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8 bedroom character property for sale

Kettering Road, Burton Latimer NN15
Character property
8 bed
6 bath

Key information

Tenure: Freehold
Council tax: Ask agent
Broadband: Ultra-fast 1000Mbps *
Mobile signal: 
EE O2 Three Vodafone
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Property description & features

  • Tenure: Freehold
  • 8 Double Bedrooms
  • No forwarding chain
  • 0.7 Acre Grounds
  • Various Period and Victorian Era features
  • Scope for potential development/updates STPP
  • Grade II Listed

A rare opportunity to buy to buy this Grade II Listed early 18th Century Georgian stone built residence resting in a 0.7 acre gated plot incorporating a separate cottage, office/summer house and various outbuildings. The main house boasts 8 double bedrooms and number of bathrooms and four substantial reception rooms. Steeped in local history, The Yews was famously home to Hawaiian royalty in the late 19th Century. It boasts a range of Victorian and earlier features not limited to a range of mosaic tile flooring, an imposing carved wooden Victorian Gothic fireplace and range of Victorian paneling.

Overlooking countryside views to the front and a well-manicured half-acre garden to the rear, The Yews is within a short walk of the heart of Burton Latimer, and a short drive from the A14,A6 and Kettering Mainline train station.


Main entrance hallway accessing a large lobby area 5.25m x 4.50m

Range of wooden beams and decorative archways, stairs leading up to first floor

Lounge 6.70m MAX x 4.40m

Grand ornate Victorian fireplace, access into an :


Walk in shower, pedestal wash basin, low level w.c

Study 5.00m x 4.50m

Fireplace surrounds, access into a:


Walk in shower, pedestal wash basin, low level w.c

Second Entrance with Hallway leading into family room 5.70m x 5.35m

Exposed brick fireplace surrounds, range of hardwood beams, multiple windows and doors onto rear garden

Kitchen 3.40m x 3.35m + 3.50m x 2.00m

Range of worksurfaces over two rooms incorporating various storage cupboards, sink and drawers

Dining Room 5.00m x 3.70m

Range of wall and ceiling wooden panelling/beams, Victorian wooden and stone surrounded fireplace


Mosaic tile flooring, connects lounge with lobby, entrances into dining room and utility room


Accessed down a corridor from the lobby, low level w.c, pedestal wash basin


Large utility room Red quarry tiled flooring, range of worksurfaces incorporating sink and various storage cupboards, 2 boilers which heat the home ( it is understood the house can be fully heated off one if needed,

Second staircase leading up to first floor


From the large lobby area lobby one can access the main staircase with a stunning stain glass window on the half landing and surrounded by Victorian panelling.

There are eight double bedrooms, seven of which have ensuite w.c's. There are 3 communal washrooms, one being a family bathroom, one being a shower room and the other a w.c

There is a second staircase leading down from a further communal landing, of which you will find a second stain glass window.

The room dimensions are as follows:

Bedroom 1 - 5.85m x 3.25m + Ensuite w.c

Bedroom 2 - 5.10m x 2.30m + Sink and Cupboard

Bedroom 3 - 3.90m x 2.65m + Vanity

Bedroom 4 - 3.70m x 3.40m + Ensuite w.c

Bedroom 5 - 3.55 x 3.35m + Ensuite w.c

Bedroom 6 - 4.45m x 3.35m + Ensuite w.c

Bedroom 7 - 3.75m x 3.25m + Ensuite w.c

Bedroom 8 - 3.95 x 3.05m + Ensuite w.c

The cottage adjacent to the main house is also Grade II listed, and comes with a garage to the front and a range of barns off the back leading down part of the garden.

Entrance hallway leading into:

Living Room - 6.75m x 4.65m

Kitchen Area - 3.10m x 1.40m

Utility 4.65m MAX x 2.80m MAX inc W.C

Stairs leading to

Bedroom - 5.00m x 3.50m

Bathroom - 2.90m x 2.65m

The plot's exterior space includes a well-manicured approx. 125metre long rear garden with a range of mature trees and shrubs. The garden has a quaint brick built garden office nestled away.

History and Location

Burton Latimer derives the second part of its name from the Latimer family who lived there in the 13th century. The first part of the name usually means fortified farmstead or farmstead near a fortification. Before the arrival of the Latimers, it was known simply as 'Burtone'. The village grew in the 19th Century around the ironstone quarrying, clothing and footwear industries into a small but prosperous industrial town.

Today Burton Latimer is still a thriving town, with a full range of amenities and excellent transport links. Steeped in history it plays host to the Grade I listed Burton Latimer Hall, celebrated local pubs/restaurants including the Palmichael and Olde Victoria. The nearby Weetabix factory and other large industrial sites alongside a range of recent new build home sites have ensured continued growth in recent years.

The Yews itself played host to Princess Ka'iulani, the last in the line of Hawaiian royalty during the late 19th century. She was sent to England for her education and spent a great deal of time between the Yews and Great Harrowden Hall, eventually spending her time fully in the Yews being tutored by Caroline Sharp after her royalty funding ended. The princess was accomplished in many fields of endeavour and made quite an impact locally even becoming good friends with novelist Robert Louis Stevenson.


The residence until recently was a care home and has recently been granted planning permission for change of use to purely residential (C3) accepted ( October 2022 ). The Yews has, in our opinion, huge scope for potential ( subject to planning ), whether it be updating the main residence into a substantial family home; utilising the cottage for potential rental/Airbnb income or development of the grounds by building several residential units or other potential commercial possibilities.

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