4 bedroom barn conversion for saleWoolscott, Rugby, Warwickshire
- Beautifully Situated Barn Conversion
- 4 Double Bedrooms, En Suite & Family Bathroom
- Snug, Dining Room & Sitting Room
- Refitted Fraser James Kitchen
- Character Features Throughout
- 0.96 Acre Paddock
- Total Plot of 1.2 Acres with Views Over Farmland
- Internal Inspection Strongly Recommended
An idyllically situated barn conversion which sits within 1.2 acres of paddock and gardens.
Introduction - Robin Barn is tucked away off the beaten track on the outskirts of the hamlet of Woolscott just south of Dunchurch in leafy Warwickshire. The barn was converted by the present owners some 19 years ago and has been developed into a well appointed family home in a peaceful rural location. There are four double bedrooms, master with ensuite and a family bathroom, whilst on the ground floor there is a large sitting room, dining room, refitted Fraser James kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, cloakroom and snug. As expected with a rural barn conversion, there is a variety of features including exposed beams, A frames and attractive exposed brick work. Outside there is a large stable/workshop which previously has had planning permission to be converted into a one bedroom annexe and could provide excellent ancillary accommodation to the main house for a independent relative, subject to a new application being successful. There are gardens that approach approximately 0.26 of an acre and beyond the gardens is an attached 0.96 of an acre paddock providing an attractive lifestyle opportunity for a buyer, that enjoys peace and tranquillity, yet has the convenience of towns and villages within a few minutes’ drive.
Accommodation Summary -
Ground Floor - The property has a tiled porch and a UPVC double glazed door that leads to a large entrance hall with has flagstone floors, there is a double-glazed window to the rear, stairs rising to the first floor and the galleried landing. There is a Victorian style cast iron radiator and pine doors that lead to the kitchen/breakfast room, snug/study and cloakroom. The cloakroom has a low-level WC and a wash basin with tiled splashback. Neighbouring this is the independent snug/study which has a double-glazed window to the front aspect and offers a peaceful retreat for independent children or indeed potential office space for those who work from home. The kitchen/breakfast room has a ceramic tiled floor and a fitted Fraser James kitchen which has a variety of bespoke units with an adjoining granite work surface with upstands and splashback. There is a variety of quality built in Bosch appliances including a double oven, four ring hob with extractor hood above and a dishwasher. There is an enamel sink and drainer, a variety of LED spotlights and access to the utility room which houses the oil fired central heating boiler, there are some wall mounted units, space for a washing machine and condenser dryer and a matching tiled floor. From the kitchen there is then access to a large recently constructed porch with tiled floor, delightful views of the garden and an oak frame with a door leading to the rear terrace. An exposed brick built archway leads to the dining room which has an original stripped floor, delightful views of the gardens via the large window and in turn there are glazed double doors that lead to the large sitting room. This has a Yeoman log burner with raised hearth and exposed brick built surround, there is a large window overlooking the garden, a UPVC double glazed window to the front aspect, exposed central ceiling beam, original stripped floor and double doors that lead to the rear terrace.
Entrance Hall - 4.37 x 3.32 (14'4" x 10'10") -
Snug/Study - 4.94 x 4.37 (maximum) (16'2" x 14'4" (maximum)) -
Kitchen - 4.56 x 3.65 (14'11" x 11'11") -
Dining Room - 5.79 x 2.53 (18'11" x 8'3") -
Sitting Room - 5.79 x 5.34 (18'11" x 17'6") -
First Floor - The galleried landing has two conservation Velux roof windows providing plenty of natural light, there is a third window providing further light as the landing progresses towards the master bedroom, there is access to the family bathroom and the four double bedrooms, together with a large walk in airing cupboard with linen shelves and radiator. The master bedroom has a delightful vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers and A frame, built in double wardrobes, double glazed window to the front aspect and a double-glazed window affording views of the paddock, gardens and countryside beyond. There is a door that leads to the ensuite shower room which has a conservation Velux roof window, shower cubicle with glazed door and thermostatically controlled shower, there is an adjoining linen store, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, shaver point and low-level WC. Adjoining this room is bedroom four, again with double glazed windows providing views of the gardens. Bedroom three also has a vaulted ceiling and enjoys far reaching views of the paddock, gardens and fields. There is an engineered oak floor and two built in double wardrobes whilst the family bathroom has an exposed A frame, Velux roof window, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, low level WC, panelled bath with telephone style attachment and a large shower cubicle with sliding glazed door and thermostatically controlled shower. Along the landing is the large bedroom two, again with vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers, built in wardrobes, Velux roof window and a double-glazed window to the front aspect.
Galleried Landing -
Master Bedroom - 5.91 x 5.40 (maximum) (19'4" x 17'8" (maximum)) -
Ensuite Shower Room -
Bedroom 2 - 4.99 x 4.47 (maximum) (16'4" x 14'7" (maximum)) -
Bedroom 3 - 4.57 x 3.24 (maximum) (14'11" x 10'7" (maximum)) -
Family Bathroom -
Parking & Driveway - The barn is conveniently situated down a 400 metre driveway which also services Lodge Farm, there is a gravelled parking area providing hardstanding for a variety of vehicles and access is provided to the gardens via a pedestrian gate.
Workshop/Stable - To the right of Robin Barn is a large brick built stable with pitched tiled roof, providing an extremely useful as a workshop or additional storage. There was previous planning granted for the conversion of this unit into a one bedroom annexe to provide ancillary accommodation the Robin Barn. The prospective purchasers are advised to investigate with Rugby Borough Council as to whether this can be granted once more.
Rear Garden - There is a pedestrian gate and vehicular access into the rear garden which is laid mainly to lawn and has a variety of well planted flower borders and a variety of trees and shrubs. The gravelled driveway continues, to provide access to the paddock, via a five bar gate, to the left of the driveway there is a raised decking area and past this is a large summer house. There is a plum slate pathway that provides pedestrian access to the rear field across a small brook with bridge and from the far side of Robin Barn, there is a further fence and gated area that provides access to the wood store and oil storage tank.
Summer House - 4.18 x 3.51 (13'8" x 11'6") -
Barn - 4.91 x 3.74 (16'1" x 12'3") -
Paddock - This measures approximately 0.96 of an acre and at present there is a covered store, a further covered feeding barn whilst in the centre of the paddock there is a willow tree and further fenced area which is convenient for additional livestock. There is a variety of post and rail fencing and post and wire which provides a secure environment and of course there are outstanding views across the neighbouring fields to the south and east.
Location - Woolscott is a picturesque hamlet just outside the village of Grandborough. Grandborough is a small village approximately six miles south of Rugby. The village has a popular public house, and day-to-day shopping can be found in the villages of Dunchurch or Braunston, both approximately four minutes drive by car. A wider range of shopping can be found in Rugby, Daventry and Leamington Spa. There are walks through rural farming country with peaceful, tranquil scenes. With no strenuous ascents to deter the unenergetic this will appeal to those looking for good but easy walks in beautiful countryside. Draycote country park is only a couple of miles away, where you can enjoy a barbecue on a summers day, or perhaps pursue hobbies such as sailing, canoeing or trout fishing. Grandborough also provides good access to the M1, A45, A5 and the M6. As well as the excellent road network surrounding the village there are train stations at both Long Buckby and Rugby which offers a high-speed service to London, Euston in well under 50 minutes.
Services - Oil fired central heating, mains electricity, private drainage with septic tank and broadband
Local Authority - Rugby Borough Council
Council Tax Band F
Viewing Arrangements - Strictly via the vendors sole agents Fine & Country on (01788) 820062.
Opening Hours - Monday to Friday 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Saturday 9.00 am - 4.30 pm
Agents Notes - All measurements are approximate and quoted in metric with imperial equivalents and for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The fixtures, fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Internal photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. For a free valuation, contact the numbers listed on the brochure.
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