5 bedroom barn conversion for sale

Colby

Sold STC £465,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial Barn Conversion
  • Small & Discrete Collection of Period Properties
  • Deceptively Spacious, Over 2,700 Sq. Ft.
  • recently Renovated by Current Owners
  • Stunning Recently Fitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Sitting Room, Dining Room & Conservatory
  • Master Bedroom Suite
  • Three/Four Further Bedrooms
  • Enclosed Courtyard Garden & Sun Terrace
  • Secure Parking & Integral Garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A most attractive and substantial 4/5 bedroom attached barn conversion set within a small and discrete collection of period homes surrounded by glorious open countryside. This deceptively spacious barn extends to over 2,700sq ft and offers highly versatile living space predominantly arranged over one floor. Having been sympathetically restored and then more recently renovated by the present owners the barn retains and embraces all of the character features one would expect with dramatic vaulted and beamed ceilings, latched doors and open fireplace. The accommodation briefly comprises; Entrance hall, sitting room, stunning recently fitted kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, conservatory, utility room, master bedroom with en suite, 3 further bedrooms, family bathroom and cloakroom. Additional space comprises of a first floor bedroom/study and store room plus a very flexible room over the garage space which is currently a gym. The barn sits discreetly behind private gates with a delightful enclosed courtyard garden with extensive sun terrace and secure parking plus access to the integral garage. To the rear is a generous and mature lawned garden with a paved sun terrace and summer house. Located in the quiet hamlet of Colby with excellent access to Norwich the coastline and the Norfolk Broads. 

COLBY Colby is small village situated just north of Aylsham, a delightful market town between Norwich and Cromer. Colby has a primary school and is a short distance from Gunton Park and the 'Gunton Arms' a traditional award winning pub. Aylsham offers a variety of specialised shops, as well as two supermarkets and schools. The Bure Valley Railway offers a picturesque journey to The Broads at Wroxham. The very popular, National Trust property, Blickling Hall is nearby. There is also a regular bus service to Norwich.
 

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:- Glazed and panelled front door with timber framed storm porch over leads into… 

ENTRANCE HALL An impressive vaulted and beamed entrance hall with ceramic tiled floor, fitted wall lights, fitted cloaks cupboard to one wall. Attractive panelled and latched doors to all further accommodation. 

GROUND FLOOR BATHROOM AND WC Double glazed frosted window to the rear aspect, central ceiling light, exposed beam to ceiling. Three piece white bathroom suite comprising pedestal washbasin with chrome mixer tap, low level WC, attractive roll top bath with a mid-mounted chrome telephone style mixer tap. Travertine half tiled walls, wall mounted light and shaver point, chrome ladder style towel heater, fitted cupboard with internal shelving. 

SITTING ROOM 20' 3" max x 16' 7" max (6.17m x 5.05m) An impressive and generously sized formal sitting room with a semi-vaulted and beamed ceiling. Two double glazed windows looking into the front courtyard, double internal glazed French doors leading to the garden room and beyond to the garden. Substantial open fireplace with a decorative brick surround, oak mantel and pamment hearth fitted with a cast iron wood burner. Two wall mounted radiators. A passageway from the sitting room leads through to the kitchen/diner. 

KITCHEN/DINER 22' 8" x 11' 4" (6.91m x 3.45m) A stunning open plan kitchen through to a dining room, enjoying a delightful, bright and sunny triple aspect with double glazed windows to two sides and three sets of double glazed French doors, two leading onto the central courtyard and one to the front aspect. The kitchen area comprises a recently refitted kitchen consisting of an extensive range of matching wall units, base units and drawers, double skin round edged granite work surfaces with a matching upstand and a breakfast bar peninsular. Stainless steel 1.5 bowl sink with a mixer tap. Integrated appliances comprise a stainless steel electric double oven, four ring AEG induction hob and matching extractor canopy over, space and plumbing for a full size under counter dishwasher. Ceramic tiled floor with underfloor heating, ample space for a breakfast table.  

DINING AREA 11' 3" x 10' 0" (3.43m x 3.05m) A generous dining area with French doors onto the front aspect, recessed ceiling lights, ceramic tiled floor with underfloor heating, open plan to the kitchen area. 

UTILITY/LAUNDRY/BOOT ROOM 17' 5" max x 10' 8" max (5.31m x 3.25m) A spacious and versatile utility room or optional second kitchen with double glazed window to the rear aspect and a glazed and panelled door to the side. Semi-vaulted and beamed ceiling, extensive range of wall units, base units and drawers, with hardwood worksurface. Single drainer composite sink with mixer tap. Space for a floor mounted cooker, space and plumbing for undercounter washing machine, ample space additional fridge and freezer. Two steps lead up to the cloakroom. 

CLOAKROOM Frosted double glazed window to side, beamed ceiling. Two piece white suite comprising a pedestal washbasin with tiled splashback and low level WC with tiled surround. Ceramic tiled floor, fitted cupboard housing the oil fired floor mounted boiler, cloaks storage space, fitted water softener system. 

GARDEN ROOM/CONSERVATORY 12' 3" x 7' 11" (3.73m x 2.41m) Timber framed garden room built on a dwarf brick wall with double glazed windows to three sides, polycarbonate roof and central French doors leading directly onto the rear terrace and garden. Ceramic tiled floor, fitted with power and lighting and a wall mounted radiator. 

GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM ONE 13' 0" x 10' 4" (3.96m x 3.15m) Double glazed window overlooking the front courtyard garden, extensive exposed beams to ceiling and one wall. Wall mounted light, wall mounted radiator. 

GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM TWO 13' 5" x 9' 0" (4.09m x 2.74m) Double glazed window to the rear aspect, exposed beams to ceiling and walls, fitted wardrobes to one wall, wall mounted radiator. 

GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM THREE 12' 10" x 8' 10" (3.91m x 2.69m) Double glazed window to the rear aspect, ceiling light, access hatch to loft space, exposed beams, fitted wardrobes to one wall, wall mounted radiator. This room is currently used as a home office.  

The main hallway continues through to a passageway which leads to the master bedroom wing. 

MASTER BEDROOM 12' 4" x 11' 10" (3.76m x 3.61m) The master bedroom consists of several rooms, initially accessed via a lobby and dressing area with a double glazed window to the front courtyard, two Velux skylight windows to front. Extensive range of handbuilt wardrobes to two walls and a staircase rising to a mezzanine area. A panelled and latched door leads to the master bedroom itself, with an impressive vaulted and beamed ceiling, Velux skylight window to front and double glazed window to the front courtyard garden. Wall mounted radiator, spacious walk-in wardrobe with hanging rails and shelving. 

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Recessed ceiling lights, three piece white shower room suite comprising washbasin with mixer tap and cabinets underneath, low level WC, corner mounted shower cubicle with glass and chrome surround, wall mounted mixer tap with a head shower unit and separate hand shower attachment. Part tiled walls, wall mounted radiator. 

From the master bedroom lobby, a staircase leads up to a mezzanine landing. 

MEZZANINE LANDING A panelled and latched door leads through to an eaves storage space, currently used as storage, and fitted with power and lighting, with further potential for conversion, subject to relevant planning consents. A second panelled and latched door leads through to the first floor study or optional bedroom space. 

BEDROOM FIVE/STUDY 12' 2" x 8' 10" (3.71m x 2.69m) Vaulted ceiling with part restricted head height, Velux skylight window to the front aspect, ceiling light, exposed and painted ornate brickwork to one wall. Eaves storage space cupboard, leading to further loft space. Wall mounted radiator. 

OUTSIDE The property is accessed from the roadside via a shared initial driveway area, which then leads to a private five bar gate onto the property's private courtyard garden. The delightful front courtyard garden has an attractive brick weave hardstanding, with secure parking for several cars. There is a raised terrace with direct access from the kitchen and dining area. The courtyard enjoys a delightful sunny aspect. Access to the integral single garage, which is fitted with power and lighting including electric remote controlled up and over garage door. An open tread staircase to the rear of the garage leads to a mezzanine area which has been converted into a gym space or alternative office space and features a vaulted and beamed ceiling, Velux skylight window to front, ceiling light, ornate exposed brickwork to one wall, power and lighting.

The property boasts a delightful rear garden consisting of an extensive paved sun terrace, accessed directly from the garden room and sitting room. This leads onto a shaped lawn area which is bordered by raised shrub and flowering beds and enclosed by panelled fencing. To the rear of the garden is a further paved sun terrace and a delightful quality timber framed summerhouse. The garden is completed by two greenhouses and a timber framed storage shed. 

COUNCIL TAX Band E 

ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING E Ref:- 0194-2875-6582-9106-6941
To retrieve the Energy Performance Certificate for this property please visit https://www.epcregister.com/ and enter in the reference number above. Alternatively, the full certificate can be obtained through Sowerbys. 

SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage, oil fired central heating. 

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05 November 2016

Nearest stations

  • Gunton (2.9 mi)
  • North Walsham (3.9 mi)
  • Worstead (6.0 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Gunton (2.9 mi)
  • North Walsham (3.9 mi)
  • Worstead (6.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Sowerbys, Holt

2 High Street, Holt, NR25 6BQ

01263 658009 Local call rate

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