Billy’s Bothy, a quality 5⁄6 bedroom holiday cottage in the Peak District sleeps 10 – 16 +2 cots
Large luxury Derbyshire self catering party cottage sleeping up to 16. Great for parties and large group holidays.
Billy’s Bothy is a beautiful, large luxury Derbyshire self catering cottage with 5 all en suite character bedrooms accommodating 10 plus 3. An optional sixth en suite annexed bedroom is also available at a separate cost per night, giving space for up to 16 (12+4). This property is perfect party house for large groups, families, hen parties and that special celebration.
Billys Bothy provides our guests with a large quality self-catering cottage located in a quiet and peaceful rural setting within the grounds of our grade II-listed Offcote Grange ‚just one mile from the pretty, historical market town of Ashbourne and close to Carsington Water. Centrally located in the scenic Derbyshire Dales and edging the picturesque Peak District, this cottage is ideal for exploring all the many things that Derbyshire has to offer..
This luxury, character cottage has a cosy ambience, with an abundance of exposed beams and revealed brickwork throughout. and a mix of oak, stone and tiled floors., scattered with beautiful ndian rugs. A large, comfortable lounge with a large Smart TV, DVD player and music centre has a cosy wood stove and opens onto a private patio and orchard with gorgeous cast aluminium furniture for 16, BBQ, fire pit and Hot tub ( by arrangement) .
Wheelchair access can be gained via the patio door with no stairs, suitable for infirm and elderly once inside.
There are 6 gorgeous bedrooms in total with brass and cast iron feature beds, beautifully furnished and all are en suite with underfloor heating, TV’s, chairdryers and complinentary WIFI. These are 4 double bedrooms, two twin bedrooms and there are 4 single quality sofa beds within these rooms, please remember the 6th annex bedroom is optional.
The comfortable well stocked, dining room, which can seat 12 to 16 guests, and a very well-equipped gallery kitchen which overlooks the custom built feature oak staircase complete this fabulous cottage. For those wanting meals prepared, catering can also be arranged, enabling you to wine and dine at ease in the comfort of your wonderful surroundings. There are also many good restuarants and pub meals close by along with several takeaways
Pampering and activities at the cottage can also be arranged. Please ask for details.
Surrounded by a orchard large, gardens and pastureland with our friendly donkeys and chickens to visit, this fabulous cottage is the ideal base for visitors in which to relax and unwind. There are extensive gardens of approximately 2 acres, and for lovers of plants do feel free to arrange a visit into our plant filled walled gardens. Overlooking the Henmoor Valley you will see our fish filled nature lake which you are free to sit around and relax. Take your binocculars as Canada geese, herons, ducks, green wagtails, swallow and many more are frequent visitors, its a bird haven. The pond attracts brilliant coloured dragon and damsel flies and much more.
There is private, off-road parking for all guests, and a sauna and hot tub on site which may be hired – great to relax in after a day out walking the many beautiful dales or exploring the myriad of foopaths, and cycle trails this area has to offer. If you would like information on all these thinsg to do then please ask.
Perfect for many historic houses, Chatsworth House, Haddon,Hardwick, Kedleston, Renishw and Sudbury Halls, Calke Abbey and Bolsover, Tutbury and Peveril Castles.. This
area is full of exciting and interesting things to see and do for all ages children and adults alike. Water sports and cycling at Carsington Water, Quad Bikes, laser tag, asrhcery and paint ball at Wildpark Leisure, Butterley, Peak Rail and Ecclesbourne Valley steam museums and Railways, Crich Tramway museum, The Old Silk Mill and PIckfords House museum, the wonders of the Castleton Caves, The Heights of Abraham cable cars, Alton Towers and Gullivers KIngdom and more.
Another property which also sleeps 10 (+4) is also available (see property ref: DER090).
This delightful setting is now available as a wedding party venue, please enquire for details.
Sauna room. Hot Tub hire by arrangement. Pampering. Catering. Full size snooker table by arrangement. Wedding party venue.
The main entrance to the cottage is on the ground floor in the centre of the house, with a spectacular feature oak staircase leading up to an impressive galleried kitchen.
This well-equipped farmhouse-style kitchen has handmade pine units, with the luxury of quality granite worktops and a pottery Belfast sink. A pleasure to use, it has every appliance you would wish for, including an electric halogen double-oven, a slow cooker, a microwave, a washing machine, a tumble drier, a dishwasher, a fridge freezer and a large wine cooler. There are ample cooking utensils and crockery to cater for the full complement of guests. The kitchen is a delight for even the most discerning chef for creating those culinary masterpieces!
The dining room is perfect for those intimate meals with friends and family, and our large dining table will comfortably seat 12 and can seat all guests. The furniture is all handmade in antique pine to complement our period cottage, and has beautiful marble tops. Two highchairs are provided for our younger guests.
The spacious lounge, situated on the first floor, enjoys lovely views. An ancient pine truss frames the centre of the room, with a magnificent green, oak-framed gable that has doors leading out to the patio. It has a cosy log-burning stove for those cooler nights. There are four comfortable, quality settees and two bucket chairs giving ample seating for all guests, all set on an impressive oak floor cantered with a colourful Indian rug. A large, wide, flat-screen smart TV, together with DVD and an iPod dock are provided.
There are three ground-floor bedrooms – two double and two twin, three also have a single sofa bed– all with en suite shower rooms. An optional sixth en suite annexed twin bedroom is also available on this floor, if required. On the first floor are two more double bedrooms, one with an en suite shower and the other with an en suite bathroom.
The bathrooms are beautifully fitted with chrome fixtures and fittings, adding a touch of class and luxury to these exquisite rooms. All the en suite bathrooms are tiled with elegant, white wall tiles and contrasting black-tiled floors. These floors have under-floor heating and heated towel rails, keeping them snug all year around. Each room has a WC, a wash basin and a shower or a bath. Additionally, two travel cots are provided for our little guests.
Bedding, linen, towels, wi fi, tv’s and hairdryers are provided for all the rooms.
Exiting the property through a magnificent oak framed entrance takes you onto a paved patio area with a cottage garden and well stocked orchard. Patio furniture , fire pit and BBQ are also provided for your relaxation and enjoyment. On site there is a small sauna, hot tub available to hire by arrangement.. There is ample car parking for all guests, but we would ask that care be taken whilst parking due to children and pets in the vicinity.
Within our 10 acre grounds we have a beautiful walled garden full of plants for the garden enthusiast with outstanding views over a large nature pond and accross the valley., guests are welcome to ask to look around our private garden. We are surrounded by fields and wildlife, plus our cheeky chickens and donkeys to say hello to.- the perfect place in which to relax and unwind.
BIllys Bothy is just 4 miles from Carsington Water with many watersport activities and cycle hire. Located in the centre of the beautiful Derbsyhire Dales and edging the Peak District, it is a great area for walking down the many beautiful Derbyshire Dales and over the rugged moorland with some fantastic scenery. Wild Park leisure closeby offers quad biking laser tag , archery and paintballing. Centrally located in the county it is the perfect base to explore everyting that Derbyshire and neighbouring Staffordshire and Nottinghamshire have to offer.
Alton Towers is just 30 minutes and Gullivers KIngdom for our smaller guests is just 7 miles.
Golfing, fishing, pot holling ‚climbing, gliding, hot air balloon rides, ponytrekking are all available closeby.
We are close to the Derwent Heritage trail with its many historic mIlls and museums along the river Derwent. With many canal paths and redundant railway tracks with cycle hire its great to explore by bike..
Other place to see are the many historic and National Trust properties closeby which include, Chatsworth House, Kdleston, Renishaw, Sudbury, Haddon and Hardwick Halls, Calke Abbey, Tutbury and Bolsover Castles.
Some intersteing towns and villages include, Ashbourne, Wirksworth, Matlock and Matlock Bath, Buxton, Bakewell, Tissington Village, Hartington and Ashford in the Water., especially during the well dressings. Make your you visit Ashbourne for Shrovetide Football in February or for the Arts festival in June and July, some great days out for all the family.
This is just a taste of what Derbyshire and the magnificent Peak District have to offer.
Pubs, bars, and restaurants
- Ashbourne (1Km)
- Ashbourne 1 mile, Sainsbury, Co op, Waitrose, M and S Food hall, local shops. (0Km)
- Derby (14Km)
- East Midlands Airport (30Km)
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