The Old Barn

Farley near Alton Towers, Peak District (Ref. 2594)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms


  • Bathrooms


  • Pets


The Property

A fabulous detached barn conversion in the small rural village of Farley, 12 miles from Ashbourne and just a short walk from the main entrance of the popular Alton Towers Theme Park. Beautifully restored, The Old Barn combines original features with modern comforts to provide first-class accommodation in a quiet and peaceful location. The property has a fabulous sitting room with feature open fireplace, a spacious well-equipped kitchen, lovely ground floor bedroom with French doors and a further four lovely bedrooms of real style. The lovely garden is ideal for dining alfresco. Perfect for family groups to enjoy the many attractions of the Peak District and the outstanding thrills and spills of Alton Towers, The Old Barn is full of character, charm and those extra touches that make a memorable holiday.


Five bedrooms: 1 x ground floor twin, 1 x double leading to 1 x single with single pull-out bed, 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC. Ground floor shower room with shower & basin. Ground floor basin & WC. Kitchen with breakfast bar & dining area. Utility. Sitting room with dining area & open fire.


Oil central heating with open fire. Electric oven, microwave, 2 x fridge/freezers, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TV with Freeview, Nintendo GameCube, DVD, CD, books/DVDs. Fuel, power & initial supply for open fire inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Cot & highchair. Off road parking for 5 cars. Mature gardens with furniture & BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops & pubs 1 mile. Note: £100 Good Housekeeping bond. Note: This property does not accept hen/stag parties.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location


Ashbourne 12 miles.

The historic village of Farley consists of a small scattering of traditional cottages and farms adjacent to the Alton Towers estate. Britain's number one theme park, Alton Towers has rides and attractions aimed at everyone, including fabulous white knuckle rides, Toyland for the younger guests, boating on the lake, magnificent gardens and rides on the cable car. Nearby, the lovely market town of Ashbourne, with its eccentric street plan and narrow cobbled alleys, features an array of delightful antique stores and a choice of good pubs and restaurants. Attractions like Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Dovedale, and the fantastic Derbyshire Villages Ilam, Hartington and Tissington - famous for the well dressings - are also within easy reach.

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