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Keepers Cottage, Sheldon

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
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Keepers Cottage is a beautifully renovated former barn, situated within the peaceful village of Sheldon, near Bakewell. Located in the heart of the White Peak, this dog friendly rural retreat provides a comfortable base, whether you’re looking to enjoy some fresh air and long country walks, conquer the highest peaks or simply to relax and unwind in a friendly village pub. The cottage is ideally positioned for exploring the unrivalled scenery of the Peak District National Park. The living area, contains two comfortable reclining chairs with footstools and a FreeView TV. With a traditional wood burning stove and white washed stone walls providing a cosy cottage feel, it is a relaxing space to retreat to at the end of the day, after exploring the nearby walking and cycling trails. The be...Keepers Cottage is a beautifully renovated former barn, situated within the peaceful village of Sheldon, near Bakewell. Located in the heart of the White Peak, this dog friendly rural retreat provides a comfortable base, whether you’re looking to enjoy some fresh air and long country walks, conquer the highest peaks or simply to relax and unwind in a friendly village pub. The cottage is ideally positioned for exploring the unrivalled scenery of the Peak District National Park. The living area, contains two comfortable reclining chairs with footstools and a FreeView TV. With a traditional wood burning stove and white washed stone walls providing a cosy cottage feel, it is a relaxing space to retreat to at the end of the day, after exploring the nearby walking and cycling trails. The beautifully fitted kitchen area includes everything you need for your stay, with a cooker/hob, microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher and good quality cutlery and kitchenware, as well as a variety of extras such as tea, coffee etc. The bedroom has a large king size bed, adorned with soft cosy duvet and white, quality, cotton bedlinen. White fluffy towels and two white towelling bathrobes are provided for use during your stay. The bedroom also enjoys plenty of storage space, a FreeView TV and additional extras, such as hair straighteners and a hairdryer. The bathroom contains a good quality, white bathroom suite with chrome taps, heated shower rail and a large walk in sports shower. Complimentary toiletries are also provided for use during your stay. The patio outside Keepers Cottage is the perfect spot to unwind with a glass of wine, whilst watching our miniature Shetland ponies grazing and enjoying wonderful views across the peaceful, unspoilt countryside. Or take a stroll down to the local village pub and enjoy a selection of real ales and a game of pool. With off-road parking and only a short drive away from the bustling market town of Bakewell and regal spa town of Buxton, Keepers Cottage is an ideal location for discovering the delights of the Peak District. We welcome two well behaved dogs at Keepers Cottage and are sure that they will enjoy the fabulous walks in Sheldon and the surrounding countryside. We do ask that they are kept off the furniture and out of the bedroom. There outdoor area is fully enclosed with fencing around the patio and parking areas and there is a gate at the entrance to the property driveway, which you are welcome to use. For more information about Keepers Cottage, please search for Sheldon Holiday Cottages online. More
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About the Owner
Lindsey C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2010
Interaction with guests
The owner of the property (Lindsey) lives behind the cottage and the property manager (Jenna) lives 5 minutes away and is contactable via email or phone, seven days a week. Please feel free to knock on the door or phone/text if you have any queries or problems. For more information about Keepers Cottage, please search for Sheldon Holiday Cottages online.
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Me and my other half had an amazing stay at this cottage lovely things to do and see. Would defenetly come back.

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank ellioth443
Reviewed 16 November 2017

This cottage had every you need and more. Very clean and tidy. The lemon cake was gone within 24 hours. Was such a nice touch. There was nothing to fault in this place. Lindsay was friend and helpful. Love the place. Be sure to visit...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank Amy C
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a very clean and well kept cottage, everything you could need is there, homemade cake and eggs and milk on arrival, very warm cottage, will be back in the future

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Jean T
Reviewed 22 September 2017

A fantastic cottage. Super location. Wonderful host. Incredibly well equipped. The fresh free range eggs and home made cake on arrival were a typically thoughtful touch.

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Kenky1
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Basildon, United Kingdom
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Date of stay: August 2017
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
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Refrigerator
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
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Cycling Trips
Iron
TV
Parking
Hiking Trips
Microwave
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About the neighbourhood
The beautiful village of Sheldon lies near the heart of the Peak District, three miles from the bustling market town of Bakewell, five miles from Buxton, famous for its spa and waters, and less than 15 miles from Sheffield. The local towns of Bakewell, Buxton and Matlock Bath, each famous in its own right, offer culture, shopping, restaurants and traditional markets. There are excellent walks from the door, especially down Deep Dale to reach the River Wye or down Lathkill Dale and Cressbrook Dales down to Monsal Dale and Monsal Head. In the summer, Ashford in the Water and many other local villages create unique well dressings from flower petals.
How to get there
3.5 hours north of London by car. 10 mins from Bakewell. 20 mins from Buxton. Public Transport. Rail - The nearest mainline stations are Chesterfield and Sheffield; smaller stations nearby include Buxton and all the stations in the Hope Valley. Air - The nearest airports are Manchester and East Midlands, both just an hour away by car. Taxi - We can put you in touch with a local private hire taxi company.
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