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Sleeps 9, “Peak Retreat” a country S/C holiday cottage.

People9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 1,722 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

S/C for 9, 4-bed,3-bath Peak District Cottage for a walking & relaxing holiday.

Sleeping 9, “Peak Retreat” self catering holiday accommodation promises tranquility and far reaching views. The house offers 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, gardens and modern contemporary living making it perfect for a relaxing holiday. Wi-Fi. Private parking, 5 minutes walk into Hayfield village and within the Peak District National Park.Weekends and short breaks & last minute stays - the house is ideal to self cater for large families or groups of friends, super large kitchen/diner for convivial dining. Kinder Scout and the Pennine Way are on your doorstep famous for excellent hill walking and mountain bike trails. Rock climbing, walking, mountain biking, cycling, golf - the Peak District has it all in a relaxing environment. Lots of Peak District attractions, Chatsworth House, Castleton Blue John Caverns, Buxton & Opera house Alton Towers, Bakewell (tarts!) Lyme Park (Colin Firth wet shirt!) Haddon Hall, Manchester FC Ethiad Stadium, Manchester velodrome. Peak Retreat is a comfortable base for both outdoor enthusiasts and relaxing alike. Hayfield offers 10 country pubs within a mile, all walkable - leave the car parked up. Many do excellent food. The village has food shops, a Post Office plus a pharmacy and there are larger supermarkets within 10 minutes drive.

This house is ideal for a weekend breaks, either two families or a group of friends wanting to have a get together. We operate a flat rate for all weekends - 70% of the full week cost. You can arrive Friday (4pm) and leave Monday morning making it a 3 night stay. Some leave Sunday evening, same price, your choice.

More Details

Owner
Louise Hall
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2017

About Louise Hall

My roots into Hayfield started to spread when my husband Brian and myself Louise, bought a disused shop with living accommodation in the centre of the village back in 1982 when we first got married. We rolled up our sleeves and started renovating furiously and eventually opened the doors of 'Kinder Kitchen' Easter 1984. This became a successful village cafe with home cooked food in demand from both locals and visitors from afar. A licence was applied for and a bistro style restaurant also ran three nights a week. We also catered in the marquee for the famous Hayfield International Jazz Festival where the virtues of KK's chilli-con-carne were extolled on stage by both Acker Bilk and Slim Gaillard!! Things took off and Louise found herself non stop cooking (luckily a passion) for the next 5 years. We decided to sell the business whilst it was at the top of its game and before Louise wore herself out!. Our next project was a cottage conversion in nearby Chinley. In the middle of all this Louise returned to work - as long haul cabin crew for British Airways and travelled the world bringing home innovation from hotels, restaurants and ideas picked up along the way. We next tackled Pike View Barn (our other holiday property) - and turned a cow shed into a super luxurious home, bursting with beams, views and history. However the affinity with Hayfield had always remained with us and its a place that we would like to retire to in several years time. So when the unusual property that is now 'Peak Retreat' came on the market we saw an opportunity not to be missed!

Louise Hall purchased this house in 2005

Why Louise Hall chose High Peak District

The views from this house are amazing but they had not been taken advantage of by the previous owner. You walked into what was essentially a corridor with small rooms off it.' Oh this cannot be!' we cried and opened it all up into the huge, light and airy kitchen diner that is there today. The original kitchen had been a tiny pokey affair yet left behind was the most amazing original gas cooker (see photo) in really good condition. I wanted to keep it but was out voted and it took 4 men from the scrapyard to carry it away.They almost smashed our stone steps in the process it was so heavy.

Still ever the keen cook Louise wanted a convivial open kitchen which could accommodate large families or a group of friends. A cook should never be alone slaving away whilst dinner guests chat away in another room. The cook should participate in both the conversation and the wine! We must have achieved our aim as we get more comments in the visitors book about our kitchen-diner than anything else. A large dining table with comfy solid dining chairs sits well in the room and there is even a sofa tucked under the stairs for a more relaxed chat.

What makes this house unique

Private parking in Hayfield is at a premium so at Peak Retreat we made a space for three cars. The house has great views from both front and back - over fields and farm animals to the hills afar. Kinder Scout and the surrounding walking country is literally on your doorstep. You will be awoken gently by birds tweeting and cows lowing as you snuggle under your duvet planning what the day ahead can bring. The position of the house is perfect - five minutes walk to Hayfield village centre yet you feel far away from everything and it is so quiet and peaceful. All small food items, newspapers etc. can be bought in the village but several major supermarkets are within 10 minutes drive. Another BIG plus is the number of fine ale houses and eating options that Hayfield has to offer, all accessible on foot so you don't need to use the car at all.

Bathrooms were also a high priority on the agenda when converting Peak Retreat. Gone are the days when big groups pile into ski chalets and all share facilities, everyone expects en-suites nowadays. So we juggled architect plans and found the space somehow to install three full bathrooms and a wash basin in the 4th b/r to satisfy the demands of a full house of nine visitors. Our central heating system is state-of-the art and there is lashings of hot water when you come home from your days activity.

Brian and I are both well travelled and have strived to put everything a visitor could possibly need into our holiday home, small comforts count and often do not cost much to provide. However we also wanted to make it cost friendly with competitive pricing which works well with a full house (9 beds). We hope to have provided a good quality holiday home at a reasonable price that can be enjoyed by all. One only has to read our reviews or the Visitor Book to see that this has been achieved. This house is ideal for a short breaks where we charge 70% of the full week cost for a Fri - Mon. 3 night w/end or Mon - Fri 4 night mid-week stay.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Hayfield in High Peak District

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1722 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathrooms - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • This property has been designed for use as a holiday home and is well endowed with bathroom facilities. As well traveled owners we realize that guests nowadays expect privacy and no longer wish to share a single main bathroom. At Peak Retreat all sanitary ware is white and bathrooms are both fresh and modern with black granite tops, stainless steel splash backs and high quality chrome fittings.There is plenty of hot water.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Ground floor - 1 Large Double Bed , En-suite. WC,basin&shower.
    First floor - 1 Large Double Bed , Vanity unit & wash basin.
    First floor - 3 Single Bed , En-suite. WC,basin&shower.
    Ground floor - 2 Single Bed , Antique pine sleigh beds. Opposite main bathroom.
  • Two of our bedrooms, the downstairs queen and upstairs triple have full en-suite facilities - WC, Shower and wash basin. One queen bedroom upstairs has a granite topped vanity unit and wash basin. The compact twin bedroom downstairs (ideal for children) has the main bathroom directly opposite. So no fighting for the bathroom in the mornings!
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Wood Decking
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The large open family kitchen/dining room gives hillside views front and back. This room is the selling point of the house - spacious and clean with a solid oak floor and light maple units having black granite worktops and stainless steel splash backs. It is fully equipped for cooking for larger numbers. Dining is a relaxed affair around the large dining table and there are 8 dining chairs and a carver plus a two seater sofa. The kitchen has all modern conveniences – stainless steel gas cooker with chimney hood, 2 fridges,dishwasher also toasters, juicer, kettle and microwave.The lounge/“snug” is to relax in with 2 comfy sofas CD/TVSKY/DVD/WIFI and a library of up to date movies.Once again a stunning view from this room. A private lawned garden is at the rear of the house and a well-stocked sunny garden, a covered patio area garden furniture & BBQ. Fields flank the property both front and back, and you have private parking for 3 cars.Peak Retreat is unique, both rural & central.

Reviews

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Sleeps 9, “Peak Retreat” a country S/C holiday cottage.
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Lovely cottage

  • 4 of 5

This is a lovely cottage catering easily for 9 people with an excellent kitchen / dining area where everyone can gather and chat. Hayfield village has everything you need and when it comes to pubs even more. A thoroughly recommended property and location.

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2009
  • Date of Stay: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive feedback and we are glad you enjoyed your weekend. Increasingly we are finding people choosing a UK holiday and Hayfield within the glorious Peak District National Park makes for an ideal short break destination. We have found so far that family/friends/reunion groups and even study parties all love our fresh open plan facilities at Peak Retreat coupled with the friendly hospitality of Hayfield country village.
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Home from Home !!

  • 5 of 5

We were very impressed with the accommodation and every thing was thought of - even down to 'anything you may have forgotten'. There was enough of everything - they even thought of tarpaulin to cover our bikes. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and if you want to have the best chips we have ever tasted go to 'The Village Chippy' - I'm not a chip lover but I was converted!!! We biked and hiked - please make sure you go to Derwent Water it is fantastic. We definitely would recommend Peak Retreat - we had a great time there - the age ranges were from twins of 5 years to teenagers, Mums and Dads and Grandparents

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A real Retreat in the Peaks.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely clean property in an interesting village with plenty of things to see, places to eat and drink and lots of walking. All the pre visit contact was easy and informative and the information was accurate. The property had great facilities and all the equipment you could need. It was our second visit and we would certainly recommend it to others.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Brilliant was sorry to leave

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location the property was fully loaded and ready to go village was great to, would book again no hesitation, party of 8 some friends from Germany all very impressed 10/10

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great accommodation in fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

Peak Retreat provides great accommodation for up to 9 people over 4 double/twin bedrooms. The place is very clean, spacious and with modern facilities in an old cottage. It is situated in a fantastic location above the village of Hayfield with great views over 360degrees and with fantastic walks in the high peak and Kinder Scout close by.

I thoroughly recommend Peak Retreat and will hopefully be back.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent holiday property!

  • 5 of 5

Peak Retreat is a brilliant venue for a stay in the Peaks. It is an excellently maintained and clean property with all the mod cons you will need. My friends and I were all very impressed with our stay there, and the customer service offered by the owner was second to none. There are several lovely little country pubs nearby, most child friendly and serving excellent food. I would highly recommend Peak Retreat.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed the hospitality - both of the house and our local pubs (8 within half a mile!) Their main attraction of course is that you can walk to them all and not worry about driving anywhere. Thanks for the review.
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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Manchester International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
10 within a mile!
Nearest Train
4 Miles
New Mills
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Dutsons, Royal,Packhorse,George,Sportsman
Car: recommended

Hayfield is at the edge of the Peak District National Park and is a 45min drive to both Manchester and Sheffield. This area, known as the High Peak boasts fantastic walking country and amazing scenery. You are on the doorstep of Kinder Scout, the highest hill in Derbyshire situated on the famous “Pennine Way”. Hayfield itself is a pretty Peak District village with stone built cottages and the River Sett weaving through the centre. Feeding the local duck population is a popular pastime. Hayfield cricket pitch is at the heart of the village and matches are played all season. There are an abundance of good pubs and coaching houses – six in the village, ten within a mile. There are excellent eating options also food shops, a chemist, newsagents and a Post Office plus two artist studios all in Hayfield centre. A TV Production 'The Village' series one and two were filmed here so you may recognise 'Hankins Grocers', various cottages, the war memorial and surrounding countryside spots. Glossop and Chapel en le Frith are close by, market towns with supermarkets and a larger choice of facilities. Manchester only 20 miles away, has an international airport, rail and bus links. Nearest railway stations to Peak Retreat and Hayfield are New Mills (2), Chinley and Glossop.

Other Activities: rock climbing. bouldering.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Hayfield, Derbyshire

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High Season
14 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£514
for 3 nights
From
£172
From
£229
Fri,Sat,Sun
£980
 
 
High Mid Season
1 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£446
for 3 nights
From
£149
From
£198
Fri,Sat,Sun
£850
 
 
Low Mid Season
29 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£410
for 3 nights
From
£136
From
£182
Fri,Sat,Sun
£780
 
 
October Half Term
20 Oct 2017 - 2 Nov 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£441
for 3 nights
From
£147
From
£196
Fri,Sat,Sun
£840
 
 
Low Season
3 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£388
for 3 nights
From
£130
From
£173
Fri,Sat,Sun
£740
 
 
FESTIVE SEASON
22 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£682
for 3 nights
From
£228
From
£303
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,300
 
 
NEW YEAR
29 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£761
for 3 nights
From
£254
From
£338
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,450
 
 
Low Season
5 Jan 2018 - 8 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£346
for 3 nights
From
£116
From
£154
Fri,Sat,Sun
£660
 
 
Low Mid Season
9 Feb 2018 - 22 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£378
for 3 nights
From
£126
From
£168
Fri,Sat,Sun
£720
 
 
Low Season
23 Feb 2018 - 22 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£346
for 3 nights
From
£116
From
£154
Fri,Sat,Sun
£660
 
 
Easter Holidays
23 Mar 2018 - 12 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£462
for 3 nights
From
£154
From
£205
Fri,Sat,Sun
£880
 
 
Mid Season
13 Apr 2018 - 3 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£357
for 3 nights
From
£119
From
£159
Fri,Sat,Sun
£680
 
 
May B/Holiday
4 May 2018 - 10 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£462
for 3 nights
From
£154
From
£205
Fri,Sat,Sun
£880
 
 
Mid Season
11 May 2018 - 24 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£430
for 3 nights
From
£144
From
£191
Fri,Sat,Sun
£820
 
 
May B/Holiday
25 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£462
for 3 nights
From
£154
From
£205
Fri,Sat,Sun
£880
 
 
Mid Season
1 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£430
for 3 nights
From
£144
From
£191
Fri,Sat,Sun
£820
 
 
High Mid Season
29 Jun 2018 - 12 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£457
for 3 nights
From
£152
From
£203
Fri,Sat,Sun
£870
 
 
High Season
13 Jul 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£514
for 3 nights
From
£172
From
£229
Fri,Sat,Sun
£980
 
 
High Mid Season
7 Sep 2018 - 4 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£457
for 3 nights
From
£152
From
£203
Fri,Sat,Sun
£870
 
 
Oct Half Term
5 Oct 2018 - 25 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£462
for 3 nights
From
£154
From
£205
Fri,Sat,Sun
£880
 
 
Low Season
26 Oct 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£452
for 3 nights
From
£150
From
£201
Fri,Sat,Sun
£860
 
 
Festive Season
21 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£682
for 3 nights
From
£228
From
£303
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,300
 
 
New Year
28 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
£788
for 3 nights
From
£262
From
£300
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
£800
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £200

This house is ideal for a weekend breaks, either two families or a group of friends wanting to have a get together. We operate a flat rate for all weekends - 70% of the full week cost. You can arrive Friday (4pm) and leave Monday morning making it a 3 night stay. The same formulae is applied to a Mon. - Fri. 4 night short stay 70% of the full week cost. Any periods outside of weeks or short breaks need to be priced by separate negotiation with the owner. The owners price is the final one, not the HomeAway price.
To book your holiday break at Peak Retreat
1) Contact us or view our website for further details if required. www.peak-retreat.co.uk
2) Contact owner by e mail for a booking form.
3) Complete the booking form and return with a 25% deposit to secure the booking.
We then confirm booking.

THE RATE IS SET BY THE PROPERTY OWNER AND SHOULD BE AGREED ON BEFORE BOOKING. 25% is payable on completion and return of owners Booking Form. Remainder plus Security Deposit is due 8 weeks before arrival. A key and directions will be posted to the address on the booking form two weeks out. The security deposit is returned by the housekeeper after her checks are done.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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