- Stafford, EnglandOffering beautiful, far reaching countryside views over magnificent Staffordshire countryside, The Cartshed is in a truly rural location on the site of a working farm, near the small hamlet of Slindon. This wonderful barn conversion was completed in 2018, and the property benefits from full underfloor heating and is spread out over one level with just a couple of steps down to three of the four bedrooms. The spacious living/dining room makes a fabulous social area with a wood burner as a focal point - perfect for cosy winter months. During the summer, throw open the bi-folding doors onto the enclosed terrace, sit back and relax, and enjoy the outside space.
Your dogs are a part of your family and we welcome a maximum of 3 dogs into The Cartshed. We cater for the exact number of dogs within your booking, with a dog washing station, treats, dog bowls and towels all provided.
Situated in the middle of England, close to the Staffordshire and Shropshire borders, this area offers unspoilt landscapes, the Peak District National Park and world-class theme parks. The historic town of Eccleshall is around a 10-minute drive, offering many shops, pubs and restaurants, as well as an award-winning butcher, and also hosts a farmers’ market every fourth Saturday of the month.
Around 130 public footpaths cover the area, perfect for walking and exploring, and Stoke-on-Trent, Hanley (hosting the Staffordshire Hoard), Stafford and Newcastle-under-Lyme can all be reached in under half an hour. Other places of interest include Trentham Gardens and Monkey Forest and Bridgemere Garden Centre. National Trust properties Shugborough Hall and Weston Park, Shrewsbury, Ironbridge and the theme parks of Alton Towers and Drayton Manor are all around an hour away. The Cartshed really is the perfect place to sit back, relax and catch up or explore the abundance of attractions available within easy reach. With easy access from the M6 at Junction 15 from the north, and Junction 14 from the south, The Cartshed really is the perfect place to sit back, relax and catch up, or explore the abundance of attractions within easy reach. Shop, pubs and restaurants within 2 miles. Here on work? Take advantage of a large breakfast bar, complete with sockets/USB connections for meetings or collaborations in the evenings. If work duties do not extend into the evenings, then sit back and enjoy The Cartshed, and it’s beautiful surroundings.£151From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Leek, EnglandRegent House is a delightful two-bedroom holiday property situated in a prime location near the town centre. Upon entering the holiday home you’ll be greeted by a cosy sitting room adorned with comfortable furnishings and an electric wood burner, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. The equipped kitchen provides what it needs to prepare your favourite meals along with a dining table to seat two. Adjacent to the kitchen, you’ll find a convenient shower room. Moving upstairs you’ll discover two double bedrooms, providing a peaceful retreat after a day of exploration. To the rear a courtyard garden awaits, offering an outdoor space to relax and unwind. Additionally, on-street parking is available.
The town of Leek and its surrounding villages offer a wealth of tourist attractions and picturesque walking routes. Explore the charming streets of Leek, with traditional buildings, independent shops, and delightful cafés. The town centre also hosts a regular market on a Wednesday, where you can sample local produce and browse unique crafts.Visit this historic water mill, located just outside of Leek, to learn about its fascinating history and enjoy scenic walks along the adjacent Caldon Canal. Located a short distance away, Rudyard Lake offers a serene setting for leisurely walks, boating, and fishing. You can also hop aboard the Rudyard Lake Steam Railway and enjoy a delightful ride along the lake.
Embark on a picturesque hike in the nearby Peak District and discover the rugged beauty of The Roaches. This iconic gritstone ridge offers stunning panoramic views and is popular among both casual walkers and avid climbers. Situated a few miles southwest of Leek, Tittesworth Reservoir is a tranquil spot where you can enjoy watersports, birdwatching, and leisurely walks around the scenic reservoir. Delve into the industrial heritage of the area by visiting the Cheddleton Flint Mill. Learn about the traditional flint grinding process and explore the adjacent museum. Located near the village of Consall, this beautiful nature park offers picturesque woodland walks, wildlife spotting opportunities, and a steam railway that runs along the Churnet Valley. These are just a sample of the many attractions and walking routes available in Leek and its surrounding villages. Whether you’re seeking historical sites, natural beauty, or a tranquil escape, you’ll find plenty to explore and enjoy during your stay.£69From price per night based on 7 night stay