Archive for month: October, 2012

Barn for Conversion for Sale: Guestling, East Sussex

31 Oct
October 31, 2012

It’s been a little while since I posted a property for renovation and came across this example whilst on my travels.

It’s an opportunity to acquire a detached grade ii listed barn with an oak framed interior and planning consent for conversion to residential use occupying a commanding hill top position in 3 acres with outstanding views across undulating countryside in the brede valley. Plus, it has further land available if desired.
Proposed Accommodation:

Barn: Double Height Hall, Cloak/Shower Room, Living Room, Dining Room, Study, Family Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room, Bedroom 4 & En Suite Shower Room, Master Bedroom with En Suite Bathroom, Two Further First Floor Bedrooms, Family Bathroom.

Annexe: Lobby | Shower | Ancillary Accommodation/ Home Office |

Outside: Triple Garage | 3 Acres | Further Land by Separate Negotiation

The property is set back from a minor lane lane and is located in a commanding, elevated position with far reaching, widespread rural views in a180° arc across open countryside in the Brede Valley and a nature reserve. Within approximately one mile is Guestling Green hamlet with primary school. In the village of Pett there is a church, public house and convenience store.

Asking Price Of £475,000
Further information available here.

Unique Property for Sale: Chinnor, Oxfordshire

24 Oct
October 24, 2012

A unique 4 bedroom property for sale on the edge of the Chiltern escarpment surrounded by the wooded Chiltern Hills.

The house is a stunning architect designed family home built in 1972, which has been extended by the current owners to take advantage of its wonderful setting in Chinnor Hill.
Of particular note is the sitting room with an open fireplace with wood burning stove and lovely views over the gardens. There is also a kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, useful boot room, cloakroom, conservatory and 2 bedrooms (1 en suite) to the ground floor, with a further family bathroom and study/bedroom 5.
To the first floor is the master bedroom with en suite shower room and a further bedroom, both benefiting from access to a shared balcony with views over the gardens and woodland beyond.
Planning permission was granted in 2006 to extend and add a further reception room, gym and indoor swimming pool. This has now lapsed.
The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with many beautiful trees including Beech, Oak, Cherry and Ash, rhododendrons and conifer.

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 3 reception rooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 307.16 sqm
  • Garden
  • Private Parking
  • 1.00 acres (0.4 hectares)
  • Freehold
Guide Price:£949,950
Further details available here.


Converted Granary for sale: Linton, Cambridgeshire

23 Oct
October 23, 2012

Today we are featuring a 4 bedroom converted former granary for sale. Situated in the village of Linton, 12 miles from the city of Cambridge.

A recently refurbished detached former granary in a popular Cambridgeshire village

Further information
40 Mill Lane is a former Granary which has been refurbished throughout by the current owners to an enviable standard whilst retaining a huge amount of charm and character. The attractive house has accommodation set over three floors and provides spacious modern accommodation throughout. Internally there are exposed timber beams, wood and tiled flooring and the accommodation overall is very light and spacious.

To the ground floor there is an entrance lobby and utility room. From the lobby is the good quality refitted kitchen with large Rangemaster oven. There is a ‘snug’ room off which in turn leads into the dining room, second lobby, cloaks/WC and garden room. The flooring throughout the ground floor is tiled.

The large triple aspect first floor sitting room has wooden flooring and large floor to ceiling window making it a light and airy room. There are also two bedrooms and family bathroom to this floor.

To the second floor, the impressive master bedroom has built in wardrobes and double doors to a balcony. There is also a frosted glazed wall to the en suite shower/wet room. The good sized second bedroom also has a re-fitted en suite shower room and eaves storage.

Outside there is an attractive garden with paved terrace together with a double garage and off street parking for 2 cars.

Guide price: £549,950

Further details are available here.



Huf Haus for Sale: Thames Drive, Charvil, Berkshire

22 Oct
October 22, 2012

The Property
Built in 2007, The Cottage is a `Huf Haus` of contemporary design and delightfully situated in a riverside plot of approximately 2/3 of a acre. The property is of ‘post and beam’ construction, is extremely energy efficient, being double glazed throughout, with oil-fired under floor central heating and PV Solar panels.

Located on a private road, The Cottage occupies a mature Thameside plot midway between Sonning on Thames & the village of Wargrave, approximately one mile from the A4. The Thameside village of Sonning is close by where there are a good selection of pubs, restaurants and The Mill Theatre. The area is well served for schools, including The Oratory, Reading Bluecoats, and Queen Anne’s in Caversham. There are a number of fine golf courses including Henley. Badgemoor and Hennerton. The nearby countryside offers miles of extensive walking and riding. Racing may be enjoyed at Ascot, Windsor and Newbury and there are extensive boating facilities available on the River Thames. Further amenities are easily assessable at Reading, Henley and Twyford, all within a short drive, with excellent facilities including mainline railway station with services to London Paddington.

The accommodation is arranged over two floors and is largely open-plan in nature with balconies at first floor level to the front and rear. In addition there is a large decking area to the rear with an attached car port and detached double garage. Further features include power blinds, luxury fitted kitchen with Aga and built-in Miele appliances, wood burning stove and extensive maple flooring

The landscaped gardens are in excess of 2/3 of an acre and are largely laid to lawn with well stocked borders and various mature trees. Further features include a 20’ x 8’ summer house, greenhouse, log store and auto watering system.

Guide Price £1,950,000
More information available on the estate agent’s website.

Renovation Project for Sale: Barns and Outbuildings, County Durham

19 Oct
October 19, 2012

Traditional farm building with planning permission for conversion to three houses

A range of traditional agricultural buildings which benefit from detailed planning permission and listed buildings consent for conversion to provide three units set within a site area of 0.67 Ha (1.65Ac) or thereabouts. Included in the sale is an area of agricultural land extending to approximately 0.39 Ha (0.97Ac) ideally situated for paddock land or amenity use. Further land may also be available upon separate negotiation.
The buildings are set within an area of 0.23Ha (0.57Ac) within which to landscape access, gardens, grounds and communal areas.

Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent
The property benefits from Planning Consent and Listed Building Consent, and copies of the floor plans are reproduced within these particulars. Full scale plans and planning information are available on the property information pack CD.
• A range of stone buildings with detailed planning consent and listed building consent to convert to three residential dwellings
• Situated in a popular commuter area
• Traditional features
• Paddock area extending to approximately 0.39 Hectares (0.97 Acres)
• Site area 0.67 Hectares (1.65 Acres)

Guide price £295,000
More details are available on the estate agents website.

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