Swallow Barn ref: UK4023

near Carsington, Buxton & Bakewell Area

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  • Bike Store 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Romantic Getaways 
  • Rural Location 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Luxury Collection 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

Swallow Barn is a spacious, semi-detached stone cottage, which is located all on the ground floor within the grounds of the owner’s home a short walk from Carsington Water. The cottage has a stunning bedroom with a beautiful wooden bed and striking oak furnishings – in keeping with its architectural design with tall ceilings and gorgeous exposed beams. The large and airy open plan living/dining room has French doors leading out to a patio.
Although not a working farm Millfields Farm, where Swallow Barn sits, does have some friendly residents for you to meet, which include four kune kune pigs, a pony, two miniature Shetland ponies, geese, chickens and ducks. The property is ideally situated at the southern tip of the Peak District near the picturesque market town of Ashbourne with its quaint cobbled market place and hidden alleys to explore. Carsington Water is a mere 3-minute walk away offering superb water sports, sailing and bike hire facilities with an area devoted to wildlife along with cycle and walking trails. Other places to visit nearby include Bakewell, Matlock Bath, Haddon Hall, Chatsworth House and Keddleston Hall, as well as other National Trust and English Heritage properties. It is only a short drive to Dovedale and the other lovely dales of the limestone White Peak District, which offers great walking. A little further afield, visit Alton Towers theme park for a great day out for both adults and children alike. So after a busy day exploring the beautiful area, why not open the French doors and enjoy the views over the countryside whilst sitting on the patio enjoying a BBQ on a summer day? Shop 2 miles, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.
Swallow Barn can be booked together with Woodpecker Loft (UK4022), Curlew Cottage (UK4024) and Barn Owl Lodge (UK4025) to accommodate up to 24 guests.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

All on the ground floor.
Living/dining room:
With Freeview TV, DVD player, CD player and French doors leading to patio.
Kitchen/dining area: With electric cooker, microwave and fridge.
Bedroom: With double bed and beams.
Bathroom: With bath, toilet and heated towel rail.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Wi-Fi on site. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack. Utility room with freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer (shared with Barn Owl Lodge).

Miscellaneous

Patio with garden furniture. Bike store. Parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is direct access to the unfenced lake through the owner’s garden, 500 yards.
  • Nearest town
    Ashbourne
  • Shops
    2 miles
  • Distance
    9 miles
  • Restaurant
    1½ miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Belper
  • Pub
    1½ miles
  • Railway station distance
    9.0 miles
  • Lake
    500 yards

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About the local area

The River Wye follows the Wye Valley, rising above Buxton flowing eastward through Bakewell before finally joining the Derwent at Rowsley. This is perhaps Derbyshire's prettiest rivers with its limestone uplands and superb dales.

At Monsal Dale the valley widens, the steep sided Monsal Head provides spectacular views over the valley before the river reaches Ashford-in-the-Water, passing beneath what was a medieval packhorse bridge and then again at Bakewell where there is a 13th century bridge with five gothic arches before reaching Haddon Hall.

The old market town of Buxton nestles in the Derbyshire hills and at a height of 1,000 feet above sea level it is one of England's highest towns. Its fame as a health spa dates back to Roman times.

Bakewell has an equally ancient past being mentioned in the Doomsday Book and probably also occupied by the Romans. This beautiful, small market town is situated on the River Wye and has many pleasant walks from the bridge to the town centre where there are many shops, pubs and restaurants and one of the oldest markets in the area, dating back to 1300. The renowned Bakewell Show takes place on the first Wednesday and Thursday of August, attracting both the farming community and visitors from all over the region and beyond.

Apart from the many charming Peak District villages that can be found throughout the Wye Valley other nearby places of interest includes Chatsworth House, home of the Dukes of Devonshire and the grandest stately house in the region and Haddon Hall, a medieval manor house and home to the Dukes of Rutland situated on the River Wye.

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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