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Two Fabulous Pet Friendly Cottages In A Stunningly Beautiful Castleton Location - Shippon Cottage

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Overview

Property

Updated: 19-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Description

Shippon Cottage

Shippon Cottage is a spacious, luxurious and romantic cottage for two with wonderful views of Lose Hill and the surrounding countryside. Built in 1872 this substantial stone cottage originally housed the farm's dairy and hay loft. Converted in 2000 it now provides spacious, high quality pet friendly accommodation and is a perfect retreat after exploring the delights of the Peak District.

Uniquely, upstairs Shippon Cottage features a large beamed 7m by 5m stunning open plan bedroom with adjoining sitting room (with TV/DVD). The room also features a specatular four poster bed. This upstairs space can be separated by drapes with a comfortable sofa bed giving flexibility for a third guest.

Downstairs features another sitting room with TV/DVD and gas stove. Adjoining is a fully fitted kitchen/dining area with electic cooker, fridge, dishwasher and fridge freezer. The downstairs bathroom has a bath and electric power shower. The sitting room opens onto a garden terrace for guests' use

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About the property

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No longer a working farm but home to labradors, ponies, hens and sheep, Spring House Farm is a tranquil and secluded setting near the Peak District village of Castleton It is an ideal location to holiday in the Peak District particularly if you wish to walk and want excellent dog friendly accommodation. The property offers two beautifully restored self catering cottages set in an attractive Grade II listed courtyard with working stables. The cottages have wonderful views of the surrounding landscape and are located literally on the door step of great walking countryside. They are a 15 minute walk along quite lanes and tracks to the pretty village of Castleton and a 20 minute drive to Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Bakewell and Buxton. In addition to walking they offer plenty of space to store bicycles and climbing equipment and are an ideal location from where to visit Castleton's caverns and Peveril's Castle. Each cottage is fully equipped with all linen and towels provided, plus Wi-Fi access, TV/DVD and its own private garden area. The cottages cater for short breaks as well as longer stays. Dogs are welcome in a very pet friendly environment at no extra cost.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Maeve Serby
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, Italian
Calendar last updated:
19 March, 2017

Why Maeve Serby chose Hope

Within easy walking distance of Castleton with its castle, caverns, pubs and gentle hussle and bussle, Spring House Farm offers tranquility, privacy and seclusion in a lovely setting plus fabulous walking literally from the door step. Both cottages are pet friendly.

What makes this cottage unique

Two very well appointed cottages in a uniquely beautiful setting on the slopes of Lose Hill. Both cottages are pet friendly.

Available Rentals

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Notes

Booking Notes:
Those inquiring by email will receive a reply giving availability and price. They will be asked to complete and return a booking form by post or email along with a 50% deposit (cheque or electronic payment). The balance is simply payable on arrival. On arrival the cottage will be open with the key in the door.

Changeover Day:
Friday preferred for one/two week stays Short breaks available either for weekends or mid-week.

Notes on prices:
Prices quoted for Harry Eyre assume two guests. Prices are slightly higher for parties of 3-4

2 Reviews

5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)

5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

This is our second stay at the cottage, having thoroughly enjoyed our first stay we immediately booked our second

The owner is friendly and helpful but also leaves you to yourself

The views are amazing from the cottage, apart from the cement factory in the valley some distance away who ever allowed this to be built wants shooting!!

The cottage is 10-15 minutes walk from Castelton village mostly along car free tracks which is great if you have a dog

The owner has three dogs and our jack Russell got on really well with them.

The cottage is well equipped and spotlessly clean and very comfortable with all the home comforts you will need

We would thoroughly recommend the cottage and will be returning again

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing Weekend Break

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with our two dogs for the weekend. It was fantastic, everything you could need in walking distance. Great Walks, Welcoming Pubs and in such a beautiful part of the Peak District. The family are very welcoming and everything was perfect, can't wait to revisit.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

Within easy walking distance of Castleton with its castle, caverns, pubs and gentle hussle and bussle, Spring House Farm offers tranquility, privacy and seclusion in a lovely setting plus fabulous walking literally from the door step. Both cottages are pet friendly.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Manchester at 30 Miles Nearest Golf : Sickleholm at 3 Miles Nearest Motorway : M1 at 25 Miles Car: recommended

Distances:

The nearest villages are Castleton - 1 mile and Hope 1.5 miles away. We are located approximately 11 miles from the towns of Bakewell and Buxton and 12 miles from Chatsworth House

Facilities

From the Owner

Two very well appointed cottages in a uniquely beautiful setting on the slopes of Lose Hill. Both cottages are pet friendly.

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

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

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • caving
  • swimming

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bath (no shower)

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Sofa bed/Futon, An elegant bedroom with a substantial four poster bed

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Outside: Spring House Farm and its cottages are set within 10 acres of grazing land and one acre of well kept gardens. Guests are welcome to use all of the garden space to sit and enjoy the views, weather permitting! Spring House Farm is set in a beautiful location on the slopes of Lose Hill and is a 15 minute walk along quite lanes and tracks to both Castleton and Hope.

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