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Ash House in Alton, Staffordshire

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sleeps 6
3 rooms
1 bathroom

Ash House description

Holiday home
Ash House is a superb, semi-detached, Grade II listed stone cottage in the centre of the pretty village of Alton, just 1.2 miles from the popular Alton Towers Theme Park, and can sleep six people. Set over three floors, there is a king-size double bedroom with a woodburner, a king-size double bedroom with stairs leading to a second floor attic twin bedroom with a single bed and a cabin-style bed. There is also a bathroom, a kitchen with dining area and a sitting room with a woodburner. Outside there is roadside parking opposite the property with loading and unloading only on the shared drive, secure bike storage and a front, enclosed patio with furniture. Ash House is a wonderful base for your holiday.

The village of Alton is set in the heart of the Staffordshire countryside and offers shops and pubs, plus within a few minutes' drive from the village is Alton Towers Theme Park.

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 with woodburners. Range cooker with electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, Blu-ray/DVD, Bluetooth speaker, WiFi, selection of books. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburners inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate. Roadside parking opposite property with loading/unloading only on shared drive. Secure bike storage. Front enclosed patio with furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops and pub 2 mins walk. Note: Twin loft conversion can only be accessed through one of the double bedrooms and limited headroom in attic bedroom.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed garden
  • Fishing
  • Fishing available
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Near golf
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
  • Near pub

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Miss Thornton
February 2016
The cottage was absolutely beautiful, a real home from home. We had a brilliant time and would definitely recommend it to family and friends.
Miss Richardson
October 2015
This is a beautiful cottage which has been furnished to a very high standard, much more than an average holiday cottage with everything you could need.
Miss Corden
November 2015
Our stay at Ash House was perfect! The house is so beautifully decorated and well equipped. The fire makes the living room feel very cosy! The cottage is set in idyllic surroundings - we had a lovely walk around Llam which is a short drive away. We had such a great long weekend and wouldn't hesitate in recommending it to anyone!
Mr Heal
October 2015
We enjoyed the cottage, it had everything we needed and Alton was a nice relaxing village that we enjoyed, we would like to return one day.
Mr Nicklas
October 2015
Liked the high quality of all the fittings and equipment in the kitchen, the cosy feel of the rooms and the charming location.
Mrs Mason
September 2015
We enjoyed a wonderful stay in Ash House. The house is well equipped, spacious, clean and very cosy. Our three little boys loved the attic bedroom and they didn't want to leave!
January 2017
Beautiful cottage and very well equipped. We stayed as a family of 4 plus parents so 6 in oh and plus our dog. there was plenty of space, everything we could of needed I even managed to cook a full roast for us on New Year's Day. Beautiful village with plenty to do in the surrounding area. perfect home from home.
October 2016
Haven't even finished my stay yet but I have to say how lovely the house is in every aspect and how brilliant your housekeepers have been letting us in when we have locked ourselves out!!
November 2016
What a beautiful and cosy cottage! Really nicely decorated and very well equipped with everything we needed. Was very clean and comfortable and had some very useful info and maps of walks in local area. Lovely touch that we were greeted by a bottle of wine, biscuits and some bread when we arrived. Really enjoyed our stay and would recommend it for a group of friends or families.
August 2016
This was our first holiday home experience, we received such a warming welcome from the moment of booking to arriving at Ash House. The owner was contactable & replied promptly advising us with everything we needed to know about the House,location,area etc. A lovely welcome pack was a great surprise on arrival. The location of Ash House is superb for visiting Alton Towers just being a 5min car journey away. So many places to visit nearby over the Peak District.
Francesca G
October 2016
The cottage was a great size for just the four of us, it had everything we needed and was only a short drive to Alton towers. The village was lovely and quiet and it was easy to find. Just to warn others the drive to load and unload is very steep and I scratched the bottom of my bumper when we first arrived, which I wasn't happy about. I would advise leaving it on the road opposite and loading up there, unless you are driving a 4x4. Other than that it was perfect. Defiantly returning to do more exploring.
February 2016
We stayed here on the 5th Feb for 2 nights for my boyfriends birthday with some of his family. The cottage is absolutely beautiful and you immediately feel at home. The place was absolutely spotless and the housekeeper had even left us a little treat of red wine and a packet of lovely biscuits. The cottage in in the middle of Alton, there are lovely pubs close by serving great food. The closest pub The Bulls Head has recently closed down. Everyone in the village were very friendly and happy to point us in the right direction as we didn't really know the area. We visited Ashbourne on Saturday and also The Heights of Abraham which were close by and I would recommend. The cottage had plently of plates, glasses and cutlery if needed. There were 6 of us staying at the cottage, there are 6 double beds, and 2 singles. One thing to mention is one of the bedrooms (the loft) you have to walk through the second bedroom to get to it so may accidently wake people up during the night of you need to go the bathroom. This wasn't really a problem for us. I would definitely recommend this cottage to others and thank you so much to the housekeeper and owner for making our weekend :)
Jules M
October 2015
"We have had a wonderful stay in Ash House. So cozy, very well equipped and our three boys (aged 7, 5, 2) loved the attic bedroom and huge bath tub! We look forward to returning in the near future. Thank you also for the lovely welcome."
Mr Roberts
March 2016
Alton is a lovely little village and Ash House was a great choice to stay. The house was lovely and relaxing which made our stay all the more enjoyable. Perfect for a family getaway or just a weekend away with friends!
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