Dunton Manor Barn

Dunton Road, Dunton, Buckinghamshire, MK18 3LW

£1,500,000

6 5 5

Property Highlights

  • Grade II listed 18th century barn conversion
  • Six bedrooms, five bath or shower rooms
  • Five reception rooms
  • In excess of 5,000 sq. ft. of accommodation
  • Mature and enclosed rear garden
  • Gated driveway parking
  • Outbuilding providing garaging
  • Views across a lake and open countryside

Property description

A Grade II listed 18th century, handcrafted and unique six bedroom house with in excess of 5,000 sq. ft. of accommodation, an outbuilding and open countryside views.

This barn conversion - which is situated on the edge of Dunton - was originally part of the manor house on the Carrington Estate. The current owners converted the barn over a 20 year period using a master craftsman, with the doors, door furniture, fireplaces and oak staircases all individually crafted. The accommodation includes five reception rooms - some of which have high vaulted ceilings with exposed wooden beams – a kitchen/breakfast room and a utility room. Two of the six bedrooms are on the ground floor. The outbuilding comprises two bays, with one bay currently used as a workshop and having a pedestrian door and a roller shutter door. The second bay is used as a garage and has an electric roller shutter door. The property has a lawned garden and views across a lake.

Ground Floor Highlights

The reception/dining hall has a fireplace and French doors to the front lawn, while the sitting room has a fireplace with a recessed drinks cupboard to one side. The family room has a fireplace with a wood burner, and a fully glazed western elevation overlooking the rear. The farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room has oak units and black granite work surfaces. The utility room has oak shelving and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer.

Bedrooms

On the ground floor, bedroom two has an en suite shower room and bedroom five is in use as an office. On the first floor, the master bedroom has an en suite bathroom and staircases rising to an eaves wardrobe and a viewing area with countryside views. Bedrooms three and four are accessed via stairs from the family room and each has an en suite bathroom. On the second floor, bedroom six has stairs down to a landing with access to a bathroom.

Outside

A five bar oak gate opens onto a gravelled drive with space for parking. The drive continues onto a concrete apron which provides additional parking alongside the steel portal framed outbuilding. The enclosed south facing rear garden has a gravel path with a raised flagstone terrace overlooking the manicured lawn. This is partly edged by brick walling, mature yew hedging, and post and rail fencing. The garden also has mature cherry and pine trees.

Situation

The village of Dunton has access to a network of footpaths and bridleways. Shopping facilities are in Winslow (5 miles) and Milton Keynes (12.5 miles) which also has a railway station with services to Euston (36 minutes). There is local authority schooling at Whitchurch (3.5 miles), while Swanbourne Church of England School and the independent Swanbourne House School are 3.7 miles away. St Michael’s Church of England School is in Mursley (3 miles).

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