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Croxden Farm, Croxden Lane, Croxden, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, ST14 5FB
5 Bedroomed Barn Conversion

Key Features

  • NO UPWARD CHAIN
  • Nearing completion
  • Enjoying 3/4 acre plot (approx.)
  • Unspoilt open countryside views
  • Highly convenient location with access to the A50 to the M1 and M6
  • East Midlands Airport
  • Reception hallway
  • Extensive open plan living room / dining kitchen
  • Second reception room / dining area
  • Garden room / family room

GENERAL INFORMATION


This sale offers a rare opportunity to acquire this outstanding, skilfully converted Grade II Listed five bedroomed barn conversion offering extensive and versatile accommodation, suiting the demands of a modern-day lifestyle - rarely found in rural characterful accommodation.


Viewing is truly recommended in order to fully appreciate the care and attention that has been taken to create a unique characterful barn conversion. The property comprises of 350 square meters / 3,767 square feet and enjoys features such as exposed medieval queen truss timbers, skilled joinery with oak board floor coverings and oak braced latched doors, sealed unit double glazing and under floor heating. Additionally the property enjoys a well proportioned ¾ acre plot which has unspoilt open countryside views with a southerly aspect.


LOCATION


Situated in the heart of The Midlands on the edge of Derbyshire and Stafforshire the village of Croxden is well positioned south of Alton and north of Uttoxeter. The villlage enjoys the historic ruins of Croxden Abbey founded in 1176, which is now privately owed in the care of English Heritage. Nearby is the market towns of Uttoxeter and Ashbourne offer an excellent range of local amenities including shops, schools and leisure facilities. Private schools such as Denstone College and Abbotsholme are within 3 miles of this property. Furthermore the village occupies a highly convenient location for access to the A50 dual carriageway which connects to the M1 and M6 respectively, nearby mainline railway connections and Nottingham East Midlands Airport.


ACCOMMODATION


Sealed unit double glazed entrance door with matching side screen window provides access to:


RECEPTION HALLWAY  -  3.84m x 1.73m (12'7" x 5'8")

Having a limestone tiled floor covering with underfloor heating. Exposed beam ceiling. Large recess not included in the measurements and ideal for freestanding or fitted furniture. The hallway leads into:


SUPERB EXTENSIVE OPEN PLAN LIVING ROOM / DINING KITCHEN


KITCHEN AREA  -  6.95m x 4.51m PLUS 1.81m x 1.45m (22'10" x 14'10" PLUS 5'11" x 4'9")

Having a continuation of the limestone tiled floor covering with underfloor heating. A bespoke handmade kitchen by deVOL Kitchens Limited having a range of preparation surfaces with a matching central island unit incorporating a double Belfast sink unit with base drawers and cupboards featuring soft closing fittings, shelving, power points and bin store. (Work surface not fitted when brochure was produced). Stainless steel Britannia range style electric cooker incorporating a five ring induction hob with double oven and grill beneath. Appliance space for a dishwasher. Exposed beamed ceiling. Feature exposed red brick wall with exposed oak lintel having steps leading into the dining room / second reception room area. Note the kitchen has an open plan aspect which leads into the living room. A large sealed unit double glazed patio door to side provides access to the garden and has views over the surrounding countryside. A rear lobby area has two doors providing access to a large utility room and walk-in larder respectively. This area has a power point ideal for an American-style fridge / freezer.


WALK-IN LARDER  -  1.87m x 1.76m (6'2" x 5'9")

Having power and lighting.


UTILITY ROOM  -  3.39m x 2.37m (11'1" x 7'9")

Continuation of the deVOL handmade fitted kitchen having a range of preparation surfaces with fitted sink and a range of cupboards beneath with two integrated appliance spaces suitable for an automatic washing machine and tumble dryer respectively. Manifolds for the underfloor heating. Continuation of the limestone tiled floor covering with underfloor heating. Electric extractor fan. Exposed beamed ceiling. Sealed unit double glazed window and door to front overlooking the courtyard and foregarden.


LIVING ROOM  -  7.22m x 5.17m PLUS 4.25m x 2.54m (23'8" x 17'0" PLUS 13'11" x 8'4")

Please note, the measurements include the feature staircase off to first floor leading to a stunning large galleried landing, which fully exposes the medieval queen truss oak beams. Continuation of the limestone tiled floor covering with underfloor heating. Feature freestanding Westwood Fire wood burning stove with exposed twin wall flue pipe positioned on a slate hearth. Wall mounted television aerial and power point. Two sealed unit double glazed full length windows and a third double glazed window to the front aspect which overlooks the driveway / courtyard aspect and lawned foregarden with views towards surrounding countryside. Large boxed archway with exposed oak lintel having steps leading into the dining room / second reception room area. Two doorways provide access to the family room / optional bedroom five and guest cloakroom / wet room respectively.


DINING ROOM / SECOND RECEPTION ROOM AREA  -  14.14m x 3.67m (46'5" x 12'0")

Enjoying a superb aspect with five double glazed windows and a fully glazed door overlooking and providing access to the large garden, with far reaching views over the surrounding countryside. Engineered oak board floor covering with underfloor heating. Exposed high ceiling with timber trusses and purlins. Cupboard housing a wall mounted Worcester condensing LPG boiler which provides domestic hot water and services the central heating system. Electricity meter and electricity consumer unit. Doorway provides access to:


GARDEN ROOM / STUDY  -  3.85m x 3.79m (12'8" x 12'5")

With sealed unit double glazed patio doors to rear with views over the garden and surrounding countryside. Limestone tiled floor covering with underfloor heating.


GUEST CLOAKROOM / WET ROOM  -  2.83m x 2.09m (9'3" x 6'10")

Having limestone tiled floor covering with underfloor heating and limestone wall tiling featuring a wet room style shower cubicle, low level WC and feature limestone wash hand basin with chromed tap over. Exposed ceiling beam. Recessed spotlights. Electric extractor fan. Jack and Jill doors which lead into the study / family room / optional bedroom five which also allows this to function as an en-suite.


FAMILY ROOM / OPTIONAL BEDROOM FIVE  -  7.55m x 4.00m (24'9" x 13'1")

With sealed unit double glazed French doors to front overlooking the courtyard / driveway. Limestone tiled floor covering with underfloor heating. Exposed ceiling beams. Doorway which provides access to a guest cloakroom / wet room creating an en-suite if required and doorway which leads into the garden room. Note this area could be used to create independent living for a dependant relative.


FIRST FLOOR


STUNNING FEATURE GALLERIED LANDING WITH THREE EXPOSED OAK QUEEN TRUSS BEAMS  -  4.63m x 4.66m (15'2" x 15'3")

A superb area with exposed vaulted ceiling which exposes and showcases the medieval oak queen truss beams. Hand rail balusters and posts. Oak board floor covering. Sealed unit double glazed window to the front aspect overlooking the driveway / courtyard and foregarden. There is a corridor landing leading off measuring 1.25m x 6.31m with five doors leading to the principal bedroom, bedroom two, bedroom three, bedroom four and bathroom respectively. Central heating radiator. Recessed spotlights. Conservation style double glazed roof light window to rear aspect.


PRINCIPAL BEDROOM  -  5.97m x 3.65m (19'7" x 12'0")

Having a high exposed ceiling with part exposed purlins and queen truss beam. Central heating radiator. Oak board floor covering. Sealed unit double glazed window to front. High level sealed unit double glazed window and sealed unit double glazed conservation style roof light window to side.


WELL APPOINTED EN-SUITE BATHROOM  -  3.63m x 1.83m (11'11" x 6'0")

Having a limestone bowl style sink unit with marble tiled splashback and chromed mixer tap over with vanity unit with shelf and drawer beneath. Low level WC and bath with marble tiled surround and single chromed mixer tap over. Large walk-in shower cubicle with dual jet shower and marble tiling. Oak board floor covering. Ladder style heated towel rail. Electric extractor fan. High ceiling with exposed purlin.


BEDROOM TWO  -  5.84m x 3.94m (19'2" x 12'11")

Note, there is a recess not included in the measurements which is ideal for freestanding or fitted bedroom furniture. Oak board floor covering. Central heating radiator. Feature high ceiling with part exposed queen truss beam and exposed purlins. Sealed unit double glazed window and sealed unit double glazed conservation style roof light window to front aspect. Doorway provides access to:


EN-SUITE  -  1.72m x 2.74m (5'8" x 9'0")

Having a white suite comprising of a contemporary style sink unit with marble tiled splashback and chromed mixer tap over. Low level WC and walk-in wet room style shower cubicle with chromed dual jet shower over and marble tiling. Oak board floor covering. Central heating radiator. High ceiling with exposed timber purlin and electric extractor fan. Doorway provides access to:


AIRING CUPBOARD

Housing a large pressurised unvented hot water cylinder with room for linen storage if required.


BEDROOM THREE  -  3.29m x 3.75m (10'10" x 12'4")

Having part exposed queen trusses. High ceiling with exposed purlins. Oak board floor covering. Central heating radiator. Sealed unit double glazed window to front.


BEDROOM FOUR  -  3.75m x 3.33m (12'4" x 10'11")

Having part exposed queen trusses. High ceiling with exposed purlins and sealed unit double glazed conservation style roof light window. Oak board floor covering. Central heating radiator.


WELL APPOINTED AND PROPORTIONED BATHROOM  -  3.21m x 2.37m (10'6" x 7'9")

Having a white suite comprising floated vanity wash hand basin with marble tiled splashback and chromed mixer tap. Low level WC and contemporary style freestanding feature bath with marble tiled splashback and central chromed mixer tap. Ladder style heated towel rail. Oak board floor covering. Ceiling with part exposed queen truss beam and high ceiling with exposed purlins. Electric extractor fan.


OUTSIDE

- The approach to the front of the property is via a sweeping driveway which leads to a bespoke boarder oak triple bay garage. The driveway sweeps into a large impressive courtyard garden with lawned foregarden area. To the side of the property is a further area of garden with potential for a patio, accessed off the kitchen. To the rear of the property is a large lawned garden enclosed by post and rail fencing, enjoying a southerly aspect and having unspoilt open countryside views.


DIRECTIONAL NOTE

- The approach leaving Ashbourne heading south along Clifton Road A515, proceeding over the mini roundabout junction and upon reaching the second roundabout junction turn right, following the A52. Proceed along this road and upon reaching the third roundabout bear left following the A52, continue along this road crossing over the River Dove and after take the next turning on the left (5032) as signposted for Mayfield. Continue through the village of Mayfield following this road for approximately 4 miles until reaching the mini roundabout junction, proceed straight ahead into the B5030 as signposted for Uttoxeter and Rocester. Upon reaching the next roundabout take the second exit onto Station Road which becomes Hollington Road and after approximately 2 miles take the turning on the right into Keelings Lane. Proceed along Keelings Lane which becomes Croxden Lane and upon reaching the village of Croxden, the driveway to Croxden Farm is located on the right hand side.


VIEWING

- Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Ashbourne Office 01335 345460 (AT January 2021)


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