A four bedroom barn conversion near Leek, Staffordshire
A sandstone and slate built barn, sympathetically converted to a high standard and set in a third of an acre of land near the Peak District. This property boasts many original features and has spacious and versatile accommodation
Nether Stanlow Barn is an outstanding converted shippon close to the market town of Leek in Staffordshire and within a few miles of the Peak District. The towns of Buxton, Ashbourne and Bakewell are easily commutable and the M6 is less than 12 miles away
The barn was built around 1790 and was sympathetically converted to a very high standard in 2002 by the current owners to provide an excellent four bedroom family home. This south facing property is of sandstone and slate construction and boasts a living area of some 3000 sq.ft. on a site of approximately 1/3 acre.
There are several original wooden beams in the property some having been reutilised to dramatic effect. The ground floor floors are all solid oak except the kitchen which is slate. The barn has gas central heating, hardwood double glazing and a septic tank.
A stone built entrance hall leads in to a 28ft. central family kitchen / diner. The dining area is large and spacious (housing a 10-seater table) and has a glazed door leading out to the garden.
The kitchen has a full range of fitted units with black granite worktops to all areas. Appliances include a Maytag fridge freezer, Neff dishwasher, Liebherr wine fridge, Miele coffee machine and Siemens combination oven. There is a feature area with Falcon range (available by separate negotiation), an impressive chef's pantry and a large central work and seating area.
The adjoining utility room has a full range of cupboard and base units and space for a washing machine and dryer with a stable door to the rear.
Through double glazed doors is a luxury lounge with double doors leading to the garden, a vaulted ceiling, log burning stove and spiral staircase to a galleried landing.
From the kitchen, there is an inner hall, with a separate WC. and a second double bedroom with en-suite and a door to the garden.
From the inner hall, there is a door leading to a large garage which houses the gas central heating boiler and Megaflo water cylinder.
The magnificent master suite comprises a large master bedroom, two fully fitted walk in wardrobes, a superb bathroom with Villeroy & Boch fittings, double walk in shower and roll top bath and private sitting room
Third double bedroom with en-suite
Leading off the inner hall, there is a separate staircase to bedroom four, currently used as an office and containing a full range of fitted office units.
There is BT Infinity Fibre, ideal if you work from home.
At the front of the house is a large area laid to gravel with parking for 4/5 cars. Double gates lead to the rear of the property.
The rear garden has an upper and lower area with the lower area laid mainly to lawn and the upper area split into a large lawned area and an expansive decked area all with magnificent views of the Cauldon Canal.