Knowl Cottage is our largest of the three cottages and sleeps 6 people and sits in the heart of Hartington village. Knowl is between 500 and 700 years old with lots of characterful features such as an inglenook fireplace with open grate and original stone mullion windows and beams.
The cottage has three bedrooms, all with their own spacious ensuite, a large sitting room and a truly well equipped shaker style kitchen. It has off street parking and, in a separate out building, a Sky Sports room for guests from all three cottages to use.
KNOWL COTTAGE: THE DETAILS
Living and eating:
The spacious lounge has many charming features; an inglenook fireplace with open grate, dressed stone lintels and original stone mullion windows and beams. There is a television, DVD player, full Sky TV, (including films and Sports packages) CD player, and super-fast WiFi. There is additionally a (shared) Sky sports room seating up to ten people in the courtyard behind the cottage.The shaker style kitchen is well equipped with a full-sized fridge-freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and a microwave. It’s stocked with quality china from Burleigh – the UK’s longest established pottery based in the Potteries (so not far away) Please note that there will no longer be an oopen fireplace from 2022, we are removing these facilities for environmental reasons and installing an upmarket flame effect electric stove.
Three bedrooms, two of which are doubles, and one a twin, all of which have good sized en-suites, (one of the en-suites has a bath with shower over, the other two have showers. All the bedrooms also have their own (modest) TVs.
We do not accept pets.
We have high speed WiFi which can be picked up anywhere in the cottage
In front of the cottage is a small but pleasant traditional cottage garden with some outside seating from where you can watch the world go by and in front of the garden on the other side of a traditional dry stone wall there is parking for two large or three average sized cars. In the courtyard behind there is a modest patio area with seating for up to six. Also in the courtyard there are laundry facilities in the ‘Sky Sports Room’ (there is also a washing machine in the cottage itself).
Prices and availability for Knowl Cottage
Weekly Prices for 6 people*
January: £620 6 people / week
March/April (other than easter): £660
May other than 28th : £700 to £745
28th May (Whit week): £1000
Other June weeks: £790/850
July (other than last week): £860
School summer holidays: £920
Last week August: £900
September: £660 to £790
October (other than last week): £660
October half term: £760
Christmas / New Year: Please enquire Rentals include heating, electric, linen, towels and unlimited logs kindling wood etc.
* Less than 6 people staying? We offer a £20 per week discount for each person less than six.
From mid-May to October check-in is on Saturdays
Cancellation Policy: please enquire but in any event we send you details prior to your committing yourselves. We think you will find them very reasonable – particularly in relation to developments in tiers and lockdowns etc – certainly noone has criticised them yet!
Short Stay Prices for 6 people
Please note that there are as at end of April no weekend slots left in 2021, but plenty in 2022 and some mid week slots in 2021. Rates in December/January : 4 nights £490, 3 nights £440 and 2 nights £400 including heating electric linen towels and unlimited logs, kindling wood etc. Midweek stays are £140 less than our weekend rates!
November and 2nd half of February: £30 more than December/January rates, midweek £20 more.
March and April weekends outside Easter: £45 more than January rates (£30 more midweek). Early May Bank holiday weekend £100 more; For short-break rates during the Easter weeks, please enquire. Short breaks are not accepted in Knowl between mid-May and end of October.
* Less than 6 people staying? We offer a £15 discount for each person less than six.
MAKE A BOOKING
Please book by phone or email.
About 30% deposit is taken at the time of the booking (preferably by bank transfer but cheques acceptable as well so long as they are sent a minimum time before arrival dates) and the remaining amount is payable one month before arrival.
Patrick and Frances Skemp
Rudyard, Leek ST13 8PW
(this is our best number)
or 01538 306495