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6 bedroom detached house for sale

High Street, Great Houghton, Northampton

Sold STC £815,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

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.

The Property
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
• Family room
• 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
vegetable garden

About 0.14 of a hectare (0.35 of an acre)

The Garden
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

(Distances approximate)

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.

Property Information
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’

Tenure: Freehold

Viewing: Only by appointment with Jackson-Stops & Staff. Tel: 01604 632991

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
25 August 2016

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