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West Wing - Acton Hill Barn

Newcastle-under-Lyme, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 1071138)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • Greg_A_1979
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    “Amazing Staffordshire Barn Retreat with Alpaca Experiences!”

    Myself, my wife and two children stayed at Acton Hill Barn recently and it was honestly the best experience we’ve ever had booking independent accommodation in the uk ...

    Myself, my wife and two children stayed at Acton Hill Barn recently and it was honestly the best experience we’ve ever had booking independent accommodation in the uk. The place is utterly breathtaking. The barn itself is ginormous and the west wing where the accommodation is situated is split over two levels and beautifully appointed with a lounge area, full kitchen, family bathroom and two spacious bedrooms, one of which has an additional lounge area as well! All fixtures snd furnishings are of a very high standard and everything is just immaculately kept. The benefit of having the hot tub situated in their gorgeous courtyard was brilliant as well and the views across the land from there are lovely. Stuart and Angela honestly couldn’t do enough for us and are on site most the time. Attentive enough yet discreet, they are the most perfect hosts you can imagine. We availed of the alpaca walking experience whilst there and it was honestly the most spectacular experience. Such docile, curious and friendly animals and Stuart and Angela did a great job of explaining the day to day work they do on the farm there and how they came to have such a passion for all things Alpaca! A really unique and special experience for us as a family. We will absolutely be returning, this must be one of the best kept secrets in the UK right now in terms of the overall delivery of an amazing accommodation coupled with the alpaca experiences available.

    - Greg_A_1979, May 2021
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The property

Tucked away on a beautiful estate with 4.5-acres of gardens and paddocks, is this magnificent holiday home, West Wing - Acton Hill Barn.

Dating back over 200 years, this arresting barn conversion is sure to add a touch of luxury to your next group getaway to Staffordshire.

Exuding charm through many of its characterful features such as the beautiful exposed beams and original flagstone floors, this attractive self-catering cottage is perfect for a family or group of eight seeking an unforgettable adventure in the countryside.

Admire the striking pond and well-manicured lawns as you approach the property, opening up the beautiful front door and being welcomed into the warm and restful ambiance of the property.

Leave your mud-splattered boots by the door as you retreat to the gorgeous sitting room, kicking back on the sumptuous leather sofa or as you watch a movie on the flat-screen TV.

Joining this room is a fabulous dining area with pretty oak furnishings, a wonderful space to wine and dine with loved ones as you chat about the days incredible activities and tuck into a lovingly prepared meal from the darling farmhouse kitchen, courtesy of the chef of the group.

Continue the evening’s festivities out on the patio with a relaxing dip in the hot tub, watching as the sun sets on another magical day.

Grab your towels and head indoors to the first-floor bathroom, where you can freshen up with a rinse under the shower or a long soak in the bathtub.

Whisk yourself off to one of the two well-appointed bedrooms, both hosting a spacious king-size bed with one having an abundance of storage.

Grab your trainers and head for the tennis courts as you challenge friends to a quick match, or why not take the owners of the property up on their free tour of the estates Alpacas, a must during your stay!

Discover the hidden gems of Staffordshire on an exciting day out at Trentham Monkey Forest and the World of Wedgwood, or travel to the wonderful Millennium Point for an awe-inspiring hike.

Travel into the heart of Newcastle-under-Lyme for a night on the town, or tours of The Brampton Museum and park.

Step back in time at the Apedale Heritage Centre, or learn of the exciting local pottery history at The Dudson Museum.

A pleasant drive away the National Trust owned Ilam Park Dovedale & the White Peak is well-worth a visit, and the thrilling theme park of Alton Towers is a real hit with guests of all ages.

Travel to Telford to see the Victorian town of Blists Hill, Wonderland family theme park and Hoo Zoo and Dinosaur World.

There is plenty of fun to be had in Stafford with attractions such as Stafford Castle, The Ancient High House and the Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre awaiting your arrival.

Stop off in the city of Stoke-on-Trent for a spot of shopping or a trip to the Etruria Industrial Museum and 17th century dwelling of Ford Green Hall.

Wander the beautiful open fields of Central Forest Park and lose yourself on a breath-taking hike through the luscious green landscapes of Ladderedge Country Park.

Make the most of your time with loved ones on an escape to West Wing - Acton Hill Barn.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x family room with 1 x king-size and TV, 1 x king-size with TV
  • Bathroom with bath, separate walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • First-floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing/dryer, dishwasher, coffee maker, Smart TV, WiFi, a selection of games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Stairgate
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Communal front garden with pond and a summer house, and use of shared tennis court
  • Rear patio with hot tub, outdoor dining space and gas barbecue
  • Sorry, no pets or smoking
  • Shop and pub 2.7 miles
  • Note: Alpaca tour included in package, please contact owners to arrange

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location

NEWCASTLE-UNDER-LYME

Stoke-on-Trent 3.3 miles; Congleton 12.2 miles; Stafford 16.5 miles

Dating back to the 19th century, the historical town of Newcastle-under-Lyme can be found in an ideal position encompassed by the glorious Staffordshire countryside. With easy access to Cheshire, Derbyshire and Shropshire, this town offers the ultimate touring base for friends and families alike. The town itself boasts an abundance of amenities, such as a handful of friendly local pubs, charming restaurants and a perfect blend of independent and well-established stores selling all the essentials. Known for its pottery, the city of Stoke-on-Trent rests within reaching distance and offers many exciting local landmarks and attractions for the whole family to enjoy, whilst the popular UK attraction of Alton Towers lies a pleasant drive away and is a real must whilst visiting the area. A wonderful spot from which to enjoy an action-packed adventure with loved ones.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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