3 bedroom Character Property (Available)

Brickendon
£1,200,000
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Overview

A magnificent, luxury and highly contemporary conversion of a Grade II Listed 16th Century Barn full of delightful character features yet less than a ten minute walk from Bayford Station with its regular services to London. (Property Ref: 1224)

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Overall Description

Hacketts Barn is a Grade II Listed building of 16th Century origin that has been painstakingly converted by its current owner into a magnificent contemporary home with every modern luxury, while retaining all of the character of the original building. The highlight of the new home is the the large open-plan sitting/dining room with high vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and mezzanine bedroom or study area above - a superb space in which to live and entertain guests. This large living space is open-plan into the luxury fully fitted kitchen with central island and circular breakfast bar, and there is a separate utility and downstairs cloakroom. The property has three further bedrooms, the master bedroom, guest bedroom and luxury bathroom are on the first floor with a third bedroom and luxury shower room downstairs. Outside double wooden gates with electric remote control lead to the gravel drive, double garage and landscaped easy maintenance gardens. If you are looking for a character barn conversion but want to live in a luxury home with every modern luxury under ten minute's walk from the railway station to London then Hacketts Barn is one not to miss.

Location

The property is located in the picturesque Hertfordshire village of Brickendon which is centred around a traditional village green and a friendly village pub, The Farmer's Boy. There is a thriving community with several clubs and activities (see www.brickendon-liberty.org.uk for details) including Brickendon Grange Golf Club and the tennis club. The village is one of the most sought after in the area, not only for the beautiful countryside that surrounds it including Broxbourne Woods (the county's only National Nature Reserve), but also for its excellent transport links to London with Bayford Station withing walking distance just half a mile down the road (with regular services to Moorgate and Kings Cross) and easy access to the A1, A10 and M25. There are excellent public and state schools in the local area and good local amenities, including a wide selection of restaurants and an excellent market, can be found in the historic market town of Hertford just 3 miles away.

Accommodation

From the porch a part-glazed front door leads into the:

Entrance Hall - 12' x 6'10 (3.66m x 2.08m)

Three windows to rear. Light oak floor. Exposed beams. Stairs to first floor with under-stairs cupboard. Period style radiator.

Shower Room - 8'10 x 6'5 (2.69m x 1.96m)

Two windows to rear. Fitted double shower unit. Low-level WC. Wash-hand basin. Fully tiled walls and floor. Fitted mirror with touch operated light. Modern heated towel rail. Spotlights.

Bedroom Three - 15' x 14'9 widest (4.57m x 4.50m widest)

Windows to front and side. Open fireplace with brick surround and slate hearth. Light oak floor. Exposed beams. Period style radiator. TV aerial point. Cat 5 Ethernet point.

Kitchen - 14'9 x 14'10 (4.50m x 4.52m)

Window to front with shutters. Good range of very modern kitchen units with work-tops and stainless steel sink unit. Circular breakfast bar with overhead spotlights. All Siemens fitted brown and white goods: two eye-level ovens, microwave, coffee maker, large fridge, large freezer and dishwasher. Fitted Capie wine cooler. Central island with electric hob. Kick-board lighting with choice of colours. Electric touch-operated cascade storage cupboard. Open-plan into living space.

Utility Room - 9'2 x 6'6 (2.79m x 1.98m)

Window to rear. Work-top with stainless steel sink unit and cupboards beneath. Space and plumbing for washing-machine. Space for tumble drier. Alarm control panel.

Sitting/Dining Room - 33'8 x 26'9 widest (10.26m x 8.15m widest)

A large and most impressive open-plan living and dining space with two substantial alcoves. High vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and timbers. Two windows to front. Glazed French doors to front with large glass panels to either side. Two stable doors to rear into the garden. Light oak floor. TV aerial point. Cat 5 Ethernet point. Ceiling spotlights. Stairs to mezzanine level with under-stairs cupboard.

Office/Bedroom Four - 12'2 widest x 12'1 (3.71m widest x 3.68m)

Mezzanine level with exposed beams and glass balustrade overlooking the living room. Spotlights. Period style radiator.

Cloakroom - 6'1 x 4'5 (1.85m x 1.35m)

Frosted window to rear. Low-level WC. Wash-hand basin. Light oak floor. Spotlights. Extractor fan.

First Floor - 12'7 x 3'8 (3.84m x 1.12m)

From the entrance hall stairs lead up to the landing. Window to rear. Period style radiator.

Master Bedroom - 14'8 x 12'7 into Bay (4.47m x 3.84m into Bay)

Window to front with shutters. Light oak floor. Spotlights. Fitted wardrobe units. TV aerial point. Period style radiator.

Bathroom - 8'11 x 7'6 widest (2.72m x 2.29m widest)

Window to side. Large fitted bath. Fitted shower cubicle. Low-level WC. Wash-hand basin. Tiled walls and floor. Fitted mirror with touch operated light. Loft hatch. Modern heated towel rail. Spotlights.

Bedroom Two - 12'11 widest x 10'10 widest (3.94m widest x 3.30m

Bay window to side with shutters. Light oak floors. Exposed beams. Period style fireplace. Fitted wardrobes.

Outside

The property has large electric operated wooden double gates with remote control leading to the gravel drive and turning area. DOUBLE GARAGE: 18'5 x 16'5 of block construction with a clapper-board exterior, two garage doors, under-eaves storage, electric light and power. Landscaped gardens with patio and lawn areas and fence/hedge for privacy. There are three further parking spaces in the gravel car parking area to the rear of the property.

Services and Other Information

Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil-fired central heating. The main barn area is dual zone under-floor heating system running off the main central heating. The kitchen has electric under-floor heating. Alarm.

Please note: appliances such as radiators, heaters, boilers, fixtures or utilities (gas, water, electricity, etc.) which may have been mentioned in these details have not been tested and no guarantee can be given that they are suitable or in working order. We cannot guarantee that building regulations or planning permission have been approved and recommend that you make independent enquiries on these matters. All measurements including amounts of land in acres are approximate.