School House

Bradnop near Leek, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 695)

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  • Sleeps 12

  • Bedrooms 6

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

  • Loui B
    July 2016
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    “Wonderful”
    Our recent stay at School House was wonderful. A relaxing family holiday and the property fulfilled all our expectations again as this is our second visit ...
    Our recent stay at School House was wonderful. A relaxing family holiday and the property fulfilled all our expectations again as this is our second visit School House is a listed property restored with is characterful quirks and set in a rural location offering ideal family space and additional bonus of the enclosed paddock at the back which was great for our dogs. The log burning stove is a cosy addition and enjoyed in the evenings as was the large hot tub. The Kitchen has all the required facilities and the large range cooker made catering for our group really easy. There are a few super markets in the near by town of Leek, although we did arrange a food delivery that was very convenient. The Staff that look after the property are more than amenable and nothing is too much trouble for them. The whole house is a comfortable and welcoming base to explore the surrounding peak district. We particully enjoyed our visit to near by Alton Towers, bike riding on the Tissington Trail (we bring our own bikes as there’s a shed that we can store them in) and walking in the beautiful Peak district. The kids went off one evening to the Cinebowl leaving us enjoy drinks in the garden and hot tub! We love School House and we have already booked for next year.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

The property

A magnificent detached Grade II listed stone-built house situated in a lovely rural position in the hamlet of Bradnop, less than 1 mile from the Peak District National Park.

The property, which offers its own private hot tub, has been modernised to offer spacious accommodation in which you'll feel right at home.

Many original features have been carefully retained including beams, exposed stone walls and fireplaces.

There is an enclosed garden at the front of the property and a safe croft area to the rear - ideal for ball games etc.

A great base for a large family, or group of friends, to get away from it all.

Accommodation

On three floors. Six bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double, 2 x double (one with en-suite shower room, basin and WC), 3 x twin (one on second floor with low sloping ceiling). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Superb and well-equipped fitted kitchen adjoining spacious dining area. Large sitting room with feature inglenook fireplace and woodburning stove. Laundry room. Outbuilding for bike storage.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove in sitting room
  • Electric cooker with double oven, microwave, integral fridge and stand alone fridge/freezer in utility room, washing machine, dryer, dishwasher, TV, video
  • Oil, electricity and initial supply of fuel for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair on request
  • Enclosed front garden with hot tub, garden furniture and BBQ
  • Croft to rear
  • Ample off road parking
  • One well-behaved pet
  • Shop and pub 2 miles
  • Note: Check in time is 4pm
  • Note: No hen/stag
  • Note: Depending on previous booking, hot tub may not always be at full temperature on arrival, please contact owner for more information

About the location

BRADNOP

Leek 2 miles; Hartington 6 miles; Buxton 11 miles.

The small and pretty rural hamlet of Bradnop is situated on the western edge of the Peak District National Park close to Leek, with its antiques shops, and within easy driving distance of the market towns of Buxton and Ashbourne. Nearby is superb walking with Dovedale, the beautiful Manifold Valley, and the popular Manifold Cycle Track all within easy reach. There are lots of pretty villages to explore close by, many with good pubs. Alton Towers is less than 15 minutes' drive away.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

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