3 bedroom farm house for saleStanton Hill, Stanton-by-Bridge
Guide Price £495,000
- Character Beamed Barn Conversion
- Stunning Rural Location
- Three Bedrooms + Two En Suites
- Impressive Living Kitchen
- Beamed Lounge with Multi-Fuel Stove
- Family Room
- Delightfully Landscaped Garden + Summerhouse
- Double Garage
- EER: F
Full descriptionEnjoying stunning open countryside views, Number Four Saint Brides Farm, is a fine example of a charming two-storey brick and stone barn conversion located within a small select development of just six individual barn conversions and a period farm house, The beamed property has been sympathetically and tastefully converted to a high specification and retains many original features and character. Benefiting from LPG gas-fired central heating and double glazing throughout, the accommodation briefly comprises, on the ground floor: an impressive living kitchen with high vaulted ceiling and exposed roof trusses, an inner hall, a spacious lounge with a feature brick fireplace incorporating a freestanding multi-fuel burner with exposed flue, a family room / second reception room, a family bathroom, master bedroom with en suite shower room; and on the first floor: two further double bedrooms. Outside, there's a delightful cottage garden planted with an abundance of perennials and flowering shrubs. Also, a timber summerhouse / workshop with power and light, a good-sized double garage with useful storage space above, off-road parking and additional private parking for visitors and residents. In addition there is an extensive communal landscaped area with grass and trees which is shared by the six properties. Viewing of this superb barn conversion is enthusiastically recommended.
The Location - Saint Brides Farm is situated within the National Forest and is a fine examples of a superb two-storey brick and stone barn conversion - situated in a small select development of six individual barn conversions beside a period farm house and located in a rural location amidst rolling countryside. Number four St Brides is set just outside the quiet, picturesque village of nearby Stanton by Bridge which stands on rising ground overlooking the flood plain of the River Trent where it is crossed by the historic Stanton causeway and Swarkestone Bridge. The local church of St Michael has parts which date back to Norman times. There are many pleasant places to stroll in and around the village including the nearby reservoir at Foremark and several fine country pursuits such as fishing, sailing, horse riding and golf. The Georgian market town of Melbourne is a short distance away and has a good range of shops, pubs and restaurants and many interesting places to visit including Calke Abbey (a National Trust Property) and the reservoir at Staunton Harold. There are several good schools in the area including Repton Independent School and the renowned Chellaston Academy. Stanton by Bridge is well located for access to the A50, and the M1 and M42 motorways, and is therefore within easy commuting distance of all major Midlands towns and cities and the Nottingham East Midlands airport near Castle Donington.
Accommodation In Detail -
The Approach - The property is approached via a turning of the A514 Derby Road. A tarmac driveway approximately 500 meters long leads to additional parking spaces for visitors and residents. A five-bar gate opens onto the extensive gravelled private parking area and the double garages. Follow the path down the left hand side of garage number four, and continue along the path to the right leading to the entrance door to the kitchen.
Family Room - 14'1''x 14'0'' - A pine beamed ceiling with an exposed support beam, a storage cupboard and pine stairs rising to the first floor accommodation. Exposed flagstone tiled floor, ceiling down-lighting, a radiator, a telephone point, alarm keypad, smoke detector, small front window and a pine latched door to the master bedroom. A glazed door with side windows leads to a small landscaped and block paved area and the communal courtyard and trees. The courtyard gives pedestrian access to the front of the property and other communal areas.
Beamed Lounge - 18'6''x 13'5'' - The focal point of this beamed living room is the freestanding multi-fuel burner with exposed vertical flue, standing on a brick fireplace with a substantial lintel. There's two exposed king trusses, two purlins, exposed timberwork, oak laminate flooring, a double glazed rear window, skylight window and pine French windows leading on to the patio and garden.
Living Kitchen - 17'3''x 13'2'' - Featuring a high vaulted ceiling with exposed trusses. Fitted with a range of maple drawer and base units, matching cupboards and under-lighting. Wood-edged worktops with contrasting tiled splashbacks, inset Belfast sink with mixer tap and a grooved Iroko wood drainer. Freestanding six burner LPG gas hob, stainless steel Smeg range cooker with six LPG burner hob, double electric ovens, and a stainless steel extractor hood. Integrated upright fridge freezer, an integrated Hotpoint dishwasher, space and plumbing for a washing machine and space for a table and eight chairs. Tiled floors, an extractor fan, exposed brickwork around the door, down-lighting, Two skylight windows and pine latched doors to the inner hall, pantry/utility.
Pantry / Utility Room - Fitted with integral cupboards with space for an additional fridge freezer or dryer. Down-lighting above.
Master Bedroom - 11'9''x 10'6'' + wardrobes - Fitted with three double built-in wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving, beamed ceiling with down-lighting, a radiator, TV point, a pine latched door to the en suite and a pine double glazed front window.
En Suite Shower Room 1 - 15'0''x 3'2'' - Recessed tiled shower cubicle with a mains-fed thermostatically-controlled shower, pedestal wash hand basin and a low-flush toilet. Part-tiled walls, chrome heated towel rail, extractor fan, electric shaver point and a double glazed pine opaque front window.
First Floor Accommodation -
Landing - With a smoke detector and down-lighting, access to under-eaves storage cupboard containing water tank, and pine latched doors to bedrooms two and three.
Inner Hall - Oak laminate flooring, pine latched doors to the lounge and the bathroom. A square arch to the family room.
Bedroom Two - 12'5''x 15'4'' - High vaulted ceiling with down-lighting, exposed purlins and timberwork. Door to under eaves storage, built-in pine corner wardrobe, a radiator, two Velux skylight windows and a mirrored pine latched door to the shower room.
En Suite Shower Room 2 - Recessed tiled shower cubicle with mains-fed shower, a pedestal wash hand basin and a low-flush toilet. Tiled walls, exposed purlins, recessed down-lighting and a chrome heated towel rail.
Bedroom Three - 11'4''x 13'2'' - With an attractive feature stone-built end wall, high vaulted ceiling with down-lighting, exposed purlins and timberworks. Cat 5 internet telephone point, a radiator, under eaves storage and two Velux skylight windows.
Bathroom - 7'1''x 6'1'' - Comprising: A panelled bath with centre chrome mixer tap, a hand-held shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and a low-flush toilet. Part tiled walls, electric shaver point, a chrome heated towel rail, extractor fan and ceiling down-lights.
Professionally Landscaped Garden - A delightful, professionally landscaped cottage garden with graveled and block paved pathways, an abundance of perennials and flowering shrubs, a pagoda, shaped lawn, water taps and hedging to the boundaries.
Timber Summerhouse / Workshop - 16'0''x 7'0'' - Twin half glazed doors, three windows and a polycarbonate roof. Power and lighting.
Double Garage - 20'0''x 18'7'' - Fitted with power and lighting, twin timber doors, access to 3m by 5.66m floored loft/storage space. UPVC double glazed window and a rear access door to the garden.
Communal Grounds - Adjacent to the property there are landscaped communal grounds consisting of lawned open spaces planted with a variety of trees - enjoying stunning countryside views.
And Finally... - A wonderful opportunity to acquire a sympathetically and tastefully modernised two-storey brick and stone barn, retaining many of its original features and positioned in a rural location about eight miles south of Derby, three miles from Melbourne and about five miles from Ashby-de-la-Zouch. Viewing comes highly recommended!
Council Tax Band - The council tax band is believed to be: 'F'
How To Get There - From our Melbourne office: Turn left into Market Place and proceed onto Derby Road. Within half a mile turn right at the T-Junction onto the B587. In a short distance (before Stanton-by-Bridge) the road joins the A514. turn left here, sign posted to Ticknall and Ashby. Continue for several hundred yards and look out for our 'For Sale' board and a signpost to St Brides off to the left. Turn here and follow the road for a short distant, past the first left turn, to Number Four St Brides. The property is the second Barn on your left -hand side. POST CODE for SAT NAVS: DE73 7NF.
Please Note - SERVICES: All mains are connected - except gas. The central heating is fueled by LPG gas. The services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by Newton Fallowell and no guarantee as to their operating ability or their efficiency can be given. MEASUREMENTS: Please note that room sizes are quoted in metres to the nearest tenth of a metre measured from wall to wall. The imperial equivalent is included as an approximate guide for applicants not fully conversant with the metric system. Room measurements are included as a guide to room sizes and are not intended to be used when ordering carpets or flooring. TENURE: Freehold - with vacant possession on completion. Newton Fallowell recommend that purchasers satisfy themselves as to the tenure of this property and we recommend they consult a legal representative such as a solicitor appointed in their purchase.
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