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Old Shire Stables

7 Nights FromSee prices

  • £510
    Low season
  • £1160
    Peak season

Availability 12 month calendar

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Calendar last updated: 16th March 2018
Preferred arrival day: Mon/Fri

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    2 (all year)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Access


  • Star Rating

    4 Star

  • Log Burner

About Old Shire Stables

Troutsdale Farm is home to two Four Star Gold award winning self-catering barns that offer families and friends the chance to enjoy a taste of country living. Sitting on a family run farm in a tranquil spot, this impressive Eco barn is located close to Tittesworth Reservoir on the outskirts of the Peak District National Park.

A great deal of care and attention has gone into the renovation of the barn to provide all the modern conveniences required to ensure a relaxing break, whilst preserving the abundance of character features throughout adding to the charm. Kitchens are hand-crafted and well equipped with everything needed to cater for all occassions and welcoming sitting rooms with Clearview stoves provide the perfect place to relax at the end of the day.

An excellent choice for a get-together of family or friends, Old Shire Stables sleeps up to six guests in three bedrooms and The Old Cartshed sleeps ten in four. They can also be rented together for larger groups of up to sixteen (plus cots) and are well suited for those who enjoy walking, cycling or want to explore the areas many attractions. Circular walks start straight from the front door taking you around the nature trail at Tittesworth Reservoir which also has a playground for the little ones, cafe and watersports centre for those who enjoy kayaking and canoeing. The impressive rock formations of The Roaches attract climbers to the area, as do the cycle routes of the Manifold Valley Track, High Peak and Tissington Trails offering miles of traffic free fun.

The Peak District is one of the most visited national parks of all and a vast outdoor playground with a stunning backdrop for a host of outdoor adventures. It spans across the four counties of Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Cheshire and also Yorkshire. Tittesworth sits in the Staffordshire Moorlands (also known as the Staffordshire Peaks) on the national parks south west edge, close to the Derbyshire border. The market town of Leek is only a five minute car ride with Buxton's spa town fifteen minutes away. Ashbourne, Macclesfield and Bakewell are too within easy reach and less than half an hour away.

The area offers plenty of attractions for day trips out. Alton Towers is only twenty minutes by car and bound to be a holiday highlight with the younger party members, whilst the adults are sure to enjoy a visit to Chatsworth, Haddon Hall and Tatton Park to name just a few of the areas stately homes. Take a nostalgic trip on one of the local steam railways (including Foxfield, Rudyard Lake and Churnet Valley) or enjoy a game of golf amongst stunning scenery. There are underground adventures which make perfect rainy day activities at Pooles, Speedwell and Peak Cavern as well as horse riding, fishing and RSPB reserves for nature enthusiasts. The Potteries are also within easy reach by car as is the Joderall Bank Observatory and Discovery Centre.

Alternatively, stay locally and enjoy everything this peaceful location has to offer with three good pubs in the local village for a meal out, stunning scenery, and a view you will never want to leave!

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Barbara Turnock joined Independent Cottages in December 2016

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • iPod Docking
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi
  • Farm Stay

Location (The Peak District)

Old Shire Stables is equally as appealing for parties of six as it is just for two being cosy and full of charm.

Accommodation and facilities:

Ground floor (with underfloor heating)

  • Entrance hall which leads to a cloak room with WC and wash basin.
  • Large country-style kitchen with exposed stonework, dishwasher, microwave, fridge, freezer, electric oven/hob, cupboards for storage and table with seating for six.
  • Utility room with washing machine and space for storing and drying boots and coats.
  • Sitting room with comfy seating, flatscreen television, DVD/CD player, multi-fuel stove and doors letting the countryside flood in and providing access into the garden with BBQ and outdoor furniture - the perfect place to sit out and enjoy the incredible views during the warmer months.

First floor (heated via radiators)

  • Master double bedroom with en-suite shower room (including WC and wash basin) and large window offering lovely views.
  • Twin bedroom with two single beds.
  • Additional double bedroom with beams and vaulted ceiling providing a nice sense of space.
  • Family bathroom with shower over bath, WC and wash basin.

Additional information: The barn has been cleverly designed to incorporate green credentials (such as ground source heat pump for central heating, lime plastered walls with clay paints and sheep's wool insulation) whilst ensuring there is no compromise to guest comfort. The holiday homes are not suitable for use as a 'party house' so unfortunately hen and stag parties cannot be accepted. No smoking and unfortunately no pets. Prices include heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and a welcome basket of logs. WiFi available. Short breaks available - please enquire with the owner.

Star Rating: 4 Star Gold

Old Shire Stables Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms (2 Doubles & 1 Twin)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £510
Mid Season from £680
High Season from £850
Peak Season £1160
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
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Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Barbara Turnock
Member Since December 2016

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Old Shire Stables 12 month availability calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 16th March 2018