5 bedroom detached house for sale
Property description & features
- Tenure: Freehold
- Desirable village location
- 5 double bedrooms
- Ensuite bathroom to master bedroom
- Dual aspect sitting room with French doors
- Sweeping gravel driveway
- Large integral garage
- Large front and rear gardens
- Stunning views
- Available with no upward chain
Wellingtonia House is a well-proportioned modern, detached property tucked away at the end of a sweeping gravel driveway in the heart of the desirable South Northamptonshire village of Farthingstone. Set within generous grounds this family home is, as the name suggests, framed by majestic Wellingtonia trees.
The property boasts fantastic vistas from both aspects with views of the Church of St. Mary the Virgin to the front of the property and far-reaching panoramic countryside views from the first-floor accommodation to the rear. Wellingtonia House is one of two similarly designed homes and features five double bedrooms, a large integral double garage, front, and rear gardens, and is available with no upward chain.
Farthingstone is a picturesque village situated on the brow of a hill and surrounded by delightful countryside. It is one of the most desirable places to live in Northamptonshire with many picturesque stone houses. Situated in the centre of the village is The Joymead, an open space bequeathed to the villagers by the Agnew family. It contains immaculately maintained and beautiful gardens together with a poignant cloister area beneath a Collyweston slate roof to serve as a war memorial.
The local pub, The Kings Arms, is a free house and attracts many visitors who delight both in the secret garden and the fantastic real ales and fine foods.
Situated equidistant between the market towns of Towcester and Daventry, Farthingstone is less than a 40-minute commute to Milton Keynes where further facilities are available as well as Milton Keynes Central Railway with direct and frequent trains to London Euston. The main arterial roads of the M1 and M40 are also within easy reach.
Local Authority: West Northamptonshire Council
Council Tax: Band G
EPC: Rating D
Services: Electricity, Drainage, Water, Bio-mass wood-pellet boiler
The neighbouring property has rights of way over the driveway to the front of the property.
The Wellingtonia trees and Horse Chestnut tree on the site are protected by way of Tree Preservation Orders.
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The property is accessed via a uPVC part glazed panel door to the front elevation with sloping tiled roof over and double-glazed side lights providing good natural lighting. A recessed, grab mat is fitted to the entrance with cut pile carpet to the remainder of the hall floor. A straight flight of stairs with timber spindles and handrail leads to the first-floor accommodation. Six-panel doors lead to the principal ground floor rooms and to the integral double garage. A convenient, large understair cupboard has been formed providing ample storage space.
The large dual aspect sitting room has an abundance of natural sunlight from a three-unit double glazed window to the front and double-glazed French doors overlooking the rear garden. The French doors open on to the patio area providing a wonderful space for informal entertaining. For more formal occasions, a set of timber panel double-swing doors open into the dining room. Flooring within the sitting room is finished with plush, cut pile carpets and ovolo perimeter covings have been formed.
Located to the rear of the property, and with a three-unit double-glazed window overlooking the garden, the dining room has space for a good-sized table and chairs and is fitted with ovolo perimeter covings and cut pile carpet which extends through from the sitting room.
The kitchen is fitted with a good range of base and wall units incorporating stainless steel sink-and-a-half, four-burner electric hob, integrated fridge/freezer & dishwasher, and built-in double door electric oven. A three-unit double-glazed window overlooks the large rear garden and floors are finished with ceramic tiles. Six-panelled doors lead to the utility, dining room and main entrance hall.
A good size study area has been provided to the right-hand side of the property with two-unit double glazed timber casement window to the side elevation. Cut pile carpeting is fitted together with ovolo plaster covings.
Accessed from the kitchen and with a half-glazed timber door providing external access to the side internal lobby, the utility room has a good range of oak-effect base and wall units with a stainless sink and drainer, and space for washing machine and tumble drier. Floors area finished with ceramic tile, and walls are finished with half-height ceramic tiles.
Ground floor cloakroom
Accessed from the entrance hall and with half-height ceramic wall tiling and checkerboard tile effect flooring, the cloakroom is fitted with a close-coupled WC and wash hand basin with chrome pillar taps. Ovolo plaster coving is fitted and there is a high-level timber casement window providing natural lighting and ventilation.
First Floor Landing
The galleried first floor landing is neutrally decorated and has cut-pile carpeting and timber balustrading around the stairwell. Six-panel doors lead to the bedrooms, family bathroom and a large airing cupboard containing a hot water cylinder and shelving for linen storage. Further storage cupboard space is provided to the front right-hand side of the landing area. There is good natural lighting from the large dormer window overlooking the front aspect. Access to the loft space is provided by a timber ceiling hatch with extendable ladder, there is an additional, larger access hatch in bedroom two. The loft has been partially boarded and equipped with lighting.
The master bedroom is a large double located to the rear right hand side of the property and benefits from built-in wardrobes with additional storage space over. A three-unit double glazed window provides magnificent views of the surrounding countryside with the ancient woodland at Everdon Stubbs on the horizon. A six-panel door leads to the five-piece master bedroom ensuite.
Ensuite to Master bedroom
The large master en-suite is fitted with a bath, shower cubicle, WC with concealed cistern, bidet, and clam-shell wash hand basin above a two-door vanity unit. Timber panelling has been provided behind the WC and bidet. Walls are finished with half-height ceramic tiles incorporating profiled timber dado rails. Cut-pile carpet is fitted to the floor and there is a timber, double glazed casement window to the side elevation.
Located to the front right-hand side of the property is a further good size double room with large three-unit window overlooking the front aspect affording views of the front garden and the Church of St. Mary the Virgin through the Wellingtonia tree.
A further double bedroom to the rear left-hand side of the property with two-unit double glazed dormer window providing far reaching views over the surrounding countryside with the Everdon Stubbs ancient woodland on the horizon.
A double bedroom to the front of the property with two-unit double glazed window overlooking the front garden and Church of St. Mary the Virgin.
Bedroom five to the rear of the property is another double bedroom with two-unit dormer window overlooking the panoramic, countryside views.
The family bathroom is located to the right-hand side of the property and features a sunken quadrant bath with chrome mixer tap, shower cubicle, close-coupled WC and wash hand basin. Half-height ceramic wall tiling has been installed and there is a double-glazed timber casement window to the side elevation providing natural lighting and ventilation. The floor is finished with ceramic tiles.
Integral Double Garage
The large integral double garage has slatted timber vehicular doors and a timber framed window providing natural lighting. The ceiling has been lined with plaster board and there is a useful sink and drainer with chrome pilar taps and ceramic splashback tiles. A half-glazed timber door provides access to the external side aspect. Flooring is of exposed concrete construction and there is a service pit with timber boards over. Power and lighting are installed.
A brick outbuilding and large garden store with double-swing ledged and braced doors is located to the side of the property. An internal lobby between the outbuildings and main house leads through to the rear garden. The store has an Extraflame LP20 pellet-burning, bio-mass boiler with vertical flue. A low-level former coal bunker is located to the rear of the store.
The front elevation looks directly onto the beautiful village Church of St. Mary the Virgin. The gravelled driveway branches into pathways which extend around both sides of the property providing gated access to the rear garden. There is a large lawned area with established borders of shrubs and plants and, to the right-hand side of the driveway a pretty seating area has been created which catches the mid-afternoon sunshine.
The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with a small, twisted Hazel tree and mature shrubs and plants to the rear. A good size patio area has been formed adjacent to the French doors from the sitting room, making this a perfect space for outdoor eating and entertaining. Two resplendent Wellingtonia trees stand sentinel on the right-hand side boundary and a period stone wall with angled copings forms the boundary to the left-hand side.
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