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“A lovely cottage”
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Feature lounge / diner with oak beams and comfy sofa, together with a woodburning stove.
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Feature lounge / diner with oak beams and comfy sofa, together with a woodburning stove.
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Feature lounge / diner with oak beams and comfy sofa, together with a woodburning stove.
Avonlea Cottage frontal aspect
Tourist Board awards
Lounge / Diner with blazing log fire, TV/DVD/freeview and Broadband below open plan stairs
Welcome bubbly on arrival
Private and secluded sunny rear garden with view to open countryside with two seating areas.
Garden view with open countryside views and second patio for BBQ and al fresco dining an
Large double bedroom with cast iron bed with co-ordinated decorations and linen.
Bedroom with comfortable bed and distressed pine furniture
Bedroom with wicker chair, ladies dressing table / stool and hairdrier
Large bathroom with 3 piece white suite with power shower over and countryside view from window
Relaxing chair with view through bathroom window  to countryside
Fully appointed kitchen with with fine quality porcelain crockery, cutlery and crystal glasses
Fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/ and ample utensils any chef.
View over the garden and patio to open countryside
Garden view from kitchen window, is a delight when birds and animals come to visit.
Garden view towards Cottage with 2nd patio. An ideal location for a BBQ and outdoor dining.
Visitors to bottom of Avonlea's garden usually cows or horses
Monyash village showing Avonlea's location with The Bulls Head pub on the village green
The Bulls Head pub and Smithy cafe on the village green in Monyash 150 meters from Avonlea
Hartington - Lambs at play on walk to Beresford and Wolfscote Dale
Walk high above Ladybower Reservoir with picture postcard Peak District scenery.
Chatsworth House with acres of Grounds
Original Bakewell Pudding shop in Bakewell town centre
Bakewell bridge and river Wye. Bakewell is probably the most popular venue in the Peak District.
View from Monsal Head looking down onto Monsal Dale. Beautiful scenery and a must to visit.
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Monyash, Derbyshire, England

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Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 5 October 2012 for a stay in September 2012

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Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
18 Nov 2012
We are pleased you found Avonlea central for exploring the peak district and that it was cosy, welcoming and comfortable each day, on your return.
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BarnsleyB...
barnsley
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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“excegreat location cottage clean tidy great hospitallity and”
Reviewed 10 September 2012 for a stay in September 2012

we arrived at the cottage and a great start a bottle of bubbly waiting what a great touch.the cottage itself was very clean and tidy with a good size living area with a lovely log fire and kitchen with everything you need for your stay ,the upstairs has a great bathroom and the bedroom is a good size.the outside has a lovely enclosed area which is great for bbq .the local pub is only 100 yard away and serves a good selection of real ales and lager they also do great food all in all the cottage is in a great spot and is well kept and i would advise anyone looking to stop in this area to book avonlea as we will definately be booking again thanks again dave seddon

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Liked best: the cottage and location
Liked least: no pint pot ha
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
18 Nov 2012
Thankyou for writing a review of your stay with us. We are pleased you had a great time in our cottage and we look forward to your return visit in the future.
Regards Carole & Chris
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25KarenB
Ormskirk, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“A beautiful cottage in a lovely location”
Reviewed 18 July 2012 for a stay in July 2012

We stay at this cottage every year as we take part in the White Peak Walk (26 miles) which starts at the doorstep. The cottage is a lovely cosy place to return to - everything you could need has been provided - dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer etc. It is always spotlessly clean and the decoration is perfect - nothing too fussy but warm and welcoming. It's the perfect size for two and would make the perfect honeymoon cottage.
The only downside to the cottage is the low water pressure which makes the shower a little disappointing although, on the upside, there is no shortage of hot water.
A note of caution for anyone with mobility problems - there are steps up or down into each room so if you struggle with your knees or hips this might be an issue.

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Liked best: The cosiness of the cottage
Liked least: Low water pressure for shower
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
22 Jul 2012
Our most frequent returning guests - we are pleased to welcome for a 5th consecutive year. Avonlea was built in 1769 and was recently completely restored by the owners Chris and Carole to achieve a 4 star Visit England rating. Unfortunately, due to its configuration, we could not make it suitable for everyone to use. We are also taking steps to improve the shower water pressure.
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john g
Newcastle, United Kingdom
1 review
“Great Cottage, Great Location”
Reviewed 23 June 2012 for a stay in March 2012

2nd time at Avonlea Cottage very comfortable and clean, sitting room cosy more so with the log fire on, well stocked Kitchen, large Bedroom, and large Bathroom,nice small garden with sittig area at top over lokking fields good for alfresco breakfast. Bottle of bubbly on arrival, and thanks chris for the Flowers and the bottle of beer it went down a treat cheers. The Bulls Head about 300yds away very good meals and priced ok, large portions!. Staff friendly and real ale :). Great Location 5 Miles to Bakewell and not much further to Buxton. Lots of Walks from the Doorstep and plenty of caves and villages to explore. Will be back again this year.

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Liked best: The whole package
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
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Management Response
29 Jun 2012
We are delighted you enjoyed our hospitality and intend to return again this year to explore more of the Peak district. Many of our guests return year after year as Avonlea is centrally located with approx 50% of the Peak District National park within a 10 mile radius. So the key attractions of a holiday at Avonlea are a very comfortable cottage, village location, open countryside views with alfresco dining and all just 150 metres away from The Bulls Head Pub with its great atmosphere and suberb meals.
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Angered, Sweden
Reviewed 7 June 2012 for a stay in May 2012

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Liked best: Well equipped, very clean,nice location and central position
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Management Response
12 Jun 2012
Thankyou for such a lovely review of Avonlea Cottage. We are pleased you had an enjoyable stay and that our cottage with its cosy peaceful and relaxing atmoshpere and excellent facilities lived up to your expections. Hope you will come back soon.
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