|Sleeps||2 to 20|
|Location||Somersal Herbert, Ashbourne, Derbyshire|
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The farmhouse was built in the 1860ís and retains many of the existing features such as the fireplaces and cornice in the sitting rooms and the impressive staircase. The house overlooks mature gardens with extensive lawns, a large pond to the front and the tennis court to the side. It is a superb property for larger groups of family or friends and has the benefit of a lower ground floor which houses both a full sized slate snooker table and a games room complete with table tennis table.
On the lower ground floor there is a full sized slate snooker table and a games room complete with table tennis table.
The ground floor has two large sitting rooms, each with a colour television ,one has a video, the other a DVD. Both rooms retain many original features and have fireplaces for cosy open fires in the colder months. The large kitchen also provides the dining facilities. It has a large electric range cooker which is supplemented by an Aga in the winter months (the Aga is switched off in the summer months as the kitchen becomes too hot). On this floor there is also a shower room, and one bedroom with double and single bed. There is also a utility room with a washing machine, tumble dryer, and freezer.
The split level first floor has an additional five bedrooms. The main bedroom has a four poster bed with large ensuite bathroom, which has both a bath and a separate shower. A second large double bedroom also has an ensuite bathroom, both of these double rooms have cots. The other three bedrooms consist of one double and two twins, two of these rooms have hand wash basins. There is a family bathroom and a separate shower room with toilet and basin.
The second floor provides a further two bedrooms one twin and one triple room, each of these rooms has an extra folding bed. All of the bedrooms have wonderful views over the surrounding countryside.
The Farmhouse is just a short drive ( 7 miles ) from Alton Towers with Drayton Manor Park a little further a field but with over 100 rides and an award winning zoo its well worth a visit. At Tamworth is the Snowdome with a wide range of run activities and Waterworld at Stoke-on-Trent with its thrilling water rides. Stoke-on-Trent is also the home of 'The Potteries' where you can discover how the worlds finest china is produced and buy the products at a bargain price. Alternatively take the family on a trip to Amerton Farm, on the Stafford side of Uttoxeter, besides the farm animals you will find farm shops with gifts and crafts, a garden centre a restaurant and lots more. Children will also enjoy the Blackbrook Zoological Park with its many animals and birds.
The Peak District is ideal, perfect for walking, cycling, pony trekking, rock climbing, or visiting caves. On the edge of the Peak Park is Carsington Water, providing activities such as windsurfing, sailing and fishing. Another excellent location for walking, cycling and pony trekking is the former Royal Hunting Forest of Cannock Chase, a designated ĎArea of Outstanding Natural Beautyí where Britainís largest herd of fallow deer roam free.
There are many National Trust properties in the area including Sudbury Hall in the adjacent village, others include the magnificent Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and Shugborough Hall.
|General||Open Fire/Burner, Ensuite Facilities, Central Heating, Washing Machine, Tumble Dryer, Television, Video, Garden, Parking, Bath, Shower, Microwave, Barbecue, Laundry, Smokers Accepted,|
|Famalies||Children, Cot, High Chair,|
|Great Outdoors||Walking, Climbing, Fishing, Golf, Cycling, Water Sports, Horse Riding, Winter Sports, Sailing,|
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|Attractions|| Ackers Dry Ski Slope (0.00 miles)
Coronation Room (0.00 miles)
2 Old Tarnwell (0.00 miles)
28 Killyfaddy Road (0.00 miles)
390th Bomb Group Memorial Air Museum (0.00 miles)