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5 bedroom character property for sale

School Lane, Husborne Crawley, Bedfordshire, MK43

Sold STC £1,350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached
  • Barn conversion
  • Five bedrooms
  • Three reception rooms
  • Recently refurbished
  • Half an acre of formal gardens
  • Four acre paddock
  • Rural location

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A Victorian five bedroom detached barn in a village location. A five bedroom barn conversion recently refurbished to as new condition with a newly converted barn and a 4 acre paddock. Part exchanged considered up to 800,000.

Accommodation    Church End Farm is approached via a private drive that leads to a pair of electric wrought iron gates with an entry phone. The windows throughout the property have recently been replaced with 'A' rated double glazing. The gravelled driveway to the front of the property has parking for a number of vehicles and there is extensive additional parking to the rear.

Ground Floor    A timber and glass enclose storm porch with a travertine tiled floor leads to the front door with glazed side panels giving views into the spectacular galleried two storey entrance hall. The hall has a feature brick inglenook fireplace with a cast iron wood burning stove and the brickwork extend up into the vaulted ceiling with an original timber beam over the fireplace opening. A bespoke white staircase rises to the upper levels. At the rear of the hall, a full height glazed wall offers views over the half an acre of landscaped rear garden. A coats cupboard leads through to a downstairs cloakroom with a wash hand basin and W.C. There are polished pine floors in all the main ground floor reception rooms. The well-proportioned sitting room has a dual aspect to the rear and side gardens with double doors opening onto a paved patio and a similar brick inglenook fireplace with a wood burner to the hall. There are also exposed ceiling joists and substantial timber supporting beams.

Glazed double doors lead through to the vaulted and beamed dining room which has three full height windows to the front aspect and a set of glazed bi folding doors opening into the new kitchen and breakfast room. The kitchen is fitted with a range of cream fronted wall and base units with black granite worktops. There is a new American Amana integrated full height fridge/freezer with an ice maker, a wine cooler, a stainless steel Britannia six burner range cooker, a grill plate and a double oven with automatic shelves and an extractor hood. An archway leads to the breakfast room. The kitchen and breakfast room both have under floor heating. There is a second kitchen in the east wing of the property. The utility room has a door to the rear garden, a range of units and a stainless steel sink. From the dining room an archway leads to the south wing of the property with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. A study/sitting room has double doors opening to the rear parking area and garden.

First Floor    The staircase rises from the central hall to a magnificent galleried landing with a vaulted and beamed ceiling and a spacious sitting area with views through large glazed windows to the front aspect. The master suite comprises a vaulted and beamed bedroom with a dressing room and a newly refitted full en suite bathroom. Across the landing the guest suite has a dressing room and a new en suite bathroom.

Outside    The front driveway is gravelled and provides parking for a number of vehicles and there is further parking to the rear of the property. The formal rear garden is fully enclosed with recent close boarded fencing and extends to almost half an acre. It is mainly laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders and a central feature with box hedging. There are a number of semi mature trees including ash, oak, horse chestnut and silver birch. A modern Dutch barn has been converted has been into further covered parking for up to eight vehicles and a substantial covered barbeque/entertaining area. The four acre paddock to the north east of the property has stock proof and rabbit proof fencing and affords far reaching views to the north, south and east.

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Added on Rightmove:
03 January 2014


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