5 bedroom barn conversion for sale

Hunworth

Sold STC £595,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial Barn Conversion
  • Overlooking the Green at Hunworth
  • Skilfully & Sympathetically Restored
  • Vaulted & Beamed Ceilings
  • Self-Contained Annexe
  • Open Plan Reception Hall & Sitting Room
  • Two Ground Floor Bedrooms
  • First Floor Drawing Room & Master En-Suite
  • Two Bedroom Annexe
  • Parking & Garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An exquisite and substantial barn conversion enjoying an enviable position directly over-looking the green in the highly prized village of Hunworth. This fine period barn has been sympathetically and skilfully converted to provide a unique home with a wealth of features and charm like high vaulted and beamed ceilings, flagstone floors, detailed fireplaces and latched doors. The property is currently divided into two key areas which incorporate a three bedroom main residence and an attached 2 bedroom annexe barn all set around a central courtyard garden. This layout offers endless flexibility and potential for the new owners to adapt the extensive space to suit their own needs and requirements. The main barn presently consists of; Reception hall and open plan sitting room with high vaulted ceiling and fireplace, dining room with French doors onto a sun terrace, kitchen with Aga, two ground floor bedrooms and a bathroom. The first floor incorporates a stunning mezzanine living area enjoying elevated countryside views, a sumptuous vaulted drawing room with feature fireplace and a master bedroom with en suite bath/shower room. The attached self-contained barn features a spacious sitting room with fireplace, an open plan kitchen/diner with mezzanine seating area, two double bedrooms and a bathroom. The barns wrap neatly around a central courtyard garden with extensive paved sun terraces, raised ornamental pond and shrub/flowering borders. Parking is provided by a private hardstanding for one car and an attached barn style garage. This superb home commands a truly exceptional and rarely available location over-looking the pretty village green at Hunworth with its traditional village pub and the historical  Georgian market town of Holt is just 2.5 miles away. 

HUNWORTH The beautiful village of Hunworth is situated approximately 2 ½ miles from the picturesque town of Holt in the vale of the Glaven. The village is well known for the many attractive cottages and houses that surround the traditional village green. Hunworth has a church, St Lawrence, which dates to the 14th century and is in a peaceful setting, hidden amongst narrow lanes. The Hunny Bell Public House serves excellent food and is highly regarded, it has always been a key part of the villages' history. The nearby former market town of Holt is one of the most attractive towns in Norfolk, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The main street is lined with colour-washed Georgian buildings, many of architectural importance. There are tea and coffee shops, lots of antique and curio shops, food shops and delicatessens, banks, independent shops and, of course, historic Gresham's School founded in 1555. The North Norfolk coast at Blakeney is six miles away due north. The cathedral city of Norwich is just twenty-six miles distant. From Norwich there are direct trains to London Liverpool Street and Norwich Airport is a convenient worldwide gateway via Schiphol Airport.
 

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:-  

FEATURE RECEPTION HALL AND GROUND FLOOR RECEPTION ROOM 21' 0" x 18' 2" (6.4m x 5.54m) A stunning dual aspect reception hall and open plan sitting room with a double glazed full height panel looking over the front courtyard garden incorporating the front door and a double glazed window to the rear looking over open countryside. A stunning high vaulted and beamed ceiling with a height in excess of 25 feet, York stone tiled floor, feature open fireplace with a chunky oak beam, attractive brick surround and York stone tiled hearth, fitted with a cast iron wood burner, central turning staircase rising to the first floor mezzanine landing.
 

DINING ROOM 14' 11" x 10' 3" (4.55m x 3.12m) Double glazed window overlooking the front courtyard garden, extensive exposed beams to ceiling and recessed ceiling lights, wood flooring. Fitted cupboard to one wall housing the oil fired floor mounted boiler, wall mounted radiator. A wide opening through to the:-
 

KITCHEN 11' 0" x 10' 0" (3.35m x 3.05m) Double glazed window to the rear aspect with stunning open countryside views, extensive exposed beams to ceiling and recessed lights. Fitted Shaker style kitchen comprising an extensive range of matching wall units, base units and drawers, solid beech round edged work surfaces and natural stone tiled splashbacks, inset double butler sink with a swan neck mixer tap and cabinets underneath. York flagstone tiled floor, space for under counter full size dishwasher. Oil fired four oven AGA with solid granite work surfaces either side. 

UTILITY ROOM 9' 6" x 7' 3" (2.9m x 2.21m) Recessed ceiling lights, a range of fitted wall units, base units and drawers, round edged work surfaces, with tiled splashbacks, single drainer stainless sink with mixer tap. York stone tiled floor, space and plumbing for under counter washing machine and space for an upright fridge/freezer. Access to the electrical consumer unit.  

INNER HALLWAY Panelled and latched door from the Reception Hall leads through to an inner hallway with recessed ceiling lights, fitted cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, second fitted cupboard, wall mounted radiator, panelled and latched doors to all further accommodation.  

GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM ONE 12' 5" x 8' 9" (3.78m x 2.67m) Double glazed window to the side aspect with delightful views over the village green, extensive exposed beams to ceiling and recessed lights, extensive fitted wardrobes to one wall and wall mounted radiator. Double glazed UPVC sashed window to side, recessed ceiling lights.  

GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM TWO 11' 2" x 9' 4" (3.4m x 2.84m) Double glazed window to the side aspect, exposed beam to ceiling, recessed light, recessed wall alcove with a fitted hanging rail for clothing, wall mounted radiator.  

GROUND FLOOR BATH AND SHOWER ROOM Panelled ceiling with recessed ceiling lights, four piece white bath and shower room suite comprising a pedestal wash hand basin with chrome taps, low level WC, panelled bath with a tiled surround and a chrome telephone style mixer tap and hand shower attachment, shower cubicle with a glass folding door, tiled surround and a wall mounted shower. 

FIRST FLOOR MEZZANINE LANDING AND RECEPTION SPACE 17' 9" x 10' 3" (5.41m x 3.12m) increasing in parts) A stunning first floor mezzanine living area with a large doubgle glazed wall panel enjoying stunning countryside views and views over the reception hall; dramatic high vaulted and beamed ceiling, with a high level fitted storage space, exposed brick and beams to walls, wall mounted radiator. Glazed internal double doors lead through to the:- 

FIRST FLOOR LIVING ROOM 21' 0" x 18' 2" (6.4m x 5.54m) A breath-taking dual aspect first floor living room with double glazed windows to two sides enjoying views over the green and open countryside, a stunning vaulted and beamed ceiling, impressive open fireplace with a chunky oak mantle, decorative brick surround with attractive herringbone weave panel, brick hearth with a cast iron wood burner; to one side is a wood store with shelving. Two wall mounted radiators and TV Point. 

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE 14' 4" x 13' 9" (4.37m x 4.19m) Double glazed window to the front aspect with views over the courtyard garden, exposed beam to ceiling and recessed lights, access hatch to a loft space, fitted wardrobes to two walls, wall mounted radiator, glazed internal double doors lead through to the:- 

MASTER EN SUITE Double glazed window to the side aspect with stunning open countryside views vaulted and beamed ceiling. Four piece bath and shower room suite comprising a wash hand basin with cabinets underneath and a natural stone tiled splashback, low level WC, panelled bath with a natural stone tiled surround and a chrome telephone style mixer tap and hand shower attachment, oversized shower cubicle with a tiled surround a wall mounted 'Mira' shower. Wood flooring and wall mounted radiator. 

BARN ANNEXE Accommodation Comprises:- 

SITTING ROOM 24' 6" x 24' 3" (7.47m x 7.39m) Double aspect, French doors to front terrace, exposed beams to ceiling, fireplace with wood burner. 

KITCHEN/DINER AND MEZZANINE AREA 23' 6" x 15' 3" (7.16m x 4.65m) Range of hand built base units, single drainer sink with mixer tap, wood flooring, open plan dining space with French doors onto the front terrace. Raised seating area accessed by a few steps with vaulted and beamed ceiling and exposed flint walls. View over the village green. 

FIRST FLOOR  

BEDROOM ONE 15' 5" x 15' 4" (4.7m x 4.67m) With part restricted head height Double bedroom with vaulted and beamed ceiling. 

BEDROOM TWO 15' 4" x 6' 6" (4.67m x 1.98m) With part restricted head height Double bedroom with vaulted and beamed ceiling. 

BATHROOM 7' 4" x 6' 2" (2.24m x 1.88m) Bath, hand-held shower, washbasin and WC. 

OUTSIDE The property is approached directly from the green leading on to a shingle laid private hard standing with parking for one car, there is access to an attached barn style garage, currently used for storage. Steps for the hard standing lead up to a stunning central courtyard garden enclosed by the barn itself and featuring … 

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