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Historic Barn With Breathtaking Views Over Derbyshire/Staffordshire Border. - Snipe Cottage Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

Description

Snipe Cottage Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)

Snipe Cottage has an entrance hall leading to a drying room/toilet with a washer/dryer. There is a large lounge/diner with Freeview TV/DVD, and a leather sofa and chair, this has panoramic views down the valley through a large picture window. Off this is a modern well equipped kitchen with granite work tops, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, electric oven, microwave and ceramic hob. Upstairs there is a master bedroom with metal framed double bed with extra deep memory foam topper for added luxury, ensuite bathroom with walk in shower and a second bedroom with twin beds and a separate family bathroom with bath and shower.

The cottage has underfloor heating downstairs and in all the bathrooms and designer radiators in all the bedrooms.

Rated 4 star by English Tourist Board.

More Details

About the property

E8609

Ridgehead Farm Cottages were created in 2008 by converting a 200 year old historic barn into 2 luxury cottages, they are both rated at the top end of 4 star by the tourist board. Set at 1500ft on a 80 acre equine farm within a site of Special Scientific Interest, they offer stunning views and year round peace and tranquillity yet are conveniently located for local amenities and exploring the Peak District. Each cottage has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and sleeps 4 so are perfect for families or couples, the 2 cottages can be booked together (10% discount) to sleep 8. With underfloor heating downstairs and in all bathrooms they provide a warm, cosy retreat at the end of the day.


Owner
Jo Bednall
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
28 November, 2017

About Jo Bednall

Ridgehead Farm originally formed part of the Harper-Crewe Estate but then fell derelict, the main buildings were rebuilt some 25 years ago. In 2008 an historic barn on the farm was painstakingly converted by us into two luxury holiday cottages.

I have lived at the farm for 16 years with my husband Clive and our 13 year old daughter Lucy and a variety of pets.

I have had a lifelong love of horses which has been passed onto Lucy, we both regularly compete at local and regional competitions, consequently the equine facilities at the farm have been vastly improved.

We live in the main farmhouse approx 100m from the cottages and are there to offer you a warm welcome on arrival and available to offer local advice and answer any queries during your stay.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I don't think I have ever seen so may stars in the sky, it really felt as though we were on top of the world. Thank you Clive and Jo for providing this better than, home-from-home.

Judith and Howard, Surrey



The cottage was even better than the photos, it was warm and cosy and the views were beautiful.

Gabby, Stuart, Joanna, Dan & Freya. Liverpool & Kings Lynn



A shining example of how it should be done.

Teresa & Sean, Cambridge
Mar 2013
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Location

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Manchester
Nearest Barpub
0.8 Miles
Winking Man Pub
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Buxton
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Buxton
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Buxton

Special interest holidays:

Stabling available on-site in american style barn, diy, part or full livery available during your stay. Use of 20 x 40 m menage with jumps.

Travel:

Both Manchester Airport and East Midlands Airport are an hour away.

We are 50 minutes drive from the M6

The nearest train stations are Stoke or Macclesfield which are both 30 minutes drive away.

Distances:

The nearest pub which does meals is 3/4ml away. The village of Longnor with village shop is 3mls away. Buxton and Leek are both 6mls away with supermarkets, restaurants, etc. Bakewell, Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Alton Towers are all within 15mls.

Further Details:

The nearest pub is the Winking Man which is 3/4 mile away. There is an excellent fish and chip shop in the local village of Longnor which is 3mls along with other pubs.

Available Rentals

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Notes

Booking Notes:
20% deposit required with balance 6 weeks before holiday date.

Changeover Day:
Flexible changeover days, we try at accommodate any length of stay or arrival day if we possibly can.
Arrival from 3pm onwards, departures by 10am

Notes on prices:
There is a 10% discount on pricing when both cottages are booked together.
Short breaks available.
3 nights Fri/Mon or 4 nights Mon/Fri available at 75% of weekly rate.
2 nights Fri/Sun available at 50% of weekly rate.
We do not charge extra for dogs, please see website for livery rates.


Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Buxton in High Peak District

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , en-suite
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • caving
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: On arrival there will be a welcome basket with tea, coffee, milk, biscuits and a bottle of wine. All towels, bed linen, washing up liquid, washing powder, conditioner and dishwasher tablets are provided. Cot and high chair are available on request. Ample private parking available adjacent to the cottages, undercover for bikes and motor bikes. Outside: There is a large flagged patio shared between both cottages with garden furniture and bbq, it offers stunning views into the valley. There are 80 acres of private moorland and ponds, ideal for quiet evening walks or dog walks. Check out time is 10am but if no-one is arriving the same day we are happy for you to stay later, please ask.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9375 based on 17 reviews
5

Great Cottage in great location.

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable property in a great location. Would love to return for longer next time.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent accommodation, warm and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Excellent place to stay, just like being at home, beautiful scenery, peaceful and tranquil. Very comfortable furniture and bed, all home comforts would highly recommend

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful and relaxing stay with lovely views

  • 5 of 5

Home from home property with everything we needed. No internet during our stay but only really needed it to research local events and attractions but our teenager missed it more. We would definitely recommend and would return again.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent - clean, well equipped, great location.

  • 5 of 5

Friendly welcome and really great house. Fitted a family of 4 really nicely and the views and surroundings are all you can ask for.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing, Relaxing and Stunning Views

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful Cottage with stunning Views, Had a relaxing week and made to feel so welcome by Jo, Clive and their daughter. Dog friendly as well and loads to do in the local area. We will be back again soon

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a great time, looking forward to your next visit, bring the pony next time.
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.Great Missenden
5

If you like a great view, quiet location, and well appointed cottage then this is the place for you!

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely place, really stunning views right outside the front door. We only spent three nights here but we could quite happily have stayed much longer. Jo was a great hostess and Snipe cottage was brilliant. Very spacious and comfortable with nice little touches here and there that make all the difference. Thanks for a memorable stay.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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