4 bedroom property for saleWatkin Terrace, Northampton, NN1
- EPC Rating E
- Four Double Bedrooms
- Views Over Racecourse Park
- Fully Converted/Tanked Cellar
- Large Spacious Kitchen/Dining Room
- Original Character Features
- Four Reception Rooms
- Set Over Three Floors
- Close Proximity To Train Station
Situated in the heart of Northampton is this well maintained double bay fronted Victorian residence that we're led to believe was built by Mr J Watkin circa 1880 for himself and his family, records suggest that he built a row of four unique properties as a sign of wealth and workmanship for himself and his family. As you enter the substantial home you're greeted with a beautiful oak staircase that stands proud in the grand hallway that's laid with solid oak flooring which flows through into the cosy lounge which has a magnificent original sash bay window to the rear aspect. The kitchen/dining room is the hub of the property, with an abundance of space and large dual aspect original windows. The dining area has an eye catching original fireplace, Victorian coving and picture rail surround. Finishing off the downstairs is the study to the front aspect. Stairs lead to the cellar conversion that lends itself as a family room/den for the children and utility room, a store room and a shower room w/c.The first floor accommodation comprises spacious landing with a large window overlooking the Racecourse Park, branches off to four double bedrooms, each fitted with built in wardrobes and finally refitted four piece family bathroom. Externally, you have a laid to lawn area with mature shrub boarder and private iron bar gate that leads you to the path adjoining the Racecourse Park. This property has maintained its original features with a modern feel thought-out and is a must see.
Watkin Terrace is situated within walking distance to both Northampton town centre and the new Northampton Railway Station that marks the start of an exciting town centre development decade at almost twice the size of the current railway station, it will welcome visitors, commuters and businesses for generations to come, there are regular services between London Euston and Birmingham New Street and closer still is the main bus terminal in Greyfriars. The surrounding area is predominately Victorian properties and near-by Kettering Road, where you will find a host of shops, restaurants, cafes and public houses. The property literally back's onto the Racecourse Park and is also conveniently located for access to The Mounts Baths and the Grosvenor Shopping Centre. Due to the historical links of the Racecourse to Northampton's history, it remains one of the town's famous landmarks. As referred to in its name, the Racecourse once held regular race meetings. These were however stopped in 1904 due to the high number of fatalities and accidents caused by the close tight racing.
Enter via wooden framed door with obscure glass inset. Original oak flooring. Stairs leading to first floor. Door's leading to cellar, kitchen, dining room, study and lounge.
Large bay window overlooking the rear garden, original feature fireplace with marble hearth and inset with wooden surround. Victorian coving and picture rail surround. Oak flooring.
Kitchen / Dining Room
The kitchen/dining room is the hub of the property, with an abundance of space and large dual aspect original windows. The dining area has an eye catching original fireplace, Victorian coving and picture rail surround.
Large study area with a feature fireplace filled with light from the large sash window.
Family Room / Den
Base and eye level units with sink and drainer. Wooden framed window to the front aspect. Television point. Tiled flooring.
Shower Room / WC
First Floor Landing
Original wooden framed window to the rear aspect. Loft access. Leading to all four bedrooms and family bathroom.
Master bedroom, built in wardrobes with cast iron fireplace with wooden surround and picturesque views of the Racecourse Park through the large bay window. Coving to ceiling.
Built in wardrobes, views over the Racecourse Park through the large bay window to the rear aspect. Feature fireplace. Coving to ceiling.
Large sash window to front aspect, feature fireplace, picture rail surround. Built in wardrobe. Coving to ceiling.
Large sash window to front aspect of the property, feature fireplace, picture rail surround. Built in wardrobe. Coving to ceiling.
Beautifully tiled bathroom, bath with shower over, wash hand basin and low flush w.c. Splash back tiling. Towel rail/radiator. Window to the front aspect.
Externally you have recently laid to lawn garden with mature shrub boarder and private iron bar gate that leads you to the path adjoining the Racecourse Park. Brick built wall surround. Outside light. Terrace area.
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