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Woodview Barn Is A Rural Detached Converted Barn With Stunning Countryside Views

Bedrooms 2
Property type barn


About the property

Holiday Cottage in Thorncliffe Nr Leek Edge of Peak District, Staffordshire, England - Peaceful Country Location Within Easy Reach Of The Peak District, Buxton Leek Macclesfield & S-O-T

Stonebuilt converted barn in the village of Thorncliffe, two miles from the market town of Leek. Sleeps 4. 2 bedroom rural detached converted barn set in the small hamlet of Thorncliffe. On the edge of the peak district. Fitted kitchen with fridge, freezer and washing machine,table and 4 chairs. living room, bathroom with shower. Off road parking. Alton towers, Chatsworth House, Haddon hall, the Roaches, Buxton, Bakewell and Manifold Valley all within easy reach. Owners also live in Thorncliffe within a few minutes from the barn.

K and A Gould
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2017

About K and A Gould

Kenneth & Anne Gould have lived in Thorncliffe at their present small holding address for 30 years.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This is our second visit and we absolutely love it here! the cottage is so cosy, has a lovely feel about it and is very very clean we feel so "at home" here so thank you! we will definetly be returning again.
Sep 2011
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Leek Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has double bed. Bedroom 2 has adult size bunk beds. Travel Cot available.
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
Notes on accommodation: Sorry no pets. Outside: Garden, outdoor table & chairs. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen and towels are included, linen changed and property cleaned at changeovers. If you wish to bring your own linen there will be a price reduction.


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Woodview Barn Is A Rural Detached Converted Barn With Stunning Countryside Views
average rating of 4.678571 based on 29 reviews

Beautiful, clean, well equipped accommodation in a lovely quiet area.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 4 nights in July. The accommodation was first class, very clean and very well equipped. Room outside to park car and we also enjoyed eating in the garden at the picnic table. The kitchen has everything you need and the beds were comfortable. The bathroom was lovely and clean. Only about 20 minutes from Alton Towers. We also visited lovely gardens at Stoke on trent and Peak Wildlife Park. We have 2 girls aged 5 and 2 and they loved it. The only one thing we missed was not having Wi-Fi but everything else was wonderful.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Ideal location for Leek and Buxton

  • 3 of 5

Lovely cottage and beautiful location. Could do with more comfortable furniture and more kitchen utensils and bedding. Can't fault cleanliness and cottage itself. Ideal location for Leek and Buxton.

Overall I recommend this cottage.

Mrs M West Yorkshire

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A beautiful barn conversion but shame about the uncomfortable furniture

  • 3 of 5

The owners have taken great care to convert the barn into a really cosy cottage, in a lovely village with a great pub within walking distance, but they let themselves down with awful cheap mattresses and uncomfortable chairs in the main sitting room. The equipment in the kitchen was lacking too. We couldn't even find a baking tray or cafetiere to make a fresh coffee. Such a shame to spoil the obvious love and care they've taken with the conversion. If they sorted out the furniture and made it a bit more homely we would've given it 5* as it is really cosy and in a lovely setting.The lack of a proper dining table was also an annoyance as we only had a half table in the kitchen right under the cupboard to eat on. I lost count of the number of times we banged our heads. Some soap in the toilet would've been welcome too. Despite the discomfort though, we did enjoy our weekend as it was such a lovely area but please don't spoil it with uncomfortable furniture when foam mattresses cost peanuts these days!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Lancashire, England


  • 5 of 5

Absolutely beautiful cottage. Our third stay and we will be booking again for summer / Autumn. Stunning peaceful location, excellent top quality decor and furnishings. Our 2 children love it here and feel so safe with plenty of outdoor space too! Perfect hassle free booking process and customer service! We will be back very soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Well kept, cute little cottage

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here for my husbands bday, it was in a lovely area with stunning views all around. Perfect for a quiet weekend away. Will definitely be back! Thanks

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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A great little cottage in a lovely location

  • 4 of 5

Just returned from a few days away with my father. We were blessed with amazing weather which always helps. The location of the cottage is brilliant for access to the Roaches, Leek, Buxton and the surrounding area.

The cottage was a great size for the two of us, was immaculately clean and really well equipped. The off road parking for multiple cars and outside space is great & often missing from smaller cottages so we appreciated that too.

The beds are comfy & my dad had no trouble at all in the bunk bed - perfectly fine for an adult. The only thing he struggled with with his bad leg were the seats at the breakfast bar in the kitchen - luckily it was such lovely weather we were able to moved and eat outside.

As the ex owner of a holiday cottage myself I know customer feedback is always helpful so my honest negative feedback would be :

The seating in the sitting room could do with reviewing. Plenty of it for two of us but not great for relaxing - Three bolt upright bucket type seats with low backs and one old saggy sofa.

A few wooden spoons or similar would be a great addition in the kitchen too - there was nothing really other than a metal serving spoon to stir things in the pans while they were cooking.

Also in the kitchen some smaller bowls for serving fruit or a little bit of ice cream would be great. The ceramic bowls were a bit big.

Other than that (Oh and a woodburner would be ace!!) everything was great - thank you.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Car: recommended


Manchester airport approx 30 miles, East Midlands airport approx 40 miles.


Market town of Leek two miles, Buxton 10 miles, Macclesfield approx 10 miles. The potteries towns /stoke-on-Trent 15 miles, Alton Towers approx 8 miles tittersworth reservoir 3 miles the roaches approx two miles.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees


Booking Notes:
25% deposit on booking.

Changeover Day:
Flexible days & times, departure approx 10.00am, arrival approx 3.30pm.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.