5 bedroom detached house for sale

Wappenham Road, Helmdon, Brackley, Northamptonshire, NN13

Offers Over £750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Attractive detached stone cottage
  • Wealth of period features including window seats, exposed beams and stone work
  • Spacious kitchen with plenty of space for table and chairs
  • Suitable for family living with a total of 5 bedrooms
  • Parking for several cars
  • Generous enclosed garden
  • Excellent communication links with A43 dual carriageway linking M40 (J10) at Ardley and M1 (J15) Northampton
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Character cottage situated in the heart of a rural village.

Location

21 Wappenham Road is situated in the village of Helmdon in South Northamptonshire.

Amenities in the village of Helmdon include a parish church, primary school and public house. The nearby market towns of Brackley and Towcester provide for more extensive facilities including supermarkets, doctor’s surgeries, banks and schools. The larger centres of Banbury, Milton Keynes, Northampton and Oxford being within reach for further shopping and cultural activities.

Senior state secondary education is found in Brackley and Middleton Cheney. Independent preparatory schools include Winchester House (Brackley) and Beachborough (Westbury), senior public schools include Stowe, Tudor Hall (girls), Bloxham School, Thornton College (girls) as well as Northampton High School (girls).

Communication is good with A43 dual carriageway linking M40 (J10) at Ardley and M1 (J15) Northampton, also with M40 (J11) at Banbury or if heading south at J10, Ardley. Intercity rail from Banbury to London Marylebone from about 57 minutes and Milton Keynes to London Euston from 35 minutes.

Sporting and leisure activities in the area include golf at Whittlebury Hall and Cherwell Edge (Middleton Cheney), horse racing at Towcester; motor racing at Silverstone and a sports complex at Brackley and Towcester.

Description

Attractive detached stone cottage situated in the heart of this rural village, home to the current owners for around 18 years.

A wealth of period features have been retained including window seats, exposed beams and stone work.

The property is accessed via a gravel driveway to the front, with parking for several cars. Entrance door leads into light and bright sitting room with windows to the front and back. This room is full of character, with a large fireplace containing wood burning stove being a central feature in the room. There are also a exposed beams and window seats to the front of the property.

The kitchen is spacious and well proportioned, with plenty of space for table and chairs for informal dining. Cream units with wooden surfaces extend around the kitchen, including both base and wall units for storage. There is a integrated oven and 4 ring hob, integrated dishwasher, sink unit and space for fridge/freezer. Direct access to cosy dining room.

The hallway at centre of property is currently used as a light and airy study/office with window looking out to the front of the property, and stairs to the first floor.

To the north west of the house is a cosy snug with Rayburn. There is also a cloakroom and WC, with access from the side of the property, ideal for storing coats and boots.

The house is perfect for family living with a total of 5 bedrooms. The stairs from the kitchen lead to the first bedroom on the first floor, a double with en suite bathroom providing a shower. The second set of stairs from the hallway/study allow access to two further bedrooms on the first floor. Directly ahead at the top of the stairs is the first of these bedrooms, providing ample space for double bed and built in storage.
Across the landing is the other, currently used as a dressing room with views across the garden to the front. There is also a family bathroom, offering a raised stand alone bath and shower.

The staircase from the first floor to the second floor leads to a landing with access to two bedrooms, a double and a single, and a shower room.

Outside there are enclosed fenced gardens, accessed via stone steps. The gardens are generous and sweep away from the property. All laid to lawn and surrounded by a selection of mature trees and shrubs. Garden storage.

Small gravelled seating area immediately adjacent to the house, perfect for alfresco dining.

Square Footage: 2,256 sq ft
Acreage: 0.47 Acres

Directions

From Banbury head out on the A422, over the M40 junction and at the roundabout at the top of the hill take the first exit onto the B4525.
Follow the road for about 6 miles until you come to a left turn signposted Helmdon. Follow this road (Station Road) through the village, past the primary school on your right, continue over the bridge and round to the right with the Helmdon war memorial/triangle junction on your left.
The property can be found about 0.1 miles after this on the left hand side. The gable end of the property faces the road.


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Added on Rightmove:
09 July 2018

Nearest station

  • Kings Sutton (7.8 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Kings Sutton (7.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Savills, Banbury

36 South Bar Street, Banbury, OX16 9AE

01295 987034 Local call rate

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