If you’re looking for a beautiful character cottage that’s something special, then look no further than Hillside Croft! This Grade II-listed building provides luxury self-catering accommodation for up to 14 people in a picturesque, rural location.
Hillside Croft is nestled among beautifully landscaped gardens and six acres of adjoining pastureland. It’s a tranquil haven in which to unwind and reflect on the day’s activities with family and friends. It even has its own private hot tub for the ultimate in relaxation!
Large groups and careful hen parties are welcome.
There’s no shortage of character at Hillside Croft. With heavy oak beams throughout, revealed stone and timbered walls, leaded stone-mullion windows, and inglenook fireplaces with cosy log stoves, this charming cottage is a delight.
Hillside Croft has five spacious, comfortable bedrooms, each beautifully decorated and furnished. It sleeps up to 14 people. There are two bathrooms – one with a shower, the other with a luxurious roll-top bath and walk-in shower – and three WCs.
The cosy lounge has a log-burning fire, an LCD TV with Freeview, a CD player and an an iPod docking station. There’s free Wifi and a payphone too. It’s a perfect space for relaxing after your day exploring in the fresh country air.
The fully-equipped kitchen has everything you might need for cooking up a feast. There’s an electric double oven and hob, a slow cooker and a microwave, a large fridge/freezer, a dishwasher, toaster, kettle, coffee maker, cafetière, mixer and blender. There’s also a washing machine and dryer for your convenience. A large, separate dining room means that you can all eat in style.
Alternatively, catering and pampering can be arranged to make your stay even more special, and there are many good pubs and restaurants close by – two of them just a 10-minute walk from the cottage.
Outside, you’ll find that wonderful private hot tub, as well as a solid fuel barbecue and fire pit, beautifully cast patio furniture with seating for 16, and a chiminea for those long summer evenings. There is a garden shed available for cycle storage, and plenty of private, off-road parking spaces for all guests.
Cottage amenities and features include:
Five bedrooms sleeping up to 14 people
A separate lounge and dining room
A fully fitted and well-equipped cottage kitchen, with tiled and granite worktops, and a double French-pottery sink
Two log fires and full oil central heating
WiFi, a CD player and an iPod docking station, and three LCD TVs and Freeview
A private hot tub
Garden furniture, including chiminea, fire pit and barbecue
Hillside Croft is located in the centre of the scenic Derbyshire Dales, on the edge of the magnificent Peak District National Park. The entire county is within a 45-minute drive – the location is superb!
Just two miles from the doorstep is Carsington Water, with its cycle hire and water sports centre, as well as hen party activities. Within five miles you’ll find Cromford, Matlock and the historic cotton mills and museums of the Derwent Valley. The ancient market town of Ashbourne is also within easy driving distance.
Adventure activities are in plentiful supply all around Hillside Croft, with paint-balling, laser tag, quad biking, archery, clay pigeon shooting, golf, fishing and tennis among the many things to try close by.