Blackbrook Farm Blackbrook, Chapel-En-Le-Frith, Chapel-en-le-Frith, High Peak SK23 0PU

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A lovely smallholding situated in the small hamlet of Blackbrook, comprising a four-bedroom detached house, together with a landscaped garden, a range of stone outbuildings suitable for conversion, further sheds and grassland all set within approx. 15.34 acres, excellent for those with equestrian or agricultural interests.

Blackbrook Farm is situated in the small hamlet of Blackbrook, near to the market town of Chapel en le Frith. The nearby Market Town of Chapel en le Frith offers a wide range of facilities including supermarkets, primary and secondary schools and high street shops. There are many nearby local walks, bridleways, trails and beauty spots in the surrounding area within the Peak District National Park, excellent for those who enjoy the outdoors and with equestrian interests. There is a good road network within easy reach, including the A6 providing access to the surrounding towns of Chapel en le Firth (1 mile), Buxton (5 miles) and the city of Manchester (22 miles).

From Chapel en le Frith town centre, head East along Market Street and then turn left onto Sheffield Road, sign posted for Edale and Buxton. Continue along the road under the dual carriageway and then immediatley turn right onto Blackbrook Lane, signposted for Blackbrook and Buxton. Follow the road and then turn left onto Blackbrook Lane (not going on the dual carriageway). Go around the right-hand bend and then take the first right hand turning onto Blackbrook Lane. Follow the lane to the end and the driveway will be straight ahead indicated by our for-sale board.

We understand the house dates back to the early 1930's and the current family have owned the property for 68 years. Over their ownership the property has been operated as a farm and smallholding. The property has not been offered on the market for sale before and similar opportunities are few and far between.

The sale of Blackbrook Farm offers an outstanding opportunity to acquire a country property in an accessible rural location. The property is ideal for equestrian buyers and smallholders alike, being set in 15.34 acres together with a range of traditional and modern outbuildings. The three traditional barns do offer scope for conversion, subject to the planning permission. There are extensive gardens with a large vegetable plot, orchard and lawned areas. The house comprises accommodation over two floors currently with four bedrooms, multiple bathrooms, two reception rooms, but would benefit from some modernisation. There is a large loft space at first floor level which is suitable for conversion into a further bedroom together with ample space to extend if required.


Entrance Porch and Hallway 13' 5'' x 6' 6'' (4.09m x 1.99m)
With an entrance door, tiled flooring and a door leading into the Hallway. There are doors into the two reception rooms and the stairs rising to the first floor.

Sitting Room 12' 0'' x 12' 0'' (3.67m x 3.67m)
A spacious room having a bay window overlooking the front garden, a feature fireplace with a multiple fuel burner and a radiator.

Dining Room 13' 7'' x 12' 0'' (4.13m x 3.67m)
With dual aspect windows to the side and rear, a fireplace housing a gas fire, radiator, doors into the Entrance Hallway. A spacious room with ample room for a large dining table.

Dining Kitchen 14' 1'' x 10' 0'' (4.28m x 3.05m)
With twin windows to the rear overlooking the rear garden, a fitted kitchen comprising wall and floor units with a stainless-steel sink and drainer, a freestanding gas and electric cooking range with twin ovens positioned in a recess, space for a freestanding fridge freezer, plumbing for a washing machine and drier, Bosch dishwasher, a second stainless-steel sink and drainer, tiled flooring a door leading to the inner hallway. There is room for a dining table.

Inner Hallway
With a door leading from the Kitchen and hallway with a large chest freezer, tiled flooring, a vanity wash hand basin, electric towel radiator and doors into the ground floor bedrooms and garden room.

Cloakroom 5' 3'' x 2' 11'' (1.59m x 0.89m)
With a WC and a window to the side.

Ground Floor Bedroom Three 11' 0'' x 10' 1'' (3.35m x 3.08m)
A double bedroom with a window to the front, with built in storage, a wall heater.

Ground Floor Bedroom Four 11' 0'' x 8' 2'' (3.35m x 2.48m)
A bedroom with a window to the front, wall heater. This room could be used as a bedroom or as an office.

Garden Room 8' 0'' x 8' 10'' (2.43m x 2.70m)
With two external entrance doors, dual aspect windows, tiled flooring and a door into the Inner Hallway. There is ample room for a sitting area or table and chairs.

First Floor Landing

Master Bedroom 12' 0'' x 12' 0'' (3.67m x 3.67m)
A large double bedroom with a large bay window to the front with views over the front garden, radiator and a door into:

Ensuite Shower Room 6' 9'' x 6' 6'' (2.07m x 1.99m)
With a window to the front, a three-piece suite with a wc, wash hand basin and a corner shower unit with an electric shower and radiator.

Bedroom Two 13' 7'' x 12' 0'' (4.13m x 3.67m)
A large double bedroom with dual aspect windows with far reaching views, gas fire and radiator

Family Bathroom 9' 11'' x 6' 6'' (3.01m x 1.99m)
A three-piece suite with a bath and a shower over, wash hand basin, WC, radiator, heated towel rail, tiled walls, window to the rear elevation and built-in airing cupboard which houses the hot water tank.

Loft Room
Positioned at first floor level, above the side extension, a large space with a window to the side with far reaching views, an access door from the first-floor landing, suitable for full conversion into a further bedroom.


There are formal lawns surrounding the property with a terraced style garden to the front with planted borders, shrubs and flowers. The rear garden with broad, well stocked borders and planting areas providing colour from early spring to late autumn, with a variety plants. There is a large vegetable garden with a green house and garden sheds, orchard with fruit trees and grass area. There are patio areas to the front and rear of the house, excellent for outside dining and further lawned areas to the side of the house.

Static Caravan
Situated in the rear garden, a static caravan in need of restoration, formerly let out as a holiday let. The caravan is connected to the main electric and water together with the private drainage system.

The main driveway to the house, is to the front of the property, along a tarmac driveway leading around to the house which provides parking for multiple vehicles. The farm yard is accessed by a separate entrance, with an entrance gate leading to the barns and onto the land.


Bottom Barn 45' 3'' x 17' 5'' (13.8m x 5.30m)
A semi-detached two storey stone barn under a sheeted roof, formerly a livestock barn and internally split into a number of sections, with concrete flooring, vehicle access door, various windows and pedestrian doors, with electric, lighting and water. The building does have some potential for conversion into residential accommodation, subject to the necessary planning consents.

Mono Pitched Loose Box 15' 1'' x 11' 10'' (4.6m x 3.6m)
Attached to the above barn, a mono pitched stone shed with concrete flooring, electric and lighting and a pedestrian door.

The Old Dairy 14' 8'' x 7' 1'' (4.47m x 2.15m)
A stone and concrete block building with concrete flooring and is currently split into two rooms positioned to the side of the property.

Middle Barn 16' 6'' x 24' 3'' (5.04m x 7.39m)
A three-storey stone barn under a slate roof, internally split into various sections with the bottom side being three storey and part being two storeys. There are two doors to the front and a pedestrian door to the rear entering at the first floor. The building has lighting and electric and could be used for livestock. The building does have some potential for conversion into residential accommodation, subject to the necessary planning consents.

Top Barn 16' 7'' x 25' 9'' (5.06m x 7.84m)
A two storey traditional stone-built barn, internally comprising two with concrete flooring and two stable style entrance doors. The building has water and electricity. The building does have some potential for conversion into residential accommodation, subject to the necessary planning consents.

General Purpose Shed 45' 0'' x 30' 0'' (13.71m x 9.14m)
A three-bay steel portal framed building with concrete block walling and sheeting above. There is a large vehicle entrance and a level area to the front and side. The building has electric and water connected.

Various Garden Sheds
There are various timber garden sheds located in the vegetable garden together with a greenhouse.

The land is down to permanent pasture with all being suitable for grazing of all livestock and some for mowing. The land is split into four main fields with dry stone walling and post and rail fencing. Vehicular access to the land is from the yard area.

There is a mature woodland positioned on the eastern boundary together with a newly planted woodland under a woodland grant scheme through the Woodland Trust measuring 2.471 acres, which must remain in the scheme for 29 years.

Main’s water, gas and electricity are connected, with private drainage.

Sporting and Timber Rights
These rights are believed to be included as far as they exist.

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

Tenure and Possession
The property will be sold freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Rights of way, wayleaves and easements
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all other rights of way, wayleaves and easements that may exist whether or not they are defined in these particulars. The neighbouring property has a right of way over the yard in front of the bottom barn.

Local Authority
High Peak Borough Council.

Planning Authority
Peak District National Park Authority, Bakewell.

Council Tax Band

EPC Rating

Strictly by appointment through the selling agents Bagshaws Bakewell Office.

Method of Sale
The property is offered by Private Treaty.