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Harthill Hall - The Chapel

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Alport, near Bakewell, Derbyshire
Grade 4 Star rating
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms3
Bathrooms2
Pets 1

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Description

A 13th-century building dating from 1296 nestled in 14 acres of grounds with a private hot tub and excellent walks from the door.

‘‘...imbued with noble history...set in a dramatic and varied landscape...’’

Take a beautiful Peak District National Park setting, just 3½ miles from Bakewell, add a historic hall (first recorded in the Domesday Book), and an ancient cluster of listed buildings converted to form superb holiday cottage accommodation....and the result is the captivating blend that is Harthill Hall. Nestling in 14 acres of grounds on an upland called Priest’s Hill with excellent walking available from the doorstep, the properties have the use of an extensive range of leisure facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, solarium and treatment rooms. Noble names have woven the threads of the hall’s long history including Henry de Ferrers, the Cokaynes and the Harthills. Henry VIII is also believed to have stayed at the hall.
It was here in 1259 that Sir Richard de Hartle was issued a Papal Bull by Pope Alexander II, allowing him to appoint his own chaplain. The chapel ceased its functions as a place of worship in 1546 and now takes the form of The Chapel and Hartle Cottage. The eight cottages are furnished with antiques and surround a medieval cobbled courtyard. They all retain a wealth of original features including thick stone walls, large oak beams, mullion windows and flagstone floors. Derbyshire’s bustling market towns, villages, hills, dales and rivers offer majestic scenery, and a rich variety of customs. Boasting a varied and beautiful landscape, they offer a blend of heritage, history and family attractions. The beautiful market town of Bakewell (3½ miles) is situated on the River Wye, crossed by a 13th-century five-arched bridge which has coffee shops and restaurants. Within easy reach are Matlock, Hall Leys Park, Chesterfield, Alfreton and Buxton. National Trust properties and gardens nearby include Riley Graves, Longshaw, Mam Tor, South Peak, Dovedale, Hardwick Hall and Kedleston Hall. Close by are both Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall. Games room with free wireless internet connection (1gb per day per device). Golf and horse riding are available within 5 miles. Shop 3½ miles, pub 1 mile.

A 13th-century building dating from 1296 with magnificant displays of medieval stonework. Step to flagstoned entrance. Living room with mullion windows. Dining room with exposed stonework and flagstone floor. Kitchen with gas/electric range (for cooking) medieval stonework, mullion windows, flagstone floor and door with steps leading to south-facing terrace. First floor: Two double bedrooms, one with zip and link kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request) and TV, one with antique oak four-poster bed and en-suite bathroom with toilet. Twin bedroom (can be super kingsize by prior arrangement). Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Full gas central heating included
  • Cot and high chair on request
  • Two TVs
  • DVD
  • CD
  • Gas/electric range included
  • South-facing enclosed terrace with private hot tub, furniture and steps
  • NB: Steps at rear down to terrace

  • Electricity, bed linen and towels, pool towels and bathrobes included
  • Microwave
  • 24-hour laundry service available at cost
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • 14 acres of grounds with furniture
  • Children’s play area
  • Shared indoor heated swimming pool with shower and changing facilities (23ft 6in x 11ft 6in, depth 4ft 6in) open 7.30am-8.30pm, 1 hour private use per day available via booking system
  • Shared games room with small snooker table, billiards and wi-fi Ample parking
  • No smoking
  • NB: Small pond in grounds

SUPERB ADDITIONAL FACILITIES
Each property at Harthill Hall has one hour of private use of the facilities per day booked on site

  • Indoor heated swimming pool with showers and changing facilities
  • Sauna (adults only) and solarium (coin-op, adults only)
  • Treatment rooms
  • 14 acres of landscaped grounds with children’s play area
  • Key collection 4pm
  • Shared games room with small snooker table, billiards and wi-fi

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Features

  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
    Golf nearby
  • Games Room
    Games Room
  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Horse Riding Nearby
    Horse Riding Nearby
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Wifi
    Wifi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Swimming Pool
    Swimming Pool
  • Heritage Collection
    Heritage Collection
  • Private Hot Tub
    Private Hot Tub
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 9

    28/07/2017
    Confirmed guest, 25/07/2017
    Clean, well furnished and equipped properties. Superb use of an ancient building. Because of its age, the interior is dark and better lighting would be very helpful Great local attractions and amenities


  • 8

    17/03/2017
    Confirmed guest, 13/03/2017
    Its a really fantastic location and we have a great time. Just a few comments that are intended to be helpful rather than critical. It would be great to have had some instructions on how to use the hot tub - we didn't realise until the second day that we should be turning on the jets and lights etc as this wasn't explained and we were reluctant to fiddle with any of it. The heating was a problem - it really only had two settings - boiling or off. The only way we could deal with the heat in the night was to have all the windows and doors upstairs open to get rid of the heat. Nowadays i do think people expect a shower above every bath but not a big deal. We had a great time and would definitely recommend it.


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