcoming you back again. Ali

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

My husband and I used this cottage as a base on our recent trip to the Peak District. It was very comfortable and was one of the best stocked rentals we've ever stayed in. We wanted for nothing!!!! The furniture is very comfortable and the...More

Date of stay: September 2017
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Aliplow, VR Owner at Vallon Cottage, Youlgreave, Derbyshire, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

So lovely to hear that you had a wonderful stay and great to have met you too. Vallon is such a special place and we are always so pleased to hear our guests love it as much as we do. Thank you for choosing Vallon...More

Reviewed 27 February 2017

We stayed in Vallon Cottage last week and were very impressed with the cottage. It is always great when we find a dog friendly cottage that is of such a good standard. The location in the village of Youlgreave was perfect for walks from the...More

Date of stay: February 2017
Thank Sevvy62
Aliplow, VR Owner at Vallon Cottage, Youlgreave, Derbyshire, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

I'm so pleased to hear that you had such a lovely time in Vallon and enjoyed Youlgrave too. The walks from the door are so beautiful and again I am pleased that you could take advantage of them. Good to hear the outside electric point...More

Reviewed 9 January 2017

we have just returned from our 3rd stay in Vallon Cottage. It is the most beautiful cottage, everything is perfect. The furnishings, kitchen equipment and the bed in the master is the best bed i have ever experienced! The views and being able to hear...More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank Tina B
Aliplow, VR Owner at Vallon Cottage, Youlgreave, Derbyshire, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

Thank you for such a beautiful review, we of course agree with everything you have said :) but its so lovely to have confirmation from our wonderful guests, it lets us know we 'getting it right'. Our aim is to provide a place that is...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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Would you recommend this holiday rental for someone who wants to stay near the river?YesNoUnsure
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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...
How to get there
I will send you directions close to your arrival time. The closest airport is East Midlands and then Manchester. Closest train station is Matlocka and if you we’re coming from Manchester it would be Buxton. Then taxi from either destination. Local buses will take you into Bakewell.
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