Kingfisher Cottage is delightful, comfortable and well equipped - an ideal choice for friends staying together, couples or families. It boasts an idyllic, tranquil location right on the Limestone Way. There are stunning views of Bradford Dale from inside the cosy cottage or the suntrap patio. A medieval clapper bridge crosses the brook nearby from where you can spot water voles, dippers and kingfishers.
Explore the alleyways of picturesque cottages in Youlgrave as well as the traditional church, village cricket ground, shops and pubs. From delicious freshly baked bread to hearty pub meals, washed down with real ales, it's just a perfect Peak District village. Walks of varied terrain radiate from the cottage doorstep. Discover the charming waterside houses at Alport and the incredible scenery in Lathkill Dale. Cyclists shouldn't miss the brilliant views from the Monsal Trail!
Nearby Bakewell is a pretty market town with everything you could wish for. Attractions like Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and fun-filled Gulliver's Kingdom are close by. The Victorian Spa towns of Buxton and Matlock offer impressive architecture and a variety of entertainment. It takes less than an hour to drive to Alton Towers!
A superb beamed lounge, looking out across the river, with electric stove, comfortable sofas, T.V., DVD and CD/tape/radio. A brilliant dining kitchen with lovely colours and lighting, hardwood floor, hob, oven, fridge, dishwasher and substantial oak table and chairs. A utility room with automatic washer/dryer. A lovely double bedroom with oak bed and furniture, en-suite shower room with shower and W.C. super linen and towels. A similar quality but smaller twin bedroom. A traditional panelled bathroom with bath /shower over and W.C.
Linen and towels are provided. Central heating, fuel and power are included. A cot and high chair can be requested. There is a small front garden and a paved rear patio with furniture. Parking is available on the quiet lane right outside the cottage. Pets and smoking are not permitted. Access for people with disabilities may be difficult.
Short breaks are available November to March excluding Xmas and New Year (and during the rest of the year if the booking is within 14 days of the holiday).
Nearest pub - Youlgreave 500 yds. Nearest village shop - Youlgreave 700 yds. Nearest supermarket - Bakewell 3.5 miles.
"Nice cosy /clean cottage. Beautiful views and walks just outside. Lots to visit...Will be back."
Written by Mason, Newcastle Upon Tyne., 15th August 2015
"Lovely clean welcoming cottage...Loved the big bath ! Will be back !"
Written by Yates family, Brighton., 08th August 2015
"The cottage has everything I could want and more. The views are priceless."
Written by J Totham, Chelmsford., 18th July 2015
"We must like it here.It is the third visit in 18 months !"
Written by L and A Davitt, Luton., 27th June 2015
"Great cottage. Very clean and well equipped. Beautiful views. Friendly locals."
Written by S and A Brander, Halifax., 23rd May 2015
"Lovely cottage in a lovely location. Great for people watching as well as walking...Bird life amazing...Definitely coming back to this lovely cottage."
Written by C and V Millington, Towcester., 14th May 2015
"Beautifully decorated house in a lovely location."
Written by Nolans, Chester, 24th March 2015
"Lovely cosy cottage with amazing views and walks. Fantastic bathroom !"
Written by S and S Matthews, Fisherwick., 09th February 2015
"We arrived in the snow and had four days walking through a winter wonderland. We saw Kingfishers, Dippers and Wagtails along the river. What a great location. The cottage was very cosy to come home to after the stunning walks and we had everything we needed. Thank you so much for a very enjoyable and homely holiday cottage, we hope to come back soon."
Written by Helen and Sheila, Milton Keynes, 28th December 2014
"Lovely well equipped cottage in a stunning location. We had a great Christmas here...like so many others we hope to come again"
Written by Joy and Richard, Leicester, 21st December 2014
"We have had a fantastic weekend in your lovely cottage . It is cosy and well equipped and the location by the stream is so tranquil..."
Written by Mark and Fiona, Solihull, 14th November 2014
"We've had another wonderful week here...The local folk are always so friendly and it's been a very restorative break in this lovely cottage. We like to cook and have appreciated it being so well equipped. Thank you."
Written by Ann, London, 18th October 2014
"Lovely cottage , perfect location. Beautiful valley and excellent bird life...EXCELLENT."
Written by Cross family, Preston, 07th October 2014
"A perfect place to stay for a relaxing break...spectacular views on our walks. The cottage is lovely, clean and well equipped...Thank you for a fantastic stay in your beauitiful cottage."
Written by Helena and Malcolm, Petersfield, 04th October 2014
"We loved your cottage, just perfect."
Written by Wright family, London, 30th August 2014
"Lovely cottage and location great."
Written by H and R Dodds, South Shields., 26th August 2014
"...a wonderful clean cottage...would love to visit again."
Written by T and G Lindop, Poole., 16th August 2014
"A lovely cottage as a base. all amenities catered for."
Written by Stretton family, Luton, 09th August 2014
"A lovely clean cottage in a perfect location."
Written by K and M Wadsworth, Liverpool, 02nd August 2014
"A lovely week in a beautiful setting."
Written by R and J Fenwick, Wingfield, 19th July 2014