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Beautiful house sleeps 8 in the stunning location of Dovedale Peak District Park



Updated: 04-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Middle house is a beautiful stone built Grade 2 listed converted farmhouse full of charm and character. Set in the scenic village of Thorpe it's locality makes it just perfect for walking in Dovedale and the surrounding areas in the Peak District National Park.The house has beautiful oak beams and there are stone tiles throughout downstairs.Middle house has 4 bedrooms. one bedroom has an en suite shower room and WC, There is one bathroom with bath, separate shower and WC and there is a downstairs toilet There is a small garden and the village pub is a short walk away,There is parking outside and dogs are allowed. The house is 5 miles away from the beautiful market town of Ashbourne and a perfect location for visiting many NT properties, Chatsworth House, Alton Towers and going on lots of lovely walks

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About the Owner

Jo Wright
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
4 April, 2017

About Jo Wright

My parents bought the house in the early seventies and and for nearly 40 years it has been a holiday house for our families and for our friends to enjoy and this is what we seek to continue.

Jo Wright purchased this house in 1976

11 Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)


Simple, clean accommodation, perfect for walking, amazing location

  • 5 of 5

Our family had s lovely time in middle cottage. We could walk straight out from the front door and there are footpaths in every direction. Bakewell, stepping stones, Ashbourne, Buxton and chatsworth are all accessible. Cottage is simple but everything you need is there and it's very clean. We would definitely go back. Thanks jo.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charmed by this house

  • 5 of 5

We were charmed by this house the minute we walked in! Wooden beams, old solid furniture, plenty seating for all the family.

Kitchen very well equipped, plates, dishes, pans, utensils- every thing you need and then some!!

Beds were all very comfy- master bedroom was fab.

So much space for everyone without being on top of each other!

The children loved all the toys and dvd's that were there!

Easy or difficult walk down into Dovedale depending on choice of path!!

Thank you jo- we had a fab time!! Xx

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely well equipped cottage

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful and peaceful little village and a lovely old cottage with lots of character. A family group of us stayed with the youngest being 13 months and the oldest 87 and it was perfect. Very well equipped too, and clean.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Middle House Thorpe

  • 5 of 5

We had not visited the Peak District before and found that there where excellent walks in the area around the cottage. The cottage was very well equipped

and we had a very pleasant week - even the weather was good.

We had 2 very good meals at the Okeover Arms.

I would certainly recommend the cottage and I hope to return for another holiday in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely cottage in great location

  • 4 of 5

Stayed for 2 nights in February a group of 6 adults and 2 children. Really loved the cottage which was kept nice and clean with plenty of room upstairs and down. the girls loved it. .Easy walk to Dovedale taking about 15 mins,Will definitely stay at the cottage again great value for money.I would like to thank Jo the owner for agreat stay.Pete from Walsall.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Just Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this house several times and think it is wonderful. It's exactly as an old stone farmhouse should be - cosy and comfortable and offering everything you need for a pleasant, uncomplicated stay in the countryside.

The area has much to offer as well. There are of course beautiful walks in the dales, but we like mixing this by visiting the pretty towns, villages and stately homes in the area. To treat the kids we always rent bikes and get out on to one of the cycle routes like the Tissington Trail and of course a day out at the nearby Alton Towers also always goes down well.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Car: necessary

the following places are all an easy car journey -National trust properties - Ilam Hall, Sudbury Hall, Haddon Hall

Chatsworth House

Alton Towers

Blue John Cavern

Speedwell Cavern

Carsington Water

Tissington trail - for walk and cycling

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
29 Apr 2017 - 6 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
27 May 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
22 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

mid week and weekend stays may be possible so please get in touch

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 04-Apr-2017


Property Type

  • house


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Toys ...


  • limited accessibility

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • hiking


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, large bedroom with Kingsize bed and en suite shower room
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Single Bed, 1 Cot, downstairs bedroom. travel cot stored in this room
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, Downstairs bedroom with bunkbed
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed, upstairs single room


  • Garden ...


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...

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