Billy’s Bothy is a fabulous, large, luxury, self-catering holiday cottage which sleeps 12 to 16 people in comfort. It sits within the private, picturesque and beautifully landscaped grounds of Grade II-listed Offcote Grange. Located in the beautiful Derbyshire Dales and close to the amazing Peak District National Park, it has magnificent views across open countryside, our small nature lake, and flower meadows.
Billy’s Bothy is a tranquil haven in which to relax and unwind – for that special get-together with friends, family or colleagues. Full of nature to enjoy, along with our cheeky donkeys and friendly chickens!
Despite being surrounded by rural peace and quiet, Billy’s Bothy is situated only just over a mile away from the historical market town of Ashbourne, full of beautiful buildings, cafes, restaurants, gift and antique shops. Located in central Derbyshire, it’s the perfect base to explore the many things to see and do in the area – great for museums, historic houses, walking, cycling and a host of activities for all ages to enjoy!
Full of character and charm, Billy’s Bothy has been decorated and furnished to the highest of standards, and offers quality accommodation with all modern amenities, perfect for large groups.
The large, beautifully furnished lounge has a log-burning stove, ideal for cosy evenings after a day out exploring. The lounge opens directly onto the patio and garden area for al fresco dining on sunny days.
The bespoke, separate dining room sits between the lounge and the galleried kitchen, overlooking the main entrance hall. It’s a great communal space for friends and family.
Billy’s Bothy has an exceptionally well-equipped, galleried, farmhouse-style kitchen, with quality granite worktops and a pottery Belfast sink. You’ll find everything you need here for cooking up a feast, including an electric double-oven cooker, a slow cooker, a microwave, a dishwasher, a large fridge-freezer, a washing machine and a tumble dryer, a blender and a mixer, kettles, coffee-makers, and a toaster. We have also recently added a large wine cooler especially for parties.
Catering can even be arranged to make your stay extra special!
At Billy’s Bothy you have a choice of five character bedrooms (and an optional sixth annexed bedroom), all with quality en-suite bathrooms, providing sleeping for 12 to 16 people.
All the bedrooms are furnished with custom, handmade antique pine furniture and brass and cast-iron beds which add extra character and charm to this beautiful cottage. The rooms also have coordinated furnishings and linen, complementing the character of the cottage. All the bedrooms have LCD TVs with Freeview and WiFi, making this a party house to enjoy.
Outside you’ll find a beautiful garden complete with a BBQ, fire pit, and teak and cast-iron patio furniture, perfect for sitting out in the fresh air and watching the sun set.
Cottage amenities and features include:
Oak, stone and tiled flooring throughout, with beautiful Indian rugs.
A spacious lounge with a log-burning stove, and seating for 16, a large-screen Smart TV with Freeview and a DVD player, an iPod dock and WiFi.
An intimate dining room to accommodate all guests. For those of you wanting a little pampering, catering can be arranged. Pre-booking is essential for external facilities.
A choice of five or six en-suite bedrooms.
Full oil central heating.
Private off-road car parking for all guests.
A hot tub and sauna, and a full-size snooker table (by arrangement only).
Large, beautifully landscaped gardens, a patio with furniture, and a solid fuel BBQ and fire pit.
If you would like to bring your horse with you, we have 10 acres of secure pastureland with water adjoining the cottage that is available. Please ask for details.
Centrally located in the scenic Derbyshire Dales and edging the magnificent Peak District National Park, Billy’s Bothy is perfectly located for discovering all that this fabulous county has to offer. Walk the many beautiful dales, visit an abundance of historic houses and stately homes, including Chatsworth House and Sudbury Hall, or explore the mysterious caves of the Castleton and the Dark Peak. Also close by is Carsington Water, with its cycle hire and water sports centre.
There is no shortage of outdoor and adventure activities around us, with paintballing, quad biking, laser tag, clay pigeon shooting, archery, clay pigeon shooting, golf, fishing and tennis, all among the many things to try during your stay at Billy’s Bothy. A visit to the steam or tramway museums, or the thrills and spills of Alton Towers – a premier theme park – is a must! This area promises you a holiday to remember!
This is just a quick message to thank you for a lovely stay in Billy’s Bothy over the weekend, we had a wonderful time, everything was perfect and everyone loved it. I will definitely be highly recommending your accommodation. -SD
Billy’s Bothy has been awarded 5-Stars by the Visit England Gold Awards.
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