Oak Tree Farm offers a beautifully refurbished 8/9 bedroomed farm house which has flexible accommodation options for large groups from 16+ people. Enjoying a secluded rural spot which affords much privacy and boasting truly breathtaking uninterrupted views of the Peak District countryside and beyond. Nestled in a totally exclusive position and accessed via a long drive, Oak Tree Farm is tucked away, surrounded by fields and an extensive lawned and mature private garden.

A perfect hideaway for families with children, who can enjoy the play area and and explore the large unmade woodland - an idyllic location for walkers, cyclists and families - in fact any large group that enjoys privacy.

Being located on the South Western edge of the Peak District National Park Oak Tree Farm is an ideal base from which to explore the local area. There are nearby caves and caverns to explore and The Roaches, with Hen Cloud and Ramshaw Rocks form a grit-stone escarpment providing an abundance of rock climbing, cycling and walking. The spa town of Buxton is close by with its Opera House and theatre, and the popular market towns of Bakewell and Ashbourne are both within 20 minutes drive away. Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Tissington Hall and Alton Towers are all within a half hour drive.

Bedrooms & Bathrooms

Oak Tree Farm is deceptively spacious with two separate stairwells both have internal access within the house yet leading to two independent sleeping areas. From the main entrance hall you climb the stairs to the galleried first floor landing. The master Bedroom has a stylish en suite bathroom and walk in wardrobe. There are two bedrooms with en suites and two further bedrooms with use of a shared family sized bathroom.

From the main dining area, you enter into a separate inner hallway with a downstairs cloak room/wc and a stairwell which leads to the second sleeping area. From this landing there are two good sized bedrooms one of which is a family sized room that can sleep two or four guests. The second bedroom within this area is a double room and both have shared access to a family bathroom with bath and shower enclosure.

We know all groups come in different shapes and sizes and are flexible with the set up of the bedrooms to accommodate all kinds of groups so most rooms can be double or twins. With this in mind, you can add extra guests in the second sitting room with use of a comfortable sofa bed or use the bunk bed room on the ground floor. Both these room have use of a downstairs private shower room.

Cooking and Dining

Located centrally within the house, Oak Tree Farm has a fantastic open plan kitchen which makes cooking for large groups a sociable affair. Designed with a country farm house in mind, there is a traditional Aga which warms the heart of the house. The Aga is electric at Oak Tree Farm and is on all the time, there is also a microwave convention oven and an electric hob.

Fitted with a hand made kitchen in cream finish you will find an abundance of storage, equipment and all the mod cons you need to self cater. The island creates a central space for extra seating and socialising. There is an extra electric hob, large fridge freezer with ice machine, dishwasher, butlers sink and microwave.

We know that an important part of your group stay is all dining together. At Oak Tree Farm, the kitchen opens out into the dining room which is has a large farm house table with chairs and benches providing plenty of comfortable space for a maximum of 20. French doors lead out to a the paved terrace so perfectly suited for eating outdoors - however you can enjoy the views from the dining table without having to move an inch if it's a bit chilly for alfresco dining.

Living Spaces

There is so much space in Oak Tree Farm and the property flows from room to room. The beamed entrance hall provides a perfect quiet retreat for reading the morning papers with a couple of comfortable chairs around a log burning stove fire.

There is a second private sitting room creating a sizable snug for those wanting some privacy with comfy sofas (one can be converted to a sofa bed) another log burning stove and tv and dvd, freesat. There is also a pool table. Also off the entrance hall is a boot room with Shower room/wc and washing facilities.

If you are looking for a property with great communal space then you will enjoy the 20ft lounge with two large glass doors to one wall over looking the beautiful garden. Furnished with solid oak floors and lofty beams, this is a light and airy room where you can all gather with large flat screen TV to one end.

Out and About

Located two miles from the the beautiful Peak village of Longnor, Oak Tree farm is positioned on the Staffordshire Moorlands between the River Dove to the East and the River Manifold to the West, making it an ideal location to see this stunning national park. Longnor has a local village shop, a post office, an excellent craft centre and a tea-room, and the village church is also of interest. The old cobbled market square is in the heart of the village and its abundance of history can be found on a board outside the market hall that shows the charges that stall holders used to pay.

The Derbyshire famous spa town of Buxton is a short 10 minute drive from Lapwing and is known as the capital of the Peak District National Park. Most notable architecture comprises of The Crecent which is modelled on Baths Royal Crecent, the Devonshire dome a large unsupported 44 metre dome which beats St Pauls Cathedral of 34 metres and the famous Buxton Opera House designed by Frank Matcham in 1903, which is and is the highest opera house in the country. Attached to the Opera House is the Pavilion Gardens, designed by Edward Milner, covering 23 acres of gardens and ponds. Buxton is home to Poole's Cavern, an extensive limestone cavern open to the public, and St Ann's Well,by the Crescent which is fed by a geothermal spring.

The Peak District offers enchanting villages, historic towns such as Ashbourne and Bakewell and glorious ever changing landscapes are all close by. Perhaps best known as walking country, the Peak District National Park offers a spectacular variety of scenery and routes to be explored – from steep sided limestone dales to the dramatic high moorlands. There is something for everyone – individuals, families and groups – whether you want a challenging hike or a short stroll.

Around the surrounding area of Buxton you will find the Blue John Caverns, Monsal Trial, The Tissington and High Peak Trail, Go Ape Adventure Park, The Goyt Valley, Dovedale, Chatsworth House, Tissington and Haddon Hall where several costume dramas have been filmed for the BBC, are all within an easy drive. Alton towers Resort provides enough excitement even for the most ardent fun seeker is within a 25 minute drive too.


Peak Venues does not provide an online booking service because we believe for large group bookings contact with an experienced member of our team ensures that you get the property and information that you need to ensure a fantastic stay in any of our venues. Prices and availability are available on request via email or phone. Please contact us for more details.

What People Are Saying

Thank you, we had a great time and the venue is beautiful, everyone commented in it and I am sure we will use your company again.

Tucker, Nov 2014

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