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Excellent 5/5 Score from 14 reviews

The Potting Shed

from £61 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Excellent 5/5 Score from 14 reviews

Excellent 5/5 

from £61 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Estimated nightly price based on a weekly stay. Contact the advertiser to confirm the total cost.

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Outdoors there is ample parking for two cars and a large, private garden. Inside, the oak kitchen is fitted and fully equipped to a high standard. The kitchen patio doors open out onto a paved patio area where you can enjoy relaxing and al fresco dining.

The comfortable lounge has leather sofas, TV/DVD, CD player with iPod dock and a choice of books and games. The dining room is modern, light and airy, the ideal place for meals. Oak flooring has been used throughout both these spacious living areas. Upstairs there is a fully tiled luxury bathroom with large shower, washbasin and toilet. There are also two spacious bedrooms, one with a king size bed, the other with twin beds. Both are carpeted for warmth and comfort and furnished to a high standard with oak furniture.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach approx 70 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Manchester, Nearest railway: Smithybridge
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details outdoors

Paved patio area with garden furniture - perfect for al fresco dining.

Further details

Welcome pack and complimentary toiletries provided on arrival.

Available for short breaks or longer stays.

About this location

The Greater Manchester region

The Potting Shed is ideally situated for exploring the South Pennines, being on the Lancashire and Yorkshire border. Within thirty minutes by car or train you can be in Manchester with its well-known shopping, restaurants and theatres. Alternatively you can be in open countryside, with good walking and great scenery, in about ten minutes.


Local amenities include Hollingworth Lake Country Park, Saddleworth and Hebden Bridge. It is within walking distance of a local pub and also a highly regarded restaurant/wedding venue.

Sold your house but not able to move into the new one? The property is available for longer stays and has been used successfully by families who are 'between homes'. Worth considering if you need a home from home - rates negotiable.

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Review 1-10 of 14

17 Jan 2015



We have, over the years, stayed in many self-catering accommodation, "The Potting Shed" is by far the BEST, everything has been thought through for the visitor's needs, well furnished a… More

Thank you so much for reviewing our property, it means a great deal to us. The comfort of our guests is of the utmost importance and we're pleased that you enjoyed your stay so much that you are returning later in the year. We look forward to seeing you again in September.

Kind regards
Pat and Chris Holt

28 Nov 2014


"Truly a home away from home!"

We spent 6 nights at the cottage while visiting family and were able to have the kids and grandchild over for meals in a home-like atmosphere. The owners though of everything from dishes and cooking u… More

We would like to thank you for taking the time and trouble to write a review. We're glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciated all the homely touches. It's also good to know that you liked the space and privacy of the garden area. We look forward to meeting you again in the future.
Pat and Chris Holt

18 Sep 2014


"Just an outstanding place to stay"

Once again, Pat and Chris delivered. From the moment you arrive, the warm and friendly greeting, The Potting Shed is a home away from home, on the outskirts of Rochdale. The hosts have thought of ever… More

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay once again and we would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review. It's good to know that the extra little touches are appreciated and that you and your family enjoyed our garden. We look forward to meeting you again in the future.
Kind regards
Pat and Chris Holt

18 Apr 2014


"Fantastic, Perfect, Home from home"

Stayed here with my 22mth old and found Chris & Pat very hospitable. Lovely location and house, you certainly get what you pay for and it's just a shame its already booked for when we want to com… More

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We value your comments and are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are pleased to hear that you found our beds and pillows so comfy and that you slept well. Hopefully we will be able to welcome you back to The Potting Shed in the future.
Chris and Pat Holt

12 Mar 2014


"Perfect cottage and location"

I have used this cottage whilst working in Manchester and, as ever, it is perfect in every respect. The owners are very attentive and always treat guests extremely well, even down to the free eggs fr… More

Thank you for taking the time to review our cottage. We value your feedback and are pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your stay. It is also good to know that you enjoyed the facilities we provide, in particular the free Wi-Fi service.
Pat and Chris Holt

13 Aug 2013


"Fantastic private location amongst the beautiful English Countryside!"

We traveled from California, USA and found this little gem for our vacation. We were very impressed with "The Potting Shed" . The owners, Pat and Chris were very welcoming and they even had … More

12 May 2013



You would not wish to stay anywhere else after staying here, both Cris and Pat are the two most helpful people you could meet. Every day staying there was a pleasure, every thing you need for a cou… More

11 Jan 2013


"Once Again - Fantastic!"

We used The Potting Shed prior to us emigrating to Australia in 2010 and found it to be a Wonderful place to stay - every home comfort you could imagine, cosy, heavenly beds and a real relaxing place … More

28 Aug 2012


"Home from home luxury"

A beautifully decorated and maintained two bedroom cottage with easy motorway access. The owners are very welcoming and nothing is too much trouble. The house is equipped with everything that you coul… More

30 Jul 2012


"Wow! Just amazing! Exceeded all expectations. Attention to every detail."

This cottage is absolutely beautiful. Set in its own grounds with a huge garden. Surrounded by spectacular english countryside and country walking trails. We like to cook and found the kitchen equip… More

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    Patricia H.

    • 4 Years listed

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    Calendar last updated:26 Apr 2015

    Based in United Kingdom

    Languages spoken
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    +44 017065 24467
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