House | 8 bedrooms | sleeps 16
LAPWING HOUSE AND BARNS are situated in a peaceful and secluded rural location which enjoys far reaching unspoilt views across the surrounding rolling countryside. The properties sit in 5 acres with a shared garden and fields surrounding.
All three properties are situated next door to each other and have been designed in a contemporary, relaxing style with carefully coordinated fabrics and furnishings. You can hire the properties individually or they are ideal for group get together as Lapwing House has dining space for up to 16.
|Size||Sleeps up to 16, 8 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester, Nearest railway: Buxton 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Trampoline|
The Heart of England/Peak District
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
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.
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14 Mar 2014
"Fantastic place and hassle free to organise!"
We stayed here for a weekend and had an amazing time. It was super easy to organise and the house itself was perfect with everything we needed. Saying the location and surrounding area is beautiful do… More
5 Mar 2013
"Idyllic, high quality, you will not be disappointed"
From first contact, all interactions were friendly,helpful and efficient. We hired just the main house, as a group of four couples. It is well equipped with a wide variety of kitchen equipment, suffi… More
8 Feb 2013
"High standard self catering accomodation in a great location"
A group of 16 of us rented all three cottages for 3 nights in January this year. What can I say, the cottages are fantastic - nicely decorated, modern, comfortable and well equiped. The weekend we w… More
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