Freebirch Barn ref: CC412043

Freebirch, near Chatsworth, Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell Area

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  • Bike Store 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Horse Riding Nearby 
  • Rural Location 
  • Cot Available 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Parking - On Site 


Located on the edge of the Peak District, Freebirch Barn is a restful rural retreat that has been sympathetically converted to a very good standard, it offers light and airy, tastefully decorated but cosy and characterful accommodation which is furnished and fitted also to a good standard. The through lounge and kitchen has a solid oak floor, skirting’s and internal doors with a solid ash handcrafted kitchen with granite work tops.
Situated in the owner’s grounds, Freebirch Barn is accessed by a private lane, you can unwind in peace and tranquillity in the midst of the rural Peak District countryside. The barn is conveniently placed for days out walking or wandering around local market towns and picturesque villages. Freebirch is the perfect location to discover the beauty of the Peak District and has some of the country’s finest stately homes. Chatsworth House is 2 miles from Freebirch Barn, based less than a 5 minute drive to Baslow village centre which has its quaint shops, pubs, cafes and numerous restaurants. The entrance to Chatsworth Estate is here so why not walk into Chatsworth park from the village green and enjoy its spectacular acres of greenery, rolling fields and woodland. The short walk takes you to Chatsworth House which has one of the finest and most magnificent gardens in Britain and is the official residence of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire. Chatsworth House also has a farm and children’s adventure park, and the farm shop selling the estates produce all open to the public.
Bakewell is close by with its picturesque river flowing through its centre and also its bustling market day every Monday. Take a stroll by the river, feed the ducks or visit the numerous shops, perhaps eat out in one of the many restaurants or cafes and then hire a bike and cycle down the Monsal Trail.
Two minutes down the road from Bakewell, en route to Matlock, is Haddon Hall, another well known historic home. It has beautiful cottage-style gardens with the historic stately home well-known for being used as the setting for the film ’Jane Eyre’.
Freebirch Barn is surrounded by pretty villages, breathtaking countryside and yet offers easy access to numerous interesting locations. Chesterfield is only a 20 minute drive away with its own old market and shopping centre. Sheffield is only a 30 minute drive away and has its own selection of restaurants and cafes and also has the Lyceum and the Crucible Theatre with the Meadowhall shopping complex on its outskirts towards junction 34 of the M1.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Open plan living space.
Living area:
With log effect gas fire, flat screen TV, Freesat, DVD/VCR, radio/CD player.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, gas hob, fridge and dishwasher.
Cloakroom: With toilet.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Family Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


Oil central heating, fuel, power, bed linen and towels included. Cot and high chair available on request. Use of owner’s freezer.


Partially enclosed garden with garden furniture. Bike store. Parking for 2 cars. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    3 Miles
  • Distance
    6 miles
  • Restaurant
    3 Miles
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    1 Mile
  • Railway station distance
    6.0 miles
  • Lake

About the local area

A five minute drive away is Baslow with its quaint shops, pottery, and a number of tasty restaurants. There are a number of pubs and the entrance to Chatsworth Park is here, with acres of woodland and rolling fields to enjoy. The Park itself has the famous Chatsworth House, full of history and residence of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire. A great farm and children’s adventure park and nearby a farm shop selling estate produce.
Bakewell is close by with its bustling market day every Monday and picturesque river flowing through the centre. It has many interesting shops and plenty of restaurants to try for a variety of palettes. Two minutes down the road from Bakewell is Haddon Hall, another famous historic home with beautiful gardens.
Chesterfield is within easy reach offering many shops, department store’s , a railway station  and an entertainment centre. Alton Towers, the popular theme park, can be easily reached from the M1 motorway just a short ride from the town centre.
This property is surrounded by pretty villages, interesting pubs and many fabulous walks and cycle routes, a truly peaceful and relaxing location.

Things to do nearby

Chatsworth House

Known as one of the wonders of the Derbyshire Peaks, Chatsworth House is the home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire

Glossop Sailing Club

Situated on the shores of Torside Reservoir Glossop Sailing Club welcome non members to the special family sailing days where you can enjoy a relaxing day out on the water.

The Trans Pennine Trail

The Trans Pennine Trail is effectively a coast to coast trail between Southport and Hornsea, a total of over 200 miles.

Upper Derwent Valley

The valley and its surrounding moorland contains a wealth of places to explore and enjoy. From majestic reservoirs, quiet forests to the wild open moorland there is something for everyone.

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