Sometimes choosing a Cottage of the Week means no more than finding a lovely property in an equally lovely location with plenty of availability to let our readers’ experience the loveliness for themselves.
Not to take anything away from this stunning property, but that’s exactly what we’ve done with Thornleigh in Hathersage. The village itself lies on the north bank of the River Derwent in the Peak District. The unparalled beauty of the Hope and Derwent valleys are just a short distance away while literary lovers will be delighted to discover the village’s ties to Charlotte Bronte. The author stayed in Hathersage whilst writing Jane Eyre, and many of the novel’s locations match those in the village. Finding out which ones is one of the many joys of holidaying in Hathersage!
Hathersage also has your basic holiday needs covered. You will find cafés, shops, bars and restaurants – even an outdoor swimming pool if you’re feeling hardy! Take the train from the village to Manchester or Sheffield for museums, galleries and shows, or stop off in Edale and walk the Pennine Way. Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and Eyam Hall are nearby.
As you can probably tell, Hathersage and the Peak District aren’t exactly short of stunning sights and wonderful activities. So we should probably talk a little about the property…
Hathersage has been wonderfully restored to offer an exceptional level of comfort whilst retaining its period features. So you can enjoy the comfort offered by gas ‘wood burners’ whilst also enjoying the unique timeless ambience that Thornleigh affords. You will also find an incredibly inviting, stylish and comfortable décor throughout, while your entertainment needs are catered for with a TV and DVD player.
In the warmer months your options are expanded through a large enclosed lawn with furniture. There’s also a bike store if you’d like to explore the beauty of the Peak District on two-wheels.
As you can see from the photos, Thornleigh ticks all the boxes of a fantastic holiday property in the UK. If you’d like to make a booking or find out more info please take a look at the property’s listing on cottages4you.