4 bedroom detached house for saleEakley Lanes, Stoke Goldington, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire
Sold STC £795,000
- SOLD SUCCESSFULLY BY JACKSON-STOPS & STAFF
A light and spacious eco barn conversion on the edge of Salcey Forest. Hall, cloakroom, double height living/dining/kitchen with mezzanine study/TV room above, utility room, 4 bedrooms, 3 bath/shower rooms. Underfloor heating. Garden. Outbuildings (with potential) and paddock. About 1.1 acres.
This interesting L shaped conversion of Victorian farm buildings was completed in 2009. The house is built of brick and limestone with a slated roof. Designed to be very economical to run, the house has high levels of insulation, low voltage and LED lighting, a ground source heat pump and under floor heating. Average heating, hot water and electricity costs over the past six years have been approx. £2,500 per annum.
Bullshead Barn has very contemporary accommodation with a double height combined living room/dining room/kitchen with a 6.8m ceiling height and exposed roof trusses. There is a mezzanine study cum TV room above the kitchen area. The bedrooms and bathrooms are all on the ground floor overlooking a private and sheltered walled garden to the west with views over a paddock and fields beyond.
The property provides good opportunity for the equestrian orientated with its own paddock, excellent riding through Salcey Forest and on national bridleways as well as the adjacent commercial livery stables.
Lofty entrance hall with stairs to study/ TV area
13 metre long living/dining/kitchen with two pairs of French doors to the garden
Kitchen area with gas range cooker and integrated appliances
Mezzanine study cum TV room
Large utility room/boot room
Master bedroom with French doors to garden, en suite bath/shower room and dressing room
Second suite of double bedroom and shower room
Two further bedrooms
Family bath/shower room
Outbuildings including a store room and a 3-bay cart shed
Walled garden and a pasture paddock
About 0.45 of a hectare (1.1 acres)
The Garden, Grounds and Outbuildings
The approach to the house is on its east side to a large concreted parking and turning area to the side of the house and leading to the front door.
To the south west of the house is a sheltered west facing walled garden, mainly laid to lawn with herbaceous border, kitchen garden with raised beds and espalier fruit trees against the garden wall. There is a further area of garden wrapping around the house on its south and east sides. The outbuildings include a 3-bay former stone built cart shed (with services) that can be used to convert it to a garden room or a home office/annexe. There is an adjoining garden store that can be incorporated into any conversion.
Beyond the garden to the south west is a pasture paddock which can be accessed either from the garden or from a track off the public road.
Bullshead Barn lies to the south of the unclassified road that runs from the B526 (Northampton to Newport Pagnell Road) through Salcey Forest to Hartwell. The closest villages are Horton to the north, Stoke Goldington to the south east and Hartwell to the west.
The house has a walled garden on its south west side with a high stone wall on the gardens road frontage. To the north east of Bullshead Barn is a commercial livery stables.
To the west is Salcey Forest.
The property lies just inside Buckinghamshire on its border with Northamptonshire and is within easy reach of the pretty Georgian market town of Olney, which has good local shops, restaurants, schools and other facilities. Stoke Goldington has a primary school, village hall, playing field with tennis court, public house, village store and church. Milton Keyes has an excellent shopping centre, cinemas, theatre and a main line station with frequent trains to London and the north west.
Olney 6½ miles
Northampton 9½ miles
Milton Keynes 11 miles
(London Euston 35 minutes)
London 59 miles
Directions (MK16 8LP)
From Northampton take the B526 south east in the direction of Newport Pagnell via Hackleton and Horton. About two miles beyond Horton turn right off a sharp left hand bend signed to Hartwell and Salcey Forest. Bullshead Barn will be found on the left after about 50 metres. Please note that most satellite navigation equipment does not recognize this location.
From the south, Junction 14 of the M1 and Newport Pagnell take the B526 north west via Gayhurst and Stoke Goldington. About two miles beyond Stoke Goldington turn left off a sharp right hand bend signed to Hartwell and Salcey Forest. Bullshead Barn will be found on the left after about 50 metres.
Services: Mains water (sub-metered supply). Mains electricity. Drainage is to a shared private bio-disc sewerage treatment plant. Central heating and hot water are provided by a ground source heat pump.
Local Authority: Milton Keynes Council
Tel: 01908 691691
Council Tax Band: 'G'
Viewing: Only by appointment with
Jackson-Stops & Staff Tel: 01604 632 991
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