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Columbine Cottage - Ashover holiday rental

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Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
Minimum stay varies
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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 evenin...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 coal and logs free of charge. Guests return often to Columbine Cottage and they tell us that they love the comfortable beds, the many local walks from the doorstep and the fact that the cottage is so cosy and well-equipped. 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 Derbyshire and it hosts a famous traditional country show on the 2nd Wednesday in August every year. Chesterfield is 5 miles from here and is famous for its outdoor market and for the ‘Crooked Spire’ church of St Mary and All Saints, built in the 13th century. More
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About the Owner
Susan F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2006
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 7 October 2018

We have stayed at Columbine Cottage many times now when visiting Family in the UK. It makes an ideal central base for travelling to different parts of the UK, whilst giving us plenty of refreshing walks/sites to visit on our downtime days. The cottage itself...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Explore797883
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

A true home from home beautiful old cottage with modern interior. Clean cosy with lovely final touches. Would recommend to anyone and definitely come back again.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Nigel H
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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

Date of stay: April 2018
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

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Benjamin W
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.

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank FellowTraveler738920
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Patio
Fireplace
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.
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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...
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.
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