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Barns Lea Farmhouse

Rushton Spencer near Leek, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 1044270)

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Leek 6.2 miles.

Perched on the grounds of a wonderful working farm within the rural village of Rushton Spencer, you will find the fabulous Barns Lea Farmhouse.

A stunning grade 2 listed farmhouse with both contemporary interiors and a traditional charm through many of its original features, this delightful dwelling is sure to add a touch of luxury to your next family holiday, no matter the occasion!

As you step inside this attractive abode, be welcomed into a traditional country-style kitchen, home to a wealth of handy appliances such as a sleek electric range cooker - perfect for cooking up a hearty home-cooked meal for all to enjoy at the pretty wood dining table.

For more formal meals, take a seat in the grand dining room and indulge in some fabulous feasts with your loved ones whilst exchanging your most memorable moments from the holiday so far.

Settle down for the evening in the warm and inviting sitting room, where you can curl up on one of the chic velvet sofa and enjoy the heat from the traditional woodburning stove as you watch movies on the impressive flat-screen Smart TV, whilst the children head through to The Piggery games room for a fun game of pool!

Take the evening outside with drinks on the patio, breathing in the fresh Staffordshire air as you raise a toast to quality time with friends and family.

Guests with limited mobility can choose to stay in the beautifully appointed ground-floor bedroom, home to a roomy king-size and served by a gorgeous bathroom boasting a striking free-standing bath and separate walk-in shower.

Up on the first floor, an additional four bedrooms comprising four king-size bedrooms; two benefitting from an en-suite shower rooms, offering a tranquil space to lay your head to rest at the end of a fun-filled day in the countryside.

Begin your days with a relaxing stroll along the tranquil waters of Rudyard Lake, before heading to the centre of Leek where you can pick up some groceries from the local supermarket or enjoy a scrumptious meal in one of the friendly local Cafés.

Take a tour of the Brindley Water Mill or venture over to Biddulph for a wander through the National trust owned Biddulph Grange Garden.

Embark on a memorable adventure in the great outdoors with a trip to the Peak District, home to the iconic Lud's church, hanging stone and The Roaches, as well as a number of exhilarating hiking routes boasting unrivalled views of the encompassing landscapes.

Those travelling with children will relish in visits to the Peak Wildlife Park and Go Ape Buxton, just a pleasant drive away, whilst keen historians should be sure to check out the 17th century ruins of Mow Cop Castle and Hulton Abbey.

Live life to the fullest with an unforgettable escape to Staffordshire at Barns Lea Farmhouse.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1060295 and 1060297 together sleeping 10 guests.


  • Five bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 2 x king-size, 1 x ground-floor king-size 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, double basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Ground-floor bathroom with free-standing bath, separate walk-in shower, double basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • 2 x utility
  • Dining room with woodburning stove
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Games room
  • Eco-friendly Biomass heating with 2 x woodburning stoves
  • Electric range cooker with electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, pool table, Smart TVs 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 garden with patio featuring outdoor seating, lawned area and secure bike storage
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 5.4 miles; pub 1.9 miles
  • Note: There is a pond within the grounds of the property, children and dogs must be supervised at all times

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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