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Smalldale Family Cottage in Bradwell, Derbyshire

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sleeps 4
2 rooms
1 bathroom

Smalldale Family Cottage description

Holiday home
Smalldale is a stone built, end terrace cottage, on the outskirts of Bradwell in the Peak District National Park. The cottage sleeps four people and has one double and one twin bedroom, along with a ground floor family bathroom. The cottage also has a kitchen with dining area and a sitting room with open fire. To the outside of this cottage, there is a garden with patio, furniture and BBQ and off road parking for one car with additional free parking in a car park 30 yards away. Located in an area renowned for stunning countryside, Smalldale is a perfect holiday cottage for exploring the area.

Set amidst towering cliffs and located between the Hope Valley and Bradwell Dale, the village of Bradwell is a pretty little settlement situated within the Peak National Park. Bagshawe Cavern - reached by 130 steep steps – is located on the edge of the village and is a reminder of the town's mining history. Nearby are the famous Peak, Blue John, Treak Cliff and Speedwell Caverns, whilst the David Mellor Design Museum can be found in the nearby village of Hathersage. The picturesque town of Castleton is just three miles away and is overlooked by the crumbling Mam Tor, or 'Shivering Mountain', with the dramatic Winnats Pass. Bradwell itself boasts shops, pubs and places to eat as well as close proximity with the other activities of this area.

The ultimate in "year-round" appeal, the Peak District offers countryside, picturesque villages and magnificent scenery. It touches upon six counties and encloses 555 square miles of open moorland, flowing rivers, and wooded dales.

Gas central heating with open fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, radio/cassette/CD, library of DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot available. Off road parking for 1 car with free car parking within 30 yards. Pretty rear garden with patio, garden furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops 5 mins, pub 2 mins walk.


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  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Near pub

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Mrs Bhide
July 2016
The cottage was ideally located for walking and nearby attractions. It is very well furnished and comfortable. We liked the fact that it was very quiet and peaceful, at the same time close to essential amenities, allowing us to enjoy the beautiful countryside and get away from the urban madness.
Mrs Marvin
April 2016
The cottage was very clean, comfortable, well equipped, warm and quiet. Located in the centre of Smalldale, it was interesting to walk around and chat to locals. Shops, pubs and eateries were nearby. The key holder was very approachable and helpful.
Miss Caudwell
May 2016
A clean and comfy cottage in a quiet location that is close to the pub, shops and lots of places of interest to visit.
Mrs Cataldo
July 2016
We enjoyed the comfortable and quiet location. The cottage is perfect and would re-book next time.
Mrs Finnigan
June 2015
The cottage was spotless when we arrived. There was plenty of information regarding who to get in touch with in case of problems and also places to visit. It was in a good position for visiting places of interest in the Peak District.
Mr Whitham
October 2015
Excellent walking from the door. Quiet property in peaceful village with good amenities. Well serviced cottage, warm and cosy, with plenty of space.
Mrs Gibson
April 2016
The cottage is always spotlessly clean and comfortable and it is in a lovely area. It is great for local shops, pubs, walks and visitor attractions and The locals are always friendly too.
Mrs Gibson
June 2015
Smalldale is always a pleasure to visit. The lady who looks after the property should be commended for the cleanliness of the property. The people of Bradwell are always pleasant and have time for a chat, as do the local shopkeepers. The property is in a great village location - you are never very far from anywhere.
Mrs Gibson
December 2013
The property is always very well maintained and very clean. The property contact is always very helpful. It is close to all village amenities and a good bus service if you don't want to drive.
Mrs Stokes
February 2014
Beautifully maintained and equipped cottage - warm and cosy with the open fire in the sitting room as a bonus. Bradwell is a great village because it has shops, pubs and buses, but does not rely on tourism alone so it feels like a real village. Everyone says hello which makes you feel welcome. We have stayed in this cottage before, and love the choice of walks straight from the door.
Mr Field
June 2014
Perfect location for exploring the Peak District.
Mrs Gibson
June 2014
Excellent communication with the key holder. Cottage is always spotlessly clean, love the area, the friendly locals and it had excellent walks from the cottage door.
Mrs Boorman
September 2014
The cottage was very warm and comfortable and had everything we could have wished for. It was spotlessly clean and in the most fabulous area, with lots to do all around.
Mr Hemington
September 2014
The cottage was spacious and comfortable
Mrs Sutton
October 2014
The location of the property was great and our host was helpful. We liked the the warmth of the cottage, the local pub, which served superb food, the friendliness of the locals, the scenery, and the local walks.
Mrs Stokes
November 2013
Very well-equipped cottage with everything you could need for a really relaxing holiday. Cottage is in a great position with plenty of walks from the door, and a range of pubs in the village serving good food when you are hungry from the walking!
Mrs Taylor
December 2013
The cottage was in a lovely location with many walks from the front door. It was very cosy, with everything you could wish for to make a relaxing stay. Convenient bus service to surrounding villages. Perfect for re-charging the batteries.
Mrs Thomas
October 2013
Lovely, quiet location. High standard of cleanliness and furnishings.
Mrs Simmons
August 2013
All home comforts were there, and all rooms were spotlessly clean and nicely presented. Easy access to some of the finest parts of Peak District without being too touristy. We all had a lovely time.
Mrs Davis
July 2013
A charming, well maintained property, with all home comforts.
Mrs Lambert
July 2013
The cottage was very comfortable and clean. The area was splendid with lots to do. Village amenities were very local and the pub around the corner was excellent.
Mrs Gibson
June 2013
The welcome pack was a lovely idea - coffee and wine. The property was very clean and tidy and very comfortable. Close to all amenities. Locals are always friendly. Excellent meal in the Bowling Green pub.
Mr Noblett
December 2012
Excellent cottage. Great location, perfect mix of traditional and modern.
Ms Knowles
July 2012
Bradwell is the prettiest and most authentic of the Hope Valley villages. Locals are also very friendly. This cottage is practical and comfortable.
Mr Vaughan-Hodkinson
July 2012
A good setting next to a good pub with food. Near to Bakewell and many walks. Hardwick Hall a must. We have booked for next year, our third visit.
Mrs Barford
August 2012
We had a lovely time at the cottage which was very clean and comfortable. We loved Bradwell which we found to be very friendly and welcoming including the pub 3 doors down. We were ideally placed for some beautiful walks and would certainly recommend the cottage and area to others.
Miss Binning
September 2012
Cottage was in an excellent location; with a good pub only yards away. Lots to do and see in the surrounding area with really useful leaflets left by the owners.
Ms London
October 2012
We loved the location of the cottage, it was very central to all the places we visited. The area is very beautiful with lots to see, so we will definitely come back again.
Mr Colussi
January 2012
The location of the cottage is excellent! Beautiful places were within a few miles drive.
Mr Lorquet
January 2012
The cottage itself was cosy and warm. A well equipped kitchen meant we could cook up big hearty winter breakfasts as well as prepare all the local goods we picked up on our adventures in the evening. Thanks again to the owner for the bottle of wine and coffee!! A great base to explore the peaks! We did a good days hike in Edale followed by a day exploring Eyam, Chatsworth House, Bakewell and Matlock Baths. The Bowling Green Pub around the corner was very friendly and welcoming.
October 2012
A warm, comfortable cottage in a good location for walks in the surrounding area.
Mrs Stokes
February 2012
The cottage was warm and cosy when we arrived after a long cold drive. The quality of the cottage was superb and we had an excellent holiday. Lots of walking in the cold, then back to the warm house with a real fire. So many places to visit and things to see in the area - we will be back.
Mrs Perrie
March 2012
Lovely cottage in a great location. Very comfortable and all mod cons available.
Mrs Bridge
July 2012
Nice clean comfortable cottage with an excellent location for walking, travelling and sightseeing around Derbyshire. Located within walking distance of several public houses that also served meals.
Dr Zilkha
November 2011
The location and set-up of the property. Its proximity to the excellent pub, the Bowling Green. The parking right outside. The warm and cosy nature of the place, and the arrangements for us to collect the keys etc. We would love to rent Smalldale again.
Miss Tuffin
March 2011
Such a lovely, welcoming and cosy cottage for our break in the Peak District - really well equipped and a great location too!
Mr Talbot
March 2011
Cosy cottage with good facilities. Lots to do in the immediate area.
Mr Osborne
April 2011
A good quality cottage in an excellent location.
Mrs Harrison
April 2011
Great base for the things we wanted to do. Great views out of the window. We had marvelous weather so did lots of walking and even pony trekking. All on the doorstep.
Mrs Cardus
May 2011
Great weather, fabulous scenery, interesting places to visit and a lovely, cosy cottage to return to each evening. It was a real bonus not to have take lots of bedding, towels, etc with us and to find the cottage really lived up to the description given and had absolutely everything we needed.
Mr Noble
March 2009
Well appointed cottage in a very good area for walking.
Mrs Cooper
April 2009
We loved this cottage. On arrival a lovely welcome tray was supplied. The cottage was very clean, warm and welcoming. An excellent choice and we intend to book again.
Miss Kelly
April 2009
We found the cottage to be of a very high standard, certainly one of the best we have visited. It was extremely clean, warm and comfortable. The kitchen was very well equipped and the bathroom excellent. There were good shops within walking distance and a pub virtually next door. Also, the owners left a welcoming note, bottle of wine and coffee which was much appreciated. A very good base for walking in the area.
Mr Mrs Holmes
September 2009
Comfortable, clean, warm home, lots of good books to read. An excellent location for us.
Mr Stephenson
November 2009
Cottage was perfect - extremely clean, and everything we needed. Fantastic bedrooms and bathroom made it feel very luxurious!
Mr Tillson
December 2009
Lovely little cottage, good local facilities. Close to local places, Castleton etc.
Mr Dudeney
March 2010
This is our third visit and we would certainly come again. Generally a very cosy cottage, ideal for the winter.
Mrs Allen
May 2011
The cottage was very quiet, clean and comfortable. It is in a good situation for walking and visiting places of interest. Local bakery is excellent for rolls and beautiful ham.
Mr Mrs Alderman
April 2010
Warm and cosy cottage. Owners are welcoming.
Mr Lyne
September 2007
A great holiday, cottage central to lots of places of interest with beautiful walks and countryside. The cottage itself made the holiday enjoyable, facilities were in excess of what we have come to expect in holiday cottages. Some nice touches, a credit to the tourist/holiday industry. Many Thanks.
Mrs Shostak
March 2011
A wonderful cottage in a great location. Really felt like a home from home, cosy and comfortable. We especially liked the bedroom and the great selection of DVDs!
Mrs Feeke
November 2010
It was just as described, if not better. Location was perfect for us to visit family in nearby Sheffield. The cottage was spacious, very comfortable, superbly well equipped and exceptionally clean which was appreciated. We'd recommend it to anyone. Thank you to the cleaner and the owners.
Mrs Liffen
September 2010
Cottage was in a prime location, something for everybody. Very warm on your return to the cottage when the weather was rather chilly.
Mrs McPherson
May 2010
Great base to explore the area. 'Bowling Green Pub' serves good food, locals very friendly.
Mr Sykes
June 2010
The cottage was very clean and everything worked! It was very comfortable and in a great location for walking and driving.
Mrs Greef
June 2010
Beautiful location, lovely little cottage that had everything you might need.
Mr Bunton
May 2009
Lovely house and very comfortable.
Mr Mrs Stevens
July 2009
Very nice area for walking. Pub next door!!
Mrs King
August 2009
Very cosy cottage. The Bowling Green pub was very friendly and the food was great. There was a play area for children near by and lots of walks to do. The village of Bakewell is well worth a visit.
Mrs King
August 2009
The cottage was very homely and very relaxing. The locals in the village were very friendly and the local pub, Ye Olde Bowling Green was very welcoming. We had great days out at places a short drive away and enjoyed caverns and the walks a lot. Can't wait to return.
Mrs Matlock
February 2009
We felt very at home in the cottage. The welcome pack left by the owners was a particularly nice touch.
Mr Quaglieni
March 2009
This was a comfortable warm and well equipped cottage. Ideal as a base for walking in the Peak District.
Mr Mrs Southwell
May 2009
The lounge was a lovely size, the furniture was comfy and lots of games /dvd's etc. When the sun shone the garden was a sun trap. Lovely village of Castleton nearby with caves and lead mine.
Mr Blight
September 2008
It was central for exploring the Peak District.
Rev Gardiner
October 2008
Everything was absolutely 100%!
Mr Stuckey
September 2008
We thoroughly enjoyed our break in Smalldale. The property is close to some very nice walks especially Castleton, Cavedale, Mamtor and Castleton. The property itself is very comfortable and suited us ideally.
Mrs Scofield
April 2007
The cottage is in an excellent position for walking and site seeing. Handy for a pub that makes meals. The cottage is nice and cosy for a relaxing evening after a hectic day.
Mrs Chard
April 2007
Cottage was in the ideal position to explore the Peak District area. Lovely. The local pub is 1 minutes walk! Excellent food and friendly staff.
Mr Lawrenson
May 2007
The assistance provided by both Sykes and the owners was first class. The owners provide some nice little touches on arrival (wine, greeting card, contact details etc) such things make all the difference. When a minor fault occurred, the owner dealt with it superbly. An excellent experience.
Mr Mrs Sinfield
March 2007
Really well equipped cottage, lovely and warm.
Mr Mrs Rycroft
February 2006
A lovely cottage in a good location. Comfortable beds and a well-equipped kitchen. Real fire was marvellous.
Mrs Carne
November 2006
Ideal base for exploring the Peak District. Village amenities were very good. Overall a very nice cottage in an ideal location.
Mrs De Vos
November 2006
We are very happy with the way your organisation helped us with hiring the cottages...and we like to receive your brochure. Thank you very much.
Mr Mrs Clarkson
February 2007
We had a very good weekend at the cottage. Nice, clean and comfortable. The area was very nice, plenty of good walks. Would recommend using Sykes Cottages to anyone.
Mrs Beautyman
February 2007
Our second stay at this lovely cottage, very clean and tidy, highly recommended, we will visit again.
Mr Mrs Wraight
September 2005
A lovely area with a very clean, comfortable cottage to come back to at the end of the day.
Mr Tilley
March 2007
Very relaxing feel to the property. Thoroughly enjoyed our break, wish we had been able to stay longer. We will definitely consider for future holiday breaks and recommend the cottage to our friends and family.
Rev Coulson
February 2005
It was a very relaxing place to be in, we enjoyed it very much.
Mrs Bostock
April 2005
A beautiful area. The Bowling green pub was excellent, with good food too.
Mrs Fuller
May 2005
A beautiful area, a nice cottage, a good pub, and very convenient.
Mr Mrs Baiden
December 2004
A comfortable family cottage in beautiful surroundings. Bradwell is a good base for touring the Peak District.
Ms Allen
December 2004
Well situated for exploring the Peak District. The piano provided endless hours of entertainment.
Mr Kenward
December 2004
Beautifully warm house with an open fire in lovely surroundings, with good pubs.
Ms Evans
December 2004
Lovely position, warm,comfortable cottage with many amenities.
Mr Croft
December 2004
Location of the cottage was very good - convenient for all facilities (pub/shop etc) and for Peak District attractions.
Mr Mrs Wakely
December 2004
House is a lovely place.Local pub - great food!Beautiful places - Edale, Grinsbrook (the most beautiful place on earth). Pennine Way/Mam Tor a Must! Excellent walking for families.
Ms Neale
December 2004
The house was lovely to come back to after a day out exploring the wonderful countryside and all the attractions of Derbyshire.
Mrs Tooley
December 2004
The close vicinity to Derbyshire in general,the location of the cottage within the village and the good weather .
Mr Mrs Cook
December 2004
Lovely village with good walks.Nice extras, with videos books in house. Relaxing break, enjoyed our visit to the Peak District.
Mr Mrs Davies
December 2004
Excellent range of appliances.New Bath Hotel serves excellent value meals. Lovely base for exploring a delightful area. Would go back.
Mrs Saunders
December 2004
The location was excellent - further afield and the village of Bradwell. Local people friendly and there are convenient amenities.
Mr Betteridge
December 2004
Near to many beautiful small villages, each with a good pub.
January 2015
Our first stay in the Peak District. Absolutely loved it and found this wonderful cottage just erfect for our needs in terms of accommodation and location. Very well equipped, loved the extras of DVDs and CDs catering for all ages. Bedrooms very comfortable and lounge especially so. When we come back we will definitely stay here again. If we had one minor issue ? Sort the toliet flush out but this did not distract from a great stay.
Mrs Longworth
December 2004
A very warm andcomfortable cottage to come back to each evening.
Mr Webster
December 2004
Proximity to great walks. 30 secs from very friendly pub. Warm well appointed cottage.
Mrs Barrow
December 2004
The cottage was very clean and homely.
Mrs Morton
December 2004
The facilities in the house were first class. Having a dishwasher, washer and tumble dryer at our disposal was a luxury and made life easier for us. James, our 3 year old, loved the playground and paddling pool at Bakewell so much that we had to go back several times. It was very clean and safe so we had no qualms about letting him go in the pool. Also, it was free!
Mrs Husband
December 2004
Lovely long walks. A good pub next door. A nice hot shower too, appreciated after a long walk.
Mr Price
December 2004
A good walking and hiking area. The cottage was very warm and comfortable, with a good pub within 1 minute's walk.
Mr Mrs Beeton
December 2004
It was well placed for the High Peak District and the pub next door was useful.
Ms Miles
December 2004
Walks in the area.
December 2009
I could quite happily have moved into this cottage and never moved out again! Lovely cottagey feel, lounge was really comfy and the new modern kitchen provided everything we needed. Bathroom was new and well designed. Bedrooms were cosy and homely. The garden was a suntrap, but we had to keep a watch over the dog due to the quite high drop at the grass edge. Would probably not be safe for small children unless a small fence were erected next to the ledge. My husband and I did not have a problem with the steep stairs up to the bedrooms, but my mum struggled with the steepness of them - not ideal if you need to go downstairs to the loo in the middle of the night! Again, these would be unsafe for small children (I believe this was pointed out in the brochure, but as we don't have small children, it wasnt really an issue to us - I would not choose this property if I were to bring my small grandchildren) The location is perfect - plenty of walks and convenient for driving to places of interest. The service we received from Sykes holidays - as previously when we went to a property in Yorkshire a couple of years previously - was faultless. Nothing is too much trouble and the staff at Sykes are friendly and helpful. I would definitely recommend Sykes as a company, and the properties that we have stayed in.
The Stephensons
December 2009
Loved the cottage, although the weather was freezing the cottage was lovely and warm. Very well maintained and what looked liked just re-redoecorated bedrooms and bathrooms. The stairs are steep, so if you have small children you might want to bring a stair gate. Spoke to the owner over the phone, he was very helpful and they even left us a bottle of win and coffee as a welcome. Thoroughly recommended.
Mr Ryles
December 2004
The cottage was ideally located for the Peak district and the city of Sheffield. The location was also quiet and very handy for the Pub (The Bowling Green) which served good food.
September 2012
Booked this cottage at the last minute for us. We have stayed in Bradwell before but not at this cottage. Great Location for shops, inc. Co-op, hairdressers, bread shop and post office. The cottage had plenty of room and was very comfortable - very easy to relax in. Small private garden at the rear - very pleasant! Plenty of room in cottage and well stocked with items. Yards from local pub - recommend Quiz night for a good laugh. Parking outside cottage. Hike up the hill and across the fields to Castleton for good exercise! We would recommend this property and will be booking again!
April 2013
We've just returned home from a week at 3 Ingleside Cottages, Bradwell. We booked the cottage to visit family in Sheffield and celebrate our Grandson's 2nd birthday. You park your car a metre from the front door of the cottage, and further public parking is on-hand just 20 metres away (outside the Bowling Green Inn) if your party has more than one car. The cottage was spotlessly clean on arrival. The sitting room is very comfortable with an open fire (if you need it). The TV is not the most modern, and could do with an upgrade to a flat-screen, but there's a good choice of channels (on Freeview). We found the kitchen/diner equipped with everything we needed. However, the table and four chairs have to be "opened-up" from a compact cluster arrangement before you can use them, and the chairs aren't all that comfortable. The bathroom is very modern and has a bath and shower (a lovely shower). The bath isn't full size, so you might only be able to sit up in it, rather than stretch out. Two good-sized bedrooms ... comfy beds, large wardrobes and plenty of drawer space. We found Housekeeper, Julie, very helpful and obliging, She'd left us a note for us to contact her on arrival because of an issue she'd identified with one of the radiators, and then came round immediately we phoned her to sort it out. The "Bowling Green Inn", almost next door to the cottage, offers a selection of real ales and serves up truly delicious pub-grub. We highly recommend it, and you can enjoy superb views across the Hope Valley from their restaurant as you tuck-in.
January 2012
A delightful, well appointed comfotable cottage, as above, which was warm and cosy and in an excellent position. The Bowling Green pub next door was very welcoming and had excellent food and beers. so the whole weekend was great. We tried to book it again in May, but it had gone! We will try October!
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