Single holiday let sleeping up to 16 guests in total
BILLY'S BOTHY, our beautiful,large, luxury self catering cottage is centrally located in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales edging the magnificent Peak District National Park. A perfect base from which to explore all the many attractions and activities on offer in this spectacular county. The Bothy sits amidst a peaceful rural setting within the 10 acre grounds of our grade II listed farmhouse -just over 1 mile from the historic market town of Ashbourne. We are surrounded by nature, with open fields, hedgerows and a small nature lake. Our cheeky donkeys, cattle and chickens and an abundance of wildlife are around you, a perfect haven in which to relax and unwind.
Billys Bothy is suitable for large groups, families, reunions and hen parties in which to host your special event.
This unusual Peak District self catering cottage has 3 ground floor bedrooms, two double and one twin all with en-suite shower rooms. These floors have under floor heating and heated towel rails keeping them snug all year around.
There is an option of a 6th adjoining annex twin bedroom on this floor.
On the first floor are two more double bedrooms one with en-suite shower and the other with an en suite bathroom. .The total sleeping capacity of the cottage is for 12 in actual full sized beds. In the lounge is a double quality bed settee, with private entrance to shared en-suite bathroom. There are 4 single bed chairs within the bedrooms giving a total sleeping capacity of 12+ 4 within the bedrooms plus 2 in the lounge. There are 2 travel cots.
The bedrooms are furnished with hand made antique pine furniture, brass and cast iron beds add character to this beautiful cottage.
The bathrooms are beautifully fitted with power showers with plenty of hot water and underfloor heating throughout the year
The spacious lounge with cosy log burning stove is on the 1st floor and opens out onto a patio with cottage garden and orchard leading to the rest of the fabulous gardens. Patio furniture and fire pit and BBQ are provided for your relaxation and entertainment.
There are external doors on all floor levels and visitors who are not so good on their legs can access the cottage via a sloping path into the lounge which means they never have to go on the lower level as there are 2 bedrooms, the lounge, kitchen and dining room all on this floor.
The lounge has a large wide screen LCD smart TV with freeview. also DVD, CD player and IPOD dock. Wi Fi is throughout the house TVs provided in all bedrooms.
Billys Bothy has full oil central heating throughout and a cosy log stove after a day exploring. the beautiful Derbyshire Dales and Peak District.
The dining room is a delight for those intimate meals with friends and family, our large dining table will comfortably seat 12 and seats 16 with a squeeze. The furniture is all hand made in old pine to compliment our period cottage. Two high chairs are provided for our younger guests. For those of you wanting a little pampering, caterings can be arranged on request.
The galleried kitchen is extremely well equipped and perfect for all catering with a full electric cooker, microwave, slow cooker, dishwasher, tumble drier, washer, large fridge freezer , cooler and much more.
We have a sauna room large enough for up to 6 people. It is 'wired for sound' and you can enjoy your favourite music whilst relaxing. Pampering with a choice of Reflexology, Massage, Hand and Nail treatments and Pedicures can all be arranged on request. Notice for these is required and pre booking is essential. A hot tub and full sized snooker table are also available again by arrangement.
A hearing device is now available to assist with your enjoyment of TV and music. Please request this before arriving in order that it can be fully charged for use. We provide hair dryers in all rooms.
There is a patio area with orchard directly outside the lounge. A gas BBQ and hardwood patio furniture is provided. We have ample private off road car parking for all guests..
Sorry we aim to be allergy free accommodation and thus are No pets or smoking.
Activities to do around us:
Walking, pony trekking, cycling on the many trails, golf, fishing, climbing, caving, pot holing, sailing, roller skating, ice skating, swimming, archery, cinema, paint ball, quad bikes, Clay pigeon shooting, Archery Alton Towers, Gulliver’s Kingdom, Carsington Water Sports centre with water activities and cycle hire. Derbyshire is a fabulous area for walking and cycling with to much to see and do.
Things to see around us:
Chatsworth House, Kedleston Hall, Sudbury Hall, Renishaw Hall, Hardwick Hall, Haddon Hall, Calke Abbey, Bolsover Castle. Steam trains at Peak Rail, Wirksworth and Midland Railway. Crich Tramway Museum. Heights of Abraham with cave and cable cars. Blue John caves at Castleton.The Derbyshire Dales – Dovedale, Lathkill Dale, Manifold Valley, Millers Dale, Monsall Dale, Bradford Dale to name a few. The Derwent Valley Heritage Trail with the many Mills- Masson Mill and Belper Mill. Gardens and garden centres. There are many interesting market and spa towns and pretty villages such as Ashbourne, Wirksworth, Matlock and Matlock Bath, Bakewell, Buxton, Tissington, Hartington, Allsop en le dale.
A wealth of enjoyment and just a taste of what this fabulous county has to offer all ages and tastes.
Welcome to our fabulous Gold award 5 star country cottages located in 10 acres of peaceful private gardens and pastureland with lovely panoramic views. A perfect base from which to explore all the many attractions and activities to offer in this spectacular county.
Prices from £2020 to £3020 per week.
Weekend, mid week short breaks available..
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