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Historic Barn With Breathtaking Views Over Derbyshire/Staffordshire Border. - Curlew Cottage sleeps 4 ( 2 bedrooms )

Overview

Property

Updated: 26-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Description

Curlew Cottage sleeps 4 ( 2 bedrooms )

Curlew 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 with views over the moors. 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 fabulous master bedroom with a king sized four poster bed with luxurious memory foam topper, ensuite bathroom with walk in shower and a second bedroom with twin beds and a separate family bathroom with bath and shower. The master has an alcove which is ideal if you have a baby or toddler in a cot which is available on request. The cottage has a child safety gate at the top of the stairs and a door at the bottom.

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.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Jo Bednall
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
26 June, 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.

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.

5 Reviews

4.8/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)

4

Well equipped cottage with fabulous view

  • 4 of 5

We were two couples and two dogs and found this cottage perfect for our needs for a weekend. Very cosy and beautifully warm. We had the en suite room with a powerful shower and underfloor heating. The cottage was well equipped and the "welcome pack" was much appreciated together with things like washing up liquid and dishwasher tablets which is not always the case with self-catering accommodation in our experience. Picnic table at the front of the property to appreciate the wonderful view if the weather is kind enough.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely stay

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage in the middle of Peak District, very well equipped and comfortable, will stay again !

  • Review Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

It's a lovely cottage with wonderful views.

  • 5 of 5

Better than expected. A lovely retreat but close enough to historic market towns and places to visit.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you all had a lovely time, hopefully see you again.
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5

Wonderfully well kept cottage! Very warm welcome! Can't fault it!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent break from city life. Thank you! Brilliant price and location. We shall be back :)

  • Review Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Naomi, glad you all had a good stay despite the snow !!!!
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5

Great

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage in a fantastic location master bedroom wonderful, lovely owners who were so helpful

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
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Location

Activity and Interests

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

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.

Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

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

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television

Location Type

  • rural

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

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, 4 poster bed, en-suite bathroom, and alcove suitable for cot

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only

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 due to arrive later the same day we are happy for you to leave later, please ask.