Maple Barn is a unique, new build property in Rugby, Warwickshire, by Boben Construction. If you are a discerning buyer looking for a great location in the South Midlands with no compromise on design features, space and quality, take a look at Bilton Fields.
Maple Barn is one of 12 new build barns that have been carefully designed to reflect nature and its surroundings. Situated on an old working farm, its approach is a tree lined private driveway, cushioned by woodland and nestled around traditional barn conversions. It has been awarded by LABC as a site winner of the month in 2020 and has now been selected as a finalist in the UK for the whole year in The Bricks Award 2020.
An impressive architectural design gives this property a real wow factor externally, the build is considered, using sustainable and traceable materials, featuring a zinc roof and boxed out windows, charred timber cladding, farmhouse brick, aluminium framed floor to ceiling windows, carefully located to let in lots of natural light and a feeling of bringing the outdoors inside.
The barn consists of a two-storey central 'heart' structure, designed over two wings, which offers versatile living options. The main wing which is accessed from the central entrance lobby, features a contemporary open plan living design, comprising a state of the art Porcelanosa kitchen with some high quality fitted appliances, a central island and plenty of room for a family dining table if desired. The kitchen flows seamlessly through to an airy living space with floor to ceiling, glazed sliding doors at two aspects, wrapping around the rear of the house and opening out on to the patio and rear garden, to the backdrop of the small wooded area. There is also utility room and a downstairs W.C. The staircase in the main wing leads from the living space up to the main bedrooms and has a gallery landing.
The main bedroom has a wonderful sense of space with its high vaulted ceilings and floor to ceiling windows with a door opening out on to the balcony overlooking the rear garden. It has a full size bathroom with free standing bath and two vanity basins, a walk in shower, and W.C.
The two further double bedrooms both with en-suites in this part of the house are equal size and are formed in symmetry off either side of the landing and each have a feature boxed window.
The second wing is comprised of an oversized double garage with a pedestrian door that leads in to the utility room and a remote control up and over door opening to the driveway. From inside the central entrance lobby a second stairway leads to a self contained annex on the first floor.
This space has been equipped with all the features of the main wing, vaulted ceiling, floor to ceiling windows with a glass balustrade 'Juliette' balcony opening towards the front aspect, and drive, and an en-suite bathroom with walk in shower, vanity basin and W.C. This room is versatile; it could be an extra bedroom or reception room, but is is spacious enough to be zoned as a self contained living space, with room for a bed, a dwell space and kitchenette, or a home office, studio or even a gym. There is also a plant room for the underfloor heating and boiler, which has a large amount of useable storage space.
Outside to the front of the property there is a substantial private driveway with ample space for several cars as well as the garage.
A private rear garden, is partly enclosed by a combination of fencing and trees featuring a patio area ideal for relaxing. The rest of the garden is laid to turf. The homes are nestled in mature woodland and hedgerows, with further communal landscaping to bring the development together.
The Bilton Fields development has recently been commended with a site recognition award by LABC Warranty, Bilton Fields has been named among a shortlist of sites in England and Wales to win an award for high standards of construction and site management. Giving you peace of mind that this home has been built with the upmost quality and attention to detail.
FULL PARTICULARS AND TECHNICAL DETAILS:
The whole property benefits from underfloor heating on both floors and the entire structure is insulated with KINGSPAN Tech Insulation Panels (known as a SIP system) all round, added to that appliances with are A* energy performance rated, which makes the design highly economical and environmentally considered. The developer has invested this technology in to the design and build for the discerning buyer, which will benefit whomever lives in the property for years to come. All rooms have their own thermostatic controller.
Enter the front of the property into the entrance lobby, the self-contained wing is reached via a bespoke staircase to the left, made of black steel railings and oak treads. A door leads to the ground floor W.C. and a cloaks cupboard for storage. To the right is an impressive set of double doors leading through to the main living wing of the house and its vast kitchen and living space.
KITCHEN: (23'5 x 23'8") at Max point.
The kitchen is designed on a slight angle with a letterbox style window to the side aspect and floor to ceiling bi-fold doors to the rear aspect overlooking and opening out to the rear garden. The outdoor scenery, garden and wooded area really feel part of the room.
The Porcelanosa kitchen style and colour can be the choice of the buyer if reservation is made early enough and discussed with the developer. Integrated oven and microwave, dishwasher and wine cooler, a fridge freezer, and a central island hub houses the induction hob and also allows for seating as a breakfast bar. Choice of XTone an innovative porcelain work surface, which makes up the worktops, up-stands and splash backs, the brushed stainless steel kitchen sink is inset within the work top and a Quooker boiling tap. The fitted kitchen and island hub has integrated feature up and back lighting.
A smooth ceramic tiled floor allows the natural light to to reflect throughout.
UTILITY: (9'7" x 7')
Tucked away off the kitchen is a utility room which has wall to wall units the same as the kitchen for further storage, there is plumbing and space for a washing machine, and a worktop with large practical sink fitted and a door into the garage.
OPEN ATRIUM FLOWING THROUGH TO MAIN LIVING SPACE: (19'5" x 19'7 x (30' Max)
The Kitchen has an open flow through to the living space, it's not closed off by doors, initially there is an open plan area which houses an eye catching steel and oak open tread staircase, behind it is a double storey window reaching from ground floor up to the second storey and above is an open galleried landing. The rest of the living area also features floor to ceiling bi-fold doors opening out to the rear aspect and one to the side and a full length window on the opposite side of the room to the front aspect and is pulled together by an expansive engineered oak floor. Wall and ceiling lighting has all been wired in ready, the choice and purchase of light fittings is the responsibility of the purchasers, fitting can be arranged and carried out by the developers before completion.
A beautiful atrium landing has light casting in from front and rear aspects and leads first of all to the main bedroom suite.
The lighting will be equipped for both wall and ceiling lights, again the choice and purchase of light fittings is the responsibility of the purchasers, fitting can be arranged and carried out by the developers before completion. The flooring type, whether carpet or wood has also been left to the discretion and choice of the purchasers and can be fitted by the developers.
MAIN BEDROOM: (17'5" x 16'6")
A grand room with high vaulted ceilings and an exposed Glulam feature cross beam running through the pitch. A floor to ceiling angular window with a door that opens out on to a full width balcony overlooking the rear garden and woodland hedgerow.
MAIN BATHROOM: (17'5 x 5'7")
A luxury bathroom fitted with Porselanosa sanitary ware and tiling to floor and part walls, hosting a free standing bath tub and a walk in shower, with two vanity basins housed in vanity units with drawers and stainless steel mixer taps, both with shaving points, and a W.C. At this stage you can select your own tiling from a choice of contemporary premium quality tiles.
BEDROOM TWO AND BEDROOM THREE: (15'5" x 11'7" into box window)
Both bedrooms peel symmetrically of the landing, one to the left and one to the right and they are equal size and dimension including the en-suites. Each features a deep boxed window ledge ideal for a seat feature, one faces the front aspect and the other the rear aspect.
Feature a full walk in shower, vanity basin and unit, with mirror over and W.C. all sanitary ware and wall and floor tiling are from state of the art ranges by Porselanosa.
The self contained wing or 'extra' accommodation is reached via a second feature staircase in the entrance lobby, dog legging up to the first floor, where you will find a versatile space.
MAIN ROOM: (15'09" x 18'10")
This room features a tall vaulted ceiling and floor to ceiling windows to 2 aspects, front and side, and a 'juliette balcony' with a glass balustrade. It is spacious, bright and airy. The choice of feature light fittings and flooring has been left to the buyers, but all provisions have been made for wall and ceiling lights. This room could be an extra bedroom in its entirety, or it could be zoned to create a self contained living space, it could be used as a gym, a studio or a home office, which is why it is so versatile, for modern family living.
Features a full walk in shower, vanity basin and unit, shaving point, with mirror over and W.C. all sanitary ware and wall and floor tiling are from state of the art ranges by Porselanosa.
This is a room which houses the plant and inspection points for the underfloor heating and also the gas boiler. It is generous in space and has plenty of room for storage, shelving and could be used as a dressing room, laundry room or extra cloaks.
GARAGE: (19'7 x 17'4")
A garage that has the feeling of a technical workshop, with electric remote up and over doors, an obscured glass floor to ceiling door opening out to rear of property and a pedestrian door in to the utility room.
Bilton Fields is located on a private development, built on an old farmstead and is intermingled with new contemporary barns, and existing brick built barn conversions, the estate is landscaped and has a rear perimeter of woodland hedge row. It is reached by its own private tree lined drive. Located in Rugby, Warwickshire close the the Motorway networks of M1, M6, M45, M69, M40 and the A5, A45, A46, and the Fosseway. Rugby Railway station is a 10 minute drive a runs fast trains to London Euston (49 minutes) and Birmingham International, Birmingham New Street and Birmingham International airport is 25 minutes drive.
Rugby has good number of high quality and Ofsted Outstanding schools in the area for all ages.
Rugby School - independent boarding school 13 to 18 yrs
Bilton Grange Preparatory School 4 to 8 yrs
Dunchurch Infant, Nursery and Junior Schools
Princethorpe College - independent day school for 11 to 18 yrs
Rugby High School for Girls Grammar - 11 to 18 yrs
Lawrence Sheriff School for Boys Grammar - 11 to 18 yrs
Rugby Borough Council, Evereux Way, Rugby, Warwickshire
Council Tax Band: G
PROPERTY TECHNICAL SPEC:
SECURITY & ECO-CREDENTIALS
Outdoor censored lighting, CCTV, alarm system and intruder sensors in the home, as well as nest fire detectors adds security and peace of mind. On an environmental note, these homes are built using Kingspan Tek Insulation Panels (SIPs) which provide ultra-energy efficient homes by making them air-tight, requiring less energy to heat up the home, ultimately saving you money and keeping the home warm and dry throughout the year. Zonal underfloor heating is provided throughout, which can be controlled through our smart thermometers. Dual flush toilets give you the option to use less water, all appliances have excellent energy ratings and a Quooker tap in the kitchen gives you just the right amount of water needed, instead of needless overboiling of a kettle. Preparation for an electric car charger and PV panels are optional extras. All materials used in the build are sustainably sourced and traceable.
INTERNAL FINISHES AND FEATURES
* Ground floor: wet zoned underfloor heating
* Upper floor: wet zoned underfloor heating
* Natural wood veneer doors in oak/ash finish with satin chrome furniture
* Powder coated aluminium framed casement windows
* Wood burning stove to all properties
* Flooring to be a blend of tiling and engineered oak timber to ground floor and bathrooms, bedroom is not included, and is left to the discretion and choice of the buyer, but selected flooring can be fitted by the Devloper.
* Extensive triple glazing, patio doors and bi-fold doors to provide space and light
* Glulam beams throughout the property on the upper floors
* Feature staircases
MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS
* Integrated television reception system (digital terrestrial, Sky Q ready, DAB, FM) to kitchen
lifestyle, living, bedrooms and studio
* System-line E100 single zone in-wall Bluetooth, DAB radio integrated fitted music system to
the kitchen lifestyle & living room
* Bluetooth connectivity for iPhone, iPad, iPod, and Android devices as part of the system-line
E100 to kitchen lifestyle & living room
* Nest detectors and RING video doorbell
SECURITY AND PEACE OF MIND
* 10-year LABC Warranty
* LABC Building Control
* CCTV System with remote mobile access
* Intruder alarm system with Passive infra-red detectors
* Lighting to all external doors with PIR security lights
* Telephone and data sockets to kitchen lifestyle room, living room, master bedroom and studio
* Triple glazing
ELECTRICAL AND LIGHTING
* Contemporary style gunmetal sockets, USB ports and switches throughout
* LED down lighters to reception rooms
* Feature lighting is not included, but if selected and purchased by the buyer, can be fitted by the developer.
* Automated up-and-over garage door by GARADOR with remote key fob
* Power and light to garage
* Electric car charger prep within the garage
* External lights fitted adjacent to front and back doors
* A-rated appliances
* Dual flush mechanisms to toilets
* Triple glazed windows providing high level thermal insulation throughout
* Selection of Velux roof lights
* Dawn to dusk sensors to external communal lighting
* Gas central heating
* Preparation for PV Panels (optional extra)
* Preparation for electric car charger (optional extra - homeowner can apply for a subsidy grant)
* Grassed garden areas with paved patios and pathways
* Block paved & gravel drive areas
* Tap to rear of property
* Double garaging to all properties with electric opening to doors
* Landscaping and main driveways by Alan Capeling Landscaping Design
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