- A handsome mews-style barn conversion
- First floor duplex apartment
- Capacious loft room to the second floor
- Open-plan and stylish living/dining/kitchen
- Three good sized double bedrooms
- Family bathroom and en suite to master
- Conservation area with superb rural views
- Close to village amenities and renowned schools
- Garaging and two parking spaces to the rear
- Communal gardens to the rear of property
This definitively striking mews style stone barn conversion, set within the Grape Lane Conservation Area, offers a contemporary life-style amidst the characteristic construction of a former era. The loft-style duplex apartment offers capacious open-plan living space on both the first and second floors. Alongside this, three light and airy double bedrooms, a family bathroom plus two en suite shower rooms. Outside, there is a communal garden area, two garages and two private parking spaces within the walled and regularly maintained grounds.
The impressive entrance is approached via York stone flag steps leading up to the former barn door arch which shelters a tall glazed doorway, an outside light and meter cupboard. Daylight floods through into the hallway with solid oak flooring, a painted spindle staircase leading to the first floor, a further meter cupboard and a door to the rear hallway and garden.
The first-floor landing has a full height picture window to the front, a wall light and a door into the inner hall with built-in storage cupboard housing the water tank, two wall lights, a radiator and oak flooring continuing through to each of the rooms.
The open plan living/dining/kitchen area with its high beamed ceiling has two feature circular windows and further windows to the front. The living area is lit by four wall lights and the kitchen area is dotted with recessed downlights. The kitchen is fitted with a good range of high-gloss beech effect and stainless-steel wall and base units and including an island storage cabinet with wine rack. The wood effect work surfaces incorporate a one and a half bowl stainless-steel single drainer sink unit and mixer tap and also inset is a four-ring gas hob with chimney extractor over and an eye-level Kuppersbusch double oven and grill. Integrated appliances include a fridge freezer, a Smeg automatic dishwasher, a combined automatic washing machine and tumble dryer.
Beyond the glass brick divider is the dual aspect master bedroom with windows to the front and side and enjoying rural aspects over adjacent farmland and the river Yarrow through the circular window. This good-sized double room allows ample space for wardrobes and drawer banks. The adjoining en-suite has a contemporary white three-piece suite to include a pedestal wash hand basin, low flush w.c. and shower cubicle. There is also laminate flooring, an extractor fan and recessed down lights.
Accessed from the inner hallway, the principal bathroom is partially tiled, has laminate flooring, recessed downlights and is fitted with a corner bath, a pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled w.c., and a radiator to warm the towels.
Bedroom two is a further double room and has a circular window to the rear with rural views and two wall lights. Bedroom three overlooks the front and also has wall lighting points. Both the rooms are warmed by radiators.
A further flight of stairs leads to the second-floor landing which has a spindle balustrade, vaulted and beamed ceiling and houses two spacious storage cupboards into the eaves.
A door gives way to the expansive loft lounge with television point, solid oak flooring, exposed rafters and trusses, six Velux windows to the rear and, for evening ambience, is lit by a wall light and spot-lighting attached to the beams. There are eaves storage cupboards and a further low-level cupboard housing the Baxi gas central heating combination boiler. This room could also be transformed into the ultimate luxury master bedroom as just off is an en-suite shower room with a three-piece white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, corner shower cubicle and low flush w.c. The laminate floor gives a modern look and practical finish and there is a radiator to warm the room.
Outside, the block paved driveway leads to the pebbled parking area and walled courtyard where there are two parking spaces and two garage plus further visitor parking. Secluded beyond trellis fencing, A paved path gives way to the communal lawn gardens with shrub and flower borders.
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