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10 West Cottages

Greenfield, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales, OL37LG (Ref. 1068537)

4.1

Good

Sykes rating

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews

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2 Customer Review(s)

  • Karen

    “The cottage was lovely and comfortable and quiet the only thing I would say is that the stairs are very steep for children and elderly and also the small climb up from the main road and I hadn’t seen that in the details.”

    - Karen, July 2021

The property

This charming, stone terraced cottage rests in the village of Greenfield, part of the Saddleworth parish in Greater Manchester, and resting just a stone's throw from the Peak District National Park.

10 West Cottages is a traditional dwelling brought into the 21st century with thoughtful refurbishments and fresh décor, sleeping four guests, it's perfect for a break with family or friends to the Peaks.

Be welcomed into the delightful sitting room, hosting a sofa and two armchairs for you to unwind on as you enjoy watching TV and relish the warmth from the woodburning stove.

Step across the traditional stone flooring and pale green painted wall of the sitting room and continue through to the kitchen; here you can sit together at the breakfast bar for four and tuck into a tasty breakfast to set you up for the day, with a range of excellent appliances for your self-catered stay found here, including a large fridge/freezer and a handy washing machine.

Travel upstairs to the first floor and come to the first bedroom, a lovely double bedroom complete with plenty of hanging space and storage, before finding the second sleeping spot, a twin bedroom, both decorated with crisp, white linens and decoration for a fresh feel.

Enjoy relaxing in the roomy, P-shape bath tub in the bathroom, with a heated rail to keep your towel toasty, and an overhead rainfall shower too.

Enjoy being within walking distance of all you need in Greenfield, with plenty of shops and supermarkets to gather any essentials and ingredients, along with pubs and restaurants where you can enjoy well-deserved treats following a day of walking.

Begin your day with a stroll along the canal to stretch your legs before finding a local café for breakfast, with the canal marina being a pretty sight.

Venture out to the Dovestone Reservoir for a lovely walk, home to the Dovestone Sailing Club and several walking paths circling the lake, with epic views to behold from Doverstones Quarry and Dovestones Edge.

Turn your outing into a longer jaunt by head up to the other two connecting reservoirs, Yeoman Hey Reservoir and Greenfield Reservoir, or head south of Dovestones and go to Wimberry Crag.

For a day of thrilling activities, visit Hollingworth Lake Water Activity Centre to try out something new from archery and rock climbing, to windsurfing and sailing, there's lots to enjoy here just over ten miles from the cottage.

Take a trip up to Uppermill to visit Saddleworth Museum & Gallery or play a round at the Saddleworth Golf Club.

For a break full of stunning scenery and walks in the Peaks, secure your stay at 10 West Cottages.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with P-shaped bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast bar
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and logs inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking on main road at bottom of street
  • Bench at front of house
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.7 miles, pub 0.5 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

GREENFIELD

Uppermill 1 mile; Oldham 7 miles; Huddersfield 15.5 miles.

Greenfield is one of seven villages nestling amongst the 18,000 acres of moorland hills, open fields and scenic valleys that comprise the Saddleworth area. These Pennine villages have a wool spinning and agricultural heritage dating back to the Industrial Revolution, but today Saddleworth has evolved into an attractive South Pennine and Peak District National Park area with breathtaking views and glorious stone-built buildings. Greenfield is a thriving little village with a good range of amenities, and well placed to explore the South Pennine region. Greenfield has Saddleworth’s largest park in Churchill Playing Fields, which includes a skateboard park and tennis courts. It also has the canal marina and Saddleworth’s train station, which is an extremely popular stopping off point on the ‘Real Ale Rail Trail’ and offers easy access into Manchester for a city visit. Live entertainment at local pubs includes folk, rock, jazz and classical guitar concerts, and the ‘Off the Rails’ comedy club.
Saddleworth is home to a wide range of festivals and community events, the most famous of which is the Whit Friday Band contest, which attracts the UK’s and Europe’s top brass bands and was the backdrop to the film ‘Brassed Off’. Another well loved film ‘Yanks’ was set in Saddleworth and is also commemorated by a major weekend festival.
Almost every weekend features a visitor attraction, be it a canal festival, vintage car rally, the Saddleworth Rushcart procession, real ale festival, morris dancing competition or the well regarded Farmer’s Market. Nearby attractions include Dovestones Reservoir for boating and walks, and the Castleshaw Valley with an interpretation trail for a Roman fort, the highest of a series built on the Roman military road from Chester to York.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas