Farmhouse Cottage is an 18th century former farm worker's dwelling' set on a working farm. The cottage was updated and newly refurbished in 2013 whilst retaining many of the original features of oak beamed ceiling and an open fire. Farmhouse cottage has a warm and cosy kitchen / living / dining room with oak staircase leading to a large bedroom with a sizeable en suite shower room. The bedroom can be adjusted to accommodate either a luxurious queen size bed or alternatively twin single beds. The cottage has been furnished to a high standard with a new fully fitted kitchen including dishwasher and has been carpeted throughout. Central heating and an open fire - means that Farmhouse Cottage is warm, comfortable and cosy. It has a new 40"flat screen freeview television and even has an electric reclining chair! The cottage enjoys a view of 'Bosley Cloud'- the local landmark. Walks up Bosley Cloud are a must - to appreciate the spectacular views over the Chehire plains, Staffordshire and Derbyshire's Peak District. Farmhouse Cottage is on the borders of all three Counties and is therefore a convenient and suberb location for exploring the delights of all three counties including the Peak District of Derbyshire. An abundance of National Trust properties, historic houses and beautiful gardens are nearby together with Jodrell Bank with its Lovell Telescope, Alton Towers theme park, the Gritstone Trail walking route, Macclesfield and Delamere Forests, the Roaches and Hanging Stone, Chatsworth House, Styal Mill, Rudyard Lake, Tittesworth Reservoir, and Silk Museums in Macclesfield & Leek. The Potteries are within 25 minutes drive away and the roman city of Chester is within an hour's drive. The Cities of Manchester and Liverpool are in easy access by train or car - and for the shopaholics - then the Trafford Centre or Cheshire Oaks shopping outlets are a must. The market towns of Congleton, Leek and Macclesfield are within 10-15 mins drive and the lovely spa town of Buxton with its beautiful Opera House and outstanding architecture is only a 20 minute drive away.
Conveniently situated between the Derbyshire Peak District and the Cheshire Plains, Farmhouse Cottage is also located betwixt the historic and pretty market towns of Congleton, Macclesfield and Leek and within 20 minutes drive from the beautiful spa town of Buxton. Just 30 minutes drive away from the M6 motorway or Manchester Airport - and 10 minutes from either Macclesfield or Congleton railway station. Surrounded by farmland, Farmhouse Cottage is a walker's paradise on either hills or plains with spectacular scenery. Interesting places to visit are all around us from historic houses such as Chatsworth House and Tatton Park to Chester Zoo, Jodrell Bank and Styal Mill. The Potteries, theatres, museums, silk mills are all located nearby. Off road cycling routes such as the Biddulph Valley Way and Middlewood Way, sailing on Rudyard Lake, a number of golf courses, riding centres mean that there is an activity or interest to suit everyone. Local annual events include the Cheshire Show, Leek Show, the RHC Flower Show at Tatton Park, Cholmondley Pagaent of Power, Chatsworth Horse Trials & Country Fair, Peover Country Fair, Gawsworth Hall outdoor concerts, village well dressings in Derbyshire, Flash Races, Village Rose Queen crowning fetes, outdoor music festival at Capesthorne Hall, Manchester's Gay Pride Carnival, Chester Races, Sutton sheep dog trials, Bakewell Show, Hope Show, Ashbourne Show, Nantwich Show including the largest cheese show in the country, Nantwich boat and folk music festival, antique and craft fairs at Capesthorne Hall & Gawsworth Hall, Church & Chapel flower festivals, Macclesfield Forest annual rush bearing service, Macclesfield's monthly Treacle Market, Wilmslow's monthly Artisan Market, Rode Heath's monthly farmer's market, Macclesfield's Silk Museum & Heritage Centre, Anson Boat Lift, Nelson Pitt coal museum, Foxfield Steam Railway, Buxton Opera House & Pavilion Gardens and much much more!
Situated in Cheshire but also on the borders of Derbyshire and Staffordshire, Farmhouse Cottage provides the ideal base to explore and enjoy the fabulous scenery and many interesting places to visit in the locality. An ideal base for walkers and for sight seeing. The adjoining 'Swallows Barn' cottage is also available for friends and relatives to join you - sleeps 4