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The Old Blacksmiths in Ashover, Derbyshire

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sleeps 4
2 rooms
2 bathrooms

The Old Blacksmiths description

Holiday home
The Old Blacksmiths is a beautiful stone cottage on the edge of the lovely village of Ashover in the Peak District and can sleep four people. There is a king-size double bedroom with an en-suite shower room, a twin bedroom with an en-suite shower room, an open plan living area with a kitchen, a dining area and a sitting area and there is also a utility room. Outside, there is off road parking for two cars and a side patio with furniture. The Old Blacksmiths is a wonderful holiday base.

The small, rural village of Ashover is peacefully situated in the Amber Valley, just five miles from Matlock. The village affords a 9-hole golf course and several good pubs, including the Crispin Inn, renowned as one of the oldest pubs in the Peak District. The county town of Matlock, famous for its warm springs, offers a host of fine eating places, good shops and an interesting museum.

Ground source heat pump central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Storage for cycles. Off road parking for 2 cars. Side patio with furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1 mile. Note: There is an electric fence adjoining the access to the dog walking area, ensure children and dogs are supervised and care is taken. Note: Due to sloping ceilings there may be limited headroom, please ensure care is taken.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi

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Mr Stacey
July 2016
The photos do not do this property justice, it is excellent accommodation. It was spacious downstairs, and highly furnished with a well equipped kitchen. The bedrooms are both en-suite with large showers. It is in a quiet area on the edge of the glorious Derbyshire dales.
Dr Ralph
August 2016
Lovely, comfortable cottage that was well equipped. Beautiful location and good for exploring the Peak District. We would recommend it.
Mrs Reynolds
May 2016
We had a fantastic stay at the cottage. The kitchen was very well equipped and the cottage was spotless. We would have no hesitation in recommending The Old Blacksmiths and hope to return ourselves in the future.
Mr Mrs Fitchett
March 2016
Wonderful cottage in lovely location. Owner was very hospitable.
Mrs Blurton
June 2016
The cottage was cosy and warm. It was beautifully presented and one of the best we have stayed in. The surroundings were lovely and the owner was very friendly and helpful.
Mrs Tooke
May 2016
The cottage was well furnished to a very high standard, it was so comfortable you felt at home! It is situated in a beautiful area. We would certainly stay in this cottage again.
Mrs Yardley
July 2016
In a great location, quiet and relaxing. The cottage was lovely and roomy. Would not hesitate to go back.
Mr Blundell
February 2016
This is a beautifully furnished property and the owner was most helpful at all times. Highly recommended without any reservations.
Mrs Skelton
February 2016
The Old Blacksmiths is a wonderful cottage, warm, spacious,welcoming and peaceful with a beautiful outlook. Great location to cover all the main attractions in the Dales. Owner was very helpful friendly. Would definitely recommend we hope to go back again.
Mrs Le Neveu
November 2015
The cottage was pristine and the owner was really welcoming.
Mr Limbert
October 2015
A well thought out cottage which was short of nothing. In rural surroundings and short distances to various other towns, and good walking areas close by for dogs. Can definitely recommend.
Mrs Bray
October 2015
A really lovely cottage which was beautifully appointed and so convenient for days out and sightseeing. One of the nicest cottages we have stayed at.
Mrs Knowles
September 2015
A good location in a quiet rural environment, with plenty of places of interest to visit. Probably the best property we have visited, renovated and presented to a high standard.
Palmer F
September 2016
Found this cottage through Sykes rentals, booked for a week in late September. We were immediately impressed with the Old Blacksmiths. It's had a nice modern refurbishment and is warm and cosy. We felt was equipped with everything we needed (apart from perhaps some kitchen tongs!). The owner greeted us and left cakes, milk and tea bags on arrival which was a nice touch. As the descriptions says, both bedrooms have their own shower room en suite which we found very useful. The cottage is in a lovely quiet setting and looks out over fields. Made a good base for exploring the peaks and local sights such as Heights of Abraham, Chatsworth and Hardwick Hall.
May 2016
We stayed at the Old Blacksmiths Cottage and couldn't have been happier. The cottage is clean, modern, well equipped and in a beautiful location. Our host Andrew checked us in and was extremely helpful and whilst this is on a working smallholding, it was very quiet and peaceful and we were very much given our privacy. I couldnt recommend this place highly enough and its so central to everything but in the middle of the countryside we felt very at ease and peaceful. Definitely try the Devonshire Arms at Beeley, what a find! Great food great staff unbelievable compared to what else is around. And I would say the same about the Old Blacksmiths, and if we find ourselves coming back to Derbyshire, this is for sure one of the best places we have stayed!
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