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5 bedroom detached house for sale

High Street, Clipston

Under Offer £675,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Reception Hall, Drawing Room
  • Sitting Room, Conservatory
  • Kitchen Breakfast Room, Laundry Room, Cloakroom
  • Principal Bedroom, Second Bedroom with En Suite Bathroom
  • 2 Further Bedrooms (1 with En suite Shower Room), Family Bathroom
  • Cottage: Sitting Room, Kitchen Breakfast Room, Bedroom & Bathroom
  • Garaging for 4 cars
  • Separate Workshop
  • Store Rooms and Wash Room
  • Mature Landscaped Private Gardens

Full description

Fern Cottage enjoys an enviable position in the heart of the attractive sought after north Northamptonshire village of Clipston. The village has a friendly, active community life and contains two churches, public house, riding school, pre-school nursery and the well regarded Clipston Primary School. Clipston is close to Naseby and shares parts of the historic battle sites of the 1645 Civil War which saw Cromwell's ultimate defeat of King Charles 1st.

Facilities in the area are excellent. The town of Market Harborough is some four miles away and contains a comprehensive range of shops, commercial centre, theatre, leisure centre and golf club. Both the city of Leicester and the town of Northampton contain an extensive array of commercial and leisure amenities and thriving shopping centres. Water sports are available at Pitsford Reservoir and Rutland Water.

The A14 is approximately three miles to the south with the M1 and M6 to the west providing good motorway connections. A main line rail link between Market Harborough and London St Pancras International takes just over one hour, whilst, a connection from Kettering is available under the hour. International air travel is available at East Midlands Airport, Birmingham, Stansted and Luton.

The area offers many sought after preparatory schools, Maidwell and Spratton nearby, whilst secondary schools are available at Guilsborough, Rugby, Uppingham, Oundle, Leicester and Northampton.


Fern Cottage is a charming detached village house of timber and render elevations under a mainly thatched roof situated in the heart of the popular village of Clipston with mature landscaped gardens. It has excellent accommodation retaining great charm and character, with well proportioned rooms, beams to walls in certain rooms, open fireplaces, all looking over private south facing gardens. The house offers spacious accommodation arranged over two floors and in brief consists of reception hall, drawing room, sitting room, kitchen/ breakfast room, conservatory, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 1 shower room. Outside there is a range of outbuildings with centrally set cottage containing sitting room, kitchen breakfast room and on the first floor a bedroom and bathroom. It is flanked on either side by garaging for 4 cars, a workshop and garden store room, wood store and outdoor wash room.

Access into Fern Cottage is gained from a door into the reception hall or from the rear garden through the laundry room. The principal reception rooms radiate from the hall which in turn has a large open fireplace and door to the drawing room with views to front and rear, open fireplace and cupboard, leading through to the substantial kitchen breakfast room with extensive range of fitted floor and wall units incorporating Miele appliances, a central island unit with electric hob and inset sink with extractor over, inset to the work surface is a gas hob fed from bottled gas set to a store in the garden. Access from the kitchen is the good size conservatory with access again out on to the garden and providing excellent views over the lawns and small orchard area beyond. On the first floor is the principal bedroom, second bedroom with en suite bathroom, two further bedrooms (1 with an en suite shower room) and good size family bathroom.


Access through tall double timber gates, a driveway leads past the outbuildings, cottage and on to the garaging and terminates at the rear elevation of the house. The gardens are principally south facing with mature shrub and tree borders, and are principally south facing and in all, offer a high degree of privacy.

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Added on Rightmove:
14 September 2016

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