Three Bridges Road, Long Buckby, Northampton
- Spacious 18th Century detached family home
- Many period features
- Six reception rooms including Orangery
- Sitting and dining rooms both with open fireplaces
- Kitchen/Breakfast room with Range cooker
- Master and second bedrooms with en suite and five further bedrooms
- Family bathroom and second floor shower room
- Private rear garden, off road parking
- 28’ x 19’ garage with space for storage/workshop
- Energy Rating-F
Outside the pretty rear gardens features sun terrace, ideal for alfresco dining, a lawned area well planted borders and a timber gate which provides off road parking and access to the garaging which features electric roll up doors and measures 28’ x 19’ with ample space for both parking and workshop/storage.
Location - The village of Long Buckby is mid way between Northampton and Rugby and four miles to the east of the market town of Daventry and includes two smaller hamlets of Murcott and Buckby Wharf, on the Grand Union Canal and is only two miles from the M1 J18 Watford Gap.The village has a local railway station with mainline service to London (Euston) and Birmingham (New Street).
Guilsborough Secondary School approximately six miles away. Other schools easily accessible include Northampton School for Boys, Northampton School for Girls and Lawrence Sheriff and Rugby High grammar schools. Independent schools include Spratton Hall, Bilton Grange, Pitsford School, Rugby School, Princethorpe College, Quinton House, Northampton High School and Coventry School Foundation Schools.
There is a very good range of shops including an artisan bakery, delicatessen, two small supermarkets, designer dress boutique, pharmacy, butchers and gift shops. Services include restaurants and take-aways, hairdressers and gym in addition to popular rugby and football clubs plus scouting and other youth and community organisations. There is a medical practice, two dentists, library and three pubs in addition to three active churches.
Ground Floor - The entrance hall features parquet flooring, panelling and scenic murals. Principal stairs rise to the first floor with doors to the main reception rooms. The sitting room also has parquet flooring with the focal point a superb open fireplace. There is decorative panelling and high ceilings which feature throughout, and bay window with window seat. The light and airy dining room has decorative pillars, a further fireplace and parquet and marble inset flooring and bay window. Double doors connect through to the library/study and leads in turn to a study, secondary staircase and snug also with fireplace. An open doorway leads into the “heart of the house “kitchen/breakfast room which features a range of painted cabinets, work surfaces and a range recess containing solid fuel Esse range cooker. In addition is utility area with plumbing facilities and cloakroom with WC. The original forge has now been converted into a bright and spacious orangery, which has a part vaulted ceiling and full height picture windows. This versatile area makes a great home office but could also be used as an entertaining lounge or games room. There is an attractive central wood burning stove, direct access to the garage, garden and the spacious and largely barrel vaulted cellars.
First Floor - The principal first floor landing has fitted cupboards and arch window overlooking the rear garden. The main bedroom has fitted wardrobes with an ornamental fireplace. There is a door leading to a large shower enclosure with steps leading down to the en-suite bathroom. The second bedroom also has exposed wide floorboards with an ornamental fireplace, fitted wardrobe and en-suite shower room. The central family bathroom is a particularly generous room with a free standing roll top bath, wash-hand basin and a recently installed double width shower enclosure and WC. There is a high pitched ceiling with exposed timbers and two Velux windows. A connecting door leads to the secondary landing with stairs rising from the snug and doors to the remaining three bedrooms on this level .
Second Room - The second floor has a central landing area with access two good sized attic bedrooms both with exposed timbers and Velux windows. A further door leads to a shower room.
Outside - To the front of the house there is a shallow fore garden with brick built retaining walls and a wrought iron central gate. The private and well presented rear garden features two levels of shingle garden, ideal for alfresco dining and with a raised rockery and ornamental pond. Fruit trees include fig, plum, damson, greengage and quince. From here slabs and steps lead down to the driveway with an area of lawn beyond. The garden is bounded along the left hand side by high level brick walling with walling, fencing and trees to the rear. There is a useful covered storage area and twin timber gates from George Lane that lead to the shingle driveway with parking and the former stables that now form a substantial garage.
With electric high roller door, light and power connected and a reconstructed insulated steel roof with polycarbonate skylights and internal dry lining. The garage would take 3 standard vehicles and could provide excellent storage or workshop(as it currently does). The driveway provides parking for 2 further vehicles and there is ample visitors parking available across the road.
Local Authority - West Northamptonshire Council
Council Tax Band - G
Services - None of the services have been tested and purchasers should note that it is their specific responsibility to make their own enquiries of the appropriate authorities as to the location, adequacy and availability of mains water, electricity, gas and drainage services.
Fixtures And Fittings - Only those items in the nature of fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale. Other items are specifically excluded. None of the appliances have been tested by the agents and they are not certified or warranted in any way.
Important Notice - Every care has been taken with the preparation of these Sales Particulars, but complete accuracy cannot be guaranteed. In all cases, buyers should verify matters for themselves. Where property alterations have been undertaken buyers should check that relevant permissions have been obtained. If there is any point, which is of particular importance let us know and we will verify it for you. These Particulars do not constitute a contract or part of a contract. All measurements are approximate. The Fixtures, Fittings, Services & Appliances have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Photographs are provided for general information and it cannot be inferred that any item shown is included in the sale. Plans are provided for general guidance and are not to scale.
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Three Bridges Road, Long Buckby, Northampton
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