Charis Barn is a beautifully appointed 5 bedroom semi detached red brick and flint barn located in the village of Roughton close to the North Norfolk Coast. The barn has been converted to an exceptionally high standard throughout successfully combining state of the art fixtures and fittings, whilst retaining many original features and barn character. Of particular note is the stunning open plan upstairs kitchen and living area which takes advantage of the far reaching views and the excellent outdoor entertaining area.
The Barn is approached off a quiet country lane on the outskirts of the village, via a shared driveway and parking area. The property is entered through a little wooden gate via a patio area with immaculate lawns to either side.
Charis Barn provides contemporary open-plan "upside down" living space including:
On the ground floor:
o 5 Double bedrooms, two of which are ensuite. The 5th bedroom is currently used as a study/gym.
o Large bathroom leading into separate shower room serving remaining two bedrooms. All bathrooms are underfloor heated.
o Downstairs utility room and storage area.
Stunning first floor open plan living with vaulted ceiling
o Good sized open plan kitchen with solid American oak units with pewter handles, granite work surfaces and Butlers sink. Large bespoke wine rack, American Fridge freezer and Smeg cooker to be included in the sale.
o Large dining area with striking central wood burning stove.
o Sitting area.
o Two separate large loft storage areas
A well designed and sheltered outdoor entertaining area is located in a separate out building to the front of the property, including a built in BBQ and bar (note: the bar is not included in the sale, but is available by separate negotiation), with a further outdoor area belonging to Charis Barn. This room has fully opening French doors and electric underfloor heating.
There is a pretty garden to the front of the property which is mainly laid to lawn with a patio area for entertaining and a variety of mature shrubs and flower beds. The garden folds round to the side of the property with further patio area and raised railway sleeper flower beds.
The North Norfolk village of Roughton is 3.7 miles south of Cromer, 19.6 miles north of Norwich and 6.5 miles north-west of the market town of North Walsham. The village straddles the A140 between Cromer and Norwich and the B1463.
The village of Roughton is a thriving village close to the North Norfolk coast with a number of amenities including a Primary School, the New Inn Public House, Groveland Farm Shop, a petrol station, a post office and The Roughton Fish Shop. Roughton church of St Mary is mainly 14th century, with a round Saxon tower.
The seaside town of Cromer (3.7 miles) to the north, famous for it´s dressed crabs, has a market every Friday. As well as one of Norfolk’s most attractive seaside resorts (proudly boasting a blue flag for it´s beach), Cromer is also an important residential, administrative and service centre for the growing population of North Norfolk. A recent regeneration programme has enhanced the town introducing new facilities in and on the seafront. Attractions include its pier, restaurants and cafes, two museums, wide open beaches, spectacular cliffs and its famous pier show.
The North Norfolk coastline stretches for 43 miles and much of it is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The diverse landscape includes wide sandy beaches, pine forests, salt marshes and mudflats providing a haven for wildlife. For those seeking sophisticated exclusivity then the villages of North Norfolk, including Burnham Market, Blakeney and Cley-next-the-Sea, offer stylish shops and award winning restaurants.
Norwich, the regions capital, is less than 30 minutes drive to the south and provides a wider variety of shopping, commercial and leisure facilities; these include a full range of sports clubs and societies, restaurants and high street stores. Set in the heart of East Anglia, the historic city of Norwich has everything you would desire of a vibrant regional capital. You will find a modern cultural city with beautiful heritage, vibrant nightlife, sophisticated shopping and mouth-watering restaurants. Norwich is the most complete medieval city in Britain. It has also been voted one of the top 5 places to shop – a rare blend of historic interest and modern sophistication.
Schools nearby include:
• Roughton St Marys school
• Cromer High School
• Aldborough Primary School
• Northrepps Primary School, Cromer
• The Belfry C Of E Voluntary Aided Primary School, Cromer
• Cromer Suffield Park Infants & Nursery
• Antingham & Southrepps Primary School
There are also a number of excellent independent schools within easy reach including:
• St Nicholas School, North Walsham
• Wood-Dene School, Aylmerton
• Beeston Hall, West Runton (20 minutes)
• St Andrew´s School, East Runton
• Greshams School, Holt (20 minutes)
• Taverham Hall Preparatory School
• Norwich School
The A11 and A140 are both easily accessible via the A47 southern bypass at Norwich.
The nearest railway station is at Roughton Road for the Bittern Line, which runs between Sheringham, Cromer and Norwich. From Norwich there is a fast service to London Liverpool Street. The Norwich International Airport is 20 minutes by car from Roughton. First Eastern Counties, Norfolk Green and Sanders all provide a regular bus services to Norwich, Sheringham, Cromer and Holt.
Proceed out of Norwich on the A140 north towards Cromer. As you come into the village of Roughton turn right into Church Loke and Charis Barn can be found on the left clearly marked with a Barn Masters For Sale board.
North Norfolk District Council
Tel: 01263 513811
Council Tax: £1,560 per annum (as confirmed by vendor)
Mains water, sewage and electricity connected.
Under floor heating downstairs + Oil fired central heating.
Strictly by appointment with Barn Masters