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5 bedroom barn conversion for sale

High Street, Abbotsley

Guide Price £2,000,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

LOCATION Cambridge Barn occupies a prominent position towards the edge of this highly sought after and most desirable village which is surrounded by farmland and countryside. Abbotsley is so conveniently placed for access to major routes and the nearby neighbouring villages of Great Gransden, Gamlingway, Waresley and Eltisley. There are primary schools located in Eltisley and Great Gransden and a secondary school in St. Neots which is only 3 miles away. For the commuter St Neots has a mainline station providing a service to King's Cross and the village is also well placed for access to the university city of Cambridge which is 12 miles away. 

WIDE SOLID OAK FRONT ENTRANCE DOOR with sealed unit double glazed panels and double glazed full height panels to either side, leading to: 

GRAND RECEPTION HALL with oak flooring, exposed timbers and staircase leading off to first floor with built-in storage cupboard to side and opening and leading through to Principal Reception Room. 


CLOAKROOM with pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback and w.c., and a large built-in linen cupboard with full height mirror fronted doors and oak flooring. 

PRINCIPAL RECEPTION ROOM A magnificent and most impressive living space open to the full height of the Barn overlooked by a galleried style glass walkway. Within the main room there are triple aspect double glazed windows and a feature central woodburning multi-fuel stove set on a marble plinth with an exposed stainless steel flue which runs to the full height of the building, oak flooring, built-in storage cupboard with power and light plus Cat 6 wiring and controls for entertainment system and fuse box. There is a Bose sound system with surround sound and internal/external speakers. 

FURTHER OPEN STAIRCASE with glass balustrade leading to first floor, bordered by spotlights rising to the left hand side of the staircase. Glazed double doors leading through to: 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM A luxuriously appointed and most stylish kitchen with an inset twin bowl sink unit with mixer taps, waste disposal unit and cupboards below, extensive fitted base units comprising granite worktops with soft close cupboards and drawers beneath and a large central island which incorporates a fitted glass breakfast bar and two wine fridges. Further soft close cupboards, pull-out shelved larder unit and a further shelved upright storage cupboard to side, central recess with a large American style fridge/freezer and wine store above. Range of wall storage cupboards, recess with Falcon dual oven range style cooker with induction hob above and Falcon cooker hood, tiled splashbacks beneath. Built-in Neff microwave oven integrated into worktops. Ceramic tile flooring, triple aspect double glazed windows and door leading through to: 

INNER RECEPTION HALL with two pairs of full height double glazed doors leading to front and rear terraces, ceramic tile flooring, part vaulted ceiling, full height double glazed windows and step leading down to: 

REAR HALL/GALLERY with large double glazed picture windows overlooking the front courtyard and garden, ceramic tile floor, exposed timbers, internal door leading through to: 

DOUBLE GARAGE with a pair of electric up and over wooden doors, light and power. Further door to hallway off with staircase leading to first floor and hanging area for coats and built-in storage cupboard understairs. 

DINING ROOM with oak flooring, exposed timbers, double glazed internal windows. 

UTILITY ROOM with butler sink with mixer taps and granite worktops to side with space and plumbing for dishwasher, space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer, range of wall storage cupboards, further base unit comprising ceramic worktop with cupboard below, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for upright fridge/freezer, ceramic tile floor and door to: 

PLANT ROOM with two hot water cylinders and ground source heat pump used for heating the property, hot water system and the swimming pool. 


LOBBY AREA open to the full height of the building with a double glazed Velux window and door leading off to: 

CLOAKROOM 2 with fitted unit comprising twin wash hand basins with cupboards below and towel shelves, ceramic tile floor, low level w.c., and Velux rooflight window, sealed unit double glazed large window to rear aspect overlooking feature garden pond and courtyard with bespoke shutters. 


LEISURE SUITE with a feature heated endless swimming pool which incorporates a seating area at one end with Jacuzzi style jets and a counter current machine at the other. This stunning room is open to the full height of the original building and also includes a large ceramic tiled area for entertaining, Bose surround sound, and clean air extractor system plus door off to: 

PLANT ROOM with heating and filtration and boiler equipment for the swimming pool, ceramic tile floor, light and power. Door to: 

LUXURY SHOWER/ DRESSING/CHANGING ROOM with a large walk-in shower area with ceramic tile walls around and wall mounted shower unit. Fitted vanity unit incorporating wash hand basin with mixer taps, cupboards and shelves below, low level w.c., heated towel rail, ceramic tile floor and double glazed Velux window. 

LONG HALLWAY Further double glazed window to rear aspect and a pair of double glazed French doors leading to front courtyard. 

ENTERTAINMENT ROOM open to the full height of the building with feature high vaulted ceiling and three high level double glazed Velux windows, exposed timbers, oak flooring, door leading through to: 

PRINCIPAL GARAGE/OUTBUILDING with space for up to three vehicles and includes light and power and vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, Velux rooflight, opening through to: 

FURTHER OUTBUILDING/GARAGE with space for up to three vehicles and open tread staircase off leading up to a large generous roof storage area with double glazed Velux windows. 


SECONDARY WING with staircase off. 

BEDROOM 4 with high semi-vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers, two double glazed Velux windows and door off to: 

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM with fitted shower cubicle and wall mounted shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, low level w.c., ceramic tile floor, heated towel rail, double glazed Velux window. 

BEDROOM 5 with feature high semi-vaulted ceiling, two double glazed Velux windows, exposed timbers and door to: 

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM with a large walk-in tiled shower cubicle with wall mounted shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, low level w.c., ceramic tile floor, double glazed Velux window, heated towel rail/radiator. 

OPEN TREAD STAIRCASE leading up from the Principal Reception Room to: 

STUNNING GALLERY STYLE WALKWAY AND LANDING AREA with bespoke fitted units incorporating extensive shelving, glass fronted cabinets and a desk unit, in turn this leads through to: 

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM SUITE with Bedroom incorporating a large open to the full height of the building with feature high vaulted ceiling and a large loft open storage area, feature sealed unit double glazed windows overlooking the front courtyard and garden, door off to: 

BESPOKE DRESSING AREA with extensive range of fitted wardrobes and hanging rails and fitted shelving. Door to: 

LUXURY ENSUITE BATHROOM with a feature pebble shaped bath, large walk-in shower cubicle with wall mounted shower unit, low level w.c., heated towel rail/radiator, double glazed window to side aspect and a vanity unit with twin wash hand basins with tiled splashback and cupboards beneath. 

REAR LANDING with double glazed windows to rear aspect. 

BEDROOM 2 with feature high vaulted ceiling, exposed brickwork, exposed timbers, double glazed windows to front aspect overlooking courtyard and door to: 

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM with tiled shower cubicle, wall mounted shower unit, vanity unit with pebble shape wash hand basin set on canopy with drawer below and mixer taps, tiled splashbacks, low level w.c., heated towel rail/radiator and double glazed windows to side aspect. 

BEDROOM 3 with double glazed windows to side aspect, two fitted double wardrobes with full height mirror fronted doors and door to: 

ENSUITE BATHROOM with suite comprising bath with shower attachment and ceramic tile walls around, glazed shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin and w.c., heated towel rail, double glazed window to rear aspect. 

OUTSIDE To the front of the property there is a long sweeping driveway which is also shared with a neighbouring property which gives access right around to the rear courtyard. There are also automatic sliding gate with telephone intercom access which leads to an extensive pebblestone courtyard style parking area with steps up to a paved entrance terrace and further steps leading up to a delightful part walled raised garden laid to lawn with climbing shrubs and mature trees around and off the courtyard there are up and over electric doors leading to the INTEGRAL DOUBLE GARAGE.

The landscaped gardens continue around to the side of the property and are also laid to lawn with hedgerow to side, mature shrubs and trees and steps leading down to a delightful sunken paved terrace, ideal for al fresco dining, set beneath a large open canopy with lights, outside power sockets to side. To the rear there is a further garden area laid to lawn with hedgerow to side, further external power sockets and a paved pathway with flint border which runs to the rear courtyard area where there is a further brick paviour terrace adjacent to which is a large garden pond and further terrace and pathway to side. Bose speakers providing surround sound. In addition there is a further large pebblestone courtyard style parking area adjacent to which are the doors leading to the triple GARAGE and further building, adjacent to which is an enclosed and fenced area with gated access including a bin store and garden implement store. Beyond the pebblestone driveway there is a courtyard which belongs to the neighbouring farmhouse over which this property enjoys a right of access. There is also a Klargester water capture tank under the courtyard with a pump system to retain rain water.  

AGENTS NOTES The property is currently covered by a government renewable heat incentive scheme (more details to be made available by the current vendor).

There are also CCTV cameras strategically placed around the property and an external automatic watering system.

We understand from the current vendor that the neighbouring farmhouse has applied to convert their existing cart lodge on the other side of the rear courtyard in to additional accommodation. Also it should be noted that the neighbouring farmhouse have a right to turn on the existing pebblestone parking area belonging to Cambridge Barn. 

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02 August 2018


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