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Preaching to the Converted

By Alex D'Andrea - 30 May 2019

When looking at property, a converted property is top of many buyers wish lists. The blend of historic charm and modern technology combines the best of both a new build and the character of an existing property. A barn conversion is one of the most popular, due to the advantage of high ceilings and large open spaces inside, whilst others such as former chapels and old school houses have brickwork, roofs and windows that make them stand out from the crowd… Beresfords currently have range of conversions currently on the market, take a look to see if any take your fancy.

Approaching Whitehouse Farms Barns, you cannot fail to be struck by their beautiful, innovative fusion of historic and contemporary construction. The Barns are a secluded pair of outstanding properties each finished to truly exquisite standards. Every element of these properties design and construction have been carefully considered from the outset, with all materials, surfaces, fittings and features personally selected to ensure the highest quality and the complete elimination of imperfections. Crafted with absolute precision and exquisite attention to detail, every door, latch, worktop and fixture is the embodiment of perfection. The utmost care and attention has been taken in the building's conversion to maintain its authenticity all materials were specially selected and prepared under personal supervision to ensure every element is consistent with the building's original character and charm, whilst being guided by superior standards and techniques. Where original materials needed to be replaced or augmented, only the finest closely-matching examples of reclaimed brick, stone and timber were sourced to fulfil the need. On the ground, authentic outdoor clay patios were found to complement the barn's existing brickwork, while new roof tiles have been weathered and conditioned to match original stock. Elsewhere, contemporary high-quality weather-boarding, large areas of toughened glass and the finely rendered white interior walls form an ideal counterpoint to the tastefully-exposed traditional materials, emphasising their intense heritage and vivid tactility. EPC exempt

Current on the market for £2,950,000. For further information contact our Country and Village Sales Office

**HELP TO BUY AVAILABLE****STAMP DUTY PAID FOR FIRST TIME BUYERS****FURNITURE CONTRIBUTION OF £2,000** - T&Cs apply. Garland Court offers great train links into the city. It is perfectly positioned on Billericay High Street. This first floor apartment is set within The Rising Sun public house conversion and has an open plan contemporary feel with a good size double bedroom and separate bathroom. All apartments have one allocated parking space. (Additional parking available, please speak to our sales advisor for further information) EPC B

This is currently on the market for £309,995. For more information please contact our Billericay Sales Office.

Stunning 18th Century Grade II Listed cottage located in the popular picturesque village of Pleshey which boasts a village hall, church and pub and is within easy access Chelmsford City with its mainline train station to London Liverpool Street. The property was formerly two cottages, which has been sympathetically converted into a superb home. The character has remained within the property offering exposed wall trusses, original flooring in the entrance hall, two open fires and a wood burner, along with a refitted kitchen with a discreet staircase to first floor with three bedrooms, study, along with a four piece bathroom suite. Externally there is a front garden with a driveway to the side leading to a detached garage which could offer versatile usage as a workshop or conversion (subject to planning permission). The stunning rear garden measures in excess of 130 feet mainly laid to lawn with several mature fruit trees and tree and shrub borders. We highly recommend a viewing to appreciate the cottage and gardens. EPC exempt.

This is currently on the market for £550,000. For more information on this property please contact the Writtle Sales Office.

 

Situated in a privately gated mews overlooking farmland to the rear is this recently constructed three bedroom detached bungalow, the property internally has many outstanding features and can only be fully appreciated by an internal viewing, not only for this layout but for its decorative standard. Due to its location an early viewing is strongly advised. EPC C.

This property is currently up for £669,995. For more information on this please contact our Billericay Sales Office.

This property is in excellent condition both internally and externally and features immense charm and character, located in a very private and secluded position within the centre of the much sought after village of Wickham Bishops. To the ground floor there is an impressive formal reception room with marble fireplace, box bay windows and doors to the gardens. The dining room features an open marble fireplace and exposed beams and the fabulous oak kitchen is superbly fitted opening to the bespoke orangery with large lantern roof and French doors to the outside terrace, an ideal space for entertaining. A utility room provides auxiliary space for washing machine/tumble drier etc. A converted cellar with exposed beams offers a large and well situated family room/office. The master bedroom and bedroom two, both with en suites (with scope to extend the en suite to bedroom two) are on the first floor and on floor two bedrooms three and four benefit from a family bathroom. Furthermore bedrooms two and four include built in wardrobes and original fireplaces. Externally this charming residence sits in immaculate private and landscaped grounds and there is ample parking and a detached garage with own driveway.

This property is currently on the market for £875,000. For more information on this, please contact our Country and Village Office.

This converted two bedroom duplex apartment benefits from many character features and is entered via its own entrance with feature arch double doors leading to an entrance hall with ceramic tiled flooring with underfloor heating, 9ft8in ceiling height, exposed sandstone brickwork and a ground floor cloakroom. The living room is irregular curved shaped and has two large feature arch sash windows to front, two further sash windows to rear, exposed sandstone brickwork. Kitchen/diner also has a feature arch sash window to front with exposed sandstone brickwork, ceramic tiled flooring with underfloor heating, modern fitted kitchen with wood block effect work surfaces, high gloss door fronts, integrated appliances including five ring gas hob, double oven, dishwasher, fridge freezer and washing machine. To the first floor, the master bedroom has Velux window and a modern ensuite bathroom fitted with a Duravit suite with ceramic tiled flooring and underfloor heating. Bedroom two is also a double size and has Velux window and fitted wardrobes and an en suite shower room also fitted with a modern Duravit suite with ceramic tiled flooring and underfloor heating, Thorndon Hall offers attractive communal gardens, there is ample parking for residents and a private garage in the block and the added benefit of no onward chain. EPC E (ref 501533)

This is currently on the market for £520,000. For more information please contact our Brentwood Sales Office.