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The Great Barn, 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
  • Convenient location with access to the A50 / M1 / M6
  • Reception hallway
  • Spacious living / dining kitchen area
  • Walk-in larder
  • Utility room
  • Second reception room / dining area

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 to suiting the demands of a contemporary modern-day lifestyle - rarely found in characterful accommodation.


Viewing is truly recommended in order to fully appreciate the care and creativity that has been taken to create a unique characterful barn conversion that meets the demands of a versatile and modern-day lifestyle. The property comprises of 340 square meters / 3,660 square feet and enjoys features such as exposed queen truss medieval internal 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 enjoys unspoilt open countryside views with a southerly aspect


LOCATION


Situated in the heart of The Midlands on the edge of Derbyshire and Staffordshire 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 provides access to:


RECEPTION HALLWAY  -  2.80m x 2.52m (9'2" x 8'3")

Note, the measurements include the staircase off to the first floor having handrail, balusters and post. Oak latched and braced door provides access to a most useful under stair storage cupboard. Exposed painted beam ceiling. Limestone tiled floor covering with under floor heating. The reception hallway leads into:


SPACIOUS LIVING / DINING KITCHEN  -  7.89m x 7.69 PLUS 5.07m x 2.70m PLUS 4.92m x 1.43m (25'11" x 25'3" PLUS 16'8" x 8'10" PLUS 16'2" x 4

Note, the measurements include the twin staircase off to first floor having handrail balusters and post leading to a large galleried landing / second reception area. Oak latched and braced door provides access to a most useful under stairs storage cupboard which also houses the un-vented pressurised hot water cylinder and under floor heating manifolds.


LIVING AREA

Having a freestanding Westwood Fire wood burning stove with exposed twin wall flue pipe positioned on a slate hearth. Limestone tiled floor covering with underfloor heating. Exposed beamed ceiling. TV aerial connection point. Two sealed unit double glazed windows, a full length double glazed window and full length sealed unit double glazed door to front aspect which overlooks and provides access to the courtyard foregarden area. There is a lobby leading off the living area having two two oak latched and braced doors that provide access to a study / optional bedroom five and wet room respectively.


KITCHEN AND DINING AREA

Enjoys a bespoke handmade kitchen by deVOL Kitchens Limited which incorporates an extensive solid oak and quartz island unit with a breakfast bar area and having a range of cupboards and shelving beneath with access to power points. Recessed twin ceramic Belfast sink with brass swan neck mixer tap over and a range of base drawers and cupboards beneath relieved by soft closing fittings. An Italian Bertazzoni stainless steel stove incorporating a six ring gas hob, double electric fan assisted oven / grill beneath with tiled splashback and extractor canopy over. Integrated dishwasher. Ample space for an American style fridge / freezer if required. TV aerial point. Limestone tiled floor covering with underfloor heating. A large boxed archway with exposed timber lintel leads into a second reception room / dining area if required. Oak latched and braced door provides access to a walk-in larder and utility room.


GARDEN ROOM  -  12.08m x 3.88m (39'8" x 12'9")

Having a limestone tiled floor covering with underfloor heating. High ceiling. Feature exposed stone wall. An extensive range of full length sealed unit double glazed windows with sliding patio door to rear which overlooks the extensive garden and has views towards surrounding countryside.


SECOND RECEPTION ROOM / DINING AREA  -  8.03m x 3.80m (26'4" x 12'6")

Having a continuation of the limestone tiled floor covering with underfloor heating. Exposed ceiling beams. Sealed unit double glazed window and full length glazed window to the front aspect overlooking the courtyard foregarden having view towards surrounding countryside. Sealed unit double glazed door to side with matching side screen windows open onto a side garden / potential patio area. Sealed unit double glazed window to rear overlooking the garden with view towards surrounding country side.


L-SHAPED STUDY / OPTIONAL BEDROOM FIVE  -  5.93m x 2.35m EXTENDING TO 4.49m (19'5" x 7'9" EX TENDING TO 14'9")

Having a limestone tiled floor covering with underfloor heating. Exposed ceiling beams. Sealed unit double glazed door to front.


GUEST CLOAKROOM / WET ROOM  -  3.50m x 1.65m (11'6" x 5'5")

Having a limestone tiled floor covering with underfloor heating and limestone wall covering featuring a walk-in wet room style shower, low level WC and feature limestone wash hand basin with chromed tap over. Beamed ceiling. Electric extractor fan. Sealed unit double glazed window to rear.


WALK-IN LARDER  -  2.14m x 2.33m (7'0" x 7'8")

Having power and lighting. High ceiling with exposed timber purlin. Limestone tiled floor covering with underfloor heating. Fitted shelving. Oak latched and braced door provides access to:


UTILITY ROOM  -  2.53m x 2.50m (8'4" x 8'2")

Having oak block wooden preparation surface with recessed ceramic Belfast sink and a range of deVOL handmade cupboards and integrated appliance spaces beneath suitable for an automatic washing machine and tumble dryer respectively. Oak latched and braced door provides access to a built-in cupboard with shelving which also houses the wall mounted Worcester condensing LPG boiler which provides domestic hot water and services the central heating system. Built-in bench. High ceiling with exposed purlin and pulley main clothes airer. Electric extractor fan. Sealed unit full length double glazed door to side.


FIRST FLOOR LANDING (ACCESSED OFF STAIRCASE ONE)


Having a first floor landing with dog leg staircase and featuring a large part exposed queen truss beam. Oak board flooring. Four oak latched doors providing access to the principal bedroom, bedroom two, bedroom three and shower room respectively.


PRINCIPAL BEDROOM  -  6.07m x 3.72m (19'11" x 12'2")

Having a high ceiling with exposed purlins and sealed unit double glazed conservation style roof light window to front. Central heating radiator. TV aerial point. Exposed oak board floor covering. Sealed unit double glazed window to side. Ample space for fitted or freestanding bedroom furniture. Oak latched door provides access to:


WELL APPOINTED AND PROPORTIONED EN-SUITE BATHROOM  -  4.56 x 1.86m (15'0" x 6'1")

Having a white suite comprising vanity wash hand basin with blue Belgium limestone tiled splashback and chromed mixer tap, low level WC and bath with limestone tiled surround, central chromed tap and hand held pencil shower. Limestone tiled shower cubicle with dual jet shower. Feature central heating radiator. Oak board floor covering. High ceiling with part exposed purlin and truss with electric extractor fan.


L-SHAPED BEDROOM THREE  -  4.96m x 3.00m extending to 3.53m (16'3" x 9'10" ex tending to 11'7")

Having oak board floor covering. Central heating radiator. Exposed high ceiling with exposed purlin and trusses with sealed unit double glazed conservation style roof light window to rear. Furthermore, there is a large mezzanine area which could be used to create a large storage area.


BEDROOM FOUR  -  4.61m x 2.90m (15'1" x 9'6")

Having oak board floor covering. Central heating radiator. High ceiling with part exposed purlin and trusses. Sealed unit double glazed window to front.


SHOWER ROOM  -  2.26m x 1.63m (7'5" x 5'4")

Having a white suite comprising floated vanity wash hand basin with blue Belgium limestone tiled splashback and chromed mixer tap over, low level WC and walk-in wet room style limestone tiled shower cubicle with dual jet shower. Feature central heating radiator. Oak board floor covering. Recessed spot lights. Electric extractor fan.


FIRST FLOOR (LEADING OFF THE LIVING KITCHEN)

Provides access to:


LARGE GALLERIED LANDING / SECOND RECEPTION AREA  -  4.96m x 3.74m (16'3" x 12'3")

Having a continuation of the handrail balusters and post creating a large gallery overlooking the kitchen and featuring high ceiling with exposed queen trusses and purlins. Oak board floor covering. Sealed unit double glazed window to front overlooking the courtyard garden and a sealed unit double glazed conservation style roof light window to rear. Oak latched and braced door provides access to bedroom two.


L-SHAPED BEDROOM TWO  -  5.80m x3.24m EXTENDING TO 4.52m (19'0" x 10'8" EX TENDING TO 14'10")

Having feature high ceiling with exposed purlins. Oak board floor covering. Central heating radiator. Sealed unit double glazed window and sealed unit double glazed conservation style roof light window to front. Ample space for fitted or freestanding bedroom furniture. Oak latched and braced door provides access to:


EN-SUITE  -  3.28m x 1.73m (10'9" x 5'8")

Having a white suite comprising of a contemporary style vanity wash hand basin with chromed swan neck mixer tap over and marble splashback with low level WC and walk-in marble tiled shower cubicle with dual shower over. High ceiling with exposed purlin and electric extractor fan. Feature central heating radiator. Oak board floor covering.


OUTSIDE

- The property has a shared sweeping driveway which provides access to a bespoke boarder oak double garage and to the front of the property is a large courtyard garden area, enclosed by a state rail fencing and hedging. To the side of the property is a patio area and to the rear is a large lawned garden which is enclosed by a range of post and rail fencing, enjoying a southerly aspect having views over surrounding countryside.


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 where The Great Barn is located.


VIEWING

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


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