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Highfields Barn

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

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • 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/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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80 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Schofield

    “A wonderful place to stay, The barn is beautifully fitted out and very cosy.”

    We would definitely return.

    We would definitely return.

    - Mrs Schofield, October 2020

The property

Leek 4 miles.

Buxton 12 miles.

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

Producing good quality slow grown Herdwick meat available to order prior or during your stay.

The property is accessed via a 3 quarter mile farm track with vibrant countryside views.

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, a couple, or a family looking for an ideal retreat.

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

The shower rooms which are located on the upper and ground floors are both modern and stylish.The twin room on the upper floor has shutters and traditional pine furniture creating a calm and relaxing environment.

The beautifully furnished ground floor king-size bedroom has 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.


  • On the ground floor one king-size double.Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • On upper floor 2nd Bedroom twin single beds (zip/link, can be king size on request) and an additional 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, additional table top freezer in utility room,dishwasher, washing machine, 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. Please note check in time for this property has changed to 5pm to allow for additional cleaning, check out time remains the same at 10am

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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.

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Please note check in time for this property has changed to 5pm to allow for additional cleaning, check out time remains the same at 10am.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Christmas

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