Cheese Press Cottage is a stunning boutique cottage set within the grounds of an 100 acre private property giving complete privacy and solitude. A perfect base for walking and cycling or just simply relax among the endless unspoilt countryside.
Uninterrupted views over Biggin Dale from your private patio watching the sunset with cows and sheep in the surrounding fields.
Cheese Press Cottage is a luxury peaceful cottage, restored and converted to a very high standard, set within 100 acres of private grounds. Walk via a footpath to the village pub or hotel for excellent food and drinks.
All on one level this very cosy cottage is entered through the private south-facing patio and garden into an open-plan kitchen/sitting room with a flagstone floor, rugs and exposed beams. The kitchen is well equipped with an electric oven and hob, Nespresso coffee machine, microwave and fridge/freezer. There is a wood-burning stove and a basket of logs, coal and kindling is included. TV, DVD player and CD/Radio/iPod docking station. Large selection of board games, jigsaws, DVD's and walking guides.
The bedroom has an antique double-size bed with goose-down duvet, feather pillows and 100% cotton bedding. The ensuite bathroom has a bath, electric shower, hand basin & loo plus a heated towel rail. Soft white fluffy towels and complimentary 'Au Lait' toiletries.
The cottage is heated by oil-fired central heating.
Plenty of secure storage for bikes. The private tennis court is available throughout the year.
A central laundry room has a washing machine, tumble dryer and ironing board and there is also a pay phone.
Mobile phone signal can be patchy depending on your network - reasonable coverage for O2 and Orange/EE.
4* English Tourist Board Rating.
Walk directly from your back door to historic village of Hartington, the River Dove and beyond. Explore the Georgian Market town of Ashbourne (Gateway to the Peak District) and the Spa town of Buxton, famous for its' annual Opera Festival. Forage for antiques in Leek. Derbyshire's jewel, Chatsworth House is just 20 minutes drive.
Enjoy playing tennis on our court and feel free to wander around our land. We have a private footpath that leads you down to Biggin Dale and from there you can head to Wolfscote Dale, the River Dove, Hartington and beyond. Walk from the cottage to The Waterloo Inn in the village for a home-cooked meal and there is also Biggin Hall to eat at.
Interaction with guests
The cottage is in the grounds of our family home but it is very private and not overlooked. We live at the main house so I am around if you need anything.
Other things to note
Availability - minimum stay 2 nights.
Strictly NO SMOKING in the cottage. You are welcome to smoke outside.
Sorry, no pets allowed.
Babies and young children welcome but please advise us.