Derwent Cottage At Churchdale Farm

Ashford in the Water, Bakewell, Derbyshire, Country village

Check-in Time: 15:00
Check-out Time: 10:00

Outside Description

Outside the shared lawned area has a picnic table with a sunshade for sunny days when you may wish to dine outside. There is ample car parking immediately outside the cottage. In an adjoining shed there is secure bicycle storage and a supply of logs. Our private tarmac drive is half a mile long and a safe place for children on bicycles and for lovely after dinner ambles.

Downstairs Description

This upside down cottage was created from an old cart shed on our farm. formerly part of the Chatsworth estate. It has a large upstairs sitting room with magnificent exposed beams and a log burning stove. This cottage is ideal for two couples as downstairs there is a double bedroom with en suite bathroom, a twin bedroom and a further bathroom.

Above the front door are the three original massive oak beams. The two delightful bedrooms are accessed from the entrance hall. The master bedroom has light oak furniture, a 5 foot double bed and en-suite bathroom with an over bath shower and heated towel rail. The second bedroom, with twin beds is on the other side of the hall and has the use of the second bathroom, (also with over bath shower) accessed from the hall.

First Floor Description

Upstairs is a stunning spacious sitting room with old oak beams, one wall retains the original exposed stone, giving the room great rural character. There is a log burning stove to keep you warm and comfortable and a plentiful supply of logs is provided. There is free Wi-Fi throughout the cottage, a Sky Freeview TV and DVD player.

The cream painted Kitchen Breakfast Room, off the sitting room, has a Neff electric cooker and ceramic hob, Bosch dishwasher and washer/dryer, large Neff fridge/freezer and a microwave. The dining table seats 4 people.

Farm Experience
Eco Escape: Churchdale Holiays has been awarded a Gold Award by Green Business Tourism and has accreditation from Quality in Tourism for Walkers Welcome and Cyclists Welcome.
Open Fire/Multi Fuel Burner
Tourist Attractions:
  • Chatsworth House: This spectacular famous stately home is only a twenty minute drive away. Visit website
  • Haddon Hall: Described by Simon Jenkins in “1000 Best Houses” Visit website
  • Thornbridge Hall Gardens: Enjoy 12 acres of garden in 'a thousand shades of green' Open every Thursday from April until the end of September. Visit website
Eating and Drinking:
  • The White Lion, Great Longstone: Libby and Greg Robinson took over this pub in late 2009 and after an extensive refurbishment re-opened as a Peak District Gastro Pub offering chef prepared pub food in stylish and relaxed surroundings. Visit website
  • The Chequers Inn, Froggatt Edge: Http:// Visit website
  • Rowley’s Restaurant And Bar In Baslow Village: Owned by Max and Susan Fischer, together with Rupert Rowley, who also run Fischer’s the famous one star Michelin Restaurant and Hotel. Rowley’s offers contemporary décor in an old village pub offering cooking using local ingredients. Visit website
Food Stores:
  • Chatsworth Estate Farm Shop: We pride ourselves on offering quality produce fresh from the estate, tenant farms, Derbyshire suppliers and other small food producers. We are proud of our history and philosophy, and invite you to come and explore our farm shop. Visit website
  • Sainsburys : In Matlock so why not pre order your grocery order for delivery for the cottage. Visit website
Sporting Attractions and Activities:
  • Hassop Cycle Hire: Come and enjoy the traffic free Monsal Trail with our brand new range of bicycles, tag-a-longs , kids trailers and child seats at Monsal Trail Cycle hire. Visit website
  • Bakewell Golf Course: Overlooking the town and River Wye, Bakewell Golf Club enjoys glorious views of the surrounding hills and valleys, this 9 hole / 18 tee course offers golfers of all standards a testing but enjoyable challenge. Visit website