The Drying Mill

Bradbourne Mill near Ashbourne, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 904184)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher

The property

A lovely, characterful cottage, skilfully converted from part of one of Derbyshire's oldest surviving water mills, half a mile from Bradbourne and just five miles from Ashbourne.

Great care has been taken to preserve the fascinating history of this Bradbourne Mill cottage, with exposed timbers and oak beams, an impressive vaulted ceiling in the kitchen and a lower ground floor master bedroom suite with an en-suite bathroom and a dressing room.

This Peak District cottage offers quality accommodation, including Villeroy & Boch fitted bathrooms, a spacious kitchen with all modern appliances and quality furnishings throughout.

Outside this Bradbourne Mill cottage is a patio area close to the restored mill pond and working water wheels.

On the doorstep, the Tissington Trail offers good walking and cycling, and the village of Tissington itself is a real step back in time complete with Tissington Hall.

There are numerous walks almost from the door of this Peak District cottage, with Dovedale just a short drive away, not to mention the wealth of market towns, pretty villages, historic houses and spectacular scenery all within easy reach.

This fabulous Bradbourne cottage is a wonderful base to explore the beautiful Peak District at any time of the year.

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Over three floors. Two bedrooms: 1 x lower ground floor double with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x double. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with sofa bed.


  • Oil central heating
  • Gas range cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair on request
  • Patio area with furniture
  • Ample off road parking approx
  • 20 yards from property
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 miles
  • Note: Fenced mill pond next to property

About the location


Bradbourne 0.5 miles; Tissington 5 miles; Ashbourne 5 miles.

Bradbourne Mill is an attractive collection of buildings tucked just in front of the popular Tissington Trail cycle route, half a mile from Bradbourne village and close to Ashbourne. Bradbourne village itself stands high on a ridge between the valleys of Bradbourne Brook and Havenhill. Just a few miles up the road, the famous Peaks village of Tissington makes a wonderful afternoon out; famous for its well dressings, Tissington invites everyone to come along and soak up the atmosphere of this well managed estate village with its duckpond, cottages, church, tea rooms and impressive old hall. The market town of Ashbourne has all the amenities you may require, and as well as the many varied walks, climbing opportunities and cycle routes in the area, this is also an ideal base for visiting Alton Towers, impressive Chatsworth House, or enjoying the watersports at Carsington Water.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute