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Bee Cottage

Belper (1mls W), Peak District
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • An exceptionally stylish cottage, full of original character, in the Peak District
  • Take lazy lunches outside in the summer sun or play board games around the roaring wood burner
  • Perfect for lovers of the outdoors, with miles of footpaths that meander through the surrounding hills
Property code: 83037

Situated next to the owners' home, this gorgeous family-friendly cottage is the perfect place to call home when visiting the Peak District National Park.

Imagine a holiday characterised by brisk walks on cold mornings, discovering the Peak District in all its glory throughout the woodland-studded valleys. This fabulous cottage sleeps six and is a delight to return to with its roaring wood burner, especially if you are laden with tempting local produce from one of the many villages nearby such as Bakewell, 19.5 miles away.

Ascend the steep stone steps and enter to find lavish interiors finished with thoughtful accessories, exposed brickwork and underfloor heating. Whether you are snuggling up with a good book in the snug or lighting the lounge wood burner for an evening of films and snacks, you are sure to find a relaxing spot to suit you. The kitchen/diner is the heart of the home for all those delicious home-cooked meals you’ll soon be devouring under the glass roof. At bedtime, the sweet bunk bedroom is perfectly tailored to children with its colourful decor and storybooks, and the two remaining bedrooms are a sanctuary with crisply dressed king-size beds. One even boasts a handy en-suite shower room and WC, but the family bathroom is a treat with its exquisite roll-top bath and separate shower. Pour a glass of wine and head outside, choosing from the pretty front courtyard with its dramatic views, or a second patio area with seating to the rear.

Foodies, adventure seekers and history buffs are all well catered for in peaceful Belper and there is a whole host of potential activities right on your doorstep. Explore the formal river gardens, historic mills and visitor centre, then head further afield to Chatsworth House (19.5 miles) or visit Carsington Water for water sports and walks, 6.5 miles away. For the real thrill-seekers and the youngest members of your party, Alton Towers is just 21.5 miles away too.

  • 3 bedrooms - 2 king-size and 1 bunk bedroom
  • 2 bathrooms - 1 bathroom with roll-top bath, separate shower and WC and 1 en-suite shower room with shower and WC
  • Traditional Everhot oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave and Nescafe Dolce Gusto coffee machine
  • Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Smart TV in the lounge and snug
  • Bluetooth speaker
  • Enclosed courtyard garden to the front of the cottage with seating and separate courtyard garden to the rear
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Pub and shop within walking distance
  • Flight of external stone steps to reach the property
  • Sleeps 6 + 2 with king-size sofa bed
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Kate Gray

This property is personally managed by Kate.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 15 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Nikki 10th June 2022

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Such a beautiful cottage, lovely comfy beds, very clean. Gorgeous cake!! And welcome basket. Good communication with the owners. Very helpful information folder, everything included! Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Sarah 20th May 2022

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Such a lovely peaceful location with accommodation of the highest standard. Very welcoming hosts and fab welcome pack!

Reviewed by Peter 7th May 2022

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Bee cottage is an absolute gem - we really enjoyed our stay. Everything was exceptionally clean, and the cottage has been beautifully and thoughtfully decorated and provided a real home away from home on our trip. The cottage is perfectly located to explore the surrounding countryside, and the welcome pack was a really lovely touch. Kate and her faRead moremily were great hosts, and we would definitely return! Hide

Reviewed by Amanda 29th April 2022

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We stayed for the long weekend at Bee Cottage with friends. Wow this place is stunning! The owners have done an amazing job with the restoration and clearly have a fantastic eye for detail. A fabulous cake was waiting for us upon arrival along with a food basket with some essentials which was a lovely touch. The beds were really comfortable and theRead more bathrooms had amazing showers with the main bathroom also having a bath. You can certainly tell that the owners have their customers comfort in mind Hide

Reviewed by Rebecca 22nd April 2022

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Beautiful cottage and the hosts thought of everything. Would definitely recommend and we hope to stay again soon. Cant fault anything, we had a lovely family holiday.

Reviewed by Amanda 18th March 2022

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As everyone says this is an absolutely beautiful cottage. The attention to detail is wonderful and everything you could possibly want or need is there. We were made to feel really welcome by our hosts, and the cake and welcome pack fabulous. Can definitely recommend Bee Cottage. It is a such special place. We will be back!

Reviewed by Craig 5th February 2022

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What a fantastic cottage, the attention to detail in this place is what really makes it a special holiday home. The spec is of the highest quality. The views are amazing and the local walks and pubs are superb. The owners really make you feel welcome and go out of their way to make it a memorable stay. Would highly recommend this property.

Reviewed by jo 29th October 2021

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A really wonderful stay at Bee cottage. Beautifully decorated and looked after. The underfloor heating and wood burner were a real treat on cold mornings. Good sized bedrooms and bathrooms, safe parking and a great welcome pack. The location is fantastic for visiting the Peak District. Easy walks near by, easy access to local pubs and to walk to BeRead morelper. I would Highly recommend and we are looking at dates to go back. Hide

Reviewed by James 15th October 2021

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Our first impression of Bee Cottage was of a five star holiday cottage. It was cosy, comfortable and spacious for us all. We appreciated the attention to detail, with beautiful decor, warmth and lots of hot water. Excellent showers and bath, soft towels and useful utility room. The bee cake was delicious and Kate and Andy were very friendly and helRead morepful. Hide

Reviewed by Simon 17th September 2021

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Superb cottage. Great location. Hard to fault. Definitely 5

Reviewed by Louise 10th September 2021

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We had a lovely relaxing and much needed holiday in Bee Cottage. Wonderful location, beautiful views and excellent area for walking our full of energy cockapoo. The quality and attention to detail makes this an extra special place to stay. Thank you so much for the welcome pack, flowers and delicious cake for our arrival. Would highly recommend BeeRead more Cottage and hope to return one day. Hide

Reviewed by Joy 5th September 2021

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5 stars. The cottage is well placed on the edge of Belper for visiting all the houses such as Chatsworth, various attractions, beautiful countryside and villages. It is wonderfully equipped and the owners could not be more pleasant. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Steven 27th August 2021

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Reviewed by Katarzyna 20th August 2021

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Reviewed by Gail 13th August 2021

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Bee Cottage is a delight and exquisitely decorated. With thoughtful touches throughout. The owners are delightful. The area is beautiful.

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