Willow House Cottage
Winkhill near Waterhouses, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales
A cosy, stone-built Peak District cottage in open countryside, in the hamlet of Winkhill, 1 mile from the village of Waterhouses. This lovely Peak District cottage is next door to the owners, who keep chickens and ducks with eggs for all to enjoy. Cosy throughout, and tastefully decorated, with some lovely countryside views, this Peak District cottage offers comfortable accommodation, and makes an ideal base for touring and exploring the Peak National Park. From this Peak District cottage you can head to the stunning Manifold Valley walking and cycle tracks, accessed from the village, or enjoy the adrenaline pumping rides of Alton Towers, just 6 miles away. This Peak District cottage makes for a wonderful and varied stay in this beautiful part of the region.
One double bedroom with sloping ceiling and low beam, accessed via steep stairs. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Well-equipped fitted kitchen. Cosy sitting room with dining area and stone floors, overlooking the garden.
Oil central heating (controlled by owners) with electric convector heaters. Gas cooker, fridge, microwave, use of washer/dryer in outside utility, TV, DVD. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Ample off road parking. Shared use of pretty lawned garden with lovely views, patio and furniture. Two well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pubs 1 mile.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Garden / Patio
About the location
Waterhouses 1 mile; Alton Towers 5 miles; Ashbourne 8 miles.
Winkhill is a tiny hamlet in rural Staffordshire, and is just 1 mile from the village of Waterhouses. Waterhouses lies between the market towns of Leek and Ashbourne on the southern fringes of the Peak National Park. The village was once the terminus of the Manifold Valley Light Railway, which is now the scenic Manifold Cycle Track, winding its way through the picturesque valleys of the Rivers Hamps and Manifold. The track is flat and traffic-free for cyclists, walkers and horse-riders. The Waterhouses area offers a village shop, a post office, pubs and a cafe/takeaway. The famous Alton Towers Theme Park is only a short drive away.