6 bedroom barn conversion for sale
Parsons Lane, Oxfordshire, Wallingford OX10
£ 2,750,000
6
3
7571
sq.ft

Ref No: KE014-LI-SA15

Church Barn is a magnificent stone barn which as been lovingly converted in recent years to create a family home full of character and charm. The integrity of the barn structure has been maintained but now provides spacious accommodation with an abundance of vaulted ceilings, exposed timbers and walls, and full height windows.

Description

Situation:

Church Barn is in the heart of the charming and historic Oxfordshire village of Ewelme, which is famous for it’s lovely period buildings, unique church and watercress beds. The village has a pub and community shop with a tea room. It lies to the north west of Henley-on-Thames and is just 13 miles from Oxford and 3 miles from the market town of Wallingford, all of which offer more comprehensive shopping and recreational facilities. The village is surrounded by open farmland and you can walk for several miles through magnificent countryside from the property.


The village primary school, founded in 1437 and the oldest still in use in the country, is a short walk from the house. Other primary schools such as The Oratory, Cranford House, Rupert House, Chandlings and Moulsford Prep are nearby, and senior schools such as Pangbourne college, Bradfield College, Radley, The Oratory and all the Oxford schools are within easy reach.


There is a mainline service from Didcot (10 miles) to London, Paddington which takes 45 minutes or from Cholsey (6 miles) to London, Paddington in under an hour. High Wycombe station is approximately 18 miles distant, with a fast service to London, Marylebone twice an hour taking approximately 45 minutes. The M40 Junction 6 is just 7 miles away, with access to the M25, London, Heathrow Airport and the West Country.



Description:

Church Barn is a magnificent stone barn which as been lovingly converted in recent years to create a family home full of character and charm. The integrity of the barn structure has been maintained but now provides spacious accommodation with an abundance of vaulted ceilings, exposed timbers and walls, and full height windows.


Main features include:


  • A stunning drawing room that has a raised open fireplace with large stone mantel, part vaulted ceiling, full height windows overlooking the garden and a door to a study/6th bedroom with stairs to a mezzanine floor.


  • A fabulous 40ft games room with a wood burning stove, oak flooring, bar area, doors leading to the garden and a spiral staircase to the cinema room above.


  • The Garden room which runs the length of the reception space with dining and seating areas and doors to the south facing courtyard garden.


  • Family room and sitting room/5th bedroom


  • Master bedroom with fitted wardrobes, a dressing area, en suite bathroom with a freestanding bath, large shower and W/C.


  • 3 further first floor bedrooms (1 en suite) and a family bathroom.



Outside

The approach to Church Barn is via a gravel drive leading to electric wooden gates and parking areas to one side and in front of the attached double garage. The garden to the right of the drive accessed from the games room is laid mainly to lawn with mature trees and shrub borders. There is a raised decking area with a large hot tub.


The delightful courtyard garden which is accessed by a side gate, the kitchen and the garden room is south facing and private. It is part walled and there is loggia on the southern boundary providing shade and storage for logs. A paved terrace provides the perfect setting for outdoor dining with borders planted with a variety of perennial plants and flowers.


Church barn also owns two adjacent paddocks, accessed via a five bar gate, that provides a good opportunity for a variety of additional uses. In all about 6.5 acres.



History:

Ewelme is considered to be the jewel in the crown of the Chiltern villages. The historic church, almshouses and school were built in 1437 by Alice Chaucer, Duchess of Suffolk, granddaughter of Geoffrey Chaucer. All are still in use as specified in the 15th century and are maintained to the highest standard by the Ewelme Trust. They are unique and of great historic importance.



Services: Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil fired central heating.


Council Tax: Band G

Property Features

6.5 Acres Of Land
Drawing Room With Raised Open Fireplace
Part Vaulted Ceilings
Full Height Windows Overlooking Gardens
40ft Games Room
Cinema Room
Private Walled Gardens Designed By Chelsea Flower Show Gold Medalist
Double Garages
Excellent Schools Nearby
Approx. 7500 Sq.ft In Total

Disclaimer

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