Amazing Barn Conversion In Berkshire.
Barnfinder.co.uk came across this great article in Country Life https://www.countrylife.co.uk/property/six-converted-barns-for-sale-which-offer-history-beauty-and-tranquility-212245
We just had to bring this amazing barn conversion article to our readers attention for both inspiration and an insight into the very high standard that can be completed.
There are some barn conversions where, after stepping over the threshold, it’s hard to imagine that the place was anything other than a home. That’s emphatically not the case at Church Barn, in the the pretty village of Waltham St. Lawrence, where the original structure has been made the star of the show.
The huge vaulted reception room really is something else — and underfloor heating should keep it feeling warm, despite the height of the ceiling. There are three further reception rooms, five bedrooms and a pool in a huge house which boasts almost 5,000 sq ft.
This exceptional Grade II listed barn conversion offering impressive accommodation and entered via a galleried reception hall with a flagstone floor with under-floor heating.
The impressive vaulted reception room, a key feature of the property, incorporates a drawing room and dining area and boasts a vaulted ceiling and a large brick open fireplace with a chimney stack reaching up into the vaulted timber roof.
The family kitchen/breakfast room, with its terracotta tiled floor, is fitted with a comprehensive range of solid hand-made units, granite worksurfaces, a Rangemaster range cooker, butler’s sink and integrated appliances..
The property is approached via a driveway that culminates in a large car parking area to the front of the house and provides access to the garage block comprising a double garage and 2 single garage, with two rooms above plus W.C.
The mature gardens, stocked with a variety of flowering plants, shrubs and trees, are principally laid to lawn with a mature laurel hedge separating it from the neighbouring fields. Adjacent to the house lies a swimming pool, set within a paved surround that provides superb ‘al fresco’ dining and relaxation space.
Square Footage: 4854 sq ft