Barn off High Street, Bonsall, Matlock

Price: Offers in the Region Of £200,000


  • Grade II Listed traditional stone barn with planning consent for conversion
  • Garden area
  • Views over open countryside
  • The whole property extends to approx. 1.20 acres
  • For sale by Private Treaty
  • Wonderful and possibly unique opportunity

Full details

An excellent opportunity to purchase a Grade ll listed traditional stone barn with planning consent for conversion into a three/four bedroom dwelling house, situated in the village of Bonsall together with a paddock in all extending to approx. 1.20 acres (0.49ha).


The stone barn off High Street occupies a village centre position within the popular village of Bonsall on the edge of the Peak District National Park. The village has a public house, Church, village shop and primary school. The attractive towns of Matlock and Matlock Bath is approximately 3.5 miles to the east and has the usual range of shopping facilities and a secondary school. Mainline railway connections are available at both Matlock Bath and Cromford providing a service to Derby and Chesterfield.


From Matlock Bath train station, head south along the A6 towards Derby. Continue out of Matlock Bath to the crossroads traffic lights at Cromford. Turn right at the crossroads onto Cromford Hill B5036. Then shortly after take the first right onto the A5012 Via Gellia Road towards Newhaven. Continue along the road and take the right hand turning, onto Clatterway towards Bonsall. Continue into the village to the Bonsall cross roundabout and the property will be found shortly after on the left hand side indicated by our for sale board.


The Grade ll listed Barn is situated in the country village of Bonsall with views over the village and the surrounding countryside. The Barn dates back to the late 17th century and originally was residential accommodation over three storeys with two fireplaces. The building was also used as the village workhouse and as a public hall, then used by Bonsall Urban District Council by early 20th century. The barn currently comprises two storeys with the ground floor is currently arranged as a garage, stable and a large store. On the first floor, there is a large room and a second room. There is a further room accessed from the front gable with an external staircase, and has an original fireplace. To the rear of the barn there is a garden area with views over the countryside. Beyond the garden there is a grass paddock with vehicular access, as shown on the site plan.

Description Continued

The whole property extends to approximately 1.20 acres (0.40 ha) and provides a wonderful and possibly unique opportunity to create a spacious individual dwelling in an attractive country village setting. The sale of barn with planning consent with the large plot is rare, an opportunity not to be missed.

Planning Permission

Conditional planning permission was granted by Derbyshire Dales District Council (Application Number 15/00311/FUL) and copies of the consent and the draft plans are available from the agents upon request. The barn extends to approximately 25.63m x 5.92m (84’1 x 19’5) and as per the proposed plans comprise the following: Entrance Hall with stairs to first floor. On the ground floor, there is a Master Bedroom with an En-suite and Dressing room. There is a second bedroom with an En-Suite and cupboard, and a further Bathroom.

Planning Permission Continued

Rising to the first floor, there is a large living area with a door to the garden, and a open plan dining kitchen. Accessed via a landing area, a further double bedroom with a jack and jill style En-suite and a further snug/bedroom. On the ground floor, within the main building, there is a stable current divided into two boxes and a garage as shown on the proposed floorplans. It should be noted that there is ample scope for a purchaser to amend the layout of the accommodation subject to any necessary consents.

Local Authority

Derbyshire Dales District Council, Town Hall, Bank Road, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3NN


The barn formally had mains electricity and water via the adjoining property, however both supplies are now disconnected. We understand that mains services are within the vicinity.

Fixtures & Fittings

Only those referred to in these particulars are included in the sale.

Rights of Way, Wayleaves & Easements

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, wayleaves and easements that may exist, whether or not they are defined in these particulars.

Tenure & Possession

The property is sold freehold with vacant possession granted upon completion.


Viewing is strictly by appointment only through the agents Bakewell Office 01629 812 777 or

Vendors Solicitors

Ms J Pearson, Flint Bishop, 54 St. John’s Street, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1GH Tel: 01335 342208.

Method of Sale

The barn is offered by Private Treaty

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Barn off High Street, Bonsall, Matlock

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Barn off High Street, Bonsall, Matlock

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18th September 2017
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