Property for sale in Manor Road, Grimscote, Towcester NN12

Guide price £450,000
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Property features

  • Grade II listed
  • Master bedroom with en-suite
  • Further double bedroom & family bathroom
  • Sitting room with inglenook fireplace
  • Study
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • Utility/cloakroom
  • Double garage with en-suite studio flat above
  • Driveway parking
  • South facing garden

Property description

Set in the heart of the pretty hamlet of Grimscote, The Sheiling is a Grade II Listed cottage dating back in parts to the 18th century. Full of character and charm, the cottage enjoys a sheltered position and retains a wealth of original features with the added benefit of a studio flat over the double garage.


Grimscote is a small hamlet north of Towcester surrounded by open countryside. There are excellent road links to the M1 and M40 via the A43. The amenities of Towcester are situated some 4 miles to the south and include a leisure centre, secondary schooling, public houses and restaurants. Primary schooling is provided in the neighbouring village of Pattishall. Train stations at Northampton and Milton Keynes offer services to London Euston with journey times of around 35 minutes from Milton Keynes. Sporting activities in the area include golf at Whittlebury Hall & Woburn, sailing at Caldecotte Lake, watersports at Willen Lake, indoor skiing and snowboarding at the Snozone in Milton Keynes, horse racing at Towcester and of course motor racing at the world famous Silverstone race circuit!

Ground Floor

The front door opens from the garden side of the cottage into the sitting room with inglenook fireplace and a wealth of oak beams, study, kitchen/dining room with French doors opening to the garden and integrated appliances including oven, microwave and hob, dishwasher and fridge/freezer, utility cloakroom and stable door to the garden.

First Floor

Master bedroom with built in storage cupboard and en-suite shower room, further double bedroom (originally configured as two bedrooms) with built in wardrobes, family bathroom.


The property stands in the heart of the hamlet of Grimscote. Approached via a large block paved driveway with off road parking for several cars and garage access. An outside staircase leads to the studio flat with ample eaves storage and an en-suite shower room.

The cottage garden is mostly laid to lawn with several well stocked flowerbeds, shrubs and trees. The garden is retained by stone wall with a block paved patio area.


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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

South Northamptonshire Council
The Forum, Moat Lane



The following services are connected to this property :
Mains electricity, water and drainage.

None of the above 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, and drainage services. Oil central heating.

Important Notice

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 & 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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Property info

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Nearby transport

  • Northampton (7.3 miles)
  • Long Buckby (8.3 miles)
  • Wolverton (12.8 miles)
  • Coventry Airport (22.7 miles)
  • Birmingham International Airport (35.3 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (35.6 miles)
  • Kew Pier (57.7 miles)
  • Richmond St. Helena Pier (58.8 miles)
  • Richmond Landing Stage (59.0 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Pattishall Church of England Primary School (1.3 miles)
  • Greens Norton Church of England Primary School (2.6 miles)
  • Blakesley Church of England Primary School (2.7 miles)
  • Progress Schools - Northamptonshire (SEN) (7.9 miles)
  • Bosworth Independent College (8.0 miles)
  • St Andrew's College (8.2 miles)
  • Campion School (3.0 miles)
  • The Gateway School (SEN) (3.6 miles)
  • Sponne School (3.8 miles)
Note: Distance is shown as a straight line measurement

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