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5* Detached Stone Cottage with a Private Indoor Pool (Not Shared)

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Thorpe, Nr. Ashbourne, Peak District - Uninterrupted Views of Thorpe Cloud Hills at Dovedale, on a Private 4 acre Estate

5 Star holiday cottage with its own private indoor pool. Situated in Thorpe, a delightful village at the southern end of the White Peak area of the Peak National Park, Thorpe Cloud View cottage is a charming holiday location within the four-acre grounds of, but set apart from, Thorpe House, a late Georgian limestone grade two listed building of considerable character. The cottage, allocated the top rating of five stars, has uninterrupted views of Thorpe Cloud, at the entrance to Dovedale, the limestone gorge which separates Derbyshire and Staffordshire. The surrounding areas provide excellent walking. The picturesque Derbyshire market town of Ashbourne is just some 3 miles away; the spa town of Buxton, and the historic houses of Chatsworth, Haddon Hall, Hardwick Hall and Kedleston are all within easy access. Alton Towers, the UK’s largest leisure park is only a twenty-minute drive away.


Owner
Ray & Julie
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
17 April, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Heaven on Earth.

Total Luxury.

Fantastic.

Everything we wanted it to be and more!
Jul 2006
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Ashbourne in Derbyshire

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Newly renovated (March 2015) Ground floor bathroom with walk in shower, wc and wash basin. Ensuite bathroom to bedroom with a wc, bidet and wash basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2-4 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with a king sized double bed. In the lounge there is also a double sofa bed.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • caving
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: WARNING we only ask ask for a £100 deposit payment by bank transfer. NEVER transfer money to an overseas account under any circumstances, we do NOT ask for full balance payment or further security deposits with booking. Any concerns please call us on 01335 350215 and leave a detailed message if we are not at home, many thanks. All prices shown are for 2 adults sharing the cottage. £10/night additional charged for each additional adult or child, minimum charge is 2 nights for additional guests, so £20 each. Due to the galleried landing and York Stone flooring, the cottage is not ideal for children under the age of three, however the cottage can be booked at parents own discretion/responsibility. We do not provide a cot, high chair or stair gate. Outside: A private estate with fantastic gardens in all 4 acres. The Holiday Cottage enjoys uninterrupted view of the hills of Thorpe Cloud at Dovedale. Often you will be able to watch sheep and lambs, cows, bulls and calves, many types of birds including woodpeckers all from the secluded outside seating area of the holiday cottage. Indoor Swimming Pool & Luxury Jacuzzi. This opulant swimming pool is heated to 31 degrees. It is about 1.4meters deep and 14 metres (40 ft) long. Ideal for the serious swimmer, for the beginner or for the children. The Jacuzzi has its own heating control and has jets from the sides and the bottom of the seat. Utility Room: Eco friendly remote central heating system (biomass wood pellets) Washing machine and dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The cottage is cleaned after each guest visit. Towels and bedlinen are provided. Our gardener tends to the grounds and may start early (7.00am). Also our handy man is often around keeping everything looking great. This will include moving and loading wood pellets to a centralised green energy heating system. Other: Gallaried landing over the lounge/sitting room gives an open spacious feelin

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website:

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(24 traveller reviews)

5

most beautiful place we have ever stayed

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was absolutely lovely in the most beautiful location, with close views of Thorpe Cloud and the surrounding hills. Secluded and tucked away and yet only a couple of miles from the town of Ashbourne. We will certainly be returning next year, as there is so much to do and see in this picturesque area. Chickens come and visit the garden, ewes with lambs just over the stone wall, rabbits and lots of birds too. If you love nature and peaceful surroundings this is the place to come. We used the private heated swimming pool every day at least once, which has a jacuzzi , shower and toilet and relaxing loungers. A real bonus. To us it's by far the nicest cottage and location we have ever stayed in, and by the way we do travel a lot, but it's outstanding and it's got everything. Thank you Ray and Julie for letting us stay, we promise to see you again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Cottage and Pool

  • 5 of 5

We had a really relaxing week, the cottage was lovely, one of the best we have stayed in, very clean, warm and exceptionally well equipped, a real home from home. The pool was just the icing on the cake, lovely and warm and we made full use of it, such luxury to have it all to ourselves. The views over to Thorpe Cloud were great, as were the walks we did, albeit rather muddy due to heavy rain the previous week! There were plenty of places to eat not far from the cottage and we have left a few to try next time as we will be back just as soon as we can.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the feedback John, so pleased to hear you had an enjoyable weeks stay at Thorpe Cloud View. We very much look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Ray & Julie
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5

Cosy cottage, wonderful pool, great location

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is lovely, especially cosy when you light the wood-burner on a wet, stormy evening. The pool is a perfect place to swim and relax. You might need the wellies to walk to Dovedale! We enjoyed exploring Ashbourne, and particularly loved the plentiful snowdrops in the garden and by the roadside.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Escape!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect escape. The cottage was clean, and everything was done up super nicely.

I went swimming and enjoyed the hot tub and was completely impressed with the pool area.

Every morning I watched the chickens, sheep and ponies nearby. The hike to the steps of Dovedale was awesome through the fields.

A great location, lovely house and exacy as amazing as the pictures and other reviews state!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Romantic retreat with amazing views, stunning location with access to private pool

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time seeing the new year in at the Thorpe Cloud view cottage. The cottage itself is ideal for couples and is well equipped and in excellent condition. The private pool is an added bonus. The owners Ray and Julie are very responsive and knowledgeable of the local area and local walks. The cottage is walking distance to the dovedales and Thorpe Cloud, a perfect start to the new year! Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Cottage was amazing

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely beautiful cottage.Swimming pool n hot tub was brilliant.The chickens were very friendly.The only downside there was no coffee or milk but that's very minor.overall I gotta give the cottage a massive 10 out of 10.looking forward to booking again.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 1
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 3
1 Jul 2017 - 4 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
5 Aug 2017 - 12 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£749
for 7 nights
From
£107
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 3
13 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 6
1 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 7
30 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Season
29 Oct 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£350
for 3 nights
From
£117
£450
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas & New Year
20 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£400
for 2 nights
From
£200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Early season 2018
3 Jan 2018 - 2 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£350
for 3 nights
From
£117
£450
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
March 2018
3 Mar 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£400
for 3 nights
From
£133
£500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
April & May 2018
31 Mar 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
You can view further details & photos on our web site www.a1peak.com
Email or call to confirm the reservation.
Send a cheque for £100 as a deposit.
Send a cheque for the outstanding balance 1 month before the holiday.
Prices shown are for 2 adults (£75 extra each additional adult/child).

TERMS: A non refundable deposit of £100 is taken at time of booking. The balance is due one month prior to arrival date at cottage. Cancellations less than 4 weeks prior to arrival are not refundable.


Changeover Day:
Saturday is the usual change over day for weekly lettings, this is flexible during January, February, November & December. Arrival time is 3pm & departure is 10am. Off peak season (Nov - Feb) prices shown are for 3 night or 7 night breaks as listed.

Notes on prices:
Prices shown are for 2 adults sharing the cottage. 2 further adults/children can be accommodated at £75 per each additional person.

Terms: A non refundable deposit of £100 is taken at time of booking. The balance is due one month prior to arrival date at cottage. Cancellations less than 4 weeks prior to arrival are not refundable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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