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Two Attractive Neighbouring Cottages Nestled in the Derbyshire Countryside. - Brookfarm - Stable Cottage

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Last updated: 05/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A


Brookfarm - Stable Cottage: England Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 1077018ha

Beautifully finished ,newly renovated two bedroom cottage that sleeps up to 5 adults. High standard of fittings with oak flooring , log burning stove and a large open plan country style kitchen with a newly fitted kitchen.
Two smartly furnished bedrooms, one twin and a double with an additional fold down bed and cot if required.
When booked with cosy neighbouring Owls Roost will take a larger party of 9/10 adults.

About the Property

Two delightful cosy cottages in a supremely peaceful location

Owls Roost is an attractive beamed split level cottage with a small private patio, cycle store and utility room. It has direct access to the garden and has a cosy private feel. It can be booked with neighbouring and newly renovated stable cottage for a larger party of up 10/11.
Ground floor: Twin bedded room with pine furniture. Shower room/WC. First floor: Open plan characterful beamed sitting/dining room and kitchen. Double bedroom with high level built in bunk bed. Space for a cot in either bedroom. Quality furnishing throughout.
Children love the wooden cabin bunk bed , situated off the double bedroom and the large garden space with trampoline and friendly free range chickens .

Stable Cottage is finished to a very high standard with a lovely spacious open plan design all on the ground floor. It has oak floors and doors and a log burning stove in the lounge.
The kitchen is newly fitted and has a country style with a scrubbed pine table and settle bench seating.
There are two attractive bedrooms , a double and a twin .
The bathroom is fully tiled with a power shower.
It has a private outdoor patio with steps up to a small walled garden area leading into the main garden.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/24/2017

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Rental periods; We prefer Saturday to Saturday rental but we try to be as flexible as possible depending on the time of year and other bookings. Short breaks are for a minimum of 3 nights with weekend breaks generally starting on a Friday. Extra nights can be booked following any 3 night stay or longer. We cannot take bookings from individuals under 18 yrs. Both cottages are non smoking
Payments; A 25% deposit of the total booking fee is required on reservation. The balance is due 6 weeks before your holiday start date. For bookings made within 6 weeks of your holiday , the full fee is payable at the time of booking. If payment is not made according to these terms we reserve the right to cancel your holiday and retain the deposit paid. Guests should ensure they have arrangements for cancellation protection insurance. If you have to cancel your holiday for any reason, contact us immediately . You are only liable for the deposit if you cancel at least 6 weeks before your holiday starts.If less than 6 weeks before your holiday starts a full payment of the balance is due,however we will try to re-let the Cottage or rebook you for a later date . Cheque payments are to be made out to Rachel Ward and sent to Brook Farm, Snelston, Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 2GP. Any queries ring 01335 324058 or 07974806

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 34 m²

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    £20/ week for one, £30/ week for two. Maximum of two well behaved pets Horse grazing in spring/ summer months....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Limited Accessibility

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

  • Bedroom 1: 2 twin/ single

    delightful twin room ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    spacious double room with fold down single bed or cot space...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 3.3m x 3.1m Bedroom 2: 4.2m x 3.1m Bedrooms are furnished to a high standard with solid wood furniture , comfortable bedding and high quality linen. The double room has a large wardrobe, old painted chest of drawers and bedside cupboards. There is a good sized pull out bed that comfortably sleeps both adults and children and room for a travel cot if required. The twin room has a large reclaimed pine wardrobe a small chest of drawers between the beds and a small shelving unit. Both bedrooms, being situated at the rear of the cottage are very peaceful. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • Stylish tiled wet room with large power shower enclosure, toilet and sink....moreless

Other Amenities

  • We also have 7 acres of fields and woodland where you can walk along with any pets. We do have chickens, sheep and a horse on our land so all pets have to be under close control We can provide :cycle storage cycle and walking routes, books, maps Secure fields for Horse grazing Dog and baby sitting by arrangement Outdoor eating area with barbecue. ...moreless


  • Books:

    Local guides ,selection of children's and adults novels ...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Range of board games and puzzles. ...moreless

  • Stereo:

    DAB audio radio iPod docking station...moreless

  • Television:

    Large flat screen Toshiba TV....moreless

  • Toys:

    Range young children's toys...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Extensive range DVDs can be borrowed from owners...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Paragliding
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Farmhouse dining table with a pitch pine settle and separate painted farmhouse chairs....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Full oil central heating ...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wifi access best received in lounge...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Cosy lounge with two sofas. Large flat screen TV with DVD.selection of games. Log burning stove....moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking for two cars...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Unless otherwise arranged. Reduction on rental price sometimes considered for bringing own linen and towels....moreless

  • Tumble Dryer:

    Iron , ironing board Cleaning equipment...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Combined tumble dryer...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Log burning stove, one large basket of logs supplied, further baskets at a small fee....moreless


  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Wide range kitchen utensils, cooking dishes and baking trays. Cafetiere, teapot, jugs, wine , water and beer glasses. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    superb newly fitted contempary kitchen with country farmhouse feel, open plan dining area with pine table and settle. integral freezer, fridge, microwave, cooker, dishwasher & washer/dryer. High chair...moreless

  • Stove:

    Ceramic touch operated hob....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Picnic table and chairs sit just outside the back door in a private patio area with access to the raised walled garden and larger garden...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large 2 acre garden that can be freely shared with owners and any guests in neighbouring cottage, own private patio area to rear of the cottage with access to a raised walled garden. Trampoline...moreless



from 21 traveler reviews


30 Miles
Nearest Airport
East Midlands Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Clifton Village Pub
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Ashbourne Golf Club
15 Miles
Nearest Train
1.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
A 515 travelling from Asbourne to Sudbury
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
15 Miles
Nearest Ski
Dry ski slopes Hanley
120 Miles
Nearest Beach
North Wales Beaches

Car: Necessary

Stable cottage and Owls Roost are two delightful cottages attached to our farmhouse set in a large garden and 6 acres of fields and woodland with views towards the Weaver hills. It is a supremely peaceful location nestling in the Derbyshire countryside 4 miles south of the ancient market town of Ashbourne, the gateway to Dovedale and the Peak District National Park. The cottage would suit anyone wanting a relaxing retreat but also those after an activity holiday with superb walking and cycling in the area along with many other activities such as rock climbing, caving, and watersports. There are endless scenic places to visit in the peak park starting with Dovedale a few miles out of Ashbourne.The Tissington, Manifold and High Peak Cycle tracks are very popular with excellent cycle hire available.The famous Alton Towers theme and water park is just a 15 minute drive away and Chatsworth Stately home and gardens just 45 mins away. Carsington water with its water sports walking and cycling trails is a short drive away.

Ashbourne itself offers an enjoyable shopping experience, with its stylish boutiques, antique shops, galleries, restaurants, cafes and pubs and several excellent supermarkets. The nearby historic towns of Bakewell, Wirksworth, Leek and Matlock provide a similar experience and the famous spa town of Buxton has additional attractions such as the beautifully restored Opera House and Devonshire Dome and from there one can take a train to the centre of Manchester for a day in the city. Similarly for those wanting a bigger shopping experience we are also well placed to visit Derby, Nottingham, Sheffield and Birmingham.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

Why the Owner Chose Ashbourne, UK:
We have lived in Snelston for 20 yrs loving its wonderful peaceful location, moving to Brook farm 7yrs ago to enjoy its special elevated position with open views and a wonderful garden which we share with our free range hens, dogs and visiting wildlife .Visitors to the cottages frequently here Owls that have given Owls Roost its name. Having little light pollution a clear night provides an incredible night sky for star gazers and any one interested should bring their binoculars or telescope.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
We believe our cottages appeal to all those who want a high standard of accommodation in a rural setting as the location is extremely peaceful set on the outskirts of the quiet historic village of Snelston. Access is easy being a short distance from the A515 between Ashbourne and Sudbury and provides a great place to stay if visiting the Peak park, Alton Towers, or any of the other wonderful visitor attractions nearby. We can provide walking routes , cycle routes and storage and even house your horse .

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/24/2017

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