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Gorgeous cottage for two, beautiful countryside, quiet location

Overview

Property

Updated: 24-Nov-2016
Cottage in Riber, Matlock, Derbyshire Dales, England Peaceful Rural Location

Situated down a quiet country lane within the hamlet of Riber, the towns of Matlock and Matlock Bath are only a short distance by car. Located on the edge of the Peak District we have the best of both worlds, conveniently placed for local attractions and shops, but off the beaten track. With beautiful walks directly from the door, the cow shed is a great base in which to explore the Derbyshire countryside. Please visit our website www.thecowshedlittlemoor.co.uk

Details for holiday barn The Cow Shed, 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, 1 Bathroom

Cosy converted barn for two!

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the owner

A gorgeous, bright and cosy cottage, with everything on hand that we could have needed.



Beautiful, compact and bijoux, lovely quiet location.



A lovely place to stay, decorated wonderfully with lots of quirky little bits and pieces.
Apr 2015
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9 Reviews

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based on 9 holidaymaker reviews

5

Lovely cosy cottage with walks from the door

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is a beautifully converted cowshed. The owners have a beautiful eye for detail. A lovely welcome hamper awaited us. The log fire was set. We could walk from the door and Matlock is an interesting place to visit. Any small problems were quickly attended to.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Cosy retreat for two. Gorgeous cottage. Beautiful location. Everything we needed and more.

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely find. Had a relaxing few days. The cottage had everything we needed and lots of lovely little touches on top. Welcome hamper was a real treat. Log burner was bliss. Can't wait to return. Thank you

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Weekend retreat

  • 5 of 5

We decided to escape London for the weekend and came across this lovely property online. We were welcomed with a wonderful hamper of local produce and quickly made ourselves at home in the cosy living room. Anna has a real flare for interiors and the space has been well considered. We went for a long walk on the first day up to the Heights of Abraham and found ourselves in a local pub for lunch the next day when the weather wasn't so good.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you guys, really glad you enjoyed staying with us and thank you for the review. Kind regards anna
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Doherty. Property was perfect for a get away

  • 5 of 5

We spent 3 nights in this cottage and enjoyed every moment. We were blessed with reasonable weather but the owners made us really welcome. The cottage was clean and well stocked with the necessities. The wood burner was a treat! There are many walks around this area - many from the cottage itself. Easy access to Chatsworth House and matlock.

Perfect location for just pottering - or more strenuous walks.

Very comfortable cottage - ideal for 2.

Go - and enjoy yourselves.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic little place to stay

  • 5 of 5

The cow shed is a great place to stay if you want something a little different.

It is clean and tidy and well presented. There is a road a few yards outside but you only get a few cars passing so its very quiet.

A log burner is the main heating which warms the place very quickly.

The kitchen has all the mod cons you would need, the shower room/toilet is not big but then it dosen't need to be. The rain shower was great.

The owners are helpful and friendly and have lots of info on the local area, where to eat/visit etc.

We hope to return soon.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful relaxing week

  • 5 of 5

Just spent a lovely week at this beautiful cottage. Set in a lane with few cars and wonderful scenery. As a regular stayer in cottages I have to say the facilities at The Cow Shed were second to none. Everything you could want in a holiday cottage. Anna the owner provided a lovely hamper of food and wine on our arrival and was accommodating and also gave us details of local places to visit and eat. The cottage was clean throughout and the wood burning stove was cosy. We didn't know when we booked but we were able to watch the Tour of Britain. Really felt part of the friendly town. Would definitely reccommend the cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : EAST MIDLANDS AIRPORT at 25 Miles Nearest Barpub : Jug & Glass at 1 Miles Nearest Golf : Matlock at 4 Miles Nearest Train : Cromford at 3 Miles Nearest Motorway : M1 at 15 Miles Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

We are a great base, away from it all, for exploring the peak district and an ideal location for walkers and cyclists.

Travel:

Use of Car Essential

East Midlands Airport - 30 miles (approx 50 minutes)

Cromford Train Station - 2 miles

M1 junction 28 - approx 20 minutes

Distances:

Lea & Holloway - 1 mile

Lea Gardens - 1 mile

Cromford - 2.5 miles

Matlock - 1.5 miles

Chatsworth House - 9 miles

Bakewell - 9 Miles

Haddon Hall - 9 miles

Ashbourne - 16 miles

Ashford in the Water - 15 miles

Buxton - 19 miles

Derby - 20 miles

Nottingham - 23 miles

Further Details:

The village of Lea & Holloway hosts a post office, award winning butchers, open gardens with tea rooms, lovely village pub and two art galleries.

The town of Matlock has a number of shops, supermarkets, banks, restaurants, parks.

The Cow Shed is ideally located for exploring the Peak District, Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, The Heights of Abraham and the towns of Ashbourne, Bakewell and Buxton.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autumn 2016
13 Sep 2016 - 12 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£150
for 2 nights
From
£75
£425
 
 
Winter 2016/17
13 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£345
for 3 nights
From
£115
£650
 
 
Spring 2017
5 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£180
for 2 nights
From
£90
£485
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
From
£80
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
To secure your booking a £100 deposit is payable, with the balance due no later than 4 weeks before your stay. Should you need to cancel your booking we will do our best to re-let the cottage and refund the net value of your holiday. Should you need to cancel your holiday at short notice (within 21 days of arrival) no refund will be provided. We advise that to cover this possibility, you take out holiday cancellation insurance to protect yourselves.

Changeover Day:
Changeover Days Friday, Saturday, Monday.
Week - Arrive Saturday Depart Saturday.
Mid-week - Arrive Monday - Depart Friday.
Weekend - Arrive Friday - Depart Monday.
Minimum stay 2 nights.

Arrival Times - 2.30pm onwards
Departure Times - 11am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Property Type

  • barn

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • rural

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • caving

Bathrooms

  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Beautiful wet room with waterfall shower, wc, electric towel rail, basin.

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - Kingsize bed (Twin Beds on request), built in wardrobe, gorgeous furniture, TV with freesat,

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

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

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The cottage has been beautifully furnished with an eclectic mix of original, bespoke and unusual furniture, antiques and art work. Along with the sunny garden area the owners also have an orchard located across the lane which guest are welcome to explore. Outside: Garden area with patio, original cobbled pathway, lawn, barbecue, outdoor furniture and off road parking. Cleaning / Towels / Linen: Clean towels and linen are provided for your stay.

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