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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Stoke Road, Blisworth, Northamptonshire, NN7

Sold STC £750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Brick under clay tile cottage
  • Four double bedrooms, three bathrooms
  • Three reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Double garage, workshop and outbuilding
  • Formal gardens and vegetable garden
  • Paddocks
  • 2.38 acres in total

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A brick under tile four bedroom semi detached cottage standing in south facing grounds extending to 2.38 acres in total, and has views over open countryside. Windmill Cottage has accommodation approaching 2,200 sq. ft. and comprising an open porch, entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, cloakroom, kitchen/breakfast room, inner hall, utility room, downstairs shower room, four double bedrooms, two sharing a Jack and Jill en suite shower room, and a family bathroom. There is a double garage, workshop and additional detached outbuilding, as well as a formal garden, vegetable garden, orchard and paddocks.

Ground Floor 
There is an open vaulted porch with exposed brickwork, quarry tiled floor and doors leading to the both the kitchen and entrance hall. The entrance hall has oak flooring, stairs to the first floor landing with a cupboard beneath, and doors to the inner hall and the kitchen/breakfast room. The inner hall has matching oak flooring and doors to the sitting room, the cloakroom, the downstairs shower room, and glazed double doors to the dining room.

Reception Rooms 
The sitting room has a triple aspect with French doors leading to the paved courtyard. There is an open fireplace with brick hearth and beam over, with an inset multi-fuel stove. There are exposed ceiling beams, oak flooring and exposed brickwork. The dining room has French doors to the front garden, a recessed shelved display and an open fireplace with an inset multi-fuel stove with wood surround and quarry tiled hearth. There is also a study.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room and Shower Room 
The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of base and wall units with work surfaces and tiled splashbacks. There is an inset ceramic Belfast style sink. There is a freestanding electric cooker (subject to separate negotiation) and a programmable Heritage oil-fired range for cooking, hot water and central heating. This dual aspect room has a tiled floor and space for a four seater table. The utility room has a further range of wall units and a work surface and there is space and plumbing for a washing machine, tumble dryer, and a dishwasher and space for a full height fridge freezer. A door leads to the rear of the property. The shower room has a three piece suite comprising a WC, pedestal wash basin and a shower cubicle with an electric shower. There are tiled splashbacks.

First Floor 
Four double bedrooms and the family bathroom lead off the first floor landing, and there is space for a study area with power points and a telephone point.

Bedrooms and Bathrooms 
The master bedroom has concertina doors separating the sleeping area from the dressing room. There are built-in cupboards in both parts. Bedrooms two and three are both double rooms with built-in cupboards and they share a Jack and Jill three piece en suite with tiled flooring, a WC, a pedestal wash basin and a shower cubicle with an electric shower. Bedroom four is an additional double bedroom currently laid out as a twin room with one built-in single bed with storage above. There is a feature Victorian style metal fireplace. The family bathroom comprises a four piece suite with WC, bidet, pedestal wash basin and a bath with a wooden panel. There is a heated towel rail and shelved storage.

A wooden gated entrance leads to a gravelled driveway with turning circle and parking for eight to ten cars, in addition to the double garage. Attached to the rear of the garage is a workshop with concrete flooring, triple aspect windows and roof lights. There is a further detached outbuilding which could be used as a summer house or home office/gymnasium or additional garaging. It has a concrete floor, vaulted roof, double doors to accommodate a vehicle and a separate personnel door. Like the workshop, it has power and lighting. There are formal gardens with a pond, and a vegetable garden with raised beds, fruit cage and Victorian style greenhouse. In addition there is an orchard area and fenced paddocks with mains water.

Planning Consent 
There is planning consent for another outbuilding which was part of the consent granted in 1993 (S930150P). We are advised that consent was implemented part thus retaining the consent for the outbuilding.

Photovoltaic Panels 
There are 2KW photovoltaic panels on the roof of the main house with wiring installed for a further 2KW on the detached outbuilding. There is an 'iboost' system for the hot water and the combined effect is a reduction of approximately a third in electricity bills to £23 a month.

Schooling and Situation 
The property is less than 2 miles from the Grand Union Canal and the Blisworth and Gayton Marinas at Blisworth Arm. Local schools include Quinton House, Spratton Hall, Northampton School for Girls, and Northampton School for Boys. The property is 5 miles from Northampton which is 59 minutes from London Euston by train.

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Added on Rightmove:
20 October 2016

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