If you love a barn conversion, don’t miss 10 of the best on the market right now…
1. Mill Cottage, Devon
Burrowed in a peaceful setting surrounding Devon’s finest countryside, this adorable former corn mill conversion combines modern refinements with original period features. The detached stone cottage is surrounded by rolling farmland and features a charming vaulted ceiling, and open plan living room and kitchen. The property also sits in the middle of 0.7 acres of landscaped gardens bordered by a stream. What could be more perfect?
2. The Tryst House, Stratford Upon Avon
Formerly part of the Burman’s Farm Estate, this charming 3 bedroomed house can be approached through distinctive red brick pillars via a short drive. With a double aspect entrance hall, an exquisite galleried drawing room and old flagstone flooring throughout, the property still manages to retain much of the original fabric of the barn. Opposite you can find The Boat House, a spacious cottage which is perfect for when guests come to visit.
3. Manor Barn, Marlborough
Located in the picturesque village of Wootton Rivers is this magnificent barn conversion. Purchased by the current owners in 1998 as redundant agricultural farm buildings, the property now features two zones for both living and sleeping which are linked by a seamless glass connection. The kitchen, living, and dining area are also separated by a central wall with an open fire inside. With four bedrooms, a swimming pool and equestrian facilities, this could very well be your dream family home.
4. The Milling Barn, Port Isaac
Recently beautifully restored, this large barn conversion in North Cornwall is sat in an extremely private and secluded setting. With easy access to the beach at Trebarwith Strand, the spacious barn features an open plan kitchen and dining room as well as four bedrooms and four bathrooms. This would make a lovely family home, or a great second house for a Cornish escape.
5. The Old Barn, Grantham
For a property in a tranquil and beautiful setting, this is the one for you. Dating back to the mid 19th century, The Old Barn was built using distinctive local stone and has recently been renovated and rejuvenated. Approached via a winding driveway, the property is surrounded by landscaped gardens and features two pretty walled courtyards, a vegetable garden and also a sunny breakfast terrace. What better place to enjoy your morning cup of coffee?
6. Church Lane, York
Lovingly modernised over the past 20 years, this grand design barn is the perfect family home. Still maintaining its loveable characteristics, the barn takes its place in the countryside village of East Cottingwith. A gardener’s paradise, the property features its very own garden room, gardener’s storeroom, and gardener’s cloakroom. Gloves at the ready…
7. Meadow Barn, Oxfordshire
An immaculate family home is tucked away on the edge of Taynton village. With breathtaking views over the Windrush Valley, the converted Cotswold barn dates back to 1812 and still features its original floor and barn doors. Award-winning designers have recently modernised the property to create a minimalistic haven. Now featuring a contemporary, agricultural-industrial-style pressed steel staircase leading up to the first floor, the light and bright property has a useful separate annexe, perfect for when guests come to visit.
8. Olive Tree Barn, Truro
Bursting with character and charm, this impressive and versatile barn conversion is surrounded by idyllic gardens. Converted from the old farm buildings of Treviskey Farm, the property still features traditional stone walls hung with wisteria. A range of mature olive trees can be found to the north of its gardens and to the south, a Mediterranean-inspired courtyard garden. Perfect for those who love to lounge in their garden in the summer months as mature bamboo provides complete privacy.
9. Hackwood Grange, Hampshire
Basingstoke’s biggest gem, Hackwood Grange sits on 10.3 acres of open farmland. Designed by Batterham Matthews, the Grade II listed barn is now a dramatic open-plan contemporary living space featuring 3 reception rooms, 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The magnificent gardens take up around 1.25 acres of the land and were designed by Christopher Masson – and there’s also an orchard, vegetable garden and a tennis court. When can we move in?
10. Primrose Farm Barn, Norwich
If you love the outdoors, this is the property for you. Standing amongst lawned gardens and meadowland, this fine traditional 18th century Norfolk barn features 3 separate cottages. With flexible and open plan living areas, all three barns can be approached from the southwest of the gravelled drive. Sat on an estimated 2 acres of land, the cottages produce a substantial income from holiday lettings making the whole property a real investment. With a magnificent indoor pool complex, the kids will never complain they’re bored again.
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