4 bedroom barn conversion for saleMeadow Barn, Lee Brockhurst, Shrewsbury
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- Stunning barn conversion
- Exposed beams & timbers
- Through lounge with feature fireplace
- Spacious family/dining room
- Well fitted breakfast kitchen & utility
- Master bedroom with en-suite
- Three further bedrooms
- Bathroom with roll top bath
- Workshop/office & ample parking
- South facing rear garden
With lovely countryside views set in an unspoilt, quiet village location this stunning barn conversion offers deceptively spacious accommodation which truly must be viewed to be fully appreciated. Alongside the property is a large workshop/office which offers potential for a variety of uses including work from home, dependent living accommodation/granny annexe. The accommodation comprises through lounge with feature fireplace, spacious family/dining room, well fitted breakfast kitchen, utility, cloakroom, master bedroom with vaulted ceiling and en-suite, three further bedrooms, bathroom with roll top bath, workshop/office, ample parking and south facing rear garden.
The village has a close knit community spirit with various events being run throughout the year from St Peters Church and the village hall. There are excellent facilities in the nearby busy North Shropshire market town of Wem which include supermarket, shops, schools, doctors and a railway station which links directly to Crewe for London or the county town of Shrewsbury.
Description - Approached from the lane, a driveway leads to a good size parking area with room to accommodate several vehicles or a caravan/motorhome, etc. To the front of the property are fields bordered by woodland giving a very pleasant outlook and to the side is a small working farm. The property frontage is aesthetically pleasing having been thoroughly re-landscaped by the current owners with a level lawn and planted trees, attractive red brick walling bordering the fields, sizeable flagstone patio area and a miniature walled garden. Three doors enter the property from the outside, two from the front and one from the rear. The main door opens into the dining hall. Immediately it is evident that the owners have finished Meadow Barn to a high standard and you can see the quality and style from the wooden flooring, staircase and exposed timbers. The current vendors also use it as a home office such is the size of the room. Two doors lead from the dining hall, one to the breakfast kitchen and one to the living room. The breakfast kitchen has a high quality finish, fitted wooden wall and base units have a granite worktop over as does the central island which provides more valuable working space. The Belfast sink and Rangemaster cooker give a real country feel. The kitchen has doors opening to both the front and rear gardens with a further door opening to the utility room. With space and plumbing for a washing machine, tumble dryer and under counter fridge or freezer, the utility keeps some of the day to day chores separate from the rest of the home. Also housed here are the oil fired central heating boiler, WC and wash basin. The living room is a big feature of this home with the exposed timbers and brick built fireplace surrounding the cast iron wood burner making it the perfect place to cosy up on a cold winter's evening.
On the first floor is a spacious landing area which leads to all four bedrooms. The master bedroom is a generous size and has a skylight to the rear and a window to the front. The master also benefits from a smartly appointed en-suite shower room. The second and third bedrooms are both double rooms and the fourth is a good size single bedroom. They all have high vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers which accentuates the sizes even further. The family bathroom stylishly fits in with the feel of the property, fitted with a roll top bath and walk-in shower cubicle, pedestal was basin and WC.
The rear garden has a colourfully planted flowerbed and level lawns. The boundary is well fenced and a gravelled seating area provides the perfect vantage point to enjoy the garden from. Detached from the property is a very large garage/workshop/office. The possibilities for this space are endless, it could remain as a workshop or be converted to an office for someone working from home, it could even provide further accommodation subject to the necessary planning permission being obtained. This is a beautiful property that must be seen. It offers a wonderful village lifestyle but is just a short commute to a wide array of amenities. I am sure it will be a special home for the lucky new owners.
The property is approached over paved and gravelled pathway leading to the entrance door opening to:
Impressive Family Dining Hall - 5.1m x 4.8m (16'8" x 15'8") - An excellent entertaining room with windows overlooking the front and rear, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, solid wood flooring, radiators.
Living Room - 4.4m x 4.8m (14'5" x 15'8") - A lovely through room again with windows overlooking the front and rear gardens. Feature brick chimney breast housing cast iron log burner set onto hearth, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, solid wood flooring. TV and telephone points, radiators.
Breakfast Kitchen - 4.8m x 4.4m (15'8" x 14'5") - Attractively fitted with range of country effect wooden fronted units incorporating deep glazed sink unit set into base cupboard, further range of matching base units comprising cupboards and drawers finished with granite work surfaces over. Rangemaster cooking range with splash and extractor hood above and matching range of eye level wall units, central island with matching cupboards and drawers providing additional working space. Windows and doors to the gardens, exposed ceiling timbers, tiled flooring.
Utility Room - 1.3m x 4.8m (4'3" x 15'8") - Fitted with range of units incorporating sink unit set into base cupboards with work surfaces extending to the side with space beneath for washing machine, fridge, freezer, etc. Tiled floor, radiator.
Cloakroom - With WC and wash hand basin, window to the front.
Master Bedroom - 4.5m x 4.8m (14'9" x 15'8") - A charming room with feature vaulted ceiling giving a feel of light and space and having fitted roof lights and window to the side with outlooks over countryside. TV and telephone points, radiator.
En-Suite - Fitted with fully tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin and low flush WC. Complementary tiled surrounds, radiator.
Landing - A feature area running through the barn and having window to the rear providing outlooks over the garden, courtyard and fields beyond. Radiator.
Family Bathroom - 2.6m x 2.3m (8'6" x 7'6") - Fitted with period style suite comprising roll top bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC and fully tiled shower cubicle. Complementary tiled surrounds, velux roof light, radiator.
Bedroom Four - 3.4m x 2.1m (11'1" x 6'10" ) - With window overlooking the front with views over the garden and countryside beyond. Exposed ceiling timbers, radiator.
Bedroom Three - 3.4m x 2.6m (11'1" x 8'6") - Again with window overlooking the front with views, exposed ceiling timbers, radiator.
Bedroom Two - 4.8m x 3.4m (15'8" x 11'1") - A lovely guest room with feature vaulted ceiling, window lights and exposed ceiling timbers. Radiator.
Workshop/Garage - 7.2m x 6.2m (23'7" x 20'4" ) - A fabulous space which is ideal for those who wish to work from home, fitted with ample power and lighting, double opening doors to the front and roof void storage space. Door opening to:
Office - 4.4m x 6.2m (14'5" x 20'4" ) - Again with power and lighting, ample shelving and storage.
Note - The workshop and office lends itself to a variety of uses, whilst offering ideal space for those who run a business from home, it is also suitable for a games/hobbies room or offers conversion potential to annexe for dependent relative or teenager (subject to the necessary planning consents).
Council Tax Band - E
Services - We are informed that the property is connected to mains electricity, water and shared septic tank drainage.
Heating - Oil Fired Central Heating.
Closest towns - conveniently located 10 miles distant lies Shrewsbury, the birth place of Charles Darwin, a vibrant and lively town with a very cosmopolitan yet traditional atmosphere. The towns 660 listed buildings are complimented by a host of trendy and sophisticated bars and restaurants, the medieval streets do however still retain many classic public houses and dining establishments. Built on the River Severn the town hosts the annual Shrewsbury Flower Show which is one of the largest and oldest horticultural shows in the country attracting over 100,000 visitors. Home to 4 shopping centres, 2 significant retail parks and countless independent retailers the town is an excellent place to enjoy some retail therapy. If you prefer to spend your time soaking up a little more culture the Theatre Severn provides many varied productions and entertainment, or perhaps a visit to the Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery or Shrewsbury Castle would be more fitting. Other places of note are The Quarry a 29 acre riverside park, the largely unchanged Medieval Market place, Shrewsbury Abbey, the 9 bridges crossing the river Severn most notably the English and Welsh bridges, the Lord Hills Column the largest free-standing Doric column in the world and the Shropshire Agricultural Showground which hosts one of the countys most important agricultural shows. The town has many sporting and recreational facilities including Shrewsbury Town Football Club, who play their home games at the purpose built New Meadow stadium, Shrewsbury Rugby Club, Shrewsbury Rowing Club and Shrewsbury Motorcross Club to name but a few. There are also a number of popular golf clubs in and around the town, a good selection of Gymnasiums and Health Clubs and a thriving running scene. Even closer is the quintessential market town of Wem. Once a Saxon settlement Wem is full of charm, character and heritage and offers locals and visitors to the town a nostalgic throwback to a slower more relaxed way of life. Through the ages Wem has provided a centre for local trade and this tradition continues today. The High Street is home to many different independent shops, high street chains and local businesses and the weekly market takes place every Thursday in the Town Hall. With a thriving friendly local community Wem is jam-packed full of different social organisations and events throughout the year including WI, church and youth groups and a young farmers club just to name a few,as well as the celebrated annual carnival which the town hosts every summer. Wem offers a variety of dining establishments, hotels and public houses and has useful transport links via road and rail.The town benefits from having a well-supported Railway Station with regular main line trains to Shrewsbury and Crewe throughout the day as well as an extensive network of bus routes in and around the town and the surrounding area. Educationally the town is home to the well regarded St Peters Primary School and Thomas Adams High School and Sixth Form College. Recreationally Wem has a good selection of sporting facilities including a leisure centre, swimming pool, football club, cricket club, hockey club and bowls club to name a selection. There is also a gymnasium, thriving running scene and the popular Hawkstone Park Golf Club within the area.
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