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    Type Self Catering
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    Units 3
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    Sleeps 2 - 14
  • £260 - £950 per week

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Where organic farming meets folk art painting. The Old Wash House *new for 2017* or little Beechenhill Cottage sleep 2. Lovely, warm wheelchair access Cottage by the Pond sleeps 6.

Beechenhill Farm is at the heart of the beautiful White Peak in the Peak District National Park, beside the spectacular Dovedale Gorge and above the pretty village of Ilam.

If you want a romantic cottage for two we can accommodate you in either Beechenhill Cottage or *new for 2017* The Old Wash House.  Or if there are more of you, you can stay in our spacious comfortable cottage for six, a wheelchair accessible cottage the Cottage by the Pond.  Alternatively, book the whole farm for a reunion or family get together of up to 12 people.

We're passionate about our place and enabling you to enjoy it. We have a Swedish style hot tub and wood fired barrel sauna (available at extra cost), electric bikes and miles of walks from the door.

Available Extras

  • Folk Painting

    Prices for the Folk Art Workshops start at £30pp for a part day course or £55pp for a full day course.

  • Hot Tub

    Swedish wood fired hot tub and heated cave

  • Sauna

    Wood fired barrel sauna & outside hot shower

  • Electric Bikes

    Electrically assisted pedalling allows you to explore the lanes and byways of the White Peak. The bikes have a range of 20-30 miles. Set off for the day and rest up, chill out or eat at any of the charging points. There are lots of places en-route where you can have a meal, a drink, a picnic or just a pause. Price is for half day hire

  • Grass Sledging

    Race down our slopes! We have 2 Grass sledges complete with safety helmets, lots of fun for the entire family. Free for our guests

Ratings

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    The Old Wash House
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    Sleeps 2
  • £260 - £530 per week
  • King size canopied bed
  • The Old Wash House Bathroom
  • Wood fired Hot tub available at extra cost
  • If you ask nicely they will wash your ears
  • Wood fired barrel sauna available at extra cost
  • Penny & Elvis our lovely pygmy goats
  • Birds eye view

New for 2017 our lovely cottage for two people situated in the guest wing of our traditional limestone farmhouse. There may be a second room for two available by arrangement, please ask.

There are walks in every direction from the door, and only a few steps to the wooden barrel sauna, Swedish style hot tub and heated cave (availalble at extra cost). There is free wifi if you need it. Change over days are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

The Old Wash House is special! It can be booked on its own and also in conjunction with our other cottages at Beechenhill Farm.
From March to November its changeover days are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays so we offer three day weekends and two day and four week day breaks, as well as weeks, 10 days and more. It is a supremely flexible cottage.
From November to March breaks are completely flexible with a two nights minimum.
For two people or by special arrangement it may be possible to have an extra en-suite bedroom for two in addition.

You have a small entrance hall with hanging space for coats, a cosy sitting room with log stove, books (and a big flat telly if you need it). This leads to a warm and spacious kitchen-dining room.

The light and comfortable kitchen dining room, with its glass roof used to be the old barrel ceilinged wash house with an old copper for heating the water. Now it has a small, simple but well equipped kitchen and a big table where you can relax and watch the cows go to and fro to milking.

The back door, leads up old stone steps to a tiny patio area with garden furniture, but, of course you can also enjoy the big country garden at the front of the house too.

Our first two guests wanted to buy the mattress! All our beds have beautifully laundered Egyptian cotton linen with quilts (or blankets if you prefer), so you can over-sleep in comfort. We are a bit fussy about pillows when we go away, so have provided several different types from which you can choose from.

From the simply decorated en-suite bedroom you can gaze at wonderful views south over our lovely garden, and organic farm with grazing cows and sheep.

Up above, the rooms are insulated with thick layers of sheep wool- actually from the sheep next door! So, with the wonderful heating from our wood pellet biomass boiler, whatever the weather you will be toasty warm (if you want to be, you do control the radiator!)

 

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    Beechenhill Cottage
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    Sleeps 2
  • £260 - £530 per week
  • Beechenhill Cottage
  • Beechenhill Cottage
  • King size canopied bed
  • Beechenhill country garden full of hidden corners
  • Swedish style, wood-fired hot tub at Beechenhill Farm
  • Birds eye view

Little romantic cottage for two. This warm, cosy cottage is a tranquil hideaway for two with one bedroom (canopied king-size bed, old polished pine furniture and shutters), one bathroom and a mural ceiling. Tucked away in a walled garden, you can’t see another house from here.  There are walks in every direction from the door, and only a few steps to the wooden barrel sauna, Swedish style hot tub and heated cave (availalble at extra cost).  There is free wifi if you need it.  Change over days Mondays and Fridays

Rating:
4 star
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    Cottage by The Pond
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    Sleeps 6
  • £270 - £950 per week
  • Kitchen
  • main bathroom adapted for easy use by wheel chair users
  • Beds can be super king or 2 singles
  • Bed can be super king or 2 singles
  • electric profiling bed
  • electric profile bed
  • second bathroom
  • bed can be king size or 2 singles
  • Birds eye view

Wheelchair access cottage for six on organic dairy farm. The large, spacious, warm cottage has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with access for all, including those with wheelchairs. All accommodation is ground floor and level except one bedroom nestled in the rafters. The large bathroom has a flat floor shower and accessible WC.

All of our Peak District self catering cottages have log burners, radios, DVD players.

Also available for extra cost are wood fired Swedish Hot tub with heated cave and a wood fired barrel sauna ,

garden chess, electric bikes,and  a farm trail for our organic farm also availalble.

Rating:
4 star
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Additional Directions Information

Car arrival: Take the A515 north from Ashbourne to Buxton. After 1 mile turn left (' Ilam Thorpe Dovedale'). Continue for 5 miles to Ilam T junction, turn right and continue for 1 mile up a steep hill. When hill levels out, Beechenhill Farm is on the left.

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