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A First Floor Apartment Set Over Three Floors, Centrally Located In The Spa Town



Updated: 13-Oct-2016
Apartment in Buxton, Derbyshire, England - Five >Minutes Walk From All Of Buxton's Famous Sights And Attraction

Solomon’s Peak Apartment is situated within the Buxton Conservation area due to its special architectural and historic interest. Positioned centrally within the historic spa town, and only five minutes walk from all of the local attractions, it is a great base from which to explore the delights of Buxton and the surrounding area. Solomon’s Peak Apartment is a first floor apartment and set over three floors, thus boasts spacious and contemporary living accommodation.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Kevin and I (Lorraine) have lived in Buxton for over 50 years, we have two daughters, one son inlaw, 4 grandchildren and a cocker spaniel called Alfie. Buxton is a lovely friendly Town with lots of beautiful attractions within walking distance!

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16 Reviews

based on 16 holidaymaker reviews


Lovely apartment

  • 5 of 5

Lovely apartment, very clean and comfortable and everything you need is there. Perfect location, just a short walk to lovely pubs and restaurants. The owners Lorraine and Kevin were absolutely brilliant, so helpful. Highly recommend this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Good pad for a short stay.

  • 4 of 5

Good accommodation in a location easily accessible to most places in Buxton.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful accomodation for a stay in Buxton - a recommendation

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in Buxton - also thanks to the great accommodation. The apartment has a superb location in Buxton and many places in the Peak District are easily accessible by bus or train; also it is clean and spacious. Lorraine and Kevin are very nice and helpful. A recommendation !

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great location - really nice flat

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay in this flat. Kevin was really friendly when we met

The flat is really well located to visit Buxton and the Peak district in general as it is close to the main roads. Loads of supermarkets and restaurants/pubs around

Inside of the flat is as described, really nice and clean, just what you need

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely place, good location

  • 4 of 5

We booked this apartment for 2 nights but we didn't really spend much time in the apartment so there may be somethings that we have missed. The owners were very accommodating because we asked for an early check in and there was easy system to drop off the keys as we left quite early.

The apartment was well furnished and clean, it also had a number of additional touches such as books, games and some kitchen extras like milk and bread.

The apartment is within an easy walk of the town center and there is a Sainsbury's just round the corner.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Modern apartment. Bright and airy. Good location. Great find.

  • 4 of 5

We arrived and were welcomed by the owner, Kevin (having spoken to his wife, Lorraine, on the phone for helpful directions). He showed us around and we were taken with the apartment straight away. The first thing I noticed was how tastefully it had been decorated throughout. The sitting room was smail but did the job. The kitchen had a breakfast bar which our two 6 year olds loved! The double bedroom and bathroom were spacious but the biggest hit was the attic/mezzazine bedroom that the girls commandeered. They are still talking about it as one of the highlights of our holiday! I would point out (as I'm sure the owners have, that the stairs are steep and the steps narrow so would not suit younger children). We had a wonderful stay here and would recommend it unreservedly.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
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Buxton Opera House, buxton, derbyshire
"Great Place to visit in Buxton "
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Buxton Opera House, buxton, derbyshire
"Great Place to visit in Buxton "

From the Owner

We bought the property in 2006. The property has been totally renovated to a very high standard.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Manchester at 25 Miles Nearest Barpub : The Cheshire Cheese at 15 Metres Nearest Ferry : Holyhead at 200 Miles Nearest Golf : Cavendish Golf Club at 2 Miles Nearest Train : Buxton Train Station at 1 Miles Nearest Motorway : M60 at 25 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Colombine Restaurant at 0.5 Miles Nearest Ski : Manchester Ski Factor at 30 Miles Nearest Beach : Blackpool at 90 Miles

Special interest holidays:

Buxton is a spa town in Derbyshire. It has the highest elevation of any market town in England. Located close to the county boundary with Cheshire to the west and Staffordshire to the south, Buxton is described as "the gateway to the Peak District National Park".

Buxton is blessed with its architecture and history. The Crescent, Bath House, Buxton Opera House, The Devonshire Dome are to name but a few buildings which are very special in their own right.

Culturally, there are lots to do and see, including the annual Buxton Festival and the International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival, among other festivals and performances held in the Opera House and other venues. The Buxton Museum & Art Gallery offers year-round exhibitions, as too does the Pavilion Gardens.

If you’re an adrenalin chaser, there are a range of activities to do. From ‘Go Ape’ to mountain biking, swimming and walking, pot-holing and cavern exploring to climbing and abseiling, Buxton and the Peak District has it all.


The nearest airport is Manchester which is about 30 minute drive. The nearest motorway is the M62 and/or M6, both of which are approximately 45 minutes drive. Buxton has excellent train links direct to Manchester and bus routes to the Potteries, Sheffield and other towns including Bakewell, Matlock and Ashbourne. Nearest train station is a 10 min walk and the nearest bus stop is a 2 min walk away.


All of Buxton's attractions are within five minutes walk from the apartment.

Bakewell, Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Castleton, Matlock and Macclesfield are all within 15mins to 30mins drive away.

Alton Towers, the UK's no1 theme park and water park is less than 40 minutes drive away.

The cities of Sheffield, Stoke on Trent and Manchester are within an hours drive.

Further Details:

Buxton has a fantastic array of restaurants, shops and boutiques. You'll be spoilt for choice.

Likewise, the nearby towns of Bakewell, Matlock and Ashbourne offer a great choice of shops, boutiques and restaurants too.


Rental rates

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3 Sep 2016 - 21 Oct 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £30

Booking Notes:
Due to interest in the property we do ask for a 20% deposit at the time of booking. Full payment must be made 8 weeks prior to the start of your holiday. Holidays booked with less than 8 wheeks notice will require payment in full. We strongly recommend you have holiday insurance as any cancellations of less than 8 weeks will not be refundetd. Same sex parties will be allowed but there is a £100 deposit to cover any damage etc to the property. The £100 will be refunded in 24 hrs after inspection.

Changeover Day:
We try to be flexible with our guests as possible, however, in peak season we ask you to arrive no earlier than 2pm and depart no later than 10am. This ensures that the apartment can be prepared to the highest standards.

Notes on prices:
We have tried to keep the prices quite low throughout the year with a slight increase during peak season. This doesn't reflect the quality of the accommodation.
Minimum stay is 2 nights
There are two car parking facilities very close to the apartment. They charge £3.00 per day.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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From the Owner

The Property is situated within walking distance of all the local Tourist attractions such as; Solomon's Temple, The Devonshire Dome, Buxton Opera House, Pavilion Gardens, Go Ape, Poole's Cavern and Buxton Museum & Art Gallery and much more... There are lots of pubs and local restaurants for you too enjoy without the need to use your car! Park it up and relax!

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • town


  • caves
  • churches
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • There is one large bathroom which comprises of a wc, large bath and a separate shower cubical.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 + Travel cot available Notes on bedrooms: Both bedrooms offer flexibility in terms of sleeping arrangements. ‘Zip and link’ beds provide the option of two single or one double bed per bedroom. We also have a travel cot available.


  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: We have provided you with a selection of DVDs, Books and toys. We can provide a travel cot, high chair, stair gate and more fresh towels if required. The apartment is a strictly no smoking environment. A well behaved dog is allowed however we would appreciate you don't allow it on the furniture or bedding... Also there is an additional cleaning cost for pets this is a one off payment of £30 which will be added on to the total costs... If the pet isn't brought to the apartment the additional £30 will be refunded. Outside: Solomon's Peak Apartment does not have its own garden. However, this is not unusual for historic towns. A short stroll however will bring you number of beautiful open areas, including Grinlow woods from the car park at Pooles Cavern, which takes you to Solomons's Temple and the beautiful Pavilion Gardens. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Your beds will be made up before your arrival with freshly laundered bedding; hand, bath and kitchen linen is included within our prices. If you require a maid service please enquire for prices. Other: The apartment consists of a kitchen, a cosy living room, two bedrooms and a spacious bathroom.

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