4 bedroom house for saleFalcon Manor, Towcester Road, Greens Norton, Northamptonshire, NN12
- Grade II listed property
- Four double bedrooms
- Three reception rooms
- Open plan kitchen/dining/family room
- Three bathrooms
- Tennis court
- Grounds extending to in excess of an acre
- Double garage
A Grade II listed 19th century banded stone under slate four bedroom property which was formerly part of Falcon Manor School. The Hall extends to in excess of 3,600 sq. ft. and retains many period features. The accommodation comprises a drawing room, garden room, study, open plan kitchen/dining/family room, utility room, cloakroom, four double bedrooms with two en suite shower rooms and a family bathroom. There is a double garage, tennis court, a lake, an electric gated entrance and grounds extending to over an acre in total.
Schooling and Situation
The local schools are Greens Norton Church of England School, Sponne School, Stowe School, Winchester House School, Brackley and Akeley Wood School, Buckingham. The Towcestrians sports Club is just outside the village with excellent facilities including the gym and rugby, tennis, hockey and cricket clubs. There is a childrens playground and playing fields. The property is 15 miles from Milton Keynes which has rail services to London Euston in 35 minutes.
Other Bedrooms and Bathrooms
Bedrooms two, three and four are all double bedrooms. Bedroom two is a further vaulted room with exposed roof timbers to part and steps down into a three piece en suite comprising a WC, pedestal wash basin and double shower cubicle with built-in shower. There is floor and wall tiling. Bedroom three has built-in cupboards, an open fireplace with wood surround and tiled insert, and two windows to the front. Bedroom four has two windows overlooking the courtyard to the rear. The family bathroom has a three piece suite with a WC, pedestal wash basin and Jacuzzi bath with shower attachment. There are tiled splashbacks, shower screen and tiled flooring.
Falcon Manor has a pillared and gated entrance which serves the six properties. The Hall is the last of the properties reached and has its own electric gated entrance. There is a gravelled driveway which provides parking for ten to twelve cars in addition to the double garage which has an electric up and over door, power, water and lighting. To the front of the property is a paved seating area with steps down and borders to the edge of the lawn. There is a slate paved and partially covered barbeque area, a summer house/store and a tennis court that was resurfaced in 2011 which has chain link fencing to three sides and is open on the other side to the lawn. There is secure gated access at either side of the tennis court leading to a further lawned area which borders the lake which forms part of the property and has a mature wooded area on the far bank planted with primroses, snowdrops and English bluebells.
The property is entered via a side door into the triple aspect garden room which is a single storey extension added by the current vendors with a lantern roof, underfloor heating and bi-folding doors to the patio. There is exposed stonework on the original external wall. A door leads into the hall which has stairs to the first floor, tiled flooring, and built-in cupboards housing the hot water cylinder, fire alarm panel and Vaillant 'A' rated efficiency boiler installed in 2015. There is a cloakroom and an understairs cupboard. The drawing room retains many features from the converted school including the mullioned bay window, a full length window seat and wooden Doric style columns. There is an open fireplace with a stone surround, tiled inset and hearth. There is decorative wood panelling and mantelpiece. There is a shelved cupboard to one side and three Victorian style radiators. The room has oak flooring. The study also has oak flooring and a window (truncated)
Kitchen/Dining/Family Room and Utility Room
The kitchen/dining/family room has three openings overlooking the garden with French doors in the centre opening. The room has character features including wooden Doric style columns, exposed beams and detailed architraves. The kitchen area has a range of base and wall units with a mixture of granite and oak work surfaces. There is a Belfast sink and a freestanding dual fuel Rangemaster cooker with an extractor fan over. There is an integrated dishwasher, an under counter freezer and space for an American fridge freezer. The island unit has an oak work surface and incorporates a breakfast bar. There are two Victorian style radiators. The utility room has additional storage, a work surface and additional sink, and space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer.
The stairs from the hall lead to a first landing which has oak flooring and doors to bedroom four and the family bathroom. Three further double bedrooms lead off the second landing.
The dual aspect master bedroom is above the drawing room and has a similar mullioned window overlooking the garden and grounds. The room has exposed flooring, a vaulted ceiling, a built-in wardrobe and an open fireplace with wood surround and panelling to parts. There is also a false wall with wardrobe space behind it. The three piece en suite comprises a WC, pedestal wash basin and double shower cubicle with built-in shower. There is floor tiling and dual aspect windows.
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