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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.
This inviting, semi-detached cottage has been thoughtfully and lovingly decorated throughout with contemporary and comfortable furnishings. Located within the owner’s grounds you are only a short walk from Carsington Water. Each of the two bedrooms’ interior design and furnishings are exceptional, and the large open plan living area has an eyecatching wood burner which is ideal for cosying up to on cold winter nights. From the doorstep you can enjoy spectacular views over the Peak District National Park with its rolling hills and breathtaking scenes.Although not a working farm, Millfields Farm, where Barn Owl Lodge 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. It 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. Shop 2 miles, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.Barn Owl Lodge can be booked together with Swallow Barn (UK4023), Curlew Cottage (UK4024) and Woodpecker Loft (UK4022) to accommodate up to 24 guests.
Ground Floor: All on the ground floor.Open plan living space: With stone tiled floor.Living area: With wood burner, Freeview TV, DVD player and CD player.Dining area.Kitchen area: With electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.Bedroom 1: With double bed.Bedroom 2: With double bed.Wet room: With shower and toilet.
Underfloor electric heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Wi-Fi on site. Welcome pack. Utility room with freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer (shared with Swallow Barn). Patio with garden furniture and BBQ. Bike store. Private 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