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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Overstone

Sold STC £465,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Period House, Two Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room & Conservatory
  • Four Bedrooms, Family Bathroom & Shower
  • Detached Double Garage, Views Over Parkland

Full description

This very attractive detached period stone house is believed to date from the early 1800s and stands beneath a hipped slate roof within the walls of Overstone Park on a plot of 0.2 acres The four bedroomed interior has a family bathroom and a cloaks/shower room, together with two reception rooms, a kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and large conservatory. Externally there is a lawned garden with kitchen garden and a detached double garage. The house, which has a wealth of character features, enjoys uninterrupted views over the adjoining parkland towards the historic Overstone Hall.

Historical Note - Pytchley Gates were erected in 1843 by Lloyd Lewis the owners of the Overstone Estate and was originally the carriage entrance to Overstone Hall which can be seen in the distance. Pytchley Gates is a County Heritage Site.

Accommodation -

Entrance Hall - 7' x 5'1 (2.13m x 1.55m) - Approached through a partly glazed door, the hall has a terracotta tiled floor, a fitted boot box and glazed leaded light windows. A panelled door leads to:-

Dining Hall - 19' x 11'5 (5.79m x 3.48m) - This spacious through room with a two casement window to the front elevation and a further casement window to the side. There is a natural oak floor and a winding staircase rising to the first floor with an understairs cupboard. Further ledged doors lead to:-

Lounge - 18'8 x 16' maximum (5.69m x 4.88m maximum) - A lovely room with a twin aspect and an oak beamed ceiling over a natural oak floor, the focal point is the open hearth fireplace which has a Regency cast iron hob basked and a pitched pine mantel. There is a five casement bay window overlooking Overstone Park and a six casement bay window with French doors opening to the rear terrace and garden.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 13' x 13' (3.96m x 3.96m) - Fitted with pine fronted floor and wall cabinets with laminated working surfaces incorporating a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over. There is a low level Neff stainless steel oven and a four place ceramic hob with stainless steel cooker hood over. There is a quarry tiled floor and an exposed ceiling beam, TV point, ledged door to a utility room and French doors open to:-

Conservatory - 15'10 x 10'1 (4.83m x 3.07m) - The Victorian end style conservatory is constructed on a stone base with double glazed windows beneath a pitched crested glazed roof above a ceramic tiled floor with power, TV and wall light points. French doors open to the rear garden.

Utility Room - 5'2 x 4'11 (1.57m x 1.50m) - Housing the Vaillant gas fired boiler and plumbing for an automatic washing machine. There is a door leading to the attached potting shed and a further door to:-



Cloaks/Shower Room - 7'3 x 4'11 (2.21m x 1.50m) - With a white suite of ceramic tiled shower cubicle with Mira shower, half counter top wash basin and WC with concealed cistern. There is a quarry tiled floor and a window to the side elevation.

First Floor -

Half Landing - Giving access to the fourth bedroom and with steps leading through a stone archway to the main landing.

Bedroom Four - 11'10 x 8'7 (3.61m x 2.62m) - With a Velux rooflight and a window to the front elevation, this room has a vaulted ceiling with exposed A frame and purlin timbers and a fitted wardrobe with shelving.

Main Landing - 15'9 x 3'3 (4.80m x 0.99m) - With a window to the rear elevation and ledged doors to:-

Bedroom One - 13'1 x 10'3 (3.99m x 3.12m) - With exposed ceiling beams, this room has a fitted wardrobe, shelving and hanging space and a four casement leaded light PVCu window to the side elevation with open views.

Bedroom Two - 12' x 10'4 maximum (3.66m x 3.15m maximum) - With a vaulted ceiling with exposed purlin timbers, this room has a fitted wardrobe with shelving and hanging space and a five casement bay window with uninterrupted views across Overstone Park. TV point.

Bedroom Three - 9'5 x 7'9 (2.87m x 2.36m) - With an exposed beam, a two casement window to the rear elevation and a fitted wardrobe.

Bathroom - 8'7 x 5'4 (2.62m x 1.63m) - Comprising a white suite of panelled shower bath with Mira shower and glazed screen, WC with concealed cistern and half counter top wash basin with cupboards under. There is a ceramic tiled floor and splash areas, a stainless steel vertical heated towel rail and a Velux rooflight.

Outside - A gravelled drive leads through the double leaf wrought iron gates set in a stone archway and this drive in turn leads through a six bar gate to a private gravelled drive running to the rear of the lodge where there is a detached double garage.

Double Garage - 17'10 x 16'7 (5.44m x 5.05m) - Standing beneath a hipped slate roof, the garage has a double up and over door, light and power connections, a personal door to the side, external water tap and a three quarter loft room over.

Potting Shed - 12' x 10'11 average (3.66m x 3.33m average) - Standing to the side of the house with a pitched polycarbonate roof, there are glazed doors to the front and rear gardens, fitted staging and a quarry tiled work bench. Light and power connections.

Front Garden - Approached through a wrought iron pedestrian gate, the front garden is laid to lawn with established Holly and Red Robin trees and there is a timber garden store, bin store and kennel.

Rear Garden - Approached from the front, where there are park railings, there is a paved terrace which leads onto a large expanse of lawn which is bounded by a high stone wall and close boarded fencing. There are a number of mature trees including Holly, Silver Birch, Fig, Laurel and Fir and there is a lovely ornamental lily pond. At the far end beyond the garage there is a kitchen garden with former vegetable beds and a mature apple tree.

Services - Main drainage, gas, water and electricity are connected. Central heating is through radiators from a Vaillant combination gas fired boiler which also provides the domestic hot water. There is a passive infra red security alarm system. (None of these services has been tested).

Local Amenities - Within the village there is the Parish Church of St Nicholas, a General Store, playing field and The Overstone CE Primary School. Secondary education is at nearby Moulton School. The Overstone Park Golf Course and Leisure Club stands on the outskirts of the village and is also the location for the Overstone Park Prepararatory School. There is a Public House at the nearby village of Sywell, as well as the private Aerodrome and Motel.

How To Get There - From Northampton town centre proceed in an easterly direction along the A428 Bedford Road to the roundabout junction at Barnes Meadow and take the second exit onto Nene Valley Way A45. Continue through the next junction and then turn left signposted towards Great Billing and Overstone onto Great Billing Way. Continue through the next mini roundabout and at the roundabout junction with the A4500 Wellingborough Road continue straight on along Great Billing Way. At the next roundabout take the second exit onto Billing Lane and follow this road as it skirts Overstone Park. At the junction with The Avenue bear right and turn immediately right onto the driveway in front of Pytchley Gates.

Council Tax - Daventry District Council - Band E

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