A delightful, Border Oak barn conversion, situated in a select development of only six barn conversions and having spacious, oil fired centrally heated living accommodation with two garages and landscaped gardens, patio's, ponds and trees.
This delightful Border Oak barn conversion is situated in a select and private development of only six properties, all adjoining open fields and farmland and yet only about 5 miles away from the market town of Leominster.
An internal inspection is recommended of The Long Barn and also a walk round the common gardens is recommended by the selling agent.
The full particulars of The Long Barn, 1 The Styches, Monkland, near Leominster are now further described as follows;
The property is a Border Oak barn conversion of brick and half timbered elevations under a clay tiled roof.
A large canopy porch with outside lighting, gives access under and through an entrance door into the reception hall.
Reception Hall (10'9 x 9' 3.28m x 2.74m):
The reception hall has a quarry tiled floor, exposed ceiling timbers, ceiling light, a double panelled radiator, power points, telephone point subject to BT regulations, a smoke alarm and a wall mounted Honeywell thermostat control.
From the reception hall, a door opens into the lounge;
Lounge (15'10 x 12'2 4.83m x 3.71m):
The lounge has a feature brick fire place, extending to ceiling height, quarry tiled hearth and villager multi fuel stove inset. There are alcoves to either side of the chimney breast, wall lighting, windows, one to the front and one to the rear, there are two single panelled radiators, one under each window sill, plenty of power points, a TV aerial point and a satellite connection point.
From the reception hall, a door opens into the kitchen/breakfast room;
Kitchen/Breakfast Room (15'10 x 12'2 4.83m x 3.71m):
The kitchen/breakfast room has exposed ceiling timbers and a well fitted kitchen with an inset one and a half bowl, single drainer, sink unit with mixer tap over, cupboards under and working surfaces to either side with a range of base units of cupboards and drawers. Inset into the working surface is a Phillips four ring electric hob, over is an extractor hood with light and there is also a Diplomat double oven with grill in a tall housing unit with cupboard space over and under. The kitchen also has space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine and dishwasher, space for a freezer, a built in fridge and ceramic tiling to splashbacks including a window sill with a window to the front. The kitchen has a full range of matching eye level cupboards with pelmet and cornice, plenty of power points, ceiling lighting, quarry tiled floor, a double panelled radiator, plenty of room for a good sized breakfast table and chairs and double opening glazed french doors open onto the rear terrace.
From the kitchen/breakfast room, a door opens into a large family/dining room;
Family/Dining Room (20' x 16'4 6.10m x 4.98m):
The large and light family/dining room has a window to the front, two double opening french doors to the rear, LED ceiling downlighters, two panelled radiators, plenty of power points and also a door with a small glazed top panel opening to the front of the property.
In the reception hall, a door opens into a ground floor cloakroom;
The cloarkoom has a low flush WC, a wall mounted wash hand basin, tiled splashback, single panelled radiator, tiled floor, ceiling light, exposed ceiling timbers and an extractor fan.
From the reception hall, a staircase rises up to a half landing and then turns and rises up to the first floor galleried style landing.
First Floor Landing:
The landing has some lovely exposed wall timbers, a window to the rear, single panelled radiator, ceiling downlighters and a door opening into the airing cupboard.
The airing cupboard houses the factory insulated hot water cylinder, immersion heater and shelving.
Latch and lever doors from the landing, open into the bedrooms;
Bedroom One (20'5 x 13'3 max 6.22m x 4.04m max):
Bedroom one has exposed wall timbers, windows to the front and rear, with the rear overlooking the landscaped gardens including the pond and open fields beyond, there are two single panelled radiators, one under each window sill, ceiling downlighters, power points, a built in floor to ceiling wardrobe fitment with hanging rail and from the bedroom, a staircase with a handrail to the side, leads up to an attic space.
Attic (15'3 x 13'3 4.65m x 4.04m):
The attic has a Velux roof light to the rear, exposed wall timbers and a good ceiling height.
Bedroom Two (13' max x 11'10 3.96m max x 3.61m):
Bedroom two has exposed wall timbers, a window overlooking the pond to the rear, a single panelled radiator, ceiling light and power points and another staircase giving access to a second attic.
Attic Two (13'2 x 15'4 4.01m x 4.67m):
The attic has some exposed timbers, Velux roof light to the rear and a door opening into a further useful roof storage space.
Bedroom Three (11' x 8'3 3.35m x 2.51m):
Bedroom three ha a window to the front, overlooking the courtyard, there is a single panelled radiator, exposed wall timbers, ceiling light, power points and a curtained built in wardrobe fitment, floor to ceiling with hanging rail and shelving.
From the landing, a door opens into the bath/shower room;
Bath/Shower Room (9'3 x 8' 2.82m x 2.44m):
The bath/shower room has a suite to include a panelled bath with hand grips, mixer tap over, a pedestal wash hand basin, mixer tap over and a low flush WC. There is also an enclosed corner shower cubicle with a Mira electric shower (installed in December 2015), ceramic tiled to ceiling height inset, there is also a ceiling height, single panelled radiator, exposed wall timbers and an opaque double glazed window to the front.
The property is approached across a long private driveway, to the select development and is approached to the front off a tarmacadam and gravelled driveway onto a gravelled forecourt with turning and parking for motor vehicles.
Adjoining The Long Barn are two garages;
Garage One (16'7 x 8' 5.05m x 2.44m):
Garage one has double opening wooden doors to the front and concreted floor.
Adjoining garage one is garage two;
Garage Two (16'7 x 10' 5.05m x 3.05m):
Garage two has double opening wooden doors to the front, concreted floor, power, lighting and a boiler cupboard.
The boiler cupboard houses the oil fired central heating boiler, heating hot water and radiators as listed.
At the rear of garage one is a door opening into the gardens.
The rear garden is a good size and is laid out attractively to a raised coloured terrace, circular features, there are lawned gardens and a pond with woodland beyond, stepping stone pathways, access from the rear garden into garage two, and the garden backs onto open fields. There are also some lovely landscaped communal gardens with a common green, trees, pleasant walks, a large pond and all adjoining open fields.
The garden form an important feature of this character property and a visit to The Long Barn is recommended by the selling agent.
Mains electricity, mains water, oil fired central heating, private drainage via a Bio-clear system, there is a Styches management company fund which at present is £225 payable twice a year, which includes the Bio-clear system, maintenance of and also gardens, grounds and any other external works that require maintenance.
Each house holder at The Styches has a certificate of membership and becomes a member of the company.
From Leominster, take the A44 west towards Rhayader and after passing through the village of Monkland, at the second crossroads turn right, signposted Rhayader. After only a few hundred yards, take the first turning right and after three tenths of a mile, turn left into The Styches. The Long Barn can be found on the left hand side of The Styches development.
Please note that the agents have not tested the appliances to the property and cannot verify they are in working order.
Jonathan Wright Estate Agents for themselves and the seller of this property, whose agents they are, give notice that these particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or contract, that all statements contained in these particulars relating to this property are made without responsibility and are not to be relied upon as a statement or representation of fact and that they do not make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. Any intending buyers must satisfy themselves by inspecting or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. These particulars are issued solely on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted throughout this agency.
Status: Available / REF: 12179682
- 1 bathrooms
- 2 reception rooms