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Old Beams character Peak District * *Large Discounts for groups of 6 or less*

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The Old Beams,Grade II listed,historic character building, period features and modern conveniences.
1st floor king size bed room,luxury hand cast brass bed,referred to as the Royal room by our cleaner
Second floor bathroom with over bath shower.
1 of 30The Old Beams,Grade II listed,historic character building, period features and modern conveniences.
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6 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
13 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Old Beams is located on the southern edge of the Peak District, offering a perfect base for those wishing to avoid the busier central Peak District, with easy access from both the M1 and the M6. Perfect for larger groups, it boasts all modern conveniences within a period property, offering separate relaxation spaces for adults and kids, or communal spaces large enough to accommodate both. For entertainment, there is a large flat screen tv in the lounge with free sat , additional TVs in adjacent snug and one of the bedrooms. Outside and to the rear is a large lawned garden with seating areas and a large 6 ring barbecue to ensure noone is kept waiting for their steak! In addition to the period style of the property, featuring old beams, there is a double sided wood burner in the lounge a...Old Beams is located on the southern edge of the Peak District, offering a perfect base for those wishing to avoid the busier central Peak District, with easy access from both the M1 and the M6. Perfect for larger groups, it boasts all modern conveniences within a period property, offering separate relaxation spaces for adults and kids, or communal spaces large enough to accommodate both. For entertainment, there is a large flat screen tv in the lounge with free sat , additional TVs in adjacent snug and one of the bedrooms. Outside and to the rear is a large lawned garden with seating areas and a large 6 ring barbecue to ensure noone is kept waiting for their steak! In addition to the period style of the property, featuring old beams, there is a double sided wood burner in the lounge as well as an additional wood burner in the entrance hall/ music room. It also boasts three en-suite kingsize bedrooms, a ground floor en suite double room and a double and twin room sharing a bathroom on the second floor, (both with height restrictions). There is a massive conservatory dining room perfect for celebratory meals together . As an alternative guests have the option to spill outside into the huge lawned garden and use the large barbecue to enjoy an outside dining experience.Sit outside on the gravelled area perhaps with a pre dinner drink and enjoy the garden,whilst keeping an eye on the younger members of the group or perhaps your four legged companions. We also have links with a fabulous chef who is able to cook for you at Old Beams and make a celebration truly special. Please ask for details he will then get in touch with you to discuss menu and service options along with prices. For activities, Old Beams is on the doorstep of the cycle trails of the Manifold Valley, minutes from beautiful ramblers paths and within 5 miles of Alton Towers. Centrally located between Derby and The Potteries, there are a wealth of additional attractions including china factory tours, craft areas, shops and museums, as well as the Waterworld swimming pool, indoor skiing and bowling. The great houses of Shugborough Hall, Little Moreton Hall and Chatsworth all lie within easy reach, and golf and riding are available nearby. Located within the village of Waterhouses, there is a delightful, traditional beamed pub serving excellent food (Ye Olde Crown at Waterhouses), a village shop, a take away cafe and a post office within a 5 minute walk and numerous additional pubs within a short drive. There is also a swimming pool at the local school in the village which can be booked for private parties. Please contact me directly if you would like to check rates and availability. Sainsbury's, M&S Food, Asda and Morrisons are all within 7 miles. Grocery deliveries can also be arranged from Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury's and Waitrose Significant discount for groups of 6 or underMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
3 Attached (ensuite), 1 Shower, 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Gill B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2007
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

Then location was great for our needs and the house really worked well. We had 12 adults ranging from 90 - 23 years of age, plus 3 children aged 1,2 and 3 years old. We had plenty of space and enjoyed some great walks with...More

Date of stay: December 2017
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HMBAMD, VR Owner at Old Beams character Peak District * *Large Discounts for groups of 6 or less*, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Thanks for your review. We’re glad you enjoyed your stay.

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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

We spent an enjoyable weekend here to celebrate our daughter's 40th birthday. It was perfect for a large group and the house is very welcoming and comfortable. The standout feature for us was the kitchen. We are all keen cooks and found it the best...More

Date of stay: August 2017
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HMBAMD, VR Owner at Old Beams character Peak District * *Large Discounts for groups of 6 or less*, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We’re glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to hear from you again.

Reviewed 18 August 2017

This was our second visit to Old Beams. It works perfectly for lots of families with everyone having there own space but a fantastic big table for everyone to eat together. The children enjoyed the garden and we found everything we needed in the kitchen....More

Date of stay: July 2017
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HMBAMD, VR Owner at Old Beams character Peak District * *Large Discounts for groups of 6 or less*, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thanks for the review. We hope to see you again. Regards, Helen

Reviewed 3 July 2017

I was let down last minute when my original holiday accommodation was cancelled on me. Luckily I came across Old Beams and it looked ideal for the weekend I had planned - 6 couples for a birthday celebration. Helen was very helpful from the minute...More

Date of stay: June 2017
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HMBAMD, VR Owner at Old Beams character Peak District * *Large Discounts for groups of 6 or less*, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thanks for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and hope to hear from you again. Regards, Helen

Reviewed 11 April 2017

We stayed at Old Beams for a hen-do in the Peak District. The house was perfect for us - large with a huge dining table, a great garden and lots of space for food and drinks, the kitchen was well stocked. The caretaker next door...More

Date of stay: April 2017
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HMBAMD, VR Owner at Old Beams character Peak District * *Large Discounts for groups of 6 or less*, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thanks for your review. We're happy you enjoyed your stay, and that the hen-do was a success! We look forward to hearing from you again for your return! Helen

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Reviewed 18 November 2016

My husband and I, our three children, their partners and teenage children spent a fantastic extended weekend here. My son and his partner were visiting fron Australia , so it was ideal for a family get together. There is loads of room for the family...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank Bin L
HMBAMD, VR Owner at Old Beams character Peak District * *Large Discounts for groups of 6 or less*, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2016

Thank you for your glowing review! We're glad the whole family enjoyed their stay in Old Beams and the local area. Helen

Reviewed 10 November 2016

A very nice stay in old beams, great house, location, lots of parking. We all had a fabulous time. A lovely area of the UK.

Date of stay: November 2016
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HMBAMD, VR Owner at Old Beams character Peak District * *Large Discounts for groups of 6 or less*, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2016

Thanks for taking the time to provide a review. We're happy you loved Old Beams! Helen

Reviewed 24 June 2016

We have returned from an amazing 5 night stay at this wonderful house. From the moment we arrived we felt completely at home - we all wished it could have been our home!! We had planned the holiday to see daughter and son from our...More

Date of stay: June 2016
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HMBAMD, VR Owner at Old Beams character Peak District * *Large Discounts for groups of 6 or less*, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a glowing review. We have to agree, the first time we walked into Old Beams it felt like coming home - it is very special! We are always so happy to hear our guests...More

Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

A house with real character, a garden providing interest for all the children, ages 7-12, and lovely relaxation for the adults. Kitchen well equipped, 3 fridges and a freezer. The conservatory is amazing, a brilliant room for family meals. Close to beautiful Dove dale. Bike...More

Date of stay: May 2016
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HMBAMD, VR Owner at Old Beams character Peak District * *Large Discounts for groups of 6 or less*, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2016

Thanks for your lovely review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again. Helen

Reviewed 17 May 2016

Had fantastic weekend with friends for my birthday. Spacious surroundings, excellent facilities and what a way to start the day having breakfast with the sun pouring in through a pretty amazing conservatory! Great meal at the crown - made to feel very welcome. Would definitely...More

Date of stay: May 2016
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HMBAMD, VR Owner at Old Beams character Peak District * *Large Discounts for groups of 6 or less*, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2016

Thank you for taking the time to post your review - we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. The conservatory is wonderful - especially when the sun is shining! Regards, Helen

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Cooker
Telephone
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Waterhouses is the largest village on the southern edge of the Peak, and the most substantial settlement in the Hamps valley. The village centre is where the Leek to Ashbourne road, the A523, crosses the Hamps and the road to Cauldon turns off south. There are rows of cottages clustered around this junction and a pub, The Crown Inn, on the corner. Just above here is the old station, once the terminus of the Manifold and Hamps Light Railway, and the remaining station buildings have been restored by the Peak Park and converted into an information and cycle hire centre. There is one other noteable pub in the village, the George Inn. There is a local village shop, a post office and a butchers within the village. A kilometre and a half away to the north is the small farming hamlet of Waterfall...
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