4 bedroom farm house for sale

Litchborough Farmhouse

Sold STC £595,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Delightful Detached Farm House
  • Built of Ironstone, Grade ll Listed
  • With Many Fine Period Features
  • Three Reception Rooms & Utility
  • Farm House Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Three/Four Bedrooms, Two Cellars
  • Contemporary Bath & Shower Rooms
  • Walled 60ft Garden, Gated Driveway
  • Triple Size Garage and Workshop

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Built of coursed square ironstone under a pitched tiled and slate roof, Litchborough Farm House dates from 1741 with later 19th Century additions and is listed Grade ll as a property of architectural or historic interest. Standing in the heart of the village, the property retains many fine period features including a shuttered windows in the main reception rooms, the original inglenook fireplace in the dining room, a flagstone floor and the 'livestock cellar. Of particular note is the delightful hand painted lancet window and a number of original fireplaces. With three reception rooms, three/four bedrooms, the farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room and both bath and shower rooms, this is an ideal home for families, those requiring guest accommodation or larger than average garage/workshop space.  

LOCATION: The village of Litchborough lies approximately 3 miles west of the A5 on the former B4525 Northampton to Banbury Road. Towcester is approximately 7 miles away, Northampton 10 miles and Milton Keynes 22 miles. There are British Rail main line stations at Northampton and Milton Keynes. Sporting facilities in the area include horse racing at Towcester, motor racing at Silverstone and golf at Farthingstone. The Village has an excellent real ale public house and a new village hall providing a superb amenity for the village and a children's park. Litchborough also benefits from super fast fibre broadband.

http://www.litchborough.org.uk/ 

ACCOMMODATION: Hallway, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Garden Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room, Cloakroom, Cellar/Workshop, Cellar Two, First Floor Landing, Master & Guest Bedrooms, Re-Fitted Bathroom, Re-Fitted Shower Room, Second Floor Landing/Bedroom/Study, Further Double Bedroom. Outside, Courtyard, Garden and Triple Garage with Workshop. 

HALLWAY: Approached from the original panelled door with a multi-paned fanlight window over, the hallway features exposed oak floorboards with diapered wooden insets, two original shelved storage cupboards and stairs to a half landing.  

SITTING ROOM: 16' 5" x 12' 10" (5m x 3.91m) This room features an ornate fire surround with an inset cast iron log burning stove, set on a raised marble hearth. Of particular note is the shuttered multi-paned sash window to the front elevation and shelved recess adjacent with an ornate surround. There is a three part ceiling with exposed timbers, decorative picture rails and a further arched recess. 

DINING ROOM: 17' 3" x 12' 2" (5.26m x 3.71m) The focal point of this room is the inglenook fireplace with an exposed bressumer beam and stone supports, with a shelved salt cupboard behind. There is an inset cast iron log burning stove (not connected) with a flue connection over, a shuttered multi-paned sash window to the front elevation, decorative picture rails, exposed floorboards and ceiling beam and a covered storage heater. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 16' 2" x 10' 1" (4.93m x 3.07m) Fitted in a range of painted wooden units with oak work surfaces and hand made tiled splash surrounds. A range recess with a stone surround, houses an oil fired two oven Rayburn which serves the domestic hot water and bathroom radiator. Opposite is an inset two place induction hob with an oven and grill below and cupboards either side and there is a one and a quarter bowl stainless steel sink unit with a mixer tap over, cupboards below and space for a dishwasher. There are multi-paned windows to the front and rear elevations, the original shelved storage cupboards, an exposed ceiling beam and a Travertine tiled floor. 

UTILITY ROOM: 7' 10" x 4' 9" (2.39m x 1.45m) With plumbing for a washing machine and space for a freezer and tumble drier. There are light and power points, a range of fitted shelving and the original flagstone floor. 

HALF LANDING: Featuring a superb stained glass lancet window, there are stairs to the first floor landing and doors to the garden room and: 

GARDEN ROOM: 14' 1" x 12' 3" (4.29m x 3.73m) With three quarter glazed double leaf doors to the sun terrace and garden, this room has an ornate cast iron fireplace and a raised tiled hearth. The flue has been prepared for an open fireplace or cast iron stove if required and there are decorative picture rails and recesses either side of the chimney breast.  

CLOAKROOM: Fitted in a white 'Sanitan' suite of a corner wash hand basin and low level WC. There is a leaded stained glass window to the rear elevation, a shelved storage cupboard and oak floorboards. 

CELLAR/WORKSHOP: 17' 7" x 12' 2" (5.36m x 3.71m) With excellent head height and light and power points connected. Steps lead down to: 

CELLAR TWO: 15' 11" x 12' 1" (4.85m x 3.68m) Believed to have originally been used as a livestock cellar, there are two small arched windows to the front elevation, exposed timbers, a brick floor and light connected. 

LANDING: With a high level multi-paned window to the rear elevation, there is a part timbered wall, exposed floorboards, doors to the bedrooms and a door to the second floor staircase. 

BEDROOM ONE: 16' 6" x 12' 7" (5.03m x 3.84m) Retaining the original marble fire surround and ornate cast iron fireplace with a raised grate and brick hearth. There is a multi-paned sash window to the front elevation, a further window to the side elevation, a three part beamed ceiling and exposed floorboards. 

GUEST BEDROOM: 13' 11" x 12' 1" (4.24m x 3.68m) With exposed floorboards and ceiling timbers, this room has a multi-paned sash window to the front elevation and a storage heater. 

BATHROOM: 12' 9" x 2' (3.89m x 0.61m) Re-fitted in a white contemporary suite of an inset bath with marble and tiled steps, marble tiled splash backs and a light canopy over. A square marble wash hand basin is set on a wash stand with a vanity area to the side and there is a chrome ladder radiator, recessed ceiling lights, a marble tiled floor and the original ornate cast iron fireplace and marble tiled hearth.  

SHOWER ROOM: 8' 10" x 5' 5" (2.69m x 1.65m) Fitted in a white suite of a brick tiled corner shower cubicle with a height adjustable shower and hinged screen door. A contemporary oval glass hand basin with freestanding taps is set on a wash stand and there is a low level WC, a single radiator, a multi-paned sash window to the rear elevation and the airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and storage shelving. 

SECOND FLOOR LANDING/BEDROOM: 14' 11" x 13' 6" (4.55m x 4.11m) (at eaves height) Approached via a staircase leading from the first floor landing, this room has exposed 'A' frame and purlin timbers, a dual pitched ceiling and a double glazed Velux roof light window to the rear elevation. 

BEDROOM THREE: 12' 5" x 11' (3.78m x 3.35m) With a dual pitched ceiling, a window to the side elevation and two eaves storage cupboards. 

OUTSIDE: Immediately behind the farmhouse is a walled courtyard with raised flower beds and a wrought iron gate, giving access to the kitchen and hallway doors. A pathway leads to the garden. 

GARDEN: The garden is laid mainly to lawn and bounded by stone walls with mature flower and shrub borders. Measuring over 60ft in length, there is a framed greenhouse, a painted block built garden store and a raised York stone terrace approached from the garden room. 

GARAGE/WORKSHOP: 34' 5" x 17' 1" (10.49m x 5.21m) Litchborough Farmhouse shares a gravelled access which leads past neighbouring properties to the private driveway, which is approached through a five bar gate to the gravelled hardstanding. The garage is purpose built to provide additional parking and a large workshop area and has an electric double up and over door, windows and a door to the rear garden, light and power points connected and a pitched ceiling with part boarded storage.  

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21 January 2017

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Town Hall Watling Street East, Towcester, NN12 6BS

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Nearest station

  • Long Buckby (7.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Bartram & Co , Towcester

Town Hall Watling Street East, Towcester, NN12 6BS

01327 611010 Local call rate

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