4 bedroom detached house for saleLower Harlestone, Northamptonshire
An individual stone built house set in a quiet backwater of this popular village. Hall, cloakroom, sitting room, living or dining room, study, kitchen/dining room, utility room, 4 bedrooms and 3 bath/shower rooms. Double garage and store barn. Walled and private garden. About 0.16 of an acre.
Poppy Cottage was built to a high standard about ten years ago by a local builder in stone and brick with a slated roof. The property offers beautifully presented and flexible family accommodation over its two floors. The house stands in a quiet position set off a private road owned by the Althorp Estate.
The approach is through electric gates. There is ample off-road parking with a double garage and a charming, private and mainly walled garden.
Spacious entrance hall with cloakroom off
Sitting room with French doors to garden
Dining/living room with French doors
Beautifully fitted kitchen/dining room
Principal bedroom with shower room
Guest bedroom with shower room
Two further bedrooms
Family bath/shower room
Double garage with electric doors
About 0.066 of a hectare (0.16 of an acre)
The garden, which is mainly walled, lies principally to the rear of the house with a stone paved terrace and lawn on several levels surrounded by shrub and herbaceous borders.
The approach to the house is through double electric gates to a block paved parking and turning area for four or five cars in front of the double garage. In addition to the garage there is a useful store barn.
Lower Harlestone is a pretty village on Earl Spencer's Althorp Estate. The village mainly comprises properties built in local stone, many with thatched roofs. The village has a pub, church and primary school. Lower Harlestone is less than ten minutes drive from Northampton Railway Station. The county town has extensive shopping and leisure facilities. There are golf courses at Church Brampton and Harlestone (within walking distance). Sailing and trout fishing at Pitsford and horseracing at Towcester, Warwick and Stratford, flying at Sywell and motor racing at Silverstone. There are good local schools both state and private.
Northampton 4 miles
(London Euston 1 hour)
M1 (Junction 16) 5½ miles
London 70 miles
Directions (NN7 4EW)
From Northampton take the A428 in the direction of West Haddon and Rugby. Proceed to Lower Harlestone passing Harlestone Firs on the right hand side. On approaching Lower Harlestone and immediately before the Fox & Hounds public house turn right into a private driveway. Continue along this private road for 200 yards then bear left and Poppy Cottage will be found on the right hand side.
Services: Mains water, electricity and gas are connected. The house has a gas fired central heating and hot water system.
Local Authority: Daventry District Council
Tel: 01327 871100
Council Tax Band: 'G'
Viewing: Only by appointment with
Jackson-Stops & Staff - Tel: 01604 632 991
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