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Swallows Barn Cottage - an 18th century former cow shippon with corn loft on the first floor
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Swallows Barn Cottage - an 18th century former cow shippon with corn loft on the first floor
Haymaking time - view of Bosley Cloud and the historic 18th century 20 North Rode railway arches
The farm cows and calves enjoying grazing the lush and peaceful fields
The lovely River Dane and other streams run through the farm fields - great for picnics or fishing
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Congleton, Cheshire, England

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“Excellent facilities, well-equipped & beautifully presented”
Reviewed January 27, 2014 for a stay in December 2013
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I stayed in Swallows Barn with my three young children for 7 weeks whilst I was waiting to move to a longer term rental property. We had a wonderful stay in the Cottage. The owners, Brenda & Tom, could not have done more to make our stay more enjoyable or comfortable. The cottage contains everything you may need for a long or short-term stay and I have no hesitation in recommending it. The children had their own bathroom and there is a TV in every room. The children also enjoyed the fact that they lived on a farm. Brenda gave us a tour of the farm on our first day at the Cottage, which the children loved. There is also a lovely wood burner, making those winter evenings feel very cosy.

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Liked best: The property was lovely and warm and extremely well-equipped.
Liked least: Difficult to say, everything about our stay was lovely.
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jan 28, 2014
Many thanks for your lovely review of our new holiday cottage. We aim to present a clean, comfortable and cosy cottage with high quality standards. We also aim to offer a warm and friendly welcome and every assistance to make your stay at with us as enjoyable as possible on our working farm. We are therefore so pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay at Swallows Barn / Colley Farm. We really enjoyed having you and look forward to your return visit. With every good wish from Tom & Brenda
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