Fancy a winning conversion?
The Rugby World Cup kicks off at Twickenham today. In honour of this momentous occasion, OnTheMarket.com looks at five winning property conversions.
1. Camden Road, Camden, London (£4,850,000 Goldschmidt & Howland, Camden)
Unassuming: The home is inside a converted tram shed
Natural light: Thanks to the vaulted glass ceilings, the property benefits from a lot of natural light
Lofty: The house has a huge open plan living space
First over the try line is a truly spectacular converted tram shed. If it wasn’t for the original iron staircase, it would be hard to tell what this five-bedroom house formerly was. Arranged over three floors, the property has some great features: plenty of space, a south facing terrace and a convenient location in north London.
2. Cockett Lane, Farnsfield, Nottinghamshire (Guide price of £675,000 Smith & Partners, Southwell)
Heated: The private courtyard has a heated swimming pool and entertainment area
Period features: The main reception room has high vaulted ceilings and an exposed king post roof
Leisure wing: The games room and leisure wing has double casement doors, which open out onto the courtyard and swimming pool
No foul play with this second property. The impressive conversion of a succession of barns has come together to create a unique country home. Cockett Court has six double bedrooms laid out around a beautiful private walled garden. With its open plan kitchen and leisure wing, it would make a brilliant home for a family with kids.
3. Knatchbull Road, Myatts Fields, London (£525,000 Winkworth, Kennington)
Camberwell conversion: Two-bedroom flat found in a converted London pub
Well thought out: The neutral colour scheme complements the space
Light: The bedrooms are pleasant places to be with plenty of natural light
The location of this two-bedroom apartment, situated in the heart of Camberwell, affords great transport links to the rest of London (including Twickenham) but benefits from also being near to the open spaces of Myatts Field Park and Burgess Park. The setup of this converted pub would be ideal for first time buyers, young professionals or families.
4. Agincourt Square, Monmouth, Monmouthshire (£339,000 Fine & Country, Monmouth)
Listed: The flat is found in a listed former hotel
Past life: Some of the sitting room was part of the hotel’s ballroom
Plenty of potential: The main living space is a wonderful size with the option to configure it however you wish
Yet another exciting conversion, we find ourselves in a former hotel. Located near the Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley – an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – the three-bedroom flat is as attractive as its surroundings. The main accommodation formed part of the hotel’s ballroom and is an impressive space.
5. Kithurst Farm Road, Storrington (£2,700 pcm (£623 pw) Clarke & Charlesworth, Storrington)
South facing: The lawn area benefits from a lot of sun
Spiral: The staircase leads to the mezzanine gallery landing
Exposed: Throughout the house you will find original exposed brick and stonework
Set in another Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, our final property is a magnificent converted barn, with a garden large enough for a kick about. Kithurst Barn once formed part of a group of traditional Sussex barns, and occupies a scenic location with unbroken views over the countryside. The property has four bedrooms and is available to rent unfurnished.