Five Bedroom Detached Barn Conversion Set in an Exclusive Community of 4 Properties
Open Plan Living with Dining Hall Flowing into Seating Area's with Garden Views
40 Foot Lounge with part Vaulted Ceiling and Oak Flooring
Five Bathrooms to Cater for all the Families Needs
Swimming Pool, Jaccuzzi and Gym with Floor to Ceiling Windows Overlooking the Grounds
Stables, Tack Room with Triple Garage All set Within 14.5 Acres with Electric Gates for Access
Within The Catchment Area of the Highly Regaded Gainsborough Grammar School
Situated in an exclusive gated community on the outskirts of Lea this luxury barn conversion is superbly presented throughout to include a fabulous Spa. Set within 14.6 acres with stables for an equestrian buyer aswell as having triple garaging with underfloor heating for a motor enthusiast
The original barn is thought to date back to the eighteenth century, the owners have spent time with the architect to arrive at a design that marries the history of the barn with modern living. The careful use of natural stone, exposed brick work and the inclusion of light oak timber diffuses this home with light and warmth, many materials are reclaimed from the original barn.
The home divides into distinct yet linked areas starting with a magnificent dining hall which seamlessly flows into a comfortable sitting area providing garden views a feature dual aspect fireplace with stove links into a study and steps down to the spacious day room. The open plan design continues via a square archway into a 29' fitted kitchen breakfast room. Practicalities are catered for with a fitted utility room and a wet room is conveniently placed for when returning from a days riding.
The design embraces an equestrian lifestyle with the clever incorporation of a viewing lobby allowing for the horses to be checked from the comfort of the main house. There is beautiful balance between the prime social spaces and the intimate self-contained bedrooms all of which have en-suite access which ensure relaxed privacy two of which are located to the first floor.
The inclusion of an outstanding pool room with a heated swimming pool and purpose built adjacent jacuzzi which is viewed from a glazed panel dividing wall from the gymnasium completes this truly magnificent dream home. Set within 14.6 acres of grounds which comprises fenced paddock land and two formal gardens. The outbuildings are built to a high standard and include triple garaging, two stables and tack room.
ENTRANCE VESTIBULE The property is accessed from double opening arched oak doors with double glazed panels into a stone flagged floor vestibule with exposed brick work walls and frosted glass oak framed panel, oak door into the entrance cloakroom. A Frosted glass panelled oak framed doorway leads to the dining hall. cloakroom.
CLOAK ROOM With close coupled w.c., vanity housed stone oval shaped hand wash basin with wall mounted chrome basin filler mixer tap with chrome handles, quality tiled splash back wall with shelf and concealed down lighting, exposed brick work to reaming walls, stone flagged floor, oak framed double glazed light inlet window.
DINING HALL 32' (9.75m) length x 17'7" (5.36m) wide max. An impressive dining hall open plan to the staircase area and to a sitting area, with beams and retained mechanical belt drive wheels that creates an interesting feature to the room and spot lighting to the ceiling. Triple aspect window arrangement with oak framed double-glazed windows with brick detailing around. To the garden aspect is an oak framed three panel wide long length window overlooking the patio finished with oak flooring the room is open plan to:
SITTING AREA Arranged as part of the dining hall with exposed brick work to dividing wall to the study which incorporates a feature fire place which is open through into the study area with an inset double access cast iron stove serving both the sitting and study set on a raised stone hearth. Beamed ceiling, spot lighting and oak flooring.
STUDY AREA 16'2" (4.93m) length x 10'11" (3.33m) wide. Dual aspect multi fuel burning stove set on a raised stone hearth with a feature brickwork surround to the dividing wall with two arched access points to the sitting area. An oak framed double glazed French door leads onto the patio area, vaulted ceiling with beam work, oak framed double-glazed window to the rear garden three wall light points, two stone steps leading down to the lower level room.
DAY ROOM Dual aspect with oak framed double-glazed window to the side garden patio area, oak framed double glazed French doors to the garden, stable style door with glazed panels to the top accesses the rear garden, stone flagged floor. An oak framed broad open access leads into the kitchen.
KITCHEN 29'6" (9m) length x 16'3" (4.95m) wide. Extensively fitted to include a range of contrasting cream and wood effect high gloss base units with shaped chrome handles and a curved end wall mounted cabinet. Corian worktop in a soft white colour has an integrated four ring induction hob with a Miele stainless steel extractor hood over with a glazed glass canopy and a matching splash back, grooved drainer to integrated sink unit with chrome mixer tap and flexible rinse aid tap, tiled splash backs, Miele electric oven with warming drawer and combination microwave and a Miele coffee machine. A substantial centre island with curved ends which incorporates a breakfast bar, storage cabinets, Miele wine fridge, two sets of deep storage drawers finished with a Corian which incorporates a single sink unit with chrome mixer tap over. Vaulted ceiling with beams and exposed trusses and aluminium framed wide roof window, smoke alarm, contemporary style twin suspended spotlighting grids, three wall light points. Oak framed double-glazed windows to two aspects, stable style oak framed door with double glazed panels. There is ample space for a family dining table and American Fridge freezer. Doors lead into the rear entrance and to the:
VIEWING LOBBY Polished feature concrete flooring with four wall light points, oak door which leads into the garden. Two viewing windows with exposed brick work window sills look into the two stables designed to be able to view the horses from the comfort of still being inside the house. Oak doorway leads into the integrated garage. Two oak framed double-glazed windows look onto the garden.
REAR ENTRANCE An oak arched entrance door with a glazed panel, stone flagged floor, vaulted ceiling with beams, smoke alarm, two high level wall light points, access into:
UTILITY ROOM 10'1" (3.07m) length x 7'10" (2.4m) wide. Continuation of the kitchen cabinets with space and plumbing for washing machine, space for a tumble dryer, under counter freezer. Laminate oak effect roll top worksurface, Belfast single drainer sink unit with a chrome mixer tap and tiled splash backs. Vaulted ceiling with beams, oak framed double-glazed window into the rear garden and wall light points.
CLOAKROOM / WET ROOM To the wet area is pebbled style flooring with thermostatically controlled chrome shower, oak framed double-glazed window into the rear garden. Close coupled w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled to three quarter height in cream marble effect tiling with mosaic relief trim work and oak dado rail trim, high level wall light points, vaulted beamed ceiling, smoke alarm, extractor fan to the wall. Stone flagged flooring.
STAIRCASE FOYER 12'6" (3.8m) length x 13'8" (4.17m) wide. Open plan from the dining hall with a stone flagged floor, spot lighting to the ceiling and exposed brick work walls, with cupboard housing the controls for the heating system, oak framed double glazed narrow viewing window to the side aspect and an arched oak door with into the formal lounge.
FORMAL LOUNGE / CINEMA ROOM 40'1" (12.22m) length x 18'5" (5.61m) wide. The room is used as a formal lounge and cinema room with a fitted screen and projector, exposed brick work wall, three arched oak framed double glazed windows to the front, oak flooring, beams and spotlights to the ceiling. Two oak framed French doors to the rear with double glazed panels, the room is open plan to incorporate a sitting area. The sitting area divides from the main lounge to the ceiling with a central oak beam and has a vaulted ceiling spotlights are positioned to illuminate the vaulted aspect. A frosted glass oak framed double glazed window to the side. Seven wall light points are positioned throughout the whole room. An oak door opens into:
INNER HALLWAY 63'10" length (19.46m length). Vaulted ceiling, Velux roof window, five oak framed frosted glass narrow light inlet windows run along the outside wall of the hallway allowing for natural lighting from the outside. Seven wall light points, oak doors access the ground floor bedrooms and changing room to the swimming pool, oak framed cabinet housing the control for the heating system, oak flooring, stone steps leading down to the lower level in the hallway, first door accesses bedroom three.
BEDROOM THREE 11'7" (3.53m) length x 14'5" (4.4m) wide. Oak flooring exposed stone work wall with vaulted ceiling with beam work and oak framed double-glazed window looks onto the rear garden patio with a stone window sill, five wall light points, natural stone step way leading down to Jack and Jill bathroom through an oak door.
JACK & JILL EN-SUITE 7'7" (2.3m) length x 14'4" (4.37m) max wide. Marble effect tiling to the floor and three-quarter height to the walls finished with oak dado railing, vaulted ceiling with feature beams, four high level wall light points, exposed brick work panel to window wall with oak framed double-glazed window looking onto the rear aspect. Twin hand wash basins with chrome mixer taps mounted on an oak suspended vanity shelf, shaver point, close coupled w.c, matching bidet with chrome mixer tap, above is an inset tiled shelf area with mirrored back. Spacious entrance to a wet room style shower with a pebble stone effect flooring and a thermostatically controlled shower unit with inset spotlights to the ceiling.
BEDROOM FOUR 11'5" (3.48m) length x 14'6" (4.42m) wide. Access to the Jack and Jill bathroom via an oak door. Vaulted ceiling with beams and oak framed double glazed window into the rear with an brick window sill, oak flooring and five wall light points.
BEDROOM FIVE 12'9" (3.89m) length x 14'5" (4.4m) wide. With oak flooring, arched oak framed French doors with double glazed panels to the top and bottom looking onto the rear garden. Vaulted ceiling with beams, smoke alarm, five wall light points and access to en-suite.
EN-SUITE 14'2" (4.32m) length max x 6'11" (2.1m) wide. Fully tiled to three quarter height with a dado rail edge, vaulted ceiling with beams, oak framed double glazed window and brick window sill and five high level wall light points. A corner positioned integrated shower cubicle with glazed door with a hand held shower attachment, overhead rain shower with body jets and steam function with seats. Double ended freestanding contemporary style bath with chrome mixer tap, close coupled w.c, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and oval wall mounted mirror.
CLOAKROOM/CHANGING ROOM 3'1" (0.94m) length x 9'5" (2.87m) wide. With mosaic tiled floor, wet area with a thermostatically controlled chrome shower, pedestal hand wash basin and close coupled w.c, tiling to the walls with contrasting white tile and blue mosaic tiling. Spotlights to the ceiling, space for changing and towel rail.
GYMNASIUM 22'8" (6.9m) length x 8'11" (2.72m) wide. Vaulted ceiling with beam work, exposed brick work to walls glazed oak framed triple panel viewing windows overlook the pool room. Four wall light points, oak flooring, oak cabinet housing heating controls, television point and an oak framed glazed wide door with glazed top panel above. An arched oak door gives access into:
PLANT ROOM Houses the swimming pool filtration and heating system aswell as the heat storage and control system for the ground source heat pump heating system. Tiled floor, vaulted ceiling and an oak framed double-glazed window.
POOL ROOM 44'8" (13.61m) length x 22'10" (6.96m) wide. Two walls are feature exposed brick work, vaulted ceiling with feature beams and exposed trusses. This dual aspect room with a full panel of oak framed double glazed windows and doors which open into the garden with views over open land. A superb swimming pool with blue mosaic tiling, chrome swan neck hydro therapy massage jet integrated stone steps into the pool. Positioned to the side of the pool is a raised hexagonal shaped Jacuzzi with water and air jets. Polished stone flooring throughout the pool area, and humidity control system.
STAIRCASE Approached from the dining hall foyer an oak staircase with square newel posts, square spindles, opens to form a split staircase accessing:
LANDING There are twin galleried landings accessed from the split staircase with vaulted ceiling, beam work and smoke alarm and light points to the ceiling. To the main landing are oak French doors with four double glazed panels, ceiling light point, twin Velux windows and oak flooring. To the second landing is access to bedroom two with space currently used as a sewing and seating corner with oak flooring.
MASTER BEDROOM 15'5" (4.7m) length x 17'6" (5.33m) wide. With a vaulted ceiling with feature oak beam work, triple aspect room with oak framed double-glazed windows, oak flooring and wall light points positioned above the bed head. Entrance way into the room with a narrow oak framed narrow light window and door to:
EN-SUITE 12'2" (3.7m) length x 6'10" (2.08m) wide. Oak flooring, vaulted ceiling with beam work, high gloss marble effect tiling to a three quarter height with oak trim, oak framed double glazed window to the front of the property with deep sill, feature luxury travertine oval shaped bath with free standing chrome tap with hand held shower attachment and wall mounted tile vision television, white wall mounted heated towel rail, feature stone hand wash basin with a chrome wall mounted tap set on an oak stand with illuminated touch responsive mirror above. Concealed cistern low rise w.c. with wall mounted chrome flush panel, inset mirrored shelf area with lighting. Glazed walk-in wet room style shower with glazed screen and overhead rain water head and hand-held shower attachment with pebble stone effect flooring.
BEDROOM TWO Dual aspect with oak framed double-glazed windows, ceiling with feature beam work, oak arched doorways leading to both landings, feature bed head wall which gives a concealed access to the en-suite has wall light points, beam work surround, oak flooring and velux window to the roof.
EN-SUITE 18'3" (5.56m) length x 7'9" (2.36m) width plus the entrance area. Entrance area is a high glossed tiled wall with integrated full length mirror with light over and up lighters to the floor. Light and dark grey ceramic tiled flooring, high gloss contrasting two grey tone tiling around the bath area, dual ccess glazed shower to a wet room style with dark pebble flooring and stainless steel central shower control area and contemporary style overhead rain water shower, luxury Jacuzzi bath with a tile vision television inset to the wall, three oak framed double glazed windows one with patterned glass, four high level wall light points, contemporary style vanity unit with a high gloss wood effect cupboard with brushed chrome stainless steel handle with hand wash basin over, touch illuminated mirror over and concealed cistern w.c with wall mounted chrome flush panel.
OUTSIDE Access to this exclusive development is via electrically operated gates which have an intercom system and opens onto a shared tarmac driveway with lawned borders with small trees and mature hedging. An oak farm style gateway is also electrically operated and a matching pedestrian gateway opens into the properties private driveway and grounds with lawned borders to the left. The tarmac driveway continues around the property with Victorian style cast iron street lights situated on the lawned borders surrounding the property. The driveway leads to a large tarmac area which access the triple garages, tack room and integral stable block. A westerly facing formal garden is located to the rear aspect with a central monolith water feature, which is set into the cobble style bock paved walkways and symmetrical designed lawned area. Directly to the rear of the property accessed from two of the reception rooms is a substantial stone flagged patio. This formal garden is enjoyed by three aspects of the property and can be accessed from all areas of the ground floor accommodation including reception rooms, bedrooms, kitchen and more importantly the spa area where three sets of French doors allow access to the pool and hot tub area.
To the south side of the property is a fully walled enclosed garden with gated access, to the corner of the walled garden is a slightly raised stone flagged patio area with a walled border, stone flag steps and two low rise steps that access the garden area. Two shaped areas are laid to lawn, one with a selection of bushes, shrubs and smaller trees and the other with a raised vegetable plot, aluminium green house and a smaller floral tree, the lawned areas are separated via a cobble style block paved walkway which opens to a feature spring fed well. The garden external access is provided via a timber gateway and from the stable block and garaging area. The stable viewing lobby, day room and study all lead out into the walled garden. To the rear and side of the property is approximately fourteen acres of grassed paddock land which is separated by secure timber fencing with gated access. The paddock area has secure borders, within the paddock is running water, a small chicken run. Attached to the property is a fantastic stabling and garage block that comprises of triple garage with vaulted ceiling, triple double opening, oak doors that can access the garage from the tarmac driveway, power light and additional pair of double oak doors that allow through access for vehicles to the walled garden. The garage measures 27' 8'' x 22' 1'' (8.43m x 6.74m). Secure tack room with vaulted ceiling, Velux roof window, twin oak doors, small selection of kitchen style units with inset porcelain sink, hot and cold running water power light, polished concrete floor and internal access door, room measures 17' 11'' x 17' 0'' (5.45m x 5.18m). To the side of the tack room are two integral brick-built stables with oak stable doors, power, light and viewing window from the viewing lobby, the stables measures 17' 0'' x 8' 11'' (5.18m x 2.71m). The garage, stable, and tack room block have all been built to the same specification of the main property and benefit from being fully insulated with under floor heating, stables have internal viewing windows and the garage and tack room can be accessed via the viewing lobby, positioned around the property and within the paddocks are a selection of outside taps that are fed by a rainwater harvesting system and can be used for irrigation and animal watering purposes that gathers surface water from the roof of the property.
NOTES CCTV with 360 degree vision and Iphone control. Fire Alarm addressable system to all areas and Intruder alarm. Dusk to dawn external Lighting. The property is served by a Klargester for sewerage and benifits from Underfloor heating throughout the property. A ground source heat pump powers the underfloor heating and heats the swimming pool.
LOCATION Situated on the outskirts of the picturesque premier village of Lea within three miles of the town of Gainsborough with a wealth of amenities including supermarkets, popular shopping centre of Marshalls Yard, public houses and restaurants, golf club, leisure centre, schools to include the highly sought Queen Elizabeth grammar school.