near Chelmsford, Essex
Two individually designed, high specification barn conversions, near Chelmsford in Essex
The Brick Barn
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Exclusive gated development comprising of a five bedroom barn conversion and a four bedroom barn with self contained annexe, both offering high tech contemporary features inside traditional Essex barns, near Chelmsford, Essex
Price of the Brick Barn reduced to £1,699,000 SOLD
Granary and Annexe reduced to £1,250,000 SOLD
Backing on to the Historic Hylands Park Estate near Chelmsford Essex the Southwoods Farm development is a rare opportunity to acquire a converted Barn that is traditional but also bristling with the latest high tech contemporary features.
The development consists of only two Grade II listed properties and offers "City Chic in the Heart of Essex Countryside".
Southwoods Farm has far reaching views over rolling countryside. It is a gated private development (only accessible via a video entry control system to the main gates) and is tailored for the lifestyles of the most discerning of homeowners.
Southwoods Farm comprises of only two residences, The Brick Barn and The Granary (with adjacent annexe).
The Brick Barn (Price £1,699,000) SOLD
This large barn conversion is one of only five
Grade II listed brickbarns in Essex and looks very traditional with its graceful brick facades.
It sits within a large plot with south facing views
that reach over the historic Hylands Park Estate.
The property also benefits from an adjoining
outside store and cart shed parking for four cars.
Behind this historic façade, lies a treat for the
modern homeowner, with exciting features such
as contemporary glazed walling, a grand double
height entrance / dining hall with exposed beams
and a minstrels gallery. There is also majestic
On the ground floor, in addition
to the entrance hallways are a cloakroom and
a large family / dining room. This opens onto an
expansive drawing room that has panoramic
views across the rolling fields. A wonderful
feature of this room is its double height apex
ceiling with a minstrel’s gallery that could serve
as a library or a further sitting room or den.
There are five large bedrooms in total arranged over the two floors and all benefit from en suite
bathrooms or wet rooms.
The kitchen is a chef's
delight, fitted with handmade bespoke integrated
units, range cooker and utility room.
Barn is also wired for the latest multi-room
home entertainment and lighting systems.
The Granary and Annexe (Price £1,250,000) SOLD
Designed to offer flexible accommodation, The Granary and Annexe complex of buildings sits within a private walled courtyard.
Clad in the vernacular stained Essex weatherboarding with
traditional slate and peg tile roofs this property benefits from the best in craftsmanship and local materials.
An old cart shed has been converted
to accommodate parking for up to four cars.
The accommodation is mainly arranged on one level with a large sitting / dining room, entrance hall, kitchen, utility room and four double bedrooms all with en suite bathrooms
or wet rooms. There is a lounge / TV games room
on the second floor.
The Annexe provides further
level accommodation and could equally serve as a home office or studio.
Outside there are a couple of garden stores.
Both properties are
future proofed with the benefit of integral wiring
for the latest multi-room home entertainment
and lighting systems.