The Manor House and Studio Barn, Bonsall , Matlock

Price: Guide Price £645,000


  • Grade II dwelling
  • With a period detached barn
  • A range of outbuildings
  • Garages
  • Delightful gardens
  • Adjoining land - sep negotiation

Full details

A wonderful Grade II listed dwelling dating back to the 17th Century, and a period detached barn of exceptional character. The property also includes a range of outbuildings and garages and delightful gardens overlooking the village.

Adjoining land is available by separate negotiation.


The property is situated within the popular village of Bonsall, which lies on the edge of the Peak District National Park and is ideally situated for the nearby towns of Matlock, Bakewell and Wirksworth, whilst commuting to Nottingham and Derby is done with ease. A train station lies within the nearby village of Cromford.


The property on offer comprises two dwellings, the principal one being The Manor House, a 17th Century Grade II listed dwelling with spacious living accommodation.

The second dwelling is a detached barn that was architect-converted in the 1960’s and has been used variously as a residential dwelling, a rental property and an art studio and gallery. The accommodation does require some modernisation, but offers outstanding potential.

The grounds are a particular feature of the property with the gardens rising to the west and giving wonderful views over the roofs of the village.

There is also an adjoining paddock that extends to circa 2 acres and is available by separate negotiation.

The accommodation within the house more particularly comprises

Entrance Hallway

14' 5'' x 6' 4'' (4.39m x 1.93m) and 3.76m x 1.63m

With stairway to the first floor and Victorian style floor tiles.

Drawing Room

19' 4'' x 16' 11'' (5.89m x 5.15m)

With mullioned and shuttered windows, coving to the ceiling, feature open fire with marble surround.

Family Room

21' 0'' x 16' 9'' (6.40m x 5.10m)

With mullioned windows, window seat to one window and a stone fire surround with Morso multifuel stove.


14' 4'' x 9' 0'' (4.38m x 2.75m)

Having traditional style range (not currently used) and range of fitted cupboards and drawers. Access to garden.

Breakfast Room

12' 6'' x 11' 0'' (3.82m x 3.35m)

Range of fitted storage shelves with stainless steel sink unit and cupboards and drawers. Gloworm gas fired boiler providing hot water and central heating.

On the first floor, a spacious landing leads to:-

Bedroom 1

19' 8'' x 17' 0'' (6.00m x 5.18m)

A large room with mullion windows to two elevations and a stone feature fireplace.

Bedroom 2

14' 1'' x 13' 5'' (4.28m x 4.08m)

With mullion windows to side elevation.

Bedroom 3

14' 5'' x 9' 4'' (4.39m x 2.84m)

With mullion windows to rear.

Family Bathroom

Having bath, handbasin and airing cupboard. Separate WC.

Second Floor

On the second (attic) floor can be found further bedrooms:-

Bedroom 4

19' 0'' x 14' 8'' (5.79m x 4.48m)

(Into Dormer) leading to

Bedroom 5

17' 0'' x 10' 7'' (5.18m x 3.22m)

With access to

Storage Space

16' 5'' x 13' 0'' (5.00m x 3.96m)

Shower Room

12' 8'' x 10' 0'' (3.86m x 3.04m)

With shower cubicle, handbasin and WC.

Studio Barn

Situated to the rear of the property, and somewhat hidden from the road is the Studio Barn.

The accommodation comprises;


12' 0'' x 9' 5'' (3.66m x 2.87m)

With range of fitted units.


7' 0'' x 6' 6'' (2.13m x 1.98m)

Having bath, handbasin and low level WC.

Living Room

20' 4'' x 16' 9'' (6.20m x 5.10m)

This is a wonderful feature of the building with steps leading to a mezzanine gallery area above. There are storage areas together with a boiler area housing the gas fired warm air cabinet. The photographs do not do this area justice.

Bedroom Areas

The mezzanine provides two separate Bedroom areas, the larger of which has a large picture window that fully opens and gives delightful views over the village.


There can be found outbuildings comprising two sheds and a workshop, being 3.96m x 2.54m; 2.13m x 2.54m and 4.29m x 3.78m. The Gardens lie to the front, side and rear and have been maintained in good order.

The paddock lies adjacent and is identified by the blue shading on the plan.


Viewing is strictly by appointment only through the sole agents Bakewell Office.


Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage are connected.

Tenure & Possession

The property is sold freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

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.

Council Tax and EPC

The property is registered with Derbyshire Dales District Council and the Council Tax is Band G, with the Barn being Council Tax Band A.

Agents Note

Bagshaws LLP have made every reasonable effort on behalf of their client to ensure these details offer an accurate and fair description of the property but give notice that these details are for guidance only and do not constitute part of the contract for sale.

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