Townhouse in Leek, Staffordshire, England - Short Stroll To Markets, Restaurants And Pubs
Overton Bank House is the perfect place for a get together, a superb, luxury, self-catering holiday home for groups or families, combining historic elegance with very comfortable furnishings and state-of-the-art entertainment systems. It has a huge, well-equipped, kitchen and dining room that seats 16 and three separate sitting rooms. There is also a wood burning stove, large flat screen television with surround sound and a large, beautifully maintained, walled garden with barbeque and fire pit. Free WiFi throughout.
Top Traveller Review
Wow! What a wonderful property.
About the Owner
The Property is owned by Barbara and Steve Prentice. We fell in love with Leek and it's wonderful compact market town atmosphere when we first visited the town. We purchased Overton Bank House and moved to Leek in 2001 and converted this beautiful old building into a big holiday home in 2014 trying to ensure all mod cons were included and it's classic feel and atmosphere were preserved.
Guestbook comments from the owner
"Beautiful house, lovely little town, great countryside"
"Wow, it's absolutely stunning!"
"We had a wonderful time - will recommend to friends"
1 holidaymaker review
Wow! What a wonderful property.
We went to Overton Bank House for a 50th celebration and we were so impressed with the facilities. Every little extra was accommodated for: additional electrical extras, wonderful welcome pack, additional keys, kitchen essentials were not needed as they were already there, extra fridge, logs for fire pit, barbecue facilities. Oh the list is endless.
From the Owner
“Overton Bank House is perfect for a get together with family and friends. The town centre is less than a minute away and virtually everything in the town; restaurants, bars, cosy pubs, shops, and markets are all within a couple of minutes walk. In the house there is plenty of space to spread out and have privacy but with great areas to socialize and have a great time together.”
Activity and Interests
Special interest holidays:
Leek is on the edge of the Peak District National Park, a good centre for exploring Staffordshire, Derbyshire and Cheshire. Roaches Rocks offer a natural adventure playground, and Rudyard Lake, 3 miles, has boat hire and a miniature steam train. Tittesworth Lake has a kayak/canoeing centre plus fishing. Cheddleton Steam Railway, pony trekking, cycle trails, canal dayboat hire and superb walking are within 6 miles. Little Moreton Hall, Biddulph Grange Gardens, Quarry Bank Mill, Lyme Park, Tatton Park and Dunham Massey (all NT) are within easy reach. Alton Towers and Splash Landings, Macclesfield with its silk heritage museum, Stoke-on-Trent with pottery and china centres, and Trentham Gardens and Monkey Forest are within 12 miles. Buxton is 10 miles, whilst Chatsworth House is 25 miles.
1 hour by car from Manchester and East Midlands airport. 1.5 hours by car from Birmingham airport. Nearest train stations Macclesfield 20 mins and Stoke on Trent 20 mins.
Alton Towers 12 miles away. 12.5 miles to Buxton. 12 miles to The Potteries and pottery museums. Peak District National Park 4 miles. Chatsworth House 23 miles. Buxton 12.5 miles. Manchester 33 miles. Manchester Airport 25 miles.
Overton Bank House is right in the centre of the charming market town of Leek. Nearby are many restaurants and pubs of all types. The Daily Telegraph voted Leek was voted 2nd best high street the UK. There are a lot of small independent retailers, including many antique and craft shops.
Leek has a number of banks and ATMs, and several supermarkets including Waitrose, Sainsbury's, Morrison's and Aldi and ASDA.
The leisure centre has a swimming pool and Brough Park is just over the road from Overton Bank House. The town itself is very compact so you can walk to almost all the facilities. No taxis or designated drivers required for an evening out!
Additional pricing information
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
Call 07785 375 545 or 07890 750367 for more information and a brochure or to book. Deposit 10% on booking - remaining balance 4 weeks before start date. Cheques, BACS or Pay Pal accepted.
Holidays begin Fridays but we will consider other start days - please call us to discuss.
Notes on prices:
If your planned holiday is longer than 7 days please call us and we will be able to give a discount.
- Available arrival
From the Owner
“The garden gets the sun until late in the day and is a super area to sit out and have fun.”
- Internet ...
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room ...
- Towels Provided
- Tumble Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Wood Stove
- Dishes & Utensils ...
- Kitchen ...
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Games
- Video Library
- children welcome
- pets considered
- Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
- Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
- Toilet 1 - Toilet
- Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
- Bedroom 1 and 2 (Family Suite) shared En-suite Bathroom with shower & WC Bedroom 3,4 & 5 - share Bathroom with bath, shower, WC + seperate WC Bedroom 6,7 & 8 - share Bathroom with Bath, shower and WC
- 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
- Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
- Bedroom 2
- Bedroom 3
- Bedroom 4
- Bedroom 5
- Bedroom 6
- Bedroom 7
- Bedroom 8 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Small Kitchen attached
- Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 16 (7 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Overton Bank House will accommodate 16 guests: there are 5 double bedrooms, one twin bedroom and a Family Suite which consists of a main bedroom leading to a separate twin bedroom. These two rooms share an en-suite.
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- Garden ...
- Outside: A large, beautifully maintained, walled garden with barbeque and fire pit, extensive garden furniture plus separate courtyard with seating. Garden WC. Utility Room: Sink, washing machine, tumble dryer, iron and ironing board. Separate beer/wine fridge. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Quality towels and bed linen included. Property cleaned once a week and before every booking. Other: Flat screen TV, iPod docking and hairdryer in every bedroom. Large cycle store. Initial supply of logs for wood burning stove.