The Granary ref: RGGR

Ellastone, near Ashbourne, Ashbourne

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Sleeps
8
Sleeps
Bedrooms
4
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
3
Bathrooms
Pets
2
Pets allowed
Changeover
FRI
Changeover day
  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Games Room 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Rural Location 
  • Stairgate 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Luxury Collection 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Gym 
  • Shower Cubicle 
  • Celebration Houses 

Description

The Granary at Northwood Farm started life as the granary for the 18th-century Grade ll listed farm which was originally part of the Calwich Abbey Estate, but has now been lovingly transformed into an impressive holiday cottage. Guests will enjoy and appreciate the opportunity to spend precious time together in welcoming luxurious comfort, in an idyllic rural village setting and with instant access to the countryside with walks galore. The Granary seamlessly combines original features with modern comforts to provide first-class accommodation in a quiet and peaceful location. The property has a fabulous living room with a large TV and DVD player, comfy sofas and a wood-burning stove, a spacious kitchen with large dining table, a lovely ground floor double bedroom, and a further three first floor bedrooms with real style attention to detail. The delightful courtyard area with furniture and a barbecue is ideal for dining al fresco.
One of the unique features of this property is the use of an oak framed orangery gym with amazing views over the open countryside. Enjoy use of a treadmill, rowing machine, step machine, free weights and a fitness bike, all whilst listening to your favourite tunes through the wi-fi music system. Shop 3 miles, pub serving food 1/2 mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

The property has underfloor oil central heating and comprises:
Lounge: Spacious with wooden floor, wood burner, 42" smart TV with Netflix and DVD player.
Dining room/kitchen: Spacious with wall-mounted 40" Freeview TV, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Utility room: With washing machine.
Games room: With X-box, pool table and table tennis.
Bedroom 1: With king size bed.
Bathroom 1: With shower over bath and WC.

First floor

Kitchen 2.
Bedroom 2: With super king size zip and link bed (which can be made to twin beds - please advise when booking).
Bedroom 3: With king size bed, feature glass wall and en-suite with shower and WC.
Bedroom 4: With twin beds.
Bathroom 2: With shower over bath and WC.

Second floor

Third floor

Facilities

All oil, electric, bed linen and towels included. Initial fuel for wood burner provided. Cot. High chair available on request. Wi-Fi. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Lawned garden with patio, furniture and barbecue. Shared nine-acre natural grounds. Use of sauna and gym. One dog welcome. Bike store. Parking for three cars.
Please note: There is a small shallow pond in the grounds.
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  • Nearest railway station
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  • Lake

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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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