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Tawny Cottage is an impressive 4 Bedroom Cottage Sleeps 8

People9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,453 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage within Shipley Country Park

Tawny Cottage is an immaculate holiday property built in 1890, and is set amongst woodland within a conservation area, and the award winning Shipley Country Park, with 700 acres and 20 miles of quiet paths and bridleways.

Great for couples, families or larger groups who want peace and tranquillity, and the chance to escape the bustle of life.

Offering fully refurbished accommodation with four good sized bedrooms, one with en-suite, free Wi-Fi and a patio courtyard and with a quiet bridleway, leading to wooded areas, lakes and parkland.

The cottage is also a short walk through the park to beautiful Wildlife Trust nature reserves and wooded trails. The wooded trails have a wealth of nature, and are fantastic for bird watching. With owls, woodpeckers, buzzards, dramatic scenery and acres of land with walking, horse riding and biking access. A National Cycle trail is 100M from the cottage giving access to miles of safe cycling through the surrounding countryside

Tawny Cottage is close to excellent pubs and cafes where lovely cream teas can be purchased and enjoyed.

Shipley Park has lots to do whatever the season with access for all, with play areas, cycle hire, and 2 lakes for angling and a host of events throughout the year .

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Tawny Cottage has been fully renovated to a very high standard. The Cottage consists of: Ground floor - Reception Room, TV lounge, Large Dining Room, Fully fitted kitchen with range cooker, integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher, Utility room with washing machine and a downstairs toilet. First Floor: Bedroom 1 with romantic King size Tester bed and walk in wardrobe. Bedroom 2 with King size Sleigh bed, en-suite with shower and walk in wardrobe. Bedroom 3 with double bed. Bedroom 4 with comfy bunk beds suitable for 2 adults. There is also an adult size fold out bed and baby travel cot available upon request. Large family bathroom with full size bath and shower. Garden to front and courtyard to rear. Off road parking for up to 3 vehicles.

More Details

Owner
Lesley Stevenson
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
26 April, 2018

About Lesley Stevenson

Keith and Lesley Stevenson are the proud owners of Tawny Cottage. We live locally which means we can be on hand should we be required. We have enjoyed renovating the Cottage to a very high standard. We think the quiet location of the Cottage will please holidaymakers and having Shipley Country Park just outside the front door offering 700 acres of varied landscape and 20 miles of footpaths we hope will delight our visitors.

Lesley Stevenson purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Lesley Stevenson chose Erewash District

Tawny Cottage is over 100 years old and is one of only 12 houses in Shipley Village. We fell in love with the village many years ago whilst walking in the Park. We were lucky enough to purchase the Cottage in November 2013 and have enjoyed carrying out the renovation.

What makes this cottage unique

The Cottage had stood empty for over 5 years when we purchased it. One room was querky, it could only be entered by walking out of the back door, crossing the yard and entering through a second back door. The room had been a workshop for over 70 years. The room is now part of the Kitchen.

Shipley is close to the World Heritage sites at Belper, and the Derwent Valley. Carsington Water is a short drive away, for sailing and water sports . Chatsworth, the medieval Haddon Hall, and Eyam, the plague village, can all be visited whilst staying at Tawny Cottage. Buxton renowned for its Opera House and Pavilion Gardens is a short drive away. You are also at the gateway to the dales, and the Peak District National Park, the perfect place to enjoy long walks, leisurely bike rides or horse riding in the quiet Derbyshire countryside

Guestbook comments from the owner

We all loved this house. It was very beautifully renovated and has everything here we needed - from the eldest to youngest. We were having a family birthday weekend 70 years to 2 years. It is also in a lovely position, great walks and easy access to lovely places.
Nov 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Erewash District in Derbyshire

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1453 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • Family bathroom with Bath, shower, toilet and hand basin. En-suite with shower, toilet and fitted hand basin. Downstairs toilet and hand basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , 3' Bunk bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , King size Tester Bed with drapes and walk in wardrobe.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , King size Sleigh Bed, walk in wardrobe and en suite.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , Extra single folding bed available
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • 1 bicycles
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Tawny Cottage is located in a conservation area within a quiet wooded village. Out of respect for our neighbours there is a no noise policy.

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Tawny Cottage is an impressive 4 Bedroom Cottage Sleeps 8
average rating of 5.0 based on 49 reviews
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Comfy Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We found Tawny Cottage to be perfect for our two family, long weekend stay. It’s exactly as it looks in the pictures. Beautiful location, clean, well equipment, plenty of room, ....with a brilliant country park on the door step. The children (5,7,9,9 years) loved bike riding around the park. We all enjoyed the Nutbrook Cafe - delicious lunches, cakes and ice cream. Wouldn’t hesitate in recommending Tawny Cottage - you won’t be disappointed!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful weekend at Tawny Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful Easter break at Tawny cottage, Shipley. Beautiful property, superbly presented. Lesley and Keith were very welcoming. Tea coffee and Easter cakes a very welcome surprise. Shipley country park offered plenty of walks and we enjoyed exploring the local area. I cannot recommend Tawny cottage more highly, with plenty to do in the local area.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location to enjoy the country park. The property was tastefully furnished and had more than adequate facilities for eight adults (or children) to enjoy. A big thank You to Lesley and Keith for the lovely cup cakes.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautifully renovated cottage.

  • 5 of 5

We just spent a lovely couple of days in this beautiful and tastefully renovated cottage. There was plenty of room for our two families with 5 children between us, ranging in age from 5-18. Kitchen is lovely and very well-equipped if you want to cook. Lots of thoughtful touches throughout the house from coffee, tea and milk available - to a fully decorated Christmas tree in the sitting room. Would highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Tawny Cottage - Lovely space

  • 5 of 5

Tawny Cottage certainly has plenty of rooms all of which are delightful and a good size. The cottage is lovely and has all the essentials for a comfortable stay. The cottage is down a quiet lane. Our stay was lovely and peaceful and our elder children enjoyed having there own bedroom. The country park is on your doorstep and Nottingham and Derby are a short drive away. We loved the kitchen space and adjoining dining area containing a large long dining table which could comfortably cater for a large group/family. There are 2 further comfortable rooms downstairs so no treading on each others toes here! The bedrooms are tastefully decorated. The on suite master was much appreciated by the elders in our party. All in all we had a fab stay which ticked all our boxes - Many Thanks

  • Review Submitted: 20-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful large warm cottage

  • 5 of 5

Cottage has been renovated to a very high standard. When we arrived we were met by the owners, who were very hospitable, showing us around the cottage and telling us to phone them if we were unsure about anything. Cup cakes, tea, coffee and milk were left for us.

The cottage was bigger than I expected, but still kept a cosy charm.

Thank you for a very enjoyable stay in your beautifully cottage, we will be back.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
East Midlands Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Mundy Arms, Heanor
Nearest Ferry
91 Miles
King George Dock, Hedon Road, Hull
Nearest Golf
6.2 Miles
Horsley Lodge Golf Club & Restaurant
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Langley Mill
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
M1 Junction 26
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Black Horse, Mapperley
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Swadlincote Ski & Snowboard Centre
Nearest Beach
90 Miles
Skegness
Car: necessary

Tawny Cottage is one of twelve homes which form the small village of Shipley . We are proud of our pretty recently reinstalled Village Green. Weleda have their gardens within the village which produce herbal plants for their world famous health products. Michael House School is situated within the village and is a Steiner Waldorf School. The village hall is well equiped, and is available for meetings, keep fit and also to hire for parties etc.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £300

A £50 cleaning fee will be deducted from the security deposit, unless Tawny Cottage is left in a clean and tidy condition.
Out of respect for our neighbours, there is a no noise policy in place at the cottage.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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