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)
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 however 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 is a laundry 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
Half Term Feb: £640
Easter weeks: £720
May (other than Whit): £680 to £730
May (Whit week): £900
July (other than last week): £840
School summer holidays: £900
28th August: £860
September: £690 to £780
October (other than last week): £670
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 May to October check-in is on Saturdays
Cancellation Policy: please ring – we think you will find then very reasonable
Short Stay Prices for 6 people
December to 13 February: 4 nights £480, 3 nights £430 and 2 nights £390 including heating electric linen towels and unlimited logs, kindling wood etc. Midweek stays are £140 less than our weekend rates! (We should mention that as at early September there is no weekend availability left for the remainder of 2020 but plenty in 2021 and some mid week availability in 2020
November and 14 to 28 February: £30 more than January rates, midweek £20 more.
March and April weekends outside Easter: £45 more than January rates (£30 more midweek). For short-break rates during the Easter weeks and mid feb i.e. feb half term, please enquire. Short breaks are not accepted in Knowl between May and October.
It will be noted that as at mid September there is no week long availability in 2020, nor any weekends available, just a four night mid week slot from 16th November and three night mid-week slot from 7th December; there is however plenty of availability in 2021
* Less than 6 people staying? We offer a £15 discount for each person less than six.
MAKE A BOOKING
Please book by phone, email, or use the contact form.
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
Tel: (+44)(0)7977 724042 (this is the best number) or 01538 306495