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Cottage by the Pond Self Catering

Entire house hosted by Alex
6 guests3 bedrooms4 beds2 bathrooms
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This cottage, equipped and furnished with care, was converted from the old milking barn and designed to be accessible to everybody, including those with wheelchairs. Children are most welcome. A cot and high chair are available and included in the price. We have a Swedish hot-tub and barrel sauna in the farmhouse gardens which can be booked and hired by guests for a unique elemental experience.
*IF YOU INTEND TO HIRE THE HOT TUB OR SAUNA, PLEASE MAKE SURE IT IS AVAILABLE WHEN YOU BOOK* (extra cost - for price see 'other things to note' section)
It sleeps six people in three bedrooms and has two bathrooms. On the ground floor there are two bedrooms with a small en-suite bathroom between them. The third bedroom nestles up in the rafters, up a tiny staircase. The large wheelchair accessible bathroom is on the ground floor, it has a bath and a wheel-in, flat floor shower. There is a well equipped kitchen and large sitting room with dining area and whose large patio window looks due south over a little courtyard, the walled pond (behind a gate) and the rolling farm land. There is a log burner and a DVD player for cosy evenings in.
Bedroom 1: Ground floor, 2 single beds.
Bedroom 2: Ground floor, beds either 2 singles or 1 super-king-sized, please specify.
Bedroom 3: 1st floor, beds either 2 singles or 1 super-king-sized, please specify.

The space
Swallows skimming about, the scent of homemade organic bread and a selection of local and homemade goodies are the things that may greet you when you arrive at our organic farm in the Peak District National Park.
Our home is a long traditional farmhouse on an organic farm in the beautiful Peak District National Park. Built from local limestone the farmhouse has been added to over the centuries since the 1500's. We run our business in the most environmentally friendly way we can without compromising on comfort for our guests. In 2018 we won gold for Sustainability in the Enjoy Staffs Tourism Awards!
We have a Swedish hot-tub and barrel sauna in the farmhouse gardens which can be booked and hired by guests for a unique elemental experience (Please reserve this when you book your accommodation as it is very popular - it does cost extra).

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds

Amenities

Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Hot tub
TV
EV charger
Washing machine
Dryer
Bath
Patio or balcony

Accessibility

Getting inside

Step-free entrance to the room
Well-lit path to entrance
Step-free path to the outdoor entrance

Bathroom

Step-free entrance to the room
Wide doorway to guest bathroom

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom

The farm is set in the most stunning scenery and looks over the valleys of the Peak District. The cottage is one of three on the farm, but none are overlooked. The farm is secluded and quiet.
The village of Ilam is picturesque with beautiful chocolate box Swiss style houses and past the Anglo Saxon church there is Ilam Park, a National Trust property with a lovely tearoom.
Our nearest towns are Ashbourne and Leek, both market towns with quirky shops and boutiques alongside the usual shops and supermarkets. There is a host of interesting villages such as Tissington with the best traditional sweet shop ever or Hartington with a delicious farm shop cafe and legendary cheese shop.
Further afield there is Bakewell, Buxton, Tideswell and Eyam. We are spoiled for choice with interesting places to visit: Chatsworth; Haddon Hall; Sudbury Hall; Go Ape; Alton Towers; Peak Wildlife Park; Coombs Valley Nature Reserve; Crich Tramway Museum or The Heights of Abraham are just a few. We are really lucky that we have some brilliant pubs and restaurants in the area for a great selection of real ale or really delicious food.

Hosted by Alex

Joined in September 2016
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Organic farm in the beautiful south Peak District.
During your stay
The cottage is on the farm site along with two other self catering cottages. We live in the farmhouse just across the yard and we are available most of the time if you need something.
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House rules
Check-in: After 16:00
Check out: 09:00
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
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