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Blakelow Barn

Tansley, Peak District
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Romantic
Sky TV
Towels included
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At a glance

  • This detached romantic barn conversion is set within its own spacious grounds and boasts stunning views
  • Enjoy the peace and quiet of this rural location with a fantastic outside space to enjoy alfresco dining
  • Bring your boots and explore the array of walks that explore the surrounding rolling hills
Property code: 61938

If you are looking for a peaceful getaway then you have found the right place, this barn conversion is home away from home with easy access to explore the fantastic Peak District National Park.

Close to the southern edge of the Peak District National Park, this warm and welcoming property provides light and refreshing holiday accommodation for two guests. Perfect for a couple looking for a tranquil getaway, this beautiful barn conversion offers glorious rural views and is a fantastic base for walkers, cyclists and climbers. Set in its own idyllic grounds, the cottage is a fabulous retreat within easy reach of the delightful market towns of Matlock and Bakewell.

Entering this picturesque cottage via the stable-style door, you will find the fresh and inviting open-plan kitchen/diner. The lovely lounge is an ideal space to snuggle in the evening and catch up with a good book or watch a film. There’s also a handy breakfast bar and a light and fully equipped kitchen perfect for cooking your favourite meals. Going upstairs, the first floor features two rooms with low sloping ceilings: a stylish bathroom and a cosy double bedroom with a TV. Heading outside, there’s a choice of outdoor furniture offering a lovely, relaxing spot for enjoying some al fresco dining at the end of a great day. A flight of external steps leads up to an elevated seating area offering spellbinding panoramic views.

Nestling between the pretty village of Tansley (1.5 miles) and the popular market town of Matlock (3 miles), this lovely barn conversion makes a fabulous base for walkers and cyclists exploring the stunning vistas of the Peak District. Matlock has a welcoming choice of independent shops, pubs, restaurants and cafes. The village of Matlock Bath is a couple of miles further on, and is home to attractions including the Heights of Abraham and Gulliver’s Kingdom. Other local attractions include Hardwick Hall (12.5 miles), Crich Tramway Village (4.5 miles), and the beautiful estate of Chatsworth House (10 miles).

  • 1 bedroom - double - Please note there are sloping ceilings
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC - Please note there are sloping ceilings 
  • Gas oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment, washer/dryer, and microwave 
  • Sky TV in lounge 
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars 
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 2 miles 
  • Enclosed spacious outdoor area overlooking countryside 
  • Please note: There are 10 steep steps to the first floor and a flight of 20 steps leading to the raised picnic area
  • Arrival: 14:30 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Kate Gray

This property is personally managed by Kate.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 34 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Gary 20th May 2022

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Reviewed by Vicki 6th May 2022

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Lovely cosy and cute barn, perfect location, lovely views and very private. Immaculate condition and had everything we needed to enjoy our stay.

Reviewed by Jo 30th April 2022

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Excellent 3 night break with our two golden retrievers. Found a lovely footpath which lead us on a 1 mile walk to great local pub for some delicious food. The barn had everything we needed and was clean and tidy. We visited Abraham heights/Crich tramway and black rock all dog friendly. I have already passed on the details to several friends!

Reviewed by Sheridan 23rd April 2022

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Our fourth visit and not our last, usual high standards just what we needed,carnt wait to return.

Reviewed by Alan 15th April 2022

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The cottage was perfect in every way plus there were no properties in close proximity which was great for us and the dogs. Its a perfect base to visit the surrounding area a little gem and great hosts in every way.

Reviewed by Nikki 3rd April 2022

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The cottage was absolutely perfect, it was homely and inviting and was in a perfect locations. We hope to come again. Thank you x

Reviewed by Fiona 26th March 2022

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A great place to recharge. Ideally positioned and welcoming. Fantastic outside seating area with far reaching views, we were lucky to have great weather and enjoyed watching the sun going down. Very clean, beautifully decorated and well equipped wee cottage and very dog friendly.

Reviewed by Susan 11th March 2022

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Great location, prominant in the landscape, modern clean and cosy for a couples getaway.

Reviewed by Denise 28th February 2022

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The barn is absolutely beautiful, spacious, warm, welcoming, comfortable and with everything needed for a wonderful stay. The grounds are amazing, my dog and I had great fun playing. With room to sit and enjoy the view. The barn is very rural sitting among beautiful hills, ideal to de stress. Lots to do locally. After one day home I am wishing we wRead moreere back there, hopefully we can return in the future. Hide

Reviewed by Andre 7th February 2022

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Reviewed by ANNE 28th January 2022

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Lovely property well set out and cosy x

Reviewed by William 21st January 2022

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From the moment we entered the barn it was obvious our dogs couldnt do any damage. The barn is warm and comfortable and we loved every moment we spent there. It is a fabulous place to stay and cannot be faulted

Reviewed by Philip 7th January 2022

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Cozy cottage, fantastic location and views. Gated and fenced lage parking area your dogs can roam around securely. Most definitely will return I loved the seclusion. Yet only 7mls from Matlock 12mls from Bakewell. I've already sent friends ghe link since they seen my FB photos.

Reviewed by Kerry 30th December 2021

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The location is absolutely perfect, it's so peaceful and the views are beautiful. We stayed over new year with our dog Ben and he loved it as well. The barn was bigger than I expected but very cosy and had everything we needed. The area up the steps with the picnic table is lovely and there was plenty space for my dog to roam. It's a great base to Read moreexplore the area or just chill out and do nothing. Fantastic! Hide

Reviewed by Andrew 23rd December 2021

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Don't hesitate to book this property it's brilliant! Location is great if you like to feel totally alone it's very quiet and peaceful. We spent Christmas here with Hardy our spaniel and it was wonderful. There was a Christmas hamper waiting for us with a big bottle of Bucks fizz and a lovely little Christmas tree, a really nice touch, very much appRead morereciated. The cottage itself has a lovely cosy feel about it and is spotlessly clean, its very well equipped with everything you might need. Perfect! Hide

Reviewed by David 21st November 2021

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Reviewed by Stuart 15th November 2021

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We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this barn, It was very peaceful due to the secluded location. It was very comfortable and cosy. Great views of the surrounding countryside. It was an excellent base to visit the many attractions in the area.A local pub, around a mile away was accessible for a meal out.

Reviewed by Natalie 5th November 2021

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This cottage was a pleasure to stay in, it had everything we needed to make our trip perfect including the surrounding views and area. Would recommend to anyone looking for a smaller cosy cottage to stay in.

Reviewed by David 29th October 2021

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A great location with fantastic views over Derbyshire, this is a very lovely holiday cottage, perfect for two people and their dog?

Reviewed by Nigel 25th October 2021

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Reviewed by Claire 22nd October 2021

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Lovely, quiet and relaxing place to stay close to everything to go adventuring, will definitely be back again, thank you for a lovely weekend.

Reviewed by Michael 15th October 2021

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Peaceful and cosy cottage with lovely views over the surrounding countryside. Maintained to a high standard, the property was an ideal base to explore the Peak District.

Reviewed by Katie 11th October 2021

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Beautiful barn, very clean, well equipped and comfortable, with fantastic views. The location feels very private which is nice, but it is still close enough to amenities and a great base for visiting Matlock and further afield. We really enjoyed our stay!

Reviewed by Diana 8th October 2021

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Reviewed by kevin 27th September 2021

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Just wow, this barn is amazing. So very clean, it has everything you would need to enjoy your stay here. It is set in the most peaceful location. Lots of walks with the dog. We visited Matlock, Bakewell and Chatsworth. Loved the pigs at the end of the driveway. We will most definitely be coming back and can see it being a regular thing.

Reviewed by Richard 17th September 2021

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Beautiful cottage well maintained and looked after a true credit to the owners

Reviewed by Marion 3rd September 2021

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This is a lovely place to stay everything you need would defo recommend this place to stay for a lovely relaxing holiday.

Reviewed by Debbie 6th August 2021

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Definitely recommend this cottage to others . Lovely peaceful and private location. Extremely clean and had everything you would need. Very dog friendly.

Reviewed by Lyn 16th July 2021

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A lovely little barn in a beautiful location. A super place to explore the south side of the Peak District

Reviewed by Penny 7th May 2021

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We loved this place, ideal for anyone looking for peace, privacy and fabulous views. The barn was really cosy and very comfortable. It was our first holiday with the dog and he loved it. Easy to get to places like Matlock 10 mins away, plus Chatsworth 20 mins. Immaculately clean and great kitchen. Would recommend!

Reviewed by Victoria 23rd October 2020

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If you want somewhere away from it all, with beautiful views but still very accessible for the surrounding areas, then this is the cottage for you. Close to Matlock and not very far from Bakewell, Chatsworth House and Ashbourne, this was ideally suited for us. The cottage is fabulously situated, with a couple of lovely pigs in a field next to the dRead morerive and a field of lamas further down. It would be particularly lovely in better weather, with an elevated picnic table giving great views. Hide

Reviewed by Janice 16th October 2020

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We loved this Barn, position was ideal for what we needed, quite and isolated. Plenty of walks near by.

Reviewed by Robert 12th October 2020

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Blakelow Barn is set in a beautiful rural and secluded spot yet close enough to Matlock for pubs, restaurants and take aways. The cottage is very well equipped, cosy and spotlessly clean. The walks from the door are amazing and our dog loved it

Reviewed by Jennifer 10th July 2020

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Lovely little barn. So secluded and yet easy to drive to nice walks. Love the steps to the picnic table where theres views of the surrounding countryside. Theres a footpath near the barn that will take you towards Ashford where youll find a nice pub- Poets Corner.

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