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The Barn

Holbrook near Belper, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 934044)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Mr Leigh

    “Wonderful quirky upside down house - everything you could possibly need and much ...”

    Wonderful quirky upside down house - everything you could possibly need and much more - lovely area - local pub very close served excellent food great atmosphere very friendly staff The Barn definitely worth a return visit or more than one - lovely considerate hosts

    Wonderful quirky upside down house - everything you could possibly need and much more - lovely area - local pub very close served excellent food great atmosphere very friendly staff The Barn definitely worth a return visit or more than one - lovely considerate hosts


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
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The property

Belper 2.5 miles.

This lovely detached, upside down, brick-built barn conversion is situated next to the owner’s home in the charming hamlet of Holbrook, near Belper.

A characterful property complete with exposed beams and tasteful decoration, The Barn is perfect for a family or a group of four friends in need of a break away in the countryside.

On the ground floor of this special property there is a cloakroom and two bedrooms, one double and one twin, furnished with both comfort and convenience in mind.

On the first floor you will find a sleek and well-equipped kitchen, ideal for preparing a celebratory meal to be enjoyed in the dining area or alfresco on the sheltered patio.

The owners also happen to be master chocolatiers so maybe there will be a little treat to enjoy after dinner.

Elsewhere upstairs you will find a modern shower room and a large sitting room, with exposed roof beams and comfy furnishings, ideal for relaxing with the family.

Outside of this delightful barn conversation, no matter what you want from your well-deserved break away, there really is something for everyone in the surrounding environs.

You can do as much or as little as you like when holidaying here as this rural retreat is just perfect for a relaxing getaway as just a short walk out of the door, there are plenty of excellent inns and interesting local walks.

Alternatively, for those looking for a little more adventure, the superb road networks in the region offer endless opportunities to explore all the Peak District has to offer, including the nearby town of Belper, steeped in heritage and Winner Of Winners at the 2014 Great British High Street Awards.

Just half an hour away by car lies Matlock and Matlock Bath, the county town of Derbyshire offering a whole host of exciting activities such as admiring the stunning views down the gorge as you take a cable car up to the Heights of Abraham.

Also, for those who enjoy cycling, the High Peak Trail lies just south of Matlock whilst to the north is the market town of Bakewell, home to the magnificent Chatsworth House.

Whether spending time with your family or enjoying a long-overdue catch-up with friends, this cottage is the perfect base for a memorable holiday all year round.

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Two bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double, 1 x ground floor twin. First floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. First floor kitchen with dining area. First floor sitting room.

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  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 Small to Medium size car
  • Shared patio with furniture, children and pets to be supervised as not enclosed
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub and restaurant 10 mins walk. Note: There is a field and children's play area that is a 5 minute walk away from the property.

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About the location


Matlock 11 miles; Ashbourne 11 miles.

Belper, situated in the Derwent Valley, 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. 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.

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Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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