Manson Barn

£795,000
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Property Features

  • 4 Bedroomed Detached Barn Conversion
  • Open Plan Living/Dining Hall
  • Open Plan Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Approx. 1 Acre of Grounds with Landscaped Gardens
  • Ample Parking
  • 2 Garages
  • Amazing Views

Property Summary

High above Monmouth with far reaching panoramic views across open countryside this outstanding detached 4 bed stone barn is one of an elite group of three barns which has been converted to the highest of standards with a distinct contemporary style internally. Set in approx. 1 acre of grounds with beautifully landscaped gardens, ample parking, 2 garages and located just a short drive away from Monmouth, the renowned schools and the major road networks.

The barn has been virtually rebuilt in pointed red sandstone with inset purpose made double glazed oak windows, doors and extensive glazing under natural slate pitched tiled roofs. There is bespoke solid oak joinery throughout including staircases, doors and latches and a combination of oak flooring and travertine limestone tiles to the contemporary white bath/shower room suites and the kitchen. Benefiting from high levels of thermal insulation and under-floor heating on both floors fuelled by an oil fired boiler. Low voltage down lighters and spot lights throughout.

Full Details

The entrance is from a flag stone terrace through a pair of glazed doors and glazing set into original barn opening:

FRONT ENTRANCE VESTIBULE: (11'7'' x 4'5'')
Tiled floor with inset mat well. Door into cloaks cupboard with incoming electricity mains, consumer units, underfloor ports and time clock. Door into:

CLOAK ROOM:
White suite with pedestal wash basin, mixer tap, mirror, light above, low level WC with concealed flush box and shelf over and extractor fan.

Through a pair of glazed doors with side panels into:

OPEN PLAN LIVING/DINING HALL: (16'3'' x 14'1'')
Glazed original barn opening with inset double doors leading out to front paved terrace and garden with far reaching views across the town. Exposed roof trusses and beams at high level with feature galleried landing. Fireplace with bespoke double fronted wood burner on flagstone hearth and timber beam over. Open plan into:

OPEN PLAN KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: (23'11'' x 11'2'')
Windows to front and side. Bespoke polished marble work tops to two sides with breakfast bar, two inset circular stainless steel bowls, mixer tap and travertine tiled splash backs. Solid maple panelled cupboards and drawers set under with matching wall units. Integrated Neff dishwasher and Rangemaster LPG cooking range with matching extractor hood over and TV point. Ceramic tiled floor throughout into:

UTILITY ROOM: (7'9'' x 8'3'')
Window to back and external door to side. L-shaped laminated worktops with inset 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Matching panelled cupboards under and plumbing for washing machine and Grant oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and under-floor heating.

From Living/Dining Hall steps down to:

SITTING ROOM: (23'0'' x 20'1'')
Windows and glazed panels to arrow-slits to three aspects. Exposed feature timber beams and lintels. Double fronted wood burner at high level.

From Dining Hall glazed door into:

STUDY (L-shaped): (14'11'' x 7'9'' reducing to 3'8'')
Window to back and BT point.

From Dining Hall up staircase with oak treads and glass and stainless steel balustrading to:

FIRST FLOOR SPLIT LEVEL GALLERY:
Matching balustrading and glazing at low level. Feature trusses and exposed beams at high level. Doors into airing cupboard housing hot water tank, time clock and access for under floor ports, second pair of doors into airing cupboard with three rows of slatted shelves. Doors to the following:

FAMILY BATHROOM:
Window to back. Corner set bath with mixer tap, shower attachment and part tiling, low level WC, wall mounted basin with mixer tap, mirror and light over. Chrome ladder towel rail. Extractor fan.

BEDROOM 4: (9'5'' x 10'5'' reducing to 8'5'')
Window to front with outstanding views across the gardens towards the Kymin. Curtain fronted wardrobe with hanging rails at high level. Loft ladder up to mezzanine with two person sauna.

MASTER BEDROOM: (11'6'' x 15'11'' reducing to 14'1'')
Four glazed panels to end set into arrow-slits and window to front with attractive views. Along one wall curtained wardrobe with shelf and hanging rails at high and low level and shelving. Door into:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM:
Window to back with tiled window sill. Shower with tiling to three sides, bi-fold door, mixer valve and fixed shower head over. Shaped marble top with two inset circular bowls with mixer taps, cupboard under and mirror over with down lighters, hardwood shelf, low level WC, chrome ladder style towel rail and extractor fan.

BEDROOM 3: (11'7'' x 10'8'')
Glazing to one wall overlooking the dining hallway half frosted. Window at low level and roof light to front. Curtained wardrobe with hanging rail at high level. Door into:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM:
Window at low level to front. Low level WC, wall mounted basin with mixer tap, mirror and light over. Corner set shower with glazed pivot door and curved side panel, mixer valve and fixed shower head over. Chrome ladder towel rail, extractor fan.

BEDROOM 2: (12'8'' x 12'3'')
Glazed panels to arrow-slits at high and low level. Window and roof light to back. Curtain fronted wardrobe with hanging rail at high level. Door into:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM:
Glazed panels to arrow-slits at high and low level. Low level WC, basin with pillar tap, mirror and light over. Double shower with sliding glazed doors, tiling to three sides, mixer valve and fixed shower head over. Chrome ladder style towel rail and extractor fan.

OUTSIDE:
Access from Manson Lane is along a shared tarmac driveway into an extensive gated gravelled courtyard and turning area giving access to:

TERRACED GARAGES: (17'6'' x 11'2'' & 17'9'' x 11'0'' inter connected)
All stone built to match two of which belong to this property with two pairs of wooden ledged and braced doors and mezzanine storage over one bay. Concrete floors, power and light.

From the courtyard a five bar gate leads behind the garages to an additional parking area ideal for motorhome or caravan together with an impressive vegetable garden and access to;

MAIN GARDENS:
Set to the front of the barn and mainly lawned with interspaced occasional trees and shrubs with second access via 5 bar gate at other end of barn. Flag stone paved terracing has interspaced, impressive rose garden beds and there is a raised timber deck. A small planted orchard includes plum, apple and pear trees and there is an attractive wild garden. Boundaries are a combination of post and wire and hedged.

SERVICES:
Mains electricity and water, oil fired central heating, private drainage with certificated reed-bed treatment system located on a neighbouring property and shared by the three barns and the owners each pay £70 per annum into sinking fund and overhaul system themselves once a year. Council Tax Band H, EPC Rating E.