The beauty of a barn conversion
24th July 2014

Old stone and brick barns offer up the opportunity to convert attractive but unused buildings in to wonderful homes. I would therefore like to show you a fantastic example which has just come to the market with our Village Agency department. I feel ‘The Barn’ in Upper Heyford successfully combines practicality with the charm of original character features. This is a balance not always easy to achieve, however if carried out sympathetically the conversion will result in a home with a relaxing and serene atmosphere along with a sense of drama and aesthetic beauty. I’ll show you some of the highlights here and include a link to the website in case you’d like to review the full details.

Front Aspect

Having driven or walked down a country lane in the attractive village of Upper Heyford this is the approach and the front aspect of the property. This frontage is securely enclosed behind electric double gates with a large gravelled driveway and access to an open fronted stone barn (with further potential, subject to permissions etc). The Barn - Front6The Barn - Front3The Barn - Front1The Barn - Front4

Kitchen/Breakfast/Family Room

A versatile and appealing room ideal for all things family as well as a great space for dining and entertaining. This room also opens out in to the ‘Kitchen garden’. The Barn - Kit1The Barn - Kit3

Living Room and Library

Features are abundant here with feature exposed stone walls, arched ‘picture’ windows and French doors, rustic fuel burning stove, overhead galleried landing, vaulted ceiling and exposed beams. The Barn - Living1The Barn - Libray1


There are four double bedrooms in total with features including vaulted ceilings and exposed beams. The Barn - Bed1The Barn - Bed3


This is the family bathroom. There are also two further en-suites. The Barn - Bath

Kitchen garden

A professionally designed garden with much to interest the eye. There are a number of designated areas displaying fruits, vegetables, trees and shrubs all linked by reclaimed brick and gravelled pathways. Further features include two seating areas, a canopied terrace, raised pond, brick built pizza oven and a chicken coop…truly bringing eclectic to the outside space! The Barn - KitGarden1The Barn - Kitgarden2The Barn - Kitgarden3The Barn - KitGarden5

Paddock and views

‘The Barn’ also comes with a paddock of approximately half an acre with far reaching countryside views beyond.

The Barn - Paddock2The Barn - View1

I hope you’ll agree it’s quite a property.

Once again, thanks for viewing our blog.

Kind regards

Nick Rees