Hillside Croft

The Luxurious Hillside Croft nr Carsington Water

Large, luxury, 5 star quality Derbyshire self-catering cottage with hot tub – sleeping from 10 to 14 within 5 bedrooms plus 2 cots.

This is a beautiful self-catering holiday cottage. Which sits halfway between the pretty historic market town of Ashbourne and the cotton Mill town of Belper, which sits along the UNESCO Derwent Heritage Trail. A fabulous cottage in which to relax, unwind and celebrate or from which to explore this wonderful area. Suitable for families and friends, great for hen parties, and those special celebrations.

Hillside Croft dated 1709 and of Grade II listed interest is an exceptional, self -catering character holiday cottage, nestled quietly amidst 6 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens with private hot tub and pastureland peacefully grazed by sheep. Located in the Derbyshire Dales at the edge of the magnificent Peak District National Park and just over 1 mile from Carsington Water, this delightful cottage is central to all that Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Nottinghamshire have to offer.

Quality Self-Catering at Hillside Croft nr Carsington Water

Pretty leaded windows set between stone mullioned windows, ancient oak beams throughout, revealed stone and timbered walls and cosy log stoves set under inglenook fireplaces add to the charm of this beautiful, picture postcard, quality, sandstone character cottage. A host of wild birds, rabbits, squirrels and foxes will visit to drink at the well fenced ponds, nature at your doorstep.


There are 5 comfortable bedrooms, four are double and one twin. giving sleeping capacity for 10. Within these rooms are 4 further single beds which are lower than normal but comfortable. We also provide 2 travel cots. All bedrooms at this luxury self-catering holiday cottage are furnished to a high standard with hand- made antique pine furniture and coordinated furnishings topped with beautiful hand crafted marble surfaces. The floors are a mix of carpets, oak, tiled and stone floors lending character and warmth to this lovely cottage.

The master bedroom is en suite, with power shower, WC and wash basin. All rooms are airy with many attractive features and all overlook the beautiful gardens.

Two of the bedrooms at this delightful holiday cottage are on the first floor and a further 3 are on the second floor. The stairs between floors are very shallow, making them easily climbed by both children and the elderly. There are 5 shallow steps between landings with seats between each floor. Access to bedroom 5 is via bedroom 4.

The fabulous stone tiled master bathroom located on the 1st floor has a large Victorian style roll topped bath. There is a separate walk in power shower, WC and table top washbasin. Shaving sockets are provided in both bathrooms. A baby bath, potty, WC stand and changing mat for children are provided. On the ground floor is a 3rd washroom with WC and washbasin.

The lounge is separate to the dining room and both rooms have magnificent oak beamed ceilings and warm log burning stoves. In the lounge are 3 comfortable sofas for cosy evenings in with friends and family, an LCD TV with teletext, video recorder and DVD player and iPod dock are provided for your entertainment. The cottage has full oil central heating throughout.

Our beautiful dining room has a large farmhouse table seating 10 to 12 with ease,14 with a squeeze but possible and chairs are provided for 16. A large chicken coop dresser and church pew add elegant furnishings to this room. The log burner is set under the heavy beam of an impressive inglenook fireplace. Two high chairs are provided.

In the rear entrance hall is a payphone provided for your convenience , Wi Fi is included.

Our farmhouse kitchen is a delight with under floor heating – ideal for drying those walking boots. There are antique handmade pine kitchen units with a double French pottery sink set in tiled and granite worktops. The windows overlook the beautiful cottage gardens, mint, lemon balm, chives, blackcurrants and fruit trees have been planted for your use. An automatic washer, tumble drier, dishwasher, large fridge and large fridge freezer, microwave and full electric halogen cooker with double oven are provided. Smaller items include: electric hand mixer, iron and board, coffee maker, toaster, kettle, slow cooker, tape recorder and radio, CD player, Ipod Dock and radio.

The drive entrance to Hillside Croft cottage is gated and private, giving safety for children and security for your vehicles. Safe off road parking for many cars is provided along with cycle storage.

A sheltered patio area with hardwood table and chairs, umbrella, BBQ , private hot tub and chimera is at the rear of the cottage, bordering lawns and a colourful rockery border.

Meals, traditional and Indian, can be arranged to make your stay complete, these are available by arrangement. For total relaxation we can organise pampering and relaxation therapies and again these must be arranged in advance.

This is a great cottage in which to relax in beautiful gardens, and is surrounded by activities to enjoy with water sports and cycling at Carsington Water and Paint Balling, quad bikes and archery at Wildpark Leisure


Pat and Chris Walker


Offcote Grange,

Tel: 01335 344795

Mob: 07808 899493

Fax: 01335 348358

Email: enquiries@offcotegrange.com

Website: www.hillsidecroft.co.uk

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Hillside Croft
The Luxurious Hillside Croft nr Carsington Water Large, luxury, 5 star quality Derbyshire self-catering cottage with hot tub - sleeping from 10 to 14 within 5 bedrooms plus 2 cots. This is a beautiful self-catering holiday cottage.
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