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A real treat to be so close to the river
What a unique space to relax in
Beautiful furniture compliments the room perfectly
Stunning contemporary kitchen with splashes of colour
Gorgeous sofa waiting for you to relax and put your feet up
Rain or shine you can relax in the kitchen and enjoy the water views
Enjoy a cuppa and watch the wildlife
Contemporary living in a character cottage
Head upstairs from the open-plan lounge/kitchen/dining area
Beautiful antique Victorian bed
Relax in bed and enjoy the river views
Cool handmade finishing touches
Spacious and light double bedroom
Restful space
Twin bedroom with funky wallpaper
Unique touches
Bright and airy bathroom with modern shower
Relax in this luxurious bath
A beautiful space for all the family
Enjoy the sound of running water
Through the gate and down the garden path
Stunning house
A truly beatiful location
Stunning riverside location
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5 / 29  What a unique space to relax in
6 / 29  Beautiful furniture compliments the room perfectly
7 / 29  Stunning contemporary kitchen with splashes of colour
8 / 29  Gorgeous sofa waiting for you to relax and put your feet up
9 / 29  Rain or shine you can relax in the kitchen and enjoy the water views
10 / 29  Enjoy a cuppa and watch the wildlife
11 / 29  Contemporary living in a character cottage
12 / 29  Head upstairs from the open-plan lounge/kitchen/dining area
13 / 29  Beautiful antique Victorian bed
14 / 29  Relax in bed and enjoy the river views
15 / 29  Cool handmade finishing touches
16 / 29  Spacious and light double bedroom
17 / 29  Restful space
18 / 29  Twin bedroom with funky wallpaper
19 / 29  Unique touches
20 / 29  Bright and airy bathroom with modern shower
21 / 29  Relax in this luxurious bath
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23 / 29  A beautiful space for all the family
24 / 29  Enjoy the sound of running water
25 / 29  Through the gate and down the garden path
26 / 29  Stunning house
27 / 29  A truly beatiful location
28 / 29  Stunning riverside location
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Grotto House

Hayfield, Peak District
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 3
4 star
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A stunning cottage nestled on the banks of the River Sett
  • Enjoy relaxing in the courtyard overlooking the tumbling weir
  • Perfect access onto Kinder Scout, the highest peak in the Peak District National Park
Property code: 54472

A stunning cottage situated in the heart of the charming village of Hayfield and set on the banks of the River Sett. This property offers everything you need for a unforgettable stay in the Peak District.

Situated on the banks of the River Sett this is a truly unique cottage. The river plays home to an array of nature which can be seen from the comfort of your cottage. For keen walkers, the trails of Kinder Scout and the Pennine Way await. Hayfield is located at the north-eastern edge of the Peak District National Park, making it off-the-beaten track compared to some regions. The north of the Peak District is emptier, starkly beautiful, and attractive to those that shun the crowds. There are some great day trips to be had in the area, so make sure Blue John Cavern, Chatsworth House, Buxton Spring, Lyme Park and the Pennine Way are on your radar.

Wander along the garden path with the river to your side, step into the wonderful open-plan lounge/kitchen/dining area. A large corner sofa, decorated with bright cushions is positioned in front of the TV and feature electric flame effect fire. The dining area offers a table large enough for the whole family to come together over a celebration dinner. The kitchen is a truly special space with floor to ceiling glass windows overlooking the River Sett, so grab a stool and sit at the breakfast bar and enjoy the views, rain or shine. The kitchen hosts everything you need for a home away from home stay with electric oven and induction hob. The utility area offers microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer . Heading upstairs, the property offers three bedrooms, a king-size and a double, both with views over the river, and a twin bedroom (with 2’6x 5’6 beds), perfect for little ones. Completing the accommodation is the spacious bathroom with freestanding bath, separate shower and WC.

Outside, the property boasts gorgeous riverside views with private front and rear gardens, with seating to relax and enjoy the river and wildlife. You also have use in the rear garden of the beautiful wooden summerhouse with bifolding doors, inside there is a mini kitchen, toilet and hydropool. There is off-road parking for two cars and bicycle storage available.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 3 bedrooms - 1 king-size, 1 double and 1 twin (with 2’6 x 5’6 beds)
  • 1 bathroom - radio in the shower
  • Electric oven and induction hob
  • Utility area with microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 3 dogs welcome
  • Pub and shop within walking distance
  • Bike storage available
  • TV in lounge with Netflix, Now TV and Amazon Prime
  • Voice controlled TV and lights in the kitchen
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Summerhouse with mini kitchen, toilet and hydropool

Rachel Stowe

This property is personally managed by Rachel.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 14 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Christine 13th March 2020

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This is 2nd time we have been to this cottage and it did not disappoint. We had some lovely walks and as we were socially distancing the cottage was well catered with cooking equipment.

Reviewed by CLARE 21st February 2020

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Absolutely loved it! Cannot rate this property enough, did not want to leave. The time went too fast! The area is beautiful, the walks are great, my little dog loved his holiday too. The owners are lovely, and cannot do enough to help you, Will definitely be coming back again and again! PERFECT!

Reviewed by Anthony 17th February 2020

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Reviewed by Carmen 7th February 2020

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We had the most wonderful weekend in the Grotto House. Fabulous walks finished off with a bath and then cosy evenings by the fire in a beautiful house. We can't recommend it highly enough (and we got engaged while we were there!)

Reviewed by Teresa 29th December 2019

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Beautiful house in a pretty village, perfect for relaxing and lots of walks.

Reviewed by Luke 22nd December 2019

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We had a great stay at the Grotto House over Christmas 2019. The location and setting was great with opportunity to access the peaks and the Sett Valley trail in easy walking distance. The house was very clean and well equipped and we would happily stay again!

Reviewed by Catherine 14th November 2019

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Lovely well equipped cottage in the heart of a nice little village with plenty of amenities.

Reviewed by Kevin 3rd November 2019

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Reviewed by Susan 26th October 2019

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It was what youd call a luxurious cottage everything you need ideal for children in a perfect location .

Reviewed by Anna 13th September 2019

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Reviewed by Robert 9th August 2019

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Wonderful property, beautiful location, ideal position to enjoy the peak district. Property has many mod cons and caters for all the family. Impossible to put into words how highly we rated this holiday.

Reviewed by Wendy 19th July 2019

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Lovely cottage! Excellent location in centre of village, close to shops, pubs, and restaurant. Perfect base for walking and exploring the Peak District. Ground floor bright, open plan and contemporary. Comfortable bedrooms and modern bathroom. High quality finish and everything spotless. Patio area over looking river, was a perfect spot to sit and Read morerelax. Genuinely dog friendly! Owners very friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend this property. Hide

Reviewed by Ia 5th July 2019

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A beautiful relaxing all comforts cottage. Outstanding

Reviewed by Marjorie 28th June 2019

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Grotto House is a lovely property. It is well equipped, beautifully presented and an ideal base for visiting the Peak District. There are ample eating places ( pubs, cafes and an Italian restaurant) and local shops ( chemist, butchers, local general store and post office ) close to the house. The property is dog friendly and the owners provide bowlRead mores, mats and treats. Beautiful fresh flowers, biscuits, chocolates and Prosecco welcomed us on arrival . Hide

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A real treat to be so close to the river
What a unique space to relax in
Beautiful furniture compliments the room perfectly
Stunning contemporary kitchen with splashes of colour
Gorgeous sofa waiting for you to relax and put your feet up
Rain or shine you can relax in the kitchen and enjoy the water views
Enjoy a cuppa and watch the wildlife
Contemporary living in a character cottage
Show 17 moreHead upstairs from the open-plan lounge/kitchen/dining area

Location

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