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1 bed flat for sale

Hirondelle Close, Northampton NN5

  • Sold subject to contract


(£273/sq. ft)

Property details

  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 reception room
  • Floor area 431 sq. ft

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This modern second floor apartment is situated at the penthouse level of a purpose built of sixteen similar properties with extensive lawned communal gardens and off road parking space situated in a quiet cul de sac in the popular residential area of Duston. The one bedroomed accommodation includes a 17 foot long living room which opens into a modern fitted kitchen, together with one double bedroom, bathroom and entrance hall. The property is currently let on a periodic Assured Shorthold Tenancy with a rent passing of £6,300 per annum until May 2020.


Entrance Hall (6'2 x 3'1 (1.88m x 0.94m))

Approached from the communal second floor landing, there is a secure entry phone and an airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and electric immersion heater. Moulded panelled doors lead to:-

Living Room (17'5 x 10'8 (5.31m x 3.25m))

With a two casement dormer window overlooking the gardens to the rear, there is a further window to the side elevation and there are two electric night storage radiators. There are TV and telephone points and an archway leading to:-

Kitchen (9'11 x 7'3 (3.02m x 2.21m))

Fitted with ample floor and wall cabinets with laminated working surfaces incorporating a stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over and low level stainless steel oven with four place electric hob over and concealed cooker hood. There is a built-in automatic washing machine and a built-in larder fridge.

Double Bedroom (12'8 x 8'9 (3.86m x 2.67m))

With a coved ceiling, electric convector heater and a two casement window overlooking the communal gardens.

Bathroom (7'0 x 5'6 (2.13m x 1.68m))

With a white suite of panelled bath with electric Dimplex shower attachment over and screen, pedestal wash basin and WC. There are ceramic tiled splash areas, a heated towel rail, shaver socket and an extractor fan.


There is an allocated parking space, number 16, and the occupiers also have use of the bin store and the gated communal gardens which are laid to lawn.


Main drainage, water and electricity are connected. Space heating is through electric night storage radiators and convector heaters. There is a passive infra red security alarm system and the property also benefits from double glazing. (None of these services has been tested).

Terms Of The Lease

The property is offered on a 125 year lease which expires 25/10/2116 and subject to an annual service charge, currently £816 per annum to include the ground rent. The service charge is to cover the maintenance of the common parts, buildings insurance and maintenance of grounds and car park.

Assured Shorthold Tenancy

The property is let to a tenant at a rent passing currently £525 per calendar month until May 2020.

Council Tax

Northampton Borough Council - Band A

Local Amenities

Within the village there are a number of shops including a Bakery, Post Office and Hardware Store. The property is situated close to Sixfields Leisure Area which provides Cinema, Restaurants, Fitness Centre, Sainsburys Supermarket and other retail outlets. Motorway access is to Junction 15A and Junction 16 via the A45 South and the A45 West respectively. Local schools include the Duston School in Berrywood Road and lower schooling at St Luke's ceva Primary School.

How To Get There

From Northampton town centre proceed in a westerly direction along the A4500 Weedon Road to the roundabout junction with Tollgate Way at Sixfields. Turn right onto Tollgate Way and then proceed over the next mini roundabout to the traffic light junction with Main Road. Turn left into Main Road and proceed through the centre of the village of Old Duston. On passing through Old Duston turn left onto Berrywood Road and proceed past Duston School and then take the next turning on the right into Wrenbury Road. Go to the next T junction and turn right again and follow Wrenbury Road until you see the left hand turning into Velocette Way. Take this turning and then turn second left into Hirondelle Close where the property stands at the far end of the cul-de-sac on the left hand side.


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Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Northampton 2.6 miles
  • Long Buckby 6 miles
  • Duston Eldean Primary School 0.4 miles
  • The Duston School 0.6 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Northampton 2.6 miles
  • Long Buckby 6 miles
  • Duston Eldean Primary School 0.4 miles
  • The Duston School 0.6 miles

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Average estimated value for a flat in NN5:

  • £145,750
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  • -£20,007
  • (-12.070%)
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Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
10th Oct 2019 £117,500 First listed
26th Oct 2016 £86,000 Last sold

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