This character-filled converted barn, in four, acres of land, comes with equine facilities and boasts views to Carisbrooke Castle and along the Bowcombe Valley.
STUNNING views to Carisbrooke Castle and along the beautiful Bowcombe Valley are a wonderful accompaniment to life at a character-filled converted barn that comes with equine facilities and four acres of land.
Clatterford Barn is tucked away off Bowcombe Road on the edge of convenient Carisbrooke and has four-bedroom accommodation enhanced by a wealth of exposed beams plus a spectacular hallway, looking up to a galleried landing.
Horse owners will like its stables, tack room, workshop and hay store in an L-shaped building, with a yard.
A five-bar gate from the good-sized, secluded lawned back leads to the stables and the land, which slopes gently up towards the Tennyson Trail.
From a side gravelled parking space, a gate opens to an extensive parking area in the back garden, which has a concrete hardstanding for a summer chalet and terraced patio areas with brick paving, gravel and flower borders adjoining the barn.
A brick pathway curves through the small lawned front garden, enclosed by climber-draped trellis, to French doors opening to the entrance hall.
Creating charm in this 27ft-long area are exposed beams and it is overlooked by a long galleried landing reached by a turning wooden staircase.
To one side is the spacious kitchen/ breakfast room with front views to the castle and a country-style range of wooden base units as well as an Aga, separate electric hob unit and integrated fridge. A tiled utility area off, with a rear door, has plumbing for a washing machine.
Through a wide opening from the kitchen is a 27ft-long sitting/family room, with exposed ceiling beams and brickwork, a woodburner within a brick fireplace, a rear window and French doors to the garden.
Dominating the spacious lounge is a large brick fireplace housing a solid fuel burner and this room has exposed beams, a front window with deep terracotta-tiled sill and French doors.
Also off the entrance hall is bedroom four, overlooking the rear garden and land and with oak flooring and an exposed ceiling beam echoed by feature woodwork around the entrance to an en-suite bathroom, with tiled flooring.
There is plenty of space for study use on the upstairs landing where exposed beams add charm and a Velux window has pleasant views.
At one end is good-sized bedroom one, also with exposed beams, looking over the paddocks and fields and an opening into an en-suite bathroom with a white suite and Travertine floor tiles.
The other two upstairs bedrooms have exposed beams and one looks out over the Bowcombe Valley while the other has views through a Velux window.
Completing the accommodation is the smart family bathroom, with dark slate tiles contrasting with a white suite.
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