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Overbrook Barn

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 38 reviews

Excellent 5/5 

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Overbrook Barn

Barn / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8

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Barn / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Overbrook Barn is part of a beautiful 18th century farm on the edge of the village of Flash, the highest village in Britain, located in a quiet valley in the south west corner of the Peak District National Park.

The long driveway leads to a bridleway on the famous Three Shires Head network providing some of the most spectacular walking and riding in the country.

The farm is an alpaca breeding business. Overbrook Barn is surrounded by fields of these beautiful and inquisitive creatures and you're welcome to walk among them. Also on-farm are sheep, pigs, chickens, and ducks: a paradise for city children.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Blackpool 100 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Manchester International 30 km, Nearest railway: Buxton 8 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (6), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The living and dining room has a log-burning stove, TV/DVD/SKY, and beautiful picture-window views over the farm.

Bedroom 1 with en-suite is on the ground floor and has a super-king size bed. The other 3 bedrooms are upstairs: all have twin beds which can be joined to make super-kings if you prefer. All bedrooms have TV/DVD. The main bathroom is upstairs with bath and shower-over. Downstairs the en-suite to bedroom 1 has a shower.

The kitchen has plenty of space to cook for a full house with Neff oven, microwave, and ceramic hob, full-size dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer. Well equipped for those who want to do some adventurous cooking!

Oil-fired central heating keeps the barn very warm 24 hours a day. There's a telephone, and free wireless internet throughout. Well behaved pets are welcome. No smoking indoors please. Order your groceries online for delivery through Waitrose or Tesco and they'll be here for your arrival.

Further details outdoors

Overbrook barn has its own gated and lit garden which is secure for small children. There's a barbeque area with seating for eight.

The Derbyshire region

Overbrook Barn is in the south-west of the Peak District National Park: 550 square miles of some of the most spectacular country in England and home to much of UK's finest climbing, caving, walking and cycling. Stretching from the dramatic moorland and breathtaking landscapes of the 'Dark Peak' to the ancient oaks of the National Forest in the south. Home also to many of the country's finest stately homes, enchanting market towns, and picturesque villages. The Peak District was England's first National Park and is believed to be the second-most visited national park in the world (after Mount Fuji in Japan). It's a breathtaking place!


While many people visit us just to enjoy life on the farm there is also an enormous amount to do locally.

Countryside enjoyment starts with some of the best walking and cycling in the country on a network of bridleways and footpaths which start on the doorstep. There's a trekking centre in Flash so you can enjoy the same on four legs. The less experienced can sign up to a week's course of riding lessons at the local school.

Get involved in local farm life: watch milking, visit farm shops and the mushroom farm, or try your hand at some alpaca husbandry.

This is great badger country: in the evening there's nothing so exciting as watching the dusk exodus of tens of badgers off on their nocturnal rounds.

We're surrounded by some of England's most beautiful and exciting country houses. Chatsworth, Haddon Hall, Little Moreton Hall, Biddulph Grange, Gawesworth Hall, Capesthorne Hall, Tatton Park, and Lyme Park are all within 20 to 40 minutes drive. Many have spectacular gardens and children's playgrounds. Chatsworth has an outstanding adventure playground.

Buxton Opera House has a 7-day programme of family entertainment as well as some opera. Clonter Opera (the Glyndebourne of the north) is about 30 minutes drive and they will cater for your interval dining if you don't want to take your own picnic. Macclesfield has a great 'classic' cinema.

Alton Towers (rides and theme park) is 30 minutes away.

Macclesfield was the centre of silk production in the 18th century. Many of the mill buildings are still standing and there are several museums covering this great part of our history. Buxton (10 minutes drive) is a spa town and was built by the Romans, there's lots to see here including some fine Georgian architecture. It's our nearest town and probably has all you'll need. Good restaurants including Thai, Italian, Indian, Chinese, and a Pizza Express. Good parks and playgrounds. There are Waitrose, Morrisons, and Aldi, supermarkets.

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1 May 2015


"Warm and cosy, with fantastic views"

Stayed at Overbrook Barn to celebrate a 90th birthday. Seven adults and one baby all had a very comfortable stay in spotlessly clean accommodation. The barn is compact and cosy with everything there… More

19 Mar 2015


"Homely, comfortable and relaxing stay"

An amazing little gem in a breathtakingly beautiful location. The property has amazing walks and views. The barn is tastefully decorated and is very comfortable and is extremely well equip with every… More

17 Mar 2015


"What a prefect stay! What else could one want?"

There were 6 of us. 3 couples. We absolutely loved it. I wish I was eloquent and could say it perfectly but I'll struggle to find the words that does it justice. Simon and Gemma have done a terrific j… More

9 Feb 2015


"Lovely location in the Peak District"

We had an amazing long weekend in the Peak District in the Overbrook Barn. We arrived on Thursday late evening (around 10pm) and the area was full of snow! Thank to Gemma's indications we arrived easi… More

28 Jan 2015


"Beautiful place and countryside"

What a beautiful place to stay, we stayed in the week between Christmas and New Year and had snow which just added to the magic of our week. Gemma and Simon cannot do enough for you and the Cottage is… More

14 Jan 2015


"We found a real gem!"

There comes a time in life when you go on holiday and choose to settle for nothing less than you have at home when it comes to comfort, cleanliness etc. Overbrook Barn offered this and so much more. F… More

8 Nov 2014


"a beautiful barn in a beautiful setting"

We loved staying at Overbrook Barn for a long weekend! the barn was clean and homely and had everything we needed!… More

21 Sep 2014


"Fantastic cottage in beautiful surroundings!"

We have just returned from three wonderful nights and four brilliant days spent at Overbrook Barn on Farbrook Farm, Derbyshire. We were a party of six adults aged between 27 and 57 and one tiny six w… More

7 Jun 2014


"Peaceful, well-appointed barn"

My pre-school age girls and I stayed at Overbrook for a week. The barn is very nicely done and comfortable, with a kitchen full of gadgets. The beds are very comfortable and the towels are very fluf… More

I'm so sorry for the confusion about the garden, I wish you'd asked while you were with us! The whole of the farm, including the garden in the picture, is available for guests. The gate is lockable so you can have a secure area for children and pets but you're welcome to unlock it and use the grassed garden whenever you like. I've just included a note in the 'Welcome book' to make this clear: sorry it was too late for you! I hope this finds you well, ciao, Gemma

22 Mar 2014


"Perfect country getaway"

We stayed at Overbrook Barn for 3 nights and enjoyed every minute. Plenty of room for a close group of friends/family (even 8 girls with associated clothing & suitcases!). All the fixtures and fittin… More

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    Gemma T.

    • 5 Years listed

    95% Response rate

    Calendar last updated:15 May 2015

    Based in United Kingdom

    Languages spoken
    • English
    • French
    • Spanish
    • German
    • Italian

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    +44 12982 13299

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