This stunning lodge is set in beautiful woodland, is close to all local amenities and has comfortable, spacious accommodation that sleeps up to 12 people. A beautiful detached lodge built to blend in with its woodland surroundings, this property has been finished to a very high standard and offers exceptional accommodation for a family or a group of friends. The kitchen is beautifully designed and well equipped on open plan with a dining area and the sitting room, which is a stylish and relaxing space with a woodburner and doors leading to the mature garden and open woodland beyond. The six bedrooms, one en-suite, are comfortable and elegant... and there are two further bathrooms which have been tastefully furnished with Villeroy and Boch fittings, perfect for a relaxing soak after a busy day. Outside there is a fabulous hot tub looking onto the mature woodlands, making this property a perfect location for a restful holiday.
Amenities: Electric central heating with woodburner in sitting area. Dual-fuel cooker, gas hob, microwave, fridge, fridge/freezer in utility room, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD player, radio/CD player. Fuel, power and starter pack of logs for woodburner inc. in rent (extra logs available to purchase from owner). Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot & highchair available on request. Patio with garden furniture and brick-built BBQ, open to woodland with pond. Hot tub. Off road parking for 4 cars. Sorry, no smoking. Two well-behaved dogs welcome at a charge of £25 per dog, per week. Shop and pub 3 miles. Alton Towers 20 mins walk, 5 mins drive. Please note: There are no gardens but guests are welcome to walk around the 30-acre woodland area; dogs should be kept on a lead at all times. Note: Depending on previous booking, hot tub may not always be at full temperature on arrival, please contact owner for more information. Note: There are no gardens but guests are welcome to walk around the 30-acre woodland area. Note: Check-in time is 4pm. Note: No stag/hen or similar.
Region: The ultimate in "year-round" appeal, the Peak District offers countryside, picturesque villages and magnificent scenery. It touches upon six counties and encloses 555 square miles of open moorland, flowing rivers, and wooded dales.
Town: Situated just 15 minutes walk away from the popular theme park of Alton Towers, Ramshorn is a peaceful little hamlet. The park offers many attractions for all ages and is a great place that caters for everyone. Ashbourne is a bustling market town only 12 miles away and has a variety of shops, restaurants and other amenities. There are cobbled streets and little alleyways waiting to be explored and the Georgian architecture is a delight. The Peak District and Dales countryside is close by and has many walks and trails, along with cycle paths and bridle-ways. More adventurous pursuits include rock climbing and pot holing. With so much on offer this area is a great holiday base at any time of year.
Additional amenities include: high chair, cooker.Read more
All prices are inclusive of the booking fee. Winter Short Breaks (WSB) are available at many properties in the "Winter" period - subject to availability. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. Off Season Breaks (OSB) are available at many properties in parts of the "Low" and "Mid" periods - subject to availability. The price for a 3 night break is either 75% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. OSBs can be booked within a calendar month of the start date of the holiday. "Last Minute Breaks" (LMB) are available at most properties throughout the "LOW", "MID", "HIGH", "PEAK", "XMAS" and "NEW YEAR" periods. The price for a 3 night break is either 65% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. LMBs can be booked within one week of the start date of the holiday.
Left on 10/21/2011 for a stay in August 2011 | tilly
We enjoyed our stay here.
The plus sides.
The maintenance staff were very helpful.
The accommodation is spacious. The hot tub a bonus. Kitchen area large. Bedrooms nice.
Mainly minor niggles. Dirty plates had been put back in the cupboard. Our bin lid was broken. Not quite as luxurious as we expected but still good value and in a lovely location.
chilled out and down with nature!
Left on 03/10/2011 for a stay in January 2011 | Bev
We had a fantastic time in the Norbury Lodge. Spending your days walking and watching nature right on your doorstep, then spending evenings lounging in a hot tub with owls hooting overhead - what a weekend!
Great modern cottage, ideal for a group of friends for the weeke
Left on 02/11/2010 for a stay in November 2009 | Phil A
This is our second trip to the Ramshorn estate and we will come back again. Lovely modern and open plan cottage and the hot tub really added something extra, although it was quite cold in November! Recommended for large families, large group of friends etc. The cottage was furnished to a high standard and the log fire made it feel very relaxing. Only thing we'd suggest, is make the lights outside sensor-driven and not on all the time, sometimes it was a little too bright next to the downstairs bedrooms.
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