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The Manor House

(Ref. 1088489)

Marston Montgomery near Rocester, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 12 Guests

  • 6 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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36 Customer Reviews

  • "Fabulous quirky property."

    Very spacious and warm. Accommodated our toddler grandson and a very sensitive Viszla extremely well. Panelled bedroom like being on a ship with wonky floorboards and doors . The goat got a nasty suprise when we appeared in the garden but managed to hop over the gate into its proper field before the dog could say hello. Very well equipped with a small supply of tea and coffee-big bottle milk left for us in the fridge. Obviously a much loved family home and not a sterile holiday venue.

    Thanks Nick, we really appreciate your comments. Kind regards, R&S. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nick5.0Feb 2024

  • "Amazing house, very clean."

    Think the uneven floors helped reduce the alcohol!!!the cistern on the upstairs toilet (not the bathroom) didn't always refill so needed a jiggle. Good provision of cot, high chair, plastic crockery, toys, dishwasher tablets. Brill cookware- we always bring good knives but didn't need too- sharp! Lovely garden- kids loved the slide despite the wet! The goat from the field nearby jumped through the compost bin into the garden- again kids loved it!! Very very very warm house.

    Hi Charlotte. Thanks so much for the great review. We’re really pleased you and your guests had such a great time. Please come back and visit again soon. R&S. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Charlotte5.0Jan 2024

  • "Beautiful house with a fabulous mix of old and new."

    Such charming character but with lovely modern bathrooms and kitchen. Temperature was perfect throughout the stay… in January. Added bonus of the lovely Pub across the road. Would definitely recommend

    Hi Debbie. Thanks so much for your lovely review. Much appreciated! Best wishes, Rob & Sarah. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Debbie5.0Jan 2024

  • "We had a lovely family stay at the Manor House."

    Plenty of room for all of us in this impressive old house, full of character. Village is lovely and we enjoyed a drink at the pub across the road. We did a couple of nearby walks in the Rolling countryside which we enjoyed despite the rain. Would definitely recommend a stay here.

    Thank you Helen. Really pleased you enjoyed your stay! Please come again soon. R&S. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Sep 2023

  • "Another great stay at The Manor House."

    We were a group of 4 families with young children and the space worked great. Both indoors and outdoors there was plenty of space for everyone. The children loved the garden and the secret toy cupboard! Adults loved the very well equipped kitchen and great dining space for eating, socialising and board games. The house really had everything you could need. Location wise is fantastic. We had a Tesco delivery but topped up at Ashborne shops only a few miles away. We all enjoyed days out at Peak Wildlife Park and Sudbury Hall. We will definitely be back. Thank you again.

    Hi Anna, Thanks for your great review - much appreciated. The penguins enclosure at the wildlife park was our kids favourite. An unusual sight for Derbyshire! Come back soon. R&S. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anna5.0Sep 2023

  • "Would highly recommend this property."

    Several days before arrival, we received a comprehensive information pack; the detailed instructions on how to find the property were a big help for those guests whose satnav took them to the school! The house is full of charm with many original features, yet has modern kitchen, bathrooms etc. The kitchen was very well equipped and the welcome pack, including doggy treats, was much appreciated. There was plenty of space for our party of 10 plus 2 dogs, and the separate sitting rooms were great for a group that size. The photos don't do justice to the garden, which is extensive and well maintained. There is a dog friendly pub over the road which serves good food. I'm not sure why Sykes advertises this property as having 2 bathrooms - there are definitely 3! The description also doesn't mention the (rather lovely) stairgate which, while not at the foot of the stairs so not perfect for babies/toddlers, keeps the dogs downstairs.

    Hi Jackie Thanks so much for the great review. Also for pointing out our missing bathroom on the property description! We have updated the listing. Please visit again soon! Kind regards, R&S. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jackie4.7Aug 2023

  • "What an absolutely lovely property!"

    Set in an idyllic location, with a host of charm and beautiful character this house was perfect for out family and friends weekend away. Everything was finished to a high standard, it has everything you need. We loved the quirkiness of the property. Also, huge bonus of a fabulous pub just over the road!!! Only issue is the heat and some rooms have sealed windows so it gets extremely hot. And it may have been nice to have a games room instead of 2 sitting rooms, however we would come back again in a heartbeat! Thank you.

    Hi Emma Thanks for the great feedback. We are really pleased you had a great time. We hope you discovered the games cupboard in the second lounge! Some of the window frames in the property are absolutely ancient which is why they are fixed closed - we were worried that they would be damaged if left in the wind. They are unique ancient windows and are irreplaceable. We know it can get hot - particularly nowadays and have provided fans to try and help keep everyone cool! Hope that helped? Come back soon. R&S Property Owner

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Jun 2023

  • "What an amazing house."

    The photos don't actually do the quality, space and cleanliness of this house justice. Beautiful setting in a little village (pub spitting distance) with lovely garden space for dining outside and children to play. Well equipped kitchen. Toy cupboard much appreciated. For our group of 9 adults, 2 kids and 3 babies it was a perfect find. We'll be staying again!

    Thanks for the great review Vicky. It sounds like you had a fab time! Please come back soon. R&S. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Vicki5.0Jun 2023

  • "Amazing property set in small village in Beautiful countryside."

    Perfectly peaceful in late May early June. Plenty to do within short drive. House is stocked with almost anything you may need. 65” television broke down whilst we were there and was replaced the next day… so great service! Had such a lovely time I’m almost reluctant to leave this review in case its booked up next time we want to visit!

    Wow Matthew. Amazing review. Thanks so much. R&S Property Owner

    Reviewed by Matthew5.0May 2023

  • "What a beautiful and handsome old property this is, with its quirks and history."

    Despite the age of the property the key facilities such as the kitchen and bathrooms were modern and fully equipped. Comfy beds made for a good nights sleep and lovely back garden was a lovely place to sit and unwind after a busy day at near by Alton Towers (where me and my family of 9 were for the weekend). Only suggestion I would make is to put more sofas/seating in one of the 2 lounges (not enough for more than 6) and change the other into a games room (pool table, darts etc), as its a shame we didnt use the other room as we all wanted to spend the time together and not be split into 2 rooms just so we can sit down. Aside from that, we loved our stay and will be back !

    Hi John, Thanks for your feedback. We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay. Alton towers and the water park Splash landings are a great facility to have locally! We used to take our kids there too. Come back soon!. R&S. Property Owner

    Reviewed by John4.7Apr 2023

  • "Fabulous character and comfortable house so well equipped and never cold even though the weather was chilly."


    Hi Avis, Thanks very much for your great feedback. We installed underfloor heating pipes beneath the limestone tiles to keep the ground floor toasty-warm. Best thing we ever did! There is nothing quite like a warm stone floor to make a kitchen homely. Come back again soon! Best wishes, R&S Property Owner

    Reviewed by Avis5.0Apr 2023

  • "Amazing property for a birthday gathering."

    Had everything we could need and to have such a nice pub across the road was a bonus.

    Hi Paul, Thanks for your feedback. We love that pub! Such a benefit having a place just across the road that does such great food. Slightly too tempting to eat there every day though! Best wishes, R&S Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Feb 2023

  • "We were very happy with the property."

    It is in a great location and provided ample comfortable accommodation. There are just a few suggestions: The available beds and layout needs updating - specifically the trundle beds that we needed to make use of because not all our guests were in couples. The details indicated no baby facilities - in actual fact there was a high chair and a travel cot so I need not have brought (and purchased!) these There was no pepper mill bizarrely although there was a container of peppercorns! There was no indication of what to do with the recycling although separate bins were provided. We generated a lot over the holiday period and could find nowhere nearby to take it. Otherwise the property was was well equipped, warm and a most interesting property to host a large family gathering over New Year, Thank you.

    Reviewed by Caroline4.4Dec 2022

  • "Gorgeous property full of character with potential of being 5*."

    Overall we had a fantastic stay but a few things bothered us. Here are the things that could be improved. Full replacement of range oven. We were told the day before the hob was broken. This was a nightmare when cooking for 10 people. We were given a late check out as a gesture of goodwill which was no good to us as we had to go back to work. The x2 temporary hob plates were not great but we had no choice. We relied more on the oven which wasn’t super reliable either (uneven heat etc). Maybe just replace the whole thing?! Living room arrangements, the 1 with the working chimney is the one we used the most as it had the big tv and log burner in it. There are 2 sofas and 1 big bean bag, we were a group of 10 so it always meant a few people were sat on the floor or beanbag which is not ideal. We wanted to sit as a group and felt like this set up was better for a group of 6 adults… please look at this as at full capacity it would be even worse (groups don’t always want to sit in separate rooms). The freestanding bath was something a lot of us wanted to use but it isn’t installed at level so it wobbles from side to side, doesn’t feel safe, again please look into this.

    Hi Matt Thanks for your feedback. Sadly our induction cooker was indeed temporarily ‘on the blink’ for your visit. It is a bit of a monster with 5 hob rings and 4 ovens and the repair company was unable to effect a full repair immediately... Thankfully it is now back in full working order! We did buy the extra hobs for your party to try and avoid any inconvenience. These will now also be available for future guest-stays giving the property a total of 7 hobs! Enough for any aspiring chef I should think! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Matthew3.4Dec 2022

  • "A wonderful property with great facilities."

    We cooked our pre Christmas dinner for 11. Pub over the road. We are going to book again. Thank you for a great property. It made our stay extra special. Alison

    Thank you for your wonderful review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at the Manor and look forwards to seeing you again in the future! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Nov 2022

  • "Really enjoyed our family stay at the Manor House."

    Excellent property - all the bed rooms a really good size and the beds were so comfy. Great to have 2 large lounges to spread out in and a very well equipped kitchen.

    Hi Siobhan Thanks for the great review. We’re really pleased you had a great stay. Kind regards. R&S. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Siobhan5.0Nov 2022

  • "Thought the property was great & well equipped."

    It was lovely & clean & we really appreciated the hamper on arrival. The milk was a lovely touch too so thank you! Perfect for a group our size. Pub next door (The Crown Inn) was also great. Feedback - I would say more toilet roll should be given. We also couldn’t access the cupboard under the stairs with the washing machine in it as it was locked & no key was given for this. We would definitely recommend this place to friends. Thanks for having us!

    Hi Jessica Thanks for the great feedback. We will certainly boost the loo-roll supply :-) The cupboard under the stairs isn’t actually locked - it is of ancient construction and you open it by popping your finger into the circular hole and pushing up the latch on the other side from beneath. Apologies it wasn’t clear! Hope to see you again soon. R&S. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jessica4.7Oct 2022

  • "We had a lovely weekend break."

    The house was able to comfortably accommodate the extended family including a young toddler, it was especially useful having 2 living rooms. The traditional features are beautiful, as is the garden, instructions provided were thorough. I would happily book again.

    Hi Kerrie, Thanks so much for the great feedback, we’re really pleased that you liked the house. We love having the two living rooms - whilst we love our kids dearly it is great for the adults to have a little space to spoil themselves too! Hope to see you back soon. R&S. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kerrie5.0Sep 2022

  • "Excellent house which I would happily use again."

    We had a wonderful family holiday.

    Thanks so much for the great feedback Jane. We’re really pleased that you and the family had a fantastic holiday. BW. R&S. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Aug 2022

  • "What a beautiful home, Even better in real life than the photographs."

    Stayed for a week in July with family, our toddler and dogs and couldn’t have asked for more. we had a great ‘staycay’ !! The Manor House had everything we needed and more to make our holiday enjoyable, there was a detailed guide left by the owner explaining how everything worked from heating to wifi and lots of info about local area which was great. As an added bonus at the bottom of the garden was a field with alpacas and goats (I believe owned by neighbours) which our toddler absolutely loved :) would definitely recommend and would love to go back again ourselves one day.

    Hi Rebecca Thanks for your great comments. The alpacas and goats are indeed our new neighbours and live in the field at the bottom of the garden. They are very sociable! We’re really pleased you enjoyed your stay, please come back soon. BW. Rob and Sarah. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Rebecca4.7Jul 2022

  • "Everything we expected and more"

    Hi Susan. Thanks so much for the great feedback. We’d love To host you and your guests again soon. BW. Rob & Sarah. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan5.0May 2022

  • "We had a great stay in this lovely manor house, which very comfortably hosted 12 of us."

    The location was lovely and quiet and decently connected to amenities and attractions nearby. The communal spaces were very comfortable and the grounds were beautiful. The only thing I'd add is that it would have been nice to have had some items left in the kitchen, e.g. oil, salt&pepper, foil so we didn't have to start completely from scratch on arrival. Overall though, a brilliant place to spend a weekend and I would recommend to all.

    Hi Katie, Thanks for your feedback. We’d love to host you and your guests again some time soon. All the best. R&S. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Katie4.4May 2022

  • "- Really spacious house, great for a big group - Outdoor space is really nice ..."

    - Really spacious house, great for a big group - Outdoor space is really nice for summer breaks - The owners and management company are really helpful and respond to questions promptly - The welcome basket with coffee and biscuits was lovely - The only real drawback is there is only 1 shower and 1 wet room which didn't feel like enough for the number of people that can be accomodated

    Hi Chaya. We’re really pleased that you and your guests enjoyed the house. Just a correction to your comments if that is Ok? There are three bathrooms in the house. On the ground floor there is a large wet-room with enough room for a wheelchair if required. On the first floor there is a family bathroom with a bath and additional separate shower cubicle. Then again on the first floor there is a second ‘Jack-and-Jill’ bathroom with a freestanding slipper bath and handheld shower. Thanks for being such great guests. Come back soon! R&S. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Chaya4.4May 2022

  • "Amazing property, all the family loved it and great outdoor space for the children to play and adults to have a relaxing time in the beautiful gardens."

    Loved it.

    Hi Patricia. Thanks so much for the great feedback! We’re really pleased you enjoyed yourselves. R&S. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0May 2022

  • "Once we got in - key box really hard to open and needs replacing."

    Comfortable house with lovely large back garden. Modern well equipped kitchen with dining table large enough to seat all 10 of us. 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms on 1st floor worked well for 8 guests. We used ground floor bedroom and wet room. Bedroom had no hanging space and even with radiator full on was quite cold. We raided the 2nd floor bedroom for extra quilts etc. Small additions would have made stay more comfortable - mirrors in bedrooms and hooks or hanging pegs in bathrooms, especially the wet room. Overall though lovely stay - friendly neighbours and good pub immediately opposite were added bonuses.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth4.4Apr 2022

  • "Loved the setting and the beautiful countryside."

    Very interesting old and quirky house. Loved the space. Had a great week even though weather poor. Lots to do nearby. Although very old house, the kitchen and bathrooms modern with quality fixtures and fittings and good facilities. Only real negative - kitchen, bathrooms, bed linen and towels clean but upstairs very dusty and full of cobwebs. I do appreciate that keeping an old house in the country cobweb free would be a full-time job but upstairs really needs a good dust! If looking for accommodation in same area would definitely be happy to be book again.

    Reviewed by Kim4.4Apr 2022

  • "We had a fabulous stay at Manor House- pros and cons."

    . Pros- house is very clean, kitchen well equiped, fabulous large garden for adults and children, 2 lounges make it perfect for a family getaway so children can have their own space too. Its is a beautiful old house with wonky floors/walls etc - this is part of the charm. A lovely welcome basket from the owners. Pub opposite for lunch/dinner if required. Cons, only 8 dining chairs which is strange as it is a house for 12-14 so you can’t eat together. We were lucky with the weather and ate outside but would be a pain in bad weather. Even in April the house was boiling!! Only 1 bedroom had opening windows which made us all slightly uncomfortable- the attic bedroom is classed as a family room but was unbearably hot, admittedly there was a fan but in the summer you wouldnt be able to be upstairs, only a tiny unopening window up there.

    Hi Rebekah, Thanks for your review, we are really pleased you enjoyed your stay. The extra chairs are stored in the utility room under the stairs - really sorry you didn’t find these - we will have to make it more obvious in the welcome pack! We even have oak extensions for the dining table to cater for our largest groups (the table extensions are under the sofa in lounge). The bedroom on the third floor does get a little hot in Summer as it is right under the eaves! We usually have the fans running to try and keep it cool. The bedrooms on the first and second floor are better for cooler customers! Thanks again. R&S Property Owner

    Reviewed by Rebekah4.4Apr 2022

  • "Lovely property, exactly what we were looking for to celebrate a special birthday with family and friends."

    Well stocked kitchen and large fridge freezer to accommodate everything for a party of 10 kids and adults! Great communication from both owners who provide comprehensive info pack, to the property manager who kept in touch regarding an issue on the first night. (Electrician needed to attend to fix problem from previous guests) Would highly recommend.

    Hi Hayley, Thanks so much for the great feedback - we would love to host you and your guests again. Best wishes, Sarah and Rob. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Hayley4.1Apr 2022

  • "Overall a lovely stay!"

    Positives - the house is beautiful with gorgeous listed features. A modern, fully stocked kitchen. Beautiful grounds and gardens. The pub across the road does great food and the staff were so friendly! Negatives - the mattress in the double bed in the black and white room is very uncomfortable and I’ve been left with back pain after sleeping on it for a few days! Definitely needs a new one. The two living rooms were a bit sparse, could do with some side tables for drinks and lamps.

    Dear Matthew, We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Sorry to hear about the bad back! We have tried to use different mattress types in the different 6 double bedrooms. People often have varied preferences we have found, that room is definitely the firmest - hopefully you can try a different bed if we can tempt you back??? Have a great day. Rob & Sarah. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Matthew4.1Mar 2022

  • "Gorgeous property."

    Much attention to detail. Loved everything about it. So comfortable and beautiful.

    Dear Judy Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are really pleased you visited and enjoyed yourselves. Best wishes. R&S Property Owner

    Reviewed by Judy5.0Mar 2022

  • "Beautiful property, lots of room for all the guests, kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need."

    Very nice location and close to the pub.

    Hi Jasmine, Thanks so much for the great review. We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay and appreciated the proximity to the pub. We love the Crown Inn! The food is great and the locals are all lovely too (including Ben the bartender) - we miss them! Kind regards, Sarah and Rob. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jasmine4.7Mar 2022

  • "Beautiful house even better than described in a great location."

    A home away from home we will be back!

    Hi Kayleigh Thank you for the great review. We are very pleased you enjoyed yourselves and would love to host you again! Best wishes Rob and Sarah. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kayleigh5.0Feb 2022

  • "Hi There was just a few niggly things we found with our stay."

    Some of the kitchen equipment was dirty when we came to use it and a member of the party found a dirty sock under their bed. Some of the older members of the party found sitting in the sofas quite difficult as they are all very low. The rain started to leak in the front window in the lounge room and near the fridge in the kitchen, but we were in the middle of storm Eunice so not unexpected. Overall it was a lively stay in a very comfy, quirky cottage

    Hi Helen Thanks for your review - storm Eunice was a corker and was a particular challenge for a house built in the 1600’s! Straight down rain is fine but when it comes from all directions the house can complain :-) We see it as part of the fun of an ancient property! We hope you appreciated the wonky bedroom floors and crooked beams? Apologies about the escapee sock etc! Rachel and her team of Ninja cleaners are typically absolutely outstanding. This particular sock must have had ‘special-forces’ training ;-) We hope you consider coming back soon. We’d love to have you. R&S. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Helen4.1Feb 2022

  • "We had a lovely weekend at The Manor House."

    The house is beautiful and really clean! The bedding was fresh and crisp. Little extras like family games and a welcome basket were fab. The only downfall I would say was that the mattresses are quite hard. The pub over the road was lovely as we went for a family meal there. I would definitely stay there again!

    Hi Aimee Thanks so much for the great review, we’re really pleased that you and your guests enjoyed yourselves. We have mixed up the mattress types between the six double rooms so that there are a selection to choose from. If we can possibly tempt you back then please try one of our softer options. Thanks again for your booking. R&S. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Aimee4.7Jan 2022

  • "We had a fantastic time away at The Manor House."

    It was clean, warm and had everything we could possibly need for a comfortable stay. We loved the fact there are two sitting rooms - great for the kids! It is a spacious yet cosy house and we all enjoyed getting out in the garden too. We hope to return soon! Thanks for a wonderful stay!

    Hi Claire Thanks so much for coming. We’re really pleased you enjoyed your stay. We’d love to host you and your family again. R&S. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Dec 2021

  • "The Manor House was absolutely amazing, it exceeded our expectations."

    It’s a Beautiful place to get away for the whole family, with lots of space but still very cosy. Absolutely beautiful grounds on the outside. Inside it has a really special feel with the history but also still has a modern twist. I Couldn’t recommend this place enough.

    Hi Jade, Thanks so much for your great feedback. We’re really pleased that you enjoyed yourselves. Rob and Sarah. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jade5.0Dec 2021

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  • Over three floors
  • Six bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size with Jack-and-Jill access to bathroom, 2 x doubles, 1 x ground-floor double, 1 x second-floor family room with double and trundle bed, 1 x family room with double and trundle bed with Jack-and-Jill access to bathroom
  • Bathroom with roll-top bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor wet room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • First-floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner with woodburning stove
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Snug
  • Oil central heating with underfloor heating in kitchen/diner and 2x woodburning stoves
  • Range oven and hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, American-style fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot Available
  • Private Driveway & Off-road parking for 6 cars
  • Garden with orchard, lawn, summerhouse and furniture
  • Sorry,no smoking
  • Shop 2.4 miles, pub 0.1 mile
  • Note: The wet room and bedroom on the ground floor are both wheelchair accessible
  • Please note that 7 day bookings are Friday to Friday only and short breaks cannot start on a Saturday or Sunday
  • This property allows 3 well behaved Pets, all must remain downstairs throughout the stay

The property

Rocester 2.7 miles.

Tucked away amongst 1.5 acres of countryside, on the outskirts of the quaint village of Marston Montgomery, rests this remarkable Grade II* listed holiday home, The Manor House.

Set across three floors and boasting an interior full of original character, The Manor House makes an idyllic base for a group retreat to the Peak District.

A spacious driveway with off-road parking for up to six cars greets you at the foot of this picture-perfect holiday home, making loading and unloading an easy task and leading you through the landscaped grounds and into your new home-from-home.

Stepping inside, be welcomed by a charming entrance hall, providing handy storage for your coats and shoes away from the main living areas, adjoined by a fully accessible wet room to help freshen up following a day of adventure.

Warm your toes with the underfloor heating as you discover the open-plan kitchen/diner, traditionally decorated with exposed wooden beams, an eye-catching log store and a rustic woodburning stove nestled within an inglenook fireplace, providing a homely spot to gather with your loved ones to tuck-in to a heart-warming meal.

Settle down for the evening with a sumptuous seat in front of the Smart TV in the sitting room or carry the conversation outdoors with a sociable seat amongst the rolling greenery of your private garden, where you can enjoy a crisp glass of wine as the little ones keep themselves entertained on the swings.

Escape the excitement and retreat to the enticing snug room, where you enjoy a moment of peace as you delve into the pages of a captivating book or recount the days adventurers over a bottle of wine with your better half.

Completing the ground floor is a wheelchair accessible double bedroom, ideal for a multi-generational family or for those with limited mobility.

Climbing the stairs to the first floor, you'll find four well-presented bedrooms, with a super-king-size and a family room sharing access to the family bathroom, alongside two double room, each lovingly adorned with rustic wooden décor and exposed beams.

The original character of the property continues to the second floor, where a second family room is found settled underneath the vaulted ceiling, providing an intimate setting to enjoy a night’s embrace.

Take advantage of your rural location by lacing up your walking boots and taking a stroll through the generous grounds enveloping your holiday home, where you can lose yourself amongst the shrubbery of the orchard or let the little ones burn off some steam with a ballgame on the extensive lawns.

A short walk from your doorstep will bring you to the village pub, The Crown Inn, serving fresh, locally sourced produce in a rustic setting, or for a wider variety of choice, the village of Rocester rests within easy reach.

Whilst you're in the area, be sure to visit the JCB Golf and Country Club, where you can test your swing on the magnificent course, designed by internationally renowned golf course architect, Robin Hiseman, or head to Denstone Hall Farm Shop & Café to stock up on local artisan produce to enjoy from the comfort of your holiday home.

You can expect thrills at the nearby Alton Towers theme park, stretching over 500 acres and boasting rides and attractions that all the family can enjoy; thrill seekers can ride the award-winning roller coaster, The Wicker Man, whilst the little ones can meet their idols at Cbeebies Land.

With the Peak District National Park resting on your doorstep, you're spoilt for choice with the plethora of walking, cycling, and hiking routes to choose from, why not challenge yourself with a climb to the summit of Kinder Scout, the highest peak in the area and part of The Derbyshire Three Peaks Challenge.

Whisk your loved ones away on an unforgettable retreat with a stay at The Manor House.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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About the location


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.

Please note that 7 day bookings are Friday to Friday only and short breaks cannot start on a Saturday or Sunday.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas