Barn Conversion For Sale

The Barn, Brook Lane, Ranton, Stafford, Staffordshire

Guide price £465,000


A unique opportunity to acquire an environmentally and economically efficient home situated within a rural location. Huge potential to create an idyllic outdoor space. No upward chain.

  • An environmentally efficient family home
  • Large open plan living/kitchen/family space
  • Three bedrooms & two en suites
  • Shower room, utility room & study
  • Useful workshop/garage
  • Good size outdoor space with huge potential
  • Village location



Situation
The Barn is located in the village of Ranton, within a delightful area of rolling farmland just over 4.2 miles from the popular market town of Eccleshall. Eccleshall is a thriving town and boasts a wealth of amenities including shops and supermarket, restaurants, pubs, cafes, a post office, library, dentist, doctors' surgery and numerous other businesses. There are many clubs and organisations which enjoy an active social calendar and there are sporting clubs which include cricket, tennis, football, rugby, badminton and bowls. There is an excellent range of private schooling within the area such as Shrewsbury School, Wrekin College in Wellington, Stafford Grammar School, Newcastle under Lyme School and St Dominic's Priory in Stone. The Barn is also well placed for the commuter. Junction 14 of the M6 is within easy reach to the east giving access to Stoke on Trent and Manchester in the north and Birmingham in the south. Manchester and Birmingham airports are 54 miles and 45 miles away respectively. Stafford town centre is just 6.7 miles away and central Birmingham is only 35 miles distant. Main line rail services run from Stafford station to Birmingham, Manchester and London.


Description
The Barn is a unique detached property which has been converted to a "passive house". A passive house is a highly efficient and economical property which is very highly insulated and sealed. This ecologically friendly method has been applied to The Barn by its current owners making the property highly efficient. Air within the property is managed by a mechanical ventilation and heat recovery system which filters the air in the property. This allows the property to be draft free and very quiet. The walls within the structure contain 350 mm of insulation and the ceiling containing 325 mm. Under floor heating runs throughout the property excluding the work shop.
On entering the property through an entrance door, a guest cloakroom is located off to the left, with the spacious living/dining/kitchen featuring triple glazed sliding doors creating and modern a light filled room complimented by a full height ceiling. The kitchen has a range of cabinets along with an integrated electric oven, hob and extractor. Off the open plan living area, three bedrooms lead off from a corridor with all three bedrooms having views of the outside and beyond, with two of the bedrooms benefitting from en suite shower rooms. To the far end a useful utility room can be located, whilst a useful study area and a ground floor shower room is located close by. Off the study area the work shop/hobby room offers a versatile and useful space with double doors opening onto the front driveway.


Gardens and grounds
The property is approached through electronically controlled gates over a private driveway with The Barn having right of access over it. Double timber gates then provides access through to the large driveway of The Barn. The grounds to the property have yet to be developed into a formal garden but offers huge potential to do so. Having pleasant rural aspects and views the grounds to the property could offer a potential purchaser the opportunity to develop a beautiful garden of their own choice. The property is bounded mainly by timber fencing and mature hedging.

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