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Avonlea Cottage, Monyash

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Lounge / Diner with blazing log fire, TV/DVD/freeview and Broadband below open plan stairs
Avonlea Cottage frontal aspect
View from Monsal Head looking down onto Monsal Dale. Beautiful scenery and a must to visit.
1 of 25Lounge / Diner with blazing log fire, TV/DVD/freeview and Broadband below open plan stairs
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
4 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
FOR STAYS OF 4, 5 and 6 ENQUIRE WITH OWNER FOR BEST RATES. The cottage built in1769 enjoys a central village location in Monyash, in the middle of the Peak District in Derbyshire, UK. It has been beautifully restored and is perfect for couples wanting peaceful quality time together or a romantic break. WIFI is installed and is free for guests to use. It's 150 metres from The Bulls Head public house and restaurant, with its excellent menu and warm friendly atmosphere. Avonlea sleeps 2 people in one generous bedroom, The feature lounge / diner is extremely comfortable with entertainment essentials and low level lighting creates a soft mood, when coupled with the glow from the wood-burning stove. There is a fully integrated kitchen which enjoys countryside views over the secluded rear...FOR STAYS OF 4, 5 and 6 ENQUIRE WITH OWNER FOR BEST RATES. The cottage built in1769 enjoys a central village location in Monyash, in the middle of the Peak District in Derbyshire, UK. It has been beautifully restored and is perfect for couples wanting peaceful quality time together or a romantic break. WIFI is installed and is free for guests to use. It's 150 metres from The Bulls Head public house and restaurant, with its excellent menu and warm friendly atmosphere. Avonlea sleeps 2 people in one generous bedroom, The feature lounge / diner is extremely comfortable with entertainment essentials and low level lighting creates a soft mood, when coupled with the glow from the wood-burning stove. There is a fully integrated kitchen which enjoys countryside views over the secluded rear garden. The generously sized bathroom has a modern white three piece suite with a power shower over the bath. All linen, towels, tea towels, toilet and kitchen rolls, dishwasher tablets, washing machine powder, fairy, scourers cleaning materials and dishcloths are provided. You only need to supply the food and drink. We do leave you a complementary Sparkling Wine toast for your arrival.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Manager
Chris Staniland (Property Manager Chris Staniland)
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2011
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

... this is our second stay at this lovely cottage, very cosy and welcoming to the small village of Monyash. The cottage is full of all the required amenities that you require whilst on holiday. The Avonlea Cottage is very central to any places that...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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chrisR4896LF, VR Owner at Avonlea Cottage, Monyash, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2019

Many of our guests return for further visits, as Monyash is an ideal base for exploring the Peak District area and cosy to come home too.

Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We had a 3 night stay and thoroughly enjoyed it. Monyash is a really great place to stay convenient for walks and only 10 minutes drive from Bakewell with a great pub and cafe in the village itself. The accommodation is excellent - really clean...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Greg J
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Our fifth visit to Monyash and once again we were not disappointed. Our first stay at Avonlea Cottage. A lovely cosy property for two. Well equipped with everything you want on hand. The Christmas decorations another great touch and we made good use of the...More

Date of stay: December 2017
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chrisR4896LF, VR Owner at Avonlea Cottage, Monyash, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

A great review from our guests at Christmas 2017. We always decorate Avonlea at this time of year and we had five different sets of guests over this holiday period.

Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

This was our first ever stay in a cottage and this one doesn't disappoint. On arrival it was a nice warm cosy welcome with a nice bottle of bubbles and chocolates. There was also a Christmas tree and decorations up to make our stay feel...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Stuart B
chrisR4896LF, VR Owner at Avonlea Cottage, Monyash, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

A lovely review from our guests. Christmas is a special time and we like to make a stay in our cottage a little bit special. We have another 4 bookings over the Christmas period, as this is one of our busiest periods and a magical...More

Reviewed 10 October 2017

This cottage was perfectly situated for our 10-day stay in the Peak District. It was conveniently located to all the sights and attractions. Walking trails located a short distance from the front door, with Bakewell and Buxton only minutes away. The cottage was as promised...More

Date of stay: September 2017
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chrisR4896LF, VR Owner at Avonlea Cottage, Monyash, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Lovely review from our Canadian guests who would definitely return.

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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

A wonderful well equipped cottage in a perfect location. Monyash is beautiful and we had a great night in the local pub. The cottage has everything you need and is great place to explore the Peaks. Thank you Chris & Carole...lovely personal touch when we...More

Date of stay: May 2017
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chrisR4896LF, VR Owner at Avonlea Cottage, Monyash, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Another lovely review from our guests who visited in May. Its nice for us to receive reviews as it help us to understand what our guests like and where we can improve Avonlea, to suit personal tastes.

Reviewed 17 March 2017

We've just returned from our three night stay at Avonlea and we absolutely were not disappointed! From the very first interaction we were welcomed by the very helpful owners and made to feel right at home. Monyash itself is right in the middle of the...More

Date of stay: March 2017
1  Thank Charlotte P
chrisR4896LF, VR Owner at Avonlea Cottage, Monyash, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

What a stunning review from one of our recent guests and as owners, we really appreciate their comments and feedback.

Reviewed 16 March 2017

A well equipped cottage. Excellent location for touring and walks. Very quite and peaceful area. Lovely welcome pack on arrival.

Date of stay: March 2017
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chrisR4896LF, VR Owner at Avonlea Cottage, Monyash, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

We always prepare our cottage to a high standard for each guest's stay. The village of Monyash is ideally placed as a central location for exploring the Peak District.

Reviewed 15 February 2017

Perfect location in Monyash in the Derbyshire Peak District with plenty of walks close by. Well appointed cottage with lovely comfortable bed and huge bathroom. We were here in cold damp February but cottage central heating is very efficient plus log burning stove makes it...More

Date of stay: February 2017
Thank pach12017
chrisR4896LF, VR Owner at Avonlea Cottage, Monyash, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2017

Lovely feedback from guests who enjoyed their stay and nice to know they intend to return. Carole and Chris

Reviewed 4 January 2017

Monyash is a superb location for a relaxing break. There are many excellent walks in the area and great cycling too.Lots of other attractions in the area too. The pub in the village is great, with good food. The cottage has everything you could possibly...More

Date of stay: December 2016
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chrisR4896LF, VR Owner at Avonlea Cottage, Monyash, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2017

Its great to have feedback from guests about their experiences of staying in our cottage and the local area. It nice to hear they appreciated the cottage being dressed for Christmas.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Private Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Monyash, which is mentioned in the Doomsday book, is a small village of some 145 houses with approximately 280 residents, located in the middle of the Peak District in Derbyshire, England. The village lies in a shallow hollow in the limestone plateau at the head of Lathkill Dale. Being in the centre of the Peak District its an ideal base to explore the whole of the Peak District area. Historic houses to visit:- Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Hardwick Hall, Sudbury Halland Tissington Estate. Golf Courses:- Bakewell, Ashbourne, Matlock, Buxton and others with 18 miles. Active Sports:- Sailing, riding, fishing, cycling, rambling, walking, rock climbing, photograph, birdwatching Interesting Places:- Heights of Abraham, Castleton Caves (Blue John), Crich Tramway, Magpie Mine at Sheldon,...
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