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Ford Wetley Cottage

Barn | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

PEAK DISTRICT - 6 MILES TO ALTON TOWERS - RURAL LOCATION SURROUNDED BY FARMERS FEILDS

BEAUTIFUL CONVERTED BARN - SECLUDED PEACEFUL LOCATION - ALL BEDROOMS EN-SUITE

CHICKENS - MINIATURE PONIES - SHEEP IN THE FIELDS - BUZZARDS AND OWLS IN THE TREES

Set in the southern Peak District, it is rare to find a cottage all on its own in the most beautiful environment. With this luxurious, warm, well appointed cottage, this really is the ideal place to explore all the attractions of the Peaks and north Staffordshire. Just 30 mins drive and you are in Buxton or Bakewell, with places like Chatsworth House to visit. Just 10 mins away are the pretty market towns of Leek and Ashbourne. With stunning walking on the doorstep you can't go wrong, exploring the rocky outcrops of the Roaches or the beautiful hidden secrets of the woods around Alton. With that in mind for the children and the grown up children there is the thrills of Alton Towers just 6 miles away. We have now installed WIFI, free of charge for use at the cottage. If you prefer pure tranquility, this of course can be turned off!

Size Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 8 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Manchester 35 km, Nearest railway: Stoke-on-Trent 25 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 7
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking
Further details indoors

The Cottage comprises of three tastefully decorated en-suite bedrooms with very comfortable and tasteful linen and duvets, two doubles and one twin. With two en-suite shower rooms and one en-suit bathroom all with luxurious 'Molton Brown' Hand Soap and Moisturiser. All come with freshly laundered bed linen and luxurious towels and very comfy beds, you'll be well rested. One of the bedrooms is on the ground floor with only a small step into it, so perfect for the elderly or those not so steady on their feet. A rustic farmhouse kitchen is well equipped with everything you could possibly need and a large table to all sit around. The stunning oak floored, exposed stone lounge is well equipped with two large leather sofas, TV, Juke box Hi FI, an extensive range of books, games, toys and plenty of DVDs and a lovely log burning stove. Perfect to curl up in front of and enjoy a well earned drink.

Further details outdoors

Outside you have your own garden front and back and through a gate, an acre of wooded ground, streams, waterfalls, rope swing, and a camp fire, all for you to explore and it is home to Storm and Breeze, our lovely friendly miniature Shetland ponies. This area is fenced off so perfectly safe for children. There is virtually no road noise as the cottage is at the end of a dead end road, only the sounds of nature! There is parking for several cars and a barn to store bikes. A garden table, chairs and umbrella make the perfect place to enjoy a BBQ of some of the fantastic local fair, there is a HotSpot BBQ which converts into a Fire Pit to keep you warm outside all night. Perfect for children and the nature lovers. There are chickens wondering around which the children can come and feed and collect some fresh eggs and Murphy and Paddy our sheep dogs and cats who will keep you company.

Further details

All guest receive a welcome pack of milk, tea & coffee, chocolates, bottle of wine, some of our own free range eggs and a basket of logs to get you going with the fire. The cottage is equipped with washing up liquid, dish washer tablets, washing tablets, kitchen towel, tea, coffee, sugar, salt, pepper and oil for cooking.

Towels, T-towels and freshly ironed bed linen is provided.

All heating and electricity are included.

At festive times extra attention is made with Easter eggs for children and beautiful Christmas decorations and champagne and home made mince pies on arrival.

Dogs - 2 well behaved dogs are welcome, there is a fee of £15 per dog. PLEASE NOTE that dogs are not allowed to be left alone in the cottage or to sleep in the bedrooms or on sofas. We ask that they are kept downstairs.

The Heart of England/Peak District

The Peak District is famous for its walking and stunning scenery as well as the Spa Town of Buxton and the market town of Bakewell. It is also home to some of the worlds best rock climbing and some pretty amazing biking be it on or off road! With countless local food producers and some amazing restaurants you certainly wont be going hungry! Just to the south is the relatively unknown Staffordshire Moorlands and the wooded hills around Alton, well worth an explore.

Ford

Ford is a peaceful hamlet off the beaten track set on the banks of the river Hants. The cottage is about half a mile out of the village along a dead end road, it is secluded by trees from the main house and so if you are looking for seclusion, this is the place. It is a few miles to the nearest pub in Onecote and about three miles to the nearest shop. With some lovely walking from the front door you won't need to go far, Dovedale and the spectacular Roaches are just a few mins away by car. A good choice of pubs and restaurants are all close by.

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29 Sep 2014

5/5

"Wonderful cottage in idyllic location"

From the initial booking stage right up until we finally dragged ourselves away from Ford Wetley Cottage Louise and Adrian couldn't have been more helpful and accommodating. The cottage was beaut… More

Thank you for your lovely review, glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to seeing you again one day. Louise & Adrian

19 Sep 2014

5/5

"Tranquil retreat for all the family and pets"

We holidayed with the in-laws and our two dogs (11 year old boxers). All of us left feeling refreshed and chilled. So much so, that we've already booked for next year!The cottage has plenty of sp… More

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We enjoyed having you all, including your dogs here and look forward to your visit next year. Louise and Adrian

4 Sep 2014

5/5

"Stunning, charming, peaceful retreat....."

This is my second visit to the cottage and I loved it just as much as the first time. Its beautifully rustic & charming and has everything you could want. The kitchen is incredibly well stocked with e… More

Thank you for your lovely review, we hope to see you again one day. Louise & Adrian

2 Sep 2014

5/5

"Idyllic little cottage"

We have just spent a very unwinding week at the cottage. On arrival we found a very clean cottage with a complimentary bottle of red, fresh eggs and chocolates. The children loved exploring the area a… More

Thank you for your lovely review, we're very glad that you enjoyed your stay and found the cottage in good order. We are sorry that we didn't get to meet you, unfortunatley our holiday period is dictated by our children's school. We normally arrange for house sitters where we can, however they like to give people their privacy once checked in. We hope that you will visit Ford Wetley Cottage again in the future. Kind regards
Louise & Adrian

14 Aug 2014

5/5

"Absolutely perfect"

Wonderful place, stayed here with a group of friends (7 of us in total) and everything about it was great. Louise and Adrian were amazing, offering to help with anything and gave us some great tips ab… More

Thank you very much for your review, great to have you here and glad you enjoyed it. Louise & Adrian

5 Aug 2014

5/5

"Lovely cottage in fantastic surroundings, a perfect base for exploring the surrounding area and beyond."

Our family of 5 stayed in this lovely cottage for a week. The 3 en-suite rooms suited us perfectly. Fresh eggs, milk, wine and chocolates had been put out for us by Louise and were very welcomed. The … More

Thank you for your lovely review. It was great to have you here, the kids loved playing together too. Louise & Adrian

24 May 2014

5/5

"Fabulous dog friendly cottage"

We stayed for a week in this beautiful cottage during some lovely weather with our 2 Cockapoos. It is an extremely comfortable and well appointed cottage in a lovely private setting and it's a g… More

Thank you very much for your lovely review. Great to have you both and your lovely dogs here and hope to see you again one day. Louise & Adrian

24 May 2014

4/5

"Great escape!"

My two pre-schoolers and I stayed at Ford Wetley for two weeks in May 2014. The cottage is really warm and cozy, and has everything you could possibly need. My girls loved having grass--and ponies!-… More

Lovely to have you and the girls here, hope to see you again one day. Louise

10 Apr 2014

5/5

"A lovely house in a beautiful spot"

I have just had my second stay in this warm and pleasant cottage, along with my sister and our 3 friends. We enjoyed evenings in the spacious lounge, lovely bedrooms and bathrooms. Louise and Adrian a… More

Lovely to see you all again, glad you enjoyed your stay. Louise & Adrian

21 Mar 2014

5/5

"Excellent country retreat with everything we needed"

Had a great extended weekend at Ford Wetley Cottage. The cottage was lovely with all mod cons and a perfect tranquil setting, yet close by to many of the best parts of the Peaks. Louise and Adrian wer… More

Thank you for your review, we are pleased that you enjoyed it here. Kind regards
Lousie & Adrian

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