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The Spook

The Spook
4.5 of 5 stars
Very good
8 reviews
The Spook
Sleeping platform - under the stars
View of Winster
Private garden with great views
The Kitchen
Dining Area
First floor Living Area
Loads of books
Sleeping platform or sofa bed - both comfy mattresses
Original mullion window - found during renovation works
The Spook's unusual weather vane
The Spook from the garden
View from the garden bench
Bike storage
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
The cottage is over 200 years old and for a period functioned as a village school, despite its small size. Situated on a quiet street there are good views of the countryside. The accommodation consists of a kitchen/dining room and bathroom/toilet on the ground floor. Upstairs, the ceiling has been removed to give a high living room with windows in the roof and walls. At one end, a sleeping platform with double bed can be entered using a sliding ladder. Alternatively there is a double sofa-bed in the living room. The cottage is suitable for two people or a couple with a child. One well-behaved pet welcome.
About the owner, Clive N
Languages spoken: English, Italian, French
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 31 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2013
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 8 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL656239 by: Holiday Lettings
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4.5 of 5 stars Very good - based on 8 reviews
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Belle S
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in August 2015

Superb batterie de cuisine for such a teeny cottage. We love to cook and usually despair of the pathetic offerings of most cottages and come armed with all the necessary trappings for a culinary week. (Anthea gave us a strange look on arrival as mountains of luggage was whipped out of the cars).Not so the Spook, I kept saying "look... more

Management response:

We put in the kitchen everything we would like to find so that's great that you were happy! Thanks for the mention of the community owned village shop as it is wonderful when visitors help to keep it going. And thanks for coming. Anthea more

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Marvejols, France
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 27 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Very kind and thoughtful owners who go out of their way to ensure an enjoyable holiday. Compact but well equipped and comfortable cottage which even has a travel cot proving how much Clive and Anthea think of the needs of their guests. The wifi in the cottage works brilliantly, even in the garden. Delightful and very friendly village in a... more

Management response:

Thank you for your lovely review and I hope we will see you again sometime soon. more

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Ken J
Grimsby, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 18 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

On arrival in the village of Winster we were met by Anthea and received a very warm welcome. There was the initial survival kit supplied, tea coffee milk and a bottle of wine chilling in the fridge which was most welcome, and there was a follow up visit the following morning to check that all was well, a lovely touch.... more

Management response:

Thank you for coming and I am very glad your first time renting was a success. Regards Anthea and Clive. more

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  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
  • Elder Access:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
4 Sep 2015 -
22 Oct 2015
Late Summer
3 nights
23 Oct 2015 -
29 Oct 2015
Autumn Half Term
7 nights -- --
31 Oct 2015 -
17 Dec 2015
3 nights
18 Dec 2015 -
21 Dec 2015
Early Xmas
2 nights
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  • For a pet: £15 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
One well behaved pet very welcome. Extra charge £15.00
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Car advised
How to get there
Airport: East Midlands: 55.0 km
Railway: Matlock: 6.5 km
Bus service from Sheffield to Bakewell and change at Bakewell for Winster.
Bus service from Matlock to Winster. No Sunday service
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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