6 bedroom barn conversion for saleLong Bennington
Guide Price £850,000
- Stunning Barn Conversion
- FOUR to SIX DOUBLE BEDROOMS
- 4,500 sq feet of Luxury Accommodation
- Handcrafted Chiselwood Living Kitchen
- Four Bathrooms & Five Reception Rooms
- Triple Garage Block & with Gym above
- Integrated & Flexible Annexe Living if Required
- Energy Rating C
Full descriptionA stunning barn conversion beautifully finished with fittings of the highest quality, and located on Church Street in the sought after village of Long Bennington. This home also offers the opportunity, and has the flexibility to incorporate the older generations of the family with an integrated Annexe also. Converted originally in 2002, and having undergone extensive improvements to key areas in the last few years, this striking property has been designed to meet the needs of contemporary family living with its flowing open plan spaces, maximising the light and rural tranquillity of its setting. Built to the highest specification, the property offers quality fittings and remains in immaculate condition and decorative order. The doors are in solid oak and these are complimented by the use of other natural materials throughout the property. Although this home has undergone a contemporary conversion, it still retains a wealth of character with exposed ceiling beams throughout the 4,500 sq feet of highly flexible family living. A viewing of this home is absolutely essential to appreciate its position, space, and to also feel the quality that emanates from every surface and finish.
Note - There is under floor heating to the ground floor and heating by radiators to the first floor. The windows, skirtings and details are stained softwood.
Reception Hall - With double glazed entrance door, exposed beamwork, smoke alarm, stairs rising to the first floor landing, exposed feature brickwork, oak door to under stairs storage cupboard, pair of double doors giving access to a cloaks cupboard with shelving, alarm control panel and recessed LED lighting.
Cloakroom - With obscure double glazed window to the rear aspect, ceramic tiled floor, a 2-piece suite comprising low level white WC and designer glass wash basin inset to pedestal with mixer tap over and recessed LED spotlighting.
Office - With double glazed window to the rear aspect and purpose built fitted office furniture with solid oak work surface, cupboard and drawer storage and glass fronted display cabinets, exposed ceiling beams.
Large Family Living Room - Accessed from the reception hall through a pair of half glazed pine doors, double glazed French doors to the front aspect with double glazed window to either side, a set of double glazed French doors to the garden, double glazed window to the rear aspect, solid oak wood flooring, exposed timber beams, recessed spotlighting, exposed brickwork and inglenook fireplace with exposed brick surround, Yorkstone hearth with inset gas fired stove, smoke alarm.
Inner Hallway - With solid oak door, double glazed arrow slit style window to the front aspect, recessed halogen down lighting and door to sitting room.
Sitting Room - With double glazed window to the rear aspect, exposed ceiling beams, recessed spotlighting, feature fireplace (ideal for the installation of a stove). This room would also make an ideal bedroom or part of an annexe if required.
Cinema Room - With two wooden arrow slit style double glazed window to the front aspect and two double glazed wood windows to the side aspect, exposed brickwork, solid oak door through to the inner hallway.
Inner Hallway - With double glazed window looking in to the courtyard, half double glazed wood door to the courtyard, recessed spotlighting, smoke alarm and door to storage cupboard.
4-Piece Bathroom - With obscure double glazed window to the side aspect, ceramic tiled floor, recessed spotlighting, integrated extractor, shaver light with integrated socket and a 4-piece white suite comprising low level WC, wash handbasin inset to vanity unit with storage beneath, corner panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment over and over sized fully tiled shower cubicle with glazed shower screen and mains fed shower within.
Ground Floor Bedroom - With two double glazed windows to the side aspect, one double glazed window overlooking the courtyard to the centre.
Dining Hall - Accessed from the reception hall by a pair of glazed oak doors. With double glazed window to the front and side aspect, vaulted ceiling, exposed beamwork and exposed brickwork, solid pine flooring.
Living Kitchen - A bespoke family living kitchen of the highest quality manufactured by Chiselwood Kitchens and having shaped European oak units providing extensive storage including pantry style storage, 94% natural quartz compound Silestone worktops offering hard and resilient working surfaces, a range of fitted Miele appliances to include a 5-ring stainless steel gas hob and twin ovens, stainless steel one and a half bowl sink and drainer with high rise utility mixer tap over, waste disposal unit and Quooker boiling water tap, integrated Siemens dishwasher, hand painted base level cupboards and drawers with further matching eye level cupboards including displace cabinets, integrated Miele microwave, space and plumbing for American style double door fridge freezer. This room also has a vaulted ceiling with extensive exposed timbers, tiled flooring, recessed LED spotlighting and a variety of pendant style lanterns with dimmer switch facility to set the lighting mood. An oak door leads through to the utility room.
Utility Room - The high quality of the kitchen is continued through to the utility room which offers double glazed window overlooking the courtyard, half double glazed door to the courtyard, tiled flooring, recessed LED spotlighting, exposed beamwork, loft hatch, matching Silestone work surface with inset stainless steel sink with high rise mixer tap over, painted cupboards and drawers, double door storage having space and plumbing for washing machine or space for tumble dryer with plumbing for condensing dryer, housing for fridge freezer and shelved rail storage. There is also a floor to ceiling height contemporary style radiator.
Cloakroom - With oak entrance door, tiled flooring, door to boiler cupboard with gas fired central heating boiler with pressurised system, integrated extractor, recessed spotlighting and a 2-piece white suite comprising low level WC and wash handbasin.
First Floor Landing - With double glazed window to the side aspect, two arrow slit style double glazed windows to the front aspect, feature double glazed window to the front, three radiators with covers, recessed LED spotlighting, airing cupboard with pressurised hot water tank and shelf storage, two smoke alarms and loft hatch access. There is also a door to a storage box room with Velux style window to the roofline, single radiator, door to eaves storage space and shelving.
Bedroom One - With two double glazed windows overlooking the courtyard, two single radiators with covers, built-in double wardrobe, recessed LED spotlighting and door to en suite bathroom.
En Suite Bathroom One - With chrome heated towel radiator, shaver light with integrated socket, integrated extractor fan, fully tiled walls and a 3-piece white suite comprising low level WC, wash handbasin inset to vanity unit with storage beneath and panelled bath with mains fed shower over and glazed shower screen.
Bedroom Two - With double glazed picture window overlooking the courtyard, double built-in wardrobe, single radiator and single radiator with cover, exposed beamwork, recessed spotlighting and loft hatch access.
En Suite Bathroom Two - With double glazed roofline window, chrome heated towel radiator, recessed LED spotlighting, integrated extractor, shaving light and mirror with integrated shaving socket and a 3-piece white suite comprising low level WC, wash handbasin inset to vanity unit with storage beneath and panelled bath with mains fed shower over, fixed rainwater shower head and glazed shower screen.
Master Suite - With two double glazed arrow slit style windows to the front aspect, two double glazed windows to the side aspect, double glazed window to the rear aspect, two radiators with covers, space for a fitted range of wardrobes, recessed LED spotlighting. Door to luxury 6-piece en suite bathroom.
Luxury En Suite Bathroom - With obscure double glazed window to the courtyard, Karndean tiled floor, chrome heated towel radiator, integrated extractor, recessed halogen spotlighting, fully tiled walls and a 6-piece white suite comprising low level WC with hidden cistern, bidet, double ended panelled bath with mixer tap over, his and hers wash handbasins inset to vanity unit with storage beneath and mirror fronted storage cupboard above and an over sized double shower cubicle with his and hers shower with fixed rainwater shower heads.
Outside - Accessed just off Church Street, an extensive driveway leads to Priory Barn. There is well maintained hedging to the boundaries offering a private approach and lawned garden laid with grass stabilisation mat to create a turfed parking area. There is also outside security lighting and a further lawn directly in front of the barn with well stocked borders. The block paved driveway turns into a pathway to the front door where there is further outside lighting, outside cold water tap and a storm porch covering the front entrance door.
Garage Block - 27'0''x 18'7'' - With three pairs of double doors, a large opening internally, power and lighting, two double glazed arrow slit style windows to the left-hand side and a further double glazed arrow slit window to the opposite side, half double glazed door to the side aspect.
To the side of the garage block hardwood steps rise up to a landing where there is a half obscure double glazed wooden door into a qym.
Gym Space - 20'6''x 9'0'' - With two Velux style double glazed windows to the roofline, two wall mounted electrically operated radiators, two doors giving access to either side to the roof void and oak door leading to a room ideal for conversion to a shower room and having Velux double glazed window to the roofline, smoke alarm and recessed LED spotlighting. This room has been plastered out and had the first fix on the electrics.
Enclosed Courtyard - This courtyard is a suntrap and offers paved seating off the Living Kitchen with external power sockets, outside lighting and outside cold water tap. The courtyard extends on to a lawned garden with well stocked beds, a second patio seating area in the bottom corner and a walled area behind which there are double gates offering an ideal storage area for wheelie bins and should an annexe be created in the main property there is also the opportunity to create a separate garden space linked to this. There is also a GARDEN STORE accessed by a wooden door with lighting, small double glazed wooden window and power supply.
Services - Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage are connected.
Council Tax - The property is in Council Tax Band G. Yearly figures - 2016/2017 - £2,476.3
Directions - From Grantham proceed to the A1 north and join the A1 for approximately 7 miles. Take the slip road as signposted to Long Bennington and proceed over the A1 on to Great North Road which leads on to Main Road. Take the right turn on to Church Street. Alternatively as you pass over the flyover take the right turn signposted Foston and bear left on the roundabout on to Church Lane which leads on to Church Street.
Long Bennington - Long Bennington is within the catchment for the Grammar Schools of Grantham and so is very popular with families (buses to Grantham and Newark schools). Indeed the local Primary School is extremely well respected and for the adults there are three very good public houses (all with restaurants), garage, grocers/butchers, newsagents, fish and chip shop, dispensing surgery and Post Office. There are also local sports facilities such as bowling green, tennis courts and football pitch.
Agent's Note - Although these particulars are thought to be materially correct, their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not form part of any contract. All services and appliances have not and will not be tested.
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