Langford, Nr Lechlade, Gloucestershire

£1,750,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
A substantial Cotswold Stone Barn with impressive and flexible accommodation set in the heart of the village with a fine southerly aspect over mature gardens and grounds.

LOCATION

Hardys Barn is set back off a quiet lane in the heart of the village enjoying a fine Southerly outlook to the rear over adjoining farmland. Langford is a peaceful rural Cotswold village on the Oxfordshire/Gloucestershire border and enjoys a superb village pub - The Bell Inn along with the Parish Church of St Matthew. The village also has a village hall and village primary school. Langford is well conveniently situated for the local centres of Lechlade (3 miles) and Burford (5 miles), two historic Cotswold market towns providing a broad range of shops and facilities.

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The area's larger commercial centres of Witney (10 miles), Cirencester (16 miles), Oxford (24 miles) and Cheltenham (27 miles) are within easy travelling distance with access to the motorway network via the A40 and the M4 to the south. There are main line rail services to London Paddington (80 minutes) at Charlbury (14 miles), Swindon (18 miles), Kemble (20 miles) and to London Marylebone (70 minutes) at Oxford Parkway (23 miles) and a comprehensive local bus network.

The surrounding Cotswolds provide for a broad range of rural leisure pursuits and there is excellent local schooling in both the state and private sectors.

DESCRIPTION

Hardys Barn comprises a substantial converted barn of Cotswold stone elevations under a plain tiled roof with more recent extensions and alterations providing for a flexible family home. The accommodation is currently configured to provide an impressive family home with a separate self contained 2 bedroom annexe - Hardys Barn Annexe - to the side. The principal accommodation is centred around an impressive open plan vaulted reception room with fine beams and a large fireplace set centrally and french doors out to the garden. The remaining accommodation provides a garden room, two further interconnecting double bedrooms, a wet room and utility room on the ground floor and two double bedrooms and a family bathroom on the first floor.

Set separately to the side of the property is Hardys Barn Annexe comprising a large open plan living room with sitting, dining and kitchen areas with Aga and on the first floor two further large double bedrooms and a family bathroom. This accommodation could easily be reincorporated in the principal accommodation to create one larger property if desired.

There is ample parking to the front and a good sized mature garden to the rear with a wide stone terrace and a fine southerly outlook.

Approach

Covered entrance with solid painted timber door and oak lintel over to:

Entrance Hall

With stairs rising to first floor, tiled floor, below stairs storage cupboard and painted timber door through to:

Occasional Bedroom 4

With casement window to side elevation, heavily beamed ceiling, timber clad walls, continuation of the stone floor, built-in seating, recessed ceiling spotlighting and painted timber door interconnecting through to:

Utility Room

With decorative tiled floor, solid timber worktop with one and a half bowl sink unit with cupboards and drawers below including built-in refrigerator and washing machine and drier, a pair of casement windows overlooking the front of the property, recessed ceiling spotlighting. Solid oak door to:

Wet Room

With walk-in shower, decorative circular wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap, set on an oak plinth, low-level WC with built-in cistern, tiled floors and walls, recessed ceiling spotlighting and chrome heated towel rail. From the utility area, solid oak door through to:

Master Bedroom

With three quarter height decorative casements overlooking the front of the property, lightwell/lantern over and fireplace with wood burning stove. From the hall, stairs with painted timber hand rail and balustrade rise to the:

First floor Landing

With recessed ceiling spotlighting and painted timber door to:

Bedroom 2

With exposed timber purlins and casement window with secondary glazing overlooking the front of the property and built-in wardrobe. From the landing, painted timber door to:

Family Bathroom

With decorative tiled floor, P shaped bath with chrome mixer tap and separate wall mounted shower attachment and shower over, low-level WC with timber seat, wall mounted wash hand basin and chrome heated towel rail. Velux over and recessed ceiling spotlighting. From the landing, painted timber door to:

Bedroom 3

With wide casement window with secondary glazing overlooking the rear garden with exposed timber purlins and timbers, built-in wardrobes. From the hall, painted timber door to the:

Principal Vaulted Reception Room

Exposed to the eaves with magnificent exposed timber A frame and timbers. To the far end an extensive range of oak built-in cupboards with display shelving and bookshelving and timber beam over, wide casements overlooking the rear of the property and double glazed french doors with matching panels to either side leading out to the rear garden with an impressive central fireplace with heavy timber bressumer over and cut stone surround, fitted with a wood burning stove and with a oak mantel over. Set to the far end is a kitchen area with a bespoke range of built-in units with a central island unit with built-in drawers and cupboards below and dishwasher and Belfast sink with mixer tap and breakfast bar, further matching units to one side with built-in oven/grill and an extensive range of built-in cupboards including refrigerator and freezer. Oak timber wood block floor and oak framed glazed door through to the:

Garden Room

With tiled floor, dwarf walls with double glazed casements over. Pitched roof.

OUTSIDE

Approached from the front drive with covered walkway and separate door to the side leads to:

Hardys Barn Annexe

With covered walkway with outside border to one side and glazed painted timber door to the ground floor, comprising:

Open Plan Ground Floor

Living room with a wide kitchen/dining area to one end with two oven Aga, granite worktops with comprehensive range of built-in cupboards and drawers below and space for refrigerator and washing machine and wide deep Smeg stainless steel sink unit with chrome mixer tap, wide double glazed casement window overlooking the rear garden and a further range of matching units with built-in Benning halogen hob and built-in oven below. Two built-in shelves, recessed ceiling spotlighting and seating area with wide casement window overlooking the front of the property, continuation of the tiled floor, exposed stone and recessed ceiling spotlighting throughout. From the living room, stairs with painted hand rail and balustrade rise to the:

First Floor Landing

With recessed display shelf, Velux over and part exposed stone walls and oak architraving with solid oak door to:

Bedroom 1

Open to the apex with casement window to front elevation with secondary glazing, recessed display niche and part exposed walls. From the landing, oak door to:

Bathroom

With limestone tiled floor and roll top bath, low-level WC, shower cubicle with wall mounted shower and wall mounted wash hand basin on chrome upstands. Opaque glazed casement to side elevation, recessed ceiling spotlighting. From the landing, timber door to:

Bedroom 2

With double glazed casement to rear elevation and extensive range of basic built-in hanging rails and shelving.

SERVICES

Mains Electricity and Water are connected. Private Drainage. Oil-fired central heating.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

West Oxfordshire District Council, Woodgreen, Witney, Oxfordshire OX28 1NB (T: 01993 861000) www.westoxon.gov.uk

COUNCIL TAX

Council Tax band F. Rate Payable for 2021/ 2022 £2,838.59

DIRECTIONS

From BURFORD take the A361 south towards Lechlade and shortly after the junction with the B4477, take the next left hand signposted Langford. Follow the lane through to Langford passing the village Allotments and turn left at the T-junction with the Primary School. Follow the village lane and just before the T-junction in the centre of the village, take the right hand turn into The Lane, and Hardys Barn entrance gates will found on the right hand side just after Lockey House.

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