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Columbine Cottage - Ashover holiday rental

Columbine Cottage in Alton Derbyshire
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43 reviews
Columbine Cottage in Alton Derbyshire
Time for tea and cake in cosy Columbine Cottage
Columbine Cottage's garden with patio, furniture and barbecue
Columbine main bedroom with double bed
Twin Bedroom 1
Luxurious kitchen
Columbine Cottage's dining room
The lane outside Columbine Cottage
Relax in the sun outside the sitting room door
Twin Bedroom 2
Footpath along the lane from the cottage
Garden with sitting room window behind
Steps to Garden
View across valley from just outside the cottage
Main entrance to Columbine Cottage
Foxgloves and horses from the local riding school
View from the lane outside Columbine Cottage
Ashover Village
Heather moorland within 2 miles of cottage
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3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Ashover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England
This lovely cottage has three bedrooms and sleeps up to six people. It is on a peaceful, private lane in the small farming hamlet of Alton, in the award-winning parish of Ashover and is on the eastern side of the Peak District. There are fantastic views across the valley towards Hardwick Hall (National Trust) and Bolsover Castle (English Heritage). A short drive west across Beeley Moor takes you to Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall.

Columbine Cottage perfectly combines the comforts of modern living with the charm and character of a country cottage. It has been furnished and equipped to a high standard whilst retaining many original features. The cottage also has its own private garden with barbecue and furniture for those lazy summer days. There is an open log fire for cosy winter evenings and we provide you with an initial supply of co...
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Listing #HL21464
About the Owner
Susan F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
When you have made your final payment we will contact you with directions to Columbine Cottage and arrangements for collecting the keys when you arrive. If you need any assistance during your stay there will be someone available to help you nearby. On the other hand if you'd prefer to be left alone to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of our lovely area then you'll also find this an ideal place to spend your holiday.
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

I went to Columbine Cottage with a group of friends for Eastet break. Susan was fantastic from the very moment I booked. We were sent a handy pack of leaflets and information about the area. When we arrived, Susan was there to welcome us and...More

Thank Alice W
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

A very warm friendly welcome as we arrived. Lots of complimentary extras above and beyond what is expected eg biscuits, copious tea, coffee, sugar, toiletries and logs for fire. Everything of excellent quality from plates, cutlery to furnishings. Great added touch of detailed walks from...More

Thank Benjamin W
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Perfect location for so many attractions and countryside walks. The cottage was very well equipped with everything right down to lovely shampoo and shower gel. The owner Sue was warm and welcoming and very helpful nothing was a problem.

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  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The sunny sitting room has a door opening on-to the garden. There is a spacious kitchen and separate dining room. The main bedroom has a double bed and the other two bedrooms are twin-bedded. The large bathroom has a bath, separate walk-in shower cubicle, WC and two hand-basins.

Free WiFi.

Travel cot (suitable for babies up to 2 years old) on request when booking.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
We require all guests to provide a home address, contact telephone number and email address. We will request this from you when you book.
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    4 Twins
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14 Jul 2018 -
20 Jul 2018
Summer Peak 2018
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21 Jul 2018 -
17 Aug 2018
Summer Peak 2018
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18 Aug 2018 -
24 Aug 2018
Summer Peak 2018
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
The rental includes all heating, electricity and other running costs plus an initial supply of logs and coal for the open fire during colder months. Towels and bedding are all included in the price. For short breaks the prices shown per night are based on a 3-night stay.
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About the neighbourhood
Alton is a small and welcoming farming village of around thirty stone cottages. A short stroll of less than half a mile takes you to the Fabrick Rock – also known as the Ashover Rock. This is 299 metres above sea level and, on clear days, offers spectacular views of Derbyshire and across five other counties: Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Staffordshire. Look for the stone steps carved into the hillside next to it and follow the public footpath to Ashover. Why not take a picnic and just enjoy the views. Alton is too small for a pub or a shop but several can be found in Ashover a mile away by road but closer if you go on foot cross-country following one of several footpaths down the hill. Ashover is frequently described as one of the prettiest villages in Derby... more
Getting around
There is excellent walking from the doorstep but we recommend a car for visiting the main attractions in the area. There are no bus routes within easy reach. The closest railway stations are in Chesterfield and Matlock, 5 miles away.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: East Midlands: 45.0 km
Railway: Chesterfield: 8.0 km
Ferry: Hull: 128.0 km
Our two cottages (Wildflower Cottages) are situated in the small village of Alton close to Ashover. They are 5 miles from both Matlock and Chesterfield but there is no public transport in the village so a car is recommended. Travelling time from either junction 28 or 29 of the M1 motorway is around 20 minutes.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
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