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The Old Hall - Mayfield

Ashbourne, Peak District
Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Downstairs bathroom
Internet access
Pub nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Step back into history, inside this impressive 16th Century Grade II* Tudor Hall
  • The perfect country home for a very special occasion accommodating up to 11 guests
  • Explore the surrounding countryside or have a thrill seekers day at Alton Towers
Property code: 85487

Create unforgettable memories within this fine period residence set with this peaceful village of Middle Mayfield. An ideal gathering place for relaxation, celebrations or country pursuits.

Grand and imposing with an impressive history, this Grade-II listed property sleeps ten and is a sheer delight for that special big holiday you have been planning. Positioned in idyllic Ashbourne with the Peak District National Park as your playground, you’ll soon find yourself thoroughly relaxed thanks to the abundance of scenic walks, country inns and cosy evenings spent feasting on good food and wine.

Decorated in the spirit of the past with antique furniture and a soothing colour palette, your accommodation is perfectly suited to family occasions. Don your finery and sip drinks in the parlour, moving through to the dining room with its Jacobean panelled walls, hidden reading nook and large table when it is time to eat. The spacious kitchen is equipped with everything you could possibly need to cook up a storm, and you can even take your meals outside to dine alfresco on warm afternoons in the large garden. Your sleeping quarters consist of five bedrooms that share a marvellous bathroom and shower room, and can be arranged in a variety of ways to suit your group. Accessed via one of two staircases, they are a wonderful retreat after a busy day – just take care as the steps are narrow and uneven.

Tailor your itinerary to match your mood, enjoying the excellent walking opportunities that lie beyond the village. Rich pastures, craggy tors and riverside meadows are waiting to be explored, and there are lots of country inns to choose from for a slap-up lunch. Try the Tissington Trail and bring along your bike, or seek out thrills at Alton Towers, 6.5 miles away. Further afield, Dovedale (5.5 miles away) is a must simply to take in the breathtaking Thorpe Cloud and the picturesque stepping stones.

  • 5 bedrooms - 1 super-king-size four poster bed, 2 super-king-size zip-and-link (can be a twin on request) one of which has an additional single bed with trundle pull-out bed available, 1 king-size, 1 single
  • Sleeps 10+1
  • Bathroom with shower over bath and WC, shower room with shower and WC
  • Gas hob, electric range style oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave
  • Welcome pack
  • Large garden with outdoor furniture
  • Off-street parking for 3-4 cars
  • Shop 1.3 miles, pub 2 miles
  • Fires/wood burners not currently in use
  • Please note some of the steps in the building are narrow and uneven
  • Arrival: 16:30 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.

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Reviewed by Alexandra 22nd April 2022

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Reviewed by Isobel 11th March 2022

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A really beautiful old building which is extremely well equipped and has been decorated in a sympathetic and quirky modern style. A great base to visit the Peak District, but also lovely walks directly from the door. We had a great weekend for a 3 generation family get together.

Reviewed by David 25th February 2022

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We arrived at Old Hall to find a beautiful welcome basket of local cakes and beers. It was wonderful to enjoy the history of this beautiful old place, while enjoying every modern amenity. A great deal of thought has obviously been given to creating the perfect balance of ancient and modern, with a delightful quirky twist.

Reviewed by Robert 22nd December 2021

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Perfect for our family gathering at Christmas. Beautiful Christmas tree in place. Very well equipped and a lovely welcome basket of cakes, wine and treats especially for the children - very thoughtful. Very quiet location with good local walks. Hugely interesting old property with lots of history. The old and the modern are very well balanced. FantRead moreastic location for family gathering - we spent most of our time chatting around the large kitchen table. Fantastic dining room for more formal meals. Hide

Reviewed by Tiffany 26th November 2021

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The Manor House is stunningl. Clean and decorated beautifully. We had a lovely winter long weekend stay. We were a large group of 10 and there was hot water for all. The house has everything you need, we did not want for anything. We are definately going to stay again. There is only one shower, but 10 ladies survived this I am sure others will be fRead moreine. As the house is very old, the lounge and dinning room can be chilly so take warm clothes. The rest of the house is lovely and warm. Hide

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