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Upper Barn

Curbar, Peak District
Visit England rating: 3 stars
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
3 star
Complex of properties
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Views of the rock escarpments of Curbar Edge
  • Excellent walks accessible from the doorstep
  • Patio area for al fresco meals in warmer weather
Property code: PK454

A converted barn that enjoys stunning rural views and a cosy yet bright and airy interior. Walking distance from the local pub and access to a trail into the parklands of Chatsworth House.

This barn conversion is ideally located to explore the Derbyshire Dales area of the Peak District National Park. With Baslow and Curbar Edges on its doorstep, you will be hard pressed to find better local views than from these gritstone walks. Or, for those adventurous types, rock climbing makes a thrilling alternative to a gentle stroll, while also taking in those stunning panoramas. The village pub, Bridge Inn, serves tasty local food to follow those long and exhausting days out.

Originally the village cobbler’s shop, the property is accessed via the patio area into the kitchen. This room is compact but includes everything you should need for your stay and has been decorated in a country farmhouse style with terracotta floor tiling, cream painted cabinets, wooden worktops and exposed beams above. Once you’ve finished preparing your meal, step down into the cosy sitting and dining room. With a beamed ceiling, exposed stone wall and pretty window, this is a relaxing space to unwind and enjoy your evening meal. Upstairs, the bedroom is very inviting, with its apex roof, skylight, exposed beam and bright, modern en suite.

If the weather permits, step outside into the patio area to enjoy a glass of wine in the sun. If you are booking with friends, why not rent the adjoining Lower Barn to accommodate four guests in total.

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Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • One double bedroom
  • One en-suite with walk-in shower
  • Pets welcome
  • Off road parking
  • TV/DVD/Radio
  • Internet access
  • Washing machine
  • Gas hob and electric oven
  • Microwave
  • Fridge with freezer compartment
  • Travel cot and high chair available
  • External lighting
  • Patio seating

Rachel Stowe

This property is personally managed by Rachel.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 24 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Angela 27th August 2021

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Perfect little cottage for the two of use and our dog. It had everything you could need including a washing machine and a parking place. Lovely location and views, hosts were none intrusive but always happy to lend a hand or answer any queries. We would definitely go back again

Reviewed by Angela 23rd August 2021

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a beautiful cottage in a beautiful location.the cottage is very cosy and warm it has everything you need for a holiday.there are plenty of good walks close to the cottage a trip to curbar edge is must the view from upthere is outstanding.the bridge inn pub close by is warm and welcoming and dogs are welcome too.i would recommend the cottage to anyoRead morene wanting a peaceful and picturesque holiday.we would definatley be going back. Hide

Reviewed by Amy 21st August 2021

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We really have no complaints whatsoever. We did 2 nights with our dog and didnt have to use our car once. Location is great, some really nice walks and pubs on the doorstep. 10/10 we will be staying here again.

Reviewed by Pat 27th July 2021

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Lovely cottage

Reviewed by John 2nd July 2021

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Reviewed by Susan 25th June 2021

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Beautiful cottage, clean, good facilities. Took our own dog gate to make the courtyard totally secure. Great location for Chatsworth House and local walks. Short downhill walk to the village facilities.

Reviewed by Janet 18th June 2021

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Lovely comfortable cottage in the centre of a quiet village close to stately homes. Lots of country walks with good views. Not suitable for dog walking though as they have to be kept on a short lead at all times as requested due to live stock on the moors and peaks

Reviewed by Jane 4th June 2021

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Cottage was sweet and had everything you needed.

Reviewed by Shelley 1st June 2021

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This is the perfect little cottage for two people and a little dog. We found the cottage very clean and welcoming. The weather was fabulous during our stay so we were able to sit out in the patio area. We have a chihuahua, so we took a gate that stretches across the gap between the partition and the wall, so we didnt need to worry about her escapinRead moreg! The location is very close to local attractions such as Chatsworth House and Curbar Edge. We loved it and we would definitely return! Hide

Reviewed by Sarah 9th May 2021

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A wonderful location and the Upper Barn offered an easy and comfortable base with just what was needed for walking and relaxing. The location offered daily walks from the door as well as accessible journeys to other destinations.

Reviewed by Stephen 3rd May 2021

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We had a lovely time here even though the weather was mixed. The accommodation was homely, well maintained, and very comfortable.

Reviewed by Frances 23rd April 2021

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Reviewed by Stephen 13th April 2021

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Reviewed by Jane 16th October 2020

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Really enjoyed our short break here and would return again . The property was very cosy and comfortable (once we had worked out how to work the heating!). Lovely spacious bedroom and bathroom. It is situated in a beautiful area , with plenty of interesting walks for us and our dog. The only minor downside for us was that the outside space is not enRead moreclosed enclosed so not safe for a dog off lead . As it was October and chilly this wasn't a problem for us but may be in warmer weather. Hide

Reviewed by Jackie 12th October 2020

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Reviewed by Richard 25th September 2020

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Fantastic location with walks available from front door. Delightful and well equipped cottage.

Reviewed by Desmond 18th September 2020

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Good peaceful location giving privacy. Small, compact and suitable for one person or a couple.

Reviewed by James 12th September 2020

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Lovely cottage, nice set up, really good location with a short walk to curbar edge, nice for walking n seeing local beauty spots, chatsworth house is very local, would recommend a visit there and the cable car heights of Abraham, good trip

Reviewed by Karen 4th September 2020

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Upper barn was perfect for us, it is compact but had everything we needed for a comfortable stay. The owners were friendly and greeted us on arrival, our puppy was made to feel very welcome

Reviewed by Sarah 31st August 2020

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Reviewed by Jonathan 28th August 2020

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Very clean, well presented cottage and the perfect size for a couple and our small dog. Great walks from the doorstep and a good location for exploring the wider area. Owners very helpful and friendly. Definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Lesley 17th August 2020

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Lovely cottage tucked away in Curbar village. Great for a walking holiday. Walking routes from the door, and easy access to rest if the Peak District.

Reviewed by Anna 17th July 2020

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Upper Barn exceeded our expectations. The bathroom is better than the photos on the site - it now has a fabulous walk-in shower. The Bridge Inn at the bottom of the hill is closed with no sign of re-opening. The Derwent Water Arms and Eyre Arms are within walking distance, but I wouldn't recommend walking back up the road in the dark because it hasRead more no footpaths. Hide

Reviewed by Rob 13th November 2019

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1 more property at this location

Lower Barn

Lower Barn

Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1

£322 - £563

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