Lion Cottage, Near Matlock

Holiday Cottage: 5704 Derbyshire

Lion Cottage

Near Matlock
Cottage's own web site
Lion Cottage is a lovely 18th century semi detached cottage. Recently refurbished to a high standard, it maintains many original features, such as oak-beamed ceilings, exposed stonework and open fires.

Ground floor:

Lounge with Large sofa and armchair. Gas fire, TV and DVD player.

Dining Room with open fire, table and chairs for six. Sofa bed for two.

Kitchen with gas hob and electric oven, fridge freezer and microwave. CD player, Washing machine and tumble drier.

First floor:

Master bedroom with double bed, integral wardrobe, ensuite shower, wash basin and toilet.

Second bedroom with two single beds, dresser, integral wardrobe and hairdryer.

Bathroom with bath, wash basin and toilet.


A small walled garden to the front offers a sitting area, table and chairs are provided.
Outside is a lockable stone storeroom for bikes, boots, etc.

Parking - On-street parking directly outside the cottage.

Info pack - In the cottage is a folder full of useful information, attractions, walks and cycling routes.

The cottage is found in the centre of Birchover, within rural Derbyshire. Its location is ideal for exploring the Peak District National Park on foot, by mountain bike, road bicycle or by car, and the cottage is closely surrounded by public footpaths in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

  • Sofa bed - opens up the cottage to groups of 6.
  • Traditional, rustic cottage decor.

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Living room
Living room
Modern kitchen
Modern kitchen
Master bedroom
Master bedroom
Second bedroom
Second bedroom

Sleeps:   4
Bedrooms:   2
Cot Available:   No
Disabled Facilities: No.

Linen Provided: Yes.
Duvets and pillows fitted to each of the beds. All linen is included, plus towels and tea towels. Extra blankets are also provided.
Pets Allowed: No.

Central Heating: Yes.
Fuel type: Gas
Open Fire: Yes.
Fuel type: Wood
Smoking Allowed: No.

Outdoor Facilities: Yes.
A small walled garden to the front offers a nice sitting-out area. A folding table with chairs is provided.

Outside is also a lockable stone storeroom for bikes, boots, etc.
Local Services: The village has two pubs (both serving excellent food), a well-stocked local shop, a public telephone and children's play park.

Lion Cottage is easily found in the small village of Birchover, which is very handy from the A6. From the A6, just take the B5057 east from Darley Dale through to Winster, then head north on the B5056 for a couple of miles, before finally taking the small road 'The Mires' east to Birchover.

Birchover is well-served by public transport: The nearest station is Matlock, and there is a Monday-Saturday bus service (No. 172 bus) from the station to Birchover (stopping about two minutes' walk from Lion Cottage). For a full timetable and additional travel advice, please visit our website.
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Pricing and Opening Times
Seasons Open: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter.

Weekly rates:

Jan 3 - Feb 13: £275
Feb 14 - April 3: £295
April 4 - April 17: £350
April 18 - May 22: £325
May 23 - June 26: £395
June 27 - July 17: £430
July 18 - Sept 4: £495
Sept 5 - Sept 11: £430
Sept 12 - Sept 25: £395
Sept 26 - Oct 23: £325
Oct 24 - Oct 30: £350
Oct31 - Dec 18: £295
Christmas & New Year: £495

Shorter breaks are available at reduced rates - please visit our website for details.

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