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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Sywell Road, Overstone, Northamptonshire

Offers in Region of £1,325,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A Dutch Colonial style family home with many original features and stunning views overlooking Overstone Park and St Nicholas' Church.
  • Recently renovated and extended.
  • Drawing room with Nuevo style leaded light windows and French doors.
  • Superb garden room with folding doors onto terrace and garden.
  • Newly fitted kitchen with Siemens appliances throughout.
  • Utility room with two newly installed boilers.
  • 5 bedrooms and 4 bath/shower rooms.
  • Newly constructed detached double garage, brick/stone outbuilding and greenhouse.
  • Landscaped garden and grounds with raised terrace and pond. In all about 0.81 acre.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A stunning family home with views over Overstone Park and St Nicholas' Church. Kitchen/dining room, 4 reception rooms, 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms. Outbuilding and double garage. Landscaped gardens and grounds with terrace and pond. In all about 0.81 of an acre.

The Property
St Gyles is believed to date back to the 1930s and is a fine example of Dutch colonial architecture designed by the Architect A.E Henson. In September 1932, the property was featured on the front cover and within the Ideal Home magazine.

The current owners have transformed the property into a beautiful and spacious home. Of particular note are the refitted kitchen/dining room, the large garden room with sliding glazed doors opening up onto the south facing terrace and garden and the sunny southwest facing roof terrace above the garden room. In addition, the current owners have refitted two of the four bathrooms and a new detached double garage has been built to the front of the property. Stone pillars and electrically operated wrought iron gates have been installed at the entrance.

• Entrance hall and original sweeping staircase
• French doors to garden room
• Cloakroom
• Drawing room with Nuevo style leaded light
windows, matching cupboards and French doors
• Study
• Kitchen/dining room with appliances by Siemens,
breakfast bar and French doors to sun terrace
• Utility room
• Family room currently used as gym
• Landing with French doors to balcony with glass
balustrade and part glazed floor to garden room
• Master bedroom with en suite bathroom
• Guest bedroom with en suite shower room
• Bedroom three with en suite shower room
• Two further bedrooms and shower room
• Landscaped gardens and grounds
• Detached double garage with electric doors and
electric entrance gate

About 0.33 of a hectare (0.81 of an acre)

The property is approached via double electric gates leading to a large gravelled parking area and a detached double garage. There is a stone/brick outbuilding, originally two stables, together with a greenhouse and an undercover implement store. There is an arched trellis covering wisteria and a further avenue with wrought iron obelisks and rose bushes. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with a raised terrace to the east leading from the kitchen/dining room. There is an ornamental pond and views towards St Nicholas’ church and Overstone Park Golf Course beyond.

Overstone is a popular village situated on the northeast and outskirts of Northampton. There are good facilities in the village including a post office and newsagents, primary school and parish church situated within Overstone Park. The village is within easy reach of the M1 Junctions 15 and 15a, Weston Favell shopping centre and Northampton town centre. There are mainline train services from Northampton into London St Pancras. Overstone Park Golf Club is only a short distance away with golf and leisure club with restaurant. There is sailing and fishing at Pitsford Reservoir and flying at Sywell Aerodrome.

Northampton Town Centre 5 miles
Wellingborough Station 8 miles
(London St Pancras) 55 minutes
M1 Junction 15 7 miles

(Distances/time approximate)

Directions (NN6 0AG)
From the A45 dual carriageway proceeding east from Northampton, turn north signposted to Kettering A43. Negotiate a large roundabout at Round Spinney and continue on the A43. After about one mile turn right signed to Overstone and Sywell. Proceed along the Sywell Road and St Gyles is located on the right hand side opposite Overstone Primary School.

Property Information
Services: All main services are connected. Central heating is provided by the two Worcester gas fired boilers in the utility room.

Local Authority: Daventry District Council
Tel: 01327 871 100

Council Tax Band: 'H'

Tenure: Freehold

Viewing: Only by appointment with
Jackson-Stops & Staff – Tel: 01604 632 991

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
06 February 2017

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