On the northern edge of the peak district, in a market town surrounded by hills home swap

On the northern edge of the peak district, in a market town surrounded by hills yet with easy access to Manchester. A 3 bed Victorian house in a leafy residential area of Glossop close to all amenities. On the ground floor is the lounge with open fire for cosy evenings in and TV/ DVD (Netflix and Xbox). For those with musical tendencies there is also a piano and guitars or a decent stereo. The lounge leads through to the kitchen diner which opens onto a south facing private courtyard, a real sun trap. On the first floor there is the master bedroom with a king-sized bed and a second bedroom with adult-sized bunk beds. On the second floor is a light airy twin loft room with views of the surrounding hills and Snake pass. Wifi is available and possible use of car and bikes.
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About the location

Glossop is an historic market mill town , surrounded on three sides by the hills of the Peak District National Park. The town itself offers a range of independent shops, a good selection of pubs, cafes and bars, a delicatessen, a weekend market, a Victorian swimming pool, and a beautiful park with a stream to paddle in and ride on miniature train in summer. The Peak district National Park is an area of outstanding natural beauty perfect for hill walking, fell running, mountain biking, climbing and horse riding. Within 10 mins walk from our home you can be walking in the surrounding hills. The train station is walking distance with a direct line to Manchester and all it has to offer including its international concert venues and sporting facilities. Buses leave from the town centre to the surrounding areas such as picturesque Bakewell and the spa town of Buxton. The National Trust properties of Chatsworth, Eyam Hall, Lyme Park and Haddon Hall are within an easy drive. Many activities for children available close by during the holidays: theatre clubs, dance studios, martial arts, cricket sessions, cylcle club, football, rugby, trampoling, tennis, swimming etc etc please ask for further details. The town itself is acquiring a requiring a reputation for its live music scene. A great location for all the family.


Type of home swap

  • Home Exchange
  • Open to Offers
  • Weekend Exchange

Conditions of home exchange

  • Non smokers only
  • Children welcome
  • Pet Care Offered
  • Pet Care required

Glossop (HE32939)

Derbyshire,   England

  • 3 bed   (sleeps 6) 1 bath

Preferred destinations

  • Open to offers
open to offers particularly interested in Europe and Uk in school holidays

Dates available

Open to offers

Swap duration: 1 - 2 weeks

Meet the member

Adults: 2      Children: 1
Experienced Exchanger

Membership expiry date: 23 Jun 2017