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The Nook, Kniveton Nr Ashbourne / Carsington Water

Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Kniveton, Derbyshire, England
The Nook is a 250 year old stone built character cottage with exposed beams, log fire situated in the heart of the village and a couple of minutes walk from the local pub – the Red Lion – which has a reputation for good food.

Kniveton is a pretty and ancient village which lies on the road between Ashbourne and Wirksworth. Three miles away is Ashbourne, lying at the southern end of the Peak District, which is a perfect example of an English market town – market place with stalls, eccentric street plan, narrow cobbled alleys, coaching inns and almshouses. In the 18th Century, the town was a fashionable social centre and many fine Georgian buildings remain from this period. Today the town still has much to offer in terms of shops, restaurants and inns and is regarded as something of a haven for antique hunters.
Listing #HL9012896
About the Manager
Mike Baitup (Property Manager Mike Baitup)
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2017
Interaction with guests
We will meet you at the cottage on arrival, show you around, make sure you have all you need and give you the keys then. We are available during your stay should you need any help.
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Lovely cottage. The owners have thought of everything you may need , making it a perfect cottage for a relaxing stay. Log burner with wood and the welcome tray a lovely touch. Owners friendly and helpful with booking. Pub next door very friendly and serves...More

Date of stay: March 2018
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Date of stay: February 2018
Management response:Responded 20 February 2018


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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile


Date of stay: January 2018
Management response:Responded 8 January 2018


  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Dogs welcome at no extra charge but are to remain downstairs and off the furniture. We do not set arbitrary limits on the number of dogs take but like to ensure that the cottage...
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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About the neighbourhood
Steeped in history and situated at the southern end of the Peak District, the lovely village of Kniveton sits in a deep hollow on the slope of Madge Hill, offering home to a scattering of traditional stone cottages, a village pub and a delightful old church built in the 13th century. Surrounded by lovely rolling Peak District countryside and situated close to the excellent watersport facilities at Carsington Water, this great location provides the ideal base from which to explore the surrounding area.

Nearby Ashbourne is the perfect example of an English market town, boasting an eccentric street plan, narrow, cobbled alleys, old market stalls, many fine coaching inns and a good selection of restaurants,
Getting around
We have had a number of guests who have stayed at the cottage without a car and got around on public transport happily. However to get to the more remote parts of the Peak District an car - or bicycle for keen cyclists - is recommended
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: East Midlands: 59.0 km
Railway: Matlock: 18.0 km
Ferry: Hull: 160.0 km
Regular bus service from Ashbourne and Wirksworth / Matlock.

We have had a number of guests who have stayed at the cottage without a car and got around on public transport happily. However to get to the more remote parts of the Peak District an car - or bicycle for keen cyclists - is recommended
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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