Chestnut Farmhouse Chapel-en-le-Frith, High Peak SK23 0QS

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A truly rare opportunity to acquire Chestnut Farmhouse, a three bedroom grade II listed house and a detached former office building, with permission for conversion into an annex, location in the much desired hamlet of Slackhall just outside Chapel en le Frith.

In the hamlet of Slackhall, set just 1.5 miles from the town of Chapel En Le Frith, benefitting from amenities such as, supermarkets, doctors surgeries, local schooling and ideal public transport links; notably easy transport to Manchester stations by train. The location will appeal to commuters with Manchester and Sheffield both approximately 22 miles away, all the whilst the property lies in the Peak District National Park with ideal access to serene Peak Park Countryside, with the much desired villages of Castleton (5.3 miles), Tideswell (7.6 miles) and Bakewell (14.6 miles) nearby.

Travelling Eastbound on the A6 from Whaley Bridge, over the roundabout to continue on the A6 for approximately another 500m before taking the exit onto Sheffield Road, turn left onto Sheffield road, continue for approximately another kilometre where the property lies on your left hand side indicated by our For Sale board.

A grade II Listed farmhouse and separate stone-built former office building, with pleasant gardens and ample off-road parking, The Farmhouse has period features throughout including sash windows, panelled reveals, a stone mantled fireplace and barrel vaulted cellar in need of modernisation. The office building has historically been used as office space but has planning permission to create a one-bedroom annex to the cottage, ideal for a holiday let or additional accommodation to the main dwelling.

Chestnut Farmhouse:
This grade II listed farmhouse offers fantastic potential for renovation; with 3 bedrooms, 2 reception rooms, good sized kitchen and family bathroom.

Kitchen: 12' 2'' x 8' 3'' (3.7m x 2.51m)
In need of updating the kitchen provides views to the rear aspect with a single glazed sash window.

Dining room: 12' 2'' x 10' 6'' (3.7m x 3.21m)
With stone fireplace, exposed beam and front aspect single glazed sash window

Living Room: 13' 10'' x 11' 8'' (4.21m x 3.55m)
With stone fireplace, single glazed sash window to front aspect.

Store Room:
Positioned off the hallway, with a window to the rear

Cellar: 12' 0'' x 7' 3'' (3.65m x 2.20m)
Barrell vaulted cellar offers storage space with window to rear.

Principal Bedroom: 16' 1'' x 10' 8'' (4.89m x 3.25m)
Providing front aspect views with a single glazed sash window.

Bedroom Two: 12' 2'' x 12' 0'' (3.7m x 3.66m)
A double bedroom with a front aspect single glazed sash window.

Bedroom Three: 9' 10'' x 8' 5'' (2.99m x 2.56m)
A single bedroom with a rear aspect sash window.

Rear facing window, with a bath, WC and sink.

Former Office Building: 16' 10'' x 12' 7'' (5.14m x 3.84m)
This is a stone built two storey detached building with planning permission to be converted into a one bedroom annex to the main house, ideal for an additional income as a holiday let or as additional accommodation for a dependent relative. The accommodation will briefly comprise a ground floor dining kitchen, a living room, a first floor bedroom and an En-suite shower room.

Garden and Exterior:
The garden is to the rear and side of the house, currently laid to lawn with mature trees and an area to enjoy outside dining, with a dry stone wall boundary to the front together with an original large gateway to the front. There is a driveway leading to the private parking area with space for multiple vehicles. There is a pathway leading from the parking area to the office building and house.

Planning Permission:
The sale of the Chestnut Farmhouse presents a rare opportunity and forms part of a site re-development scheme of the former Chestnut Centre site under a planning permission Ref: NP/ HPK/0420/0301. The buyer will need to comply with the relevant planning conditions concerning the Farmhouse and Annex. For full details please visit the planning authority website.

The property has mains electric with drainage to a shared septic tank. The water supply is from mains water via a private sub-metered connection that serves the whole site.

Structural Survey:
We understand that following a structural survey of the farmhouse, there is recommended structural work to be undertaken as part of the renovation project. A copy of the survey will be available in the auction contract pack.

Council Tax Band:

Grade II listing exemption.

Tenure and Possession:
The property is sold freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Rights of Way, Wayleaves and 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. There is a right of way over the entrance and part of the driving way for the benefit of two properties to the rear of the site and to the agricultural land. Full information is provided in the legal pack.

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

Local Authority:
High Peak Borough Council, Buxton Town Hall, Buxton

Planning Authority:
Peak District National Park Authority, Aldern House, Bakewell

Strictly by appointment only. Please contact the Bakewell Office to make an appointment.

Method of Sale:
The property is offered For Sale by private treaty.

BRM Solicitors, Steel City House, West Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2GQ.

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