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Monks Memories, Monks Retreat

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Monks Memories
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
Cottage
In an elevated farm location where Monks Dale meets Millers Dale within a consevation area of outstanding natural beauty, on a hillside overlooking the River Wye in the heart of the National Park, this lovingly restored limestone cottage is a spacious ground level haven of peace & rustic charm. It has a double bedroom en suite with bath & shower. The fitted kitchen has full sized cooker, microwave & fridge etc. You have the use of a shared laundry. The comfortable lounge with sofa & recliner chair, 32 inch flat screen TV, DVD and free Wi-Fi has a dining area plus lovely open views over the south facing garden where the garden furniture captures the best of the sunshine all day. This cottage is suitable for the less able. We have 4 star gold award from the English Tourism...In an elevated farm location where Monks Dale meets Millers Dale within a consevation area of outstanding natural beauty, on a hillside overlooking the River Wye in the heart of the National Park, this lovingly restored limestone cottage is a spacious ground level haven of peace & rustic charm. It has a double bedroom en suite with bath & shower. The fitted kitchen has full sized cooker, microwave & fridge etc. You have the use of a shared laundry. The comfortable lounge with sofa & recliner chair, 32 inch flat screen TV, DVD and free Wi-Fi has a dining area plus lovely open views over the south facing garden where the garden furniture captures the best of the sunshine all day. This cottage is suitable for the less able. We have 4 star gold award from the English Tourism Council. A tray of beverages & biscuits will welcome you on arrival. We have 3 cottages sleeping 12 in total.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Pam W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2013
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Reviewed 24 November 2014

Fantastic location with lots of walks on the doorstep. Dog friendly cottage is home from home, first class amenities and comfort, definitely worth a return visit. Pub is walking distance for good food and excellent beer. Lovely host who made us feel most welcome, wonderful.

Date of stay: November 2014
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Reviewed 5 November 2014

Pam was so helpful, she was very welcoming and happy to help with any enquires. from the door of the cottage there is the most amazing scenery, there are great walks straight from the cottage. My partner and I also went to chatsworth house, which...More

Date of stay: October 2014
Thank 452mim
Vicky H, VR Owner at Monks Memories, Monks Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2014

Thank you for your kind review, youll allways be welcome at Monks Retreat

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2014

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Date of stay: July 2014
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
The trout filled river Wye meanders through the dales between the spa town of Buxton & the old market town of Bakewell famous for it's puddings. At Buxton you can follow in the footsteps of Victorian visitors who would take the waters among the eligant architecture of the crescent then stroll in extensive gardens & take a tea dance in the magnificent glass domed ballroom or visit the beautiful old theatre. Bakewell still has an outdoor market every Monday & a host of interesting little shops just off the river where a multitude of ducks await feeding. The river travels 12 miles between the 2 towns through 5 of the most picturesque dales in the country & all can be walked using paths with foot bridges & stepping stones, or cycled using the Monsal Trail. Half way along th...
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