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Keepers Cottage, Sheldon

63 reviews
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Keepers Cottage is a quaint, oak beamed and beautifully presented, 18th Century former barn.
1 of 25Keepers Cottage is a quaint, oak beamed and beautifully presented, 18th Century former barn.
Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Keepers Cottage (Sheldon, near Ashford-in-the-Water) is a charming, recently renovated, 18th Century former barn, previously part of the Chatsworth Estate. With easy access to fantastic walking and cycling routes, this cosy, country bolthole is in the perfect location for exploring the beautiful rolling hills and unrivalled scenery of the Peak District National Park. Arranged across one, ground floor level and embracing open plan living, Keepers Cottage is beautifully furnished throughout to a high standard and kept spotlessly clean. A homemade cake, 6 free range eggs and a pint of milk will await your arrival and are always very well received. The comfortable lounge area, containing a wood burning stove, FreeView TV and two reclining chairs, is the perfect spot for relaxing at the en...Keepers Cottage (Sheldon, near Ashford-in-the-Water) is a charming, recently renovated, 18th Century former barn, previously part of the Chatsworth Estate. With easy access to fantastic walking and cycling routes, this cosy, country bolthole is in the perfect location for exploring the beautiful rolling hills and unrivalled scenery of the Peak District National Park. Arranged across one, ground floor level and embracing open plan living, Keepers Cottage is beautifully furnished throughout to a high standard and kept spotlessly clean. A homemade cake, 6 free range eggs and a pint of milk will await your arrival and are always very well received. The comfortable lounge area, containing a wood burning stove, FreeView TV and two reclining chairs, is the perfect spot for relaxing at the end of the day. The beautifully fitted kitchen area includes everything you need for your stay, with a cooker/hob, 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 queen 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 is fully tiled and contains a good quality, white bathroom suite with 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. And there’s no need for your beloved dogs to miss out on all the fun, as you are welcome to bring up to two dogs to join you during your stay. There are a number of dog friendly pubs and cafes nearby, as well as wonderful walks to enjoy and rivers to paddle in.More
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Cycling Trips
Iron
TV
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Kettle
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ideally situated for us & our dog for walks from the door. Very well equipped,clean,homely & private cottage in a quiet location. Lovely welcoming treats, eggs, milk, & amazing cake! The village pub (The Cock & Pullet) served good value classic pub food. We really...More

Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from our 20th stay at Keepers Cottage, and I can honestly say that I would not wish to stay anywhere else It really is the perfect place to stay, and you feel at home as soon as you walk through the...More

Thank Saash07
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

Oh my goodness didn't we strike gold when we booked this delightful cottage to stay in for a few days! Beautiful, homely, sparklingly clean cottage with everything you need provided and the added treat of fresh eggs from the resident hens and a delightful lemon...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed September 4, 2018

Loverly friendly village Lyndsey made us feel so welcome the cottage was great for us and two dogs stayed while we visited chatsworth country fair dog friendly pub and good food so very relaxing and we had milk eggs and a cake waiting for us...More

1  Thank GlobeTrotting748300
About the Owner
Lindsey C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2010
Interaction with guests
I only live behind the cottage, so am available most of the time should you need any information, or help with anything. Feel free to knock on the door and say hello. Please visit our Pinterest and Instagram pages (Sheldon Holiday Cottages) to view more pictures of Keepers Cottage and the surrounding area, including points of interest and activities to enjoy during your stay.
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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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