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4 bedroom village house for sale

Aldwincle, Near Oundle, NN14

Sold STC £550,000

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An interesting, family house with versatile living space, garaging and gardens, set in the heart of this popular village.

* Unique period property of approximately 2,800 sqft (GIA) * Four reception rooms * En suite bathroom and family bathroom * Adjacent garaging providing considerable scope to extend accommodation (STPP) * Very desirable village with shop *

Location: This much admired village has evolved over the centuries, retaining much of its historical character and natural beauty. Aldwincle is a traditional East Northamptonshire village with the majority of the houses being built of local stone and roofs a mixture of thatch, slate and clay tiles. The village follows the line of the River Nene, as it meanders its way towards Oundle, and is surrounded by the beautiful countryside of the valley with its meadows, open views and woodland. The village has a shop, excellent primary school and a pair of churches. Leisure and shopping facilities are available close by in the historic market towns of Oundle and Thrapston. More extensive facilities, including main line rail services are available from Kettering, Huntingdon and Peterborough with journey times to London from 50 minutes. 

The Property: This attractive village house has evolved over the centuries. The oldest part is thought to date from around 1750 but the majority of the property is thought to date from the late Victorian era. The house offers well-presented and versatile accommodation, set over two floors. There is currently a four bedroom layout, but it would be simple to create 5 double bedrooms if required. The ground floor is entered via a handsome timber door into the large, reception hall. This has doors off to the two principal reception rooms as well as to the vast cloakroom / WC which has ample storage. The drawing room has an open fire to one end, with windows with seats beneath, to either side. A glazed door gives access to the garden. The dining room offers great space for formal occasions and has windows to three aspects, flooding the room with light. The garden room is an attractive and comfortable room, again with good light levels and is ideal for a study or reading. The snug is set across the hall from the 
kitchen, making it ideally placed for a playroom if a young family were to live in the house. It has windows to two sides. The kitchen / breakfast room is a great size and has been fitted with an extensive range of wooden wall and base units with hardwood counter tops and inset Belfast sink. A range cooker is set into the chimney breast and has an extractor above. Integrated appliances include a dish washer and a fridge. There is ample space for family meal times. A good range of storage cupboards have been fitted to one end of the room. There are windows to either side, over-looking the gardens. A door leads through to the useful utility / boot room. This is fitted with cupboards and a sink. A door leads to the garden. 

On the first floor the split level galleried landing provides access to each of the four bedrooms and to the family bathroom. The main bedroom is a wonderful size and has two large windows to the front. There is scope to split this room into two double bedrooms. A door leads into the large, well-appointed, en suite bathroom which has a roll top bath, glazed shower cubicle, WC and basin. 
There are deep storage cupboards to either side. The second bedroom is a lovely size and has wardrobes built-in and a sink unit. 
The third and fourth bedrooms are set to the back of the house and are comfortable double rooms. The bathroom is fitted with a WC, wash basin and panelled bath. 

Wincle House occupies an attractive position on the corner of Main Street and Cross Lane, in the heart of the village. The property has vehicle access from Cross Lane into a shingled yard which provides parking before leading on to the pair of large garages that are set within a converted stone barn. There is space for 2 or 3 cars within. Power and light are connected. Beside the house there is an attractive, paved terrace with raised pond. The majority of the garden is lawned with mature flower and shrub beds. A small rockery area is set outside the kitchen window. 

Services: Mains drainage, water and electricity are connected. Heating is via an oil fired boiler.
Tenure: Freehold, with vacant possession upon completion.                                           
Energy Performance Rating: F       
Council Tax Band: F - £2,043.47
Local Authority: East Northants Council. Tel: 01832 742000.
Viewing: Strictly by appointment with the agent Woodford & Co Tel 01832 274732.

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