The Music MillHathersage, Peak District, Derbyshire Sleeps up to 6Map of all Cottages

A large family holiday house perfect for outdoor loving groups and families.  A piece of music history, let the music play on…

The Music Mill Large family holiday house

“Amazing service from sheepskinlife and the Mill was just stunning. One of the best holiday cottages I have ever rented.” Jason

An intriguing location for the first record player needle factory in the UK, hidden in the Derbyshire hills, by a stream at the edge of Hathersage village. The Music Mill keeps its Victorian, industrial appearance on the outside but now with contemporary comfort and decadent design on the inside.

The indulgence you need after experiencing the Peak District outdoor activities and adventures on your doorstep.  The Music Mill wows you as you enter, through the old workers entrance, into the stunning open plan living area.  Enjoy the cavernous, sociable space; cook a feast for friends, catch up in front of the fire or relax awhile in the originally styled bathroom all with a fantastic music system for accompaniment of course.

Just a short walk from Hathersage village centre, close to Edale, in the heart of the Peak District in the Hope Valley The Music Mill is a great base for an active family holiday, a special place for a celebration or an unusual house to use for a luxurious group get together.

“Amazing service from sheepskinlife. com and the Mill was just stunning. One of the best holiday cottages I have ever rented.” Jason

The Music Mill was chosen as one of The Guardian’s “Ten great new UK holidays for 2011″

At a glance

BEST FOR… Peak District adventures with friends
LOCALLY… Hathersage, Bakewell and Hope Valley
STYLE…  Quirky and contemporary in luxurious space

THE PROPERTY

  • 2 ground floor king
  • 1 upstairs double
  • Family bathroom
  • Cloakroom
  • Open plan living
  • Log burning stove
  • Under-floor heating

ENTERTAINMENT

  • iPod dock
  • Satellite TV & DVD
  • Playstation

TO MAKE LIFE EASIER

  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • No Security Deposit
  • Pet friendly

FAMILY FRIENDLY

  • Absolutely!
  • Enclosed patio area
  • BBQ
  • Travel Cot and Highchair

English heritage hidden in the hills...

Inside The Music Mill

  • Enter into the light and spacious open plan living area with some fantastic features; stunning ornate lights, a spiral staircase from St. Pancras station and views across Hope Valley.
  • Fully equipped kitchen including a breakfast bar, range oven and12 seater dining table and a dishwasher.
  • Entertain yourselves with all the mod-cons available with wide screen TV, DVD player and a Playstation.
  • Three individual and cosy double bedrooms each equally appealing; the largest has an indulgent, quintessential claw foot bath & view of the fields.
  • The third double is the cosiest hidden at the top of the wrought iron spiral staircase.  The other two rooms are on the ground floor.
  • Even in the bathroom you are literally surrounded by music in the form of some very interesting and artistic decoration!  Here you can indulge in the large bath or the separate shower with multiple jets.
  • A warm house throughout with under floor heating and log burning stove in the lounge.

Outside The Music Mill

  • Though there are other houses and the railway bridge nearby this is a peaceful location at the edge of Hathersage village.
  • There is a sheltered and private patio to the side of the house with a view across the fields to the hills in the distance, perfect for alfresco dining.
  • Village location means that it is just a short walk to the great eating places and facilities in Hathersage or walk straight out across the fields into the hills.

The Things you need to know...

The Music Mill is, as it sounds, an old Mill, beautifully converted into a wonderful and indulgent living space but its industrial appearance remains on the outside.

At the edge of the village of Hathersage there are other houses nearby which you walk past to get to the village itself.  The windows of the Music Mill look out across the fields and the patio is screened from neighbours.

Running through the centre of Hathersage, as through most of the nearby villages, is a train line which brings many of the outdoor enthusiasts to the area.  If you are outside, you will hear the trains as they go by.   The viaduct that carries the train line can be seen in the images of The Music Mill.

The third bedroom (at the top of the spiral stair) has only a heavy curtain not a door to close it from the living area.

Mobile phone reception is good at The Music Mill.

Pets are welcome at the Music Mill for a small additional charge.

 

 

Luxury living in walking country...

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The Music Mill Location

  • Peak District walking with a unique home to stay in around 3 hours from London: 163 miles
  • Luxury holiday home with wonderful walking just 1 hour from Manchester: 31.7 miles
  • On the edge of walking centre of Hathersage in the Peak District
  • Sitting with other houses underneath the railway bridge but this is a peaceful location with the dominant sound being the stream running by the side of the Mill
  • The Peak District hills and Lady Bower Reservoir are on your doorstep

Things to do near The Music Mill...

Out and about near The Music Mill, our favourites…

  • Walk straight from the door over Stanage Edge and visit Little John’s grave in the churchyard in Hathersage on the way back.
  • Take a dip in the Hathersage open air pool, open from 28th May-2nd September.
  • Discover the heart of the Peak District with challenging walks on Mam Tor or the Edale circuit or simply admire the breathtaking scenery on a drive through the Hope valley.
  • With the many ridges nearby it is the perfect place to try rock climbing.
  • Enjoy a wholesome meal from fresh, local ingredients at the George, just down the lane in Hathersage (0.2 miles)
  • Stock up on local produce at Coleman’s delicatessen and Bowers Butchers just around the corner
  • Explore Blue John Cavern, at Castleton, home to the rarest mineral in Britain and a series of stunning caverns. (7.7miles)
  • More things to do in The Peak District

Sheepskin Bespoke Holiday Itinerary If you want to get more ideas of what there is to do nearby follow the links below or have a look at our suggestion for a holiday itinerary.
Click here for a pdf brochure When you book, whatever your passion just let us know, we’ll find all of the information you need and include it in your personal, tailored guide sent to you before you arrive.

Call or email us to find out more:

01865 764087,   inspired@sheepskinlife.com

Local provisions and tasty treats

Don’t miss Chatsworth Farm Shop as you enjoy the stunning views of the estate. Lots of local produce, specialities and artisan products to treat yourself to.


Outdoor adventures with Peak Activities

Take to the hills and enjoy outdoor pursuits in the Derbyshire Dales with Peak Activities


Marvel at Chatsworth House and grounds

Marvel at the stunning views throughout the extensive grounds of Chatsworth House and explore inside.


Your own Personal Sanctuary

Luxury Organic spa treatments in the comfort of your own holiday cottage…


Y Not Music Festival

“Small Fresh and Loud festival in the Peak District…”


Buxton Festival

A Musical feast in the Peak District…


The Music Mill press

The Music Mill has been recognised by guests and press alike.

Here is a selection of press articles in which The Music Mill has been featured…

The Times at Music Mill…

Former Gramophone needle factory is visited by Times journalist Tony Dawe…


Music Mill Reviews

A certain Mr Cocker enjoyed his time to so much when he stayed at Music Mill that he bought a holiday property nearby.


“We stayed at the Music Mill at the beginning of April and had a fantastic time there. The accommodation was excellent and if anything the main room seemed even bigger than we had imagined. It was beautifully warm and had everything that we needed.

We never tired of the views of the stream and across the fields. There were lots of possible walks from the house and it was handy to be able to walk to local shops. We particularly liked the deli in the village – their quiche and cakes were excellent! All in all It was a great place to stay in a great location. The service from the Sheepskin staff when booking etc was equally good and we are very much looking forward to staying in Lletty at the beginning of August” Becky


“Just wanted to let you know that we had a fantastic time at the Music Mill. Loved it. I want to live there.
We will definitely use you guys again as you were brilliant all the way, the booklet you did was a really great touch, as was the weather forecast”  Harriet


“I stayed at The Music Mill earlier this year and loved it. Just looking at your site again to see if we can manage a break in August.” Chris


“The Mill is in a perfect location on the edge of the cute village of Hathersage. The village has a great range of shops, a butchers, bakers, grocers (very good), deli/cafe and walking shops with brnads such as North Face. For us the 3 nights were a well earned break, with relaxation being the most important thing. However, I can see that it would also be a great place to base a walking holiday.”  Michelle


“10 out of 10 for the Music Mill! … it combined two things you don’t normally think of as going together…self-catering and luxury.

More than that, I think I’ll henceforth switch allegiances for future breaks to Sheepskin… personalized guide, ‘goody bag’ on arrival (top quality items in there, too), luxurious bathrobes, state-of-the-art music system (used to full adavantage on our trip) etc. – all these little things really add up. Many thanks for a really enjoyable stay… ” Fergal


“We booked a weekend at the Music Mill, last minute through sheepskinlife. com. Amazing service from sheepskinlife. com, and the Mill was just stunning. One of the best holiday cottages I have ever rented.”  Jason


“We’ve had a thoroughly enjoyable stay here at the Music Mill, thank you, and been blessed with good weather, too.  We were on Stanage Edge yesterday (we walked from the property) and the boys enjoyed finding Robin Hood’s cave. It kept their tired legs motivated!” Paul


Press Reviews

Paul Johnson wrote about his stay at the Music Mill on ‘a luxury travel blog’…” Self-catering is often overlooked as a luxury option, in favour of hotels and resorts, but really it shouldn’t be.  The Music Mill is in a great location, particularly for outdoor enthusiasts…Returning to the accommodation, everything we could possibly want was to hand…Sheepskin goes the extra mile that you don’t normally get when renting a self-catering property.” A Luxury Travel Blog  Read the full article

The Music Mill Availability

We are as flexible as possible with arrival date and length of stay.
We have a minimum booking of 3 nights and 7 nights during peak holiday times.

Our calendars are up to date at the end of each working day.

Bookings are subject to availability and on a first come first served basis.  To reserve the dates you want completing our booking form is the fastest way.

To check any dates or details before making your decision just get in touch.  Call, email or fill out our booking form, whichever you prefer.

To see dates for all cottages, please go to our  availability page.

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Prices for Music Mill

We’re here to take the hassle away from booking and planning your holiday.

No hidden extras…
our prices include everything from tea towels to bath towels
and special extras such as logs for the fire, bathrobes and a welcome hamper there when you arrive.

The price also includes your tailored guide to help plan your holiday.

We know that you respect and appreciate beautiful places and other people’s precious homes so…
Relax and enjoy your holiday with no security deposit to worry about.
Accidents do happen and if damage does occur during your stay we ask for a reasonable contribution towards the cost of repairs or replacements.

Please read our user-friendly terms and conditions which, by confirming your booking, you agree to.

Music Mill sleeps 6 people
Nights 3 4 5 6 7
£ 745 975 1165 1385 1655
€ (guide) 894 1170 1398 1662 1986
Available for short breaks, (min 3 nights) year round, except for peak holiday times.
The Music Mill welcomes pets at the additional charge as below
Pet charge £ 30 per pet

Come back soon… Stay again with Sheepskin, within 6 months, booking ‘off-peak’ for 5 nights or more and we’ll reduce the standard rate by 10% for you.

Book now

When we receive your booking form we will reserve your requested dates for 5 days and we will be in touch to confirm all the finer details with you.

If you prefer call or email:

+44 (0) 1865 764 087

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