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Manor House Farm
Ranked #2 of 5 Denstone B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Crewe, United Kingdom
1 review
“Everything & More”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2013

We booked bed & breakfast for a couple of days break to get away from it all. The accommodation was clean and tidy, well looked after and full of personality and charm. The room lacked nothing and we were really impressed by the little touches where Margaret made sure that the little things we often forget to pack were available. Nothing was too much trouble and we were made to feel like this was our own home. Very friendly and warm. We would highly recommend this as a place to stay.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Dave B
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manorhousefarm, Owner at Manor House Farm, responded to this review, March 25, 2013
Sorry for the delay in replying to your review but that does not detract from how important we feel your review is.Since we have been involved with Trip Advisor we have never ceased to be very pleased with the very kind words and helpful comments we have received..Thank you very much indeed
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cheshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2013

Manor House Farm is a great place to stay if you enjoy old world charm.
Chris and Margaret are lovely warm and friendly people who can't do enYough to make your stay pleasant and make you very much at home.
We stayed two nights and tried both rooms.
The Red Room was with the most amazing four poster bed that swallowed you up and would not let you switch off the alarm!!
Lots of nice little touches,big fluffy towels, nice wine glasses, coffee bags, Dutch hot chocolate,biscuits to mention a few also juice and fresh milk in a mini fridge.
View was the garden and considering the stone building and age of it was nice and warm.
The other room again four poster had a single bed also and view of the barns. Again pleasant and felt lighter and more airy than the more opulent romantic Red Room but it's really down to preference.
Breakfast was served in the dining room on a huge medeival style long table with nice juices, cereals and fruit. Toast and a wonderful cooked breakfast or whatever you fancied, nothing was too much trouble. Bacon was marvellous, say no more!
What has to be mentioned is the lounge area where you can warm yourself with a nice drink by a fantastic log fire and antique pieces. Cosy and snug, obviously more apparent in winter (

however gardens must be wonderful in summer) and even a concealed tv, books magazines.....
Wi-fi well connected.
Perfect getaway for Alton Towers, or maybe National Trust properties etc.
Highly recommended!!
So thank you Christ and Margaret for a great two days and for sharing your wonderful home,
Ruth and John.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank ruthyCheshire
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manorhousefarm, Owner at Manor House Farm, responded to this review, March 25, 2013
It was very pleasing to get a review from some one so clearly used to submitting reviews,and thank you very much for your kind and constructive comments..It was also pleasing to find you enjoyed our tip of visiting the National Trust property of Wightwick Manor near Wolverhampton.
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2012

Keeper's Cottage (self-catering accommodation at Manor House Farm) is a perfect bolt hole. Chris and Margaret could not have been more friendly and accommodating, and the cottage lacks nothing. Beautiful setting, roaring fire, cosy, comfortable and the most wonderful bedroom I've ever come across. Absolutely spot on for a romantic break away from the real world. Could have happily moved in (and considered changing the locks and kidnapping a spaniel).

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank FluffyViv78
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manorhousefarm, Owner at Manor House Farm, responded to this review, December 18, 2012
Thank you very much for your very kind words.It is extremely pleasing to get any reviews but especially so for our self catering cottage,where we are less involved.I am also very pleased to see that our spaniels are doing a their job in making sure our guests get the welcome they deserve.We have told them that to be kidnapped would considered a complement !!!
Thanks again Chris and Margaret
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2012

I stayed here with my boyfriend for a short holiday in the summer and it was the most charming and beautiful place we’ve ever stayed at. The house oozes character and the surrounding land is stunning. Chris and Margaret made us feel incredibly welcome, and were very accommodating from suggesting places to visit, to cooking us a lovely breakfast each morning. For us, we had 3 lovely days of country walks, horse riding, classic pub dinners and a trip to Alton towers to end with, which is a short drive away. I would recommend this B&B to anyone! I plan to treat my parents for a surprise stay soon ;)
Thank you Chris & Margaret, see you again soon!
Fran & Paddy :)

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Francesca T
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manorhousefarm, Owner at Manor House Farm, responded to this review, December 18, 2012
Dear Fran and Paddy
Please accept my apologises for the delay in responding to your review.It is always very valuable to hear from our guests and it helps us to keep up to scratch with what we are doing.So thank you so much for your more than kind words and we look forward to seeing either you or your family and friends in the future.Best wishes Chris and Margaret
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2012

This b&b is set in a beautiful Jacobean manor and offers a delightful stay at an incredibly resonable price. The house is full of character and Chris has collected many antiques and curios that make for an interesting browse. Both Chris and Margaret are delightful and make caring, friendly but unfussy hosts.
Breakfast is excellent with home produced bacon and sausages. We wanted to stay again but they were fully booked so we recommend early booking to secure your room. A really worthwhile and enjoyable stay.

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank BangkokLoft
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manorhousefarm, Owner at Manor House Farm, responded to this review, November 12, 2012
Thank you very much for your review and sorry that we were unable to accommodate you on your next trip to the area.We certainly enjoyed your stay and value your opinions. I was also pleased that you thought we were very reasonably priced and we look forward to seeing you both on your return next year
Yours Chris and Margaret.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2012

Thank you Chris and Margaret for a lovely stay. Can second everything that people have said about this place. It is a little gem. Very charming & cosy. Lovely place to relax away from the chaos of Alton Towers. Very reasonably priced & nice extras in the room (sweets, wine glasses, robes etc). Breakfast is lovely & nothing is too much trouble. Chris and Margaret have lovely dogs of their own but my favourite has to be their neighbour Dylan who has to be the biggest Labrador in the world!....Just one suggestion maybe...Is it possible that your website can have 'Directions from Alton Towers' added ? Thanks again, Gill & Mark Entwistle

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank ezzycozzy
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manorhousefarm, Manager at Manor House Farm, responded to this review, November 12, 2012
Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review.It was a great pleasure to have you both stay with us and i have passed on your kind words to Dylan.You are quite right he is enormous .He was extremely pleased with your comments as Ted and Fletch tend to get most of the write up`s
Also thank you for the suggestion of putting directions from Alton Towers on the web site.That is a very good idea and i will get it done.
Thanks again Chris and Margaret
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2012

Just spent two nights with Chris and Margaret in their family room. The room was glorious a beautiful comfortable 4 poster bed and plenty of room for our two girls (6 and 8) with their own single beds. It really was a home from home experience. It was lovely to be sat around a large table with the other guests and enjoying good company with a lovely breakfast. The location was perfect for Alton Towers Theme Park and then the Water Park the following day. There was a roaring fire each evening which was perfect to sit in front of after a long day. We wondered around the farm meeting the pigs and cows which the girls really enjoyed. Our stay was faultless, we couldn't have asked for better hosts.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Sarah P
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manorhousefarm, Owner at Manor House Farm, responded to this review, November 12, 2012
Thank you very much for your very kind words.It is always helpful to get visitor reviews and we are delighted that you were all very happy with what we have to offer here and particularly pleased that your children enjoyed seeing the pigs and the cows..
Thank you again and we look forward to hopefully seeing you all again next time you are in the area.
Best wishes Chris and Margaret
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Property: Manor House Farm
Address: Manor House Farm Quixhill Lane | Prestwood, Denstone ST14 5DD, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Staffordshire > Denstone
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Denstone
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Manor House Farm 4*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Chris and Margaret are proud to offer quality accommodation in our grade 2 listed farm house. 4 En-suite bedrooms, 3 with four poster beds. Oak paneled dining room where we serve excellent breakfasts with bacon and sausage from our own pigs and eggs from the free range hens. If you are looking for somewhere quite unique then look no further. A haven for the discerning holiday maker. Ideal for Alton Towers or Peak District National Park. ... more   less 

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