Tom Boys Cottage ref: CC412051

Hartington near Bakewell, Buxton & Bakewell Area

4 Stars

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Sleeps
4
Sleeps
Bedrooms
2
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
Pets
1
Pets allowed
Changeover
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  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Rural Location 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

A short stroll from the beautiful River Dove and Dove Valley, a rural setting with stunning views down the valley to Hartington, the ideal place to escape the bustle of life.Great for couples, families or larger groups who book with the other cottage at the Grange. Tom Boys offers light, airy, open plan accommodation with two good sized bedrooms, beams throughout, contemporary spa bathroom, free Wi-Fi and a patio courtyard with a grassed wooded area leading to a wildlife pond and the Dales.The cottage is part of Wolfscote Grange with its beautiful farmland, nature reserve and farm trail. Children can enjoy feeding the chickens and the lambs in the spring, as can the grown ups! The farm trail has a wealth of nature, tiny owls, buzzards, hares, dramatic scenery and acres of land with walking access.Hartington village has excellent pubs and cafes where lovely cream teas can be purchased and enjoyed. The Tissington Trail is four miles away with cycle hire. Carsington Water for sailing and watersports is within easy reach. Chatsworth, the medieval Haddon Hall or in contrast Alton Towers fun park and spa can all be visited whilst staying at Red Lion House. Buxton renowned for its Opera House and Pavilion Gardens is a short drive away. You are also at the gateway to the dales, and the Peak District National Park, the perfect place to enjoy long walks, leisurely bike rides or horse riding in the quiet Derbyshire countryside.This property can be booked together Cruck Cottage (412052), Swallows Return (412053) and Wolfscote Cottage (412054) to accommodate up to 20 guests.Cottages at Wolfscote Grange are situated on the edge of the Dove Valley in a beautiful landscape of hills and dales that stretch down the valley. The pretty village of Hartington is two miles away with its cheese shop country pubs and restaurants/cream tea shops. The farmstead itself has a wealth of history the farmhouse and surrounding courtyard buildings dating back to the 15th Century and the farm having a mention in the doomsday book. The cottages are set on Joe and Janes family farm where sheep and cattle are looked after balancing farming practices and wildlife conservation. There is an abundance of wildlife with a farm trail and excellent walking routes from the cottage doors. Cruck cottage is unique in the fact that it sits alone with no neighbours than the other cottages namely Swallows Return, Tom Boys Cottage and Wolfscote Cottage are in their own courtyard with private patio areas. The area is ideal for walking, cycling and other outdoor activities and there are a wealth of places to visit. The High Peak and Tissington trails and the pretty village of Hartington are close to hand. Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall are just two of the historic houses within easy reach and Bakewell and Buxton are within a short drive as is Alton Towers.
Hartington is twelve miles from Bakewell which has an 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.
The properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 20 guests.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over spa bath, toilet, shaver point.

First floor

Open plan living space.
Kitchen area:
With electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge.
Dining area:
With table and chairs.
Lounge area:
With Freesat TV, DVD, CD/radio.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Oil fired central heating,oil, electricity, bed linen and Wi-Fi included. Cot and highchair on request. Shared laundry room with washing machines, dryers and ironing facilities.

Miscellaneous

Parking for 2 cars. Patio area with garden furniture and BBQ. Bike store. Wolfscote farm trail access around the farm on request. Cycle trail and wildlife pond in the grounds.
  • Nearest town
    Buxton & Bakewell
  • Shops
    2 miles
  • Distance
    12 miles
  • Restaurant
    2 miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Buxton
  • Pub
    2 miles
  • Railway station distance
    12 miles
  • Lake

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About the local area

Wolfscote Grange is ideally located to visit the market towns of Ashbourne, Leek, Buxton, Bakewell and Matlock - each having something special to offer.
Ashbourne is a lovely market town with a good range of shops, art shops, antique shops etc. Buxton has fine Victorian and Edwardian buildings, a large park and a range of collectors’ fairs in the Pavilion Gardens or entertainment in the newly restored Opera House. Bakewell is, of course, home of the Bakewell Pudding and well worth exploring.
The former spa town of Matlock has a lot to offer and the spectacular location of Matlock Bath is the setting for a mining museum, cablecar rides, showcaves etc.
Nestling in the hollows of the Peak Park are numerous villages well worth a visit and offering something special to the visitor.
The varied landscape of the Peak District makes it ideal for walking, cycling or for those seeking more adventurous pursuits. There are opportunities for climbing, caving, watersports, hang gliding, mountain biking etc.
Family attractions that you might consider are the theme parks of Alton Towers or the American Adventure. There is the National Tramway Museum at Crich, The National Stone Museum and Arkwright Mill at Cromford - so many things to list that you will appreciate the range of information we provide to help you make the most of your visit to this wonderful area!

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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