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Yew Tree Nook

Bradley near Ashbourne, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 1051373)


(11 ratings)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Hot tub
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Cot available
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Highchair available

Reviews & Ratings

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11 Customer Reviews

  • "Very nice cottage, in a beatiful countryside."

    Well equipped and clean.

    Reviewed by KarolinaApr 2022

  • "Yew tree nook is a truly unique and quirky property."

    It is bursting with character due to the lovely vaulted ceilings. The property was clean, well designed and extremely comfortable. The hot tub was great. It is very close to shops in Ashbourne, and very well located to enjoy the best of the southern peak district. We loved our stay and we would definitely stay here again (family with 3 young kids). There is also a large property to rent directly above, so there's space for large extended families, and we're hoping to rent both soon for precisely that. The only thing I'd mention is that the parking is tight: it IS possible to fit two estate sized cars in the parking area, but you have to be inch perfect. Overall, 10 out of 10.

    Reviewed by CharlieFeb 2022

  • "Fantastic stay over Christmas 2021."

    Property was clean and exactly as described and shown in pictures. Lovely open plan kitchen diner and lounge, perfect for socialising, and roomy enough for a 3 year old to play and run around. Vaulted ceiling bedrooms, gave a real cosy feel to the place. Hot tub was enjoyed many evenings and was very well lit. Large TV in the lounge which was great for 5 of us to watch Christmas films A very nice touch on arrival with a brightly lit Christmas tree in the lounge area made it very festive - thank you. Highly recommend and would definitely stay again.

    Thanks Michael! Really glad you had a nice time! Happy New Year! Property Owner

    Reviewed by MichaelDec 2021

  • "On arrival the cottage has mildew ( mould growing on settees ) soft furnishings , bedlinen extremely tired and musty."

    The carpets are so worn they have holes in them. The entire property is desperate need of a deep clean. Called cleaners on arrival who did respond and filled on our request the property with air fresheners . This only masked the smells . Thanks for so promptly. We have left the property early as it is causing both of us breathing difficulties. Definitely not caused by COVID ! We cannot recommend this property and feel that you should notify the property owner that soft furnishings need replacement as does the carpet. On the positive The hot tub outdoors was clean and the property does have effective heating ,

    Hi, I’m really sorry and upset to read your review. I’m not sure why you had these problems but I wish you’d called during your stay as they all could of been rectified. All the items have been professionally cleaned and as you can see from my review after yours I received a 100% score. Property Owner

    Reviewed by NeilSep 2021

  • "Have just returned from a week away at Yew Tree Nook."

    Lovely part of the country and potentially a lovely holiday home. But a few things have prompted me to give a review which is based on the thoughts of the people who we holidayed with. The property was well appointed although being able to sit in a comfortable way in the lounge was difficult as all the sofas are in separate parts of the open plan room so not very cosy for family get together and viewing of the small tv. The bins were full when we got to the property on the first day and we were heavily plagued throughout the week with flies and bluebottles. When we left we had to leave our rubbish by the bins. Not very hygienic! The wifi reception is intermittent but that is probably due to the remoteness of the property. The dishwasher did not work. The 2nd bathroom in the shared smelled musty and felt damp. We could not use the hot tub on the last 2 days of our visit as it smelled really bad. We have our own hot tub and know that chemicals should be added on a regular basis to maintain the hygiene level. We chose this property as it had a hot tub so were disappointed at not being able to use it. There were no electric points in the first bedroom so could not use hairdryer/hair tongs etc in that room. These may seem little things but for a 5 star property it was disappointing.

    Hi, thanks for your review. The sofa can be moved to suit your needs. There are three sofas seating 8 people in total. The TV isn’t small but I suppose is if you’re expecting a cinema. The bins were emptied on the day of your departure and could of been emptied sooner by myself if you’d notified me during your stay. The WiFi is 900 mbps fibre to the premises. The best you can get so that is an odd finding. I’ll look into this. The hot tub was cleaned out before you arrived and is before each changeover.Thesockets have been fitted as pointed out and I apologise for this! Thanks Property Owner

    Reviewed by AngelaAug 2021

  • "When arriving at the let the smell of damp was very pungent and overtook the excitement of anything else."

    The carpets had obviously been wet and the flooring in the kitchen diner had also been wet from a flood. We moved a sofa closer to the TV and the back and side of the sofa was covered in thick mould. This sofa felt wet when sitting on it. The bedrooms was obviously very damp smelling and this was extremely disappointing and upsetting. The shower room off the 2nd bedroom the shower didn't work and the bathroom stunk. The shower in the main bedroom had no handles on the controls and was very difficult to turn on and off. The floor was constantly wet from standing water from the shower. The sink also constantly dripped water. The hottub is not private and I don't think that the cleaning regime for the hottub is right. We had to ask from chlorine to be added because the smell was awful and stale. This cottage is NOT cheap and my expectation was not met. This holiday let needs taking off the letting market. The property needs drying out for some time, a new carpet throughout and better ventilation is strongly advised. It actually is a lovely place if these problems are sorted. The let upstairs actually walks ups stairs past your kitchen window and is very off putting. My partner and I both left the property feeling very chesty and ill from being in a damp environment.

    Hi, your review is very upsetting! No call from you during your stay as we could of resolved the issues. Sorry the carpets were damp as they’d just been cleaned. No evidence of mould anywhere after your stay. Showers and drains all work fine. The hot tub is cleaned before each guest arrives. Property Owner

    Reviewed by GeraldineJul 2021

  • "A lovely cottage!"

    ! The facilities are brilliant and exactly how explained. We would definitely recommend this property to anyone and would return for another stay. There is an Aldi about 10 minutes away and other shops too.

    Reviewed by ThomasJul 2021

  • "Really nice place to stay."

    Owner and cleaning team were very helpful.

    Reviewed by SonnyJun 2021

  • "We had a fantastic time!"

    !!! Beautiful cottage, great garden and hot tub! Close to all south Peak attractions and amenities in Ashbourne. Would highly recommend!!!

    Reviewed by EmmaJun 2021

  • "Shame there wasn't an easier way of walking out from the cottage without negotiating the cattle grid eg little side gate - especially for children."

    However, it was well-equipped we thoroughly enjoyed our stay! Thank you!

    Reviewed by AnnJun 2021

  • "We were blown away with the character of the property."

    It was stunning. We unfortunately had a little trouble with the hot tub on the Friday evening where we had to contact the owner. Although we were disappointed we could not use it that evening, someone was out for 8am the next day and got it fixed for us to use after our walk on Saturday afternoon which we were really happy with. Really quick service and very apologetic. The only feedback I would have is the lack of everyday essentials. Things like cling film, foil, salt and pepper etc that you don’t really want to be buying just for a couple of nights. We did also run out of toilet paper as I think we only had one additional roll between two bathrooms. The recycling bin was also full to the brim when we arrived. So we unfortunately just had to stack our boxes/glasses and cans next to it. However, these were just minor things that did not negatively impact our stay, just would have made things a little easier and convenient. On a whole we had an amazing time and the property was the perfect getaway. I would also like to let you know about the private chef we hired for the Saturday evening. This was David from The Dinner Party Company and he was amazing. The pre-event communication, food, and service was amazing and such good value for money. A nice little addition to top off a really relaxing stay and happy to share his details if it’s something you’d like to promote to guests. Thank you for a great service and stay! Kind regards Hannah and guests

    Reviewed by HannahJun 2021

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  • Lower-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with slipper bath and en-suite walk in shower room, basin and WC, 1 x family room with king-size (zip/link can be twin on request), single day bed and trundle bed with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area, sitting area seating eight, and a sofa bed to accommodate two of the guests
  • Biomass heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, washing machine, 2 x Smart TV's with DVD and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Private lawned garden with furniture and hot tub
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3.3 miles, pub 2.4 miles
  • Please note: The bedrooms together sleep six guests in total, and there is a sofa bed available to accommodate a further two guests
  • Please note: This property is located beneath Lady Pond Retreat (1051369) which sleeps up to 10 guests, together sleeping up to 18 guests
  • For bookings made from the 16th June 2021 onwards there will be a £200 good housekeeping bond pre authorised on your payment card
  • Please Note : All outside noise is to stop at 10.00pm out of respect for the neighbouring properties, the hot tub therefore can not be used after 10.00pm either thank you
  • Please Note: No stag or hen parties allowed.

The property

Ashbourne 3.1 miles.

Located in the historic village of Bradley and part of the grand Bradley Hall estate, Yew Tree Nook is a fascinating and unique luxury grade II listed apartment.

Take in the charming scenery of the surrounding area with walks from your doorstep, or head deep into the Peak District and become lost in the magnificent landscape.

Following the original stone steps down to the front door, enter into the fantastic open-plan living space where you can relax after an activity-filled day, here you can find an excellently equipped kitchen, as well as a large dining area and sitting area with an abundance of character throughout.

Whether you're gathering around for a sit-down meal, or watching a film on the Smart TV, this area is perfect for spending downtime with your loved ones.

As you walk from the open-plan living space to the bedroom areas, you are transported into a unique romantic area settled beneath vaulted ceilings with decorative supporting columns and exposed brick walls, all furnished in a lavish and opulent style.

Enter the beautiful first bedroom and be greeted by a luxurious slipper bath, opposite a cast iron king-size bed covered with warm tapestry and silks with sleek spotlights fitted overhead.

Continue along the corridor, passing through the arches swathed in heavy drapes to be greeted with a king size zip link bed along with a single day bed with an extra trundle bed beneath, so this distinctive room can sleep up to four guests.

Adjoined to each bedroom is an luxury en-suite shower room with heated demist mirrors and shaver points.

A beautiful Arcitect designed garden lies at the front of the property where you can enjoy a dip in the hot tub before relaxing at the outdoor furniture on a summer evening.

Set off on a walk right from your doorstep, or head to the estate's own lake to do a spot of fishing, being just a short walk from the property, there is a good stock of carp and other fresh water fish.

Nearby, the lovely market town of Ashbourne has all you need for food and essentials, with plenty of local shops and businesses to browse, lined along cobbled streets and a big market square.

For a thrilling day out, head to Alton Towers and enjoy numerous rollercoasters and rides, great for all ages and laying within beautiful grounds.

Watersports enthusiasts can enjoy going to Carsington Water, where canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing and several more sports can be enjoyed, as well as having a lovely walking or cycling route around lake too.

The Dovedale Valley lies at the southern end of the Peak District and is well worth a visit for any keen walkers, with tougher routes for the more practiced rambler, as well as easier family walks, and make sure to see the iconic Dovedale Stepping Stones, a beautiful scenic landmark.

Spend a holiday to remember with loved ones in Derbyshire at Yew Tree Nook.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Matlock 14 miles, Ticknall 24.7 miles, Bolsover 33.5 miles

Lying at the southern end of the Peak District, Ashbourne is a perfect example of an English market town - market place with stalls, eccentric street plan, narrow cobbled alleys, coaching inns and almshouses. In its heyday in the 18th century, the town was a fashionable social centre and many fine Georgian buildings remain from this period. Today the town still has much to offer in terms of restaurants and inns and is regarded as something of a haven for antique hunters - but don’t expect a bargain! For those who prefer more outdoor pursuits, the Dove and Manifold Valleys are close by. Alton Towers is just 20 minutes away.

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Please note: The bedrooms together sleep six guests in total, and there is a sofa bed available to accommodate a further two guests

Please Note : All outside noise is to stop at 10.00pm out of respect for the neighbouring properties, the hot tub therefore can not be used after 10.00pm either thank you

Please Note: No stag or hen parties allowed.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas