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A stunning four bedroomed barn conversion of character built predominently of ironstone and slate overlooking The Green in the heart of the picturesque and highly desirable north Northamptonshire village of Scaldwell.
Believed to date back to the late 19th Century, this former stone farm building has been stylishly converted to create a generously proportioned family home of character approached via an entrance porch and impressive hallway with limestone flooring, off which is a fitted cloakroom/wc, study and large lounge with engineered oak flooring, exposed beams and feature fireplace with cast iron log burner. There is also a charming snug with limestone flooring, and the living kitchen has been extended to provide a wonderfully spacious L-shaped room with high vaulted ceiling, double glazed skylights, windows and French doors attracting an abundance of natural light. The kitchen is superbly appointed with solid slate working surfaces including a breakfast bar and cooker range.
On the upper floor off an impressive galleried landing is a walk-in wardrobe with bespoke built-in oak furniture, spacious master bedroom with a fitted dressing area and superb en-suite bathroom. The guest bedroom has a well appointed shower room, and there are two further bedrooms with windows overlooking the gardens and a well appointed family bathroom.
To the side of the barn, a pair of wooden double doors open into a spacious car port beyond which is an enclosed courtyard and double garage with remote control up and over door and plenty of storage within the roof.
Attractive rear garden with extensive stone paved patio, lawned area, variety of shrub beds and fruit trees with a further paved area to the rear of the garden, taking advantage of the afternoon sun.
The attractive north Northamptonshire village of Scaldwell is surrounded by delightful open countryside, and is conveniently situated some 10 miles south of Market Harborough, and approximately 8 miles from both Kettering and Northampton. The A14 lies to the north, providing easy access to both the A1 and M1. The nearby village of Brixworth has a range of local shops, primary school and doctors surgery, and there is secondary schooling in Moulton, and private schools are available at Spratton Hall and Maidwell Hall, Wellingborough, Oakham, Oundle and Uppingham. Northampton Golf Club is 8 miles away, Pitsford Reservoir some 3 miles distant, and there are many scenic walks around the village.
ACCOMMODATION IN DETAIL
With the benefit of Nest controlled gas fired central heating, smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, the beautifully presented interior comprises:
Multi pane glazed entrance door, quarry tiled floor, beamed ceiling and glazed inner doors to:
HALL 5.44m x 1.83m (17'10 x 6')
With painted beams, radiator, oak braced & latched doors off, limestone tiled flooring and under-stairs cupboard.
White suite comprising low flush wc, corner wash hand basin, limestone flooring, secondary glazed window, beams to ceiling and radiator.
STUDY 3.35m x 2.95m (11' x 9'8 )
With engineered oak flooring, radiator, double glazed window overlooking the gardens with oak sill.
LOUNGE 5.79m x 4.88m (19' x 16' )
With engineered oak flooring, two substantial exposed beams, ceiling spotlights, attractive fireplace with Stovax cast iron burner on slate hearth with oak mantle, multi pane glazed sash window to front, double glazed window overlooking the rear garden, glazed stable type door out.
SNUG 2.67m x 2.54m (8'9 x 8'4 )
Secondary glazed sash window to front, limestone flooring, radiator and exposed beams.
LIVING KITCHEN 7.11m x 3.40m min/4.70m max (23'4 x 11'2 min/15'5
A stylishly extended L-shaped room with high vaulted ceiling having two double glazed skylights, double glazed windows to two elevations and French double doors leading out to the gardens creating an abundance of natural light. Limestone tiled flooring with partial underfloor heating, superbly appointed kitchen area with solid slate working surfaces incorporating a peninsular breakfast bar with in-built shelving and cupboards beneath, white enamelled twin bowl sink unit with mixer tap over, Rangemaster cooker range with two ovens, grill, warming drawer, six ring gas hob unit, Rangemaster canopy extractor hood over. Matching cupboards housing the washing machine and dishwasher, dresser unit with oak surface, space for American style fridge/freezer, ceiling spotlights, glazed stable type door leading out to the car port.
GALLERIED LANDING 6.02m x 2.69m (19'9 x 8'10 )
Painted balustrade and handrail to stairwell, two multi pane glazed windows to front with oak sills, radiator, oak braced & latched doors off.
WALK-IN WARDROBE 1.83m x 1.73m (6' x 5'8 )
Beautifully fitted with bespoke oak furniture including three drawer cabinets, mirror, shelving, hanging rail, shoe cabinets and light point
MASTER BEDROOM 4.72m x 3.66m (15'6 x 12' )
A wonderfully spacious master suite with exposed beams, double glazed window to rear with oak sill enjoying views over the gardens, ceiling spotlights and radiator.
DRESSING AREA 2.21m x 2.16m (7'3 x 7'1 )
Open plan to the bedroom with built-in wardrobe, ceiling spotlights, beam, door to:
EN-SUITE BATHROOM 3.00m x 2.01m (9'10 x 6'7 )
Quality white suite comprising panelled bath, mains shower over, wash hand basin within cabinet surround with chrome mixer tap over, tiled surrounds, low flush wc, double glazed window with oak sill, ceiling spotlights, tiled flooring and radiator.
GUEST BEDROOM TWO 4.22m x 3.20m (13'10 x 10'6)
Secondary glazed window to front, deep oak sill, radiator.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 3.20m x 1.22m (10'6 x 4' )
Quality white suite comprising tiled shower cubicle with glazed partition and door, wash hand basin with cupboard and drawers beneath, low flush wc, tiled flooring, multi pane glazed window to rear with oak sill, radiator, ceiling spotlights and radiator.
BEDROOM THREE 3.10m x 2.97m (10'2 x 9'9 )
Double glazed window to rear with oak sill and radiator.
BEDROOM FOUR 2.97m x 2.90m (9'9 x 9'6 )
Double glazed window to rear with oak sill and radiator.
Quality white suite comprising panelled bath with chrome mixer tap over and shower attachment, mains shower over with fixed shower head, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush wc, fully tiled walls, double glazed window, tiled floor with underfloor heating.
CAR PORT 6.10m x 3.28m (20' x 10'9)
Double timber doors to front, brick block flooring, open to rear with enclosed courtyard giving access to:
DOUBLE GARAGE 5.18m x 4.88m average (17' x 16' average)
Remove control up and over door to front, side window and useful loft space.
Attractive rear garden with extensive stone paved patio immediately to the rear of the barn, lawned area, several fruit trees, variety of shrubs, further paved sun terrace to rear of the garden taking advantage of the evening sun. Outside lighting and tap point.
FIXTURES & FITTINGS
Fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale - all other items regarded as owners fixtures and fittings may be removed.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE
EPC Rating D.
DAVENTRY DISTRICT COUNCIL
Council Tax Band F. For further information contact Daventry District Council 01327 871100
Note To Buyer: Stamp Duty Land Tax Rate Up to £125,000: Zero. The next £125,000 (the portion from £125,001 to £250,000): 2%. The next £675,000 (the portion from £250,001 to £925,000): 5%. The next £575,000 (the portion from £925,001 to £1.5 million): 10%. The remaining amount (the portion above £1.5 million): 12%. A further 3% will be payable on the whole amount if this is an additional property to one that you already own. For properties costing up to £500,000, first time buyers will pay no stamp duty on the first £300,000.
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