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Saddlers

Hilderstone near Fulford, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 1022446)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Fulford 1 mile.

A stunning single-storey property, Saddlers, with level access throughout which is wheel chair friendly with low level thresholds, nestled in the heart of Staffordshire's countryside, between the villages of Hilderstone and Fulford and surrounded by picturesque rural views.

This spacious and contemporary ground-floor property is ideal for a couple, small family or group wanting to enjoy a relaxing and luxurious getaway in a peaceful Staffordshire location.

Accessed via a private driveway and offering ample off-road parking, Saddlers benefits from a ramp entrance and level access throughout the property, making it suitable for assisted wheelchair users along with wide doorways, a wide hallway and low threshold patio doors throughout, all accessed by a ramp.

Travel across the large lawned garden before entering the property, admiring the lovely seating area and wrap-around wooden decking, home to a private hot tub for perfect evenings relaxing under the stars.

The open-plan living room boasts sliding patio doors that span the length of the property, illuminating the space with natural light, fresh air on a sunny day, and showcasing the best of the countryside view.

An inviting seating area offers two plush sofas, one of which is a sofa bed, where you can enjoy a good book, a family games night or a movie night on the Smart TV, all whilst feeling the warmth from the designer woodburning stove with a self-soft-closing door, perfectly placed before a stunning exposed brick wall.

The well-equipped shaker-style kitchen boasts all the appliances you could need during your self-catered stay, while meals can be enjoyed at the dining table with bench seating or at the breakfast bar.

The doorway and hallway area of the property are wide and spacious, making them suitable for any guests who use a wheelchair, while the large wetroom offers a step-free shower with a handheld shower attachment and underfloor heating.

When the evening draws to a close, catch up on rest in the stylish master bedroom, offering a large wardrobe with hanging and shelving for your belongings, while the twin room boasts panelling and ample storage and is ideal for children; both rooms featuring low threshold sliding patio doors onto the decking area and wonderful garden and surrounding countryside views.

Seek out the two local pubs within a ten-minute walk of Saddlers (wellies may be required!), both serving quality food, with one offering a unique dining experience in Pullman train carriages - ideal for when you want to take a night off from cooking duties.

Embark on the pub walk, beginning at the Shoulder of Mutton in Fulford, heading to the Black Lake Inn on the cross roads, before finding the Boar Inn at Moddershall, a traditional local pub and home to a large pond with a variety of ducks to feed, and finally come to the Moddershall Cricket Club to delight in a refreshing drink while watching some cricket, making a great afternoon outing on a sunny day!

An array of attractions rests in the vicinity of Saddlers including Alton Towers, Splashlandings, Waterworld, Barlaston Downs, Cannock Chase (home to Go Ape), Chatsworth House, Amerton Farm, Middleport Pottery which is home to All 4’s ‘The Great Pottery Throw Down’ and The Emma Bridgewater Factory.

Visit Trentham Gardens comprising a shopping village, landscaped gardens and a lake; you can even visit the monkey park next door!

Pottery enthusiasts are sure to love a trip to the World of Wedgewood with demonstrations, fun courses and factory tours available.

Embark on a nostalgic steam train ride on the Churnet Valley Railway, travelling through Staffordshire’s hidden valley and into the Staffordshire Moorlands on the fringes of the Peak District, located near the market town of Leek.

Take in the local history at the large selection of museums in the area, including the Etruria Industrial Museum, the Dudson Museum and the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery.

The town of Uttoxeter offers a good selection of shops, supermarkets, pubs and restaurants, as well as being the home of Uttoxeter Racecourse holding several meetings throughout the year.

Stafford boasts 900-year-old castle ruins, a Tudor museum and excellent walking opportunities with several parks to choose from, as well as being the gateway to the Cannock Chase AONB, which is home to the preserved mansion of Shugborough Estate, owned by the National Trust.

Delight in a stroll and visit The Harecastle Tunnel, a canal tunnel on the Trent and Mersey Canal between Kidsgrove and Tunstall - The tunnel, which is 1.6 miles (2.6 km) long was once one of the longest in the country; Enjoy the whole walk which is 3.5 miles long point-to-point.

The Mersey Canal passes through the market town of Stone, well known for its excellent food and drink - Take time to capture the atmosphere of the monthly Farmers' Market, which is held on the first Saturday of every month; Also worth a visit is the annual Autumn Food & Drink Festival, which takes place in Westbridge Park.

Visit the Lymestone Brewery here to take a tour and sample a selection of award-winning beers before finishing the day by sitting at the Star pub by the lock gates with your drink of choice as you watch the canal barges navigate the lock.

Make Saddlers the base for a memorable Staffordshire holiday with your loved ones.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 969708 & 998745, together sleeping 14 guests.

Summary

  • Single-storey low threshold property
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Large wetroom with step-free shower with handheld shower attachment, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Disabled equipment available on request (height adjustable shower stool, x 2 grab rail, height adjustable toilet frame)
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and seating area with designer woodburning stove and sofa bed
  • Gas central heating with underfloor heating and designer woodburning stove with self soft-closing doors
  • Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 2 x Smart TVs, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Enclosed garden with lawn, seating area, decking with private hot tub
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.5 miles, 2 pubs (one less than 5 minutes walk, once approx
  • 10 minutes walk)
  • Note: Size of the enclosed garden is 15.7m x 10m approx
  • Note: There is a key safe at the property
  • Note: WIFI currently being upgraded and may not be available for all dates please enquire if essential
  • Note: This property sleeps a maximum of 6 guests
  • Note: No stag/hen parties of similar
  • Note: Sadlers is located in the grounds of the owners property.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location

FULFORD

Stone 4 miles; Uttoxeter 13.5 miles.

Fulford is a charming little village in the heart of rural Staffordshire countryside. Fulford has a busy community spirit and proudly takes part in the best kept village competition and it’s easy to see why. From Fulford, there are rhododendron and dawn chorus walks in the spring and a delightful walk to take in the every changing scenery in the Autumn, plus the village holds an annual Fulfest Music Festival too. Just short drives from Fulford are the towns of Stone, Stafford and Uttoxeter, each with a selection of shops, pubs and restaurants. Uttoxeter is home to a popular racecourse which has meetings throughout the year and the ever-popular Alton Towers theme park is just a short drive away at 12 miles away. Other attractions in the area, include Chatsworth House, Amerton Farm, Shugborough Hall, Cannock Chase, Trentham Gardens, Wedgwood Centre and The Potteries Factory Shops and the Peak District National Park.

Region Information

There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £150 for this property
Note: WIFI currently being upgraded and may not be available for all dates please enquire if essential.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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