This imposing barn set in 0.88 acres of level grounds, offers impressive accommodation of over 3,500 square feet and is ideally positioned, nestled at the end of a private road, in a blissful setting surrounded by open countryside just 10 minutes from Newbury town centre and less than an hour by rail from central London.
The magnificent property harmonizes a perfect blend of original barn features, such as high ceilings and exposed beams, with contemporary functionality and style whilst working with the building assets of six spacious bedrooms, four bathrooms, three well-proportioned reception rooms, utility room, cloakroom and an elegant open-plan kitchen/dining/living room, proposing the perfect space for families and socialising. There is also a triple garage, garden pavilion, courtyard, superfast broadband and solar panels.
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Queens Barn was converted around the year 1995 and is believed to have been built on the site of the old Sutton Estates Sawmills. The spectacular property encompasses the perfect mix of original character features, such as beams and vaulted ceilings, with a high quality, contemporary finish.
Ground floor accommodation comprises an entrance hallway with restored wooden floors and a picture window looking onto the internal courtyard, a cloakroom, the beautifully designed sitting room overlooking the gardens with a log burner feature and custom inbuilt cabinets, the dining room with tall picture windows overlooking the gardens, an exposed brick feature fireplace fitted with a log burner and French doors opening onto the courtyard. There is a fantastic open-plan kitchen/dining/family room with tiled flooring, bi-folding doors on the southern elevation and French doors on the eastern elevation (both leading onto the garden), a large kitchen island, quartz worktops and fully integrated appliances. There is a utility room leading off the kitchen with a door leading onto the courtyard, plus there is a sixth bedroom with a modern en-suite shower room which could also be used as an additional family room, providing flexible accommodation.
First floor accommodation comprises a vast landing with a seating area, then steps take you down to the master-suite which has triple fitted wardrobes and a recently refurbished en-suite shower room with twin sinks and a walk-in shower. There is another bedroom with an en-suite shower room plus a dressing area with a fitted wardrobe, then there are three further generous bedrooms (all have fitted wardrobes) and the modern family bathroom. Fantastic views over the garden and paddock can be enjoyed from many of the upstairs rooms.
Electric iron gates open up to take you into the 0.88 acre plot of level grounds. To the front of the property is a vast gravelled driveway leading to the barn-style triple garage which has been floored and is fully boarded above, providing lots of storage space.
The beautifully maintained garden gets the sun all day and is predominantly laid to lawn with a large patio and various planted borders. There is a pavilion which has power, broadband and heaters - a perfect spot for socialising or working from home. There is also a fenced off area with vegetable beds and a greenhouse.
Beyond the garden is a fantastic paddock, bordered with mature trees with a large storage shed, behind which the solar panels are found.
All mains services are connected except gas. The property operates on oil-fired central heating and there are solar panels owned by the property with a capacity of 5.67kW. There is superfast fibre broadband provided by Gigaclear, with maximum speeds of 100mbps. The double glazed windows and doors have also been replaced in the last 5 years.
From Junction 13 of the M4 motorway, head south on the A34 towards Southampton and after 3 miles take the A4 exit signposted Newbury and Hungerford. Take the third exit at the roundabout and head along the A4 towards Hungerford, crossing over the A34. Take the second exit at the roundabout onto the B4000 and on entering the village of Stockcross take the second turning on the left into Church Road. Pass St. John’s Church on your left and take the next left, then left again into Benham Chase where Queens Barn is found tucked away at the end of the private road.