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4 bedroom barn conversion for sale

Bishopstone Road, Stone, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP17

Guide Price £1,175,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 19th century former coach house
  • Four bedrooms, two bathrooms
  • Four reception room
  • In need of complete modernisation
  • Original stable block with four boxes
  • Potential for development (STPP)
  • Approx. 11.9 acres of paddock land including a spinney
  • Far reaching views over open countryside

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A 19th century four bedroom detached former coach house set in approximately 12.5 acres of grounds including gardens, a stable block, a barn, paddock land and a spinney. Stable Cottage was originally a coach house dating back to 1870 and was once owned by Lord Baden Powell's sister, Agnes. The property housed the coaches and horses for Stone House and the original stable block remains today, complete with tiled brick walls. Stable Cottage was extended by the current owners and is now in need of complete modernisation and remodelling. There is also potential to convert the stable block to create further living accommodation totalling 3,824 sq. ft. subject to the necessary consents. Outbuildings include a hay barn, a storage barn, carports and a garage. The 11.9 acres of land is made up of a spinney and four separate paddocks, with one of the paddocks having a natural spring pond. Formal gardens surround the property with far reaching views over open countryside.

Stable Block 
The original stable block is attached to the house and comprises four loose boxes with iron railings, mangers and automatic water feeders. Drainage channels are provided and there are two sets of stable doors. Built to house the coach horses, this original building still retains character features including tiled bricks, a vaulted ceiling and ironwork. There is potential to convert the stable block into living accommodation subject to the necessary consents.

Outbuildings 
To the rear of the property, there are a number of outbuildings including a garage, a double carport, a hay barn and a storage barn. The hay barn has power and light connected.

Entrance Hall and Sitting Room 
The entrance hall has stairs to the first floor with open plan storage beneath, and parquet flooring. The cloakroom includes a wash basin with a storage cupboard beneath, and a WC. The sitting room overlooks the gardens and paddock land beyond through picture windows, and two sets of patio doors open to the paved terrace.

Other Reception Rooms 
The dining room has a side aspect and a brick fireplace with a wood burning stove. A door leads to an inner lobby. The family room is dual aspect with views of the gardens and paddock land beyond. The office overlooks the front garden.

Kitchen and Inner Lobby 
The kitchen has a range of storage cupboards, drawers, a breakfast bar and work surfaces. Integrated appliances include a double oven and a four ring gas hob with an extractor above. Space is provided for a fridge and a dishwasher. There is a front aspect and a courtesy door to the driveway. From the inner lobby, a second set of stairs leads to the first floor, and doors lead to the gardens and a to a boot/boiler room which in turn leads to the driveway.

First Floor Landing and Master Bedroom 
The landing has a front aspect and a walk-in storage cupboard with shelving. The master bedroom is dual aspect with views of the front gardens and countryside beyond. The en suite bathroom comprises a corner bath, a bidet, a wash basin and a WC. A door leads to the second landing which in turn leads to a balcony which is paved, has a glass surround and takes advantage of the far reaching open countryside views to the rear.

Other Bedrooms and Bathroom 
Bedrooms two, three and four overlook the rear gardens and open countryside to the rear with bedroom two having a dual aspect. The family bathroom comprises a coloured suite of a bath, a shower cubicle, a wash basin and a WC.

Situation and Schooling 
Stone has a village shop/post office, a Church of England Combined School, restaurants, public houses and Hartwell House Hotel and Spa. The county town of Aylesbury is approximately 3 miles away and offers a wider choice of shopping and social facilities, restaurants, schooling for all ages, grammar schools and a mainline railway station with trains to London Marylebone taking 59 minutes.

Outside 
Stable Cottage is approached via two separate entrances. The first entrance is a gravelled driveway which leads to the rear of the property and provides parking for cars and horseboxes. The second entrance is approached via a timber five bar gate, a metal gate and a driveway which also leads to the rear of the property and to the outbuildings. There are lawned gardens to the front which are surrounded by mature hedging, fencing and a stone wall with brick pillars.

Rear Gardens 
The formal rear gardens are laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders and a mature chestnut tree. There is a veranda to the rear of the house with a hexagonal paved seating area beneath. From the driveway and gardens, gates lead to the paddocks.

Paddock Land 
The land is made up of a spinney with mature trees and four separate paddocks. One of the paddocks has a natural spring pond and the largest paddock has a footpath. The land measures approximately 11.9 acres in total and is surrounded by post and rail fencing, and mature hedging and trees with five bar gated access between the paddocks.

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12 May 2016

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