Situated in a charming little hamlet, a short distance away from local amenities, lies this quirky and homely property. Surrounded by stunning views over Emley Moor, is this beautifully converted barn, that balances the charm of character and modern convenience perfectly.
Situated in a charming little hamlet, a short distance away from local amenities, lies this homely property. Surrounded by stunning views over Emley Moor, is this beautifully converted barn, that balances the charm of character and modern convenience perfectly. The property benefits from a large open kitchen, a practical utility room leading through to the two single integral garages and a large formal dining room, perfect for entertaining family and friends. There is a good size ground floor bedroom with a well equipped ensuite bathroom attached, which could naturally be used as the Master Bedroom or may be suitable for an older family member. The characterful stone flagged hallway leads to the spacious yet cosy Living Room & charming Snug/Office as well as the beautiful oak staircase taking one to the upstairs bedrooms & luxurious house bathroom. Externally the property offers large gardens to the front, and side as well as an enclosed stone flagged courtyard to the rear. Parking for multiple cars and two single integral garages are also benefits to this fantastic property.
KITCHEN The spacious kitchen is fitted with beautifully crafted oak wall and base units, black granite worktop and tasteful tile splashback. There is a freestanding breakfast bar with seating for two, which cleverly portions off the cosy seating area, boasting far reaching views over Emley Moor. The balance of character and convenience is echoed in this room, with an 'Astracast' traditional Belfast sink as well as integral 'SMEG' dishwasher, 'SMEG' 6 gas burner hob and oven, with plenty of power sockets spread around the worktop, and even boasts a specific location for a large American style Fridge/Freezer to be housed. Lighting comes from spotlights throughout the room. The kitchen also benefits from a cosy seating area tucked away to enjoy the beautiful outlook with your morning paper.
UTILITY ROOM This practical & useful room leads off from the kitchen, and allows access to the garage, as well as to the stone flagged courtyard found to the rear of the property. Plumbing for a washing machine or tumble drier is in place, as well as a stainless-steel sink and draining board.
FORMAL DINING ROOM Pass through the oak door from the kitchen and you'll enter the formal dining room. This bright, airy room has oak framed floor-to-ceiling windows running along the length of the room, allowing an abundance of natural light to flood in. Access is also available via a door, to the rear courtyard. Exposed beams add to the character of this charming space for entertaining, and a storage cupboard to the corner is a useful feature.
HALLWAY Oak floorboards draw you from the formal dining area, down past the ground floor bedroom (with ensuite) to a beautiful stone flagged seating area, from which the staircase with oak balustrade leads up to the first floor. The Sitting Room and ground floor WC are both accessed from the stone flagged sitting area.
GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM This welcoming double bedroom offers fine quality, oak built-in wardrobes, period exposed wooden beams as well as oak skirting boards/architrave. Two windows to the front elevation allow natural light to fill the space, and a shallow staircase leads up to the luxury ensuite bathroom. This room would lend itself to a master bedroom or if one were to have an elderly relative, the ground floor location would be perfect for their needs.
ENSUITE The ensuite speaks of luxury. A large, oval Royal Doulton bath with wooden stand sits next to the chrome towel warming rail. A freestanding 'ShowerLux' cubicle houses a 'Grohe' shower with body jets and secondary shower head. The ensuite also offers a 'Sottini' WC and wash hand basin sat atop a storage cupboard. Exposed beams continue in this room, offering a pleasing blend of old and new.
DOWNSTAIRS WC From the stone flagged seating area at the centre of the house, one can access the ground floor WC. Comprising of a 'Sottini' wash hand basin with chrome taps, White porcelain WC and chrome towel rail.
FORMAL SITTING ROOM This fantastic room offers a large space teamed with a cosiness brought about by the low beamed ceiling. A handsome, imposing fireplace of traditional red brick bordered by exposed wooden beams sits behind a log burner effect gas fire. Access to the stone flagged courtyard to the rear of the property is also available. Although cosy, this room is well lit from wall lights and boasts a number of windows allowing natural light to enter the room throughout the day. From the formal sitting room, the snug/office is accessible.
SNUG/OFFICE This fantastic room is currently being used as a snug/winter sitting room, but could naturally work as a study. A brick and stone fireplace sits behind a wood burner effect gas fire. Small oak framed windows allow plenty of natural light, whilst offering a very cosy feel to the room. One could very easily see oneself sat with a book in front of the fire in the cold winter months.
HOUSE BATHROOM The Byre offers a luxurious house bathroom comprising; a deep roll top bath with wall mounted taps and shower head, white porcelain sink with 'Roca' taps sat atop a medicine cabinet. All of which are accented by a tasteful grey tile splashback.
BEDROOM ONE WITH ENSUITE This good sized double bedroom has a high quality, oak fitted wardrobe unit with inbuilt dressing table. Windows to both front and side elevation offer plenty of natural light and pleasant views, and an oak door leads you through to your ensuite shower room. The double height of the ceiling makes the room feel very spacious and bright.
ENSUITE Comprising of glass shower cubicle complete with 'Grohe' mains shower unit, and glass sliding door, also on offer is a 'Sottini' wash hand basin in built to oak unit with tiled splashback. To finish off the ensuite we have a 'Gemiz' WC, chrome towel warmer and towel rail
BEDROOM TWO Another desirable double bedroom, with exposed beams drawing the eye up to the double height ceiling. There is an oak in-built wardrobe complemented by an oak desk/dressing table.
BEDROOM THREE This double bedroom has an appealing feature window, stretching the width of the room, up to waist height allowing an abundance of light in to the room. Again, we find an oak in-built wardrobe unit, with 3 doors for all of your storage needs. The touch of history and the properties' age is again shown through the exposed beams, double height ceiling and wooden window lintels.
EXTERNAL Entering the hamlet through the shared wrought iron gates, we come down the shared driveway and you arrive at the properties' driveway, in front of the integral garages. To the West and stretching round to the driveway of the property is a large lawned garden, complete with shrubs, flower beds and fruit trees. Looking over your lawn, your eye is drawn over to Emley Moor and the beautiful views it offers. The garden is protected from Busker lane, thanks to a well-placed row of bushes. To the rear of the property is a quaint stone flagged courtyard offering a wonderful Al-Fresco dining area for breakfast or lunch in the sun.