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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri
4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.
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.Millfields Farm is a collection of stunningly restored cottages, which retain many of their original features. Each cottage provides unique, beautiful and well-equipped facilities, which have been finished to a fantastic standard. A short walk through the owner’s grounds brings you to the shores of Carsington Water where you can enjoy lots of water sports or hire bikes to ride along the quiet lanes which surround the area. Although not a working farm, Millfield Farm does have some friendly residents for you to meet, which include four kune kune pigs, two miniature Shetland ponies, geese, chickens and ducks. The properties are deally 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. 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. Shop 2 miles, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.The properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 24 guests.
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.
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). 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.
English Country Cottages is the trading name of Vacation Rentals (UK) Ltd.
Registered Office: Spring Mill, Earby, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB94 0AA.
Registered in England and Wales. Company Registration Number: 00965389.
VAT Registered Number: GB 598 22 99 77