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Balsall Common barn conversion is a beauty

There is no shortage of character in this 16th century, part-thatched barn conversion in Meeting House Lane, Balsall Common.

Emscot Barn in Meeting House Lane, Balsall Common.
Emscot Barn in Meeting House Lane, Balsall Common.

There is no shortage of character in this 16th century, part-thatched barn conversion in Balsall Common, near Coventry.

The charming looking period property is in Meeting House Lane in the village and enjoys views over the countryside from the back.

A shared driveway leads to a private gravel drive and parking area.

The large timber front door opens into an entrance hall with ceramic tiled flooring and original exposed timbers.

An open archway leads into a dining room which has a fantastic vaulted ceiling and original timbers.

Another archway leads from the dining area into the living room which also has a vaulted ceiling with original exposed timbers.

There is a focal point brick-built fireplace with sandstone hearth and stone mantle and living flame gas fire. A window offers views over the terrace, garden and surrounding countryside. Steps lead to bedrooms one and two.

In the breakfast kitchen there are cottage-style, hand-painted units with ceramic tiled work surfaces and ceramic tiled splash backs. It has an integrated Stoves double oven, gas hob, overhead extractor, built-in dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washing machine. It has quarry-tiled flooring, a window to the back and stable-style door to a paved terrace and the garden beyond.

The barn has three bedrooms. Bedroom one overlooks the front and has built-in timber fronted wardrobes.

A staircase leads up to a first floor dressing area with mirror fronted built-in double wardrobes. It has a door to an en suite with a coloured suite featuring a toilet, pedestal basin, panelled bath and shower attachment. This also has exposed timbers.

Emscot Barn in Meeting House Lane, Balsall Common.
Emscot Barn in Meeting House Lane, Balsall Common.
 

Bedroom two is a well-proportioned double reached from the living room via a private staircase. It has views to the side and back and exposed timber beams. This bedroom has planning permission and listed building consent to be extended out over the back garden and for an en suite to be created.

The family shower room has a white suite with basin on a vanity unit, toilet, shower cubicle, tiled walls and floor.

The third bedroom is reached from the living room via a private staircase leading down. It is another double and enjoys views over the back garden.

At the front of the property there is a split timber five-barred gate, a single garage, driveway with off-road parking and a mature holly hedge.

There is a lawned side garden and beautifully maintained back garden with large paved patio, lawned area, hedgerow and well-stocked plant and shrub borders. It looks out over green belt countryside.

The detached single garage is made of brick and has loft storage.

Balsall Common is an appealing village with a wealth of amenities, good schools and excellent commuter links.

It has a guide price of £465,000 and is being sold by Andrew Grant on 0121 709 4422.

 

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