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“A little heaven”
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The Coach House
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9 reviews
The Coach House
Dining kitchen set for lunch
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Double ensuite bedroom enjoys views down Crackendale and the fields behind the cottage
Rowdale wildlife pond
A beautiful view down Crakendale opposite your cottage
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Ashford-in-the-Water, Bakewell, Peak District National Park, England

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Bernard T
1 review
“A little heaven”
Reviewed July 26, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Great little gem tucked away near Bakewell and it was the perfect getaway for our little family. Parking is very close to the cottage, just a few steps away as described. Kitchen was well equipped, although extra bin liners would have perfect. The living room is a good size and it's very cosy. The cottage is next to the road, which mean you could hear noise from passing cars/trucks. There's no wifi available and we were struggling to get any signal indoors (on Vodafone and 3). It mean that it was a small hassle planning our day trips (weather checks etc). There were a lot of leaflets for attractions and place to visit provided, which was super helpful :)

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Liked best: Size of the cottage
Liked least: Noise from road
Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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Goonerdoc
Mumbai
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Cocoon in heaven”
Reviewed April 22, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

A beautiful cottage situated in the midst of no where, beautiful picturesque countryside surroundings right out of a fairytale. We stayed in coach house for 2 nights, beautiful spacious cottage, large living and dining, 2 ensuite bedrooms on level 1. A well equipped kitchen with all white goods. Bedrooms were nice and roomy, clean bathrooms. Though wooden flooring can squeak a lot when ure walking. I know the ad says a complete self catering cottage but I would have expected at least a basic tea and coffee making facilities, and some toiletries and towels in the bathroom for the price we're paying. Bit of a hassle to carry all this, when you want to travel light on a trip. Also its difficult to find the place specially of ure driving late evening and in the rain. Otherwise a worthy 5 star rating. Thanks Charlotte for your services

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Management Response
Apr 24, 2016
Thank you for taking the time to review the Coach House, we are pleased you found the location picturesque and out of a fairy tale. We are also glad you thought the cottage was beautiful, spacious and well equipped for your stay, and the bedrooms nice and roomy with clean bathrooms; the squeaky floor has not been mentioned before so we will look at that, thank you for mentioning.

We are always reviewing provision, and will take note of your suggestion regarding beverages, also, we do offer a towel rental service via our linen supplier for guests travelling light. The cottages share a postcode with other properties - we have directions on the web page and refer to these in our confirmation; we know your travel was delayed with traffic so it must have been a frustrating journey and we are sorry there was a difficulty finding the cottage on this occasion. However, we are usually available to help guests on the phone if they are lost or have any queries during their stay. We are pleased you feel it was a worthy 5* rating. We were delighted to accommodate you and hope you will visit again soon!
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John P
Coalville, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Good location with direct access to Monsal Trail”
Reviewed March 21, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

We booked the stay at short notice and chose it particularly for the location. The cottage was comfortable with two double bedrooms each with en-suite. Unfortunately we did experience a problem with the heating and hot water and had to contact the owner about this. A temporary fix was carried out which enabled the shower to be used and we were assured a more permanent solution would be effected after our departure.
It is worth noting that there is no Wifi at the property and you need to bring your own towels and tea but this is clearly stated in the property particulars.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Heating and hot water issues
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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adaajoku
Warwick
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189 reviews
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“Very Average Accomodation”
Reviewed April 28, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Stayed here as a group of four and the pictures look so much better than the accommodation. Whilst it wasn't a bad place, I had very high expectations of the property on booking. Something are very obvious as it's 2015 but this wasn't the case. A good example is that the property lacked wifi and with the very poor mobile reception in the area, keeping in touch with the real world was very difficult. I suppose this wouldn't be a problem for people that just want to get away but not very good for me. The cooker is also as if it's been handed down from the 80's as it's the very old style electric hob. Over the three nights, it was impossible to get hot water in one of the shower rooms, the parking was also a little tricky on the first night as there was a car in the allocated parking space so both our cars had to be parked by the gate. Which soon filled up as there was a large group staying. The next morning, the car was moved but it would have been nice if the owners enforced the rule a bit more. Another bug bear was that it was impossible to get hold of the property owners on the evening that we arrived as there isn't a mobile number which you can contact and they didn't always get the fixed phone. The cleaners also need to do a better job in my opinion as it was very dusty around the property. I also don't understand why towels and tea towels aren't provided, I know that you get warned beforehand but they are very basic requirements. Also if you plan on cooking, you will need to take your own condiments like cooking oils etc.
All in all, I've stayed in better places for less

Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Management Response
May 30, 2015
Thank you for taking the time to review the Coach House; we appreciate that this takes your time and we are grateful as this helps us to ensure we are providing suitable accommodation for all the different groups we have the pleasure of hosting.

Firstly, As you mentioned, each cottage has allocated parking for guests, which should always be available during your stay and we apologise that another guest chose to use your space. We allocate parking so guest arriving later or popping out will always find their space available. We trust that guests will be considerate to other guests. As soon as we were aware of this error we contacted the guests first thing the next morning and as you said they removed the vehicle straight away. We find that our guests are generous towards others and are quick to rectify matters if this is mentioned to them.

We are sorry that you had high expectation that you felt were not met in this cottage; we have a lots of guest using the cottages and many prefer the more traditional style of cottage and return each season to this cottage. Each of the cottages are different as we have a variety of guests that visit the Peak District, for example the Old Dairy is more contemporary barn style cottage with a large open plan living area which might not suit guests looking for a cosy traditional cottage We are pleased that you reported it is not a bad place and that the facilities and comfort was not a concern to your party. We have not had any comment relating to dust previously so we will discuss this with the team who service the cottages twice weekly. We believe the pictures are a good representation of the cottages, however, we will review these in light of your comments and update if required as some furnishings may have been replaced. The cottage has a combi boiler so should always provide hot water to both shower rooms, we offer our apologies that you experienced a problem and that this was not brought to our attention at the time. We would expect any guest with a difficulty to advise us of this so we have the opportunity of investigating and rectifying matters for them and ensuring all is good for the next guest too. Both showers appear to working fine when tested.

There is a mobile number on the information in the cottages. so we are sorry you did not manage to contact the owners on the evening, and as you mentioned, we did receive your email which was responded to immediately. Unfortunately the cottage mobile telephone reception can be patchy in more rural areas. As you have stated this is important to you it would have been useful to know this when you were booking ; if you had discussed your particular requirements we could have advised on the most suitable choice of cottage. The neighbouring cottage, the Old Diary has wifi for guest that prefer this, however, as you have recognised, we do have guest that prefer not to have these facilities on their vacation.

We offer self catering accommodation and as you have mentioned and advise guests in advance on what they can expect and what they need to bring with them. Most guest do cater accordingly, additionally, we can offer a towel rental package from the local laundry service; this can be requested in advance for guest convenience. We find increasingly that guests arrange a delivery for food and provisions so they can relax enjoy their time, all the major supermarkets deliver to the cottages and the local stores are open 7 days a week ,some till 10pm!

We are pleased that you took the time to review the cottage, if we are aware of what our guests require we will advise which cottage may suit them better so they thoroughly enjoy their visit to the Peak Park and we hope you will visit the area again and would be delighted to welcome you again, perhaps at a different cottage at Rowdale Farm Holiday Cottages.
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AliB320
London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Lovely place”
Reviewed August 12, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Great cottage in a beautiful setting. Only problem was some of the taps were a bit stiff and my 89 year Aunt couldn't switch them off.

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Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 25, 2012 for a stay in September 2012
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Liked best: Property was spacious, clean and comfortable
Liked least: close proximity to road
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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