An exceptional, much improved 1960’s built detached home situated on the edge of the village in glorious largely walled gardens and grounds extending to around one acre. The current owners have carried out a comprehensive improvement program to include remodeling of the internal layout, refitting of kitchen and bathrooms and of particular note the construction of a detached stone garage block to include double bay parking, a workshop and external staircase to a 30’ room suitable for many uses ranging from work from home office to media room or possible conversion to annex accommodation.
The highly regarded village of Welton is located about two miles north of the market town of Daventry and about 11 miles west of the county town of Northampton. The town of Rugby is approximately 7 miles to the north. The village has a fine parish church, village hall, public house and a primary school with an excellent reputation. There is good access to the M1 motorway at junctions 16 and 18, as well as train services from Rugby, Long Buckby (2 and a half miles) and Northampton, with services to London Euston with journey times of around one hour. There is a wide range of both state and independent schools in the area catering for all age groups. The area is well known for its canal system and there are a number of marinas for narrowboats.
A superb oak frame porch leads into the light and airy grand entrance hall, which has Heritage flooring, double height ceiling and a staircase with wrought iron bannisters rising to the galleried landing above. The “L” shaped open plan sitting/dining room features dual aspect windows, double doors to the garden, oak flooring and the focal point of superb open fireplace with oak mantle and log burner sitting on limestone hearth. The garden room has dual aspect doors to the garden and terracotta tiled floors. The heart of the house is the superb and spacious kitchen breakfast room which is fitted with a bespoke range of contemporary cabinets, quartz work surfaces and includes a large island unit. There is space for a range cooker a Belfast sink with mixer taps and wine cooler. Ample room is also provided for both informal dining and seating, a very useful walk-in pantry cupboard and Oak style Karndean flooring which also runs through into the boot room. The spacious boot room has a stable door to the side garden a fitted unit with coat hooks and bench and access to the utility room and cloak room with WC and wash basin.
The master bedroom has a window to the rear, double doors overlooking the garden room and spacious walk in wardrobe/dressing room with hanging space and storage. There is a refitted en-suite which is fully tiled and has suite comprising wash basin set on a glass shelf, WC and corner shower unit, together with heated towel rail. The remaining bedrooms are all doubles The second bedroom has dual aspect windows to front and side aspects. Bedroom three overlooks the rear garden and there is a fourth double bedroom. The family bathroom is fitted in a suite comprising WC, his and hers circular basins set on a wooden cabinet with storage and panel bath with mixer shower. There is tiling to splash areas and heated towel rail.
To the front is a paved “carriage driveway” with a lawned oval shaped central island. The driveway provides parking for numerous vehicles and also leads to further gates and a secure area with further parking/hardstanding together with a timber outbuilding divided into four storage areas. To the side of the property is a spacious sun terrace, ideal for alfresco dining and entertainment and which benefits from external lighting, a feature which is also provided through various other areas of the gardens. The sun terrace also wraps around the rear of the property. The remainder of the glorious, secluded and landscaped gardens is largely laid to lawn with thoughtfully planted borders and a number of beautiful mature trees. At the bottom of the garden is garden storage and there are screened areas for garden refuse. A beautifully presented shepherd hut with arched roof and porch is situated behind the kitchen.
A further walled garden provides a further tranquil area with terrace and is designed in the Victorian style with various paved paths and boxed hedging.
This recently constructed detached stone building has a double set of barn style timber doors. There is a polished concrete floor and extensive fitted cupboards and work surfaces. A further room is currently used as a craft room but would lend itself to many uses including work from home office.
An external staircase leads to a further 30’ room with three large velux windows; currently used for a gym and an office this room would also lend itself to a variety of alternative uses, including media room, or with the correct consents ancillary accommodation/annex.
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.
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.
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