Rock Mount

Cost: £88 per night (sleeps 3)

Details

Prices start at: £176 for 2 nights


Enjoy a relaxing break at Rock Mount, St Helena’s first, off-grid accommodation, set in the heart of the aptly named Fairyland.

The perfect self-catering location for holidaymakers seeking a quiet eco-escape to completely unwind and be surrounded by nature and mountain views. Where your only care in the world is to light the wood stove for cooking and hot water.

This 18th century cottage has been beautifully restored to a high standard using stone, slate and wood. Modern convenience touches make a stay at Rock Mount super comfortable. Electricity throughout the house is supplied by solar energy and freshwater is piped in from a nearby spring.

Dark, night skies here are superb for stargazing whilst listening to your only neighbours; crickets and settling fairy terns.

Access to the cottage is via a rough track through pastureland, so a 4×4 vehicle hire is essential.

House Amenities:

  • Super king-size bed
  • Radiator in bedroom
  • Single sofa bed
  • Bathroom with shower/bath, wash basin, toilet, towel radiator
  • Wardrobe
  • Bedside cabinets
  • Lamps
  • Mirror
  • Bedding
  • Towels
  • Wood stove (connected to hot water tank and radiators)
  • Gas cylinder with pot holder
  • Fridge
  • Kettle
  • Tea/coffee
  • Small honesty basket available with basic food supplies
  • Flask
  • Crockery, cutlery, cookware and utensils
  • Dining table and two chairs
  • TV screen and DVD player with selection of DVDs
  • Sofa
  • Coffee table
  • Board games
  • Front verandah with table and two chairs
  • Covered barbeque area
  • Side decking with picnic table and outdoor furniture for al fresco dining
  • Wood pile
  • On-site parking

Property Access:

This property is not wheelchair friendly.

It is highly recommended guests have use of a 4×4 vehicle. Please advise if you’d like this to be arranged for you.

Internet:

While Rock Mount is completely off-grid, the property does have strong 4G mobile signal reception.

Rock Mount Location

Nearby tourist spots include the Flax Mill and post box walks to Lot (just 10 mins away) and Peak Dale.

Cottage is ideally situated for its proximity of hikes to Blue Point, High Hill, High Peak, Thompson’s Valley, South West Point and Mackintosh.

Nearest convenience shop is a 15 min drive from where the track joins the main road. Jamestown is 30 mins.

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Rock Mount is available for selected dates.