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“Beautifully romantic cottage”
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View of the cottage from the churchyard opposite.
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View of the cottage from the churchyard opposite.
Very comfy double bed with king size duvet.
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22 reviews
View of the cottage from the churchyard opposite.
Very comfy double bed with king size duvet.
The spacious bedroom is peaceful and romantic.
The sitting room on the first floor.
The fireplace in the dining room (currently non-working).
The en-suite bathroom.
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 2
Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England

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Excellent - based on 22 reviews
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MR1970260...
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
61 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Beautifully romantic cottage”
Reviewed 14 March 2015 for a stay in February 2015

Lovely cottage in a lovely part of the country
Very steep stairs but cottage is well worth those
Most comfortable bed
Only thing missing is a shower which I believe is being installed
Would definately return

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Steep stairs
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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JoLeese37
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Superb”
Reviewed 27 November 2014 for a stay in November 2014

This was our first weekend away together as a couple and we weren't disappointed. From the moment we arrived at Christmas Cottage we felt warm and comfortable and felt like it was a home away from home. Charlotte had been kind enough to make sure the heating was on for when we got there which, given the fact that it was rather cold and wet outside was most welcome. She also left us a welcome pack of tea, coffee, sugar, milk and a rather nice chocolate cake. On Saturday we sliced up some cake, made a flask of coffee and went to Dovedale for the first time which was beautiful. We spent Sunday at Carsington Waters which was equally has nice. The Cottage had absolutely everything we needed for our stay and we hope to come back to stay again in the Spring.
Thank you Charlotte, for helping to make our first break away as a couple a special one.

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Liked best: The peace and quiet
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with pets
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Management Response
28 Nov 2014
Thank you for the lovely review, it sounds as though you had a lovely time and I'm really glad that staying in Christmas Cottage contributed to that. We hope that you will visit Christmas cottage again in the not too distant future....!
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PamWild
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Lovely cottage, great cake!”
Reviewed 4 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014

A lovely cute cottage for our 2 night break during half term. Great communication from the owner. Fabulous chocolate cake baked for us. Very clean, well maintained property. Lots of info for days out. Really focused on what a holiday maker may need. We had our 3 month old baby and the stairs were challenging but doable with care. Bring your own travel cot as there is not one there.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
28 Nov 2014
Thank you so much for the review, I'm pleased that you found it cute, we think it is too! Rather than let it out for 4 people we advertise it as a 2 person cottage which gives the luxury of space but with lots of character. We hope that you will return to stay at Christmas cottage soon.
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Gill W
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
1 review
“Stylish, country cottage”
Reviewed 4 September 2014 for a stay in July 2014

Stayed here for a long weekend this summer, sat outside with a glass of wine most evenings and watched the world go by. V nice village with friendly local pub (dog friendly!) and it also has a nice beer garden. The cottage is nicely decorated with lots of equipment and good quality furnishings. Great location for nice walks and visits to local attractions. Walked around Carsington Water and through Dovedale. Very pretty.

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Liked best: Interior design and village location
Liked least: going home!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with pets
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Management Response
23 Oct 2014
Thank you for reviewing our cottage, we are really glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Steve_Dal...
Essex, UK
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Great location”
Reviewed 11 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

Stayed here for three nights on a mini break to the Peak District with my wife. Initially we chose this cottage for its location and the fact that it allows pets meant that we could take our cocker spaniel with us. The owner left us a welcome pack of tea, coffee, milk, sugar, biscuits, cake and wine! It is a charming cottage and just right for our requirements. Spotlessly clean with bathrobes supplied too. As an added bonus it is just two doors away from the local pub which serves good food. As per the description, it is laid out over three floors and you do need to be reasonably fit to climb the very steep stairs! Would definitely return here. My tip for this property is that if you hang out of the top bathroom window you can connect to the free Wifi in the pub two doors down!

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
23 Oct 2014
Thank you for submitting a review of your stay in Christmas Cottage, it is much appreciated. We also feel that it's location is one of the best things about the cottage, and obviously close proximity to the pub definitely helps! Good news on the Wi-fi front - it's on it's way! Thanks.
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