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The Old Farmhouse

Farmhouse -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Darley Moor, Matlock, Derbyshire, England
Set in the Derbyshire Dales on the edge of the Peak District National Park, Woodside Farm, Nr Matlock, was once a dairy farm but is now run as a smallholding, standing in five acres with free-range chickens and sheep graze in the surrounding fields. The farm and holiday cottage occupy a super rural position with fantastic views over the Derwent Valley and surrounding countryside. We are ideally situated for exploring the Peak District and the areas many attractions, with Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Bakewell and of course Matlock and Matlock Bath close by.

Adjoining our farmhouse, The Old Farmhouse is an 18th century stone cottage with exposed beams and full of character, traditionally furnished with a log burning stove and well equipped , with excellent walks from the doorstep. The cottage sleeps 4-5 people in two bedrooms.We have be...
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Listing #HL223398
About the Owner
Shelley L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2012
Interaction with guests
As a family enterprise, we aim to please and provide a memorable holiday, weather that is simply self-catering accommodation, Bed & Breakfast or a more organised event. Help feed lambs during lambing or collecting eggs from our own chickens. We usually meet our guests on arrival and assist them with settling into The Old Farmhouse. We look forward to welcoming you to The Peak District and hope you enjoy your time here as much as we enjoy living here and will return again.
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Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

Reviewed twice before. Always enjoy our family stay here.. The farmhouse is charming, very old world but with modern utilities. Shelley and Steve are great and always friendly and helpful.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank mark G
LoveTravel519605, VR Owner at The Old Farmhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write another review. I am pleased you enjoy your family time here and return year after year. Look forward to seeing you all again later in the year.

Reviewed 7 August 2018

An excellent place to stay and relax in quiet countryside with a lovely woodland walk from the cottage. Centrally located to all major towns and visitor attractions. Shelley was extremely welcoming and helpful.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Mrs Sue B
Management response:Responded 10 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and your nice comments. I am pleased you had a relaxing time here. Hopefully see you again one day.

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Reviewed 29 June 2018

Everything about this place was perfect. We had such a lovely time there. The only mistake was not listening to the (lovely) host's recommendations about the best local Indian restaurant: we went to the Shalimar, supposedly one of the top 10 in the UK but...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank AlisonT1777
Management response:Responded 1 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and your very nice comments. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at The Old Farmhouse and hopefully you will return one day. Enjoy Portugal.

  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
You are responsible and liable for any breakages or damages that you cause to the accommodation or its contents. Please inform us of any breakages so that we can replace the item...
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
    1 Full
    2 Twins
    1 Crib
    1 Sofa
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Tariff includes electric, bed linen, towels, tea towels plus many extras.
High chair and cot provided at no extra cost.

A deposit of 20% is required to confirm a booking. The balance is due 28 days before your arrival. Payment by bank transfer , on-line banking, cash or cheques named payable to WOODSIDE FARM. Sorry we are unable to accept credit/debit card payments.

Change over day is usually Saturday unless you have booked a short break. Pets are charged at £10 for 1 pet and £15 for 2 pets and £20 for 3 pets per booking
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About the neighbourhood
Darley Moor is in a secluded position on the edge of Two Dales in the Derbyshire Dales, not far from the lovely market town of Matlock and Bakewell. With bridle ways going right past the door, there is direct access to the local countryside. A short drive away are the stately homes of Chatsworth and Haddon Hall and famous beauty spots including Dove Dale, Lathkill Dale and Monsal Dale.
Getting around
A car is recommended for your stay at The Old Farmhouse.
Railway station and bus station is located in Matlock 3 1/2 miles. Guests can be met by appointment.
Car advised
How to get there
Railway: Matlock: 5.0 km
Travelling from Bakewell or Matlock take the A6 towards Darley Dale then take the B5057 sign posted for Two Dales. After approx 1 mile at the top of the hill turn left at the sign for Woodside Farm on to Butchers Lane.

Travelling from Chesterfield take the A632 towards Matlock after approx 4 miles turn right onto the B5057 towards Darley Dale, continue for a further 4 miles turn right at the sign for Woodside Farm on to Butchers Lane.

Then onto Back Lane untill reaching Woodside Farm on the right.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
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