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Hot tub | Priesthill - Harthill Hall, Alport, near Bakewell
Living area | Priesthill - Harthill Hall, Alport, near Bakewell
  • Cottage
  • Alport, near Bakewell
  • RXX7

Priesthill

9.3

out of 10

  • 4

  • 2

  • 1

  • 1

Hot Tub
Wifi
Swimming pool

Historical property with lovely countryside views from the Jacuzzi! Excellent onsite facilities include swimming pool and laundry service.

All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space: With tiled floor and beams.
Living area: With TV and DVD player.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With zip and link 2ft 3in twin beds (can be kingsize on request).
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

LPG central heating included. Travel cot and highchair. TV. DVD. Microwave. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Enclosed south-facing terrace. Private hot tub (available 8am-10pm). Electric Vehicle Charging Point. Please note: There are steps at the rear down to the terrace.

All properties: Electricity, towels, bed linen and Wi-Fi included. 24-hour laundry service available (at cost). Games room with free wireless internet connection (1gb per day per device). 14-acre grounds with garden furniture. Children’s play area. Indoor heated swimming pool with shower and changing facilities (23ft 6in x 11ft 6in, depth 4ft 6in, shared, one-hour slots via booking system. Sauna and solarium (adults only, coin-operated). Ample parking. No smoking. Please note: There is a small pond in the grounds.

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. Golf and horse riding are available within 5 miles. Shop 3½ miles, pub 1 mile.

Manners (RAA4) and Harthill Barn (RAA5) can be joined by interconnecting doors and may be booked together to sleep up to 16+4 children under 8 yrs.

Awards

  • Customers' Choice 2022

Features

Celebration Houses

Childrens play area

Cot Available - Cot

Customers' Choice

Decorated at Christmas

Dishwasher

Electric Vehicle Charging Point

Enclosed garden / patio

Family Holidays

Games Room

Garden or Patio

Golf nearby

Highchair

Historical Property

Horse Riding nearby

Hot tub Privacy - Private

Internet Connection - Internet Wifi

Open Plan

Parking-designated on site

Pool (Any)

Pub within 1 mile

Romantic Getaways

Shower Cubicle

Location

Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 16:00
  • Depart before 10:00

Pets

  • 1 pet allowed - charges apply

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels

Smoking

  • No smoking, please

Overall holiday experience

Based on 9 reviews

9.3

out of 10

Value for money

8.7

Cleanliness

9.7

Comfort and Equipment

9.2

Location

9.7

Local amenities

9.8

Overall rating

9.3

Dorrit

  • Manchester

  • Family (the eldest child is at school)

8

out of 10

A lovely cottage weekend break with our dog. Great peaceful location not far from Bakewell. Only issue we had were beds were too small especially in the twin bedroom.

23 Jun 2022

Zoe

  • Coventry

10

out of 10

A family of 4 (12 & 17 yo) plus a dog, we had a wonderful time. There was literally not a single solitary thing to complain about. Pool, jacuzzi, sauna, treatment room. I got a massage which was as just what I needed! Games room which we thoroughly enjoyed the retro Pac-Man and street fighter games were so fun. The area was beautiful, the fields all lush. The info provided about local pubs and restaurants was so so useful!!! The place had everything you need. Couldn’t fault it … will definitely book again - thank you!

24 Apr 2022

Jaqueline

  • Guildford

  • Couple

10

out of 10

This was an outstanding property. We loved the hot tub outside and used it every day. The personal use of a swimming pool and sauna area was great- particularly during COVID times. The property was ideal for doing some lovely walks locally which had stunning views (particularly Stanton Moor) and very close to Chatsworth and Bakewell. Book early!

21 Sep 2021

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