An elegant and imposing Grade II listed house dating to the late 17th century. Having undergone an extensive renovation the house offers exceptional accommodation and stands in beautiful mature grounds extending to around 2 acres.
The Priory is the most stunning and important house, which is believed to date the Elizabethan period with a date stone 1588 on the southern wing. The house has undergone an extensive renovation to create a wonderful family home which seamlessly marries the house period features with modern contemporary living.
Build predominantly in coursed limestone under a replaced Collyweston stone slate roof. The renovation included new central heating and wiring systems, bespoke kitchen, bathrooms, handmade fireplaces and oak panelled reception hall.
6 Reception rooms, Kitchen breakfast room, Laundry room, Boot room, Cellar, Magnificent Master Bedroom suite, 7 Further bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms. Mature gardens, Garaging, Gravelled parking courtyard. In all around 2 acres.
The house is entered through an entrance porch with oak doors opening into a fabulous grand reception hall complete with oak panelled walls and staircase, attractive stone fireplace and flagstone floor.
Drawing room with marble fireplace, two full height windows with shutters, one with seat and the other with French doors opening onto an entertaining terrace. Beautifully proportioned Dining room with dual aspect windows, large marble fireplace and oak floor.
The Family room and Breakfast room are separated by a magnificent central elliptical arched stone fireplace which is dual opening to each room creating a wonderful feature. Both rooms have two windows which overlook the gardens towards the River Ise. There is a first floor playroom with Amtico floor and useful storage shelving.
Kitchen breakfast room comprising a range of painted wood cabinets with central island, complimented by stainless steel handles, granite tops and double Belfast sink. Gas Aga with companion neff oven and hotplate, integrated dishwasher. Walk in pantry and flagstone floor. Laundry room comprising a range of cream cabinets with quartz tops and Belfast sink. Useful Boot room to store out door and sports equipment. Cellar comprising three rooms with access from the inner hall.
Fabulous Master bedroom suite consisting of a large bedroom, walk in dressing rooms and well provided en suite comprising a central freestanding bath, large walk in shower, his and hers vanity cabinets with sinks and beautiful Italian tiling.
There are three further double bedrooms on the first floor, one of which is currently used as a well provisioned office and two further bathrooms. The second floor has four further bedrooms, two bathrooms and a teenager TV den.
The house stands in mature grounds extending to around 2 acres with the River Ise running through the gardens and offers views towards the village cricket grounds.
There is a large gravelled parking courtyard to the front of the house with garden area and mature trees. There are three garages and wrought iron railings with gates open into the rear and side gardens. There are extensive grounds to the southern and westerly elevations laid out in formal gardens with lawns, entertaining terrace, conifer garden, pond with waterfall and flowering and herbaceous borders. A bridge spans the River Ise proving access to a snowdrop wood which runs along the western boundary. There is a large enclosed courtyard and entertaining area.
Kettering 4 miles (London St Pancras 1 hour), Northampton 18 miles, Cambridge 39 miles. All times and distances approximate.
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