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“Beautiful & peaceful location, lovely cottage.”
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Carsington, Derbyshire, England

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Very good - based on 21 reviews
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633Chris
Lincoln UK
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Beautiful & peaceful location, lovely cottage.”
Reviewed 31 October 2016 for a stay in September 2016

It was our second visit back to Carsington water location, this time choosing to stay in the beautiful & peacful village of Hopton in such a lovely cottage.
The setting was just perfect with such lovely views across Carsington water we never tired of the ever changing scenery.
The cottage was clean, cosy, lovely log burner and child friendly for a 5 year old.

Found the most amazing pub in a near by village of Alstonefield called The George, so good we went back twice for lunch!

Hoping to be back soon.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
1 Nov 2016
Dear Chris....
Thrilled that you and your family have enjoyed such a lovely time in Derbyshire... Great Guests, very welcome to return anytime...
Best wishes
Px
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lyndashar...
Accrington, United Kingdom
1 review
“As a venue for a celebratory weekend we couldn't fault it!”
Reviewed 4 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

Comfortable beds with plenty of room to fit the babies in. Spacious social areas and outside space. Could have done with more fridge room for our celebration meal! Very clean,tidy, and beautifully appointed. The only downside was lack of a downstairs loo especially when the largest bed which could be a twin was downstairs. Going up stairs in the night was dangerous for anyone elderly and/or unsteady on their feet.

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Liked best: The ensuite bedroom with the view.
Liked least: Lack of a downstairs loo.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Lisa P
Ely cambs
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Simply stunning, missing my fabulous view”
Reviewed 15 June 2016 for a stay in May 2016
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One word sums this house up stunning,it's situated on the side of the gorgeous Carsington water. The house is fully equipped with everything you need and is absolutely spotless with comfy beds and beautiful views from the windows and of road parking which is great . Pamela the lovely owner was there when we arrived and was invaluable with her local knowledge and was a great help with local restaurants etc. The knockerdown pub just down the road is great if you have Coeliacs especially. We visited all the local tourist attractions Matlock etc ( great if u luv fish n chips) Dovedale is lovely and the surrounding area is beautiful. Carsington water and reserve is great to walk round and the visitors centre is a bit of fun with activities for the kids.
Can't wait to return

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Large groups
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Warwicksh...
warwickshire
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Miss”
Reviewed 10 April 2016 for a stay in March 2016
1
person found this review helpful

This cottage is lovely, located in an ideal place for walking round Carsington Water. The kitchen is very well equipped and we found everything we needed here. The beds and linen are of very good quality and made for a great few nights sleep. Contact with Pamela (the owner) was great, she replied to messages very quickly and professionally and was incredibly helpful. The damage deposit was returned within the 10 days as per the terms and conditions. We wouldn't hesitate to stay here again if we were visiting the area again.

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Tommy1863...
London, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
46 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Excellent - recommended”
Reviewed 10 April 2016 for a stay in March 2016

Stayed in this property for the Easter weekend - six friends in total plus one child. The cottage itself is great, with a social living room and lovely open fire, with complementary basket of logs. Good sized kitchen and well equipped. One of the dining chairs was broken but other than that the place was spotless on arrival. Amazing view out across the countryside towards Carsington Water. Good garden space as well (for the better weather!). The owner was also very helpful both in advance with directions but also following the reservation, answering queries around our deposit refund. Would certainly recommend.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Dishwasher had a temperamental drawer!
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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