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Welcome to East View Cottage
East View cottage
sunny seating area
cosy sitting room
afternoon tea
kitchen fireside
family dining
pretty bedrooms
time to relax
family Bathroom
merry Christmas and New Year!
dogs make themselves at home
track from the farm
beautiful walks from the doorstep
Eyam Hall
Eyam Church
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Eyam, Hope Valley, Peak District National Park, England

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CLWhiteUK
Hastings, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Writer's delight - peaceful, cosy and brilliantly located”
Reviewed October 23, 2013 for a stay in October 2013
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I booked East View as I needed a quiet, comfortable location where I could work on a script for a week.

Eyam was perfect as it wasn't too remote, had a friendly (and tasty) pub, useful corner shop and interesting museums, churches and a National Trust property all within 10 minutes walking of East View. And while I spent most of the week sitting in front of one of the two fires, I did manage to get out for a bit of a walk right from the doorstep. Eyam is also very easy to get to by public transport.

But as most of my time was spent inside working, comfort and peace were the two main requirements - and I got that in spades.

Jo was the perfect host - she collected me from the station, made sure I had everything I needed, supplied me with firewood and homecooked prepared meals, and even invited me to dinner in her lovely home with her family, where I got to meet Tiny Tim the little piglet.

The cottage has everything you need plus some. While still retaining that cosy cottage feel with wooden beams and big open fireplaces, it has all the mod cons throughout, (including internet tv so I could watch a bunch of films on LoveFilm after a hard day writing) and big comfy chairs and sofa. Things like having memory foam on the bed and thick duvets makes everything very snug, and I always got the feeling that Jo and Matt were creating a space in which they themselves would enjoy staying, which gives it a very thoughtful and considered feel.

Overall, it was one of the most comfortable cottages I've ever stayed in (and I stay in a lot of them!). I'll certainly be making East View my base when I'm next up that way.

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Liked best: Hospitality, comfort, big open fires, location, quietness
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Solo Traveler
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J0hnC196
Nantwich, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Cosy character cottage”
Reviewed October 22, 2013 for a stay in October 2013
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person found this review helpful

We wanted a cottage for a week as a base for house hunting in the N.E. Peak District and discovered East View Cottage on at Hollins Farm, Eyam on the internet.

The cottage was perfect for our needs. It was central in our search area and Eyam is a well serviced village with shops, post office, church and pubs. It has a strong character with historical references.

East View Cottage is spacious, very well equipped, warm and comfortable with central heating and open fires with a plentiful supply of logs. The kitchen is fitted with a large pine dining table – a focus of the cottage. Jo, the owner, was most welcoming and quickly made us feel at home with her delicious bread, fresh eggs and autumn flowers on the table.

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Liked best: Very cosy during a particularly cold week
Liked least: No dislikes
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Daniel W
London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Perfect Getaway”
Reviewed October 4, 2013 for a stay in September 2013
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We chose East View Cottage in Eyam to celebrate our two year anniversary, and we are so glad we did! We wanted a break from London life and Eyam was just the perfect setting for this (the three days of sunshine they supplied was a nice touch too!) The cottage is cosy and authentic and has two log fires (the kitchen in particular being lovely!) It is situated down the lane from Hollins farm, which belonged to the lovely owners of the cottage. We felt very well looked after, freshly baked bread and eggs were provided for us on arrival and we were invited to meet all the farm animals, plus their dogs, Bingo and Spud! We went for lots of lovely long walks and bike rides (hired on the Monsal Trail) and enjoyed the country pubs along the way! All in all the perfect getaway, and we will definitely go back.

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Liked best: The area, so much to do.
Liked least: Nothing to dislike
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Manon de...
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Reviewed August 7, 2018 for a stay in July 2018
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Management Response
Aug 21, 2018
Hi Manon,

Thank you so much for your kind comments. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay at East View Cottage.

Kind regards

Maureen
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8shiva820...
Wuelfrath, Germany
1 review
Reviewed March 7, 2017 for a stay in March 2017
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Management Response
Mar 30, 2017
Schon und vielen dank. Bis gleich.
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Jürgen O
Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 4, 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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Liked best: Wohnzimmer mit Kamin
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
Oct 20, 2015
Vielen dank fur nette worten. Bis gleich! Jo
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