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Beechenhill Farm Cottages

Type:Self-catering

Beechenhill Farm
Ilam
Ashbourne
Derbyshire
DE6 2BD
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Number of Rooms / Units
3
Room / Unit TypeCapacityRoom / Unit Tariff*Notes
Beechenhill Cot2from £360.00 to £530.00 per unit per weekThis is a romantic hide-away for two people, on our organic dairy farm in the Peak District. You can really relax here, you don't even have to cook! Available from the farm house is a range of delicious local ready meals and traditional puds as well as a scrummy take-away breakfast to start your day!
Cottage by Pond6from £450.00 to £950.00 per unit per weekThis is a fully wheel chair accessible cottage, comfortable and spacious where you can really relax and enjoy stunning views over our organic dairy farm. You don't even have to cook! Available from the farmhouse is a range of delicious local ready meals and traditional puds as well as scrummy take-away breakfasts to start your day.
Old Wash House4from £360.00 to £530.00 per unit per weekA 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. 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. Through the Old Wash House Door 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. King size bed in The Old Wash House Really Comfortable Bed 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, including memory foam pillows

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Awards

  • Derbyshire AwardsPeak District Environmental Quality Mark Peak District Environmental Quality Mark 2019
  • Green TourismGreen Tourism Gold Award Green Tourism Gold Award 2019
  • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2020
  • Trip Advisor AwardsTrip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Staffordshire AwardsEnjoy Staffordshire Tourism & Good Food Awards 2019 -  Bronze Award Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism & Good Food Awards 2019 - Bronze Award 2019

Facilities

Other

  • Electric car charging point

Accessibility

  • Accessibility - hearing 1
  • Assisted wheelchair users
  • Disabled facilities
  • Elderly and less mobile

Booking & Payment Details

  • Travel agent bookings
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted

Catering

  • Barbecue
  • Breakfast available - A cooked traditional farm house breakfast with our Porrdige made using our Organic milk can be provided by prior arrangement. We can also supply the ingredients so guests can cook themselves.
  • Evening meals - We have a selection of frozen locally made ready meals availalble

Children

  • Children welcome - Children welcome from any age
  • Children's outdoor play area
  • Cots available
  • High chairs available

Cooking Facilities

  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave cooker
  • Oven

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating
  • Real log/coal fires

Laundry Facilities

  • Drying facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Washing machine

Leisure Facilities

  • Free WIFI
  • Games room onsite
  • Sauna onsite
  • Secure cycle storage
  • Spa Facilities

Linen & Bedding

  • Linen provided

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Conference facilities

Parking

  • Car Charging
  • Free Parking
  • Private parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs/pets NOT accepted - Service dogs are very welcome!
  • Non-smoking property
  • WiFi or internet access

Room/Unit Facilities

  • Bath - In Cottage by the Pond (for 6) and Beechenhill Cottage (for 2)
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Ground floor bedroom - In Cottage by the Pond (sleeps 6) and Beechenhill Cottage (sleeps 2)
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub - Swedish wood fired hot tub with heated cave available to hire at extra cost
  • King-sized bed
  • Radio
  • Scenic view
  • Shower
  • Television

Site Features

  • Building of historical interest
  • Garden
  • Working farm

Property Facilities: Beechenhill Cot

  • Dogs/pets NOT accepted
  • WiFi or internet access
  • Cots available
  • High chairs available
  • Bath
  • DVD player
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub - Swedish wood fired hot tub with heated romantic cave, available to hire at extra cost
  • King-sized bed
  • Radio
  • Scenic view
  • Shower
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave cooker
  • Laundry facilities
  • Linen provided
  • Elderly and less mobile

Property Facilities: Cottage by Pond

  • Dogs/pets NOT accepted
  • WiFi or internet access
  • Cots available
  • High chairs available
  • Bath
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub - Swedish wood fired Hot tub & Heated cave Available at extra cost
  • King-sized bed
  • Radio
  • Scenic view
  • Shower
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave cooker
  • Drying facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Washing machine
  • Linen provided
  • Assisted wheelchair users - We have lots of mobility equipment available to hire: -Hoist -Wheel Chair -Profile Beds -Recliner Chairs -Shower Chair -Comode
  • Disabled facilities - We have lots of mobility equipment available to hire: -Hoist -Wheel Chair -Profile Beds -Recliner Chairs -Shower Chair -Comode
  • Elderly and less mobile - We have lots of mobility equipment available to hire: -Hoist -Wheel Chair -Profile Beds -Recliner Chairs -Shower Chair -Comode
  • Part-time wheelchair users - We have lots of mobility equipment available to hire: -Hoist -Wheel Chair -Profile Beds -Recliner Chairs -Shower Chair -Comode

Property Facilities: Old Wash House

  • Dogs/pets NOT accepted
  • WiFi or internet access
  • Cots available
  • High chairs available
  • DVD player
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub - Swedish wood fired hot tub with heated romantic cave, available to hire at extra cost
  • King-sized bed
  • Radio
  • Scenic view
  • Shower
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave cooker
  • Laundry facilities
  • Linen provided

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • GreenLeader Platinum
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Excellent
    288
  • Very Good
    8
  • Average
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Terrible
    0

Recent Reviews:

  • ForestFanNick
    Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Clucking brilliant
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 9th September 2019
    My pre wife and I stayed for a long weekend at the start of september. We arrived on the friday, and loved it so much we decided to marry the following day! Alex, Rob and family are fantastic hosts... Read full review
  • Charlotte B
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Wedding weekend
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 9th September 2019
    What a fabulous weekend we had at Beechenhill for our wedding. Alex, Rob, and family are fantastic hosts, they cannot do enough for you and the little personal touches make it truly feel like a home... Read full review
  • lisabN741CD
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Fantastic
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 3rd November 2019
    My sister rented the cottage for 5 days couldn’t fault it! Lovely place to stay, very clean,beautiful views, even a cake in the kitchen on arrival which was a lovely added bonus! Wonderful stay would... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Take the A515, north from Ashbourne towards Buxton, after 1 mile turn left (signposted 'Ilam Thorpe Dovedale'). Continue 5 miles to Ilam, at the Monument junction turn right, continue 1 mile up steep hill. When hill levels out on top, Beechenhill Farm is first on left. The farm name is in the stone wall.

If you are using a Sat Nav put in 'Ilam Moor Lane'.

If you use our postcode DE62BD, it stretches for about a mile, so when your Sat Nav tells you that you have reached your destination (there is a sign on the right) keep going for another half a mile and we are the next farm drive on the left (if you are travelling in a northerly direction).

Public Transport Directions

Although public transport is very limited and a car is fairly essential, we can arrange to collect you from Ashbourne bus station (7 miles).  The nearest main line railway station is in Derby (18 miles). 

Staffordshire Moorlands Connect is a local bus service covering the area between Flash, Hartington, Longnor, Waterhouses, Warslow and Leek. You can order the bus by telephone: 01335 342951

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