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Bowler Yard Cottage

(Ref. 963639)

Warsop, near Chesterfield, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales Show on map

4.8

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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55 Customer Reviews

  • "Absolutely loved every minute, fabulous place situated in wonderful countryside area ."

    A great place to just chill or walks . Ideal as my husband has some disabilities. It was just like home from home. Really hoping to be back soon

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Nov 2023

  • "An easier method of turning on the heating (or having it switched on ready before our arrival) would have been appreciated."

    It was too complicated to understand so we gave up. Arrived tired and in the rain, and a cosy, warm inside would have been lovely. Very generous welcome pack.

    Reviewed by Pamela3.8Oct 2023

  • "The entrance gate could do with some improvement even if only new string that is long enough."

    The apple trees need some pruning. A 4x4 would be bouncing apples off the sides as it drove in. The lounge/kitchen floor needs looking at to remove the creaking wherever you tread.

    Reviewed by Robert3.8Jun 2023

  • "A lovely comfortable oasis with a very generous welcome pack and friendly, helpful owners, ooh and a vineyard to wander through as well!"

    What's not to like!

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Jun 2023

  • "I have given 4 stars only because I was disappointed that the loo seat is still very loose and wobbly."

    As it has been mentioned several times in reviews I think it should be repaired before someone has an accident. And, just as advice to other dog owners: there are several small gaps under the garden hedge so it is not totally enclosed. Apart from this, we had a great time. It's a lovely cottage and we hope to visit again.

    Reviewed by Martin4.4Jun 2023

  • "The cottage was very nice and comfortable, the only downside was the toilet seat was a bit wobbly."

    Reviewed by Gwen4.7May 2023

  • "Peaceful place to stay, we stayed for 3 weeks, whilst waiting on a house purchase to go through Not really anywhere on site to walk your furry friends, but 2 mins car drive away is a country park, which is perfect for dogs, wouldn't walk there as no paths but no problem for us to get in the car."

    Reviewed by Catherine4.4Apr 2023

  • "Very clean and comfortable home within easy reach of attractions."

    An ideal location for escaping the city and just chilling out .

    Reviewed by Roy5.0Apr 2023

  • "A lovely cottage with such a clever use of space"

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Feb 2023

  • "Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at bowler yard cottage, just wished we had booked two weeks !"

    Everything was perfect, clean, cosy, warm , peaceful and everything you need is there. Lovely extras too, big bowl of fruit, bottle of fresh apple/pear juice made on site, coffee bags and milk. The owners are very welcoming and helpful, yet leave you to your own privacy for your stay. Lovely countryside walks from the cottage, which both myself and dog enjoyed. Overall one of the best holiday cottages we have stayed in. Thank you for a relaxing lovely week, we hope to return .

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Dec 2022

  • "Positive - Lovely scenery from outdoor dining table, great for eating outside when not too chilly."

    - Owners were very nice & friendly and came to fix the indoor dining table next morning( wasn't completely fixed but usable) - Good heating, was warm and cosy. Negative - Very tight entrance to the cottage and parking not ideal. Needs fixing - Very easy to miss the property, if missed you get taken down a horrible narrow road of pot holes, mud and branches which is a nightmare for a low profile car. - Loose toilet seat - Tried to adjust the dining table for more space and one leg fell off, leaving us holding the table in place so it doesn't break. - Mould on shower wall.

    Reviewed by nabeela4.4Nov 2022

  • "Thank you so, so much for a really fabulous three nights - everything was perfect!"

    ! We really appreciated being able to bring our Springer Spaniel - she loved walking around your Vineyard!! The cottage was incredibly private, the bed was extremely comfortable, the under floor heating amazing and having Netflix on the television in the bedrom was the icing on the cake!! You were truly generous with all the 'goodies' in the kitchen - your wonderful Apple Juice, biscuits, heaps of fruit and all the tea, coffee etc we could possibly need - amazing!! We'd really love to stay again one day - a huge thank you!! Jill and Brett

    Reviewed by Brett5.0Oct 2022

  • "The property needs a little bit of ongoing maintenance in order to be used regularly by guests."

    For example the toilet seat is very loose and should be tightened occasionally. The sofa isn't particularly comfortable and the lounge table is rickety and is too big and in the wrong place to enable easy access to the rear garden. The front garden is dog proof but the rear hedge has a hole that our elderly dog with dementia found and decided to take himself for a walk. Appreciate that it's an old building but there are lots of splats on the walls and blinds where people have squashed spiders and flies and this makes the place look a little dirty. Lastly the kitchen cupboards weren't very well equipped with utensils. Other than this constructive criticism, it's a lovely place to stay.

    Reviewed by Mike2.8Sep 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in an excellent location for exploring Sherwood forest."

    The welcome basket on arrival was an excellent addition. Postcode didn't quite get us to the right place but fortunately the directions from the owner were easy to follow. Garden isn't fully secure for dogs so keep an eye on your dog. There are some very noisy roosters that like to wake you up early in the morning!

    Reviewed by Alexandra5.0Aug 2022

  • "Another lovely stay here."

    Very comfortable cottage for our family with lovely local walks around. Great location. The welcome basket is a lovely touch. The hosts are lovely and accommodating. Sure we’ll be back again.

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0Jul 2022

  • "We stayed here for a week - it’s a fantastic holiday home in an idylic location."

    The welcome pack was very appreciated! Hope to be back soon!

    Reviewed by Patrick5.0Jun 2022

  • "Great place."

    Everything we needed was there. The Carrs, Market Warsop is a lovely place to walk and with free parking.

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Jun 2022

  • "Light, comfortable, clean and well equipped accommodation in a lovely rural setting."

    The owners are friendly and obliging. This was our second visit to the property and when we need to stay in the area again we shall certainly come back to Bowler Yard if it's available.

    Reviewed by Jane4.7May 2022

  • "Loved the stay."

    Out most days, no problems with the cottage, it is first class.

    Reviewed by Glyn4.4May 2022

  • "Lovely bungalow, extremely kind and helpful owners"

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Mar 2022

  • "Great quiet location with local charm."

    Really nice welcome selection of fruit set the pleasent tone for the whole stay. Have booked again.

    Reviewed by Robert4.7Jan 2022

  • "Used for work and was a fantastic stay and very clean would 100% use this cottage again ."

    Reviewed by Martin4.7Nov 2021

  • "The stay was brilliant, had every thing we needed to make this so."

    Reviewed by Sheila5.0Aug 2021

  • "Beautiful location, lovely touches, everything we needed."

    Will stay again

    Reviewed by Francis5.0Jul 2021

  • "Although listed as private,the owner has a office built on to the cottage we stayed in,which was strange seeing the owner has a large house."

    Reviewed by Carl3.4Jun 2021

  • "So peaceful and picturesque."

    Everything you need at the accommodation. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Jun 2021

  • "We had such a peaceful time in a well_eqipped cottage in beautiful surroundings,."

    Would go again

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0Apr 2021

  • "The owners of Bowlers Yard Cottage ensured that we had everything we could possibly need for our stay."

    A lovely welcome pack was waiting for us on arrival and the cottage was nice and warm. Their home is in close proximity to the cottage but we never felt any loss of privacy, to the contrary as my husband had surgery at a nearby hospital it was a comfort to know they were on hand should we have needed anything. The cottage is really well equipped, very easy to live in and situated in a lovely area. We could not have asked for anything better it was just perfect for us.

    5.0Nov 2020

  • "This cottage had everything we needed and is larger than the photo's appear although the living/dining area is compact."

    Extremely clean and accessible to all it was a great base for visiting Bakewell and Lincoln.. Helpful owners who were there if needed but also left us to our own devices.

    Reviewed by Alison4.1Oct 2020

  • "Very generous hosts, beautiful flowers, large fruit basket, homemade apple juice, milk and coffee bags on arrival."

    Accommodated our requests at all times. Felt safe, despite COVID. Very well equipped kitchen!! The vineyard location & roaming chickens were lovely. The driveway gates were a little bit of a pain in the rain, and our wide car was a tight squeeze on the driveway. The bath towels were rather small - would have preferred bath sheets. Other than that an absolutely great stay. Highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Darren4.4Oct 2020

  • "Our stay at Bowler Yard Cottage was perfect."

    The cottage is really well designed and have everything you can need. The surroundings and view on the fields from the cottage back garden terrace is gorgeous. We went for nice walks in the area and drove a little bit further to hire bikes in Sherwood Pines Forest. Bonus points, we've been lucky enough to meet the chickens roaming around in the vineyard next to the cottage!

    Reviewed by Clement5.0Sep 2020

  • "Lovely place to stay and friendly owners, very clean and well equipped the only let down was the uncomfterble sofa surrounding views are beautiful with lots of wild life."

    Reviewed by Barbara4.7Aug 2020

  • "This was our second stay at Bowlers yard, so we knew exactly what to expect."

    Everything was spotlessly clean.We requested another chair from the owners before our arrival, which was provided for no extra cost. I spoke to the owners several times during our stay, each time they asked if we were happy and did we need anything. They are friendly,approachable but without encroaching on your privacy. The views from the cottage were amazing, and we enjoyed watching the birds from the decking area bird feeder. The only negative I can give is the sofa is not at all comfortable, however this would not stop us from staying again. Bowlers yard is an ideal location for exploring the area, in the welcome pack there are lots of ideas for days out and places to see. We will definitely be back again.

    Reviewed by Stephanie4.7Jul 2020

  • "We were looking for a peaceful, relaxing holiday and this cottage was ideal."

    We appreciated the well-equipped kitchen and loved the open views. Some local attractions are still closed due to Covid restrictions, but we enjoyed exploring Sherwood Forest and Rufford Park. We would happily recommend this property.

    Reviewed by Shirley4.7Jul 2020

  • "Lovely hosts, who left lots of extra goodies, including wine from their vineyard."

    Dog friendly, well equipped and reasonably priced.

    Reviewed by Elaine5.0Mar 2020

  • "Bowler Yard Cottage is a very good location for visiting Towns, Cities, Sherwood Forest and lots of other places of interest in the area."

    The owners are very hospitable, but leave you to get on with your holiday. We were met with a beautiful welcome pack including fresh fruit, and wine from their vineyard. A very peaceful location. We will definitely return.

    Reviewed by Hilary5.0Mar 2020

  • "It is with great regret that i am having to say something about this cottage-apartmrent."

    As i fear i will not be able to book it for my next visit. But i have to its too good not to share with everyone,It is perfect the picture's do not do it justice far better in real life can not fault the place. I stayed for one week with my wife and 2 young children. With not one complaint from any of us.

    Reviewed by Solborg5.0Feb 2020

  • "As a family of four Australians, we loved this cottage stay on the vineyard!"

    It was a home away from home, and being greeted with fresh fruit, flowers, coffee and biscuits was a superb touch. We didn’t need anything; all of the basics were provided including dishwasher tablets, washing machine detergent, hand soap, all of the little thoughtful things that you need when you are away from home. The house was warm and cosy in the middle of winter and the kitchen was a dream to cook in; and it was very private. Even including lovely tea pots! And the bed and linen were incredibly comfortable and lovely quality after having stayed in other short stays as part of our UK trip where the sheets were awful and cheap! Very happy with our stay, wouldn’t change it for the world! Looking forward to our next visit! Thanks Bowler Yard for making part of our Christmas holiday stay wonderful and warm!

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Dec 2019

  • "The cottage was beautiful,warm and cozy."

    Wifi was super fast and location perfect..The welcome back was very generous,a huge basket of fruit with a bottle of wine thrown in.There was even a bottle of milk waiting for me in the fridge.I’ll be back for sure.

    Reviewed by Jerry5.0Dec 2019

  • "Bowlers yard cottage was in a beautiful location."

    And I was pleasantly surprised at the well equipped kitchen and the homely feel. Owners were welcoming but not intrusive in any way. Beds were extremely comfortable, The only real negative about the cottage was the lack of somewhere comfortable to sit. A more comfortable sofa, and maybe armchair as well would make Bowlers yard perfect. However I would gladly stay there again.

    Reviewed by Stephanie4.4Oct 2019

  • "All liked it!"

    the stay was wonderful and comfortable!!!

    Reviewed by Alla5.0Oct 2019

  • "Lovely cottage, lots of little extras on arrival, fresh flowers and a full bowl of fruit, fresh milk in the fridge and alll the bits you normally forget, very quiet location with a large farmers field behind, lots of nice places to eat within a few miles if you do some googling as some rough ones too, Young’s taxis or ABC were reliable and reasonably priced too."

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Aug 2019

  • "This barn conversion cottage was perfect for our requirements, simply furnished, very clean with a very comfortable bed ."

    At the back of the property is a decked area with an unexpected and spectacular view of the landscape. We liked the little welcoming touches: a packet of ground coffee bags, milk in the fridge, biscuits, fresh flowers and a large bowl of fruit. We would definitely look to stay here again when we next visit the area and can wholeheartedly recommend it to others.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Aug 2019

  • "We spent a relaxing week here as a base, as we moved into a new house in Bolsover."

    With two cats and an elderly Mum, it could have been quite stressful but having this beautiful, peaceful cottage to return to every day meant the move was really smooth. It was truly a home from home and offered a wonderful sense of calm and comfort - a real life saver. We were made to feel so welcome with a lovely hamper and fresh flowers. The cottage was beautifully appointed and felt relaxing and happy, surrounded by countryside views and the vineyards. Not to mention a couple of chatty chickens by the car. It was safe, very comfortable and offered a true sanctuary from the stress of moving house. I left my iPad on the bin in the rush of packing up and was so relieved to be able to collect it two days later safe and sound from the very courteous owners. Thank you!

    Reviewed by Kim5.0May 2019

  • "The converted stables is well decorated and immaculate (apart from the huge sofa which is to be replaced soon) and spotlessly clean."

    Impressed by the well-planned open space as well as the amount of good quality kitchen equipment; yet still enough space for food storage (lack of food storage space is a too frequent problem in many holiday properties). Very comfortable beds, and a well stocked library of books and DVDs. It is in a quiet rural location with the relaxing sounds of birds with bucolic views over fields from the sunny patio and decked area, and set in a vineyard with free-roaming chickens. The on-site vineyard owner Johnathon is a very enthusiastic winemaker. He gave us a tour and tasting and the rest of the bottle to finish later. Easy access to several National Trust or English Heritage properties and other attractions, as well as trails through Sherwood Forest.

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0May 2019

  • "Was absolutely brilliant and will be returning very soon x"

    Reviewed by Julia5.0Dec 2018

  • "Ideal place for visiting the Dukeries."

    Unbelievably quiet and tucked away with some good dog walks on a safe lane and a country park. Set in a vineyard!

    Reviewed by Gerard5.0Sep 2018

  • "The cottage was very clean, is well equipped and has comfortable beds."

    When we arrived, there were fresh flowers in the lounge area and other basics (tea, coffee, milk etc.) were all there. In addition, the owners had left a bowl of fresh fruit and some apple juice from their orchard, a nice thought. The location is just a few minutes drive out of Mansfield in a nice and quiet rural location but close enough for easy access to shops, pubs, restaurants etc.. Would be happy to stay again.

    Reviewed by Adrian5.0Aug 2018

  • "Beautiful place and location"

    Reviewed by Cheryl5.0Aug 2018

  • "Just returned from our brilliant holiday at Bowler cottage ."

    The cottage looks really good on the Sykes website but when we arrived it was even better than expected. The layout of the cottage is perfect for a family with pets, it was lovely and clean when we arrived, the views are great and the welcome pack even better. The owners ( the Womack’s) are very friendly and helpful, giving us plenty of local information. Will definitely be recommending the cottage to our friends and will hopefully be returning soon.

    Reviewed by Barbara5.0Aug 2018

  • "Perfect 3 week stay for our family with 2 young children."

    A great location that is close to local attractions and has lovely local walks. The cottage itself was a perfect size and has a well resourced kitchen as well as books, dvds and games. It was so lovely to arrive to little touches like coffee, milk and a well stocked fruit bowl. The attention to detail is perfect. We are considering rebooking for future stays in the area.

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0Jul 2018

  • "Myself my wife,stepson and our family dog pip stayed at bowler yard cottage monday to friday."

    we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and couldn’t wish for better comfort. The owners live near by and told us that anything we needed just ask,but we had everything we could possibly need in the property and they never intruded and left us to enjoy our break. There was a complimentary bowl of assorted fruit on arival and a beautiful vase of fresh flowers.We had a few days out with local attractions which is close by. Its in a quiet area which is very relaxing but there are shops bars and restaurants not too far away. We had the best 4 nights sleep we have had in avery long time as the beds were so comfortable. There are always good walks for people with their dogs. We will certainly be returning again in the future and have recomended it to our friends and family. Kind regards Mr & mrs jason fairfield

    Reviewed by Jason5.0May 2018

  • "Although accommodation very clean with nice touches like fruit and flowers, everything was easy to find and use (thanks to manuel folder), only thing we have marked accommodation down for was uncomfortable sofa, it was very low and we both found it difficult to get out of."

    Reason why we wouldn't consider re-booking is that we like to try different locations, but we would recommend this accommodation if people like to be in rural locations, there are foot paths to nearest village for the walkers.

    Reviewed by Stephen4.2Feb 2018

  • "Absolutely amazing place to stay!"

    The finishing touches made it, fresh flowers, fruit bowl filled, biscuits, and milk. We loved it so much we extended our stay and would have stayed longer if it hadn't been booked up. Beds were so comfy loved it.

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Jan 2018

  • "A home from home, a very enjoyable stay, everything you will need and more."

    Thank you. Highly recommended

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Nov 2017

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Wetroom with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Utility.
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and electric hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, Smart TV with FreeSat, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed patio area with furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.2 miles.

The property

Located down a quiet lane, Bowler Yard Cottage is a delightful stable conversion all on one floor, with vineyard surroundings.

With great walking opportunities nearby, Sherwood Forest is only 3 miles away.

The property offers flexible accommodation ideal for a family, boasting two bedrooms comprising one twin and one double, as well as a family wetroom.

The open-plan living space hosts a well-equipped contemporary kitchen with all the amenities you need to make a delicious meal, a dining area and a sitting room with comfortable seating, perfect for relaxing after a long day exploring.

Outside is the ideal spot for some alfresco dining, where you will find a patio area with furniture and spectacular views towards the countryside and the owner’s vineyard.

The wonderful village of Warsop is just over a mile away, a beautiful place offering a good range of amenities, including shops, pubs and restaurants for you to enjoy at your leisure.

Mansfield is also a few miles away with beautiful buildings for you to visit and further afield will find you Sheffield and Nottingham which are both worth a day trip.

Located in a delightful area of the country, Bowler Yard Cottage, is a fantastic holiday all year round!

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About the location

WARSOP

  • Mansfield 4.5 miles
  • Nottingham 23 miles
  • Sheffield

A stunning civil parish on the outskirts of Sherwood Forest in the beautiful Nottinghamshire. Warsop has plenty of historical buildings and features including a water mill and a windmill dating back hundreds of years. It hosts an annual carnival involving so much including music and sports, being held every July. Warsop also has a fantastic range of shops, pubs and restaurants to enjoy at your leisure. The bustling town of Mansfield is just a short drive away boasting shops and beautiful buildings. The busy, beautiful cities of Sheffield, Nottingham and Derby are all within easy driving distance and are well worth the visit.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas