Woodford Halse, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 3DH
£1,150,000Offers in excess of
- Detached barn conversion
- Three bedroom main house
- Two bedroom annexe
- Six stables
- Two tack rooms
- Further portal frame building with five stables
- 5.5 acres in total
- Village location
A part stone under part slate three bedroom barn conversion with a separate two bedroom annexe, stables, a modern portal frame building, a manège and Claydon horse-walker.
The property extends to in excess of 3,500 sq. ft. which includes the two bedroom annexe. There are six stables, two tack rooms and an open fronted store within the traditional complex of barns and a further 100 ft. by 50 ft. portal frame building in the yard to the rear. In total, the property extends to approximately 5.5 acres including the paddocks.
Main House - Ground Floor
Double doors lead into a travertine tiled entrance hall which has glazed double doors at either end to the sitting room and dining room. There are stairs to the first floor landing, and a cloakroom.
Main House - Reception Rooms
The sitting room is dual aspect and has an open fireplace to one end with stone surround and inset wood burning stove, and French doors to the courtyard to the front. There is also a built-in cupboard beneath the stairs. The dining room looks over the front courtyard and has a second staircase to the first floor landing and a door to the kitchen/breakfast room.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room and Utility Room
The kitchen/breakfast room is a dual aspect vaulted room and has a range of base and wall units with work surfaces and tiled splashbacks. There is a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer, a built-in electric hob with an extractor canopy over, a double electric oven and space and plumbing for a dishwasher and an American style fridge freezer. There is space for a six seater dining table. A door leads to the side entrance hall which has access to the utility room, pantry and a second cloakroom.
The stairs from the dining room lead directly to the master bedroom which is a dual aspect vaulted room with a built-in wardrobe. The three piece en suite has a WC, a pedestal wash basin and double shower cubicle with built-in shower. There are tiled splashbacks and a heated towel rail. The stairs from the entrance hall lead to the main landing which has a shelved airing cupboard which houses the hot water cylinder. The landing gives access to two further double bedrooms and the family bathroom which has a three piece suite comprising a WC, pedestal wash basin and spa bath. There are tiled splashbacks and a heated towel rail.
Annexe - Ground Floor
The annexe is attached to the main house but has its own separate entrance via an entrance porch with a Velux window. It includes an open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room with a wood burning stove set on to a stone hearth. The kitchen/dining area has a tiled floor, a door to the front courtyard and a range of base and wall units with oak work surfaces and a Belfast sink. There is an electric hob with extractor canopy over and electric oven beneath, an integrated slimline dishwasher and space for a full height fridge freezer. There is an understairs cupboard and stairs to the first floor landing. There is also an office and a downstairs shower room with a pedestal wash basin and a corner shower cubicle with built-in shower. There are tiled splashbacks and flooring and a heated towel rail.
Annexe - First Floor
The landing has a shelved airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. The two first floor bedroom both have built-in cupboards. The bathroom has a pedestal wash basin and a bath with shower attachment. There is a separate WC.
Double gates lead into the gravelled courtyard which provides off street parking for up to fifteen cars. The courtyard is fully enclosed with brick wall to the front and a single storey outbuilding on either side providing two tack rooms, six stables and further open fronted storage.
The stables in the east wing open outwards to a concrete yard area with gated access to the paddocks. To the rear of the barn conversion is a further yard area which is partially concreted providing further parking, with an area of garden and a Claydon horse exerciser. Spanning the width of the yard is a modern portal framed building measuring in excess of 100 ft. by 50 ft. with 15 ft. 6 eaves. The barn has a concrete floor and five built-in boxes. There is also a manège with a rubber surface and a Claydon horse walker.
Situation and Schooling
There is a wide choice of good schools available including Rugby School, Rugby, Bilton Grange Prep School in Dunchurch and Stowe School, Stowe. Train services include from Banbury to London Marylebone (69 minutes) and from Milton Keynes to London Euston (36 minutes).