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Victorian Town House In Spa Town Of Buxton Within The Peak District, Derbyshire



Updated: 29-Nov-2016
House in Buxton, Derbyshire, England - Town Centre, with all amenities within a few minutes walk of the house

The house is located just off the High Street and close to the Market Place in Upper Buxton. You don't need a car as it is an ideal spot to enjoy the local delights of Buxton including the Opera House, Pavilion Gardens, the Devonshire Dome and Go Ape. It is 10 minute walk to the Buxton Train Station where you can catch an hourly service to Manchester Piccadilly Station. You can use the local bus service that goes from the Market Place to explore surrounding towns and attraction including Ashbourne, Bakewell and Chatsworth. A county public transport map is available. In the house there is a well stocked, hand made wood country style kitchen with marble work tops, original York stone floor and farmhouse dining table and 6 chairs. (2 spare in the pantry and a higher chair for toddlers) Just off the kitchen is a separate utility with washing machine and dishwasher. The house has 4 bedrooms over 2 floors, three double (one with bunkbeds) and one single. There are two bathrooms and two WC's. The house like many in Buxton only has a small rear yard but the lovely pavilions gardens is a less than 2 minute walk away. At the park children can use the playground or ride the Parks miniature train and there is plenty of space for your picnic blankets or a hot drink at the Pavilion Gardens Cafe. Residents have use of free Broadband with Wi-Fi. There is a TV with an in built DVD player in Bedroom 2 and TV, with free view and separate DVD in the lounge. There is no allocated parking space at the house but there is plenty of street parking opposite the house and in surrounding streets.

  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

This is our first holiday home in Buxton. We have visited many self-catering properties in the UK and abroad and we have tried to combine what makes for a cosy house with all the practical things you need to make your stay easy. We have set a standard price for all year round which reflects good value for families as I hate to see prices go through the roof on school holidays. Those without children you get the flexibility of your own house at a price comparable to local bed and breakfasts.

Speaks English

4 Reviews

based on 4 holidaymaker reviews


Homely house centrally located

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyable stay here for a long weekend for a family wedding. Comfortable, clean and well equipped house within walking distance of the town and gardens. Double yellow line outside so problem parking to unpack/pack car but plenty of parking nearby at other times. Would recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Traditional house near town centre

  • 5 of 5

Great location and well equipped. Ideal for exploring the town - no car needed - or the surrounding countryside.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful character house

  • 4 of 5

The house itself was perfect, clean, tidy and full of period charm. It was perfectly central so was in walking distance to local amenities and close in particular to the wedding we were attending that weekend. The only downside was parking and outside noise, especially on a saturday night though to be expected as so close to the center. We would recommend the property to our friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Loved the character of the cottage!

  • 4 of 5

Hi Alison

Regarding the radiator in the attic room, the radiator valve was already broken when we arrived. Also the door knob to the bunk bedroom was broken when we arrived. We had a couple of lightbub failures but replaced them using the lightbulbs in the kitchen cupboard. Hope that was OK. I hope that helps, any other queries please email.

As for our stay, we thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Everything about the cottage (facilities, location, general character) suited us. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
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From the Owner

Buxton has all the amenities you need to make for a fantastic holiday or short break. It provides a great spot for enjoying everything the surrounding Peak District has to offer but plenty to do on your door step.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Train : at 0.5 Miles Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

Walkers and cyclists welcome. There are a wide range of local activity holidays that we can link you up too. Please let us know what your needs are.


Nearest airports include Manchester (28 miles) and East Midlands(48 miles). Buxton Train station less than a 10 minute stroll. National and local buses stop in the Market Place just round the corner from the House.


You are in Upper Buxton which is by the Town Hall and Market Place. A good sized Sainsbury's Local is less than a few hundred yards away. You can choose from plenty of local restaurants, pubs and takeaways all within walking distance. Buxton Opera House is just down the hill sitting alongside Pavilion Gardens and Buxton Leisure centre with a swimming pool and gym. There is a spa at the stunning Devonshire dome and soon the magnificent Crescent Hotel which is being renovated.

Further Details:

There are numerous cashpoints including at the Post office and Sainsbury local which is big enough for a good shop. Within walking distance is a Waitrose and Aldi supermarket. The town also has a Morrison’s. On the market place is a great local butchers. There are lots of cafes and restaurants including Indian, Spanish. Italian, Thai. There is no cinema but films are shown at the Buxton Arts centre. You will be spoilt for choice on local activities I have included a few

Buxton Opera House which opened in 1903

Buxton Raceway which is a Tarmac Oval for stock car racing

Devonshire Dome – The building was originally built as a stable for the fifth Duke of Devonshire's horses and has a dome bigger than St Paul’s in London

Go Ape - you’ll enjoy high ropes, a zip wire and much much more.

Oaklands Manor outdoor activity centre provides a wide range of outdoor challenges and experiences

Peak District There are some fantastic landscapes to be seen in the Peak District, it really does have it all to offer when it comes to views. You have the Dark Peak with its bog, moorland and gritstone edges. The White Peak offers up some fantastic limestone gorges, lush green farmland and its tranquil rolling hills.

Peak Pursuits Adventure activities and fun in the Peak District 01782 722226

Poole's Cavern or Poole's Hole is a 2 million year old, natural limestone cave - 01298 26978

Solomon's Temple, also known as Grinlow Tower, is a Victorian Fortified hill marker just a 20 minute brisk walk from Poole's Cavern

Wonder of the Peak Victorian Tram – a fantastic tram ride to discover Buxton


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
29 Aug 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
christmas and new yaer
21 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
7 Jan 2017 - 2 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
Payment is requested at the time of booking. We are only a small business so if you do have to cancel you will need to pay a cancellation charge. Our cancellation policy is available on request but will be sent with all bookings. We will take a refundable deposit of £225 prior to your stay which will returned in full as long as there is no damage to the property.

Changeover Day:
Change over day flexible.

Notes on prices:
Please note we do not increase our prices during the School Holidays bank holidays other than for the Christmas period. The prices offer great value for money comparing the number of guests the property sleeps and prices of local bed and breakfasts and you get all the freedoms of having your own house. Buxton is a fantastic place to visit whatever the time of year. We will try to be flexible on arrival and departure times.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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From the Owner

The locality of the house means that there is something to meet all needs and tastes on your doorstep from theatre, museums, walking to caving and pampering at the Spa, tram, train and bus rides. The house is great for sharing with friends or families. We have tried to include everything you need so you can focus on an enjoyable break.

Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities


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


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


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • town


  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • First floor spacious bathroom with bath, separate shower, WC and sink. An en suite Shower room to bedroom 4 with electric shower, additional WC and sink.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, Bedroom 2 with 3ft wide Bunk beds, Bedroom 3 single bed, 2nd Floor Bedroom 4, double bed with en suite shower room. There is a child's cot available if needed.


  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Free Broad band and Wi-Fi is available for guests. There is a stair gate available if needed and other childrens items. The property is no smoking. Outside: There a small stone flagged back yard. There is room for a BBQ and a Weber Kettle BBQ is available to use but it’s not big enough for half a dozen sun beds! Don’t panic though as you have the wonderful pavilion gardens on your doorstep where there is plenty of space to spread out with your picnic and your food could be plucked from the BBQ and walked round and still be hot. There is a shed which can be used to store bikes. There is no parking at teh property itself but there is plenty of street parking both opposite the house and on surrounding streets. Utility Room: Please note dishwasher, microwave and washing machine are in the utility Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed Linen are provided including tea towels. Linen changes and cleaning is weekly unless agreed separately. Towels are not to be used for activities out of the property please. A cleaning pack is provided for your use.

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