High Street, Long Buckby, Northampton NN6 7RD

Under Offer

Holly House is a charming early 17th century period property with Grade II* listed status and Special Architectural Importance. Boasting a wealth of character features and versatile accommodation with attractive detached outbuilding which is used as a one bedroom cottage, hayloft, and two storage barns, ideal for further conversion (subject to the necessary planning permissions). The full accommodation in the main house comprises of lower ground floor kitchen/breakfast room with walk-in pantry, dining room with gas fired Rayburn stove. To the ground floor is the main entrance door, two large reception rooms, both with fireplaces and lovely views over the gardens, a cloakroom, and stairs leading to the first floor. There are two bedrooms and a family bathroom, with the master bedroom also boasting an en-suite shower room. To the second floor are two further bedrooms, both with built in wardrobes. The entire property is heated by gas central heating via the Raburn stove. Outside, the landscaped plot of half an acre is mainly laid to lawn, with a variety of trees and shrubs. To the front, Holly House sits beyond double timber gates and enjoys ample off road parking and access to the detached outbuilding. This well-presented family home is offered with no onward chain.

Accommodation Comprises

Steps from the front lead down to the kitchen which is accessed via a stable door.

KITCHEN 4.55m (14'11) x 4.50m (14'9)
Fitted with a range of base level cabinets with granite work surfaces over, incorporating an inset stainless steel sink and drainer unit with mixer tap over. Space for freestanding cooker. Space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. A range of built-in cupboards provides further storage. Built in linen cupboard houses hot water immersion cylinder. Further features include a central timber beam with exposed beam rafters, and twin casement windows overlooking the rear garden. Open access to the inner hall. Radiator. Space for a breakfast table.

WALK IN PANTRY 2.13m (7) x 2.13m (7)
Window to front and side. Fitted with a range of shelving.

Stairs rising and turning to the ground floor, and further access to:

DINING ROOM 4.55m (14'11) x 4.44m (14'7)
Triple aspect room with casement windows to front, side and rear elevations. Beamed ceiling. Frestanding Rayburn gas fired stove set into an inglenook fireplace, which serves the central heating system and domestic hot water. Stairs to ground floor. Walkway to inner hall.


Stairs rise and turn to the first floor. Original front door leading to rear garden. Open access to:

FAMILY ROOM 4.72m (15'6) x 4.32m (14'2)
This triple aspect room has multi-pane windows to the front and rear. Central fireplace with carved timber surround and inset Clearview multi-fuel burner set on a tiled hearth. Radiator. Ceiling beam. Door leading to cloaks area. Door leading to cloakroom.

Window to side and front elevation. Radiator. Pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Feature stone arch. Serving hatch. Door to sitting room.

SITTING ROOM 4.62m (15'2) x 4.52m (14'10)
A dual aspect room with windows to the front and rear with window seat. Wide oak exposed plank floorboards and a central fireplace with an inset Clearview multi-fuel burner set in a stone surround with a brick hearth. Built in storage cupboard. Television point. Radiator.


An attractive stone mullion window overlooks the rear garden. Doors to master bedroom, bedroom two, and the bathroom. Stairs rising to the second floor.

MASTER BEDROOM 4.75m (15'7) x 4.60m (15'1)
A dual aspect room with windows to the front and rear with window seats. Two radiators. Central beamed ceiling. Picture rail. Range of built-in wardrobes providing hanging and storage space. Television point. Door to:

Fitted with a three piece suite comprising a corner shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC. Tiling to splash back areas. Radiator. Extractor fan.

BEDROOM TWO 4.83m (15'10) x 3.30m (10'10)
A triple aspect room with multi-pane windows to front and rear. Two radiators. Built in cupboard with double doors and storage above. Central exposed timber.

BATHROOM 2.13m (7) x 2.13m (7)
Fitted with a three piece suite comprising panelled bath with electric shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Tiling to splash back areas. Windows to front and side elevations. Radiator.


Exposed wide oak floorboards. Stone mullioned window overlooking the rear garden. Open balustrades to the staircase. Exposed ceiling timbers. Access to small storage areas. Doors to bedrooms three and four.

BEDROOM THREE 3.20m (10'6) x 3.81m (12'6)
Semi vaulted ceiling with a window to the side and a built-in wardrobe. Radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR 3.12m (10'3) x 3.35m (11)
Semi-vaulted ceiling and a window to the side. Velux window. Built in wardrobe. Exposed oak floorboards. Radiator.


COTTAGE - SITTING ROOM 6.10m (20) x 2.95m (9'8)
Approached by a timber latched door, there are exposed ceiling timbers and gas-fired stove. Radiator. Window to both sides. A further latched door leads to a staircase rising to the first floor, and there is a door to the cloakroom.

Fitted with a two piece suite comprising a pedestal wash hand basin and WC with tiling to splash back areas. Extractor fan. Window to side elevation. Original water pump.

High ceiling with exposed A frames and ceiling timbers. Windows to side and rear elevations. Access to loft space. Radiator. dor to loft area.

This unconverted space has exposed timbers and stone walling. There is a wall mounted gas fired boiler serving the central heating system for the cottage.

BARN ONE 71.32m (234) x 4.72m (15'6)
Approached by twin leaf double doors with a further door to the side. Light and power connected.

BARN TWO 5.23m (17'2) x 4.32m (14'2)
Twin leaf doors to the front and a further courtesy door to the side. Light and power connected.

The property is set back from the road and is approached by double leaf timber gates. The front garden is enclosed by brick and stone walling and laid to lawn with various flower and shrub borders with a mature Sweet Chestnut tree. A gravelled drive p[rovides off road parking for several vehicles. Access at the side leads to a side paved and brick patio with raised flower borders, which is a secluded sun spot. Steps lead up to the rear garden.

The whole plot extends to approximately half of an acre. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with various flower and shrub borders with maturing trees including a Magnolia and Lime. The area is enclosed by brick and stone walling with Beech hedging to the rear with deep flower and shrub borders, path areas and small vegetable garden.

The property is Listed Grade II* as a Building of Architectural or Historic Interest, and as such does not require an EPC.

At the time of print, these particulars are awaiting approval from the Vendor(s).

Floorplan for High Street, Long Buckby, Northampton
  • 17th Century Grade II* Listed Building with Special Architectural Importance
  • Garden of Approximately Half an Acre
  • Stone Outbuildings
  • A Wealth of Character Features
  • Four Storey


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