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Middle Barn

Rushton Spencer near Leek, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 1060295)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


  • Two bedrooms: 2 x king-size doubles, one with an en-suite bathroom with bath, shower, basin and WC
  • Shower room with shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Oil fired underfloor heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV with Netflix and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Enclosed back garden with patio featuring outdoor seating and a lawned area
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 5.5 miles, pub 1.9 miles
  • Note: Pets must remain on the ground floor at all times

The property

Leek 6.2 miles.

Middle Barn is a 19th century converted barn, situated on a working farm on parkland, surrounded by tranquil views of the Peak District countryside.

This homely abode offers a great blend of original features and modern comforts, making it the perfect base for a group of two couples or family of four to enjoy a memorable Staffordshire escape.

Step into your lovely holiday home and let the underfloor heating warm your feet, admiring the stunning open-plan living space, which mixes state-of-the-art features with original charm through its classic wooden beams.

Rustle up a tasty meal in the sleek kitchen, equipped with everything you'll need to get through self-catered stay, before tucking in with your loved ones over a bottle of wine at the dining table, or choose to use the breakfast bar for a quick bite.

Evenings can be spent in front of the large TV as you sit back on the plush sofas together, relishing in this outstanding property.

Be wowed by the encompassing views of idyllic countryside as you sit out on your private patio, sipping on a hot drink as you breathe in the fresh country air for a true moment of tranquility.

Upstairs you'll find two magnificent king-size double bedrooms, one with an en-suite bathroom, decorated to a hotel standard with contemporary features and sloped ceilings, one of the rooms even offers a large dressing space.

Step into the spacious walk-in shower as you wash away the day, a truly luxurious part of the property, also with a heated towel rail.

Middle Barn sits among serene landscapes within the rural village of Rushton Spencer, an attractive moorland retreat boasting an ancient Neolithic monument, The Bridestones, as well as the serene Rudyard Lake and the 'Chapel in the Wilderness' lonely church.

The market town of Leek is nearby, where you'll find a selection of shops, pubs and restaurants throughout a cobbled market place, a fantastic spot to pick up everything you may need.

Discover the nearby landscape of the Peak District National Park, offering picturesque walking, cycling and hiking trails throughout lush fields, enchanting woodlands, and local wildlife.

Spend a day roaming the spa town of Buxton, boasting a unique botanical garden at the Pavilion Gardens, stunning exhibitions at the museum and art gallery, before enjoying a mesmerising performance at the beautiful Opera House.

If you're looking for a day of exciting thrill rides, visit Alton Towers theme park, for exhilarating rollercoasters, a lively water park, relaxing spa and a children's park.

Try your luck at a host of watersports in Tittesworth Reservoir, a great place to discover outdoor adventure in the heart of Staffordshire, in the distance of Cheshire and Derbyshire.

Choose Middle Barn as your relaxing rural retreat.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1044270 and 1060297, together sleeping 10 guests.

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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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas