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Small Cottage With Views Over the Peak Forest Canal and Kinder Scout.

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Barn in New Mills, High Peak, Derbyshire, England - Central Location, Ideal Cycling And Walking venue

The Hay Barn is situated on the Peak Forest Canal at New Mills Marina, close to Buxton. Situated at the foothills of the Peak District, it is ideally located for hill walking, cycling and visiting the many beauty spots that the High Peak has to offer. New Mills Marina is a small, quiet canal marina. It is very peaceful and has stunning views of the Peaks. The property has been recently and lovingly restored maintaining its rich history and period features.


Property Manager
Peter Best
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 May, 2017

About Peter Best

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Peter Best purchased this barn in 2014

Why Peter Best chose Greater Manchester

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Disley in North West England

Property Type:
  • barn
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Separate bathroom with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed Double Sofa bed available in the living room
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • caving
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: There is an extra £10 fee per dog to cover deep cleaning costs. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bedding is provided. A washing machine and tumble dryer are available on site.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

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Nice cosy cottage by the canal

  • 4 of 5

The cottage is nice and warm once the fire is going, makes it particularly warm upstairs even on a cold Easter weekend. Hayfield is a short drive away, where you can join the Snake Path for a walk around Kinder reservoir.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A very comfortable unique cottage

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a short stay in the Haybarn. The experience was good from the start, where we were given a warm welcome by Pete and Heather. The cottage was well equipped and very comfortable. Although we didn't need it there was ample heating and a log burner as well. It would make a fantastic place to be in the colder months. It is in a lovely interesting setting with amazing views. I am sure we will return.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely break in a super compact accomodation

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a relaxing few days in The Haybarn. We were pleased to see that the description of the accommodation was accurate. It was clean, well maintained and well equipped. New Mills marina is in an attractive location, surrounded by stunning scenery. There is a small caravan site in front the accommodation, but this did not detract from the views or affect the quality of our stay. The Haybarn itself is very well equipped and comfortable for four adults. There is a sofa bed in the lounge and a spacious mezzanine bedroom above with a comfortable double bed. During our stay we were able to view the larger accommodation called The Bike Shed, which sleeps up to 12 adults. The quality of the furnishings in both buildings are of a very good standard.

On our arrival, Heather welcomed us and was very attentive throughout our stay, checking with us daily, to make sure we had everything we needed and that there were no problems. When we had a minor hiccup with the wifi, Peter sorted it out quickly. The area does not have the best wifi signal, but was adequate for our needs. There is plenty to do in the local area, walking along the towpath, visiting the local caves and driving through the High Peaks. If you enjoy walking, you will be spoilt for choice! You can also hire a day boat which is large enough for around 10 people, from Whaley Bridge. There are several pubs in New Mills, our favourites being The Beehive and The Rock which are a short walk away. A very nice place to eat- although a bit pricey, is The Rams Head at Disley. The local fish shop, The Master Fryer, has an extensive takeaway menu. We had fish and chips which were freshly cooked and reasonably priced. There is a train station a few minutes from the marina, where you can visit both Manchester and Buxton. Thanks to Heather and Peter for making our stay most enjoyable. We will definitely return, for a family break to stay in The Bike Shed.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Very welcoming and cosy

  • 4 of 5

Spent 3 nights at the Haybarn, it was very cosy especially with the log burner and candles at night

Pete was very friendly and helpful and it was a pleasure to meet him.

2 x adults, 2x teenagers and 2x dogs and we all fitted in 🐶😂👍.

Teenagers had slight problem with wifi availability, but otherwise everything was fine.

Thank you Pete

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great little cottage

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from spending 2 nights at New Mills Marina. We stayed in the Haybarn which was a great little cottage that had everything required to be more than comfortable, the kitchen was also very well equipped.

The managers were extremely welcoming and nothing was ever to much hassle, they were very knowledgeable about the local area and recommended some very good pubs and place to eat.

We will definitely be staying here again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely short break

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at short notice and with a late check in with my partner and our two dogs. We had a warm welcome and nothing was too much trouble to make our stay comfortable. The views of the countryside, the marina and canal were lovely and all local amenities were within walking distance. There were some beautiful walks along the canal and New Mills area taking in the River Goyt and Torrs. The cottage was well equipt and with clean kitchen and bathroom facilities that we could not fault. Don't be put off by the caravans nor marina as there was no mither at all. However if you are expecting to be close to Buxton then you may be disappointed as you are a good 15-20 minute drive away but this was a nice surprise to us as we had no need to travel until it was time to leave. Thank you for a lovely couple of days and would visit again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Medium
24 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£160
for 2 nights
From
£80
From
£110
Fri,Sat
£480
 
 
High
26 May 2017 - 4 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£180
for 2 nights
From
£90
From
£90
Fri,Sat
£540
 
 
Medium
5 Jun 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£160
for 2 nights
From
£80
From
£110
Fri,Sat
£480
 
 
High
21 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£180
for 2 nights
From
£90
From
£120
Fri,Sat
£540
 
 
Low
2 Sep 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£140
for 2 nights
From
£70
From
£100
Fri,Sat
£450
 
 
High
22 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£180
for 2 nights
From
£90
From
£120
Fri,Sat
£540
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £10

Booking Notes:
Full payment required at time of booking.
Credit cards are accepted.

Changeover Day:
Arrival days are flexible. No arrivals on a Tuesday please.

Notes on prices:
The Hay Barn is available at £60.00 per night, minimum 2 night stay or £400.00 for a week.
£10 per stay per dog.

Holidaymakers pay in full at time of booking

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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