Single holiday let sleeping up to 12 guests in total
Sleeps 5 - 12
Close to Alton Towers and on the edge of the Peak District, the Old Castle Inn is a converted and characterful public house offering spacious self catering accommodation. Situated in the picturesque village of Alton in Staffordshire the property is ideal for family get togethers and groups of friends. It is a large and unusual house with 5 double bedrooms (comfortably sleeping 10 and a fold out double sofa for extra guests), 2 bathrooms, large kitchen, conservatory and 3 reception rooms all filled with unique architectural features and open fires.
Alton Towers theme park is only 1 mile away (buses from the village are available) . The village sits above the Churnet Valley, and is adjacent to Dimmingsdale with its network of beautiful walks and cycle paths, which includes the disused railway line. Alton Castle and the surrounding church buildings, which can be seen from the rear windows of Old Castle Inn, constitute a heritage site and boast original Pugin designs. The village has a number of fine pubs, several of which serve food. There is also a late-opening mini-mart and post office for basic supplies.
Hikers, families, pets and cyclists are all welcome. Smoking in garden only, please. Baby-sitting and dog-sitting service available by negotiation with trustworthy local family. The house has a good sized safe enclosed garden with seating area and a large sandpit.
The ground floor has 5 rooms. The living room has polished floorboards, 2 large sofas, an open fireplace and exposed stonework. The second reception room has a quarry tiled floor, a large stone fireplace with a wood burner and a feature dining table. There is a large conservatory with seating and french windows opening onto a patio area, a sandpit and garden. The kitchen has further seating. There is also a library room with a piano.
Floor One: Bedroom 1 has polished floorboards and a double bed. Bedroom 2 has twin beds and a stone fireplace. Bedroom 3 has twin beds and an exposed stone fireplace and castle wall chimney breast, a wash stand and partial view of castle.
There is a large walk in shower and separate toilet.
Floor Two: Bedroom 4 has a double bed. Bedroom 5 sleeps two (single beds). Large landing area with seating and a day bed with pull out trundle and a castle view.has a bathroom with cast iron roll top bath with claw feet and toilet. Central heating throughout.
The Old Castle Inn offers spacious self catering accommodation in a large and unusual house with 5 double bedrooms filled with unique architectural features and open fires. The property is ideal for those wanting substantial and characterful accommodation on the edge of the Peak District.
£600 per week to £1500 per week
3 night breaks £450-£700