4 bedroom detached house for saleKettering Road
Sold STC £375,000
- Individual Detached Home
- Three Reception Rooms
- Kitchen and Cellar
- Four Bedrooms
- Good Sized Gardens
- Single Garage & Parking
- Original Features Retained
- Scope to Alter & Extend
Milton House is a fine individual detached family home carrying a date stone of 1946 having been occupied by the current owners for in excess of thirty two years. Over previous years the property has been extended to the rear, including a loft conversion, but does offer scope for potential buyers to alter and extend to their own specification, subject to the appropriate consents. Much of the original features have been retained with attractive stone bay windows and timber panelled hallways. The accommodation in brief comprises an entrance porch, entrance hall, cellar, lounge, dining room, study, kitchen and a covered porch to the side. To the first floor there are three bedrooms and a bathroom, together with a fourth bedroom on the second floor converted from the loft. The gardens are a particular feature of the property with the house set back from the road leading to a detached single garage and the rear garden offers a good deal of privacy.
Ground Floor -
Entrance Hall - Approached by double leaf doors with further double leaf doors leading to:-
Entrance Hall - The hall contains the stairs rising and turning to the first floor, there is timber panelling. An understairs door leads to:-
Cellar - 13'4 x 11'2 (4.06m x 3.40m) - This useful storage area has a pantry, the floor mounted gas fired boiler and is currently used as a workshop/store.
Lounge - 18'1 x 12'2 (5.51m x 3.71m) - Formed by an extension to the rear of the property with sliding double glazed triple patio doors leading to the rear garden. There is a natural stone fireplace with a flagged hearth incorporating a Baxi deep box open fire, coving to ceiling and a serving hatch to the kitchen.
Dining Room - 14'3 x 11'10 (4.34m x 3.61m) - This most attractive room has many original features including a tiled fireplace with a high mantel oak surround with display cupboards to one side and further cupboards to the other. There is natural oak stripped flooring, a bay window to the front and exposed ceiling timbers.
Study - 10'9 x 9'6 (3.28m x 2.90m) - A dual aspect room with sash windows to the front and to the side, there is a built-in cupboard and a picture rail.
Kitchen - 9'6 x 7'8 Plus 7'6 x 4'9 (2.90m x 2.34m Plus 2.29m - This L-shaped room is fitted with a range of base cabinets with work surfaces including a stainless steel sink unit. There is a gas fired twin plate Aga cooker which also supplies the domestic hot water. There is a double glazed window overlooking the rear garden and a side window and half glazed door leading to:-
Covered Passageway - Being of timber and glazed construction with front and rear door giving access through the front and rear gardens. There is also access to the covered outside WC.
First Floor -
Landing - With the stairs rising and turning to the second floor with natural oak banister and spindles, there is understairs storage space and doors to:-
Bedroom One - With an attractive bay window overlooking the front and a built-in cupboard providing hanging and storage space.
Bedroom Two - 18'1 x 12'1 (5.51m x 3.68m) - With a large aluminium picture window with a westerly aspect over the rear garden, there is a further double glazed window overlooking the rear and coving to ceiling.
Bedroom Three - 11' x 10'2 (3.35m x 3.10m) - Having a corner bay window with shaped window seat, a built-in cupboard housing the immersion cylinder and a picture rail.
Bathroom - Fitted with a suite comprising a panelled bath with shower above, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and cupboards below and WC with concealed cistern. There are fully tiled walls and a window to the rear.
Second Floor -
Half Landing - With access to a loft area and a door to:-
Bedroom Four - 13'8 max x 9'5 (4.17m max x 2.87m) - This L-shaped room has been converted from the loft and has a large picture window overlooking the rear garden with eaves ceiling and built-in bed unit.
Outside - The property is set back from the road and approached by a tarmacadam driveway providing off road parking for several vehicles.
Single Garage - 18'6 x 8'5 (5.64m x 2.57m) - Approached by a metal up and over door and fitted with work bench, there is light and power connected. A personal door leads to an enclosed area to the side of the property.
Front Garden - Enclosed by fencing and hedging and measuring approximately 55 feet in depth, the front garden is laid to lawn with various flower and shrub borders including an ornamental pond and mature rockeries. There is a side pedestrian access to both sides of the property leading to:-
Rear Garden - Enclosed by fencing and hedging, the rear garden measures approximately 75 feet in depth and is laid mainly to lawn. There is a large paved patio area enjoying a westerly aspect, various flower, shrub and ornamental tree borders including apple and pear trees.
Services - Main drainage, gas, water and electricity are connected. Central heating is through radiators from a gas fired boiler. The gas fired Aga provides the domestic hot water. There are TV and telephone connections, continuation of which are subject to the usual supplier regulations. (None of these services has been tested).
Local Amenities - There are shopping parades at Spinney Hill, Broadmead Avenue and St Matthews Parade on the Kettering Road and there are bus services to Northampton town centre, where an extensive range of facilities are available. Northampton Racecourse and Morrisons Supermarket are approximately one mile distant. Local schools include Parklands Primary School in Spinney Hill Road and secondary education at Weston Favell School, Thomas Becket RC Upper School on the Kettering Road North and Northampton School for Girls in Spinney Hill Road.
How To Get There - From Northampton town centre proceed in a northerly direction along the Kettering Road, passing Morrisons Supermarket and the Spinney Hill Public House. At the traffic lights proceed straight over and continue for approximately 300 yards and the property can be found on the left hand side.
Energy Performance Rating - Current Rating F
Potential Rating C
Council Tax - Northampton Borough Council - Band E
AWA Water Charge
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