Andover Road, Highclere RG20

Andover Road, Highclere RG20

5 Bedroom | 3 Baths

Guide price £1,100,000
Highclere Farm 0 miles
Yew Tree Inn 0.3 miles
The Red House 0.4 miles

A magnificent modern barn conversion on the edge of Highclere, situated in grounds of approximately 1.5 acres. Further land available by separate negotiation.

Situation:
Highclere Barn is located on the edge of the popular village of Highclere, home to “Downton Abbey” at nearby Highclere Castle, and approximately 5 miles to the south west of Newbury. The property is within easy reach of the A34, M4 and mainline train stations at Newbury (Paddington 54 minutes) and Whitchurch (64 minutes).

Highclere, along with neighbouring Woolton Hill, offers a thriving community with a number of excellent pubs and restaurants, churches, monthly village markets, a post office, garden centre, tennis club and doctor’s surgery. There is also an outstanding infant school and junior school. Other schools in the area include Thorngrove, St.Gabriels, Cheam, Downe House, Horris Hill, Brockhurst and Marlston House, Elstree, Farleigh, Bradfield College and Marlborough College. The property is located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and surrounded by byways, footpaths and bridleways.

The historic market town of Newbury offers a wide range of shops, sporting and recreational facilities including Newbury racecourse.

Description:
Highclere Barn is a very impressive converted barn that has been meticulously converted by the current owners to provide a stunning family home. On entering the property there is an expansive hall with feature wine rack, beautiful and cavernous sitting room with oak flooring throughout and bi-fold doors onto a large south facing terrace. There is a dining area, again with a vaulted ceiling, which in turn leads to the impressive kitchen/breakfast area featuring wooden wall shelves, an electric AGA and central island unit with quartz worktops. This fabulous space also has access to a second, west facing terrace via French doors, as well as further bi-fold doors out to the front of the barn and garden. Next to the kitchen is a useful utility room with pull down ladder accessing excellent storage space.

The principal bedroom accommodation is to the northern end of the barn and consists of a fabulous master suite with dressing area and luxury en suite shower room, 2 further ground floor bedrooms served by a beautiful bathroom complete with free standing bath and separate shower cubicle. Stairs from the inner hall lead up to two further double bedrooms, a family bathroom and good storage spaces incorporating a large airing cupboard.

Grounds:
The property is approached via an electric wooden 5 bar gate, beyond which is a drive leading down to a large gravel parking area for multiple vehicles and a timber framed double carport and adjoining garage. The garden is primarily laid to lawn interspersed with several trees and illuminated at night with a number of uplighters and downlighters creating a lovely ambience.

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Key Property Details
Property attributes
Detached
Parking available
Off Street Parking Triple Garage
Additional attributes
Garden
Locality
Rural
Energy Efficiency Rating
C
Environment Impact Rating
D
Total Sq Ft
65,340 (6,070.3 Sq M) approx.
Carter Jonas reference
NEW190450
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