The Dutch Barn ref: E5509

Over Haddon, near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell Area

4 Stars

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Sleeps
7
Sleeps
Bedrooms
3
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
2
Bathrooms
Pets
2
Pets allowed
Changeover
FRI
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  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Rural Location 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Hot Tubs - Private 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

This impressive barn conversion lies in a peaceful hamlet on the edge of Lathkill Dale, one of England’s most beautiful valleys and a national nature reserve. With enclosed front garden and private rear decked area with hot tub, it is 2 miles from bustling Bakewell, with swimming pool, museum and shops. Ashford-in-the-Water has excellent river walks and great pubs. Surrounded by stunning Peak District countryside, The Dutch Barn is perfect for a walking or cycling holiday with many traffic-free trails and cycle hire centres locally. Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall are within 5 miles. Visit Matlock Bath, with the Heights of Abraham and Gullivers Kingdom. Castleton Caverns and Carsington Water are just 12 miles. Alton Towers, 25 miles. Shop 2 miles, pub serving food 200 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living/dining room. Kitchen. Separate toilet.

First floor

3 bedrooms: 2 double (5ft), one with en-suite shower room and toilet, one with additional pull-out single, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Electric central heating and electricity included (first £25 included, remainder by meter reading October-April). Bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. iPod dock. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Wi-fi.

Miscellaneous

Enclosed garden and furniture. Enclosed decking area. On road parking. Private hot tub.
  • Nearest town
    Bakewell
  • Shops
    2 miles
  • Distance
    2.5 miles
  • Restaurant
    200 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Matlock
  • Pub
    200 yards
  • Railway station distance
    10.0 miles
  • Lake
    N/A

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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