An impressive 3/4 bedroom detached family home with equestrian facilities including barn with integral stabling, manège and paddock grazing, set in approx. 1.6 acres in a rural yet accessible location
This sale offers potential purchasers the opportunity to acquire, in the Agent’s opinion, a spacious and beautifully modernised family home, dating back to c.1911 with a barn with integral stabling, manège and grazing land.
The property has been utilised as a family home by the current vendors, who keep horses and dogs.
Situated in a rural yet accessible location, the property is just a short distance from both Welney and Christchurch. Christchurch has a Post Office, local shop and pub, whilst nearby Manea has a wider range of facilities, including a railway station.
For those with equestrian interests the Ely Equestrian centre is close by.
Price Guide £765,000 Ref: AR6808
An attractive detached house with oil-fired central heating, alarm, cctv, double glazing except to the front of the property where some windows have secondary double glazing. There is the following accommodation please refer to floor plan for approx. room sizes
A door from the front of the property leads into an Entrance Hall which has oak flooring and oak tread stairs off to the First Floor. To the right there is a Dining Room (currently used as a Snooker Room) with an under stairs cupboard, traditional style radiator, windows to the front and side which are secondary double glazed, open fireplace with cast iron surround, oak flooring, coving to the ceiling and a door to the Kitchen.
To the left of the Entrance Hall the Snug has oak flooring, open fireplace with feature surround, window with secondary double glazing, traditional style radiator, coving to ceiling and a door to an Inner Hallway which has tiled flooring. A door leads to the Utility Room / Second Kitchen which is a spacious room with potential for a variety of uses having two skylights and three windows, double glazed doors to outside, a range of fitted units with worksurfaces, plumbing for washing machine and space for further white goods, tiled flooring. A Side Entrance Lobby has stone tiled flooring, a storage cupboard and a stable door to outside, and leads on to a Cloakroom with WC, wash hand basin in vanity and heated towel rail with part tiled walls and tiled floor.
The impressive L-shaped Kitchen /Dining/ Entertaining Area has been recently upgraded and is a fantastic open plan living space. The Kitchen Area has a range of fitted wall and base units, including pull-out corner larder cupboards, butler sink with mixer tap, quartz worksurfaces and splashbacks throughout. There are a range of integrated appliances including fridge, freezer, dishwasher, wine cooler and a baby pink Everhot electric oven (available by separate negotiation) with hotplates, induction hob and three ovens.
A central island, also with quartz worksurface, has further butler sink, pan storage drawers and pop up power/usb sources, as well as a Breakfast Bar. There are double doors and a window to the rear, and a door and window to the side in the Lounge/Dining Area. A Large Walk-in Larder has tiled flooring, plumbing and space for American style fridge freezer, integrated wine rack, 1½ bowl sink with mixer tap, fitted units and a larder storage unit with worksurfaces.
To the First Floor from the Landing there are Three Bedrooms, an Office and a Family Bathroom.
Master Suite - Bedroom One is a generous size and has engineered oak effect flooring with underfloor heating, windows to two aspects, skylight, feature inset shelving with lighting and a feature fireplace, traditional radiator and a fitted drinks cooler. A Walk-in Wardrobe has matching flooring and a range of rails and shelving storage with a window and skylight. The elegant Ensuite Bathroom has twin basins in a vanity unit, free-standing roll top bath, high flush WC, bidet, large walk-in shower, cupboard, two windows, skylight, traditional radiator and towel rail, tiled flooring with underfloor heating and part tiled walls.
Bedroom Two has a window to the front with secondary double glazing, laminate flooring, traditional style radiator and built-in storage cupboards, whilst Bedroom Three has a window to the front with secondary double glazing, radiator, exposed wooden floorboards, fitted cupboard with shelving and a feature fireplace.
There is then an Office / Occasional Bedroom Four with a window to side, radiator, laminate flooring, fitted units.
The Family Bathroom comprises a bath with shower over and screen, wash hand basin in vanity unit, WC, tiled floor with underfloor heating, part tiled walls (Porcelanosa tiles) and extractor.
Price Guide £765,000Ref: AR6808
OUTSIDE, OUTBUILDINGS & LAND
The property is approached from the road via a wooden five bar gate that leads onto a driveway passing to one side of the house and round to the rear, where there is parking for multiple vehicles.
There are Formal Gardens to three sides of the property. To the front is a low-maintenance pea gravelled garden with raised rose beds and ample space for further flower beds. To the far side are further areas of pea gravel, giving access to the rear, as well as an Outdoor WC, and also a hot tub.
The vendors inform us that there is a recently installed sewage treatment system at the property.
To the rear there are the following outbuildings:
A large Detached Barn with Three Integral Stables, double doors to both ends, power, light and water supplies. Each stable has bamboo/metal dividers, swivel feeders, hay mangers and automatic drinkers.
Within the Barn the vendors also have areas that they use as a Gym, and a Workshop, Feed Room and Tack Room.
To the rear of the Barn is an Open-Fronted Hay Barn with a concrete base and a Polytunnel Frame
The Manège c.40m x 20m has a sand and rubber surface and a fenced surround.
The Paddock Grazing Land is mainly level and is currently divided with electric tape fencing. Within the paddocks there are two Field Shelters.
IN ALL APPROX. 1.6 ACRES
(About 0.65 Hectare)
Price Guide £765,000Ref: AR6808
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