Property Description

DESCRIPTION: This character three/four bedroom detached barn conversion for sale near Willoughby is situated in an idyllic rural setting, the property occupies over three acres and includes a variety of outbuildings, a paddock and a private mooring on the Oxford Canal.

A privately owned rural road that leads you to the Canal Barns complex and this approach really sets you up for what you are about to see, surrounded by rolling Warwickshire countryside the location is scenic and so quiet you could almost hear a pin drop.

Internally this barn conversion is full of charm, it’s spacious, light and airy and there are plenty of character features which include; vaulted ceilings, exposed brick walls, exposed trusses, rafters and purlins, tiled flooring, an Inglenook fireplace and a multi-fuel burner, to name just a few.

There are also a variety of good sized outbuildings that with the correct planning permission could offer plenty of further potential.

This might just be that special location and quiet family home you have been looking for if so call the Campbells team today for details of our scheduled viewing events.

LAND AND OUTBUILDINGS: Canal Barns is accessed via a private rural driveway which is owned by the property, the main accommodation is adjacent to the Oxford Canal and the property has a decked area which overlooks the canal and offers access to a private mooring.

The property occupies 3.33 acres in total including the paddock which has been used for various livestock over the years which occupies approximately two acres.

The property has a number of outbuildings which could offer plenty of further potential, they presently include a double garage with a loft room above, a separate adjoining carport and a further four good sized store rooms which are situated to the to the rear of the garage.

There is a detached timber and cob barn which was formerly used as a stable and a large wooden shed which forms the third outbuilding.

This property has lapsed planning permission for a two storey two bedroom extension, so there is plenty of further potential.

ACCOMMODATION: This well proportioned barn conversion offers approximately 2000 sq. ft. of flexible living accommodation in a quiet and scenic rural location surrounded by glorious countryside views.

In brief the accommodation presently consists of an entrance hallway, a ground floor cloakroom and a bright and spacious kitchen/diner with vaulted ceilings, windows to three sides and access into the property’s quiet paved courtyard is via a stable door.

It would be fair to say that the kitchen/diner is in need of some updating but it offers plenty of storage, plumbing and space for a number of built in appliances and ample space for a large dining room table and chairs.

The spacious sitting room is a real feature of this lovely property with its galleried study above and exposed brick walls, tiled flooring, exposed trusses, rafters and purlins, inglenook fireplace, the list of character features in this stunning room is almost endless, there is also a useful snug area which is once again full of character.

On the ground floor there are also three bedrooms and a family shower room, the main bedroom has ample fitted double wardrobes and a large en-suite bathroom with a feature cast iron roll top bath.

On the galleried first floor you will find a great sized home office and accessed via a separate staircase is a multi purpose room which could be used as a forth bedroom or second home office if required.

This property also benefits from oil fired central heating and solid oak double glazed windows and doors. This property is not on main sewerage, therefore it has its own sewerage treatment plant, which the present vendors have serviced annually.

PARKING AND GARDENS: To the rear of the property is a large area which offers plenty of parking for several vehicles forward of the double detached garage and car port.

This lovely barn conversion wraps around a large sun drenched paved courtyard the views over your own paddock and beyond are just amazing.

The property has a number of mature lawns all of which provided a private tranquil relaxing area where you can enjoy the summer sunshine all day.

If you are looking for the good life in a quiet rural location then Canal Barns could provide the perfect setting, why not call Campbells for details of our scheduled viewing events.

NEARBY VILLAGES: Although Canal Barns is in a quiet rural location it is only a 5 minute drive to a number of quiet, well serviced villages including Willoughby, Barby and Braunston.

In Willoughby local facilities include the Village Hall, Cricket Club, Village Café, a Hairdressers and a Public House.

Barby is a very friendly and well-serviced with a Garden Centre, Pub, Shop and Post Office along with a Church and Primary School. Barby Cricket Ground is located opposite the Windmill on Longdown Lane. The club plays in the Warwickshire League and runs successful Men’s, Women’s and Junior sides.

The larger of the nearby villages is Braunston which retains a popular community spirit and include a Local Shop, Post Office, Fish and Chip Shop, Garage, Butchers and the Village Primary School. The village also boasts a number of Pubs and a Church.

If your work involves commuting the nearby A45, A5, M1 and M6, are easy accessible from the village and the local towns are Daventry Dunchurch and Rugby.

If you need a train, Rugby (6 miles) and Long Buckby (7 miles) provide excellent services – you can catch a fast train to London Euston in under an hour.

ROOM MEASUREMENTS: The main room measurements are as follows:

Kitchen/Dining Room
7.62m (25′) x 4.19m (13’9")

Sitting Room
7.06m (23’2") x 4.52m (14’10")

3.51m (11’6") max x 3.09m (10’2")

Master Bedroom
6.07m (19’11") x 4.37m (14’4")

Bedroom 2
4.07m (13’4") x 3.51m (11’6") max

Bedroom 3
3.18m (10’5") max x 2.44m (8′)

4.50m (14’9") x 3.45m (11’4")

Office/Bedroom 4
4.50m (14’9") x 3.35m (11′)


Double Garage
6.10m (20′) x 6.09m (20′)

6.06m (19’11") x 3.72m (12’2")

7.96m (26’1") x 5.87m (19’3")

4.84m (15’11") x 4.52m (14’10")

Store Room
7.28m (23’11") x 4.03m (13’3")

11.52m (37’10") x 3.23m (10’7")

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Property Features

  • Three Bedroom Barn Conversion
  • Occupying Just Over 3.3 Acres
  • Stunning Rural Location
  • Mooring On The Oxford Canal
  • A Range Of Outbuildings
  • Full Of Charm And Character
  • Two Acre Paddock
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Double Garage And A Car Port
  • Plenty Of Further Potential

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