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Cottage In Private Grounds With Hot Tub and Tennis Court, In Rural Countryside

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 215 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking


About the property

Cottage in Yeldersley, Peak District / Derbyshire, England, UK - Peaceful Location Near Ashbourne, Peak District And Alton Towers

Coachman's Cottage is situated in the beautiful established grounds of an Edwardian country house, surrounded by countryside. Guests are encouraged to use the new hot tub and the tennis court and gardens. The cottage is well furnished and can sleep up to 7 people very comfortably. Converted in 1995 from a bothy, it includes a country kitchen with Rayburn, cosy sitting room with open fire for winter evenings. This leads into a large conservatory, for sitting or dining. Outside there are tables and chairs for al fresco eating and fresh vegetables are available in season. Dogs are allowed upon request. There are limited facilities for disabled.

Rosamond Woodrow
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
16 April, 2018

About Rosamond Woodrow

My husband and I have travelled widely, and lived in Kenya, for many years. We settled in Derbyshire in 1983. My husband owns his own accountancy practice in the local town, and I have recently got a degree in Fine Art. I am now a practising artist.

We enjoy country pursuits, the garden, tennis and travelling.

We also have a holiday home on the coast in Kenya, where we go as often as we can in the winter.

Rosamond Woodrow purchased this cottage in 1984

Why Rosamond Woodrow chose Ashbourne

My husband came to work in this area. We love the countryside around here, all the hills and the villages. I also enjoyed eventing my horse for many years, and was able to keep horses. I have a great interest in art, and spend a lot of my time painting. We have also worked very hard to create an interesting garden, which guests are very welcome to enjoy.

What makes this cottage unique

I am very happy to accommodate dogs on request, as there are lovely walks nearby.

There is a newly installed hot tub with 32 jets, and a hard 'en tout case' tennis court. The property is very convenient for many attractions such as Alton Towers, and the Derbyshire stately homes. The Peak District is on our doorstep with all that it has to offer. We are also very near to Carsington Reservoir for water sports and walking and cycling.

The cottage itself is unique in that it is situated in the grounds of an Edwardian country house and benefits from a well established and lovely garden. There is also a tennis court, croquet and climbing frame and swing for children.

Convenient for Ashbourne, Buxton and Bakewell, and 3 airports not far away, East Midlands, Birmingham and Manchester

Guestbook comments from the owner

Really well appointed and equipped cottage. Helped us to have a really relaxing and enjoyable New Year - 30/12/09 Cochral family.

Lovely homely accommodation - have thoroughly enjoyed being here. Thank you - 24/10/09 Debbie and Trevor Rivett

Fantastic time. Beautiful house and area. Superb for dogs. Weather also brilliant, unbelievable for such a poor summer - 12/09/09 Joe and Joyce Barnburgh
Jul 2010
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Ashbourne in East Staffordshire District

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 215 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 20
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , The shower in the bath is only used for hair washing
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , This is a wet room
    Toilet 1 - Toilet , Downstairs cloakroom
  • Bedroom 1 has bathroom with bath adjacent. Bedroom 2 has en-suite shower room. Bedroom 3 has cloakroom opposite.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Can accommodate a cot and/or Z bed in addition
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6/7 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with large double bed (can be converted to twin beds, takes a Z bed if required). Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Bedroom 3 with twin beds downstairs.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: The cottage sleeps 2 in a twin-bedded room on the ground floor, with cloakroom opposite. Upstairs is a large double bedded room with bathroom next door and a further twin-bedded room with en-suite shower. The cottage has a lovely country kitchen with table seating four, and a utility room leading off it. There is a comfortable sitting room with open fire and logs and coal are provided. This leads into a large conservatory with comfortable chairs and a dining table that sits eight people. Outside: The cottage is situated in the grounds of an Edwardian house, surrounded by countryside. The gardens cover 3 acres in area and include woodland, shrubberies and herbaceous, as well as a raised bed vegetable garden. The conservatory opens out onto a patio with picnic table and barbecue. There is further outdoor furniture available. Racquets and balls are provided for tennis. There is a very popular tree swing, and climbing frame for children. Utility Room: Includes large fridge/freezer, microwave and washing machine. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels are included. The property is cleaned every week, linen and towels changed weekly. Other: Large conservatory with dining table and chairs, as well as comfortable easy chairs.


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Perfect, peaceful & spacious with everything we needed.

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Stayed at Coachmans Cottage for our sons wedding in Ashbourne. It was perfect for our needs in a lovely peaceful setting. Rosamond was the perfect host, giving us space, but available if needed. Thank you for the contribution Coachmans Cottage made to our perfect weekend.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
East Midlands Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Nearest Motorway
20 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Car: necessary


The nearest airport is East Midlands 40 minutes. Birmingham 1 hour and Manchester 1/2 hours. Use of a car is recommended


Ashbourne, the nearest market town is 2 miles away and from there north lies the Peak District. Alton Towers is 15 miles from the cottage and Chatsworth 30 miles. Derby is 10 miles and Nottingham 25 miles.

Further Details:

Ashbourne boasts many small specialist shops and includes a Waitrose, M & S Simply Food and Sainsburys. There are a variety of restaurants including the Dining Room. Many good pubs in the area, namely the Saracen's Head in Shirley, The George at Alstonefield and the Shire Horse at Wyaston.

Many country houses are located within an easy drive: Ashby Castle, Bolsover Castle, Calke Abbey, Catton Hall, Chatsworth, Elvaston Castle, Haddon and Hardwick Halls, Kedleston, Sudbury and Tissington.

Three theme parks, Alton Towers, Splash Landings and Gullivers Kingdom. Many family days out: Blackbrook Zoological Park, Go Ape, Rosliston Forestry Centre, Buxton Opera House, Chatsworth Garden and Farmyard and Adventure Playground, Conkers, Swadlincote Ski and Snowboard Centre, Uttoxeter Racecourse, Crich Tramway Village, The Heights of Abraham, Churnet Valley Railway and Steeple Grange Light Railway.

Shopping towns include: Ashbourne, Bakewell, Buxton, Chesterfield, Castleton, Wirksworth, Matlock and Matlock Bath. Derbyshire is famous for its diverse and beautiful scenery. The soft rolling landscape of the Derbyshire Dales, including Dovedale and the Manifold Valley, or the more rugged terrain of the High Peak, which encompasses Snake Pall, Edale, Mam Tor. Many areas are wonderful for walks and cycles can be hired. Carsington Water, 20 minutes away has water sports, playground and walking and cycling paths.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A 20% deposit is required on booking and the remaining payment is due 6 weeks before the visit.

Changeover Day:
Changeover days are flexible, as are arrival and departure times.

Notes on prices:
Nightly rate is for a 3 or 4 night stay only.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.