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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 and 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
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
29 May, 2017

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 Derbyshire

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 Ilkeston in Erewash District

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1453 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
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.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)

Tawny Cottage is an impressive 4 Bedroom Cottage Sleeps 8
average rating of 5.0 based on 31 reviews
5

Tawney Cottage, Shipley

  • 5 of 5

A lovely weekend spent with friends. The cottage was large and comfortable, next to the cycleway through Shipley Country Park. Everything was supplied even some welcome cupcakes.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing , relaxing place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Tawny Cottage was amazing. I would always recommend and can't wait to book next time we are in the area. The cottage has everything you need, it has been lovingly been restored to a very high standard. A lot of time and thought has gone in ensuring you have what you need for your stay. Thank you again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Cottage was of an exceptional standard

  • 5 of 5

Our family stay of 3 generations thoroughly enjoyed their stay. The cottage was clean, comfortable and warm. The cup cakes were a welcoming nice touch - thank you

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely family Christmas

  • 5 of 5

Very well presented comfortable house, friendly and helpful hosts. Great location, quiet ideal for country walks and family gatherings. Would recommend without hesitation.

Peter Maries

  • Review Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful cottage, well appointed and spotlessly clean

  • 5 of 5

New Year celebrations with family and friends, we had a wonderful time, there was plenty of room for the children to play and adults to relax! Great out door activities on the doorstep, a great time was had by all! Lesley and Keith were very welcoming and explained all the facilities on our arrival, thank you for the Fizz, happy new year. I can certainly recommend this property. Goodwin and Leese families.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fabulous getaway

  • 5 of 5

We arrived in a bit of a rush as there were a few parties arriving separately but Lesley and her husband were very good and easy going about it.

The house was immaculate and all the little things you would need were ready and waiting. I will never underestimate the importance of tin foil and all of those things were avaliable!

The beds were comfy and warm and the house was beautiful.

I would recommend this property to anyone (just don't do what we did and neglect to look in the draws for the oven gloves and have to ask, you may seem a bit silly).

Many thanks Lesley!

Laura and party

  • Review Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
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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

Prices for this holiday cottage in Ilkeston, Heart of England

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Half Term
27 May 2017 - 4 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£600
for 3 nights
From
£200
£1,400
 
 
Summer Break
21 Jul 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£750
for 3 nights
From
£250
£1,700
 
 
Nightly Rate
21 Sep 2017 - 21 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
£1,050
 
 
Half Term
21 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£600
for 3 nights
From
£200
£1,400
 
 
Christmas 2017
20 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,050
for 3 nights
From
£350
£2,450
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
£1,050
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable 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.
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