“Met expectations but the option for ...”Met expectations but the option for a welcome basket would have been a nice addition. Trying to find shops on a Sunday in a rural area for bread and milk was difficult
- Off road parking
- Garden / Patio
- Broadband / WiFi
Ramsor Farm Holiday Cottages
These two delightful, adjoining red sandstone barn conversions, are situated on the fringe of the small country community of Ramshorn, on the edge of the glorious Peak District, five miles from Ashbourne. Beautifully converted with a keen eye for quality, they both offer open plan living areas across the ground floor, with cosy double beds tucked away on the mezzanine floor above. From the oak doors with polished pewter handles, to the slate flooring and exposed stone walls, they exude charm and character, with a touch of luxury from the underfloor heating downstairs. Warm and welcoming, they have modern kitchens and contemporary shower rooms, with comfortable beds and quality bedding ensuring a good night's sleep. Outside the properties are small, enclosed private courtyards, a sheltered spot to sit and relax with a glass of wine after an enjoyable day exploring the vicinity. Walkers and cyclists will be eager to sample the nearby Tissington Trail and High Peak Trail, or for an easier afternoon, try pretty Ilam Village with its stately home and village walks. The popular historic market town of Ashbourne offers independent shops, restaurants and tea rooms and is known for quality antique shops, a pleasant way to spend an afternoon browsing. For thrills and excitement, Alton Towers Theme Park lies two miles away, but the Consall Valley Steam Railway and Foxfield Railway are both within easy reach and for a day with a difference, visit Peak Wildlife Park. Two endearing properties providing a good base from which to explore or simply relax and unwind.
Herdwick's Barn provides cosy and comfortable accommodation for couples, a lovely romantic hideaway from which to explore the Peak District.
Thoughtfully presented to a high standard, it has an open plan living area with a mezzanine bedroom above.
With walking and cycling from the door, plus plenty of pretty sights to see and attractions to discover nearby, it is a fine spot from which to unwind and visit nearby Ashbourne, known for interesting independent shops and antiques.
Note: This property adjoins Ref. 920744, together they sleep 4.
Mostly ground floor. One mezzanine double bedroom. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
- Gas central heating with ground floor underfloor heating
- Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs
- Fuel and power inc. in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
- Off road parking for 2 cars
- Bike storage
- Small, enclosed front courtyard with furniture
- One well-behaved dog welcome
- Sorry no smoking
- Pub 1.5 miles, shop 2 miles.
About the location
Alton Towers 2.5 miles; Ashbourne 8 miles.
The beautiful wooded hamlet of Ramshorn is just a five-minute drive from the entrance of the ever-popular Alton Towers. Once you've had your fill of the thrills and spills, head for the nearby lovely market town of Ashbourne, with its eccentric street plan and narrow cobbled alleys, which 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. The area offers so much variety in the way of outdoor pursuits - hire bicycles to take advantage of the region’s many famous cycle trails, relax with a round of golf on one of the superb courses, have a go at rock-climbing or pot-holing, or swap two legs for four and see this beautiful part of the country from horseback. Alternatively, take advantage of the many wonderful walks for all abilities which criss-cross the spectacular Peak District and Derbyshire Dales countryside. The perfect destination for all ages.
This property offers the following short breaks:
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