Dovecote Barn, Sutton Bonington

Price £550,000

4 Bedroom Barn Conversion For Sale in Dovecote Barn, Sutton Bonington

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From the Main Street Dovecote Barn has changed very little since it was built in 1757 yet the rear elevation gives an insight into the ambitious conversion undertaken by the current owners.  This hidden gem, packed full of original character, offers two floors of surprisingly spacious accommodation that wraps around its own private, west facing courtyard.  There is also a double garage and workshop.  This Grade II listed four bedroom detached barn in the conservation area of the village features an impressive 29ft sitting room, large family kitchen with high vaulted ceiling and a ground floor bedroom suite ideal for those looking to accommodate a dependant relative.  Highly deceptive, early viewing is highly recommended.  


Sutton Bonington is a thriving village situated on the north side of Loughborough with excellent amenities including a village shop, two pubs, post office, general store and a lively village community.  The village has a highly regarded primary school and a bus service is available to the East Leake Acadamy in the neighbouring village of East Leake.  A bus service is also available from the village to the Loughborough Endowed Schools.  The property is well placed for access to the East Midlands Parkway, East Midlands Airport and Junction 24 of the M1 motorway.


Nottingham 11.8 miles / Loughborough 5.8 miles / Leicester 17.6 miles / M1(J24) 2.7 miles / East Midlands Airport 5.2 miles / East Midlands Parkway 3.8 miles 


Ground Floor

The hallway is entered from the rear courtyard through a half glazed door and features a Travertine marble tiled floor.  A staircase from the hallway rises to the first floor and directly off the hallway is an impressive sitting room with heavily beamed ceiling and large inglenook with inset multi fuel burning stove.  The sitting room is a particular feature of the accommodation and despite its large size has an extremely cosy feel.  All windows in the barn look into the rear courtyard and from the sitting room two windows with low sills flood the room with natural light.  From the sitting room double doors open into a formal dining room and then into the large family kitchen featuring high vaulted ceiling with exposed roof timbers.  The kitchen is fitted with a range of fully bespoke solid oak cabinets with granite worksurfaces, there is space for a dual fuel range style cooker and impressive range of integrated appliances.  A central dining area within the kitchen provides an additional space for the family to gather and within the kitchen is a utility area and an external door to rear.  A snug provides an additional sitting room and access into a ground floor bedroom and en suite ideal for those looking to accommodate a dependant relative.  The ground floor bedroom has a range of fitted wardrobes, dressing area and a high quality four piece bathroom with corner spa bath and separate shower enclosure.  A cloaks/WC completes the ground floor accommodation.


First Floor

The entire first floor accommodation has the benefit of high vaulted ceilings and numerous exposed roof timbers thought to be original.  The landing, with airing cupboard, provides access to three first floor double bedrooms and family bathroom with Velux window and fitted with a white three piece suite.  The master bedroom is extremely spacious and has the benefit of an en suite shower room and extensive range of fitted wardrobes.  Bedroom two has its own sitting room housed within the original dovecote with exposed roof timbers. 



The Main Street elevation has not changed since 1757, retaining its original barn appearance and a shared driveway to the side of Dovecote Barn provides access to a double garage and workshop.  Ornate metal gates open into a private courtyard offering secure hardstanding and space for outdoor entertaining.  The courtyard is low maintenance being mainly laid to gravel and enjoys a private, west facing aspect and includes several seating areas and space for a hot tub (available by separate negotiation). In addition to the courtyard is a lawned area  suitable for children's play area, vegetable plot or additional parking. 


Double Garage & Workshop

The garage has two sets of metal double doors and attached is a workshop.



Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.



All mains services are available and connected.  The property has gas central heating fired by an Ideal boiler located in the utility area of the kitchen.

Local Authority

Rushcliffe Borough Council.



From the A6006 proceed into Sutton Bonington along Park Lane and continue through the centre of the village along Main Street.  The property can be found situated on the left hand side just after St Michael’s church.

Property Features

  • Grade II Listed Detached Barn Conversion
  • Over 2300 sq ft of Accommodation
  • Dating Back to 1757
  • 29ft x 14ft Sitting Room with Log Burner
  • Superb Vaulted Kitchen
  • Ground Floor Bedroom with Dressing Room & En Suite
  • Three Bathroom/Shower Rooms
  • West Facing Courtyard
  • Double Garage & Workshop
  • EPC Exempt



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