House in grounds of historic hall

Greenbanks is a large three-bedroom house, standing in the former grounds of Bagshaw Hall, Bakewell, a listed building, parts of which date back to 1650.

Wednesday, 2nd October 2019, 8:58 am
Updated Wednesday, 30th October 2019, 2:44 pm

Now a hotel, it was the former home of Thomas Bagshaw, who was a solicitor and steward to the Earl of Rutland.

Greenbanks has exceptional far-reaching views and is situated in a most sought-after location in the heart of the Peak District.

With good access to the amenities of Bakewell, including restaurants, cafes, shops and public houses, the property falls within the catchment area for excellent local schooling, including the renowned Lady Manners secondary school. It also has convenient transport links to Sheffield, Nottingham and Manchester.


The accommodation is well presented with lovely gardens and a south-facing seating terrace. This superb property also has the benefit of a spacious lounge, formal dining room, open-plan breakfast kitchen, two double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

The lounge is a light and spacious reception room with front and rear-facing timber double glazed windows, and a Burley gas log-effect fire. An oak-floored sunroom opens to a sun terrace.The large kitchen has a range of fitted base/wall and drawer units by Poggenpohll with matching timber work surfaces, splashbacks and an inset one-and-a-half bowl stainless steel sink with a chrome mixer tap.

Appliances include a Gaggenau four-ring gas hob with an extractor hood, Miele steam oven, fan assisted oven/microwave and coffee machine and there is space for an under-counter fridge, freezer, automatic washing machine and a tumble dryer.

The formal dining room has oak bi-fold doors with double glazed panels open to the sun terrace. Access can also be gained to useful loft space.


From the inner hall, a staircase with an oak handrail, glazed balustrading and feature lighting rises to the first floor which houses the bedrooms and master bathroom.

The master bedroom has far-reaching views, and in one corner of the room there’s a range of fitted furniture incorporating long hanging and shelving.Bedroom two is also of a good size with fitted furniture incorporating short hanging.The bathroom is fitted with a Duravit low-level WC, wash hand basin with a chrome mixer tap and a panelled bath with a chrome mixer tap. To one corner, there’s a walk-in shower enclosure with a fitted shower and a glazed screen.Greenbanks is accessed from Bagshaw Hill by a shared access courtyard, which leads to the rear of the property. To the rear, a tarmac driveway provides parking for several vehicles and access can be gained to a detached garage which has an electric up-and-over door, light/power and a personal entrance door.From the driveway, a wrought iron gate and steps lead down to a stone flagged seating area with exterior lighting and mature shrubs.

Access can be gained to the breakfast kitchen and additional stone steps rise back up to the driveway.To one side of the property, a timber door opens to an outhouse which houses the boiler andto the other side of the property, a stone flagged path leads to the front of the property.

To the front, there’s a large stone flagged seating terrace wich continues to one side of the property. From there, stone steps lead down to a walled garden which is mainly laid to lawn with mature trees/shrubs.

The property is on the market with Blenheim Park Estates for £575,000. More details at or by calling 0114 358 2020.