Located in a secluded countryside position with stunning views and enjoyable walks making this property perfect for those looking to get away from it all or explore the many attractions the Peak District has to offer.
The quiet position of the cottage on the upper slopes of Eccles Pike gives it the most outstanding views. In one direction guests can see across the beautiful Blackwater Valley and Combs Reservoir beyond, while in another lies the Goyt Valley, waiting to be explored. Lovers of the outdoors won't be disappointed by the number of enjoyable walks nearby and breath-taking views.
The two bedroom 18th Century eco-barn has retained many of its original features including exposed oak beams and original stone walls. The barn benefits from an innovative environmental design with numerous features throughout including an original gritstone roof, British sheep's wool insulation and eco-friendly paints and wood finishes have been used throughout the property. All heating and hot water is provided from a carbon neutral wood pellet stove in the lounge.
An oak staircase leads to the first floor which has under floor heating and elegant Welsh slate flooring. An open plan kitchen is fully equipped and has beautiful exposed beams and stone walls. The spacious lounge-dining area leads out onto a kitchen garden and private sun terrace with a variety of organic herbs, fruits and vegetables which are available in season for you to pick, for an additional fee local food hampers can be arranged. The garden offers wonderful views of the surrounding countryside including the grounds of the property which are home to the owner's Alpacas, chickens and bees.
The two bedrooms are reached via the entrance hall, both have impressive vaulted ceilings, exposed beams and en-suite shower rooms. The spacious main bedroom has a king-size bed, and the second room has two singles.
This barn is brimming with character and offers the ultimate rural retreats for those seeking spectacular scenery at every turn.