Two luxury holiday cottages in one of the most picturesque rural settings of the Peak District in the hamlet of Milldale, Alstonefield.
A luxury escape from the hustle & bustle
Traditional stone cottages situated a few paces apart offering comfortable accommodation for up to 6 guests in each cottage, perfect for families or gathering friends for a getaway in the great outdoors to enjoy the walking, cycling, and fly fishing or simply a great base to explore the peaks and dales of the Peak District.
Located in the heart of Milldale the cottage is designed for modern day open plan living.
Riverside Cottage is located with a charming view of the River Dove and was originally two cottages that have been converted and ready to welcome you.
What to Expect
Situated in the breath taking White Peak, Milldale, Alstonefield provides a perfect base for exploring the Peak District. Eight miles from the market town of Ashbourne, twelve miles from Bakewell and sixteen miles from Buxton and Matlock.
Both cottages offer the following facilities:
Wood Burning Stove
Fully Equipped Kitchen
All The Details
Your Stay Includes
A Welcome Hamper – to include a bottle of fizz, milk, crusty bread, butter, marmalade, fresh eggs, bacon & fresh coffee
Fresh Luxury Cotton Bed Linen
Bathrobes for Each Guest
Bramley Shower Gel, Shampoo, Conditioner and Soap
English Breakfast Tea & Instant Coffee
Coffee Machine & Selection of Pods
Basket of Logs & Kindling
Store Cupboard Essentials – a basic supply of herbs, olive oil, dried herbs & spices, salt & pepper, table sauces
Cleaning Cupboard essentials – a supply of cleaning products, dishwasher tablets, cleaning cloths, rubber gloves, tea towels & toilet tissue
Use of an Apple Mac
Sky Sports & Sky Cinema Movies
Informative House Book Guide
Utilities – electric, heating & hot water
Residents Off Road Parking
What People are Saying
“Fantastic all round!”
“Fantastic all round! Would recommend to anyone!!!
Stunning. Amazing. Homely. Cosy. Relaxing. Clean. Everything imaginable available. Lovey welcome hamper.
Need to come back to feed the ducks some more!”
“The cottage is perfect!”
“We have loved every minute of our stay in beautiful Duck Cottage. We have walked, cycled, relaxed and made full use of the local eateries. And we have revelled in the glorious peace of Milldale, and the stunning surrounding scenery. The cottage is perfect and we have been so grateful for all the little touches; the books and print-outs of local walks, the carefully curated DVD collection and, of course, the fabulous welcome hamper. We leave far more relaxed and determined to return – thank you.”
“What a wonderful stay!”
“What a wonderful stay! Milldale itself is a special place, but to enjoy it while staying in beautiful Duck Cottage is as good as it gets. The cottage is exquisitely designed and immaculately presented, equipped with everything you could need. Andrew and Sarah are great hosts: attentive and responsive, never intrusive; truly first class. We will most definitely be back!“
“ I can’t recommend it enough!”
“We had a really special weekend in Riverside Cottage – every detail has been thought of and it is so well kitted out with everything you could need, plus robes and a lovely welcome basket of local produce! The front garden is beautiful, the road is quiet, and you can hear the river from your bedroom if you sleep with the windows open. We walked to Dovedale along the river and took an alternative (extremely hilly) route on the way back – so much fun and walks for all fitness levels from the doorstep. It felt like a home from home and I can’t recommend it enough!“
Shopping Delivery Information
Guests can enjoy the very best ingredients from local Peak District producers, farmers and local businesses. Several local companies provide a supermarket style grocery delivery service, which also includes food packs, holiday kits, easy meals to hampers.
Deliveries can be arranged from the following:
Sauced Here – click here
Peak District Deli – click here
High Street supermarkets also deliver to the local area – Sainsbury, Tesco or Asda.
Deliveries can be arranged for after a guest’s arrival or before if by prior arrangement with ourselves.
Ashbourne has many local independent food stores along with M&S Food, Sainsbury and Co-op. Local farm shops are within a short drive of the cottages.
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Get In Touch
We love to be in contact with our guests to advise on any details of the cottage or any arrangements that can help make your visit perfect. We encourage guests to pick up the phone or email and get in touch with any queries before making any booking. Please do not hesitate to get in touch.