The Old Barn is an impressive and individual stone detached barn conversion located in an elevated position on a quiet country lane on the outskirts of Chapel-en-le-Frith yet just a few minutes drive from the A6 with access to Stockport, Manchester Airport and Sheffield. The hamlet of Bowden Head has a cluster of stone properties in this semi rural location with outstanding panoramic views across the town and the surrounding hills and countryside. The original barn is believed to be approximately 300 years old and has been converted into this spacious family home which retains numerous character features coupled with the benefits of modern living. The property has the benefit of UPVC double glazing and is warmed by oil fired central heating complemented by an open fire and a log burning stove and offers well presented versatile open plan living accommodation. There are five bedrooms, four reception rooms and three bathrooms and the accommodation is arranged over five different levels. Externally there are mature landscaped gardens with extensive lawned areas, patios and sitting areas as well as a heated swimming pool with retractable cover, a pool house and a range of other outbuildings. There is a cobbled driveway providing ample space for off road parking. Viewing is highly recommended. The Old Barn is situated in an elevated position on a quite country lane with outstanding views from both the house and the gardens. Within a few minutes' drive is the town of Chapel-en-le-Frith which offers a good range of day to day amenities The property is also within easy reach of the A6 and other road links for access to Stockport, Manchester airport and Sheffield and the Roman Spa town of Buxton, famous for it's spring water is approximately 6 miles away. There are rail services from both Chapel-en-le-Frith and Chinley with regular services to Manchester and Sheffield.Directions:From our Buxton office turn right and bear right at the roundabout. Proceed along Station Road and travel straight across the next roundabout and turn left at the following two roundabouts heading out of Buxton on the A6 towards Chapel-en-le-Frith. Continue along this road for several miles and follow the signs for the A6 north which becomes a dual carriageway. At the roundabout, turn right signposted for Bowden and continue up Bowden Lane where the property can be found on the right hand side, just before the junction, clearly identified by our For Sale board.Ground FloorReception Hall (26'4" x 12'9" (8.03m x 3.89m))A light, bright room in the middle of the house. Stone flagged floor to entrance area and patio doors area, wood effect flooring to the rest of the room. Open plan with stairs leading up to the lounge/dining room and down to the sitting room/cinema room. Additional spiral staircase to first floor landing, part wood panelled walls, three wall light points and two radiators with decorative covers. Patio doors to rear garden and double doors to front.Shower RoomFitted with a white suite comprising pedestal wash basin, low level wc and tiled and glazed cubicle with shower. Two wall light points, shaver point, single radiator and double glazed window with tiled sill.Dining Kitchen (17'7" x 16'9" (5.36m x 5.11m))A split level room with raised dining area. Fitted with a range of white gloss base and wall mounted cupboards with granite work surfaces incorporating a 1 bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap and tiled splashbacks. Tiled floor, Aga, built in oven and grill, combination microwave oven, four ring electric hob and integrated dishwasher. Double glazed windows to side and rear and double glazed door to side.Utility RoomFitted work surface with cupboard under and a 1 bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap. Tiled floor, plumbing for washing machine and plumbing for dishwasher. Fitted cupboards and double glazed window with tiled sill.Lower Ground FloorSitting Room/Cinema Room (17'2" x 15'6" (5.23m x 4.72m))With exposed feature stonework to one wall incorporating a fireplace and hearth with open grate and wooden mantel. Wood effect flooring, glazed double doors to games room, two radiators with decorative covers, double glazed windows to rear and double glazed door to side.Large Study/Games Room (18'8" x 16'11" (5.69m x 5.16m))Wood effect flooring, wall mounted electric fire, double radiator and two double glazed windows to front.Upper Ground FloorLounge/Dining Room (32'2" x 18'8" (9.80m x 5.69m))Panoramic views across Chapel-en-le-Frith and the surrounding hills and countryside from a large double glazed window to the side. Exposed feature stonework to one wall incorporating a fireplace and hearth with log burning stove. Wooden floor, open plan with stairs leading up to the first floor landing. Four wall light points, dado rail, two double radiators and double glazed window to rear overlooking the pool area.First FloorLandingPitched roof, wooden floor, two wall light points and open plan with stairs leading up to the upper first floor.Inner LandingLoft access.Bedroom One (17' x 10'1" (5.18m x 3.07m))With pitched roof, exposed beams and feature window. Cottage style door, inset lighting, single radiator and double glazed window to side.En Suite BathroomWith tiled floor and tiled walls and fitted with a white suite comprising whirlpool/spa bath, low level wc, glass wash basin with mixer tap and a tiled and glazed cubicle with shower. Heated towel rail and double glazed window with tiled sill.Bedroom Two (13'6" x 9'10" (4.11m x 3.00m))Vanity wash basin with cupboard under, two wall light points, single radiator and double glazed window to rear with views across the swimming pool area.BathroomWith tiled walls and fitted with a white suite comprising panel bath with shower screen and shower over, pedestal wash basin and low level wc. Built in cupboards, shaver point, cottage style door, single radiator and uPVC double glazed window to front with tiled sill.Bedroom Five (10'4" > 6'9" x 9'11" (3.15m >2.06m x 3.02m))Storage cupboard, wall light point, single radiator and double glazed window to rear with views to the swimming pool area.Upper First FloorLandingBedroom Three (18'8" > 11'7" x 11'2" (5.69m >3.53m x 3.40m))With part sloping ceiling. Double glazed window to side with far reaching views across Chapel-en-le-Frith and the surrounding hills and countryside. Wall light point and double radiator.Bedroom Four (15'3" > 11'9" x 11'11" (4.65m >3.58m x 3.63m))With part sloping ceiling. Double glazed window to side with panoramic countryside views. Double radiator.OutsideGardens And ParkingThe property is approached by a cobbled driveway providing space for parking and turning and there is an additional driveway which runs along the side of the house providing additional car parking space. There are formal landscaped gardens with stone flagged pathways and patio areas and extensive lawned areas with many mature trees, shrubs and plants. Steps lead up to a raised timber decked area with lighting, water feature and fire pit.Covered Heated Swimming Pool (37'11" x 17'2" (11.56m x 5.23m))(Overall measurement of covered area.) Located at the rear of the property with a glazed retractable cover and stone paved sitting area. Covered timber decked area with built in barbecue.Pool House (17'2" > 10'4" x 11'3" (5.23m >3.15m x 3.43m))Bar and sitting area, windows to two sides with far reaching views, glazed double doors, light and power. With separate wc and store room/pool equipment room.Studio/Office (13'11" x 9'11" (4.24m x 3.02m))With internet, electric heating, light, power points and windows with views over the valley.Tractor Shed (9'9" x 7'9" (2.97m x 2.36m))Light and power. Sit on mower included in the sale.Tool/Gardening ShedWith light and power.Important Notice Jon Mellor & Company, their solicitors and joint agents give notice that: 1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either here or elsewhere, either on their own behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise. They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representation of fact. 2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning building regulation or other consents and Jon Mellor & Company have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.