This delightful detached Victorian cottage stands in a quiet no through road within this popular village and has been subject to extensive refurbishment and improvements by the current owners. Many period features have been retained including open fireplaces and the accommodation at present comprises entrance hall, cloakroom/utility room, lounge, dining room, conservatory, cellar, kitchen/breakfast room, three double bedrooms and bathroom to the first floor. The gardens lay mainly to the front of the property and are well screened providing off road parking for several vehicles and leading to a detached double garage. Other features include gas radiator central heating, replacement UPVc double glazed windows and a 19 foot fully fitted kitchen/breakfast room.
Within the village there is a Parish Church of St. Mary Magdalen, two Public Houses and Ecton Primary School. Secondary education is available in the nearby town of Wellingborough. The village is well placed for access to a number of public schools including Oakham, Uppingham, Oundle, Rugby and Wellingborough. The village is situated approximately midway between Northampton and Wellingborough and there is access from the south side of the village onto the A45 dual carriageway between the two towns, the same road also giving access to the M1 junction 15 approximately 8 miles distant. References to schools should not be taken to mean that the property concerned is within the school catchmnet nor that the schools mentioned have places available.
Main drainage, gas, water and electricity are connected. Central heating is through radiators from a gas fired boiler which also provides the domestic hot water. There are TV and telephone connections, continuation of which are subject to the usual supplier regulations. (None of these services has been tested).
Wellingborough Council Band - F
awa Water Charge -
By prior appointment through Richard Greener Estate Agents
Approached by a PVCu front door with glazed sidelight, the staircase rises to the first floor with stripped pine balustrade and newels and there are stripped pine floorboards, a built-in cloaks cupboard with double pine doors and a drawer beneath and a radiator. Further features include coving to ceiling, a picture rail and dado rail. An understairs door leads to:-
Being a good size with light and power connected.
Lounge 4.01m x 3.96m (13'2' x 13'0')
The focal point of the room is the polished cast iron fireplace with an open hearth, grate and polished hearth, there is a picture window overlooking the front garden and further features include coving to ceiling, a picture rail, dado rail and deep pine skirtings. A door leads to:-
conservatory 3.73m x 3.51m (12'3' x 11'6')
With double French door leading to the front garden, there is a ceramic tiled floor, two wall light points and a radiator.
Dining room 4.01m x 3.68m (13'2' x 12'1')
This attractive room has a feature ornate cast iron fireplace with an open grate and a pine mantel, there are cupboards to either side with stripped pine doors. There is coving to ceiling, a picture rail and dado rail, deep pine skirtings, a radiator and a picture window overlooking the front garden.
Kitchen/breakfast room 5.87m x 3.61m (19'3' x 11'10')
This good sized kitchen/breakfast room has been comprehensively fitted with a range of base and eye level cabinets, including display cabinets with glazed doors, with contrasting work surfaces above incorporating a deep enamel butler sink unit with mixer tap above and splashback tiling. A feature brick built hearth houses the freestanding stainless steel range cooker with extractor fan above and further appliances include a built-in under counter fridge. Further features include a ceramic tiled floor, coving to ceiling, inset spotlights to ceiling, an obscure glazed window to the rear and a further door leading to:-
Providing a further door to the rear courtyard, there is plumbing for an automatic washing machine and a radiator.
Cloakroom/utility room 2.21m x 1.93m (7'3' x 6'4')
Fitted with a suite comprising a high level WC, an enamel deep butler sink unit, a ceramic tiled floor, a radiator, plumbing for an automatic washing machine and a vent for a tumble dryer.
With a deep picture window to the front, a built-in linen cupboard with pine stripped doors, coving to ceiling, a picture rail and dado rail. Radiator
bedroom one 3.99m x 3.58m (13'1' x 11'9')
With an ornate cast iron open grate fireplace set in a pine mantel with double wardrobes to either side with pine doors and cabin cupboards above. Further features include coving to ceiling a picture rail and dado rail, a radiator and windows to the front.
Bedroom two 3.99m x 3.58m (13'1' x 11'9')
With an ornate cast iron open hearth fireplace set in a pine surround with double wardrobes to either side with stripped pine doors and drawers below. Features include coving to ceiling, a picture rail, a dado rail, deep pine skirtings and a window to the front elevation.
Bedroom three 3.58m x 3.53m (11'9' x 11'7')
With a window to the rear, coving to ceiling, a picture rail, a dado rail and deep pine skirtings. Radiator.
Bathroom 2.46m x 2.36m (8'1' x 7'9')
Well fitted with a suite comprising a panelled bath, a corner shower cubicle with a mixer shower valve, a low level WC and a pedestal wash hand basin. There is ceramic tiling and a radiator.
The property stands back from the road behind a stone wall and is approached by a drive leading to:-
double detached garage 5.33m x 5.31m (17'6' x 17'5')
With a single up and over door, light and power connected and a courtesy door to the side garden.
The gardens are mainly to the front, enclosed by Leylandii hedging and enjoy a sunny south westerly aspect. The garden is laid mainly to lawn with flower and shrub borders, small patio areas and access at the side leading to the rear courtyard garden with a range of outbuildings including a dog run and a garden store.
From Northampton town centre take the A45 for approximately two miles taking the second exit signposted to Ecton Brook. Proceed along this road and at the second roundabout turn right onto the A4500 Wellingborough Road. Continue on this road taking the turning on the right prior to The Worlds End Public House into West Street. Proceed to the end of the road and the property can be found on the left hand side.
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