4 bedroom semi-detached house for saleManor Farm Barns, Walkern, Hertfordshire, SG2
Under Offer £825,000
- Superb Barn Conversion
- On edge of popular Village
- Wonderful countryside views
- Four bedrooms
- En-suite to master bed
- Impressive living area
- Exposed timbers + features
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Detached garage
- Shingled driveway
Full descriptionA fantastic opportunity to purchase a stunning four bedroom barn conversion enjoying a rural location on the edge of this popular Village with far reaching views over the surrounding countryside. Situated on a working farm within Walkern Village, this contemporary barn conversion comprises a visually striking arrangement of accommodation including a most impressive open-plan living area featuring a vaulted ceiling of cathedral like proportions dominated by a full height lime mortared inglenook brick fireplace with substantial cast iron wood burning stove and an abundance of exposed timbers complemented by stylish oak flooring.
The main living area opens into a generous fitted kitchen/breakfast room fitted with a comprehensive range of oak cabinets complemented by limestone flagstones. An inner hallway provides access to a downstairs shower room and two double bedrooms with a staircase rising to a generous mezzanine providing a versatile additional living area which could be used as an occasional fifth bedroom if so required whilst providing a birds eye view from the galleried landing to the main living area below. The mezzanine opens to a family bathroom, the master bedroom suite featuring an impressive part vaulted ceiling with an en-suite shower room and a further double bedroom.
Further features include gas fired underfloor heating to the principal rooms, hardwood sealed unit double glazing, a substantial shingled driveway and a detached garage with electric remote roller door. The barn enjoys a pleasant landscaped rear garden with limestone and granite terraces whilst retained by attractive brick walls with views to distant countryside.
Walkern - Walkern is a select and pretty village set through country lanes approximately four miles from the nearest train station in Stevenage which has fast regular trains to London Kings Cross. (approx 23 minutes). Within the village there is a local convenience store, pubs, restaurants and a highly regarded infant/junior school.
The Accommodation Comprises - Hardwood double glazed entrance doors flanked by double height windows providing an abundance of light to the main living area, opening to:
Main Living Area - 9.18 x 7.98 (30'1" x 26'2") - A most impressive introduction to this stunning barn conversion featuring a double height vaulted ceiling of cathedral like proportions (7.6m tall) exposing an abundance of ceiling and wall timbers complemented by a full height brick lime mortared inglenook fireplace with an oak bessemer and an inset cast iron wood burning stove set to a lime mortared brick hearth in a herringbone pattern. Stylish oak flooring with the benefit of thermostatically controlled underfloor heating, ample seating and dining areas, TV and telephone points and hardwood double glazed french doors with double height side windows opening to the rear garden. Measurements also include an attractive staircase rising to the first floor galleried mezzanine landing. Dimmer controlled spotlights. Main living area opening through to:
Kitchen /Breakfast Room - 5.06 x 4.0 (16'7" x 13'1") - Fitted with a comprehensive range of oak base and eye level units and drawers including glazed display cabinets finished with polished black square edged granite work surfaces with an inset one and half bowl white ceramic sink unit with chrome mixer tap. Integrated dishwasher and a stainless steel range oven incorporating a five-ring gas hob with stainless steel splashback (possibly available by separate negotiation) with a stainless steel extractor canopy above, space for fridge/freezer, white tiled surrounds, pelmet, under unit and downlighters and feature limestone flagstone flooring with the benefit of thermostatically controlled under-floor heating and a hardwood double glazed window to the rear elevation. Pine braced and latched doors opening to:
Utility Room - 3.36 x 2.07 (11'0" x 6'9") - Oak base units with work surface over with an inset one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap, further tall broom cupboard, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, wall mounted gas fired boiler and mega flow hot water cylinder with underfloor heating controls. White tiled floor.
Inner Hallway - Pine braced and latched doors opening to:
Shower Room - 2.19 x 1.78 (7'2" x 5'10") - Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising a low level WC with a concealed cistern set to a white vanity shelf with an inset chrome dual button flush with hand wash basin to the side with a chrome mixer tap and vanity cupboard below. Double walk-in shower cubicle with a fitted dual valve rain shower and sliding screen. Natural stone effect porcelain tiles walls and floor with contrasting mosaic border tile. Chrome towel radiator, shaver point, extractor fan and downlighters.
Bedroom Three - 3.96 x 3.56 (13'0" x 11'8") - A double bedroom with a radiator and hardwood double glazed window to the rear elevation.
Bedroom Four - 3.57 x 3.37 (11'9" x 11'1") - Currently used as a second sitting room with a radiator and hardwood double glazed window to the front elevation.
Mezzanine/Galleried Landing - 5.06 x 3.95 (16'7" x 13'0") - An impressive galleried landing opening to a most comfortable mezzanine providing a study or family room facility with the flexibility to provide a fifth bedroom if required. Mezzanine provides a birds eye view to the main living area below whilst featuring a part vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers. Spotlights, radiator and hardwood double glazed window to the rear elevation. Pine braced and latched doors opening to:
Family Bathroom - 1.97 x 1.79 (6'6" x 5'10") - Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising a low level WC, panelled bath with mixer tap and wall mounted shower attachment, pedestal hand wash basin, natural stone effect porcelain tiled walls and floor with mosaic border tile. Chrome towel radiator, downlighters, extractor fan, shaver point with light and access to additional loft space.
Master Bedroom - 6.00 x 3.95 (19'8" x 13'0") - Of excellent proportions featuring a part vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, radiator and spotlights with hardwood double glazed windows to both the front and side elevations. Pine braced and latched door to:
Ensuite Shower Room - 1.87 x 1.80 (6'2" x 5'11") - Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising a low level WC with a concealed cistern set to a oak effect vanity shelf with an inset dual button flush and hand wash basin to the side with mixer tap. Corner shower cubicle with a fitted dual valve rain shower. Natural stone effect porcelain tiles walls and floor with contrasting mosaic border tile. Chrome towel radiator, shaver point, extractor fan and downlighters.
Bedroom Two - 3.94 x 3.55 (12'11" x 11'8") - A further double bedroom featuring a part vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, radiator and hardwood double glazed window to the side elevation with views to the surrounding countryside.
Outside - The barn forms part of a small development created from the conversion of outbuildings and barns originally associated to Manor Farm. Number 2 Manor Farm Barns is situated on the edge of the working farm approached vis a long shingled tree lined driveway providing ample off road parking leading to the detached double garage.
Front Garden - Block paved wide pathway flanked by two mature silver birch trees with well stocked shrub borders extending to either side. Wide side access to the rear garden.
Garage - 4.87 x 4.76 (16'0" x 15'7") - Generous garage with power and light. Electric remote controlled roller door.
Rear Garden - Recently landscaped garden with deep, well stocked borders surrounding a curved brick edged lawn with a limestone paved sunken terrace with dwarf walls, terracing leads to a shingled pathway edged in granite sets leading to a second terrace finished with granite paving to one corner of the garden. A third limestone paved patio to the rear of the garage with shingled pathway extending to wide side access. Ample exterior lighting and power sockets with the garden enclosed by attractive brick retaining walls.
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