£126 / night
Price for guests, Nights

Ballfields Barn, – Home 348945 Barn

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner


Ballfields Barn is a stunning, detached, contemporary cottage which nestles on a delightful south facing hillside location on the south west edge of the Peak District National Park.A beautiful tranquil rural location, in an area of outstanding natural beauty, adjoining RSPB Coombes Valley Nature Reserve.A pet friendly cottage in the grounds of the owners' property. This incredible location, with amazing views over the picturesque surrounding countryside, is ideal for walkers, cyclists and visitors to the many attractions offered by the wider area.Enjoy its amenities along with the delightful setting, on the edge of a nature reserve and within easy reach of all the riches of the Derbyshire and Staffordshire Peak District. Ballfields Barn is a luxury self catering holiday cottage,and sleeps up to 4 adults. Spend days out walking The Coombes or wander around local market towns and picturesque villages, or visit the wealth of historic buildings, The National Memorial Arboretum the UK's Centre of Remembrance, and gardens such as Biddulph Grange and Dorothy Clive.Well located near the historic market town of Leek (3 miles). The area offers wonderful opportunities to explore the ceramics trail, go geocaching, enjoy adventure and excitement.There are many attractions within a short drive, Alton Towers (9miles), Rudyard Lake and The Churnet Valley Railway , and the Manifold Valley. Ballfields Barn offers something for all including the dogs, with a safe secure garden and exclusive use of a four acre field and a wood. There is a wealth of pubs and restaurants in the town and outlying villages to suit all tastes and pockets.The Barn is accredited with 4 stars with a Gold Award from Visit England Quality in Tourism. The Barn has a traditional stone exterior and offers spacious open plan comfortable living with a bespoke modern fully fitted oak painted kitchen, comfortable lounge with woodburning stove;quality contemporary furnishings throughout, natural slate and oak floors; superbly equipped with quality appliances, dishwasher,cooker, microwave, washer, dryer, fridge, freezer, flatscreen freeview TV, DVD,fast fibre WiFi, iron, ironing board and hairdryers. The shower room is beautifully appointed with Travertine marble, a power shower and luxury fittings, there is a roll top bath in the bathroom.The 2 twin bedded rooms have low beams. The beds have pure luxury goosedown and feather toppers and are fitted with quality 100% Egyptian cotton bed-linen, and soft luxurious towels are all provided. The wow factor is the location which offers stunning views.South facing down a sheltered valley, next to farmland and surrounded by wooded slopes.The property is situated 0.8 miles from the A523 Leek-Ashbourne Road, opposite the entrance to RSPB Coombes Valley Nature Reserve.

This incredible location is ideal for walkers,cyclists (Manifold Track) and climbing (The Roaches). Cycle hire (Brown End farm), horse riding,(Northfield Farm trekking centre) fishing and golf (Westwood and Birchall courses) nearby. In addition,stable facilities are available for those visitors wishing to bring their horses with them to take advantage of the superb equestrian facilities in the area.

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: 2 Single Beds
    Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
  • 2 En suites, 1 Shower room


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Mountain Views
  • Shared garden
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Staffed property
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Housekeeping Included

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  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Interaction with guest

We live next to the Barn and we are always here to welcome guests. There are electric gates onto the property. We would be grateful if you could telephone us or email or message, to let us know your estimated time of arrival so that we can look out for you and let you through the electric gates onto the property. I will send you information about the electric gates before your stay. We are around much of the time and are very happy to assist you at any time. We also loan you a SAT NAV for your stay if you need one. If you want to go out for a meal locally we are happy to take you and fetch you back.There is an outside socket for your use to top up your car for a small fee.


Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

We accept dogs but only by prior arrangement. No more than 2 average sized dogs. There is a charge of £3 per day per dog. We require the guest to contact us and inform us of any pets they wish to bring on holiday. We require guests to adhere to the pet Code of Conduct and respect that dogs must not be left alone in the property.

We do not provide facilities for small children eg cot, high chair or stair gate.Guests can bring their own equipment.
Outside electric socket for charging hybrid cars.


About the owner

Isabel S.
Average reply time:
2 hours 58 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated:
13 Apr 2021
Years listed:
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

This Barn has 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 23 Mar 2013. Located in Leek, it has 74 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £573 to £1031.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 13 Apr 2021.


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Guest reviews

74 reviews

Very Good

“Perfect Stay”

Reviewed 22 Sep 2020

This is an absolutely superb barn conversion in immaculate condition. The facilities are excellent, it has everything you could need on a break. It was a pleasure to meet Isabel and Brian, who went ab… More

Owner's reply: Thank you so much for a really great review. We love having visitors who appreciate all that Ballfields has to offer. We live in a really beautiful part of England.

“Delightful, spacious, well equipped accommodation in a beautiful setting”

Reviewed 23 Jul 2020

The hosts were extremely welcoming and the accommodation beautifully furnished and immaculately clean. A lovely place to relax and unwind with plenty of wonderful walks close by and some great attract… More

Owner's reply: Thank you Helen for your great review. We love living here and sharing it with our visitors. Come again soon.

“Second to none!”

Reviewed 28 Feb 2020

Thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Ballfields Barn. It was my second stay which I enjoyed just as much as the first. The owners are lovely and can’t do enough for you. My two little dogs had a f… More

Owner's reply: Thank you Leanne.We love having visitors to stay who love the area as much as we do.

“Outstanding accommodation”

Reviewed 22 Dec 2019

We have been wow’ed by this beaut of a find! The converted bran is just perfect, everything you need with lovely owners, Isabel and Brian. Breath taking views and the nature valley across the ro… More

Owner's reply: Thank you lovely family for this super review. We hope you will be back.

“You couldn’t ask for more!”

Reviewed 9 Sep 2019

We stayed at this lovely barn convention for a long weekend, what can I say but wow- it is set in a beautiful area on the edge of the Peak District, easy driving distance to good walks, restaurants, A… More

Owner's reply: Thank you so much for your really great review. We enjoy having visitors to our holiday cottage especially those who appreciate all we have to offer.Thank you please come see us again.

“Lovely stay”

Reviewed 3 Sep 2019

We stayed at Isabel and Brian’s beautiful cottage for 3 nights and had a really lovely stay. The cottage is beautiful and the owners are very welcoming. I’d definitely recommend this accom… More

Owner's reply: Thank you for taking the time to review our Barn.Thank you for choosing Ballfields Barn for your stay in the Peak District.

“Beautiful Tranquil Holiday Accommodation”

Reviewed 23 Aug 2019

Having stayed at this superb high quality accommodation last summer with all its top quality fixtures and fittings and tastefully decorated, we couldn’t wait to return again to this lovely part … More

Owner's reply: Wow! Thank you so much for your really great review and for taking the time to share your experience with others. We love sharing our beautiful Staffordshire Moorlands piece of paradise with guests who appreciate and enjoy all that it has to offer. You are such lovely people and we love Cody.

“Superb in every way. Excellent accommodation and wonderful hosts.”

Reviewed 4 Aug 2019

This was our second trip to Ballfields barn. It is in a beautiful quiet location, with the lovely town of Leek only a short car ride away. The views from the barn are stunning. The inside of the barn … More

Owner's reply: Thank you Hall family for your great review.We love the Staffordshire Moorlands and love sharing our lovely area with our visitors. Thank you for staying at Ballfields Barn, come again soon.

“Wonderful stay at wonderful barn”

Reviewed 13 Jul 2019

When you go away for your well earned holiday you want to stay in a property that is as good as your own, if not better. That's what you get at Ballfields Barn. The attention to detail definitely… More

Owner's reply: Thank you Mel and Liz for your really great review and appreciation of the Barn. We love living here and love sharing it with our guests.Staffordshire Moorlands has a lot to offer visitors. Thank you for staying at Ballfields Barn.

“Fabulous retreat for a restful break”

Reviewed 23 Apr 2019

We had Ballfields Barn recommended and it definitely did not disappoint! We stayed for three days over the Easter period, and very much wish it could have been longer. We will return for another chanc… More

Owner's reply: Thank you for your really lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We love living here and sharing our piece of paradise with appreciative guests. that you for choosing Ballfields Barn.

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How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Isabel (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Isabel (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Isabel (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Isabel the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send Isabel (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Isabel (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

When you pay online through the Book your stay form, a booking request is sent to Isabel (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your holiday dates in the Book your stay form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Isabel (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Isabel (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Isabel (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my holiday?

You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Isabel (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Isabel (the owner) a message.

If Isabel (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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