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Alton Towers 5 miles; Uttoxeter 5 miles; Ashbourne 10 miles.
A pretty little village, Rocester lies on the Derbyshire and Staffordshire border, located on a triangle of land between the River Churnet and River Dove. The site of a Roman fort exists today and the village was also mentioned in the Domesday Book. Rocester is home to the famous JCB factory, and the company has landscaped the surrounding area to provide some wonderful walks with some interesting sculptures around the site and the nearby parkland. Most significant of these is The Fossor, which is made entirely of digger parts and is a powerful representation of JCB. Rocester is halfway along the Staffordshire Way which runs the length of Staffordshire and is also at the start of the Limestone Way which goes to Matlock. Close to Rocester is the lovely market town of Ashbourne, and just a short drive away is Alton Towers, with fun for all the family. Explore either the Staffordshire or Derbyshire part of the Peak District National Park with historic houses, market towns, moorland, rolling hills and valleys, all easily accessible from Rocester.
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A lovely and deceptively spacious cottage, in the quiet village of Rocester in Staffordshire, close to the Derbyshire border. Lovingly decorated throughout to provide spacious accommodation, this Rocester cottage is perfect for families and friends to make the most of this varied part of the Peak District. Open plan and spacious on the ground floor with a warm and cosy sitting area and a well-equipped kitchen, this Staffordshire cottage is the ideal place to enjoy a Peak District escape. Both ground and first floor bedrooms and bathrooms make this Peak District cottage great for the whole family, while outside this Rocester cottage is a pretty, enclosed garden, perfect for enjoying a refreshing drink on a sunny evening, as you plan exciting days out. Just half an hour’s drive away is The Trentham Estate, with its lovely gardens and monkey forest, while Uttoxeter Racecourse is also within easy reach, hosting various events throughout the year. The lovely market town of Ashbourne is nearby, while pretty Dovedale and Sudbury Hall are within easy reach. For an adrenaline-pumping day out, head to Alton Towers which is just a few miles from this Rocester cottage. This is a fantastic holiday cottage in Rocester, all year round.
Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double with en-suite bath, separate shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area with patio doors to the garden and sitting area with electric fire.
Oil central heating with electric fire in sitting area. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair. Off road parking for 2 cars. Enclosed lawned garden and patio with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk.
Previous visitors' comments about Quartus:
The cottage was perfect for out family of four.
Mrs Lange, Windsor, March 2013
This property is a benchmark for holiday homes. It really is out of the 'Top Drawer'. We feel refreshed.
Mr Davies, Bradford-on-Avon, March 2013
Exceeded expectations. Cosy, spacious, well furnished cottage in quiet yet handy location. Friendly welcome note plus milk and chocolate biscuits. Area round about had plenty of interest.
Mr Rodgers, Glasgow, October 2012
Spacious accommodation. The owner was very helpful.
Mr Denny, Honiton, July 2012