Quirky accommodation with splendid four poster bed and private hot tub. A cosy retreat for two with countryside views and good on-site facilities.
‘‘...imbued with noble history...set in a dramatic and varied landscape...’’
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. Games room with free wireless internet connection (1gb per day per device). Golf and horse riding are available within 5 miles. Shop 3½ miles, pub 1 mile.
Living/dining room with slate floor, beams and galley-style kitchen with slate floor. Double bedroom with four-poster bed. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.
- Full LPG central heating included
- Travel cot
- Small enclosed patio, terrace and furniture
- Private hot tub
- Private infra-red sauna
- NB: Steps at rear down to terrace
- Electricity, bed linen and towels, pool towels and bathrobes included
- 24-hour laundry service available at cost
- 14 acres of grounds with furniture
- Children’s play area
- Shared indoor heated swimming pool with shower and changing facilities (23ft 6in x 11ft 6in, depth 4ft 6in) open 7.30am-8.30pm, 1 hour private use per day available via booking system
- Shared pool table, table tennis, table football and Wi-Fi
- Ample parking
- No smoking
- NB: Small pond in grounds
Note: Henry’s Haunt (RXX7) and Cokaynes (RXX9) are adjacent and may be booked as one to sleep 10+2.
SUPERB ADDITIONAL FACILITIES
Each property at Harthill Hall has one hour of private use of the facilities per day booked on site
- Indoor heated swimming pool with showers and changing facilities
- Sauna (adults only) and solarium (coin-op, adults only)
- Treatment rooms
- 14 acres of landscaped grounds with children’s play area
- Key collection 4pm
- Shared games room with pool table, table tennis, table football and Wi-Fi
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION for all properties at Harthill Hall - Pets - Dogs only, no other kind of pets please. There is a no smoking policy in place. Service wash available. Travel cot only available.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION - There is a pond/water feature in the grounds/garden. Wifi available (limited to 1gb per device per day), however, this facility cannot be guaranteed to be available at all times due to the unpredictability of the service providers.Get the full listing »