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Applegarth Cottage

Whiston near Ipstones, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 1065037)

4.3

Good

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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8 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely, well equipped cottage."

    Very peaceful area considering its location in a village. Felt very homely and the secret door to the conservatory was good fun. Well placed for the western edge of the Peak District. Internet did not work at all which wasn’t a problem for us but clearly would be a problem if you were relying on it. Could do with some outside furniture.

    Reviewed by StephanieMar 2022

  • "Very nice cottage and nicely laid out with very comfy bed, but a bit overlooked in the rear."

    There's no live TV and the WiFi could drift out sometimes.

    Reviewed by MarkMar 2022

  • "What a lovely weekend we had in this lovely cottage."

    It was exceptionally well stocked with anything and everything you would need . Including a welcome hamper with Eggs, butter, biscuits, breads and snacks . Really lovely inside and the hosts were brilliant . Definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by AdeleJan 2022

  • "A lovely quiet location and a great holiday cottage."

    Loved the secret door and sun room. Ideally situated for many attractions in the area. The information says there should be a tumble drier. This needs updating as there isn't one! The woodburner could do with instructions as we have had our own for years but this one definitely has a mind of its own! Overall an enjoyable stay and the beds were super comfy.

    Reviewed by JuneOct 2021

  • "Cottage not as described with filthy oven I nearly threw when I opened the oven door."

    Response from Sykes falls very short from any form of customer service. I will be pursuing further

    Reviewed by LorraineAug 2021

  • "A very charming cottage in lovely and peaceful surroundings."

    Reviewed by SaraAug 2021

  • "The only problem is there are no TV channels (BBC1, ITV, C4, C5 etc."

    Only had BBC Iplayer and luckily we had a personal Netflix login otherwise we wouldnt have had TV at night time. The owners helped us out with initial problems we came across but these would have been avoidable if there was an instruction booklet on how to use TV, oven, shower/bath etc. Welcome basket of goods was a lovely touch. Cottage very comfortable. And the location was peaceful and quiet

    Reviewed by SandraJul 2021

  • "We had an absolutely amazing time at the cottage."

    The secret door was fantastic and the kids thought it was very exciting. It was really well equipped, with everything you could possibly need. The beds and bedding were supremely comfortable and felt very luxurious. The owner was very helpful with arrival time and anything we needed. We would love to stay there again.

    Reviewed by StevenJun 2021

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size, 1 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Snug with fold up bed
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer, Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Garden with lawn
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 1.3 miles
  • Note: Due to the age of the cottage the stairs are steep and may not be suitable for those with limited mobility
  • Note: There are steps down into the snug leading to the garden

The property

Ipstones 3.6 miles.

Situated in the rural village of Whiston, Staffordshire is Applegarth Cottage, a charming two-bedroom cottage boasting fantastic views over the surrounding countryside.

Perfect for friends or two couples, this delightful dwelling is within easy reach of the Peak District National Park and offers plenty of off-road parking and quality furnishings adding to the charm of the cottage.

Stepping inside, the sitting room invites you in to kick off your shoes and snuggle up to watch the Smart TV as the woodburning stove flickers in the background.

From here, take advantage of the well-equipped kitchen/diner, offering all the appliances you need to whip up delicious meals for your group.

Gather at the dining table to eat dinner while you catch up on the days events, before escaping to the snug to indulge in a good book away from the rest of your party.

When sleep calls, climb the stairs to the first floor where you will find two bedrooms, each fit with wardrobes to store your belongings and plush beds.

The first floor hosts a super-king-size and a double which are serviced by a bathroom with a bath, shower over, basin and WC where you can freshen up and prepare for the day.

Outside, savour your morning coffee on the lawn while admiring the views of the luscious green rolling hills.

For things to do while at the property, why not visit one of the areas most popular attractions, Alton Towers; home to huge rides, an aquarium and plenty of eateries to fuel your day, Alton Towers has something for thrill-seekers of all ages.

Spend an afternoon exploring Peak Wildlife Park, a delightsome zoo specialising in birds and small mammals.

Avid walkers will enjoy a day at Cotton Dell, a dark wood forest with a beautiful cascading waterfall.

For a fascinating insight into underground caves, visit Poole's Cavern & Buxton Country Park and explore the limestone caverns.

Further afield, you will find an abundance of walking and cycling routes within the Peak District National Park as well as opportunities for watersports such as canoeing and kayaking.

Before heading back to the cottage after an adventurous day, treat your loved ones to a meal out in one of the nearby restaurants.

The Star at Cotton offers a tasty menu in a stylish restaurant, perfect for date night or for something different take a trip to Duncombe Arms, Ellastone for a lovely meal.

Applegarth Cottage is a fantastic base for a relaxing holiday to the Peak District.

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

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About the location

IPSTONES

Leek 6 miles; Ashbourne 9 miles.

The attractive rural village of Ipstones lies on the western fringes of the Peak District in lovely moorland countryside, between the market towns of Leek and Ashbourne. The village offers a post office, village shop and pubs serving food. The surrounding countryside is excellent for walking with miles of woodland trails and moorland hikes to enjoy. Dovedale and the limestone Churnet Valley are on the doorstep and The Manifold Trail is close by. There is easy access to many of the area's attractions including Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Lyme Park (NT) as seen in TV’s Pride & Prejudice, the NT Ilam Estate or Peak Wildlife Park. A great touring base for all the Peak District - and Alton Towers is just a 10 minute drive away.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas