The Rest, Thorpe, Dovedale, Derbyshire


One double overlooking rear courtyard; One twin/double (2 x 2’6ft beds can be zip and linked to convert in to a double bed) overlooking drive and views to Thorpe Cloud; One single in Garden Room overlooking hot tub and private courtyard.

As the name suggests, this stone detached cottage rests at the foot of the Dovedales, Thorpe Cloud, one of the most famous landmarks and well loved beauty spots of the Peak Park and set in the glorious conservation village of Thorpe. Here you will find the perfect romantic hideaway and most gorgeous and stunning walks literally on your doorstep….

The oak stable door opens to reveal an entrance hall complete with solid oak floor, console table and gorgeous French mirror and convenient fitted storage cupboard for coats and footwear leading to the lounge which overlooks the pretty stone village of Thorpe and the back drop of Derbyshire countryside. The window looks out directly onto the ornamental pond and lawned garden.

Light pours in through the front windows and invites you into the luxurious detached holiday cottage with hot tub for five persons in the private graveled courtyard. A log burner, gas effect, warms the room on winter nights. The chic, clean lines of natural wood floors, leather sofas and modern artwork in the sitting room offer uncluttered comfort. A breathtaking, remote controlled ’32 inch LCD screen’  is the ultimate in luxury.

Timeless oak flooring and a beautiful hand painted French white bed frame creates the most romantic and perfect ambience in the master bedroom.

A bright twin/double bedroom is styled with contemporary English country furniture and is the epitome of indulgence. The two twin beds can be zip-linked together to make a double bed strewn with plump cushions and sumptuous throws.

A period style bathroom is fitted with traditional white porcelain, a glass screened bath and an invigorating shower.

A Relaxing and luxury Retreat – Perfect for couples seeking a romantic interlude or family’s with older children looking for a rest in style.

The pretty fitted kitchen with built in dishwasher and electric hob and oven, offers a light and spacious place to cook and enjoy conversation over a glass wine

The French cream country kitchen table and contemporary oak buffet unit gives a feeling of timeless country sophistication and for those summer evenings or breakfast mornings.

The kitchen leads out into a small garden room, exposed stone and glazed windows looking out across the garden and seating area.  Perfect for soaking up the sun, reading or contemplating which next 5 mile walk to take from The Rests collection of books. The antique cream iron patio furniture can also be folded up and taken out into the garden. 

Another door through the conservatory takes you into the lovely clean utility/laundry area with cloakroom facilities and area to store walking boots and outdoor wear. This leads into the beautiful and light Garden Room with Single Day bed which can be used as a large seating area. Recently refurbished, there is a bureau, large chest of drawers and bedside cabinet and French doors leading out to hot tub for five persons and secluded courtyard.  Perfect for summer or winter months!

Bicycles can be stored in the conservatory if required.

A graveled drive to the side of the property allows two cars to park off-road.
Furnished and fitted to the very highest standard, The Rest offers:

  • Luxury 5 person Hot Tub
  • 1 Double bedroom overlooking courtyard
  • 1 Twin/Doube overlooking Thorpe Cloud in background
  • 1 Single/Day bed in Garden Room overlooking courtyard & hut tub
  • Dishwasher
  • Automatic Washing machine and separate tumble dryer in utility and washroom area connected through garden room
  • Microwave cooker
  • Electric oven and hob
  • Fridge and separate freezer
  • Food processor
  • Cafetiere and Chinaware
  • 32’ LCD Colour television/DVD player and CD Player
  • Gas Log flame effect burner
  • Central heated cottage
  • Leather Sofa bed settee for occasional guests
  • Fitted hairdryers in both bedrooms
  • Electric shaver point in bathroom
  • Folding Garden table and chairs
  • Barbeque
  • Bookcase with novels, local interests, maps and walks
  • Wireless Internet connection
  • Welcome gift pack to all guests includes tea, coffee, sugar, milk, local produced biscuits, starter pack of toilet rolls and cleaning materials.
  • Selection of DVDs and Music CD’s

Other items can be purchased separately as follows:

  • Flowers/wine or champagne on arrival