About the home
LAPWING HOUSE is situated in a peaceful and secluded rural location which enjoys far reaching unspoilt views across the surrounding rolling countryside. The property has been converted to a high standard, and being located on the South Western edge of the Peak District National Park are an ideal base from which to explore the local area.
Lapwing House is set in 5 acres of private grounds and with excellent walking in all directions from the door step. There are nearby caves and caverns to explore and The Roaches, with Hen Cloud and Ramshaw Rocks form a gritstone escarpment providing an abundance of rock climbing and walking. The spa town of Buxton is close by with its Opera House and theatre, and the popular market towns of Bakewell and Ashbourne are both within 20 minutes drive away. Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Tissington Hall and Alton Towers are all within a half hour drive.
Lapwing House has been designed in a contemporary, relaxing style with carefully coordinated fabrics and furnishings. Lapwing House has dining space for up to 16.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
Hen and stag parties
Nearest amenities: 3km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General:||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities:||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||4 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 en suite and 1 shower room|
|Furniture:||Double beds (4), Cots (3), Dining seating for 16|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Shared garden, BBQ|
Further details indoors:
LAPWING HOUSE is the original farmhouse which has recently been converted to offer high quality and spacious contemporary style accommodation. Accessed via a short private drive, you enter the accommodation from the private front lawns into the substaintial open planned kitchen with dining area to one end housing a large farmhouse table. The kitchen is fitted with handmade solid oak units and fine granite works surfaces with fabulous floors and original features adding to the character of the room. The kitchen is fully equipped to make catering for large groups as easy as possible.To your right as you enter and straight off the kitchen/dining area is a cosy sitting room with original wooden beams and log burning stove. There is a separate utility/cloakroom off the kitchen with a downstairs wc. The internal hallway leads you through to a spacious open plan room that provides another lounge and/or much bigger dining room that can seat up to 16 guests - a truly wonderful entertainment area. From here double doors lead out to the rear garden area. From the internal hallway the stairs lead to the bedrooms all of which enjoy outstanding views of the surrounding grounds and countryside beyond. To the front is the master bedrooom with a double bed and en suite bathroom, with bath, separate shower enclosure, wc and hand basin. Next to this is a second good sized bedroom with double bed. The two further bedrooms to the rear each have two single beds (both can be linked as doubles). The shared bathroom upstairs has a luxurious walk in shower, with wc and hand basin.
Further details outdoors:
Lapwing House is set in 5 acres of private grounds and with excellent walking in all directions from the door step. With the outstanding surrounding countryside being an added feature of Lapwing, there are large gardens to the front, side and rear providing each property with its own patio space and or garden area to sit out and enjoy the stunning uninterrupted views. There are outside tables/seating and BBQ for guests use.
The Heart of England / Peak District / Peak District/Derbyshire region
The rich diversity of the scenery has been attracting visitors to Derbyshire and the Peak District for many centuries, so much so that The Peak National Park is the second most visited Park in the World. But, it is not just for not just for the beauty of its landscapes that people come.
There are many treasures to be found in the area the grandest of which is Chatsworth House, set in beautiful parkland it attracts visitors from all over the world.
Theme parks that provide enough excitement even for the most ardent fun seeker, show caverns, an owl and otter sanctuary, interesting museums and ancient castles are just a small part of the regions attractions.
The Peak District offers enchanting villages, historic towns such as Buxton, Ashbourne and Bakewell and glorious ever changing landscapes are all close by. Perhaps best known as walking country, the Peak District National Park offers a spectacular variety of scenery and routes to be explored – from steep sided limestone dales to the dramatic high moorlands. There is something for everyone – individuals, families and groups – whether you want a challenging hike or a short stroll
The Buxton / Longnor area
Lapwing is situated two miles from the the beautiful Peak village of Longnor is located on the Staffordshire Moorlands between the River Dove to the East and the River Manifold to the West, making it an ideal location to see this stunning area. The village has numerous shops, a post office, excellent craft centre and a tea-room, and the village church is also of interest. The old cobbled market square is in the heart of the village and its history can be found on a board outside the market hall that shows the charges that stall holders used to pay.
Buxton is a short 10 minute drive from Lapwing and is a famous spa town in Derbyshire, known as the capital of the Peak District National Park. Buxton lies 300 metres above sea level – making it the highest town of its size in England.
Most notable architecture comprises of The Crecent which is modelled on Baths Royal Crecent, the Devonshire dome a large unsupported 44 metre dome which beats St Pauls Cathedral of 34 metres and the famous Buxton Opera House designed by Frank Matcham in 1903, which is and is the highest opera house in the country. He also designed several London theatres, including the London Palladium and the London Coliseum. Attached to the Opera House is the Pavilion Gardens, designed by Edward Milner, covering 23 acres of gardens and ponds.
Buxton is home to Poole's Cavern, an extensive limestone cavern open to the public, and St Ann's Well,by the Crescent which is fed by a geothermal spring.
Around the surrounding area of Buxton you will find the Blue John Caverns, Go Ape Adventure Park,, this high-wire adventure course is set 40ft above ground in the tree-tops of woodland adjoining Poole’s Cavern. The Goyt Valley and Chatsworth House where several costume dramas have been filmed for the BBC, and many picturesque towns and villages such as Bakewell and Matlock within an easy drive.
How to get there
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Due to the idyllic rural location traveling by car is necessary. Please contact us direct for details of directions and the easiest way to travel.
Activities near Buxton
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
28 Apr 2013
From the initial booking to the return of deposit the service was outstanding. The barns were imaculate and a perfect set up for a large group made up of couples and families with young children... more
04 Dec 2012
We have just enjoyed a fabulous weekend at Lapwing house and the adjoining cottages. There were 16 of us - 8 adults and 8 children varying from 6-16. There were plenty of bathrooms and loads of... more
24 Oct 2012
After a fabulous weekend away I'm pleased to say we had great service, the house was fab, large, clean, well placed, great outdoor space and really well equipped for a big group and the kids.... more
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|Prices for group size 8|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Mid Season||27 Jun 11||15 Jul 11||£ 1259||-||£ 1007||Flexible|
|Peak Season||15 Jul 11||30 Aug 11||£ 1478||-||£ 1178||Flexible|
|Mid season||30 Aug 11||5 Sep 11||£ 1259||-||£ 1007||Flexible|
|Low Season||5 Sep 11||21 Oct 11||£ 1095||-||£ 876||Flexible|
|Mid Season||21 Oct 11||1 Nov 11||£ 1259||-||£ 1007||Flexible|
|Low Season||1 Nov 11||23 Dec 11||£ 1095||-||£ 876||Flexible|
|Peak Season||23 Dec 11||6 Jan 12||£ 1478||-||£ 1178||Flexible|
|Low Season||6 Jan 12||30 Mar 12||£ 1150||-||£ 920||Flexible|
|Mid Season||30 Mar 12||17 Apr 12||£ 1323||-||£ 1058||Flexible|
|Low Season||17 Apr 12||4 May 12||£ 1150||-||£ 920||Flexible|
|Mid Season||4 May 12||11 May 12||£ 1323||-||£ 1058||Flexible|
|Low Season||11 May 12||1 Jun 12||£ 1150||-||£ 920||Flexible|
|Peak Season||1 Jun 12||7 Jun 12||£ 1546||-||£ 1237||Flexible|
|Mid Season||2 Jul 12||13 Jul 12||£ 1258||-||£ 335||3 Nights|
|Peak Season||13 Jul 12||28 Aug 12||£ 1471||-||£ 392||3 Nights|
|Mid Season||28 Aug 12||4 Sep 12||£ 1258||-||£ 335||Flexible|
|Low Season||4 Sep 12||26 Oct 12||£ 1094||-||£ 291||3 Nights|
|Mid Season||26 Oct 12||2 Nov 12||£ 1258||-||£ 335||3 Nights|
|Low Season||2 Nov 12||21 Dec 12||£ 1094||-||£ 291||3 Nights|
|Peak Season||21 Dec 12||5 Jan 13||£ 1471||-||£ 392||3 Nights|
|low season||5 Jan 13||29 Mar 13||£ 1150||-||£ 920||1 Night|
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