Pots & Pans

Greenfield near Oldham, Saddleworth, Peak District (Ref. 6468)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    8

  • Bedrooms

    4

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

A beautiful, spacious bungalow, located in the village of Greenfield in the heart of Saddleworth, on the edge of the Peak District. Modern and welcoming throughout, this Greenfield cottage is ideal for large families or groups of friends looking to discover the outdoor life of Saddleworth. This Greenfield cottage has an attractive vaulted, open plan living area, which opens onto a large landscaped garden. A fitted and well-equipped kitchen, an en-suite bedroom and a contemporary bathroom are centrally heated by a cosy woodburner and solar panels, which makes this Greenfield cottage a wonderful retreat to return to after a hard day of exploration. Outside, the lovely garden with patios and barbecue area overlooks the linear park, a former railway line set into a cutting and now a popular horse riding, cycling and walking route, plus a bridge over the park provides farmland walks up to 'Pots and Pans Hill'. There is a network of excellent walks, bridle paths and cycle routes along valleys or up to the moors that offer glorious views from the property, plus other picturesque Saddleworth villages are a walk or short drive away. A scenic journey across the moors will bring you to the tourist places of Hebden Bridge, Haworth, Marsden, Meltham and Holmfirth. Saddleworth and the surrounding areas boasts a wide selection of local watering holes, micro breweries, gastro pubs and restaurants, plus the variety of individual food and farm shops and supermarkets make this self-catering holiday a pleasure. A lovely Greenfield cottage to enjoy at all times of the year.

Accommodation

All ground floor. Four bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 2 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area with patio doors to garden and sitting area with woodburner.

Amenities

Solar panel central heating with woodburner and back up immersion heater and electric radiators. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, radio/CD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and wood for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 1 car in secure garage. Additional unrestricted roadside parking. Large, enclosed rear lawned garden with patio, furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk. Note: The front path access to Pots & Pans is steep with two flights of steps and is therefore not suitable for wheelchairs.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

GREENFIELD

Uppermill 1 mile; Oldham 7 miles; Huddersfield 15.5 miles.

Greenfield is one of seven villages nestling amongst the 18,000 acres of moorland hills, open fields and scenic valleys that comprise the Saddleworth area. These Pennine villages have a wool spinning and agricultural heritage dating back to the Industrial Revolution, but today Saddleworth has evolved into an attractive South Pennine and Peak District National Park area with breathtaking views and glorious stone-built buildings. Greenfield is a thriving little village with a good range of amenities, and well placed to explore the South Pennine region. Greenfield has Saddleworth’s largest park in Churchill Playing Fields, which includes a skateboard park and tennis courts. It also has the canal marina and Saddleworth’s train station, which is an extremely popular stopping off point on the ‘Real Ale Rail Trail’ and offers easy access into Manchester for a city visit. Live entertainment at local pubs includes folk, rock, jazz and classical guitar concerts, and the ‘Off the Rails’ comedy club. Saddleworth is home to a wide range of festivals and community events, the most famous of which is the Whit Friday Band contest, which attracts the UK’s and Europe’s top brass bands and was the backdrop to the film ‘Brassed Off’. Another well loved film ‘Yanks’ was set in Saddleworth and is also commemorated by a major weekend festival. Almost every weekend features a visitor attraction, be it a canal festival, vintage car rally, the Saddleworth Rushcart procession, real ale festival, morris dancing competition or the well regarded Farmer’s Market. Nearby attractions include Dovestones Reservoir for boating and walks, and the Castleshaw Valley with an interpretation trail for a Roman fort, the highest of a series built on the Roman military road from Chester to York.

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