We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Retreat

29 reviews
Overview
Reviews
Amenities
Availability
Map
Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
This thoughtfully converted, upside-down, end-of-terrace holiday cottage has a traditional feel to it and both the living room and bedroom have a Juliet balcony with views over the Amber Valley. Set in the centre of the beautiful conservation village of Ashover in Derbyshire with an award-winning CAMRA pub 150 yards away. Ground floor: 1 double bedroom with built in wardrobe, oak floor and wall mounted 32' TV/DVD. Fully tiled wet room with toilet, heated towel rail and heated floor. First floor: Living/dining room/kitchen with oak floor. The kitchen has a fridge/freezer, electric cooker and hob and is fully stocked with utensils. The living area has a sofa and chair and wall mounted 32' TV/DVD with games and DVD's. Free Wi-Fi throughout the cottage. There are thermostatically controlle...This thoughtfully converted, upside-down, end-of-terrace holiday cottage has a traditional feel to it and both the living room and bedroom have a Juliet balcony with views over the Amber Valley. Set in the centre of the beautiful conservation village of Ashover in Derbyshire with an award-winning CAMRA pub 150 yards away. Ground floor: 1 double bedroom with built in wardrobe, oak floor and wall mounted 32' TV/DVD. Fully tiled wet room with toilet, heated towel rail and heated floor. First floor: Living/dining room/kitchen with oak floor. The kitchen has a fridge/freezer, electric cooker and hob and is fully stocked with utensils. The living area has a sofa and chair and wall mounted 32' TV/DVD with games and DVD's. Free Wi-Fi throughout the cottage. There are thermostatically controlled electric thermal radiators throughout. All electricity, bed linen and towels are included. There is on road parking in front of the cottage. More
House Rules
Bathrooms
Show more
About the Owner
Elaine Middleton I
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2014
Write a ReviewReviews (29)

1 - 5 of 29 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a 10 night stay over Xmas and new year, arriving Xmas eve to a warm cosy cottage, an equally warm welcome from Ian, with a welcome pack including some gorgeous home made mince pies from the local “tuck shop”, we even had a...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank lfo92
Lordlumsdale, VR Owner at The Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We thank you for your lovely review, we were delighted to welcome you back to finish your stay at The Retreat. You have been ideal guests on both visits leaving the cottage in the same condition you found it. We would love to welcome you...More

Reviewed 5 November 2018

This little gem in ashover had everything and more! Beautiful place to stay, which was fully equipped, lush towels, bedding and pillows, comfortable seating area, and a spacious warm wet room. The cottage is very well planned and laid out, the views stunning, the walks...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Sally-ann F
Lordlumsdale, VR Owner at The Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2018

Thank for taking the time to review your stay, you were both great guests and we would love to welcome you back in the future.

See more reviews
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

The Retreat is small but beautifully formed. We had a wonderful week there and enjoyed the lovely view from the living room, lots of the suggested walks and trips to the many attractions which are in easy reach. The kitchen and wet room were both...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Jane Mary R
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Thank you Ian and Elaine for a superb weekend in your wonderful cottage. The property is so well appointed and everything is of a high quality. It is immaculate, cosy and set in a delightful village. Everyone was friendly. Such a great base - as...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank 916claireb
Lordlumsdale, VR Owner at The Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

We are so glad you had a good weekend and would love to welcome back. We really appreciate you taking the time to post a review. Ian & Elaine

Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

We have just returned from a 3 night 'Retreat' for our first anniversary and didn't want to leave! It is a beautifully renovated, quirky upside down cottage with fabulous views. Everything is finished to perfection and there wasn't anything that wasn't provided. We had planned...More

Date of stay: February 2018
1  Thank janieg030217
Lordlumsdale, VR Owner at The Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Hi Jane and Matt Thank you for taking the time to give the Retreat a review. We are really glad you enjoyed your stay. Ian and Elaine

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Cooker
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Towels Provided
Freezer
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Books
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Toaster
See more amenities
Availability
May 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
June 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
July 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
August 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
September 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
October 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
View all months
See more rates and fees
Map
About the neighbourhood
Ashover is one of the prettiest villages in Derbyshire, with a 15th Century church, Ashover won the Calor Village of the Year competition in 2005. It has been said that the village is home to a couple of ghosts, including the Laughing Cavalier who haunts the Black Swan, and that arrows for the Battle of Agincourt were made here! The village was important to the lead mining and quarrying industries and was also home to the stocking frame knitting industry, but little of that remains. Today, Ashover is valued for the beautiful countryside that surrounds it and better known for the Ashover Show in August and the Ashover Festival in September.
Activities nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
More
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
How can I contact the owner?
How will the owner contact me?
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
How do I pay?
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
#HL2221346009