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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Helmdon Road, Wappenham, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12

Sold STC £475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II listed detached cottage
  • Four double bedrooms
  • Two reception rooms
  • Two bathrooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Off street parking
  • Outbuilding
  • Cottage gardens with views over fields

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A Grade II listed early 18th century stone under clay tile four bedroom detached cottage with gardens and off street parking. Well Cottage extends to in excess of 1,830 sq. ft. with accommodation comprising a kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, sitting room, cellar, four double bedrooms with an en suite bathroom to the master bedroom, and a family bathroom. There is an outbuilding which provides a utility room and outside lavatory. There are gardens to the front, side and rear, and a gravelled driveway providing off street parking.

Schooling & Situation 
Schools in the area include St Loys Primary Academy, Weedon Lois, Greens Norton Church of England Primary School in Greens Norton and Nicholas Hawksmoor Primary School and Sponne School, both of which are in Towcester. The property is 17 miles from Milton Keynes train station which has a mainline to Euston in 35 minutes.

Bedrooms and Bathrooms 
The master bedroom is a vaulted room with an outlook overlooking the rear garden. There is a Victorian style fireplace (not operational), a built-in walk-in wardrobe with shelving and hanging rails, and access to loft storage. The loft is fully boarded with electric lighting. There is a three piece en suite comprising a low level WC, a pedestal wash basin and a cast iron roll top bath with shower attachment. There is tiled flooring and walls to dado height, a Victorian style heated towel rail and a roof light. Bedrooms three and four are both double rooms with exposed beams and part of the A frame structure. Bedroom three has an original built-in cupboard and an open fireplace and bedroom four has built-in wardrobes. The family bathroom has a three piece suite comprising a WC, a pedestal wash basin and a bath with an electric shower over and shower screen. There are tiled splashbacks and exposed beams.

Second Floor 
Bedroom two is a vaulted room with exposed purlins and roof truss. There is built-in eaves storage, a dual aspect with views from the roof lights over open countryside.

The entrance leads to a gravelled driveway providing off street parking for a single car, in addition to the on street parking. There is an enclosed vegetable garden at the front of the property with raised beds, gravelled paths and the well. The remaining gardens are laid predominately to lawn with beds and borders and views over open countryside. There is a timber framed greenhouse, a coal shed and an additional garden store, as well as a paved seating area.

There is a vaulted brick under slate outbuilding which was the former wash house and is now used as a utility room. It contains a Belfast style sink, space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, and there is a WC.

Ground Floor 
The front door opens into the kitchen/breakfast room and there are doors to concealed staircases to the cellar and to the first floor, as well as a door through to the dining room.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of base and wall units with tiled work surfaces and splashbacks, and an inset double bowl ceramic sink. There is a built-in electric hob and oven and an oil fired Aga, set into a former fireplace, which is solely for cooking. There is also a built-in dishwasher and fridge. The room has a triple aspect, tiled flooring and additional built-in cupboards, one of which houses the oil fired boiler.

Reception Rooms 
The dining room has a dual aspect with a window seat to the side, and exposed ceiling beams. There are exposed oak floorboards and an open fireplace with hearth and mantelpiece. A door leads through into the sitting room. The sitting room also has a dual aspect with French doors to the garden. There is an open fireplace with an inset multi-fuel stove, quarry tiled hearth and oak mantelpiece. There are exposed ceiling beams and oak flooring.

The cellar has natural light and is used as an additional work space. There are also power sockets and electric lighting.

First Floor 
Three double bedrooms and the family bathroom lead off the first floor landing, as well as a second staircase to the upper floor. There is also a shelved airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. All of the first floor has exposed oak floorboards.

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13 October 2016

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