Barn conversion near Peterborough, Cambs

Barn conversion near Peterborough, Cambs

Award winning, eco friendly barn conversion in Guyhirn, Cambridgeshire

A three bedroom barn sympathetically converted to a high standard, and located in a secluded setting in the Cambridgeshire village of Guyhirn. The property has many original features and benefits from countryside views

Award winning barn, Ashtrees Barn has been sympathetically converted by the existing owners in 2008 from an agricultural building which was originally a tithe.

It was entered for the Fenland District Council Building Design awards in 2009 and won the home award in the Conversion to form a dwelling category and received a highly commended heritage award in the Conversion and renovation category.


Floor area of approximately 3,000sqft.

The ground floor is open plan:

Entrance hall (31'4" x 12'11")
A double glazed entrance door leads to a vaulted entrance hall with chandeliers, feature down lights and a feature fireplace with dual fuel burner. Stairs lead to first floor and double glazed double doors lead to the side of property with gravel area and driveway, view to open farmland.

Sitting room (17'5" x 22'4")
Double glazed doors to side of property with open farmland views, a feature fireplace with burner, wall lights and a brick feature wall with down lighters.

Family area (17'7" x 25'6")
Floor to ceiling glazed windows and double doors leading to rear garden.

Dining room / sun room (28'9" x 10'4")
With door leading to rear garden, floor to ceiling opening windows and two sets of double doors opening onto the courtyard.

Kitchen (12'4" x 17'8")
Solid wood cupboards, 1 ½ sink, integral dishwasher, range cooker and water supply for fridge.

Utility room (8'2" x 7'6")
Full height cupboard, 1½ sink unit with storage cupboard under, plumbing for washing machine, outlet for tumble dryer, two boilers for heating and hot water and the control system for the underfloor heating.

Cloakroom consisting of low level toilet and wash basin.

The first floor has a gallery landing with exposed beams and brickwork and windows to the side overlooking the driveway and with views to open farmland. There are fitted mirrored wardrobes for the master bedroom and a cupboard housing the hot water tank.

Master bedroom (18'3" x 15'2")
Double glazed windows and openings overlooking the rear garden, radiators, exposed beams and brickwork.

En suite (10'2" x 10'2")
En-suite bathroom with a large spa bath, walk in shower, toilet, bidet, wash hand basin, fitted television, sky window, radiators, exposed beams and brickwork.

Bedroom two (12'9" x 10')
Bedroom two has exposed beams and brickwork. Radiator, two sky windows, loft hatch

Bedroom three (11'3" x 13'7")
Bedroom three has exposed beams and brickwork and a radiator

Bathroom (6'4" x 10'4")
Bathroom comprising of bath with shower, toilet, wash hand basin, sky window, window opening to rear, exposed beams and brickwork, shower light extractor and downlights.

Double garage (19'2" x 15'9")

Energy efficient measures

Heating is provided by energy saving air to heat source which can be controlled individually to each section of the underfloor open plan areas.

Radiators provide heat to all first floor rooms and landing.

Double glazed throughout.


The secluded property is accessed via a private driveway with enclosed courtyard laid to lawn and gravel area for parking.

Access via an electric gate to the side of the property with further parking, double garage with loft storage, wood store, greenhouse, large enclosed garden, two sheds and views to open farmland.


The city of Peterborough with its shopping, theatres and mainline service to Kings Cross is 20 minutes away.

The coast is also approximately 40 minutes away.

The property is in an ideal situation for locations in all directions.

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