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

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


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.

Ray & Julie
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
December 9, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Heaven on Earth.

Total Luxury.


Everything we wanted it to be and more!
Jul 2006
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Ashbourne Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Toilet 1 - toilet
    Shower room 1 - shower
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
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


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5* Detached Stone Cottage with a Private Indoor Pool (Not Shared)
average rating of 4.96875 based on 33 reviews

Brilliant they have thought of everything

  • 5 of 5

Brilliant they have thought of everything

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Charming Cosy Cottage with a Lovely Private Pool!

  • 5 of 5

We decided we would like a winter break so we chose to book Thorpe View Cottage and we are so glad we did, it is a lovely place to spend a week. The cottage is so peaceful and very spacious, its well equipped & always warm as it has a lovely log burner in the lounge as well as being central heated throughout, the lounge has a dvd player and the kind owners have left a bookcase with some dvd’s , books, games for those cold days when you just want to relax and stay cosy by the log burner! The bedroom has a TV & en-suite, it also has a very comfortable bed with very nice quality bedding to sleep on, you won’t want to get up!! The cottage it very private and the lovely owners will introduce themselves and then give you total privacy but are there if you have any problems. The cottage has amazing countryside views and it’s nice to watch the visiting wildlife in the garden & the sheep and cows up on the hills! The local town is only a short drive away and is a really nice town with quite a few individual shops to look around and many places to eat & drink!

We also visited the Heights of Abraham , Bakewell and the Ladybower Reservoir but the rest of the time we spent in the cottage and by the amazing pool/hot tub which is a really lovely area, you feel like you are at a 5* spa resort and you have it totally to yourselves which is so nice! We enjoyed our stay very much and hope to return at some point in the future!

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Another peaceful and relaxing break.

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at Thorpe View cottage for the last four years which we think says it all,never tiring of the views and the peace and quite.This is the perfect place to relax and unwind.We have booked again for next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ivan & Jean for your feedback, we are so pleased you had another enjoyable and relaxing break at Thorpe Cloud View. We look forward to seeing you in 2018!
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A lovely, cosy cottage with outstanding views and a luxurious pool.

  • 5 of 5

If you're after a genuinely relaxing getaway this is the place for you. The well-kept cottage has everything you need, all clean and in good working order. We particularly enjoyed the pool, perfect for unwinding at the end of the day & great to have the luxury of it all to yourselves. There's plenty to see and do close at hand to suit everyone. We went to the Peak Wildlife Park, the caves at Castleton and the Heights of Abraham. There's also some fantastic walks close by. Would not hesitate to recommend this place. Thanks Ray and Julie.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cottage, the pool is a pleasure. This is an ideal base for plenty of walks.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage, with everything you need for a most enjoyable holiday.

Excellent starting point for lots of walks, and near to Ashbourne for pubs and shopping. Having your own pool is brilliant.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Peaceful, delightful cottage with wonderful view

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit and never disappoints. In fact a superb new bathroom now fitted with walk in shower. Never tire of the view of Thorpe Cloud from patio. Everything provided for a very comfortable stay

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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East Midlands (Nottingham) Airport is 38 minutes & 55km.

Manchester Airport is 54 minutes and 62km.


Ashbourne Market Town is 5 minutes and 5km

Alton Towers Theme Park is 17 minutes and 17km

Gullivers Kingdom at Matlock Bath is 20 minutes and 26km

Chatsworth Estate is at Bakewell just 22 minutes and 28km

Further Details:

There are many country pubs that offer a friendly atmosphere and reasonably priced food, or high quality restaurants at nearby hotels or within 3 miles at Ashbourne. Ashbourne offers a choice of supermarkets, high street & local bespoke shops, banks and many ladies boutiques. There are a number of Antiques shops in Ashbourne. The pub in the village now named The Old Dog has been fantastically renovated and is great for a drink something to eat, approx. 1/3 mile to walk UP the road.

Shrovetide is an annual event each February which sees Ashbourne closed to traffic & shops boarded up for 2 days whilst the local townsfolk "Upards" take on the "Downards" in a "football" match through the streets with goal posts some 3 miles apart. A spectacle to behold!!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
You can view further details & photos on our web site
Email to confirm the reservation.
Prices shown are for 2 adults (£75 extra each additional adult/child).

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: Cancellations less than 4 weeks prior to arrival are not refundable and up to 4 weeks before we keep £100.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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