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Property details

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • 2 reception rooms


  • A stunning, detached period farmhouse
  • Situated in a private rural setting with seven acres of land
  • Commanding far-reaching, panoramic views
  • Blending high quality contemporary styling with traditional materials
  • Stunning Kitchen with Vaulted Ceiling
  • Log Fires
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Luxury Bathroom
  • "Cosy Cabin" providing a holiday let

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A stunning, detached period farmhouse situated in a private rural setting with seven acres of land and commanding far-reaching, panoramic views over the surrounding countryside.

A stunning, detached period farmhouse situated in a private rural setting with seven acres of land and commanding far-reaching, panoramic views over the surrounding countryside.

Dove Head Cottage is a most stylish, imaginative, part converted, extended farmhouse and barn. Seamlessly blending high quality contemporary styling with traditional materials. The property is located within some of the most beautiful countryside in the Peak District, Derbyshire situated on the River Dove. An excellent opportunity to purchase a fabulous country home but also offering a superb investment with an onsite cabin which is run as a successful holiday let.

The property has been a cherished family home for the current owners which they have improved and extended it in two phases. Phase one being the conversion of an adjoining stone barn into a most impressive kitchen with vaulted ceiling. Phase two an extension of the main accommodation with a luxury bathroom and additional double bedroom.

The accommodation is presented in excellent order and comprises, on the ground floor; Entrance Hall, Utility, Remarkable Kitchen/Dining/Family Room, Sitting Room, Dining Room and ground floor luxury bathroom. On the first floor, situated off the fist landing over the bathroom is a double bedroom. The further landing leads up to a Master Bedroom and third bedroom. There is more potential to develop an ens-suite facility off the master bedroom (subject to any necessary consents)

Outside, accessed via a private driveway, is a parking and turning area for multiple vehicles. There is an outbuilding which is currently utilised as storage space and a dog pen but could be easily converted into stables with direct access to a paddock enclosed by post & rail fencing, and separate gated access. There is a pleasant veranda paved terrace area which provides a beautiful seating area to enjoy the views. Access can be gained down to the wooden cabin which is utilised as holiday accommodation with private toilet and shower facilities. The seven acres of land surround the property which can be identified by the attached title plan.

Entrance Hall

Tiled flooring, radiator, ceiling light, storage cupboard, access into the Kitchen, Utility and Dining Room.

Kitchen (3.58m x 7.34m (11'09 x 24'01))

A Bespoke, handmade kitchen with an extensive range of wall and base units in a traditional, industrial design, central breakfast island with storage space, complimented by granite and slate work surfaces and splash backs, additional fitted shelving space, integrated fridge, space for a range style cooker, Belfast style sink unit with draining area, central tap, Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, skylights, uPVC double glazed windows with feature exposed stone walling and exposed beams, window seat, stone flooring, wall lights, feature log burning stove, wall mounted cylinder style radiator, beautiful wooden feature double doors leading out to the veranda seating area.

Utility/Cloakroom (1.88m x 1.45m (6'02 x 4'09))

Wall and base unit, part tiled walls, W.C. Pedestal wash hand basin, plumbing for washing machine, uPVC double glazed window, ceiling light.

Dining Room (4.09m x 3.45m (13'05 x 11'04))

Radiator, multi fuel stove sat on a stone hearth with exposed stone fireplace and mantle, uPVC double glazed windows with stone sills, window seat, exposed beamed ceiling, wall lights, radiator.

Sitting Room (3.12m x 4.06m (10'03 x 13'04))

UPVC double glazed windows with stone sill, feature stone fireplace with multi fuel fire sat on a raised stone hearth with log storage space under, exposed beams to each side of fire, fitted storage space, wall lights, stairs leading off to the first floor accommodation and access into the inner hallway.

Inner Hallway

Leading into the ground floor bathroom, uPVC window with stone sill, stairs up to a double bedroom, skylight.

Bathroom (4.14m x 3.20m (13'07 x 10'06))

Tiled flooring with feature central tiling, heated towel rail with Victorian style radiator, uPVC double glazed window with stone sill, wall lights, fitted suite which comprises: Free standing roll top bath with central tap and attachment over, W.C. His and Hers handmade stone style sink units with slate splash backs sat on industrialist style unit with shelving space and wall lighting over. His and Hers wet room style shower area with rain showers over, wall shower attachment, central light, 1920's style tiled wall, storage cupboard.

First Floor Double Bedroom (4.19m max x 4.19m (13'09 max x 13'09 ))

Fitted carpet, radiator, ceiling light, uPVC double glazed window with stone sill, wall light.

Master Bedroom (4.17m x 3.48m (13'08 x 11'05 ))

Exposed wooden flooring, storage space into the eaves, storage cupboard, exposed beamed ceiling, ceiling light. Wall lights, radiator.

Bedroom (3.20m x 3.15m (10'06 x 10'04))

Fitted carpet, uPVC double glazed window with wooden sill, radiator, ceiling light.


Approached via a private driveway with electric gates that leads to a hard standing area for parking and turning space. There are formal gardens with ornamental pond together and three paddocks split from the 7 acres. There is additional hard standing to the other end of the gable end of the farmhouse with access to the gardens, detached outbuilding with power and lighting (20'02 x 18'11) which is currently used as storage space with an additional attached workshop area and an enclosed dog pen. This could be converted into stable usage having direct access out to the paddock area.


Situated close the historic spa town of Buxton, around 3 1/2 miles - 5 minutes by car or maybe a 30 minute walk where there are lots of restaurants, bars, The opera house theatre and events held locally throughout the year at the Pavillion Gardens, A train station is also available with easy access to Manchester. Many walks are also here like Pooles Cavern and Solomon's Temple.

Leek is approximately 8 miles away -15 minute drive past The Roaches, a bustling market town, which is well known for its many antique and quaint little home shops, also markets are held Wednesdays and weekends. Its lively at night and many bars and restaurants to try.

Approxmiatley 8 miles to Macclesfiled which gives easy train access to Manchester.

Bakewell, maybe 25 minutes by car, famous for the Bakewell Pudding and is a beautiful picture postcard Derbyshire Town with lovely little coffee shops, gift shops and eateries.
Castleton, maybe 35 minutes away, is another small but bustling town well known for the spectacular view from Peveril Castle. Again there are more walking routes up Cave Dale and Winnats Pass, there are 3 caverns to explore also.

Goyt Valley, a 15 minute drive, a favourite to walk, or visit and take a picnic, two reservoirs, old ruins, a Spanish Shrine and much more to see.

Manifold Valley, picturesque and great for a walk or bike ride, the scenery is not to be missed, and country pubs along the way.

Owners Statement

"Even though we see our views every day we still sit and stare at the wonder and the ever changing landscape with the change of the seasons. The seasons are very distinctive in the peaks.... Spring is so fresh and bright, summer is beautiful with panoramic skies and amazing sun rises and sun sets, the autumn colours over the land and then the fresh crispness of the winter.... And the snow....nothing more peaceful than a snowy day with a roaring log burning fire...."

"The Cosy Cabin" (4.50m x 6.55m max narrowing down to 4.50m (14'09 x)

"What can I say about our Cosy Cabin to best describe it .... One of a kind with the sounds of the river calming you and the views to stun you"

Situated in secluded woodland, surrounded by spectacular views of the peak district, it is a perfect break away. The Cosy Cabin sleeps up to 4 persons with two deluxe king-size beds, kitchen facilities along with outside BBQ Area.
We are off grid and you will have to get back to basic's in your own private Shower Hut with eco toilet, delux shower and wash stand. Wifi and electric is available within the Cabin.

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Superfast broadband Superfast broadband

Up to 40 Mbps (Source: Ofcom)


Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Buxton 3.5 miles
  • Dove Holes 6.4 miles
  • Adventure Care Ltd (SEN) 0.5 miles
  • Old Sams Farm Independent School (SEN) 0.7 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Buxton 3.5 miles
  • Dove Holes 6.4 miles
  • Adventure Care Ltd (SEN) 0.5 miles
  • Old Sams Farm Independent School (SEN) 0.7 miles

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6th Mar 2020 £675,000 First listed

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