Peaceful countryside stunning views & village life An exceptional barn conversion set in open countryside and offers 7/8 bedrooms incorporating a 3 bedroomed annex Cottage, stabling and land. The main house comprises: Hall, Lounge, Sitting room /5th bedroom, Dining room, Large kitchen/breakfast room, Study, 4/5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms (3 en suite). Attached cottage comprises: Hall. Sitting room. Kitchen. 3 bedrooms. Bathroom. American barn with 4 Stables, 2 of which are used for parking, utility room, tack room and large games room. Outside are extensive gardens with pond, large Nissan hut and hard tennis court. There are also Paddocks. In total approximately 8.3 hectares (20.5 acres).
Lodge Farm is a conversion of a stone built two-storey barn
Main House: Ground Floor
and attached brick single storey building. This spacious house has been completed to a very high standard and offers most comfortable family accommodation on two floors. Attached to the house is a three-bedroom annex cottage, which can either be used as part of the accommodation of the main house or would be ideal for a dependant relative or for home working. Surrounding the house is a large but easily maintained garden with a hard tennis court, beyond which are the paddocks lying to the north and west. The American barn will suit the keen equestrian with stables, parking and utility room. On the first floor is a self-contained tack room and large open area suitable for use as a home office and/or games room. The Nissan Hut is constructed of corrugated steel on concrete block and measures 14.3m x 7.3m. Lodge Farm stands in open countryside to the north west of the small village of Shelton, which is little more than a rural hamlet with a church. Upper Dean, about a mile and a quarter away, has a primary school and a public house. Local shopping is at Rushden, which has a large Waitrose supermarket.
Kimbolton, about six miles to the east has a
delicatessen, post office, butchersâ€™ shop and hardware store. Shelton is in the catchment area for the excellent secondary school at Sharnbook and private schools within reasonable reach include Kimbolton (preparatory and public school), Oundle, Wellingborough and the Harper Trust schools in Bedford. Trains from St. Neots reach London Kingâ€™s Cross in about 50 minutes or Wellingborough to London St. Pancras in about 55 minutes.
The front door opens to the entrance hall. There is a cloakroom off with hand basin, Victorian style WC, ladder towel rail and coats cupboard.
fireplace with a fitted wood burning stove. A door leads through to the cottage. Main House: First Floor From the galleried landing above the lounge, doors lead to
A long corridor off the hall leads to three ground floor rooms,
the study and to the principal bedroom which has an en-suite
sitting room/bedroom 5 and bedrooms 3, 4. Each of these are
bathroom with shower, WC, hand basin with cupboard under,
double and all have French doors opening to the garden on
bath with shower attachment and airing cupboard.
the north west side. Bedroom 3 has a large en-suite bathroom with hand basin, WC, bath with shower attachment and shower
A door from the principal bedroom opens to the head of the
over, ladder towel rail and airing cupboard.
back staircase from which a door leads to bedroom 2, which has a wardrobe and an en-suite bathroom with hand basin,
There is a family bathroom with shower cubicle, bath with
WC, ladder towel rail, bath with shower attachment and shower
shower attachment, hand basin with cupboard under, WC,
ladder towel rail and airing cupboard. The huge kitchen/breakfast room has extensive cupboards in pine including an island unit. There is a space for a range cooker with an air extractor hood above and all other usual appliances. A back hall, with back door and secondary staircase, leads through to the dining room and lounge beyond. Off the back hall is a utility area with double stainless steel sink, cupboard containing the central heating boiler and further cupboards. There is a further back door opening to the garden. The dining room has large glazed double doors opening to the sitting room, a room of large proportions with a spiral staircase rising to the galleried landing above. This room is extremely light with glazed double doors facing south west and north east with views over the garden and grounds. There is a large open
Lodge Farm The Cottage: Ground Floor
Garden and Grounds
The front door opens to a lobby with door leading into the
A large garden surrounds the house and cottage on three
entrance hall. The sitting room off has a fireplace (presently
sides and is mainly laid to lawn, for ease of maintenance with
sealed) and a pine boarded floor.
extensive tree planting and landscaping undertaken in the last ten years. There is a natural pond, an orchard, a large west
The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of oak cupboards with
facing paved terrace and a hot tub.
double stainless steel sink and spaces for cooker, dishwasher and fridge. There is an oil fired central heating and hot water
To the north of the house and the American barn is the new hard
boiler. A rear hall with back door leads to the staircase and
tennis court. The land lies to the north and west of the garden
to the bathroom with hand basin, WC and bath with shower
and comprises paddocks and fields.
attachment and shower over. The Cottage: First Floor The staircase rises to a landing with storage area off and to the three double bedrooms. Outbuildings Close to the house is the American barn stable building, built of concrete block rendered and painted on its lower level and timber boarded above. This has two large loose boxes and two large parking areas suitable for conversion into further stabling, and a utility room on the ground floor. The utility room has a good range of cupboards with double stainless steel sink and spaces for washing machine and dryer. There is electric night storage heating. Above is a huge games room with night storage heating and a large tack room with stainless steel sink and a good range of fitted cupboards. The other outbuilding is a Nissan hut of corrugated steel on a concrete block base measuring 14.3m x 7.3m.
Lodge Farm N
Main House and Cottage - Approx. Gross Internal Area 4942 sq ft/ 460 sq m
LOUNGE 25'2 x 20'7 (7.67m x 6.27m)
DINING ROOM 16'10 x 12 (5.13m x 3.66m)
KITCHEN 18'5 x 17' (5.61m x 5.18m) ENTRANCE HALL
KITCHEN/ BREAKFAST ROOM 24' x 21'7 (7.32m x 6.58m)
LOUNGE 12' x 11'10 (3.66m x 3.38m)
COTTAGE GROUND FLOOR
BEDROOM 3 13'5 x 13' (4.09m x 3.96m)
FLOOR AR BEDROOM 4 15'4 x 13'5 (4.67m x 4.09m) BEDROOM 2 22'4 x 17'2 (6.81m x 5.23m)
BEDROOM 1 17'6 x 13'2 (5.33m x 4.01m)
STUDY 17'6 x 12'9 (5.33m x 3.89m)
BEDROOM 3 14'0 x 11'5 (4.27m x 3.48m)
FIRST FLOOR (MAIN HOUSE & COTTAGE) GROSS INTERNAL SITTING ROOM/BEDROOM 5 17'2 x 17' (5.23m x 5.18m)
FLOOR AREA 1645 SQ FT GROUND FLOOR (MAIN HOUSE & COTTAGE) GROSS INTERNAL FLOOR AREA 3297 SQ FT
COTTAGE FIRST FLOOR
BEDROOM 2 12'0 x 10'0 (3.66m x 3.05m)
BEDROOM 1 12'0 x 12'0 (3.66m x 3.66m)
American Barn - Approx. Gross Internal Area 2476 sq ft/ 230 sq m
14'5 x 14'4 (4.39m x 4.37m)
14'5 x 14'5 (4.39m x 4.39m)
GAMES ROOM 29' x 30'2 (8.84m x 9.19m) 29'2 x 14'7 (8.89m x 4.45m)
UTILITY ROOM 14'2 x 9'1 (4.32m x 2.77m)
STABLE 14'2 x 8'10 (4.32m x 2.69m)
TACK ROOM 29' x 13'8 (8.84m x 4.17m)
STABLE 14'2 x 10'0 (4.32m x 3.05m)
FLOOR AREA 1236 SQ FT
FLOOR AREA 1240 SQ FT
Energy Performance Certificate Environmental Impact (CO2) Rating Current
Very energy efficient - lower running costs (92 plus) (81-91) (69-80) (55-68)
Not energy efficient - higher running costs
England & Wales
Very environmentally friendly - lower CO2 emissions
A B C D
E F G
Not environmentally friendly - higher CO2 emissions
EU Directive 2002/91/EC
England & Wales
EU Directive 2002/91/EC
Energy Efficiency Rating
Bedfordshire just passed Hargrave, turn right signed to Shelton. On entering the village take a right hand turn beside “Three Ways”, the second house on the right, and then continue for about ¾ of a mile and Lodge Farm will be found on the right hand side. Services Mains electricity and water (metered) are connected. Drainage is to a septic tank system. The house and cottage have oil fired central heating and hot water systems. Right of way Kimbolton School
A public footpath, very infrequently used, crosses the property.
Lodge Farm. Shelton, Huntingdon. PE28 0NU
A appeal has been made for development of a wind farm
on the old airfield at Chelveston, which lies to the south west. Further details are available from the selling agents, East Northants District Council and Bedford District Council.
Brochure by www.cpcreative.co.uk
Wellingborough about 12 miles. Northampton about 22 miles.
Kimbolton High Street
St Neots about 13 miles. Bedford about 15 miles. Directions
Local Authority: Bedford District Council Outgoings: Council Tax Band D
Directions: From Northampton and Wellingborough take the
A45 north west towards Thrapston, pass Rushden and Higham
Viewing: Strictly by appointment through the agents
Ferrers and than at a roundabout turn right on to the A6 in the direction of Bedford. At the next roundabout turn left on to the B645 signed to Kimbolton. After about four miles and having
Guide Price: £1,695,000
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Published on Dec 7, 2011