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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Hodges Lane, Kislingbury, Northampton NN7 4AJ

Under Offer £675,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stone & Thatched Property
  • Annex
  • Character & Contemporary Features
  • Bespoke Kitchen
  • Master Suite with Ensuite
  • Conservatory

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Located in the heart of this popular village Bridge Cottage offers a wealth of character and charm with a contemporary twist. The original part of this stone and thatched property is believed to date back to the mid 1700’s and was extended in the 1930’s to create a generous, well proportioned family home. Bridge Cottage also benefits from a separate annex within the grounds. The accommodation in the main house comprises entrance hall, sitting room, dining room with fireplace and inset burner plus window seat and exposed timbers, family room also with window seat and exposed beams, the kitchen is fitted with a bespoke range of units, exposed brick chimney with recess for a range cooker and central island, the large utility boot room offers a contemporary range of units and a refitted cloakroom WC. There is well appointed dressing room to the ground floor with oak staircase leading directly to the master suite, offering a good size bedroom with large, sensor controlled, Velux windows flooding the room with natural light and a refitted four piece bathroom suite all with underfloor heating. A second staircase between the dining room and family room rises to the remaining three double bedrooms and refitted bathroom. The annex currently offers a games room within the original double garage with a conservatory addition to the side. The double doors have remained allowing the space to still work as a garage if desired. There is a staircase to the first floor with flexible accommodation ideal for a bedroom, studio or home office with door to shower room. Externally the gardens wrap around the cottage and enjoy a good degree of privacy with a large driveway access via double gates at the end of the lane. Bridge Cottage is a lovely versatile home warranting an internal viewing.


The River Nene flows alongside this pretty village positioned just 4 miles west of Northampton. Blessed with three 'watering holes' who also serve food, Kislingbury is home to several small businesses and amenities including, family butcher, post office and general stores, bed & breakfast, florist, decorator, builder and hairdresser. Hoggleys brewery which was once famed as the smallest licensed brewery in Britain. Kislingbury has its own primary school which feeds into Campion Secondary school in the next village of Bugbrooke, 2 miles away. The village also benefits from a church, chapel, sports field, playground and plentiful open green areas despite being only 0.5 mile from the A45 Northampton ring road and 3 miles from Junction 16 of the M1. Public transportation options include the regular bus service which runs to Northampton where the train station offers mainline services to both Birmingham New Street and London Euston.


Entered via hardwood door. Window to front elevation. Radiator. Wall light points. Doors to sitting room, dressing room, dining room, utility room, WC and opening through to kitchen.

Window to rear elevation. Radiator. Refitted with a contemporary concealed cistern WC and wash hand basin set into vanity unit with storage cupboard below. Tiled floor.

SITTING ROOM 4.62m (15'2) x 4.04m (13'3)
Dual aspect double glazed windows to front and side elevations. Two radiators. Tiled floor.

DINING ROOM 4.70m (15'5) x 4.06m (13'4)
Window to front elevation with window seat below and window to side elevation. Two radiators. Feature fireplace with inset multi fuel burner on stone hearth and oak mantle over. Exposed beam. Exposed oak floor. Wall light points. Door to inner hall.

FAMILY ROOM 4.62m (15'2) x 4.04m (13'3)
Dual aspect windows to side and front elevations with window seat below to the front. Two radiators. Wall light points. Door to inner hall. Exposed beam.

Window to rear elevation. Radiator. Fitted with a contemporary high gloss range of wall mounted and base level cupboards and drawers plus tall cupboards. Roll top work surfaces. Circular stainless steel sink with mixer tap over. Built in storage cupboards. Recess for double fridge/freezer. Plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Tiling to splash back areas. Tiled floor. Stable door to rear elevation.

KITCHEN 5.56m (18'3) x 4.95m (16'3)
Double glazed windows to side and rear elevations. Fitted with a traditional style range of bespoke wall mounted and base level cupboards and drawers with matching central island. One and a half bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap over. Granite work surfaces. Exposed brick chimney with recess for range cooker. Integrated dishwasher. Storage cupboards. Tiled floor. Recessed spotlights to ceiling. Space for further furniture.

Serving the master suite, the dressing room offers mirrored bespoke his and hers wardrobes, space for dressing table, tiled floor, radiator. light oak dog leg staircase to master suite. Double glazed window to rear elevation.

MASTER SUITE 6.63m (21'9) x 3.12m (10'3)
A very light room with two large sensor velux window to rear elevation and double glazed window to side elevation. Underfloor heating. Wall light points. Tiled floor. Space for sofa or additional furniture. Door to ensuite.

Beautifully appointed four piece suite comprising bath with central mixer taps, double shower cubicle, circular stone wash hand basin with mixer tap set into vanity unit with storage cupboards below and low level WC. Underfloor heating. Tiled floor and splash back areas. Obscure window to side elevation. Recessed spotlights to ceiling. Heated towel rail.

The original location of the front door which now has a window to front elevation and wide staircase rising to the first floor accommodation and doors to family room and dining room.

Original leaded light window to rear elevation. Access to a very large loft space via pull down ladder. This space could be converted to further accommodation subject to the relevant planning permissions. Exposed beams. Wall light points. Doors to bedrooms two, three, four and bathroom.

BEDROOM TWO 4.75m (15'7) x 4.17m (13'8)
Dual aspect windows to front and side elevations. Radiator. Built in wardrobes. Exposed beams.

BEDROOM THREE 3.56m (11'8) x 3.40m (11'2)
Dual aspect double glazed windows to side and rear elevations. Radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR 3.56m (11'8) x 3.12m (10'3)
Window to front elevation. Radiators. Built in wardrobes to two walls. Exposed beams.

BATHROOM 2.36m (7'9) x 1.70m (5'7)
Obscure window to side elevation. Radiator. Refitted suite comprising panelled bath with wall mounted shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Full floor to ceiling tiling. Tiled floor.


Hardwood entrance door with double glazed inset. Double glazed window to front elevation. Staircase rising to first floor and door to garage/games room.

GARAGE/GAMES ROOM 6.96m (22'10) x 4.95m (16'3)
The current owners have tiled the floor to create a games room but have kept the double up and over doors allowing the space to be used as garaging should the new owner desire. There is a storage cupboard under the stairs. Double glazed patio doors to garden and opening through to conservatory.

CONSERVATORY 4.06m (13'4) x 2.67m (8'9)
uPVC double glazed conservatory overlooking the rear gardens with wall light point and doors to two elevations. Tiled floor.

FIRST FLOOR ACCOMMODATION 4.93m (16'2) x 3.61m (11'10)
This area lends itself to either bedroom and shower room or separate home work/hobby space. Exposed wood floor. Electric heating. Two velux windows to front elevation. Door to shower room.

Velux window to front elevation. Electric heater. Fitted suite comprising tiled shower cubicle with electric wall mounted shower, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap over and low level WC. Exposed wood flooring. Tiling to splash back areas. Recess spotlights.


The mature gardens wrap around Bridge Cottage and are set behind stone walls allowing a good degree of privacy to all sides. A wrought iron gate allows pedestrian access with pathway leading to the front entrance door and paved patio seating area. Gated access leads from this front garden area to both sides. The rear and side gardens offer another good size entertaining area with direct access to the annex and games room. There is an ornamental pond with brick and stone retaining wall and decorative bridge over. Space for hot tub. Gated access links round to the generous driveway. There are lawns to all sides of the cottage and a variety of established trees and shrubs.
The driveway is accesses via double timber gates and proves off road parking for several vehicles leading to the garage/games room. Timber kennel.

At the time of print, these particulars are awaiting approval from the Vendor(s).


The heating and electrical systems have not been tested by the selling agent JACKSON GRUNDY.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
29 January 2016


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