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The Cow Barn

(Ref. 24191)

Alport near Bakewell, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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70 Customer Reviews

  • "Very comfortable and well appointed property in a beautiful part of the world."

    Could be difficult to find in the dark but the owner's directions were easy to follow although it would help if the length of the drive up the farm track was also mentioned. Would definitely recommend and return.

    Reviewed by Katherine5.0Nov 2023

  • "A fabulous cottage set in an idyllic location close to Bakewell, Chatsworth and the Peak District."

    A very well maintained cottage with a homely feel. The kitchen is well equipped and is laid out to make cooking a social activity. The welcome pack of goodies was appreciated. The track to the property was not an issue, even in a small car like my mini. We wish we had booked to stay for longer!

    Reviewed by Joanna5.0Nov 2023

  • "We felt the property was a little cluttered with furniture restricting space."

    Well provided for but needed oven gloves. We would have liked to have been warned about the difficulty gaining access to the property due to the unforeseen weather conditions. Lovely to have been left some basic provisions a very nice touch.

    It was unfortunate that you arrived during storm Babet and our normal access was flooded by the River Bradford breaking its banks. We are a little puzzled by your comment on being not warned about gaining access as we informed you of the alternative access through our neighbours drive which they kindly allowed us during your stay. We are sorry you found our property a little cluttered but we like to make if feel like a home for when people stay, as can be seen in the pictures on the web site. It is difficult to cater to everyones tastes such as a more minimalist interior. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Julia3.8Oct 2023

  • "Beauiful place to stay with amazinging views in a really quiet place."

    The only slight anxiety for some in our group was the access road, which is a track with a lot of potholes and a slightly eroded place next to the river. Plenty of room to drive through for a CSV but a larger van might struggle owing to the rock escarpment next to the erosion. Also, a low car would need to go slowly. Townies used to tarmac!

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Oct 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage, clean and exceptionally well equipped."

    Friendly and very welcoming owner.

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Sep 2023

  • "Lovely cottage, friendly helpful owners, beautiful countryside, very quiet, thoroughly enjoyed our stay"

    Reviewed by Douglas5.0Sep 2023

  • "The location of the property is great - down a gated lane but walkable to the village/ pub etc in 15-20 mins."

    The little extras that the owners left for us when we arrived were lovely and started our stay off ideally. The owner met us (lives next door) and was very friendly and helpful with general info - comms prior to arrival were great also. The property itself is finished to a high standard. There is plenty of crockery, cutlery and glassware and a large fridge and large freezer. The oven and hob are OK - a bit slow maybe. Maybe too much furniture in some rooms. Nice private patio behind the property with an amazing view. Silence ! Probably the only thing we would wish improved is to have more than 1 shower - we were 7 people. Plenty of hot water for lots of people though. Thanks for a great stay in a your lovely home - great location to explore the Peaks.

    Reviewed by Jeremy5.0Sep 2023

  • "Excellent."

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Sep 2023

  • "Staying in this beautiful cottage gave us the opportunity to experience a slice of idyllic life in a beautiful English countryside (minus the farm work :p)."

    The views from the back of the cottage are absolutely stunning. We were lucky with the weather so managed to enjoy many meals outside in the back garden against a spectacular landscape of rolling hills, green fields, trees and grazing cows. The cottage is very well equipped (perhaps with a touch too much furniture) and there is even a hairdryer provided in every room. The somewhat small exterior belies the bright and spacious interior. The owners, Tony and Belinda live next door and left us some goodies including milk, eggs and a bottle of wine. The only relative downside is the long and very narrow access road to the cottage. We very much enjoyed our stay and the cottage is in a great location for visiting neighbouring attractions in the Peak District. Thank you to Tony and Belinda.

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Aug 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay for my mums 70 th birthday ."

    . the cottage was exceptional in every way.. plenty of space too as we had three children ….the cottage is traditional but has modern bathrooms and appliances ..the decor is lovely and there are some beautiful tapestry’s which decorate the walls .. we had beautiful weather during our stay .. which really made it special ..!.. if this is an example of a Sykes cottage we wouldn’t hesitate to book again !

    Reviewed by Lucy5.0May 2023

  • "Superb cottage, fantastic location."

    beautiful views.

    Reviewed by Steve5.0May 2023

  • "Superb cottage, host and location just a short lovely walk from Youlgreave."

    A fantastic week.

    Reviewed by Alistair5.0Mar 2023

  • "The Cow Barn is a fantastic venue for our family gathering."

    It's the third time we've been. It is clean, comfortable and well equipped. The setting is beautiful. It was lovely to arrive to vases full of fresh daffodils! Another lovely break for the family to remember. Thankyou.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Mar 2023

  • "Superb property in a beautiful setting."

    Very comfortable with everything you need for a relaxing break. Very well situated for Bakewell, Chatsworth, Haddon hall and of course the peak district. I will definitely stay her again

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Dec 2022

  • "The Cow Barn is a lovely rental property in a beautiful rural location."

    There was a very generous welcome pack on arrival and the property itself is very tidy and has a nice homely feel about it. All the bedrooms are a good size. Thanks for a lovely stay.

    Reviewed by Giles5.0Oct 2022

  • "Really high spec cottage in a quiet rural location with lots of walks directly from the cottage yet still close to Bakewell."

    Tony made us feel really welcome and provided some lovely treats on arrival. The cottage is beautiful and has everything you need. Location is perfect if you are looking for a break from the hustle and bustle. Lots of wildlife around the cottage. Just a perfect cottage in a wonderful location.

    Reviewed by Elisabeth5.0Aug 2022

  • "The property was very clean with comfortable beds in a rural setting."

    We were kindly provided with a lovely jubilee hamper with fresh milk and eggs, which was greatly appreciated. We stayed with our children and grandchildren. The house was spacious with multiple rooms, but it would be worth noting that the garden is not secure particularly when staying with younger children. We had a lovely stay - thank you so much.

    Reviewed by Sally4.4Jun 2022

  • "Our stay was superb we thoroughly enjoyed the area and the house Lots of places to visit."

    One consider with property was that the dinner knives were very blunt and the last day the hot water didn’t get hot for showers etc. Otherwise we were so happy with our stay and would re visit soon. Thank you

    Reviewed by Maria4.7May 2022

  • "The owners kindly accommodated us with a very last minute booking."

    The Cow Barn was everything we could have wanted. Beautiful views, clean, comfortable and equipped with everything you could possibly need. Definitely 5 stars and we cannot wait to come back in the future.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Apr 2022

  • "A lovely place to gather the family."

    Great welcome pack. We enjoyed the fresh eggs especially. A very relaxed break. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Claire4.7Apr 2022

  • "Cottage was toasty warm on arrival (through storm Eunice!"

    ) Flowers and welcome treats to greet us. Well equipped kitchen. A beautiful setting. Owners directions for last mile or so better than satnav. Amazing bath! Thank you f it r a lovely break

    Reviewed by Debbie5.0Feb 2022

  • "The Cow Barn is a lovely place."

    The owners were really helpful with suggestions of places to go. We celebrated my partners birthday and they left a bottle of wine and a balloon. There were lots of little touches that made our weekend very special. We would highly recommend staying here and would definitely be back again.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Feb 2022

  • "We had such a fab stay, the house was really nicely renovated, had everything we needed and lots of thoughtful extras, was really warm and clean, and check in was really straightforward."

    The area is beautiful with loads to do. We will definitely be back!

    Reviewed by Hannah5.0Jan 2022

  • "This is a really well maintained and presented property and the owners were really friendly and helpful, yet left us to holiday and to enjoy our break."

    Comfy beds, decent linen, hot water galore and nice towels. Small basics but all good. The property is well stocked with local info, books and music to enjoy. Great TV and a well functioning kitchen with all the kit you would need. There is a small outside space which we would have made more of with sunnier weather. This overlooks some fab views across the valley below. Access is via a private track through two gates. The instructions do make this clear and when you first arrive it can feel an unusual way to arrive at a property. However, it also made it feel really secure and private and we loved that. The setting is rural and you are very close to farms and we enjoyed the farm animals in nearby fields and the wildlife in the area - in particular the birds of prey hunting in the valley and the geese from the local lake. Load of great walks you can do direct from the property and easy access into Youlgreave for pubs/food and basic shops. And only a short drive to Bakewell and Chatsworth. We were a group of six - two couples and two single friends and it was perfect for us for our annual catch up.

    Reviewed by Robert4.4Sep 2021

  • "Lovely barn conversion in a beautiful part of the countryside."

    Loved the walks from the door and surrounding areas. Enjoyed Chatsworth, Bakewell and Buxton, and sitting out in the evening and enjoying the view. Very peaceful and a welcome break for us all. Cottage renovated to a high standard and lots of lovely extra touches to welcome you. Many thanks!

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Aug 2021

  • "We had a lovely holiday in a very clean, comfortable and well equipped cottage in a beautiful location."

    Slight negatives were that the access to the cottage via the track is downplayed in the description and the condition of the first part of the track next to the river was a bit of a shock as it feels like you’re driving along a country path, we got used to it though and it became part of the adventure! The buzz from the hot tub next door was a bit irritating and the tub should be better screened off from the barn. Didn’t spoil our holiday and we had a great time

    Reviewed by Karen4.7Aug 2021

  • "The details of this property do not accurately identify the fact that the access track which is about 3/4 mile long has many deep pot holes which could damage the suspension or wheels of a car."

    Thank you for your comments though we were surprised to read them. The property listing does state that the access to the property is via a single track road, this road is maintained by the council and has been attended to recently. On the day of your arrival there had been significant rainfall and so there was a little standing water apparent though this should have posed you no problems. Thank you once again for taking the time to let us know your thoughts. Property Owner

    Reviewed by David3.8Jul 2021

  • "High quality accommodation, very well equipped."

    2 ground floor rooms well suited for elderly guests. Road access requires opening and closing of 2 gates. Lovely location, would revisit.

    Reviewed by Vicki4.4Jul 2021

  • "The location is superb down a track surrounded by beautiful rural scenes, wildlife and a farm."

    Locals are trying to get post code changed as it will lead arrivals astray using sat navs. It HAS to be approached from the centre of Youlgreave. Spacious property well presented and clean. Very well equipped kitchen but no spare cupboard space for food. Easy to get round that though with boxes and bags. Lovely paved patio and furniture with great views. No photos of that which nearly made me not book. Outside space important in summer. Only negative of the whole week was the buzzing of next doors hot tub. Comfy bedding and we parked 5 cars easily. Three decent pubs in Youlgreave which is about a 15 minute walk uphill. We ate in The Bulls Head- to varied reviews. Good beers in both Bulls Head and George. The other pub seemed to have fewer opening hours? There’s a small Spar shop, a cake shop and further - near the Bulls Head - a gem of a bakery called Peak Feast which has outside seating. It serves coffee, cakes and has a hot snack menu. Highly recommend the Homity Pie. We walked to Druids Inn in Birchover and to the Lathkil Hotel in Over Haddon. Both well worth a visit for food, drink and views. Both high up so you’ll earn the calories! The local walking routes from the doorstep are superb, best we’ve done, varied terrain. We would love to rebook. Helpful owner near by.

    Reviewed by Lesley4.7May 2021

  • "The Cow Barn is a beautiful property with stunning views, it is the first place we have been to where the house is actually bigger and better than the photos!"

    The bedrooms are large and comfy, we used the cot and high chair available on request, both of which were very clean and a perfect fit for our toddler. The kitchen had everything we needed, plus a huge fridge and freezer which had plenty of room for a weeks worth of food. Fresh eggs, milk and a bottle of wine were left for us when we arrived which was a nice bonus. The owners were so friendly and hospitable, I would highly recommend this property and we will certainly be going back. I read a review that said that the country road might be hard for city folk to travel down, but coming from London we found the property easily and the road was no problem. Nothing negative to say from our point of view at all. 10 out of 10 :)

    Reviewed by Isobel5.0Oct 2020

  • "We had an amazing time at The Cow Barn."

    On arrival there was milk, eggs, wine, sweets, tea, coffee and sugar. The kitchen is very well equipped although not much room for storing food supplies but a bit of cupboard juggling and we made room. All the bedrooms are done to a high standard and the beds were so comfy we all slept really well. The cottage is well situated for a lot of the local attractions and many walks can be done from there. Despite it feeling pleasantly remote you are only a 15-20 minute walk into Youlgreave were there are 3 pubs, we ate in 2 and both served very good food. The cottage is also very well equipped for children with high chair, travel cot, books and board games. There are also lots of DVD's and books provided. We will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by Nicola4.7Oct 2020

  • "Absolutely lovely property in beautiful surroundings."

    Spotlessly clean and some lovely touches such as fresh milk and eggs and fresh flowers. Very well equipped kitchen and really nice bathrooms. Very comfortable, we had a lovely stay. Would absolutely recommend.

    Reviewed by Hazel5.0Sep 2020

  • "We booked this for my husband’s 50th Birthday so we could meet with family from the north east."

    The property is rural and was tricky getting to, but having said that it’s a beautiful property, plenty of kitchen equipment and well stocked with sweets and complimentary coffee, tea and milk. 7 adults stayed comfortably for the weekend. We all had a fabulous time - 5 of us took the rural walk to Bakewell (3.5 miles) and back, there are 3 good pubs in the village (.8 mile) this cottage is not for the faint hearted and I would suggest good walking boots and a light weight jacket (just in case). Thank you for the perfect staycation that 2020 brought us! (Should have been on a cruise ship)

    Reviewed by Tanya4.1Sep 2020

  • "The cottage is above and beyond normal rentals."

    Reviewed by Rosie5.0Aug 2020

  • "Brilliant hosts."

    Friendly welcome and a spotless property well positioned for day walks and a short drive from epic Peak District walks. Local village facilities are good.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Jul 2020

  • "The barn is beautifully renovated."

    The setting is fantastic. The kitchen is really well equipped. The beds are very comfortable. It was the perfect place for a family get together.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Feb 2020

  • "We have been going holidays each year 4 times and this is the only time we got ..."

    We have been going holidays each year 4 times and this is the only time we got more than what we expected about the area,Space,furnitures,welcomimgs from the OWNER and more more thanks and we have intention to book again near future if God wills

    Reviewed by Mohammad5.0Feb 2020

  • "We loved the cottage, which was very sweet and beautifully decorated by the owners."

    The location is amazing. Would definitely come back

    Reviewed by William3.8Dec 2019

  • "The Cow Barn was beautifully decorated for Christmas with many thoughtful and kind touches."

    The layout worked well for a multi-generational family having Christmas together. My grandson particularly love visiting the chickens at the back of the property and we all loved the spectacular countryside and many walks around it. We never once had to use our car (except for a spot of shopping at the Chatsworth farm shop).

    Reviewed by Erica5.0Dec 2019

  • "Photos can be deceptive, or exaggerated, or elongated, or taken years ago."

    Not for The Cow Barn! Beautiful, cosy, spacious with luxurious furnishings. The bed linen, towels, sofas, all the very highest quality; making the six of us (seven with tiny baby) feel pampered for our pre-xmas family holiday. Loads of room; two more could have stayed and we still wouldn't have felt cramped. The cottage was all trimmed up for xmas, again in a tasteful and traditional way; even leaning us xmas crackers, little boxes of chocolate treats and a brimming advent calendar. They also left us a bottle of wine, chocolates and biscuits, milk and eggs to get us started. The owners were next door, which is always useful in case you need anything. Communication was great before and during the stay. Couldn't have asked for anything better. Thanks very much

    Reviewed by Sam5.0Dec 2019

  • "We were a party of eight including visitors from the US for 3 nights."

    The cottage and environs were excellent except that the dishwasher did not work from the start and we were catering for ourselves. This naturally meant lots of washing up - hardly a good holiday experience. When the owner was contacted we were told it had been showing problems but when faced with us just as we were leaving said it was not their fault and a new one had been ordered. I indicated I expected some recompense as I had paid for a dishwasher in the rental. I am told by Sykes the owner refuses any recompense and Sykes cannot do anything about this ! Disgraceful !

    Thank you for your feedback. The owner was unaware of any issue with the dishwasher until the Saturday when the cleaner attended to find the dishwasher had been taken apart by one of your party. At this point you advised you would be happy to wash up by hand. Unfortunately electrical items can fail from time to time and the owner has since replaced the dishwasher. We are sorry that you feel we haven't assisted satisfactorily with this matter. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Angela3.8Nov 2019

  • "The cottage was extremely well equipped and in a lovely position."

    Very warm and cosy in the rather inclement weather while we were there.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Nov 2019

  • "We were a family party of 5 adults and 3 children."

    Cow Barn is well placed for walks in this part of the Peaks and we all enjoyed our stay. The house is well equipped throughout, is warm, cosy and there was plenty of hot water. There was a generous welcome pack, However there were a few niggles that could easily be addressed. Cupboard space is too limited for 8 people - odd given the number of locked cupboards.The kitchen is very well equipped but again although there is a large fridge freezer there is very little other storage space for groceries. The bathrooms would have benefitted from heated towel rails that worked and although the bath was perfect for the children, an extra shower would have been useful for the adults. There are 3 pubs in Youlgreave - however one currently serves no food and the other two are disappointing.

    Thank you for staying at The Cow Barn and providing lovely feedback. The are locked cupboards as this houses the extra linen and equipment for the cleaning team. The heated towel rails in the bathrooms do work, after investigation it looks like they may have accidentally been turned off by guests. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Christopher4.4Oct 2019

  • "Exceeded expectations."

    Very clean, big cottage which met every need of ours. The owners were incredibly helpful every step of the way.

    Reviewed by Hiral5.0Aug 2019

  • "Amazing stay, great location and perfect cottage"

    Reviewed by Megan5.0Aug 2019

  • "Lovely long weekend in this incredibly well equipped and beautifully furnished cottage."

    Enjoyed sitting in lovely sunny courtyard admiring stunning views.

    Reviewed by Joanna5.0Jun 2019

  • "The Cow Barn is a beautiful cottage in a wonderful surrounding."

    The hospitality was also brilliant, where Belinda and Tony went above and beyond to welcome us to there home. We had a wonderful 4 night stay here and would have loved to stay longer. I would recommend this cottage to anyone!!

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0May 2019

  • "The property is lovely."

    Beautifully finished and in a fabulous location. The single track road does have pot holes but we have a low car and did not find it a problem - you just need to proceed with caution. No passing traffic is a real bonus and the short walk into the village delightful. However. We were 8 people for a whole week and it was a little snug. The small dining table and lack of storage space for food not requiring refrigeration were both a challenge - and both could be readily fixed. There is also very limited clothing storage space despite the property having lots built in - it's all locked! The upstairs bathroom is also let down by the lack of a shower, particularly given that it is plenty big enough to have one added. Again, 8 of us using the one downstairs shower for a whole week was a little frustrating. 8 people for just a couple of nights or fewer for a week would be perfect.

    Reviewed by Karen3.4Apr 2019

  • "The cottage was as described and we enjoyed our stay with no issues."

    On arrival the owners had very kindly provided Milk, eggs and various other provisions, plus sweets that went down well with the children. The only comment we would add is that the road to the cottage is a farm track, as might be expected to a farm, but it does have numerous pot holes. If your car has low ground clearance you should be aware that the bottom of the vehicle may take some punishment if your not careful.

    Reviewed by David5.0Mar 2019

  • "The cottage is terrific and well stocked."

    Our only challenge as we told the owners is with the number of toliets and showers which when you have a full house makes showering and using the toilet first thing challenging and requires tight scheduling. Hope this helps

    Reviewed by Ian4.7Mar 2019

  • "We had a delightful two night stay at The Cow Barn."

    Well appointed accommodation beautifully presented with some delightful, thoughtful, little touches; the fresh milk in the fridge, freshly laid eggs - our children, aged 7, 5 & 2 would like to make special mention of the sweetie jar ! together also with the lovely ‘Cowshed’ toiletry products. It was in a perfect location remote enough yet with easy access to the local town and Bakewell beyond. We could step out of the door and onto fabulous walks. Altogether a superb venue for an unforgettable stay in the beautiful Peaks.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Feb 2019

  • "Extremely comfortable and well appointed cottage."

    Lovely welcoming touches such as bottle of wine, sweets, chocolates, milk and fresh eggs. Good plumbing with lots of hot water. More than enough fluffy white towels. Very quiet area. Fresh flowers. Would highly recommend!

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Feb 2019

  • "The cow barn is a beautifully finished and very well appointed cottage."

    (including a 3 metre christmas tree and decorations for our early december weekend away). We were met by Mr Ball the owner who showed us where everything was, and then left us to enjoy our time there. A very well presented and spotlessly clean property in the heart of the derbyshire dales, with walks straight from the door, perfect. we have no reservations with recommending the property. The Wright family.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Nov 2018

  • "Lovely well equipped cottage gorgeous bedrooms and a nice touch having wine eggs and milk provided."

    It's quite a way from the nearest village but the views are spectacular We loved the open fire. It sleeps 8 but there's only enough comfy seating for 5 people in the lounge so as we were all adults it was a bit cramped after dinner !! Overall though a fabulous property

    Reviewed by Pam4.4Nov 2018

  • "What a wonderful place, lovely stay, welcoming owners."

    We all really appreciate the little extras we found, such as the wine and sweets and local eggs and milk ! Thank you.

    Reviewed by Dale4.4Nov 2018

  • "The cottage was perfect and exactly as described, however the little touches provided by the owners made us feel extremely welcome such as fresh Milk and Eggs from the farm, a bottle of wine to welcome us as well as biscuits, tea and coffee, sweets etc."

    The cottage was immaculate, very clean very very comfortable and just so welcoming.

    Reviewed by Terry5.0Nov 2018

  • "Lovely, well equipped and comfortable cottage in a delightful area of Derbyshire."

    Enjoyed a lovely weekend with friends.

    Reviewed by Katherine5.0Oct 2018

  • "Fantastic holiday, fantastic location even though it is hard to find at first."

    Fantastic owners, very accommodating! Highly recommend this cottage as it is central to most of the delights Derbyshire has to offer! Thank you for the stay!

    Reviewed by David4.7Jul 2018

  • "This is a lovely place to stay, very relaxing and well equipt with everything you could need there at hand."

    A couple of things to point out, the property is covered by CCTV with active camera's covering the garden but the signs were at the front of the barn next door so it was not immediately obvious it was active so for me it felt intrusive. The other thing was fly's inside the property particularly the kitchen and living area were an irritant all food had to be covered at all times and my step father was unable to rest in the armchair. Having said that neither of these issues affected the wonderful holiday we had and we will visit again in the future. **** Owner response; Thank you for spending some time to provide your feedback and we are happy you have had a wonderful holiday. The CCTV only operates at the entrance to the property and also covers the areas where guests park their cars. Their only use is security for the property and the guests visiting. We are sorry you had to deal with flies at the property, we will do everything we can to prevent this being an issue moving forward. Unfortunately being rural and close to farms, along with the hot weather this summer has meant a higher than normal amount of flies in the local area.

    Reviewed by Denise4.4Jul 2018

  • "What a find!"

    We absolutely loved the Cow Barn. It is in a beautiful spot, is finished to a very high standard, and the owners were very friendly and helpful. We’ll be back!

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Jun 2018

  • "Cow barn is in a great location though may not suit everybody."

    great walks right from the front door and we used the car very little..nice walk into youlgrave where the pubs and cafe are all good and the couple of shops useful and reasonably well stocked. We had not been to the Peak District for some years and it reminded us just how beautiful the area is and how great the walks are with a choice to suit all abilities. Nice village and Chatsworth great for families.

    Reviewed by Ian5.0May 2018

  • "We were delighted with the Cow Barn."

    It was perfect for our requirements for our family and felt like a home from home.

    Reviewed by Celia5.0May 2018

  • "Stunning cottage in perfect location, would recommend to anyone!"

    Reviewed by Charlotte5.0Mar 2018

  • "Amazing cottage, very tastefully refurbished to a very high standard."

    Everything you need is there and the owners are very friendly. Plenty of space for our group of 7. Lovely views front and rear. Although only a mile from the village of Youlgreave the cottage feels remote with a bumpy drive to reach it. There is, however, a shorter walking route back to the village. The main room is spacious but feels cosy with a large woodburner. Although visiting in November the large patio area looks like it would be ideal for sitting out on a summer’s evening enjoying the views!

    Reviewed by Jeremy4.6Nov 2017

  • "It looked great from the photos but they don't do it justice - it really was a home from home - better in lots of respects because it had a lot more facilities than we do!"

    The kitchen was equipped with everything you could possibly need, a great games cupboard, comfy beds and lovely toiletries, coupled with a fantastic, and remote, location. From the moment that Andy met us and showed us round, the weekend could not have been more perfect. Follow the instructions to the property carefully as the approach is part of the fun...especially in the dark!!

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Nov 2017

  • "We found the whole experience great,the direction for the journey were fine ,we ..."

    We found the whole experience great,the direction for the journey were fine ,we never got lost,and the accommodation was superb we really enjoyed the break,

    Reviewed by John4.8Nov 2017

  • "It is a shame the approach road is not better levelled and the gate to the farm is not more clearly marked, but we were given specific instructions and once we found the cottage it was ideal for our family weekend."

    Reviewed by Martin4.8Oct 2017

  • "A brilliant place to spend a special birthday with family and friends."

    We wished we could have stayed longer. Really comfortable. Very well equipped kitchen. Stunning location with amazing views. Beautiful walks from the doorstep.Warm welcome. Real home from home feeling. Good pubs nearby. Excellent.

    Reviewed by Rosemary5.0Nov 2016

  • "The Cow Barn was the best equipped cottage of any we have been to."

    The location was great but the track to it was very bumpy in parts.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Sep 2016

  • "A wonderful cottage with great attention to detail in terms of furnishings and home comforts."

    The beautiful outlook would be very difficult to rival. The kingside bed is very comfortable but too creaky. Thank you to the owners - you should be proud of your restoration and furbishment

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Aug 2016

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  • Four bedrooms with TV: 1 x king-size double, 1 x ground floor double, 1 x twin, 1 x ground floor twin
  • Bathroom with roll-top bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor wet room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen with breakfast bar, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • External shared utility.
  • Eco underfloor heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer in utility, dishwasher, 5 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Enclosed patio with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Note: Coarse fishing lake on adjoining farm 5 mins walk
  • Note: Property accessed via single track lane
  • Note: No stag/hen or similar
  • Please note: This property does not allow charging of electric vehicles, the nearest charging point is in Bakewell

The property

Youlgreave 1 mile.

An outstanding, detached barn conversion cottage, set next to the owners’ own farmhouse amidst stunning Derbyshire countryside in Alport, a quiet, rural hamlet near Youlgreave.

Luxuriously-appointed throughout, this fabulous cottage near Youlgreave is situated in the heart of the Peak District.

It makes the ideal place for large families or groups of friends to relax and enjoy this wonderful part of the Derbyshire countryside.

This cottage near Youlgreave offers four comfortable bedrooms with antique beds and TV, two of which are situated on the ground floor, and two upstairs boasting wonderful open views of the surrounding countryside.

There is also a ground floor wet room and a family bathroom where you can enjoy a relaxing soak after a day of walking.

This cottage near Youlgreave features a sumptuous open plan living area, complete with stone floors, a vaulted ceiling, and exposed beams.

Whip up delicious meals in the well-equipped kitchen, plan the day’s adventures around the dining table, and relax with a good book in the sitting area boasting a large woodburning stove.

Outside this cottage near Youlgreave, a lovely large patio with furniture is perfectly positioned to enjoy the spectacular views stretching out across the Derbyshire countryside!

Pull on your walking boots, pack a picnic, and enjoy walks leading right from the doorstep.

Close by, the historic village of Youlgreave offers a small shop, an excellent butcher, a Post Office, and a number of good pubs serving food.

Venture to the market town of Bakewell and explore the larger range of amenities there.

From this cottage near Youlgreave, wonderful walking and cycling can be enjoyed throughout the Peak District National Park.

Explore the Monsal Trail and the High Peak Trail, both of which are traffic-free routes, and Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall are both within driving distance.

This cottage near Youlgreave is just the place for friends and families looking for a varied holiday, at any time of the year!

Note: This property is next to Ref. 914085, together they sleep 10.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £500.

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About the location


Youlgreave, 1 mile; Bakewell 3 miles; Matlock 7.5 miles; Buxton 16 miles.

Alport is nestled in some of Derbyshire's most beautiful countryside, a small hamlet scattered with farms and cottages. Close by, the ancient village of Youlgreave was once the centre of Derbyshire's lead-mining industry, winding its way along a narrow limestone shelf situated between two of the area's loveliest valleys, Lathkill Dale and Bradford Dale. Now you can grab a bite to eat in one if the village’s three pubs, there are two shops, one with a Post Office, and a delightful medieval church. Nearby, the attractive market town of Bakewell has a wonderful collection of pubs, restaurants, and shops to peruse, as well as a frequent local market. There are many walking opportunities on the doorstep of Alport, great for exploring the beauty of the Peak District National Park. Discover the stately beauty of Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and Hardwick Hall, or unleash your wild side at Alton Towers! Alport is a wonderful base for exploring Derbyshire, all year round.

Note: No stag/hen or similar.

Note: this property has a £500 Good housekeeping bond.

Note: There are wonderful reviews that refer to a hot tub available to read, however please note that the hot tub has not been provided since January 2016.