Barn conversion near Buxton, Derbyshire

Barn conversion near Buxton, Derbyshire

Converted barn in Bakewell in the Peak National Park

Converted three bedroom limestone barn in a quiet village near Bakewell and Buxton within commuting distance of Sheffield, Manchester and Derby

This detached three-bedroom home was converted about 16 years ago from a stone barn probably dating from the early 18th Century.

It is located in a conservation-status village between Bakewell and Buxton in the Peak National Park, and is in the catchment area of the highly-rated Lady Manners school in Bakewell. Macclesfield is 15 miles away, Chesterfield 20 miles, central Sheffield 25 miles, and central Derby, Manchester and Stoke-on Trent are all 30 miles, and easily commutable.

The house is built of limestone, with walls up to two feet thick, and a slate roof. It is well-maintained, has no significant structural defects, and is connected to the mains sewage system.

All windows are double-glazed, and all rooms except the utility room and kitchen are centrally heated. All internal woodwork, doors and skirtings are in pine or oak, in keeping with the character of the house.

The ground floor comprises:

the kitchen, 12ft 6in x 9ft 8in, with pine fitted units, solid granite worktops, integral dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave, electric oven, gas hob and phone and T.V. sockets. A full-width window and integral door to the patio is at one end.

the utility room behind the kitchen, 4ft 6in x 9ft 6in, containing oil-fired Combi boiler, plumbing for washing machine, and fitted floor and wall units;

the dining room, 14ft 8in x 15ft 6in, with solid oak floor, floor-level oak cupboards under the stairs forming a display shelf, and phone socket;

the living room, 15ft 6in x 11ft 4in, with picture window / door to the garden, original ceiling and window beams, attractive stone fireplace, grate and log storage shelves. Phone and T.V. sockets fitted.

Upstairs comprises:

The landing, with a hayloft window, and wide enough to serve as an office area;

the main bedroom, 11ft 6in x 15ft 8in, with new fitted wardrobes in antique pine, phone and T.V. sockets. hayloft window with view of surrounding countryside;

a second bedroom, 10ft 5in x 8ft 7in, large enough for double bed and bedroom furniture.

a third bedroom, 11ft 3in x 7ft 9in, with phone socket.

the bathroom, 10ft 5in x 9ft 9in, contains a linen cupboard, modern white bathroom suite comprising a corner bath, wash basin, bidet and W.C. and a drench shower supplying hot water at mains pressure, fitted above the bath. There is space and a power supply for a sauna or Jacuzzi.

A sturdy loft-ladder provides easy access to the loft, 40ft long x 15ft wide x about 5ft high at the roof apex. It is fully panelled in pine planking, fully floored, and double-insulated. There is a small window at one end.

The garden is about 50ft x 50ft and comprises mainly lawn, with flower borders and a pond. It is bordered by drystone walls.

At the front of the house is a gravel driveway, which can accommodate two cars, and a stone-flagged patio area, bordered on one side by a rockery.

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