Barn conversions in Writtle, near Chelmsford, Essex

Barn conversions in Writtle, near Chelmsford, Essex

Two individually designed, high specification barn conversions, near Chelmsford in Essex

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

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 accommodation.

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.

The Brick 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.

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