6 bedroom detached house for saleHigh Street, Great Houghton, Northampton
Sold STC £815,000
- SOLD SUCCESSFULLY BY JACKSON-STOPS & STAFF
An impressive stone built house set in this very popular village. About 3,600 sq ft gross internal. Entrance hall, 3 reception rooms, study, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, 6 bedrooms and 3 bath/shower rooms. Double garage. Gardens. About 0.35 of an acre.
Chestnut House stands in a quiet position, set well off the High Street, in the heart of the popular village of Great Houghton. Built of local limestone with a slated roof, the spacious house offers about 3,667 sq. ft. (340 sq. m.) of accommodation over two floors.
The accommodation includes a double height entrance hall, four reception rooms, six bedrooms and three bath/shower rooms. The house has been specifically designed to ensure that almost all the principal reception rooms have a southerly or westerly aspect over the garden.
Double height entrance hall with cloakroom off
Large living room with wood burning stove
Study with built-in desk, cupboards and bookcase
Dining room with fireplace and gas coal effect fire
Kitchen/breakfast room with Aga
Large utility room
Principal bedroom with en suite shower room
Five further bedrooms
Family bathroom and shower room
Integral double garage
Garden with terraces, lawn, flowerbeds and
About 0.14 of a hectare (0.35 of an acre)
The approach to the house is over a gravelled driveway to a parking and turning area in front of the house. Off the drive is an integral double garage.
The private and not overlooked garden lies to the south and west of the house with lawn and flowerbeds. There is a paved terrace and covered barbecue area immediately outside the dining room and kitchen. The barbecue area has a stone built chimneybreast with an open fireplace. There is a further large decked terrace to the west of the living room with a pergola, outside bar area and raised flowerbeds. To the south east of the house is a small vegetable garden and a store barn.
Great Houghton is a very popular village lying about three miles to the east of Northampton. The village has good facilities including two public houses, church, tennis club and a village hall. Northampton provides good shopping and leisure facilities. Mainline trains from Northampton take about 55 minutes to London Euston.
Northampton 3 miles
M1 (Junction 15) 4 miles
Wellingborough 9 miles
Milton Keynes 18 miles
Directions (NN4 7AF)
From Northampton take the A428 Bedford Road. Cross the River Nene and at the roundabout at The Lakes continue straight on in the direction of Bedford. After about half a mile turn right signposted to Great Houghton. Continue along the High Street passing The White Hart public house on the left and after about 50 yards turn right into a gravelled drive and the property is straight ahead.
Services: All main services are connected. The house has a gas fired central heating and hot water system as well as a gas fired Aga cooker.
Local Authority: Northampton Borough Council Tel: 0300 330 7000
Council Tax Band: G
Viewing: Only by appointment with Jackson-Stops & Staff. Tel: 01604 632991
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