Set in the quiet village of Over Haddon and within 300 yards of the Lathkill Dale National Nature Reserve with its high limestone countryside, clear streams, secluded woods and abundant wildlife, Lower Folds offers the perfect base to explore the Peak District National Park, whether by car, bicycle or on foot. With spectacular walking and cycling on the doorstep, Lower Folds is a well equipped, semi-detached holiday home in the heart of the village, with a popular dining pub only 300 yards away and with easy access (two miles - regular village bus service) to the charming town of Bakewell. Local walking books and other tourist information are provided at the cottage. The historic Chatsworth House (seven miles), Haddon Hall and Caudwell’s Mill (five miles) are easily accessed. Within a half-hour drive, visit Buxton, the world-famous spa town with its opera house and beautiful gardens; Staffordshire Moorlands’ impressive gritstone edges and craggy rocks; Matlock Bath with its cable car ride to the Heights of Abraham; Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site; ’Blue John’ Caverns at Castleton - home to eight of the 14 known veins of Britain’s rarest mineral and Crich Tramway Village, offering vintage trams to transport you back in time along cobbled streets. Also visit the historic Georgian town of Ashbourne with its beautiful architecture, fine antique shops and stylish boutiques, Carsington Water with rich wildflower meadows, native woodlands, ponds, reed beds and islands; riding and trekking centre near Buxton and four golf courses (Ashbourne, Bakewell, Buxton High Peak and Cavendish). Further afield you can enjoy the Staffordshire Potteries, Alton Towers, and the National Memorial Arboretum, or you can just relax by the fire or in the private walled rear garden and enjoy the views across paddocks and open farmland.
Ground Floor: The property has gas central heating and comprises:
Entrance hall: With storage for boots and coats.
Lounge/dining room: Spacious with wooden floor, gas wood burner, 32" Freesat TV, DVD player, iPod dock and radio.
Kitchen: With tiled floor, gas hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, fresh coffee machine and washing machine.
Cloakroom: With WC.
First Floor: Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath and WC.
All gas, electric, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available. Wi-Fi. Enclosed lawned garden with patio, sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (2 cars). Cycle store. No smoking.