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“A Absolute Gem”
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Relax in a 4 Star, Gold Award, luxury self catering holiday cottage in the Peak district
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Relax in a 4 Star, Gold Award, luxury self catering holiday cottage in the Peak district
Traditional stone built exterior, contemporary conversion inside. Gated access to the property private and secure location in the owners grounds
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49 reviews
Relax in a 4 Star, Gold Award, luxury self catering holiday cottage in the Peak district
Traditional stone built exterior, contemporary conversion inside. Gated access to the property
private and secure location in the owners grounds
full oil fired central heating and a cosy wood burning stove
freeview TV, DVD, Wi-fi
Quality contemporary furnishings throughout, natural slate floors and modern lighting
cosy wood burning stove
living/kitchen and dining areas are open plan making this a spacious and welcoming space
fully equipped modern kitchen with quality appliances
lovely open views
single beds under low beams
super king sized bed, on request, only when occupied by 2 guests, one ensuite has to be shut off
spacious living areas tastefully laid out for you to enjoy
quality en-suite facilities, relax in a luxurious roll top bath and enjoy the view
twin bedded rooms with luxurious comfortable beds and quality bedding, memory foam mattresses
goose down toppers, egyptian cotton bed linen, goose down duvets and pillows
separate shower room with automatic lighting and extraction and towel warmers
breathtaking panoramic views and a warm personal welcome
incredible location next to RSPB Coombes Valley Nature Reserve.
Idyllic peaceful setting  with superb views . Easy access to Leek and picturesque villages.
Surrounded by farmland and wooded valleys,
located in an area of outstanding natural beauty amidst fields and gentle wooded slopes
stunning sunsets
Glorious sunny day on the Barn patio
Woodland pavilion to enjoy the spectacular views.
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2 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Bradnop, Leek, Staffordshire, England

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David O
Tow Law, England, United Kingdom
1 review
“A Absolute Gem”
Reviewed 16 September 2013 for a stay in September 2013

We booked this cottage as a late booking and, having never visited the area before were a little concerned . Should we have been ? Absolutely not ! From arriving at the property and being greeted by Isabel and Brian ( who are two of the nicest owners I have ever met ) to leaving the following week it was absolutely first class. Tips on where to visit and eat to general chit chat, with a lovely dog to go with it! We couldn't have felt more at home. We have visited and stayed in many cottages throughout the country. Some were very good. This has been by far the best. We wanted for nothing and had everything.I could not recommend this cottage and its owners enough. Would we return ?? Can't wait. Thanks Isabel & Brian

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Liked best: Parking and peace and quiet
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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20 Sep 2013
Thank you so much Oxlee family. So very kind. We love having guests and you were great. The cottage was so clean and tidy, it makes such a difference.
Hope to see you soon. Isabel and Brian
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dunnock1
Worcester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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“Nature, peace and quiet.”
Reviewed 17 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

This beautiful cottage is the perfect retreat from the frenetic rat race we may find ourselves embroiled within.
This peaceful setting is a home from home and all attention to detail and beyond is tastefully laid out for you to enjoy. Bed linen is good quality, cutlery and crocs all very nice. Decent pans and equipment in the kitchen enabled me to cook as I would at home. The hosts are exceptionally warm and friendly and their welcome set the tone for the rest of our stay. We enjoyed the local RSPB reserve and were even able to observe whilst sat cosy in the cottage thanks to the bird feeders placed in the gardens - fantastic! We saw a barn owl - star of the show, woodpeckers to name but a few and were thrilled at the swallows feeding nests of squeaking young in the nearby barn.
The nearby Roaches, though busy, are stunning get there early if you can and do stop at the Roaches Tea Rooms - very nice. If you are confident reading an OS map (Explorer OL24) there are ample footpaths from the front door of the cottage. We thoroughly recommend this place if you enjoy peace and quiet, walking and nature.
We hope to return thank you Isabel and Brian for a lovely stay.

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Liked best: Views, peace and quiet, very comfortable.
Liked least: That we don't live here!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Older travelers
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73Khaled
Kuwait City, Kuwait
1 review
“we loved it ... 2 thumbs up‏”
Reviewed 1 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013

my wife and me and my 2 kids (10 & 5) stayed 1st week of Jun at the barn and it was by far the best place we visited during our 1 month visit to the UK. Upon arrival Isabel and Brian were waiting for us with a warm welcome, they were very happy to have us (as if we were old friends) and made us feel at home. The kids loved them and were always happy to see them. the place was very clean and well designed. Also the barn is 30 min deriving from Man airport and 15 min from Alton towers.

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Liked best: everything .. including the owners
Liked least: nothing !
Travelling group: Young Children
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