**Stylish barn conversion **Country house setting **Stylish interior **Magnificent receptions **Living kitchen opening onto private garden **Four bedrooms Read more
**Stylish barn conversion **Country house setting **Stylish interior **Magnificent receptions **Living kitchen opening onto private garden **Four bedrooms
General - A fantastic opportunity to buy a barn conversion close to Burbage. The Ostlery forms part of the original stable yard of Stretton House, which has now been transformed into an exclusive collection of individual properties. As the name suggests it was originally the living quarters for the Ostler together with stabling and a hayloft. Stretton House itself was built by Colonel Atkins, a prominent hosiery manufacturer from Hinckley in 1912. The courtyard is set well back from the road and approached along a tree lined drive surrounded by paddocks and woodland. The barn looks out onto a beautifully landscaped courtyard and beyond, there is ample car parking and garaging. The accommodation briefly includes two magnificent reception rooms, a delightful living kitchen opening directly onto the garden together with a contemporary shower room and a cloakroom. To the first floor, there are four bedrooms and a luxurious bathroom.
Location - Stretton Baskerville lies on the outskirts of Burbage where there are a superb range of amenities including schools, shops, restaurants and a health club. The property is well located for access to the motorway network via Junction 1 on the M69 and the A5. Easy access to Rugby and Nuneaton train stations which have fast train services into London Euston station.
Directions - Travelling from the M69/ A5 island (Jury,s Inn) Burbage along the A5, Watling Street towards Nuneaton, continue down the hill past the Hinckley Knight pub and take the left turn signposted "Stretton Court/Stretton House". There is a for sale board.
The Barn - The accommodation is arranged over two floors as follows. Front door opening into reception hall.
Reception Hall - Tiled floor, stairs rising to first floor, central heating radiator.
Sitting Room - 17'9" x 15'7" (5.41m x 4.75m) - A wonderful room, the focal point of which is the fireplace housing a wood burning stove with timber over and slate hearth. There is coving to the ceiling, a ceiling rose, wood style floor, two central heating radiators and double doors opening into the living/dining room.
Living/Dining Room - 19'10" x 17'10" (6.05m x 5.44m) - The high beamed ceiling gives this room a real feeling of space. There are french doors opening onto the courtyard, a spiral staircase rising to bedroom four. Three central heating radiators.
Living Kitchen - 17'10" x 13'10" (5.44m x 4.22m) - The living kitchen has been fitted with a comprehensive range of cream Shaker style base and wall units with soft closing cupboards and heavy oak work surfaces. The units are arranged around the impressive Range style cooker, which has six gas burners and two ovens with extractor in canopy over. There is a Belfast sink and plumbing for a dishwasher. Two central heating radiators and french doors opening onto the garden.
Utility/Boiler Room - Plumbing for a washing machine and separate area housing the gas fired boiler and steps down to a dry CELLAR.
Rear Hall - Opens off the living kitchen. Understairs storage area. Door to shower room.
Shower Room - Re-fitted with considerable style. Walk in shower with rainfall and handheld shower fixtures, a wash hand basin with back lit mirror over, low flush lavatory set in vanity unit with high gloss front. Contemporary tiling to the floor with underfloor heating and tiled walls. Chrome ladder style towel rail.
On The First Floor - Stairs rise from the reception hall to the landing.
Landing - Opening off the landing are doors to the bedrooms.
Bedroom One - 14' x 10'10" (4.27m x 3.30m) - This is a beautiful room which overlooks the garden. Central heating radiator.
Bedroom Two - 15'8" x 11' (4.78m x 3.35m) - Overlooking courtyard. With a range of fitted cupboards. Central heating radiator. (some restricted headroom).
Bathroom - Luxurious bathroom suite comprising a fashionable free standing bath with rainfall tap and handheld shower fixture, low flush lavatory and wash hand basin with back lit mirror over. Ladder style towel rail. Tiling to the floor and walls.
Inner Landing - The inner landing is very spacious and has a rooflight.
Bedroom Three - 12' x 11'5" (3.66m x 3.48m) - Fitted with a generous range of wardrobes. A bank of wardrobes runs down one side of the room and there is a bed space with cupboards to either side and two bedside tables. Two roof lights, central heating radiator and door to bedroom four.
Bedroom Four - 13'2" x 7'5" (4.01m x 2.26m) - This makes a fantastic occasional bedroom. There is a roof light and spiral staircase down to the living/ dining room. (measurements include the spiral staircase and to 5' eaves height).
Outside - The courtyard is approached down an impressive tree lined drive, with paddocks to either side leading to the parking area and garaging. The Ostlery opens onto a shared courtyard, which has been meticulously landscaped with stoned areas interspersed with various specimen shrubs.
Parking Area/Garage - It should be noted that The Ostlery has two single adjoining garages within a garage block. There is plenty of visitor parking.
Outside To The Rear - There is a beautiful ornamental pond.
Management Company - There is a management company that looks after the shared areas. We understand that in 2018 the service charge was circa £300 per annum
Garden - The garden, which backs onto a paddock, is mainly laid to lawn with hedging and shrubs to the perimeter. There is a block paved terrace area ideal for barbecuing and entertaining and a delightful ornamental arch with climbing roses.
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