Church View Barn
About the home
The converted barn is set in the courtyard adjacent to the owners farmhouse, in the village of Bonsall high above the wooded 'Via Gellia' gorge. With the lively town of Matlock Bath, 2 miles by car or a scenic walk through woodland. Superb walks from the door to the limestone moors above.
It is a quiet spot ideally located for walkers but within easy driving distance of many visitor attractions. Chatsworth, Haddon Hall and Arkrights Mills for the historians and Crich Tramway Museum, Carsington Water, Gullivers Kingdom and Alton Towers theme and water parks for family groups.
A welcome pack is provided.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider:||House swaps|
Nearest amenities: 500m
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|General:||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||3 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 en suite|
|Furniture:||Sofabeds (1), Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seating for 8, Lounge seating for 8|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Shared garden, BBQ|
Further details indoors:
Ground floor - Spacious entrance hall. 1 double room with vanity unit, 1 bunk bed room. Large family bathroom with shower over bath.
First floor - 1 double room with en-suite shower. Large living room with double sofa bed. Separate kitchen/ dining room. Stair gate. 2 large picture windows. TV with freeview. DVD player. Small library and DVD collection.
In the kitchen there is ample cupboard space with everything you need for your stay.
It is equipped with the following items:
•Electric oven & hob
•Washing up liquid
•Dining table with 6 chairs and two additional stools
•All electricity included
•Bed linen and hand & bath towel per person included
•Full size cot and high chair available on request. Please bring your own cot linen.
•Shared utility room containing a washing machine, dryer and freezer.
•NO SMOKING inside please.
Further details outdoors:
Large shared flagged courtyard with outdoor furniture. BBQ available.
Village park with swings, slides, football pitch and woodland paths a two minute walk away at the bottom of the drive.
Fountain Tea Rooms now open at the bottom of drive, two minute walk away.
Private parking in car park for 2 cars per property.
Cycle storage available on request.
Deposit due at time of booking. Full payment due 14 days before arrival.
No hen or stag parties.
The cottage is available from 3pm on the day of arrival and must be vacated by 10am on the day of departure.
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The Heart of England / Peak District / Peak District/Derbyshire region
The lively towns of Matlock and Matlock Bath are only two miles away by car or scenic walk through woodland.
Attractions locally include :
Chatsworth House, gardens, park, farm and childrens play area
The Play Mill, Via Gellia - indoor play area for under 9's
Gulliver’s Kingdom, Matlock Bath
Crich Tramway Museum, Crich
Alton Towers, Theme and Water Parks
Carsington Water, Carsington
These all provide great family days out within easy driving distance.
We are situated just on the edge of the Peak Park and Dovedale is just a 20 minute drive away. If you enjoy walking there are some fantastic walks for the accomplished walker and we have also produced a booklet containing a variety of walks right from your cottage door, in and around the village. These range from 1 – 10 miles and are suitable for the whole family.
The closest swimming pools are at Matlock and Bakewell. There is also a swimming pool at Chesterfield which has a slide, toddler pool and three diving boards.
There are three cinemas in the area:
Derby (Derby cinema is situated in the new Westfield shopping centre.)
Factory outlet shopping is also easily accessible at:
Arkwright Mills shopping centre, Cromford
Peak Village, Rowsley.
There is a folder in each cottage containing leaflets for all of these and so much more, to keep you entertained during your stay. There is also a folder containing local restaurants and take away menus.
The Matlock / Bonsall area
Bonsall is a lovely and very active village. As well as a farm shop we have two pubs serving fine ales and food.
The Barley Mow is renowned for its Landlords guided walks, sighting of UFO’s! and annual hen racing on the first Saturday in August. Most Saturdays they have live music. If you're here on a bank holiday look out for their mini beer and music festivals.
The Kings Head has Saturday night entertainment and Sunday night quiz’s.
We also have a monthly village publications called The Mutterings with what’s on and all the latest village gossip!!
The last Saturday in July is our annual well dressing and carnival. There are events every evening of the following week culminating in a fantastic firework display on the Friday evening. A week not to be missed!
At the bottom of the driveway is a park with football pitch and a childrens play area with climbing frames, swings and a slide and is suitable for all ages!
The Fountain Tea Room, at the bottom of our drive, is now open for breakfast from 8.30 and serves food and drinks until 5.30pm.
How to get there
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From the North -
Leave the M6 at Junction 19 signposted Knutsford. Take the A537 to Macclesfield/Buxton. Follow this road through Macclesfield (over the Cat and Fiddle). When you reach the end of this road turn right and next left and left again. Continue on this road until you come to a T junction. Turn right through Harpur Hill. At the end of this road turn right and then left and you will be on the A515. Continue on this road for approx 10 miles. Just after a petrol station on your left turn left onto the A5012 signposted for Via Gellia/Cromford. Follow this road for approx 8 miles. Then just before the Mill on your right hand side you will see the signs for Bonsall on your left. Take the left turn uphill. Follow the road until you see a childrens playground and a bus stop on your right. There is a small monument in the middle of the road. Turn left here then immediately left up Study Drive opposite the Fountain Tea Rooms. (Do not go past the yard full of red H Strange vans or you have gone too far and missed the drive) Continue up the drive until you see the sign for the car park on your right. Ring the doorbell on the door leading into the buildings.
From the South
Leave the M1 at junction 28 Alfreton. Take the A38 signposted for Ripley. At the Ripley island take the A610 to Ambergate. Turn right onto A6 and head north to Cromford. When you get to the traffic lights in Cromford turn left. After the pelican crossing take the next right turn signposted Bonsall/ Via Gellia. Follow the road until you see a red brick mill on your left just after this take the next right turn uphill into Bonsall. Follow the road until you see a childrens playground and a bus stop on your right. There is a small monument in the middle of the road. Turn left here then immediately left up Study Drive opposite the Fountain Tea Rooms. (Do not go past the yard full of red H Strange vans or you have gone too far and missed the drive) Continue up the drive until you see the sign for the car park on your right. Ring the doorbell on the door leading into the buildings.
Activities near Matlock
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
19 Mar 2013
Great rental property,well equipped,clean and comfortable.situated in small friendly village close to local attractions.Had a very relaxing stay,is excellent value for money.
Thank you very much for your review.
Just to verify, for visitors in the spring/summer, there is garden furniture in the courtyard. It was in storage at the time of your visit due to the time of... more
09 Dec 2012
Family holiday with 4 generations, excellent property, everything you would want and plenty not expected.
Traveled with a toddler and it always safe. Lovely big cot provided.
Ideal location... more
20 Sep 2012
This cottage is superbly located, on a farm in a small north Derbyshire village. It is comfortable and very well equipped,and we particularly liked having the living rooms on the first floor,... more
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|5 Jul 12||19 Jul 12||£ 550||-||-||3 Nights|
|19 Jul 12||23 Aug 12||£ 600||-||-||1 Week|
|23 Aug 12||30 Aug 12||£ 510||-||-||3 Nights|
|30 Aug 12||6 Sep 12||£ 410||-||-||3 Nights|
|6 Sep 12||20 Sep 12||£ 330||-||-||3 Nights|
|20 Sep 12||25 Oct 12||£ 300||-||-||3 Nights|
|25 Oct 12||1 Nov 12||£ 400||-||-||3 Nights|
|1 Nov 12||20 Dec 12||£ 300||-||-||3 Nights|
|20 Dec 12||3 Jan 13||£ 480||-||-||3 Nights|
|3 Jan 13||9 Feb 13||£ 280||-||-||3 Nights|
|9 Feb 13||23 Feb 13||£ 300||-||-||3 Nights|
|23 Feb 13||23 Mar 13||£ 290||-||-||3 Nights|
|23 Mar 13||13 Apr 13||£ 460||-||-||1 Week|
|13 Apr 13||20 Apr 13||£ 330||-||-||3 Nights|
|20 Apr 13||11 May 13||£ 390||-||-||3 Nights|
|11 May 13||25 May 13||£ 440||-||-||3 Nights|
|25 May 13||1 Jun 13||£ 530||-||-||1 Week|
|1 Jun 13||22 Jun 13||£ 460||-||-||3 Nights|
|22 Jun 13||29 Jun 13||£ 490||-||-||3 Nights|
|29 Jun 13||6 Jul 13||£ 540||-||-||3 Nights|
|6 Jul 13||20 Jul 13||£ 580||-||-||3 Nights|
|20 Jul 13||24 Aug 13||£ 630||-||-||1 Week|
|24 Aug 13||31 Aug 13||£ 550||-||-||1 Week|
|31 Aug 13||7 Sep 13||£ 440||-||-||3 Nights|
|7 Sep 13||21 Sep 13||£ 360||-||-||3 Nights|
|21 Sep 13||19 Oct 13||£ 340||-||-||3 Nights|
|19 Oct 13||2 Nov 13||£ 440||-||-||3 Nights|
|2 Nov 13||21 Dec 13||£ 310||-||-||3 Nights|
|21 Dec 13||3 Jan 14||£ 520||-||-||3 Nights|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
3 night breaks start on Friday.
4 night breaks start on Monday.
Everything is included in the above costs. There are no hidden extras.
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