Barn conversion set in landscaped gardens in Gretton, near Kettering, Northamptonshire
Barn conversion with three to four bedrooms converted with quality reclaimed materials and set in landscaped gardens in the village of Gretton in Northamptonshire, near to Kettering with good road and rail links nearby
Tykes Barn is situated in the north Northamptonshire village of Gretton, which overlooks the Welland valley and the County of Rutland.
There is excellent schooling in Uppingham, Oundle, Stamford and Oakham and also within the village, where its primary school has just received a glowing Ofsted report.
Train links to London (approx. 50 mins) can be found in Kettering (12 miles) and Gretton is ideally situated for the A1 / M1 / A14 also.
Tykes Barn is a stunning three to four bedroom barn, sympathetically converted in 2000, incorporating reclaimed materials including a Rosemary slate roof, original stone and brickwork.
The interior features include open vaulted ceilings, oak beams, lintels, wooden floors, Farrow and Ball painted lime walls and ledge and bracedoors with cast iron fittings.
The property is accessed via a wooden five-bar gate and a gravel driveway which offers parking for a number of vehicles.
The main entrance leads into a hallway with a vaulted ceiling, stairs to the first floor and a large walk in cupboard with property alarm fitted.
The dining room (12'8 x 12'1) has south facing french doors and terracotta flooring which continues into the hall.
The sitting room (14'4 x 20'8) has a feature stone built inglenook with oak lintel, housing a wood burning stove, with a reclaimed terracotta hearth. There is natural seagrass flooring and french doors to the rear garden.
The kitchen (22'8 x 10'1) is accesible from the hall and has a slate floor. It features a reclaimed brick chimney breast, housing a range style cooker. There are a number of handmade units with plumbing for a dishwasher, twin Belfast sink and Iroko wood surfaces. To the rear of the room is a breakfast area. The kitchen has feature stone window sills and a unique vaulted ceiling which continues into the laundry room.
The laundry room has a single Belfast sink, handmade units and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier. There is also a separate WC and hand basin with marble floor. There is additional access via stable doors into a garden room.
Garden room (9'10 x 10'7) with exposed stonework, vaulted ceiling, stone floor and feature full height glass windows and door.
This leads to a large study / office (14'3 x 10'0) which could also be used as a fourth bedroom . The room has a limestone floor, part plastered walls and plumbing for WC and Shower.
On the first floor the south facing master bedroom(12'8 x 10'9) has a wooden floor and en-suite shower room with WC, hand basin and power shower.
Bedrooms two (14'4 x 9'0) and three (11'1 x 11'2) have views over the rear garden and both have wooden flooring.
The bathroom comprises of a table top sink, cast iron bath and WC and features painted tongue and groove panelling, cupboards and wooden floor.
To the side of the house is a lean to with pantile roof and exposed beams, which opens onto the rear patio area. There is a professionally landscaped private walled garden with formal lawns and planted borders, edged with buxus and gravel paths leading thro a painted arch and trellis to the rear garden.
There is a recently added oak outbuilding with reclaimed slate roof, providing additional outside storage.
Services - Mains water, gas central heating, electricity and drainage