5 bedroom farm house for sale

Main Street, Laxton, Northamptonshire

Offers Over £800,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial Detached Farmhouse
  • Picturesque Village, Open Countryside Views
  • Character Features
  • 3 Reception Rooms, Study
  • Large Breakfast Kitchen
  • Ancillary Accommodation, Cellars
  • 5 Large Dbl Bedrooms, 5 En-suites
  • Approx. 0.5 A Enclosed Garden
  • Off-road Parking
  • Energy Rating: E

Full description

Substantial detached period farmhouse set on a plot of approximately 0.5 acre on the edge of a picturesque village and enjoying spectacular views over surrounding countryside.

Manor Farm is built of local stone under a Collyweston roof and offers generously-proportioned family accommodation, which extends over 3,200 sq ft and is characterised by a flexible living and bedroom layout rarely found in a period home. The property has been refurbished throughout within the last five to seven years but retains a wealth of period features, including, among others, flagstone floors and open fireplaces.

Benefiting from oil-fired central heating system, hardwood double-glazed windows and refitted bath-/shower rooms, the interior is arranged over two storeys and includes ample ancillary rooms, including two cellars. The accommodation briefly comprises:

GROUND FLOOR: Entrance Hall, Living Room, Snug, Study, Cloakroom One, Dining Room, Breakfast Kitchen, Utility Room, Cloakroom Two, Boot Room, 2 useful Cellars; FIRST FLOOR: five spacious double Bedrooms, all with en-suite Bath-/Shower Rooms.

OUTSIDE the property stands in extensive wrap-around gardens laid mainly to lawn with hedge boundaries and incorporating fruit trees, a former vegetable plot (which requires cultivation), a stone shed and an area of ample off-road parking accessed via a timber five-bar gate to the side of the house.

Accommodation -

Ground Floor - The main entrance to the property lies to the rear with a glass panelled door leading to:

Entrance Hall - Radiator, flagstone floor, access to Boot Room, Living Room and Dining Room.

Living Room - 8.33m x 4.90m (27'4" x 16'1") - A dual-aspect reception room of generous proportions dominated by a large open fireplace with stone surround housing wood-burning stove.

Partially flagstone/partially timber floor, three radiators, central heating thermostat, staircase leading to the first floor, window to front, bay window to side and original front entrance door (within a covered stone porch).



Snug - 4.90m x 4.32m (16'1" x 14'2") - Feature open fireplace with stone surround housing wood-burning stove, radiator, exposed beam to ceiling, flagstone floor, built-in glass-fronted cupboard, dual aspect with bay window with deep sill to front and further window to rear.



Study - 3.91m x 2.46m (12'10" x 8'1") - Built-in study furniture, radiator, ceramic tiled floor, window to side, external glass panelled door to rear, internal door to Cloakroom.



Cloakroom One - White suite comprising low-level WC and wash hand basin, tiled splash-back, ceramic tiled floor, freestanding oil-fired boiler, window to front.



Dining Room - 5.13m x 3.15m (16'10" x 10'4") - Feature open fireplace with stone surround and raised flagstone hearth housing a canopy, radiator, flagstone floor, exposed stonework to wall, built-in storage cupboard, wall-light points, window with deep sill to side, access to Living Room and Breakfast Kitchen.

Breakfast Kitchen - 5.00m x 5.31m (16'5" x 17'5") - Extensive range of modern fitted units incorporating inset 1.5-bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, adjoining roll-top work surfaces with tiled splash-backs, ample base cupboard and drawer units and matching eye-level wall cupboards. Integrated appliances comprise induction hob with stainless steel extractor hood above, eye-level double electric oven and dishwasher.

Ceramic tiled floor, space for upright fridge-freezer, recessed ceiling spotlights, two windows with deep sills to side, access to Utility Room and Cloakroom Two.



Utility Room - 3.40m x 2.31m (11'2" x 7'7") - Fitted base unit with inset single drainer sink, adjoining worktop and cupboards beneath, plumbing for washing machine. Radiator, ceramic tiled floor, secondary stairs leading to first floor, under-stairs recess, dual-aspect windows to side and rear, external door to gardens.

Cloakroom Two - White suite comprising low-level WC and wash hand basin, tiled splash-back, ceramic tiled floor, radiator, extractor fan, window to side.

Off Entrance Hall: -

Boot Room - Flagstone floor, steps leading down to Cellars.

Cellar One - 4.98m x 2.44m (16'4" x 8'0") - Exposed stonework, arched ceiling, ceramic tiled floor, coal chute windows.

Cellar Two - 4.98m x 2.11m (16'4" x 6'11") - Exposed stonework, arched ceiling, ceramic tiled floor, coal chute window.

First Floor -

Landing - Radiator, laminate floor, window to rear, loft access hatch.

Bedroom One - 5.21m x 4.37m (17'1" x 14'4") - Feature fireplace recess with stone surround, radiator, laminate floor, dual-aspect windows to front and rear.

En-Suite Shower Room -

White suite comprising low-level WC, pedestal hand basin and double shower cubicle; tiled splash-backs, tiled floor, extractor fan.

Bedroom Two - 3.30m x 3.71m (10'10" x 12'2") - Built-in wardrobe, radiator, laminate floor, window to front.

En-Suite Shower Room - White suite comprising low-level WC, pedestal hand basin and corner shower cubicle; tiled splash-backs, laminate floor, recessed ceiling spotlights, extractor fan.

Bedroom Three - 4.47m x 3.20m (14'8" x 10'6") - Feature open fireplace with stone surround, radiator, laminate floor, dual-aspect windows to front and side.

En-Suite Shower Room -

White suite comprising low-level WC, pedestal hand basin and corner shower cubicle; tiled splash-backs, tiled floor, extractor fan.

Bedroom Four - 5.13m x 3.15m (16'10" x 10'4") - Feature stone fireplace, radiator, laminate floor, dual-aspect windows to sides.

Jack-And-Jill Shower Room - White suite comprising low-level WC, pedestal hand basin and large shower cubicle; tiled splash-backs heated towel rail, extractor fan, connecting door to Bedroom Five.

Bedroom Five - 5.46m x 3.51m (17'11" x 11'6") - Radiator, laminate floor, two windows to side, door giving access to the secondary staircase (leading down to the Utility Room).

En-Suite Bathroom - White suite comprising low-level WC, pedestal hand basin and corner bath with mixer shower attachment; tiled splash-backs, ceramic tiled floor, heated towel rail, extractor fan.

Outside -

Gardens - The property is set on a large plot of approximately 0.5 acre, surrounded by gardens on all sides and taking in panoramic views over open fields.

The frontage of the property is laid mainly to lawn and bounded by stone walling and hedging with central wrought-iron hand gate.

A traditional timber five-bar gate on the left-hand side of the property gives access to the area of ample vehicular hard standing with a turning area. The turning area leads to the former area of vegetable garden (which requires cultivation) and a stone shed.

The wrap-around gardens are bounded by hedging and fencing and are laid extensively to lawn with a range of fruit trees and a walnut tree.



Services - None of the services, fittings, or appliances (if any) heating installations, plumbing or electrical systems, telephone or television points have been tested by the Selling Agents.

Laxton - The enchanting hamlet of Laxton, with its population of around 130, is situated about 6 miles south-east of Uppingham and within easy driving distance of Corby, Oundle, Stamford, Oakham, Kettering and Peterborough. At Kettering and Peterborough there are British Rail terminals with good services to London, the journey taking just under an hour.

Within the village is a church and a village hall with main shopping facilities available in either nearby Corby, Oundle or Stamford.

Council Tax Band - Enquiries to Corby Borough Council. Telephone

Independent Mortgage Advice - Murray, in conjunction with St. James's Place Wealth Management can offer free independent advice whether you buy through Murray Estate Agents or another agent. St. James's Place Wealth Management have access to over 13,000 mortgage products and are able to find the most competitive products from the whole market. Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

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  • Corby (5.7 mi)
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