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5 bedroom barn conversion for sale

The Willows, Low Newbiggin, Aislaby

Sold STC £395,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 bedroom barn conversion
  • Scope for further development
  • Private location between Aislaby & Egton
  • Set in huge gardens running down to the River Esk

Full description

This stunning, stone-built, barn conversion offers spacious and flexible accommodation on two floors. Nestling in the valley between Aislaby and Egton this property sits within huge gardens and grounds which extend all the way down to the river. The flexible layout could be completed to provide up to 5 bedrooms, including 2 down stairs, or perhaps fewer bedrooms and more reception space, depending upon your needs. There are already 2 reception rooms and a huge modern farmhouse style kitchen. Outside there are large gardens including lawns with mature trees, a small paddock, patio areas, a garage workshop, storage shed and a summer-house.

Ground Floor
From the path at the front of the house a part glazed entrance door opens into ...

Modern Farmhouse Kitchen: 27'1 x 15'6 (excluding stairs) The feature room of the house, this superb modern farmhouse kitchen has 2 wide windows and a stable style door with flanking window facing to the front and 2 further windows facing to the rear. This creates a vast space for living cooking and dining. In the process of being re-fitted, the kitchen comprises a simple arrangement of grey painted cabinets that are temporarily positioned with simple worktops and a ceramic double bowl sink, plus positions for an automatic dishwasher, electric range style cooker and American fridge freezer. When completed, this room will certainly be the hub of the house. Inset spotlighting, engineered oak flooring.

Utility: 5'10 x 5'5 With a window to the rear, the utility has oak wall cupboards, a washbasin and an engineered oak floor. There is plumbing for an automatic washing machine and dryer.

WC Cloakroom: positioned under the staircase to the first floor (north) the cloakroom has a modern white WC and wash hand basin, tiled floor and a radiator.

Sitting Room: 19'4 x 19'0 (max) A good reception space with 2 double glazed windows facing to the front and a further window to the rear, a log burning stove within a stone fireplace with stone hearth. Engineered oak flooring, central and wall lighting, coving to the ceiling and a central heating radiator. A part glazed oak door leads through to ...

Rear Hallway: with an oak external door opening to the rear of the property and a further part glazed oak internal door leading through into ...

Lounge: 18'10 x 17'11 (max) Double glazed window to the rear and French windows to the front opening onto the patio. This room has a polished pine floor and features a log burning stove set within stone hearth, exposed beams, two central heating radiators and stairs to first floor (south) with ornately fashioned metal bannister. From here a corridor leads off to doors to ...

Master Bedroom Suite: comprising a double bedroom and en-suite shower room.
Bedroom: 12'11 x 10'8 Double glazed French windows to the front opening onto the patio with pergola, and 2 windows facing to the side. 2x central heating radiators, polished pine floor. Connecting door to ...
En-Suite Shower Room: 7'10 x 5'5 Walk-in oversize shower cubicle, low level WC, blue glass wash basin, recessed spotlights and extractor fan. Window to the rear.

Bedroom 2 / Study: 17'9 x 5'6 widening to 7'2 A single bedroom with 2 double glazed windows to the front, central heating radiator, polished boarded floor and recessed spotlights.

House Bathroom: 10'3 x 9'3 A generously proportioned bathroom with a modern 4 piece white suite comprising freestanding slipper bath with ball and claw feet, quadrant shower cubicle with curved glass screen, high flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Polished boarded floor, double glazed window to the rear, chrome towel radiator and recessed spotlights.

1st Floor South
The staircase with a beautiful wrought iron handrail designed by James Godbold of Egton, rises up from the snug to a small landing with a heritage Velux rooflight window, where doors open to ...

Bedroom 3: 21'9 x 11'4 (max) A good sized double bedroom with a heritage Velux rooflight window to the front, double glazed window to the side and a central heating radiator.

Bedroom 4 - 14'4 x 11'4 (max) A twin bedroom with a heritage Velux rooflight window to the front, recessed spotlights and a central heating radiator. A hatch gives access to the roof void area housing the water tanks, which can also be accessed from the new room being created on the first floor north.

1st Floor North
The staircase rising up from the modern farmhouse kitchen to a landing with a window to the side. From here there is open access to ...

Potential Bedroom 5 with En-Suite: 32'9 x 9'10 (overall) This space is currently in the process of being converted and structural work plus the first fix of services has been completed. It would now be relatively simple to complete the conversion to provide an additional bedroom and en-suite, or perhaps a further reception room depending upon your requirements. There are 3 heritage style Velux rooflight windows facing to the front and pipework has been laid in for a bathroom suite.

From the communal track a stone driveway leads into the property through a broad gate, to the side of the garage workshop, where there is a lawn and a number of trees, before terminating at the north side of the house where a terraced stone base has been laid for the proposed new garage workshop building (see below).

Garage Workshop Store: 30' x 20' (external overall) divided into a garage with workshop area and a separate store, this hybrid building is part brick and curved fibre cement and part blockwork with profile steel sheeting. Power connected.

The main gardens lie to the east side of the house and they are principally grassed, interspersed with a couple of trees, with a gravelled seating area and a raised stone terrace with an open patio area and a second patio with a pergola over, immediately to the rear of the house. The garden runs down towards the river, and is bounded by a beach hedge, beyond which is a further grassed paddock fringed by trees where a path runs down the bank to the river Esk. (Please note that the property has no fishing rights on the river as these were retained by a former owner, under a previous conveyance).


Viewing: Viewings by appointment. All interested parties should discuss this property, and in particular any specific issues that might affect their interest, with the agent's office prior to travelling or making an appointment to view this property.

Directions: From Whitby head out of town along the moor road towards Guisborough turning left where sign posted for Aislaby. Drive through the village, heading straight-on at the church as though heading towards Egton. At the edge of the village turn left onto a private road. Follow this down for a few hundred meters and then turn right and then right again after Coachman's Cottage and follow the track down to the bottom of the hill, where you cross over a small bridge and through some woodland where you will find the Willows on your left hand side where marked by the Richardson and Smith for sale board. See also location plan attached.

Private Road: The tarmac'd road down to the property is a private road and it is understood that this property has a 5% liability for repairs.

Services: The property is understood to be connected to mains supplies of water and electricity. The property has oil fuelled central heating system with an externally positioned combination style boiler located at the rear of the property and an oil storage tank in the garden to the side of the garage. The property has private drainage to a septic tank.

Planning: The property falls within the administrative area of the North York Moors National Park. Tel: 01439 770657. It is understood that there is live planning consent for the construction of a triple garage / workshop building off the driveway to the north of the house. Planning ref: NYM2012/0146/FL.

Council Tax Banding: 'E' 2,026 payable for 2016-17 (verbal query only) Scarborough Borough Council Tel 01723 232323

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
01 July 2016


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