Former shippon for sale in Derbyshire

Former shippon for sale in Derbyshire

Barn conversion for sale in New Mills, High Peak, Derbyshire

A semi-detached former shippon currently undergoing a sensitive and high quality conversion of into a single storey, two bedroom character property. It is situated in a tranquil semi rural location in the Derbyshire village of New Mills and has good road and rail links nearby

Situated in a traditional and ancient farmyard cluster of buildings now comprising of four dwellings (the farmhouse itself dates back to at least the mid 16th century), former shippon, Tenterfield Cottage is currently undergoing a sensitive and high quality conversion of into a single storey, two bedroom, desirable dwelling. The developers are offering the opportunity to personalise both the kitchen and family bathroom layout and finish.

This semi-detached conversion has managed, both internally and externally, to retain the character of a building believed to be in excess of 250 years old, whilst blending seamlessly with features demanded by modern lifestyle and taste. Cleverly the result is a home that feels both old and modern at the same time, without compromise to either.

Alternatively either cottage, situated within 500m of the Peak District National Park boundary provide a low maintenance dwelling ideally suited to a second home.


Tenterfield Cottage briefly comprises of an entrance hall which leads to bedroom one and a generous living room. A further hallway gives access to bedroom two, the family bathroom and the kitchen /diner. It further benefits from extensive loft storage above

• Dining kitchen (2.7m x 5.9m / 8'10" x 19'4")
Layout to be agreed. Double radiator, double glazed windows, recessed LED lighting, french doors on to landing then steps to stone terrace

• Living room (6.8m x 3.2m / 22'3" x 10'5")
Large double glazed windows to front and side elevations. Vaulted ceiling with Velux roof lights. Feature stone fireplace with multi-fuel stove, two double radiators, energy efficient lighting

The kitchen and especially the lounge have far reaching views of farmland, hills and valley as well as the mixed woodland to the immediate SW of the property.

• Family bathroom (2.0m x 2.0m / 6'6" x 6'6")
Layout to be agreed. Double glazed window, double radiator, heated towel rail, shaving point, extractor fan, recessed LED lighting

• Master bedroom (3.6m x 3.3m / 11'9" x 10'9")
With feature original beams. Double glazed windows to front elevation and energy efficient lighting Generous tiled en suite with shower, hand basin and closet.

• Bedroom two (2.5m x 4.4m / 8'3" x 14'5")
Double glazed windows to front elevation. Double radiator and energy efficient lighting


Parking for two vehicles, enclosed stone terrace (5.6m x 3.8m) and additional lawned area both overlooking and benefitting from hearing the small stream.

Safety lighting and outside tap.

Option to purchase a small parcel of agricultural land to extend up to or beyond the nearby stream by separate negotiation.


It benefits from mains water, an LPG bulk tank (shared but independently metered with adjoining Croftbank Cottage) and a newly installed sewage treatment plant that serves three properties on a shared maintenance agreement.


The property offers immediate access to the surrounding countryside - a public footpath runs through the farmyard.

New Mills town centre is just 1 ½ miles away and offers a mixture of pubs, cafés and a welcome resurgence of traditional shops along with a couple of small supermarkets which cater for everyday needs. The nearby spa town of Buxton, the gateway to the White Peak and Derbyshire Dales offers a range of High Street shops as well as local shops and cafés and larger national outlets are within a 15 minute drive.

New Mills has two railway stations giving access to both Manchester and Sheffield city centres within 35 minutes.

A new relief road approximately four miles away and due for completion in early 2018 will give speedy access to both Manchester Airport and the north west motorway network. The M1 motorway at either Chesterfield or Barnsley is within one hours drive through the spectacular scenery of either the Dark Peak (Barnsley) heading north or the White Peak (Chesterfield) if heading south.

The town sits above the Torrs, a deep gorge formed by melting ice at the end of the ice age 20,000 years ago, where the rivers Sett and Goyt meet. Popular with both climbers and walkers it leads on to the award winning Millennium Walkway - a cliff hugging steel footpath high above the Goyt. This provides unhindered continuation of the Goyt Way, part of the Midshires Way.

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