Leek 5.9 miles.
On arrival at The Barn at Hill House in Elkstones near Leek in Staffordshire, you will already be delighted by the outstanding view; it really is the feeling of being on top of the world!
With its own entrance, this lovely property is attached to the owners' home but is completely private․ On entering this single-storey, semi-detached former barn from the spacious patio into the hallway, you will find a utility room with a washer/dryer and a useful space for coats and boots.
Carry on through into the stunning open living area, designed to take in those fabulous views, and you’ll discover a modern fitted kitchen and dining area.
Adding character to this space are unusual steel beams, and a warming gas woodburner-effect fire in the sitting area.
Completing this beautiful holiday home are four bedrooms, two king-size doubles with en-suite shower rooms and two twins which are zip/link and can be super king-size on request and are served by a family bathroom.
Outside there is an enclosed patio with table and bench seats and barbecue, along with a gate leading to steps and an enclosed field that's ideal for exercising dogs, outdoor play or relaxation.
The pretty village of Hartington, complete with a charming duck pond, a traditional cheese shop and other interesting shops and inns, is a short drive away.
The charming, cobbled village of Longnor is also within easy reach, offering a couple of village shops and a traditional pub where you can treat your guests to a tasty pub lunch.
Nearby is the charming village of Leek, which is home to a good selection of fantastic walks through its surrounding lush Moorland countryside.
Wander through the town where you will find a charming selection of independent shops, leisure facilities and the Brindley Water Mill Museum where you can brush up history in the fascinating setting of a mid-18th-ventury restored and working mill.
The Manifold and Dove Valleys and Tissington Trail offer beautiful scenery for those looking for walking and cycling trails, and the spa town of Buxton, the market town of Bakewell, plus Alton Towers are also all within easy reach.
You will be spoilt for choice from this wonderful cottage.