Featured property: A sleek three-bedroom barn conversion near Stonehouse

This spacious barn conversion has a thoroughly modern interior with heaps of bright, airy rooms and a gorgeous garden too – on the market with Naylor Powell.


On the market with: naylorpowell.co.uk

Property: Southview Barn, Nupend, Stonehouse, GL10 3SU

Location: Located in the hamlet of Nupend, just outside Stonehouse, this property benefits from a quiet, rural location while also offering easy access to the M5. Nearby Stonehouse is home to a primary and secondary school as well as independent school, Wycliffe College. There’s also a bustling town centre with plenty of shops; restaurants and cafes; a post office; banks; a doctor’s surgery; and a dental practice.

Through the keyhole: The front door opens into an airy entrance hall leading to the main living room, kitchen and dining space, study and a downstairs cloakroom, as well as the main staircase to the first floor.

The large, open-plan kitchen and dining space is at the heart of the property, providing a social environment with space for a large dining table, ideal for family get-togethers. The kitchen itself has a stylish Rangemaster cooker as a focal point, as well as granite worktops, dove grey shaker style units and integrated appliances including a dishwasher, fridge freezer and even a wine cooler. The whole space is warmed by underfloor heating and there are bi-fold doors out onto a patio area too.

There is a separate utility room off the kitchen with plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer, leading to a second staircase to the first floor too.

The large living room is flooded with natural light and also has bi-fold doors out onto a second patio area, while a traditional log burner and wood flooring add warmth and cosiness to the space. The second reception room with its handy storage cupboard makes a great study, providing an ideal space to work from home.

There are three bedrooms on the first floor, with the spacious master bedroom benefitting from an ensuite shower room, built in wardrobes and a dressing room. Across the landing, the additional two double bedrooms share a Jack and Jill-style family bathroom with a jacuzzi bath.

Outside, there is a neat rear garden with a large lawn and paved patio areas that are perfect for alfresco dining or entertaining, as well as trees and shrubs lining the fences. There is a gravel parking area at the front of the property with space for several cars, as well as gated access to the garden on both sides of the property.

Price: £595,000

SoGlos loves: This converted barn has a sleek, modern interior with plenty of natural light and space – including clever, integrated storage cupboards all over the house. Its rural location provides an idyllic escape while still being close to the M5, ideal for anyone commuting to Cheltenham, Gloucester, Birmingham or Bristol.

For more information: Call Naylor Powell on (01453) 827640, or visit naylorpowell.co.uk.

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