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Firtree Cottage

Smisby nr Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 975789)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Icon/Feature/Pub Near a pub < 1 mile

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21 Customer Review(s)

  • “Fir Tree Cottage was clean, comfortable and very well appointed and in a lovely part of the country.”

    We would definitely recommend it. Also good was the nearby Smisby Arms where the food was superb at very reasonable prices

    We would definitely recommend it. Also good was the nearby Smisby Arms where the food was superb at very reasonable prices

    - Ashley, October 2021

The property

Situated on the historic Harpur Crewe Estate, Firtree Cottage rests beautifully in the tranquil village of Smisby, just one and a half miles from the pretty Leicestershire market town of Ashby-de-la Zouch.

With tasteful accommodation over three floors; friends, families and couples alike can treat themselves to a cottage holiday of the highest order.

The cottage is beautifully decorated with historical artwork, photographs and books relating to the historic Harpur Crewe Estate and the former ancestral seat at Calke Abbey.

Enter this elegant stone and redbrick house and discover the warming sitting room, snug leather sofas crowd around the fabulous woodburner which is matched with a TV to make a wonderful spot to put your feet up of an evening.

A gorgeous kitchen/diner also rests on the ground floor, immaculate cream units host a range of different appliances and a Belfast sink while a stunning brick fireplace enhanced with exposed beam work houses a range cooker, a lovely wooden dining table completes the layout.

Head to the upper floors to discover Firtree Cottage's beautiful bedrooms, the first floor plays host to a king-size and a twin room, both are decorated immaculately and share access to a contemporary shower room.

Take a further flight of stairs to reach the second floor, here you will find a super king-size room along with a twin room, as well as a glistening bathroom to conclude the interior exquisitely.

When the sun comes out, take a glass of white or perhaps your evening meal out onto the tranquil patio and treat yourself to some alfresco dining.

Charming Ashby-de-la-Zouch is just over a mile away, its attractive streets come bursting with lovely spots to shop, eat and drink, the market town also features some stunning castle ruins.

There are many beautiful towns and cities in the surrounding area which offer much to the visitor in their own unique way; Burton-upon-Trent, Loughborough and the major shopping city of Birmingham are among the most popular.

Holiday in true elegant fashion and bring your loved ones along to the first-class Firtree Cottage all-year-round.


  • Over three floors
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x second floor super king-size, 1 x second floor twin, 1 x first floor king-size, 1 x first floor twin
  • Bathroom with a shower over bath, basin and WC
  • Second floor shower room with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner.
  • Gas Heating
  • Range cooker, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, washer/dryer, Smart TV with DVD player, Freeview, stereo with Bluetooth capability, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Downstairs WC
  • Hairdryers provided
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off-road parking for 2 small cars
  • Enclosed lawn and patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub 3 minute walk, shop 1.5 miles.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Burton-upon-Trent 9 miles; Loughborough 12 miles; Birminghan 30 miles

This classy market town sits in northwest Leciestershire, within England's National Forest. Its attractive streets are lined with a vast array of shops, restaurants, pubs and cafés. It also boasts stunning castle ruins and a golf club on the outskirts of the town. A series of wonderful towns and cities sit surrounding this fine market town; explore the likes of Burton-upon-Trent, Swadlincote, Loughborough and Leicester. A 30-mile drive will take you to the striking shopping city of Birmingham. Kingsbury Water Park sits within reach for a fun-packed family day out.

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