Bents Farm Cottages
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Farmhouse | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Bents Farm is a traditional farmhouse perfectly situated on the edge of the Peak District.
On the door step are beautiful footpaths, bridleways, and rural lanes ideal for walking and cycling. Across the adjacent cricket green is the renowned gastro-pub 'The Cricket Inn'. The farm is part of the picturesque hamlet of Totley Bents.
Bents Farm is also well situated for visiting family and friends in Sheffield, being just 15 minutes' drive from the city centre, 5 minutes' drive from Dore train station, and a short walk from a major bus route. For shopping, Meadowhall is only half an hour away.
The farmhouse dates from the nineteenth century, and retains many original features: fireplaces, exposed beams, working shutters, and window seats. The owners have recently renovated the property throughout, providing a very well equipped kitchen, spacious dining room with a log burner, and cosy sitting room with an open fire. On the first floor are three good sized bedrooms, one double and two twins. There is a bath and shower.
Externally, there is a delightful front garden, with table and chairs, and space for two cars. (Further cars can be accommodated on the nearby lane.) Bents Farm remains a small working farm, so you should be able to spot sheep, cows, and a tractor during your stay!
Broadband Wi-Fi and satellite TV are included, as well as all linen and towels. We will provide you with a welcome basket, containing some essentials plus a few treats ...
Bents Farm Cottages would be perfect for families, or small groups who want to go hiking, (road) cycling or mountain biking. The beautiful surrounding scenery, excellent range of local pubs, and proximity to both the Peak District and Sheffield make Bents Farm a great choice.
Our change over days are Friday and Monday. We welcome bookings for a minimum of three nights, provided that the change over day is Friday or Monday. We offer a discount for guests staying longer than a week - please ask.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, BBQ|
Northern England region
Bents Farm is located on the edge of the Peak District: 100m away lie the footpaths and bridleways of Blacka Moor, and beyond the wide open spaces of Burbage Moor, Totley Moor, and Big Moor.
Bents Farm is at the heart of the idyllic rural hamlet of Totley Bents, on the fringe of Totley, itself an outlying suburb of Sheffield. The farm is surrounded by fields, some used for cattle and sheep grazing: Bents Farm remains a small working farm.
From the front garden, you look over the idyllic rural cricket field towards the renowned Cricket Inn; this view provides the second picture on the right. The Cricket Inn, Penny Lane, is a perfect place to enjoy a summer lunch outside or a winter dinner in front of a roaring fire. It thoroughly deserves its reputation as the finest gastro-pub in Sheffield and surrounds.
There are two other excellent country pubs within 10 minutes' walk, both of which also provide very good food: The Crown Inn, Hillfoot Road (dating from 1727) and The Cross Scythes, Baslow Road (dating from the mid eighteenth century).
The nearby village of Dore - just five minutes drive, or a pleasant twenty minute walk over the fields - is the perfect place to stock up at the artisan bakery or independent green grocers. Dore also boasts a Post Office, Pharmacy, Co-Op supermarket, and excellent fish and chip shop.
Bents Farm provides easy access to some of the most wonderful Peak District locations, including Chatsworth House (20 minutes' drive), Monsal Trail (25 minutes), and Edale and the start of the Pennine Way (30 minutes).
The most remarkable thing about Bents Farm is that while you feel surrounded by the Peak District, you are still within easy proximity to central Sheffield. To drive takes only 10-20 minutes (depending on time of day!), and travel by bike, bus or train to central Sheffield is also convenient. This fact is very appealing to those who are visiting family or friends in Sheffield, or have work commitments in the area.
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4 Jun 2014
"Lovely farm mini-break on the outskirts of Sheffield"
My husband and I stayed at Bents Farm just after Easter this year and found a warm welcome and a nice welcome basket waiting for us. There were only the two of us so we had the run of the place but it… More
Thank you for your review Lucy. We're really pleased you enjoyed it here.
24 May 2014
We recently spent a wonderful couple of weeks in this lovely cottage. Just outside Sheffield, surrounded by small farms, within easy walking distance of the moors, and just up the lane from the wonder… More
Thanks so much for taking the time to leave your comments, Barbara. It was a real pleasure to have you all at Bents Farm for a few weeks. I hope the long flight back to Australia isn't too bad. Best wishes, Kim and Mark
19 May 2014
Wonderful. This is a beautiful place to stay with every comfort and many extra touches which make you feel really treated. The surroundings call out to be explored and the location is great for the Pe… More
Thank you for taking the time to review Bents Farm, Laura. Would be great to see you back here before long!
11 May 2014
"Friendly farm cottage right by the Peak District"
A lovely newly refurbished cottage on a farm. Bright and airy bedrooms upstairs, and characterful snug lounge and dining room downstairs - with real fires.Helpful owners, and lots of thoughtful touche… More
Thanks Katie - really pleased you enjoyed it at Bents Farm.
19 Apr 2014
"Relaxing rural / city break"
Very pleasant accommodation, clean tidy, good facilities. Incredibly comfortable beds. Friendly and very helpful owners. Plenty of local walking and close to the Peaks, and yet 15 minutes from Sheffield city centre.
Thanks Sue! We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Bents Farm.
17 Mar 2014
"Perfect cottage, with perfect pub down the lane!"
Bents Farm is in a wonderful location, not far out of Sheffield city and yet in peaceful idyllic farmland. Splendid walks are right from the door, and the Cricket Inn just down the lane is a great p… More
Thanks Jo, really pleased you enjoyed it at Bents Farm.
12 Mar 2014
"A peaceful place to relax and unwind"
We quickly felt at home in the farmhouse and slept so well in the peace and quiet. A lovely autumn walk up the lane onto Blacka Moor was perfect for blowing the cobwebs away. This was an easy place to… More
Thank you Kevin! Really pleased that you and the family had a relaxing and peaceful time at Bents Farm.
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