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6 Bedroom detached house School Road, Copford Green £875,000

An exquisite conversion of a former stables that has been greatly extended to create a spacious and versatile village home nestled in the sought after ancient hamlet of Copford Green.

An exquisite conversion of a former stables that has been greatly extended to create a spacious and versatile village home nestled in the sought after ancient hamlet of Copford Green.

The original building dates c17th and is listed grade II. It was converted from a Shire Horse stable block in the middle 80s, extended further at that time and now offers both the ‘old’ and the ‘new’, privacy and seclusion, a great entertaining space and an idyllic family home.

“This deceptively large property itself offers flexible family accommodation with the potential for six bedrooms if required. Access can be gained through a choice of two front doors, one leading to a large reception/dining room, with newly laid engineered oak wood flooring, the other to the kitchen with ceramic tiled floor. Both kitchen and dining room give direct access to the impressive sitting room with beamed walls and vaulted ceiling, a feature brick built fireplace with chimney breast housing a multi fuel burner and carved oak bressummer. The solid oak flooring in this room has recently been professionally polished and lacquered.
The kitchen/breakfast room has an extensive range of fitted kitchen units with stunning Italian marble work surfaces

Access to the master bedroom with en suite bathroom is gained from the reception /dining room. The en suite facility comprises of double’ his and her’ shower heads, W.C., wash basin and is fully tiled. A dog leg open tread staircase rises from the master bedroom room to a potential fifth double bedroom (currently used as a dressing room) with vaulted ceiling, exposed beams two Velux roof lights and a concealed walk- in wardrobe.
Access to the main family bathroom is gained from the reception dining hall. It has a cast iron roll top bath with claw feet and mixer tap/shower attachment. Hand basin set on stainless steel stand with glass shelf beneath, WC, tiled shower cubicle with wall mounted shower rose and additional hand-held shower attachment. Slate style floor tiles and radiator and a striking feature wall constructed from glass bricks.
Access to two further double bedrooms and a single bedroom currently being used as an office is also gained from the reception dining room. All have windows to the side and rear, with windows overlooking the garden.
At the far end of the house a second dog leg staircase can also be found leading to a further double bedroom located above the kitchen. This bedroom has a vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and has proved a most popular guest room.

Setting the scene

“Shire Barn is an inward looking house with three water features and delightful views of the garden. Access is gained through an ‘iroko’ gated entrance leading to a granite cobbled driveway with parking for four cars. Squirrels and wide variety of birds are regular visitors to the garden which is mainly laid mainly to lawn and bordered by a generous array of trees, plants and different varieties of flowers. Beyond there is an area which is flanked by a tall Cupressus hedge and an iron trellis archway over which is trained honeysuckle and wisteria, leading onto a shingled terrace. Along the back is a close boarded fence of trellising over which a clematis. The gravel pathway leads on and beyond to a wooden pergola and to an intimate water garden with raised ornamental pond with gravel surround.”

Detached Garden room and garage

“Formally a double garage, half having being converted into a: garden room/ gym room/ entertaining area with Gothic arched French windows opening onto the brick terrace and garden, with power and light laid on. To the other side is a single garage with storage above and power and light laid on.”
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Whats Nearby

Located in School Road it is within short walking distance of the local primary school, the Alma Public House and a quintessential village cricket ground. The nearby St Michael’s & All Angels church is ranked in the ‘Top 100’ by Simon Jenkins in his book ‘England’s Thousand Best Churches’. Ac

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