avonlea cottage

Welcome to - Avonlea Cottage - Monyash -Peak District -holiday lettings

  • 3 Nights = minimum stay 
  • Change over is any day


Avonlea Cottage Accommodation and Facilities


Image of the lounge in Avonlea Cottage showing seating and dining areas and the wood burning stove

Avonlea was originally built in 1769 but has been restored to provide co-ordinated self catering accommodation. 

We accept 3 night rentals up to two weeks. Changeover can be any day and we are open all year.

Wood burning Stove

Lounge with front door and window aspect with dining area for 4 people and a lit wood burning stove

It has an oaked beam lounge/diner with a wood burning stove but also has full central heating. So its cool in summer and warm in winter.

Its ideal for a romantic holiday or just to unwind and relax.


Bedroom with cast iron double bed and pine furniture. Painted cream with duck egg blue bedding.

Avonlea has one bedroom with a double cast iron bed and distressed pine furniture. 


Close up of cast iron bed with view towards low level bedroom window and pine dressing table.

It is fully carpeted with ample storage space and has a dressing table and the essential hair dryer.


Bathroom has white 3 piece suit and shower over the bath. Window gives views over countryside.

The bathroom is large and enjoys views over open fields and countryside.


Modern shaker kitchen with black worktops, fully kitted out with all the usual kitchen appliances.

Our kitchen is fully integrated with electric oven and hob. We provide many essentials to make your stay comfortable and cost effective

Avonlea's Secluded Garden and Surrounding Area

Kitchen View

Kitchen window view over rear garden with patio seating in the for ground and a well planted garden.

Kitchen view of rear garden with additional patio seating in for ground

Patio and BBQ Area

End of rear garden has paved area with two chairs and a table for alfresco dining.

View of cottage from patio area at end of the secluded rear garden. The BBQ is in the storage cupboard on the left.

Open Countryside Views

End of rear garden has views over the stone wall to green fields and trees to  open countryside.

Open countryside views from the rear garden patio. 

The Bakewell Pudding Shop

Plate glass window of the original bakewell pudding shop displaying bakewell tarts and buns for sale

Bakewell is famous for its bakewell puddings, which can be bought at the original Bakewell Pudding Shop.

Bakewell Riverside Walk

River Wye runs through Bakewell centre has pretty riverside walks so people can feed ducks and fish.

Bakewell is the main town in the peak district and is busy with tourists and visitor's all year round. There is a tourist information centre and superb riverside walks and plenty to explore in the town, which is close by to our holiday lettings. Avonlea cottage is ideal for uk holidays.

Chatsworth House

Spectacular view of Chatsworth House set in wonderful grounds with a lake and a huge fountain.

Chatsworth House is the largest attraction in the peak district with a large programme of events all through the year.

Peak District Holidays in Avonlea Cottage

The Owners

Picture of Carole and Chris the owners of Avonlea  who renovated it in 2008 to be a holiday let.

Carole and Chris finished renovating Avonlea in 2008 and it has been a 4 Star Self Catering holiday let ever since. See our Trip advisor reviews.

The Bulls Head Pub - Monyash

The Bull Head pub in Monyash. Serves pub food all day and very is busy all year round.

The only Pub and Restaurant in the village is situated 200 meters from Avonlea's front door. Excellent food, wine, beers and friendly service

Peak District

Link to the Peak District web site to show activities on, in and around the Peaks, all year round.

Experience all that the Peak District has to offer to the vistor. Visit the web site for ideas.

Avonlea's - Reviews - Awards - Further Information


Cottage Facilities

White Goods

  • Electric cooker and hob
  • Fridge with freeze  compartment
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Washer/dryer
  • Iron
  • George Forman grill
  • Central heating

Electronic Goods

  • TV/DVD
  • Radio/CD player
  • Internet access
  • Electric power
  • Hair dryer

Linen and Bedding

  • Duvet and pillows
  • Linen and Bedding
  • Bath and hand towels
  • Tea towels
  • Dishcloth and brush

Domestic Products

  • Kitchen and loo rolls
  • Fairy and dishwasher tablets
  • Washing powder

Other Items

  • Wood burning stove
  • BBQ
  • Garden furniture


  • Outside front door on street