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Relax on the patio and watch the wildlife

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 100km

The Robins is a cosy retreat for couples or small families who love the countryside. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, with walks from the door, a large garden and a pub/restaurant across the road, this could offer that relaxing escape you need.

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. The accommodation includes lounge/diner, kitchen, large downstairs bathroom bath and shower, upstairs large bedroom with kingsized bed and space for additional bed(s) for children. 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 Swallows 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 USUALLY AVAILABLE AT OUR FARMHOUSE (EXTRA CHARGE)

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach East Coast 100 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
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

Luxuries DVD player
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 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The lounge/diner is comfortably furnished and the sofabed can be used for additional guests. There is a large downstairs bathroom with bath and shower. The kitchen in compact but well equipped. Upstairs there is a large bedroom with a kingsize bed. There is space for guestbeds/cot. There are separate complimentary laundry facilities. There is a large garden and patio (shared with The Swallows), an orchard with pond and wildflower garden and a playhouse and toys for young children.

Further details outdoors

A secure garage is available for bicycles, motor bikes or quad bikes.

Further details

Guests will be sent our Booking Conditions before making a booking. These can be viewed on our website.

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

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, just reopened after extensive improvements.

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.

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Review 1-3 of 3

29 Aug 2012

5/5

"Superb cottage in a perfect location"

This cottage is perfect for a couple. We stayed 3 nights and wished we could have stayed for longer. The cottage is cosy and very clean and everything you need is provided in the kitchen. We really… More

20 Apr 2012

5/5

"One man and his two dogs"

I had a weeks stay with my two Yorkies in Sept 2011 and i could not have been better treated by Mr and Mrs Campbell.
They made sure all my needs were met before I arrived and while i was staying in The Robins,
My two Yorkies loved the area for long and short walks, as you can come stright out of your front door and go up the farm track to open fields which lead to the local lakes.
I am going back for a 2 WEEK stay in 2012 and cannot wait.
if you are looking for a peaceful stay where you can go for walks and local to Bakewell town, Chatsworth house as well as the Derbyshire peaks. I can also recommend Baslow for it's views.
Mr and Mrs Campbell will alwayd be on hand to give more advise of where to go and what to see andgive you a home form home feeling and welcome.
Mr Philip Rossell

19 Apr 2012

4/5

"A wonderful break in a beautiful place."

The Robins was the perfect place for us to stay for our 3 months winter break from our home in France. Cosy and clean and a super comfortable bed awaited us along with some delicious cake and a bottle of good wine. Thank you.
Ideal place for our dogs too. They loved the walks through the fields from the doorstep and Linacre Woods with its reservoirs. The bluebells were just presenting themselves before we made our journey back to France.
Barbara and Allan work very hard to keep their home and gardens lovely for their guests.
We wish them well for the future.

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