Tick Tock Cottage
on the edge of Baslow village is about four miles east of Bakewell,
considered to be the centre of the Peak District National Park.
at Tick Tock Cottage you enjoy
the very best of the scenery located walking distance to Chatsworth
House and estate, gritstone crags and moorlands.
The cottage is renovated and maintained to a
very high standard in a clean contemporary style - leather
sofas, stainless steel kitchen units with solid oak worktops,
multimedia entertainment, ALL Sky channels including Sky
Sport, Sky Anytime and Sky+ HD, 32" flat screen TV, low
voltage ceiling lighting.
Unlimited fast broadband
with both wireless and 1000/10 wired cat5 network
connections to keep in touch with the world and surf, if you wish to!
Accommodation comprises open
plan ground floor with solid oak flooring through lounge, dining
Two bedrooms carpeted
luxuriously. Both with super king size beds which can be
prepared as four 6'6" singles if requested. Sony Smart TV in
master bedroom with Sky on ALL channels and internet for
iPlaye, Sky Anytime etc.. Additional
blackout blinds in second bedroom helps children to sleep
Modern bathroom with
both shower cubicle and bath. Toilets on both floors. Gas fired
central heating, utility room, cloakroom. Completely equipped
including washing machine, tumble drier, freezer, fridge,
dishwasher, steamer etc ... Travel cot and baby high chair if
Garden with lawn and
herbaceous border. Outdoor table and chairs. gas BBQ range. Patio heater.
Secure mountain bike storage
in garage. Excellent local routes for
mountain bikers, fell runners, and walkers right on your doorstep. Gritstone crags and limestone face routes for rock climbers both
within a 10 minute drive.
Everything you may need
Peak District holiday cottage is there ready for you to use as
soon as you arrive. A welcome pack of food essentials,
dishwasher and washing machine tablets are all provided with
bed linen and bathroom towels provided. All central
heating and electricity included. Absolutely no extra costs.
Parking for two cars or more in dedicated
spaces on the private driveway.
You will be surrounded by
magnificent Peak District countryside and share it with abundant
wildlife, plants and birds. Whatever your age or
interests, whether walking, (many routes from the door),
fishing, bird watching, cycling, horse riding, sight seeing,
photography or simply enjoying peace and quiet, you will find
this a perfect place to take a break.
Baslow provides the ideal
Peak District central base from which to visit the many and varied
attractions on offer. These include Bakewell market town and
interesting shopping just 10 minutes away, Buxton spa town
and location of the internationally renowned and restored Buxton
Opera House. The Hope Valley and scenic Derwent Dams are a short
Close by the magnificent
stately home of Chatsworth House (Britain's finest stately home
- residence of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire), is only
walking distance from Tick Tock Cottage through the beautiful
parkland. Haddon Hall near Bakewell and Hardwick Hall are both
a short easy drive.
Families (with children
of all ages) can enjoy visits to Castleton with the Blue John
Caverns and Matlock Bath with its cable cars and Gulliver's
Kingdom are about 20 - 30 minutes drive. Alton Towers
is about a one
Excellent Spar shop is 250m
walk from your cottage
and large Co-operative supermarket is about 10 minutes drive to Bakewell. All major
supermarkets deliver to Tick Tock Cottage from online ordering
direct to your accommodation - so you could arrange a delivery to
arrive when you are at your cottage.
However, a welcome pack of essentials is always provided with compliments
- the usual milk, bread, butter etc and a local delicacy, Bakewell pudding
good with single cream.
Enjoy eating out.
at the end of each day, you wish to eat out, there are many good and
reasonably priced eating places and pubs within easy reach. Four local
are just a stagger from Tick Tock Cottage and have good menus and
I've lived nearby for over 45
years and can provide you with local knowledge and tourist
information on the Peak District as well as this superb two
bedroom self catering accommodation at Tick Tock Cottage.
now for 2013 as we enjoy many repeat
visitors, so many bookings are already in place for Summer 2013.
Manchester International Airport 1 hour (about 38 miles)
Trains - Grindeford 5 miles), Buxton (15
miles), Chesterfield (9 miles)
NO SMOKING. SORRY NO
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Peak District weather forecast
Further information just call Angus direct on
582625 or 07831 717773