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6 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

East Street, Long Buckby, Northampton NN6 7RB

Guide Price £500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 17th Century Grade I I Listed House
  • Six Bedrooms
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Attractive Period Features
  • Approx. One Third Of An Acre Plot
  • Two Storey Outbuilding

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Wisteria House is believed to date back to the 17th Century, with later additions in the Georgian and Victorian eras. There are many attractive period features and the property has a warm and welcoming ambience. This substantial Grade II Listed period village home has immense charm and character and stands on a plot of approximately one third of an acre. The accommodation comprises reception hall, sitting room, dining room and kitchen/breakfast room to the ground floor. To the first floor are bedrooms one, bedroom two/lounge, bedroom six/utility, bathroom and a shower room. To the second floor are three further bedrooms and a shower room. Outside are large garden to the front and rear and an outbuilding incorporating stabling/small garage/store with studio over.

Midway between Northampton and Rugby, this large parish includes the two smaller settlements of Murcott and Buckby Wharf on the Grand Union Canal. Only two miles from M1 J18 Watford Gap, the village also has a railway station with mainline services to London Euston and Birmingham. The infant and junior schools within the village feed to Guilsborough secondary school six miles away although there are other secondary school options in nearby Daventry. In addition to various sporting and social clubs, the village has C of E, Baptist, United Reform and Roman Catholic churches and a very good range of shops and services including small supermarkets, chemist, newsagent, butcher, hairdresser, public houses, restaurants, take away foods, medical practice, dentist and library.


RECEPTION HALL 5.72m (18'9) x 1.78m (5'10)
Timber panelled entrance door. Built-in cupboard. Part quarry tiled flooring. Deep skirting boards. Oak staircase rising to the first floor landing. Panelled doors to kitchen and sitting room. Stripped pine archway to dining room.

SITTING ROOM 5.18m (17'0) x 4.95m (16'3) max
Bay window to front elevation with shutters. Radiator. ‘Minister’ open fireplace with flagstone hearth. Display arches to either side of the fireplace. Television point. Telephone point. Solid wood flooring. Deep skirting boards. Cornices.

DINING ROOM 4.55m (14'11) x 3.71m (12'2)
Two sash windows to front elevation. Radiator. Original feature arches. Original mosaic tiled flooring. Deep skirting boards.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 4.93m (16'2) x 2.64m (8'8)
Window to rear elevation. Refitted range of base and wall mounted units with wood block worktop surfaces. One and a half bowl stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap. Built-in gas hob. Gas fired Nouvelle Rayburn supplying domestic hot water, central heating and cooking facilities. Plumbing for a dishwasher. Space for an American style fridge/freezer. Space for a table and chairs. Tiled flooring. Tiled splash back areas. Concealed lighting. Recessed spotlights to ceiling. Stable door to rear elevation.

Sash window to side elevation with window seat. Radiator. Deep skirting boards. Staircase rising to the second floor landing. Original panelled doors to bedroom one, bedroom two/lounge, bedroom six/utility room, bathroom and shower room.

BEDROOM ONE 4.83m (15'10) x 4.17m (13'8)
Sash window to front elevation. Radiator. Storage to one wall to include drawers and hanging space.

BEDROOM TWO/LOUNGE 4.42m (14'6) x 4.17m (13'8)
Sash window to front elevation with shutters. Radiator. Original open fireplace. Built-in bookcases to alcoves.

BEDROOM SIX/UTILITY ROOM 3.02m (9'11) x 2.54m (8'4)
Leaded window to rear elevation. Radiator. Plumbing for a washing machine. Space for a tumble dryer.

Leaded window to rear elevation. Radiator. White suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with power shower over. Tiled flooring. Tiled splash back areas.

Leaded window to front elevation. White suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin set into a wood block surface with chrome mixer tap over, and double shower cubicle. Built-in airing cupboard. Tiled flooring. Tiled splash back areas. Recessed spotlights to ceiling.

Sash window to rear elevation. Radiator. Storage cupboards to one wall. Deep skirting boards. Access to loft space. Panelled doors to second floor bedrooms and shower room.

BEDROOM THREE 4.34m (14'3) x 3.63m (11'11)
Sash window to front elevation. Radiator. Deep skirting boards.

BEDROOM FOUR 3.56m (11'8) x 3.25m (10'8)
Sash window to front elevation. Radiator. Built-in wardrobes. Deep skirting boards.

BEDROOM FIVE 3.28m (10'9) x 3.18m (10'5)
Sash window to side elevation. Radiator. Deep skirting boards.

Sash window to rear elevation. White suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin with toiletries cupboard under, and shower cubicle. Exposed wood flooring.


Mainly enclosed to create a private front garden. A long driveway leads right up to the property and allows off road parking for several vehicles and turning space. The remainder of the garden is mainly laid to lawn with a variety of trees and mature shrubs and there is also a large ornamental pond.

Fully enclosed with raised planters used for vegetable and fruit growing. Paved patio areas allow for plenty of seating areas. Timber shed and chicken run. Vehicle and pedestrian access to the front. An external staircase rises to the first floor studio and access to two storage areas under.

Could be fully converted to an annexe, subject to necessary planning permission. A red brick outbuilding incorporating two storage areas (15’1” x 13’9” and 13’5” x 10’9”) both with power and light connected. To the first floor is a large studio/office (26’10” x 13’6”) which also has power, light and heating connected. This is accessed via an external staircase.


The heating and electrical systems have not been tested by the selling agent JACKSON GRUNDY.


By appointment only through the agents JACKSON GRUNDY – open seven days a week.


We offer free independent advice on arranging your mortgage. Please call our Consultant on 01604 624900. Written quotations available on request. “YOUR HOME MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON A MORTGAGE OR ANY OTHER DEBT SECURED ON IT”.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
19 January 2012


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