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The Old Shop

Parwich near Ashbourne, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 935921)

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  • Sleeps 11

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets No

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13 Customer Review(s)

  • “Really lovely property. Very well ...”
    Really lovely property. Very well equipped. The owner was very good and contactable if we needed any help. Not that we did as everything was perfect. Highly recommended.
    Really lovely property. Very well equipped. The owner was very good and contactable if we needed any help. Not that we did as everything was perfect. Highly recommended.
    - Mrs Kilmister, November 2017

Features

  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This is a clever conversion of the old village shop, a garage and a barn into one beautifully designed spacious detached cottage, right in the centre of the pretty village of Parwich.

When first entering the cottage, the exposed brickwork gives a real sense of history, yet the contemporary furnishings bring it right up to date.

All the bedrooms are tastefully decorated with a light and airy feel, and have lovely views over this attractive village.

The main bathroom is the perfect place for a luxurious soak in its beautiful roll-top bath, and the second sitting room tucked on the first floor, with its comfy sofas and woodburning stove, makes a wonderful place to sit back and relax with your friends, or perhaps escape them for a while!

The beautifully-designed open plan kitchen is fully equipped, with an island breakfast bar, a large dining table and a spacious and comfortable seating area, so the whole space is a lovely social spot to get together.

French doors lead from here out to the sheltered courtyard with patio furniture, ideal for a barbecue, and from here you can access the games room with a full size pool table and table football.

Bikes can also be stored safely here.

Should one of your group have limited mobility, it’s good to know there’s a ground floor twin room, and a ground floor wet room which has wide access.

The downstairs bedroom room also features French doors opening out to the courtyard.

Parwich is an award-winning village, with its beautiful stone buildings and neat gardens set around an old pond and spacious village green, plus a quaint local pub.

There’s lots of attractions nearby: if it’s walking or cycling you enjoy, then there are many trails, including the High Peak Trail and Tissington Trail which follow the routes of former railway lines.

The Roystone Grange Archaeology Trail is north of the village and is perfect for keen history seekers.

Chatsworth House and Alton Towers are a short drive away and within easy reach are the beautiful Derbyshire Dales, making this property an ideal getaway all year round.

Accommodation

Five bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x ground floor twin, 1 x family room with 3 singles. Bathroom with roll-top bath, hand-held shower attachment, basin and WC. Ground floor wet room with level access, shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area (seats 11) and sitting area (seats 8). Utility. First floor sitting room (seats 8) with woodburning stove. Games room.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove and oil-filled electric heater in ground floor bedroom
  • Electric range cooker with electric oven and hob, microwave,fridge, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Games room
  • Roadside parking for 3 cars on first come, first served basis
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Courtyard with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: Check-in 4pm
  • Note: No stag/hen or similar.

About the location

PARWICH

Ashbourne 7 miles; Bakewell 13 miles.

Parwich is a lovely old village surrounded by verdant green countryside, boasting a delightful country pub set on the village green, a church, a village hall, a playground and many pretty cottages. With an air of peace and tranquillity, Parwich dates from Saxon times, although at nearby Roystone Grange the remains of a Roman farm have been discovered. The nearby Manifold River cuts a course through superb scenery and is a delight for both walkers and cyclists, with the 'Manifold Trail' following the route of the old Leek to Manifold Light Railway. Nearby are the pretty village of Ilam, the award-winning village of Alstonefield and Brassington, while golf, horse riding, cycling and sailing are all available within seven miles. Enjoy a day out at Alton Towers or visit the impressive Chatsworth House and Kedleston and Sudbury Halls, all within 10 miles. Also within easy reach are Matlock Bath, Carsington Water and Alton Towers, while further afield are the market towns of Ashbourne and Leek.

Region Information

Note: No stag/hen or similar.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
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