The open plan living area gives a great sense of space with light flooding in from the floor to ceiling patio doors that run across the rear of the property.
The large studio room with internal and external access offers extra living/bedroom space.
This property also has three bathrooms, one downstairs, a study and utility room.
The outside features 2 storage areas and a large log cabin with services.
Downstairs has solid oak flooring while the stairs and bedroom areas are carpeted. The impressive master bedroom suite includes its own hallway and bathroom and has floor-to-ceiling patio doors opening onto a balcony with lighting. Thermostats in all rooms control the underfloor heating. The garden features a large patio area, a raised lawn and three outbuildings.
The pretty village of Barnwell boasts royal connections: Barnwell Manor is the historic former home of the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, who still retain the Manor but now live in an apartment in Kensington Palace, London. Barnwell’s Montagu Arms is a traditional English public house there is a shop/Post Office and then Little Ducklings which is a Pre School and located opposite the Church.
The village is close to Barnwell Country Park where people enjoy walking and visiting the cafe and children’s play area. The market town of Oundle is only 2.5 miles away, offering an excellent range of independent shops, cafes and restaurants, and Corby and Peterborough are within 15 miles with rail links to London and access to the A1.
Barnwell Brook runs the length of the village with a road and houses on either side, making a very picturesque setting (the road is a no through road so traffic is minimal).
The first room on the right has a window to the front and is ideal as a study.
Next is a large, fully-tiled shower room with WC, glazed window to the side, heated towel rail, illuminated mirror and a Mira Sport shower.
Just by the large window to the garden, is a utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer, single-drainer sink and tiled floor. A fully-glazed door leads to the garden so this room offers ideal storage space for boots and shoes.
As you enter the property, the lounge is to the left. It has a window to the front and a Tiger multifuel/wood burning stove set in a feature brickwork fireplace. The room moves seamlessly into the dining area and to the left the kitchen area.
The kitchen area boasts a large centre island with feature lighting above, inset Neff induction hob, cooker hood and cupboards under. Built-in appliances include a Samsung oven and microwave, fridge freezer and dishwasher. No need for the clutter of freestanding rubbish bins as these are contained in a pull-out drawer. There is also a wine rack. Smooth grey units, brown worktops and downlights give the kitchen a sleek and modern look. There is a high window to the side and a single door to the back garden. A door on the other side leads to the workshop area.
The dining area has floor-to-ceiling windows and patio doors to two sides and is a wonderfully relaxed space for enjoying meals and family time. Downlights add to the atmosphere.
This a large area with double doors to the front of the property and a cupboard housing the water tank. This room could have a variety of uses, perhaps as a further reception area or bedroom 4!
Leading off from the entrance hall are the stairs taking up to the first floor.
The next door opens onto a hallway, with a bathroom to the right, a small area for hanging clothes and the master bedroom straight ahead. The bathroom has a window to the back, two freestanding round sinks, WC, heated towel rail and a large, fully-tiled shower area. An archway from the hall leads to the master bedroom - a beautifully designed space, with two Velux windows to the front garden and floor-to-ceiling patio doors to a balcony, with lighting, overlooking the back garden.
This bedroom is to the right from the stairs and features a walk-in wardrobe, window to the front and a radiator.
To the left, the third bedroom has a window to the front, a radiator and a large storage cupboard.
The L-shaped family bathroom, with a window to the rear, features a bath with centre taps, tiled surrounds to the Triton Cara shower over the bath, freestanding round sink, illuminated mirror, WC and heated towel rail.
With a large patio area and raised lawn, this is a lovely place to spend summer evenings when weather permits or to admire from the dining room when it is cool outside. Steps and a path lead up to the lawn, and hidden from sight at the back of the garden are three useful outbuildings.
Set off from the Main Street in Barnwell, Cherry Trees is set off a sloped driveway. There is a gravel drive which offers parking for many cars.
Barnwell is a picturesque Northamptonshire village, combining the attractions of living in a small, rural community with the benefits of being near the market town of Oundle as well as close enough to Peterborough and Corby for rail and road links. Great care has been taken with the renovation of Cherry Trees to produce a unique and exciting family home in a lovely setting.
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