The Haybarn is part of a barn conversion, the original building dating back to the 18th or early 19thC. The cottage has a lounge and separate dining-room / kitchen on the ground floor with stairs to a landing. The landing leads to a master bedroom and bathroom / WC. Leading off the master bedroom is a second bedroom. If you require more information please don’t hesitate to contact us.


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  • Booking/enquiries can be made on-line 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 5m from the entrance.
The entrance is from stone flags off a gravel driveway.


The entrance has 1 step (12cm high) and the doorway width is 73cm with a 3cm threshold. The entrance leads into the kitchen / dining room.

Kitchen/Dining Room (5m x 7m)

  • The floor is of terracotta tiles with mats in the doorways.
  • The dining area has a rectangular oak table, 90cm x 1500cm x79cm high with 6 padded oak chairs (no arms).
  • Kitchen worktop and sink are 91cm high with cupboards and drawers underneath.
  • The cooker hob is 91cm high and the lowest shelf in the oven is 34cm from the floor.
  • The kitchen is evenly lit with wall lights and spotlights above work surfaces providing good contrast between floor, cupboards and other surfaces.
  • The kitchen has a separate fridge and freezer (highest shelf 65cm, lowest shelf 32cm in both).
  • A built-in dishwasher has a pull out loading tray which is 17cm high and can be accessed from the side.
  • The kitchen has a washer/dryer (front loading, centre of door 46cm from floor).
  • The downstairs area is very spacious with at least 1.7m between the table and worktops.
  • French windows are 2.1m wide with a centre opening 0.83m wide.
  • Heating: two large electric radiators

Lounge (3m x 6m)

  • Door between kitchen and lounge is 78cm wide.
  • The lounge has wall to wall carpeting and is furnished with a three seater sofa (2.1m long), a two seater sofa (1.5m long) – both with arms and a small, single, swivel chair, also with arms There is a nest (of 3) side tables.
  • TV, CD and DVD with remote controls.
  • Heating: two electric radiators.

Stairs and Landing (1.78m by 2.75m)

Bottom of stairs is 6m from the front door. Stairs are carpeted and open tread with hand rail leading to a well lit landing. Stairs are 78cm wide and there are 11 steps 20cm high.
The landing is carpeted

Master Bedroom (2.6m x 5m)

  • Wall to wall carpeting
  • Door width is 80cm and leads from the landing.
  • King-size double bed (5’0”). Floor to top of mattress 64cm.
  • Bed is movable if more space is required to one side.
  • Non feather duvets and pillows provided.
  • Sheets, duvets and pillow cases are cotton.
  • Large pine wardrobe and drawers 130cm wide x 202cm high
  • Pine chest of drawers 97cm wide x 94cm high.
  • Two bedside table/drawers, each 51cm x 33cm x 62cm
  • Large flat screen TV
  • Heating: one electric radiator

Second Bedroom (3m x 6.4m)

  • Wall to wall carpeting
  • Access is from master bedroom, door width is 80cm
  • Pine twin beds (3’0’’) can be pushed together to make a super king-size double. Floor to top of mattresses 56cm. Cot.
  • Small pine wardrobe 62cm wide x 120cm high.
  • Pine chest of drawers 87cm wide x 78cm high.
  • Emergency door (88cm wide) and stone steps to outside of building, 12 steps x 90cm wide and 18cm high.
  • Heating: one electric radiator.

Bathroom & WC

  • Door width is 80cm and leads from the landing.
  • Modern contemporary fully tiled bathroom with white suite consisting of a WC, bath with shower over and glass screen, hand basin.
  • Bath height 55cm.
  • Toilet seat height 40cm
  • Well lit (halogen lights) and with mirror and shaving light. Shaver point 178cm from floor
  • Hand basin has no pedestal. Height 90 cm.
  • Chrome electric towel rail
  • Small chrome stool.


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

Additional Information

  • No mobile reception
  • WiFi internet access
  • No pets
  • No smoking
  • Cot, high-chair and stair-gate available on request
  • 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