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Buxton 12 miles; Ashbourne 15 miles.
The hillside market town of Leek, known as “The Queen of the Moorlands” is situated on the western side of The Peaks and is surrounded by lovely Moorland countryside. The town has a charming cobbled market place and there are many examples of fine Victorian architecture influenced by William Morris - a reminder of the town’s prosperity when it was renowned as a silk manufacturing centre. Today Leek offers a wide selection of shops including vast antique emporiums, a good selection of restaurants, a local park and leisure facilities and real ale pubs. Situated close to Three Shires Head, the meeting point of the counties of Cheshire, Derbyshire and Staffordshire, Leek is near to Tatton Park, Styal County Park and Gawsworth Hall, plus Alton Towers is approximately 30 minutes’ drive away.
|Sleeps||8||Grid Reference||SJ 991 567||Off Road Parking||Yes|
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This wonderful, centrally located large detached cottage is set back from the main road in the town of Leek. Beautifully presented throughout with Art Deco furniture, this Leek cottage provides spacious, light and airy accommodation that the whole family will enjoy. This Leek cottage boasts gorgeous furnishings throughout and wooden floors in the ground floor bedroom and sitting room. There is a large kitchen with dining area at this Leek cottage, and two of the ground floor rooms have access to the pretty garden. The garden has a rear decked area with furniture where you can enjoy alfresco dining, and afterwards relax with a cold drink on the lovely lawned garden. Leek offers a wide selection of shops, including vast antique emporiums, bookshops and galleries, along with a number of restaurants and real ale pubs. A little further on is the fantastic Roaches, which is ideal for walking, climbing and mountain biking, or just a place where you can admire and take in outstanding views and scenery. Tittesworth Reservoir and visitors' centre is just two miles away, the Churnet Valley Steam Railway is 15 minutes' drive and popular Alton Towers is also within driving distance. This superb Leek cottage is an excellent base for exploring all that this area has to offer.
Four bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double, 1 x double, 2 x twin (zip/link - can be super king-size double on request). Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and separate WC. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Large kitchen with dining area. Utility room. Sitting room with electric fire. Conservatory (seats 5).
Gas central heating with electric fire in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with full Sky package, DVD, broadband, selection of books. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 5 cars. Rear enclosed lawned garden with decked patio area and furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops and pubs 2 mins walk.
Previous visitors' comments about Brooklyn:
We were very impressed by the cleanliness and spaciousness of the property. The decoration was also very tasteful and in keeping with the style of the house. The position was also excellent as we could walk into Leek.
Mrs High, Usk, March 2013
Excellent property. The owner was particularly helpful and had paid attention to the finer details - there was even a Christmas tree which added to the festive occasion.
Mrs Newman, Dover, December 2012
The house is central to town but set back to make it private.
Mrs Calvert, Wakefield, November 2012
The kitchen was brilliant with the big table and chairs. The owner was really good with her communications and went out of her way to make sure we had everything we needed and all the information we would need.
Comfortable beds, proper parking. Overall really great place and would definitely like to go back again with the family.
Ms Waymouth-Wilson, Newbury, November 2012