7 bedroom detached house for saleEarls Barton
Guide Price* £590,000
FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION ON 24th NOVEMBER 2016
AT THE HILTON HOTEL, COLLINGTREE, NORTHAMPTON
*GUIDE PRICE £590,000 to £630,000
VIEWINGS: SATURDAY (19/11 - 10.00 to 10.30am)
This outstanding individual detached property comprises a detached three/four bedroomed house believed to date from the 1920s and standing on the site of a former working mill, together with a substantial detached two storey barn converted for residential and office use standing in a spectacular riverside location overlooking the mill pond and with extensive frontage to the River Nene. The property includes a further annexe building, lawned gardens and paddock, the whole extending to approximately two acres in an idyllic rural location in the heart of the Nene Valley surrounded by open farmland. The property offers scope for some interior re-modelling and refurbishment and includes a further range of temporary buildings suitable for a variety of uses.
Services - Main water and electricity are connected. Drainage is to a holding tank and pumped to a treatment unit before discharge to the river. Central heating is through radiators from an oil fired boiler. (None of these services has been tested).
Location - The property is situated approximately three quarters of a mile to the south east of the village of Earls Barton midway between Northampton and Wellingborough and is approached via an unadopted road which terminates at The Mill House byway.
Rights Of Way - The property stands adjacent to the Nene Way Public Footpath and there is a public footbridge crossing the River Nene where the Northampton Nene Angling Club have rights to fish both banks however they are not known to use the garden bank.
Main House -
Ground Floor -
Entrance Hall - With a panelled front door, the entrance hall leads to an inner hall with the stairs rising to the first floor and there are doors to:-
Living Room - 17'2 x 12'1 (5.23m x 3.68m) - With windows to the front elevation overlooking the Mill Pond, this room has an open hearth fireplace with a steel hood and an archway leading to:-
Dining Room - 13'6 x 12'2 (4.11m x 3.71m) - Also with an open hearth fireplace, window to the side elevation and a door leading to the utility room.
Study/Playroom - 11'2 x 8'8 (3.40m x 2.64m) - With a window to the front elevation and fitted storage cupboard.
Cloakroom - With WC, wash basin and window to side elevation.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 19' x 10'3 (5.79m x 3.12m) - With floor and wall cabinets with working surfaces incorporating an electric hob, an integrated fridge and dishwasher, ceramic tiled flooring, windows to the side elevation.
Utility Room - 10'9 x 9'9 (3.28m x 2.97m) - With further floor and wall cupboards, ceramic tiled floor, windows to the side elevation and door to rear garden.
First Floor -
Landing - Housing the airing cupboard and doors to:-
Bedroom One - 15' x 11' (4.57m x 3.35m) - With fitted wardrobes, this room has a superb view across the Mill Pond and open countryside beyond. A door leads to:-
Shower Room En Suite - 5'5' x 5'2 (1.65m x 1.57m) - Comprising a shower cubicle, wash basin and WC and with window to side elevation.
Bedroom Two - 13'8 x 12'2 (4.17m x 3.71m) - With exposed distressed floorboards, there is a window to the rear elevation and a door leading to a balcony overlooking the mill race and where there is a stone barbecue
Bedroom Three - 10'6 x 5'5 (3.20m x 1.65m) - With window to the rear elevation.
Bathroom - 7'6 x 5' (2.29m x 1.52m) - With ceramic tiled dado, panelled bath, pedestal wash basin and WC.
Annexe - Constructed of stone beneath a slate roof, the annexe stands to the rear of the main house backing onto the rear garden and comprises:-
Open Plan Living Room/Kitchen - 23'6 x 14'3 (7.16m x 4.34m) - With patio doors to the garden and a vaulted ceiling, there is a fixed ladder to a sleeping deck (measuring 13'10 x 14'3) and the kitchen area is fitted with storage cupboards, electric hob, fridge and stainless steel sink unit.
Shower Room En Suite - With wash basin and WC and ceramic tiled shower cubicle.
Detached Barn - Converted to provide two inter-connecting living spaces, the stone barn stands adjacent to the house separated by a central courtyard where there is vehicular access for off road parking between the two properties. Comprising:-
Living Room/Office - 26'6 x 14'4 (8.08m x 4.37m) - With a spiral staircase to the first floor, this room has a kitchen area with floor and wall cabinets, electric hob and sink and there are windows to the front and side elevations and a door leading to the remainder of the accommodation adjacent.
Bathroom - 6'11 x 5'11 (2.11m x 1.80m) - With panelled bath, pedestal wash basin and WC, there is a window to the side elevation.
First Floor -
Landing - 10'7 x 6'4 (3.23m x 1.93m) - Approached via the spiral staircase, the first floor has vaulted ceilings and there are doors leading to:-
Wc - With low level close coupled WC and Velux rooflight.
Bedroom One - 15' x 7'9 (4.57m x 2.36m) - With vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, this room has superb views over the mill pond from a Juliet balcony and there is a Velux rooflight.
Bedroom Two - 12'2 x 7'2 (3.71m x 2.18m) - With Velux rooflight to the side elevation.
Bedroom Three - 12'7 x 7'2 max (3.84m x 2.18m max) - An L-shaped room also with Velux rooflight.
Living Space Two - 22'3 x 14'8 (6.78m x 4.47m) - Another open plan area with a fitted kitchen with stainless steel sink, integrated dishwasher, fridge, electric induction hob and cooker.
Inner Hall - Access to:-
Bedroom - 11' x 7'7 (3.35m x 2.31m) - With window to the side elevation.
Utility Room - 7'10 x 7' (2.39m x 2.13m) - With plumbing for an automatic washing machine and housing the Worcester oil fired boiler.
Bathroom - 8'2 x 7' (2.49m x 2.13m) - With panelled bath, wash basin, WC and window to side elevation.
Outside - On approaching the Mill House, there is an enclosed area to the immediate west of the access road where there is a range of temporary buildings suitable for a variety of uses. The driveway leads on to gates which lead to the Mill House courtyard and gives straight through access to the rear garden.
Gardens - Standing mostly to the west of the house and enjoying an extensive Nene River frontage of approximately 200 metres with mooring facilities, the gardens are laid to lawn well stocked with a variety of shrubs and trees and easy access to the riverbank. Beyond the garden there is former paddock which is now down to rough grass, again with river frontage and a variety of tall mature tree. The grounds are bordered by arable farmland and a nature reserve.
How To Get There - From Northampton proceed in an easterly direction along the A45 Nene Valley Way signposted towards Wellingborough. On approaching the village of Earls Barton continue straight on beneath the flyover and take the next exit turning left signposted to Earls Barton/Great Doddington. On exiting the dual carriageway turn right at the T junction signposted towards Earls Barton and proceed towards the village. Immediately on entering the village turn left into Mill Lane and follow the byway down the hill to the valley floor. Continue over the road bridge and bear immediately left onto the concrete road and follow this road as it then bears to the right leading to the Mill House.
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Local Authority - Borough Council of Wellingborough
Telephone: 01933 229777
Anglian Water Authority - Telephone: 03457 9191 55
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