- A Grade ll Listed barn conversion
- Most charming period features
- Sensational open plan living dining kitchen
- Four bedrooms & three en-suites
- Beautifully maintained gardens
- Garage with home office
- No onward chain
- EPC Rating C
Thorner Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School (0.2mi.)
Thorner Church of England Primary School (0.2mi.)
Bardsey Primary School (1.8mi.)
A truly unique and individual Grade ll Listed barn conversion which offers a wealth of history spanning some 700 years - No onward chain!
With 700 years of history, Tithe Barn Cottage offers a truly unique opportunity to acquire this outstanding Grade II Listed contemporary barn conversion which extends to approximately 2900 Sq ft. Peacefully situated within the pretty and ever popular village of Thorner, the Tithe Barn is believed to have been originally constructed in the 14th century and was skilfully transformed in 2006. Add crisp-edged modern steel and glass and, the most up-to-date technology to the finest traditional stone craftsmanship and you have the rich ingredients with which to create a stunning home for modern day living.
Forming part of the original Mexborough estate, Tithe Barn Cottage, understood to have derived its name from historical church taxation, retains many of the buildings original features including a late-medieval chunky timber frame and marvellous vaulted ceilings which exposes spectacular king truss rafters, whilst incorporating 'CAT 5' wiring and under underfloor heating throughout. Accessed from the front of the property the discerning purchaser is greeted via a formal entrance hallway. Once you enter through the entrance hallway, your eye is drawn into the exceptional double-height open plan living dining kitchen area that encompasses approximately 1000 sqft of spacious living and further boasts a free-standing wood burning stove and the former full height barn door which is fully glazed to gain the maximum amount of light whilst preserving its agricultural identity.
Leading from this impressive room, the ground floor family room offers another zone for cosy relaxation and provides access to a cleverly designed mezzanine floor that provides for several uses and is accessed via a spiral staircase. Further ground floor accommodation includes three good size bedrooms, two of which are serviced by their own en-suite bathroom and shower rooms, a separate utility room and stylish cloakroom and w.c. Stairs from the ground lead to the separate master bedroom which is serviced by a stylish open plan en-suite shower room and features glazed walling that reveals the barn’s original features – the exposed joists and thick stone wall
Accessed via electronically operated iron gates, the grounds of this wonderful home have been carefully designed and landscaped. The private driveway leads to a detached garage which in-turn has been re-designed to encompass a useful home office. The property further offers a south facing garden which is enclosed by attractive dry-stone walling and has been designed for ease of maintenance with hard landscaping, stone paths and a wide variety of established shrubs which offers a good degree of privacy and is an ideal space for outdoor entertaining. There is a further peaceful walled courtyard to the front of the property which would provide a further ideal space for al fresco dining. There are two private car spaces in addition to the garage and a separate stone-built garden store.
Thorner remains one of the more sought-after villages in the north Leeds area being within 8 miles of Leeds City Centre, Leeds General Hospital and St James Hospital, Leeds Bradford Airport and the Grammar School. The village is blessed with delightful surrounding countryside with an array of bridle paths. The village itself with its notable wide main street offers a good range of amenities including two public houses, restaurant, village shop and post office, as well as bowling green, cricket ground, tennis club, village hall, church and junior school. The area is considered ideal for the commuter as easy access can be gained onto the A64, Leeds and to the A1 linking with the region's motorway network.
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