A fabulous imposing barn conversion modernised to the highest of standards.
Completely refurbished by the current owners in 2011, including re-wiring, re-plumbing including fitting a new boiler, reinsulating and re-roofing, Old Tythe Barn is like a brand new home within a 400 year old oak frame building. The property is beautifully presented and has been finished to the highest of standards with modern features including, wet and dry underfloor heating to all hard floors, CAT 5 cabling throughout, Lutron lighting, wiring for CCTV, gate intercom, hard wiring for sound systems and built in speakers in the cinema room. Traditional features include re-conditioned radiators and solid oak framed windows and doors throughout, along with the exposed timber beams of the original structure.
The house is approached by a driveway, through electric wooden gates to a large parking area to the front of the house. A second driveway has also been put in for everyday access to the side of the house and kitchen. The front door leads into the reception hall with French limestone floors, with helical staircase to the first floor and glass bridge' landing over. The drawing room with its wood burner is a large, well-proportioned room and has a bar area to one side, with exposed beams and posts throughout. The dining room, which leads through via a glazed pitched roofed oak and glazed extension through to the kitchen all have Italian stone floors. From the dining room there are 3 sets of double doors leading out to the gardens.
The Smallbone kitchen boats a large central island with breakfast bar, electric induction hob and extractor fan. The kitchen has range of Miele appliances consisting of the ovens, dishwashers and fridge. There is also an electric Aga and a Gaggenau wine fridge. Further rooms on the ground floor include the cinema room, boot room, study, laundry room and boiler room. Steps lead down from the cinema room to the cellar.
Also on the ground floor, there is an indoor swimming pool, with welsh slate floor, shower and changing area along with a separate WC and pump room.
The sweeping staircase leads up to the first floor where there is an impressive master bedroom suite, with en suite bathroom, including shower. There is a guest bedroom suite with en suite shower room, three further bedrooms and family bathroom on this floor, as well as a large open landing space, ideal for study or relaxing.
A door leads from the rear hall to an integrated double garage and stores.
Gardens and Grounds
Outside, the house is approached by two drives and is set within lawned gardens, on the edge of the village. Within the gardens there is a herb garden, vegetable patch and fruit trees. A terrace runs along the rear of the house with steps across the lawn leading to a raised lawn. To the side of the house there is an al fresco dining area comprising a specially built barbeque house.
To the rear of the house there is a grass paddock which runs up the hill from the house, with a further owned grass field adjoining surrounded by a belt of woodland. This land is ideal for walking in.
Mains drainage water and electricity. Oil fired central heating.
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An outstanding example of a tythe barn with indoor pool iin a lovely rural setting.Chris Moorhouse