The Cottage Buxton Derbyshire
Quaint self-catering holiday cottage. Sleeps 2, dog friendly, exposed beams, character pub across the road, tiny village near Buxton.
The Cottage was built from local limestone in the 16th Century and once served as the village bakery for Earl Sterndale. The interior is small but beautifully designed, with a simple rural elegance. The ground floor has a warm fire and a comfy Chesterfield, and the open plan kitchen area has a stone flagged floor and solid wooded cabinets. There is wifi, a flat panel smart TV with Freeview, and a Bluetooth / FM radio.
An iron spiral staircase leads upstairs to the bedroom, which has vaulted ceilings and exposed beams above the bed. The charming bathroom has a deep free-standing bath tub and a hand-held shower, with shiny stainless steel fittings.
A small summerhouse in the back yard houses a barbecue, a washing machine, an additional fridge/freezer, and dry space for bikes.
The Cottage is the perfect country retreat, with a traditional pub a few steps away, and excellent dining available in neighbouring villages. A short drive away, the historic spa town of Buxton provides both culture in the form of the Opera House, and practicality in the form of the Waitrose supermarket, which is open until 8pm.
There are wonderful hikes right from the doorstep to the dramatic peaks of nearby High Wheeldon and Parkhouse Hill, or on to Chrome Hill and the Roaches beyond. The quiet local roads and the Tissington and High Peak Trails provide more gentle routes for cyclists or walkers in inclement weather.