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Vale Barn

Dronfield, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 931313)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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29 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Stern

    “First time staying with a Sykes Cottage the owner of this is Lucy she was fantastic it’s set in a real eye opening location with a great atmosphere your with in walking distance of a local shop as well as the train station, and Dronfield it’s self is a great location!”

    Everything inside the property was up to standards and the detail was also great and efforts didn’t go unnoticed I would stay here again if I had to in the future if I wanted to do more walks within the peaks!

    - Mr Stern, May 2021

The property

Vale Barn is a fantastic, detached barn conversion in the centre of Dronfield in Derbyshire.

The cottage cleverly combines the original fabric of the building with 21st century living, with a galleried landing which is complemented by the beautiful feature beams in the bedrooms.

With a comfortable double and twin room, the cottage provides flexible sleeping arrangements, with the use of a sofa bed in the sitting room.

The double bedroom has an en-suite shower room, there is a family bathroom and a ground floor basin and WC for extra convenience.

The spacious sitting room has an upright piano and is a fantastic space for everyone to gather together and plan the next day’s activities.

Vale Barn was once the carriage house to Vale House which was home to a family of substance who patented malleable iron.

Dronfield lies midway between the vibrant city of Sheffield and the historic market town of Chesterfield, on the outskirts of The Peak District.

Historically, the town has great significance and the Grade I listed Church of St John the Baptist is testament to this as it has stood at the centre of this community since the 12th century.

You will find all the local amenities you require in Dronfield, including The Green Dragon pub which is believed to have been established in 1547.

The Peak District’s varied and breathtaking landscapes are among the most beautiful in Britain.

There are activities available to keep you busy whenever you stay, with walks on the moors, cycle routes, country fairs in summer, traditional markets and a vast choice of stately homes to visit.

This cottage is in an ideal location and with so much to see and do in the area you will see yourselves coming back again and again!


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast island (seats 4)
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with dining area and sofa bed.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, Smart TV with Freeview, Blu-ray, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Secure bike/buggy shed
  • Two patio areas with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop,pub and railway station 3 mins walk
  • Note: Steep slope with handrail approaching property followed by 8 stone steps to front patio
  • Note: No stag/hen parties, or similar
  • Note: The galleried landing overlooks the sitting room, therefore care should be taken
  • Note: A range of home-cooked meals/salads and desserts is available from the owner at additional cost
  • Please contact the owner for more information
  • Note: Maximum 6 guests including infants.

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About the location


Chesterfield 6 miles; Sheffield 7 miles.

Dronfield is a Derbyshire market town with a history dating back to before the 1086 Domesday Book, and has a number of 12th century buildings which are still in existence. The town has a wide range of shops, pubs, restaurants and also a modern sports centre, and is surrounded by wonderful Peak District countryside where the walks are asking to be explored. Dronfield is situated between the Peak District National Park and the city of Sheffield while close by is the historic town of Chesterfield which is most notable for its famous crooked spire of St Mary and All Saints Church. The impressive Damflask, Agden, Dale Dike and Ladybower dams make for an interesting afternoon's ramble, while the attractive village of Hathersage (thought to be the inspiration for Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre) is also within easy reach and is home to a selection of shops, pubs and inviting eateries, plus an outdoor lido. There are many stately homes to visit including Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and Hardwick Hall, whilst the historic and ever popular town of Bakewell and the rest of the Peak District, are within a short drive.

Region Information

Note: No stag/hen parties, or similar.

Note: Maximum 6 guests including infants.

Note: Railway station close by, some noise may be heard.