Detached House   4 bedroom(s)   4 bathroom(s)   4 reception room(s)
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PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Stable Barns is one of the most aesthetically original and high-quality architect-designed contemporary homes constructed within the region in recent times built and completed in 2011 and offered to the market with a benefit of NHBC certification to 2021. The property was designed with the environment and sustainability in mind, benefitting from PV (photovoltaic) panels providing solar generated electricity, underfloor heating provided by an air source heat pump, a whole house MVHR (mechanical ventilation heat recovery) system, rainwater harvest system providing water for house toilet flushing, external taps and high performance engineered wood and triple glazed sealed window units. The property is constructed from a highly insulated timber frame, clad with a traditional range of brick, weatherboard and render finishes to merge into the surrounding vernacular. The accommodation sits beneath a pitched roofline arranged over three floors with an extensive subterranean level and in total extends to approximately 3,730 sq ft. The property benefits from many features and locally sourced materials and craftsmanship.
A particularly striking feature is the hand-made oak curved staircase leading from entrance hall to the first-floor vaulted galleried sitting room with exposed oak beams and glass balustrade affording dual North/South aspect with elevated uninterrupted views over the gardens and farmland beyond. Double height glazed facade with tri-folding doors to kitchen/dining area leading to garden. Engineered oak t&g flooring and oak skirting to drawing room, master bedroom and first floor rooms. Fluted oak doors and oak architraves throughout. Marble flooring to entrance hall, kitchen, utility and cloakroom. Ornate cornice ceilings to drawing room, master bedroom and entrance hall. The property enjoys four double bedrooms each with en-suite including master suite with dressing room, drawing room, kitchen/dining, utility and boot room, galleried sitting room, media room and double garage, gated off street parking and landscaped gardens providing a decked terraced, block paving and interspersed with a number of distinct beds and raised area of lawn to rear abutting open farmland.
Solid oak door with clouded double-glazed panelling opening to:
ENTRANCE HALL: 6.10m x 3.05m (20' 0" x 10' 0") A distinctive yet inviting entrance with split-level, handmade curved oak staircase off, tiled marble flooring with underfloor heating, oak skirting, ornate ceilings with cornicing and downlighting throughout drawing a wealth of natural light from the first floor gallery and with oak double doors opening to:
DRAWING ROOM: 7.08m x 4.29m (23' 2" x 14' 0") Enjoying a dual south-westerly aspect with triple glazed windows to rear and double doors opening to the gardens with further windows to side. Features include 20mm engineered T&G oak flooring from Banham and Son, Suffolk and oak skirting. A central recessed Stovax Studio Riva 2 wood burner within a framed slate tiled hearth and split slate fireplace wall with log storage below and hearth. Panel glazed double oak doors opening to:
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 8.02m x 4.40m (26' 3" x 14' 5") Fitted by Bozberg Kitchens of Colchester with a comprehensive range of base and wall units with worktops over. The kitchen enjoys a central island/breakfast bar with stainless steel single sink unit and mixer tap above. Notable appliances to the central island include a Siemens dishwasher, recycling and waste drawer further complemented by an elevated glass top breakfast bar. Further features to the kitchen include a number of pan drawers and floor to ceiling larder pull-out units with further appliances including a Siemens double oven, plate warmer, single oven /grill/microwave, twin fridge and single freezer. Siemens hob unit comprising twin induction cooking zones Teppan Yaki with touch sensitive control panel and separate propane gas wok burner with extractor unit to outside air above. The kitchen embraces the southerly rear aspect afforded by the property and opening into a dining area which enjoys a Picasso marble floor, feature glass floor panel to the subterranean level and double height aluminium glazed facade incorporating tri-folding aluminium doors.
UTILITY ROOM: 4.55m x 3.70m (14' 11" x 12' 1") Fitted with a matching range of Shaker style units with worktops over and tiling above. Stainless steel single sink unit with hot and cold tap over and space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer. Downlighters throughout, tiled marble flooring, space for an additional fridge/freezer. Triple glazed casement window units to side and oak door to boot room.
BOOT ROOM: 3.28m x 1.12m (10' 9" x 3' 8") With quarry tiled floor and space for boots and coats. Oak door leading to outside and step to double garage, secondary staircase and door to fourth bedroom.
CLOAKROOM: With tiled marble flooring throughout, oak skirting and wall hung ceramic W/C, two bar waterfall wash handbasin within a granite top stand and clouded glazed window to side. Free standing glass wardrobe cupboard for coats and shoes.
MASTER SUITE: 4.51m x 4.15m (14' 9" x 13' 7") Drawing influences from a range of styles the suite is one of the property's most striking assets. Enjoying a private position with features including engineered oak flooring with underfloor heating throughout, oak skirting. Coffered ceiling with ornate cornice and a part antique-mirrored ceiling and mood lighting throughout.
DRESSING ROOM: 4.49m x 2.83m (14' 8" x 9' 3") Access to the dressing room is provided either side of a central part-mirrored fronted wardrobe unit with dressing room enjoying oak flooring with underfloor heating, two further oak fronted wardrobe units and a recessed dressing table and downlighting with windows to front overlooking the adjacent farmland. Clouded glass door opening to:
EN-SUITE BATHROOM: 4.15m x 2.33m (13' 7" x 7' 7") Tiled in Rialto Calcutta wall tiles with a dual chrome trim, Brazilian black slate flooring and wall hung dual flow W/C with wall hung bidet, Whirlpool Express Poseidon Chromotheraphy jacuzzi bath, Grohe shower with Infinity glass screen and 'his and hers' glass spherical wash hand basins with waterfall taps over within granite worktop and below drawer vanity units.
Subterranean Level Vinyl planked wood effect finish complete with underfloor heating, oak doors to:
CONTROL ROOM: Housing MVHR (mechanical ventilation heat recovery) system, water softener and hot water storage tank and door to:
WINE CELLAR: Vinyl planked wood effect with wine storage racks.
Two further store rooms and oak door to:
GYM: 6.59m x 4.37m (21' 7" x 14' 4") A multi-purpose subterranean room drawing light from part clouded glass floor panel above. The room is mechanically ventilated as part of the MHVR system providing fresh air. The gym is versatile in offering potential for a range of uses including cinema/music/media room or as a fifth bedroom.
GALLERIED SITTING ROOM: 12.40m x 4.40m (40' 8" maximum internal measurement x 14' 5") An outstanding, elevated dual aspect galleried sitting room with feature window to front manufactured from solid oak with triple glazed sealed units affording views over open farmland. The galleried rear looks over the tri-folding doors with polyester powder coated aluminium double glazed unit formed in an apex design with a parallel aspect over the landscaped gardens. The sitting room is set beneath a pitched roofline with substantial oak frame, array of spotlights and additional wall lighting. Oak door to:
BEDROOM 2: 5.09m x 4.51m (16' 8" maximum internal measurement x 14' 9") With engineered oak flooring enjoying underfloor heating, oak skirting and fitted wardrobe unit. Twin Velux windows to rear, door to eaves storage space and further door to:
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: With stone polished porcelain tiles and fitted with ceramic W/C, wash hand basin and Opus quadrant shower suite.
BEDROOM 3: 4.80m x 3.65m (15' 8" maximum internal measurement x 11' 11") With engineered oak flooring, underfloor heating and oak skirting. Fitted wardrobe units, twin Velux windows to rear and oak door to:
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: With stone polished porcelain tiles and fitted with ceramic W/C, wash hand basin, Opus quadrant shower suite and wall mounted chrome towel rail.
BEDROOM 4 (over garage): 5.61m x 3.69m (18' 4" maximum internal measurement x 12' 1") With engineered oak floor throughout, oak skirting, Velux style windows to sides. Complimented with kitchenette comprising oak block worktop and breakfast bar with a number of base level units and tall unit for wardrobe, built-in fridge, stainless steel spherical sink and mixer tap above. Door to:
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Fitted with ceramic W/C, oval ceramic wash hand basin with a wood effect vanity unit below, sensor lit mirror and Opus quadrant shower suite and polished porcelain tile finish.
Outside The property enjoys a rural setting whilst conveniently located to both the well served village of Boxford and market town of Hadleigh. The property is approximately a 25-minute drive to Colchester North Station which provides a direct link to London Liverpool Street, journey time is approximately 55 minutes. Approached via a brick walled recessed entrance block paved driveway with twin hinged gates opening into a graveled area of off-street parking for up to five vehicles. A low-level brick wall surrounds the parking area with Indian Vijaya gold slate paving to ramp and steps and entrance area complementing the front elevation of the property. Graphite block paving providing a side walkway to both sides of the property. Direct access is afforded to:
DOUBLE GARAGE: 6.74m x 5.45m (22' 1" x 17' 10") With twin oak hinged doors to front, light and power connected, workshop area and personnel door to side and direct access to the residence via the Bootroom.
Beyond the initial driveway side access is provided to both sides of the property with a slate roof log store and raised south facing decked terrace.
GARDEN The gardens themselves are comprised a number of intricate paths with the Bradstone Woburn graphite block paving complemented by gravel walkways interspersing a number of boxed hedge low level plant and flower beds with raised beds beyond, timber framed external store and greenhouse completed by Woodpecker Joinery. A distinctive split level brick wall to rear separates the range of beds with the elevated lawned area, home to a number of mature trees with a rural aspect well placed to embrace the afternoon sunshine and the outstanding rear aspect of this exceptional residence.
SERVICES: Mains water and electricity are connected. Heating provided via an Air Source Heat Pump. Private drainage via a Klargester Biodisc treatment system. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.
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