Monksdale House Tideswell, Buxton SK17 8HY

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An imposing stone built detached country property in a stunning rural location with far reaching views, comprising spacious accommodation with four double bedrooms which is in need of internal modernisation to the ground floor, together with adjoining paddocks and stables, all set within approx. 2.18 acres excellent for those with equestrian and smallholding interests.

Monksdale House is situated a short distance outside the popular village of Tideswell which offers a range of amenities including a primary school, village hall, Church, public houses, village shops and a Co-op. The property is ideally located for easy access onto the A623 and the A6 connecting to the nearby towns of Bakewell (8 miles), Buxton (6.5 miles) and Chapel-en-le-Frith (7.3 miles). These towns offer a wide range of amenities and facilities including supermarkets, high street shops, restaurants and secondary schools. The area is renowned for its beauty and offers many local walks, trails, outdoor activities and beauty spots. The Pennine bridleway is in close proximity and offers those with equestrian, walking and cycle enthusiasts’ excellent access leading across the Peak District National Park.

From Tideswell village centre, head out on High Street, taking the turning into Parke Road. At the top of Parke Road, take the left hand turning into Sherwood Road and then an immediate right hand turning onto Summer Cross. Proceed for approximately two thirds of a mile whereupon the property is situated on the right hand side.

The sale of Monksdale House offers the opportunity to purchase a traditional detached property, situated in a stunning rural yet convenient position, which has in recent years been the subject of renovation with the first floor being completed and the ground floor requiring decoration and a new kitchen to complete the property, which allows any purchaser to put their own stamp on the property to create a superb family home. The property retains great character and features with original doors, and staircase with the accommodation described in more detail below.

The works carried out have been extensive and include; new roof to lean-to and main roof overhauled, new hardwood front door and sash windows, new gritstone heads and sills, new cast iron gutters and downpipes, the house has been re-pointed, chimneys rebuilt, central heating installed, connection of mains electric and the loft insulated.

Description Cont'd
Adjoining the property are two paddocks with the property in total extending to 2.18 acres as shown on the plan below.


Entrance Hallway
A spacious hallway with stairs to first floor.

Sitting Room 12' 8'' x 12' 4'' (3.86m x 3.77m)
A spacious room with a large bay window with sash window to the front with far reaching views, an open fire with stone surround, central light fitting with ceiling rose and radiator.

Dining Room 12' 3'' x 9' 3'' (3.73m x 2.82m)
With a large bay with sash window to the front with lovely rural views, a fireplace with a tiled hearth, wooden flooring, central light fitting with ceiling rose and a radiator.

Living Room 16' 0'' x 13' 1'' (4.88m x 3.99m)
A spacious room with a large window to the rear, a chimney breast with stone lintel over and fitted cupboard to one side with wall mounted Vaillant central heating boiler. There is potential for this room to be used as a dining kitchen with direct access into the Larder and Pantry.

With a door from the living room and steps down to:

Pantry/Cold Store 10' 7'' x 10' 5'' (3.22m x 3.17m)
With sash window to the rear, original salting stone and fitted shelves.

Kitchen 16' 4'' x 11' 1'' (4.98m x 3.37m)
With 3 Velux roof lights, sash window, radiator. The kitchen is freestanding and is ready for a new kitchen to be fitted.

Former Coal Store 7' 11'' x 7' 9'' (2.41m x 2.36m)
Accessed from the Kitchen, with a window to the front and a velux roof light, currently used for storage with potential for the room to be converted into a shower or utility room.

Rear Porch
With an external entrance door, a separate WC and a door into the Kitchen.

First Floor

Landing 0' 0'' x 0' 0'' (0m x 0m)
With two sash windows to the front and rear, access to loft space, space for fitted cupboards and a radiator. There is space that could be used as a study area utilising the window the front.

Bedroom One 12' 9'' x 12' 3'' (3.88m x 3.73m)
A double bedroom with a sash window to the front with excellent views and a radiator.

Bedroom Two 12' 1'' x 9' 3'' (3.68m x 2.83m)
A double bedroom with a sash window to the front and a radiator.

Bedroom Three 10' 4'' x 10' 3'' (3.16m x 3.12m)
A double bedroom with a sash window to the side and a radiator.

Bedroom Four 9' 9'' x 8' 5'' (2.97m x 2.57m)
A small double bedroom with a sash window to the side and a radiator.

Bathroom 13' 0'' x 7' 5'' (3.95m x 2.25m)
A newly fitted bathroom suite comprising a cast iron, freestanding Victorian bath, WC and hand basin, heated towel rail, radiator. There is tiled flooring and a window to the side.

To the exterior of the property there is a driveway from the road to the rear of the property which provides parking for a number of vehicles. There is an access gate into the paddocks.

There is a garden to the front of the property, laid to lawn with a stone wall boundary and a front gate, leading round the side to an orchard area. To the rear of the house there is a large open area, which could be sectioned off if desired.


Garage/Stable 18' 6'' x 11' 5'' (5.64m x 3.49m)
Adjoining the house, with a large stable door to the rear and a window to the front, it is considered that this has potential for alternative use, be it study or office (subject to planning).

Hay Store and adjoining Store 17' 5'' x 11' 2'' (5.3m x 3.41m)
A concrete block building suitable as a small stable or a hay store together with a lean-to store. The buildings are positioned in the yard area.

The land lies to the east of the property, being down to grass and suited to those with equestrian or smallholding interests having been recently re-fenced with post and electric tape fencing. It is currently split into two separate fields. The property offers direct access onto local bridleways including the Pennine Way and Limestone Way. It is edged in red on the property plan and extends to approximately 2.18 acres.

Mains water and electric are connected with drainage to cess pit and a gas central heating system (gas from LPG Tank).

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.

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

Local Authority
Derbyshire Dales District Council, Matlock

Local Planning Authority
Peak District National Park Authority, Bakewell

Band E


Method of Sale
The property is for sale by private treaty

Strictly by appointment only through the selling agents Bagshaws Bakewell Office.