Rocking Stone Cottage
Rocking Stone Cottage
Step into luxurious rural chic living as soon as you enter Rocking Stone Cottage. Dating back to 1700 this rural hideaway has been renovated to an exceptional standard. And is perfectly placed for exploring the Peak District National Park. The wealth of opportunities to explore are overwhelming, providing you can part yourself out of the extraordinarily comfortable interiors.
Rocking Stone Cottage is a well appointed barn conversion situated in Birchover. Featuring many original features, but with an elegant and cosy style. Locations like Chatsworth House, Bakewell and Ashbourne are only a short drive away. But the divinely inviting interiors may draw you in with a force too great that relaxation may be your destination upon arrival. Whether you choose to stay in or venture out, Rocking Stone Cottage is sure to be your perfect paradise.
Inside the Cottage
Featuring a two storey arched window, both the downstairs living space and upstairs master bedroom benefit from picturesque views of the surrounding countryside. The interiors of Rocking Stone Cottage feature nothing but luxury, hand finished details. From wooden shutters, to handmade kitchen cabinets and pocket sprung mattresses. The open plan living and dining space downstairs features a large stone fireplace at its centre. Housing a warming wood burner with a plentiful supply of logs. Venture upstairs to find two bedrooms, one king and one twin/super king. Both with heavenly ensuite bathrooms. Exceptionally well-equipped, Rocking Stone Cottage has everything you need for a relaxing, luxurious getaway. Cook up a hearty meal in the kitchen or relax with a board game in the cosy lounge.
To the exterior, Rocking Stone Cottage does not disappoint. With not one but two terraces you are spoilt for choice when it comes to outdoor dining. Enjoy a BBQ or relax with a glass of bubbly and soak in the tranquil views. Right from the cottage door are a myriad of walking trails and local history to explore including the megalithic Rocking Stone.
Located in the south-eastern corner of the Peak District National Park, Rocking Stone Cottage has a wealth of local attractions within easy reach. You certainly will not fall short of ways to fill your time. For history lovers, stately homes Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall are within a 15 minute drive. And the Crich Tramway Village combines a museum with a recreated period street. The area also has a fascinating Druid history, with many stunning rock formations located close to the cottage.
For the adventurer inside, there are fantastic walks of every distance from the door. Or venture further afield to the popular Monsal Trail. For those seeking more structure, Lost Earth Adventures and Blue Mountain Activities can provide instruction on a whole host of outdoor pursuits. For families, the top tourist spots Gulliver’s Kingdom, The Heights of Abraham and Alton Towers are a short drive. Or try Buxton Opera House with their diverse programme of live entertainment.
Finally for those foodie lovers, restaurants and local pubs are aplenty. Nearby Bakewell, famous for its puddings, also hosts traditional markets. And those seeking fine dining can head to The Peacock Hotel in Rowsley or Michelin starred Fischers in Baslow.
Best Choice For…
Pairs of couples looking for a luxurious base to explore
Why it should be on your Wanderlist
Hand finished details and luxury interiors to swoon over