The Burrow Drakelow Road, Walton on Trent, Derbyshire, DE12 8NB

  • £1,500,000 Guide Price
  • Barn Conversion
  • 4 bedrooms

Set overlooking tranquil South Derbyshire countryside is this exceptional detached barn, enjoying extensive and versatile interiors finished to a luxurious standard, four double en suite bedrooms and a peaceful and secluded setting within this exclusive gated courtyard. Combining both original character features with contemporary finishes, The Burrow is offered with no upward chain and has been thoughtfully designed to create expansive living areas ideal for both entertaining and modern day family life, complemented by a beautiful rural location also offering excellent commuter links. Special attention has been paid throughout to not only the impressive design but also the functionality offered by the extensive accommodation, and this exquisite home offers an individual opportunity to acquire a property of exceptional standing in this rural yet convenient location.

Opening from the driveway to the rear, a large entrance door leads into the reception hall, featuring impressive vaulted ceilings and oak framed glazing leading to the study. A contemporary oak and glass staircase rises to the first floor bedrooms as well as leading down to the first of the living spaces, a versatile family room with direct access out onto gardens. The central part of the barn is laid to a magnificent dining and living kitchen, complete with integrated appliances, expansive Quartz worksurfaces and hidden walk in pantries. A second reception room features a contemporary fireplace, and character steps rise to the original part of the barn which offers a third generous reception room with traditional inglenook fireplace. Two staircases rise to the first floor accommodation, the first of which being a wide spiral from the living area of the kitchen. The first floor landing offers potential for conversion into a fifth double bedroom, having a glazed balustrade overlooking a gallery into the kitchen below. Four further double bedrooms are each serviced by a luxurious en suite, and the principal bedroom suite features a fabulous dual sided walk in wardrobe.

Outside, the plot extends to 0.4 acre and is accesses via electric gates through a shared courtyard, or via a separate driveway which leads to the rear. There is parking and turning space to a private drive at the front, and the gardens are bordered by pleasant countryside with views beyond towards the outskirts of the village. There will be the option for a cashback amount for landscaping of the gardens (to be agreed between the vendor & purchaser).

The Burrow lies on the rural outskirts of Walton on Trent on the edge of an exclusive gated courtyard. The attractive village centre lies a short walk away and is home to facilities including a gastro pub and restaurant, a cricket club and a stunning Church, all within a picturesque Conservation Area bordering the River Trent. A Church of England Primary school within the village feeds into John Taylor High School in Barton under Needwood, both of which maintain Ofsted Outstanding reputation, and there is an array of independent schools nearby including Repton, Lichfield Cathedral, Derby Grammar, Derby High and Twycross. The local village of Barton under Needwood provides further everyday amenities including a doctors surgery, pharmacy, post office, pubs and shops, and more comprehensive facilities can be found along the A38 in either Burton on Trent or the Cathedral City of Lichfield. For local leisure pursuits, within walking distance is the newly opened Tuckleholme Nature Reserve, and the Rosliston Forestry Centre offers activities including walking, cycling and activities including falconry, archery and fishing. The location is ideally placed for commuters, having the A38, A50 and M6 Toll close by and rail links from Lichfield and Tamworth give direct access to Birmingham and London (in 80 mins). East Midlands and Birmingham international airports are also both within a 40 minute drive.

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Walton on Trent

Walton on Trent

Walton lies four miles south-west of Burton on Trent and boasts some attractive clusters of cottages as well as good new housing. The church of St Lawrence provides a focal point for the village and hides a thriving cricket club to its rear.It has two village pubs, one of which doubles up as a village store, and an excellent primary school. which feeds into John Taylor High School in Barton under Needwood. read more

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