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2 Award Winning Eco Conversions,Sleep 6 & 10,Peak District Views,Nr Alton Towers - TROUTSDALE FARM: The Old Cartshed

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CARTSHED: Master Bedroom, 5ft bed, ensuite shower

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Last updated: 09/27/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

At Troutsdale Farm there are 2 AWARD WINNING Eco barn conversions on the family farm in a quiet location, on the edge of the Peak District National Park, by Tittesworth Reservoir. Fully renovated by the owners with care and attention to detail, Troutsdale Farm offers quality accommodation of real character and charm and seamlessly combines all the old original features to still give a 'barn feel' with modern design and home comforts that make them ideal for family get-togethers. There are well equipped kitchens, hand crafted from oak with double belfast sinks, with large dining tables (seating 6 and 10). Both have spacious sitting areas with Clear view log burning stoves, flat screen TV and DVD player. There are en suites in both properties and exposed original beams, stone and brickwork and solid oak flooring on the 1st and 2nd floors. There is off road car parking and an enclosed garden area, ideal for sitting out and barbecues. Doorstep footpaths lead to circular nature trail

In November 2011 we won the 'MOST ECO-FRIENDLY HOLIDAY LET' category in the 'Fields of Opportunity' national competition and then went on to become the OVERALL WINNER out of all 5 categories


The greener features of the barn are carefully incorporated so that you hardly know they are there and require no expertise or knowledge. Central heating comes from the ground source heat pump and solar panels. Rainwater harvesting system works for all grey water. . Timbers replaced in the conversions were cut from local woods, and we have planted 20 acres of new woodland. The traditional lime plastered walls are painted in Earthbourne natural Clay paint, the windows are all made from wood and painted with organic linseed oil paints, Sheepswool insulation is used throughout the building, and natural clay aggregate forms the floor insulation in the limestone floor.
There are 4 herb borders from which guests can enjoy and pick their own herbs.
Both properties have been inspected by VISITENGLANDS ACCOMMODATION GRADING SCHEME and have been awarded 4 STARS as well as a coveted GOLD AWARD
The 2 properties can be booked seperately (sleeping either up to 6 or 10 + cots) or can be booked together sleeping up to a total of 16 + cots.
Due to the type of property and location both properties are not suitable for what is known as 'house party venue' or for 'louder' hen or stag parties - we can recommed other nearby places if you are after this type of accommodation
Payment for the booking will be arranged when we confirm your booking - with deposit requirement & full terms and conditions

TROUTSDALE FARM: The Old Cartshed: England Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 899831ha

Cottage sleeps up to 10 AWARD WINNING Eco Barn conversion. Sleeps 10 + cot in 4 bedrooms (2 ensuites, 1 bathroom) GROUND FLOOR: Spacious and well equipped open plan kitchen with dining area and seating for 10. Spacious and comfy lounge with Cleaview log burning stove, Flatscreen TV, DVD and CD player, & full glass door leading to enclosed garden with BBQ and seating with panormic views over open countryside and the Peak District National Park. Utility room with belfast sink and washing machine. Seperate downstairs toilet with washbasin. Stone flagged entrance hall with original stone granary steps leading to first floor. FIRST FLOOR: 1 5ft (Kingsize) bed + adult size bunks with ensuite shower, 1 Double with ensuite shower, 1 Twin, Family bathroom with shower over. SECOND FLOOR: 1 Twin. Doorstep footpaths leading to Tiitesworth Reservoir circular nature trail. Full character of original barn retained with quality conversion with exposed wooden beams, A-frames, brick & stone work

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

    with ensuite shower & bunk beds...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    with ensuite shower...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

    on the second floor with roof light windows...moreless

  • This property sleeps a maximum of 10 + cot. We do not supply hairdryers....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ensuite to bedroom 1...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    ensuite to bedroom 2...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Family bathroom on first floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet

    Seperate downstairs toilet room with wash basin...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Low allergen environment refers to the inside of the barns, as the property does not allow pets, & also natural eco friendly environmental paints & wood protectors have been used throughout the property, natural cotton bedlinen, & alternative duvets are available. We have tried to limit the use of any toxic glue & substances throughout the building preferring to use natural products such as lime plaster, Earthbourne Eco label paints & natural sheep wool insulation. However there are nectar rich flower borders outside the property & a wild flower meadow which is normally in flower in June/July. Price inclusive of Central Heating by geothermal ground source heat pump & solar panels (Underfloor heating on ground floor, radiators 1st floor), bedlinen, towels, tea towels & initial basket log (additional logs available to purchase) The local pub The Three Horseshoes has WI-FI in the bar area for anyone who needs access to this service. NO SMOKING & NO PETS...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    Also - I-Pod Docking Station....moreless

  • Radio
  • Stereo:

    CD/Radio in the lounge area - can be moved into the kitchen or other area of the accommodation. I-Pod Docking station...moreless

  • Television:

    Flat Screen TV connected to DVD player. Small library of DVDs...moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Luxury
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating:

    Central heating throughout: *Cosy underfloor heating on ground floor *Upstairs each room has radiator - all have thermastic controls. *Goethormal ground source & solar provide heat source & warm...moreless

  • Internet:

    FREE WIFI - for up to 2 appliances...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    All bedlinen is provided (included in the price) & includes Duvets,bedsheets,pillows,pillow cases. Mattress protectors can be provided on request. All beds will be made up for your arrival. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Spacious living room, glass door leading to garden & lovely views over Peak District countryside. 2&3 seater settee, 2 armchairs,1 recliner chair,rocking chair, Flat Screen TV & DVD, Woodburning Stove...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Off street parking in front of the property in own private yard. Available for 4 cars....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Off street parking in front of the property in own private yard. Available for 4 cars....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    The price includes all towels: 2 towels per guest (hand towel & bath towel). Kitchen towels include 2 hand towels and 2 tea towels. ...moreless

  • Tumble Dryer:

    The property has its own clothes dryer and consists of a tall wooden clothes stand with plenty of room - very effiecient with the underfloor heating!...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    The property has its own washing machine and initial detergent is provided...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    The Clearview woodburning stove is situated in the lounge & creates a lovely cosy atmosphere & warmth. Burns Logs Only. Initial basket of logs included, further available to buy if required....moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    *Very well equiped & Fully fitted Quality oak kitchen units. * Solid locally made table & chairs with plenty of space to comfortably seat 10 people. * Double Belfast sink with marble & oak worktop...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    We do not provide bikes but bike hire is available locally at Brown End Farm, Waterhouses. Bike storage available if you would like to bring your own bikes to ride the traffic free trails in the area....moreless

  • Golf:

    Golf Sites:- 2 in Leek, Leek Golf Club and Westwood Golf Club, Buxton Golf Club and also Peak Driving Range in Buxton, Whiston Golf club in village of Whiston....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak/Canoe on the nearby Tittesworth Reservoir. Please contact Peak Pursuits for hire/lessons etc as well as other outdoor pursuits that they do including rock climbing on The Roaches...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Enclosed garden area with BBQ and bench seating and views over wildflower meadow and Peak District National Park...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    There is a charcoal BBQ in the garden - please bring your own charcoal as this is not provided...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis Courts available at Brough Park in Leek...moreless

Property Descriptor

  • Semi-Detached
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Autumn
Sep 2 - Oct 20, 2016
3 night min stay
$247 $330
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,196
Autumn Half Term
Oct 21 - Oct 27, 2016
3 night min stay
$343 $412
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,482
Autumn into Winter
Oct 28 - Dec 15, 2016
3 night min stay
$182 $299
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,014
Pre Christmas
Dec 16 - Dec 18, 2016
3 night min stay
$225 $325
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,885
Christmas 2016
Dec 22 - Dec 28, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,885
New Year 2016/17
Dec 29 - Jan 4, 2017
5 night min stay
$364
$1,885

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

* WEEKLY BREAKS:

Our changeover days are normally Friday to Friday, or Monday to Monday.

* WEEKEND BREAKS:

3 night breaks from Fridays:-

- Normally 3 nights Friday to Monday - (On HomeAway/Owners Direct website only allow us to show 'Minimum stay for 3 nights Fri-Mon').

2 night weekend breaks:

- We can do a 2 night weekend break with a lazy Sunday checkout, leaving anytime on the Sunday - same weekend rate normally applies (as the cottage is booked out to stop anyone else coming in for this option). See our own website for 2 night weekend break bookings with lazy Sunday checkout option) - or contact us.

* MIDWEEK BREAKS :-

Midweek breaks Monday - Friday are exceptional value - please e-mail for more information.

Midweek rates are shown on this website under 'Min Rate' column.

PLEASE NOTE: We do midweek breaks Mon - Frid - for 3 or 4 nights (with 4 nights for the price of 3 (if available) - please enquire.

* We can sometimes accommodate other dates eg Wed- Wed or Wed-Mon please contact us.

A 25% Deposit is required to book the property - Remaining balance due 6 weeks prior to arrival.

Full Booking Terms and Conditions can be see on our Website www.troutsdalefarm.co.uk.

Prices/quotes may be changed at our discretion.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Manchester - approx. 50 minutes drive, (47.6km),
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Three Horse Shoes Inn, Buxton Road, Blackshaw Moor
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 open Clubs in Leek (+ driving range in Buxton)
10 Miles
Nearest Train
Stoke on Trent (14m), Macclesfield(18m) or BUXTON
26 Miles
Nearest Motorway
M6 Junction 15, 16 or 17
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Three Horse Shoes Inn, Buxton Road, Blackshaw Moor

Car: Recommended

The Peak District National Park offers stunning scenery and breathtaking landscapes for you to enjoy and explore, covering 4 different counties of Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Cheshire and Yorkshire. The small rural parish of Tittesworth sits on the SOUTH WESTERN EDGE OF THE PEAK DISTRICT NATIONAL PARK near the North Staffordshire/ Derbyshire border between the market towns of Leek (5 mins) and the spa town of Buxton (15 mins), Ashbourne and Macclesfield (20 mins) and with one of the most beautiful runs over the hills of the peak district to Bakewell (30 mins) with its famous Bakewell pudding - so is ideal for exploring the Peak District National Park and wider area. The area is also known as the 'Staffordshire Peaks' or the 'Staffordshire Moorlands' and has excellent walking and outdoor pursuits including cycling and climbing close by. Tittesworth Reservoir has its own circular nature trail with excellent children’s playground, cafe and gift shop and Peak Pursuits watersports centre offer a variety of water sports activities on the reservoir, including kayaking and canoeing

THE ROACHES are some of the most spectacular gritstone rock formations in the UK. Very popular for CLIMBING as well as WALKING and are situated on the western edge of the Staffordshire Peak District National Park From here you get some of the areas most dramatic and scenic landscape and with panoramic views over the tranquil Tittesworth Water and its green valley or on the other side you get beautiful views over purple heather moorlands. Voted one of the top ten walks in the country by The Daily Telegraph and featured on BBC Countryfile programme.

Being situated on the North Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Cheshire borders ideally situated for visiting some of the countries TOP ATTRACTIONS:

ALTON TOWERS Theme Resort is Britains premier theme park and is only 20 minutes drive away where you can take on all the thrills of the rides and then return to the peace and quiet of the countryside at night.

HISTORIC HOUSES with beautiful variety of GARDENS in the area include the magnificent Chatsworth House, medieval Haddon Hall, Shugborough Hall, Gawsworth Hall, Little Moreton Hall and Tatton Park. Other gardens in the area include the unique National Trust Victorian Biddulph Grange Gardens, and Consall Hall's 70 acres of landscaped gardens

COUNTRYSIDE: Popular areas include nearby The Roaches, Tittesworth Reservoir, Rudyard Lake, Manifold Valley with manifold cycle/walking track, Dovedale, Ilam, Churnet Valley, Goyt Valley

STEAM TRAINS: Churnet Valley Railway, Rudyard Lake Steam Railway, Foxfield Steam Railway

CAVES AND CAVERNS: Pooles Cavern at Buxton, Blue John Mines, Speedwell Cavern at Castleton

CYCLING: 3 cycle trails that are mainly traffic free with bike hire available include Manifold Valley Track, High Peak Trail, Tissington Trail

HORSE RIDING: Horse riding or pony treking at nearby Northfield Farm at Flash (englands highest village - so some spectacular view)

GOLF: 2 courses in Leek at Leek Golf Club and Westwood Golf Club, Whiston Golf Club near Alton, High Peak Golf Club at Buxton which also has Peak Practice floodlit driving range.

SWIMMING: Splash Landings Caribbean Themed Water park at Alton Towers (can enter seperate to Alton Towers) has fantastic water rides including a sensational water rollercoaster as well as more sedate lazy rivers. Waterworld, the UK's no1 Indoor Tropical Aqua Park at Festival Park in Stoke. Swimming pools at Leek and Buxton

FISHING: 3 nearby pools at Thorncliffe, Danebridge, Blake Hall Fishery near Cheadle.

RSPB: Coombes Valley RSPB Nature Reserve

POTTERIES: Visit Stoke on Trent, the world capital of pottery with museums & factory tours & over 20 factory outlets including Denby, Emma Bridgewater, Moorcroft, Wedgewood, Spode, Burleigh

SCIENCE: Joderall Bank Observatory & Discovery Centre with its world famous giant Lovel Telescope and from where BBC programme Star Gazing Live 2012 came from

STAFFORDSHIRE HOARD: The largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold ever found with ermenant display of items at The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery in Stoke with events

NATIONAL MEMORIAL ARBORETUM: The UK's Centre of Remembrance and set in 150 acres of tree, gardens and wildflower meadows

EATING OUT:There are 3 good local village pubs serving home cooked food and real ale and Three Horse Shoes family owned country Hotel offers bar carvery, casual dining in the Brasserie and finer dining in Kirks restaurant. The Abbey Inn will deliver takeaways to accommadation. Various tea rooms in the area. 2 private chefs have previous cooked for guests.

FESTIVALS: Peak District Walking Festival, Leek Arts Festival, Buxton Festival, Well Dressings in surrounding local villages throughout the Peak District

LOCAL SHOPS in Leek include Chemist, Butchers, greengrocers, bakery, Post Office, variety of restaurants and takeaways as well as many independent shops, with local market days and fine food fair

 

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  • CARTSHED: Master Bedroom, 5ft bed, ensuite shower

    CARTSHED: Master Bedroom, 5ft bed, ensuite shower

  • CARTSHED: Bespoke oak kitchen,large dining table for 10,spacious & well equipped

    CARTSHED: Bespoke oak kitchen,large dining table for 10,spacious & well equipped

  • STABLES: Double bedroom , great view, vaulted ceiling, exposed stone walls,beams

    STABLES: Double bedroom , great view, vaulted ceiling, exposed stone walls,beams

  • CARTSHED:Master Bedroom,adult size bunks & ensuite

    CARTSHED:Master Bedroom,adult size bunks & ensuite

  • CARTSHED:Double Bedroom Ensuite shower & oak floor

    CARTSHED:Double Bedroom Ensuite shower & oak floor

  • CARTSHED Lounge: Clearview Stove,Flatscreen TV,DVD

    CARTSHED Lounge: Clearview Stove,Flatscreen TV,DVD

  • CARTSHED: Lounge, Spacious, comfy & original brick

    CARTSHED: Lounge, Spacious, comfy & original brick

  • Cartshed: Entrance Hall with original stone stairs

    Cartshed: Entrance Hall with original stone stairs

  • STABLES:Summer BBQs & alfresco dining with great Peak District Countryside views

    STABLES:Summer BBQs & alfresco dining with great Peak District Countryside views

  • CARTSHED: Garden,BBQ & access to wildflower meadow & amazing Peak District Views

    CARTSHED: Garden,BBQ & access to wildflower meadow & amazing Peak District Views

  • View over Peak Park,Roaches & Wildflower Meadow

    View over Peak Park,Roaches & Wildflower Meadow

  • Walk 'The Roaches' hills and enjoy the view of Troutsdale & Tittesworth Water

    Walk 'The Roaches' hills and enjoy the view of Troutsdale & Tittesworth Water

  • STABLES: Comfy double bed, ensuite shower, exposed beams & features, great view

    STABLES: Comfy double bed, ensuite shower, exposed beams & features, great view

  • Troutsdale Farm situated by Tittesworth Reservoir

    Troutsdale Farm situated by Tittesworth Reservoir

  • STABLES: Twin Bedroom with vaulted ceiling & beams

    STABLES: Twin Bedroom with vaulted ceiling & beams

  • STABLES: Well equipped oak kitchen/dining area

    STABLES: Well equipped oak kitchen/dining area

  • STABLES: Lounge:  Great Views, Cosy and comfy with lovely log burning stove

    STABLES: Lounge: Great Views, Cosy and comfy with lovely log burning stove

  • STABLES:Hallway with original floor & features

    STABLES:Hallway with original floor & features

  • CARTSHED: Oak Staircase to 2nd floor bedroom

    CARTSHED: Oak Staircase to 2nd floor bedroom

  • Award Winning Barn Conversions at Troutsdale Farm

    Award Winning Barn Conversions at Troutsdale Farm

  • Troutsdale Farm wildflower meadow and garden area

    Troutsdale Farm wildflower meadow and garden area

  • Wildflower Meadow and The Roaches in Peak Park

    Wildflower Meadow and The Roaches in Peak Park

  • Autumn at Troutsdale Farm by Tittesworth Reservoir

    Autumn at Troutsdale Farm by Tittesworth Reservoir

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    10
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3.5
  • Property type
    Cottage
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