A place to stay and celebrate...
"An idyllic setting which makes us want to come back time and time again !"
In the picturesque Derbyshire Dales and on the edge of the Peak District National Park, Standlow Farm nestles in the valley of Kniveton, 4 miles from Ashbourne.
Designed to retain many original features , Standlow offers country lifestyle with the convenience of modern amenities. Offering a mix of cottages , some with hot tubs, to cater for small families or large groups.
They all enjoy shared use of private gardens with children's play area and a large games room plus a paddock for ball games.
The views from the terrace are spectacular and with the outdoor lighting, BBq`s can continue long into the evening.
High View Grange - sleeps 14/17, offering 7 bedrooms, 3 ensuite plus a family bathroom and private hot tub.
Foxglove cottage - sleeps 8/10 offering 4 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms.
Bluebell cottage - sleeps 4/6 in 2 bedrooms ( 1 double, 1 twin) and one bathroom.
Clover cottage -sleeps 4/6 in 2 bedrooms ( 1 double & 1 twin) and one bathroom.
Daisy cottage - sleeps 4/7 in 2 bedrooms ( 2 x double) and one bathroom.
The Barn - sleeps 7 upstairs, but offers dining for 20 plus with private hot tub.
"Hot Tubs & relaxing !"
* High View Grange & The Barn offer a large heated hot tub all year round.
* Each of our self-catering accommodation is centred around comfort and relaxation with comfortable beds and sofas to help make your stay a delight.
* Unwind walking the Derbyshire countryside from the door of Standlow.
"Set in 9 acres of countryside above the village of Kniveton"
* Each cottage and the farmhouse has the benefit of a terrace, stunning views and garden furniture with BBQ for relaxing.
*A short stroll down to the village of Kniveton offers a delightful church and village pub. The Red Lion serves food and ales and welcomes visitors.
*1 mile away sits Carsington Water, perfect for water sports, cycling and walking.
* Need WIFI , we cater that too !
"Large games room and children's play area"
* Enjoy shared use of private gardens with children's play area with swings, slide and climbing frame.
*Football and ball games can be played in the paddock .
*Large games room to enjoy with two fullsize snooker/pool tables, bar billiards, football table and table tennis, perfect for the british weather.
"Ashbourne and surrounding villages"
* The market town of Ashbourne sits 3 miles away and offers supermarkets and privately own small shops and tea rooms.
* Tissington is a delightful village sitting 4 miles away and offers a tearoom and small craft shops.
* Take a short drive and enter into the Peak District and view the spectacular Derbyshire dales.
"A spectacular venue..."
"WOW What a fantastic spot you have"
by Jones family - 2013
WOW! What a fantastic spot you have.
There were 26 of us staying for a long week-end in celebration of my 70th birthday, and every need was catered for.The little ones enjoyed the play area with swings and slide etc; the teenagers and Dads enjoyed the games-room.
The weather was kind to us.Some of us chilled out and rested, others cycled and walked, and a trip to Carsington Water was a dream. The Red Lion in the village got thumbs up .
Everything at the accommodation was catered for, - tasteful decor and comfort everywhere, - bathrooms and comfortable beds, and the well stocked kitchen.
Thank you for enabling us all to have a fun filled, successful week-end
"Best Christmas ever"
by Griffiths - Jan 2016
We spent a family Christmas/Birthday here and it was awesome. The facilities were spacious and more that enough for the large group. We occupied all of the cottages and everyone had their own space and comfort. We got together in the barn and that was also very spacious and able to accommodate everyone in comfort given that it was cold outside and the outdoor space was not often used.
As it was Christmas the cottages were all decorated and the larger ones even had Christmas trees which was an unexpected bonus.
We were even able to use the hottub in the cold. The area is gorgeous with great views and also quite safe.
I would definitely recommend this to anyone. The location is also great as it was not far for grocery shopping.
"Best Xmas ever"
by Michele P - Jan 2016
That was the refrain from the 50+ family and friends that spent Christmas 2015 together. This event was 18months in the making and if your family is anything like mine at times it felt like herding cats!! But the support and guidance from Julia and her team were next to none, friendly, and accommodating in every since of the word. The accommodation is beautiful and the special touches, Christmas trees and festive decorations boxes of chocolates where more than appreciated. I wasn't sure if I want to write a good review because it might mean others will go there making it difficult for me to get another booking!!. We had a delightful time and we would highly recommend it.
"Lovely venue for a group gathering"
by Lizzie - October 2015
We had a fabulous weekend at Standlow - had Highview House, Bluebell and Clover Cottages 23 of us in all. Beds very comfortable and good to have the choice of twin or King in all rooms. Kitchen and dining well equipped for a large group so easy catering. Hot tub and games room a hit with everyone. Great situation - gorgeous walks right outside the door and lots of great things to see and do in the area. Planning to return for a similar weekend in October 2016.
"We had the best time, words can't even describe how perfect it was so thank you!"
by Newlyweds Becky & Paul - July 2017
Wedding with Tipee at Standlow Farm
"It exceeded our expectations"
by Sarah & family- March 2018
We have had an amazing weekend at Standlow, it exceeded our expectations and everyone was so happy with the accommodation and facilities. The whole place is perfect and we had everything we could have asked for in a beautiful setting. The Barn was the perfect place for my husbands birthday too!
Thank you so much for the hire of Standlow we really have had the best time!
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