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Hefford House Winster, Peak District, Derbyshire

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedroom character cottage in picturesque Peak District village

This Grade II listed 19th century period cottage in the Peak District National Park is ideal for walkers, cyclists or anyone just looking to enjoy Derbyshire. Hefford House is a spacious two-bedroomed cottage in the picturesque and charming village of Winster situated within the Peak District National park.The village has a thriving village shop open 7 days a week and local pub which serves good food. You can enjoy numerous walks from the cottage doorstep or have an easy drive to most areas of the White and Dark Peak.

Hefford House is a spacious period cottage. The living room has a lovely wood burning stove and all necessary amenities to ensure you have a comfortable stay in the heart of this area of outstanding natural beauty: TV (Freesat), DVD, DAB radio with CD player and MP3 input. There are board games and walking guides. Wi-Fi is available throughout the cottage.

The archway leads through to the large, fully equipped kitchen/diner and utility area with dining table, oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and fridge / freezer. We have a Nespresso machine so please bring capsules if you enjoy Nespresso coffee. The utility area has plenty of storage for walking boots and coats.

Upstairs to the main bedroom with double bed, drawers and hanging space.

The bathroom has recently been fully renovated and now has a large walk in shower with two shower heads. Amtico flooring gives a warm natural feel underfoot and all fixtures and fittings are “state of the art”.

The 2nd bedroom on the top floor has twin beds and built-in wardrobes. The front window is fixed and does not open. Two rear windows have child safety locks fitted.

Outside there is secure storage for cycles to the side of the house. There is a charming private roof terrace garden which is a natural sun trap and perfect to enjoy a glass of wine or a beer after an enjoyable walk in the Derbyshire hills.

Well behaved dogs are welcome but we ask that they remain on the ground floor only and off the sofa.

The cottage has a welcome pack of tea, coffee, milk and sugar as well as logs, kindling and firelighters for the fire. Parking is on street and there are no parking restrictions.

More Details

Mandy Minto
Member since: 2017
Speaks English, Portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2018

About Mandy Minto

My husband Dave and I love Derbyshire and have finally realised a long term dream by buying this holiday cottage. We love walking the hills, enjoying nature and relaxing in this idyllic setting.

Mandy Minto purchased this cottage in 2017

Why Mandy Minto chose Winster

Hefford House is a beautiful 19th century cottage with stone walls more than a metre thick! The kitchen/diner/utility makes it spacious and light in comparison with other cottages. We love the uneven wall surfaces and comforting log burner. The roof terrace is a bonus- at the end of the day this natural sun trap is perfect for a sun downer.

What makes this cottage unique

Situated in the charming village of Winster allows us to walk from the front door and enjoy a wide variety of lovely walks in the White Peak. A short car drive allows us to explore other areas of Derbyshire. The village has a thriving shop where you can buy all that you need, The pub is friendly and serves good food. We feel part of the community already.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Winster in Winster

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • No parties or events
  • Please respect our neighbours by no loud noise after 22:30
  • Please follow the local recyling guidelines and put the correct bins out on Tuesday evening
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , New modern bathroom with large walk-in shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 2 has child safety locks on the windows
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking


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(3 traveller reviews)

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Hefford House Winster, Peak District, Derbyshire
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews

Charming & cosy

  • 5 of 5

We have had a most enjoyable stay at Hefford House, a charming cottage with everything you need. A beautiful area, quiet village with several walks to choose from.

This was the perfect location for us as we attended Chatsworth Country Fair, 20 minutes away by car. Would love to stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was lovely to host Deborah. We are so glad that the joys we feel about our cottage and village were what she felt. We would be so happy to have you back
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  • 5 of 5

House exactly as presented (actually, it was even better - the beds are comfortable with very nice linens and fluffy towels!). Winster is adorable - we loved exploring the town - and it was the perfect base for a short holiday in the Peaks District. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Last minute holiday

  • 4 of 5

Hefford house was the ideal base for our 3 day stay in the Peak District with our 7 month old daughter. After some initial niggles with the wi fi, oven & shower, we found the cottage to be clean & comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

The best way to get to Winster is from the A6 Matlock to Buxton road. In Darley Dale take the B5057 and follow the road for 3 miles to Winster. In the centre of the village look out for the Village Shop and Post Office on your right. Hefford House is a further 100m on you left (just past the phone box on the left and bus stop on the right). It is the end terrace cottage with a blue door.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £50
Pet Fee £20

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.