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Hope Cottage

Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

This recently refurbished gardeners cottage is set in the lovely grounds of the owner's Birdsgrove estate. Standing detached, this traditional cottage offers fine, contemporary interior design and it's own 1/4 acre of landscaped, mature and peaceful garden with the River Dove bordering the grounds. Hope Cottage has an open plan living / dining room with French doors and large kitchen area leading to a sitting room with open fire. Second sitting room. Separate cloaks. First floor: large double bedroom with 6ft bed and en-suite shower room with double shower cubicle and toilet. Double bedroom, double aspect twin bedroom and finally bunk bedroom. Main bathroom with over bath shower and toilet.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: East Midlands Airport / Manchester Airport, Nearest railway: Derby
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Trampoline
Access Parking

The Heart of England/Peak District

Set in the heart of the countryside, with all it has to offer and wonderful views, but with superb road links and local amenties only 5 minutes away, you cannot ask for a better location that has it all !

The historic market town of Ashbourne is one of Derbyshire's finest old market towns and lies just a mile away from Hope Cottage. Famous for its antique shops, it also offers cafes, restaurants, bars, gifts and craft shops. Its cobbled market place and hidden alleys are a delight to explore, as is the elegant Church Street, which is considered to be one of the finest streets of Georgian buildings in Derbyshire.

Two miles from Hope Cottage is the Peak District National Park, with the picturesque villages of Ilam, Dovedale and Thorpe Cloud as a small example of the many areas of the park offering attractions including the Rock Pillars at Ilam, Viators Bridge in Milldale, the Stepping Stones which lead to the limestone carvings at Lover's Leap and Reynard's Cave. There are also several trails such as Tissington and High Peak, which weave through the countryside, providing popular recreational walks and cycle paths that follow former railway lines.


The rich historic heritage of the area provides Chatsworth House, Kedleston Hall amongst may others, whilst also enjoying Carsington Water, with its watersports and visitor centre and the fabulous theme park of Alton Towers less that 20 minutes away, make this an ideal place to both play, enjoy and relax. Cycle hire available locally. Shops including M&S Foods, Waitrose and Sainsburys less than 5 minutes away. Corner shop and pub 1/4 mile.

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Review 1-6 of 6

30 Jul 2014


"Beautiful house and surrounding countryside"

Spent 2 nights in July - 4 adults 4 children. The garden is spectacular for adults and children and we were really fortunate to have fabulous weather which allowed us to spend most of our time outside… More

9 May 2014


"Great weekend away!"

Myself and seven friends rented this cottage over Easter weekend. When we arrived we were particularly impressed by the grounds as well as the well kept interior. In particular the photos don't d… More

13 Apr 2014


"Gorgeous cottage and location"

We booked Hope Cottage with Birdsgrove House for our wedding, this is a gorgeous house with stunning views. The house has been decorated to a really high standard and is really cosy. It was perfect as… More

25 Feb 2014


"Better Than Expected- Wonderful Owners"

Booking through holiday lettings: booking through holiday lettings (first time) was very straight forward. I received emails at every stage to inform me of the stages that my booking was going through… More

11 Nov 2013


"Wonderful location"

Booked through holiday lettings which was not a good experience. They do nothing for their fee and leave everything up to the owner and you to sort out. However, Hope cottage is in a delightful loca… More

19 Oct 2013


"Nice place but"

This is a very nice comfortable cottage. It's in beautiful grounds with a good walk down to the river Dove.However, the problem is with the owners and Holiday lettings/TripAdvisor. The owner didn… More

Thank you for your response. It was very unfortunate that you did have service that was less than satisfactory from both ourselves and the agent. I cannot comment on the agent but from our point of view, I had gone into labour unexpectedly with my little girl and it had left us in a state of rush and confusion. We take on board your comments but can assure you that your experience is the exception rather than the norm and can only apologise once again for any failings on our part.

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Calendar last updated:11 Sep 2014

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