4,442 sq ft(412.68 sq m)
Guide price £1,000,000

Quinbury LaneBarkway, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 8EQ

    Key features

    • Excellent rural location with stunning views
    • Much original character, with vaulted ceilings and open fireplaces
    • Well proportioned, mainly single level living space
    • West facing rear garden with private terrace
    • Edge of village location
    • Convenient commute via Royston station (40 minutes to Kings Cross)

    A substantial and beautifully presented barn conversion in a delightful rural location overlooking open countryside.

    About this property

    • This substantial barn was converted around 12 years ago and
      has been well maintained since. It offers excellent family living
      and entertainment space.

      A large glass panelled entrance lobby leads into an entrance hall with access to the utility, guest cloakroom and integral garage. Double glass doors open onto the garden.

      The kitchen breakfast room features an Aga and a timbered and vaulted ceiling. French windows and a stable door from here open onto the gardens with countryside views beyond.

      The centrepiece of the house is the large and predominantly open plan living space comprising of a sitting room and dining area with a central double sided fireplace, again with doors and windows opening onto the terrace and gardens. The hall to the south end of the house leads to the bedroom wing.

      The master bedroom is a substantial area with a galleried
      mezzanine study, its own dressing room and en suite bathroom. There are 3 further bedrooms on this floor one of which is en suite, the others sharing a family bathroom as well as a separate WC.

      On the first floor there is an additional 5th bedroom which
      currently provides a useful children's gaming area.

      On the outside the gardens essentially wrap around the house
      with a parking area to the front and a side garden. The rear garden is south facing with a substantial terrace and an additional gated access to the lane.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    amazing vaulted ceiling in the master bedroom with a mezzanine dressing area

    Justin GodfreyProperty agent

    Local information

    • Barkway is a popular village to the south of Royston. The village comprises of an attractive mix of period houses including houses for many generations. The main street has a pub and a garage with a series of lanes and footpaths leading off ideal for the equestrian enthusiast.
    • Surrounding Barkway is undulating countryside ideal for riding or country walks. There is a village shop and sub post office in the neighbouring town of Barley and local shopping can be found at Royston or Buntingford.
    • Cambridge and Hertford are almost equidistant with a range of
    • additional shopping and transport facilities. Fast and frequent
    • trains leave Royston station to Kings Cross in around 37 minutes. A range of schooling is available in the surrounding area both state and private.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From the A10 heading towards Cambridge from London Turn right in Buckland (signposted to Barkway) from here follow the road to the very end where you will reach a T junction turning right and then immediately left into Nuthampstead Road. You will cross over the river and just after this is a driveway on your left hand side. Head along this driveway (please note this is single track) to the very end and then swing round to your left and you will see The Byre on your left hand side.
    • EPC Rating = C