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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Midland Road, Wellingborough


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The Limes is a distinctive Edwardian detached residence occupying a substantial corner plot that extends to approximately 0.30 acre (0.122 hectare). The house is situated within walking distance of Wellingborough Railway Station (London St Pancras for Eurostar in around 55 minutes), local schools (including Wellingborough Private School) and the town centre facilities.

Built in 1907, this beautifully proportioned home offers very spacious family accommodation which includes an impressive pillared reception hall, 3 separate reception rooms, 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The house retains a large number of period features and has lofty ceiling heights, typically 10 ft to the main reception rooms and 9 ft 6" to the bedrooms. The kitchen and walk-in pantry have been fitted to a high standard by Smallbone of Devizes. The master bedroom and dressing room also have Smallbones fittings. Gas radiator central heating and security alarm system.

The large gardens are a real feature of the house being enclosed by high red brick walls with mature trees providing additional screening. There is a large Garage with access from Ranelagh Road with space for 3 to 4 cars.

Wellingborough enjoys a good central location with excellent road links to major towns and cities. The larger centres of Milton Keynes, Bedford and Northampton are all within driving distance. Convenient for London Luton Airport by both road and rail. The new Rushden Lakes shopping development which is under construction is within a short drive with major retailers taking retail space (opposite Waitrose on the A45 at Rushden).

The Accommodation Comprises: - (Please note that all sizes are approximate only).

Entrance Lobby - Original oak double outer doors with inset decorative leaded panels. Parquet flooring, ceiling cornice, decorative relief panelling to dado height, original glazed full height screen with original part-glazed inner door leading to:

Reception Hall - 6.88m x 3.10m max 2.41m min (22'7" x 10'2" max 7'1 - An impressive entrance area having twin pillars, picture rail, ceiling cornice, decorative relief panelling to dado height, parquet flooring, 2 radiators and a lovely feature staircase rising to the first floor landing. Original panelled doors off to the 3 reception rooms, kitchen and rear hallway.

Living Room - 5.00m plus bay x 4.39m (16'5" plus bay x 14'5") - Feature fireplace with tiled inset panels, tiled hearth and pine mantle surround. Picture rail, ceiling cornice, 2 double radiators, wide bay window overlooking the front garden and further window onto the side garden.

Dining Room - 5.00m plus bay x 4.39m (16'5" plus bay x 14'5") - Feature marble fireplace with mantle surround including fitted mirror. Picture rail, ceiling cornice, oak flooring, 2 double radiators, large bay window overlooking the front garden and part-glazed side door leading to outside.

Sitting Room - 4.27m max x 3.66m3.35m (14'0" max x 12"11") - Feature fireplace with tiled inset panels, pine mantle surround and quarry tiled hearth. Oak flooring, 2 radiators, picture rail, ceiling cornice and 2 windows looking onto the side and rear gardens.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 4.27m x 3.94m (14'0" x 12'11") - Beautifully fitted by the well respected Smallbone of Devizes to offer an extensive array of oak units to include base and wall storage, fitted bench seating and granite worktops. Amtico tiled floor, double-glazed side window ,double bowl sink with waste disposal, twin stainless steel electric ovens, large 5 burner gas hob with stainless steel filter canopy over, integrated fridge/freezer. Please note that the Fisher & Paykel dishwasher is specifically excluded from the sale.

Rear Hallway - Wood-effect tiled floor, door and steps down to cellar, radiator, back staircase rising to 1st floor, panelled side door with glazed light over, further part-glazed door to the rear garden, under-stairs storage area with coat hooks and under-stairs cupboard.

Pantry - 2.11m x 1.65m (6'11" x 5'5") - Again fitted to a high quality by Smallbone with a range of storage drawers/baskets, pantry shelving and granite counter tops. Wood-effect tiled floor and window to side.

Inner Lobby/Library - Radiator, adjustable bookcase shelving, window to the side onto the garden, doors to utility room and ground floor bathroom.

Utility Room - 3.96m x 1.98m (13'0" x 6'6") - Base and wall storage cupboards, work-surface area, deep butler style sink with tiled splash-back and twin wooden draining boards.Radiator, wood-effect tiled floor, plumbing for washing machine, Worcester gas central heating boiler, window to the rear and part glazed door to the side.

Bathroom - 2.87m x 1.80m (9'5" x 5'11") - Fitted to a traditional style with white sanitary ware and chrome fittings to include high-level flush WC with polished chrome flush pipe, washbasin with storage under and double-ended bath with rainfall shower over. Glazed shower screen. Chrome towel radiator, extractor fan, wood-effect tiled floor, fully tiled walls and double-glazed window to the rear.

Wine Cellar - 4.04m x 3.86m max (13'3" x 12'8" max) - Brick steps down from the rear hallway lit by rear window. 6 ft approx head height. Natural light via side light well.

1st Floor Gallery Landing - A spacious airy landing lit by a feature decorative stained glass panel window. Ceiling cornice, decorative relief panelling to dado height, double radiator, back stairs rising to 2nd floor, panelled doors to all 1st floor rooms.

Bedroom 1 - 5.21m x 4.42m (17'1" x 14'6") - With a range of Smallbone fitted bedroom furniture to include dressing table, wardrobes, storage drawers and bedside cabinets. Picture rail, ceiling coving, radiator, twin windows to the front and further leaded window to the side. Inter-connecting door to: -

Dressing Room - 3.71m x 2.39m (12'2" x 7'10") - Accessed either directly from the landing or from bedroom 1. Again fitted by Smallbone with a range of wardrobes and storage drawers etc. Ceiling coving, double radiator and window to the front.

Bedroom 2 - 5.21m x 4.39m (17'1" x 14'5") - Original feature fireplace, double radiator, picture rail, alcove cupboards, twin windows to the front and leaded window to the side.

Bedroom 3 - 4.27m max x 3.96m (14'0" max x 13'0") - Original feature fireplace, alcove cupboards, picture rail, double radiator and windows to the side and rear.

Bedroom 4 - 4.27m x 3.96m (14'0" x 13'0") - Original feature fireplace, alcove wardrobes, double radiator, picture rail and window to the side.

Family Bathroom - Fitted with a white suite comprising vanity storage unit with inset washbasin, close-coupled toilet and bath to recess with mirrored surrounds. Towel radiator, ceiling cornice, double radiator, airing cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder, window to rear

2nd Floor Bedroom 5 & Dressing Area - 7.32m overall x 2.79m average (purlin to purlin) ( - A split level room with lower dressing area and steps up to the bedroom area. Double radiator, window to rear and 2 double-glazed side skylight windows. Access to large loft area offering considerable potential.

Outside - The property occupies a substantial corner plot which extends in total to approximately 0.30 acre (0.122 hectare). The grounds are surrounded by mature brick garden walling with access on foot via a character feature gateway. Vehicular access to the garaging is direct from Ranelagh Road. The gardens surround the house to the front, side and rear. The front garden is of a good depth with the house being set back from the road. The rear garden measures about 84 ft from the back of the house to the garage with a width of about 72 ft. The main garden area is laid to lawn with other areas including a former vegetable plot and a gravelled area to the rear of the garage. There are a number of established fruit and ornamental trees.

Large Garage - 5.00m wide x 7.92m deep min 9.14m deep max (16'5" - A substantial garage with space for 3 to 4 cars; remote operated roller door, light/power sockets, windows and door to the side. Adjoining Garden/Coal Store.

Wanting To View? - To arrange a viewing of this property please call us on (01933) 278591 or email Our offices are open from Monday to Friday from 9:00 until 6:00, Saturday from 9:00 until 4:00.

Important Note - Please note that Harwoods have not tested any appliances, services or systems mentioned in these particulars and can therefore offer no warranty. If you have any doubt about the working condition of any of these items then you should arrange to have them checked by your own contractor prior to exchange of contracts.

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08 August 2016


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