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Wildersley Farm - The Farm House

Belper, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 1025207)



Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 12

  • Bedrooms 6

  • Bathrooms 6

  • Pets No

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

Reviews & Ratings

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21 Customer Reviews

  • "We had the most perfect weekend at Wildersley Farm."

    The farm house is incredible, even better than the photos and we were all blown away. It had everything we needed to make our stay as easy and as pleasant as possible. The owners were very friendly and welcoming. The outdoor space is just as impressive as the house. Would highly recommend for a real treat away. Thank you.

    Reviewed by AmyMay 2022

  • "An absolutely outstanding property and the owners could have not been more helpful."

    Lovely touches all round the house. I would definitely go again

    Reviewed by TomMay 2022

  • "This property lived up to our expectations and enabled us to have a fantastic weekend for my wifes 40th"

    Reviewed by AshleyApr 2022

  • "Sarah the owner was so kind and even provided gifts for on arrival which meant so much, texted before hand with lots of valuable information about the Villa."

    The Villa as a whole I couldn’t believe how unique and beautiful everything was, if was perfect. My boyfriend had the best surprise stay and so did the family. Thanks again Sarah your home is very special x

    Reviewed by StephanieApr 2022

  • "Just back from the most fabulous weekend , with lovely friends ."

    The house was amazing and everyone said the best house they have ever stayed in . Attention to detail , the decor , everything was perfect Even had fantastic weather ! Loved the hot tub , fire Pitt , setting was gorgeous. Owners have been most helpful and answered all my questions. Would love to go again !

    Reviewed by JoanneMar 2022

  • "A lovely property."

    Beautiful furnishings, very clean. Had a very enjoyable stay in a lovely part of the country.

    Reviewed by SusanMar 2022

  • "This property is absolutely fabulous."

    Just as beautiful as it appears in the listing. No one will be disappointed. 12 of us stayed and had a great weekend. Plenty of room and privacy for everyone. The place has been decorated to truly 5 star standard throughout, with extra little touches which make you feel really special. If you are thinking of booking this property do it! You will not be disappointed at all.

    Reviewed by AlisonMar 2022

  • "Amazing house!"

    Stayed for 6 nights with family and it was the perfect family rental home. Beautiful inside and out and extra special with the hot tub and views from it. The hosts were excellent and nothing was too much trouble for them, even bringing us a cake on my wife's 40th birthday which was a lovely touch. Highly recommend and would go back in a heartbeat!

    Reviewed by AdamFeb 2022

  • "This house is perfect!"

    High quality decor and exceptionally clean. The kitchen is well stocked with all the utensils that you need. The owner also provides basics such as toilet roll and hand wash etc (I’ve found this often doesn’t come as standard). The outside area and hot tub are lovely. The owner was very responsive to any questions we had. I wouldn’t hesitate to book again.

    Reviewed by JosieJan 2022

  • "I can’t recommend this house highly enough."

    It was stunning, spacious and comfortable. The outdoor space was beautiful. The owners were so accommodating. The welcome pack was such a lovely touch. We didn’t want to leave.

    Reviewed by FrancesJan 2022

  • "We have just enjoyed a fantastic weekend at Wildersley Farm with our children, grandchildren and elderly mother."

    We have children living in Newcastle, Bath and on the south coast so this was an ideal location for all of us to meet up for an early Christmas. The house was spotless and is beautifully decorated, especially so at this time of the year, and our children enjoyed getting together in the hot tub after the little ones had gone to bed. Good communication with Sarah before we arrived and lots of little personal touches, especially for the little grandchildren (the 2.5yr old particularly liked the snowman bushes).

    Reviewed by MerylDec 2021

  • "Absolutely stunning place, looks even better when you arrive."

    Would strongly recommend staying with a group. Perfect A÷÷÷÷

    Reviewed by GlenNov 2021

  • "I just want to say a huge thank you to you for not only a stunning retreat but for all the very thoughtful touches and gifts you left us for our stay."

    It's a very special place, which you made even more special with everything you included, which we weren't expecting. We all want to stay there again and hope to book very soon. Thank you so much again xx

    Reviewed by ElizabethNov 2021

  • "Absolutely everything was fantastic, the property is very luxurious, the facilities first class and everywhere was spotless."

    The owners were also very friendly and efficient and provided everything we needed during our stay.

    Reviewed by IanOct 2021

  • "What an amazing holiday home to come to for my parents birthday celebrations as a family."

    The house itself is simply stunning and the outdoor space is also fantastic. The welcome basket and birthday balloon was a lovely added touch. My only snag is the track leading to the house was very unforgiving on my low profile sports car/tyres, however my families 4x4s didn’t have a problem. Otherwise a fantastic staycation at a stunning property and no doubt we shall return at some point in the future.

    Reviewed by KateyOct 2021

  • "The farm is amazing, had everything we needed and more, beautifully finished, all that you need for using the hot tub which was immaculate and cleaned daily, and surrounded by stunning scenery."

    We had a much needed holiday and the best time with our children, their in-laws and our grandchildren. Would highly recommend and the response of the owners has also been brilliant, letting us know what was there to minimise our packing, providing an additional travel cot and returning a much loved bunny who got left behind as he was having so much fun. Above and beyond.

    Reviewed by KarenOct 2021

  • "The house and grounds were absolutely the getaway that we needed."

    The country style house was immaculately finished and provided an elegant place for sharing dinners, relaxing by the log burner and enjoying the hot tub. We were greeted with a bottle of Prosecco and care package which was a lovely unexpected touch by the owner. We had so much fun, we didn’t want to leave! As a group of ICU nurses, this meant more to us than you know - thanks Sarah!

    Reviewed by JordanSep 2021

  • "Absolutely wonderful venue"

    Reviewed by JoeSep 2021

  • "We recently celebrated our Golden wedding anniversary with our children and their families at the farm."

    . We all had a fabulous time, and found it very relaxing so would not hesitate to recommend it to anyone. The private road to the property wasn't the best and had a few potholes, which my husband was a little concerned about, but overall it didn't spoil our stay and we were all sorry to leave. Hopefully we'll visit again, when we've saved up.

    Reviewed by PaulineSep 2021

  • "The property is set hidden within green land but within a mile to the nearest supermarket."

    The house is beautifully appointed and each room tastefully decorated. It was a delight to walk through the house opening each door. The owners have gone to great lengths to ensure all age groups are catered for too. The property has rooms to escape to should you wish to, not to mention lots of outdoor areas to sit in. Three generations came together and resided harmoniously for a whole week! Lots of added little extras made our stay extra special! We’ll definitely return.

    Reviewed by MatthewSep 2021

  • "We booked Wildersley Farm for a family celebration and cannot recommend it highly enough."

    The property description although accurate, does not do it justice. We were met at the property by the owner and as we stepped inside it immediately felt like ‘home’ and it’s fair to say it made me emotional! Wildersley has been lovingly renovated to the highest specification, but it’s hard the describe how amazing it is. The family areas (inside and out) are perfect for spending time together and making memories, but the layout of the bedrooms and bathrooms ensures that everyone can have space and privacy if/when they want it. The weather was unexpectedly good and we were able to take full advantage of the hot tub and outdoor areas which again were equipped with the highest quality furniture. We cannot thank Sarah enough, the thoughtful touches which just added to the experience and we have made memories that will stay with us forever. We can’t wait to revisit Wildersley Farm and that speaks volumes.

    Reviewed by JulieApr 2021

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  • Three-storey cottage
  • Six bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size with en-suite freestanding bath, separate walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x second-floor super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x second-floor double with freestanding bath and heated towel rail in room with en-suite basin and WC, 1 x king-size, 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be double on request)
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Bathroom with freestanding bath, separate walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Second-floor wet room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Snug
  • Bar
  • LGP gas central heating, 2 x woodburning stove and underfloor heating in open-plan living space
  • 2 x electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, wine chiller, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x Smart TV
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request
  • Off-road parking for six cars
  • Private multi-level patio area with seating, sunken fire pit and hot tub
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.6 miles, pub 0.8 miles
  • Note: No Stag/Hen or similar

The property

The ultimate remote hideaway resting in an extremely desirable position in Derbyshire, The Farm House can be found settled on the outskirts of Belper, in easy reach of the Peak District National Park as well as Matlock, Derby and Nottingham too.

A spectacular, detached stone-built cottage, surrounded by spectacular countryside views, there's surely no better choice for a rural escape with your loved ones.

Marvel at the impressive exterior of the property, soaking in the peace and quiet, before stepping inside to the excitement of the inviting open-plan living space.

The property exudes character throughout, with exposed stone walls, original beams and a contemporary twist in its decor, this theme being evidenced in the spectacular sociable space before you; gather all together around the impressive dining table as the warmth of the woodburning stove fills the room, the chef of the group making the most of the high-quality appliances at hand, the breakfast bar making the perfect spot for little helpers too.

Gather around the warmth of the stove in a smaller group, or carry your conversations through to the sitting room where a second woodburning stove awaits you amidst its luxe furnishings.

Take the stairs from the snug, moving past the convenient ground-floor shower room where you can hose off after a relaxing soak in the hot tub beneath the stars, and be greeted by four of the beautiful bedrooms; take your pick from a super-king-size with an en-suite bathroom, a king-size, a double with an en-suite shower room and a twin with zip/link functions being a double on request, all being served by the glamourous family bathroom where you can choose from a dip in the freestanding bath or a soothing shower in the large walk-in enclosure.

Moving up to the second floor you will find the final two bedrooms made up of a super-king-size also with convenient zip/link functions to be a twin on request and a double with a freestanding bath in the room making a lovely escape for couples seeking a spot away from the excitement of the group, with an impressive wet room resting up here too.

Each room boasts its own lavish interior, offering guests only the best on their luxurious retreat, accompanied by ample storage space for all of your personal belongings too.

Outside the wonder only continues; get together around the sunken fire pit and while away the hours exchanging stories of your favourite holiday moments so far before sinking into the warm waters of the hot tub.

If you can tear yourself away from this beautiful base, be sure to explore the local historic town of Belper, holding a charming atmosphere at any time of year, it provides all you could need for a welcome self-catered stay, with a wide selection of shops where you can pick up any ingredients for a hearty breakfast, as well as eateries aplenty for those special occasions including pubs, restaurants and cafés to take your pick from, or pack up a picnic and take a stroll amongst the scenic River Derwent for a leisurely day with your loved ones, the beautiful Memorial Gardens and Belper Parks Local Nature Reserve being well-worth exploring too.

Visit the wonder of the Strutt's North Mill Museum, one of the Derwent Valley Mills, given UNESCO World Heritage Status for a fantastic historic experience, with Long Row and the River Gardens being a must-see too, or spend an hour or two in the cinema, with plenty of shops to explore after too.

The property also benefits from offering good road links to the surrounding areas, so a trip to the Peak District town of Matlock is easy where you will find the enticing Peak District Mining Museum, Gulliver's Kingdom theme park perfect for the little ones, Matlock Bath Aquarium and Exhibitions, and of course it's beautiful gorge, the best views available from one of the town's cable cars for a day out with a difference, you can get to Matlock and also Newark using Belper train station.

Venture into the city of Nottingham to discover spectacular architecture, rich culture and a bustling nightlife, while the excitement of Derby can be found just a scenic drive away too.

In easy reach of the Peak District National Park as well for all matters of adventure, The Farm House is a truly special property for your family escape to rural Derbyshire.

No Stag/Hen or similar

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Matlock 11 miles; Ashbourne 11 miles, Nottingham 16 miles, Derby 8 miles.

Belper, situated in the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage site, is a town with a long and famous history dating back to the 13th century, when it was then called Beaurepaire (beautiful retreat), a name that still holds true today. Now you'll find it to be a spirited and bustling town, with attractions including the North Mill, Long Row and the River Gardens. There is a thriving local music and arts scene and the town hosts an annual Arts festival every May as well as Winter and Summer Food festivals and a monthly Farmers Market. The nearby historical village of Wirksworth is also home to a well-established Art and Architecture trail and Arts Festival every September. Just 10 miles away, the popular Peak District town of Matlock, together with its neighbour, Matlock Bath, are set in the beautiful wooded gorge of the River Derwent. The Matlocks offer a range of shops, pubs and restaurants as well as a whole host of other exciting attractions. Magnificent views down the gorge can be enjoyed from the cable car, which takes visitors up to the Heights of Abraham - a great place for all the family! South of the town is the start of the High Peak Cycle Trail, whilst to the north lie the market town of Bakewell and Chatsworth House - not to be missed! The award-winning town of Belper provides holidaymakers with an excellent base for all that Derbyshire has to offer.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas