Point-scoring conversions with views of the coast
THIS converted barn is a highspecification conversion with an imaginative layout drawn from both traditional and contemporary design.
The emphasis is on sustainability and the house cleverly combines elements of sophisticated technology with low energy usage.
It boasts solar thermal panels and a 1,400-litre Akvaterm accumulator tank which is a store for heat and provides domestic hot water at mains pressure.
Heat is supplied from the existing biomass district heating system. The whole building has high levels of insulation, primarily woodfibre boards, hemp and sheep’s wool.
The property has over 5,000 sq ft of accommodation, including an extensive office suite.
It also has an impressive double-height reception hall, drawing room, sitting room, mezzanine playroom, cloakroom, large kitchen breakfast room with pantry, two bedroom suites, two further double bedrooms, family bathroom and gardens set in an acre of land.
Silpho is an unspoilt hamlet hidden on the edge of North York Moors National Park which enjoys a beautiful rural setting with stunning views to the coast, the moors and the Yorkshire Wolds.
The approach from the south is via the breath-taking Forge Valley which runs northwards from the A170 Pickering to Scarborough road. DATING from the 1700s, Spring Hill Barn enjoys glorious views down the valley towards the Yorkshire heritage coastline.
The approach to the property is stunning and the barn lies in an elevated position outside the coastal village of Fylingthorpe.
It has over 2,000 sq ft of accommodation, which is beautifully designed, with two large reception rooms, a kitchen breakfast room, laundry room, three bedrooms and two bathrooms.
Outside, there is a drive, ample parking and a garden that includes a variety of trees such as rowan and birch, a small bridge over a watercourse and a private, raised terrace perfect for al-fresco dining. Behind the house is a 1.75-acre paddock.
A separate field of 4.5 acres is available for £25,000.
Scribbling Fold combines the best of old and new. Right, Spring Hill Barn is set in 2.5 acres of land and has a stunning outlook.