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Highfield House

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Longsdon near Leek, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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12 Customer Reviews

  • "Wow what an amazing house!"

    Had everything we needed, was sad to leave.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback. So glad you all enjoyed your stay. Hope to welcome you back again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Dec 2023

  • "Highfield House is an amazing place to stay."

    It is beautifully furnished and decorated and has everything you could need. We didn’t want to leave! The accommodation made our special family birthday celebration magical. Karen and Andy are fantastic hosts, checking to see that we were settling in ok and Andy very kindly came to ‘dig us out’ after the snowfall we had. Many thanks for the extra treats left for us too. We will certainly be returning and will recommend Highfield House to family and friends. Angela and Kevin

    Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. So happy you all enjoyed your stay and looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Dec 2023

  • "We really loved staying at Highfield House - it's the perfect home for a get away."

    Located at the edge of the Peak District we had access to Leek and lovely walks. Despite the weather we enjoyed our stay around the fireplace and the entertainment facilities. The kitchen was very well equipped and we could cater easily for the whole family. Everything was very clean and had a lovely and homely finish. And to find a welcome pack (biscuits for the kids, prosecco for the grwon ups) was a nice touch too. Thank you again for everything!

    Thank you Christian for the great feedback, so glad you all had a lovely time. Hope to welcome you back another time. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Christian5.0Nov 2023

  • "This is a great house for a family / friends get away."

    Plenty of space to be together and also have alone time if required with a superb big kitchen with everything you could need!!

    Thank you Steven for your great feedback. Wonderful to hear you all had a good time and enjoyed Highfield House. This is exactly what we are trying to achieve. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Oct 2023

  • "Very comfortable home from home - spacious, well equipped, warm - we stayed in October - and very comfortable especially for family or group of friends."

    Owner readily contactable and very helpful......would book again as a great deal of thought has been given to what people may need eg garden furniture and bbq for summer months and logs for winter

    Thank you so much Marion for your great feedback. So happy you all enjoyed your stay. Hope to welcome you back. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Marion5.0Oct 2023

  • "Our stay at Highfield House far exceeded our expectations."

    The house is stunning ... a really beautiful, family home. The decor and furnishings are very high end, as are the many facilities, gadgets and appliances the house has to offer. The attention to detail is amazing, and nothing has been overlooked. We literally had everything we needed during our time there ... except perhaps the weather! But the house was so snug, cozy and well equipped, even that didn't matter. We loved the nearby town of Leek, along with many other different places to visit within very easy reach. I would not hesitate to recommend Highfield House to any prospective visitor. When our stay was over, we didn’t want to leave! And we simply can't wait to go back!

    Thank you so much for your wonderful review! So happy you enjoyed Highfield House and the surrounding area. Hoping to welcome you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Sep 2023

  • "We spent a wonderful week at Highfield House with the family."

    We all immediately fell in love with this magnificent house. It is magnificently restored, tastefully, generously and comfortably furnished. The mix of country style and modern furnishings is lovely and absolutely stylish. The garden and the outdoor area are also magnificent. In addition, it is nestled in a fantastically beautiful landscape and not far from attractive shopping facilities. We can recommend it wholeheartedly!

    Thank you so much Florian for your lovely feedback. So happy you chose Highfield House for your visit to the UK and that you had such a great time here. Welcome back any time. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Florian5.0Aug 2023

  • "We had a wonderful stay at Highfield House."

    The cottage is one of the best equipped properties that we have stayed in and the owner has given a lot of thought in providing a comfortable and relaxing stay. The messages and recommendations from the owners were such a lovely touch. We will definitely be coming back!

    Thank you James for your lovely feedback, it’s very much appreciated. We hope to welcome you and your family back to stay again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by James5.0Jul 2023

  • "Fantastic property."

    location, host. Received pre call from host, and mid break asking if everything was ok, really great place, would recommend over and over!

    Thank you Jamieson for the lovely review and so glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to welcome you and your family back sometime. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jamieson5.0Jul 2023

  • "Beautiful house and area, we loved our stay there and thank you to the owners for little touch up left for us on the arrival!"

    We 100% recommend Highfield House to everyone. Around the area is everything for everyone, there is a lovely pub round the corner and fishing lake 12 min walk and of course hiking places. Beautiful and we will definitely come back!

    Thank you so much Agnieszka for taking the time to give such a lovely review, so glad you all enjoyed yourselves, hope to host to you all again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Agnieszka5.0Jul 2023

  • "My family and I absolutely loved our stay."

    The house was very clean, spacious and so well laid out. Secure parking for our cars and a clean outdoor area to sit and enjoy the countryside air. The hosts stocked the kitchen with everything we would need for our stay - including teabags, coffee and biscuits! We would definitely recommend this house to our friends and families. Huge thank you to the owners for going the extra mile with everything in the house!

    Thank you for your lovely feedback which is so important to us. Hope to welcome you and your family back again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kosru5.0May 2023

  • "We loved staying at Highfield House!"

    It was so comfortable and well appointed and the owners had made lots of thoughtful touches. We would definitely recommend it and would love to return.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback. It is important to us that guests enjoy their stay. Hopefully we will welcome you back soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0May 2023

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  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite with walk-in shower, basin, and WC, 2 x double, 1 x single bed and 3"4 bed in the same room
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner with TV
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Snug with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with underfloor heating to the ground floor
  • Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher Nespresso coffee machine
  • 2 x Smart TV, TV, PlayStation, WiFi
  • Fuel, power, and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • A gated, private driveway for 4 cars
  • Enclosed front garden with lawn, patio, charcoal BBQ and furniture
  • Cot and Highchair available
  • Utility room available for Bike storage
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.9 miles, pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: There is a step to the exterior of the property

The property

Leek 2.6 miles.

Resting rurally in Longsdon, a Staffordshire village near the bustling town of Leek is Highfield House, a fabulous four-bedroom dwelling.

Enveloped by breath-taking countryside and a short journey away from the Peak District National Park and Tittesworth reservoir which offers a range of water sports and walking trails.

Highfield House offers eight guests flexible sleeping arrangements, a gated garden, and a charming interior, the property provides the ideal base for a group celebration.

Park up on the private driveway before entering Highfield House, firstly reaching the homely snug, complete with a rustling woodburning stove, plush seating, and a Smart TV.

Further relaxation can take place in the sitting room, featuring a large corner sofa, Smart TV, and PlayStation, before locating the well-equipped kitchen/dining, housing a range of appliances to ease your self-catered stay; you'll also find a washing machine in the utility, helping you keep on top of your holiday clothes, and a formal dining room to enjoy meals from.

Watch the sun set over the Staffordshire hills from the enclosed patio, before catching some rest in one of four bedrooms, all well-presented and offering ample storage; select between a king-size with en-suite, a further 2 doubles, and a twin with 3"4 bed in the same room, all serviced by a spacious bathroom.

Come morning, begin your exploration in the local area, where you'll find a host of pubs and eateries, dotted across the canal, ahead of touring some of the surrounding beauty spots, including Ladderedge Country Park, Rudyard Lake, Cheddleton Flint Mill, and RSPB Coombes Valley.

Travelling towards the popular attraction of Alton Towers, stop off at both the Peak Wildlife Park and Kingsley Bird & Falconry Centre, offering immersive experiences, perfect for animal lovers.

Heading through the national park, discover an abundance of breath-taking vistas, possible to enjoy from The Roaches and Thor's Cave, before continuing to Buxton and its array of attractions, including Poole's Cavern, Buxton Museum & Art Gallery, The Pavilion Gardens, a hub of botanical blooms, and the Buxton Visitor Centre & The Buxton Crescent Experience.

Experience all of this by booking Highfield House.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location


Buxton 12 miles; Ashbourne 15 miles.

The hillside market town of Leek, known as “The Queen of the Moorlands” is situated on the western side of The Peaks and is surrounded by lovely Moorland countryside. The town has a charming cobbled market place and there are many examples of fine Victorian architecture influenced by William Morris - a reminder of the town’s prosperity when it was renowned as a silk manufacturing centre. Today Leek offers a wide selection of shops including vast antique emporiums, a good selection of restaurants, a local park and leisure facilities and real ale pubs. Situated close to Three Shires Head, the meeting point of the counties of Cheshire, Derbyshire and Staffordshire, Leek is near to Chatsworth House, Buxton Opera House and Gawsworth Hall, plus Alton Towers is within driving distance.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas