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4 bedroom farm house for sale

Bushey Heath Farm, Tideswell Moor, Tideswell, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17

Offers in Region of £1,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade Ii Listed
  • Detached Farmhouse
  • Three Holiday Cottages
  • 12 Acres
  • Range Of Outbuildings
  • Commercial Buildings
  • Campsite With Wash Room
  • Excellent Potential

Full description

Grade ll listed circa 1750 four bedroomed detached farmhouse with later 1850 additions with a circa 1720 listed original farmhouse and long barn recently converted to provide three independent holiday cottages and 12 acres of grazing and woodland and with further substantial commercial outbuildings and barns. Outstanding location on Tideswell Moor with stunning views of the surrounding limestone uplands. renovated sympathetically and with guidance of the Peak Park Authority with work undertaken with a sustainable ethos implementing rainwater harvesting, ground sourced heating and wind turbine effectively reducing running costs by 80%. Family living accommodation with four bedrooms, two reception rooms, farmhouse kitchen with family room and cellarage. Three holiday cottages, two storey function hall. Garaging, utility barn, garage/workshop, lean to barn, north workshop, tall workshop, south workshop and 100ft square farm barn. 6 acres of grazing land including camping site with wash room and shop facilities, three wood copse and delightful farm house gardens with a southerly aspect to the front. Delightful small settlement of properties with excellent potential for good business income.

The Accommodation Comprises

'L' Shaped Reception Hall

Double glazed entrance door, diamond quarry tiled floor and coat pegs. Utility cupboard housing the grid connection for the Proven wind turbine.


Flight of stone steps with pine shelving. Barrel vaulted cellar with stone thrawls and stone flagged floor formerly utilised as beer storage in the earlier days when the property functioned as a coaching inn.

Ground Floor Cloakroom

W.C., wash basin, quarry tiled floor and pine shelving.

Ground Floor Bathroom/W.C.

Victorian style suite featuring rolled top cast iron bath with white and mosaic tiled surround with mains and electric shower, pedestal wash basin and w.c. The walls are half panelled to a dado, rear facing translucent window and slate floor. Utility cupboard. Night storage heater. Space for washing machine.

Sitting Room

3.96m(13'0'') x 3.66m(12'0'')

Front facing secondary glazed sash window with views beyond the adjoining front gardens. There is a recessed stone fireplace with raised hearth and Morso contemporary styled log burner.

Farmhouse Kitchen

3.66m(12'0'') x 3.61m(11'10'')

Bespoke range of hand crafted solid pine base cabinets with pine block work surfaces and Belfast sink unit. The focal point is a cream oil fired Aga. Pine boarded floor. Recess with storage and display shelving. Dresser unit. The ceiling is beamed. Broad opening to:

Rear Porch

5.05m(16'7'') x 2.06m(6'9'')

Double glazed windows looking into the rear courtyard. The ceiling is panelled in Waney edged Larch. Storage heater. A door leads to:

Back Porch

Ceramic tiled floor, coat pegs and further bevelled glass door which leads to the rear yard.

Sitting Room

3.99m(13'1'') x 3.66m(12'0'')

Front facing secondary glazed sash window with delightful views beyond the adjoining gardens. recessed stone fireplace with raised stone hearth and Coalbrookdale multi fuel stove. There is a recess with display shelving and point for storage heater.


Side Entrance Hall

Half double glazed stable entrance door, tiled floor and double glazed window with views towards the courtyard. Extractor fan.
A broad Georgian staircase with original balustrade leads to:

Galleried Landing

Front facing secondary glazed sash window which offers breathtaking views of the limestone uplands in the Peak District National Park. Storage heater .

Bedroom One

3.96m(13'0'') x 3.71m(12'2'')

Front facing secondary glazed sash window with superb outlook. Pine boarded floor and storage heater point.

Bedroom Two

3.99m(13'1'') x 3.68m(12'1'')

Front facing secondary glazed sash window and storage heater. Recessed stone fireplace with stone hearth and open flue.

Bedroom Three

3.96m(13'0'') x 3.71m(12'2'')

Rear facing window. Included within the measurements is a range of built in storage cupboards over a double bed/work station recess. Airing cupboard with lagged copper cylinder and immersion heater.

Bedroom Four

3.68m(12'1'') x 3.40m(11'2'')

Secondary glazed window to the rear courtyard, exposed pine boarded floor and storage heater.
Note: There is access to individual roof spaces above each of the bedrooms and landing area.

Holiday Cottages

Within the spacious rear yard is a Grade II listed circa 1720 two storey barn with adjoining outbuildings which have been converted to provide a range of superb holiday cottages and classroom/function facilities. They comprise:

Hen House

Broad half glazed door opens to:

Living Room/Kitchen

8.28m(27'2'') x 3.78m(12'5'') overall

This room has a dual aspect with double glazed windows and half glazed door overlooking the courtyard and window to the rear. There are three radiators and stone flagged floor. The kitchen area has tiled work surfaces, open fronted storage and stainless steel sink unit. Space and point for an electric cooker with steel splashback and steel canopy. Ceiling spotlights and extractor fan.
Within the measurements a door opens to a lobby with radiator and further door to separate w.c. with low flush suite in white and wash basin. Extractor fan.
A staircase from the living room leads to:


First Floor Landing

Revealed purlin and roof truss, double glazed Velux rooflight, radiator and window to the rear.

Shower Room

White and chrome suite featuring large walk in shower enclosure with ceramic tiled surround, curved glass screen with mixer shower, w.c. and corner wash hand basin. Centrally heated chrome towel rail. Shaver point ,extractor fan. Exposed purlin and access to a loft storage space.

Bedroom One

3.86m(12'8'') x 2.74m(9'0'')

Side double glazed window, broad pine boarded floor and radiator. Exposed roof truss, purlins and double glazed Velux rooflight.

Bedroom Two

3.56m(11'8'') x 2.69m(8'10'') overall

Double glazed window overlooking the courtyard. radaitor and broad pine boarded floor. Exposed roof truss and purlins.

Little Barn

This property is formerly the original farmhouse. A double glazed window overlooking the courtyard. radiator and broad pine boarded floor. Exposed roof truss and purlins.

Living Room And Kitchen

4.67m(15'4'') x 4.06m(13'4'')

Double glazed window overlooking the courtyard and stone flagged floor. Open fronted kitchen with ceramic tiled work surface, stainless steel sink unit inset, space and point for an electric cooker with stainless steel splashback and steel canopy. Exposed ceiling beams, recessed spotlights and two radiators. A door opens to an inner lobby with radiator and wash basin. Further door to a separate w.c. with w.c. and extractor fan.
Staircase leads from the living room to the first floor landing with exposed purlin.


4.67m(15'4'') x 4.06m(13'4'') overall

Front facing window has views beyond the courtyard. Broad pine boarded floor, radiator, exposed purlins and access to a roof void. Period fireplace for display purposes.

Shower Room/W.C.

Walk in shower with mosaic tiled surround, mixer shower and rail for curtain. Wash basin with tiled splashback and low flush w.c. Centrally heated chrome towel rail, ceramic tiled floor and double glazed window. Recessed ceiling spotlights and extractor fan.

Hadfield Barn

Double glazed door opens to:

Entrance Hall

Slate floor, two radiators and recess for coat pegs. Staircase to first floor.

Ground Floor W.C.

W.C., wash basin and radiator. Ceramic tiled floor and extractor fan.

Ground Floor Shower Room

Walk in shower enclosure with curved glass screen and mixer shower, wash basin with tiled splashback. ceramic tiled floor, centrally heated chrome towel rail, shaver point and extractor fan. Double glazed window to the rear and recessed ceiling spotlights.

Ground Floor Bedroom One

4.83m(15'10'') x 2.69m(8'10'') maximum overall

Double glazed window overlooking the courtyard. Radiator.

Ground Floor Bedroom Two

4.27m(14'0'') x 5.54m(18'2'') maximum

An irregular shaped room and the measurements excluding the door opening recess. Double glazed windows overlooking the courtyard to the front and to the rear. Two radiators.

First Floor Landing

Staircase from the living room with timber balustrade, exposed purlin and rafters and Velux double glazed rooflight. Radiator.

Separate W.C.

W.C. and corner wash hand basin. Recessed ceiling spotlight and extractor fan.

Separate Shower Room

Glass shower enclosure with mixer shower and wash basin. Ceramic tiled floor, centrally heated chrome towel rail and two arrow slit double glazed windows to the front.

Living Room And Kitchen

7.06m(23'2'') x 5.61m(18'5'')

Dual aspect room with a double glazed window and arrow slit to the front and rooflights to the rear. cathedral type ceiling with exposed purlin and roof trusses and Waney edged Larch boarded ceiling. Pine boarded floor exposed, three radiators and open fronted kitchen with ceramic tiled working surfaces, broad stainless steel sink unit and recess and point for an electric cooker with stainless steel splashback and steel canopy extractor hood.

Hay Loft Meeting Room

Situated between the Little Barn and Hadfield Barn is the original broad and tall stone arch within which are timber doors and double glazed French windows which open into the hall.

The Hall

8.43m(27'8'') x 5.59m(18'4'')

Massive featured room with stone flagged floor, roof purlins and truss exposed with Waney edged Larch panelled ceiling. Exposed to an internal height of 23'6. Within the measurements is a staircase which leads to a galleried mezzanine. Facilities include radiators and kitchen/utility with stainless steel sink. A door leads to the adjacent rear barn.



5.66m(18'7'') x 3.00m(9'10'')

Radiator and rooflight.


Detached Garage/Workshop

8.69m(28'6'') x 5.66m(18'7'')

Power, light and up and over door. Adjacent w.c.

Exterior And Gardens

Main tarmac driveway enters the property and comes to a head within the main yard where there is turning space and parking for several vehicles. Exterior light and water tap.
The gardens are situated to the front of the property with dry limestone walls and gate into a driveway. There is a forecourt with light. The property has a southerly aspect with breathtaking views across the limestone uplands in the Peak District National Park. Within the dry stone walls recently constructed are two Bee Boles. This is a traditional method of bee keeping in the Peak District.

Adjacent Barn/Garage

10.16m(33'4'') x 5.26m(17'3'')

With driveway access from the front. Double doors leading to the rear yard. Power and light. Partitioned to provide camp site shop and washing facilities which comprise two w.c.'s and two separate shower rooms, wash basin and door leading directly to the camping field.

Utility Barn/Garaging

18.29m(60'0'') x 5.03m(16'6'') overall

Including two partitioned areas approximately 1/3 / 2/3windows to the courtyard and door access point from the yard. The larger area has sliding timber doors, power and light. Further door leading directly into the farm yard.

Farm Yard, Land & Buildings

Five bar gate on stone gate pillars opens from the roadway onto a gravelled drive into the farm yard adjacent to which is the camping field. There are further gates from the rear yard into the farm yard.

Tyler Barn

27.43m(90'0'') x 24.38m(80'0'')

With sliding doors, power and light. Mains water supply.

Lean To Barn

30.48m(100'0'') x 6.40m(21'0'')

Sliding timber door from the farm yard and further door access to the Hayloft meeting room and door into the north workshop barn.
All of the recent conversions benefit from ground sourced heat for both domestic hot water and central heating. The plant room is situated within the lean to barn. The plant comprising of ground source heat pump, hot water storage tank and thermal store unit. The heater sourced from 2 coils of 200m piping situated in an adjacent field to the rear of the lean to barn. Adjacent to the lean to barn is the sheep dip, shedding pens and foot bath.

Rainwater Harvesting Tank

With 70,000 litre capacity.

Wind Turbine

Installed March 2007. 6,000 W

Grazing Land

There are six acres of grazing land and three densely wooded copses. Majority of the dry stone walls have been rebuilt in recent years via a partnership scheme with the DSWA (Dry Stone Walling Association).

Front Paddock

Amounting to a third of an acre with post and rail fence. Adjacent chicken run. Yard with static caravan where there is connection to septic tank drainage, power and light. The septic tank is shared with the holiday cottages. The second septic tank for the farmhouse and camping site is situated in the camping field.

Work Yard

Double five bar gates from the highway to a large gravelled yard. Three utility barns. The three units are let on a monthly renewable leases.

Central Barn

Tall sliding gates 45' x 19'. Power and light.
Barns 2 and 3 situated to each side of the central barn 45' x 22', each with sliding doors, power and light.

Back Paddock

With a kitchen garden and aluminium framed greenhouse. Adjacent wood copse. Within the back copse is a former worked lead mine.

Camping Field

Approximately two acres of prime camping field and an acre and a half of enclosed woodland. The camping field is studded with mature beech trees.

Business Website

Please see the business website for further information of the recent business activities
Ownership of the website is available by separate negotiation.

Fixtures & Fittings

Certain furnishings may be purchased by separate agreement with the Vendors.

Offer Procedure

Before contacting a Building Society, Bank or Solicitor you should make your offer to the branch dealing with the sale as any delay may result in the sale being agreed to another purchaser incurring unnecessary costs. Under the Estate Agency Act 1991 you will be required to give us financial information in order to verify your position before we can recommend your offer to the vendor. We will also require proof of identification in order to adhere to Money Laundering Regulations.


Mark Bramall


Strictly by appointment through our Bakewell Office on (01629) 815 307.




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