Elm Tree Farm - Lea
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Cottage | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 12
The newly refurbished historic stone cottage and barn at Elm Tree Farm, Lea, form a single spacious and comfortable self-catering unit. With hillside setting and scenic views over a wooded valley, the buildings enclose a sheltered grassy courtyard, perfect for peaceful relaxation or children's play.
The centrepiece of the interior is a magnificent lounge and dining room plus kitchen (featuring vaulted ceilings, oak beams and minstrel's gallery) with space for everyone to eat together, play games or relax with TV. Visit England 4 star Gold Award.
3 bedrooms upstairs offer double, king + single & double + single. The ground floor, which is stepped throughout, has 1 king and 1 double room, together with both bathrooms (shower; bath & separate shower); the walk-through Old Parlour offers an additional double four-poster bed. A double futon, single futon & single portable Z-bed offer further flexibility.
Enjoy luxurious underfloor heating, internet throughout, private parking for at least 6 cars, pub only 300m away, abundant wildlife & footpaths from the gate.
Rural and quiet, yet only 10 minutes drive from Cromford, Crich & Matlock and just 20 minutes from M1 Junction 28, Elm Tree Farm is ideally located for year-round gatherings of family and friends, the perfect setting for lasting memories of your reunion, anniversary or special birthday. However, please note that the property is not a suitable venue for late-night parties with amplified disco-type music - our immediate neighbours value their tranquillity!
For further details of the many extras we provide, please see our illustrated website - search for 'elmtreefarmlea'
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: East Midlands 50 km, Nearest railway: Cromford 4 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (4), Cots (2), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
About this location
The Derbyshire region
The Derbyshire Peak District is an area of hills and valleys with woods, moorlands and
pastoral farming. Picturesque villages with old stone cottages and farms are scattered
across the countryside to give an ever-changing landscape.
There are opportunities for all types of outdoor activities from quiet walks, off-road cycling,
water sports and even a cable-car ride to the famous Heights of Abraham at Matlock Bath!
For interesting shopping there are local markets, shopping villages such as Masson Mills
at Matlock Bath and traditional small towns like Wirksworth, Matlock & Bakewell - where
there are also innumerable opportunities for eating out.
Children love attractions like Gulliver's Kingdom at Matlock Bath, while other visitors may
prefer famous historic houses and gardens like Haddon Hall, Hardwick Hall and Chatsworth.
Elm Tree Farm lies at the edge of Lea village overlooking wooded hillsides and pastures
enclosed by traditional dry stone walls. Public footpaths lead to the neighbouring historic
hamlet of Dethick while an ancient sunken trackway leads to the appropriately named
village of Holloway, home of an award-winning butcher's shop and the nearest post office
and village store.
Walk across the fields to Crich Stand for a magnificent view down over the lower Derwent
Valley and beyond, or head westwards past Lea Gardens to Lea Wood - a hidden gem, now
a reserve of the Derbyshire Wildlife Trust. Continue to the popular tourist destination of
Cromford where, tucked behind the mill pond lies the famous Scarthin Books. Cromford
Canal is home to Little Grebes and Water Voles while overlooking the water are the
fine 18th century buildings of Cromford Mill where you can enjoy tours, shopping &
refreshments all year round in this important part of the Derwent Valley World Heritage
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12 Dec 2014
"Outstanding place to stay"
We just had an 80th birthday celebration here with our extended family of 9 people and 2 dogs. As soon as we arrived and saw the lit Christmas tree and the complimentary home-made Bakewell tart, we kn… More
26 Nov 2014
"Absolutely wonderful, will stay again"
Absolutely huge property which comfortably fit 10 adults and two toddlers who loved the mezzanine with toys and spent most of their time there. Attention to detail is outstanding and the home itself i… More
10 Nov 2014
"Fabulous location and outstanding accommodation"
We have just returned from a fantastic weekend at Elm Tree Farm with a group of friends, 8 adults and 6 children aged between 1 and 8. On arrival, the owner had made us a large bakewell tart which wa… More
31 Oct 2014
"Fantastic place to stay"
From the detailed information pack sent out before we left to the post visit communication everything about Elm Tree Farm is outstanding. The house is tastefully and comfortably furnished, warm, ligh… More
7 Oct 2014
"Home from Home from whence to explore"
From the moment we opened the door, having followed the clear and accurate directions, we knew we couldn't have found a better, more well-appointed, spacious house for our celebratory weekend. … More
22 Sep 2014
"Perfect for our annual get-together"
We have been staying at large houses in different parts of England for over ten years and this has been one of the best for a group of old school chums in their prime. We like to cook and there was ev… More
Thank you for such a helpful review. We started out with a bread bin but few guests used it. It has now been re-instated! Hilary
2 Sep 2014
"Ideal for a family gathering, superb accommodation"
We stayed here over three nights Friday to Monday to celebrate my parents Golden Wedding. There were ten of us who stayed, Grandparents, parents and grown up/teenage children and it was absolutely id… More
28 Aug 2014
"Wonderful family location"
We stayed here this past week, with ages of the group from 7 months up to 66! What a great family location, perfect enclosed garden, loads of toys and fancy dress items to keep the children busy. We… More
23 Aug 2014
"Stunning accommodation in beautiful surroundings"
We booked to stay with a group of friends for a walking holiday in January, although the weather in January was rather bracing the accommodation was never anything other than warm and welcoming after … More
11 Aug 2014
"Stylish accommodation in beautiful setting"
Over the last few years our family group has stayed in some excellent self-catering accommodation in France, Spain, Portugal and the UK. Nowhere has there been any property that matches Elm Tree Farm … More
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