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Self-Catering Cottage On The Banks Of The River Dove

Bedrooms 3
Minimum Stay nights


About the property

Cottage in Alstonefield, Nr. Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England - Located In The Peak District National Park. Fantastic Walks From The Door. Trout Fishing Available

Dove Cottage is in a stunning location on the banks of the river Dove in a beautiful part of the Southern Peak District known as Wolfscote Dale. Fully refurbished, the cottage is an ideal base for anyone wishing to enjoy a holiday in one of the most diverse national parks in the country. We provide everything you need to make your stay as comfortable as possible including; Oil fired central heating, Everhot cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble drier, TV and video/DVD player, cd/radio cassette player. Wireless internet access is also available. All linen and towels are provided, as are logs and coal for the open fire. Well behaved dogs are welcome. Trout and grayling fishing (fly only) on a 2 3/4 mile stretch of the river Dove, from the front door, is available at an additional daily cost. The river keeper is on hand to provide guidance and ghillie services if required.

Charlotte Hignett
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
October 2, 2016


Alstonefield Accommodation and Amenities

Location Type:
  • River
  • Living Room ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
  • Downstairs bathroom with bath, WC and hand basin.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with two single beds and basin. Bedroom 2 with two single beds and basin. Bedroom 3 with one single bed and basin. All bedrooms are located on the first floor of the cottage.
Outside: There is an extensive garden to the front and side of the cottage all of which is available for use by cottage guests. The garden runs down to the river Dove and there is easy access to the public footpath which runs alongside the river. A garden table plus four chairs are situated to the rear of the cottage. Off road parking is on the drive to the front of the cottage. Utility Room: Washing machine and tumble drier. Washing powder and softener provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are provided and changed after every let. The property is cleaned after every let. Other: Dining Room with round table seating for 8, sideboard with CD/radio/cassette player.


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Alstonefield village - 1 mile

Ashbourne town - 5 miles

Chatsworth - 18 miles

Haddon Hall - 17 miles

Further Details:

Alstonefield has an excellent pub, the George, which is well known for the quality of its food and drink. Booking is essential at all times of the year.

The nearest village shop is in Hartington, about 5 miles away.

Ashbourne, 5 miles to the south, is a lively market town (Thursdays and Saturdays) with a range of shops and supermarkets including Sainsburys, Waitrose and Co-op. The town also boasts a variety of restaurants.



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  • Booking Notes:
    Provisional bookings are made by telephone and confirmed upon receipt of a completed booking from and deposit cheque of 25% of the total price of the holiday. The balance is payable one month before the start of the holiday.
    Fishing may also be booked at the same time as the holiday.

    Changeover Day:
    Our usual changeover day is Saturday. Guests may arrive after 4.00p.m. at the start of the holiday and we ask that they depart before 10.00a.m. at the end of their stay.

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