The Accommodation

Outside

From the outside we look quite ordinary, a detached suburban house built in the late ‘60’s towards the edge of Derby.  Ample parking is available on the driveway.

On favourable days, the rear garden makes a pleasant place for retreat. The neighbourhood is very quiet and the soothing sounds from the fishpond add to the peaceful ambience.

Inside

You will notice that each room has been named according to the impression that we felt the Lord gave us as we prayed through the house. There is information in each of the rooms giving the Biblical background for the names and how they were chosen.

Prayer room

We have a dedicated Prayer Room downstairs where we meet to worship and to pray for the city, the nation and the nations of the world as the Lord leads. This is also a space where individuals can take time out with the Lord on their own.

Communion can be made available and there are maps for those who appreciate praying more visually.

Dining area

There is an open plan kitchen/dining area that is perfect for hospitality, with a picture window view of the garden. Rich fellowship is enjoyed as guests gather around the table in the relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.  The food is wholesome, home-cooked and largely organic. A variety of soups, breads and cakes is typically offered on the Retreat Days; overnight guests have the added treat of enjoying Mary’s wider culinary skills.  Most dietary requirements (gluten-free, vegetarian for example) can be catered for. 

Upstairs rooms

Upstairs accommodation consists of one double bedroom, two singles and a sitting room that can also be used as a single or twin bedroom. A variety of devotional books is available. Bill and Mary are happy to make themselves available to listen and to pray with guests, and people coming in search of time out, whether for a day or a few days, find themselves leaving refreshed and renewed. We are able to accommodate up to 6 people staying as a group. The two guest shower rooms are a great asset for this.

What we offer

  • A warm welcome
  • A place of safety
  • A listening ear
  • Prophetic prayer
  • Healthy home-cooked soups, breads and cakes
  • Group retreat days
  • Personal retreat days with or without overnight accommodation
  • Weekly and monthly prayer events
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