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Luxury Boutique Cottage - Courtyard Creamery - Sleeps 2 (1 bedroom)

Overview

Property

Updated: 28-Nov-2016
Cottage in the grounds of Biggin Grange, Biggin-by-Hartington, Peak District

Biggin Grange is a private family home with 3 barn conversions in the grounds which have been sympathetically and very individually restored. The nearby village of Biggin has a pub and country house hotel and Hartington offers 2 village shops, pub, hotel, garage and traditional cheese shop. The Tissington trail is very close for walking and cycling and it is possible to walk over the owners land to Biggin Dale which leads to the River Dove. All 3 cottages can be booked together if wished to sleep 6 as Courtyard Creamery has a dining area which can accommodate all the guests.

All on one level the cottage enters into a large open-plan (8m x 6m) kitchen/dining/sitting room with a slate floor and exposed beams. The kitchen is well equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. There is an electric wood-burning stove, TV, DVD player and CD/Radio/iPod docking station. The bedroom has a king-size bed with goose down duvet and 100% cotton linen. The ensuite bathroom with bath, shower, hand basin & loo has views over the countryside. The private south-facing patio is accessed from the living area and has outdoor table and chairs to enjoy the views over Biggin Dale. Plenty of secure storage for bikes. The tennis court is available throughout the year. A central laundry room has a washing machine, tumble dryer and ironing board and also a pay phone. The cottage is heated by oil-fired central heating. Free Wi-fi. All towels are provided. Barbecue.

4* English Tourist Board Rating.

More Details
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Biggin Grange is owned by Richard & Jane Henry and we moved up to Derbyshire in 1993 from London. We bought Biggin Grange is 2000 and have extensively restored the house, outbuildings and farm. It is a fabulous home to bring up our 3 children and we are surrounded by over 100 acres of fields. Our black labrador, Otto, together with ponies, a donkey called Guinness, chickens and ducks have plenty of space to amuse themselves. The property is steeped in history as the Garendon Abbey in Leicestershire owned the Grange and it dates back to 1209. It is Grade II listed and there are many significant archaeological features on the property. We rent the land out to a neighbouring farmer who has beef cattle and sheep over the fields. We adore this stunning area and hope you do too!

Speaks English

4 Reviews

4.3
based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

4

Beautifully presented cottage with a high standard of fittings.

  • 4 of 5

We used the cottage as a base for a walking weekend and found the ability to park the car for two days a relaxing aspect of the weekend. Perfectly placed for enjoying the wonderful walks in the area.

The cottage sits within a group of converted farm building that boast a very high standard of presentation.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Charming, comfortable and peaceful yet convenient to outdoor recreation and attractions

  • 5 of 5

We spent six delightful nights in the Creamery Cottage. Our friend stayed on the same property in the Old Farrowings Cottage. Creamery Cottage was very airy and roomy, while Old Farrowings had a lot of charm and coziness. Both cottages had everything we needed for a comfortable stay, and were perfect for friends travelling together. We found the location ideal. It was only a few minutes off a major roadway, and about a 5 minute

drive to Hartington which had two small grocery stores, a local cheese shop, and cafes. The cottage was convenient to outdoor recreation and attractions, yet felt peaceful and pastoral. We begin our hike down Biggin Dale right outside the door and walked into the River Dove valley, with a loop around to Hartington. We cycled the

nearby Tissington Trail. Chatsworth, Hadden Hall, and other sites in the Peak District were about a 20 minute

drive. The cottages are well equipped for cooking and relaxing after a day of hiking or sightseeing, and are located in a beautiful setting. We enjoyed the sunsets from the back patio and the farm animals in the nearby fields. Jane, our hostess, was very helpful and enjoyable to speak to. We look forward to a return to Creamery Cottage on our next trip to the area.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming Courtyard Creamery

  • 4 of 5

Very peaceful. Great facilities and everything thought of. We would highly recommend. It felt like home from home. We loved it!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Quiet and comfortable!

  • 4 of 5

The cottage was luxurious, spacious and very comfortable. Everything was provided including a full dishwasher. The bed was comfortable and the shower was great. There's a shared washing machine which may be a problem for those walkers in the area who need things washed daily.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review the property. I understand your comments about the shared Laundry Room and I decided when planning the cottages not to install washing machines and tumble dryers and give more space in the kitchens of the cottages. Jane
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Location

From the Owner

Biggin Grange is a perfect place to visit as it is surrounded by acres of land with amazing views so you really get a feeling of being away from it all. But at the same time it is really convenient being close to Ashbourne and the nearby villages of Biggin and Hartington. London is only 1 hr 30 mins away on the train from Derby and Manchester is 1 hr drive away. Living within the Peak District National Park is incredibly special and it is only when we have been away do we fully appreciate the unspoilt beauty of Derbyshire.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : East Midlands at 37 Miles Nearest Barpub : Waterloo Inn at 0.5 Miles Nearest Train : Buxton at 12 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Biggin Hall Hotel at 0.5 Miles Car: necessary

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season
29 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£160
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£80
£400
 
 
High Season
17 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£285
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£95
£530
 
 
Low Season
5 Jan 2017 - 3 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£170
for 2 nights
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£85
£440
 
 
Mid Season
4 Mar 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£180
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£90
£490
 
 
High Season
8 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£190
for 2 nights
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£95
£540
 
 
Mid Season
22 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£180
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£90
£490
 
 
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£190
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£95
£540
 
 
Mid Season
2 Sep 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£180
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£90
£490
 
 
Low Season
4 Nov 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£170
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£85
£440
 
 
High Season
20 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£285
for 3 nights
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£95
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television

Suitability

  • non smoking only ...

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • mountain climbing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1
  • Bath Shower Wash basin Toilet Complimentary 'Au Lait' toiletries & soft white fluffy towels

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1
  • King-size bed Goose-down duvet & feather pillows 100% cotton bedding.

Outside

  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

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