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4 bedroom barn conversion for sale

Lowes Lane, Swarkestone, Derbyshire


Property Description

Key features

  • Extremely spacious and characterful residence
  • Ideal for a large family
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Open plan living kitchen with large laundry
  • Separate sitting room
  • Four bedrooms, study, two en-suites and bathroom
  • Extensive parking and garage
  • Delightful gardens
  • Viewing essential

Full description

Fabulous Grade II listed four bedroom barn conversion occupying a delightful semi rural location on the outskirts of the hamlet of Swarkestone.

General Information -

The Property -

A superbly positioned and extremely characterful Grade II listed four bedroom barn conversion lying on the outskirts of the highly desirable village of Swakestone. The property itself retains much original character and provides extremely spacious living accommodation which must be seen to be fully appreciated. Oil fired central heating with porch, split level open plan living kitchen with dining area and breakfast kitchen off, large laundry room, side hall with shower room. Delightful light and airy sitting room. The impressive galleried first floor landing with exposed beams and truss work provides access to the master bedroom with mezzanine style floor incorporating dressing area and en-suite shower room, further bedroom with en-suite shower room, two further bedrooms, one accessed through a useful study and a bathroom.

Outside, as mentioned the property is situated on the edge of the property hamlet of Swarkestone down a quiet country lane. It offers impressive open views to the front over neighbouring fields and the property's own garden. The main gardens lie to the front of the property and offer a good degree of privacy with Indian stone patio/ seating area, extensive lawn, mature hedging and stone walling. Extensive gravelled driveway culminating in ample car standing and good size garage.

Location -

Whilst occupying an attractive semi rural location amidst open countryside the property is still extremely convenient for a good range of amenities in nearby villages. Melbourne is a short drive away over Swarkestone bridge and offers a charming High Street with a selection of boutique style shops, restaurants, primary school. Chellaston Academy is a sought after secondary school within easy reach. Private schooling in the area includes Derby High School, Boys Grammar School in Mickleover, Repton and its feeder Preparatory School of Foremarke. The property also offers easy access onto the A50 and the main motorway network as well as East Midlands Airport.

Accommodation -

Recessed Storm Porch - With impressive entrance door gives access to:

Superb Open Plan Living Kitchen - Comprising:

Dining Area - 5.92m x 4.58m (19'5" x 15'0") - With feature impressive dog-leg staircase to first floor with polished wooden balustrade. Characterful exposed beams. Useful storage area. Window to front and door to rear garden.

Breakfast Kitchen - 4.74m x 4.04m (15'7" x 13'3") - A fabulous bespoke kitchen with solid oak worktops, inset sink unit with mixer tap, a range of fitted base cupboards and drawers, complementary range of wall mounted cupboards with under lighting. Wine storage. Appliance spaces suitable for a Range, dishwasher and large fridge/ freezer. Feature tiled floor and exposed roof beam. Impressive exposed brick chimney breast incorporating burning stove. Window to front elevation. Door to:

Large Laundry Room - 4.74m x 3.93m (15'7" x 12'11") - An extremely useful and practical room surplus to the kitchen. Providing numerous spaces for additional appliances. Access into the garage.

Sitting Room - 4.88m x 5.92m (16'0" x 19'5") - Charming light and spacious room with dual aspect window to both front and rear. Feature fireplace.

Hall - Located off the kitchen and giving access to shower room with three piece suite. Door to fore garden.

First Floor Accommodation -

Impressive Galleried Landing - With polished wooden balustrade complemented by exposed truss work and brick chimney breast. Staircase to attic room. Window to front. Access to:

Master Bedroom - 5.92m x 5.8m (19'5" x 19'0") - With far reaching views to the rear. Feature staircase to mezzanine floor/ dressing room, again with access into:

En-Suite Shower Room - With good size shower cubicle, low flush w.c and pedestal wash hand basin. Feature exposed purlin's.

Bedroom Two - 4.88m x 2.73m (16'0" x 8'11") - With window to rear. Door to:

En-Suite - 1.95m x 1.84m (6'5" x 6'0") - With low flush w.c., vanity unit with wash hand basin and bath with shower over.

Bedroom Three - 3.77m x 3.56m (12'4" x 11'8") - With a range of built-in wardrobes. Window to front offering attractive open views.

Bedroom Four - 4.9m x 3.61m (16'1" x 11'10") - With window to side.

Study - 4.9m x 3.91m (16'1" x 12'10") - With through room access from bedroom four. Exposed purlin's. Window to rear. Staircase leading to external door which in turn leads to the fore garden.

Family Bathroom - 2.11m x 2.07m (6'11" x 6'9") - Tiled with a white suite comprising low flush w.c., pedestal wash hand basin and bath with shower attachment.

Outside And Gardens -

The property is accessed off Lowes Lane with gate leading to sweeping gravelled driveway providing access to the car standing area for several vehicles and the large garage.

Garage - 6.91m x 3.79m (22'8" x 12'5") -

To the rear of the property, access off the dining area is a very quaint south facing gravelled courtyard ideal for outdoor dining and entertaining. The main gardens lie to the front of the property and include impressive and extensive lawn, gravelled seating area, Indian stone pathway leading to attractive patio. The gardens offer a good degree of privacy with views over neighbouring fields bounded by stone walling and mixed hedging.

Directional Notes -

The approach is from the A50 taking the left hand turning sign posted Chellaston/Swarkestone, take the left exit on to Swarkestone Road (A514), following the road round and passed the local petrol station on the left hand side, at the bend in the road, take the right hand turning into Barrow Lane (A5132) and the first turning right into Lowes Lane. Proceed up the hill over Lowes Bridge, passing open countryside and The Stables is the second barn conversion on the left hand side.

Viewing -

Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Burton office (BA September 2016).

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10 November 2016

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