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The Green, Badby, Daventry

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Howkins & Harrison LLP, Daventry

Key features

  • An outstanding Queen Anne Grade II listed country house
  • Interior extending to around 3,932 sq ft
  • Four reception rooms, including drawing room and snug
  • Kitchen/breakfast room with space for informal dining and seating
  • Principal bedroom with en-suite, five further double bedrooms family bathroom and shower room
  • Double garage and plentiful parking
  • Stunning private gardens lying on three sides
  • Adjoining paddock land extending to 1.61 acres
  • 2.07 acres in total
  • Sought after village location

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

An outstanding detached Grade II listed Queen Anne house situated on the edge of the village and standing in grounds and paddock totalling around 2.075 acres. The property bears a date stone of 1706 and is constructed largely of Northamptonshire coursed limestone under a Mansard roof. The interior extends to around 3,32sq ft with many of the rooms orientated to take advantage of the views over the gardens and paddock land beyond. There are four reception rooms including a spacious light and airy drawing room and a large modern fitted kitchen breakfast room with ample space for cooking, informal dining and a comfortable seating area. On the first floor the principal bedroom has en-suite facilities and there are three further double bedrooms and family bathroom. On the second floor are two double bedrooms and shower room. Outside, is gated parking and double garage with the wonderful gardens lying on three sides with many points of interest including a walled courtyard. The gardens back on to the paddock land which has separate access and extends to around 1.61 acres.

Location - Badby Village is situated near the source of the River Nene and at the start of The Nene and Knightley Ways.The nearby Badby Woods are famous for their bluebells in spring, which is private land and part of the Fawsley Estate, but is open to all visitors to enjoy its natural beauty. It is a protected wildlife area and stretches from Badby to Fawsley. Badby village has a community primary school taking children up to the age of 11 as well as two places of worship, The Badby United Reformed Church and St Marys The Virgin - Badby Parish Church. The local rail stations are Long Buckby, Rugby and Banbury and services reach London, Birmingham and the rest of the country. It is a well served village with an excellent public house, serving food and activities that range from film, music, and photography societies, art group, Pilates and Zumba classes, WI, drama, theatre, walking, bridge club, Tai Chi, history club, church bell ringing and Tea.

Ground Floor - The entrance hall is accessed via an oak door there are dog leg stairs with barley twist balusters which rise to the first and second floors. To the left is a glorious snug with Fielded Panelling, fireplace with woodburner and shuttered dual aspect windows. There is a dining room with parquet flooring and arched half radius display recess. Doors lead from the dining room and hall into the light and airy drawing room. This features an attractive open fireplace and has twin sets of French doors leading out into the gardens. A corridor from the entrance leads to a secondary front door and porch and also library/study area with fitted shelving. Beyond this is the superb “heart of the house” kitchen/breakfast room. This is fitted in a range of modern cream cabinets with granite work surfaces, range cooker, underslung Belfast sink and breakfast bar. There is limestone flooring and dual aspect windows to the front and rear. There is ample space for informal dining and comfortable seating and access is provided to a spacious and very useful utility/boot room, with access to the courtyard garden.

First Floor - The spacious first floor landing has a long corridor with windows to the front and stairs rising to second floor. The principal bedroom has windows overlooking both the front and to the rear over the garden and paddock land. There are fitted wardrobes and an en-suite with suite comprising WC, washbasin, panel bath and shower cubicle. The second bedroom is also dual aspect and there are two further double bedrooms each overlooking the garden. The family bathroom has a suite comprising roll top bath with ball and claw feet, WC, washbasin and shower cubicle.

Second Floor - The landing provides ample space for study or seating and there are two double bedrooms, again each with dual aspect windows and views over garden and paddock to the countryside beyond. The there is also a shower room with WC.

Outside - The property is accessed via a five bar gate which leads to gravel parking for numerous vehicles in front of the double garage. A gate leads to the private front garden which stands behind a high hedge and has well planted borders and mature trees. There is an attractive terrace with space for seating and access to a further walled courtyard garden where doors lead into the utility and secondary front door. The gardens continue down the northern elevation with lawn and path leading to the rear. The beautiful and private rear garden is largely laid to lawn again with well planted mature flower and shrub borders. A hedge encloses a further lawned area behind the kitchen. The garden backs directly onto the paddock.

The double garage has twin double doors, power and lighting connected.

Enclosed by fencing and with separate access from Springfield Lane. The paddock extends in total to 1.61 acres

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.

Local Authority - West Northamptonshire Council
Angel Street

Council Tax Band -G

Floorplan - Howkins and Harrison provide these plans for reference only - they are not to scale.

Overage - The vendor intends to impose a development clawback based on 30% of the uplift in value for a period of 30 years for any non-agricultural or equestrian use on the paddock land.

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.

Floorplan - Howkins and Harrison provide these plans for reference only - they are not to scale.

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The Green, Badby, Daventry


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  • Long Buckby Station6.1 miles
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Howkins & Harrison LLP, Daventry

27 Market Square Daventry NN11 4BH

Howkins & Harrison

At Howkins & Harrison, we are an independent firm of Chartered Surveyors, Auctioneers, Estate Agents, Valuers and Chartered Planners, with a reputation for providing a professional service.

We have been supporting homeowners, landowners and landlords since 1888 and we have 7 regional, high street offices and over 80 employees. We also have the benefit of an office on St James's Place in London, to promote our portfolio to commuters.

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