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Nuffies Cottage Family Cottage in Winster, Derbyshire

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sleeps 7
3 rooms
2 bathrooms

Nuffies Cottage Family Cottage description

Holiday home
This charming, semi-detached barn is situated on the owner's working beef and sheep farm, has panoramic views across the rolling countryside and is a mile and a half from Winster. It has been thoughtfully converted and manages to blend its traditional features with modern conveniences. The well-equipped and stylish kitchen is on open plan with the equally stylish and spacious dining and sitting areas, and there is a well-appointed bathroom and three large bedrooms to complete the accommodation. The family bedroom has its own en-suite shower room and one of the double rooms has lovely old cruck beams to add to the magical atmosphere of the room. This property is an ideal base for a family or group of friends to discover this fabulous region.

A conservation village, Winster is in the Peak District National Park and makes a charming base for a holiday. It has a 17th Century market house at its centre, and on the three main streets there are many three storey 18th Century houses. Winding through the village are little alleyways, known to the locals as ginnels, which are well worth exploring. Winster has many traditions, Morris Dancers, the Wakes festivities in June, and the annual Shrove Tuesday pancake race, making this sleepy little village far more vibrant and exciting than many similar sized locations. Walkers and cyclists are well placed for the Tissington Trail and The Limestone way and amenities in the village include a general store, post office and two pubs that serve local food and ales. More shops and facilities can be found in nearby Bakewell and Matlock.

The ultimate in "year-round" appeal, the Peak District offers countryside, picturesque villages and magnificent scenery. It touches upon six counties and encloses 555 square miles of open moorland, flowing rivers, and wooded dales.

Oil central heating. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, shared use of washing machine & tumble dryer in external utility room, dishwasher, TV, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, small library of books/games. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Ample off road parking. Lockable bike storage. Enclosed garden with patio area, garden furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops and pubs 1.5 miles. Note: Cottage is on a working beef/sheep farm.


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  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed garden
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
  • On a farm

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Mrs Holdway
June 2016
Peaceful, delightful and well equipped cottage with marvellous views. The cottage was absolutely spotless too. It was ideal for our family of 6 plus a one year old. A perfect location to explore the Peak District. Friendly and welcoming owners, where nothing was too much trouble. We all had a wonderful time.
Mrs Atherton
September 2015
Pleased with property, it was well appointed and comfortable. The owners were very friendly and Sykes were very helpful in finding and booking property.
September 2015
Nuffies Cottage was clean, comfortable and in a lovely location. The owners were very welcoming and helpful. We had a fantastic holiday and would recommend to our friends.
Mr Chapman
January 2016
Liked the attentiveness and friendliness of the owners and the space and high comfort standard inside the property. The access from that location to both to countryside and town. It was peaceful and tranquil but also near to the life of an active farm.
Mr Horton
April 2016
The children and grandchildren loved the cottage. The owners were lovely and the grandchildren loved playing with the supplied toys. The location suited us well and felt like coming home. We would like to return in the future.
Mrs Terry
June 2016
Peaceful location but within easy reach of so many places. The owners were so friendly and helpful.
Mrs Stinson
December 2014
Had a great welcome from the owner who made you feel at home - very helpful and kind. Would recommend this cottage. In a beautiful location.
Mr Johnson
March 2015
A lovely cottage tucked away in beautiful Derbyshire countryside. The owners are very welcoming and friendly.
Mrs Brook
October 2012
The cottage was equipped with everything you could want, it was warm and comfortable. There were some lovely touches such as a TV in the bedroom. The owners were friendly and kind, especially to our children. A fantastic cottage!
Mrs Bundy
June 2013
The farm was great and the owner very friendly and helpful. The cottage was also in an excellent location for visiting the area. Well furnished modern accommodation with plenty of heating and hot water. I would definitely recommend it to family and friends.
Ms Tom
August 2013
The owners were next door and easy to access, approachable and friendly for any questions or advice. We felt this was an excellent price charged for accommodation. The accommodation was well-equipped and we were given extra towels, toilet paper and soap so no need to shop for extra essential items. The property is in a great base location to explore Buxton/ Matlock area and was very peaceful and close to nature. This was a very different experience for the kids who thoroughly enjoyed seeing the farm animals.
Mr Young
October 2014
A lovely cottage in a great location. We had a wonderful stay and were very impressed with the accommodation and the welcome we received.
Mr Cross
May 2014
Fantastic location and excellent hosts. Thanks for a great stay.
November 2011
It was a fantastic place to stay. We went with 5 adults, one 3 year old and a baby and it was very comfortable. Stunning rooms and lovely bathrooms made the cottage. Will definitely be going again.
Mrs Gray
December 2011
We thought cottage was beautiful and of an excellent standard throughout. The owners were very friendly and helpful.
Mrs Girling-Rogers
January 2012
Beautiful setting on a working farm with lots of local walks.
Ms Ollivant
July 2012
The cottage was perfect. Everything was clean comfortable and with all mod cons of a very high quality. Could not have been better.
Miss Capper
July 2012
A quiet, comfortable place. Marvellous to be able to get warm with central heating when it was cold and wet. Very friendly owners.
Mrs Jeffery
July 2012
Lovely property in a good location. Snow at Easter unexpected but owners cleared road so we could get out the next day and the kids loved the sledging and playing in the snow anyway! Owners were very helpful, great to see cows and calves on farm too.
Ms Williams
September 2011
The cottage was perfect and the owners were so helpful and made us feel really welcome.
Mr Smith
October 2011
Nuffies Cottage was beautiful.
Miss Henry
August 2011
The owners were friendly and welcoming, especially of our children. Great location for exploring the surrounding countryside.
Mr Phillips
April 2011
Excellent holiday cottage. Owners very welcoming. Good standard throughout and would both return and recommend.
Mr Clayton
April 2011
This was undoubtedly the best cottage accommodations of many we have experienced. The setting and the friendliness and hospitality of the owners were first class. An absolutely ideal holiday!
April 2010
The cottage and location was fantastic, if somewhat remote. Our hosts were both friendly and helpful and I would like our thanks passed on to them.
Dr Marrows
May 2010
We had a great time staying on the farm and our 18 month old daughter especially loved visiting the cows and sheep every day. The owners are fantastic hosts - very welcoming and helpful. The cottage is extremely well equipped, one of the best we've stayed in.
Mr Horner
July 2010
2nd time we have stayed here and another fantastic holiday. Owner made us very welcome once again. As I put before it really is home from home. There is not one bad comment in the cottage guest book which is also full of ideas for places to go and eat. You will not be disappointed.
Mr Mrs Gorrod
April 2010
Everything was wonderful. House was spotless, had everything we needed. Beautiful bedrooms, comfortable lounge. It was ideal; homely, quiet with nice views. So much going on on the farm with lambing etc. Dad looking forward to a return visit - thanks to all!
Mrs Stannard
August 2010
Nuffies Cottage was excellent, it felt like a home not a holiday cottage. The owners were lovely people. We are all missing the farm and cottage already!
Mrs Hill
March 2011
Excellent cottage in a brilliant location - loads to do nearby and on the farm too. The owners were very friendly and helpful, and our little boy had a fantastic time looking at the owner's cows and chickens several times a day! We will definitely be back.
Mrs Dungait
August 2010
Perfect hosts; nothing to much trouble. The accommodation was a real home from home. An ideal base to see lots of beautiful places and plenty to do.
Mr Johnson
October 2009
It was a small but lovely cottage. It was immaculately clean and all the furnishings were to a very high standard. The owners of the farm were very friendly and were happy to show the children the cows being milked - which was lovely!!
Mrs Gibson
April 2009
The cottage was great, and a great base and location for good local walks.
Mrs Moll
June 2009
This cottage was ideally suited to explore Derbyshire and was well equipped and comfortable. The owners were extremely nice and it was lovely to be on a working farm - great for the children. Will definitely return and recommend to others.
Mrs Brookes
June 2009
Excellent property, very well equipped and very clean and fresh. The owner was there to greet us, and made us feel very welcome.
Mr Steadman
July 2009
A true home from home experience in tranquil surroundings and beautiful countryside, coupled with a true heatwave - perfect!!!
Mrs Holmes
August 2009
Peaceful setting and warm welcome, accommodation is first class and cottage offers much more than others for the same price. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will return again soon.
Mrs Barnard
September 2009
The cottage is in a beautiful setting with very friendly owners and you feel instantly at home. Our son loved being able to visit the animals. The cottage has very good facilities and a fresh, modern feel.
Mr Horner
October 2009
Fantastic cottage with a warm friendly welcome from the owner. It was a true home from home and can't wait to go back.
Mr Witcomb
February 2010
The accommodation and location were perfect for a relaxing holiday. The owners were very welcoming and the children were allowed to look at the cattle and milking. They even found a sledge for them to take over the fields after snow.
Mrs Ramshaw
April 2009
The friendliness of the owners was amazing. The children loved the farm and the animals. The cottage is the best we have stayed in, top class! A great location for visiting the Peak District. Definitely one of the best holidays we have had.
Mrs Taylor
December 2008
Warm, comfortable, well-equipped accommodation. Nothing complicated to work, well designed. Good position - definitely in the country but near towns and attractions. Friendly welcome.
Mr Pattison MBE
December 2008
The property far exceeded our expectations; we have stayed in much more expensive properties that have not even come close to this one. The provision of toys, games etc really added to our stay.
Mr Davies
February 2009
Fantastic location. Very helpful owners.
Ms Hall
March 2009
Helpful and friendly owner. Countryside setting. Peace and quiet. A clean and comfortable property.
Dr Quincey
November 2008
The cleanliness and comfort of the property.
Mrs Davies
November 2008
The aspect, overlooking the countryside. Warm and cosy cottage.
Miss Luke
April 2009
Staying on a working farm was absolutely amazing and the warm welcome from the owners way beyond our expectations! They really took time to show us the animals, and providing local insight into the area. The standard of the accommodation itself was superb - highly recommended, we all had a fantastic time and can't wait to visit again!
Dr Keeney
December 2008
A terrific place for 6 adults to stay, catch up on gossip and explore the Peak District.
Mrs Mercer
November 2008
It was in a beautiful location and decorated to a very high standard.
Mrs Needham
October 2008
We felt very comfortable here.
Mrs Sting
October 2008
Clean, friendly atmosphere. Could relax with no hassles.
Mr Fellows
October 2008
The accommodation was excellent. The rooms well furnished. The owners were very helpful and friendly. The farm dog and pigs were loved by our toddlers.
Mrs Sullivan
September 2008
It was great, beautiful cottage - just wish to say thank you to the owners who were so helpful and welcoming. Such a fab break!
Mr Meyerstein
August 2008
The property was truly delightful. Well appointed, in a lovely farm yard setting, pleasant views across the surrounding countryside. We would definitely go there again.
Mrs Holmes
August 2008
The cottage was lovely and the owners were very friendly. There was plenty to see in the area.
Mr Gallienne
June 2008
Great location, very friendly owner, Cottage was very nice with modern applicances and everything that could be needed
Mrs Durrant
July 2008
The cottage was by far the best we have stayed in. Our daughter who is 3 particularly enjoyed visiting the cows and pigs. The cottage was so well equipped that we needed for nothing during our stay. We felt that this property should have been graded higher than it was. We would definitely return and have already recommended it to our friends and family. Thanks for a wonderful holiday.
May 2008
Excellent family accommodation
Mr Mrs Banks
June 2008
This was a well equipped cottage, a great base to see such beautiful countryside.
Ms Cousins
June 2008
Very friendly owners, wonderful cottage in a fantastic location. Very well furnished and equipped, will go back again!
Mrs Bestwick
May 2008
Great cottage, easy to access, plenty of parking, not far from good walks, local pub short car ride. Would recommend for families couples.
Mrs Clark
May 2008
We all loved our holiday at Nuffies Cottage. Our 18mth old God-daughter loved visiting the lambs cows on the farm. The owners of this property were very friendly the welcome pack of the essentials is a fabulous idea. It was an ideal place to go for a very relaxing holiday.
Mrs Felton
April 2008
The owner made every effort to make us welcome. Nothing was too much trouble. We were able to visit all the animals on the farm at any time. We would highly recommend this cottage.
Mrs Wright
March 2008
This is the best place we have ever stayed in and even deserves a higher star rating. We wanted for nothing during the stay and the friendliness of the owner was so welcoming - the location was great for visiting so many different places. We will definitely be coming back here again and will keep an eye on availability for future breaks.
Mrs Felton
April 2008
The cottage was beautifully furnished and on arrival the owner had left the necessary so that we could have a cuppa on arrival. I would thoroughly recommend staying at Nuffies Cottage - just remember to bring your wellies if you want to visit the sheep and cattle.
December 2009
we stayed here with our two chidlren and friends with their boy. The accomodation was very comfortable - well above the 5*s given - and the proprietors very friendly - involving the children in seeing the new lambs, calves and milking. we will definitely be back!!!
Satisfied family
December 2009
As many people this year we decided to "holiday at home" and looked for accommodation for the 6 of us, 2 adults and 4 children. Trying to satisfy all our needs is always a challenge but the Peak District could not have been better. The accommodation was excellent with three very good size double bedrooms 1 with en-suite facilities and the other two sharing a bathroom. Considering we were on a working farm we were not disturbed at all by any early morning milking sessions or general farm activities. In fact this added to the interest, the owners of the farm live in the cottage opposite and were very friendly and welcoming. Two adorable Labradors greeted us every time we ventured outside to head off to one or more of the many attractions the Peak District has to offer. All in all we were not sure what to expect but all of us thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Nuffies Farm and are very likely to go back again.
Mrs Cane
July 2016
A superb cottage on a small working farm. The owners made us instantly welcome. I would highly recommend Nuffies Cottage and we will be visiting again in the future.
Mrs Goodwin
July 2016
Everything was as advertised so there were no surprises. The owners were extremely friendly and helpful.
December 2009
Im sure we have already submitted a review but again we found the property had everything we needed for an extended family stay.The standard of accomadation was first class and the owners couldnt have been more helpful.We have paid much more for properties that dont come anywhere near this standard and would certainly stay there again.
September 2014
This cottage had everything you could have wanted in a cottage, home from home. warm and cosy if cold and wet, beds were very comfortable, kitchen had all you needed in a kitchen, The owners were on hand if you needed anything and where to find it or to know anything about the area or where to visit. Wifi was an added bonus, so we could use a computer and also keep up with emails and anything else we needed to find out. Also very well maintained. It has an on suite bedroom downstairs for anyone unable to get upstairs, with 3 beds if needed. just one step to go up from parking area outside cottage if going to use the downstairs.. The cottage is a great base to stay, for many activities that in the area, whether it is cycling (cycle higher available near by), walking parts of the Peak district trail and well numbered walks., Go Ape. As well as caves, especially the Blue John caverns, National trust houses, Heights of Abraham, Alton Towers. Plenty to do for young children if it was needed because it was raining. Plenty of places to eat out in Matlock. Pennine way a little further north. lakes to walk round and visit especially lady Bower famous for the filming and practicing of the bouncing bomb. Plus many other things not even mentioned.
Jon W
August 2016
We stayed here with our 2 children (12 & 10) and my parents, and had a wonderful time. The cottage is very spacious and the kitchen well-equipped. Our girls loved the twin room with their own en-suite, and the 2 upstairs rooms were spacious and comfortable. The owners, Jill & Mick, were very friendly and made us most welcome. A great bonus is the communal washing machine and tumble dryer - there is something rather nice about coming home from holiday with all your clothes freshly washed and dried! The location (a tiny hamlet on a hill!) is perfect for exploring the Peak District. We especially recommend Dovedale, Carsington Water and the Heights of Abraham, which are all less than 30 mins away. We are already talking about returning next year!
June 2016
Wonderful cottage in a peaceful location on the edge of the Peak District. Excellent condition,very comfortable and absolutely spotless. Fabulous views of the surrounding countryside and within easy reach of many places of interest, including Chatsworth, Bakewell, the Heights of Abraham, Haddon Hall etc.
December 2009
Everything about this property was 5 star! Starting right from the directions from the owners! We received a warm welcome, and everything about the cottage was perfect! Very well equipped - even down to picnic equipment, everything you could possibly need. The owners delight in you seeing their farm and watching the milking etc, with the neighbouring farm selling free range eggs, which our children collected themselves! The views from the cottage are amazing and well within travelling distance to loads of the tourist attractions.
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