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Old Methodist Chapel

Flash, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 1038694)



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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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7 Customer Review(s)

  • “The venue was very well equipped, and a great property for a large family group (as long as you can cope with stairs).”

    The owner was very helpful and responsive, and it’s a great location for exploring the Peak District.

    The owner was very helpful and responsive, and it’s a great location for exploring the Peak District.

    - Brian, August 2021

About the property

Buxton 5 miles.

This unique, Grade II listed, former Methodist church property is situated in the small village of Flash, near Buxton in the Peak District National Park.

Old Methodist Chapel is a spacious, three-storey, four-bedroom property, offering stunning accommodation for a family or group of friends wanting to explore the incredible countryside which surrounds them.

Enter the property via a set of steps and into the entrance hall on the first floor, from here, the bright and airy kitchen has dual aspect windows, lovely wooden floors and beamed ceiling, along with a large stove with double electric oven and five-ring stove, offering plenty of space to create delicious home-cooked meals that can be enjoyed at the small dining table or breakfast bar area.

There is a separate dining room with large dining table that can seat up to 10, where you can enjoy dining as a group, with a woodburning stove to add warmth and beamed ceiling adding character.

The sitting room has exposed wooden floorboards, feature windows allowing in lots of light, a feature fireplace with stunning woodburning stove, as well as a choice of sofas to relax on and a wall mounted TV to provide hours of entertainment.

The second-floor has a mezzanine area with additional seating for a quiet space to kick back with a book, as well as a children's play room space with a selection of games.

The property has four bedrooms between the ground and second floors; a ground-floor family room with a Super king-size bed and two singles, a second-floor king-size double, a ground-floor double and a second-floor twin, suitable for a variety of group set ups and all are spacious, bright and airy and offer lots of storage for your belongings.

There is a stunning second-floor bathroom with a roll top bath and a walk-in shower, as well as a ground-floor wetroom-style shower and a utility cupboard with a washing machine and tumble dryer, should you need it.

Outside there is roadside parking available.

The small village of Quarnford has a pub within walking distance of the property, and rests amidst picturesque and unspoilt countryside, alongside the village of Flash, which is the highest village in Britain at 1518ft above sea level.

Visit the nearby Northfield Farm Riding and Trekking Centre to enjoy some horse riding, see the alpacas at Farbrook Farm and stroll through Hawks Nest park and gardens.

The roaches is one of the many walks in the area, and perhaps the most iconic, it is also the subject of ancient legends, Flash is an ideal base for families or groups of friends on a walking holiday, there are many walks to choose from including, tittesworth reservoir, hartington, tideswell, shining tor and errwood reservoir, Monsal head and Linton mill, and the manifold way, to name just a few.

Explore the natural cavern of Thor's Cave, visit the impressive stately home of Chatsworth House and adventure seekers will love spending the day at Alton Towers theme park.

The historic town of Buxton, as well as Matlock bath and Ashbourne are all within easy reach.

Old Methodist Chapel is a fantastic, unique property in the heart of the Peak District countryside.


  • Over three floors
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor family room with super king and 2 singles, 1 x second-floor king-size double, 1 x ground-floor double, 1 x second-floor twin
  • Second-floor bathroom with roll top bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor wetroom
  • First-floor kitchen
  • First-floor dining room with woodburning stove
  • First-floor sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Second-floor mezzanine with seating area and kids play area
  • Electric heating with 2 x woodburning stove
  • Stove with double electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Roadside parking
  • Patio area with seating
  • Two pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4 miles, pub 0.1 miles

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About the location


Buxton 7 miles; Leek 7 miles.

Flash is a tiny village in the Staffordshire Moorlands district of the Peak District, between the market towns of Buxton and Leek and is also at 1518 ft above sea level, is the highest village in Britain. Flash is situated in some of the most picturesque and unspoilt areas of the Peak District countryside. With an air of peace and tranquillity, Flash is in a great location to enjoy the full extent of the Staffordshire Moorlands and the rest of the Peak District. Nearby Tittesworth Reservoir is situated in superb scenery, has a wonderful children's playground and visitors centre, and is a delight for walkers, cyclists and bird watchers. Nearby, the 'Manifold Trail' follows the route of the old Leek to Manifold Light Railway, while golf, horse riding, cycling and sailing are all available within 7 miles. Enjoy a day out at Alton Towers or visit the impressive Chatsworth House and the historic town of Buxton. Also within easy reach are Matlock Bath and Carsington Water, while further afield is the market town of Ashbourne.

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