View towards the property
Beautiful open plan living
Dining room
Dine in style
Dining room and kitchen
Countryside charm
Fully equiped kitchen
Lounge with wood burner
Lounge leading out to garden
Relax infront of the TV
Stone fire place with wood burner
Double bedroom
Double bedroom
Property detail
Property detail
Relax and soak into your surroundings
Large walk in shower
Super king size bedroom
Super king size bedroom
Super king size bedroom
Super king size bedroom
En-suite shower room
View towards the property
Garden furniture
View towards the property
Nearby countryside views
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Besom Cottage

Holymoorside (1.6 mls W), Peak District
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
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At a glance

  • Character cottage over 300 years old with features throughout including original oak beams
  • Stunning views over the Peak District rolling countryside with direct access onto public footpaths to explore the surroundings
  • Close to the pretty town of Bakewell and the Chatsworth House Estate
Property code: 49757

This charming cottage is over 300 years old and has been fully renovated in 2017, boasting charm with features such as original oak beams, wood burner and Aga with stunning views all around.

Sat on the fringes of the Peak District, this character cottage is located within the owner’s grounds. Its close proximity to Chesterfield means you’re never far from an array of amenities, as well as an array of stately homes such as Hardwick Hall and Stainsby Mill. The infamous Chatsworth House and Gardens are also on the doorstep of this property, boasting a long list of films that have been set there alongside an illustrious history, beautiful gardens and a fantastic farm shop. Bakewell is close by, offering all of the picturesque perks of a Peak village, plus the renowned Bakewell Pudding Shop, and you’re surrounded by footpaths and cycleways from which to really explore the stunning national park.

As you enter the cottage, its charm and character are immediately apparent in the welcoming country kitchen/diner. Ensuring you have everything you may need during your stay, the kitchen comprises of a combo microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine and dishwasher. The focal point of this lovely space is certainly its beautiful Aga, which works fully. In the dining area, the farmhouse style table is perfect for enjoying a meal at any time of day, soaking up the idyllic surroundings in which the cottage is situated. Stepping down a few steps into the lounge, it is yet another room that combines charm and style. The wood burner is ideal for keeping warm in the colder months, and there are comfortable soft furnishings to relax on and a large flat screen TV to watch after a long day exploring. Upstairs there are two bedrooms, one king-size with an en-suite shower and WC, and one with a king-size zip-and-link bed (which can be made into twin singles on request) with an en-suite bathroom with slipper bath, enclosed shower and WC.

The outside space of the cottage features a patio, seating and built-in BBQ, perfect for al fresco dining in the summer. There is allocated parking for two cars next to the cottage.

  • 2 Bedrooms - 1 king-size and1 king-size zip-and-link (can be made up as twins if requested at the time of booking)
  • 1 Bathroom and 1 shower room
  • Kitchen with Aga, combo microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine and dishwasher
  • Wood burner - first basket of logs provided
  • Travel cot available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Regret no pets
  • BBQ and garden furniture
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • TV
  • User friendly underfloor heating system

This property is personally managed by Kate.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 34 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Christine 20th December 2019

The owners made us very welcome for our Christmas stay, with decorations and extra welcome gifts. A very cosy cottage in a good location for Chatsworth House and the surrounding area.

Reviewed by Mary 5th December 2019

Absolutely fabulous cottage in a stunning location. It was so clean, warm & cosy. We shall be coming back in the summertime- thank you so much.

Reviewed by Matthew 29th November 2019

A beautiful cottage set in a stunning location. Tidy, clean, warm and very cosy. Treats were left for our arrival, which was a very nice touch. Will definitely be returning!

Reviewed by Robert 15th November 2019

Lovely quite location easy off road parking, clean and welcoming cosy and comfortable. Very near lots of attraction and walks like Mam tor, then home to the log burner and feet up the chimney We had such a relaxing holiday we wished we could have packed the cottage and taken it with us.

Reviewed by Fiona 22nd October 2019

An absolutely immaculate cottage in the perfect location, on the edge of the Peak District so its close to main roads aswell as being in a country location. Everything seemed to only be 20 minutes away from the property. The cottage itself is just perfect, the 2 bedrooms both have en suites which are so clean and beautiful and the beds are super coRead moremfy! 5 star cottage! Hide

Reviewed by Mark 20th September 2019

In a nut shell this cottage is simply perfect. Location wise it was within easy reach of all attractions by car that the Peak District has to offer

Reviewed by Sandra 23rd August 2019

Second stay for us in Besom cottage and it was great again. The location is fabulous and the aga in the cottage is just wonderful! Would definitely come for a third time!

Reviewed by Karl 9th August 2019

Besom Cottage is everything described and pictured and so much more. The dcor, function and amenities are perfectly executed. Included fast 4G WiFi for social media addicts and workaholics. Just a tip, buy some healthy Duck food like Wildthings, the local water foul practically mug you anywhere theyre present which is highly entertaining. Back to BRead moreesom Cottage, we booked again for next year just a few days after getting back, which I think says it all! Hide

Reviewed by Paula 2nd August 2019

A beautiful cottage excellently renovated to a high standard, clean, airy, fully equipped with a lovely garden and parking. Great location to get around with a lovely pub for food only a mile away. Very quiet and peaceful, kids loved the WiFi and views, we loved the comfy beds, walk in showers and cosy feel to the cottage. Every detail thought of, Read morethough I struggled with the aga as never used one before, so we ate out lots. Owners very friendly. Overall a perfect restful place to relax and chill Hide

Reviewed by Helen 26th July 2019

This is a wonderful cottage on the edge of the Peak District, everything was very close to visit and the information from the owners was very helpful.If you want peaceful place to stay I would recommend Besom cottage.

Reviewed by DEBORAH 21st June 2019

Cottage has everything you need. In a great spot with plenty of places to visit.

Reviewed by Tracey 26th May 2019

A beautiful cottage in a very quiet location yet not too far by car to explore lots of places in Derbyshire. It has everything you need to enjoy your stay and the welcome gift of a Bakewell pudding was very much appreciated. We didnt have the weather to enjoy the outdoor area but it would have been lovely to sit outside with the bbq into the eveniRead moreng. Perhaps next time as I would definitely stay there again. Hide

Reviewed by Sally 29th March 2019

Beautiful cottage in immaculate condition, very comfy beds and warm cosy kitchen / dining room. Lovely meal at the Fox and goose . Cottage in great location for exploring the area. Bakewell well worth a visit and especially nice on a sunny day and had a lovely lunch at the Manners Pub in the beer garden.

Reviewed by Alec 8th March 2019

Lovely stay at this beautiful cottage which met all our expectations. Very comfortable and cosy home from home, which was perfect as we had a week of bad weather and therefore spent a lot of time in the property. Great location for a quiet getaway, but still within a short drive of towns and facilities. Had a good meal at the Fox and Goose about 10Read more minutes away. Hide

Reviewed by Alyson 16th February 2019

Beautiful cottage, very rural but only a short drive to Chesterfield. Easy to get to any other tourist hotspots. Cottage is decorated to a high standard. The hosts are lovely and very helpful. They even left us a Bakewell pudding and some eggs for when we arrived. For four Londoners wanting to escape the hustle and bustle, it was absolutely perfectRead more. You're surrounded by fields and fresh air. Heaven! Hide

Reviewed by Ruth 20th December 2018

A wonderful cottage which has been renovated to the best quality with tasteful decor. We were very comfortable staying at Besom cottage. It was extremely cosy and the owners were very friendly and helpful.

Reviewed by Karen 5th December 2018

This accommodation is superb. It is beautifully renovated to an exceptional high standard. The attention to detail and home comforts make the environment so homely. The location is very picturesque and Emma and John have clearly thought about everything to make your stay perfect.

Reviewed by Barry 19th October 2018

Great cottage, great (quiet) location and would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Graham 14th September 2018

Beautiful cottage equipped and furnished to a very high standard. Ideal for two couples sharing with two double bedrooms each with its own bathroom. Glorious views all around and good location for visiting many of the Peak District attractions Would definitely recommend to friends and family.

Reviewed by Jenny 7th September 2018

Beautiful cottage and location, with everything you need to have a luxurious holiday.

Reviewed by Linda 10th August 2018

Superb cottage, furnished to a high standard. Would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Emma 27th July 2018

Besom Cottage was a beautifully restored cottage and we instantly felt at home with a lovely welcome pack and friendly greeting from the owner. It had everything we needed and was perfectly located for visiting Matlock Bath, Heights of Abraham, Monsal cycle trail, Ilam, Dovedale and much more. It was cosy and comfortable with great facilities. We wRead moreould highly recommend and visit again. Hide

Reviewed by Stephen 20th July 2018

Our second stay at Besom Cottage, which we thoroughly enjoyed. The cottage is in a lovely location and is very well thought out. We were able to use the barbecue this year, which we really enjoyed.

Reviewed by Maureen 13th July 2018

A lovely cottage. Renovated to a very high standard. Comfortable and bright. Set in a beautiful location. Easy to get to and from all our chosen destinations. Its close to the village of holymoorside with a good restaurant/ pub. Chesterfiled is only 15 minutes drive away for food shopping. There is a little village store but only basic provisions sRead moreo arriving with enough to get you going is a good idea. Hide

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View towards the property
Beautiful open plan living
Dining room
Dine in style
Dining room and kitchen
Countryside charm
Fully equiped kitchen
Lounge with wood burner
Lounge leading out to garden
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