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The Croft

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Little Bolehill near Wirksworth
Grade 3 Star rating
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A unique studio property with stunning views from the elevated balcony.

This rural retreat for two is down a quiet country lane and offers an architect - designed barn conversion with stunning views from the balcony onto the quaint town of Wirksworth in the Ecclesbourne Valley. A cosy studio , this conversion has a wood burning stove and under floor heating. Twenty minutes walk takes you into Wirksworth for shops, restaurants and take aways. Five minutes walk up the hill offers a friendly local pub serving home cooked food.
The Croft is a 300 year old former cow house and barn, now saved from collapse by the previous owner and renewed as a comfy holiday home. The property is on two floors; downstairs a dining kitchen and well appointed shower room, and upstairs a living area with a wood burning stove and double futon bed/ sofa. Perhaps its most interesting feature is the galvanised steel quadrant- shaped balcony, where guests can sit and have an alfresco drink whilst watching the sun go down, sitting at the bistro style table and chairs. The Croft is situated along a secluded, quiet country lane cul de sac. It has its own private parking space and is totally separate from the owner’s house which is nearby. There is a wonderful variety of wildlife here and at dusk tawny owls are often seen, along with badgers and foxes.

Ground Floor: Property has under floor and oil filled radiators and comprises:
Kitchen/Diner: With table and chairs, electric halogen rings, combination microwave oven and fridge with ice box.
Shower Room: With WC, wash basin, shower and shaver point.
Spiral wooden staircase leads to.....

First Floor: Studio Lounge/Bedroom Area: With futon/sofa bed, flat screen TV, DVD, wood burning stove, free view and radio/CD player

All fuel, power, bed linen and towels included. One well behaved dog welcome. First bag of logs and sticks included, further available from owner at £5 per bag.Parking bay for 1 car. Use of balcony with table two chairs and barbecue.

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  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Free PetsFree Pets
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
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Customer Comments

  • 7

    Confirmed guest, 01/04/2016
    Very charming and well equipped for its size with good 'green' credentials and in a beautiful location with several good walks from the door plus maps and guide books etc. We absolutely loved Wirksworth as it had everything you needed and was delightfully quirky with some good local restaurants. We visited for last minute, short break quite early in the season and though the work surfaces and important areas were clean there was a lot of dust on the windowsills and blinds and a number of cobwebs which I hope get removed before the busy summer period. The futon sofa bed was comfortable enough but rather stained and we were rather surprised that no mattress cover was provided as it was most definitely needed. We struggled to get any real heat out of the log burner and had to resort to the oil filled radiator one evening. Given the quality of the architecture I am sure the owners could have found a better quality table (a round one would have worked well) and a couple of more upright wooden dining chairs. It would also have been useful to have a shallow frying pan available for omelettes/pancakes etc rather than just a saute pan.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 14/12/2015
    Nice little cow shed conversion tucked down a narrow lane. Everything we needed for a short relaxing break before the mayhem of Xmas! Polite owners, nice welcome gift of bread & wine on arrival. Would stay again.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 05/11/2015
    Lovely little place. Peaceful and cosy.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 17/07/2015
    We had a very relaxing and enjoyable week in this lovely place.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 18/09/2015
    Although The Croft was small it was designed very well with all the comforts of a normal size cottage. It was in a beautiful location and the balcony a definite asset. It was also a short walk to Wirksworth, so all in all, we had a lovely time, the only reason we would not stay there again, is because it was not the sort of accommodation we normally stay in, but this is no reflection on the property.

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