Dovedale Cottage,

Ashbourne (8mls S), Peak District
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 2
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Open fire / woodburner
Increased accessibility
Internet access
Working farm
Games / Play facilities
Family friendly
Four Poster
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Outstanding views across the Derbyshire countryside
  • A rural position next to a working farm
  • Close to the historical spa town of Buxton
  • Nearby English splendour of Chatsworth House
  • Meander through the pretty market towns of Leek and Ashbourne
  • Hillside walks and cycling on your doorstep
  • Shared outdoor play area to keep the kids entertained
  • Pub and shop 2 miles away
Property code: 42060

Situated next to a working farm, this spacious converted cottage has breath-taking countryside views and is ideally located for outdoor activities and exploring interesting towns and attractions found in the Peak District

This property is a former farmworkers cottage situated around an open courtyard on a working farm. Located just 2 miles away from the village of Alstonefield which lies on the Derbyshire/Staffordshire border which is home to the welcoming drinking hole, The George.  The immediate area offers an abundance of countryside pursuits including great walking and cycling routes, including the Alstonefield Walk which is a moderate 4.5 mile path through Hall Dale with views of the River Dove and back around to Millfield. There are some other places of special interest in the locality like Thor’s Cave, Hartington and the Manifold Visitor Centre.

Breath taking views of the countryside and beyond welcome you as you make your way up the scenic drive to the cottage and soak up the rural atmosphere along the way. The inside consists a cosy yet spacious lounge area with views from every window. The open plan kitchen / diner is equipped with all the essentials. On the ground floor there is one bedroom with two single beds and upstairs there are two more bedrooms, one bedroom with has a grand four poster double bed and one bedroom with two single beds.

Outside there is a private patio area with a BBQ which is great for alfresco dining, and a large shared grassed area and children’s playground. 

Dogs fees are charged per dog at £20.00 for up to 7 nights, £40.00 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20.00 for every week or part week thereafter.

  • Three bedrooms, one bedroom with a four poster double bed, one bedroom with two single beds. On the ground floor there is one bedroom with two single beds.
  • One bathroom with a shower over bath and WC on ground floor
  • One shower room with a shower and WC
  • Fridge freezer
  • Microwave
  • TV
  • No smoking please
  • Off-road Parking
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Shared children's play area
  • BBQ
  • Two dogs welcome
  • Wi-Fi payable on arrival
  • Shared utility room: Charges apply per use
  • Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included
  • One of six properties in this location

This property joined our collection in 2016 and is managed by Kate.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 2 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Rina, 14th July 2017

The cottage is lovely, spacious, with beautiful views and decorated by farm animals which you can see and hear in the distance, it makes it a special place to stay with the family. Children loved it here and also well located for all the main attractions of the Peak District. We really recommend it.


Views towards the property
Lounge area with beautiful views of surrounding area
Kitchen/diner area
Enjoy the views
Four-poster bed
Twin bedroom
Shower room
Twin bedroom
Views towards back of the property
Enjoy the beautiful scenery
Play area


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