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4 bedroom barn for sale

Mill Street, Packington, LE65

Sold STC £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • SUPERIOR BARN CONVERSION IN PACKINGTON VILLAGE
  • BEAUTIFULLY CRAFTED WITH A WEALTH OF ORIGINAL CHARACTER & FEATURES
  • FOUR BEDROOMS & THREE BATHROOMS (INCLUDING MASTER EN SUITE)
  • MAGNIFICENT 27ft PRINCIPAL SITTING ROOM WITH INGLENOOK
  • GENEROUS 25ft LIVING/DINING KITCHEN
  • SEPARATE DINING ROOM OR CHILDREN'S PLAYROOM
  • COURTYARD WITH DRIVEWAY, GARAGE AND BLOCK BRICK PATHWAYS
  • BEAUTIFULLY LANDSCAPED REAR GARDENS WITH GENEROUS POTTING SHED

Full description

A deceptive superior barn conversion within the heart of Packington village. Beautifully crafted and designed by award winning local architect David Granger Design, this stylish family home boasts a wealth of original character and features including vaulted ceilings, large beamed reception room with superb inglenook fireplace and character exterior finish overlooking this private courtyard setting accessed via leafy lanes overlooking the village brook.

The original conversion, undertaken in the mid 1990’s has been superseded with the addition of a David Granger extension providing a superb handcrafted bespoke 25ft living kitchen with oak framed gable walls overlooking landscaped gardens and grounds.

DIRECTIONAL NOTE
From our offices proceed east up Market Street taking the second turning right at the traffic lights onto Upper Church Street which in turn leads onto Leicester Road. Continue over the zebra crossing, passing Ashby School, before turning first right onto Upper Packington Road. Proceed along Upper Packington Road out of the town over the A42 dual carriageway into the village of Packington, turning first right onto High Street and immediate first right onto Mill Street. Follow the lane over the brook where you will find the courtyard on the right hand side before the primary school.
The property is located in the right hand corner of this small, private, select courtyard.
DESCRIPTION
Briefly the accommodation over two floors comprises: vaulted entrance hall with spiral staircase to the bridge landing, magnificent 27ft principal sitting room with brick framed open inglenook fireplace, dining room with exposed timber support beams, generous study with Hammonds integrated furniture and desk, side hall, handcrafted Pear Tree hand painted and granite topped living kitchen with magnificent oak framed glass gable wall and bi-fold doors onto the landscaped gardens, utility room and ground floor separate WC.

The spiral staircase leads to the vaulted gallery landing with original features including cruck beams. Master bedroom with Charnwood fitted furniture enjoys garden views, en suite shower room and access to the side landing. On the first floor internal alterations have been carried out to provide four double bedrooms (formerly five bedrooms), shower room and separate family bathroom.

Outside the garage with first floor storage and landscaped gardens compliment this village setting with sleeper terraced areas ideal for outdoor dining and entertaining, shaped lawns and mature planting.
LOCATION
Packington is a popular North West Leicestershire village with approximately 850 residents. The village lies only one mile from the historic market town of Ashby de la Zouch and boasts a high ranked OFSTED inspected Church of England Primary School. Secondary schooling available in nearby Ashby de la Zouch also includes the highly commended former Ashby Grammar School, open to both day and boarding residents. The village offers a local pub, thriving well regarded village shop and a recently rebuilt community hall and historic church (which is beautifully illuminated after dark). Mill Street is a particularly picturesque setting, located within the conservation area, running alongside the Gilwiskaw Brook, itself an SSSI (site of special scientific interest).
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TRANSPORT LINKS
Packington village is an ideal setting for those commuting to the East Midland conurbations or Birmingham alike with road access to the A42 dual carriageway and motorway only a few minutes’ driving, providing links via the M1 motorway corridor. Nottingham East Midlands Airport and Birmingham Airport are within commuting distance, together with East Midlands Parkway, Tamworth and Loughborough mainline railway stations.
LOCAL AMENITIES
Ashby de la Zouch offers a range of town centre amenities including boutique shops, restaurants and bars, together with high street names including Boots, WH Smith, high street banks and Marks & Spencer Simply Food.
THE PROPERTY
The current owners have lavished the property with care and attention during their occupancy, enhancing the original design with the living kitchen (created and designed by the original award winning architects) and further landscaping the gardens and grounds to maximum effect and privacy.
GROUND FLOOR ACCOMMODATION
Ground Floor: traditional timber entrance door to vaulted entrance hall with French doors opening onto the rear private patio and gardens, exposed beams, galleried landing and spiral staircase to first floor accommodation above. Magnificent drawing room with beamed ceilings enjoying a dual aspect and open plan second staircase to the first floor accommodation. The focal point of the room is the large brick surround timber mantled inglenook fireplace with open grate and book ended with twin French doors to the rear gardens and grounds. The original planned dining room has been adapted to provide a children’s playroom following the introduction of the generous 25ft living/dining kitchen, having a separate Juliet balcony overlooking the rear gardens. The office has been fully fitted with a range of Hammonds furniture incorporating desk, base units, drawers and book shelves with its own separate side hall leading to the front door (ideal for those looking to greet clients and work from home). At the heart of modern family living is the bespoke Pear Tree fitted oak framed and hand painted living/dining kitchen with magnificent oak framed gable wall and bi-fold doors onto private terrace and gardens. The whole enjoys underfloor heating, a wealth of bespoke integrated fixtures below granite worktops including dishwasher, wine fridge, twin larder style fridge/freezers, bespoke integrated drawers, matching splash-backs and inset Belfast sink with space for a gas cooker range. The whole room benefits from travertine tiled floor with underfloor heating and part vaulted ceiling with twin Velux roof lights and recessed LED down lights. Ancillary ground floor accommodation includes the utility room and separate ground floor WC.
KITCHEN

SITTING ROOM

FIRST FLOOR ACCOMMODATION
Leading from the principal bridge landing is the master bedroom with Charnwood fitted furniture, part vaulted ceilings and views over the rear gardens. This room has en suite shower facilities and provides separate access to the second landing and staircase off the separate landing. There is currently one of the large 24ft part vaulted double bedrooms (formerly two bedrooms, therefore making five if required ideal for children or guests alike) with an adjacent refitted four piece family bathroom/WC. Leading right off the bridge landing and staircase, there are two further double bedrooms, both with vaulted ceilings and connecting doors, creating flexible accommodation if required and taking advantage of the original beamed structure with exposed timbers and internal balcony window overlooking the vaulted living kitchen. Accessed from the landing is a further three piece shower/WC ideal for guests and family members alike.
MASTER BEDROOM

BEDROOM 3

BEDROOM 4

FAMILY BATHROOM

SHOWER ROOM

OUTSIDE
There is a large courtyard area with driveway, garage and block paved pathways. Steps lead to the principal front door, log store and coal store with gravelled side apron and large sandstone blocks, sleeper steps and curved walls leading via the side elevation and gated access to rear gardens. The generous oversized garage (6.0m x 3.84m) has an up and over door, lights, power points and staircase to the first floor attic storage above (with Velux roof lights and heater). This room could, if required, provide additional gym, playroom or storage (subject to appropriate works and consents where necessary). Rear gardens have been beautifully landscaped with a principal block brick and paved patio leading from living accommodation with pebbled water feature and sleeper bed borders with central block brick steps leading to the block brick pathways, further sleeper bed borders and pathway connecting the principal outdoor dining area (adjacent to the living kitchen and bi-fold doors) with further water feature rising to shaped lawns with inset and framed established floral beds and borders. Furthermore, storage space is available to the left hand side where there is a generous potting shed.
GENERAL INFORMATION

DRAWINGS/SKETCHES/PLANS
For general guidance only and is not to scale.
UTILITIES
The property has the benefit of mains water, electricity, gas and drainage with gas fired central heating and underfloor electric heating. None of the above services have been tested and purchasers should note that the heating installations and plumbing for electrical systems have not been tested by the selling agents
TENURE
The property is to be sold Freehold
VIEWING
Telephone the sole selling agents, Andrew Johnson & Company, on 01530 410930 who will be pleased to arrange a viewing.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Every care has been taken with the preparation of these Sales Particulars, but complete accuracy cannot be guaranteed. In all cases, buyers should verify matters for themselves. Where property alterations have been undertaken buyers should check that relevant permissions have been obtained. If there is any point, which is of particular importance let us know and we will verify it for you. These Particulars do not constitute a contract or part of a contract. All measurements are approximate. The Fixtures, Fittings, Services & Appliances have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Photographs are provided for general information and it cannot be inferred that any item shown is included in the sale. Plans are provided for general guidance and are not to scale.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ARRANGE TO VIEW THIS PROPERTY OR MAKE AN OFFER OUTSIDE NORMAL OFFICE HOURS, YOU CAN CONTACT US BY CALLING 01530 410930 WHERE UPON LEAVING YOUR MESSAGE AN EMAIL WILL BE SENT TO A MEMBER OF STAFF TO CONTACT YOU.

All dimensions are approximate.

The mention of any fixtures and fittings, and/or appliances does not imply that they are in full efficient working order.

Photographs are reproduced for general information and it cannot be inferred that any item shown is included in this sale.


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