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5 bedroom barn conversion for sale

The Old Orchard, Barton Road, Silsoe, Bedfordshire, MK45

Offers in Excess of £800,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 19th century converted barn
  • Five bedrooms, two en suite
  • Open plan sitting/dining room
  • Conservatory/garden room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • LPG fired heating
  • Landscaped formal gardens plus paddock
  • Garage, car port and parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A 19th Century five bedroom converted barn with carport and garage situated within a gated development in a rural position with open views. Falstaff Barn is one of five individually styled former farm buildings, converted in 2000. The property retains a number of traditional features that include high ceilings some of which are vaulted and detailed with exposed beams. The accommodation offers flexible ground floor living space including a ground floor guest bedroom suite with an en suite shower room. There are four additional bedrooms on the first floor, an en suite shower room and a family bathroom. Additional 1.25 acres available ( with road access) by separate negotiation.

Reception Rooms 
A glazed entrance door leads into the open plan sitting/dining room which is divided centrally by a wooden staircase. Both areas have windows to the front overlooking the courtyard, and exposed wooden floorboards. There is a feature Inglenook fireplace in the sitting room area with a timber bressumer and a log burning stove. Glazed double doors lead into the conservatory/garden room. Further double doors lead into an inner hallway, with a slate tiled floor, which has access to the cloak room, conservatory/garden room and kitchen/breakfast room.

Cloakroom 
The cloakroom is fitted in a traditional style two piece suite by Fired Earth of a wash basin set in a chrome towel rail and a high level WC. Complementary tiling is provided to the splashbacks.

Conservatory/Garden Room 
The conservatory/garden room is of a brick, hardwood and double glazed construction with a pitched roof and fitted blinds. Double glazed doors lead onto the garden and terrace area.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
The kitchen/breakfast room is entered via steps down from the inner hallway. It is fitted in a range of antique pine units incorporating cupboards, drawers, glazed display cabinets and a central island with a granite work surface over that also incorporates a breakfast bar area for up to six people. A separate dresser style unit is also included. Additional granite work surfaces are provided to the base level units incorporating a drainer and Belfast sink. Integrated appliances include a Range style oven set in a farmhouse style recess with extractor above, a dishwasher, American style fridge/freezer and microwave. Travertine tiling is provided to the splashbacks. At the end of the room is a further staircase providing access to the rear landing. Ledge and brace doors open into the utility room and bedroom four which has a glazed door with matching wing windows onto the rear terrace.

Utility Room 
The utility room is fitted in a matching range of units and work surfaces and has space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier.

Bedroom four 
The ground floor guest suite is a dual aspect double bedroom with views overlooking the terrace and rear garden. The en suite is fitted in a range of traditional style sanitaryware by Fired Earth comprising a screened shower enclosure and fitted shower, wash basin and WC with complementary tiling to the floor and splashbacks.

First Floor 
The landing area at the top of the main staircase is galleried with views over both the sitting and dining rooms. It has a high vaulted ceiling detailed with exposed timbers and balustraded mezzanine areas on either side. A window to the rear overlooks the garden. The rear landing area is accessed via the stairs in the kitchen/breakfast room. A ledge and brace door leads to bedroom five, a double bedroom which is currently used as a home office. It has sloped ceilings, an eaves area, high level windows and an additional window to the rear which overlooks the garden and open fields beyond

Principal Bedrooms 
The master bedroom is situated to the front of the property and overlooks the courtyard. It has a high vaulted ceiling which is detailed with exposed timbers. There is a range of antique pine fitted wardrobes and an additional high level storage cupboard. The en suite is fitted in a traditional range with a screened shower enclosure with fitted shower, twin wash basins set in a marble shelved vanity unit, and WC. The walls and floor are tiled and there is a window to the rear. Bedroom two has a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, and a high level storage cupboard. There is a window to the front and a ledge and brace door to a galleried mezzanine area to the front with a window overlooking the courtyard. Bedroom three has a sloped ceiling with an inset Velux skylight, a built-in wardrobe and eaves space.

Family Bathroom 
The family bathroom is fitted in a traditional style range of sanitary ware by Fired Earth and comprises a ball and claw footed bath, a wash basin and WC. There is rustic tiling to the floor and splash back areas.

Outside 
The property is one of only five individual barns which are situated in an exclusive setting. The development is accessed via remotely operated timber gates onto a shared driveway that leads down to the garage and car port areas. There is a central driveway that leads down to a gravelled courtyard at the front of three of the barns and provides parking for up to ten cars if required. A log store and lawned area is also included. The garage is situated in the barn style building at the front and is entered via twin timber doors. There is power connected and a high vaulted ceiling. A covered car port is situated to the side providing covered parking for one car.

Rear Garden 
There is a private terrace area suitable for BBQ's and outdoor entertaining which is accessed from both the kitchen/breakfast room and the conservatory/garden room. The rest of the garden is principally lawned and is screened by walling, timber fencing and high mature hedgerow. Shaped borders surround the lawn and a greenhouse is also included. A gated access at the rear leads into the paddock area which is fully enclosed by post and rail fencing and incorporates a vegetable garden and timber shed. There are views over open countryside and Barton Hills beyond.

Agents Notes 
1) An additional paddock area to the rear of the first paddock is available to purchase by separate negotiation. Further details are available upon request. 2) The communal areas are owned and managed by the five owners of the associated barns, namely Old Orchard Residents Ltd. Each owner is one fifth shareholder of the communal areas and is director of the management company. An annual charge of £80.00 pcm covers maintenance and upkeep of the areas in total.

Silsoe 
Silsoe is located just off the A6, almost equi-distant to Bedford and Luton. It has a variety of local amenities that include a newly opened sports centre, lower school and a country pub. It also has over 130 listed buildings as well as being edged by the historic gardens of Wrest Park and the Silsoe Institute. Rail links can be found at Flitwick station approximately 5 miles away with services to St. Pancras International in 50 minutes. The independent Harpur Trust schools can be found in Bedford approximately 11 miles away.

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08 November 2016

Nearest stations

  • Flitwick (2.8 mi)
  • Harlington (3.0 mi)
  • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) (6.2 mi)
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1 St. Peters Street, Bedford, MK40 2PN

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Nearest stations

  • Flitwick (2.8 mi)
  • Harlington (3.0 mi)
  • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) (6.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Michael Graham, Bedford

1 St. Peters Street, Bedford, MK40 2PN

01234 969025 Local call rate

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