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A seven bedroom barn conversion completed in March 2005 with panoramic views, a double garage and parking, set in a rural location in the village of Old Haversham.

Property Highlights

  • Rural village barn conversion
  • Seven bedrooms; five bathrooms
  • Three reception rooms
  • Bespoke kitchen/breakfast/Snug area
  • Five Roman stone columns
  • Under floor heating
  • Double garage with storage
  • Panoramic views

The versatile accommodation includes a sitting room, family room/dining room featuring Roman stone columns and partially vaulted ceilings, a bespoke kitchen/breakfast room with a snug area, gymnasium/bedroom with an en suite, two further double bedrooms and a bathroom on the ground floor. The first floor has a galleried landing, a master suite with dressing room and en suite bathroom, three further double bedrooms, one with an en suite shower room, and a bathroom. Each first floor bedroom has panoramic views to the front of the property.

Ground Floor

Entrance to the barn is via a covered porch and sealed unit double glazed door with windows to either side. The hallway links the main reception areas of the barn to the ground floor bedrooms and courtyard plus study and utility room.

Reception Rooms

The sitting room features one natural stone column and a natural stone built fireplace with a wood burning stove. There are windows and a door to the patio at the front of the property. The study has a high ceiling and oak flooring, a sealed unit double glazed window and a work space with telephone and internet points fitted. The family/dining room is an open plan space at the centre of the property. There is a semi vaulted ceiling and full length ceiling to floor windows to the front with two doors to the patio. Three stone pillars support the main roof which has three traditional conservation cast-iron roof lights that form the front aspect of the property. A traditional hard wood staircase leads to the galleried landing.

Kitchen/Breakfast/Snug Area and Utililty Room

The kitchen/breakfast/snug area is the heart of the property and offers an open airy family space overlooking the garden to the front of the property. The kitchen includes a breakfast bar as part of the central island which is finished in granite and incorporates a stainless steel sink, taps and cupboard beneath. There is room for a kitchen table and the sitting area has space for two sofas. There are twin butler sinks with mixer taps and granite surround and splash areas. There is an integrated electric Aga with four ovens and an extractor hood and an integrated fridge and freezer. There is a door and windows to the front patio and double patio doors to the side. The utility room has a butler sink and mixer taps set into a base unit, with oak work tops and surround complemented with a variety of fitted cupboards. There is plumbing for a washing machine and a tumble dryer. There is natural stone flooring, and a sealed unit double glazed window.

Ground Floor Bedrooms and Bathroom

Bedroom three/gym has oak flooring, and a double glazed French door onto the courtyard. The en suite bathroom has a glazed shower, WC, a wash basin, and a wall mounted heated towel rail. Bedroom five and bedroom six both have sealed unit double glazed unit windows to the front. The bathroom has a panelled bath with mixer tap and hand held shower, a WC, a wash basin with mixer tap, and a natural Spanish tiled finish to floor and walls.

First Floor

Principal Bedroom

The master bedroom has views over the nature reserve and fishing lakes through three traditional conservation cast-iron roof windows. There is an exposed roof beam and stone pillar. The fully tiled en suite includes a feature V & A double ended slipper bath, a shower cubicle with 'Grohe' power unit, twin wash basins, a WC, a heated towel rail, an opaque window to the side, and an oak beam. There is a walk-in wardrobe with double racking and hanging areas.

Other Bedroom and Bathroom

Bedrooms two and bedroom seven are currently used as a bedroom and dressing room, joined by an archway. This double bedroom suite also has an en suite shower room, a feature oak beam and stone pillar, and traditional cast-iron roof windows to the front. The en suite includes a fully tiled double shower cubicle with mosaic tiling, a WC, a wash basin and tiled flooring. Bedroom four has an exposed oak beam, an original stone pillar, a semi vaulted ceiling, a traditional cast-iron roof window to the front and an opaque window to the side. The bathroom is finished in marble of the highest standard with a fully tiled shower cubicle, a separate bath, a WC, wash basin, and a wall mounted heated towel rail.

Outside

At the top of the gravel driveway is the brick under slate double garage which has two separate electric garage doors, a door to the rear, and full length storage cupboards. The landscaped gardens blend the natural stone walls that surround the property and garden with mature shrubs, Italian oak trees and planting. There is a large stone patio spanning the front of the main barn building, dry stone Cornish walls that house a rockery, planting and mosaic stonework, and arches to the entrance. The private walled sun courtyard has a water feature, mosaic flooring and planting.

Location and Schooling

Old Haversham is set in the Ouse Valley and is surrounded by water meadows, lakes and equestrian facilities. It has a public house, a lower school, church, community centre, and a sailing club. The property is in catchment for Haversham village school and New Bradwell school both of which have outstanding Ofsted ratings. Bedford trust school are approximately a 25 minutes drive and Stowe school approximately a 30 minute drive.

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