Wonderfully positioned and superbly presented farmhouse with fine undulating views over the Fynn valley and self-contained cottage/barn conversion. About 18.5 acres
Church Farm House is originally believed to date from the mid- 16th century with later alterations in the 19th & 20th centuries. The property is built of both a timber frame and brick construction under a plain tiled roof. The property was fully renovated in 1983 with further updating of the kitchen and bathrooms in the last five years and offers both original features and modern facilities such as fireplaces, mullion windows, exposed timbers, solid oak doors, leaded windows, underfloor heating and a well fitted Aga kitchen. The versatile and spacious accommodation is laid out over three floors with the ground floor comprising a reception hall, which has a large fireplace. The hall leads through to a further 3 reception rooms one of which is a delightful, vaulted drawing room with a full height chimney breast and wood burner, doors out onto the terrace and a spacious mezzanine snug/landing above.
The dining room, office and study all afford stunning views over the surrounding countryside. The shaker style Aga kitchen with a range of base and wall mounted units with a marble worktops and island which continues through into a breakfast room area with further units.
The main staircase rises to the first floor leading through to the master bedroom with dressing room and en suite bathroom. There are another two bedrooms, shower room and family bathroom on this floor. The rear landing carries through to the mezzanine room over the drawing room and a secondary staircase. The second floor has a further two bedrooms, with access to a large roof space.
The property is approached through electric gates and across a gravel drive fronting the two bay cart lodge with adjacent garage housing the central heating oil tank. A further garage houses the pool boiler and filtration system. The established gardens are a particular feature of the house. South facing with numerous delightful areas including a large lawned area directly behind the house and a wide stone terrace. Well maintained, the gardens benefit from fully stocked beds with a wide selection of plants including different rose varieties and 60 different varities of Iris, mature trees and a natural pond.
The gardens also boast a walled, heated swimming pool with a superb pool house with seating and lawned area.
The first timber framed barn measures 30m x 28m with 4 loose boxes with feed and tack rooms on either side and open to a concrete standing and through to the paddocks. There are a further four steel framed barns: Barn 1: 10m x 10m which includes a covered sheep pen and hay store along with a side stable and store room. Barn 2: 14m x 8m Barn 3: 14m x 8m, Barn 4: 10m x 7m. A further brick barn is located along the eastern boundary and measures 10m x 5m and has a hayloft above and side stable.
To the far end of the outbuildings is a recently converted two
storey brick granary/barn conversion. The hall leads to a utility and cloakroom and continues into the well-fitted open plan kitchen. There is a comprehensive range of units with granite worktops and modern appliances. This opens through to the vaulted living room with wood burner and doors out to the gardens. Beyond this is a bedroom suite and on the first floor is a further bedroom with ensuite.
Services: Mains Water, Electricity & Drainage. Oil Fired Central Heating.
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The property is a rare gem being set back in the heart of a very popular village and yet in a lovely tucked away setting. The recently converted granary cottage is also superbly finished and the land and outbuildings compliment the property superbly.Tom Orford