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Richard Greener, Northampton
1,760 sq. ft.
(164 sq. m.)

Key features

  • 17th Century Period Stone House
  • Situated in the Heart of Harpole
  • Character Features
  • Delightful Gardens

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

This very attractive detached 17th century period stone house stands in the heart of Harpole village in delightful private walled gardens of approximately 0.19 of an acre and retains a wealth of period features including stone mullioned and leaded light windows, exposed beams and two inglenook fireplaces. The interior provides four bedroomed accommodation and family bathroom together with two spacious reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room/cloakroom and pantry. The interior provides scope for some updating and the house is presented in immaculate order throughout. Externally there is gated access to a driveway leading to a detached double garage block with workshop and the delightful lawned gardens contain a variety of mature specimen trees.

Historical Note - The property carries a date stone of 1676 and is listed Grade II as a building of Architectural or Historic interest.

Accommodation -

Ground Floor -

Dining Hall - 20'07 x 14'08 (6.27m x 4.47m) - Approached by a panelled front door this very attractive room has an oak beamed ceiling over a hardwood oak stripped floor and the focal point is the Inglenook fireplace which has an open hearth beneath a copper hood. The staircase rises to the first floor and there is another ledged door to the rear garden as well as windows to both front and rear elevations. A door leads to the kitchen and double leaf doors lead to:-

Drawing Room - 23'00 x 14'09 (7.01m x 4.50m) - With part oak panelling this is a very spacious room with exposed ceiling beams also over an oak stripped floor together with a second Inglenook fireplace with cupboards either side of an open hearth with a gas living flame fire. There is a built in wall cabinet, window seat to the front elevation, three casement stone mullioned window to the south facing gable and French door opening to the rear garden.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 15'10 x 12'00 (4.83m x 3.66m) - Fitted with floor and wall cabinets with laminated work surfaces incorporation twin bowl sink unit with mixer tap and built in appliances comprising Neff eye level double oven and four place gas hob standing beneath a cooker hood. There is plumbing for automatic dishwasher and ample space for a fridge. The kitchen contains an attractive glazed display cabinet and has a door to a walk in pantry measuring 7ft 1 x 4ft 3. There is a shuttered panel glazed window to the front elevation and door giving access to:-

Rear Hall - 8'07 x 3'11 (2.62m x 1.19m) - Ceramic tiled floor and stable type door opening to the rear garden, sliding door gives access to:-

Utility/Cloakroom - 7'04 x 7'04 (2.24m x 2.24m) - White suite of WC and wash basin, plumbing for automatic washing machine and point for tumble dryer. Window to rear garden

First Floor -

Landing - 22'01 x 5'11 (6.73m x 1.80m) - Approached by a straight staircase the landing has exposed stud work to one wall, windows to the rear elevation, roof void access hatch with retractable ladder to the loft space. Doors leading to:-

Bedroom One - 14'05 x 12'04 (4.39m x 3.76m) - Approached from a inner landing the room has a window seat with leaded light window overlooking the front garden, built in wardrobe with shelving and hanging space. There is a pedestal wash basin.

Family Bathroom - 9'02 x 6'00 (2.79m x 1.83m) - Comprising of a white suite of panelled bath with Aqua Lisa integrated shower over, pedestal wash basin and WC. There is ceramic tiling from floor to ceiling, two casement window to the side elevation and further window to the rear elevation.

Bedroom Two - 16'10 x 9'00 (5.13m x 2.74m) - Spacious double room with twin leaded light stone mullioned windows to the front elevation, fitted wardrobe with shelving and hanging space and exposed ceiling beams. This room also contains an open hearth fireplace with a carved stone mantle.

Bedroom Three - 15'02 x 11'05 (4.62m x 3.48m) - Formerly used as a work from home office this room has exposed ceiling beam and three casement stone mullioned window to the front elevation. There are fitted cupboards with shelving and door leading to:-

Bedroom Four - 12'02 x 9'04 (3.71m x 2.84m) - Exposed ceiling beam and a range of fitted wardrobes to one wall with shelving and hanging space. There is a three casement leaded light stone mullioned window to the south elevation.

Outside - Kingsley House stands back from the High Street behind a walled front garden with a pedestrian gate leading to the front door. At the side of the house there are electrically operated courtyard gates which open to a private block paved drive which in turn leads to a large parking and turning space at the rear of the property located in front of the detached double garage block.

Double Garage - 19'02 x 16'03 (5.84m x 4.95m) - With a pitched roof and approached by a electrically operated up and over door the large double garage has a window and door to the side elevation and an internal window to the workshop.

Workshop - 19'06 x 4'04 (5.94m x 1.32m) - With light and power connected.

Rear Garden - The rear garden is surround by high stone walls giving an excellent degree of privacy and is largely laid to lawn with well stocked flower borders containing a variety of mature shrubs. There are a number of fine specimen trees including a mature Yew, Cupressus and a magnificent tall mature Magnolia tree.

Local Amenities - Within the village of Harpole there is a Village Store/Newsagents, The Parish Church of All Saints, two Public Houses and The Turnpike Hotel/Restaurant. The Harpole Primary School is located in Larkhall Lane and Secondary Schooling is at Bugbrooke Campion School with private schooling at Quinton House. Access to the MI motorway junction 16 is approximately three miles away and the main line station to Northampton London Euston is situated in Northampton.

Services - Main drainage, gas, water and electricity are connected. Central heating is through radiators from a gas fire boiler also providing domestic hot water.

Council Tax - South Northamptonshire - Band G

How To Get There - From Northampton proceed in a Westerly direction along the A4500/Weedon Road leaving the town through Upton. At the next traffic light junction at Swan Valley continue straight onto the roundabout junction at Kislingbury. Continue straight on signposted towards junction 16 of the M1 and then filter right and take the first turning on the right hand side signposted into the village of Harpole. Continue into the village along Northampton Road and then bear left into the High Street where the property stands on the right hand side just before the turning to Park Lane.

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  • Northampton Station3.5 miles
  • Long Buckby Station5.6 miles
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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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