Charming and beautifully restored Victorian House
All ensuite accommodation, cellar games room
Stylish 9 bedroom Victorian House nested in the picturesque hamlet of Priestcliffe in the centre of the Peak District, close both to Bakewell and Buxton, perfect for group holidays and family gatherings of up to 20 guests.
Priestcliffe House is a luxurious Victorian residence ideal for groups of up 20 guests or if you are family group with children you can sleep a few more (up to 24 guests).
There is no shortage of space in this renovated home, there is a large open plan kitchen and dining room, perfect for large group dining. A fabulous formal sitting room with plenty of comfortable soft seating and wonderful period features including an original Ashford black marble fireplace. The property has delightful views over the surrounding Peak District countryside.
There are 9 boutique style en suite bedrooms, with most bedrooms having the option of being made up as double or twin beds. A few of the bedrooms have additional bunkbeds/built in beds, perfect for family groups.
All ensuite interior designed home with games den.
Stylish country kitchen designed to make catering for large groups as easy as possible. With all the modern appliances you need, Priestcliffe House is fully equipped with plenty of cookware, crockery, utensils, glassware and all the other items essential for making your stay comfortable and more importantly easy. The open plan dining area comfortably seats 20 guests (up to 24 guests at a squeeze) with extra seating at the kitchen island.
Impressive entrance hall and spacious formal sitting room. With a traditional feel, this beautiful styled and generously proportioned room retains many period features; high ceilings, two bay windows and a log burner set within an original Ashford black marble fireplace.
The grand staircase leads up to two floors with nine sumptuous bedrooms all with private en suite facilities. Each bedroom had been designed with feature wallpapers, coordinating soft furnishings and comfy beds for an uninterrupted night’s sleep. We know that groups come in all shapes and sizes and have different requirements so most beds can be made up as doubles or twin’s so you can choose the layout to suit your group’s needs.
Hidden down a secret staircase is a fabulous converted cellar. Retaining an authentic rustic feel with its exposed walls and clever floor lighting, creates a warm homely feel, the perfect ambience for guests to enjoy the multitude of games in this unique space: handmade retro electronic games table with 60 games, including all the old favourites — Donkey Kong, Space Invader & PacMan. Multi 6 foot games table with table tennis, air hockey and pool, lounge area with wall mounted 42 inch smart TV screen.
You can gain direct access from the Cellar straight out onto the terrace — perfect for the outdoor games; including stilts, didi cars and a Petanque pitch.
Extensive south facing gardens with a front patio and a side sunken terrace — when the sun is shining you will be able to enjoy this virtually all day! Perfect for the outdoor games; including stilts, didi cars and a Petanque pitch.
Priestcliffe House is the perfect base for exploring the many attractions of the Peak District, it is less than 5 miles away from the Victorian spa town of Buxton with its renown Opera House and just over 5 miles from the ancient market town of Bakewell, home to the famous Bakewell pudding. Both towns have a variety of boutique shops, café, restaurants and pubs to explore and enjoy. The historic homes of Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall are also within easy reach.
There are many great walking routes nearby and from your doorstep you can walk to the picturesque Miller’s Dale where you can also jump onto the Monsal Trail and walk or cycle (nearest bike hire is at Blackwell Mill approx. 3 miles away) to your heart’s desire on the former midland’s railway route with its reopened tunnels and spectacular scenery.
Pubs, bars, and restaurants
- The Queens Arms, Taddington (1Km)
- Morrisons in Buxton (10Km)
- Buxton (10Km)
- Manchester (47Km)
Prices per week start from
1st Jan 2020 — 31st Dec 2020