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3 Barn Conversions, Great For A Relaxing Weekend Or A Family Gathering - The Old Smithy Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)

Bedrooms 2
Property type barn



The Old Smithy Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)

The original smithy of our village, this conversion has again retained original features, with added modern touches to give it a more contemporary feel. Bespoke wooden shutters adorn the open plan living and kitchen area, with a fabulous French dresser that houses everything from crockery and glassware to information on where to explore in the surrounding area. The whole of the upstairs floor is taken by one bedroom suite, comprising a super king bed, seating area and a bathroom with a fabulous freestanding bath. Even a tray table by the bath for your champagne flute!Downstairs is a twin room with original truss, and ensuite shower room. There is a small seating area with BBQ and a garden bench outside the kitchen window for you to enjoy your morning coffee.

About the property


Welcome to Hall Farm. Whether you are a couple looking to escape for a relaxing weekend, or an extended family looking to catch up, we can accommodate you! 'Home from home' barn conversions sleeping 2; 4 and 6/8 are available individually or together. We were originally a working farm, but now have friendly pet sheep, hens, dogs and cats to welcome you! Our larger property has a decked area overlooking fields that has a fabulous hot tub, fun in the sun and the snow. We have a friendly pub serving home cooked food only 5 mins walk away, together with an award winning gastropub only 5 miles away. Ashbourne, a glorious market town and often called 'The Gateway to the Peak District' is only 10 minutes drive. Children and well-behaved dogs are very welcome! Coarse fishing can be arranged on our 5 acre lake, situated 10 minutes drive from here.

Philippa Hibbert
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Calendar last updated:
26 January, 2017

About Philippa Hibbert

We have lived at Hall Farm for 14 years and have spent the last 9 years lovingly restoring the outbuildings to create 3 barn conversions that we are very proud of!

Julian, my husband is a farmer, so is quite prone to bringing various lambs home in the spring for us to look after, and they tend to get named after guests who are staying! We have two children, George and Annabel, as well as 2 dogs, Dave and Archie, 1 cat, Tasha, and 3 pet sheep, Amber, Lizzie and Bear plus lots of hens, so fresh eggs in plentiful supply!

Why Philippa Hibbert chose Hollington

We are Derbyshire born and bred, but met at a 21st birthday in Aigua Blava, Spain! Derbyshire has an array of activities and such stunning scenery within a short distance. Ease of access also a major factor.

What makes this barn unique

Hollington is a very well placed village for guests arriving from all directions of the country - only 25 minutes from the M1, 10 minutes from the A50, perfect for meeting friends and family. We have award-winning gastropubs galore within a short distance, perfect after a day out in the Peaks and its surrounding areas. Not to mention the hot tub!!!



A car is essential for your stay

Derby Train Station - 20 minutes drive

East Midland Airport - 30 minutes drive

Birmingham Airport - 45 minutes drive


Hollington has a friendly pub, 5 minutes walk away. Ashbourne is 10 minutes drive, Alton Towers is 20 minutes drive, Chatsworth House 35 minutes drive.

Further Details:

Ashbourne is a glorious market town, with plenty of supermarkets, banks, coffee shops and delis selling local produce for you to enjoy during your stay. We have an abundance of award winning places to eat within a short drive, together with plenty of places to visit. Cycling along trails, visiting National Trust properties, having fun at Alton Towers - the list is endless!

Available Rentals


  • Booking Notes:
    We ask for a booking form to be completed online and then 50% of the amount to confirm the booking. The balance is due a month before your arrival date.

    Changeover Day:
    Friday and Monday are our changeover days
    Frid - Frid
    Frid - Mon
    Mon - Frid


Accommodation and facilities for The Old Smithy Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) in Hollington, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , Fabulous freestanding bath in upstairs bedroom suite
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Notes on accommodation: All three properties can be booked individually or as a combination. If booked in conjunction with the Mews, all guests can be seated in the Mews for dining, and enjoy the hot tub too! Catering can be arranged for parties and celebrations if required. Outside: Guests share a communal yard, which is entered from the road, and this is where everyone (including us!) park our cars. The Mews - this has an outdoor decked area that has the hot tub on it, overlooking fields. It has seating for 6, and a decent sized charcoal BBQ.Please note that the hot tub is for sole use of guests staying in the Mews. It can only be used by other guests if properties have been booked in conjunction with each other. The Old Smithy has a small seating area with charcoal BBQ and a bench outside the kitchen window. Guests are enjoy the field if they desire, feed the sheep, see the hens. The Retreat has a fabulous private garden to the rear of the property. It has a seating area and a charcoal BBQ. Views are across the fields.


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