Inspired barn conversion with contemporary styling
Chandos Barns is designed by and home to architects Richard Buckley and Fiammetta Gray founding members of award winning London based practice Buckley Gray Yeoman. It offers multi purpose flexible living space cleverly blending period character with contemporary design. Bold colours, free flowing spaces, vaulted ceilings, large pivot doors and expanses of glazing create an inside outside ambience resulting in a homely family residence. The majority of the living space is on the ground floor and comprises; the living room and dining room both with wood burning stoves, a bespoke kitchen, principal bedroom with en suite bathroom and walk in wardrobe along with two further bedrooms and a family bathroom. The east wing houses a large utility room and a spacious secondary living come studio space. There are a further two double bedrooms and a third bathroom on the first floor. External stairs attached to the main house lead to a studio office space.
The landscaped gardens are a particular feature of the property laid out in a series of 'rooms'. There is a walled courtyard, a terrace which runs along the rear of the house, lawned expanses enclosed by yew hedging and a raised vegetable garden with fantastic views of St Mary's Church. On the opposite lawn lies the orchard and croquet lawn beyond which is the private walled swimming pool, with its own micro-climate & pool house. The outbuilding has planning permission for an annexe.
Mains water & electricity. Private drainage and calor gas. Oil fired boiler. The house benefits from underfloor heating throughout.
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I thought this property was very rare, a wonderful blend of contemporary architecture within a beautiful period building set in superb gardens and grounds.Peter Ogilvie