Converted barn for sale near Leicester
Three bedroom converted barn with landscaped gardens and views over open countryside on the edge of a village near Leicester, Northampton, Kettering and Corby on the Leics - Northants border
A well presented converted barn set in landscaped gardens, with views over open countryside, set on the edge of a village
Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Drawing Room, Kitchen with Dining/Sitting Room Utility Room, Cloakroom, Bedroom with En-suite Shower, 2 further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom Landscaped Gardens, Studio, Garaging
These particulars are intended as a guide and must not be relied upon as statements of facts.
The Barn is set on the outskirts of a village on the Leicestershire / Northamptonshire borders with views over countryside The village contains a numher of local facilities and amenities including shops, public houses, post office, school and church.
Nearby lies a town with a greater range of everyday facilities, a commercial centre and theatre, together with leisure centre. It is from here that the main line station connects with London St Pancras. Neighbouring towns include Leicester, Northampton, Kettering and Corby whilst the M1 motorway is approximately 15 miles away and the A14 approximately 6 miles.
The area is well known for schooling with preparatory available at nearby establishments and senior at Uppingham, Oakham, Oundle, Leicester and Rugby.
Sporting and recreational activities including golf, watersports and fishing are well catered for in the area.
Built of brick under tile construction, The Barn is set on the edge of the village within landscaped gardens, with views over open countryside. The subject of refurbishment by the present owners, The Barn offers a good degree of flexibility and versatility in the layout, offering comfortable accommodation, with reception rooms overlooking the landscaped gardens. A particular feature is the dining / sitting room, ideal for entertaining, which has full ceiling height with exposed trusses and beams, with French doors leading to the terrace and gardens.
To the first floor, an arched window overlooks the landscaped gardens and countryside beyond. The property is approached through a five bar gate via a pea shingle drive flanked by deep shrub and plant borders with laurel and birch hedging leading to the garaging, to the rear of which is a part paved herb garden, containing garden store with power connected and a greenhouse. The gardens are a splendid feature of the property offering a high degree of privacy and overlooking pastureland. To one side of the garden is a purpose built detached timber studio with insulation, telephone points, power and light.
The accommodation with approximate dimensions comprises
Porch - half glazed and side screen door leading into
Entrance Hall - exposed brick to one wall, staircase leading to first floor, radiator
Cloakroom - wash hand basin, WC, radiator
Sitting Room (N) 9'9" (2.97m) x 10'4" (4.79m) - fitted shelving, radiator
Drawing Room (EW) l7'7" (5.38m) x 15'8" (4.79m) - exposed beams, exposed brick work to one wall, two radiators.
Kitchen with Dining / Sitting Room (S, E & W) 29' (8.85m) x 14'9" (4.5m)
Kitchen Area - range of floor and wall units with wooden work surface, ceramic sink, built-in dishwasher and fridge freezer, inset four ring gas hob with extractor over, double oven, wicker vegetable baskets
Dining / Sitting Area - brick fireplace with over mantle, inset wood burner, full height ceiling trusses and beams, double French windows to terrace and garden, exposed brick wall, wall light points, spot lights, two radiators
Utility Room - base units, inset ceramic sink, work surface, quarry tiled floor, radiator, rear door and door leading to garaging
Landing with arched window overlooking gardens, radiator
Bedroom 1 15'11" (4.85m) (max) x 10'2" (3.1m) - wall light points, radiator.
Bedroom 2 l2'3"(3.75m) x 11' 7" (3.55m) - range of built-in wardrobes, oval arched window to one wall
En-suite Shower - shower cubicle, wash hand basin, part tiled walls
Family Bathroom - bath with shower over, wash hand basin, WC, part tiled walls, linen cupboard, radiator
Bedroom 3 9'8"(2.95m) x 10'2" (3.1m) - radiator.
STUDIO / OFFICE
A detached, insulated timber building with telephone point, power and light connccted stands, to one corner oft the garden.
A pea shingle driveway, with flower and shrub borders to one side and laurel and birch hedging to the other, with ample parking, leads to a Double Garage with twin wooden doors. Light and power are connected to the garage and also plumbing for washing machine. To the rear of the garaging is a part paved herb garden, with garden store and greenhouse
To the rear of The Barn a terrace runs the full width of the property, onto which the dining / sitting room opens. The terrace provides good scope for entertaining in the summer months. The gardens, which overlook open countryside, are laid mainly to lawn interspersed with flower and shrub borders and gravel pathways. The focal point is undoubtedly the rockery with pond, complete with fountain.