A Charming Farmhouse Just Came to Market in the English Countryside

Located just a short drive from London, the historic estate includes a four-bedroom home in a converted barn and two acres of private gardens.
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Location: Penhill Road in Great Ellingham, Norfolk of England

Price: £1,450,000 (approximately $1,758,683 USD)

Architect: HeathWalker Studio

Footprint: 2,083 square feet (four bedrooms, one bath)

From the Agent: "Set in the heart of the peaceful Norfolk countryside, this exceptional four-bedroom contemporary steel-frame barn conversion opens to just over two acres of surrounding private gardens, meadows, and adjacent paddock. Double-height spaces and pitched ceilings merge harmoniously with swathes of picture windows framing verdant views. Sitting adjacent is an impressive 16th-century timber-framed barn, spanning around 2,083 square feet, alongside a painting studio and a 10-bay cart shed, both offering great flexibility of use."

The home’s entry sequence leads through an open bay beneath a large, steel frame, which connects the home to the adjacent barn. 

Inside the main residence, the ground floor is organized in a predominantly open plan. 

The kitchen offers a generous, well-considered layout of stainless-steel cabinetry, as well as a central island which softly delineates the space from the large dining area.

Rising with the roofline, the lofty principal suite is bathed in natural light.

"The open-front shed marks the southeast boundary, and is a wonderful spot for long and lazy Sunday lunches," notes the agent. "Planning permission is also in place to convert the southern half to a separate annex to provide additional living accommodations."


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