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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri
4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.
Situated right in the very heart of the wonderful market town of Bakewell sits beautiful Granby House, a historic, stone-built, Grade II listed townhouse. Originally constructed for the Duke of Rutland’s estate in 1765, these four apartments (refs UKC4127, UKC4128, UKC4129 and UKC4130) offer high quality accommodation for couples and are within easy walking distance of Bakewell’s centre, and they also have the benefit of private parking. Fantastically positioned, guests can enjoy the numerous shops, restaurants, tea rooms and coffee shops that are on offer straight from the doorstep.Bakewell Tart (ref UKC4127) is a second floor apartment that is reached by a sweeping staircase. Once inside, you will not be disappointed as it offers a kitchen with all you need, a cosy living area with two comfy sofas and a wonderful bedroom featuring a stunning four-poster bed and large feature windows to let the daylight flood in.Bakewell’s Hidden Treasure (ref UKC4128) is located on the ground floor which is great for convenience. On entering, the living area has a sofa, chair and a TV/DVD player, the ideal place to relax in after a busy day exploring the Peaks and local area. The bedroom feature large windows which let the light in, as well as a four-poster bed. There is also a small sitting-out area in which to enjoy your morning coffee.Bakewell’s Little Secret (ref UKC4129) is on the second floor and features a fabulous kingsize bedroom with Georgian sash windows. The bathroom has a contemporary tiled finish, with a window sear and a luxurious roll-top bath with claw feet and a rain shower over.Chatsworth Suite (ref UKC4130) is thought to have originally been the parlour of the house and is on the first floor. It has two kingsize bedrooms, both with en-suite facilities, with the master room having an impressive bathroom with a modern freestanding bath and separate shower. The second bedroom has a smaller en-suite which has a green, energy saving toilet with a basin above to help save space. The comfortable living room boasts a feature fireplace and French doors leading to a small, stone balcony overlooking a courtyard.Bakewell is a vibrant, attractive market town retaining a delightful rural atmosphere. There is an old, 17th-century market hall and a modern leisure centre with a swimming pool. The River Wye runs through the centre providing opportunities for relaxing by the water’s edge and enjoying riverside walks.Situated within the Peak District National Park, you are ideally places to explore this beautiful region. Both the rugged Dark Peak and the softer, limestone White Peak are within easy reach. Nearby, you will find a selection of stately homes to visit, such as the magical Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and Hardwick Hall. The Monsal Trail provides visitors with a traffic-free route for walkers and cyclists straight through to Buxton, where you will find the impressive, Edwardian Opera House, designed by Frank Matcham. With places to discover such as Matlock, Matlock Bath, Alton Towers theme park and the impressive caverns at Castleton, you will be spoilt for choice at this fantastic location. Shop 60 yards, pub 175 yards and restaurant 350 yards.These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 10 guests.
All on the second floor.Living/dining room: With Freeview Smart TV and DVD player.Kitchen: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer.Bedroom: With kingsize bed.Bathroom: With shower over roll-top clawfoot bath, toilet and heated towel rail.
Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking. Please note: No children under 18 years old.
English Country Cottages is the trading name of Vacation Rentals (UK) Ltd.
Registered Office: Spring Mill, Earby, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB94 0AA.
Registered in England and Wales. Company Registration Number: 00965389.
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