4 Bedroom Barn Conversion For Sale
This one of a kind barn conversion offers a bespoke family home providing up to four double bedrooms and two reception rooms and is packed with impressive original features. Benefiting from a bathroom with sauna, a shower room and en-suite bathroom. The barn is of traditional Norfolk red brick and pantile construction and was converted in 1992-93 by the present owner. An enclosed, south facing garden to the rear alongside a shared driveway. The barn is ideal for luxury countryside life.
LOCATION The Broadland village of Upton is a highly sought after location which offers great photographic views and walks. Step across Back Lane onto the grazing marshes which are designated a SSSI. Amenities include a thriving community run village pub and shop, and a modern village hall. There is easy access to the A47 into Norwich, and the east coast is not far from the property. Acle is a short distance and offers further amenities including a medical centre, library, post office and frequent bus services.
PORCH Enter from the garden via the stable door. The floor is tiled. The door to the right opens to the utility/boiler room.
UTILITY/BOILER ROOM Deep sink, tiled floor, traditional ceiling drying rack, water softener.
ENTRANCE HALL Carpeted throughout, and has original structural beams and a brick and timber wall. To the left of the front door is a WC with tiled floor. Also on the left, after the door to the main bathroom, is a door to a good size broom cupboard.
BATHROOM WITH SAUNA 9' 9" x 6' 8" (2.97m x 2.03m) Conveniently located downstairs and fitted with a panelled Whirlpool bath with shower, hand wash basin, bidet and a low level WC plus partly tied walls, airing cupboard, radiator, carpeted, window to the side, and an adjacent sauna - 9' 4" x 6' 3" (2.84m x 1.91m).
BEDROOM FOUR/OFFICE 13' 8" x 11' 11" (4.17m x 3.63m) A large and versatile room offering fitted carpet, a radiator and two windows facing Back Lane.
SITTING ROOM 23' 2" x 15' 8" (7.06m x 4.78m) A spacious, open plan room with access to the dining room. Offering fitted carpet, exposed structural beams, two radiators, feature fireplace with Art Deco period Pither stove and two windows to the front.
DINING ROOM 14' 6" x 9' 10" (4.42m x 3m) Offered with high ceilings, fitted carpet, original exposed structural beams, brick and timber wall, radiator, French windows and door to the kitchen.
KITCHEN WITH BREAKFAST AREA 16' 0" x 14' 4" (4.88m x 4.37m) Sizeable room fitted with a range of wall and base units with worktops over, a sink and drainer, spaces for an oven, fridge-freezer and dishwasher, laid with cork floor tiles and carpet to the breakfast area, doors to the laundry room and garden, windows to the east and south capture the morning light.
LAUNDRY ROOM 9' 3" x 4' 9" (2.82m x 1.45m) Additional wall and base units with worktops over, double sink and drainer, spaces for a washing machine and tumble dryer, a radiator, door to the garage, cork tiled floor and loft access.
GARAGE 18' 2" x 10' 6" (5.54m x 3.2m) With original tractor shed doors.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING Galleried landing with a Velux window to the rear, a range of built-in wardrobes with decorative wooden doors. Access to the loft.
BEDROOM ONE 15' 8" x 14' 4" (4.78m x 4.37m) Large double bedroom with fitted carpet, a radiator, brick and timber wall, built-in wardrobes and dressing table, window overlooking the grazing marshes and a high arched window with shutter over the dressing table.
SHOWER ROOM Comprising a low level WC, hand wash basin, bidet and a shower cubicle, radiator and a Velux window to the rear.
BEDROOM THREE 12' 3" x 8' 2" (3.73m x 2.49m) A small double bedroom with fitted carpet, a radiator, brick and timber wall and two Velux windows.
Two small rooms adjoin bedroom 2. These are currently used as a:
Sewing Room - 8' 3" x 7' 2" (2.51m x 2.18m): window overlooking the grazing marshes, radiator, fitted carpet
Study Carrel - 7' 10" x 5' 6" (2.39m x 1.68m): Fitted carpet, conservation grade Velux window, door to bedroom 2.
BEDROOM TWO 16' 2" x 10' 3" (4.93m x 3.12m) Large double bedroom with fitted carpet, two radiators, window over looking the grazing marshes with conservation grade Velux above it, door to the en-suite.
EN-SUITE Comprising a corner bath with shower over, hand wash basin and a low level WC plus a radiator.
EXTERIOR The property benefits from a south facing enclosed garden, mainly laid with paving and lawn plus an array of beautiful shrubs and foliage throughout. The area is private and not over looked. In addition to the garage, there are two parking spaces. The hammer head could be widened to create a third parking space.
At the west end of the garden through another stable door is an undeveloped part of the barn which is a workshop with two large, old wooden work benches, and a store with mezzanine.
WORKSHOP 10' 7" x 17' 10" (3.23m x 5.44m)
STORE WITH MEZZANINE 16' 2" x 26' 1" (4.93m x 7.95m)
AGENTS NOTE Swallow barn is part of a cluster of three farm buildings dating from the early 19th century. It has not been listed, but is designated an historic building and has to be maintained and respected as such. Consequently, the building is subject to Town and Country Planning Acts conservation regulations, which can be summarized as-
-Nothing may be constructed outside the existing building line.
-No changes may be made to the exterior appearance of the building.
-Nothing can be added to the roof. This includes solar panels.
-Traditional materials must be used for all repairs and maintenance.
-Replacement doors and windows must be exact copies of the existing ones.
-What is normally permitted developed must be referred to the Conservation Officer.
Think of yourself as a trustee with a duty to preserve and conserve for future generations.
The grass verge along Back Lane is part of the property, but highways have rights and the land must be kept clear of obstruction in order to permit vehicles to pull to the side of the lane when passing.
-The verge has to be maintained as grass.
-Nothing may be planted or placed which would restrict the ability of vehicles to pass.
-Only planting against the house wall is permitted.
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