Old Methodist Chapel, Flash, Quarnford, Buxton

Price: Guide Price £397,500


  • £397,500
  • Grade II listed former Chapel
  • Four double bedrooms
  • Far reaching rural views
  • Open plan living room with a 'Wow' factor
  • As seen on 'Escape to the Country'
  • Separate study
  • separate first floor sitting area

Full details

A wonderful converted Grade ll listed Chapel comprising four double bedrooms, a large open plan living area and a separate kitchen, situated in a sought after location within the Peak District National Park having far reaching views across the countryside and excellently positioned for those who enjoy the outdoors.

Guide Price: 425,000


The Old Methodist Chapel is situated in a sought after rural location within the Peak District National Park situated within the small village of Flash near to the market town of Buxton. Buxton has a range of facilities including shops, pharmacy, post office, public houses, supermarket, primary and secondary schools together with the village of Flash having a pub, Church, village hall, horse trekking centre and shop. There are many nearby local walks across the moor and surrounding area. The property is in a magnificent countryside setting, however benefits from excellent access onto main roads including the A53 and A54 providing quick access to the market towns of Buxton (5 miles), Leek (8 miles) and Macclesfield (11.5 miles) and the cities of Manchester (32 miles) and Stoke-on-Trent (19.5 miles) away.


We understand the formerly Chapel dates back to 1784 and reconstructed in 1821. The current owners have recently fully refurbished the property to an excellent standard now offering impressive accommodation.


From Buxton head south on the A53 towards Leek. Shortly after passing The Knights Table (Travellers Rest) public house on the left, take the right hand turning signposted to Flash, along Brown Lane. After a short distance take the right hand fork in the road and The Old Methodist Chapel can be found on the right hand side clearly identified by the agents ‘For Sale’ board.


The Grade ll listed former Methodist Chapel offers a rare opportunity to acquire a converted Chapel which has recently undergone a full refurbishment. The property offers a large family home arranged over three stories with a magnificent double height open plan living area with a large galleried landing, four double bedrooms all packed with unique character features but combining modern technology. The property sits in an elevated position having a grand central staircase leading to the front door with far reaching rural views.


The accommodation of The Chapel provides extensive space to suit various requirements. The property has the benefit of fully restored sash windows throughout together with the central heating radiators which are run via the main log burner together with low energy electric radiators and comprises the following accommodation:

Entrance Porch

A porch with a door leading to the open plan living area.

Living Area

25' 7'' x 13' 7'' (7.79m x 4.15m)

Open plan living area with large twin windows with a feature central fireplace housing a multi burning stove, wooden flooring with full height ceiling to the first floor.

Dining Area

13' 5'' x 10' 3'' (4.10m x 3.13m)

With a feature fireplace with a multi burning stove on a stone plinth, large dual aspect windows, wooden flooring, electric radiator, beams to the ceiling and double doors leading into the Kitchen.

Study Area

10' 5'' x 9' 4'' (3.18m x 2.85m)

With a large window to the front with far reaching views, wooden flooring and electric radiator.

Breakfast Kitchen

15' 9'' x 10' 8'' (4.80m x 3.26m)

With a recently fitted modern country style kitchen comprising wall and floor units, ceramic sink and drainer, built-in appliances including electric double oven, fridge freezer, dishwasher and a four ring induction electric hob. There are two windows to the front and side with rural views, space for a table and electric under floor heating.


Rising to the first floor with a galleried landing overlooking the living area together with fantastic views to the front of the property and leading to:

Upper Seating Area

9' 7'' x 11' 2'' (2.91m x 3.40m)

With a window to the front, radiator which is open plan to the galleried landing.

Master Bedroom

11' 0'' x 9' 5'' (3.35m x 2.87m)

With dual aspect windows to the front and side with panoramic views and a radiator.

Upper Office Area/Galaried

9' 9'' x 13' 7'' (2.98m x 4.15m)

Open plan to the living area with dual aspect windows which can be used for a dressing area, office, games rooms.

Bedroom Two

13' 8'' x 10' 10'' (4.17m x 3.29m)

A double bedroom with dual aspect windows to the rear and side together with a radiator.

Family Bathroom

10' 9'' x 10' 11'' (3.28m x 3.32m)

Comprising a central free standing Victorian style bath, large shower cubicle with electric shower, wash hand basin, WC, electric towel radiator, central heating radiator, dual aspect windows, airing cupboard, extractor fan and down lights.

Lower Ground Floor Hallway

Leading from the main living area, there is a set of stairs leading down to the lower ground floor hallway. The hallway has a central heating radiator, window to the front, under stairs storage and leads to the following rooms:

Bedroom Three

20' 11'' x 12' 5'' (6.37m x 3.79m)

A large double bedroom with a window to the front, built-in wardrobe and an electric radiator.

Bedroom Four

9' 3'' x 12' 4'' (2.83m x 3.76m)

A double bedroom with secondary windows for the hallway, electric radiators and built-in wardrobe.

Lower Ground Floor Bathroom

8' 11'' x 3' 5'' (2.73m x 1.03m)

A wet room comprising a shower with an electric shower, WC, hand wash basin and storage cupboard, fully tiled walls and flooring, electric towel radiator and extractor fan.

Utility Room

4' 0'' x 4' 9'' (1.22m x 1.44m)

With plumbing for a washing machine and drier.

Storage Room

9' 3'' x 9' 10'' (2.82m x 3.00m)

With useful storage room with shelving and extractor fan.


There is parking for two vehicles to the front of the property either side of the central rising staircase.

Patio Garden

Double doors lead from the main living area of the upper ground floor to the patio garden which is enclosed by stone walling and has views over the surrounding countryside.

External Store Room

Storage area under the external stone staircase accessed via a doorway at the front of the property.

Bin Store

Located to the side of the property underneath the patio garden which is currently used as bin storage.

General Information


The property has the benefit of mains electricity, water and drainage.

Fixtures and Fittings

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

Tenure & Possession

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

Rights of Way, Wayleaves and Easements

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

Council Tax Band - G

Planning Authority

Peak District National Park, Aldern House, Baslow Road, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1AE.

Local Authority

Staffordshire Moorlands District Council, Moorlands House, Stockwell Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6HQ.


Strictly by appointment through the selling agents Bagshaws at the Bakewell Office 01629 812777.

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