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View of Best View Barn as featured in Red Magazine, April 2013

Barn | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
  • Car essential
  • Nearest beach 0km

Located on the edge of The Peak District, between Macclesfield and Buxton, Best View Barn is a luxurious holiday cottage with breathtaking panoramic views. Lovingly restored by local craftsmen, the barn has been fitted out to the highest specifications. It sleeps 4 people in 2 double bedroom - one twin and one with a super king-size bed. There is an en-suite bathroom, a separate shower room, large living room and fully fitted kitchen with separate laundry facilities. There is free wi-fi and satellite TV.

Outside there is a fabulous terrace and the use of two fields. We have views across seven counties and facing west, we get amazing sunsets! Located on the edge of the famous Gritstone Trail, there are many wonderful walks right on the door step. We welcome one well-behaved dog.

Although isolated and surrounded by nature, the barn is just one hour and forty minutes from London by train. We are close to Macclesfield, Buxton and Congleton.

The views from Best View Barn have featured in The Daily Mail, The Daily Telegraph, on TV and in a short film!

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 6 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Manchester 30 km, Nearest railway: Macclesfield 10 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking

The Heart of England/Peak District

Best View Barn is located on the border of Cheshire and Derbyshire in the foothills of The Peak National Park. The area is simply beautiful with large rolling hills and views across Cheshire Plain, taking in 7 counties. The Peak Park is totally unspoilt with moors and forests. It is ideal for walkers and hikers.


Buxton is a cultural hub with its Opera House that attracts wonderful productions of theatre, ballet and opera. It is particularly renowned for the Buxton Festival and the Gilbert and Sullivan Festival, both of which take place in July each year. There are many stately homes nearby, including Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Gawsworth Hall, Little Moreton Hall, Lyme Park and Tatton Hall.

There are numerous walks with breathtaking views in the area, as well as other outdoor activities such as mountain biking, caving, go karting, Go Ape, canal boating and sailing.

Keen shoppers are within an hour's drive (or 30 mins by train) of Manchester to the north or Stoke on Trent and the potteries to the south. Macclesfield, Congleton and Buxton are within 20 mins drive and have all of the major supermarkets and independent shops.

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Review 1-8 of 8

21 Mar 2014


"Amazing barn of the highest quality"

My girlfriend and i stayed in this barn for three amazing nights in March 2014. The barn itself if of amazing quality and in the most remote of locations. The owners were very accommodating and always… More

30 Sep 2013


"A perfect stay!"

I am happy to wholeheartedly recommend Best View Barn. The location was perfect for us – off the beaten path, and yet within striking distance of Leek, Buxton and Manchester. The view is spectacul… More

26 Aug 2013


"Delightful farm-side experience"

If you're looking at the area, you probably already know the sheep outnumber the people. Bestview Barn is a converted barn that's both homey & luxurious. There's a beautiful view across the valley that is like looking at a painted back-drop. For my wife & teenage kids, one of the big treats was the sheep & cows that came up to the fence to say hello. Owner was a treat to work with.

A true oasis of tranquility off the beaten path.

13 Aug 2013


"Quite simply lovely people and a beautiful property!"

Having just returned from a few days at Best View Barn, I cannot stress how much the pictures (lovely as they are) fail to do justice to both the remarkable view and what is a wonderfully tasteful and… More

30 Jul 2013


"Tranquility in the clouds, plenty of activities on tap"

Glorious! We stayed during the amazing spell of sunshine in July 2013 and couldn't take our eyes off THAT VIEW! It was really difficult to read a book, watch TV or make a meal because it's s… More

3 Jun 2013


"Wonderful property - fabulous view!"

We stayed in this property in 2012 and returned again in May 2013. The description of the property - and the view - is very accurate. As a family of 4, including 2 young children, we have travelled to… More

8 Apr 2013


"What are you waiting for!!!! Book the Barn already..."

We've just returned from a 4 night stay at the barn with our 2.5 dogs.

The location is amazing, view awesome, amenities, facilities and the appointment of the barn exceeded our expectations (which are always high, to our eternal disappointment!)

If You're looking for a quality, really comfortable and cosy base to explore the Peaks from, I cant recommend this place highly enough (and I'm hard to please!) The boys went off riding the dark peak trails, and the girls went shopping. Something for everyone in nearby Buxton, Bakewell and Congleton..

The welcome and hospitality here is also worth a mention, Miranda kept in touch from booking to arrival, (where we had cakes, wine and some local fruit and veg in our hamper) without being overbearing. Also if you're worried about having the landlord next door (as we were slightly) then there really is no need. We were left entirely to our own device's knowing that Miranda and Harman were just up the hill if needed..

The view is so amazing, the only thing that would've meant we'd gazed at it more would've been the installation of a warm bubbling hot tub!

We would definitely like to visit here again..

Thank you for having us!

25 Mar 2013


"'Best' by name, 'best' by nature!"

Everything about Best View Barn really was the best. There was every home comfort and gadget you could wish for - superbly equipped kitchen, wonderfully comfortable lounge, sumptuous bedrooms with ext… More

Review 1-8 of 8

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