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Northampton Road, Market Harborough
Price Guide £465,000 | 5 bedrooms

A handsome five bedroomed double bay fronted semi detached Victorian house of character, located just to the south of the thriving town centre of Market Harborough, within walking distance of nearby shops and local amenities.

Retaining a wealth of period features with a Georgian twist, this beautifully appointed and surprisingly spacious family home with a floor area of approximately 2,100 sq ft, and includes an entrance hall with original coloured tiled flooring and stripped pine panelled doors off, charming sitting room with attractive fireplace and bay window to front, dining room also with bay window, useful utility/cloakroom/wc, and a superbly appointed dining kitchen with cooker range, windows to two elevations overlooking the garden with a pine door leading out.

On the upper floor approached via a Georgian style staircase off a central landing with stripped pine panel doors are four well proportioned bedrooms and a family bathroom with a Victorian style suite.

On the lower ground level, the rooms have distinctive brick vaulted ceilings, including a hallway, a charming snug with brick fireplace and ornate cast iron burner together with a rear window and door leading out to the rear garden, games room currently used as a gym, bedroom five with painted brick arched ceiling and store cupboard, and a shower room/wc with fully tiled wet shower area.

The garden forms a most attractive feature of the property, ideal for entertaining with a high degree of privacy, having an extensive paved patio with raised flower beds and seating areas, artificial turfed area with space for a dining table, barbeque area, with a bar located to the corner, useful storage areas and a covered pathway leading to the front of the house.

The property fronts onto Northampton Road within a highly convenient location just to the south of the town centre towards the junction with Springfield Street, off which lies a host of supermarkets including Sainsburys, Waitrose and Lidl with further shopping facilities in the centre of town. Market Harborough has a wealth of bars, restaurants, cafes and public houses, a theatre and leisure centre to the south of town. For the commuter, the nearby railway station has mainline rail services to London St Pancras in about an hour, the M1 is accessible at Junction 20 at Lutterworth, and the A14 lies to the south.

With the benefit of gas fired central heating and mostly UPVC double glazed sash windows, the well presented interior comprises:


Panelled entrance door with glazed light over, original colour tiled floor, stripped pine panelled doors off, picture rail.

SITTING ROOM 3.53m x 4.06m plus bay (11'7 x 13'4 plus bay)
UPVC double glazed bay window to front, attractive fireplace with pine surround and mantle with alcoves to either side, corner TV display with double cupboard beneath, radiator.

DINING ROOM 4.09m x 3.20m plus bay (13'5 x 10'6 plus bay)
UPVC double glazed bay window to front, built-in double cupboard, two alcoves, tall stylish radiator.

UTILITY/CLOAKROOM/WC 3.05m x 1.40m (10' x 4'7)
With brick floor, rear window, low flush wc, wash hand basin with tiled splash, plumbing facilities for automatic washing machine, space for dryer and radiator.

DINING KITCHEN 5.13m x 3.51m (16'10 x 11'6)
Extensive range of white fronted base and wall cupboards with contrasting oak working surfaces, several drawers, pull-out larder cupboard, wine rack, stainless steel sink unit with chrome mixer tap over, integral dishwasher, Rangemaster cooker range with two ovens, grill, five ring gas hob unit and canopy extractor hood over, space for American style fridge/freezer with water cooler, Worcester Combo boiler housed within wall unit, radiator, oak boarded floor, multi pane glazed windows to two elevations with views over the garden together with two double glazed skylights, pine panelled door leading out, ceiling spotlights.

With original tiled floor, radiator within cabinet surround, staircase rising to upper floor, pine door and steps leading down to basement.


Approached via a Georgian style staircase with polished wood handrail, built-in pine fronted double linen cupboard with shelving, two windows and radiator. Stripped pine panel doors leading off to:

BEDROOM ONE 4.01m x 3.05m (13'2 x 10')
UPVC double glazed sash windows to two elevations, radiator, built-in wardrobe with stripped pine door.

BEDROOM TWO 3.18m x 3.96m (10'5 x 13')
UPVC double glazed sash window to front, high ceiling with picture rail, stripped pine panelled door to wardrobe, radiator within cabinet surround.

BEDROOM THREE 3.00m x 2.08m (9'10 x 6'10)
UPVC double glazed sash window to front, radiator and picture rail.

BEDROOM FOUR 3.23m x 3.96m (10'7 x 13')
UPVC double glazed sash window to front, radiator, high ceiling with picture rails.

Superb white suite with Victorian style roll edged bath on ball & claw feet, chrome mixer tap over with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush wc, half tiled walls, ceiling spotlights, radiator, extractor fan and wood effect flooring.


With pine door off, brick arched ceilings, radiator within cabinet surround.

SNUG 3.86m x 3.28m (12'8 x 10'9)
A stunning room with feature brick arched ceiling, matching brick fireplace with ornate cast iron burner, double glazed window to rear, steps rising to rear door which leads out to the garden, recessed display area with feature brick ceiling, radiator.

GAMES ROOM 3.84m x 3.07m (12'7 x 10'1)
With brick arched ceiling, double glazed window to front, radiator, wall light points, wood effect flooring.

BEDROOM FIVE 3.84m x 3.38m (12'7 x 11'1)
With painted brick arched ceiling, double glazed window to front, built-in double cupboard, recesses store, radiator, wall light points and TV aerial socket.

SHOWER ROOM/WC 2.95m x 1.35m (9'8 x 4'5)
Fully tiled wet shower area with extractor unit and shower curtain, wash hand basin, low flush wc, radiator, double glazed window, brick arched ceiling.

Attractively landscaped rear garden, ideal for entertaining enjoying a high degree of privacy, extensive paved patio with raised flower beds and seating areas, astro turf area with space for dining table, corner bar unit, mature cherry tree, useful storage areas, double doors giving access to a covered side entrance with gate to front leading to Northampton Road. Outside lighting and tap point.

TWO PARKING SPACES located to the front of the house.

Fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale - all other items regarded as owners fixtures and fittings may be removed.

EPC Rating D.

Council Tax Band C. For further information contact Harborough District Council 01858 828282

Stamp Duty Land Tax rates from 1st October 2021
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%

If you're a first-time buyer, you won't pay any tax on homes priced at or below £300,000. However, you will pay five per cent on a property, or the portion of a property, priced between £300,001 and £500,000. However, if the first home you're buying is priced above £500,000, you won't be eligible for a saving and you'll have to pay normal stamp duty rates.

To comply with The Money Laundering Regulations 2007, any successful purchaser/purchasers will be asked to provide proof of identity and we will therefore need to take copies of a passport/driving licence and a recent utility bill (not more than three months old). This information is required prior to Solicitors being instructed.


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