Edge CottageSleeps 6

A Cosy Country Cottage Nestled In a Village Position With Magnificent Views of Curbar Edge

Highlights......

  • A cosy country cottage nestled in a picturesque village position with magnificent views of Curbar Edge.
  • This stylish and thoughtful two bedroomed holiday cottage is perfect for a romantic hideaway or cosy family retreat.
  • Fabulous surrounding countryside providing lots of lovely walks and cycle routes from the door step.
  • Bring your walking boots for great access to Curbar Edge, Froggatt Edge and Baslow Edge from where there are magnificent far reaching views over the Derwent Valley
  • A perfect base to visit Derbyshires fine country estates of Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and Hardwick Hall.
  • After your day out exploring, snuggle up in front of the log burning stove or perhaps walk down to the country gastro pub at Calver.
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    Bedrooms and Bathrooms

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    Edge Cottage has oodles of charm and some lovely quirky individual features. It is perfect for families or couples alike with two stylish bedrooms sleeping up to 6 guests offering flexible sleeping arrangements.

    The layout is as follows:

    • Bedroom 1 –Super king size double bed  
    • Bedroom 2 - Twin beds with zip and link to provide a super king double; plus a set of full size bunk beds
    • The bright family bathroom is fitted with a modern contemporary suite comprising of a shower over bath, wash basin and wc.

    Your beds are made up for your arrival and for added comfort we provide each guest with fresh towels and hand soap.

    Cooking and Dining

    If you're not tempted to dine out every night in one of the Peak District's fine country pubs, then you can cook happily in the fully equipped modern kitchen. With a  fresh finish, the kitchen is well stocked with all the equipment needed for a self-catered holiday. 

    The kitchen has a built in electric oven, an induction hob, dishwasher, a microwave, an abundance of cookware, pots, pans, crockery, utensils and glassware. 

    Choose to have a relaxed breakfast or morning coffee around the kitchen island. Or enjoy the dining space with comfortable seating for 6 guests in the open plan living area.


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    Living Area

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    Open plan dining for up to 6 guests

    Edge Cottage is tastefully presented to a high standard with warm tones depicted in the solid oak floor throughout the ground floor and contemporary decor. The open plan living area is a light and airy, yet still feels warm and cosy with the log burner and plush soft seating, the perfect place to relax and unwind after a day exploring the Peaks. 

    Towards the back of the living room, it opens out into the dining space which in turn leads in the kitchen.

    Outside and The Peak District

    Enjoy the pretty cottage garden in full bloom from the spring onwards. There is outdoor seating for 6 guests in the larger part of the garden and additional bistro style table and chairs to the rear.

    ​Edge Cottage is fortunate to be able to offer many beautiful walks right from its doorstep and is only a one mile walk from Calver where there are a couple of pubs, small store selling a lovely range of local produce and a tea room with craft shop. It is a superb base from which you can walk from your doorstep  to the popular well trodden paths of  Curbar Edge, Froggatt Edge and Baslow Edge.

    With its prime location, there is plenty to do within a few minutes drive such as visiting Chatsworth House or there is the stately home of Haddon Hall. You are a short drive to  the popular market town of Bakewell with its weekly market, meandering river, quaint cafe's and independent shops.

    Further afield you will find plenty to do - the Blue John Caverns, Hope valley, Castleton, Edale and Hathersage are all worth a visit. Cycle your way around some fabulous country side and to the nearby Hassop Station where you can join The Monsal Trail.

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    The view towards Calver from Curbar Edge
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    How To Find Us

    Directions

    The address of Edge Cottage is: 

    Edge Cottage, 6 Edgemount View, Curbar, Derbyshire, S32 3YX

    Approx GPS coordinates of the property are  53.268425, -1.622721

    The postcode takes you to a road whereby the property can only be accessed on foot. The coordinates above are for the under cover parking space. Please use the below directions for how to reach the parking area.


    Directions to Edge Cottage by car from Baslow (approx.  7 minutes):

    • As you enter Baslow ‘The Wheatsheaf’ will be on your right and ‘The Devonshire Arms’ will on your left
    • Follow A619 through Baslow from here for approx 0.5 miles
    • When you come to the roundabout take the 2nd exit straight over the roundabout towards Stockport, Manchester & Calver A623 (A6)
    • After 0.1 miles you will come to a mini roundabout, continue over taking the 1st exit
    • Follow the road forward for approx. 1.4 miles (you will go past Fischer’s Hall on your right)
    • Turn right just before ‘The Bridge Inn’ signposted to ‘Curbar & Frogatt’
    • Follow the road round for approx. 90 yards and take a right onto Curbar Lane opposite the pub up the hill (if you go over a bridge you have missed the turn)
    • Follow the hill up for approx. 0.3 miles and at the red telephone box turn left onto The Hillcock
    • Continue on the Hillcock for approx 0.1 miles and when you see the well and the flagpole turn right onto The Green
    • Follow the lane (The Green) round for approx 0.1 miles until you see a garage with a white door almost directly infront of you.
    • Take the lane to the right of the garage and you will see a covered parking space on your right that belongs to Edge Cottage, 6 Edgemount View – this is your covered parking space.
    • You have arrived at Edge Cottage!
    • There is a little door from the covered space that will take you down a path to Edge Cottage.
    • (TIP: The lane leads back onto the main road through Curbar, Bar Road.  Turn right and right again and you will be facing down the hill).

    Directions to Edge Cottage by car from Bakewell (approx. 12 minutes):

    • From Bakewell (central roundabout) follow signs for A619 Chesterfield, Sheffield A621 & Chatsworth
    • Follow the road round (one way street) going past ‘The Castle’ pub on your left.
    • Continue over the bridge (becomes two-way again)
    • Follow the A619 round and continue forward for approx. 3.8 miles (you will go through the ’13 bends’ and at the end you will come to a T-junction, take the left towards Baslow continuing on A619
    • After entering Baslow you will come to a roundabout, take the 1st exit signposted to Stockport, Manchester & Calver (A623/A6) – you will go past a restaurant called ‘Rowley’s’ on your left
    • After 0.1 miles you will come to a mini roundabout, continue over taking the 1st exit
    • Follow the road forward for approx. 1.4 miles (you will go past Fischer’s Hall on your right)
    • Turn right just before ‘The Bridge Inn’ signposted to ‘Curbar & Frogatt’
    • Follow the road round for approx. 90 yards and take a right onto Curbar Lane opposite the pub up the hill (if you go over a bridge you have missed the turn)
    • Follow the hill up for approx. 0.3 miles and at the red telephone box turn left onto The Hillcock
    • Continue on the Hillcock for approx 0.1 miles and when you see the well and the flagpole turn right onto The Green
    • Follow the lane (The Green) round for approx 0.1 miles until you see a garage with a white door almost directly infront of you.
    • Take the lane to the right of the garage and you will see a covered parking space on your right that belongs to Edge Cottage, 6 Edgemount View – this is your covered parking space.
    • You have arrived at Edge Cottage!
    • There is a little door from the covered space that will take you down a path to Edge Cottage.
    • (TIP: The lane leads back onto the main road through Curbar, Bar Road.  Turn right and right again and you will be facing down the hill).

    Directions to Edge View by car from Buxton (approx. 25 minutes):

    • From Buxton signs to the A6 towards Bakewell (from the roundabout by Morrisons)
    • Once on A6, continue on this road for approximately 11.5 miles (ignore the first signpost to Ashford-in-the-Water)
    • Continue a little further (going past a sign for a right-hand turn to Sheldon)
    • Take the left turn onto A6020 (signposted Ashford-in-the-Water, Great Longstone, Monsal Head)
    • Follow the A6020 for just under 2 miles (going past left hand turn signs for Great Longstone and continue forward until you come to a roundabout)
    • At the roundabout turn left taking the 1st exit signposted to Hathersage B6001 (Hassop Road)
    • Follow the road for just over 3 miles (you will go past signposts to Hassop Hall on your left and a pub called ‘The Eyre Arms’ on your right
    • Approaching the end of the road, just before a crossroads with traffic lights, there is a garden centre on your left-hand side and another pub directly in front of you called ‘The Eyre Arms’
    • Take a right signposted to Baslow (A623) & Chesterfield (A619) – you will go past a petrol station on your left and a ‘Spar’ on your right , continue forward on the A623 for approx. 0.5 miles
    • On your left there will be a craft shop & a café called ‘The Eating House’ set back from the road with carparking space infront
    • Take the left turn after this onto Curbar Lane – follow the road round for approx 0.5 miles going over the bridge, There will be a pub on your right hand side called ‘The Bridge Inn’
    • Take the left turn opposite the The Bridge Inn up the hill following Curbar Lane
    • Follow the hill up for approx. 0.3 miles and at the red telephone box turn left onto The Hillcock
    • Continue on the Hillcock for approx 0.1 miles and when you see the well and the flagpole turn right onto The Green
    • Follow the lane (The Green) round for approx 0.1 miles until you see a garage with a white door almost directly infront of you.
    • Take the lane to the right of the garage and you will see a covered parking space on your right that belongs to Edge Cottage, 6 Edgemount View – this is your covered parking space.
    • You have arrived at Edge Cottage!
    • There is a little door from the covered space that will take you down a path to Edge Cottage.
    • (TIP: The lane leads back onto the main road through Curbar, Bar Road.  Turn right and right again and you will be facing down the hill).



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    Your Stay At Edge Cottage

    Our Favourite Places to Eat Nearby

    ​Country Pubs

    • The Moon Inn, Stoney Middleton - A lovely traditional pub with a great beer garden.
    • The Chequers Inn, Froggatt Edge - Award winning inn serving fresh locally sourced food.
    • The Devonshire Arms, Baslow - Gastro pub style food 
    • The Wheatsheaf, Baslow - Has a great beer garden with children's area 
    • The Bulls Head Inn, Foolow - Family run pub serving hearty traditional pub food.
    • The Barrel Inn, Bretton- Quaint 16th century inn with the most amazing views - on a clear day it is possible to see five counties.

    Restaurants

    • The Bridge Inn, Calver - Just down the road,  serves great Spanish tapas.
    • Rowley’s, Baslow - A contemporary restaurant serving locally sourced modern European dishes. 
    • Fischer's at Baslow Hall,  Baslow  - Michelin star fine dining restaurant 
    • Charlie’s Bistro, Baslow - Lovely little bistro in the centre of Baslow, advisable to book ahead.
    • Curry Cottage at Lovers Leap, Stoney Middleton - Excellent Indian in the nearby village of Stoney Middleton, also offers a take-away service 

    Cafes

    Fresh Delivered Meals & Take Aways

    • Sauced Here - fantastic selection of home made prepared meals from local chef/cooks - great for large groups. They also provide a full basket of groceries from local producers that can replace a supermarket delivery
    • Scoff - Delicious, Home-Cooked Food, Delivered to You in the Peak District
    • Maazi - Sumptuous Indian meal or buffet delivered to your door. Numerous catering options and can also provide waiting on staff and even take away the washing up.
    • Hope Valley Pizza Co - Take away pizza with free delivery
    • Tollbar Fish and Chip Shop - Great fish and chip take away in the nearby village of Stoney Middleton.

    Our Top 5 Places to Visit Nearby

    1.Walk along the Edges

    Curbar, Baslow and Froggatt Edges offer a spectacular walking route where you can view both the Dark and White Peaks. These three gritstone edges are part an almost continuous line of cliffs running from Stanage Edge down to Birchen Edge at the southern end. These Edges once famous for millstones, are now known as great places to rock climb. There over 200 rock-climbing routes on Curbar Edge alone, making the edges a mecca for walkers and climbers alike. For walkers Baslow Edge also offers interesting features including a memorial to the Duke of Wellington, a giant rock called the Eagle Stone which in years gone by the young men of Baslow used it to show off their prowess and fitness for marriage by climbing to the top and even some resident Highland cows.  A nice circular route which also includes walking along the river Derwent can be viewed by clicking here or please click here for a shorter circular route around Curbar Edge which starts at Curbar gap car park, just up the road from the property. There is also a great refreshment van called Jolly's that is frequently at the car park which serves some fantastic cakes, a lovely treat after a long walk! 

    2. Eyam – The Plague Village

    Nearby is the village of Eyam, famously known as the plague village. The village was unique in its response to the outbreak of plague in 1665 as the village placed itself in voluntary quarantine. Eyam museum is great to place to find out more about the plague story and the history of village, there is also Eyam Hall, built in 1676 in a Jacobean style. The house is open to visitors (please check the National Trust website for opening hours) and next door there a small craft centre, which is also worth a visit. There are many great walks around the village and it is lovely just to wander around as many of the buildings also have plaques giving details of their history and the part their inhabitants played in the Plague saga, notably the Plague Cottages where the outbreak began.

    Click here for a link to Eyam Museum or Eyam Hall.

    3.Visit Castleton and its famous caverns

    Castleton is one of the most popular destinations for visitors to the Peak District, it has an array of natural and historical features both above and below ground, and is surrounded by superb walking country. High above the village stand the imposing ruins of Peveril Castle. To the west of Castleton lies Mam Tor offering amazing views and fantastic walking on the ridge. Castleton is most well-known for its four caves, each offering a different experience to the visitor, Peak Cavern, Speedwell Cavern, Treak Cliff Cavern and Blue John Mine. The caverns are a great activity for kids and when the weather does not cooperate for outdoor activities.

    Click here for a link to Castleton and the Caves.

    ​4. Hathersage Outdoor Swimming Pool

    Fabulous open air heated pool in the nearby picturesque village of Hathersage, with a great selection of events throughout the year. The lido is heated to a lovely 28oc all year round and has a nice cafe on site, undercover seating area as well as a grassed area  (perfect for sun bathing in the summer months) and a bandstand. Please check out their website for opening times and further details on special events including night time swims and outdoor cinema events.

    5.Chatsworth House and Park

    No visit to the Peak District would be complete without visiting the fabulous Chatsworth Estate. There really is something to do for every member of the family - The Farmyard and Adventure playground, the magnificent house and the gardens which are equally as impressive as the house , with the maze, the garden trails, and the famous water cascade to keep the little ones occupied.

    Click here for a link to Chatsworth House and Park.

    Finer Details

    What To Expect At The Edge Cottage

    A basic weekend supply of the following essentials are supplied (as there are no staff on site if you run out you will have to replace):

    • Hand soap
    • Loo rolls (1 x on the holder and 2 spare in the bathroom)
    • Washing up liquid
    • 3 x tea towels
    • 2 x dish cloth 
    • Basic cleaning materials
    • Utilities - Electric, gas, heating and hot water
    • Mop & Bucket
    • Hoover

    Useful Information

    • ​1 x travel cot (if requested - please supply your own cot linen)
    • 1 x high chair (if requested)
    • Fresh linen with beds made up upon arrival
    • Fresh towels - Bath towel & hand towel per guest, plus hand towel and bath mat in the bathroom
    • 1 x log burner in the main lounge - 1 x complementary basket of logs supplied upon arrival (due to health and safety we cannot supply fire lighters or matches)
    • 1 x TV with Freeview
    • Ipod docking station
    • Wifi
    • Washing Machine & Dryer in kitchen
    • Iron & ironing board & indoor clothes airer in bathroom cupboard

    Cooking and Dining

    Any kitchen items that are absolutely vital for your stay, please check with us before your visit to ensure that it is at the property (as things do sometimes get broken).

    • ​Microwave/combi oven
    • Separate electric oven
    • Induction hob
    • Kitchen scales
    • Pots, pans, roasting tins, crockery, glassware and cutlery
    • Full height fridge with three drawer freezer compartment
    • Cafetiere
    • Kettle
    • Toaster 
    • Dishwasher
    • Dining for up to 6 people. Table extension leaf is stored in the bathroom cupboard. 

    Outside 

    • ​There are gardens at the front and back of Edge Cottage. There is seating for 6 in the larger part of the garden and a bistro style table and chairs at the back of the house. 
    • BBQ – please bring your own charcoal
    • Access to secure bike storage for up to four bikes

    Arrival and Departure

    • Check in 3pm or after 
    • Check out is by 10am prompt

    You Should Know

    • Please note that we are dog friendly at this property however there are livestock in the surrounding fields so dogs must be kept under control at all times. For your information, a maximum of one dog is allowed on site if pre-arranged - you will be expected to keep it out of the bedrooms and off the soft furnishings.  We do charge £20 per dog for the duration of your stay. Please see our dog policy for further details. ​
    • Due to the character and age of the cottage, please note the stairs are very steep so may be unsuitable for the elderly or toddlers.
    • Wifi – we provide free wifi however as the Peak District is in a beautiful rural location sometimes there can be intermittent wifi signal that is beyond our control, we also hope you appreciate that we cannot guarantee wifi if there are technical issues out of our control.

    Location 

    • The postcode is S32 3YX
    • In the heart of the village of Curbar and within walking distance of Curbar Edge and Curbar Gap. The popular Bridge Inn pub is at the bottom of the hill. 
    • There is a well stocked village shop down the hill in Calver which provides all the basics as well as an excellent stock of locally-baked bread, meringues and brownies. Should you wish for something more sophisticated the Chatsworth Farm Shop is only a short drive away. Bakewell too is only a ten minute drive away with a small/medium sized supermarket and a variety of good quality local stores.
    • The nearest town is Bakewell
    • The lanes in Curbar can be narrow and are in constant use but there is street parking in the village. On the Hillock, Bar Road and there is also a space on the corner just before you turn in to the covered parking access belonging to Edge Cottage. Please note the height of the carport is 6ft and 1.5 inches (1.86 metres) which is suitable for most cars, but please do check the height of your vehicle beforehand. You are also welcome to park at an angle to make most of the space. 

    Booking and Payment Process

    • ​We ask for a 25% deposit to confirm a booking
    • The balance is due 12 weeks prior to arrival
    • Full payment is due upon booking if it is booked with 12 weeks prior to arrival
    • A cautionary damage deposit of £200 is held and returned after your stay
    • Click here for a full description of how to make a booking

    Shopping Delivery Information

    For ease, lots of our guests pre-ordered a shopping delivery. You are very welcome to organise this however, please do make sure you have arrange the delivery time slot to arrive after you have checked in, as we are unable to accept it on your behalf (as the property is let as exclusive use there is are no Peak Venus staff on site).

    Local Shopping Delivery From Local Producers - Sauced Here

    Keep it local! Our guests often ask for recommendations for local farm shops and butchers for the all-important celebration meals and this is a brilliant and very easy service.  Sauced Here has similar functionality to an on line supermarket but is only stocked by local suppliers in the Peak District - order your wine, meat, vegetables, dairy and so much more with a choice of over a thousand products and at reasonable prices. It's a great service which delivers straight to your holiday cottage or you can click and collect at a local pick up point. 

    Click here to book a delivery slot.