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7 Nights  

  • £1890  to  £2310

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  • £275 p/night
    Off peak
    (3 night min)
  • £300 p/night
    Peak season
    (3 night min)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    3 (all year)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Log Burner

About The Carriage House

The Carriage House is architectural elegance. Peacefully located in the beautiful grounds of the Ashford Hall Estate in Ashford in the Water, the Derbyshire self-catering holiday house is luxuriously decorated to sleep six people in three bedrooms with wonderful views and easy access to some of the best sights and attractions in the entire Peak District National Park. As quiet and remote as the cottage is, it's barely a two-minute walk into the village, where there is a well-stocked shop, tea rooms, the friendly Bull's Head pub, and a popular restaurant. It's perfect for a walking holiday or cycling holiday with friends, yet relaxed enough that families also feel welcome and comfortable.

The Peak District has some of the most sublime views in England. One of the best is across the lake and fountain to Chatsworth House. With 300 rooms full of world-class collections of art and furniture, parklands shaped by the renowned Georgian landscape designer Capability Brown, a farmyard and playground, cafe, restaurant and excellent shop, the Chatsworth Estate offers a full day of beauty and fun barely five miles from your holiday home. If you love a stately home, then you'll appreciate National Trust Hardwick Hall and Kedleston Hall. Buxton's grand buildings elevate even the simple task of grocery shopping into something to enjoy. While Bakewell's buildings are more rustic than refined, you should not miss the busy Monday market with over 100 vendors and a wide variety of produce, gifts and other items.

Walking is a highly pleasurable way to enjoy the scenery of the Peak District. Local footpaths include going over the medieval sheep wash bridge to Monsal Head or around Little Longstone and the Monsal Weir. You can also cycle along the Monsal Trail, following it to Bakewell, Buxton, and tunnels to the Monsal Head Viaduct. The house has secure storage for guests who bring a bike. Bike hire is also available locally. Other Peak District attractions include the Tissington Trail, Alton Towers, Eyam Museum and the Riley Graves, Poole's Cavern and Buxton Country Park, the Heights of Abraham, Crich Tramway Village, and Gulliver's Kingdom.

The Carriage House welcomes visitors all year round.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Beyond Venues joined Independent Cottages in February 2022

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Luxury
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (The Peak District)

Accommodation Comprises:

The Carriage House is a period holiday home in the grounds of Grade-II listed Ashford Hall. It is beautifully finished and furnished to a very high standard in a classic style that suits the age and location.


  • Cold weather is no problem when you're staying at The Carriage House. The living room has a stone fireplace with a warming log burner, a Smart TV, and a choice of books. In summer, leave the door into the garden open for a refreshing breeze.
  • A stylish bespoke butcher's block takes pride of place in this country chic kitchen, where you'll find modern appliances and all of the equipment and utensils you'll need for your self-catering Peak District holiday. Linger over breakfasts at the oak table or dress it up for a special celebration dinner. The table seats six with a highchair for younger guests who do not want to miss out on family time around the table.
  • Every room has an ensuite but with a downstairs shower and toilet no one ever has to wait. This powder room can be found off the entry hall which includes a washing machine and tumble dryer – perfect for any wet kit after a days exploring.


  • Three elegant bedrooms ensure a sound night's sleep with V-spring mattresses, high-quality bedding and bed linen, and tranquil pastel shades to aid relaxation.
  • Bedroom One has a super-kingsized (6ft-wide) bed and a large ensuite with a bath, WC and a handbasin.
  • Bedrooms Two and Three each have a king-sized (5ft-wide) bed, ample storage, and an ensuite with a shower, WC and a handbasin.

Outside: The private enclosed garden has a lawn, a patio with a charcoal barbecue and a teak dining table and chairs, and beautiful rural views. There is off-street parking for four cars in the courtyard next to the house, and a lockable shed for storing bicycles.

Additional Information: Bed linen, bath towels, WiFi and utilities are all included with the hire of the holiday cottage. A travel cot and a high chair are available, with guests providing cot bedding. The owner regrets they cannot accept pets. Smoking is not permitted.

The Carriage House Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms (1 Superking & 2 King)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £1890
To £2310
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Please enquire with owner
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Beyond Venues
Member Since February 2022

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