For Sale 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 3 Receptions £725,000

Abbey Farm, Abbey Road, ME13 - £725,000

A unique opportunity to acquire this Grade 2 Listed period barn conversion with extensive grounds of approximately ¾ of an acre and with two dilapidated medieval stable/barns which are awaiting restoration.
The conversion, which was started approximately four years ago, comprises: kitchen/dining room, sitting room with vaulted ceilings and exposed beams, family room and four attic bedrooms off two separate landings. There is a separate annexe with living room/kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. The property still requires some work and finishing touches to complete the project.


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The accommodation comprises: (all measurements approximate)
  
  
Kitchen/Dining Room
 18'4" x 27'4" (5.59m x 8.33m) max including units and stairs
Hardwood entrance door, hardwood framed windows to front and rear with fitted roller blinds and half-glazed French doors to rear garden. Slate tiled floor and three feature walls with exposed brickwork, two exposed beams, inset spotlighting, pine staircase to first floor bedroom 1 and bathroom. Open doorway to sitting room.

  
Kitchen area
 A range of mixed base units, mostly in a green painted finish with small chrome handles, black marble effect work tops, single drainer, 1¼ bowl porcelain sink unit with mixer tap, plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher, space for fridge and freezer.

  
Sitting Room
 19'10" x 14'3" (6.05m x 4.34m)
Two hardwood framed windows to front, glazed door to side and closed off. Vaulted ceiling to first floor landings with feature exposed beams. Solid brick floor, feature old wood panelling to one wall. Brick fireplace with wood burning stove. three old saddle posts. Doorway open to:

  
Utility Room
 10'3" x 14'3" (3.12m x 4.34m)
Staircase to first floor, fluorescent light, door to:

  
Family Room
 21'3" x 14'3" (6.48m x 4.34m)
Window to side closed off. Two electric radiators, four fluorescent lights. Doorway to annexe blocked.

  
First Floor
  
  
Landing 1:
 Staircase from kitchen/dining room. Stable door overlooking sitting room. Stripped floorboards, access to loft, inset spotlights, rough wooden panelled doors to:

  
Bedroom
 13'5" x 18'8" (4.09m x 5.69m)
Double glazed hardwood framed window to side. Attic bedroom with exposed beams to a sloping ceiling, old stripped floorboards, two loft hatches, 8 small hatches to under-eaves storage, inset spotlighting.

  
Bathroom
 A modern white suite comprising: close-coupled W.C., wash hand basin and panelled bath with mixer tap and hand shower attachment, inset spotlighting.

  
Landing 2
 Staircase from utility room. Stable door overlooking sitting room, stripped floorboards, old panelled door to:

  
Bedroom 2
 28'0" x 10'10" (8.53m x 3.30m)
Two double glazed skylights to side with screw jack openers. Attic bedroom with exposed beams to a sloping ceiling, old stripped floorboards and 2 exposed beams at floor level. Feature exposed brickwork to one walls. Two loft hatches and six hatches to under-eaves storage area. Inset spotlighting, airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder. Door to bedroom 3 and door to:

  
En-Suite Cloakroom
 Comprising a white close-coupled W.C., and wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap.

  
Bedroom 3
 18'1" x 9'6" (5.51m x 2.90m)
Double glazed skylight to side with screw jack opener. Attic bedroom with exposed beams to a sloping ceiling, old stripped floorboards and two exposed beams at floor level. Feature exposed brickwork to two walls. Access to loft and three hatches to under-eaves storage area, inset spotlighting. Door to:

  
Bedroom 4
 11'1" x 11'0" (3.38m x 3.35m)
Half-glazed door to rear. Attic bedroom with exposed beams to a sloping ceiling, old stripped floorboards and one exposed beam at floor level. Feature exposed brickwork to one wall, inset spotlighting, access to loft and four hatches to under-eaves storage areas.

  
Annexe
 With living room/kitchen, bedroom and bathroom.

  
Outside
 Access via Abbey Fields to a private road through to the Abbey Farm complex. Gates from private road to a rough driveway.

  
Gardens
 Extensive gardens to rear and side, laid to lawn

  
Outbuildings:
 A Grade 2 Listed dilapidated medieval stable/barn awaiting restoration. With an old corrugated roof and providing four storage bays. We understand restoration would require a thatched roof. A second dilapidated barn with part of frame remaining also awaiting restoration.

  
Heating
 We understand that an underfloor heating system has been laid to the property but not yet connected and would benefit from a ground source heat pump system.

  
Vendor's Note:
 People viewing the property by appointment are requested to access the premises from Abbey Fields Road only.

  
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The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fittings or services and so cannot verify they are in working order or fit for their purpose. Neither has the agent checked the legal documentation to verify the leasehold/freehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor. Also all photographs are for illustration purposes only and may depict items which are not included in the sale of the property. All sizes are approximate. A visit to the location of the property is advised before making an appointment to view internally.