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Spout Barn Pet-Friendly Cottage in Shottle, Derbyshire

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sleeps 2
1 room
1 bathroom

Spout Barn Pet-Friendly Cottage description

Holiday home
Located just four miles from Wirksworth, the property makes the perfect base for exploring the beautiful Peak District. There is a king-size bed in the large master bedroom, which is beautifully decorated and furnished and its own en-suite. The living area downstairs is cosy and welcoming, and the cutting-edge design of the kitchen shows that the owner has successfully married "Olde Worlde" charm with up to the minute convenience and comfort. There are many relaxing leisure opportunities on your doorstep here, including beautiful walks, nearby Wirksworth is full of great shops, pubs and restaurants, and Matlock offers unusual attractions such as the Heights of Abraham with its beautiful water gardens. Enjoy this romantic getaway at any time of year.

There are many places of architectural interest near to Wirksworth in the Peak District. Leave the town and explore the natural beauty of Carsington Water and the High Peak Trail, both of which are close by. Outdoor sports enthusiasts will love the walking, rock climbing and cycling opportunities available in this beautiful part of the National Park. Arts and culture lovers will love the great mix of performers at the annual Arts Festival. Venture a little further afield and visit historical properties such as Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and Shottle Hall. Visit the spectacular restored Ecclesbourne Railway and Gulliver's Kingdom, or the Derwent Valley Mills Heritage Site in nearby Cromford for a unique day out. There are so many opportunities for a relaxing break in this beautiful location.

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 and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, DVD player, radio, CD player. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair available. Off road parking for two cars. Front patio with garden furniture and BBQ. Rear garden with lawned area. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops and pubs 1.5 miles.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine

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Mrs Marriott
May 2014
Well equipped clean cottage in a beautiful peaceful spot. Great that it was a high standard but still dog friendly. Loved the dish washer, didn't use the washing machine but great to have the option.
Mrs Black Ford
July 2014
The accomodation was excellent and the views were stunning. An excellent base for nearby attractions. We had a wonderful week and the owner was very welcoming. Would definitely return.
Miss Price
January 2014
It was a lovely modern cottage 'away from it all' that allowed us to have a lovely relaxing weekend with the dog.
Dr Eversfield
May 2013
We liked the peace and quiet, and the absolute comfort and cosiness of the property.
Mrs Martin
September 2013
Lovely 'get away from it all' cottage. Ideally situated for country walks.
Mr Stanton
March 2013
We like the location and the quirky interior.
Miss Pope
January 2013
The barn was very well presented, located in a nice peaceful area but not too far from villages and shops and plenty of places to walk with your dog. If you want a quiet getaway this is definitely a place to consider. I had a lovely visit.
Mrs Watts
October 2012
The cottage was perfect for what we needed and it was very cosy. It was situated in a perfect location away from main towns but convenient enough to get to places very easily.
Mr Richardson
August 2012
Peace and quiet. Modern decor in a remote location. A small property but with a great feeling of light and space. Great place for a weekend close to the Peak District!
July 2012
Allowing the cat to stay with us was great!
Miss Tagg
July 2012
The cottage was well presented and cosy. We liked the modern finish. It is in a great location for places to eat.
Mrs Davis
July 2012
We received a wonderful welcome from the owners. The property is in a good countryside location and has modern tasteful decoration as well as being comfortable and cosy. We slept wonderfully in the round bed. We were lucky enough to enjoy sunshine and take advantage of the garden! Ideally located for easy access to the Peak District.
Mr Blair
October 2011
Relaxing, cozy, friendly, terrific bed and good value.
Miss Green
July 2012
With us living and working in the city of Inverness, we found this a great place to escape for peace! Having family just down the road made it so much better.
Miss Kent
July 2012
I loved every part of the holiday! It was out of the way, on top of a mountain such a beautiful green view could see for miles. The cottage looked so cute on the outside with the stable door and table with chairs, then you walk in and the decor is so modern but cosy at the same time. Everything you could possibly need - WiFi and TV with DVD player was a big factor for us, but the heated flooring made it so comfortable as it was a rainy week. Everything was within a half hour radius: Bakewell, Derby etc plus the owners are easily contactable - I found them very friendly. Overall - a couples holiday in peace and quiet with everything you need - I have recommended it to friends and family and many have already book for the future - including my partner and I for next year. Many thanks.
Miss Pike
March 2011
Spout Barn is beautifully furnished, absolutely perfect for a couple enjoying a few days away. Nicely tucked away amongst lovely countryside. We would definitely love to stay again!
Mrs Burton
April 2011
The location was beautiful, wonderful scenery. The whole experience was extremely relaxing without any interruptions.
Mr Handley
January 2011
Probably the best place we've ever stayed! We felt so comfortable and relaxed. Didn't want to leave but most defiantly will be going back, Thank you.
Mr O'Neill
June 2010
The rural setting was very nice. The accommodation was very good and there were plenty of places to visit.
Mr Garratt
September 2010
The location of the cottage was superb - like living in the clouds. Views from windows absolutely fantastic. Cottage was spotless and decor modern and very clean looking. Kitchen marvellous (wish it was mine). Bed very comfy. All in all a perfect holiday cottage owned by a lovely lady.
Mrs Bigg
July 2010
Perfect cottage in a perfect location, really friendly owner.
Mr Maybury
April 2010
We cant fault the property it was very well appointed with everything we needed. Everything was excellent quality and clean and tidy. We enjoyed our break and will go again as soon as possible.
Miss Jakeman
December 2009
I enjoyed the relaxed environment. It has been finished to a very high standard, a modern property that still feels comfortable and homely. My partner couldn't have wished for a nicer place to celebrate his birthday. We liked everything about this holiday
Mrs Smith
January 2010
Perfect spot for our quiet Christmas getaway, had everything we needed and the owner kindly provided a leaving gift for us on arrival!
Mr Drew
November 2009
Booking the cottage was easy, stress free and good value. Also, it was as described on the website. The area was perfect and we had a fantastic time.
Mrs Clinton
September 2009
We really liked this property.It had everything that we needed and made our stay very pleasant.
Mr Hubert
October 2009
Excellent area, beautiful scenery, very quiet, yet only 5 mins from Wirksworth. A brilliant holiday in a lovely converted barn in a great part of the country.
Mrs Serpini
October 2009
Beautiful rural location, very quiet and peaceful, yet only a couple of miles by car from the nearest town. A great spot for seeing the Peak District. Cottage conversion was very cleverly done, modern yet homely, everything we needed.
Mr Garcia
September 2009
Absolutely fab accommodation, very friendly owner. Overall, this is a beautiful area, with fabulous views. The cottage is brilliant.
Mrs Dhariwal
May 2009
Located in a quiet part of the Peak District. Within easy reach of local National Trust and English Heritage properties. Cottage was modernly decorated and if the weather was not good, you could do plenty indoors, very comfortable surroundings and furnishings to lounge on!
Dr Izzard
June 2009
Good location. Pet friendly.
Mr Nevins
April 2009
Fantastic location. The barn conversion has been very well done.
Mr Palmer
October 2008
Very rural location. Quiet and peaceful. Ideal for relaxing.
Mrs Nye
September 2008
Spout Barn is in a lovely area and brilliant for walking. We had a great holiday.
Mr Dunger
July 2009
The property had been finished to a very high standard.The location was very quiet ideal for a get away from it all break.
Rebecca H
November 2015
We have had a great stay here, it's clean and cosy, in a good location, lots of nice walks and a great bed! Definitely recommend
Richandbecky H
November 2015
We have thoroughly enjoyed out stay in spout barn. It's clean, warm, modern and has everything you need. The bathroom is amazing, lots of walks on the doorstep and it's so quiet. We had our little dog and she enjoyed it too. The bed is so big and comfortable. We would recommend and we would return.
John M
July 2015
Lovely quirky barn conversion, but very isolated. No local walks and no amenities without using the car. Good position with access to Belper, Ashbourne and Chatsworth. Some cracking pubs not far away with good food and good prices. There were one or two issues with the cottage and I left a list, it was all constructive stuff.
December 2013
We had a lovely holiday visiting many local places of interest. The cottage was rural but well situated in an out of the way spot. Our dog enjoyed the local alport heritage site for his daily walks.
March 2014
We stayed here in May as a couple plus dog! This cottage is absolutely beautiful, immaculately clean and full of great little touches and all the mod cons you'd ever need. The huge round bed was very comfortable, the views over the fields were amazing and the garden out back was lovely. We had a great few days here and would thoroughly recommend it! Short drive to village supplies and great position for loads of lovely walks (and walking guides provided too!) Very friendly owner, we hope to return soon.
February 2013
We really liked this cottage. It had all the amenities you would want in a holiday cottage, with great views towards Derby - lovely twinkling lights at night. Pity about the fog though - we only saw the views occasionally through breaks in the rain and fog! Lovely and cosy inside, and dog friendly too - perfect for us.
October 2013
Lovely cottage with everything that was needed for a short break with the dogs along.
March 2012
A fabulous cosy cottage! On arrival Christmas Eve in the dark I was wondering what I was doing in the middle of nowhere escaping family and friends. However the cottage was gently lit within, the heating was on and a touch of Christmas in cute little decorations welcomed me. This little place put a smile on my face, it was a real home from home and forced me to properly relax, I will return.
December 2009
super accomodation with everything we needed. max the dog was very friendly and going down to feed the horses each morning was very pleasent.
November 2010
The only thing we feel could be bettered about this let is the instructions for finding the cottage as it is so far out of Shottle that we had to stop several times to ask our way. Apart from the above the cottage was out of this world. It is newly refurbished and excellently done. The Kichen area left nothing to be desired it was perfect. There is all the equipment you could possibly need. The Sitting area is nice and comfortable with the T.V and D.V.D. and the owners keep it nice and warm.and spotlessly clean. The bedroom is huge with en.suite bathroom and toilet all very modern.The bed is very unusual being round but is lovely and wide and very comfy.I loved this room because you could look out over the valley towards Wales.( I forgot to mention you are so high up it's like living in the clouds.) The view at night with all the lights for miles around is wonderfull and during the day if it is clear you can see so many ranges of hills I think you must be able to see Wales. Fantstic Cottage and a lovely peaceful holiday. The surrounding area is very good for walking and is beautiful countryside. Thank you very much.
December 2009
Fantastic place!!! In the middle of no-where, fantastic views from the front and the back of rolling hills and forests with wildlife in abundance. Yet, it was only a 5 min drive from Wirksworth and 15 mins from Matlock, a great destination to explore the Peak District. Sykes were good and professional however tthere directs are rubbish but on the plus side if you got a sat-nav it'll take yuo straight to the doorstep. The owner was lovely, left us alone to get on with our holiday but was always around if we needed her and such a BIG friendly dog to welcome you back ever evening!!! Her directions were much better. Thank you for a lovely holiday!!! The Barn is beautifly converted if a little quirky. A fully equiped galley kitchen, I cooked a roast dinner with it! Lounge is spacious with a flat screen TV/DVD combo and has underfloor heating underneath black slate tiles, Georgeous!!! A round yes you read right! A round kingsize double bed with a bathroom upstairs. I loved this place and it was a great price too.
Mrs Forrester-addie
November 2014
The location was excellent and the cottage was very warm and cosy. We had a lovely time in spite of poor weather. We were able to enjoy long walks with the dog and loved Dovedale in particular.
Mr Brown
October 2014
Such a cosy place to stay. My partner and I had a great time in Alton Towers and it was lovely to come back to the barn an unwind. Would highly recommend this beautiful retreat, and looking forward to staying here again.
Ms Jane
March 2015
Everything was absolutely lovely. The Barn itself is excellent for a holiday with everything you need and plenty of info for those who don't know the area. I am hoping to visit again.
Mr Whiting
April 2016
A delightful cottage with a very thoughtfully planned out design. We loved everything about it.
Mrs Wright
May 2016
It was very relaxing with everything we could possibly want. Loved it.
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