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Dragon Hill Barn

Brassington near Carsington Water, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 2484)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • 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

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  • “Dragon Hill Barn was excellent!”

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    ! There wasn't anything that we needed but it was as if anything we may need had been included. Well appointed kitchen and even a washer dryer was a bonus. Wood burner for colder times and rugs to wrap up in. Not that we needed them in July. I really wanted to light the wood burner but it wasn't cold enough. Very comfy beds and fantastic shower room upstairs added to the whole experience. The village was a little more remote than we expected but we had packed provisions so the lack of a village shop wasn't an issue for us. Two pubs too but not open two or 3 days a week meant local eating out wasn't as we had hoped but we'd only taken a brief look online and not Rod and Lizzies fault. Football was an added factor the week we were away. Great base to drive to Matlock and Bakewell. Chatsworth is a must! If you are the walking or rambling sort trails abound. All in all and weather and location factors taken into account we would stay again for sure

    - Mr Russell, July 2021

The property

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, granite worktops in the kitchen, 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 cosy seating around the woodburning stove, a fully-equipped kitchen with dining area, two elegant bedrooms, a contemporary shower room and an additional ground floor cloakroom, 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.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms with TV: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC
  • Ground floor WC & basin
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area & raised sitting area with woodburner.
  • Electric storage heaters with woodburner
  • Electric oven & induction hob, microwave, Nespresso machine, fridge/freezer, three drawer freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 3 x TVs with Freeview, Blu-ray/DVD, FM/DAB/internet-enabled radio, iPod dock and Bluetooth player, 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

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About the location

BRASSINGTON

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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas