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“Everything you could want, but still cosy and...”

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Excellent
111 reviews
big room
Living room
Living Room
courtyard
Dining Room
captains bedroom
downstairs twin
downstairs double
Games Room - this room is built into the hill and so in the winter can be a little musty
Games room 2
Games room
Garden in summer
View from the Garden in winter
The unassuming view from the road
Sunday Lunch in the dining room
plan
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Holiday Rental House -
5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Bakewell, Peak District National Park, England

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Katherine...
Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Everything you could want, but still cosy and characterful”
Reviewed 3 February 2016 for a stay in January 2016

We had a wonderful stay in the beautiful Victoria cottage. A lovely place to stay and we'll definitely return. It manages to be cosy, cottagey and quaint, and yet still has a brilliant, fully equipped kitchen and a massive lounge with all you could want. Most impressed with the piano that was in tune. Lots of info about surrounding areas and history, clean, well decorated and designed, and close to the heart of Bakewell. A lovely place to return to after a blustery January walk.

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Peaksgalo...
Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
“Great space for a group or family”
Reviewed 21 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Can thoroughly recommend Victoria Cottages. It was very easy to feel at home at the house. The quality of the accommodation surpasses most similar self catering holiday lets we've experienced. The garden, the wisteria-covered terrace with its lovely views, the large living room and the nice big table for shared meals are all wonderful. The location is also fantastic. We particularly enjoyed: the delicatessen a minute down the road, an independent wine retailer just opposite, walks direct from the house, Thornbridge Brewery tours five mins away, the Monsal Trail - excellent for taking children on easy cycle rides, Hasslop Station café (wonderful building, excellent cafe) and cycle hire, with a book shop! Excellent pizza takeaways in town, long cycle rides over the peaks direct from the door, great walks and an absolute gem of a pub in the form of the tiny Packhorse Inn at Little Longstone.

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Liked best: Location
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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RobHuck
Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Perfect”
Reviewed 5 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We were a big group up in Bakewell for a wedding and it was perfect for us.

Maggie is very nice and quick to respond. The property itself is more than big enough for 12 people.

The area at the top of the property when the sun is out is brilliant.

The location is great for walks in the area too.

Loved it!

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Liked best: The seating area up at the top of the property
Liked least: no spare bin bags
Travelling group: Friends
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Kate N
Glossop, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Fantastic house and location!”
Reviewed 25 April 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The pictures don't do the house justice. Lovely spacious accommodation for families or groups. Great attention to detail. Would definitely book again.

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Amanda C
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Lovely house in great location - near centre of interesting town but can also walk out into countryside”
Reviewed 19 March 2015 for a stay in December 2014

We really enjoyed our stay here - there was plenty of space and we didn't feel on top of each other. House has a pleasing mix of personal pictures/photos so doesn't just feel like you're in a generic template of a rental place, but at same time everything feels clean and fresh. Great views from the top terrace (would be a delight to come back to this in summer!) though as it was, we stayed a couple of weeks before Christmas and really appreciated the tree and decorations put up by the owner. A short walk to get into the surrounding hills and lovely walk down old mill race to centre of town where there are lots of pubs, cafes and shops to wander between.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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