The Barn at Ivy House Farm ref: UK4001

Warslow near Buxton, Leek Area

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  • Barbecue 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Rural Location 
  • Stairgate 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Parking - On Site 


Located towards the southern end of the Peak District National Park, The Barn at Ivy House Farm nestles down a quiet no-through road within the village of Warslow. Contemporary in design, this semi-detached barn conversion has made the most of stunning countryside views, with first floor living space complete with a cosy wood burner. Adjoining the owner’s home, its position is close to the Manifold Valley, with the Manifold cycle track just one mile away. This follows the route of the former Leek and Manifold Valley Light Railway, and is flat and mostly traffic free. A good variety of walks are also available direct from the door, ranging from hardy, all-weather, all-terrain ramblers, to those wanting to just enjoy a gentle stroll. The village has a great local pub serving food, and Hulme End, two miles, has further local facilities including a village shop, pub and tea room with live jazz. Out and about you’ll be truly spoilt for choice with a whole host of attractions in the surrounding area. Chatsworth House and the ever popular market town of Bakewell can be reached in around a half-hour drive, as can Haddon Hall, Ashbourne, the former spa town of Matlock and Matlock Bath, with its cable car to the Heights of Abraham. Carsington Water, where you can kayak, cycle, sail or fish, is also around a 30-minute drive. The UK’s premier theme park, Alton Towers, complete with water park and spa is just 20 minutes away.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

2 steps to entrance.
Utility room: With washer/dryer.
Bedroom 1: With king size bed and en-suite with shower and WC.
Bedroom 2: With king size bed and en-suite with shower and WC.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath and WC.

First floor

Open plan living space: Beamed with wooden floor.
Lounge area: With wood burner, 26" Freeview TV and DVD player.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer and dishwasher.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for wood burner provided. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available. Telephone - honesty box.


Courtyard with sitting-out area, garden furniture and BBQ. Private parking for 3 cars. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    1.5 miles
  • Distance
    8 miles
  • Restaurant
    0.4 miles
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    0.4 miles
  • Railway station distance
    11.9 miles
  • Lake
    10 miles

About the local area

Leek is the principal town of the Staffordshire Moorlands on the south western edge of the Peak District National Park, situated in an elevated position by the River Churnet. The town has a long history being mentioned in the Doomsday Book, but it certainly pre-dates this.

In the late 18th and 19th centuries the town grew to become a centre of silk weaving and several mills were built at this time, however nothing now remains of the silk industry in Leek today. The town has a bustling shopping centre and a market every Wednesday and provides an excellent base from which to explore the south and western Peak District.

To the north within the Peak District National Park is an area of rock and heather called The Roaches, with Hen Cloud and Ramshaw Rocks, forming a gritstone escarpment which marks the south western edge of the national park. The Roaches consist of two edges, a lower and upper tier, with rock-steps connecting them. Hen Cloud is an imposing solitary edge which rises steeply from the ground. This whole area is well known to walkers and rock climbers, providing some of the best gritstone climbing in the country.

Things to do nearby

Glossop Sailing Club

Situated on the shores of Torside Reservoir Glossop Sailing Club welcome non members to the special family sailing days where you can enjoy a relaxing day out on the water.

The Trans Pennine Trail

The Trans Pennine Trail is effectively a coast to coast trail between Southport and Hornsea, a total of over 200 miles.

Upper Derwent Valley

The valley and its surrounding moorland contains a wealth of places to explore and enjoy. From majestic reservoirs, quiet forests to the wild open moorland there is something for everyone.

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