Key Facts

General Information

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

  • Sleeps up to 43
  • 19 bedrooms
  • First floor has one communal bathroom with sink and toilet, and one communal shower room with sink and toilet
  • Two shared family bathrooms
  • Two downstairs WCs
  • Hope Cottage contains an additional ground-floor WC and first-floor bathroom
Bedrooms</strong Sleeps Beds Features
Mallard 2 Twin Ground floor
Kingfisher 2 Double En-suite with
shower over
bath; sink, WC
Robin 2 Double En-suite with
sink, WC
Pheasant 2 Twin En-suite with
shower over
bath; sink, WC
Swan 4 King +
2 Singles
Heron 4 King + Bunks
Nightingale 2 Double En-suite with
shower, sink,
Kestrel 2 Double En-suite with
shower, sink,
Skylark 2 Double En-suite with
shower, sink,
Goldcrest 2 Twin En-suite with
shower, sink,
Dove 2 Double En-suite with
bath, sink,
Wagtail 2 Double Sink
Owl 2 Twin Sink
Swallow 3 Triple
Buzzard 2 Twin

Bedrooms</strong Sleeps Beds Features
Bedroom 1 2 Super King En-suite
Bedroom 2 2 Double
Bedroom 3 2 Twin
Bedroom 4 2 Bunks

Cooking and Dining

  • Dining Table seats upto 35 comfortably but can accommodate up to 43
  • Fantastic chef available for a special meal or throughout the weekend
  • Drop-off meals and outside caterers are welcome
  • Range cooker with additional oven in the scullery
  • Large dining kitchen in the Cottage
  • BBQ
  • Tables and chairs on terrace
  • Good dining nearby
  • Online deliveries

Children Welcome

  • Toys, books and games for children
  • Games Room
  • Two cots available
  • Two high chairs available

Where We Are

  • The postcode is DE6 2BP
  • The nearest town is Ashbourne, five minute's drive away
  • The nearest stations are Derby 20 minutes, Belper 20 minutes and Duffield 15 minutes
  • The nearest airport is East Midlands
  • Taxis available
  • Parking for up to 30 cars

Things To Do

Things to Do Inside

  • Large flat screen TV
  • 2m Projector screen
  • Wi-fi
  • DVD player
  • Play room

Things to Do Outside

  • Croquet set
  • Twelve acres of stunning gardens
  • Picnic tables in garden


  • Country pursuits available nearby, including clay pigeon shooting
  • Walking
  • Sailing
  • Horse riding

Top Things to Do for Children

  • Alton Towers
  • Chatsworth House
  • Carsington Water (canoeing, windsurfing and sailing)

Location & Booking

Payment Process

  • We take a one third deposit at the time of booking
  • The balance is due three months before the date booked

Cautionary Deposit

  • £750 refundable deposit

House Restrictions

  • There is an additional cost for over 30 additional day guests
  • No pets are allowed at the house
  • Noise policy in place
  • No fireworks please
  • Not suitable for stag parties

Arrival and Departure

  • Check in 4pm
  • Check out 4pm on a Sunday
  • Check out 10am on other days

What’s Included

  • Bedding
  • Essentials
  • Utilities
  • Please note that towels are not provided

Ground Floor

First Floor