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The Croft at Waterside Cottages

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Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    7 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    With Owner

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access

    Ground floor

  • Waterside Location

About The Croft at Waterside Cottages

The Croft at Waterside Cottages can comfortably sleep up to 16 people in seven bedrooms, making it ideal for extended families and groups of friends who want somewhere within easy reach of the Peak District National Park. The lakefront property sits in an enviable position on the banks of Carsington Water, just outside the historic village of Kirk Ireton and within walking distance of the traditional Barley Mow pub which has been serving beer to locals and visitors since 1753. The location is perfect for easy access to beautiful walks, bike rides, watersports and touring some of the area's most popular attractions, making The Croft at Waterside Cottages a favourite choice for every season.

Kirk Ireton is a peaceful village thanks to its location away from the main tourist routes. Despite this, it is convenient for many of the area's best-loved beauty spots, footpaths and attractions. The cottage is at the end of a no-through lane that leads to Carsington Water, allowing guests to sail, windsurf, kayak and fly fish on the lake that they can see from their garden and windows. Stroll around the footpath that circumnavigates the lake, taking in 8 gorgeous miles of spectacular views that never fail to impress, no matter what the season.

Close by, the villages of Ashbourne and Wirksworth offer all the amenities necessary for a relaxed self-catering holiday in the Peak District including supermarkets, cafes and takeaways. There are further opportunities for shopping and eating in the nearby historic towns of Bakewell, Buxton and Matlock.

Attractions within an easy drive include Alton Towers, Gulliver's Kingdom, Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, the Crich Tramway Village and the Heights of Abraham. However, the lake-front cottage offers such comfortable accommodation and spectacular views that guests may be delighted to leave the car and spend the week exploring the incredible landscape within walking and cycling distance of The Croft at Waterside Cottages.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Victoria Stokes joined Independent Cottages in January 2020

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Waterside Location
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Pub Nearby
  • Golf Nearby
  • iPod Docking
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (The Peak District)

Accommodation Comprises:

The Croft at Waterside Cottages is a spacious property with accommodation over two levels.


  • Central hallway welcomes guests and leads to the kitchen, living room and three of the seven bedrooms.
  • Enormous living room with plenty of comfortable seating for 16 people and a TV with a DVD player. Floor to ceiling windows let in lots of natural light to make it a lovely place to sit and relax at any time of the day.
  • Kitchen/diner with lots of room to store and prepare food, modern appliances including a range cooker and a dishwasher, and a solid wood table that can easily seat a full house for relaxed meals with family and friends. With the rustic stone walls and thick oak beam, it's a warm and welcoming room with loads of country charm.
  • Double bedroom with space for a travel cot.
  • Triple room with three single beds.
  • Family room with a double bed and a single bed.
  • Shower room with a walk-in shower, WC and a handbasin.


  • Double bedroom with good storage and a Velux window.
  • Two further bedrooms have a double bed and storage (Please note that one has a small double).
  • Twin room with two single beds.
  • Family room with a double bed and a single bed. The ensuite has a bath, WC and a handbasin.
  • Family shower room with WC and a handbasin.

Outside: The cottage has a patio with a barbecue and garden furniture where guests can sit and enjoy the waterfront views. There is off-street parking for multiple cars.

Additional Information: All utilities, WiFi, sheets and hand/tea towels are provided (please bring bath towels). Smoking and pets are not permitted. The cottage is rented for weekends only with two or three night breaks starting on a Friday (should you wish to extend this for a longer break, please speak to the owner). Two cots (plus 1 travel cot) available for use in the cottage (please bring cot bedding). Well behaved hen and stag parties are welcome.

The Croft at Waterside Cottages Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Tue, 3rd May 2022 - Thu, 26th May 2022
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 2
Short break prices:
2 nights: £1,695 | 3 nights: £1,845

7 Nights

2 Nights

Tue, 7th Jun 2022 - Mon, 11th Jul 2022
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 2
Short break prices:
2 nights: £1,695 | 3 nights: £1,845

7 Nights

2 Nights

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 6-16 in 7 bedrooms (3 Doubles, 2 Family rooms, 1 Triple, 1 Twin)
2 dogs welcome
Ground floor accommodation
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Cheque, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
Please note - The Croft at Waterside Cottages sleeps 6-16 people.
Dining capacity - Please enquire with owner.
Pricing - Contact owner for group prices.
All male groups - Yes
All female groups - Yes
Catering available - No.
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)7792 201774 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Victoria Stokes
Member Since January 2020

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Last minute offer - £150 off stays in February 2022 using code FEB22 at time of booking.

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* Calendar last updated: 20th May 2022
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