'Aspirational Homes' from Magenta Estate Agents showcase this unique loft apartment forming part of a converted Victorian boot factory. Exceptional in every sense of the word, the living space is expansive and beautifully presented; the fabulous roof terrace, affording panoramic views across the town, is perfect for enjoying a warm evening in the company of family and friends.
The market town of Raunds is situated in the heart of East Northamptonshire and enjoys easy access to all the major roads and motorways, including the A45 and A14 which link to the M6, M1, A1 and M11. Owing to the wide range of manufacturing and distribution businesses in the area, it is an increasingly-popular town for local workers and commuters alike.
The town enjoys a full range of shops and amenities including supermarkets, a medical centre, gp surgery, post office, schooling for all ages, restaurants and parks. The town square hosts a Friday market with regular stallholders selling fresh local produce. Nearby Stanwick Lakes affords extensive play areas to keep families entertained, and acres of wide open spaces and paths. The multimillion-pound development of Rushden Lakes, an exciting retail, leisure and tourism destination, has also welcomed a multiplex cinema, soft play facility, adventure golf and some exciting new restaurants.
Mainline train services operate from Kettering, Wellingborough and Corby to London St. Pancras International with a journey time of around one hour.
Wellingborough 11 miles, Oundle 11 miles, Kettering 15 miles, Northampton 20 miles (distances approximate)
Playmates Pre-school: Ofsted Grade 1 (Outstanding)
Windmill Primary School (Academy): Ofsted Grade 2 (Good)
St. Peter’s Church of England Academy: Ofsted Grade 2 (Good)
Raunds Manor School Sports College for children aged 11-18: Ofsted Grade 2 (Good)
Wellingborough School: Independent school serving children aged 3-18
Kimbolton School: Independent school serving children aged 4-18
Oundle School: Co-educational independent school serving children aged 11-18
flat 1,1 grove street
Access to the flat is via either of two ground-floor entrance doors. To the front of the building, is a communal ground-floor entrance hall serving Flats 1 and 2. Stairs rise to the first-floor communal landing with dual-aspect double-glazed windows and decorative cast iron fireplace with wooden fire surround. From here, stairs rise to the second-floor landing off which is the entrance to the apartment.
To the rear of the building is the second communal entrance, accessed via an entry phone system. From the hall, stairs rise to the first-floor communal landing. Off the landing is a door leading to Flat 2, and a further door leading to the utility room*. Stairs ascend to the apartment.
Affording a spacious welcome, the hall affords recessed ceiling downlights, stairs rising to the upper floor, side-aspect double-glazed window, feature wall with 'rhino' mural, two radiators, all communicating doors to:
Fitted with a wash-hand basin and low-level WC, radiator, tiled floor, part tiling to walls, and side-aspect double-glazed window.
9.24m x 8.12m max (30' 4" x 26' 8" max) Steps lead into this extremely spacious reception room which has both retained and made a feature of the original fabric of the building: From the characterful brick wall reveals and exposed ceiling beams; to the rustic wood flooring. Also comprising recessed ceiling downlights, concealed wiring for wall-mounted flat-screen TV, and double-glazed windows to the front and side aspects. On a warm summer's evening, open the French doors onto the delightful balcony with attractive wrought iron railings and overhead light.
5.08m x 4.62m (16' 8" x 15' 2") Beautifully presented, with pink accents much-loved by the Magenta team, the formal dining room is perfect for entertaining. Features including parquet wood flooring, ceiling cornicing and a period-style fireplace delight the eye. There are also a side-aspect double-glazed window and French doors accessing a lovely balcony with ornate metal railings.
4.82m x 4.62m (15' 10" x 15' 2") Accessed via glazed double doors from the dining room, the kitchen is fitted with a range of pale cream Shaker-style wall and base units with contrasting work surfaces over, under-cabinet task lighting, further comprising an undermount double bowl sink unit with waste disposal unit and mixer tap over, complementary tiling to splashbacks, integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge/freezer, built-in Neff double oven, built-in five-ring gas hob with extractor hood over, matching dresser-style unit, island unit providing ample storage space, side-aspect double-glazed windows.
*Located on the first floor, off the communal hallway, the utility room comprises a fitted base unit with inset stainless-steel sink and drainer unit, fitted worktop with space for washing machine and tumble dryer below, wall-mounted Worcester boiler, recess for fridge/freezer, laminate flooring, and double-glazed window.
3.40m x 3.02m (11' 2" x 9' 11") A double bedroom with neutral décor, radiator, side-aspect double-glazed window, door leading to:
Relax and unwind in the quirky en suite which is fitted with a white suite comprising a pedestal wash-hand basin, low-level WC, panelled bath with bath shower mixer over, complementary wall tiling to water-sensitive areas, extractor fan, radiator, side- and rear-aspect double-glazed windows.
4.29m x 3.09m (14' 1" x 10' 2") excluding wardrobes. A light and airy double bedroom benefiting from a built-in triple wardrobe providing hanging and storage space, radiator and two side-aspect double-glazed windows.
3.61m x 3.02m (11' 10" x 9' 11") Another double bedroom comprising ceiling coving, radiator and side-aspect double-glazed window.
5.75m x 4.93m (18' 10" x 16' 2") A superlative master bedroom flooded with natural light and enjoying painted ceiling beams, two radiators, two side-aspect double-glazed windows, Velux roof window, door leading to:
The epitome of luxury, the excellent-sized en suite is fully tiled and fitted with a white suite comprising a circular spa bath, double-width shower enclosure with Aqualisa power shower fitted, wall-mounted wash-hand basin, low-level WC, feature mirrored mosaic ceiling tiles, recessed ceiling downlights, tiled floor, side-aspect double-glazed window, Velux roof windows.
The flat benefits from two allocated parking spaces in the communal car park.
Affording far-reaching views across the town, the roof terrace is the perfect place to enjoy a drink with friends whilst drinking in the fabulous views across the town. The terrace is decked and enclosed by attractive wooden balustrading.
We understand from the present vendor that there are approximately 106 years remaining on the 125-year lease. In 2020, the annual building insurance totalled £333.16 and the ground rent £50.00. In addition, Flat 1 pays an annual administration fee of £50.00 to the freeholder. Prospective buyers are advised to have their legal representatives verify the above information.