Billy's Bothy is a beautifully restored historic 5 bedroom Derbyshire large luxury self catering country cottage, adapted from a previous workers cottage and bothy. It is located in a quiet and peaceful rural setting within the grounds of our grade II listed farmhouse just 2 miles from the pretty historic market town of Ashbourne.
A perfect base in which to relax and unwind or from which to explore the many attractions Derbyshire and the Peak District have to offer.
The cottage has 5 bedrooms with the option of a 6th and can sleep up to 16'
We are a short drive from Alton Towers and the magnificent Chatsworth House. There is plenty for all ages, with activities and things to do from the doorstep. This beautiful self catering cottage is suitable for large group family gatherings, birthdays, hen parties, special events, pampering and corporate events. Meals are also available by arrangement. Whatever your needs we will aim to accommodate.
Prices from £1850 to £2250 per week. Short breaks available.
The Bothy is built of old handmade red bricks and Staffordshire blue roof tiles with an abundance of oak and pine beams and revealed brick walls throughout. The ground floor windows are a pretty feature with elegantly curved arches over old sty openings. All windows are double glazed, these coupled with a high standard of insulation with full central heating, underfloor heating and heated towel rails means we are able to offer you a very cosy and comfortable luxurious accommodation for your holiday. A warm wood burning stove is provided in the lounge for use during colder evenings.
This lovely holiday cottage has 2 ground floor double bedrooms with en-suite shower rooms and 1 twin bedroom, again with an en-suite shower room. All en-suite bathrooms are tiled with elegant white wall tiles and contrasting black tiled floors. These floors have underfloor heating and heated towel rails keeping them snug all year around. Each room has a WC, wash basin and shower.
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 for 10 in actual full size beds. The lounge has a double quality bed settee, with private entrance to shared en-suite bathroom. Two single bed chairs are supplied giving a total sleeping capacity of 10+ 4 + 2 travel cots. There is an option to hire a 6th ensuite twin bedroom giving sleeping for 16 if required.
The Bedrooms are furnished with hand made old pine furniture and add character to this beautiful cottage. The beds in four bedrooms are wonderful brass and cast iron beds, the fifth bedroom has a magnificent pine bed. All are beautifully furnished with coordinated furnishings and linen which compliment the rooms.
The spacious lounge with cosy log burning stove is on the 1st floor and opens out through a magnificent oak framed entrance onto a patio with BBQ. patio furniture, cottage garden and well stocked orchard.
Feel free to feed the chickens, eggs are for sale.
Patio furniture and BBQ are provided for your relaxation and entertainment.
Wi Fi is included.
Billys Bothy is a fabulous 5 star luxury Derbyshire self catering cottage, edging the Peak District National Park. Ideal for walking and exploring the beautiful Derbyshire Dales,or the heather covered moorland of the Peak Distict, relaxing walks or strenous exploration, Derbyshire has it all.There are many historic and interesting towns and villages, Ashbourne, Buxton, Matlock Bath, Tissington and Hartington to name a few. Close by we have the theme park of Alton Towers. There are many historic and national trust properties in Derbyshire including,the magnificent Chatsworth House, Calke Abbey, Haddon, Hardwick, Sudbury, Renishaw, Tissington and Kedleston Halls, Bolsover and Peveril Castles. An ideal central location for Carsington Water which has a visitor centre and activities including cycle hire, paint balling, quad bikes, laser tag, cycle hire, caving, archery, clay pigeon shooting all available nearby. Visit the potteries in Stoke, or Robin Hood in Nottingham- all close by.
We are just a short drive to many Dales including Dovedale, Manifold Valley, Monsall Dale, Bradford Dale, Edale- Midland Railway ,Crich Tramway museum, Peak Rail, Castleton Caves and the Wirksworth Stone Centre are closeby.
Other Activities: Go Ape, caving, boating, canoeing, climbing,hang gliding, archery, paint ball, quad bikes, clay pigeon shooting
Golf: Brailsford and Ashbourne Golf Courses