Farmhouse for sale in Higher Eaves, Martinside, Chapel En Le Frith, High Peak SK23

Guide price £699,950
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Property features

  • Three bedroom smallholding with an attached 3 bedroom cottage
  • Easily converted back into a 6 bedroom dwelling
  • Suitable for Equestrian / B&B/ holiday let
  • Workshop, Garage, Studio/office, Log Store
  • 4.34 acres of grassland
  • Further 9.34 acres available
  • Far reaching views
  • Rural setting but accessible to the town

Property description

A wonderful traditional country property with far reaching views, comprising a six bedroom property separated into a three bedroom farmhouse, an attached three bedroom cottage, a range of outbuildings together with grassland all set in approximately 4.34 acres (1.76 ha), excellent for those with equestrian interests and with multiple uses like B&B/ holiday let use of the cottage.

The Property

6 bed dwelling currently divided into two 3 bed cottages, which can be easily converted back into one dwelling.


Higher Eaves is situated in a sought after location within Martinside, south of the market town of Chapel en le Frith within the High Peak. The Town of Chapel en le Frith has an extensive range of facilities including shops, doctor’s surgery, public houses, primary and secondary schools, supermarkets, leisure centre and a train station on the Buxton to Manchester line. There are many nearby local walks, bridleways, trails and beauty spots in the surrounding area with the Peak Park close by, excellent for those who enjoy the outdoors and with equestrian interests. The property benefits from far reach views over the countryside and Chapel en le Frith, however benefits from excellent access onto main roads leading to the A6 and the A623 away providing quick access to the market towns of Chapel en le Frith (1.5 miles), Buxton (5 miles), Maccesfield (12.5 miles) and Bakewell (15 miles) and the cities of Manchester (24 miles) and Sheffield (25 miles) away.


We understand the vendors have occupied the property for nearly 20 years and has therefore not been offered onto the market for some considerable time. The main farmhouse dates back several hundred years and formed part of the Eaves Estate. The present vendors have modernised the farmhouse together with converting the attached barn into residential accommodation. The adjoin barn has been used as a holiday let and as a rental property whilst retaining the farmhouse as a private residence.


From Market Street in Chapel en le Frith, head west towards A6. Turn right onto the A6 heading towards Buxton. Once on the A6 continue south to the first roundabout and take the second exit towards Buxton. Shortly after the roundabout, take the first right hand turning which is a sharp junction heading over a bridge. Follow the lane towards Martinside, up the hill to the ‘T’ junction and turn right onto Ashbourne Lane and then shortly after turn left along a lane just before Windy Walls Farm. Continue down the lane and the property will be found straight ahead.


Higher Eaves offers a rare opportunity to acquire a residential smallholding with the benefit of the main farmhouse and an attached cottage, together with outbuildings all set in 4.37 acres (1.76 ha). The property is accessed via a drive providing access to two other properties and farmland leading to the property. The main farmhouse is currently arranged having three bedrooms with the adjoining three bedroom Cottage being accessed by a separate entrance, with the option for the two properties to be integrated into one large residence (subject to necessary consents). The cottage offers the ability to be used as a holiday cottage, longer term rental or as dependant relative accommodation.


The accommodation of the farmhouse and cottage provide excellent potential for various uses offering extensive accommodation. The Farmhouse has the benefit of full double glazing throughout together with the central heating system being run by the Rayburn and comprises the following:


Entrance Porch

With entrance door, windows to the side, stone flagged flooring and door leading to;

Cloakroom/Utility Room (10' 10'' x 4' 8'' (3.29m x 1.42m))

With a window to the front, tiled flooring, floor and wall units with granite worktop incorporating a space and plumbing for washing machine single drainer sink unit, radiator, cloaks area, and door into:


Comprising WC, wash hand basin, part tiled walls, tiled floors, window and radiator.

Breakfast Kitchen (14' 11'' x 10' 8'' (4.55m x 3.25m))

With a full range of fitted oak wall and floor units, a Belfast sink, granite worktops and drainer, integrated appliances including; a dishwasher, fridge and freezer, microwave, a feature oak canopy with concealed extractor fan, Rayburn, part tiled walls, twin windows to the rear benefitting from the rural views, tiled flooring, radiator, exposed brick wall, with a door leading to the Sitting Room.

Sitting Room (13' 1'' x 15' 8'' (3.99m x 4.77m))

With dual aspect windows to the front and rear, a feature stone fireplace and surround enclosing a multi-fuel burner, which is open to the dining room/garden room, two radiators, exposed ceiling beams, oak flooring and open to:

Dining Room/Garden Room (16' 5'' x 9' 11'' (5.00m x 3.02m))

With part stone walls and windows above, a feature stone fireplace, radiator, tiled flooring and patio doors to the side garden.

First Floor

Rising to the first floor landing, having a glazed window and radiator and access to the airing cupboard.

Bedroom One (10' 6'' x 13' 9'' (3.20m x 4.19m))

With a rear aspect window with rural views, radiator, exposed beams and dooring into;

Ensuite Bathroom

With shower cubicle, fully tiled floors, low level WC, wash hand basin and extractor fan.

Bedroom Two (8' 0'' x 9' 4'' (2.43m x 2.85m))

A double bedroom with a stone mullion window to the front with a stone sill, exposed stone wall together with a radiator and loft access.

Bedroom Three (6' 5'' x 10' 1'' (1.96m x 3.08m))

With a stone mullion window to the front with a stone sill, radiator and a built in clothes rail.

Family Bathroom (8' 9'' x 5' 3'' (2.67m x 1.60m))

Comprising a three piece suite including a bath with shower above, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, a mullion window to the front, fully tiled walls and extractor fan.

The Cottage

Kitchen (11' 1'' x 11' 8'' (3.37m x 3.56m))

Comprising wall and floor units with tiled surround, stainless steel single sink and drainer, plumbing for a washing machine, a built in electric cooker and electric extractor hood, space for a fridge freezer, beams to the ceiling, tiled floor, window to the rear, glass panelled entrance door and a door leading to:


With a window, low level WC, wash hand basin, radiator and tiled floor.

Lounge (12' 0'' x 15' 11'' (3.67m x 4.85m))

With dual aspect windows to the front and rear, stone fireplace with open fire, with feature stone walls, radiator, exposed beams and door leading into:

Dining Room (14' 10'' x 15' 10'' (4.53m x 4.83m))

With dual aspect windows, patios doors to the rear garden with panoramic views, feature stone walls, radiator, exposed beams and stairs rising to the first floor landing.

Planning Permission

Planning permission has been granted for a conservatory to the side of the cottage and the vendors have completed the base of the conservatory.

First Floor Landing

With a window to the rear, two further small windows with stone sills, radiator and loft access.

Bedroom Four (8' 9'' x 11' 9'' (2.67m x 3.58m))

A double bedroom with window overlooking the front, radiator and exposed stone feature wall.

Bedroom Five (11' 8'' x 8' 8'' (3.56m x 2.64m))

A double bedroom with a window to the front, stone sill and radiator.

Bedroom Six (8' 6'' x 6' 4'' (2.58m x 1.92m))

A single bedroom with window to the rear, tiled sill and radiator.

Bathroom (5' 7'' x 8' 3'' (1.69m x 2.51m))

Comprising a three piece suite with a panelled bath with shower above, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, part tiled walls, radiator, extractor fan and airing cupboard.


The driveway to the property leads from the road along a tarmac drive then onto a gravelled area. The drive then splits into two with separate drive ways to the farmhouse and cottage. There is a grass area which provides additional parking for numerous vehicles and with a gate way leading into the paddock. The property has a range of outbuildings accessed via the drive leading to the farmhouse.

Garden Area

There is a formal lawn to the rear and dining patio adjoining the property comprising a mixture of planted borders, shrubs together with a pond to the side.


Workshop (29' 2'' x 12' 4'' (8.89m x 3.76m))

With windows, two doors, concrete flooring, mains power and lighting.

Garage (12' 9'' x 10' 4'' (3.89m x 3.15m))

A stone built building with concrete flooring together with mains supplies and large opening timber doors.

Studio/Office (11' 0'' x 9' 8'' (3.35m x 2.95m))

Located above the garage accessed via an external staircase together with mains electric/ lighting and a window.

Log Store/Workshop (15' 8'' x 7' 5'' (4.78m x 2.26m))

A stone built building with tiled roof, concrete flooring and mains electric and lighting.

Grazing Land

The grazing land is situated north of the house and is all down to permanent pasture. The land has good vehicular access with a mixture of post and wire fencing and stone wall boundaries. The land is free draining and suitable for grazing and mowing.

Further Land

There is a further 9.34 acres (3.78 ha) of grassland adjoining the property available by separate negotiation.

General Information


The property has the benefit of mains electricity and water with drainage to a septic tank and oil fired Rayburn which runs the central heating system and hot water. There is a separate oil fired central heating boiler for the cottage.

Fixtures And Fittings

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

Tenure And Possession

The property is sold freehold with vacant possession granted upon completion.

Timber, Minerals And Sporting Rights

We understand these to be included in the sale as far as they exist.

Rights Of Way, Wayleaves And Easements

The property is sold subject to, with the benefits of the rights of way, wayleaves and easements that may exist whether or not defined in these particulars. We understand there to be a public right of way through the property.

Council Tax Band

Farmhouse: D / The Cottage: D

EPC Rating

Farmhouse: E / The Cottage: D

Local Authority

High Peak Borough Council, Buxton Town Hall, Market Place, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6EL.


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

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;
1. All measurements, distances and areas referred to are approximate and based on information available at the time of printing.
2. Fixtures, fittings and any appliances referred to in these details have not been tested or checked and any reference to rights of way, easements, way leaves, tenure or any other covenants/conditions should be verified by the buyer’s legal representative prior to exchanging contracts.
3. Photographs, plans and maps are indicative only and it should not be assumed that anything shown in these is included in the sale
4. These details are for guidance only and do not constitute part of the contract for sale. Bagshaws llp and their employees are not authorised to give any warranties or representations (written or oral) in relation to the sale. Buyers are advised to seek clarification on any points of particular interest, prior to pursuing their interest in this property.
5. Alterations to the details may be necessary during the marketing.

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Nearby transport

  • Chapel-en-le-Frith (0.6 miles)
  • Dove Holes (1.1 miles)
  • Chinley (2.5 miles)
  • Manchester International Airport (15.6 miles)
  • Robin Hood Airport (38.7 miles)
  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport (39.1 miles)
  • Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal (45.5 miles)
  • Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal (45.7 miles)
  • Woodside Birkenhead Ferry Terminal (46.0 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Chapel-en-le-Frith CofE VC Primary School (0.6 miles)
  • Dove Holes CofE Primary School (1.2 miles)
  • Combs Infant School (1.8 miles)
  • Arnfield Independent School (SEN) (8.4 miles)
  • The Fermain Academy (10.5 miles)
  • Broadstones (SEN) (13.7 miles)
  • Chapel-en-le-Frith High School (0.8 miles)
  • The Meadows (SEN) (1.3 miles)
  • Peak School (2.2 miles)
Note: Distance is shown as a straight line measurement

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