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Georgian Cottage, 5 Minutes Walk From The Centre Of Bakewell

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

Butts Cottage in Bakewell, Derbyshire, England - 4 Star Visit Britain Rated Cottage On A Quiet Lane With Car Parking

Butts Cottage is a charming Georgian cottage situated on a quiet private lane 500 yds from the centre of Bakewell. It has 2 bedrooms, a generous bathroom with separate shower and bath, a very well equipt kitchen, a cosy lounge and a cellar/utility room which is ideal for keeping a few bottles of wine cool. Outside, the courtyard which belongs to the cottage, allows you to sit out and have drink or even have a meal at the table and chairs provided. As it's a busy market town parking is always at a premium and so the designated parking space on the lane is a real bonus. Free Wi-Fi is available

Charles Kirkman
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
22 February, 2017

About Charles Kirkman

Christine and I live in Baslow just 4 miles from Bakewell and so are able to be on hand to look after our cottages and our guests if there are any problems. We have a local business which provides services all over the Peak District and so we love the area and know it well and are always pleased to give local information to help you make the most of your stay.

Charles Kirkman purchased this cottage in 2005

Why Charles Kirkman chose Derbyshire Dales

Christine and I moved to the area 18 years ago and set up a business providing services to local residents and businesses which has enabled us to become part of the community and also to come to know the area very well.

We love the beauty of the countryside but also the diversity in the villages, the local customs and festivals and of course the people who live here.

Bakewell is in the centre of the Peak District and is a real tourist attraction in its own right, but it also makes the surrounding area very accessible whether by car, on foot or by public transport.

What makes this cottage unique

Whilst on a gentle hill the cottage is truly within easy walking distance of the town centre and other attractions. It is near the church and the Bakewell Museum for example. Parking in Bakewell is always an issue so we ensured each of our properties have designated parking, and at Butts Cottage there is a place for one cars.

Butts Cottage is rated 4 Stars by the Tourist Board and has the modern facilities you would expect but at the same time retaining many features and the charm of a quaint old cottage. Free Wi-Fi is available.


5/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)


butts cottage

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful homely cottage. Very clean and well laid out, catering for everything that was needed for a comfortable break. The thoughtful act of leaving provisions was greatly appreciated. Excellent location opposite the church and only a short distance to the stunning town of Bakewell. Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Its always very satisfying when we receive such positive comments as we try to create the same homely feel and standards in all 3 of our cottages which include Anne Cottage and Brew House which are also in central Bakewell and can be found on the Owners Direct website too.
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Great cottage and location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Butts cottage for the October half term as a family of two adults and two children. The cottage is a fantastic holiday cottage and has everything that you might need. The attention to detail makes it feel like a home from home. It is also very close to Bakewell centre. The cottage is a credit to the owners and we will definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that the family had a great time and enjoyed Butts Cottage very much. It's especially pleasing that they found it a home from home which is the effect we try to create in our other two properties too, Anne Cottage (8119442) and Brew House (8124269) which are also in Bakewell and close to the town centre.
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Burwell, Cambs

Cosy immaculate cottage

  • 5 of 5

This little cottage is just a few minutes walk from the centre of Bakewell. It is very cosy and very well equipped. Probably the cleanest cottage we have ever stayed in and I am very fussy! Felt at home as soon as we arrived, fresh bread, milk, tea and coffee left for us. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 2, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's always great to get positive comments and know that guests enjoy our properties. We also have Brew House and Anne Cottage also very well situated in Bakewell where you'll find the same high standard.
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early Spring
17 Feb 2017 - 6 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
7 Apr 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
21 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
May Half-Term
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
2 Jun 2017 - 15 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
L' Eroica
16 Jun 2017 - 18 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
June to July
19 Jun 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
21 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Oct Half-Term
20 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
27 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Dec 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
21 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
New Year
28 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £35

Booking Notes:
We charge a supplement of £5 per night per dog
Wi-Fi is available free of charge
Deposits: on booking 30% of total and the balance 30 days before arrival unless booked within 6 weeks of arrival when 100% due on booking.

Changeover Day:
Weeks are Friday to Friday
Short Breaks are either Friday to Monday or Monday to Friday
Arrivals from 3.00pm - Departures by 10.00am

Notes on prices:
Short Breaks are normally charged at 75% of the weekly tariff. However please contact us for an actual quotation as the rate may be slightly less.

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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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Bakewell in Derbyshire

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 85 m²
Location Type:
  • river
  • rural
  • town
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Family size bathroom with separate bath and shower cubicle, w/c and basin.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , King size bed, bedside drawers and wardrobe. Long mirror
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Twin beds, bedside drawers, wardrobe and TV/DVD player.
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a king-size bed, bedside drawers and a wardrobe. There is a make-up mirror on the windowsill and long mirror on the landing. Bedroom 2 has two single beds with double duvets for comfort and warmth. There are bedside drawers and a wardrobe for storage and a TV/DVD player to provide secondary viewing. Both rooms can accommodate a cot or a Z-bed.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: We live just 4 miles away and so are on hand if there are any problems or information required. We accept well behaved dogs downstairs in the cottage subject to a small supplement. Free Wi-Fi is available. Outside: The courtyard outside the entrance belongs to the cottage and there is stable and 4 chairs provided for your use. So you can sit an evening and enjoy a gin and tonic and even eat out if you wish. Utility Room: There is a freezer, washing machine and tumble drier in the cellar, which is easily accessible, dry and recently painted. There is also room for a few bottles of wine to keep cool on the stone shelves. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included. These are changed weekly or on each changeover.

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