Charming rural barn

Maltings Farm Barn, High Town Green, Rattlesden. ANL-150714-161053001
Maltings Farm Barn, High Town Green, Rattlesden. ANL-150714-161053001

Located in the quiet village of Rattlesden, Maltings Farm Barn is an exquisitely kept home loaded with individuality and charm.

Dating back to the 16th century, the Grade II-listed barn successfully combines its period features with the comfort and style of modern living.

Maltings Farm Barn, High Town Green, Rattlesden. ANL-150714-161030001

Maltings Farm Barn, High Town Green, Rattlesden. ANL-150714-161030001

It sits in grounds of approximately 1.25 acres (subject to survey), affording a good level of privacy, and boasts open views over the countryside and woodland beyond.

The spacious and versatile nature of its accommodation means it could be used as a stunning single family home, for dual generation occupancy, or as an ideal home/office combination.

The reception hall forms a spectacular entrance to the property, with a vaulted roofline and ceiling timbers.

A staircase rises to the first floor, and French doors open into the rear garden.

Maltings Farm Barn, High Town Green, Rattlesden. ANL-150714-161042001

Maltings Farm Barn, High Town Green, Rattlesden. ANL-150714-161042001

The drawing room features a log burning stove on a raised hearth and opens into the study area.

This in turn leads into the dining hall, with full glazing to one side offering spectacular views over the garden and countryside.

Two sets of French doors lead outside. The room also features inset floor lighting.

The kitchen/breakfast/family room is the hub of the house, with a vaulted roofline and garden and countryside views.

The kitchen area is fitted with bespoke units with granite work surfaces, a dual fuel Lacanche Cluny range cooker, a central island and Butler and chefs sink units.

A rear hall has a second staircase to the first floor.

There is also a laundry room with inset Butler sink, a wet room with shower area, a snug and a cloakroom, as well as two ground floor bedrooms.

On the first floor, reached via the principal staircase in the reception hall, the vaulted landing leads to the master suite, comprising an inner hall, bedroom with vaulted roofline and ensuite bathroom.

It also leads to a split-level guest bedroom.

The second staircase in the rear hall leads to a galleried landing with access to two further bedrooms.

Outside, Maltings Farm Barn is approached by a single track lane. A twin horseshoe driveway sweeps to the front providing ample parking.

The gardens have been creatively landscaped with lawns and terraces interspersed with mature trees and shrubs, including apple, pear, plum, cherry, damson and fig trees.

The swimming pool area has an Italian feel with palms, eucalyptus and Italian cypress, as well as raised decked sun terraces and a pool house.

The pool itself is heated by an air source pump.

With Richard Green, Bury 01284 755552. Guide price £750,000.