Owl Barn Cottage ref: 15838

Thorpe, near Ashbourne, Ashbourne

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Sleeps
4
Sleeps
Bedrooms
2
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
2
Bathrooms
Pets
2
Pets allowed
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  • Barbecue 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Rural Location 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Green Scheme 
  • Open Plan 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Owl Barn Cottage has been created through the tasteful conversion of one of the outbuildings at Dove Mount Farm, a working cattle farm, which offers quality, compact, comfortable accommodation, adjacent to a country lane. The cottage is beamed and has superb views across Dovedale from the first floor. It is situated on the outskirts of the village of Thorpe in 25 acres of organic farmland on the edge of the Peak Park, only 150 metres from the Tissington Trail and a myriad of bridleways and footpaths. Ashbourne is 2 miles away and Carsington Water with its nature trail is 4 miles away. Buxton, Haddon Hall, Chatsworth House and Alton Towers are all within 16 miles. Golf nearby. Shop 2 miles, PO ¾ mile, pub 1 mile.
Owl Barn Cottage can be booked with Swallow Cottage (15839) to accommodate up to 10 guests.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Open plan living space: With marble floor.
Living area: With Freeview TV and DVD player.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With four poster double bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds, Velux window and sloping ceiling.
Bathroom: With bath and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Wi-Fi available at £10 per week, £5 per short break. Travel cot.

Miscellaneous

Shared garden with lawned area, furniture and BBQ. 2 dogs welcome, to be kept on a lead at all times (sheep country). Private parking for 3 cars. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Ashbourne
  • Shops
    2 miles
  • Distance
    2 miles
  • Restaurant
    1 mile
  • Nearest railway station
    Derby
  • Pub
    1 mile
  • Railway station distance
    14.5 miles
  • Lake
    N/A

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About the local area

Ashbourne is situated in a beautiful green valley and is the southern gateway to the Peak District. A short distance from the River Dove, commanding the approach to Dovedale, this is one of Derbyshire's finest old market towns which still displays the original medieval street planning with historic buildings and a wealth of high quality shops. Even today the towns' appearance has changed little since the 18th century.

The cobbled market place, hidden alleys and yards are a delight to explore. Its many fine historic buildings include St. Oswald's Church, Owfield's Almshouses and The Mansion. The towns past visitors include Dr Johnson and James Boswell, Charles I and Bonny Prince Charlie, who stayed here on his march south to Derby in 1745.

Clustered around the old market square and along the main street there are many boutiques, antique shops, bistros, food shops and pubs including The Green Man and Black's Head, a famous Georgian coaching inn once frequented by Dr Johnson and Boswell.

To the north is Ilam at the lower end of the River Manifold; a pretty village with a long history, dominated by a memorial cross erected in 1840. Further along the Manifold Valley is Throwley Hall where the ruins of a fine Elizabethan manor house can be found.

Just off the Buxton-Ashbourne road is the village of Tissington, which is delightfully laid out with an imposing southern approach via a gateway and avenue of lime trees.

Other places of interest in the area are Tissington Hall near Ashbourne with wonderful paintings, furniture and porcelain, The Tissington Trail cycle route which follows the former Buxton to Ashbourne railway line and Thor's Cave in the Manifold Valley which was first inhabited by Stone Age man.

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