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Highfields Barn

Onecote near Leek, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 931490)

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  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • “Marvellous”

    Second visit to this cottage,again not disappointed. The cottage is well equipped for a weeks holiday,also a welcome pack when you arrive tea,coffee milk etc ...

    Second visit to this cottage,again not disappointed. The cottage is well equipped for a weeks holiday,also a welcome pack when you arrive tea,coffee milk etc. The cottage is on a working sheep farm with stunning views all around,away from the madding crowd but still only 15 mins drive from shops etc. The wood burner is great for cosy nights on the sofa. The road up to the farm is a bit bumpy,if there's snow recommend 4wheel drive or snow chains(which Nev provides ) if you haven't got any,or if the weather turns for the worse while your there,which sometimes it does. Don't let that put you off though,Nev or Kate will be on hand to get you to and from the cottage if weathers bad. The owners Kate and Nev greet you with a warm welcome,they are also on hand if you need anything. They sell their own lamb off the farm,I do suggest folks try it,it is beautiful lamb,and the lamb and mint sausage is that nice I brought the lot. We will be returning again this year. All in all this cottage is absolutely fantastic,a home from home. 10/10......HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS COTTAGE....

    - bigeddie2606, March 2018
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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Leek 4 miles.

Buxton 12 miles.

This is a lovely one bedroom barn conversion set high in the hills in the grounds of a working moorland Herdwick sheep farm.

Just four miles from the Staffordshire town of Leek and a short drive to the spa town of Buxton.

Dating back to the 1800's with an elevated position and beautiful rural location, this sympathetically converted barn has breathtaking views of the moors and rolling hills making it an ideal base for walkers or a couple looking for a romantic retreat.

The cottage features exposed beams creating a warm country feel with contemporary furnishings.

The modern shower room is luxurious and the bedroom is beautifully furnished, with views overlooking the stunning countryside; a lovely way to wake up and start your day watching the sheep and cattle grazing in this peaceful, rural setting.

The stylish fitted farmhouse kitchen provides for all your culinary needs, so you can enjoy a relaxing evening of delicious home cooking and then cosy up in the comfortable sitting room featuring period beams and an impressive fireplace with a woodburning stove.

Outside, to the front of this beautiful cottage is a stone flagged patio which is a great spot for a barbecue while enjoying the magnificent views over the rolling green countryside.

Relax with your favourite tipple and watch the evening sunset from this idyllic retreat.

Right on the doorstep are fantastic walks and cycle rides around this rugged countryside.

Ideally located for climbers who wish to experience the crags of the Roaches Estate.

Situated just four miles away is the historic town of Leek on the southern edge of the Peak District National Park.

This unspoilt town has antique shops, reproduction pine centres and contemporary art galleries all within the huge Victorian Mills.

With its historic churches, unique shops and award-winning eateries, there is plenty to see and do.

This is a lovely holiday base to enjoy all year round.

Sleeping arrangements

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x king-size bed


All ground floor, with exclusive private use of the barn. One king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request). Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with woodburning stove.


  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, dishwasher, WiFi, Smart TV with Freeview, DVD
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Patio with picnic bench
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 4 miles, pub 2 miles
  • Note: The property is accessed via a farm track, unsuitable for low slung vehicles
  • In snowy conditions you will need either snow socks, snow chains or a 4x4 vehicle
  • There is secure bike store available a short distance down the track at the farmhouse
  • Due to location phone signal may be intermittent
  • From approx 1st April to mid May 2018 owners offer the opportunity for guests to assist in lambing on the farm,please ask owners for details on how to get involved.

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 Tatton Park, Styal County Park and Gawsworth Hall, plus Alton Towers is approximately 30 minutes’ drive away.

Region Information

From approx 1st April to mid May 2018 owners offer the opportunity for guests to assist in lambing on the farm,please ask owners for details on how to get involved.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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