Barks Cottage Ref 3888
Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Set in the small hamlet of Moneystone to the south of the Peak District, this lovely cottage makes a superbly cosy and welcoming base for enjoying the walks, cycling, market towns, pretty villages, theme parks and historic houses of the area. There are two comfortable bedrooms here, one double and one family room with bunks and a single bed. The accommodation is set over the ground floor, meaning young and old alike can relax in front of the open fire or enjoy the lovely views over the Churnet Valley. One dog is welcome, and the owner even offers a dog-sitting service, allowing your four legged friend to enjoy long walks with you and then be fussed over while you indulge in a fine meal or quiet afternoon. The attractive garden is a nice spot for relaxing, and the area is well placed for Staffordshire, the Peaks and more.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1)|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Shared garden|
LPG central heating with open fire in sitting area and underfloor heating in kitchen and bathroom. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio, broadband, library of books/DVDs/games. Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair. Ample off road parking. Pretty garden with furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved dog welcome at £10 per stay. Dog sitting service by arrangement with owner at £5 per morning/afternoon session. Sorry, no smoking. Shops 3 miles, pubs 1 mile.
The Heart of England/Peak District
The ultimate in “year-round” appeal, the Peak District offers countryside, picturesque villages and magnificent scenery. It touches upon six counties and encloses 555 square miles of open moorland, flowing rivers, and wooded dales.
Moneystone lies just south of the Peak District National Park, and the hamlet is surrounded by walking trails along country lanes, through valleys and over hills. Overlooking the Churnet Valley, this is a lovely spot for getting out and about, and cyclists have a choice of two former railway routes which now offer picturesque rides through lovely countryside. Amenities can be found in the nearby market towns of Ashbourne and Leek, while those who fancy a wilder day out will enjoy Alton Towers theme park, just a few miles away.
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26 Sep 2014
"great cottage, lovely area & quiet"
Loved the cottage, appreciated the wildlife, especially the owl. Fantastic location. 8 year old son & 14y.o daughter loved the holiday too. There are no fences, which if the description is read proper… More
10 Aug 2014
"Cottage in ideal location but ..."
Set in a lovely quiet village near to lots of tourist areas but cottage is not as it appears in the pictures , overgrown at the front of the cottage , no fences to keep dogs in or out , so if your dog… More
4 Jan 2014
"Cute cottage, lovely setting, cosy log fire!!"
Spent several days here with my brother and sister-in-law over the New Year period and we all thought the cottage was lovely! Gorgeous walks in all directions, all the usual amenities and that log fir… More
10 Nov 2013
"Beware hidden charges"
We spent a four night break at Barks Cottage, the booking agents advertise..."all heating etc incl"... But when you arrive the owners details are different... £5 for logs for fire, &… More
29 Aug 2013
Loved every minute of our stay in this cosy cottage. Great walking in immediate area and short drive away. Very helpful owners who provide a wealth of information re walks and places to visit and … More
5 Dec 2012
"Lovely cottage - ideal for couples or families"
Very easy to book with friendly helpful staff. Met by very friendly owner on arrival. We were almost adopted by one of the owners small dogs! Cottage was very clean and tidy with all you will need. La… More
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