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Manor House Farm - Alton, Uttoxeter

     

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    Manor House Farm is a 170 acre farm lying in the confluence of the Dove and Churnet valleys. Chris and Margaret provide you with a fantastic welcome and invite you to stay in their Grade II listed Jacobean farmhouse.

    The Bed and Breakfast accommodation is furnished in the period of the Farm House throughout and is extremely luxurious, incredibly cared for and treasured. Their rambling country farmhouse built mainly between 1580 and 1708 offers a glimpse into days gone by with its oak panelled dining room and antique furniture.

    An incredibility romantic setting with four poster beds, beautiful surrounding, peace and quiet and there is even a small tea room, where passing walkers take a well deserved break. There is a fascinating small museum put together lovingly by the owners, this really is a very unique and luxurious place to visit and stay.

    The grounds and gardens are truly beautiful, extensive and so many nooks and crannies to either just scroll around and admire the beautiful gardens and countryside views or relax in one of the many seating areas and hidden away gazebos and period seating settings. An inspiration for painters, artists and historians. There is even a lawned tennis court with a viewing area.

    Cycle Hire -They now offer cycle hire. Cycle the Churnet Valley trail and discover the hidden charm of this picturesque landscape, a setting rich in history and natural beauty.

     

    Prices vary between £35 to £39 for a twin / double pppn. Family room £85 - £110 and sole occupancy £42-48

    Location
    Nestling in the peaceful backwaters of Prestwood (total population less than 30), with dramatic views of the Weaver Hills The cottage is suitable for couples or family holidays ideally situated for the Peak District especially.....

    Ashbourne, Matlock, Matlock Bath, Bakewell, Buxton alongside easy reach to...

    • Alton Towers (3 miles)
    • Dovedale (8 miles)
    • Chatsworth House
    • Carsington Water
    • The tranquil valleys of the Dove, Churnet and Manifold
    • The High Peak Trail/The Tissington Trail/The Derwent Valley Heritage Way
    • Sudbury Hall/Shugborough Hall/Tissington Hall/Haddon Hall
    • Museums of Stoke-on-Trent/Staffordshire Potteries
    • Cromford Canal/Arkwright’s Mills
    • Gulliver’s Theme Park/The Heights of Abraham
    • The National Tramway Museum at Crich
    • Masson Mills Shopping Village
    • Wirksworth Heritage Centre and Ecclesbourne Valley Railway
    • Gulliver’s Kingdom and Peak rail Steam railway
    • National Trust: Calke Abbey, Hardwick Hall, and Kedleston Hall

     

     

    Also on the extensive grounds of this beautiful property cottage is a 4 star Cottage


    Keepers Cottage . 4 **** Gold Award . Self Catering Cottage . Pets welcome .

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    Down a lane in a hamlet with views to the Weaver Hills, find an old piggery characterfully converted, with a pitched roof swathed in creeper. You get your own garden and access to the owners' alongside yours – a great plus: there's summer croquet, lawn tennis, and a pretty orchard to wander. Inside is one open space, cosy with wood-burner and surprisingly lofty. Expect masses of open brickwork and stone, antique furniture .This is a great little place for those seeking big views and peace: you are on the edge of 170 acres grazed by rare-breed cattle and sheep. Rustle up something delicious in your brand new kitchen , then settle in for the night. There's a lovely old four-poster in the little oak-panelled bedroom, and, up a few steps, a snug twin – plus beams to duck. The charming owners will pop in once you've settled, and know the area like the back of their hand. Alton Towers is two miles away but, for walkers, the Peak District National Park is the greater draw. Chatsworth and Haddon Hall are enticingly close.

     



    Tariff: £260 - £495 per week according to season. Short breaks also available low season. Linen and towels are included. Breakfast can sometimes be available when not fully booked in the Manor Farm Bed and Breakfast and bacon, sausage and eggs come from their own farm.


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