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Harpur Barn

Ashbourne - Derbyshire

Exquisitely designed with an eye for detail, this upside-down cottage in Alstonefield village puts the best of the beautiful Peak District at your feet

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
£750-810 per week
Please note: minimum stay for this property is:
2 nights low season & 3 nights high season

How to book...

Harpur Barn is owned and managed by Robert I Wood.

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  The Highlights...

  • Stunning recently converted Peak District cottage beautifully styled throughout
  • The ideal base for Chatsworth, Haddon Hall and the stunning Dovedale Valley
  • Cosy inside with underfloor heating and wood-burning stove with tons of logs
  • A short walk through the village to one of the UKs best country pubs
  • Bakewell, Matlock, Buxton are all within 30 minutes drive

  You should know...

  • No smoking is permitted at Harpur Barn

  The Detail...

The serenely styled Harpur Barn alone is a great excuse to visit the Peak District. The rugged exterior gives way to cool calm as you enter this two-bedroom cottage in the pretty Derbyshire village of Alstonefield, around 13 miles from Bakewell.

Completely renovated by the owners, Harpur Barn oozes comfort, with the muted colour palette adding to the light, airy feel. Unconventionally, you will find the bedrooms downstairs and the living area above this double-height space featuring the barns original oak beams.

Its all open-plan upstairs, with a log-burner in the feature fireplace and wooden shutters at the windows. From soft blankets to rattan baskets, the furnishings feel as good as they look with a chunky dining table and curved retro armchair among the highlights. The kitchen unobtrusively shares the space, with a microwave, washing machine and dishwasher keeping a low profile but ready when you need them.

Downstairs, the two double bedrooms both have their own en suite, one with a roll-top bath. One of the bedrooms can be converted to a twin as required.

The Peak District is made for walking, whether you follow a well-trodden route or just go wandering. National Trust-managed Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak are close by, and will welcome you and your dog for some serious exploring. Theres also the Monsal Trail, formerly a rail route stretching from Buxton to Bakewell, and now popular with cyclists.

The area boasts all sorts of attractions which will appeal to adults, children or both for instance the cable car adventures over a limestone gorge at Matlocks Heights of Abraham, or the wonders of the Pooles Cavern caves.

Historic house lovers will gravitate towards the famous Chatsworth House and the lesser-known, but no less impressive, Haddon Hall. In Buxton, the pretty Pavilion Gardens are a lovely spot to make a lazy day of it, and, once youre re-energised, theres a Go Ape adventure park in town too.

With Harpur Barn within a short walk of the nearest pub, youre set up for a drink or two in the evening, and its worth making a booking for dinner at The George too reckoned by the Sunday Times as one of the UKs best 15 country pubs. Snug inside with a roaring fire on a cold day, its what the British countryside is all about.

For an invigorating break in real comfort, Harpur Barn will take care of it all.


  Features...

Essential Features
  • Baby Friendly
  • Heating
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • No Smoking
Living Spaces
  • Open fire/Woodburner
Kitchen/Utility
  • Coffee machine
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
Bed/Bath
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
Tech
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite TV/Freeview
  • Television
Outside
  • BBQ
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Off road free parking


  Nearby...

  • Bird watching
  • Cooking classes
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Historical sites
  • Horse riding
  • Markets
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Walking
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Theme park
  • Wildlife


  On the map...

  Nearest Airport

East Midlands Airport 1 hour, Manchester Airport 1 hour 15mins.

  Detailed Pricing Information...

Weekly: Low 750/High 810
Mid-week: Low 540/High 680
Weekends: Low 440/High 520
Please enquire about short breaks

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£750-810 per week
Please note: minimum stay for this property is:
2 nights low season & 3 nights high season

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How to book...

Harpur Barn is owned and managed by Robert I Wood.

You can book online now at their website. Just click the button and we'll send you there to see more info and to book...

Book Online Now  

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Robert I Wood.

Message the owner  
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