The Old Chartshed - The Peak District, Sleeps 10
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The Old Chartshed - Tittesworth, Blackshaw Moor, Staffordshire, The Peak District, England - Sleeps 10

Group bookings available: This property is one of 2 properties which, when rented together, can accommodate up to 16 guests

The Old Chartshed

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!

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  • The Old Cartshed - sleeps ten in four bedrooms
  • Cosy sitting room with stove
  • Country kitchen
  • Heaps of character throughout
  • Entrance hall
  • Master bedroom
  • Double en-suite bedroom
  • Bunk beds in the master room
  • Impressive staircase
  • Close to Tittesworth Reservoir
  • The Old Chartshed
  • Pretty as a picture when the meadows are in full bloom
  • Surrounded by stunning scenery
  • Miles of walks from the front door
  • Enjoy a taste of country life
  • Enjoy a taste of country life
  • Perfect for walkers, cyclists and climbers
  • Explore the waterways


  • Log Burner
  • Pub/Restaurant Nearby
  • Garden/Outside Area
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • DVD
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Kingsize Bed
  • Horse Riding Nearby

The Old Chartshed Continued

The Old Cartshed is perfect for large parties of ten and great for a reunion of friends or family get together.

Accommodation and facilities:

Ground floor (with underfloor heating)

  • Entrance hall with stone flags on the floor adding to the charm.
  • Cloak room with WC and wash basin
  • Large country-style kitchen with heavily beamed ceiling, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave, cupboards for storage topped with marble and oak, electric oven/hob, central island for preparing food and large table with seating for ten.
  • Utility room with washing machine, Belfast sink and space for storing/drying boots and coats.
  • Sitting room with comfy seating, flatscreen television, DVD/CD player, multi-fuel stove and doors letting the countryside flood in, providing access into the enclosed 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)

  • Family room with king-size bed and additional set of bunk beds (suitable for adults), along with an en-suite shower room.
  • Double bedroom which also has an en-suite shower room (including WC and wash basin).
  • Twin bedroom with two single beds.
  • Family bathroom with shower over bath, WC and wash basin.
  • Landing with oak stairs leading up to...

Second floor (heated via radiators)

  • Second twin bedroom with vaulted ceiling and skylights letting the light in.

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 is available. Short break available - please enquire with the owner.

Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £745
Mid Season from £890
High Season from £940
Peak Season £1560

Key details:
Star Rating: 4 Star Gold

Pets: No
Smoking: No
Children: Yes
Changeover Day: Mon/Fri
Payment options:
Paypal, Cheque, Credit Card, Bank Transfer

Bedroom configuration:
Sleeps 10 people in 4 bedrooms (1 Family, 1 Double & 2 Twins)

Group booking details:
Please note: The Old Chartshed sleeps 10 people. The owner has 2 properties which, when booked together, can accommodate up to 16 guests.   Dining capacity: 0.

Contact owner for group prices
All male groups: No
All female groups: No
Catering Available: Yes

Owner's details:
Owner: Barbara Turnock, click Contact Details for owner´s phone number and email address.

The Old Chartshed joined Independent Cottages in Dec 2016

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