Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Idyllic cottage that has been restored and converted to a very high standard set within the grounds of the owners Grade II listed property which dates back to the 14th Century. Uninterrupted views over Biggin Dale from the private patio and in an ideal position as from the door you can walk to the River Dove, Wolfscote Dale, Hartington and beyond. Close to the Tissington Trail.
Courtyard Creamery has accommodation all on one level and you enter into the large open-plan kitchen/dining/sitting room (9m x 6m) which has a slate floor and exposed beams. The kitchen is well equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. There is an electric wood-burning stove, TV, DVD and CD/Radio/iPod docking station. The bedroom has a king-size bed with goose down duvet and 100% cotton linen. The ensuite bathroom with bath, shower over, hand-basin & loo has views over the countryside. Towels included. The private south-facing patio is accessed from the living area.
Plenty of secure storage for bikes. The tennis court is available throughout the year. A central laundry area has a washing machine, tumble dryer and ironing board and also a pay phone. The cottages is heated by oil-fired central heating.
4* English Tourist Board Rating.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: East Midlands 41 miles & Manchester 35 miles, Nearest railway: Buxton 13 miles & Derby 23 miles|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Games room, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The Heart of England/Peak District
The Peak District National Park which was established in 1951 covers over 1400 sq km and has a huge variety of landscapes, wildlife, history and culture. The diverse nature of the Derbyshire landscape with its dry-stone walling, deep wooded valleys, heather clad moorlands, market towns and villages makes it the perfect setting for a relaxing break.
Biggin-by-Hartington sits high in the spectacular White Peak landscape and is a very popular are with walkers and cyclists. Just off the A515 midway between Ashbourne and Buxton the village is typical of a White Peak village, running along a single street and surrounded by farms and agricultural land. Buildings of note are the Church of St Thomas, the Waterloo Inn and Biggin Hall.
Biggin Grange is just outside the village and looks over Biggin Dale which is a beautiful sanctuary of which part of it is a National Nature Reserve. A short walk from Biggin Grange takes you down into Biggin Dale which runs into the River Dove. The hills are covered in lovely wild flowers amd in the Spring cowslips and purple orchids are abundant.
The Waterloo Inn & Biggin Hall Country House Hotel are 0.8 miles away.
Hartington which has The Devonshire Arms, Charles Cotton Hotel, The Rook Coffee Shop, Beresford Tea Rooms, Post Office, Garage, Cheese Shop and 2 village shops is 2 miles away.
Ashbourne - 9 miles
Bakewell - 9 miles
Buxton - 13 miles
Tissington Trail - 1.2 miles
Chatsworth House - 14 miles
The nearest town is Ashbourne with a good choice of independent shops, supermarkets including Waitrose, Marks & Spencers and Sainsbury together with many restaurants and pubs.
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2 Jan 2014
"Beautiful, peaceful, spacious and cosy!"
My boyfriend and I stayed for best part of a week in December and had a fantasitc time. The cottage is modern, spotless and spacious - but also very warm and homely, everything you need for a relaxing… More
Thanks for the review. We have recently re-done the wi-fi so pleased to hear it is all working well. Hope to see you back in Derbyshire soon. Happy New Year! Jane
29 Dec 2013
"Excellent for a weekend away"
We stayed in December for a short weekend away. The cottage is fantastically situated and beautifully decorated, with everything you really need for a break away to the country. Owners were welcomin… More
Really pleased you enjoyed your few days in the country away from London and you managed to get a fix of Derbyshire! Hope to see you both back one day.
2 Dec 2013
We visited Courtyard Creamery this weekend and only got back today. We had an amazing weekend. The cottage is very homely and has everything you need. The view from the patio is exceptional and the tw… More
Thanks very much for your kind words. Am sure that Mungo and Otto would be very pleased to know they added to your overall enjoyment!
Hope to see you both again in Derbyshire. Jane
17 Nov 2013
"I can't imagine anyone ever being disappointed!!"
Just had a long weekend at this property and found it to be very homely and spacious.The cottage was spotless and had everything you could possibly need.Jane was helpful and friendly and took time to … More
So pleased you had a relaxing break at Biggin Grange and thank you so much for your review. Hope to see you both back soon!
22 Oct 2013
"Lovely peaceful spot"
Beautifully refurbished creamery. Elegantly furnished to a high standard. Wonderful king-sized bed. Everything you could need is provided, spotlessly clean, although the living area is spacious it was cosy and warm on a wet October day! Only tiny let down is that the bathroom is not quite to the high standard of the rest of the accommodation, but is still spotlessly clean and has everything you could need including some nice additional touches.Great base for some lovely walks and exploring the local area, about 20 min walk to the local pub. The owner was also extremely nice and I would not hesitate to recommend this accommodation or go back.
Thanks for your review. I note your comments about the bathroom and our plumber is due to come very soon to replace the bath panel and then we get the decorator to tidy things up. We do always like to keep on top of everything. Hope to see you back in Derbyshire soon. Thanks, Jane
7 Oct 2013
"Super cottage lovely setting for walking and exploring."
My husband and I have just returned from a lovely weeks holiday staying at Courtyard Creamery in Biggin in the Peak District. Very quiet setting ideal for walking and shutting off from work and the wo… More
Thank you so much for your lovely review and I am so glad you had a good week away in Derbyshire. I am pleased you were able to make use of the lovely weather we are currently enjoying and explore the area. Hope to see you back soon!
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