Wicket Nook at Calke Abbey

Wicket Nook holiday cottage at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire

Built in 1830 and lived in by the Calke gamekeeper, Wicket Nook is cosy and full of character with exposed wooden beams. The holiday cottage is nestled in an elevated position with stunning views over the Calke Estate.

A peaceful break

This cottage is in a great spot for walking and wildlife. Although the cottage is isolated it is easy to reach the Calke Abbey Estate, Staunton Harold and surrounding villages. 
Wicket Nook can sleep two adults and two children (on the sofa bed in the dressing room) and one dog.

The ground floor

The ground floor has sitting room with multi-fuel stove which adds to the cosy atmosphere. The kitchen is well equipped and includes a washer-dryer and microwave. There is a separate dining room and a bathroom with a shower over the bath.

The first floor

There are two rooms upstairs in the cottage. The dressing room with a sofa bed can be used to sleep children but would not be suitable for adults. This leads into a comfortable double bedroom with 5 foot bed.

The garden

Outside there is a large garden which is mainly laid to lawn and is partially enclosed. There is a patio area to the side of the house and garden furniture. The cottage also has garage off the access lane at the bottom of the path leading to the cottage.

Facilities and visitor notes

  • telephone
  • television
  • cot
  • highchair
  • oil central heating included