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Modern in spirit with architecture rooted in tradition The Great Barn is extraordinary and impressive from every angle. The property affords outstanding comfort and an immaculate contemporary ambience, creating an effect which is at once dynamic and serene. Ultimately private, the property rests at the head of a long driveway and sits elegantly amongst seven pristine acres of land and gardens. Internal inspection will reveal a breathtaking finish with the interiors sleek design showcasing accommodation which briefly comprises reception hallway, cloaks/WC, lounge, dining area, kitchen, breakfast area, utility room, study, large gallery landing/sitting room, four double bedrooms, three en-suites, and subterranean living areas including entertainment/games room and a cinema room. Externally there are gardens to all sides to include water features, patio areas, a boating lake and access to underground parking with turntable. This magnificent residence was the winner of the prestigious West Lancashire Design Award in 2005.
The flowing living areas encompass spaces that are multidimensional and artistically complex and which centre around the wonderful steel support structure, a quite remarkable achievement in design. The stunning living room includes bi-folding doors that create an effortless transition between the indoor and outdoor living areas while flooding the interior with inspiring scenery and natural light. Travertine flooring with under floor heating and a sleek contemporary finish make this memorable room perfect for relaxing in or entertaining on any scale. The kitchen is a culinarians delight having a comprehensive array of cabinetry, with gleaming grey units, granite worktops and hi-end built-in appliances with American fridge freezer, Teppanyaki hot plate, AEG pop up extra, AEG induction hob, Miele coffee machine, two drawer dishwasher, double oven and grill. The inspired subterranean element of the home is a perfect space for entertaining with a bar area and access through to a cinema room. The entertainment suite has a vaulted ceiling of glass which floods the room with natural light and at night time soaks up the vast expanse of sky. On the first floor, a large gallery landing leads to a formal sitting area with feature fire and Velux windows, a fabulous family area just great for informal get-togethers. A practical utility room, a large study and a quality two piece cloaks/WC round off the homes formal living spaces.
The home’s private quarters include four generous bedrooms including bathrooms with Villeroy and Boch suites, the lavish master bedroom offers a large walk-in wardrobe and a four piece bathroom in white including a vanity wash hand basin, low-level WC, walk-in shower and a luxurious sunken bath. The three further bedrooms all have en-suite facilities are all of a good size and perfect children’s or guest bedrooms.
Complementing the impressive design of the home are private landscaped grounds complete with outdoor dining areas including a hot tub area which sits adjacent to the tranquil water features and carp pond; a perfect spot for alfresco entertaining or simply soaking up the relaxing outdoor ambience. Surrounded by splendid countryside this prized estate is perfect for enjoying the outdoor lifestyle with a boating lake and private gardens bordering Greenbelt farmland. The home is approached via gated intercom access and a long driveway which leads to ample forecourt parking and an underground garage served by a car turntable.