The Orchards is a pretty 19th Century cottage, set beside a rippling brook in 5 acres of fruit trees, woodland and greenery. Surrounded by stunning countryside, this is a really beautifully, luxuriously appointed property and is the perfect location in the Peak District for a peaceful and relaxing break. The position of the cottage allows you be not to remote but to be ideally situated for the surrounding areas such as Ashbourne, Bakewell, Chatsworth, Tissington trail,Dovedale, any so many other
There are three bedrooms. 2 are spacey bedrooms with kingsize beds, one en-suite with a shower, and one with an adjoining bathroom with a bath along with a third bedroom that can be extended to accommodate 2 people. Beds are extremely comfortable with egyptian cotton linen, and towels are supplied in all of the bathrooms. The modern farmhouse kitchen is well equipped with everything you could possibly need, with a wooden table to all sit around, and a dishwasher, washing machine and electric cooker and microwave for your use, along with a separate fridge and freezer. A step from the kitchen there is a seating area in which to relax, or a double glass door access to a light and airy conservatory with more seats and sofas from which you can watch the birdlife that thrives in and around the stream outside. The stunning sitting room, with its open stone fireplace and stone mullion windows is well equipped with two large sofas, an extensive range of books, games, and plenty of DVDs. Perfect to curl up and enjoy a well earned drink.
You will be welcomed with a 'welcome hamper' of a bottle of wine, milk, free range eggs, a selection of jams and a few nibbles. There will be a basket of logs for you and you can purchase extra for £6 per basket. All freshly laundered bedding and towels are included to make your stay more comfortable. There is also a boot room for muddy walking attire.
There is a space for you to park your car also
Generally we are around to help, or we are contactable by mobile phone and email.
This cottage is for those who like peace and quiet, natural beautiful surroundings, those who appreciate the countryside and enjoy exploring. There is Wifi and variable mobile reception in the cottage. If this sounds like the sort of holiday that you are looking for, please contact us to book. We can make suggestions for your stay if you wish as we are at the heart of the stunning Peak District attractions as well as the beauty and diversity of North Staffordshire.
Well behaved under control dogs are welcome at a surcharge of £7 per night (this can be added on or paid on arrival, dogs are not allowed to be left in the cottage alone and are not allowed upstairs or on furniture please as the cottage is furnished to a very high standard. Check in between 4pm and 9pm however we are flexible with prior arrangement.