Arrival
28 Thu May
Departure
04 Thu Jun
Arrival
28 Thu May
Departure
04 Thu Jun
A traditional farmhouse with modern amenities

Ball Cross Farmhouse dates back to 1688 and was once the heart of a working family farm. It has been completely renovated, incorporating period charm with a contemporary twist. Located a mile from the historic market town of Bakewell, and just two miles from the magnificent Chatsworth House, the farmhouse is ideally located to explore the beautiful scenery all around.

Explore the other properties in the Ball Cross Collection.

  • Beds
    5
  • Guests
    10
Inclusions & Amenities
Inclusions
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Smart TV with free access to Netflix
  • Welcome pack
  • Bread maker with complimentary bread mix
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi (subject to availability)
  • Two log burners
  • Linen and towels
  • Central heating
  • Off-road parking
  • Two miles from Chatsworth
  • Hairdryers
  • Garden furniture

Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 4
Dogs not allowed
Children welcome

Stepping inside you will find the large, well-equipped kitchen with seating for ten complete with Aga, coffee maker, large fridge-freezer and dishwasher.

Walk on through to the sumptuous lounge with its cosy wood burner, where you can snuggle up and watch your favourite movie and relax after a day of exploring. There is also a second lounge and an easy-access twin bedroom with a large wet room with shower and toilet.

Upstairs there are a further three bedrooms. The master with super king-size bed and a large adjoining bathroom, complete with freestanding bath and separate shower. The second bedroom features a double bed and an adjoining shower room. The family suite includes a king-size bed leading through to an adjoining twin bedroom, and en suite shower.

Heading outside there is a large enclosed garden and patio with garden furniture and sheltered charcoal BBQ area. If you are bringing your bikes, there is a large barn for bicycle storage. There is also ample parking for up to four cars.

Ball Cross Farmhouse in Detail

Ground floor

Entrance to a boot room with utility room and toilet. A large traditional stone-flagged farmhouse kitchen and dining room, complete with Aga. A spacious reception room with log burner, and second reception room also with a log burner. Easy access bedroom with two single beds and large en suite wet room.

First floor

In bedroom one is a super king-size bed with a large adjacent bathroom and a free-standing bath and a separate walk-in shower. Bedroom two features a double bed with an adjacent shower room. The en suite family room includes a king-size bed in room one, leading to two single beds in room two (height restriction for one single bed due to eaves). This suite also includes an en suite shower room.

Outside space

Patio seating area and large paddock/garden with exceptional views.

Please note that unfortunately, the maximum occupancy of our cottages cannot be exceeded at any time. Guests cannot arrange for visitors to the property or hold events (such as parties, celebrations or meetings) at the property without the advance consent of the cottage manager. For the comfort of all our guests, we expect all residents to behave in an appropriate and non disruptive manner.

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Ball Cross Farmhouse

A traditional farmhouse with modern amenities that sleeps up to 10.

Ball Cross Farmhouse

Handley Ln, Bakewell DE45 1PE, UK
Beeley Cottage

A converted 17th-century barn in a restive, rural location that sleeps 2.

Beeley Cottage

Handley Ln, Bakewell DE45 1PE, UK
Ball Cross Collection

The Ball Cross Farm Collection which dates back to 1688 is a collection of lovingly restored barns. They are beautifully appointed holiday cottages bearing the names of nearby villages: Beeley, Edensor, Pilsley, Rowsley, Dunsa and Bubnell.

Bubnell Barn

A converted barn with a wood-burning stove, sleeps 4.

Bubnell Barn

Handley Ln, Bakewell DE45 1PE, UK
Dunsa Cottage

A single-storey cottage with open plan living, sleeps 2.

Dunsa Cottage

Handley Ln, Bakewell DE45 1PE, UK
Edensor Cottage

Beautifully appointed and surrounded by magnificent countryside, sleeps 2.

Edensor Cottage

Handley Ln, Bakewell DE45 1PE, UK
Pilsley Cottage

Gorgeous views and a king-size bed, sleeps 2.

Pilsley Cottage

Handley Ln, Bakewell DE45 1PE, UK
Rowsley Cottage

An intimate property, full of charm, sleeps 2.

Rowsley Cottage

Handley Ln, Bakewell DE45 1PE, UK
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Nearest Pubs

The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley DE45 1UL – 2 miles

The Wheatsheaf Inn – Baslow – 2 miles

Testimonials
Spotlight Crook, Lancashire image
A beautiful place to spend a birthday weekend. Wonderful, and the Aga is good fun.
Crook, Lancashire
Spotlight The Williams, Norfolk image
A lovely farmhouse for our 25th wedding anniversary get together. Everything we needed, and lovely hosts.
The Williams, Norfolk
Spotlight Andrews, Devon image
Lovely property, had a great time in spite of indifferent weather.
Andrews, Devon
Spotlight McLaughlin family, Aberdeen image
A comfortable cottage. Spotlessly clean with everything we needed for a lovely stay.
McLaughlin family, Aberdeen
Spotlight The Baileys, Northamptonshire image
A fabulous family get-together in superb accommodation. We loved the farmhouse, which provided us with a clean, comfortable house in a lovely setting and is somewhere we will visit again.
The Baileys, Northamptonshire
Spotlight Watson, Derbyshire image
We have had a wonderful time at Ball Cross Farmhouse, celebrating a 50th birthday. Ideal for our big family get together, thank you for a very memorable stay.
Watson, Derbyshire
Spotlight Stringers, Lincolnshire image
Lovely accommodation and surroundings. From the two-year-old upwards, we all had a great time
Stringers, Lincolnshire
Spotlight Platts, Derby image
Perfect accommodation and location for my surprise 70th birthday celebration. Spotlessly clean, very comfortable and family-friendly. Thank you.
Platts, Derby
Spotlight Howells Family, North Yorkshire image
Absolutely wonderful for family party weekend for a 50th birthday. We all loved Ball Cross Farmhouse. Perfect in every way. We will be back! Thank you!
Howells Family, North Yorkshire

Please note that Chatsworth House is closed during the winter months. Although Chatsworth House itself is closed during winter, you can take advantage of free parking on The Estate and explore the beautiful grounds, shops and restaurants, alongside miles of walking in breathtaking surroundings.

Chatsworth House is open for the annual Christmas exhibition from 7th November 2020 until 3rd January 2021 before closing for winter until March 2021 (Chatsworth House, Garden and Farmyard are closed on 24th, 25th, 26th December 2020 and 1st January 2021).

This property is operated by Upperdale House Holiday Cottages, Monsal Dale SK17 8SZ.

Please note that unfortunately, the maximum occupancy of our cottages cannot be exceeded at any time. Guests cannot arrange for visitors to the property or hold events (such as parties, celebrations or meetings) at the property without advance consent. For the comfort of all our guests and neighbours, we expect all residents to behave in an appropriate and non-disruptive manner. For more information on our booking terms and conditions please click below.

The Great Outdoors

Our summertime stays offer the perfect opportunity to enjoy our beautiful estate settings. Think long walks in the grass, lingering picnics and savouring a glass of wine on the terrace whilst the sun sets.

The Great Outdoors

Our summertime stays offer the perfect opportunity to enjoy our beautiful estate settings. Think long walks in the grass, lingering picnics and savouring a glass of wine on the terrace whilst the sun sets.

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