Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Originally built over 200 year ago, and used as a barn until 2000, this award winning environmentally-friendly, 4 star stone cottage, retains many original features plus the comforts of modern living. It is furnished and equipped to a high standard. WE HAVE JUST HAD THE COTTAGE DECORATED. The accommodation includes modern kitchen, lounge, separate dining room, single downstairs bedroom, double en suite bedroom (upstairs) and twin en suite bedroom (upstairs). There are lovely views over the Linacre Valley, Walks from the Door, Large Garden with Patio, Offroad Parking and an excellent pub/restaurant across the road. The garden is shared with The Robins cottage.
Situated on the eastern edge of the Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, the cottage enjoys lovely views of the surrounding countryside. Within 30 minutes it is possible to drive to a host of attractions including Chatsworth House, Hardwick Hall, Haddon Hall, Bolsover Castle, Bakewell, Buxton, Matlock, Chesterfield and Sheffield, to name but a few. Alternatively, give the car a rest and enjoy a local walk. Guests are asked to respect and protect the local environment. BREAKFAST IS OFTEN AVAILABLE AT OUR FARMHOUSE (additional charge).
PLEASE NOTE: DOGS WELCOME, WE CHARGE £10 PER DOG, CASH ON ARRIVAL.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||East Coast 100 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||7 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: East Midlands 64 km, Nearest railway: Chesterfield 7 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors||
Downstairs comprises a comfortable lounge with settee, easy chairs, coffee tables and TV and DVD. The kitchen is well equipped. There is a separate dining room seating 5 with a door onto the patio. There is a single bedroom (not ensuite). Upstairs there is a double ensuite bedroom and a twin ensuite bedroom,
The cottage retains some interesting original beams and a stone buttress.
|Further details outdoors||
There are is a large garden plus an orchard with a pond and wildlife garden. A barbecue is available for use on the patio. There is a play house and swings/toys for young children. There are walks from the door. Seasonal fruit and vegetables are available.
We can provide a secure garage for vintage cars, motor mikes, quad bikes and bicycles - advantage notice appreciated.
Guests interested in renting this property will be sent our Booking Conditions before making a commitment.
We accept well-behaved dogs and charge £10 per dog regardless of the length of stay.
The Heart of England/Peak District
The stunning and diverse landscapes of The Peak District National Park offer something special to all visitors. It could be a gentle stroll by a river watching the wildlife, or a picturesque village to enjoy tea and homemade cake. However, this is serious walking country and offers walks to challenge the most energetic visitor. You may have seen Julia Bradbury or Ben Fogle on TV who know the area well.
Other outdoor activities including cycling, horse riding, fishing, water sports, golf and climbing.
Stately Homes include Chatsworth House (home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire), Hardwick Hall (built by Bess of Hardwick), Haddon Hall (home of Lord Edward Manners) and Tissington Hall (home of Sir Richard Fitzherbert). Yes, Chatsworth, Haddon and Tissington are family homes and it is not unusual to meet family members. You may have seen these places in movies including The Duchess, The Other Boleyn Girl, Jane Eyre, Pride and Prejudice and the Deathly Hallows.
Come and find out about our Well Dressings, try the original Bakewell Pudding, sample some local beers (we have 30 micro-breweries), see Chesterfield’s famous Crooked Spire, take a tram at Crich Tramway Village, visit World Heritage Mills, see Britain’s only Ice Age Engravings at Creswell Crags or just relax and enjoy the fantastic views.
Chesterfield is Derbyshire’s largest town, famous for its Crooked Spire. Visit the Chesterfield Museum to find out why the spire is twisted. The oldest part of the town, The Shambles, dates back to medieval times and has an interesting mix of shops and cafes. Shoppers love Chesterfield’s outdoor markets (including a Flea Market and a Farmers’ Market) and the traditional Market Hall.
Other nearby places of interest include Barrow Hill Roundhouse Railway Centre and the Chesterfield Canal where you can take a trip on a narrowboat.
The cottage is located in the hamlet of Overgreen, on the eastern edge of The Peak District. This is a quiet agricultural area. There are walks from the door through the picturesque Linacre Valley with its woods and 3 reservoirs. A very short walk in the other direction takes you to The Gate Inn pub/restaurant.