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Property ID: AC800503

The Old Watermill

Short breaks from £376

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Trentham, Staffordshire
Cottage
Sleeps 5
No Pets
4 trees

A truly unique and charming converted watermill rests in the village of Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent.

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Tucked away in an idyllic position within the village of Trentham sits this characterful property.

Still showcasing its original features, this recently converted watermill accommodation is perfect for family and friends looking for a quiet retreat in the countryside but within easy driving reach of a number of leading Staffordshire visitor attractions.

Accessed via a private driveway with enough space for two cars, your watermill accommodation can be reached by climbing a small set of steps with the charming front door leading you straight into the open plan living-space.

In the lounge, you’ll be enveloped by the watermill’s original features, including traditional oak beams, log-burning fire and Juliet balcony.

This unique Trentham holiday rental features a modern kitchen-diner which provides everything you’ll need to complete a self-catering stay. Offering enough seating for four, this is a great place to unwind and catch up on the day’s adventures.

Every time one of our luxury breaks is booked we calculate the total amount of CO₂ produced, and plant enough trees to create a net-zero carbon footprint.

Key features

  • Master bedroom with king-sized bed
  • Family room with a double bed and a single bed
  • Open-plan living area
  • First floor bathroom
  • Wood burning stove
  • Oven and hob
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Smart TV
  • WiFi (faster in some rooms than others)
  • Free off-road parking for two cars

There is a running stream and a pond. Please provide full supervision at all times.

Those looking for holiday accommodation in Trentham for family breaks will be well facilitated in this unique watermill. On the second floor there are two bedrooms. One master bedroom containing a king-sized bed; and one family bedroom furnished with a double and a single.

Head into the charming town of Trentham where you’ll find several shops, pubs and restaurants to discover, along with more excellent places to explore including The Monkey Forest or Aerial Extreme.

In the summer, why not take a scenic walk around the shared gardens, and admire the natural wildlife. Also situated just 1 mile away from the watermill are the award winning Trentham Gardens which features stunning horticultural delights which have been created under the guidance of Europe’s leading plantsman.

For an unforgettable break away with friends and family, the Old Watermill holiday cottage provides you with the basis for a getaway filled with adventure and relaxation.

Book with confidence with a 25% deposit, and pay your balance 8 weeks before. If you need to change your break, just let us know - we don't charge any fees.

The Local Area

Local amenities are 5 minutes away from the cottage and include a convenience store, pub, butchers, bakery, newsagents, hairdressers, café, chemist and flower shop. Located just 1 mile away from the cottage is Trentham Gardens, whether you are a thrill seeker or simply enjoy roaming around the shops, there is something for everyone.

Stoke-on-Trent is only 3 miles away and has a fine range of shops and restaurants. Perhaps you’d like to travel further and experience the incredible views and walks in the Peak District or hiking and mountain biking in the Staffs Moorlands, both offer an adventure-filled day out.

When it comes to adventure, there is nowhere quite like Alton Towers Theme Park. This is unquestionably one of the area’s most popular family attractions, with something to offer all ages and situated just 16 miles away from your Watermill accommodation. If you are looking for a fun family attraction slightly close to your holiday home, then you will benefit from residing just 2 miles away from Trentham Monkey Forest.

  • Local amenities a short walk away
  • Bus stop 2 minute walk
  • 1 mile to Trentham Gardens & Trentham Shopping Village
  • 2 miles to Trentham Monkey Forest
  • 3 miles to Stoke-on-Trent
  • 16 miles to Alton Towers Theme Park
  • 28 miles to the Peak District National Park
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Home from home

"We’ve booked and stayed at two properties through Eden Retreats - Byre Cottage in the Lake District and The Old Watermill in Staffordshire. I have to say the booking process was so easy and all communication was extremely friendly. Both properties were to a really high standard, exceptionally clean and really well equipped. The welcome packs were out of this world with freshly baked bread and cakes alongside lots of other treats and so much more than you would ever expect. Owners at both properties made us feel so welcome! We will definitely be booking again soon."

June 2021

Brilliant personal service!

"I booked our holiday cottage via the internet. After leaving email address l waited for confirmation which l didnt appear to receive. I rang the helpline and the lovely people l spoke with were so helpful. The emails had gone to junk mail for some reason best left to the world of cyberspace! A lovely lady called Martha called me back to ensue all was well. It's that sort of personal touch that will take this new company a long way. We know how nice the accommodation is as we have stayed there when it was with a different company. On the service we have so far received l would highly recommend the company"

March 2021

Easy booking with peace of mind

"I was thrilled to come across the Eden Retreats website, as it lists such beautiful stays across the country. Booking was really straight forward, and I felt safe committing to accommodation as their policies seem very fair on flexibility. Very excited for our trip in July! Thanks Eden Retreats."

March 2021

Quality property, quality service

"I have used many different holiday booking sites over the years mostly for cottages and I must say Eden Retreats is up there with the best of them. While not as wide a variety of properties as others they certainly have quality on a very high scale. Booking was a breeze with loads of photos to see what you will be going to and quick responses to email inquiries (I made a mistake in booking numbers, which was quickly resolved). Would definitely recommend and really looking forward to our holiday in July."

February 2021

What’s not to love!?

"What’s not to love? An easy to navigate website, detailed pictures of the stunning properties on offer, competitive prices for the increasingly popular staycation. Excellent customer service... Top marks."

February 2021

Booked for a future stay

"Up to now everything has been very easy! Had questions about the uncertainties of the covid situation and they were so quick to reply, they offered help if needed with bookings. We're looking forward to the stay and I will be reviewing again after."

February 2021

Fantastic converted mill, with a lot of character

"We had a lovely warm welcome from the owner on arrival, and appreciated the personal touches, especially the homemade cake! This is a really cosy place to stay, loved the beams and the log burner fire. Everything was above and beyond our expectations. We would love to visit again."

What a hidden gem

"The owners attention to detail is second to none and made our Christmas break all the more special. The accommodation was extremely clean and exactly as published. This has gone to the top of our list of places to stay."

Cosy, comfortable very well appointed property

"It’s an oasis of green a stones throw from the beautiful Trentham Gardens. [...] The owner lives in an adjacent property and is extremely pleasant and helpful even providing us with a beautiful home cooked apple pie with apples picked from the garden. We will be returning."

A real home from home

"Myself and the family really wanted to have a little bit of time together to relax and unwind. We achieved this in abundance. Fantastically located and beautifully furnished, The Old Watermill appears to have been the perfect property for us. The host was fantastic with recommending us with places to visit and giving us knowledge on the local area. We will certainly return at the next opportunity we have. Thank you for such a fantastic relaxing week."

Just all the little extras made our stay so pleasant

"The cottage is beautiful, tucked away from the road. The area was excellent for walking and cycling. Can't wait to visit again."

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