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Hixon near Stafford, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 918637)

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  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
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  • Mr Coldwell

    “The house was generously decorated for Christmas, including a set of Christmas dvds, box of chocolates and a bottle of wine.”

    It was a pleasure to arrive and find tea and milk.

    It was a pleasure to arrive and find tea and milk. The rooms were spacious and comfortable. The kitchen was very well equipped, including, to our surprise, a hostess trolley which proved very useful on Christmas Day. We appreciated the large store of mugs, plates and bowls which meant we were not forever washing up. The garden was lovely. I especially liked the wild patch at the end out of which a variety of birds appeared.

The property

A spacious family property, on a quiet residential estate in the little Staffordshire village of Hixon.

Ideal as a touring base for discovering the Staffordshire countryside and the southern Peak District, this modern home is suitable for a family holiday in the north Midlands.

You enter into the sitting room with a brick fireplace housing a gas fire, and then through an archway into the dining room which boasts French doors to make the most of the garden views and farmland beyond.

The kitchen is very well equipped, and offers access through to the pretty little back garden.

Upstairs are four bedrooms, one of which boasts an en-suite shower room and a family bathroom.

The rear garden looks out over fields, giving you the privacy that you need to relax with a morning cup of coffee as you plan the day’s events.

Hixon is home to a shop and local pub which is just five minutes’ walk away, or for a wider range of amenities, the large town of Stafford is just a few minutes’ drive.

The local area is full of interesting places to visit; the Trent and Mersey Canal runs through the village, whilst just a couple of miles away is the Blithfield Reservoir with a wide selection of walks, a great place for a spot of birdwatching.

The Potteries are just north of Hixon, whilst Uttoxeter features horseracing throughout the year and Alton Towers is a half hour’s drive, ensuring kids of all ages will have a fabulous day’s thrillseeking.

This is a great house to enjoy the Staffordshire countryside, offering a varied holiday throughout the year.


  • Four bedrooms: 3 x double (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC), 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with gas fire.
  • Gas central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Rear enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk.

About the location


Stafford 8 miles; Uttoxeter 9 miles.

The pretty little village of Hixon is situated in beautiful rural Staffordshire, on the edge of the Trent and Mersey Canal and close to the bustling towns of Stafford and Uttoxeter. Hixon has a couple of delightful pubs and numerous walks to discover and is ideally situated to explore the mill heritage which is prevalent throughout this area. The mills are full of history, with links to the famous pottery industry close by. A short drive away is Uttoxeter which has a huge array of shops and restaurants to enjoy, don’t forget to visit the racecourse too if you fancy a flutter. Nearby is the Churnet Valley Railway, originally opened in 1849 and now an attraction for steam enthusiasts and families alike! The Potteries Museum, located in Stoke-on-Trent city centre, offers an opportunity to find out about the history of the area and see a world famous collection of locally produced pottery. The historic Wedgwood Ceramic collection is located at the Wedgwood factory in Barlaston, only three miles away. Nearby Leek is surrounded by lovely moorland countryside, and Alton Towers is easily accessible. Add into the mix the many cycle routes, walking and cycling on Cannock Chase, rock climbing opportunities on the Roaches, and the wealth of historic houses, and visitors will be returning again and again.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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