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The Manor House

Alport, nr. Bakewell Grade 4 Star rating View Map
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Ideal for large gatherings, this 16th-century manor house has quirky décor and period features as well as on site spa facilities.

The Manor House sleeps 14 adults and 4 children under the age of 8. Nestled in the Peak District National Park, this 16th-century manor house shares 14 acres of grounds with the owners’ other holiday homes and is furnished in a shabby chic style with antiques, wood panelling, beams, stained glass and mullion windows (low ceilings, low doors and uneven floors in some rooms). There is use of a range of facilities (1 hour per day private use via booking system), including a shared indoor pool, sauna, solarium and treatment room. Bakewell, 3½ miles, offers shops, bars, a bistro, restaurants, twice weekly market, antique country fairs and music festivals. Stroll alongside the River Wye or a circular 3½-mile walk on part of the Monsal Trail. Chatsworth House, 5 miles, is set in 1000 acres and visitors have the opportunity to see the wild deer grazing. Other places to visit include Carsington Water and Buxton Opera House, both a short drive. Golf and horse riding are within 5 miles. Shops 3½ miles, pub 1 mile.

Early beamed entrance/sitting room with open fire. Beamed living room with sofa bed (alternative sleeping for two adults) and open fire. Large beamed kitchen/dining room with dual fuel Range (for cooking), open fire and flagstone floor. Four steps to small beamed double bedroom with stained glass window and low ceiling. Steam shower room with toilet. First floor: Henry’s room: Double bedroom with four-poster bed, wood panelling, double mullion window and step up to en-suite shower room with toilet. Jemima’s room: Double bedroom with 6ft (zip & link) bed, two additional chair beds (for +2 children under 8 years) and en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Chelsie’s room: Double bedroom with four-poster bed, wooden floor and step up to en-suite shower room with toilet. Sam’s room: Split-level double bedroom with two day beds (each for +1 children under 8 years) and en-suite shower room with toilet, low headroom on one level and steep, narrow tread stairs to glazed sitting area with double bed. Mum and Dad’s pad: Beamed double bedroom with exposed trusses, 6ft four-poster bed, child bed (for +1 child under 5 years), Calvari rain bath, double basin and toilet. All bedrooms with LCD TV.

  • Three open fires - fuel available locally
  • electricity, full gas central heating included, bed linen and towels (included pool towels and bathrobes) included
  • Cot and high chair on request
  • 6-ring dual fuel Italian range (halogen griddle) included
  • Eight TVs
  • DVD
  • CD
  • iPod dock
  • microwave
  • 24-hour laundry service available at cost
  • Two dishwashers
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Walled inner courtyard with furniture
  • Enclosed garden
  • Ample parking
  • Games room in Victorian summerhouse with Wii games console, small billiards table, table tennis, flatscreen TV
  • Shared indoor heated swimming pool with shower and changing facilities (23ft 6in x 11ft 6in, depth 4ft 6in), 1 hr private use per day available via booking system
  • 4-person Jacuzzi
  • No smoking

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  • Four Poster BedFour Poster Bed
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • Detached PropertyDetached Property
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • Ideal for GolfIdeal for Golf
  • Games RoomGames Room
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Hot TubHot Tub
  • Open FireOpen Fire
  • Horse Riding NearbyHorse Riding Nearby
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • WifiWifi
  • Swimming PoolSwimming Pool
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Heritage CollectionHeritage Collection

Customer Comments

  • 6

    Confirmed guest, 2015-07-17
    Lovely location but a few things let the house down. Only one light in a large and dark living room to the extent that it's not possible to read when natural light fades, living room furniture not very comfortable and not in keeping with the house, huge kitchen but not a single cupboard to put food in. The rest of the house was good but the living room in particular let it down to the extent that I would not return.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 2015-06-19
    The whole family had a very relaxed, happy and enjoyable holiday at the Manor House. The house was all we could wish for in comfort and convenience set in wonderful coutryside. The games room kept the men happy for hours while the ladies used the pool and hot tub, bliss. With lovely little pubs, beautiful walks and areas to cycle within easy reach, definitely worth recommending.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 2015-04-10
    A marvellous situation assisted by very good weather. Well placed for many of the best Dervyshire sights. The swimming pool and hot tub were much used and fully appreciated/

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2015-03-09
    Thy This is an expensive let but one worthy of a special occasion. Arrangements with housekeeper etc were faultless. Once we'd saved up!! we would love to return.

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8.5 out of 10 – based on 10 reviews collected by Reevoo

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