Troutsdale Farm, Blackshaw Moor, Leek, Staffordshire

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Sleeps
16
Bedrooms
7
Dining
10
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Group of Cottages
Eco barn conversions sleeping 16, for family gatherings on the edge of the Peak District National Park

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Troutsdale Farm, Blackshaw Moor, Leek, Staffordshire, sleeps 16 in 7 bedrooms.

Sleeps 6 to 16 in 2 cottages with en suites

Old Cartshed sleeps 10
Shire Stables sleeps 6 (+2 on sofa bed)

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. Both properties have been inspected by VisitEngland's accommodation grading scheme and have been awarded 4 stars as well as a coveted Gold award.

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, and with large dining tables (seating 6 and 10). Both have spacious sitting areas with Clearview 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. There are 4 herb borders from which guests can enjoy and pick their own herbs. Doorstep footpaths lead to a 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, sheeps wool insulation is used throughout the building, and natural clay aggregate forms the floor insulation in the limestone floor.

Facilities

Very well equipped & fully fitted quality oak kitchen units, with electric cooker and hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave. Tables for 6 and 10.
Dining/kitchen areas in both properties - with tables to seat 6 and 10 in each property comfortably.
Clearview wood burning stoves create a lovely cosy atmosphere and warmth. Burns logs only - basket of logs included. Comfy seating.
Flat screen TV, DVD Player, iPod docking station, radio/CD player.
Free WiFi - for up to 2 appliances - not for heavy downloading or streaming. Mobile reception good, Orange/EE seem to be the best.
There is no games room.
Central heating throughout via Geothermal ground source heat pump and solar. Radiators upstairs, underfloor downstairs and log burner fire in lounge.
Old Shire Stables - 1 double en suite, 1 double, 1 twin. The Old Cartshed - 1 family en suite (with 5ft bed & bunks), 1 double en suite, 2 twins.
2 cotton towels are provided per guest - a bath and a hand towel. All beds are made up for your arrival with bottom sheet, duvet covers and pillows.
Old Shire Stables - 1 en suite, 1 family bathroom, 1 downstairs toilet room. The Old Cartshed - 2 en suites, 1 family bathroom, 1 downstairs toilet.
Please see our access statement on our website for further details about our properties.
Cots, high chairs and stair gates available on request.
Enclosed garden for each property with panoramic Peak District views, with barbecue and garden furniture for al-fresco dining.
There is no swimming pool.
Off street parking for 3 cars in front of Old Shire Stables and 4 cars in front of The Old Cartshed.
No smoking in any properties.
No pets in the properties or on site - we are surrounded by sheep and guests that have allergies stay knowing that no pets have stayed prior to them.

Location

On the edge of the Peak District National Park, just 2 miles from historic Leek. By Tittesworth Reservoir.
Situated between Peak District historic market town of Leek 2 miles (5 mins drive) and Spa town of Buxton 10 miles (15 mins drive), Ashborne 25 mins drive, Macclesfield 20 mins drive.
Leek 2 miles (5 mins drive) is an historic market town with independent shops and usual facilities of banks, chemists, supermarkets and small hospital.
The Three Horseshoes Country Inn and Spa, Blackshaw Moor - less than 1 mile - with 3 types of dining - bar carvery, brasserie and restaurant. Sera Italian Restaurant 1 mile, Lazy Trout Pub, Meerbrook.

Booking Information

Normal changeover days are Friday or Monday, although others possible - please enquire. Midweek breaks prices shown are for 4 nights.
25% deposit required, balance due 6 weeks prior to arrival. If booking within 6 weeks of arrival date full payment required.
Full T& Cs on website.Prices may change

Self Catering
Yes
Outside Caterers
Yes
Breakfast
No
Other Meals
No
Full Board Only
No
Wi-fi
Yes
Games Room
No
Hot Tub
No
Swimming Pool
No
Tennis Court
No
Pets
No
Open Fire
Yes
Disabled Access
No

Getting here

Springbank Wood
Tittesworth, Blackshaw Moor
Leek
Staffordshire
ST13 8TJ
United Kingdom
Stoke on Trent is the nearest mainline railway station (14 miles - about 1/2 an hour drive) - but also consider Macclesfield (18 miles, about 25 mins drive) or Buxton (10 miles, about 20 mins drive).
Nearest bus stop is about 1/2 a mile across the main road at Blackshaw Moor, opposite near the Three Horseshoes Country Inn. Nearest main bus station is Leek.
Manchester Airport is the nearest (47 km - about 50 mins drive) - but we do also sometimes use Birmingham or East Midlands Airports.

Late Deals

Christmas 2016 Availability

Old Shire Stables (6/8 + cot) - from Thur 22 Dec 2016 for 7 nights

January 2017 Late Deals

4-9th Jan- both properties available.
13th - 31 Jan- available Old Shire Stables (sleeps 6/8)
13th - 20th and 23 - 31st Available The Old Cartshed (sleeps1 0)

Rental Rates

PeriodDatesWeekly Price3 Night Weekend2 Night WeekendMidweek per night
Cartshed (10): Autumn into winter Breaks
28th Oct 16 to 15th Dec 16
780
690
690
105
Cartshed (10): Pre-Christmas Get together Break
16th Dec 16 to 18th Dec 16
810
750
750
130
Cartshed (10): Christmas
22nd Dec 16 to 28th Dec 16
1450
Cartshed (10): New Year - 7 night break
29th Dec 16 to 4th Jan 17
1450
Cartshed (10): New Year - 5 nights
29th Dec 16 to 2nd Jan 17
1400
Cartshed (10): New Year - 4 nights
29th Dec 16 to 1st Jan 17
1400
Cartshed (Sleeps 10 + cot) January new year Breaks
4th Jan 17 to 12th Jan 17
520
425
425
Cartshed (10): January New Year breaks
6th Jan 17 to 12th Jan 17
550
490
490
105
Cartshed (10):January/February
13th Jan 17 to 9th Feb 17
745
650
650
Cartshed (10): Feb 1/2 Term/Valentines
10th Feb 17 to 9th Mar 17
950
790
790
Cartshed (10): Spring
10th Mar 17 to 6th Apr 17
995
890
890
193
Cartshed (10): Spring (Frid-Sun)
7th Apr 17 to 8th Apr 17
1150
950
950
213
Cartshed (10): Easter Holiday (incl Good Friday)
10th Apr 17 to 20th Apr 17
1240
1160
1160
213
Cartshed (10): May Day Bank Holiday
21st Apr 17 to 4th May 17
1050
950
950
198
Cartshed (10): Late Spring
5th May 17 to 25th May 17
990
850
850
138
Cartshed (10): Spring May Bank Holiday/Half Term
26th May 17 to 1st Jun 17
1350
1200
1200
200
Cartshed (10): Early Summer
2nd Jun 17 to 20th Jul 17
1050
940
940
140
Cartshed (10): Summer Holidays
21st Jul 17 to 31st Aug 17
1350
1200
1200
245
Cartshed (10): Early Autumn
1st Sep 17 to 19th Oct 17
1020
890
890
148
Cartshed (10): Autumn Half Term
20th Oct 17 to 26th Oct 17
1230
1020
1020
238
Cartshed (10): Late Autumn
27th Oct 17 to 7th Dec 17
850
750
750
113
Cartshed (10): Pre Christmas get-togethers
8th Dec 17 to 21st Dec 17
920
890
890
140
Cartshed (10): Christmas
22nd Dec 17 to 28th Dec 17
1560
Cartshed (10): New Year
29th Dec 17 to 4th Jan 18
1560
STABLES (6/8): Pre-Christmas Get-together
16th Dec 16 to 18th Dec 16
590
510
510
105
Stables (6/8): Christmas
22nd Dec 16 to 28th Dec 16
1050
Stables (6/8): New Year - 7 nights
29th Dec 16 to 4th Jan 17
1050
Stables (6/8): New Year - 5 nights
29th Dec 16 to 2nd Jan 17
980
Stables (6/8): New Year - 4 nights
29th Dec 16 to 1st Jan 17
980
Stables (6/8): January new Year breaks
4th Jan 17 to 12th Jan 17
475
340
340
63
Stables (6/8): January/February
13th Jan 17 to 9th Feb 17
510
470
470
70
Stables (6/8): February Half Term/Valentines
10th Feb 17 to 9th Mar 17
650
570
570
103
Stables (6/8): Spring
10th Mar 17 to 6th Apr 17
680
610
610
103
Stables (6/8): Spring (Frid-Sun)
7th Apr 17 to 9th Apr 17
990
690
690
113
Stables (6/8): Easter Holidays (incl Good Friday)
10th Apr 17 to 20th Apr 17
990
910
910
180
Stables (6/8): May Day Bank Holiday
21st Apr 17 to 4th May 17
850
720
720
124
Stables (6/8): Late Spring
5th May 17 to 25th May 17
790
690
690
130

Availability Calendar

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Troutsdale Farm, Blackshaw Moor, Leek, Staffordshire
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Barbara Turnock

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+44 (0)7977 549 425
Springbank Wood
Tittesworth, Blackshaw Moor
Leek
Staffordshire
ST13 8TJ
United Kingdom

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