Guide Price £2,000,000  6 Bed Barn Conversion, South Street, Comberton


Absolutely stunning and quite magnificent country residence of generous proportions combining traditional period elegance with contemporary style and panache.

INTRODUCTION
INTRODUCTION
Manor Barn is a rather special and most impressive Grade II Listed detached country residence created by the conversion of a range of period former farm buildings. The extensive and beautifully presented accommodation extends in all to about 5750 sq ft and incorporates an expansive open plan kitchen/living/dining room with bespoke oak cabinetry and Aga together with high vaulted ceilings creating its own unique ambiance. In addition, it benefits from its own leisure facilities including indoor swimming pool.
This fine home occupies an exceptional location standing within its own grounds in all extending to about 2.3 Acres in a most desirable tucked away position with a useful range of outbuildings, including 4 car garage, landscaped gardens and woodland, enjoying views over the adjoining green belt land.

LOCATION
Comberton is located 6 miles to the west of Cambridge with the benefit of a cycle path leading from the Village to the City, close proximity to the M11 motorway and easy access to mainline Rail Station at Royston (London Kings Cross in 45 minutes and Liverpool Street 60 minutes). The village is served by numerous amenities, including a village shop, a post office, a butcher, a garage, a firm of accountants, a solicitor and a public house. The village is noted for its excellent educational facilities with a playgroup, primary school and the Ofsted outstanding rated Comberton Village College which also has a Sixth Form. Further schooling is available in Cambridge in both independent and state sectors.

PAIR OF GLAZED AND PANELLED ENTRANCE DOORS
leading into:

IMPRESSIVE RECEPTION HALLWAY
with central staircase rising to the first floor with natural timber handrail and painted Newel post and spindles, full height double storey vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, feature reclaimed stained glass panels to the rear, large pargetted panels, reclaimed Yorkstone flooring with recessed mat well, period radiators, full height glazed windows to the front, further casement windows to the front, ceiling with inset downlights, new glazed walkway.

CLOAKROOM
fitted coat cupboard with hanging rail and shelving, natural brick flooring, radiator, leading through to:

DOWNSTAIRS TOILET
with low level w.c., wash hand basin with marble surround and cupboards below, part stone tiled walls, brick flooring, frosted casement window to the rear, period style radiator.

DRAWING ROOM
with feature Inglenook fireplace with natural exposed brick chimney breast, oak Bressumer beam, Yorkstone hearth, exposed ceiling timber, moulded ceiling rose, reclaimed oak floor boards, period style radiators, lamp circuit, a pair of panelled and glazed French doors leading to the garden and a pair of casement windows to front.

GAMES ROOM
currently housing snooker table, feature vaulted ceiling, natural brick Inglenook fireplace with oak Bressumer, raised hearth, reclaimed oak flooring, part timber panelled walls, period style radiators, lamp circuit, casement windows to either side, twin panelled and glazed French doors leading out to the rear garden.

OFFICE/STUDY
approached via twin doors from reception hallway, reclaimed oak flooring, architectural radiators, oak framed picture window overlooking the garden.

LIVING ROOM
approached via twin doors from reception hall, with feature period timber panelling reclaimed from the Norwich Old Courthouse, stained glass window, bespoke adjustable bookshelving, reclaimed oak flooring, period style radiators, lamp circuit, casement windows to two aspects.

MAGNIFICENT OPEN PLAN KITCHEN/DINING/LIVING SPACE
A substantial room with feature full height vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers with impressive designer spot lamps and reclaimed brick flooring. The kitchen is fitted with oak handmade bespoke cabinetry from Underwood of St Albans, Silestone work surfaces, central island with power, concealed drawer refrigerators, Sub-Zero brushed stainless steel fridge/freezer, Sub-Zero dual zone wine cooler, Wedgwood blue 4-oven oil fired Aga with matching electric twin oven and electric hob, underfloor heating, a good number of casement windows to either side, opening conservation rooflight and 4 pairs of panelled and glazed French doors leading to outside.

BOOT ROOM/UTILITY
with panelled and glazed entrance doors to the front and rear, brick flooring with recessed mat wells, fitted storage cupboards, mezzanine loft with access ladder, plumbing and space for automatic washing machine and dryer, butler sink and fitted double cupboard with underfloor heating controls to the open plan kitchen/living/dining space.

ON THE FIRST FLOOR


SPACIOUS LANDING
with staircase rising to second floor with handrail, painted spindles.

MASTER BEDROOM
with full height vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, Victorian cast iron fireplace with decorative tiled slips, wooden mantel and surround and brick hearth, period style radiators, sash picture window with far reaching views over the gardens and adjoining countryside and a pair of casement windows to either side.

WALK-IN DRESSING ROOM
with open shelving, hanging rails, ceiling with inset downlighters, period radiators, frosted casement window to the side.

ENSUITE BATHROOM
freestanding rolltop bath on scrolled feet, tiled shower cubicle, His and Hers Heritage wash hand basins with storage cupboards below, low level w.c., bidet, extensive ceramic tiling to walls, part vaulted ceiling with extractor fan and inset downlighters, heated towel rail/radiator, frosted casement window to the side.

REAR HALLWAY
with cupboard with insulated hot water tank and slatted shelving, exposed timbers, period radiator, wall lamps.

BEDROOM
fitted double wardrobe, period radiator, casement windows to two aspects.

BEDROOM
fitted wardrobe cupboard, wash hand basin, storage cupboard below, period radiator, casement window and sash window.

BEDROOM
fitted wardrobe, period radiator, casement window.

FAMILY BATHROOM
recently refitted with a pair of wash hand basins with mixer tap, storage cupboards below, mirror fronted cabinet above, low level w.c., good size walk-in shower cubicle, ceiling with inset downlighters and extractor fan, tiled floor, heated towel rail/radiator and casement window.

ON THE SECOND FLOOR


LANDING
with

BEDROOM
with eaves storage cupboard, period radiators, rooflight, arch shaped casement window to the side.

ENSUITE BATHROOM
panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, extractor fan, heated towel rail/radiator, part tiled walls, fitted mirrors and courtesy lighting.

ENSUITE TOILET
with low level w.c.

GROUND FLOOR CONTINUED
with glazed walkway, stone floor, accessed via reception hall, door through to:

POOL HOUSE
Indoor pool with motorised safety cover, vaulted ceiling with uplighters and a wall of double glazed sliding doors to one side, further lighting, exposed brickwork, stone paviours around pool. (Please note that the pool is heated either from its own independent oil fired boiler or biomass boiler). Stone steps rising to landing:

BEDROOM
feature vaulted ceilings, fitted wardrobe cupboard, a pair of radiators, double glazed sash window to the side and round window overlooking pool.

WALK IN WETROOM
with tiled shower cubicle, glazed door, heated towel rail/radiator, extractor fan, wall lights, sliding casement double glazed window.

SEPARATE TOILET
low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, part tiled walls, radiator, extractor fan, sliding double glazed casement window.

OUTSIDE
The property stands comfortably within its own established grounds in all extending to about 2.3 acres approached from South Street via private gravelled drive, shared with East Barn. Manor Barn has its own independent gated access with 5-bar gate leading into an extensive gravelled driveway which is predominantly enclosed by hedging with mature trees and lawned area, a good range of outside lighting.

BARN
with brick and weatherboarded elevations underneath a pantiled roof, twin timber doors housing Windhager biomass boiler, power and light, window to the side, covered area to the front, electric car point and oil storage tank to side.

FORMAL GARDENS
to the side and rear enclosed by walling and fencing principally laid to lawn with a number of mature trees, pergola, paved dining areas, outside lighting, gated access to the side leading to:

4 CAR GARAGE
brick and weatherboarded elevations underneath corrugated roof with power and light connected, gravelled parking area.

TO THE FRONT
the remainder of the grounds are principally laid to lawn with mature hedgerow and trees enjoying far reaching views over the adjoining green belt protected countryside. The property also benefits from its own private woodland.

SERVICES
Mains drains, main water, mains electricity, 45kW Windhager biomass boiler recently installed in December 2014 currently returning 10,864 per annum (tax free) providing hot water and heat to both the house and pool. If required the pool can also be heated by the oil fired boiler in the plant room. 4 kW solar PV system behind garage returning 600 per annum (tax free).

AGENTS NOTE
The barn may be considered to fall within the curtilage of a listed building and therefore may also be considered to be a listed building.

Cambridge Office

T: 01223 214214

E: camb.res@cheffins.co.uk