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6 bedroom detached house for sale


Guide Price £3,850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Country House Estate
  • 6 Bed Main House
  • 3 Bed Cottage
  • 2 Bed Bungalow
  • 1 Bed Coach House
  • Approx. 28.5 Acres
  • Stables & Barns
  • Indoor School & Horse Walker
  • Grassland
  • Rare Opportunity

Full description

We are delighted to offer for sale this secluded Country House with superb equestrian facilities situated in about 11.5 hectares (28.5 acres) of grassland in rural South Northamptonshire. With the main house boasting a magnificent 48ft x 35ft kitchen/dining/family room, a reception hall, four further reception rooms of a drawing room, study, snug and a large games room/office, utility and boot rooms together with
5 first floor double bedrooms, 3 of which are en-suite and a family bathroom. The ground floor also offers a self contained granny / nanny flat with kitchenette. Externally in brief, the property offers a walled kitchen garden with orangery, lawned gardens overlooking grassland, indoor riding school with staff flat and offices, stable yards, a covered 6 horse walker and large hay/lorry/machinery barns and garaging.
In addition to the main house, there is a further 3 bedroom detached cottage with garden and its own 12/14 box stable yard, a 2 bedroom detached bungalow constructed in 2014 with garden, a 1 bedroom barn conversion with garden and finally, a 1 bedroom stable flat. Further land may be available by negotiation.

Location - Situated in beautiful rolling South Northamptonshire countryside, Highfields is located on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Adstone enjoying a rural idyl with far reaching views. Despite the tranquil setting, the well serviced market towns of Towcester and Banbury are just 6 and 10 miles away respectively, with easy road links to the M40 (J11) and M1 (J16) beyond. An excellent range of countryside walks and bridle paths surround the property with one footpath running through the land.

Highfields House - Approx 6805 sq ft - Boasting approximately 28.5 Acres, Highfields lies centrally in its land and is of Northampton stone and slate construction. Finished to a high standard with many character features throughout, the ground floor offers a reception hall which leads to both the east and west wings of the property and has the central staircase leading to the first floor.
The east wing of the accommodation boasts the impressive 48ft kitchen/dining/family room with a solid Oak and granite kitchen with AGA and all with under-floor heating, the rear lobby, utility and boot rooms, the generous games room/office and also one of the ground floor shower rooms.
The west wing comprises the drawing room with doors opening on to the courtyard and a snug with access to the extensive gardens beyond. Next to the snug lies a study or what could be the sitting room to the nanny annexe which is completed by a kitchenette, bedroom and shower room.
The first floor offers five double bedrooms, 3 being en-suite, and the further family bathroom.
Council Tax Band: H £2983.16 for the year 2016/2017.

3 Bedroom Cottage - Approx 1657 sq ft - Situated behind the main house and accessed from the north yard is a detached 3 bedroom stone built barn conversion with the accommodation briefly comprising entrance hall with galleried landing, sitting room, dining room and kitchen/breakfast room on the ground floor with three bedrooms and a bathroom to the first floor.
The property currently commands a rental income of £12300.00pa.
Council Tax Band: C 1325.85 for the year 2016/2017.

2 Bedroom Bungalow - Approx 721 sq ft - Situated on the right hand side of the driveway is a two bedroom detached bungalow constructed at the end of 2014. The accommodation briefly comprises an entrance hall, living area with kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom and further benefits from its own garden and driveway parking.
The property currently commands a rental income of £9600.00pa
Council Tax Band: C 1325.85 for the year 2016/2017.

The Coach House - Approx 775 sq ft - Situated at the front of the main house is a detached one bedroom cottage with planning permission to be used as a holiday let. The accommodation comprises a living area with kitchen, a double bedroom and bathroom.
The property currently commands a rental income of £7680.00pa.

Externally - The property boasts a range of garaging, stable blocks, a hay barn, additional ancillary barns, an indoor school with grooms quarters, a covered 6 horse walker and courtyard areas with parking for numerous vehicles including horse boxes and machinery.

Stable Yard, Indoor School & Horse Walker - A large stone built stable yard offers 12 good size stables plus a tack/feed room and a washdown box. There are two additional 5 box stable blocks separate to the main yard with their own tack/feed room areas. Local income being achieved on box rental is £30 - £35pcm.
The large indoor school measures approximately 42m x 20m and has a Waxtrack surface and sliding doors at both ends. It further benefits from solar panels currently commanding an income of between £1200 and £1500pa. At the near end of the school are grooms quarters, offices and a rest room. There is a 6 horse walker of 45 feet in diameter with extra wide bays, rubber covered sides and a rubber floor.

The Land - Stretching to approximately 28.5 Acres (11.5 Hectares), the majority of the land is down to grass and divided into paddocks of varying sizes offering grazing to horses, sheep and other livestock.
Further land may be available by negotiation.

Please Note - These particulars, including floor plans, photographs and virtual tours are intended to give a fair description of the property and in some cases will be in summary form only. Their accuracy is not guaranteed and they do not constitute an offer or a contract. Descriptions of any appliances and/or services (including any heating system) should not be taken as any guarantee that they are in good working order. We have tried to make sure that these particulars are accurate but, to a great extent, we have to rely on what the vendor tells us about the property. Please ask if you require any further information.

We have not carried out any kind of survey and would advise any homebuyer to obtain a qualified Surveyor's report prior to exchanging contracts. Your solicitor will investigate all legal matters relating to the property and agree with the vendor which items will be included in the sale. We are members of the Ombudsman for Estate Agents and subscribe to the OEA Code of Conduct, a copy of which is available on our website.

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