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Property Description

Key features

  • Delightful Period Cottage
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Four Bedrooms, Two Suites
  • Bathroom & Shower Room
  • Off Road Parking
  • South Facing Garden
  • Wealth of Character Features

Full description

Blacksmiths Cottage is a delightful detached period stone cottage standing in the heart of this high premium village to the east of Northampton and close to the Parish Church. The property has been refurbished by the present owners and provides four bedroomed accommodation with two suites, two reception rooms, a large kitchen/breakfast room, bathroom, shower room and spacious loft. Externally there is a south facing garden and driveway with private parking for several vehicles . There are a wealth of original features including an inglenook fireplace, exposed beams, original floors and window seats.

Accommodation -

Ground Floor -

Reception Room - 13'10 x 12'10 (4.22m x 3.91m) - Approached by a panelled front door, this room has a stone inglenook fireplace with exposed beam and windows to both front and rear elevations with a window seat to the front. There is an exposed ceiling beam over a ceramic tiled floor and the closed stairs rise to the first floor with understairs cupboard. Doors lead to:-

Dining Room - 12' x 7'3 (3.66m x 2.21m) - With a ceramic tiled floor and a two casement window to the front elevation, this room has an exposed beam and cast iron fireplace, together with a built-in wall cupboard.

Wet Room - 7'7 x 3'9 (2.31m x 1.14m) - With ceramic tiling, there is a Mira power shower and a white suite of WC with high level cistern and bracket wash basin. There is a heated towel rail and a window to the side elevation.

Bedroom Three - 14'10 x 7'8 (4.52m x 2.34m) - With a vaulted ceiling and exposed truss, there are windows to the rear elevation, a ceramic tiled floor and a panel glazed door leading to:-

Wet Room En Suite - 5'4 x 3' (1.63m x 0.91m) - With ceramic tiled floor and walls, integrated shower, WC and bracket wash basin.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 17'9 x 11'9 (5.41m x 3.58m) - A spacious room beneath a vaulted ceiling with exposed purlin and truss timbers and exposed stone walls, there are fitted floor cabinets incorporating a stainless steel sink unit and plumbing for automatic washing machine and dishwasher. There is a Hotpoint electric cooker beneath a concealed extractor hood with brick flue above. Windows overlook the gardens and a door leads to:-

Bedroom Four - 11'10 x 11' maximum (3.61m x 3.35m maximum) - With French doors opening to the rear garden, this room has a vaulted ceiling with exposed purlins, a feature stone wall and a door to:-

Wet Room En Suite - With ceramic tiling, WC and wash basin, as well as an integrated shower and extractor fan.

First Floor -

Landing - With roof void access hatch to the spacious loft and ledged doors lead to the bedrooms.

Loft Area - 18'2 x 13' (5.54m x 3.96m) - Part boarded and with king post truss.

Bedroom One - 16'2 x 8'8 (4.93m x 2.64m) - With exposed floorboards and open hearth cast iron fireplace, there are windows to the front and side elevations and there is a TV point.

Bedroom Two - 9'4 x 8'8 (2.84m x 2.64m) - With an alcove recess with beam, exposed floorboards and a two casement window to the front elevation.

Bathroom - 7'2 x 6'11 (2.18m x 2.11m) - With a white suite of panelled bath with integrated shower over, WC and bracket wash basin. There is a deep silled window to the rear elevation.

Outside - The property is approached by a gravelled driveway to the right of which there are edged parking bays with two spaces available for use by this property with further space at the side of the cottage where there is a gravelled garden bounded by close boarded fencing and established shrubs and trees including a Holly and mature Willow. This area would prove suitable for landscaping to create a private garden. At the rear of the house there is a further area of garden with pathway and flower and shrub borders.

Services - Main drainage, gas, water and electricity are connected. Central heating is through radiators from a Vaillant gas fired boiler which also provides the domestic hot water. (None of these services has been tested).

Planning - The property is believed to date from the late 18th Century and is constructed of stone beneath a slate and pan tiled roof and is Listed Grade II as a building of Architectural or Historic Interest. There is a public footpath running along the drive which continues on to a pathway giving direct access to the very popular village Primary School.

How To Get There - From Northampton proceed in an easterly direction along the A45 Nene Valley Way dual carriageway and turn left where signposted to Earls Barton. On leaving the dual carriageway proceed to the mini roundabout and take the first right on the overpass signposted towards Grendon. Continue over the weir and marina and follow the road to the next junction opposite the Lodge House and turn left. Follow this road into the village of Grendon. On entering the village fork left into Church Way and follow the road as it bears right towards the Church and the driveway to the property stands before the Church on the right hand side.

Energy Performance Certificate - An Energy Performance Certificate is not required as the property is Grade II Listed

Doi Rg25022016/7380 -

Council Tax - Wellingborough Council - Band D
AWA Water Charge

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13 April 2016

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