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Old Post Office Barn

(Ref. 1133708)

Upper Hulme near Leek, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales Show on map

5.0

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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3 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely cottage ideal for one or two, was very clean and cosy and had everything needed for a comfortable stay."

    Nice views to surrounding countryside and great walks from the cottage door or only a short drive away. The owners were lovely and very kindly rescued me when I got lost and couldn’t find my way there in the dark!

    Reviewed by Julian5.0Nov 2023

  • "Newly refurbished, this is a very well presented property with all necessary facilities for a comfortable stay in the Staffordshire Moorlands Roadside parking was available right outside the door."

    The pub is 50 yards away and supermarket, shops etc 10 minutes drive to Leek. A lovely place to stay for exploring and walking .

    Thank you for your lovely comments Ron and we hope to see you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ron5.0Aug 2023

  • "Everything about the property was of high quality and it was spotless throughout."

    The weather was dreadful and so we spent more time than expected in the property - it was so nice to be there that it really didn't matter that much. Many thanks, Rachel

    Thank you for your kind review Rachel and for being such fabulous guests. Helen Property Owner

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Jul 2023

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Summary

  • One king-sized bedroom
  • Shower room with shower enclosure, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area
  • Utility/boot room with bike storage
  • Electric heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking
  • Front non-enclosed patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub 0.1 miles, Shop 3.3 miles, Tittesworth Water 3.4 miles
  • Note: Steps up to property

The property

Leek 3.8 miles.

A beautiful stone-built property set in the tranquil location of Upper Hulme near Leek, Old Post Office Barn is a delightful abode for a couple looking to explore Staffordshire and the Peak District.

This rural property offers stunning countryside views, which can be enjoyed on the quaint front patio; take advantage of this ideal sunny spot to plan your day ahead with a morning coffee, or when returning from a long hike for late afternoon drinks.

Enter into an open-plan living/dining area with compact, yet well equipped kitchen space, which has been newly fitted with the essentials to cook including an electric oven and hob, under counter fridge with freezer compartment, a kettle and toaster.

This space also offers a dining table and chairs, contemporary sofa, coffee table and Smart TV; a perfect space for a romantic meal and a relaxing night in after a busy day exploring.

There is a separate entrance to a handy utility room where you can store muddy boots, coats and bikes.

The utility houses a microwave, belfast sink, washing machine, tumble dryer and additional storage space.

As the evening wears on, freshen up in the shower room before catching your rest in a beautiful king-size bedroom with homely décor, storage for your belongings and countryside views.

Take a scenic hike straight from the front door up onto the incredible rocky landscape of The Roaches, Hen Cloud and Ramshaw Rocks.

It is also possible to include the spectacular Lud’s Church on a circular walk from Old Post Office Barn. Ye Olde Rock Inn, a family run country pub serving delicious, home cooked food and real ale is just a stone's throw away and is not to be missed during your stay.

For the adventure seekers, why not visit the Peak Climbing School, where you can try out rock climbing or head over to Rudyard Lake for water sports.

For a slower pace, stop off at the Roaches Tea Rooms and Restaurant or visit Tittesworth Reservoir and Visitor Centre.

More amenities can be found in Leek, where there are several eateries, supermarkets, traditional markets and produce suppliers.

Buxton is just 9 miles away so treat yourself to theatre tickets at Buxton Opera House, visit a spa or play a round of golf at a nearby course.

Old Post Office Barn is an ideal base to explore other gems that the Peak District has to offer.

With an abundance of hills and dales, scenic villages and historic houses, there really is something for everyone.

Why not take a trip out to Chee Dale Stepping Stones, Eyam or Haddon Hall.

There are also biking trails to be explored at the ruin of Errwood Hall or along the Monsal Trail.

Explore the wonders of the Peak District with a stay at Old Post Office Barn.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location

LEEK

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