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Gorsthead Mill Farm

Bradnop near Leek, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 930094)

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  • Sleeps 12

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
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43 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Sutcliffe

    “Lovely rural setting for a family get away, allowing you to embrace yourself in a cacophony of morning birdsong and a babbling brook, whilst still having those essential amenities close by.”

    With an RSPB nature reserve on your doorstep and easy access to the Peak Wildlife Park, Tittesworth reservoir, Rudyard Lake and the Roaches, this is an ideal location for all the family.

    With an RSPB nature reserve on your doorstep and easy access to the Peak Wildlife Park, Tittesworth reservoir, Rudyard Lake and the Roaches, this is an ideal location for all the family.

    - Mr Sutcliffe, April 2021

The property

A stunning, designer detached country house situated in 2.3 acres of grounds in the village of Bradnop near Leek.

This superb house is perfect for a large family or group of friends looking for a bit of luxury to come home to after a day exploring the nearby Peak District.

The tastefully furnished entrance hall is an impressively large boot room, ideal for getting out of your walking boots and drying the dogs.

Then pass through to the large contemporary kitchen with a breakfast and dining area which is a fantastic place to gather while you discuss the day’s busy itinerary.

The sitting room is beautifully finished with high quality sofas and French windows opening out to the garden.

There’s a woodburning stove to set the atmosphere while you sit and chat or enjoy a favourite movie together.

The contemporary design and quality continues through to the light and airy bedrooms, one of which opens out to a huge decked roof terrace where you can step out of bed and greet the morning sun or enjoy a glass of wine as the sun dips over the horizon.

As you’d expect, the bathroom is very high end with a designer roll-top bath and large walk-in shower.

Across the courtyard is a separate garage annexe which has been cleverly adapted to create a first floor apartment with a double bed and a sitting area with a sofa bed, TV and games console making it a great place to park teenagers or a place to break away from the madding crowd.

The annexe also has a contemporary shower room, so it is completely self-contained if required.

Sit out on the patio and enjoy a barbecue as the kids run off the last of their energy.

The grounds are beautiful with countryside all around and a babbling river flows along the bottom of the garden where you can watch the wildlife and nod to the occasional passing farmer crossing the ford.

Tempting though it might be to spend your whole time here, there is plenty to do within easy reach, whether it's riding at the equestrian centre just up the road, exploring Leek, Hartington or Bakewell or driving the short distance into the breathtakingly beautiful Peak District with the Roaches nearby.

A luxurious retreat to be enjoyed any time of year.


  • Main building
  • Four bedrooms: 3 x double (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC), 1 x adult bunks (lockable link door to double to create a family room)
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • First floor annexe
  • Open plan studio accommodation with double bed, sitting area with sofa bed and TV
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC.
  • LPG central heating with woodburning stove
  • Range cooker with electric double oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, Smart TV with SkyQ, DVD, WiFi - Fibre Broadband, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Two travel cots, two highchairs, two children's stools and two stairgates
  • Off road parking for 6 cars
  • Lawned area and patio, BBQ with furniture
  • Decked balcony/terrace
  • 2 well behaved pets welcome
  • No smoking
  • Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles
  • Note: A river runs along the bottom boundary to the garden which has a steep bank in places, children to be supervised
  • Note: No stag/hen or similar

Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Leek 2 miles; Hartington 6 miles; Buxton 11 miles.

The small and pretty rural hamlet of Bradnop is situated on the western edge of the Peak District National Park close to Leek, with its antiques shops, and within easy driving distance of the market towns of Buxton and Ashbourne. Nearby is superb walking with Dovedale, the beautiful Manifold Valley, and the popular Manifold Cycle Track all within easy reach. There are lots of pretty villages to explore close by, many with good pubs. Alton Towers is less than 15 minutes' drive away.

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Two well behaved pets welcome; if customer has more than 2 pets please contact us with this request.

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