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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Brampton Lane, Chapel Brampton

Sold STC £525,000

Property Description

Key features

  • For Sale as a Whole or in Two Lots
  • Entrance Hall, Living Room
  • Dining Room, Breakfast Room
  • Kitchen, Utility Room
  • 3 Bedrooms, Bathroom
  • Detached Garage with room above
  • Planning Permission to convert Detached Garage
  • Delightful Gardens
  • Paddock, Outbuilding
  • In all about 0.75 acre

Full description

SITUATION

Hillcrest is situated in Brampton Lane, between the sought after villages of Chapel Brampton and Pitsford, off the A508 and north of Northampton. Brixworth is located three miles north and has an excellent range of shops, doctor's surgery, garages and public houses. Kingsthorpe lies three miles to the south, with a wider range of commercial and shopping amenities. Communications in the area are excellent with the A14 dual carriageway set to the north connecting with both the M1 and A1. Recreational activities in the immediate area are excellent. Pitsford Reservoir is closeby offering extensive amenities which include, sailing, wind-surfing and fishing. Brixworth Country Park has an excellent cycle route around the reservoir and wonderful facilities for families. Educational establishments are superb in the area, with primary and preparatory available at Pitsford, Spratton and Maidwell. Secondary schooling at Northampton, Pitsford, Moulton, Guilsborough, Uppingham and Oundle.

THE PROPERTY

The house is being offered with gardens and adjoining paddock. The detached garage has Planning Permission for conversion to a two bedroom property. The house and the garage can be purchased as a whole or individually. Division of the plots is identified by the site plan within these sale particulars.

HILLCREST

Hillcrest is approached over a driveway through impressive timber gates which open to a spacious gravel driveway and around to the garaging and delightful gardens. It is a charming stone house with deceptively light and spacious accommodation arranged over two floors and is believed to date around the 1800's. Of particular note are the high ceilings, painted beams, exposed beams, attractive multi-pane windows, open fireplaces with multi-fuel burners, wood/tile/laminate floors and a freestanding Aga module in the kitchen. In brief the accommodation consists of entrance hall, living room, dining room, breakfast room, kitchen, utility room, three bedrooms and a family bathroom. Access to the property can be gained via the formal front entrance door or the more convenient rear door. The reception rooms radiate from the entrance hall and a staircase rises to the first floor. The living and dining rooms both have multi-burner stoves and painted beams. To the rear hall is a cupboard and door into the breakfast room, which has a Velux window in a high pitch roof, tiled floor and a gas cast iron stove and tile floor. The kitchen has freestanding beech-wood units, ceramic sink/drainer, an Aga, spaces for dish-washer/fridge/freezer and tile floor. It opens through to a useful utility room with spaces for washing machine/tumble drier. There is also a cloakroom to the ground floor. To the first floor are three bedrooms and a family bathroom.

HILLCREST GARDENS AND PADDOCKS

The established and well stocked gardens are a delight. The paved terrace has a two small ponds and fountains which are edged by low dry stone walls. The gardens in the main are laid to lawn and framed by mature trees and hornbeam. The gardens are planted with a variety of trees to include apple, plum, pear, mulberry, quince, medlar, fig, vine and cherry. There is also a useful open outbuilding currently used for logs and garden equipment. From the Lane a five bat gate opens into the paddock which has to one corner a timber stable/store. In all the gardens and paddock to Hillcrest amount to 0.56 acre.

DETACHED GARAGE WITH PLANNING PERMISSION

The detached double garage currently has a studio room and separate WC above, having a current gross internal floor area of approximately 800 sq.ft (74.28 m²). It is constructed of coursed stone under a pitched slate roof with dormer window to southern elevation.

It is approached from the Lane by means of a shared gravel driveway with Hillcrest leading to gravel parking area and lawn with young trees. The plot extends to 0.19 acres or thereabouts.

Planning Permission
Planning permission ref no: APP/Y2810/W/15/3127826 was granted on appeal on 6th January 2016 for the conversion and extension of the detached double garage and studio to a dwelling house subject to certain conditions. A copy of the decision letter is available from the Agents, as well as drawings showing the approved conversion and extension.

The approved design will provide, when completed, a two storey detached dwelling having an internal area of 1,239 sq. ft. (115.1 sq. m), comprising entrance lobby, sitting room, kitchen/diner, utility and WC on the ground floor, with two en-suite bedrooms above.

The appeal decision imposes a restriction on any subsequent extensions or additions to the dwelling, but specifically does not remove permitted development rights for the erection of buildings within the curtilage of the dwelling, such as a garage or store building.

The property is not Listed; neither is it located in a Conservation Area.

Services: Mains water, gas and electricity are available for connection to the building. Foul drainage will require a private drainage system to be installed, such as a Klargester or similar.

Council Tax: To be assessed on occupation.
Tenure: Freehold with vacant possession on completion. The Vendor will reserve a right of access over the gravelled parking area (shown coloured yellow on plan) for manoeuvring of vehicles and for access for service vehicles. No parking will be permitted within that area. A similar right of manoeuvring will be given to the
Purchaser in respect of the land shown coloured orange on plan.

Fencing: The Purchaser will be required to fence the boundary shown as A-B on plan, with the exception of the yellow area, with a wooden post and rail fence.

Shared Drive: A maintenance charge of 50% of the cost of repairs to the driveway will be borne by the Purchaser as incurred following completion of the extension and any outbuildings. Any damage to the driveway occasioned by the Purchaser or his contractors is to be reinstated to the Vendor's Surveyors' satisfaction by the Purchaser at the Purchaser's cost.

Approval: The Vendor's prior written approval will be necessary before any alterations or extensions are carried out to the property other than those approved by planning permission ref no: APP/Y2810/W/15/3127826.

Exclusions: The existing garden statues and urns are specifically excluded from the sale and will be removed by the Vendor prior to completion of the transaction.

Inspection: Strictly by accompanied appointment with the Sole Agents, King West, via their Market Harborough offices tel: 01858 435970. Casual callers will not be permitted to inspect the property.


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  • Northampton (4.3 mi)
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01858 790113 Local call rate

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