The Coach House was converted from a former carriage and stable block, the original building dating back to the 18th or early 19th C. With the exception of a gallery bedroom all other rooms (entrance hall, lounge, master bedroom with en-suite shower room, bathroom/WC, bunk room and kitchen/dining room) are on the ground floor. The gallery bedroom (overlooking the lounge) is accessed by a flight of stairs from the lounge. This cottage has some facilities for visitors with limited mobility (low switches, high plugs etc) – if you require more information please don’t hesitate to contact us.


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  • Booking / enquiries can be made online or by phone
  • We are in a remote location and bus services are very limited, the nearest bus stop is over a mile away.
  • The nearest train station is in Buxton 11miles away. Accessible taxis would have to be booked in advance.
  • We can arrange for shopping to be delivered, please advise us of your requirements.

Arrival and car parking facilities

  • Cars can be unloaded approximately 1m from the front door.
  • Parking is at the rear of the building 14m from the entrance.
  • The entrance is from stone flags off a gravel courtyard.

Entrance Hall (3.5m x 1.6m)

The entrance has 1 step – 13cm high and the doorway width is 107cm with a 3cm threshold. The front door leads into an entrance hall with tiled surface and under floor heating. The Hall provides access to the lounge, bathroom/WC, bunk room and kitchen/dining room.

Lounge (5.75m x 4.60m)

  • Door from hall into lounge is 83cm wide
  • French windows 2.3m wide with centre opening 90cm wide
  • The lounge is very spacious and has a tiled floor with a rug. It is furnished with a three seater sofa (2m long), a two seater sofa (1.75m long) both with arms and a high-back chair (seat 50cm from the floor). There is a large coffee table (120cm x 80cm), side table (45cm x 58cm) and small oak bookcase (40cm x 40cm x 76cm)
  • TV, CD and DVD with remote controls.
  • Heating: under floor heating and a wood burning stove (Biomass, 46cm x 72cm x80cm)

Gallery Bedroom (3.45m x 4.91m)

  • Stairs (5m from the front door) lead to a gallery bedroom. Stairs are carpeted and open tread with hand rail leading to a well lit landing and gallery. Stairs are 80cm wide and there are 5 steps to a landing (88cm x 80cm) and a further 7 stairs 20cm high.
  • Wall to wall carpeting
  • King-size divan bed (5’0’’). Floor to top of mattress 52cm
  • Bed is movable if more space is required to one side.
  • Non feather duvets and pillows provided.
  • Sheets, duvets and pillow cases are cotton.
  • Small pine wardrobe 76cm wide 140cm high
  • Pine chest of drawers 74cm wide 80cm high
  • Bedside table/drawers, both sides, 52cm x 38cm x 63cm.
  • Emergency door to outside of building 61cm wide. Very high step to ground level (110cm)
  • Master Bedroom (3.32m x 3.43m) with en-suite shower room/toilet
    Ground floor with wall to wall carpeting
  • Door width is 70cm and leads from the lounge.
  • King size double divan (5’0”). Floor to top of mattresses 62cm.
  • Bed is movable if more space is required to one side.
  • Non feather duvets and pillows provided.
  • Sheets, duvets and pillow cases are cotton.
  • Pine wardrobe 71cm wide 186cm high
  • Pine chest of drawers 81cm wide 63cm high
  • Two small bedside table/cupboards 36cm x 25cm x 61cm
  • Heating: one electric radiator

en-suite shower room/toilet 

  • Door to shower room 64cm wide
  • Modern contemporary shower room with white and chrome suite consisting of 90cm corner shower cubicle (step 19cm). Corner WC, seat height 40cm. Hand basin has no pedestal, height 83cm.
  • Well lit (halogen lights)
  • Chrome electric towel rail

Family Bathroom & WC (2.2m x 1.83m)

  • Ground floor with access from entrance hall, door width 72cm
  • Modern contemporary fully tiled bathroom with white suite consisting of WC, bath with shower over and glass screen, hand basin.
  • Bath height 56cm. Space between wall and bath is 110cm (and between hand basin and bath 65cm)
  • Hand basin has no pedestal. Height 85cm.
  • Well lit (halogen lights) with mirror and shaving light. Shaver point 180cm from floor
  • Chrome electric towel rail
  • Small chrome stool 30cm x 30cm x 46cm

Bunk Room (2.80m x 2.40m)

  • Ground floor with wall to wall carpeting
  • Access is from entrance hall, door width is 80cm
  • Pine bunks (3’0’’). Floor to top of lower mattress 51cm, floor to top of upper mattress 140cm. Cot
  • Small pine wardrobe 61m wide 121cm high
  • Two pine drawers under lower bunk
  • Heating: one electric radiator

Kitchen/Dining Room (3.34m x 4.86m)

  • The floor has modern tiles with under floor heating
  • Dining area has a rectangular, extending, oak table 150cm x 90cm x 77cm high with 6 padded chairs (no arms).
  • Kitchen worktop and sink are 90cm high with cupboards and drawers underneath. Wall units above with height of lowest shelf 142cm.
  • The cooker hob is 91cm high and the lowest oven shelf is 35cm from the floor.
  • The kitchen is evenly lit with spotlights above work surfaces providing good contrast between floor, cupboards and other surfaces.
  • The kitchen has a large American-style fridge/freezer (90cmx180cm) with full height doors (freezer on the left, fridge on the right).
  • A dishwasher has a pull out loading tray which is 30cm high and can be accessed from the side.
  • The kitchen has a washer/dryer (front loading, centre of door 52cm from floor)
  • The area is reasonably spacious with 1.1m between table and worktop and 1.7m between table and wall.


  • Gravel courtyard with spectacular views looking south down the Manifold Valley.
  • Garden furniture, barbeques, planted troughs and hanging baskets.
  • Two small grassed paddocks

Additional Information

  • No mobile reception
  • WiFi internet access
  • No pets
  • No smoking
  • Cot, high-chair and stair-gate available
  • Grid Reference: SK 09104 57675
  • Accessible taxis: A2Z Taxis – Buxton 01298 918101, Taxi Co – Leek 01538 387777 

Contact Information

Chris and Liz Snook, Swainsley Farm. Butterton, Nr. Leek, Staffs ST13 7SS.
Telephone: 01298 84530

We welcome your feed-back, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

This statement last updated April 2019