Acorn Cottage

Ashover near Matlock, Peak District (Ref. 12710)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Rating


  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms


  • Bathrooms


  • Pets


The property

Ashover 1 mile. An enchanting, detached, Peak District cottage, on the owners' working smallholding, tucked away in the tiny hamlet of Brockhurst, just 1 mile from the pretty village of Ashover in Derbyshire. Cosy and welcoming, this Ashover holiday cottage is ideal for families exploring the fabulous Peak District. This stone-built Ashover cottage enjoys lovely views and offers every comfort within a traditional setting. Snuggle in the sitting room by the woodburning stove on cool evenings or relax in the tiled garden room with a glass of wine and a good book on hot summer days, after exploring the delights of the Peak District. Guests have a large, well-equipped dining kitchen, and outside, your Ashover cottage has a delightful enclosed cottage garden with a lawned area and patio, where you can dine alfresco on a warm summer's evening, savouring the countryside views. The area surrounding your Peak District cottage is perfect for walking, birdwatching, golf, fishing and cycling, with numerous quiet lanes and cycle paths. Walk from the doorstep on paths begging to be explored or challenge yourself with the dramatic High Peak landscape a short drive away. With beautiful villages, market towns like Bakewell and Matlock, and historic houses including Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall with their spectacular gardens nearby, this is an ideal cottage base for enjoying all the Peak District has to offer, whatever the time of year.


Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with woodburning stove. Garden room with views over garden.


LPG central heating with woodburning stove. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Side, enclosed garden with patio and lawns with furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1 mile. Note: Guests are welcome to help with the farm animals, which are kept in the fields behind the owners' house. Taster beekeeping sessions are available by arrangement. Note: Property is opposite owners' farmhouse and small B & B.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas

About the location


Matlock 5 miles.

The small, rural village of Ashover is peacefully situated in the Amber Valley, just five miles from Matlock. The village affords a 9-hole golf course and several good pubs, including the Crispin Inn, renowned as one of the oldest pubs in the Peak District. The county town of Matlock, famous for its warm springs, offers a host of fine eating places, good shops and an interesting museum, whilst at the heart of the town, Leys Hall Park provides a lovely setting for a host of recreational activities such as bowls, tennis and boating. Enjoy a thrilling day at Gulliver's Kingdom, with its owl maze, water gardens, nature trails, exhilarating rides and cable car trips over the magnificent Matlock Gorge. Follow the High Peak Cycle Trail, explore the lovely market town of Bakewell, or visit the elegant Chatsworth House. There is certainly plenty to see and do at in wonderful location!

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