The Granary forms part of an exclusive development of five magnificent barn conversions that were completed around 2009 and that enjoy being a few moments walk from footpaths that meander through the beautiful undulating farmland that surrounds Chipping. This particular impressive home offers well proportioned and spacious accommodation that combines attractive character features with contemporary fittings and finishes that are complemented by vaulted ceilings, a galleried landing, natural brickwork and exposed timbers. Of particular note is the superb large kitchen/breakfast room, ideal for family living and a most impressive living room.Description
- A very impressive barn conversion, formerly an old forge, that cleverly combines features of the original building with contemporary design. The layout of this fine home offers great flexibility for both families and couples alike. Throughout are exposed timbers and brickwork, vaulted ceilings, large windows and French doors allowing much light into the home. The Old Forge really is a great home for entertaining family and friends with spacious rooms that flow seamlessly. To suit today's needs, the layout also allows for those who work from home to do so without compromising family life.Inside
- As soon as the front door opens the house surprises and impresses with its charm and character. The spacious hallway opens up in front of you with an impressive staircase rising up to the first floor. There is oak flooring and double doors that open into the lovely large L-shaped living/dining room. A particularly impressive room.
The room is presently arranged into distinct areas with a dining area, sitting area and a library/reading area above which is the full height gallery and vaulted ceiling with glazed roof above. There are exposed timber beams and brickwork complemented by French doors opening onto the garden. Off the library area is a useful study/office, ideal for home workers. On the opposite side of the house across the hallway is the fabulous kitchen/breakfast room.
A very impressive room with a vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers. Fitted with an extensive range of wall and base level units with granite and timber worktop surfaces. Large Island unit. Tiled floor. Built in double oven, microwave, and hob. Butler sink. Radiator. Built in boiler and airing cupboard. Large dining/ breakfast area. Double glazed doors and windows to garden. Off the kitchen is a utility room and a downstairs w.c. Adjoining the kitchen at the very front of the house is an excellent family/games room with built-in cupboards/wardrobes. Oak flooring and windows to the front.
Climbing the stairs leads to the wonderful galleried landing with the high vaulted ceiling with glazed panels and exposed timbers. The master bedroom oozes character with exposed timbers, vaulted ceiling and fitted wardrobe cupboards. There is a luxurious en-suite shower room. The three further bedrooms are doubles and have their own character with exposed timbers and fitted cupboards/wardrobes. One even has a mezzanine floor.
The good size family bathroom benefits from a contemporary suite including both a full-size bath and a double shower cubicle.Outside
- Chipping Hall Barns is a small enclave of Barn conversions that are approached via a private driveway with parking areas that leads to the Double Car Port: 16'11 x 19'9 With light and power connected.
The property enjoys an attractively landscaped south facing garden that is set to the front enclosed by hedge and fence and laid mainly to a small lawn with shrubs and flower beds. There is a pretty patio with Pergola over with a clematis climbing over it, a perfect place to enjoy relaxing in the sun. The property has a good sized south west facing garden with high Laurel hedging providing excellent privacy. The garden is laid to lawn with a small patio to the side of the kitchen that enjoys the afternoon sun. At the front of the property are two further areas of garden that enjoy a southerly aspect with high hedges giving good privacy. There is a decked area and a useful store room.Location
- Chipping is a small hamlet on the A10, Cambridge road, set just a couple of miles north of the pretty market town of Buntingford. Chipping Hall Barns is a small and exclusive development of similar barn style homes approached off a private lane and The Old Forge is nicely set well back from the road and overlooks fields. Neighbouring Buntingford is close by and offers a delightful mix of specialist shops together with two supermarkets, Sainsbury's and a Co Op, restaurant's, pubs, a wine bar and coffee shops. The town is well served with a selection of schools. For the commuter, the A10 allows quick and easy access to Royston (Kings Cross & Cambridge), Ware (Liverpool Street), Hertford (Moorgate & Liverpool Street). The M25 is within an easy drive as is the A1(M) and Stevenage.
Entrance Hall 17'2 x 12'2, 5.2m x 3.7m
Living Room28'6 x 23'7, 8.7m x7.2m
Study 11 x 8'4, 3.4m x 2.6m
Utility Room 7' x 6'2, 2.1m x 1.9m
Dining Area 13'11 x 11', 4.2m x 3.4m
Kitchen/Breakfast Room 21'3 x 13', 6.5m x 4.0m
Family Room 13' x 10', 4.0m x 3.0m
Master Bedroom with Ensuite 16'2 x 13', 4.9m x 4.0m
Bedroom Two 14' x 11', 4.3m x 3.4m
Bedroom Three 12'5 x 11'5, 3.8m x 3.5m
Bedroom Four 11'5 x 11', 3.5m x 3.4m
This is a Freehold property.