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The Sweethills

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Bungalow -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Alton, Staffordshire, England
This beautifully furnished newly-built annex is a must for anyone wanting a quiet and peaceful getaway! It is located along a private drive on farmland surrounded by the rolling hills of the traditional English countryside. There is abundant walking through woodland and open countryside from the door.

Wildlife is plentiful with many buzzards, hares, badgers and woodpeckers in the area. There have even been sightings of long-eared owls, red kites and muntjac deer. The area boasts a number of country pubs serving real ales and home-cooked food.

The region is steeped in history from the ancient ruins of Croxden Abbey (5 mins walk from the accommodation) to the legend of the Chained Oak of Alton, which can still be seen today. For those seeking adventure Alton Towers theme park is only 10 minutes drive away and there are many areas to expl...
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Listing #HL273763
About the Owner
Dorothy H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2012
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Date of stay: August 2018
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Date of stay: April 2018
Amenities
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Ample Parking
Cooker has large size oven gas oven with gas hobs
Full-size kitchen
Use of washing machine available (just ask)
All rooms are light an airy
French doors open from bedroom onto yard
All windows have superb views
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Please enquire regarding pets before booking
Bathrooms
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    1 Crib
    1 Full
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Extra charge of £5 per night for dogs and damage deposit - please enquire before booking.

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About the neighbourhood
Alton is noted for the theme park Alton Towers, built around the site of Alton Mansion (also named Alton Abbey or Alton Towers), which was owned by the Earls of Shrewsbury. The village is located on the eastern side of the Churnet valley. It is mentioned in the Domesday Book, and contains numerous buildings of architectural interest; the Round-House, Alton Castle (now a Catholic youth retreat centre), St Peter's Church, The Malt House, St John's Church and Alton Towers.

Stoke-on-Trent is considered to be the home of the pottery industry in England and is commonly known as The Potteries. The city's world-class ceramics collection is housed in the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery in Hanley. Etruria Industrial Museum on the Caldon Canal, and Gladstone Pottery Museum in a former...
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Getting around
By car from M1 or M6 take the A50 to Uttoxeter.
At McDonalds roundabout take the exit for Rocester B5030.
After 3 miles take left turn (Hollington Road) before JCB factory following a brown sign for Croxden Abbey.
Continue along this road for approx. 2.2 miles, take right turn (Keelings Lane) with brown sign for Croxden Abbey.
Continue along this windy road for approx. 1.3 miles to a T-junction, turn right signposted Alton.
After 300 metres and reaching the brow of the hill take the farm drive for Wood Farm on the left, the accommodation is situated half way along this drive.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: East Mindlands: 55.0 km
Railway: Uttoxeter: 11.0 km
By car from M1 or M6 take the A50 to Uttoxeter.
At McDonalds roundabout take the exit for Rocester B5030.
After 3 miles take left turn (Hollington Road) before JCB factory following a brown sign for Croxden Abbey.
Continue along this road for approx. 2.2 miles, take right turn (Keelings Lane) with brown sign for Croxden Abbey.
Continue along this windy road for approx. 1.3 miles to a T-junction, turn right signposted Alton.
After 300 metres and reaching the brow of the hill take the farm drive for Wood Farm on the left, the accommodation is situated half way along this drive.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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