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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Long Lane, East Haddon, Northampton NN6 8DU


Property Description

Key features

  • Five Bedroom Detached Former Farmhouse (2879 Sqft) & 3 Bedroom Detached Red Brick Stable Conversion (2142 Sqft) with Planning Permission for Extension to 5 bedrooms
  • Countryside Location with Views, Local Amenities, Publice House &Schooling available in Nearby Villages
  • Direct Access onto the A428
  • Being Offered with No Upward Chain
  • Mill House: Character Features such as Open Fire & Log Burners, Open Plan Family Kitchen, Oak Framed Sun Room
  • Stables: Versatile Building with Multiple Use Options Including Offices, Nursery, Holiday Lets, B&B, Workshop, Guest Annex. Potential for Improvement and Extension (Planning Permission Granted)

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A rare opportunity to purchase a period farmhouse with separate barn, set in 1.3 acres in rural Northamptonshire countryside. Mill House and The Stables are believed to date back to the early 1800s. Steeped in history and once home to the East Haddon windmill. The former farmhouse is a detached five bedroom home with superb views and landscaped south and west facing gardens. The full accommodation comprises entrance hall, cloakroom, triple aspect sitting room with open fireplace, dining room with bi-fold doors to the stunning oak framed sunroom which overlooks the grounds. There is an additional study, family room with log burner and 23'7 kitchen/breakfast room with adjoining utility and lower cellar. To the first floor are four double bedrooms and a single bedroom, with bedrooms one and four enjoying en-suite facilities, and a family bathroom. Outside, the detached red brick stable conversion is located to the rear of Mill House. This multiple use building is only limited by the imagination. Formerly rented as a commercial office, the property lends itself to ideal premises for a workshop, studio or office. It has residential planning permission to be converted into a detached annexe or even a separate dwelling (subject to boundary conditions). The gardens include a kitchen garden and wrap around the two properties, all enclosed by gated entrances. There is scope to significantly reduce the garden maintenance work. There is access to the front and rear via paved and gravel driveways, with a detached double garage and workshop. Mill House EPC: C. The Stables EPC: C


The property is located within the parish of East Haddon, but is one kilometre away from the village of East Haddon, which is a small village, 8 miles from Northampton, It has a thriving community spirit and a variety of clubs and societies. It has a pub/hotel, The Red Lion, a church, village hall and primary school which feeds into Guilsborough Secondary School less than 4 miles away. Long Buckby provides a wide range of local amenities within 2 miles, including a doctors, dentists, shops, restaurants and take-aways. Within 2.5 miles is the railway station on the London Euston and Birmingham New Street line. Access to the M! motorway Junctions M16 and 18 and A5 are less than 7 miles away via the A248.



Entry via oak door. UPVC double glazed window to side elevation. Recessed spotlights. Stairs rising to first floor. Tiled floor. Panelled doors to study, family room and WC. The entrance hall, WC, family room, kitchen and utility are tiled throughout in matching limestone floor tiles.

WC 1.83m (6) x 1.50m (4'11)
UPVC double glazed window to front elevation. Refitted two piece white suite comprising low level WC and wash hand basin with cupboard under. Recessed spotlights. Tiling to floor and splashback. Radiator.

SITTING ROOM 4.75m (15'7) x 7.72m (25'4)
UPVC double glazed French doors to front and side elevation. UPVC double glazed window to rear elevation. Vaulted ceiling with recessed spotlights. Three vertical radiators. Wall light points. Television point. Inset open fire with stone hearth. Half glazed door leading to:

DINING ROOM 5.18m (17) x 3.61m (11'10)
UPVC double glazed window to side elevation. Wall light points. Coving. Two radiators. Panelled door to family room. Aluminium double glazed bi-folding doors to sun room.

FAMILY ROOM 3.71m (12'2) x 3.73m (12'3)
Exposed beamed ceiling. Original wall corner cupboard. Steps to cellar. Wall light points. Tiled floor. Television point. Log burning stove. Oak beam and stone hearth. Radiator. Square archway to kitchen/breakfast room. Panelled doors to dining room and hallway. Glazed door to sun room.

SUN ROOM 4.65m (15'3) x 6.32m (20'9)
Oak framed with vaulted ceiling and double glazed windows to front and side elevations. Oak French doors to side elevation. Two Velux windows. Tiled floor. Wall light points and ceiling mounted spot lights. Glazed door to family room.

STUDY 3.96m (13) x 3.30m (10'10)
UPVC double glazed window to front elevation. Radiator. Laminate flooring. Wall light points. Exposed beams to ceiling. Fitted bookcase to one wall.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 3.78m (12'5) x 8.31m (27'3)
Two UPVC double glazed windows to rear elevation. Obscure half glazed door to rear porch. Exposed painted beams to ceiling. Fitted with a range of floor to ceiling wall mounted and base level cupboards and drawers. Granite work surface. Underslung sink and drainer. Tiling to splash back. Chrome mixer taps. Space for range cooker. Built in extractor. Integraged fridge and dishwasher. Central island with granite work surface, underslung sink and lowered breakfast bar. Underfloor electric heating. Two radiators. Television point. Panelled door to cellar. Walkway to utility.

UTILITY 2.51m (8'3) x 3.48m (11'5)
UPVC double glazed door to side elevation. Window to rear elevation. Tiled floor. Radiator. Wall mounted 'Glow-worm' condensing gas boiler. Fitted base units with granite work surface over. Underslung sink and drainer. Open shelving. Space for white goods. Plumbing for washing machine.

UPVC double glazed door to rear elevation. UPVC double glazed windows to both side elevation. Quarry tiled floor. Pitch slated roof. Obscure half glazed door to kitchen/breakfast room.

CELLAR 3.43m (11'3) x 3.20m (10'6)
Brick barrel ceiling. Power and light connected. Mains gas meter. Window.

Radiator. Access to loft space. Built in double width airing cupboard. Original doors to:

STORE ROOM 3.10m (10'2) x 5.79m (19)
Located on the ground floor. Obscure UPVC double glazed window to side elevation. UPVC double glazed French doors to rear elevation.

BEDROOM ONE 3.78m (12'5) x 3.81m (12'6)
UPVC double glazed window to front elevation with superb views. Radiator. Inset shelving. Half glazed door and step up to en-suite.

EN-SUITE/WETROOM 1.91m (6'3) x 2.84m (9'4)
UPVC double glazed window to front elevation. Refitted four piece white suite comprising low level WC, inset wash hand basin with cupboard under, free standing double ended bath with chrome mixer taps and double headed shower with wash away drain into the floor with non slip flooring. Fully tiled. Extractor fan. Recessed spotlights. Chrome heated towel rail. Shaver socket. Fitted mirror.

BEDROOM TWO 4.47m (14'8) x 3.61m (11'10)
UPVC double glazed window to front elevation with superb views. Two radiators. Built in wardrobes to one wall. Coving to ceiling.

BEDROOM THREE 3.86m (12'8) x 3.43m (11'3)
UPVC double glazed window to front elevation. Radiator. Coving to ceiling.

BEDROOM FOUR 3.89m (12'9) x 3.43m (11'3)
UPVC double glazed window to rear elevation. Radiator.

BEDROOM FIVE 2.16m (7'1) x 4.09m (13'5)
UPVC double glazed window to rear elevation. Radiator. Superb open countryside views.

SHOWER ROOM 2.62m (8'7) x 1.88m (6'2)
Obscure UPVC double glazed window to rear elevation. Refitted three piece suite comprising low level WC, glass inset wash hand basin with work surface and shelving, and walk in shower cubicle with drying area and twin shower heads. Fully tiled. Shaver socket. Chrome heated towel rails. Recessed spot lights. Fitted mirror.

BATHROOM 2.44m (8) x 3.61m (11'10)
Obscure UPVC double glazed window to rear elevation. UPVC double glazed window to side elevation. Re-fitted with a five piece white suite comprising low level WC, bidet, inset wash hand basin, Jacuzzi bath, walk in shower with drying area and twin headed shower. Recessed spotlights. Tiling to splash back areas. Shaving socket. Chrome heated towel rail. Extractor fan. Electric side lit fitted mirror.

GARAGE 6.10m (20) x 5.99m (19'8)
Up and over door. Power and light connected. Two UPVC double glazed windows. Boarded and insulated loft space. Meter and control system. Solar panels located on roof. Double doors leading to workshop. Cavity wall insulated construction making it warm and dry.

WORKSHOP 2.41m (7'11) x 5.99m (19'8)
Two UPVC double glazed windows to side elevation. Extractor fan. Power and light connected.

A detached barn measuring 2142 sq feet located to the rear of the Mill House with stunning views over countryside. Originally built as stables, the barn has been converted to a versatile space ideal as an office/workshop/studio/separate annexe (subject to certain lender requirements). Planning consent has recently been granted by the local authority to change the use to a dwelling, with three bedrooms. There is also permission granted to extend to a 5 bedroom house, details available from Daventry District Council. The full accommodation comprises of entrance hall and rear porch which has an original brick built well with its own cover, three reception rooms, all with rear view aspects, a fitted kitchen, WC/shower room and store room. To the first floor there are three rooms and a WC. A secondary staircase leads down to the store room on the ground floor. The Stables could be fully separated from the Mill House and, subject to boundary discussions, will be situated on a plot of approx. one quarter of an acre with private off road parking and sole service connections of gas/water/sewerage and electric.

The landscaped gardens and grounds are approximately 1.3 acres, and have been designed and well maintained by the current owners. Enclosed by stone and brick walling and hedges, the private garden wraps around Mill House & Stables and enjoys rural views. Entrance via electric double timber gates to a sweeping gravel driveway which leads to the double garage and allows ample off road parking and turning space. There is rear gated access also which leads to further off road parking and the Stables. The grounds lie mainly South and West and has pathways leading off and around the boundaries. There are several lawned areas, a variety of established shrubs and trees. A kitchen garden with generous beds and a cedar framed greenhouse (18'10 x 9'10), orchard. Timber pergola with gravel pathway under, mature climbing shrubs and espalier fruit trees with a total of eleven different varieties of apple trees, three plum trees and a cherry tree. Large ornamental pond with electric water feature, bordered by ferns, flowers and shrubs. The foundations of East Haddon Windmill are at the end of the Stables garden. A raised terrace to the front of the Mill House links the sun room and sitting room, and enjoys views across the gardens. External electric lighting to steps and terrace.

The solar panels on the garage were fitted in 2011, and achieve an income of just under £1600 per annum, tax free, and index linked. The contract runs until 2036.
Gigaclear Superfast Fibre Broadband installed to both buildings, with capacity of for up to 1000mbps.
There are two septic tanks; one to service the Mill House, the other to service the stables. Mains electricity, water and gas are connected separately to both buildings.


The heating and electrical systems have not been tested by the selling agent JACKSON GRUNDY.


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Listing History

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16 October 2017


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