Dragon Hill Barn
Brassington near Carsington Water, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales
A charming, 16th century stone-built barn conversion, with particular attention to detail in its renovation, this is a truly outstanding Peak District cottage. Many original features are retained, while at the same time the barn is well equipped with modern appliances, inviting woodburner and comfortable furnishings to provide guests with a delightful stay. A romantic retreat or cosy family base, this Peak District cottage is in the centre of the picturesque village of Brassington, boasting a beautiful Norman church, historic streets, two quaint pubs and a children’s play area. Numerous walks from the doorstep lead into the scenic Peak District National Park and tranquil Carsington Water, with lots of activities such as cycling, walking, watersports, an adventure playground and a waterside restaurant. This Peak District cottage boasts an open plan living area with a raised timber floored sitting area, a woodburning stove, a stone floored kitchen with dining area, two elegant bedrooms and a contemporary shower room, ensuring guests will be delighted with their stay. Alton Towers, Matlock Farm Park, Chatsworth House and Kedleston Hall are all a short drive away, as are pretty Matlock Bath, Ashbourne, Bakewell and Buxton. An ideal Peak District cottage for a relaxing and enjoyable holiday at any time of year.
Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with flat screen TV & Freeview, 1 x twin with flat screen TV & Freeview. Shower room with shower, basin & WC. Additional ground floor WC & basin. Open plan living area with well-equipped kitchen, dining area & raised sitting area with woodburner.
Electric storage heaters with woodburner. Electric oven & hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 3 x flat screen TVs with Freeview, DVD, CD/DAB radio & iPod dock, WiFi. Small library of books/DVDs. Fuel, power and logs for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair available on request. Quiet roadside parking directly outside property. Secluded, attractive patio seating area with garden furniture, BBQ & space for bicycles. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 4 miles, village pub 1 min walk.
At a glance
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
About the location
Carsington Water 2 miles; Matlock 8 miles.
The attractive and unspoilt conservation village of Brassington is perched on a hillside on the outskirts of the Peak District National Park in the midst of glorious open countryside. It is a traditional Peaks, limestone village with many cottages dating back to the 17th and 18th centuries. There are two pubs (both serving good food), and further amenities are available in nearby Matlock, Ashbourne and Bakewell. Close by is beautiful Carsington Water, covering 750 acres with some of the best sailing in the country. The site also offers boating, biking and windsurfing, along with shops, a restaurant and a children’s adventure playground. An excellent base for exploring the Peak District.