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Golden Slack Cottage

Wincle near Macclesfield, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 18506)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • Mrs Aldred
    December 2017
    “We needed a cottage that would ...”
    We needed a cottage that would cater for all members of the family to enjoy Christmas together and have a ground floor bathroom. Golden Slack cottage ticked all the boxes. It was bright and attractively decorated, everyone loved the underfloor heating and the wood burner stove. The open plan ground floor meant that everyone was together and no-one felt shut away in the kitchen preparing Christmas dinner. ...
    We needed a cottage that would cater for all members of the family to enjoy Christmas together and have a ground floor bathroom. Golden Slack cottage ticked all the boxes. It was bright and attractively decorated, everyone loved the underfloor heating and the wood burner stove. The open plan ground floor meant that everyone was together and no-one felt shut away in the kitchen preparing Christmas dinner. I was particularly impressed with the thought that had gone into providing all the little home-from-home extras like torches in the bedrooms, night lights on the landings, books, games and welcome pack of tea, coffee, milk and homemade shortbread. Finally I would like to thank Gill for her very warm welcome and hope to visit again at some point in the future as the Christmas break went far too quickly.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Wincle 1 mile.

Set on the owners’ small working livestock farm, on the edge of the Peak District National Park, is this lovely detached barn conversion.

The drive up to this cottage is simply spectacular, surrounded by beautiful sweeping countryside.

Entry is directly into the kitchen, with a large dining space and a step down into the sitting area with its cosy woodburner, the perfect place to settle beside after a long country walk.

A door leads out to the front patio area, where you can sit and take in those beautiful views.

Off the kitchen is a ground floor shower room and double bedroom, which is full of character, with a low ceiling and stone flagged floor.

The first floor offers two further bedrooms and a second bathroom.

There are many walks available pretty much from the doorstep, including the Gritstone Trail, a 35-mile walking route that is famous in the North West.

As well as walking, there are wonderful cycling opportunities to take advantage of and the surrounding area is spotted with traditional villages, most of which house a good food pub or two.

Within half an hour’s drive are the towns of Congleton and Macclesfield and the attractive market towns of Buxton and Leek, each offering a wonderful day out.

This is a beautiful cottage in a superb area, perfect for enjoying the stunning surroundings, all year round.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x ground floor double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner.

Amenities

  • Oil underfloor heating on ground floor and radiators on first floor with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Front enclosed patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 2 miles
  • Note: WiFi can be intermittent at times.

About the location

WINCLE

Macclesfield 5 miles; Leek 7.5 miles; Buxton 9 miles.

Wincle is a charming little village set in the Peak District National Park and almost within equal distance of the towns of Macclesfield, Buxton, Congleton and Leek. Wincle is surrounded by some beautiful scenery, with scattered farms, rolling fields and moorland, and lies next to the River Dane, offering some stunning walks. Further trails can be enjoyed nearby; within a short drive you can enjoy a ramble over the rocky Roaches surrounding Tittesworth Reservoir, or take to Buxton, which is the starting point for a host of walking and cycling pathways. Along with the wonderful walking countryside, make sure you visit the local Wincle Brewery, offering traditional beer and brewing techniques, making for a fascinating afternoon out. There are some lovely country pubs to discover scattered around, and of course, the tourist town of Buxton includes a fine selection of amenities along with some impressive architecture including the magnificent semi-circular Crescent, Pavilion Gardens and Opera House, just twenty minutes’ drive away. Wincle is a pretty little Peak District village, the perfect place for a rural retreat.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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