• About The Long Barn

    Stunning panoramic views over the Churnet Valley to Alton Towers, 4 miles away, greet visitors to this exceptional detached barn conversion. Boasting a superbly designed interior with smart contemporary furnishings, as well as a lovely garden room with hot tub and walking from the door in local countryside including a nature reserve, it sits peacefully beside the owners’ small working farm at the end of a 200 yard drive from the village. For a fun filled holiday, the location couldn’t be better. The Churnet Valley boasts its own steam railway and there is a wonderful array of attractions within 10 miles including Alton Towers, canal boat trips for a pleasantly tranquil way to explore the landscape, and Trentham Estate, with high wire treetop adventure and unique walk through the Monkey Forest. Waterworld and pottery museums in Hanley, Ashbourne’s famous market and interesting vintage shops, beautiful Dovedale and cycle hire for exploring the Manifold Walking and Cycling Trail are all only a few miles away whilst Sudbury Hall and Little Moreton Hall (both NT), Chatsworth House, Bakewell and the Heights of Abraham cable cars at Matlock Bath are under an hour’s drive. Pay and play golf is 1 mile. There are three pubs just half a mile away, and restaurants, takeaways and shops in Cheadle, 3 miles.
    Ground floor: Garden room. Utility room. 3 bedrooms: 2 double (5ft), one with en-suite shower room and toilet, one with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and toilet, 1 twin (6ft zip & link can ebe double bed on request) with two additional singles (for children) and en-suite shower room with toilet. First floor: Living room with wooden floor. Dining room/kitchen with wooden floor. 1 double bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet.
    Geothermal underfloor heating, elec, bed linen and towels inc. Two t/cots. H/chair. DVD. M/wave. W/machine. T/dryer. D/washer. Freezer. Wi-fi. Enclosed garden with patio and furniture. Parking. Hot tub in wooden building. Games room with pool table and Nintendo Wii. No smoking. NB: External staircase from living room to garden.

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      4 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 10 people

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      pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Detached property
      Detached property
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Dishwasher
    • Fuel and power included
      Fuel and power included
    • Games console - Wii
      Games console - Wii
    • Garden / patio
      Garden / patio
    • Golf nearby
      Golf nearby
    • Games room
      Games room
    • Highchair
    • WiFi
    • Short breaks all year
      Short breaks all year
    • Cot available
      Cot available
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Hot tubs - private
      Hot tubs - private
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
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    9.3 out of 10 – based on 14 reviews

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    out of 10

    Beautiful! Would come back every weekend if we could! 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

    Confirmed guest, 2019-01-21



    out of 10

    Great accommodation, very comfortable...would book again.

    Confirmed guest, 2019-01-11



    out of 10

    Excellent facilities & location, very comfortable

    Confirmed guest, 2018-11-05



    out of 10

    Alan was very helpful.

    Confirmed guest, 2018-11-02



    out of 10

    Beautiful Rental. Gorgeous view. Highly recommend. Rooms are clean and modern. Very spacious rooms. Owner was very nice and helpful. Jacuzzi was amazing. Kitchen also modern and big.

    Confirmed guest, 2018-09-13



    out of 10

    The perfect place for a family to relax. Alan the owner is a lovely chap. He is happy for you to have the run of his land and spend time with the ponies, cows and chickens. An ideal place for children with beautiful scenery.

    Confirmed guest, 2018-09-01



    out of 10

    A very well designed barn conversion with beautiful views and plenty of land to stroll around. Chickens running free, horse, pony, Alan and cows all add to relaxed location. The quality of fittings, bedding and kitchen is very high. Spotlessly clean. The hot tub is inspirational providing something very unique and special. Very private outdoor space plus a playroom used some evenings by adults as an escape area from teenagers. Something for all and we felt valued and that if anything was needed it would have been provided. Stayed two weeks and sad to leave, lots to do in the area eg kayak hire, bicycle hire, markets, walks, theme park, Peak District, shopping centre, canal boats, steam railway, falcon art centre, go ape, caves etc etc etc

    Confirmed guest, 2018-08-11



    out of 10

    Fantastic cottage, beautiful views, owner very helpful. Comfortable beds & cottage well equipped. Close to Dovedales, Alton Towers, Matlock. Be aware the nearest pub (Blacksmiths Arms) does not serve food. Bit of a drive but recommend the Jarvis Arms.

    Confirmed guest, 2018-07-16



    out of 10

    We had a brilliant time here. Alan was very friendly and approachable. The kids loved all the animals,and the adults enjoyed the hot tub. The only downside was the lack of wifi . We would highly recommend a stay at the Long barn.

    Confirmed guest, 2018-06-09



    out of 10

    Fabulous weekend with great amenities. The cottage was beautiful and kept very clean and to a high standard. We’ll definitely be returning! Thank you

    Confirmed guest, 2018-03-26



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    Confirmed guest, 2019-01-28



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    Confirmed guest, 2018-04-30



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