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Tarden House

Peak District (2 mls), Manchester
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 1
5
star
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / wood burner
Internet access
Working farm
Pub nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Parking on site / nearby
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Self-contained east wing of a beautiful 17th century farmhouse. The property has been lovingly restored yet retains its original charm and character
  • Spend days relaxing in the cottage garden with an abundance of wildlife to spot and beautiful views
  • Cosy up in front of the warming wood burner with family and friends
Property code: 83790

Escape to the country with this wonderful 17th century farmhouse which offers comfortable and stylish accommodation split over three floors with a lovely garden and far reaching countryside views

Situated in the rural village of Mellor which boasts three pubs and a golf club. It is ideally located close to some of Cheshire and Derbyshire’s finest countryside with a range of walks, woods and wild moorland on your doorstep. Tarden Farm is a working riding stables catering for experienced riders with direct access to a network of public footpaths and bridleways. Nearby Marple Bridge, New Mills and Marple offer a selection of shops, restaurants and tourist attractions. Popular cycle trails are within 3 miles, Lyme Park is 5 miles, and attractions such as RHS Bridgewater, Buxton, Edale, Chatsworth House and Castleton can be reached within 26 miles. Manchester is 12 miles away with a direct train from Marple.

Step into the hallway which offers space to store your muddy boots and waterproofs, and head through to the kitchen/diner which offers everything you need to rustle up a hearty meal during your stay, including a range style oven with gas hob , dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washing machine/tumble dryer. The property also benefits from cosy underfloor heating on the ground floor as well as the bathrooms. Come together to share your meal around the lovely dining table. There is a handy downstairs WC nearby. Heading up to the first floor you will find the beautiful lounge, with comfortably stylish seating so you can put your feet up and lose yourself in a good book. There is a smart TV and wood burner, perfect for those chillier evenings to snuggle up in front of. The second floor offers a king-size bedroom with an en-suite shower room with WC, twin bedroom, and a bunk bedroom. There is also a family bathroom with shower over bath and WC.

Outside enjoy relaxing in the enclosed garden with lovely countryside views and pretty cottage garden-style surroundings. Dine alfresco with outdoor seating and make the most of long summer evenings. There is off-road parking for three cars.

  • 3 bedrooms – 1 king-size, 1 twin and 1 bunk bedroom
  • 2 bathrooms – 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC, 1 en-suite shower room with shower and WC and 1 separate WC
  • Range oven with gas hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, coffee machine, dishwasher and washer/dryer
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs provided)
  • Smart TV in the lounge
  • Garden with outdoor dining furniture
  • Underfloor heating on ground floor and bathrooms
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Shop 2.5 miles, pub within 100 metres
  • One small dog allowed - may accept more on request
  • Does not accept hen/stag groups
  • The property is set within the grounds of the owners home - but privacy is assured
  • Experienced riders can book a hack with one of the owners beautiful horses *charges may apply
  • Please note the accommodation is the self-contained east wing of the main house
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £250 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £30. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Rebecca Kenyon

This property joined our collection in 2021 and is managed by Rebecca.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 23 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Patricia, 29th March 2024

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Top Notch Holiday house. Unique position really in this neck of the woods. 11 miles to the city p. 2 miles to Marple railway station with free parking. The cottage itself is fantastic over the 3 floors. Well equipped and extremely stylishly fitted and decorated. Fantastic double oven. Largest collection of drinking glasses ever seen. Great also to Read moresee the horses round and about! Hosts lovely people who are great for local info. Will come back for sure. Hide

Reviewed by Nigel, 15th March 2024

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Tarden House is a lovely holiday home. Maurice and Greg have created a warm, comfortable venue equipped to the highest standard. They are very welcoming and friendly hosts. The area has much to offer, we visited RHS Bridgewater, Lyme Park, Manchester (by train from Marple Bridge) and Buxton. We also managed a couple of walks. It was delightful to wRead moreatch the horses and the large number of bird species in the garden, the views are also spectacular. In all, a great place to stay. Hide

Reviewed by Gareth, 9th February 2024

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Our family of three spent half-term at this cottage. We enjoyed our stay, and in particular the cottage was well presented, with the bathrooms very clean. The cottage has been recently renovated and is well maintained. The kitchen was well-equipped, which made cooking and spending time in the cottage very pleasant. The only thing to be aware of is Read morethat the kitchen, lounge and bedrooms are all on different levels, so would not recommend for the elderly or very young children. Nice owners. Hide

Reviewed by Laura, 30th December 2023

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A wonderful property, even better than the photos. Peaceful and beautiful village. The landlord was wonderful and couldnt help up enough. Highly recommend.

Reviewed by Peter, 20th October 2023

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A beautiful property in a stunning and peaceful location but not very practical for a family.

Reviewed by Phil, 13th October 2023

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Excellent property in a beautiful location. Friendly, helpful but not intrusive owners. We used the house as a base for our daughters wedding and it proved to be a perfect choice. One of the best properties weve stayed in and all our guests loved it too

Reviewed by Marie, 6th October 2023

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Beautiful building, wonderfully decorated. Very warm, plenty of hot water, nice & clean. Well stocked kitchen with all appliances & utensils. Thank you for the welcome bottle of bubbly. Great hosts, available if needed. Off road parking and lovely views.

Reviewed by martin, 1st September 2023

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a lovely setting and great home with space and all you need on hand great spot for getting out and touring

Reviewed by Marianne Rafn, 14th July 2023

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We had a great stay at Tarden Farm. The location is quiet and in beautiful countryside. Easy to get in to Manchester by train. Many lovely local walks. Cottage is tastefully decorated and the beds comfortable. Would visit again.

Reviewed by Isabella, 30th June 2023

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Beautiful property that blended plenty of character with every modern convenience. The location was quiet and within easy reach of the village for some meals out. We explored local towns and villages, enjoyed the cinema in Marple and took a train into Manchester one day. A lot of thought has gone into the house with comfortable bedrooms, modern batRead morehrooms and a well-equipped kitchen. There was ample space for our family of 2 parents and 2 teenagers. The WiFi was great, too. Hide

Reviewed by Suzanne, 16th June 2023

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Amazing house, immaculately clean, and what a location!

Reviewed by Kash, 28th May 2023

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The cottage is set at the end of narrow road overlooking large open fields and hills. It's a delightful setting and secluded enough for privacy, and yet easily accessible from the village by car or horse :) The stone building has been exceptionally renovated last year to a very high standard. Perfectly furnished with high quality fittings throughouRead moret, from the well appointed kitchen/dining area through to the showers and taps across 3 toilets/bathrooms. Needless to say we will be back ! Hide

Reviewed by Philip, 5th May 2023

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Lovely place with very attentive but not intrusive hosts. Very beautiful area with lots of walks and easy access to Manchester by train if you want (have to drive to station car park). Thoroughly enjoyed the time there and no hesitation to recommend (but you need to be able to do stairs)

Reviewed by John, 9th December 2022

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Absolutely fantastic cottage, much better than we anticipated. Photos do not do justice to the quality of the decor and cleanliness. Brilliant hosts, always available and nothing was too much trouble. Loved it and would highly recommend for anyone wanting a quality rural retreat near Manchester. Big enough for a lovely family get together and everyRead morething we hoped for. Hope to see be back again. Hide

Reviewed by Adam, 21st October 2022

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Absolutely lovely property, extremely well set up and of the highest quality. Would not hesitate to recommend! Thanks both!

Reviewed by Laura, 14th October 2022

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Tarden House is simply stunning in an even more stunning location. The house was a perfect size for our family of 5 (2 adults & 3 kids) comfortable and extremely clean. The owners were so approachable and friendly. The horses surrounding the house were a huge hit with our 3 kids. Excellent pub, Devonshire Arms, with great food just at end of the laRead morene. House is a walk into Marple Bridge which has lots of amenities. We all cannot wait to return to stunning Tarden House!! Laura Fitzsimmons Hide

Reviewed by Ian, 9th October 2022

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Superb hosts and property. A lovely place to explore (walks). We hope to return soon.

Reviewed by Fenella, 16th September 2022

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Two couples with a 1yo and 3 & 6yo between them seeking to stay in a bit of history in the lovely peaceful countryside. We loved Tarden House for this. Visiting the houses in the stables was a bonus. The house was okay for us, but not if the 1yo had been walking. We brought our own cot and high chair. Host was very friendly. Beds comfortable. Wifi Read moredecent. Windows look out to beautiful views. House is modern but retains history and character. We would return happily when kids older. Hide

Reviewed by Nicola, 19th August 2022

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Reviewed by Susan, 15th July 2022

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Loved our holiday. House is beautifully decorated and very comfortable and clean. Greg friendly and helpful. Lots to do in the area - we need to come back! Horse mad daughter was in seventh heaven. Garden was lovely to sit in during hot spell. Devonshire Arms do very tasty meals.Chatsworth House worth a visit. Monsai trail relatively easy to cycle Read morewith interesting features en route. Alton towers an hour away. Manchester 30 mins in train from Marple. Highly recommend a stay at Tarden House. Hide

Reviewed by Robert, 17th June 2022

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Fabulous location, Fabulous host and wonderful cottage!!!!

Reviewed by Declan, 10th June 2022

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Reviewed by Paul, 27th May 2022

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Amazing property, really well equipped in fantastic location. Easy walk to the pub(s) and close to some amazing walks in the Peak District plus only 25 minutes on the train into Manchester. Great to also meet Greg & Maurice who were really helpful and welcoming.

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