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The Old Barn

55 reviews
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The Old Barn is a well appointed holiday barn in the popular historic lead mining village of Winster. The property is ideal for families, walkers, cyclists & couples wanting to explore the white peak area. The village is equidistant between Matlock and Bakewell and approximately a 15 minute drive from Chatsworth House. The village has two excellent pubs, both serving food and both within easy walking distance, there is also a shop selling groceries and newspapers and a Post Office. ...The Old Barn is a well appointed holiday barn in the popular historic lead mining village of Winster. The property is ideal for families, walkers, cyclists & couples wanting to explore the white peak area. The village is equidistant between Matlock and Bakewell and approximately a 15 minute drive from Chatsworth House. The village has two excellent pubs, both serving food and both within easy walking distance, there is also a shop selling groceries and newspapers and a Post Office. More
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About the Owner
Sharon T
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2009
Interaction with guests
Keys are left in a safe place so arrival at unsociable times is not a problem. Owners are generally available to welcome guests to the barn and on hand if any questions or problems arise.
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Reviewed 13 July 2019

The location is amazing and central to all the historic sites like Chatsworth house and Abraham Heights. Found the owner of the house so thoughtful and flexible. The accommodation had all amenities . Would definitely go again

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Tour18100084206
Reviewed 2 April 2019

I stayed with friends. The property is immaculate with great facilities and has been sympathetically converted. Sharon, the owner made us feel very welcome by leaving some goodies on the table and via a quick visit to show us what is what (Sky box, heating,...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Yozo99
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Fabulous cottage, well equipped and spotlessly clean. The owner is so welcoming and helpful and the location is perfect for exploring the Peak District National Park - as well as a day out to Alton Towers!

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Louise R
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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Date of stay: September 2018
Reviewed 25 August 2018

The cottage was perfect for our stay, plenty of room, well furnished and lots of lovely little homely touches like the lemon cake and prosecco on our welcome tray!! Sharon is a friendly and welcoming host and communication was excellent. The cottage is in a...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank KazzaB2014
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Alarm Clock
Dryer
Dishwasher
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Patio
Additional amenities & feature info
The Old Barn sleeps 5 people in 3 bedrooms (plus cot). The upstairs Master bedroom has large en-suite bathroom with jacuzzi style bath; downstairs there is a single bedroom a twin bedroom and a shower room with WC.
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About the neighbourhood
Winster is a friendly and historic village, it has good walking with the Limestone Way going through the village. and its own village website at giving details of the village and village events. The High Peak trail and Tissington trail are great family friendly cycling trails which are a stones throw from Winster; bike hire is widely available.Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall are on the doorstep and are not to be missed; Bakewell, is home to the Original Bakewell Pudding Shop which claims the recipe for the authentic Bakewell Pudding, the spa town of Matlock Bath has spectacular vertical crags rising from the River Derwent and is home to an aquarium, the Heights of Abraham with its caves, playground and cable cars and Gullivers Kingdom, an amusement park aimed specifically at children.
How to get there
About 1 hour by car from Manchester or East Midlands airports, off road parking space for 2 cars at the barn.
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