Whitehouse Farm Barn ref: 16736

Heathcote, near Hartington, Buxton & Bakewell Area

4 Stars

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Sleeps
14
Sleeps
Bedrooms
6
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
3
Bathrooms
No pets
No pets
Changeover
FRI
Changeover day
  • Barbecue 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Rural Location 
  • Towel Hire 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Hot Tubs - Private 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

This spacious former barn has been sympathetically converted to provide the ideal holiday accommodation for the larger family group. No longer a working farm, and attached to the owners’ own home, Whitehouse Farm enjoys beautiful views across the Dales. Heathcote is a quiet hamlet, just one and quarter miles from the popular village of Hartington with its pretty village pond and famed cheese shop, as well as walks along Wolfscote Dale and Beresford Dale alongside the River Dove. Tissington Cycle Trail is just 120 yards, and there is a wealth of fine scenery, historic houses such as Chatsworth, Haddon House and Hardwick Hall. Livelier is Matlock Bath with its cable cars, Gullivers Kingdom and Alton Towers, whilst the attractive spa town of Buxton and market town of Bakewell are all within a 25 minute drive. Whitehouse Farm is the ideal base to visit all the attractions the Peak District National Park has to offer for all ages. Groceries can be delivered on request. Shops 1¼ miles, pub ¾ mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living room with wooden floor. Dining room/kitchen. Utility room. 1 twin bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. Separate toilet.

First floor

5 bedrooms: 4 twin (two zip and link), second staircase to 1 double bedroom with 2 additional singles. 2 bathrooms, both with shower over bath and toilet. Some low beams and doors on first floor.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Electric woodburner in living room included. Oil central heating, electricity and bed linen included. Towel hire. Travel cot. High chair. DVD. Stereo/CD. Wii. Electric Range. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi.

Miscellaneous

Lawned garden with sitting-out area and picnic benches. Portable barbecue. Electric car charging point. Ample parking. Private hot tub (£50pw with prior arrangement with owner).
  • Nearest town
    Bakewell
  • Shops
    1.25 miles
  • Distance
    8 miles
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
    Buxton
  • Pub
    0.75 miles
  • Railway station distance
    11.0 miles
  • Lake

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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