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Cute little cottage with a bubbling hot tub
Beautiful open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner
Have long lazy lie ins here
His and hers sinks in polished granite
Take a long soak in the rainfall shower
Relax by the roaring wood burner
Enjoy a romantic dinner for two
Handy utility space
Stunning high ceilings let the let flood in
Private courtyard to relax in with hot tub
Get outside and explore nearby countryside
Nearby High Peak Trail is a stunning walk
Carsington water is a great day out and just down the road
Lots to do nearby to the cottage
1 / 14  Cute little cottage with a bubbling hot tub
2 / 14  Beautiful open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner
3 / 14  Have long lazy lie ins here
4 / 14  His and hers sinks in polished granite
5 / 14  Take a long soak in the rainfall shower
6 / 14  Relax by the roaring wood burner
7 / 14  Enjoy a romantic dinner for two
8 / 14  Handy utility space
9 / 14  Stunning high ceilings let the let flood in
10 / 14  Private courtyard to relax in with hot tub
11 / 14  Get outside and explore nearby countryside
12 / 14  Nearby High Peak Trail is a stunning walk
13 / 14  Carsington water is a great day out and just down the road
14 / 14  Lots to do nearby to the cottage

Stowe Cottage

Middleton, Peak District
VE We’re good to go scheme
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 5
4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Romantic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Enjoy a long relaxing evening soaking in the hot tub with a glass of something chilled
  • Situated on the fringes of the Peak District with an abundance of walks on the doorstep
  • Popular walking and climbing destination, Black Rocks, is close by
Property code: 75400

A gem of a cottage, with wonderful walks to enjoy nearby with amenities such as a pub and shop just down the road. Nestle in front of a cosy fire after an evening relaxing in your own private hot tub.

Situated close to the old pretty market town of Wirksworth, the property is a great choice for guests looking to spend a day meandering through the variety of local shops, cafes and restaurants of this historic Peak District town. For walkers, the nearby High Peak Trail provides an excellent starting point for a challenging hike through this spectacular part of the world. Nearby Carsington Water boasts a variety of scenic walks around the reservoir and beyond. Why not try a spot of kayaking, cycling, sailing or fishing. Matlock Bath has a huge selection of cafes and ice cream parlours and is also the starting point for the cable car that takes you to the Heights of Abraham.

Stepping into the hallway of the cottage is a space where you can hang your coats and take off your boots and wander through to the cosy open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. In the lounge area there is a comfy sofa to snuggle up on by the beautiful roaring wood burner and TV, a great place to relax after a day hiking the hills. The kitchen offers everything you need to rustle up a satisfying meal such as an electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer and washing machine. Enjoy the results of your cooking at the nearby dining table. There is a ground floor shower room with shower and WC which will get you fit and ready for a day exploring the hills. Heading upstairs to the first floor the huge high ceiling in the bedroom is impressive and feels light and airy. There is a super-king-size bedroom which will provide a good night’s rest, with complimenting furniture and wardrobe space.

Outside to the front of the cottage is a hot tub which is incredibly inviting throughout the year and the perfect place to relax and unwind. There is roadside parking, subject to availability.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 bedroom - super-king-size
  • 1 shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer and washing machine
  • Hot tub
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Roadside parking, subject to availability 
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Pub and shop within walking distance
  • TV in lounge

Kate Gray

This property is personally managed by Kate.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 40 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Val 5th January 2022

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lovely location- very warm and comfortable- great hot tub at end of day of long walking- Thank You

Reviewed by Kelly 31st December 2021

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Really nice cottage, smaller than expected which wasn't too much of an issue for us as there was just us and our one dog. Location great for walks, highly recommend Middleton Top the views are stunning. Only one of the local pubs was open during our stay which was a shame. Would stay there again.

Reviewed by Lucy 18th December 2021

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Lovely cottage located in a quiet village that is an ideal base for lots of long walks. Both of us and the dog thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will definitely be returning to the area!

Reviewed by Jamie 12th December 2021

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We stayed for 3 nights with our 2 dogs. Great location and parking space outside the cottage. Cottage very clean, hot tub was lovely. Comfy bed and nice bathroom. We will be coming back! Loved it. Thank you.

Reviewed by Hannah 10th December 2021

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Beautiful cottage. Cosy and romantic. Loved the hot tub and log burner.

Reviewed by Carl 3rd December 2021

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Cottage was great. Well equipped and well presented. The stairs to the bedroom are quite a hairy experience!

Reviewed by Georgie 20th November 2021

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We had such a lovely stay in Stowe Cottage, was the perfect sized cottage for me, my partner and our small cockerpoo. The area is lovely, and there are lots of nice places to visit locally. We would definitely come back and stay again!

Reviewed by Anthony 12th November 2021

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What a fabulous little cottage, the facilities are first class and having a hot tub available after a long walk is brilliant. It is right on the doorstep of the peak district and there are places to go nearby. We would recommend Black Rock, High Peak Trail, Dovedale, Ilam Hall and Carsington Water..... Brilliant. There are local pubs if you want a Read morefriendly drink or two and Le Mistral in Wirksworth do a lovely meal..... Would recommend to anyone. Hide

Reviewed by Stephen 9th November 2021

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Reviewed by Lynsey 5th November 2021

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Beautiful property with walks and pubs on the doorstep. Nothing is too much trouble for the owners. The fire made the evenings cosy. The hot tub was fantastic. The bed was huge and really comfortable. Would love to stay again!

Reviewed by Scott 25th October 2021

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Had a fantastic time in a fantastic location. The cottage was immaculate and the photos were an excellent representation of the accommodation and specification on offer. Communication from the owners was brilliant. Thank you for a wonderful mini break!

Reviewed by RACHAEL 22nd October 2021

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Lovely cottage. More compact than expected and the stairs are very steep and narrow but dont impact your stay. fab owners, location, modern, clean cottage and the hot tub was lush.

Reviewed by Ellen 15th October 2021

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Lovely cosy cottage in a gorgeous location. Lots of nice local walks to do. We stayed with our dog and there was more than enough room for the three of us downstairs. It can be hard to keep the dog downstairs without a gate so we improvised and used the fire guard, seemed to do the trick! Log burner and hot tub are just what you want after a long dRead moreay of walking!! Huge comfy bed! Can see how the stairs would be abit dangerous to less abled people but we had no problems. Thanks for having us! Hide

Reviewed by Shaun 4th October 2021

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Reviewed by Roger 10th September 2021

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A quaint cottage in need of some TLC and replacing of towels, bedding and soft furnishing, the stone spiral staircase is an accident waiting to happen, especially with toilet facilities downstairs. We had problems finding parking, especially at the weekend and parked nearly half a mile away on Sunday. Speeding traffic is a worry for dog owners as tRead morehe outside space is very small. We didn't use the hot tub as the towels provided are inadequate, would have paid a bit more for robes/fluffy towels. Hide

Reviewed by David 3rd September 2021

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Reviewed by Sian 20th August 2021

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Cottage was lovely, relaxing we had a wonderful time, walks are close by to enjoy with the dogs, nice local pub just down road, we had a lovely stay and would certainly return again thank you.

Reviewed by William 13th August 2021

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Reviewed by James 10th August 2021

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We would highly recommend Stowe Cottage to anybody looking for a cosy retreat in a beautiful and quiet location. The facilities at the cottage catered for all of our needs and the hot tub was a particularly welcome feature for soothing our tired legs after some lovely long walks around the area. We would definitely stay at the cottage again.

Reviewed by Emma 6th August 2021

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Reviewed by Jayne 9th July 2021

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It was a lovely stay central to go anywhere in the Dale's the cottage was great and really enjoyed the hot tub in the evenings

Reviewed by Wendy 2nd July 2021

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A lovely quaint little cottage but needed some TLC. The positioning is on a busy main road. Not idle when you a have a dog.

Reviewed by David 29th May 2021

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Beautiful little cottage in a lovely little village.Plenty of walks to enjoy and then the luxury of the hot tub to wind down.

Reviewed by Alison 24th May 2021

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Beautiful location well situated for walks and exploring. Charming, quaint property - a lovely mix of traditional and modern features (ie.log burner, beamed ceilings with modern bathroom/bedroom decor. Ideal retreat to relax in after a day out and about. The hot tub is a real bonus feature too!

Reviewed by Joel 14th May 2021

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Reviewed by Stacey 23rd April 2021

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Reviewed by Noel 27th September 2020

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The cottage was very clean. I dont think it is suitable for dogs however as the front yard is very small and there is only a very small room downstairs without a stair gate which meant keeping the dog downstairs a problem. The hot tub was fabulous. Could do with an upstairs en-suite

Reviewed by David 28th August 2020

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Very disappointed booked for 7 nights had to leave after 2. Much smaller than it appears on photos. We informed owners of issues and said we dont do reviews but after reading identical feedback a year ago we feel compelled. It would take minor costs to change and improve. Grubby rug, stairs from hell, concrete, steep and dangerous. No wine glasses Read moreonly old plastic ones. Did not use hot tub as not private from road and had grit in the bottom. Bed very comfy, sheets and duvet tired and no mirrors Hide

Reviewed by Sue 14th August 2020

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Reviewed by Sarah 7th August 2020

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A beautiful little cottage with everything you need for a getaway! Owners are super hopeful and messaged us before our stay and during to ensure all was OK. The hottub is amazing, especially after a long day of walking! Would definitely recommend this cottage.

Reviewed by Joan 3rd August 2020

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Lovely cottage located close to Middleton Top so great for walkers and cyclists. Fantastic to be able to jump into the hot tub at the end of the day.

Reviewed by Kathryn 31st July 2020

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We had a great weekend in this lovely cottage. Great location and the hot tub is amazing!

Reviewed by Jodie 28th July 2020

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Had an amazing stay at Stowe cottage. A lovely, cosy little cottage perfect for a few days exploring the peak District. The hot tub was a perfect end to a long day out. Already recommended to family and friends, would definitely stay here again.

Reviewed by Teresa 17th July 2020

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This cottage is just so quaint and finished beautifully, with even local marble in the bathroom. The hot tub is a great addition and the closed yard gives safety for any dogs. The stairs are steep but completely manageable in comparison to local hill climbs! The large fridge freezer is helpful. The village is also lovely and the Rising Sun pub doesRead more fabulous food. Being so close to Middleton top gave us some fantastic walks with beautiful scenery and the high peak trail is so interesting. Hide

Reviewed by Nicola 4th July 2020

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We had an amazing stay. The cottage is beautiful and modern! Any pictures do not do it justice. We took our two german shepherds (both under 2 years) with us and, despite there being a small front yard and no garden, the space was more than adequate for us. We have already spoken to family members about booking as was perfectly located and so practRead moreical and comfortable. A real home from home! We loved it! Hide

Reviewed by Karen 14th March 2020

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Lovely little cottage , modern interior with dishwasher , log burner , wine cooler , lovely shower room . Just outside is a hot tub , just what's needed after long walks . Good location for Matlock , Wirksworth , Bakewell , Ashbourne , etc . Plenty of local walks .

Reviewed by Beverley 2nd March 2020

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Lovely cottage beautiful bedroom lovely friendly little village. You do need car to get about. Raising sun pub down road dose beautiful food. Will need to break log for fire if like fire. Hot tub was good in cottage. Had everything we need in it.. would like tv in bedroom.

Reviewed by Ian 7th February 2020

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To small. Stairs from hell..no garden .not big enough to be dog friendly .not attractive living area.no local shop only 1 pub not 2...no food served ...bed good. Hot tub good.7 nights were far to long for us and dogs

Reviewed by Mark 31st January 2020

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Absolutely great place to stay, hot tub was great and a real cosy atmosphere. Loved the bedroom and the stairs

Reviewed by Katie 24th January 2020

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Really enjoyed our long weekend away, cottage was very cosy with everything we needed and more. Bed is very comfy. Bathroom and kitchen both nicely decorated, modern and clean too. Would book again to explore more of the area.

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Cute little cottage with a bubbling hot tub
Beautiful open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner
Have long lazy lie ins here
His and hers sinks in polished granite
Take a long soak in the rainfall shower
Relax by the roaring wood burner
Enjoy a romantic dinner for two
Handy utility space
Stunning high ceilings let the let flood in
Private courtyard to relax in with hot tub
Get outside and explore nearby countryside
Show 2 moreNearby High Peak Trail is a stunning walk

Location

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Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

Eastbourne is a bustling seaside resort on the south coast of England. It has been a popular British holiday destination since Victorian times. The town’s attractive pier and promenade is still a major draw for visitors in search of a traditional seaside experience – you can enjoy a long, level stroll along the sea front whilst enjoying an ice cream or some fish and chips. The pebble beach is a good place to park a deckchair and take in the sun, or paddle in the sea. Great for family breaks and as a romantic getaway, the town has much to offer all visitors. The South Downs Way starts in town and extends 100 miles eastwards to Winchester – one of the first stops on the National Trail are the imposing chalk cliffs of the iconic Beachy Head, a few miles to the east of town. Eastbourne is a big hit with train enthusiasts as it’s home to the Spa Valley Railway and the Miniature Steam Railway. Historians may like Redoubt Fort and The Observatory Science Museum (in nearby Herstmonceux). For all-weather attractions for children why not investigate Fort Fun or the indoor Motcombe Swimming Pool? Further afield, and within a one-hour drive to the west is Brighton, with its own pier, wonderful array of shops and eateries. To the west is Bexhill-on-Sea with its impressive art gallery, the De La Warr Pavillion, and long seafront. Just beyond is the old fishing town of Hastings with its new award-winning designer pier, ancient castle and fishing shanty town.

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