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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

Kate Gray

This property is personally managed by Kate.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 26 guest ratings

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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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Reviewed by Nigel 30th August 2019

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Reviewed by Diane 23rd August 2019

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We had an excellent stay at Upper Barn Cunbar. The property was perfect and very quiet for a good night's sleep. It was lovley to have the opportunity to eat outside and make the most of the countryside.

Reviewed by Donna 5th August 2019

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Perfect cottage for a couple, Upper Barn has a fantastic view of Curbar Edge from the window at the top of the stairs. The cottage was well set out, well equiped, has secure parking and the outside seating area is a glorious suntrap in the evening. You can choose to either walk or drive into the village, but be aware of a steep return up the hill iRead moref walking. Great location for both walking and visitor attractions. Hide

Reviewed by Karen 26th July 2019

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The location of this cottage is perfect for exploring this part of Derbyshire . It is placed in a quiet and delightful village. Very dog friendly as the condition of the furniture and carpets reflect.

Reviewed by Caroline 12th July 2019

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Perfect place to stay for all the attractions local eg Chats worth House 3miles down the road Abraham heights and tram museum 30minutes drive. The cottage had everything you needed and secure parking would thoroughly recommend for a holiday.

Reviewed by Lin 5th July 2019

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Great location, very close to Curbar Edge. Theres a pub nearby which serves really nice food. Plenty of parking space. Theres a roof window in the bedroom so it can be noisy on a rainy day or you could be woke up by the birds outside!

Reviewed by A 28th June 2019

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Reviewed by Martin 21st June 2019

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Reviewed by Edward 31st May 2019

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Very quiet location,tucked away in a small village.It has very good parking and if you are fit a 10 minute walk to the nearest pub the bridge inn.Its a 5 minute drive to a very good pub the Devonshire arms witch serves good pub grub.

Reviewed by Anne 10th May 2019

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Very comfortable and quiet even though its an attached property.

Reviewed by Emma 19th April 2019

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Reviewed by Roger 25th March 2019

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This is a fantastic little cottage in absolutely gorgeous surroundings. The village of Curbar is beautifully presented and the surrounding area offers any number of walks, from the magnificent Curbar Edge to delightful river walks. Local pubs and cafe's were very friendly and welcoming. The cottage owners were helpful and made lots of effort to makRead moree us feel welcome. Hide

Reviewed by Alison 16th March 2019

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Perfect location for exploring this part of the Peak District. Comfortable cosy cottage

Reviewed by Kira 2nd March 2019

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Cosy cottage for 2, Great village location with lovely dog walks on the door step. Enjoyed our meal at the village pub, but be aware walk home is very much UP hill!! Fab, friendly fish n' chips in Stoney Middleton, even threw in a sausage for our dog :)

Reviewed by Iain 24th February 2019

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A very cosy, comfortable cottage in a great location with easy access to great walking from the doorstep.

Reviewed by Ulsbold 31st December 2018

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Reviewed by Leslie 30th November 2018

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Comfy and very cosy. Ideal for a relaxing break.

Reviewed by Amanda 17th November 2018

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Upper barn curbar is in the perfect location for walking, climbing and site seeing. Right on the doorstep of Chatsworth and Bakewell. Literally a few minutes walk to curbar and baslow edge and not that far from froggat edge and birchen edge, and stoney Middleton for the climbers. Great for fell runners. Not much need to drive too far if you didn't Read morewant too. The Bridge Inn at the bottom of Curbar Lane do delicious tappas dishes and not too bad on price or the Eyre Arms for pub grub. Hide

Reviewed by Jayne 14th November 2018

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We had a lovely time at Upper Barn, it had all of the necessities we could ask for and we were happy to enjoy a cuppa once we'd arrived and glad of the heating being on. The cottage is a lovely little place to spend a few days, plenty of space for a large dog (we had a greyhound with us) as well as us. All the rooms were clean and the heating workeRead mored brilliantly. We were also happy with the wide selection of information and leaflets for things to do in the Peak District. Hide

Reviewed by Cindy 26th October 2018

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Reviewed by Micheal 19th October 2018

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Reviewed by Christine 4th October 2018

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Reviewed by Julie 22nd September 2018

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Nice location within small village but on the edge of walks to Chatsworth and up onto Curbar edge, pub, cafe and Spar shop (5 min drive) so ideal with our dog. Been fairly central within the Peaks easy to drive out to all the popular areas. Very quiet location, off road parking and comfortable enough for a weeks stay.

Reviewed by Gordon 31st August 2018

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Lower Barn

Lower Barn

Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1

£322 - £528

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