Barn conversion near Corby, Northamptonshire

Barn conversion near Corby, Northamptonshire

A barn conversion in Gretton, near Corby, Northamptonshire

Three / four bedroom barn, converted with quality reclaimed materials and set in landscaped gardens in the village of Gretton in Northamptonshire with good road and rail links nearby

Tykes Barn was 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.


Tykes Barn is situated in the Northamptonshire village of Gretton, which overlooks the Welland valley and the County of Rutland.

Train links to London (1 hour 10 mins) can be found in Corby or Kettering (approx 50mins) and Gretton is ideally situated for the A1 / M1 / A14.


The main entrance leads into a hallway with a vaulted ceiling, stairs to the first floor and a large walk in cupboard.

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 and french doors to the rear garden.

The kitchen (22'8" x 10'1") is accessible 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 contemporary hand basin with recessed lighting and marble floor.

Garden room (9'10" x 10'7") with exposed stonework, vaulted ceiling, under-floor heating and feature full height glass windows and door.

This leads to a large study / fourth bedroom (14'3" x 10'). This room has a limestone floor and part plastered walls.

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 quality Bristan shower.

Bedrooms two (14'4" x 9') 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 with quality Bristan shower and WC with cupboards and wooden floor.


The property is accessed via a wooden five-bar gate and a gravel driveway which offers parking for a number of vehicles.

To the side of the house is a lean to which opens onto the rear patio area. There is a beautiful landscaped private walled garden with formal lawns, planted borders and gravel paths leading through a trellis to the rear garden with recently added pergola.

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