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Richard Greener, Northampton
1,675 sq. ft.
(156 sq. m.)

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Monkton Cottage is an individual modern detached family house which is believed to date from the 1950's. It stands on the outskirts of the village of Boughton on the south side of Moulton Lane with substantial lawned gardens which extend to approximately half an acre. The property has been in family ownership since the mid 1970's, offering four bedroomed accommodation with a substantial quadruple garage. Monkton Cottage provides a unique opportunity for extension or redevelopment in this one of the most sought after premium locations north of Northampton.

Accommodation -

Ground Floor -

Entrance Hall - 8'09 x 4'04 (2.67m x 1.32m) - Approached through a UPVC front door with glazed windows either side, the hall has a quarry tiled floor and there is a double glazed screen and inner door leading to:-

Reception Hall - 16'10 x 9'06 (5.13m x 2.90m) - Stairs rising to first floor with understairs storage cupboard, there are oak veneered panelled doors, giving access to the reception rooms, cloakroom and the kitchen. Sliding patio doors lead to a west facing sun terrace.

Cloakroom - 5'09 x 3'04 (1.75m x 1.02m) - Refitted with a white suite of WC with concealed cistern and vanity wash basin with cupboards under. There is a ceramic tiled dado and window to the front elevation.

Lounge - 19'00 x 13'00 (5.79m x 3.96m) - Coved ceiling, attractive Mister style open hearth fireplace with fluted columns this room also has UPVC double glazed French doors opening to the rear terrace and garden. There are wall lights.

Dining Room - 13'11 x 12'11 (4.24m x 3.94m) - Coved ceiling, windows to the rear elevation. This room contains an open hearth briquette style fireplace with quarry tiled hearth. There is a serving hatch to the kitchen.

Kitchen - 9'05 x 9'03 (2.87m x 2.82m) - Refitted with high gloss floor and wall cabinets with laminated work surfaces and ceramic tiled splash areas. One and half bowl stainless steel sink unit and hot point cooker with twin ovens with four place ceramic hob beneath a cooker hood. There is plumbing for an automatic washing machine and a window to the front elevation. An archway leads directly to:-

Breakfast Room - 12'10 x 12'09 (3.91m x 3.89m) - Laminate flooring, three quarter picture window and glazed door opening to the rear terrace and garden. Walk in pantry and further door leading to:-

Side Hall/Utility - 9'01 x 5'00 (2.77m x 1.52m) - Recessed housing and plumbing for an automatic washing machine. Fitted wall unit, quarry tiled floor and a door to the front elevation.

First Floor -

Landing - 18'09 x 3'02 (5.72m x 0.97m) - Roof void access hatch, built in linen cupboard and window to the side elevation, panelled doors giving access to:-

Bedroom One - 13'06 x 13'00 (4.11m x 3.96m) - A through room with windows to both front and rear elevations, LED downlighters and wall mounted TV point.

Bedroom Two - 13'00 x 10'06 (3.96m x 3.20m) - With a built-in wardrobe housing the gas fired boiler, two casement window to side elevation and three casement window to the rear overlooking the south facing garden and fields beyond.

Bedroom Three - 13'03 x 8'07 (4.04m x 2.62m) - Window to the rear elevation overlooking the garden and views beyond.

Bedroom Four - 7'06 x 5'11 (2.29m x 1.80m) - Currently used as a study, built in wardrobe with shelving and hanging space and two casement window to the front elevation.

Bathroom - 13'02 x 5'08 (4.01m x 1.73m) - Remodelled and refitted with a white suite of panelled bath with mixer tap over and retractable shower hose, 1800mm shower suite with rain shower and glazed screen, WC with concealed cistern and vanity wash basin with cupboards under. There is a mirror fronted cabinet with built in light, vertical heated towel rail and there are windows to the front elevation.

Outside - Monkton Cottage stands back from Moulton Lane behind established mature hedging, a private gravelled drive leading to a parking/turning space from the front of the house and an attached garage. There are lawns and hedges either side. There are established lawns, a tall mature Rowan tree and hedges either side enhancing the privacy of the property.

Garage - 31'06 x 22'00 maximum (9.60m x 6.71m maximum) - A substantial quadruple garage attached to the house and approached through and electrically operated up and over door, with light and power connections, window and double leaf doors opening to the rear garden giving access for a ride on mower.

Rear Garden - Approached by a paved terrace the level lawn rear garden stretches away from the house on the south side bounded by close boarded fencing, posts and wire and established hedges. The garden is partly laid to lawn beyond which there is a former orchard with an aluminium framed greenhouse and a kitchen/garden currently tuned over for the production of vegetables. The garden faces in a southerly direction and backs directly onto open farmland.

Services - Main gas, water and electricity are connected. Drainage is to a private septic tank which is in need of repair. Central heating it through radiators from a glow worm combination gas fire boiler and the property has the benefit of Gigaclear fibre optic broadband connection.

Council Tax - Daventry District Council - Band F
Anglian Water

Local Amenities - Within the village, there is the Parish Church of St. John The Baptist, the Whyte Melville Public House, Village Hall and a pocket park. Local schooling is at the Boughton Primary School, with secondary education at the Moulton School. There are more extensive shopping facilities at Whitehills and at the Kingsthorpe Shopping Centre, which is approximately one and a half miles distant and where there is a Waitrose Supermarket. There are bus services to Northampton town centre.

How To Get There - From Northampton town centre proceed in a northerly direction along the A508 Barrack Road into Kingsthorpe Road, leading past the Kingsthorpe Shopping Centre. Continue out of the town along the Harborough Road and at the first roundabout, turn right where signposted to Boughton into Vyse Road. On entering Vyse Road proceed to the centre of the village and turn right into Church Street, passing the Whyte Melville Public House and the Church on the left hand side. Carry on along Church Street into Moulton Lane, signposted towards Moulton. The property can be found on the right hand side.

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Richard Greener, Northampton

22 Bridge Street, Northampton, NN1 1NW

Established in 1993, Richard Greener Estate Agents is a privately owned business that operates independently of any other company or agency. This independence allows the company to offer a truly personal level of service which you are unlikely to find elsewhere in Northampton. Richard Greener has lived in Northampton since 1958 and has worked in the property business for over 40 years.

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