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Converted Chapel for Sale: Mayfield, East Sussex

06 Dec
December 6, 2012

This 2 bedroom converted chapel for sale in Mayfield, East Sussex has been done to the highest standards whilst sympathetically retaining period features and fixtures. I think you’ll agree that this is a stunning property.

Description

The Chapel – Glorious Grade II Listed chapel magnificently restored to form a unique 2 bedroom home and centrepiece to this prestigious development.

Location

Mayfield Grange is situated in an idyllic position nestled close to the historic village of Mayfield and approx 7 miles from the town of Royal Tunbridge Wells.

Further Information

The Chapel formed an integral part of the original Mayfield College, designed by the renowned architect Edward Pugin, a specialist in the design and construction of ornate ecclesiastical buildings.

Today, The Chapel is a magnificent centrepiece to the Mayfield Grange development with the clear retention and restoration of many original features, including the gold patterned ceiling, the glorious stained glass windows and the stone carvings.

Complemented by a stylish kitchen with a selection of integrated appliances, beautiful wood flooring and a stunning spiral staircase leading to the mezzanine floor and the master suite, the Chapel is a sophisticated and unique home.
The Chapel faces out onto the restored cricket pitch with countryside views to the south beyond.

Price

So, the price.
Well it’s on the market with an asking price of £795,000 and the property is a leasehold.
I couldn’t find details about how long the lease is, but further details/photos are available on the estate agent’s website.

Modern Property for Sale: Horspath, Oxford

06 Nov
November 6, 2012

‘The Mount’ is a striking recently constructed modern property for sale set in private elevated 6 acre grounds bordering Shotover Country Park – A substantial newly constructed landmark contemporary residence of part glass curtain walls in a truly breathtaking location. 6 bedrooms, 4 receps, 4 contemporary baths and a German engineered kitchen. Under floor heating system. Glorious 2 acre gardens, 1 acre oak woodland, 3 acre paddock with stable block and menage.

Directions

Proceed around the ring road from the Summertown Roundabout towards the BMW MIni Plant and at the traffic lights prior to the plant turn left signposted Horspath. Proceed into the village and turn left at the green and immediately right into Blenheim Road. Proceed to the top of the road and onto the first part of the Bridleway past the first five bar gate and barn on your left and at the large oak tree take the concrete drive on your left which is the private driveway that leads over the hill to The Mount.

Local Information

Horspath village lies on the Easern edge of Oxford and offers quick access to the M40 to London (only 3.5 miles distance). Oxford Mainline Station offers London Paddington access in 55 minutes and is just 6.25 miles from the property and London Oxford Airport is situated just 4 miles North of Oxford. First class private schooling is on hand in Central Oxford , North Oxford and Headington with in demand UK top 20 UK schools – Oxford High School, Magdalen College School and Headington Girls amongst them. Neither these particulars, floorplans, nor oral representations, form any part of any offer or contract and their accuracy cannot be guaranteed.

Asking Price: £2.25 MILLION

Further detail available here.

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.

Description
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.

 

 

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