Barn / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

This cute converted barn contains a lovely double bedroom, designer shower room, fully-fitted kitchen with breakfast bar, cooker, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, washing machine, fridge with icebox, and a lofty open plan lounge containing a 250 year old fire surround and coal effect electric stove. Perfect for those romantic weekends away with someone special.

Outside Handel's Muse, with views across the lawn and breeze house towards the bridle path, is a private patio and garden complete with bench, table, and chairs.

There's plenty of other facilities on the grounds, including table-tennis, gym equipment, and children's swing.

Handel's Muse is part of Oldfields Farm, one of the top TripAdvisor ranked properties in Derbyshire.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 en suite
Check in time: 16:00
Check out time: 10:00
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: East Midlands 50 km, Nearest railway: Derby 30 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Table tennis, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Furniture Double Beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The England region

Nestled in the quiet valley of the River Dove just south of the pretty market town of Ashbourne and several hundred yards from the inspirational birthplace of Handel's Water Music and Anna Sewell's Black Beauty, is Oldfields Farmhouse with its barn conversions of Handel's Muse and Gorsey Hayes.

There are numerous visit and activity options in the area, which include Alton Towers (5 miles with discounted tickets), Uttoxeter Racecourse (8 miles with popular fixtures), and Chatsworth/Buxton Spa/Bakewell/Haddon (all within 35 mins). Retail therapy is also available in nearby Stoke-on-Trent with numerous bargain factory shops such as Wedgwood, Royal Doulton, Portmeirion, Moorcroft and Emma Bridgewater.


There's walking, cycling, horse riding, 4×4 driving, paragliding, zip wire forest adventure, quad biking, swimming, bowling/cinema, paint balling, shooting, fishing, wine tasting, and even sailing (should the mood take you).