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
Tassimo 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 & DVDS
Informative House Book Guide
Telephone & Honesty Box
Utilities – electric, heating & hot water
Residents Off Road Parking
What People are Saying
“Idyllic setting, beautiful cottage!”
“Idyllic setting, beautiful cottage furnished to 5 star standards. Very comfortable and luxurious. Welcome hamper was quite a feast!”
“Duck Cottage is a real gem!”
“Spent a week ensconced in this magically pretty corner of the Peak District. With the soft bubbling of the river outside and the glorious hills on view all around us we felt were a world away. Duck Cottage is a real gem – so beautifully furnished and equipped it was a warm and cosy retreat from the showers. When we were lucky enough to see the sun, we took full advantage of the gorgeous outside decking and front garden patio. Can only imagine how lovely it is to spend a warm summer’s evening outside listening to the gentle sounds of the night time countryside.”
“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!“
“We loved our stay at Duck Cottage. Everything was perfect especially the homemade cake! Thank you so much.”
Mr & Mrs D
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.