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The Pudding Room Countryside Cottage in Ashbourne, Derbyshire

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sleeps 4
1 room
1 bathroom

The Pudding Room Countryside Cottage description

Holiday home
The Pudding Room is a contemporary first floor apartment above the owner's shop, in the hamlet of Knockerdown, close to Carsington Water. There is a double bedroom, and a bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. The open plan living area consists of a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with sofabed, and doors to a small balcony overlooking a small seasonal campsite. There is also a small shared decked area, and off road parking. With Carsington Water close by, and the walking, market towns and villages of the Peak District within easy reach, The Pudding Room makes a lovely year-round romantic base.

Situated in the south of the Peak District, Ashbourne is a wonderful example of an English market town. With a traditional market square, eclectic street plan, narrow cobbled alleys, coaching inns and almshouses, the heyday of this settlement came in the 18th Century when the town was a fashionable social centre. Many fine Georgian buildings remain from this era, adding an air of elegance to the town's heart. With numerous restaurants and inns, Ashbourne is regarded as something of a haven for antique hunters. For those who prefer outdoor pursuits, the Dove and Manifold Valleys are close by, offering wonderful walking opportunities. Alton Towers Theme Park is just 20 minutes drive away and makes a fun day out for all the family.

The ultimate in "year-round" appeal, the Peak District offers countryside, picturesque villages and magnificent scenery. It touches upon six counties and encloses 555 square miles of open moorland, flowing rivers, and wooded dales.

Gas central heating. Electric oven and hob, fridge, microwave, TV with Freeview, DVD. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Small balcony. Shared use of small decked area. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Owner's shop below. Shop 5 miles, pub 1 min walk. Note: Property accessed by 12 external steps. Note: This property is situated next to a T-junction, on a B road, therefore some road noise may be heard.


  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Near pub

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Miss Hessey
August 2014
Was really nice at the end of the day when you have been out all day to come back and have all the comforts of home.
Mr Penny-larter
February 2015
The apartment was clean, warm and well situated. It's close to leisure facilities at Carsington Water and lots of walks are nearby.
Mrs Ball
May 2015
A fabulous holiday let. It was furnished to a high standard, was well equipped, in a nice location and we had a warm welcome from the owner.
Mrs Davies
February 2015
Spotlessly clean throughout, a totally relaxing weekend.
Mr Collins
April 2014
We enjoyed the peace and quiet.
Miss Durrani
June 2014
This property was fantastic both for comfort and location.
Mr Ridehalgh
October 2013
The apartment was really modern and really clean. It is easy to get to, and has Carsington Water and a pub right on its doorstep. Excellent place to spend a holiday!
Miss Lindley
January 2013
Very good location!! Carsington Water is only a 5min walk and is perfect for a walk round. Ashbourne was 15mins drive where it has a big Sainsbury's to buy food/supplies. On arrival the owner was very helpful and gave us tips and points around the property and guidance to the local area. Property was very comfortable and clean, presented to a very high standard with all the essentials needed for a few nights away. Very enjoyable!
November 2014
We stayed here for week in September and it was lovely. It was just perfect for me and my husband and our 1 year old. Really close to Carsington waters and Bakewell and Ashbourne not far at all. The owner was lovely and nothing was too much trouble. Can highly recommend the puddings too! We will certainly be returning. Thank you for a lovely week.
Elaine W
August 2015
Stayed here for 3 very comfortable nights. Spacious rooms with very tall ceilings. All home comforts with simple clean comfy furnishings. Great host, friendly and willing to accommodate any requests. Ordered some puddings and quiche previous to visit. They were all delicious. Easy to walk to Carsington Water, which we did twice , morning and one evening. Good decor with everything looking in very good condition. Great shower. Easy to drive to Matlock, Belper and Cromford.
Dennis B
June 2014
arrived on Friday afternoon the place was very clean and tidy an a nice cake was waiting to be consumed with a bottle of wine. The double bed was very comfortable and we both had a good night sleep only a short walk to Carsington water plenty to do around about.
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