3 bedroom barn conversion for saleNorth End Ashton Keynes, Swindon
Sold STC £580,000
A superb opportunity to acquire a converted 9th Century Cotswold stone barn situated within a protected historical site and bounded by a 9th Century moat, close to the Church and village of Ashton Keynes, to the south of Cirencester. The Barn displays a full range of character features throughout the flexible accommodation. The current vendors have, in recent years, undergone tasteful refurbishment in many areas to now present a truly stunning period family home. Externally, the property enjoys a great deal of seclusion with substantial gardens to front, rear and side. The rear garden enjoys a high degree of seclusion and a south facing orientation. Electric gated access to the front of the Barn to a gravelled parking area for eight to nine vehicles, and side access to the further gardens. This property is well situated for the business commuter with access to rail and road links to London and other business centres in the south west. We would urge early viewing of this unique property through the vendors' sole agent 7 days a week.
Description - A unique Grade 2 listed Cotswold Stone Barn located in this highly sought after village. The accommodation has a great deal of flexibility with its layout, both to the ground and first floor. It is warmed throughout by a recently refurbished oil fired central heating system, which is complemented by a series of replacement double glazed Oak Windows benefiting from views to the front and rear gardens. Both the principle living areas within West Barn benefit from a dual aspect, the Lounge and Dining rooms have outstanding fully beamed ceilings with the lounge also boasting large Stone Fireplace with fitted Burner. The Kitchen/Breakfast room has a hand fitted Solid wood Farm House Style Kitchen with a selection of built in appliances. A large Study with a range of built in storage and a useful Utility room add to the ground floor accommodation. To the first floor there are Three double bedrooms and recently refitted Family Bathroom and Shower room. Externally, the property occupies a generous plot with the front garden being laid to gravelled parking for approximately 8-9 vehicles giving access to the side of the Barn. To the rear of the Barn, there is an extensive lawned area which benefits from a high degree of seclusion and a sunny southerly facing orientation. The current vendors have undergone Landscaping of the garden in recent years to present a superb and attractive environment.
Living Room - 10.11 x 4.14 (33'2" x 13'6" ) - LOUNGE AREA - A room full of character with fully beamed ceiling, Exposed Cotswold Stone Fireplace with fitted Multi fuel Burner, double glazed Oak windows to front and rear gardens with wood lintels and deep display sills, Double glazed Oak door giving access to the south facing rear garden.
DINING AREA - Dual aspect with Oak windows to front and rear gardens with wood lintel and deep display sills, fully beamed ceiling, spot lights.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 5.61 x 4.70 (18'4" x 15'5" ) - Hand fitted Farm House style solid Wood Kitchen with large range of eye and base level storage, selection of integral appliances including eye level double oven, four ring ceramic hob, integral fridge and dishwasher. Extensive solid wood work and preparation surfaces with splash backs, sink unit with views onto rear garden selection of Double glazed Oak windows and opening double doors onto rear garden. The size of the room allows ample space for a large Dining table and has a ceramic tiled floor for low maintenance.
Study - 3m x 2.8m (9'10" x 9'2" ) - Oak Double glazed windows to front garden, the current vendors have had a bespoke range of storage and desks fitted to this room to make full use of the space and create a secluded and high specification working area.
Utility Room - Space and plumbing for washing machine and drier, as well as other utilities, base level recently refurbished Oil fired boiler servicing heating and hot water services to the Barn.
Bedroom One - 5.23 x 4.17 (17'1" x 13'8" ) - A room full of immense character with a vaulted ceiling and selection of exposed timbers, Two double glazed windows to the rear aspect.
Bedroom Two - 6.05 x 3.20 (19'10" x 10'5" ) - Selection of built in storage space, double glazed window to side aspect.
Bedroom Three - 4.09 x 2.95 (13'5" x 9'8" ) - Double glazed window to rear aspect, vaulted ceiling with .selection of exposed ceiling timbers.
Family Shower Room - Refurbished recently by the present vendors with a modern Contemporary Suite, large Shower enclosure with glazed door access, rain water head shower and self draining floor, wash basin and WC set into fitted selection of storage and display areas, fully tiled floor and wall areas for ease of maintenance, selection of exposed roof timbers and extraction, stainless steel ladder radiator.
Family Bathroom - Refurbished in recent years by the present vendors with White Contemporary suite with free standing Roll Top Bath,, Wash Hand Basin, Low Level WC, stainless steel ladder radiator, window to rear aspect.
Outside - The Front parking area is accessed via Electric Opening Five Bar Gates leading to a gravelled area with parking for 8 to 9 vehicles. This space has side access to the rear secluded gardens.
An outstanding feature of this barn is the South Facing and highly secluded Rear Garden which has been Landscaped and well tended by the present vendors in recent years. Directly behind the Barn there is a large established patio area with pathways leading around the garden to either side. Most of the garden is laid to lawn with a selection of low maintenance and raised borders. The present vendors have created a superb Pergola which runs the full width of the lawned area and gives an attractive ever changing garden feature. The garden also benefits from a summer house, and is enclosed giving a secluded and safe environment for young children or animals.
Services - The barn is connected to mains water and electric, is has a Bio tank for its own sewage and drainage. This is emptied once to twice a year by the present vendors. The property benefits from an Oil fired central heating system which is complemented by recently replaces Oak double glazed windows throughout.
Agents Note - We wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these sales particulars as a general guide. We have not carried out a survey, nor have we tested any services, appliances or any specific fittings at the property. Room sizes should not be relied upon for carpets and furnishings
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