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Property Description

Key features

  • Individual Detached House of Approximately 2,700 sq ft
  • Four Reception Rooms & Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Five Bedrooms, Master with Dressing Room & En Suite
  • Gardens of Approximately Half an Acre, Double Garage

Full description

This stylish individual detached house dates from the mid 1960s and has been extended and refurbished by the present owners to provide five bedroomed accommodation of approximately 2,700 square feet ideal for the large family. The split level interior includes a superb 26 foot long living room with a vaulted ceiling, a re-fitted kitchen/breakfast room and an 18 x 16 foot garden/family room, as well as a study and music room. The master bedroom has a dressing room and shower room en suite and there is a detached double garage block and ample off road parking. A particular feature are the walled gardens which extend in total to approximately half an acre with an expansive lawn which stands mostly to the south side of the house.

Accommodation -

Ground Floor -

Entrance Porch - Approached through double leaf hardwood doors, the porch leads through a partly glazed inner door giving access to:-

Reception Hall - 25'10 x 7' minimum (7.87m x 2.13m minimum) - Providing an impressive entrance to the accommodation beneath a galleried landing with a central rooflight and oak balustrade stairs with understairs storage cupboard and cloakroom. The hall gives access to all of the principal rooms and via a short flight of steps to a mezzanine level which is open plan to the living room.

Living Room - 26'9 x 16'5 (8.15m x 5.00m) - Standing beneath a vaulted three part ceiling with a deep picture window and French door opening to the terrace and south facing lawns beyond, the focal point is the Westfire Black Soapstone circular log burner which stands on a granite hearth with exposed flue above. There is a wall mounted TV point with recessed hi-fi shelf below and a door leads to:-

Study - 13'10 x 7'6 (4.22m x 2.29m) - With a three casement window overlooking the rear garden, there are LED downlighters and a door leads to:-

Music Room - 12'6 x 7'6 (3.81m x 2.29m) - Also with a vaulted ceiling and three casement window to the side garden.

Garden/Family Room - 18'1 x 16'7 (5.51m x 5.05m) - Standing at the rear of the house with a high ceiling and twin casement windows and French doors to the rear garden, this is a very spacious room with a wall mounted TV socket, doors to the side hall and an en suite shower room making the room suitable for use by a dependent relative.

Shower Room En Suite - 6'9 x 6'7 (2.06m x 2.01m) - Fitted with a white suite of ceramic tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and WC. There is a ceramic tiled dado, shaver socket and window to the rear elevation.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 22'7 x 16'5 (6.88m x 5.00m) - A very spacious room with a three part ceiling with LED downlighters and fitted with extensive oak fronted floor and wall cabinets with polished granite work surfaces and one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit. There is a Stoves stainless steel range cooker with twin ovens and seven place gas hob beneath a stainless steel cooker hood and there is an integrated dishwasher and plumbing for an American fridge. There are concealed worktop lights, ceramic tiled flooring, TV point and a nine casement window overlooking the south facing lawns.

Utility Room - 12'4 x 8'8 (3.76m x 2.64m) - Also fitted with oak fronted floor and wall cabinets with polished granite working surfaces, sink unit, plumbing for automatic washing machine and point for tumble dryer. A door leads to:-

Side Hall - 7'8 x 6'9 (2.34m x 2.06m) - Housing the boiler cupboard with the gas fired boiler and Heatrae Sadia hot water cylinder, there is a door to the driveway at the side of the house leading to the garage and a door to:-

Cloakroom - Comprising a white suite of pedestal wash basin and WC and with a window to the side elevation.

First Floor -

Landing - With a central skylight and roof void access hatch, the galleried landing overlooks the reception hall and living room and has moulded panelled doors leading to:-

Master Bedroom Suite -

Bedroom One - 17' x 12'4 (5.18m x 3.76m) - A spacious double room with LED downlighters, statement wall and a high level four casement window to the side with a further window overlooking the south facing lawns. Doors lead to:-

Dressing Room En Suite - 8'5 x 5'9 (2.57m x 1.75m) - With fitted shelving and hanging rails.

Shower Room En Suite - 8'4 x 6'1 (2.54m x 1.85m) - Re-fitted in 2006 with a 1500mm ceramic tiled shower cubicle with glazed sliding door, vanity wash basin, WC, stainless steel vertical heated towel rail and a window to the side elevation.

Bedroom Two - 12'6 x 9'11 (3.81m x 3.02m) - With a four casement window overlooking the walled rear garden.

Bedroom Three - 11' x 10' (3.35m x 3.05m) - Another double room with a three casement window overlooking the rear garden.

Bedroom Four - 10'3 x 9'5 (3.12m x 2.87m) - The fourth double room with a three casement window overlooking the gardens to the front.

Bedroom Five - 7'8 x 7'11 (2.34m x 2.41m) - With a two casement window overlooking the rear garden.

Family Bathroom - 9'2 x 7'8 (2.79m x 2.34m) - With a white suite of shower bath with glazed screen, vanity wash basin and WC. There are ceramic tiled splash areas, a shaver socket and a stainless steel vertical heated towel rail.

Outside - The house is approached through a private drive leading between brick pillars with stone copings and flanked by four mature Cupressus trees and there are automatic courtyard gates opening to the private gravelled drive which in turn leads to the detached garage block and parking/turning space in front of the house.

Double Garage - 17'4 x 16'4 (5.28m x 4.98m) - Constructed of brick with a hipped roof and automatic electrically operated up and over door, there is a personal door and window to the side elevation.

Gardens - Standing mostly to the south side of the house, the gardens are approached by a wide York stone terrace and are laid to lawn bounded by well stocked shrub borders containing a variety of mature shrubs and topiaried hedges. The garden is bounded by established brick walls and other privet hedges with mature trees providing an excellent degree of privacy. The expansive lawn continues at the side of the house and leads to the rear garden which is also lawned and walled and where there is a mature Beech tree and a timber implement store.

Services - Main drainage, gas, water and electricity are connected. Central heating is through radiators from a Weissmann gas fired boiler which also provides the domestic hot water through a Heatrae Sadia megaflow mains pressure unvented system. The property is fitted with a wireless security alarm and benefits from replacement double glazed windows. (None of these services has been tested).

Local Amenities - Within Dallington there is Dallington Park the Dallington Lawn Tennis Club and Dallington Fitness Club. Shopping facilities and schooling are available locally. There are bus services to Northampton town centre and the property is within a short distance of Northampton Castle Station providing a direct rail line to London Euston.

How To Get There - From Northampton town centre proceed in a westerly direction over Westbridge and into St James Road. Fork left onto the A428 Harlestone Road and continue over the traffic light junction with Spencer Bridge Road. Continue up the hill and turn left into The Avenue where the house stands on the right hand side.

Council Tax - Northampton Borough Council - Band F
AWA Water Charge -

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20 September 2016


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