A converted chapel in a beautiful village in the Peak Park

A converted chapel in a beautiful village in the Peak Park

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1 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4
1 Bathrooms

About our home

We live in a beautifully situated converted chapel in the Peak District national park. The Chapel is light, spacious and full of character with extensive views over the village and green rolling hills of the Peak District national park. The original wall pews and pulpit form part of the furnishings and the large gothic windows face south and west creating a sunny and dramatic space. The main lounge feels warm and cosy under the mezanine and features a cast iron stove.

There is a self contained apartment called Chapel Croft which can be included in an exchange. Chapel Croft was originally a croft and stable for the preachers horse. It consists of a bedroom, bathroom, lounge and kitchen area.

Outside there is a garden terrace, which has further beautiful views across the village and up the valley. The Chapel is surrounded on the other sides by open fields for grazing sheep and a village green with play facilities for children.

Beeley is an historic village that forms part of the Chatsworth estate. It is small and picturesque with traditional cottages, brook, ancient manor house and an old country church. The River Derwent is just a stone's throw away and Chatsworth House and formal gardens a delightful 40 minute stroll along the river. There is a village pub plus a cafe / shop situated just down the hill from The Chapel. The pub (The Devonshire Arms) is an atmospheric old coaching inn renowned for it's traditional beers and fine dining. Both the village cafe and the pub have big log fires in the winter and pretty gardens for the summer.

There is an adjoining Sunday School annexe on the north side of The Chapel which is currently rented out.


14 Reviews

More about us

  1. John is a retired social worker and Janet works part time in social care

  2. We are relaxed about our house and will take care of yours

  3. We have been exchanging our house for over twelve years now and love everything about it

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Where is it?


Buzzy restaurants
The Devonshire Arms in the village for open log fires, a traditional pint of beer and fine dining
Cool bars
Rowleys in Baslow and bars to suit all tastes in Bakewell
Cozy cafés
The Old Smithy in the village for hearty breakfasts, lunches and afternoon teas
Retail therapy
Chatsworth farm shop for fine foods and trendy shops in Bakewell
Bit of culture
Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall for history and treasures plus parkland and formal gardens for horticulture and design
Walks in the park
There are beautiful walks in every direction, along the river, on the moor or up the green valley
Spot of exercise
Walking, climbing, fishing, cycling galore
Day tripping
Beeley is in the centre of England so most places are within easy reach

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