Idyllic cottage that has been restored and converted to a very high standard set within the grounds of the owners Grade II listed property which dates back to the 14th Century. Uninterrupted views over Biggin Dale from the private patio and in an ideal position as from the door you can walk to the River Dove, Wolfscote Dale, Hartington and beyond. Close to the Tissington Trail. There is a private footpath with direct access to Biggin Dale. Free Wifi.
The Old Farrowings has accommodation all on one level and you enter into the large open-plan kitchen/dining/sitting room which has a flag floor and exposed beams. The kitchen is well equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and Nespresso machine. There is an wood-burning stove with basket of logs, coal and kindling. The huge bedroom (6 metres square) with a vaulted beamed ceiling has a king-size 4-poster bed with goose down duvet and 100% cotton linen. The ensuite bathroom has a bath, walk-in shower, bidet, hand-basin & loo. Soft white fluffy towels included plus 'Au Lait' toiletries. The private south-facing patio is accessed from the living area.
Plenty of secure storage for bikes. The tennis court is available throughout the year. A central laundry area has a washing machine, tumble dryer, ironing board and also a pay phone. The cottage is heated by oil-fired central heating.
Mobile phone signal can be patchy depending on your network - reasonable coverage for O2 and Orange/EE.
4* English Tourist Board Rating.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 en suite|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: East Midlands 41 miles & Manchester 35 miles, Nearest railway: Buxton 13 miles & Derby 23 miles|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Fireplace, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Private tennis court, BBQ|
|Access||Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
The Peak District National Park which was established in 1951 covers over 1400 sq km and has a huge variety of landscapes, wildlife, history and culture. The diverse nature of the Derbyshire landscape with its dry-stone walling, deep wooded valleys, heather clad moorlands, market towns and villages makes it the perfect setting for a relaxing break.
Biggin-by-Hartington sits high in the spectacular White Peak landscape and is a very popular are with walkers and cyclists. Just off the A515 midway between Ashbourne and Buxton the village is typical of a White Peak village, running along a single street and surrounded by farms and agricultural land. Buildings of note are the Church of St Thomas, the Waterloo Inn and Biggin Hall.
Biggin Grange is just outside the village and looks over Biggin Dale which is a beautiful sanctuary of which part of it is a National Nature Reserve. A short walk from Biggin Grange takes you down into Biggin Dale which runs into the River Dove. The hills are covered in lovely wild flowers amd in the Spring cowslips and purple orchids are abundant.
The Waterloo Inn & Biggin Hall Country House Hotel are 0.8 miles away.
Hartington which has The Devonshire Arms, Charles Cotton Hotel, The Rook Coffee Shop, Beresford Tea Rooms, Post Office, Garage, Cheese Shop and 2 village shops is 2 miles away.
Ashbourne - 9 miles
Bakewell - 9 miles
Buxton - 13 miles
Tissington Trail - 1.2 miles
Chatsworth House - 14 miles
The nearest town is Ashbourne with a good choice of independent shops, supermarkets including Waitrose, Marks & Spencers and Sainsbury together with many restaurants and pubs.