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This very substantial four-storey Edwardian period house has been extended, refurbished and modernised to provide spacious five-bedroomed accommodation with a bathroom, shower room, two reception rooms, a 21-foot kitchen/breakfast room and a superb orangery at the rear. The interior which extends to over 2,600 square feet retains a wealth of original period features including a Minton mosaic tiled hallway, original open hearth fireplaces and high corniced ceilings. There is a two-roomed basement cellar and externally there are well-stocked gardens to the front and rear, the walled rear garden extends to approximately 130 feet, containing a magnificent specimen cedar tree and at the far end there is a large detached double garage block accessible via a service road and further hard standing. The property is being sold with no upward chain.

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    ACCOMMODATION

    GROUND FLOOR

    RECEPTION HALL

    5.61m x 1.83m (18'5 x 6'0)

    Approached beneath a canopy porch through a leaded light stained glass door the hall has mosaic tiled Minton floor and contains the stairs rising to the first floor with doors to:-

    LOUNGE

    5.49m x 4.67m (18'0 x 15'4)

    A very light and spacious room with a high corniced ceiling and wide four casement sliding sash bay windows to the front elevation. There is an open hearth fire place with a Regency style hob basket and TV point.

    STUDY/OFFICE

    4.98m x 2.54m (16'4 x 8'4)

    Currently used as an office this room has a high ceiling and two casement sliding sash window to the side.

    INNER HALL

    5.18m x 0.91m (17'0 x 3'0)

    With wainscotting panelling, feature plaster corbells and Minton tiled floor.

    KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM

    6.43m x 5.99m overall (21'1 x 19'8 overall )

    This superb open plan space has a kitchen area with shaker style Amtico floor and wall cabinets with polished granite work surfaces incorporating a twin bowl stainless steel sink unit and De Dietrich induction hob and extractor. There are eye level ovens, plumbing for automatic dishwasher and a large built-in larder fridge. The breakfast area connects to the orangery and there is a superb inglenook fireplace with open-hearth containing a cast iron dual fuel burner beneath a mahogany over mantle. French doors lead to:-

    BREAKFAST AREA

    ORANGERY

    5.41m x 4.93m (17'9 x 16'2)

    A very spacious well proportioned room beneath a glazed lantern roof and bay window with french doors opening to the rear terrace and gardens. There are LED downlighters, a wall mounted TV point and twin electric panel radiators.

    CLOAKROOM

    2.03m x 0.81m (6'8 x 2'8)

    With a white suite of WC and bracket wash basin.

    UTILITY ROOM

    2.21m x 1.73m (7'3 x 5'8)

    With limestone tiled floor and housing the gas fired boiler, plumbing for automatic washing machine, partly glazed door to the side pedestrian access.

    BASEMENT

    CELLAR ROOM ONE

    3.05m x 2.31m (10'0 x 7'7)

    Approached via a winding staircase through a trap door from the kitchen this room has a brick floor.

    CELLAR ROOM TWO

    4.83m x 2.69m (15'10 x 8'10)

    Also with a brick floor housing the gas, water and electricity meters and the original coal chute.

    FIRST FLOOR

    LANDING

    5.56m x 1.83m (18'3 x 6'0)

    Approached through a half landing with a back panelled window seat the stairs rise to the main landing with further stairs to the second floor.

    BEDROOM ONE

    5.28m x 4.72m (17'4 x 15'6)

    With a wide four casement bay window to the front elevation, this light and spacious room has a picture rail over an open hearth cast iron fireplace with arts and crafts mantle and cupboards to the side.

    BEDROOM TWO

    5.66m x 4.32m (18'7 x 14'2)

    A lovely light and spacious room with a four casement bay window and picture rail overlooking the rear garden, there is an open hearth cast iron fireplace with cupboards either side.

    BEDROOM THREE

    5.00m x 2.74m (16'5 x 9'0)

    Used as a work from home office there is a range of built in storage cupboards and open hearth fireplace with arts and crafts hob.

    BATHROOM

    4.14m x 2.29m (13'7 x 7'6)

    Re-fitted with a Mode suite of freestanding twin ended bath with side mixer tap, tiled double shower cubicle with rain shower, WC, and vanity wash basin. Airing cupboard and vertical heated towel rail and windows to side.

    SECOND FLOOR

    LANDING

    4.27m x 1.70m (14'0 x 5'7)

    With sliding sash window to side elevation there are panelled doors leading to:-

    BEDROOM FOUR

    3.84m x 2.74m (12'7 x 9'0)

    A double room with vaulted ceiling and sliding sash window to front elevation. Open hearth fireplace with arts and craft hob.

    BEDROOM FIVE

    3.86m x 2.69m (12'8 x 8'10)

    Also with vaulted ceiling and sliding sash window to front.

    SHOWER ROOM

    2.64m x 1.22m (8'8 x 4'0)

    Re-fitted in 2021 with a white suite of mosaic tiled double shower cubicle with rain shower, vanity wash basin with cupboards under and WC with concealed cistern. Vertical heated towel rail and roof light.

    OUTSIDE

    The property is approached through a front garden laid to lawn behind a high privet hedge and well stocked with a colourful variety of shrubs and flowers and a pathway leads to a side pedestrian gate giving access to the rear garden.

    REAR GARDEN

    Approached by a paved terrace with a pathway leading between two ornamental ponds and tall mature specimen Cedar and Poplar trees. The pathway terminates in a level lawn bounded by well-stocked flower borders and established fruit trees including Apple and Pear. The garden extends to approximately 130 feet and at the far end, there is a gravelled off road parking space accessible through the double garage.

    DOUBLE GARAGE

    6.27m x 5.89m (20'7 x 19'4)

    Constructed of rendered blockwork beneath a pitched slate roof and with electrically operated roller doors from the rear access, there is straight through access to the additional off road parking. The garage has light and power connections and there is ladder access to a storage loft with roof lights.

    SERVICES

    Main drainage, gas, water and electricity are connected. Central heating is through radiators from a Alpha CD24R gas fired boiler providing domestic hot water through a Heatrae Sadia megaflow mains pressure unvented cylinder.

    AGENTS NOTE

    The sash windows to the front of the house were fully refurbished in November 2021 with duplex laminate glass, acoustic draught proofing and new sash cords and both the family bathroom and the shower room have been refitted, the shower room completed in 2021.

    COUNCIL TAX

    West Northamptonshire Council - Band D

    LOCAL AMENITIES

    Kingsthorpe offers many facilities including Supermarkets, Library, Off Licence, Post Office, Public Houses and restaurants. There are bus services to Northampton town centre. Local schools include Kingsthorpe Village Primary, Boughton Primary School, Kingsthorpe Grove Primary and All Saints CEVA Primary. Secondary education is available at Kingsthorpe Community College.

    HOW TO GET THERE

    From Northampton town centre proceed in a northerly direction along the A508 Barrack Road to the traffic light junction with St Andrews Road and Balfour Road. Carry straight on proceeding up the hill passing Bells Home and Leisure Store on the left hand side and through the next set of traffic lights where the property stands on the right hand side.

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