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Detached Rural Cottage in Idyllic Location with Spectacular Views. Dogs Welcome

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Cottage in Bradnop, Nr. Leek, Peak District (Staffs), Staffordshire, England - Peaceful Rural Setting, On The Edge Of The Pretty Village Of Bradnop.2.5 Miles From Leek

Enjoy a stress free stay in our comfortable detached rural property. Enjoy its amenities along with the delightful setting, within easy reach of all the riches of the Derbyshire and Staffordshire Peak District. Little Bent cottage is a luxury self catering holiday cottage which sleeps up to 6/7 adults. You can unwind in peace and tranquility in the midst of spectacular rural countryside. Spend days out walking The Coombes or wander around local market towns and picturesque villages, or visit the wealth of historic buildings,and gardens such as Biddulph Grange. Little Bent is well located near the historic market town of Leek, and in an area of outstanding natural beauty. The area offers wonderful opportunities to explore the ceramics trail, go geocaching, enjoy adventure and excitement. There are many attractions within a short drive, Alton Towers(9miles), Rudyard Lake and The Churnet Valley Railway , and the Manifold Valley. The area offers wonderful walking, riding, cycling and climbing opportunities. The wow factor is the location which offers stunning views. The Cottage provides a warm welcome with its two wood burners, modern farmhouse style kitchen, three bedrooms, a small cloakroom, and a bathroom with a large shower and a Jacuzzi bath, and comfortable furnishings. Bent Cottage is ideal not only for those seeking peace and tranquility, but also provides a perfect base for further exploration of the Staffordshire Moorlands and the Peak District. there is plenty of outdoor space to chill or for childern to run off all their energy! At a additional charge there is a dog sitter/walker available. And A local CRB checked babysitter.we have the services of a qualified, experienced hairdresser and beautician for those thinking of a relaxing treat for themselves or may be a group of friends.

Pauline Sherratt
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
19 June, 2018

About Pauline Sherratt


Pauline Sherratt purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Pauline Sherratt chose Bradnop


Guestbook comments from the owner

Sam and family. 4 July 14

Really pleased with everything. You will see us many times again. Thanks for everything. What a fantastic place .

Tom and Charlotte. 10 July 14

We have had an amazing stay. The cottage exceeded our expectations .we have so much to do. We will defiantly be back. And recommending to our friends and family.

Lisa and family. 1august 14

Very nice to be greeted by the owners and a lovely welcome basket.

We'll equipped kitchen, everything provided. Eg, foil, cling film. Washing up liquid and good quality cleaning products , very useful for making pack ups etc. love the modern shabby chic decor. A lovely feel to the cottage. Lovely log burners. Nice bedding and towels. The whole cottage is very clean and cosy. And wonderful to be able to bring our dog who is such a big par to f the family. And great that a dog sitter was arranged at short notice too.

Overall we had a lovely week, very relaxing and would defiantly recommend the cottage to our friends.
Aug 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Bradnop in Bradnop

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom: Recently refurbished with a large walk-in shower, a Jacuzzi bath, hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.Good proportioned space. Clean and relaxing.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: BR 1: Double bed, wardrobe, folding bed if required. Rear aspect stunning views from three windows. BR 2: This room contains bunk beds, and again stunning view from the window. BR 3: Double bed with a wardrobe, front aspect views of rolling countryside.
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Notes on accommodation: Facilities All electric, gas and bed linen included. Travel cot and high chair available upon request. Logs provided. (There may be a small additional cost if higher than normal consumption )The owners provide a welcome pack upon arrival. Should you require a pamper time a local experienced, qualified ,beautician can be arranged at an additional cost.There is also a babysitting service available, subject to availability , at an additional cost. Outside: Outside: A small, private, self-contained front garden, large back garden area and self contained fields with views. Private parking for multiple cars. Washing line, pegs and clothes horse available, locking bike shed, BBQ and outside furniture.the area outside is exceptionally spacious offering lots of opportunities to enjoy a safe, ring fenced , private space. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and towels provided, with washer/dryer and iron/ironing board facilities. If booking more than one week towels will be changed after the end of each week, and bed linen if requested. The property is very clean and pleasant .


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Detached Rural Cottage in Idyllic Location with Spectacular Views. Dogs Welcome
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A well equipped and beautifully presented cottage in a quiet and peaceful location.

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to the Peak District and as a result of our experience staying in Little Bent Cottage it will not be our last. The cottage was spotlessly clean when we arrived and the lemon drizzle cake waiting for us on the kitchen table was delicious. Finding 3 lambs in the garden was something of a surprise and could have put a dampener on the holiday as the dogs had nowhere to run about as a result. However, within 3 hours Pauline and her husband had relocated the sheep and our 3 cocker spaniels were able to enjoy their freedom again. The Manifold Valley was very dog friendly for longer walks and we all enjoyed the climb up to Thor's Cave.

Overall this was a very relaxing break and we will definitely be staying at Little Bent Cottage again.

  • Review Submitted: 04-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very nice cottage

  • 4 of 5

The property was a real home from home well presented and very clean unfortunately it rained most days so did not get out and about as much as hoped

  • Review Submitted: 10-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
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  • 5 of 5

one of the best cottages i have stayed in. Owners most charming and helpful. Location is superb. Dog loved the paddocks.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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We loved this cottage, really homely. Was like home from home and Pauline was amazing.

  • 5 of 5

Everything has been thought of, fresh eggs and milk, homemade chocolate cake and essentials left in the cottage. Pauline was very friendly with lots of helpful information regarding the local area. We would 100% stay again

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderfully relaxing place to stay. Quiet and dog loved the fields to run about in

  • 5 of 5

Really relaxing place to stay. Lovely welcome - including chocolate cake! Beautiful views and countryside. Our own fields to dog walk in. All the usual facilities. Comfortable bed. Excellent advice re where to go and which takeaways to use. Will definately be back to stay here again

  • Review Submitted: 01-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Cosy Cottage. Good location.

  • 4 of 5

Lovely week spent here, after a very warm welcome from the owner. Good facilities, lots of extra nice touches. Great rural location, ideally situated for exploring the Peak District.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
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Little Bent is well located for so many types of holidays. Its on the edge of the Peak District, lots of amazing walks and cycle trips are literally just outside the gate. Within less than 10 miles you have the Manifold Valley, Dovedale, The Roaches, Rudyard lake, Carsington water and much more. The market town of Leek is just 2.5 miles away. With Buxton, Macclesfield, Stoke On Trent and Ashbourne nearby. Just to mention a few.

Further Details:

Nestled between so many picturesque villages,Bradnop, onecote,Butterton. Grindon. Ipstones. There are no shortage of traditional country pubs to sample. Many within walking district and all within a short cycle ride. With a cycle hire centre in Waterhouses, where the less frequent riders can enjoy a peaceful, flat cycle ride along the manifold track. There are golf courses in town. Clay pigeon shoots every second and fourth Sunday in the month. Families will love the world famous Alton towers which is than 10 miles away, Trentham monkey forest or the popular Waterworld; where regardless of the weather the family can experience hours of family fun. There are the alton towers spa; another great experience, regardless of the weather. The nearest supermarket is only 1.5 miles away.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Your booking can either be via email / or telephone -
Or telephone 07834094752.
A £100 deposit is requested upon booking, the payment is due on arrival .The deposit will be returned no less than 24 hours after vacating assuming that everything as been left as it was found .

Changeover Day:
There is a flexible change over day. With arrivals no early than 3 pm , unless prior arrangements have been made . And departures are asked to be no later than 11am.we have full week. Weekend and mid week breaks available. Minimum of a two night stay.

Notes on prices:
Our prices start at £175 for a 2 night break . Up to a £600 for a high season week for 6/7 guests.with an additional £100 refundable deposit. This is our first season and we hope that you will agree that these prices are very competitive and we think represent good value for money. But we will let you be the judge of this.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.