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Wheeldon Trees Farm Holiday Cottages
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Set in a peaceful and secluded location close to Buxton and Bakewell, the property occupies 12 acres of pastureland – a stunning position in one of the Peak District’s most breathtaking valleys. Eight cottages, previously converted from an imposing 18th Century barn and hayloft, have recently been completely refurbished with great attention to detail. Newly completed Sheldon Cottage has single-floor accommodation, is wheelchair accessible and is designed to meet M2 mobility impairment standards.
Combining traditional character with modern building standards, the weathered limestone walls conceal the latest in green technology – hot water and central heating from ground source heat pumps. Deborah and Martin Hofman, Wheeldon Trees Farm’s new owners are proud of their Peak District Environmental Quality Mark and Green Tourism Business Scheme ‘silver’ accreditation.
Take advantage of the natural beauty and all the activities that the Peak District has to offer while enjoying a high standard of comfort. Deborah and Martin have installed under-floor heating, contemporary bathroom fittings and beds with pocket sprung mattresses and memory foam toppers. The open-plan living areas with sumptuous leather furniture, flat-screen TVs, DVD, video and CD players with i-pod docking are complemented by kitchens with all the cooking equipment you might want. Most cottages have individual patios with garden furniture and stunning views over dramatic Parkhouse Hill and the distant moors.
‘The Long Room’, created from an old agricultural store, includes a pool table, table football, board games and a wide selection of books, videos & DVDs. Guests can prepare a meal together in the communal kitchen, enjoy home cooked gourmet dishes from the freezer or make use of excellent local caterers. Breakfast boxes are also available - with delicious local produce including fresh eggs from The Spice Girls, The Sugarbabes, The Cheeky Girls' and Amy Winehouse, Deborah’s own free-range hens.
Wheeldon Trees Farm is perfect for couples, families and large or small groups seeking lazy summer strolls or bracing winter walks – children and dogs are very welcome.