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Luxury Boutique Cottage - Cheese Press Cottage - Sleeps 2 (1 bedroom)

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Free Wifi
  • Fireplace


About the property

Cottage in the grounds of Biggin Grange, Biggin-by-Hartington, Peak District

Biggin Grange is a private family home with 3 barn conversions in the grounds which have been sympathetically and very individually restored. The nearby village of Biggin has a pub and country house hotel and Hartington offers 2 village shops, pub, hotel, garage and traditional cheese shop. The Tissington trail is very close for walking and cycling and it is possible to walk over the owners land to Biggin Dale which leads to the River Dove. All 3 cottages can be booked together if wished to sleep 6 as Courtyard Creamery has a dining area which can accommodate all the guests.

All on one level the very cosy cottage is entered through the private south-facing patio and garden into an open-plan kitchen/sitting room with a flagstone floor, rugs and exposed beams. The kitchen is well equipped with an electric oven and hob, Nespresso coffee machine, microwave and fridge/freezer. There is a wood-burning stove and a basket of logs, coal and kindling is included. TV, DVD player and a Wireless Bluetooth speaker. The bedroom has an antique double-size bed with goose-down duvet and 100% cotton linen. The ensuite bathroom has a bath, electric shower, hand basin & loo. The cottage is heated by oil-fired central heating. Plenty of secure storage for bikes. The tennis court is available throughout the year. A central laundry room has a washing machine, tumble dryer and ironing board and there is also a pay phone. Free Wi-Fi. All towels are provided. Barbeque.

Stunning views over Biggin Dale and walk straight from the cottage.

4* English Tourist Board Rating.

More Details

Jane Henry
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
May 29, 2017

About Jane Henry

Biggin Grange is owned by Richard & Jane Henry and we moved up to Derbyshire in 1993 from London. We bought Biggin Grange is 2000 and have extensively restored the house, outbuildings and farm. It is a fabulous home to bring up our 3 children and we are surrounded by over 100 acres of fields. Our black labrador, Otto, together with ponies, a donkey called Guinness, chickens and ducks have plenty of space to amuse themselves. The property is steeped in history as the Garendon Abbey in Leicestershire owned the Grange and it dates back to 1209. It is Grade II listed and there are many significant archaeological features on the property. We rent the land out to a neighbouring farmer who has beef cattle and sheep over the fields. We adore this stunning area and hope you do too!

Jane Henry purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Jane Henry chose Derbyshire Dales

Biggin Grange is a perfect place to visit as it is surrounded by acres of land with amazing views so you really get a feeling of being away from it all. But at the same time it is really convenient being close to Ashbourne and the nearby villages of Biggin and Hartington. London is only 1 hr 30 mins away on the train from Derby and Manchester is 1 hr drive away.

Living within the Peak District National Park is incredibly special and it is only when we have been away do we fully appreciate the unspoilt beauty of Derbyshire.


Biggin Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Sink Toilet Bath Shower Heated towel rail Travatine marble floor Au Lait toiletries Soft white fluffy towels
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Antique oak double bed 100% white cotton bed linen Goose feather duvet Feather pillows Roberts Radio
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: There is plenty of parking available. Sorry but no pets or smoking are permitted in the cottages. You are welcome to smoke outside the cottages! Outside: All the private gardens or patios have garden furniture. The hard tennis court is available for year-round playing and has been repainted in Summer 2013. A barbeque is available for each cottage.


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
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Luxury Boutique Cottage - Cheese Press Cottage - Sleeps 2 (1 bedroom)
average rating of 4.5 based on 10 reviews

A great little place for a short break

  • 4 of 5

Was perfect for our 2 night beak. Good location very peaceful and great views

Had everything we needed and very nice brownie/cake for when we arrived to have in the sun trap of a patio

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Amazing views and a cosy cottage

  • 4 of 5

Really nice location, views were amazing. Nice little cottage, with everything you could need for a short break away in the peaks. Not too far from trails and tourist places. Welcoming and friendly owners. Hopefully make another visit soon!

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely little cottage.

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Cheese Press Cottage was fantastic. When we arrived the owners were very welcoming and accommodating towards us; once we had been shown to the cottage and everything explained our privacy was very well respected. The cottage was great and came with most modern conveniences including wifi. Located on a farm, surrounded by scenic views of the Peak District, its an ideal location for a quiet getaway or as a start/finish point for exploring the area but is close enough to local towns you don't feel isolated. I would highly recommend staying here and would definitely stay again myself.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent cottage in lovely surroundings

  • 5 of 5

This is a comfortable and well-appointed cottage with all that one/two people need for a relaxing stay in this beautiful area. The views are lovely and there are plenty of walks and places to see nearby. Jane and her husband were very welcoming and always quick to answer any query. I hope to come back again and would highly recommend it to anybody looking for a very pleasant home base for a stay in the Peaks.

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful scenery and atmosphere! Such a Cosy little cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Me and my partner had a fantastic stay in cheese press cottage for our anniversary weekend! We arrived on the Friday afternoon to find the cottage absolutely spotless yet so cosy with a log fire place in the main room, Jane had left homemade brownies for our arrival too which were delicious! The only thing we couldn't find was a corkscrew, however other than that everything else we could have needed or wanted was supplied. The views are truly amazing, you feel like you're in the middle of nowhere because of how peaceful it is when actually you're only 20 minutes away from Buxton and other large towns, would book again in a heartbeat! Thank you for a lovely weekend Jane!

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cottages set in a great location

  • 5 of 5

The cottage appeared just as shown in the photographs, very homely and welcoming. So peaceful and quite with beautiful views over the surrounding countryside. Great location, with the local pub just a short stroll over the fields ! Harrington just over 2 miles away, and plenty of other walks to explore the local area. We would thoroughly recommend and look forward to another stay in the near future

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the lovely review and am so glad you had a good couple of days in The Peak District. Do come back and see us again in the future when you need to escape to the hills!
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Nearest Airport
37 Miles
East Midlands
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Waterloo Inn
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Ashbourne Golf Club
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Biggin Hall Hotel


Rates & Availability

Biggin Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mid Season
Apr 22 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
High Season
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Sep 2 2017 - Nov 3 2017
2 night minimum stay
Low Season
Nov 4 2017 - Dec 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
High Season
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 3 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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