Detached house for sale in Monyash, Nr Bakewell DE45

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Property features

  • Grade II listed property dating from 1774
  • Detached Barn conversion
  • Good sized plot with gardens, garage and parking
  • Only established Bed and Breakfast on the Limestone Way
  • Edge of popular Peak District village location
  • Good Income Barn Holiday Lettings and Bed and Breakfast
  • Potential dependant relative use subject to planning change of use
  • Huge potential for further growth

Property description

The adjacent sheldon cottage is also available by separate negotiation and can provide substantial additional income.

The house has been extended and Barn rebuilt in the late 1900’s, the latter developed with garage, workshop, utility and office together with a self-contained 2 bedroomed first floor flat currently used for holiday lettings and now has unrestricted residential use. The buyers have the opportunity of gaining a significant additional income if required as both the properties have been successfully run as B&B and holiday accommodation for many years with a loyal following of repeat business as well as attracting new bookings from those seeking excellent walks straight from the door and onto the Limestone Way close by, or the outdoor activities available including cycling, riding, climbing, golf and places of cultural interest. Monyash has an excellent public house, café/bistro, village hall, ancient church, old chapel and a primary school which is in the catchment area for Lady Manners and St. Anselm’s prep school and college in Bakewell.

Distances (approximate): Bakewell- 5 miles; Buxton (Opera House)- 8 miles; Ashbourne- 14 miles; Chesterfield (mainline station to London St Pancras from 1 hr 50 mins)- 17 miles; M1 (junction 29)- 21 miles; Sheffield- 21 miles; Manchester (International Airport)- 36 miles.

Sheldon house

Sheldon House is set back from the road with a driveway to the right passing Sheldon Barn and leading to an area of off road parking and the garage.

Ground floor

The oak front door opens into the entrance hall. On the left is the dual aspect drawing room with stone fireplace and inset wood burning stove and a door opening onto the sitting terraced area and rear garden. To the right of the hall is the dining room which is again dual aspect. An inner hall has a trap door down to a small cellar and a cloakroom/boiler room off. The rear hallway has a staircase with under stairs storage and doors opening onto the driveway with Sheldon Barn and the garage opposite and to the terraced sitting area. The kitchen/breakfast room to the rear of the house is of excellent proportions and features a full range of Churchwood wall and base units with granite work surfaces incorporating a twin Belfast sink unit and a range of appliances including a two oven lpg fired aga with companion electric oven with lpg gas hob. The floors through the kitchen, cloakroom and hallways are laid with Italian ceramic tiles.

First floor

To the rear are two excellent double bedrooms each with en suite shower room which our clients have used as very successful B&B rooms in the past. They are accessed from the rear hall via a separate staircase offering privacy to the main house. At the front of the house is a good sized double bedroom with en-suite bathroom, a second double bedroom with en-suite shower room and a further potential bedroom currently in use as a large linen room.

Second floor

This whole floor is given over to the wonderful master bedroom suite and comprises a large dual aspect master bedroom (formerly two bedrooms), a good sized walk-in wardrobe, a sitting/dressing room and a spacious shower room with full suite.

Sheldon barn

Rebuilt in the late 1900s, now comprising a large garage, workshop, utility and office together with a well-presented, self-contained two-bedroom first floor flat which offers flexible accommodation for a dependant relative, guests or teenagers or as a source of potential income through holiday or long-term letting. There are a wide variety of possibilities for an incoming purchaser.
Sheldon Barn apartment has full residential planning permission, therefore suiting those wishing to continue with holiday lettings, or alternatively lends itself well to long term lettings for a regular monthly income. It could also be used for a dependant relative, as a guest suite or for older teenagers requiring additional space.

Ground floor

Utility/boot room with Office off, good sized workshop with wall mounted Alpha boiler and fitted workbench. A door leads through to the garage with electric up and over door and side door. This floor would lend itself to conversion (subject to planning) ideal for self-employed/small business company.

First floor

Stairs lead up to a landing giving access to all the accommodation, to the left is the light and airy sitting/dining room with views over the surrounding countryside and adjacent kitchen well fitted with a range of wall and base units and appliances including an Amica electric cooker and hob and a Beko fridge. At the other end of the landing is a twin bedroom with en-suite bath room, a double bedroom and separate bathroom.


There is a good area of off road parking laid to tarmac to the front and rear, offering ample parking for the house and barn alike. To the side and rear of the main house is a charming private area of garden, a further garden is situated beyond the parking area with lawn, a greenhouse and borders flanked by trees all of which overlook open countryside. There is also a separate log store.

Please Note: Our clients also own Sheldon Cottage which is situated at the start of the driveway and briefly comprises entrance hall, sitting room, kitchen/dining room, separate WC, two bedrooms and a bathroom/WC. This could be available by separate negotiation.

EPC ratings

Sheldon Barn - F
Sheldon Cottage - F

tenure – Freehold.

Services – Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. The central heating for the house is oil fired. The Barn and Cottage benefits from lpg fired central heating.

Council tax – Sheldon House: Band F including Sheldon Barn.

Fixtures & fittings – Fitted carpets, standard fixtures and fittings are included in the sale. Any fixtures and fittings not mentioned in this brochure may be available by separate negotiation.

Directions – From Bakewell proceed up King Street (B5055) to the left of the Rutland Arms Hotel and onto Monyash Road, follow the road for 4.9 miles. Arriving in Monyash pass the church on your left and then take the next right hand turn just after The Bulls Head into Chapel Street proceed for approximately 300 metres and Sheldon House will be found on the left hand side just before the road dips.

Viewing – Strictly by prior arrangement with the Matlock office .
Joint Agents with Caudwell & Co. Of Bakewell. Tel: Email:

Ref: FTM7776

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floor Plan

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Nearby transport

  • Buxton (7.1 miles)
  • Dove Holes (8.5 miles)
  • Grindleford (9.7 miles)
  • Manchester International Airport (23.3 miles)
  • East Midlands Airport (31.5 miles)
  • Robin Hood Airport (37.2 miles)
  • Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal (52.4 miles)
  • Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal (52.5 miles)
  • Woodside Birkenhead Ferry Terminal (52.8 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Monyash CofE Primary School (0.1 miles)
  • Taddington and Priestcliffe School (2.9 miles)
  • Earl Sterndale CofE Primary School (3.7 miles)
  • Leek High School (11.5 miles)
  • Westwood College (13.1 miles)
  • The Fermain Academy (15.5 miles)
  • Lady Manners School (3.9 miles)
  • St Anselm's School (4.1 miles)
  • Buxton Community School (7.0 miles)
Note: Distance is shown as a straight line measurement

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