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The Old Farrowings

74 reviews
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
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Idyllic cottage that has been restored and converted to a very high standard set within the grounds of the owners Grade II listed property which dates back to the 14th Century. Uninterrupted views over Biggin Dale from the private patio and in an ideal position as from the door you can walk to the River Dove, Wolfscote Dale, Hartington and beyond. Close to the Tissington Trail. There is a private footpath with direct access to Biggin Dale. Free Wifi. The Old Farrowings has accommodation all on one level and you enter into the large open-plan kitchen/dining/sitting room which has a flag floor and exposed beams. There is a TV, DVD and Bluetooth Speaker plus a large selection of board games, jigsaws, DVD's and walking guides. The kitchen is well equipped with an electric oven and hob, mic...Idyllic cottage that has been restored and converted to a very high standard set within the grounds of the owners Grade II listed property which dates back to the 14th Century. Uninterrupted views over Biggin Dale from the private patio and in an ideal position as from the door you can walk to the River Dove, Wolfscote Dale, Hartington and beyond. Close to the Tissington Trail. There is a private footpath with direct access to Biggin Dale. Free Wifi. The Old Farrowings has accommodation all on one level and you enter into the large open-plan kitchen/dining/sitting room which has a flag floor and exposed beams. There is a TV, DVD and Bluetooth Speaker plus a large selection of board games, jigsaws, DVD's and walking guides. The kitchen is well equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, Dualit toaster and kettle plus a Nespresso machine. There is a wood-burning stove with basket of logs and kindling. The huge bedroom (6 metres square) with a vaulted beamed ceiling has a king-size 4-poster bed with goose down duvet and 100% cotton linen. There is another TV in the bedroom and an antique sofa to relax on. The ensuite bathroom has a bath, walk-in shower, hand-basin & loo. Soft white fluffy towels included, heated towel rail, plus 'Au Lait' toiletries. The private south-facing patio is accessed from the living area. Plenty of secure storage for bikes. The tennis court is available throughout the year. A central laundry area has a washing machine, tumble dryer, iron, ironing board and also a pay phone. The cottage is heated by oil-fired central heating. Mobile phone signal can be patchy depending on your network - reasonable coverage for O2 and Orange/EE. Free Wifi.More
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Tennis Court
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Central Heating
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

What a wonderful place to have a relaxing break! We chanced upon Biggin Grange and after reading the excellent reviews decided to book a 3 night break. The accommodation is superb, everything you could possibly need. There are lots of lovely luxurious touches from the...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Ruskyboy
464mungo, VR Owner at The Old Farrowings, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely review. It was great to have you to stay at The Old Farrowings and so pleased you got to play tennis on the newly painted court! There is nothing nicer than fish and chips from the van on...More

Reviewed 17 August 2018

My wife and I had a lovely stay at The Old Farrowings. We had marvellous weather, the surroundings are beautiful and so peaceful. The location was excellent, providing easy access to the likes of Ashbourne, Chatsworth House, Dove Dale and Haddon Hall. The cottage was...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Steve P
464mungo, VR Owner at The Old Farrowings, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

Thanks very much for taking the time to write a review and I'm so pleased you both had a good time exploring the area. There is so much to do in The Peak District but you seem to have seen lots in the few days...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

The Old Farrowings is a perfect getaway in a well-furnished cottage with a huge bedroom. Everything was perfect and clean. On the little terrace, we could see sheep and cows grazing on the rolling slopes, hear birds chirping and catch the radiant evening sunset. We...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank audyap
464mungo, VR Owner at The Old Farrowings, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Thanks so much for the glowing review. You write so beautifully! So pleased you enjoyed your time at The Old Farrowings and please do come back and see us again. Jane

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: May 2018
464mungo, VR Owner at The Old Farrowings, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

This is our second stay at Biggin Grange , so you can see we like it :) The cottage was very comfortable and the bedroom palatial! Although the weather was mixed (as it was all over the UK) the Peak District is stunning and we...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank peartree3
464mungo, VR Owner at The Old Farrowings, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Thanks very much for the writing a review and the weather was definitely mixed over the Easter weekend! Let's hope we've seen the last of the snow now! Jane

About the Owner
jane h
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2013
Interaction with guests
Your cottage is in the grounds of Biggin Grange where we live. I am very much around if you need me or if I am away can be contacted on my mobile or message me. If I am away there is normally somebody around who will be in the house or helping with the animals.
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About the neighbourhood
BIGGIN-BY-HARTINGTON The Waterloo Inn & Biggin Hall Country House Hotel are 0.8 miles away. Hartington which has The Devonshire Arms, Charles Cotton Hotel, The Rook Coffee Shop, Beresford Tea Rooms, Post Office, Garage, Cheese Shop and 2 village shops is 2 miles away. Ashbourne - 9 miles Bakewell - 9 miles Buxton - 13 miles Tissington Trail - 1.2 miles Chatsworth House - 14 miles The nearest town is Ashbourne with a good choice of independent shops, supermarkets including Waitrose, Marks & Spencers and Sainsbury together with many restaurants and pubs.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
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