East Barn combines a wealth of traditional charm with contemporary country living to deliver an idyllic home.
The village of Little Witley provides a secluded, countryside feel whilst only being 20 minutes from the city of Worcester, with excellent commuter links via rail and the M5 motorway.
Worcester (10 miles) Birmingham (30 miles) and by rail there is a direct train service from Kidderminster (10 miles) direct into London Marylebone.
Little Witley offers several public footpaths and bridleways for countryside walks and also benefits from the historic St Michael’s Church, as well as a busy village hall which greatly enhances the community. The English Heritage’s Witley Court is just 4 minutes away, said to be one of English Heritages “Number One Ruin” which itself has stunning gardens designed by William Nesfield. There is a high quality of schooling close by, in both the public and private sectors, including the catchment schools of Great Witley Church of England Primary School and the highly regarded Chantry High School. In the independent sector, there is the Royal Worcester Grammar School, Kings School Worcester and Abberley Hall School. Nestled in the Worcestershire countryside, Little Witley is within ten minutes of nearby villages such as Great Witley and Ombersley, which provide extensive amenities.
East Barn oozes character and traditional charm, whilst still maintaining a light and airy feel. Built in 1787, it is hard not to be taken in by the charm and character of the property. Having been sympathetically modernised over the fifteen years that the current owners have lived there.
As you enter the barn through the impressive full height window into the Entrance Hallway, you immediately feel the charm of this beautiful property with exposed ceiling beams. Finished with engineered oak flooring, oak skirting and architrave and doors leading off to the Dining Room, Office and Kitchen.
The current Dining Room could easily be another Sitting Room, it is a lovely light room with dual aspect to the front and rear of the barn, featuring wonderful beams and an attractive log burner on flagstone tiles with oak lintel above.
The Office is one of the owners favourite rooms due to the outlook onto the garden. With another delightful feature beam and wall light.
The spacious modern country Kitchen/Family room was only refitted three years ago and now features handmade painted oak base and wall units finished in a lovely country soft sage green colour and finished with Granite worktops, Granite upstands and engineered oak flooring which continues from the Hallway. There is a Belfast Sink and all integrated appliances including two wall mounted Siemens ovens, integrated Dishwasher, Fridge, and Freezer, five ring induction hob and extractor canopy. There is extensive storage in the Kitchen with numerous drawers and units and a lovely matching side board with oak top and two wicker storage baskets. This room is dual aspect so lovely and light and also has another attractive beam so beautifully blend the old with the new.
There is a door from the Kitchen to a Utility room which has a one and a half stainless steel sink, storage units, space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer and a useful storage airing cupboard. There is a stable door leading to the rear Garden.
The Ground Floor to East Barn is very versatile with its accommodation as from the Kitchen there is a door not only to the main Hallway but another door to an inner Hallway with two doors off to a Guest Bedroom and Shower Room. Ideal, if not for Guests, a teenager or dependent relative.
First Floor Accommodation
There is a delightful galleried landing with two exposed ceiling beams, wall lights and two windows allowing in plenty of light. There are doors leading to Three Bedrooms, Shower room and a spacious Sitting Room. All rooms have a delightful long distant countryside views with windows to the rear.
The Sitting Room is another light and spacious room, with dimmable wall lights and featuring gorgeous beams and an attractive red brick fireplace with oak lintel and log burner. Perfect to enjoy on a cosy winters night.
The Master Bedroom is accessed off an inner landing from the first floor so giving you that extra privacy. With an attractive picture window, fitted triple wardrobes and four wall lights. The En-Suite has a corner bath with mixer shower taps, basin with vanity unit, modern towel radiator and spotlights to the ceiling.
Bedroom Two is another Double Room with ceiling beam and another picture window to enjoy the rear aspect.
Bedroom Three is fitted with a single wardrobe, drawer unit and cupboard over the bed and further storage in the corner. Another bright room overlooking the rear garden with country outlook.
The Shower Room with fitted shower tray has a corner pedestal wash basin, towel radiator and spotlights.
East Barn has been a very much-loved family home over the last fifteen years that the current owners have been there. Describing it as her ‘Little Piece of England’ when the trees are all in blossom. They’ve loved not being overlooked, whilst the children fell in love with the garden and the open space to play. So many garden parties have taken place over the years and due to its great location and top schooling with the renowned Chantry school in catchment it offers so much locally. They love the country outlook from the bedroom, the cosy study, the spacious kitchen as its lovely and bright due to the dual aspect. Many dinner parties have been hosted at East Barn, seating 14 in the Dining Room. East Barn has so many delightful features, it is the ideal family house.
The rear Garden is another wonderful feature of East Barn, a perfect place for children to play hide and seek due to its landscaping. Extending to over half an acre and featuring a large paved patio, ideal for dining with family and friends in the warmer months.
There is a field gate to the right-hand side which is also useful for access. The rest of the rear garden is mainly turf area with an arch leading to a small orchard towards the back-left hand side of the garden where there are Plum, cherry, apple and pear trees.
There is a parking area to the front and a single garage. East Barn has a right of access either from the communal drive access from the village of Little Witley or an alternative drive-access approached off the A443
East Barn is a delightful property; combining traditional character with contemporary country living to offer the perfect family home. With an abundance of beautiful oak beams, East Barn still retains a light and spacious feeling throughout. Set within a beautiful and large plot totaling in excess of 0.5 acres, this property is a real countryside gem.
Services: Mains Water and Electricity, Private drainage to a shared system and LPG heating.
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