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The Old Farrowings

Bedroom with king-size bed and vaulted ceiling
66 reviews
Bedroom with king-size bed and vaulted ceiling
The Old Farrowings
Wood-burning stove to make the cottage really cosy.
Kitchen with everything you need for your stay.
Sitting room looking into the open-plan kitchen.
Dining area
Kitchen with granite worktops.
Sitting Room with wood-burning stove
Sitting Room with rugs and flagstone floor.
Bedroom with king-size bed, antique sofa and plenty of storage space.
Antique pine cupboard with plenty of shelves for clothes!
Tennis court
View towards village
Patio area
Monastic barn
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Biggin-by-Hartington, Peak District National Park, England
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 toa... Read more
About the Owner, jane h
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Jul 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 212 reviews and 3 properties
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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English first
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in June 2017

We stayed at The Old Farrowings for 2 nights in June 2017. The cottage is wonderful and very well equipped. I loved the log fire in the lounge and the huge bedroom! The cottage is in a wonderful, peaceful location surrounded by hills. Jane was an excellent, friendly host from initially booking right through to and during our stay. The...

Management response:

Really pleased you enjoyed your stay at The Old Farrowings and thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am glad you liked the chocolate brownies - my daughter's recipe and she is selling them in Ashbourne at the moment trying to raise some pocket money to fund the music festivals that are dominating the holidays! Hope...


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Reviewed 10 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

We stayed at The Old Farrowing for our wedding weekend, and it was absolutely perfect. From booking, all the way through to check out, the owner Jane could not do enough for us. The cottage was exquisite in such peaceful and beautiful surroundings, and the whole place is so well kept. Our bridal party stayed in the other two cottages...

Management response:

Thank you so much for the great review and it was lovely to be part of your special weekend. You were all delightful to have to stay in the 3 cottages and I am so pleased, after all your planning, that the wedding was such a success. Have an amazing holiday in Bali and Lombok and hope to see you...


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Jenny W
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

Stunning views over the hills. Well kept and well appointed cottage. Very peaceful. Lovely neighbours (cows and ducks!) I would highly recommend.

Management response:

Pleased you had a relaxing couple of days with only ducks, hens and cows to disturb you! Do come back again when you need to recharge your batteries! Jane


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Private Tennis Court
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
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1 Jul 2017 -
1 Sep 2017
High Season
2 nights
2 Sep 2017 -
3 Nov 2017
Mid Season
2 nights
4 Nov 2017 -
19 Dec 2017
Low Season
2 nights
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About the neighbourhood
BIGGIN-BY-HARTINGTON<BR><BR>The Waterloo Inn & Biggin Hall Country House Hotel are 0.8 miles away. <BR><BR>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.<BR><BR>Ashbourne - 9 miles<BR>Bakewell - 9 miles<BR>Buxton - 13 miles<BR>Tissington Trail - 1.2 miles<BR>Chatsworth House - 14 miles<BR><BR>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.<BR>
Car advised
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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