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Beautifully Restored Period Holiday Cottage

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Character Holiday Cottage for two in Longnor, near Buxton, in The Heart Of The Peak District.

Featured as one of the '50 coolest cottages in the UK' in the Sunday Times travel section (March 11th 2018) Jack's Cottage is a cosy holiday retreat for two located in the delightful, picturesque village of Longnor in the heart of the Peak District. Bursting with character, and with original stone flagged floors, exposed beams and a working open range fireplace, the cottage also enjoys all the benefits of full central heating, a modern shower room, all essential appliances and free Wi-Fi, together with an enclosed sunny patio and garden.

Arrive with just your suitcase: as well as providing everything you might need during your stay, Longnor has two friendly pubs, a five star fish and chip shop, two coffee shops, a Post Office and a village store. With all the delights of Buxton just ten minutes away, not to mention the magnificent Chatsworth House and a host of National Trust properties and gardens and pretty market towns and villages all within easy reach, you will find plenty to enjoy while staying at Jack's Cottage!

With guests returning time after time, we are also thrilled that Jack's Cottage was one of five cottages in Derbyshire and the Peaks featured in the Guardian Travel series 'Cool holiday cottages' which highlights "the most stylish and characterful hideaways in the United Kingdom."

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Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our 2nd Christmas at Jack's and what a wonderful time we have had, especially with a sprinkling of snow! We have enjoyed some lovely walks and it is always nice to come back to the cosy warm cottage and enjoy a glass of wine with the log fire blazing. Thank you Mary for another wonderful stay!
Dec 2017
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Longnor in Longnor

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • Pets to kept downstairs and off all furniture and not to be left alone under any circumstances.
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Modern shower room with basin and toilet. Please note there is no bath.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) with sofabed in lounge Notes on bedrooms: 4'6" Double metal bedstead with new mattress. Original wooden floorboards and decorative stone fireplace.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • caves
  • churches
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
Notes on accommodation: Please note that in keeping with the period nature of the cottage, the enclosed staircase is quite steep and narrow. The cottage is strictly no smoking. Outside: Outside there is a fully enclosed, sunny garden and patio with garden furniture and barbecue during the summer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen, towels, heating and initial supply of logs for range included. Hairdryer provided.


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Beautifully Restored Period Holiday Cottage
average rating of 4.571429 based on 14 reviews

Beautiful cottage everything you could possibly need and an amazing location

  • 5 of 5

Great little cottage. Lovely garden with pubs and walks right on the doorstep. Everything you could possibly need to have a great stay.

  • Review Submitted: 14-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted you had a great stay at Jack's Cottage and I'm pleased you found everything you needed in the cottage: we do say on our website you can arrive with just your suitcase - so hopefully that is correct! Longnor is a really pretty little village with cobbled streets, and with pubs, village stores, walks and more, right on the doorstep, is an excellent base for exploring the Peak District. I'm pleased the weather allowed you to make use of the sunny garden too! Thanks for your lovely review. Mary
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Lovely cottage very homely

  • 4 of 5

Mary had gone to a lot of trouble making our stay very memorable- we would definitely recommend Jacks Cottage to our friends

  • Review Submitted: 26-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted you enjoyed your stay at Jack's Cottage. Recommendation is the best form of advertising - although it was a lovely surprise to be listed in the Sunday Times Travel section in March 2018 as one of the '50 Coolest Cottages in the UK'! We hope to welcome you again sometime and thank you for taking the time to post your lovely review of Jack's Cottage, Longnor. Till next time! Mary
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Absolutely Amazing Little Gem

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous cottage with every amenity possible, Mary had thought of everything. Everything was comfortable, clean and extremely warm and cosy. Weather was good so didn't get the chance to have a log fire, maybe next time around. Great walk information and the visitors book is great for information as well. The village was a super friendly village with good eating places, ye old cheese pub great food. Would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Charming place in a lovely location

  • 5 of 5

The property is lovely, clean, has everything you need with alot of little touches throughout. Will definitely come back.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm pleased we were able to accommodate your last minute booking request and that Jack's Cottage provided everything you needed for an enjoyable stay. The delightful village of Longnor is an excellent base for exploring the Peak District and if you didn't have time to sample all the excellent local amenities including the local stores, pubs, coffee shops and fish and chip shop, perhaps you will on a return trip! Till next time!
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Delightful cottage with lovely atmosphere

  • 4 of 5

Charming and helpful owner, pretty cottage and easy walk to pub for meals - and we got to bring our dog! Spent two nights here for our wedding anniversary and it was great. Wine and biscuits left for us and kitchen well equipped. Bed comfy and had a relaxing break. Cottage restored with sensitivity so it easy to imagine the original family who may have lived there and the life they led. Thoroughly recommend Jack's Cottage!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Jack's Cottage. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and appreciated the character of the cottage, which we try to accurately reflect on our website photographs. The local pub is really handy and welcoming and with lots of walks from the front door, Jack's Cottage is the perfect base from which to enjoy the beautiful Peak District. Many thanks, Mary.
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Great stay in village-cottage

  • 4 of 5

A very nice cottage, that delivers everything as promised. Well-maintained, everything available and in perfect working order, clean. The only amenity we missed was a bit of internet access, but being on holiday this was maybe for the best. Great bedroom and bed, smart bathroom with rustic creaking floorboards - nice touch!

Longnor is a nice little town, in fact smaller than we thought. The local convenience store offers everything you would want for your daily breakfast or lunch. Nice tearoom.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review Jack's Cottage. I'm delighted Jack's Cottage met your expectations and you enjoyed your stay in the Peak District. We try to ensure our website truly reflects the cottage our visitors experience, but the question of wi-fi is a difficult one. Fortunately both the pub and tea shop in the village provide free access for those who really need it, but we will keep your comments in mind should we review our decision. With best wishes, Mary.
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Car: not necessary


East Midlands, Manchester and Birmingham airports are within 60 -90 minutes. Train station at Buxton. Local bus services.


Buxton with its Opera House and Georgian Crescent is 7 miles away, and the market towns of Bakewell, Ashbourne and Leek are all within 35 minutes drive. The delightful Peak District villages of Tissington, Hartington, Eyam and Tideswell are all within easy reach together with Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and several National Trust properties, parks and gardens. Alton Towers theme park is 30 minutes by car.

Further Details:

We encourage our visitors to support the pubs, village store, post office, coffee shops and fish and chip shop in the village.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £10

Booking Notes:
Minimum stay 2 nights.
Changeover Day:
The cottage will be ready by 3pm. Please leave by 10am on day of departure. Changeover day preferably Saturday. However, we will try to accommodate your requirements. Short breaks welcome throughout the year.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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