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Stunning getaway
Private outdoor space with spectacular views
Enjoy the cosy wood burner
Dining area
Kitchen area
Bedroom
Bedroom
Bathroom
View from outside of property
View towards property
1 / 10  Stunning getaway
2 / 10  Private outdoor space with spectacular views
3 / 10  Enjoy the cosy wood burner
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9 / 10  View from outside of property
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Hen Cottage

Leek (3mls NE), Peak District
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
3 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Green
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Breathtaking views across the valley and Tittesworth Reservoir
  • A tranquil rural location with fishing and horse-riding nearby
  • Awarded the Peak District Environmental Quality Award
Property code: PK875

Commanding a spectacular position on the south west edge of the Peak District National Park. The cottage is an ideal choice for those wanting to explore the many attractions of this beautiful part of the world.

Located high up on the south west edge of the Peak District National Park this cottage offers stunning views across the valley to Tittesworth Reservoir The Roaches and the moors behind.

Although this is a quiet area the cottage is an excellent base for enjoying all of the Peak District. Outside you will hear skylarks curlews and the occasional baa from our rare-breed Soay sheep; inside you will enjoy comfy vintage furniture, and a warm welcome - complete with a few locally made (or laid) treats.The cottages benefit from all home comforts while outside you will hear skylarks and curlews from the garden. Both cottages are accessed from a short private driveway to the property adjacent to the owner's farmhouse. The cottages are run on sustainable principles and have been awarded a Peak District Environmental Quality Award.

Walk through the lawned garden to reach the entrance in the gable end of the cottage the hallway is then up two steps. Immediately opposite the entrance is the bedroom with a super king size bed (which can be split into two 3’ single beds on request) with picture views of the surrounding countryside. Up a single step and on the left of the hall is the bathroom with shower toilet and hand basin. A further door leads through into the good sized lounge / dining room with windows on two elevations. Two further steps from the lounge take you to the well equipped kitchen with all the essential equipment you will require for your stay. There is a private sitting out area under the bedroom window where you can soak up the dramatic and far reaching views of the surrounding area.

  • One bedroom: one super king size bed which can be turned into two single beds if requested at the time of booking
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs provided)
  • Eco award
  • Internet access - signal not strong enough for downloading or streaming
  • Off road parking
  • Fishing nearby
  • Horse riding available nearby
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Two dogs welcome
  • Lockable bike shed
  • Self-guided walking available by arrangement with the owner
  • BBQ, Garden furniture
  • External lighting
  • The owner has a friendly collie dog called Scout, who will meet and greet you
  • Regret no infants
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Kate Gray

This property is personally managed by Kate.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 33 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sue 29th July 2022

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Reviewed by Nick 25th July 2022

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Fantastic cottage with plenty of space for a couple. We felt very at home and the kitchen is well equipped. Wonderful views of the surrounding area and good location to explore the Peaks.

Reviewed by Peter 15th July 2022

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Disappointing, better available for the money.Not suitable for the disabled due to internal steps for varying floor levels

Reviewed by Robin 4th July 2022

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Ill keep it simple, this was Emma and Is 3rd visit in 10 months. That fact, in its own right should tell you how magical this place is

Reviewed by Annie 7th June 2022

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Reviewed by Rebecca 28th May 2022

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We had a really fantastic time at hen cottage, we couldn't fault a single thing about our stay. A beautiful, clean and cosy cottage which was excellently furnished, with extra touches like fresh baked bread, eggs and ice-cream to greet us. The garden was particularly beautiful and the surrounding views were perfect. We used the cottage as a base foRead morer day walking trips and it was so nice to come back to a decent shower, log fire and comfy bed. Even the dog was left a toy to keep him entertained. Hide

Reviewed by Judy 20th May 2022

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Super! Grab the cottage whenever you can!

Reviewed by Ben 13th May 2022

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Reviewed by s 6th May 2022

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This charming cottage was immaculate in presentation, comfortable and great amenities. Stunning area ideal for walkers, hikers and explorers of Peak district. Close to Local Towns easily accessible. Cottage not suitable for anyone with mobility issues as i discovered which lead to us leaving early as i couldnt get wheelchair in cottage and had to uRead morese my crutches which was a shame as they are not a great alternative for me.All my own fault for not reading the details correctly when booking. Hide

Reviewed by Erin 1st April 2022

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Reviewed by Gordon 25th March 2022

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Fabulous little cottage with fantastic views over the Roaches. On arrival there were some lovely little touches of fresh bread and cake. After our walks it was great to get back and go in the best shower ever. Cottage was ideal for exploring the Peak District and would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Michael 21st March 2022

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We had a very pleasant stay at Hen Cottage with its magnificent setting and views towards the Roaches. We loved the cottage which was clean, comfortable and well equipped. The owners went out of their way with some very thoughtful touches to make our stay very memorable. Would highly recommend. Mike and Gwyneth

Reviewed by Robin 21st February 2022

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Accommodation spot on views fantasticlovely pubs close by Good shops in leek so good back in July for visit number 3

Reviewed by Sara 10th December 2021

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The cottage is absolutely beautiful. It is in a lovely remote location but still without short distances of good walks and local areas. Travel 20 minutes in a few directions and there are some great walks. The cottage feels really homely and the fire was a lovely touch for the winter months. The bed is incredibly comfy and it was so nice to watch tRead morehe birds and sheep out the window in bed. The owners are so kind and made us feel very welcome. Hide

Reviewed by Yvonne 5th November 2021

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Quirky cottage full of character Central location to lots of the Peak District places to visit

Reviewed by Rona 15th October 2021

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Stunning, comfortable and quirky cottage in a truly amazing setting! What a place to recharge batteries. Some lovely special touches from the owners contributed to a stay that went too quickly. Excellent for 2 and 4 legged visitors alike. Want to return in the future.

Reviewed by Robin 20th September 2021

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As soon as we got to the cottage it immediately took our breath away. Everything we needed for our stay was available at the property and if we had a question to ask we knew that the owners was on hand at any time. We felt so at home being there and our two dogs was very comfortable which was the most important thing. The owners took into consideraRead moretion what dogs need to be happy as well such as water bowls and toys which they left available. 5* place for families who holiday with their dogs. Hide

Reviewed by Roger 17th September 2021

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Wonderful short stay with a fantastic view over The Roaches. House was just what we wanted; everything thought about, loads of equipment. Great for our two dogs, their first time in a holiday home. Loads of walking, and good places to eat fairly near.

Reviewed by Christine 10th September 2021

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Reviewed by Anna 6th August 2021

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We had a lovely stay at Hen Cottage. The king size bed was really comfortable and the views from the bedroom were amazing. The cottage was warm and cosy and had everything we needed for a week when we only ate out once. A great location with plenty of popular Peak District walks within a 30 minute drive. The owners pretty much left us to it, althouRead moregh were on hand if we needed anything. We would book again. Hide

Reviewed by Carl 16th July 2021

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Thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Hen Cottage. The views from the cottage were spectacular, the garden was delightful and the cottage itself was comfortable and well appointed. The walk up and down the hill to the farm shop was good exercise. The hosts were friendly and largely left us to it - the fresh eggs, cookies and dog treats on arrival were a niRead morece touch and helped us settle in. Hide

Reviewed by Stella 2nd July 2021

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Lovely cottage and location. Very welcoming.

Reviewed by Carolyn 21st June 2021

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Reviewed by Jocelyn 10th May 2021

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The cottage is lovely and situated in a stunning location and ideal for people with dogs The owners keep themselves to themselves so you are left to your own devices and feel that while you are there the cottage is yours The cottage is clearly cleaned without cleaned within an inch of its life before any new visitors arrive so in the current climatRead moree you cannot complain about how the owners are doing their bit to keep both themselves and any visitors safe There are some lovely little touches Hide

Reviewed by Andrew 16th April 2021

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This is a really comfortable, well presented cottage. The king size bed is very comfortable and the views over the hills from the bedroom are great to wake up to. The owners are very welcoming & friendly, as is their lovely dog. As regard the current Covid19 situation, the owners have made a great effort to ensure things are properly clean and saniRead moretised. Hide

Reviewed by Claire 9th October 2020

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Wonderful setting, Very cosy Would definitely like to return

Reviewed by Emma 1st October 2020

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What a lovely cottage. It had everything we could possibly have needed and was some cosy and homely. The views from the bedroom were fab (when we could see through the rain!). Probably the comfiest bed I have ever slept in. We had a wonderful stay and both thought this was the nicest cottage we have ever stayed in!

Reviewed by Gary 22nd September 2020

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Freindly owners when we saw them (including Scout the Collie). Lovely clean little cottage with stunning views and all the amenities one would need for a few days. Close to lots of walks, towns and villages. Would happily return.

Reviewed by Jane 11th September 2020

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Beautiful location and cottage. Unfortunately no footpaths from the cottage.

Reviewed by Helen 4th September 2020

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The cottage is very well maintained with lots of additional touches, bread & eggs on arrival. Log burner ready to use if required. In these covid times there are hand sanitisers placed within the hall & kitchen to use. The super king bed is extremely comfortable & the views from windows to the rear of the property & the bedroom especially are breatRead morehtaking. Hide

Reviewed by Sue 28th August 2020

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Beautiful in every way. The cottage is stunning as are the views. Would totally recommend. Ideal location and so peaceful. The owners are lovely people too.

Reviewed by Tony 21st August 2020

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Reviewed by John 15th August 2020

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remote.. quiet.. wildlife right outside your door. Cottage has everything needed to enjoy a break away. And dont forget lovely scout the dog. There to say hello whenever you see him.

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