View towards the property
Beautiful open plan living
Dining room
Dine in style
Dining room and kitchen
Countryside charm
Fully equiped kitchen
Lounge with wood burner
Lounge leading out to garden
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Double bedroom
Double bedroom
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Relax and soak into your surroundings
Large walk in shower
Super king size bedroom
Super king size bedroom
Super king size bedroom
Super king size bedroom
En-suite shower room
View towards the property
Garden furniture
View towards the property
Nearby countryside views
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Besom Cottage,

Baslow (5.6 mls E), Peak District
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
No Dogs
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
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At a glance

  • Character cottage that is over 300 years old and has been refurbished in 2017
  • Stunning views over the Peak District rolling countryside
  • Direct access onto public footpaths to explore the surroundings
  • Character features throughout the cottage including original oak beams
  • Wood burner for those cosy nights in around the fire
  • Beautiful country cottage kitchen welcomes you with the warm from the Aga
Property code: 49757

This charming cottage is over 300 years old and has been fully renovated in 2017, boasting charm with features such as original oak beams, wood burner and Aga with stunning views all around.

This detached cottage is located on the boarder of the Peak District National Park within the owner’s grounds. Situated close by to Chesterfield this ensures the location has fantastic transport links. Chatsworth House and Gardens is on the doorstep and boasts a fantastic day out for the whole family, the farm shop is not to be missed. The nearby town of Bakewell is a popular stop with those who visit, being home to the famous Bakewell Pudding shop. The area provides a wonderful selection of country pubs, cafes and restaurant to enjoy. Not forgetting you are spoilt for choice on the surrounding countryside walks, cycle paths and bridleways to explore.

Stepping inside the cottage you are welcomed by the charming country cottage kitchen/diner. The kitchen provides everything you will need for a home from home stay, such as combo microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine and dishwasher. The heart of the kitchen is the beautiful Aga, which is fully working, and warming. The dining area presents a traditional farmhouse table and the ideal base for those lazy breakfasts whilst taking in the surrounding views. Stepping down a handful of steps into the lounge area the stylish charm continues. There is a wood burner for those cosy nights in and a large flat screen TV and comfortable sofas to relax on. Upstairs the cottage offers two bedrooms, one king-size with en-suite shower and WC, and one king-size zip-and-link (which can be made into twin upon request) with en-suite bathroom with slipper bath, enclosed shower and WC.

Outside the garden area is fully enclosed with patio, seating and built in BBQ, perfect for warm summer evenings and dining alfresco. There is an allocated parking area for two cars next to the cottage.

  • 2 Bedrooms - 1 king-size and1 king-size zip-and-link (can be made up as twins if requested at the time of booking)
  • 1 Bathroom and 1 shower room
  • Kitchen with Aga, combo microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine and dishwasher
  • Wood burner - first basket of logs provided
  • Travel cot available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Regret no pets
  • BBQ and garden furniture
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • TV/DVD in lounge
  • User friendly underfloor heating system
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included

This property joined our collection in 2017 and is managed by Kate.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 22 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Jenny, 7th September 2018

Beautiful cottage and location, with everything you need to have a luxurious holiday.

Reviewed by Linda, 10th August 2018

Superb cottage, furnished to a high standard. Would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Emma, 27th July 2018

Besom Cottage was a beautifully restored cottage and we instantly felt at home with a lovely welcome pack and friendly greeting from the owner. It had everything we needed and was perfectly located for visiting Matlock Bath, Heights of Abraham, Monsal cycle trail, Ilam, Dovedale and much more. It was cosy and comfortable with great facilities. We wRead moreould highly recommend and visit again. Hide

Reviewed by Stephen, 20th July 2018

Our second stay at Besom Cottage, which we thoroughly enjoyed. The cottage is in a lovely location and is very well thought out. We were able to use the barbecue this year, which we really enjoyed.

Reviewed by Maureen, 13th July 2018

A lovely cottage. Renovated to a very high standard. Comfortable and bright. Set in a beautiful location. Easy to get to and from all our chosen destinations. Its close to the village of holymoorside with a good restaurant/ pub. Chesterfiled is only 15 minutes drive away for food shopping. There is a little village store but only basic provisions sRead moreo arriving with enough to get you going is a good idea. Hide

Reviewed by Gill, 15th June 2018

A beautiful well equipped Cottage . We loved everything about it . It was extremely comfortable and the owners were very kind and helpful but not intrusive.

Reviewed by Susie, 1st June 2018

Comfortable cottage with everything you could need, peaceful location yet close to sites and attractions lovely place to stay.

Reviewed by Adrian, 25th May 2018

A fantastic cottage in a peaceful location which is ideal for exploring the surrounding areas. The cottage has been very sympathetically restored and offers delightful accommodation.

Reviewed by Allan, 18th May 2018

A splendid cottage, and we recommend it highly.

Reviewed by Pamela, 11th May 2018

We're really pleased to agree with ALL the very positive comments about cosy yet spacious Besom Cottage. Its location is ideal to access places from Chatsworth to the Dales before the crowds arrive. Enjoy!

Reviewed by Sarah, 26th March 2018

Besom Cottage was gorgeous - lovely location, really well fitted out - loved the bedrooms, the Aga, everything - the water pressure for the shower was fantastic. Would definitely stay again, lots of lovely places to eat and visit - highly recommend.

Reviewed by Sandra, 9th March 2018

A very nice cottage in a quiet area but not far from amenities and the attractions of the Peak District. Stunning views of Chesterfield when you drive towards the cottage. The aga was a great feature in the kitchen and we used the aga every day.

Reviewed by , 2nd February 2018

A really beautiful holiday cottage. Very comfortable and homely. Location , slightly off the beaten track but well worth it. Very warm and cosy for those winter breaks. Just great!

Reviewed by Carol, 30th December 2017

No much more than advertised just perfect

Reviewed by Karen, 22nd December 2017

A beautiful cottage with no expense spared on decor and furnishings. The pictures really don't do it justice and all the rooms are much larger than they appear online. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Anthony, 25th November 2017

We loved this property which was warm and cozy. The decor and fittings are all of a high quality and look to have been done recently. Two nice big ensuites are handy if 4 people are staying. As a location a great place to explore all parts of the Peak District and close to Sheffield and Chesterfield. This cottage is a very high standard and would rRead moreecommend to those who like a bit of quality. Sky Q in all the rooms a nice touch. Hide

Reviewed by Stephen, 20th October 2017

Besom Cottage is excellent - plenty of room for 4 people, very well equipped and a lovely location. A lot of thought has gone into the cottage - there were lots of things that impressed us, even down to having plenty of keys for the window locks, and child safety catches on the windows that needed them. The cottage was super clean when we arrived tRead moreoo. Highly recommended. Hide

Reviewed by Ken, 15th September 2017

The cottage is brilliant, comfortable and warm. Everything is shiny and new. The owners have obviously put a lot of TLC into the refurbishment.

Reviewed by Emma, 8th September 2017

Amazing property, amazing quality, amazing location! Practically brand new cottage, everything in this cottage is the best quality & you have everything you could ever need! It's reassuring having the owners onsite & they are very welcoming! The area is so peaceful with gorgeous views & in perfect situation for lots of famous places to visit! Can'tRead more recommend this property more highly...!! Hide

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View towards the property
Beautiful open plan living
Dining room
Dine in style
Dining room and kitchen
Countryside charm
Fully equiped kitchen
Lounge with wood burner
Lounge leading out to garden
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