Holiday home Highfields Barn is a ground floor barn conversion on the owner's working farm, in a rural location just four miles from Leek in Staffordshire. The cottage sleeps two people and has a king-size double bedroom (zip/link, can be twin on request), a shower room, a kitchen with a dining area and a sitting room with a woodburning stove. Outside is off road parking and a patio with outdoor furniture. Set in the southern part of the Peak District National Park, Highfields Barn is a superb romantic retreat for a couple wanting to get away from city life and discover the beautiful Staffordshire countryside.
Area The market town of Leek is situated on the western side of The Peak District National Park and is surrounded by lovely Moorland countryside. The town has a charming cobbled market place and there are many examples of fine Victorian architecture - 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, bookshops and galleries and there is good selection of restaurants and real ale pubs. Alton Towers is less than 15 minutes drive away.
Region The ultimate in "year-round" appeal, the Peak District offers countryside, picturesque villages and magnificent scenery. It touches upon six counties and encloses 555 square miles of open moorland, flowing rivers, and wooded dales.
Amenities Oil central heating with woodburning stove. Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, 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.
Great rural location, surrounded by sheep, perfect if you like to get away from it all, but also within easy access of popular tourist destinations. Very friendly and welcoming owners.
it was very peaceful and relaxing.
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