Situated down a quiet lane with just four other individual properties, is this characterful Northamptonshire stone four bedroom family home. The former farmhouse in the original rural setting has been modernised by the current owners, yet still maintains the charm of its history. One of the main features is the stunning handmade kitchen with unique Indian granite tops, vaulted ceiling and exposed tulipwood beams with bespoke features and French doors to the rear garden, this rooms enjoys views of all the seasons and blends style with comfortable family living. The full accommodation comprises entrance porch, kitchen/breakfast room with central island and adjoining boot room/utility, study, cloakroom, dining room, family room with exposed stone wall inset with a cast iron multi fuel burner and dual aspect sitting room with reclaimed brick open fireplace. To the first floor, four double bedrooms and a contemporary refitted family bathroom with freestanding oval bathtub and separate walk in shower. The master bedroom features an ensuite shower room and fitted wardrobes. Planning permission has been granted for an additional two storey extension. Outside, the generous garden wraps around the property, enjoying a good degree of privacy and a southerly aspect. There is a predominant lawned area, sheltered by mature plum and holly trees with shrub borders to include lilac, shrubs and roses. Established hedgerows and timber fencing create the perimeters. There is a spacious entertaining patio overlooking the focal point of a naturalised pond in the centre which attracts an abundance of wildlife. To the front, the driveway allows for extensive off road parking for 6 - 8 cars along with access to a detached double garage. Viewing highly recommended to appreciate this rural retreat. EPC: E
Solid oak door with glazed inserts. Two hardwood double glazed windows to front elevation. Additional picture window to side elevation. Exposed stone walls. Flagstone flooring. Radiator. Door to:
4.80m (15'9) x 4.42m (14'6)
Dual aspect with a hardwood double glazed window to front elevation and hardwood double glazed French doors with full height glazed panels to each side to rear elevation. A bespoke kitchen fitted with a range of handmade heritage green wall mounted and base level cupboards and drawers with a unique Indian granite work surface over. Central island with integrated storage cupboards and matching granite surface. Ceramic twin Butler sink with mono chrome tap. Oil fired cast iron range cooker in pewter with dogbone hot plate incorporating boiler for domestic hot water and central heating. Integrated dishwasher. Handmade freestanding pippy oak larder unit with granite cold shelf, dry goods store and tall fridge (negotiable). Vaulted ceiling with exposed tulipwood beams to apex. Under cupboard spotlighting. Travertine flooring. Telephone, television and hardwired internet points.
BOOT ROOM/UTILITY ROOM
4.83m (15'10) x 2.77m (9'1)
Formerly the milking parlour to the farm. Hardwood stable door with double glazed window to rear elevation. Fitted with a range of built in storage cupboards to include airing cupboard, Oak wall mounted and freestanding base units with work surfaces over. Ceramic Butler sink with chrome tap. Space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Vaulted ceiling with exposed tulipwood beams and access to loft space. Radiator. Travertine flooring.
2.69m (8'10) x 1.88m (6'2)
Hardwood double glazed window to front elevation. Fitted work desk station with cupboards, drawers and shelving. Radiator. Hardwired telephone and internet access points.
Fitted with a two piece suite comprising low level WC and corner wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap. Heated towel rail. Tiling to splash back areas. Travertine flooring.
4.75m (15'7) x 2.62m (8'7)
Solid oak door to front elevation. Two hardwood double glazed windows either side. Cast iron Victorian style fireplace feature. Telephone point. Radiator. Archway to family room.
4.78m (15'8) x 4.60m (15'1)
Two hardwood double glazed windows to front elevation. Hardwood double glazed French doors to rear elevation. Exposed stone wall with original cast iron bread oven. Reclaimed brick fireplace surround with cast iron multi fuel burning stove and oak beam. Two radiators. Wall light points. Television point.
5.61m (18'5) x 5.11m (16'9)
Dual aspect with hardwood double glazed window to side elevation and hardwood double glazed French doors to entertaining patio. Open fireplace with reclaimed brick surround and oak mantel. Built in display cabinet with cupboard under. Understairs storage cupboard. Two radiators. Television and hardwood internet points.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
Hardwood double glazed window to side elevation. Staircase rising to first floor landing with feature oblong window to rear garden. Triple fitted full height cupboards. Second airing cupboard. Two radiators. Panelled doors to connecting rooms.
4.88m (16'0) x 3.76m (12'4)
Two hardwood double glazed windows to front and side elevations. Fitted triple wardrobes. Partial vaulted ceiling with access to loft space. Radiator.
1.88m (6'2) x 1.70m (5'7)
Hardwood double glazed window to front elevation. Three piece suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and walk in shower cubicle with monsoon head. Tiling to splash back areas. Chrome heated towel rail. Extractor fan. Recessed spotlights.
4.44m (14'7) x 2.77m (9'1)
Hardwood double glazed window to rear elevation. Radiator. Television point. Access to loft space.
3.43m (11'3) x 2.77m (9'1)
Hardwood double glazed window to rear elevation. Radiator. Hardwood internet point.
5.28m (17'4) x 2.24m (7'4)
Hardwood double glazed window to front elevation. Access to loft space. Recessed shelving. Radiator. Television points.
2.97m (9'9) x 2.49m (8'2)
Hardwood double glazed window to front elevation. Contemporary fitted suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps, freestanding oval bath with chrome taps and shower attachment and walk in double shower cubicle with glazed screen and monsoon head. Chrome heated towel rail. Feature wall with natural slate tiling. Recessed spotlights Access to loft space. Extractor fan.
Sizeable driveway enclosed by two timber five bar gates with pedestrian access gate providing off road parking for 6 - 8 vehicles. Enclosed with Wysteria and climbing rose clad Northamptonshire stone walls maintaining privacy and security for pets and children. Gravel and paving slab borders to perimeter of property. Raised vegetable bed with timber sleepers. Exterior lighting points on storm porch. Log storage. Outside tap. Concealed oil tank.
Secure and backing onto rural agricultural land, the garden enjoys far reaching views in an area deemed as a historical interest/conservation area. Large entertaining patio area accessible from the kitchen and sitting rooms French doors and the boot room/utility room. The lawned area has a central naturalised pond which attracts various forms of wildlife. Established trees include a variety of plum and holly with hedgerow borders. A perennial bed is well stocked with forget-me-nots, corn flowers, geraniums and primrose. Timber fencing with roses and mature shrubs. Pedestrian side access gate. Timber shed and log storage on additional gravel areas. Outside tap.
Power and light connected. Electric roller shutter. Pedestrian door. Fully boarded loft space with access hatch and windows to driveway aspect.
Planning permission application number: DA/2007/0105
At the time of print, these particulars are awaiting approval from the Vendor(s).
Northampton NN5 6JJ
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