5 bedroom farm house for sale
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- 17th Century Farmhouse
- Quiet Backwater Location
- Three Reception Rooms
- Five Bedrooms
- 0.5 Acre Of Gardens
- Three Bedroom Annexe
- Detached Triple Garage
Olde House Farm, with SEPARATE ANNEXE, is a handsome stone fronted farmhouse with origins dating back to the 17th Century. The property offers spacious and versatile five bedroom family living accommodation and a separate ANNEXE which was converted in 2004 offering three bedroom accommodation. There is a triple garage with office/studio above. The property is situated within mature grounds approaching 0.5 of an acre and is located within a quiet backwater of this popular Northamptonshire village.
The village of Spratton is situated about eight miles north of Northampton, off the A5199, Welford Road and offers more than the usual amenities including both primary school and a well known prep school at Spratton Hall, general store
ewsagents, butcher, public house, parish church, hairdressers, playing fields and village hall. Public schools in the area include Rugby, Oakham, Oundle, Wellingborough and Stowe. Guilsborough Comprehensive enjoys an excellent reputation.
Main line train services from Northampton to London Euston can take as little as 45 minutes and Wellingborough to London St Pancras about 57 minutes. There is access to several major motorway networks including the M1 (Junction 15 to the south, Junction 18 to the north) and Junction 1 of the M6. Sporting facilities in the area include hunting with the Pytchley, golf at Church Brampton, Cold Ashby and Harlestone, fishing and sailing at Pitsford, Guilsborough and Rutland Water, racing at Towcester, Warwick and Stratford-upon-Avon and motor racing at Silverstone.
Entrance hall, cloakroom, sitting room, dining room, drawing room, farmhouse kitchen, utility room, side porch, cellar, five bedrooms, family bathroom, shower room, attic rooms. ANNEXE: hall, cloakroom, sitting room, kitchen, three bedrooms, en-suite shower room, bathroom. Front and rear gardens, detached triple garage with offices/studio above.
Entered via an oak entrance door to:
Stairs rising to first floor. Tiled flooring, door through to:
Olde House Farm:
Obscure glazed window to side elevation. Low flush WC, wall mounted wash hand basin.
4.70m(15'5'') x 4.00m(13'1'')
(Measured into recess). Window to front elevation overlooking the front garden. Open fireplace with tiled hearth, useful storage cupboards to chimney recess. Wall light points, exposed timber cross beam.
4.78m(15'8'') x 3.62m(11'11'')
Windows to both front and rear elevations. Exposed ceiling timbers, door through to:
5.90m(19'4'') x 4.69m(15'5'')
Windows to both front and rear elevations with French doors giving access to the front garden. Attractive open fireplace, exposed ceiling timbers, television point, wall light points.
4.52m(14'10'') x 4.26m(14'0'')
Windows to rear and side elevations overlooking the gardens. Belfast style double sink unit with pine units under. Further range of matching base and eye level units with integral dishwasher, integral fridge and freezer. Ample work top surfaces. The centre piece of the kitchen is an oil fired Aga with exposed brick chimney recess. Terracotta flooring, ceiling spotlights. Door giving access to a very useful food cupboard with an abundance of shelving and also houses the electricity meters. Door to:
2.09m(6'10'') x 2.83m(9'3'')
One and a half bowl sink unit with base level unit under. Further range of eye level units. Plumbing and space for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer. Terracotta flooring, window to side elevation.
Off of the kitchen a door gives access to:
Windows to front and side elevations. A useful room for coat and boot storage. Door to outside.
2.18m(7'2'') x 4.32m(14'2'')
The cellar has two barrel chambers (4.28m(14'1'') x 2.19m(7'2'') by 2.18m(7'2'') x 4.32m(14'2''), and houses the oil fired boiler which serves domestic hot water and central heating system.
First Floor Landing
Window to front elevation with super views over the front garden. Door giving access to staircase which leads to the attic.
4.67m(15'4'') x 3.66m(12'0'')
Window to front elevation enjoying lovely views over the front garden.
4.04m(13'3'') x 4.81m(15'9'')
Window to front elevation overlooking the front garden. Exposed ceiling cross beam. Range of built-in wardrobes with cupboards over giving ample clothes hanging and storage space. Wall light point.
5.49m(18'0'') x 3.36m(11'0'')
Window to side elevation. Built-in wardrobes giving ample clothes hanging and storage space.
3.63m(11'11'') x 3.44m(11'3'')
Window to rear elevation.
3.55m(11'8'') x 2.84m(9'4'')
Window to side elevation. Exposed ceiling cross beam. Built-in wardrobe.
Obscure glazed window to rear elevation. Traditional white suite comprising of a low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with Victoriana style mixer taps and shower attachment, shower cubicle. Ceramic tiled flooring, part ceramic tiled walls, heated towel rail.
Obscure glazed window to side elevation. Low flush WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, shower cubicle. Comprehensive airing cupboard housing hot water tank with linen shelving. Ceramic tiled flooring, heated towel rail.
Staircase leading off of the first floor landing giving access to two large attic rooms.
9.90m(32'6'') x 3.42m(11'3'')
Two skylights, window to side elevation.
6.25m(20'6'') x 3.42m(11'3'')
(The ceiling follows roof line therefore the width of the room is taking at a height of 4ft). Skylight, windows to side elevation.
Entered via a front door to:
Window to side elevation. Stairs rising to first floor. Useful understairs storage space. Door through to:
Obscure glazed window to side elevation. Low flush WC, wall mounted wash hand basin. Ceramic tiled flooring.
5.18m(17'0'') x 3.95m(13'0'')
Windows to both front and rear elevations. French doors giving access to the rear gardens. Attractive brick block fireplace with slate hearth, useful storage cupboards to either side. Ceiling downlights, archway through to:
2.39m(7'10'') x 2.58m(8'6'')
One and a half bowl ceramic sink unit with mixer tap over, base units under. Further range of matching base and eye level units incorporating cupboards, drawers and display units. Fitted appliances include a Neff electric oven and Neff microwave, Neff four ring halogen hob. Integrated appliances include fridge and freezer, automatic washing machine/dryer.
3.53m(11'7'') x 2.90m(9'6'')
Window to rear elevation overlooking the rear garden. Comprehensive range of fitted bedroom furniture to include wardrobes, drawers, bedside units and vanity unit incorporating storage drawers. Door through to:
En-Suite Shower Room
1.51m(4'11'') x 2.88m(9'5'')
Obscure glazed window to front elevation. Low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, disabled shower cubicle with a range of support handles and seat. Comprehensively tiled, heated towel rail, ceiling downlights, extractor fan.
First Floor Landing
Skylight. Access to loft space. Large walk-in airing cupboard housing hot water tank and comprehensive range of linen shelving.
5.42m(17'9'') x 5.40m(17'9'') max
(Ceiling follows roof line). Windows to rear, side and front elevations. A lovely spacious and light room. Wall light points. Large walk-in cupboard giving ample clothes hanging and storage space.
4.66m(15'3'') x 2.36m(7'9'')
Windows to side elevation. Built-in wardrobe giving ample storage space.
Traditional white suite comprising of a low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bath and shower cubicle. Comprehensive range of floor and wall tiling. Skylight, ceiling downlights, electric shaver point.
Freezer Room/Storage Room
3.93m(12'11'') x 2.66m(8'9'')
Attached to the annexe is a very useful freezer/storage room which could serve both properties. Window to rear elevation. Oil fired boiler which serves domestic hot water and central heating to the annexe.
The property is accessed by a pair of large wrought iron electric gates and a tarmacadam driveway gives access to the detached triple garage and also offers ample off-road parking. Outside tap. A block paved path gives access to the annexe and to the side of Olde House Farm along with leading to the rear garden.
A wrought iron gate giving pedestrian access via a gravelled pathway which leads to the front door.
Mainly laid to lawn with a variety of established trees and bushes, a large vegetable garden and herbaceous borders. The garden is fully enclosed and not overlooked and there is a functioning well.
10.50m(34'5'') x 6.60m(21'8'')
Stone built. Three electronically operated up and over doors, power and light connect. Internal and external doors giving access to staircase leading to:
10.50m(34'5'') x 4.14m(13'7'')
Three skylights, electric storage heaters.
Low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin. Extractor fan.
Howkins & Harrison provide these plans for reference only - they are not to scale.
Strictly by prior appointment via the agents. 01604 823456.
Fixtures And Fittings
Only those items in the nature of fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale. Other items are specifically excluded. None of the appliances have been tested by the agents and they are not certified or warranted in any way.
None of the available services have been tested and purchasers should note that it is their specific responsibility to make their own enquiries of the appropriate authorities as to the location, adequacy and availability of mains water, electricity, gas and drainage services.
Daventry District Council Tel:01327-871100.
Olde House Farm Epc
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