5 bedroom character property for sale

High Street, Yelvertoft, Northampton

Sold STC £475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Timber framed thatched property
  • Grade II listed
  • Five bedroom detached cottage
  • Three reception rooms
  • A wealth of character and charm
  • Fired Earth flooring and tiles
  • Generous mature gardens
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Double garage
  • No onward chain

Full description

Folly House is a delightful five bedroom detached, timber-framed, thatched, Grade II Listed cottage. The property has versatile living accommodation over three floors and occupies a generous plot, situated in the heart of this popular Northamptonshire village. It is offered with no onward chain.

Location - Yelvertoft is an attractive village surrounded by undulating Northamptonshire countryside. It is close to the nearby towns of Rugby, Lutterworth, Daventry, and Northampton. Within the village there are three active churches, a public house, a butchers shop, and a highly regarded primary school. It falls within the catchment area for Guilsborough Academy Secondary School which is highly regarded and has an excellent Ofsted rating. There is also a wide range of independent schools in the area, including the world renowned Rugby School, Bilton Grange, Spratton Hall, and Maidwell Hall.

The village is also well positioned for the commuter and has excellent transport connections. The M1 is within four miles of the village with access to Junction 18 where there are further connections to the M6, M45, M69 and the A14. Rugby mainline railway station has as regular service to London Euston (just under 50 minutes), Birmingham (35 minutes) and, to the North, Birmingham International Airport is approximately 34 miles away.

Rugby – approx. 5 miles
Lutterworth – approx. 7 miles
Daventry – approx. 9 miles
Northampton – approx. 15 miles

Ground Floor - The entrance hall has quarry tiled flooring and exposed ceiling and wall timbers. It gives access to a downstairs WC and the lounge, and has stairs rising to the first floor. The lounge is an impressive room with Fired Earth wide plank solid oak flooring and an attractive brick-built open fireplace. There is a charming dual aspect dining room which features a further brick built fireplace and leads through to the sitting room, a dual aspect room with Fired Earth oak flooring, stairs rising to the first floor and door through to the kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen has windows overlooking the rear garden, Fired Earth tiled flooring and exposed ceiling timbers, an LPG-fired AGA, cream units, and stable door to the rear garden. Off the kitchen is a utility room with a Belfast sink, and an LPG boiler.

First Floor - There are two landings both of which have staircases leading to the second floor (please refer to plan). The master bedroom is dual aspect and has exposed ceiling timbers and an original fireplace. A brace and latch door gives access to a family bathroom with roll-top bath and separate shower enclosure. There is a further double bedroom and a single bedroom with WC and wash hand basin on this floor.

Second Floor - On the second floor there are two double attic bedrooms, both having en-suite shower rooms.

Outside - The property is approached via a five bar gate which gives access to a gravel driveway providing off-road parking for numerous vehicles and leading to a double garage. The gardens to the property are beautiful and in two sections. The main garden is situated to the front of the property and is interspersed with a selection of mature trees, shrubs and borders. A trellis fence with gateway leads to a further garden to the side of the property, which again has a lawned area and a path leading to an attractive and generous terrace. The gardens are fully enclosed.

Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment via the selling agents. Contact 01788 564666.

Services - None of the services have been tested and purchasers should note that it is their specific responsibility to make their own enquiries of the appropriate authorities as to the location, adequacy and availability of mains water, electricity, gas and drainage services.

Fixtures And Fittings - Only those items in the nature of fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale. Other items are specifically excluded. None of the appliances have been tested by the agents and they are not certified or warranted in any way.

Local Authority - Rugby Borough Council. Tel: 01788 533533. Council Tax Band - F.

Floorplan - Howkins & Harrison prepare these plans for reference only. They are not to scale.

Important Information - Every care has been taken with the preparation of these Sales Particulars, but complete accuracy cannot be guaranteed. In all cases, buyers should verify matters for themselves. Where property alterations have been undertaken buyers should check that relevant permissions have been obtained. If there is any point, which is of particular importance let us know and we will verify it for you. These particulars do not constitute a contract or part of a contract. All measurements are approximate. The fixtures, fittings, services and appliances have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Photographs are provided for general information and it cannot be inferred that any item shown is included in the sale. Plans are provided for general guidance and are not to scale.


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Added on Rightmove:
29 March 2018

Nearest station

  • Rugby (5.3 mi)
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7-11 Albert Street, Rugby, CV21 2RX

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Howkins & Harrison LLP, Rugby

7-11 Albert Street, Rugby, CV21 2RX

01788 436024 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Rugby (5.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Howkins & Harrison LLP, Rugby

7-11 Albert Street, Rugby, CV21 2RX

01788 436024 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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