Orchard Barn stands uniquely around a private sheltered, walled, lawned courtyard, with attractive old sandstone pillars. Three ground floor bedrooms benefit from quick access to it for the enjoyment of a leisurely sunny morning.
Kitchen facilities, dining and sitting areas
Orchard Barn has underfloor heating throughout. The oak beamed kitchen is spacious with a large oak central island with bar stools, perfect for enjoying breakfast, snacks or a sociable drink. This well-equipped kitchen has a 5 ringed gas hob, gas stove, an electric double oven with hob, an extractor hood, a double sink and a circular sink for food preparation. There is also a large fridge, freezer, a quiet dishwasher and Television. Ample crockery, cutlery and serving dishes are supplied. Wi-Fi Broadband is provided.
The open plan marble tiled floor extends into the dining area, where there is plenty of space for up to 16 people to enjoy a meal in lovely surroundings. The dining area is brightly lit by two sets of glazed oak doors, opening out onto a terrace and courtyard on one side, and the patio and lawn on the other. It has a part vaulted ceiling and heavy oak beams. There is a sitting area with 2 large sofas to one side. The wood burner provides a cosy atmosphere for relaxing and there is a CD player.
Five curved, illuminated steps lead down to another sitting area with cosy lighting, sofas, wide screen digital free view TV, DVD player, charming slit windows and lower patio door.
Other areas and bedrooms
From the kitchen pass down three wide oak steps to the light, airy entrance hall, cloak room with WC and basin, utility with automatic washing machine and tumble dryer and sunny stone pillared passage to an en-suite bedroom. This spacious bedroom – the “Courtyard Bedroom” – has a king-sized bed, large windows, old stone pillars and a glazed door overlooking the courtyard patio and lawn. There is a stunning and spacious en-suite marble tiled bathroom with freestanding bath, two basins, WC and large shower area.
Two smaller, double, ground floor bedrooms can be reached via the lower sitting room. One – “Wren’s Nest” has slit windows, a double bed, shower room with WC and basin. The other – “Robin’s Nest” has twin beds and a bathroom with a bath with shower attachment over, WC and basin. A fourth bedroom – the “Tower Bedroom” is reached from the dining/sitting area via curved illuminated stairs to the first floor. This large impressive private bedroom has a vaulted ceiling, slit windows, an owl hole window, oak floor, a king size bed and a single bed. It also boasts a unique cylindrical en-suite shower room with WC and basin. Bedroom 5 – “Mistletoe” and 6 – “Apple Orchard”, also on the first floor, can be reached via a second illuminated curved staircase from the dining area. “Mistletoe” has single twin beds, oak beams, and shower room with WC and basin. “Apple Orchard” has 3 single beds, a large window looking West over the orchard, an en-suite shower room with WC and basin. Both bedrooms have oak floors.