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Cruck Cottage

Hartington, Derbyshire, England

Cruck Cottage in Hartington, Derbyshire, England
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About Cruck Cottage

Short breaks bookings accepted these can commence on either a Monday for four nights or Friday for three nights only. E-mail
Cruck Cottage is an ideal hideaway nestling on the edge of the Dove Valley overlooking Derbyshire hills and the beautiful Wolfscote and Berresford Dales.
An ideal hide-away with stunning scenery and so quiet you can hear the cows munching grass in the fields below.The best of all worlds the rolling countryside and picture post cards views and just 2 miles from the pretty village of Hartington and central to the Peak District attractions .
Cruck cottage is seperate and in its own private grounds with a patio at the front of the cottage and parking for 2 cars at the side . The cottage overlooks a pretty water meadow with an old water pond to the front of the cottage and quaint stone walled crofts stretching out and on to the river Dove and Dove dale .
The cottage gets it name from the spectacular CRUCK beam that goes from floor to ceiling in the lounge area . The cottage is a converted 15th century barn with the fantastic oak beam interior . You enter the cottage through the small reception area into the lounge /kitchen area with all the modern facilities electric cooker, microwave , fridge. The cottage has beautiful oak floors throughout and fully central heated so always cosy and warm . The cottage has individual character .The beams and olde worlde touches add to its magic.
Cruck sleeps 4 .There are two bedrooms one on the ground floor a twin and the double bedroom is on the galley above the lounge.The shower room wash hand basin and toilet are on the ground floor. The cottage is full of comfort and character warm with efficient central heating . Among its many features are lovely wooden floors with occasional rugs , two sofas TV/CD garden /patio area and acres of spaces leading from the cottage door.
Cruck cottage is set in superb walking, climbing and cycling area with the pretty Hartington village 2 miles away. The magnificient Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall (a perfect example of medieval manor houses) close by . The market towns of Ashbourne , Bakewell (famous for its Bakewell pudding ) and spa town of Buxton bosting the Cresent and Buxton Opera house are approximately 12miles away.
Cruck is part of Wolfscote farmstead this has history dating back to the doomsday book. It is a traditional hill farm set around a nature reserve the rural landscape has many rare plants and interesting wildlife,buzzards , bats, peregrine falcon and badgers . With magestic king fishers and dippers on the river Dove that meander below the farm and on to the end of the Dove Dale . Wolfscote farm trail identifies all the habitats, point out the archeological interest, views and the good doorstep walking of Wolfscote Grange. 'walks with nothing to disturb the peace but sheep , birds and the occasional hare.'
Cruck cottage is 4 star accredited by the Tourist Board

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