This beautifully restored £550,000 house in the middle of a Peak District town dates back to 1660 – take a look inside

A four-bedroom detached house described as ‘truly outstanding’ by an estate agent is on sale in the Peak District with an asking price of £550,000.

Thursday, 20th August 2020, 3:00 pm
The property has its own walled garden.

The property, on the corner of South Church Street and Butts View in Bakewell, is believed to date back to 1660 but has been modernised throughout by the most recent owners.

It features a luxurious kitchen, a stylish family bathroom, a walled garden and space for a home office, alongside many original elements of the building.

"An internal inspection is highly recommended to appreciate the standard of accommodation offered in this stunning family home,” says estate agent Bagshaws, which is handling the sale.

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The living room has a cast iron fireplace and double doors that open into the garden room.

The house is listed on Zoopla.

The main focal point of the dining room is the cast iron Aga multifuel stove inset into the original stone fireplace.
The kitchen features a range of hand-built solid pine units, a polished stainless steel sink, a Kenwood electric range and porcelain floor tiles. The original stone mullioned windows provide views towards All Saints Church in Bakewell.
The master bedroom has sliding sash windows to the side and rear providing views of the garden and Bakewell. It contains a cast iron fireplace, and access to the loft which is boarded for storage.
The luxurious family bathroom has a freestanding bath and a wet room-style shower - it is also smart home enabled, to allow voice-controlled lighting with Amazon Alexa or Google Home.
The garden room features three sets of timber double glazed French doors with sandstone pillars, opening out onto the rear garden. The space could be used as a home office or as a guest bedroom - it has underfloor heating and spotlights in the ceiling.
The front of the house is constructed of sandstone, with the other elevations built of limestone, topped off with a slate roof.
The second bedroom also contains original stone mullioned windows with views of All Saints Church. There is a useful storage cupboard over the door.
The enclosed rear garden has a neat lawn and is bordered with mature plants and shrubs. The garden has planning permission for a contemporary-styled auxiliary building. The property offers parking for a small car on an area of hardstanding, and off-street parking on a private road.