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The Barn at Hill House

Elkstone near Leek, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales, SK17 0LU (Ref. 19462)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
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46 Customer Review(s)

  • Michelle

    “Beautiful location, great views and wonderful for relaxation.”

    - Michelle, August 2021

The property

On arrival at The Barn at Hill House, 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 and on entering this single-storey, semi-detached cottage 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 with en-suite shower rooms, and a main family bathroom.

Outside there is an enclosed patio with table and bench seats, chimenea and barbecue, along with a gate leading to steps and an enclosed field that's ideal for exercising dogs or outdoor play.

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.

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.


  • All ground floor
  • Four bedrooms: 2 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x 2' 6" twin (zip/link, can be king-size double on request)
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with gas fire
  • Utility.
  • Air Source Heat Pump central heating with underfloor heating in bathrooms and gas fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 6 cars
  • Enclosed patio with furniture, chimenea and BBQ leading to steps onto an enclosed field
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 5 miles, pub 2 miles
  • Note: Mobile signal can be very limited in Elkstones
  • Note: All bedrooms have blinds

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About the location


Hartington 6.1 miles; Longnor 7.1 miles; Leek 6 miles; Buxton 11.4 miles.

Elkstones is a delightful little hamlet in the Staffordshire Moorlands area of the Peak District, within easy reach of the market towns of Leek and Buxton. Due to Elkstones’ elevated position it really does command some beautiful views, and is a lovely picturesque and unspoilt area of the Peak District. With a beautiful feeling of rural living, Elkstones is also close to the pretty village of Hartington with two pubs, a tea shop and Post Office, a village store selling a variety of local produce as well as everyday essentials and a cheese shop selling a variety of cheeses including those produced in their own creamery. Close by are the magnificent Manifold and Dove Valleys with their stunning gorges and rolling hillsides. Both have flat tracks and trails along the rivers, making them accessible for those who require a leisurely stroll. The Tissington, High Peak and Monsal trails, which are former railway lines now converted into leisure routes for walkers and cyclists, are a short drive away. If you require something a little more challenging, the famous millstone grit outcrop which is popular with walkers and cyclists, The Roaches, is also easily accessible. Also nearby, Tittesworth Reservoir is set in superb scenery, has a wonderful children's playground and visitor centre, and is a delight for walkers, cyclists and bird watchers. Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, the spa town of Buxton with its famous Opera House, the attractive market town of Bakewell and Alton Towers theme park are all within easy reach.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas