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Springfield Barn

Tansley, Peak District
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Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Working farm
Pub nearby
Romantic
Family friendly
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • If you are looking for seclusion and views you will find it here, situated up a farm track on top of a hill with wonderful views
  • An open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner with large windows encapsulating the views and a roaring wood-burner will make you feel right at home
  • Bring your boots and bikes and head deep into the countryside wandering the many picturesque footpaths nearby
Property code: 78219

Detached cottage nestled on top of a hill with no neighbours this is a special place to relax and unwind with good company, great for couples and small families wanting a rural Peak District escape

Take in sweeping views out across Derbyshire and towards the Peak District from this beautiful stone barn near Tansley. Set in glorious countryside, approximately 1.5 miles from Matlock, the stone property sleeps four guests across two bedrooms and could be perfect for a small family or two couples holidaying together. Light the wood burner; lose yourselves in the views and relax inside or out at this magical barn.

Arrive at this home-from-home and spread out into the inviting, open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. Relax on the comfortable seating, while the wood burner crackles close by; switch on the Smart TV to select your evening’s viewing. Prepare meals for your party in the kitchen area, then gather at the table to eat, chat and savour the holiday ambience. At the end of each lively day, climb the stairs to the super-king-size bedrooms, both of which can be arranged as twins if requested in advance. Find the exquisitely decorated bathroom, with walk-in shower and bath, is up here too. Spend as much time as possible outside, immersing yourselves in the scenery and taking in the fresh air. Discover plenty of parking at the barn.

Pack a picnic, lace up your boots and head straight out from home on long walks or cycle rides. Enjoy a 3-mile circular walk, passing through the picture-postcard village of Riber and capturing superb views. Stroll just 1 mile to see the Lumsdale Waterfall. Venture into Matlock for the afternoon to shop for local produce, potter in independent outlets and possibly dine out while you are here. Hop aboard a steam train from Matlock to Rowsley to savour a magical journey through undulating, Derbyshire countryside. Head 3 miles to the spectacular Heights of Abraham to look out across your surroundings from high up on a cable car above the Derwent Valley.

  • 2 bedrooms - 2 super-king zip-and-link (which can be made into twin upon request)
  • 1 bathroom with bath, shower, sink and WC
  • Gas range oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and microwave
  • Wood-burner (first basket of logs provided)
  • Smart TV in lounge
  • Outdoor seating and impressive views
  • Ample off road parking
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Pub and shop within 1 mile
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed

Matt Wojda

This property is personally managed by Matt.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 41 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Catherine 5th January 2024

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Reviewed by Catherine 8th December 2023

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Beautiful cottage, lovely hosts

Reviewed by Catherine 17th November 2023

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Beautiful cottage great location, well presented and warm

Reviewed by Michael 6th October 2023

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Reviewed by David 15th September 2023

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Excellent all round property. One of the best we have stayed in with regards to location, cleanliness & comfort. The equipment level was superb without the clutter. The owners (Kim) are very friendly and approachable and nothing is too much trouble even to sorting out the waste bins on bin day! When the dishwasher broke down it was replaced by a neRead morew one the next day. A really relaxing stay! Hide

Reviewed by Glenys 8th September 2023

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Reviewed by Bob 1st September 2023

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Excellent property at an excellent location. We really appreciated the cake and the milk straight from the farm, both of which were delicious. The fresh flowers were also much appreciated. The barn is very comfortable and spacious with everything needed for an enjoyable stay. There is a great seating area above and behind the barn though, with the Read moreexceedingly good weather in the first week of September, we made just as much use of the area at the front of the barn, under the trees. Hide

Reviewed by Jeanette 25th August 2023

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The cottage was lovely, would book again if coming that way

Reviewed by Stuart 11th August 2023

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A lovely, comfortable barn with fantastic views. The beds were lovely and comfortable and there was plenty of space outside to run around with the children but also sit back and enjoy the views. Modern and clean and to top it all walking distance to a great local pub.

Reviewed by Sam 4th August 2023

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We had a fantastic stay at Springfield Barn - a great property with fantastic views in a lovely area. It was comfortable, clean and well equipped and our hosts had baked a cake and left milk fresh from their cows that day which was a really welcoming touch. We would definitely recommend it!

Reviewed by Janita 14th July 2023

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Reviewed by Wendy 23rd June 2023

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The cottage was perfect, the views were wonderful and I loved watching the cows going in for milking. We had one small problem whilst staying there, Kim and George sorted it out straight away. The extras were very welcome and the soaps were a lovely touch. Great position for visiting so many places in the Peak District. Thank you for a great stay.

Reviewed by Paul 19th May 2023

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Fabulous views from a fabulous place with lovely welcoming hosts. A real flavour of close up dairy farming too, we loved it.

Reviewed by Emily 28th April 2023

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Reviewed by Michael 24th March 2023

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Just loved Springfield Barn, everything you could ask for. So quiet and peaceful and the beds were so comfy. That view from the kitchen and living room windows just amazing.

Reviewed by Angharad 18th February 2023

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Lovely location and very accommodating host who spent their free time taking us on a tour of the farm that the kids loved. Great pub at bottom of the hill and brilliantly located for the local attractions. Wish I had that same view from my sink when doing the dishes at home!

Reviewed by Rebekah 24th January 2023

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Lovely clean accommodation,with everything you would need and the owners were lovely .

Reviewed by Gavin 20th January 2023

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This Property is a gem!!. We have stayed at many places over the years and we can honestly say this has been the best we have stayed in. The property is beautiful and the views are stunning!!. Location is great and the local pub serves some great food. Lots of places to visit in the local area. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will be returning.

Reviewed by June 28th October 2022

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Reviewed by Caroline 25th October 2022

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We have just returned from a short break at Springfield Barn. We wanted a quiet, relaxing location to switch off from our busy lives and thats exactly what we got. Stunning views, great walking/running routes and a pub only a 5 min walk away! The cake and fresh flowers were a lovely addition to the already immaculate accommodation. Will def be visiRead moreting again in the future to unwind and de-stress from life. 10 out of 10! Hide

Reviewed by Victoria 21st October 2022

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Fantastic stay in wonderfully cosy and comfortable cottage. The cottage was really well fitted with everything you needed. It was very modern but homely in style. The house was clean and spacious for our family of 4. The bathroom had a large shower and bath. The house was warm. It was wonderful to be so remote but having the pub close by meant easyRead more meals! Great location to see Matlock bath, Chatsworth house, tram museum and bath illuminations. Lots we didn't see so would definitely return. Hide

Reviewed by Annelis 14th October 2022

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Wonderful cottage, waking up to a beautiful view every morning over the valley. Cottage is welcoming and homely, and a great location for Matlock and exploring the Peak District.

Reviewed by BARBARA 30th September 2022

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What a beautiful barn, with spectacular views. With a lovely cake and a bottle of milk to enjoy on arrival we couldn't fault a thing while staying here. We were lucky enough to have a rainy day so that we could just stay in and enjoy the house and the ever changing view from misty to rain to sunshine. The Tansley circular walk which is great to do Read morefrom your front door. If any one was thinking about booking this barn don't think twice just get it booked you will not be disappointed. Hide

Reviewed by Peter 23rd September 2022

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Reviewed by Peter 2nd September 2022

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Reviewed by Marie 26th August 2022

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We loved this cottage. It felt so remote whilst being just 10 mins from Matlock and a few minutes walk to a pub with a childrens play area and great food. The beds were really comfortable and there were plenty of places to sit and enjoy the stunning views over the valley. The cottage caught the last of the evening sun and in the evening we saw batsRead more and heard an owl Kitchen was well stocked with a large fridge freezer, great oven/hob and fresh milk from the farms cows. Amazing place! Hide

Reviewed by Richard 12th August 2022

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We absolutely loved our stay at Springfield Barn. Kim and George made us feel welcome, including taking time to show us round the farm and even get involved at milking time! The cottage is beautiful, with fantastic views over the Dales and a great location set up the hill away from the main farm buildings.

Reviewed by A 29th July 2022

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High on a hill, the cottage is surrounded by fields and has a glorious view across the valley to Riber Castle. Only the birds to disturb you. The rooms are light with modern fitments and furniture alongside natural stone features and an open fire. We very much appreciated the chance to visit the milking parlour and learn about the work that needs tRead moreo be done and the technology which helps the farm to operate. Amazed that anyone had time to bake the lovely cake that was left for us. Great stay. Hide

Reviewed by Mary 18th July 2022

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Reviewed by Cheryl 8th July 2022

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Just beautiful!! Both the barn and the stunning views! The barn is well equipped,clean and has a wonderful chilled out feel about it. Flowers,cake and fresh milk are a lovely touch. The location was great for visiting different attractions by car and we loved the fact we could walk from the Barn rather than using the car all the time. We all agreedRead more if we win the lottery we shall be making Kim and George an offer!! Loved it! Hide

Reviewed by Kim 20th June 2022

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Beautiful cottage in a fantastic location, magnificent views. We had a very relaxing holiday with everything to hand. Highly recommend this property.

Reviewed by David 10th June 2022

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We had a brilliant stay at this lovely barn conversion. From the moment we walked in it felt extremely comfortable and welcoming. The barn is in a quiet but very convenient location with stunning distant views. If we return to Derbyshire in the future we would definitely stay there again, and have already recommended it to our friends.

Reviewed by Karen 3rd June 2022

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Brilliant location, plenty to do and see in the surrounding area. The Barn was spacious and comfortable and views to die for. I would recommend going on the invitation to see the Cows being milked, great fun and really interesting to see how its done, dont forget some wellies and water proofs . Kim was great host and the cake and milk was absolutelRead morey gorgeous wonderful holiday. Hide

Reviewed by Helen 27th May 2022

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Wow!! This barn conversion is just lovely, the best we have stayed in, and we have stayed in many! It is pristinely clean, the sofa and beds comfortable and the views are to die for. Kim is so lovely as a host and the cake and fresh milk was much appreciated. Out little boy (6) loved the tour of the Dairy - as did we!! Thank uou again Kim.

Reviewed by Chris 20th May 2022

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We had a wonderful stay. The property was perfect for us. The location is beautiful with views over the valley and our son loved standing at the windows watching the tractors drive past. Couldn't fault the property at all. Loved the welcome cake and milk too. Lovely touch.

Reviewed by Michael 9th May 2022

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Really quiet and private cottage, very comfortable with a spacious feel and a well thought out layout, especially the bedrooms. Ideally situated for Matlock and surrounding villages, gardens and countryside - you dont have to travel far to find plenty of places to visit and explore.

Reviewed by Johan 29th April 2022

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Reviewed by Susan 15th April 2022

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What a wonderful week away! The cottage was so quiet and cosy and had all we needed. Location is great with a short stagger (up a hill) from the pub. Marsh Green farm shop is nearby for supplies and it has a lovely restaurant. We visited Matlock, Matlock Bath, Buxton, Monsal Trail, Manchester, Chatsworth House and Thornbridge Brewery, amongst otherRead more places. Tried to rebook for September but its already booked up. We will definitely be back. We also had a tour of the farm & milked a cow! Hide

Reviewed by Jade 8th April 2022

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I stay in many cottages around the UK. This was one that will stand out personally for me. It was simply lovely. A 5 minute drive into Matlock but when in the cottage you feel in the middle of nowhere which is what we wanted. We stayed as a family of 4 (2 small children). Kim was really lovely and even spared time to show us around the Dairy Farm. Read moreWe plan to stay here again as we loved it so much! Very close to Gulliverd Kingdom, lovely park also in Central Matlock. Hide

Reviewed by Cathy 1st April 2022

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One of the best holiday homes weve ever stayed at. Beautifully presented, comfortable and with great views. The owners run the nearby dairy farm and were such considerate hosts, bringing us fresh milk and giving us a tour of the dairy. We had a brilliant week in the Peak District - loads of walks, Buxton, Bakewell, Dovedale and Matlock all within eRead moreasy reach. Hide

Reviewed by Andrew 25th March 2022

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The barn is in a good location and is very quiet. A little windy being situated at the top of a hill. Great views from floor to ceiling windows on one side. Comfortable, spacious and well furnished. Lovely sponge and fresh milk waiting for us when we arrived. Underfloor heating works well, although as the heating system is on at all times we neededRead more to turn off the radiators in the bedroom overnight. Convenient for walks without having to travel too far. Hide

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