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Buxton 7 miles; Leek 7 miles.
Quarnford is a tiny village in the Staffordshire Moorlands district of the Peak District, between the market towns of Buxton and Leek. Quarnford is also part of the village of Flash, which, at 1518 ft above sea level, is the highest village in Britain. Quarnford and Flash are situated in some of the most picturesque and unspoilt areas of the Peak District countryside. With an air of peace and tranquillity, Quarnford and Flash are in a great location to enjoy the full extent of the Staffordshire Moorlands and the rest of the Peak District. Nearby Tittesworth Reservoir is situated in superb scenery, has a wonderful children's playground and visitors centre, and is a delight for walkers, cyclists and bird watchers. Nearby, the 'Manifold Trail' follows the route of the old Leek to Manifold Light Railway, while golf, horse riding, cycling and sailing are all available within 7 miles. Enjoy a day out at Alton Towers or visit the impressive Chatsworth House and the historic town of Buxton. Also within easy reach are Matlock Bath and Carsington Water, while further afield is the market town of Ashbourne.
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Quarnford and Flash 1 mile. A lovely barn conversion with wonderful views over the surrounding Staffordshire and Derbyshire countryside, next door to the owners' home, on a smallholding farm with hens and sheep, 1 mile from the pretty village of Flash, the highest village in Britain, and 7 miles from the historic spa town of Buxton. Full of charm, this Peak District cottage has been lovingly converted, with a well-equipped kitchen, comfortable bedrooms and a cosy sitting room with open fire. The enclosed Peak District cottage garden is a wonderful place to play and dine, and children will love the swing and slide. Enjoy beautiful walks through the surrounding footpaths, cycling on the nearby Manifold Trail, or a sightseeing tour of the Peak District National Park. Alternatively, test your nerve at thrilling Alton Towers! This Peak District cottage is an ideal base to get away from it all and enjoy a country break.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with open fire and sofa bed.
Electric storage heating with open fire in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with video, stereo, selection of books and games. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot, highchair and stairgate. Off road parking for 2 cars. Enclosed garden with small lawn with swing and slide, patio area with furniture and fantastic countryside views. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 2 miles, pub 1 mile.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about Downsdale Cottage:
The owners are both lovely people and made us all feel extremely welcome. We would definitely recommend this cottage to others and are hoping to return.
Mr Cook, Grimsby, December 2012
Warm, comfortable cottage in lovely countryside. Owners very friendly and helpful.
Mrs Pike, Northwich, October 2012
The property was spotless and the owners were very welcoming! We will be back again.
Ms Brown, Airdrie, October 2012
The position of the cottage was lovely, the owners were available if needed. The property gave us the peace and quiet we wanted within easy reach of amenities.
Mr & Mrs Tullett, Ramsgate, August 2012