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The Old Farrowings

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
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Idyllic cottage that has been restored and converted to a very high standard set within the grounds of the owners Grade II listed property which dates back to the 14th Century. Uninterrupted views over Biggin Dale from the private patio and in an ideal position as from the door you can walk to the River Dove, Wolfscote Dale, Hartington and beyond. Close to the Tissington Trail. There is a private footpath with direct access to Biggin Dale. Free Wifi. The Old Farrowings has accommodation all on one level and you enter into the large open-plan kitchen/dining/sitting room which has a flag floor and exposed beams. There is a TV, DVD and Bluetooth Speaker plus a large selection of board games, jigsaws, DVD's and walking guides. The kitchen is well equipped with an electric oven and hob, mic...Idyllic cottage that has been restored and converted to a very high standard set within the grounds of the owners Grade II listed property which dates back to the 14th Century. Uninterrupted views over Biggin Dale from the private patio and in an ideal position as from the door you can walk to the River Dove, Wolfscote Dale, Hartington and beyond. Close to the Tissington Trail. There is a private footpath with direct access to Biggin Dale. Free Wifi. The Old Farrowings has accommodation all on one level and you enter into the large open-plan kitchen/dining/sitting room which has a flag floor and exposed beams. There is a TV, DVD and Bluetooth Speaker plus a large selection of board games, jigsaws, DVD's and walking guides. The kitchen is well equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, Dualit toaster and kettle plus a Nespresso machine. There is a wood-burning stove with basket of logs and kindling. The huge bedroom (6 metres square) with a vaulted beamed ceiling has a king-size 4-poster bed with goose down duvet and 100% cotton linen. There is another TV in the bedroom and an antique sofa to relax on. The ensuite bathroom has a bath, walk-in shower, hand-basin & loo. Soft white fluffy towels included, heated towel rail, plus 'Au Lait' toiletries. The private south-facing patio is accessed from the living area. Plenty of secure storage for bikes. The tennis court is available throughout the year. A central laundry area has a washing machine, tumble dryer, iron, ironing board and also a pay phone. The cottage is heated by oil-fired central heating. Mobile phone signal can be patchy depending on your network - reasonable coverage for O2 and Orange/EE. Free Wifi.More
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About the Owner
jane h
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2013
Interaction with guests
Your cottage is in the grounds of Biggin Grange where we live. I am very much around if you need me or if I am away can be contacted on my mobile or message me. If I am away there is normally somebody around who will be in the house or helping with the animals.
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Reviewed 26 July 2019

In need of a break from air pollution and traffic noise, this property was just the job. We had read previous reviews, and were not disappointed. From noshy Brownies and a great wet room, to a spectacular finale in the form of an electric storm,...More

Date of stay: July 2019
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464mungo, VR Owner at The Old Farrowings, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a lovely review - thank you so much! I'm so pleased you enjoyed by 3 sheep (Arthur, Percy & Ned!) - the best lawn mowers around! That is so good to know about Parsley Hay renting out mobility vehicles as I will include that...More

Reviewed 20 July 2019 via mobile

We’ Had a fantastic and quiet time in this lovely cottage, if you’re after a peaceful short break it’s a perfect place to go, you don’t see any people you don’t hear any cars, just perfect! Cottage itself very clean and pretty.

Date of stay: July 2019
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464mungo, VR Owner at The Old Farrowings, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the great review and I'm so pleased you enjoyed your break staying in The Peak District. We are so lucky being close enough to the village but far enough way not to be disturbed! Jane

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Reviewed 8 April 2019

Perfectly located, you feel like you are in the middle of nowhere away from it all but also only a short drive, walk or cycle to everything you may need. The cottage is idyllic, a lovely cosy lounge with a fireplace to really unwind and...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Stuart P
464mungo, VR Owner at The Old Farrowings, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2019

Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a great review. Thrilled you had a good few days staying at The Old Farrowings. Please do come back again - there is so much to see and do in The Peak District.

Reviewed 29 August 2018

What a wonderful place to have a relaxing break! We chanced upon Biggin Grange and after reading the excellent reviews decided to book a 3 night break. The accommodation is superb, everything you could possibly need. There are lots of lovely luxurious touches from the...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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464mungo, VR Owner at The Old Farrowings, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely review. It was great to have you to stay at The Old Farrowings and so pleased you got to play tennis on the newly painted court! There is nothing nicer than fish and chips from the van on...More

Reviewed 17 August 2018

My wife and I had a lovely stay at The Old Farrowings. We had marvellous weather, the surroundings are beautiful and so peaceful. The location was excellent, providing easy access to the likes of Ashbourne, Chatsworth House, Dove Dale and Haddon Hall. The cottage was...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Steve P
464mungo, VR Owner at The Old Farrowings, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

Thanks very much for taking the time to write a review and I'm so pleased you both had a good time exploring the area. There is so much to do in The Peak District but you seem to have seen lots in the few days...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
Private Tennis Court
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Central Heating
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
BIGGIN-BY-HARTINGTON The Waterloo Inn & Biggin Hall Country House Hotel are 0.8 miles away. Hartington which has The Devonshire Arms, Charles Cotton Hotel, The Rook Coffee Shop, Beresford Tea Rooms, Post Office, Garage, Cheese Shop and 2 village shops is 2 miles away. Ashbourne - 9 miles Bakewell - 9 miles Buxton - 13 miles Tissington Trail - 1.2 miles Chatsworth House - 14 miles The nearest town is Ashbourne with a good choice of independent shops, supermarkets including Waitrose, Marks & Spencers and Sainsbury together with many restaurants and pubs.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
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