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Friars Folly, Monks Retreat

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
Minimum stay varies
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In an elevated farm location where Monks Dale meets Millers Dale within a conservation area of outstanding natural beauty, on a hillside overlooking the river Wye at the heart of the National Park, this lovingly restored limestone cottage with original old oak beams and trusses is a spacious haven of peace & rustic charm. It has 1 double & 1 twin bedroom, a bathroom with bath & power shower. A fitted dining kithcen with full sized cooker, microwave & fridge etc. You have the use of a shared laundry. The comfortable lounge has 3 sofas, 32 inch flat screen TV, DVD and free Wi-Fi. There are lovely open views over the south facing garden to the hills beyond. The lawn with garden furniture captures the best of the sunshine all day. We have a 4 star gold award from the English Tourism Council. ...In an elevated farm location where Monks Dale meets Millers Dale within a conservation area of outstanding natural beauty, on a hillside overlooking the river Wye at the heart of the National Park, this lovingly restored limestone cottage with original old oak beams and trusses is a spacious haven of peace & rustic charm. It has 1 double & 1 twin bedroom, a bathroom with bath & power shower. A fitted dining kithcen with full sized cooker, microwave & fridge etc. You have the use of a shared laundry. The comfortable lounge has 3 sofas, 32 inch flat screen TV, DVD and free Wi-Fi. There are lovely open views over the south facing garden to the hills beyond. The lawn with garden furniture captures the best of the sunshine all day. We have a 4 star gold award from the English Tourism Council. A tray of beverages & biscuits will welcome you on arrival. We have 3 cottages sleeping 12 in total.More
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Pam W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2013
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Reviewed 24 February 2019 via mobile

Well equipped cottage in lovely quiet location. Couldn’t have wanted for anything. Loads of walks from the cottage meaning no need to drive. Will return at some point.

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank janee81
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: April 2018
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Doing this review on Boxing Day we still have two days to go. What can I say the cottage is fantastic, lovely and clean and in an amazing position. Walks are right on your doorstep, hosts are lovely. Going to Chatsworth tomorrow to walk round...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Tracy C
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Brilliant cottage - perfect for a getaway with the dogs Clean and well equipped. Plenty of walks mapped out Lovely area Would visit again

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank Jodie G
Reviewed 30 October 2016

What a wonderful place, in a very attractuve part of the Peak District. Spacious cottage, perfectly adequate for our needs as a family of four (boy and girl 12 and 15). Lovely walks and cycle rides straight from cottage. Friendly owners. Good selection of DVDs...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Seahorse412013
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Highchair
Dryer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Books
Iron
Stereo System
Hairdryer
Parking
Shared Garden
Microwave
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Kettle
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About the neighbourhood
The trout filled river Wye meanders through the dales between the spa town of Buxton & the old market town of Bakewell famous for it's puddings. At Buxton you can follow in the footsteps of Victorian visitors who would take the waters among the eligant architecture of the crescent then stroll in extensive gardens & take a tea dance in the magnificent glass domed ballroom or visit the beautiful old theatre. Bakewell still has an outdoor market every Monday & a host of interesting little shops just off the river where a multitude of ducks await feeding. The river travels 12 miles between the 2 towns through 5 of the most picturesque dales in the country & all can be walked using paths with foot bridges & stepping stones, or cycled using the Monsal Trail. Half way along the trail is a very sp...
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