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  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 0 Pets
  • Barbecue
  • Bike Store
  • Dishwasher
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • Rural Location
  • Woodburning Stove
  • Decorated at Christmas
  • WiFi
  • Cot Available
  • Luxury Collection
  • Washing Machine
  • Pets – not allowed
  • All En-suite
  • Parking - On Site
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4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

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Woodpecker Loft provides stunning accommodation at the southern tip of the Peak District within walking distance of Carsington Water and close to the picturesque market town of Ashbourne.

Woodpecker Loft provides stunning accommodation at the southern tip of the Peak District within walking distance of Carsington Water and close to the picturesque market town of Ashbourne.

First Floor:
Open plan living space: With beams and wooden floors.
Living area: With wood burner, Freesat TV, DVD player, iPod dock and door leading to balcony.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With breakfast bar, double electric oven, electric hob, microwave, American fridge/freezer, bottle cooler, dishwasher and washing machine.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and en-suite with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With double bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.

Second Floor:
Bedroom 4: With double bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 5: With double bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Wi-Fi on site. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack.

Courtyard with garden furniture and BBQ. Balcony. Bike store. Private parking for 6 cars. No smoking. Please note: The property has 12 uneven stone steps to the entrance. There is direct access to the unfenced lake through the owner’s garden, 500 yards.

Woodpecker Loft is an exquisite, semi-detached barn conversion within the owner’s grounds and just a short walk from Carsington Water. This stunning restored property has retained its huge oak beams within the cathedral roof and impressive chandeliers hang down from here lighting up the open plan living area. All five bedrooms boast their own bespoke shower/bathroom along with exquisite soft furnishing and décor.
Although not a working farm Millfields Farm, where Woodpecker Loft 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. 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. Woodpecker Loft is ideal for work retreats, family gatherings and weekends away catching up with friends so why not enjoy the beautiful views from this stunning cottage in its large private gated courtyard or from the balcony above? Shop 2 miles, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.
Woodpecker Loft can be booked together with Swallow Barn (UK4023), Curlew Cottage (UK4024) and Barn Owl Lodge (UK4025) to accommodate up to 24 guests.

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What do our customers say?

  • 8

    Graham

    Posted by anonymous

    Excellent property and location. The only issue we had was operating the Dish Washer as the Silk screen print for the start and reset buttons had been eroded, and finding the correct touch sensitive area on the panel was a lottery. The Hotpoint Oven didn't achieve the set temperature and needs looking at. Other than that stated, the venue and location was great for a weekend get together of friends travelling from different parts of the UK.

    Confirmed guest, 14/10/2019 18/10/2019
  • 7

    Ellie

    Posted by anonymous

    The kitchen was incredible, extremely high spec, the dining table easily seated 10 and the sofas were comfortable and spacious. WiFi was a little disappointing - only available at one end of the kitchen near the log burner and none at all in the bedrooms. As mobile reception was also non-existant inside the house this was an issue. There was only 1 good sized bedroom and the two under the eaves were not really suitable for two full sized adults - ie low ceilings and no spare floor space in which to dress.

    Confirmed guest, 20/05/2019 21/05/2019
  • 10

    Sally

    Posted by anonymous

    We had a lovely time here to celebrate my mother's 80th birthday. The cottage is VERY well equipped and spotless. The log burner was great. (The only slight downside was that 2 of the bedrooms were a little small. )

    Confirmed guest, 18/02/2019 20/02/2019
9.4 out of 10 – based on 17 reviews collected by ReeVoo