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Weaver's Cottage

Thurlstone near Holmfirth, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 913895)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

  • Mr Leggett
    May 2017
    “This was our second visit to ...”
    This was our second visit to Weaver's cottage and I must say it remains an exceptional place to stay. Very well equipped and a great location for walking and visiting this part of Yorkshire.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Weaver’s Cottage is a superb detached, stone-built, Grade II listed, three-storey property in the village of Thurlstone, close to Holmfirth.

Once you step inside this fabulous cottage you will notice that the owner has successfully woven the present with the past.

The attention to detail is superb and the high standard is obvious throughout from a contemporary kitchen with granite worktops to sumptuous bathrooms and high end fixtures and fittings.

This wonderful cottage is reminiscent of a bygone age when cottage industry was at its peak.

The myriad of mullioned windows was intentional, in order to let in as much light as possible so that the weaver could produce quality cloth from the wool.

Nowadays these windows offer delightful views across the valley creating an ever changing picture across the hours and seasons.

The two ovens and induction hob make cooking a pleasure and despite the choice of restaurants in the area there are some lovely farm shops to tempt you to stay in for the night and rustle up a tasty home-cooked meal.

Following dinner you can retire to the very cosy first floor sitting room, where you can while away the hours reminiscing about times gone by with your loved ones.

This welcoming holiday home also has a games room in the garage, where you will find a pool table and a table tennis table, along with secure storage for your bicycles.

Thurlstone, at the foot of the Pennines is surrounded by some beautiful and historic landscape offering excellent walking and spectacular views.

Walks and cycling can be enjoyed along the Trans-Pennine Trail, which is just a five minute walk, and the stunning Peak District National Park is tantalisingly close by.

For a different experience, Standedge Tunnel is the country's highest, longest and deepest canal tunnel, where if you’re brave you can enjoy a family-friendly guided boat trip.

A wonderful cottage for exploring the Peak District and beyond.

Note: This property is next door (2 mins walk) to Ref. 913420, together they sleep 14.

Accommodation

Over three floors. Four bedrooms (all zip/link beds, can be 2' 6" twin on request): 1 x first floor king-size double with en-suite shower, double basin and WC, 1 x second floor king-size double with en-suite bath, basin and WC, 2 x second floor king-size double. Second floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire. Utility. First floor sitting room with electric fire. Garage with table tennis table and pool table.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating with electric fires
  • Two electric ovens, 5-ring induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Two travel cots, two highchairs and stairgates
  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Secure bike storage
  • Lawned garden with patio to front and rear
  • Three well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Note: Due to farm animals nearby, ensure dogs are kept on a lead when outside
  • Note: No stag/hen or similar.

About the location

THURLSTONE

Penistone 1 mile; Holmfirth 8 miles.

Thurlstone is a lovely little rural village on the banks of the River Don, with stone-built cottages, dis-used mills and a scattering of small shops and pubs. Thurlstone is located close to the north-eastern edge of the beautiful Peak District National Park, providing easy access to the moorland, and there are many cycle paths, bridleways and footpaths to explore. Within easy reach from Thurlstone are Cawthorn Park, Langsett, Broomhead, Derwent Reservoir (of Dambusters fame) and Moorhall Dams, which are all worth a day of exploration. In addition, the Trans-Pennine Trail passes through the village. The wonderful village of Holmfirth, made famous by ‘Last of the Summer Wine’, is close by and the Peak District National Park offers walks, mountain biking, market towns and pretty villages. This area provides excellent opportunities for golfing, clay pigeon shooting, horse trekking and visits to the coal mine museum and various stately homes, such as Cannon Hall, Wentworth Castle and Chatsworth. Thurlstone also offers easy access to Sheffield (Meadowhall Shopping Centre is 20 minutes' away), Leeds, York, Manchester, Huddersfield and even the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas