Beautiful large group self catering house full of character in stunning gardens
River Cottage is a superb 8 bedroom cottage on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Ashford in the Water, perfect for large groups of up to 20 guests.
The cottage has a total of 8 bedrooms (some are family rooms with bunk beds) and 7 bathrooms, the majority of bedrooms also have the option of being made up as twins or double beds, offering guests the great flexibility in sleeping arrangements. The property has a fabulous large kitchen, fully equipped with everything you need to self-cater for a large group including a double range master oven. There is a separate formal dining room with seating for up to 20 guests around one long table as we know dining together is an important aspect of your stay. There is also an elegant sitting room, perfect for relaxing in after a fun filled day exploring the Peak District.
One of the best features of this property is the amazing outdoor space, the property has the most beautiful manicured garden with the River Wye flowing at the bottom it. There is a lovely patio area with outdoor dining table, seating, and BBQ, a delightful spot to enjoy some al fresco dining and soak up the riverside views with the rolling Derbyshire hills as a backdrop.
Village and riverside location
Plenty of space to cater for your group with a Range Master double oven with grill and 6 gas hobs plus an additional smaller oven. The kitchen is well stocked with all the equipment and mod cons. One end of the kitchen has a lovely informal dining space with built in comfortable bench seating and a separate beamed dining room with plenty of space to dine up to 20 guests.
Beautifully styled sitting room with solid oak flooring has an electric fire, neutral décor, gorgeous soft furnishings and comfy sofas. The floor to ceiling windows attract masses of light that flood the room, enjoy views of the garden towards the river and the hills beyond.
Eight fabulous bedrooms in total. We know that groups come in all shapes and sizes and have different requirements so there is a mix of doubles, twins and bunk beds so you can pick and choose your layout to suit up to 20 adult guests.
Fencing against the river and a fish pond covered by railings to protect playing children.
Enclosed garden with riverside seating. extendable garden table for up to 20.
Childrens trampoline (use at own risk)
BBQ (charcoal not provided)
The location of River Cottage is first-rate, Ashford in the Water which is well known for its medieval Sheep-wash bridge and long tradition of well dressing, is well served by two traditional village pubs, a tearoom and fantastic local shop/deli. There are plenty of great walks from your doorstep including a great circular route up to the famous Monsal Head which has breath-taking views over the dramatic Peak District landscape. You are also only 2 miles from the ancient historic market town of Bakewell, home to the famous Bakewell pudding.
Pubs, bars, and restaurants
- The Ashford Arms (0Km)
- The Bull (0Km)
- The Manners, Bakewell (3Km)
- Robert’s of Ashford (0Km)
- Buxton (17Km)
- Manchester (53Km)
Prices per week start from
9th Oct 2019 — 31st Dec 2020