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Orchard View

Alfreton near Oakerthorpe, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 1005400)

4.8

Excellent

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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13 Customer Reviews

  • "Absolutely gorgeous barn conversion, the space worked really well for us with the two lounges so the kids had their own room and two bathrooms and the teen in his own side of the house."

    The kitchen is a good size, but we bbq and ate outside most nights. The private patio and dining area is excellent as is the communal bbq, lawns and picnic area. There’s a lovely walk (or run) down the lines or through the woods, the kids loved picking blackberries. It’s a great location for days out we enjoyed lots of lovely walks, open water swimming and days out at Chatsworth and the heights of Abraham. Thank you for a lovely week - we will be back!

    Reviewed by JulieJul 2022

  • "Lovely accommodation in this lovingly restored barn."

    Had a brilliant time. Thank you.

    Reviewed by AlanJun 2022

  • "This is a great little cottage, in an idyllic location."

    The property is really well equipped with everything you need, lovely comfy mattresses, and perfect seating area outside. Everything was spotlessly clean the owners were available but not intrusive. We would definitely look to book this again!

    Reviewed by Ellena RoseApr 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay at Orchard View."

    The house itself had everything we needed and plenty of room for our family. We enjoyed walks in the nearby fields and woods. The location was perfect for exploring all corners of the Peak District too. We had such an enjoyable time and we will definitely come back.

    Reviewed by BethanApr 2022

  • "A beautiful cottage with high quality fixtures and fittings."

    As further improvement I would recommend grab handles for the steps down into the sitting room and kitchen for those like me unsteady on their feet. Also to secure to the walls the looped cords for raising and lowering the window blinds to safeguard young children. I hope that does not sound negative because we had a very relaxing stay.

    Reviewed by BradleyApr 2022

  • "The owners were there if we needed them but very discreet …Absolutely fantastic property …we loved it …The photo on the site shows the gorgeous cottage and hot tub which is maintained to a high standard and is all brand new …Imagine our surprise when we arrived ."

    .it’s all actually beautifully fenced off with a pair of gates on the drive for your absolute privacy …it’s stunning ….Thankyou ❤️

    Reviewed by JulieFeb 2022

  • "The property has been done to a high standard and more than met our expectations."

    The hot tub is big and perfect to relax in at the end of the day. Thank you, we will be back.

    Reviewed by HelenJan 2022

  • "We had a fantastic Christmas break."

    The cottage was homely and welcoming and tastefully decorated for Christmas. I was able to cook a 3-course meal for 6 comfortably with the resources provided by the cottage owners. The owners were very helpful and friendly, enhancing a great stay. The hot-tub, easy access to some seasonal walks and well situated for at least 3 great pubs that we also ate at made for a wonderful festive stay. Thank you; would love to stay again, in summer or for the winter holidays.

    Thank you So pleased you enjoyed your stay Hope to see you again soon. Ian and Jo Property Owner

    Reviewed by JasonDec 2021

  • "Fantastic location and cottage, definately will be back"

    Reviewed by KevinOct 2021

  • "A beautiful cottage."

    Very spacious and comfortable and in a lovely area with fabulous surroundings. Loved the hot tub. There is no dishwasher which wasn’t a problem but is advertised with. We loved it and would highly recommend

    Reviewed by KimOct 2021

  • "Lovely large property with surrounding grounds that are accessible to guests."

    Breathtaking scenery and lots of useful outside space to observe the views from. The hot tub was relaxing and clean.The owners Ian and Jo were extremely helpful and always responsive with any query we had. We have had a really excellent week.

    Reviewed by AndrewSep 2021

  • "Great location and facilities, owners helpful, looked after hot tub daily and available if required,"

    Reviewed by WilliamSep 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage - both comfortable and authentic style."

    Great facilities. Stunning surroundings with horse and fields. Ian and Jo couldn’t have been more friendly or helpful. We definitely hope to come back!

    Reviewed by NigelAug 2021

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x king-size and 1 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting Room with woodburning stove
  • Sitting room with gas fire
  • External utility
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, 2 x Smart TVs, DVD and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Off-road parking in private driveway for 1 cars, additional communal parking for 2 cars
  • Bike storage
  • Shared garden with lawn, patio, barbecue and furniture
  • Enclosed private side garden with patio, hot tub and furniture
  • Two medium-sized dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.9 miles, pub 1.6 miles
  • Note: There are several steep steps within and around the property that may not be suitable for those with mobility issues
  • Note: There is no stairgate available, please consider this when booking

The property

Oakerthorpe 1.2 miles.

Settled on Shaw Wood Farm in Wingfield Park near Oakerthorpe is this fabulous semi-detached cottage, Orchard View.

Situated inside a Grade II listed dwelling and surrounded by 14 acres of farmland, alongside views of the rolling hills of the Derbyshire countryside, this is a wonderful setting for a group of six that want to escape from it all.

Upon arrival, you will be delighted to discover your own private driveway with spaces for two cars and additional communal parking, for your convenience.

After admiring the stone exterior, head inside and be taken back in time by the preserved flagstone floors, alongside original exposed beams and doors that are featured throughout the property.

Immediately on your left is a homely sitting room, unwind on the leather seating while putting on a DVD to watch with your group on the Smart TV; switch on the woodburning stove for extra warmth!

Continue through the property to find a bright and pleasant kitchen/diner that has been finished to a high standard, rustle up your favourite dish on the gas hob before enjoying a meal together and socialising at the charming dining table.

Progress through to find another warm and welcoming sitting room, boasting a spacious corner sofa, a 56 inch Smart TV and a gas fire; gather your group in the evening and catch up about your day in this fabulous spot!

Upstairs you will find an appealing king-size room with an en-suite shower room, that features a toasty heated towel rail, continue through the first floor to another characterful king-size room and double room; all bedrooms contain ample storage and vanities that are superb for getting ready for a day out!

A contemporary family bathroom is situated nearby, featuring modern touches and a marvellous shower over bath.

Make your way downstairs to the ground floor and head outside to your private patio, secure for children and your furry companions, whilst also providing another great socialising space with outdoor seating and a phenomenal sheltered hot tub; look forward to nights in the tub where you can enjoy a well-deserved rest, surrounded by the quaint countryside.

In addition to a private patio there are communal grounds opposite the property, let your canine friends run stretches of the lawn while your enjoy a barbecue with the other residents; a convenient external utility is also located here, with a convenient freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer!

Alfreton offers a host of amenities, with a Post Office and a number of supermarkets, while the village of Oakerthorpe boasts a selection of pubs, a nature reserve where you can observe a variety of wildlife, and a visit to the ruins of 15th century manor house and English Heritage Site, Wingfield Manor, is a must.

Venture into Crich and through the intriguing Crich Tramway Village attraction and museum, walk to the Sherwood Foresters Memorial Tower whilst appreciating the panoramic vista, before enjoying a selection of real ales and ciders at the Cliff Inn.

Travel to the nearby town of Alfreton and play a game of golf at the town's golf club, stroll around Alfreton Park as the kids play, or embark on the Steampacket pub Loop walk?

Head towards the town of Matlock and travel by cable car to the Heights of Abraham, a hilltop park with cavern tours and exhibitions; once you're back on the ground, board the Peak Rail, a steam engine that runs through the Peaks scenery and is sure to provide a memorable experience!

For more family fun, Gulliver's Kingdom and the Peak District National Park are within easy reach, containing a plethora of attractions to be taken advantage of!

For your ideal home-from-home in a rural haven, with accessibility to plenty of activities for the whole family, book Orchard View today!

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location

OAKERTHORPE

Crich 4 miles; Matlock 8 miles.

Oakerthorpe is a small village in the south of Derbyshire, and boasts several pubs. There are walks around the village and beyond, moving up the valley to some of the most beautiful views of the Derbyshire Dales. Supermarkets, shops and a post office are available in nearby Alfreton. Crich, the home of the National Tramway Museum is 4 miles away, and Matlock, 8 miles away, offers a range of shops, pubs and restaurants, as well as attractions including Gulliver's Kingdom. Magnificent views down the gorge can be enjoyed from the cable car that takes visitors up to the Heights of Abraham - a great place for all the family with its show-caves, nature trail, water gardens and Owl Maze. A little bit further away is the start of the High Peak Cycle Trail, while other places to discover include the market town of Bakewell, Chatsworth House and park and Haddon Hall, with Carsington Water offering fantastic watersports - not to be missed! Ideal at any time of year!

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas