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4 bedroom barn conversion for sale

Westbury Farm Close, Offley, SG5

Guide Price £629,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming Barn Conversion
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Stunning Dining Hall With Bi-Fold Doors
  • Reception Room With Wood Burning Stove
  • Master Bedroom With En-Suite Shower Room
  • Utility Room
  • Double Garage With Workshop
  • Set Within Attractive Close
  • Short Walk To Offley Endowed Primary School
  • Close To Historic Hitchin Town Centre

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
Westbury farm has origins c1500. It is Grade II listed. In around 2000 the farm and barns were converted to dwellings, retaining many beams.

The property 1816 sq ft has an impressive vaulted dining hall with floor to ceiling bi-fold doors which acts as the entrance to the property. The south facing bi-folds open to a paved patio and lawned front garden, which afford superb summer time space .

The ground floor has a spacious reception room with stunning brick built fireplace and inset wood burning stove. French doors lead out to the rear patio and garden. A staircase within the reception room leads to the master bedroom with en-suite shower room. Also on the ground floor is the study (which could be used as a fourth bedroom,) a utility room and cloakroom. Stairs to a mezzanine floor from the dining hall lead to the family bathroom with a further staircase leading to two further bedrooms all with exposed wooden beams.

The large double garage benefits from a workshop to the rear with power and light. The front and rear gardens are both laid to lawn with mature shrubs to the borders.

The property offers old period charm together with up to date modern finishes and insulation offering comfortable living with the added advantage of a large entertaining space which forms the centre of the property. Set within an attractive close and with well-maintained communal areas, there are no maintenance or service charges.

Ideally located in the picturesque rural area of Great Offley with excellent amenities, including an excellent primary school, post office, general store, 2 pubs and restaurants all close to hand and within a couple of miles from the historic town of Hitchin with its variety of shops and restaurants and charming tea rooms.

Journey times into London and Cambridge on a fast train from Hitchin Station are about half an hour. Whilst Great Offley retains its peaceful environment, the M1, A1 and airport are all conveniently nearby, and readily accessible.

Front Garden
Long paved pathway leading from the gate to the main entrance into the dining hall.
Front garden is mainly laid to lawn with private patio area adjacent to the dining hall. Hidden area housing the central heating oil fired tank. Log store and shed for refuse bins.

Dining Hall
19'1 x 13'
An impressive and cavenous space with 16' vaulted ceilings with exposed beams and floor length floor to ceiling bi-fold doors enabling access to the property. When fully opened the bi-fold doors lead out to the attractive front patio area making this excellent entertaining space. Stairs leading to mezzanine level. Stairs leading to downstairs W.C. and utility room. Deep storage cupboard

Inner Hall
Inner hall with ceramic tiled floor leading to all rooms.

Downstairs Cloakroom
5'3 x 2'9
Internal extractor fan. Low level W.C. Wash hand basin.

Utility Room
8'9 x 6'10
Access door leading to the rear garden. Worktop surface with inset sink unit. Plumbing for washing machine. Wall mounted boiler. Fitted cupboards. Tiled floor.

11'7 x 7'
Fitted carpet. Double glazed window overlooking the front garden. Exposed wooden beams to walls and ceiling.

Kitchen / Breakfast
17'3 x 11'
L-shaped room with two double glazed windows overlooking the picturesque rear garden. Comprehensive range of wooden base and wall mounted units incorporating Butler sink. Electric hob with overhead extractor hood. Double oven. Integrated microwave, dishwasher and fridge freezer. Tiled flooring. Deep storage cupboard.

Reception Room
22' x 11'
A very warm and inviting room with exposed brick feature fireplace with wood burning stove. Exposed beams to both ends of the room. Fitted carpet. Deep storage cupboard. Dual aspect with French doors leading out to rear garden. Carpeted staircase leading to the master bedroom suite.

Master Bedroom
13'10 x 10'10
An attractive room set within the eaves of the property. Fitted carpet. Exposed wooden beams. Floor to celing quality fitted wardrobes. Large skylight. Door to en-suite shower room.

En-suite Shower Room
Shower cubicle. Low level W.C. Wash hand basin. Heated towel rail. Skylight.

Fitted carpet. Deep cupboard housing the water tank. Mezzanine leads off to bathroom and staircase to further bedrooms.

8'10 x 6'6
Part tiled internal bathroom with extractor fan. White panel bath with chrome mixer tap and shower attachment. Low level W.C. Pedestal wash hand basin. Exposed beams.

Storage Room
Set within the eaves providing further storage.

Bedroom Two
14' x 8'9 widening to 10'3
Bright and well proportioned bedroom set within the eaves and with exposed timber beams. Fitted carpet and large skylight. Deep recessed fitted wardrobes.

Bedroom Three
11'7 x 8'3
Set within the eaves with fitted carpet. Skylight. Deep recessed wardrobes. Exposed timber beams to walls and ceiling.

Rear Garden
Approximately 30' in length
Accessed via the reception room and from the utility room the rear garden is well maintained and nicely secluded with a patio area adjacent to the property with remainder laid to lawn with mature borders. Large timber shed.

Double Garage
15'10 x 14'
Garage has remote controlled electric doors with power and light. Additional storage within the pitch of the roof. Garage also offers workroom to the rear measuring 15'10 x 3'11 with electric and shelving.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
08 November 2016


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