Farmhouse | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
The Farmhouse at Nether Burrows was refurbished in 2009 and has been completed with a country theme. Children will be able to see ‘how grandma used to live’ with log burning stove in the kitchen/dining room and original coal/log burning boiler in the scullery but with the provision of a flat screen tv to retire to in the evening!
Externally the Farmhouse has a beautiful private garden with garden furniture and BBQ provided to while away those rare English summer days! All linen and towels are provided and a high chair and travel cot can be made available on request.
The Farmhouse is fully equipped and located in a stunning secluded location in the Derbyshire countryside. It provides traditional features so the kids can see 'how grandma used to live' with modern facilities for that little bit of luxury.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: East Midlands Airport 24 km, Nearest railway: Derby 6 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Games room|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (5), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river|
|Further details indoors|
To the ground floor the Farmhouse consists of a large open plan country kitchen with dining area, wc cloakroom off and original scullery. The kitchen has a gas range cooker with hob, dish washer and a washing machine is located in the cloakroom. The kitchen is fully equipped with all pots, pans, crockery and glassware.
Off the kitchen, the lounge has an open log fire and standard TV. A separate tv room is also located on the ground floor with digital HD freeview TV.
To the front of the property there are two bedrooms with en suite shower rooms boasting underfloor heating and heated towel rails. To the rear of the property, accessed from the kitchen stairs, are two further bedrooms, family bathroom and fifth bedroom which can be accessed from either the front or rear stairs of the property.
All bedrooms in the Farmhouse have 6ft zip and link beds and can be made up as twin or double accommodation.
An original 'secret' staircase provides access to the second floor where children (or adults!) can entertain themselves in the attic games room. All beds at The Farmhouse are zip and link and therefore can be provided as double or twin. Two bedrooms have en suite shower rooms and there is an additional family bathroom with shower over bath.
|Further details outdoors|
The farmhouse has a beautiful private garden but also the use of a larger meadow for games which is shared with the other three holiday cottages on site.
A private fishing lake on site provides the opportunity for a spot of fishing and lessons can be arranged with a local teacher if required.
The Heart of England/Peak District
The holiday cottages at Nether Burrows are the ideal setting for a Peak District holiday, conveniently situated on the road between Ashbourne and Derby they are central to a variety of places to visit during your stay.
Throughout the year Carsington Water have special fun days for children of all ages. At the water sports centre you can hire (with tuition) Kayaks, windsurfers, Canadian canoes and bicycles. Professional fly fishing is available to enable guests to try their hand at fishing this popular, well-stocked reservoir. Fine walking country is virtually on the doorstep, and the renowned Tissington and Middleton cycle trails are both close by (with bikes available to hire).
The principal centres of the Derbyshire Dales are nearby, Wirksworth, the market town of Ashbourne, attractive Bakewell (of pudding fame) and Matlock: all are fascinating ancient towns. Matlock (6 miles) is popular as an inland resort, standing on the River Derwent amid lovely scenery, and offering boating, angling, bowls, tennis and cricket.
The young (and the young at heart) will enjoy a day out at the National Tramway Museum - where visitors may enjoy the fun experience of trams from around the world. Magnificent Chatsworth House (10 miles) is England's most complete and authentic medieval house dating back to the 14th century. It is set in lovely countryside overlooking the River Wye, near Bakewell, which houses one of the National Park's information centres. One of Britain's premier theme parks, Alton Towers is within easy reach and is situated amongst appealing countryside close to the picturesque village of Alton. Alton Towers offers a fun-packed day out for all the family.
Whilst Nether Burrows site itself offers enough to keep the whole family entertained, the local area also offers an abundance of activities and services to suit all tastes. The idyllic rural setting also has the convenience of Derby City only 4 miles away and the market town of Ashbourne within 9 miles. Many local country pubs offer delicious home cooked food and a number of nearby villages which provide shopping facilities: Brailsford is approximately 3 miles away and has small convenience shops, a larger supermarket in Mickleover is approximately 6 miles away, and a variety of fashion and other stores can be found in Derby City and the Westfield Shopping Centre.
All the following attractions are in the vicinity of Nether Burrows:
Peak District National Park.
Alton Towers: The UK’s biggest theme and Water Park.
Heights of Abraham: Cable cars to view the stunning Peak District views, guided tours around spectacular show caves.
Gullivers Kingdom: Family theme park designed for children aged between 2 and 13.
Haddon Hall: Fortified medieval manor dating back to the 12th century.
Wild Park Leisure: Paint balling, quad biking, orienteering and conference facilities.
Westfield Shopping Centre: Derby’s newest shopping centre.
Markeaton Park: Large Park with boating lake, crazy golf, tennis courts, play areas and wildlife.
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