4 bed cottage for sale Rotton Row, Raunds, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire NN9
- Windmill Primary School0.3 miles
- St Peter's Church of England Academy0.3 miles
- Wellingborough6.7 miles
- Kettering8.9 miles
Features and description
The market town of Raunds is situated in the heart of East Northamptonshire and enjoys easy access to all the major roads and motorways, including the A45 and A14 which link to the M6, M1, A1 and M11. Owing to the wide range of manufacturing and distribution businesses in the area, it is an increasingly-popular town for local workers and commuters alike.
The town enjoys a full range of shops and amenities including supermarkets, a medical centre, gp surgery, post office, schooling for all ages, restaurants and parks. The town square hosts a Friday market with regular stallholders selling fresh local produce. Nearby Stanwick Lakes affords extensive play areas to keep families entertained, and acres of wide open spaces and paths. The multimillion-pound development of Rushden Lakes, an exciting retail, leisure and tourism destination, has also welcomed a multiplex cinema, soft play facility, adventure golf and some exciting new restaurants.
Mainline train services operate from Kettering, Wellingborough and Corby to London St. Pancras International with a journey time of around one hour.
Wellingborough 11 miles, Oundle 11 miles, Kettering 15 miles, Northampton 20 miles
Playmates Pre-school: Ofsted Grade 1 (Outstanding)
Windmill Primary School (Academy): Ofsted Grade 2 (Good)
St. Peter’s Church of England Academy: Ofsted Grade 2 (Good)
Raunds Manor School Sports College for children aged 11-18: Ofsted Grade 2 (Good)
Wellingborough School: Independent school serving children aged 3-18
Kimbolton School: Independent school serving children aged 4-18
Oundle School: Co-educational independent school serving children aged 11-18
Enter the cottage to the front aspect via a wooden glazed door into the hall/snug which affords a charming welcome and benefits from feature exposed wooden beams, tiled floor, recessed ceiling downlights, telephone point and a radiator. The vestibule is open-plan to the hall.
The hall comprises recessed ceiling downlights, tiled floor, radiator, dog-leg staircase with white-painted balustrade rising to the first-floor landing, understairs area ideal for storage and/or shelving, ledged doors with iron latches leading to the lounge and kitchen.
5.22m (17'2")(max) 4.6m (15'1")(min) x 4.51m (14'10") Full of period charm, the lure of this cosy lounge will prove irresistible at the end of the day. The natural brick open fireplace with Yeoman stove and flagstone hearth draws the eye and creates a lovely focal point, whilst the feature exposed wooden ceiling and lintel beams, deep window sills and window seat afford additional character. The well-presented reception room further comprises recessed ceiling downlights, accent wall lighting, TV point, two radiators, double-glazed windows to the front and rear aspects and double-glazed French doors opening out to the rear garden.
4.41m (14'6")(max) 3.75m (12'4")(min) x 4.51m (14'10") Spacious and sociable, there is little doubt that this kitchen will be the heart and hub of this gorgeous cottage. The kitchen has been fitted with a range of pale-green wall and base units with antiqued handles, further comprising fitted roll-top work surfaces and concealed task lighting, 1.5 bowl stainless-steel sink and drainer unit with mixer tap over, complementary tiling to splashbacks, Smeg stainless-steel 6-ring range cooker with chimney extractor hood over and tiled splashback, integrated fridge/freezer, integrated dishwasher, tiled floor, recessed ceiling downlights, double-glazed window to the front aspect with feature exposed wooden beam over, radiator, television point, double-glazed window to the rear aspect and feature window seat, steps descending to:
With recessed downlights, tiled floor, wall-mounted central heating thermostat, double-glazed door to the side aspect providing access to the parking area, ledged doors with iron latches leading to the cloakroom and utility room.
3.2m (10'6") x 2.3m (7'7") Of a good size, the utility room has been fitted with a range of units matching those found in the kitchen including a useful larder-style unit, further comprising fitted roll-top work surfaces, a stainless-steel sink and drainer unit with mixer tap over, tiling to splashbacks, space and plumbing for washing machine, further domestic appliance space, wall-mounted Worcester boiler, recessed ceiling downlights, extractor fan, tiled floor, radiator, double-glazed window to the rear aspect, double-glazed door to the side aspect giving access to the garden.
The cloakroom is fitted with a white two-piece suite comprising a wall-mounted basin with tiled splashback and low-level WC. Also found within the room are a radiator, consumer unit, tiled floor and an obscure double-glazed window to the side aspect with feature exposed wooden beam over.
As you reach the first-floor landing your eyes are drawn to the feature high ceilings and crisp white paintwork. You can expect to find useful integral wooden shelving on the half-landing, recessed ceiling downlights, radiator, access via loft ladder to the loft space, all communicating ledged doors with iron latches to:
4.23m (13'11") x 3.83m (12'7")(max)(plus wardrobe space) Retreat to the restful master bedroom which has been decorated in subtle shades of grey and benefits from feature high ceilings with recessed ceiling downlights, built-in double wardrobes affording hanging and storage space, TV and telephone points, radiator, double-glazed window to the rear aspect, ledged door leading to:
En-suite Shower Room
The en-suite has been fitted with a white suite comprising a pedestal wash-hand basin, low-level WC and shower enclosure with mains-fed shower, further comprising complementary wall tiling to the full ceiling height, radiator, tiled floor, shaver point, extractor fan, recessed ceiling downlights and a roof window.
3.57m (11'9") x 3.51m (11'6")(plus door recess) A few steps lead down to the beautifully-presented guest bedroom which affords recessed ceiling downlights, TV and telephone points, radiator and a double-glazed window to the rear aspect with feature exposed wooden beam over.
4.73m (15'6")(max) x 3.25m (10'8")(max)(plus wardrobe space) Whether utilised as a double bedroom with ample storage space or a study, this versatile room enjoys a neutral décor and benefits from integrated wooden shelving ideal for books or display, built-in double wardrobes providing hanging and storage space (one with an electric heater making it ideal for airing clothes), TV and telephone points, radiator, recessed ceiling downlights, and a double-glazed window to the side aspect with feature exposed wooden beam over.
2.4m (7'10") x 2.2m (7'3") A lovely room with fresh white-painted walls, recessed ceiling downlights, TV and telephone points, radiator and a double-glazed window to the front aspect with feature exposed wooden beam over.
The bathroom has been fitted with a three-piece white suite comprising a pedestal wash-hand basin, low-level WC and panelled bath with mains-fed shower over and glass shower screen, further comprising wall tiling to the full ceiling height with cool blue accent tiles, recessed ceiling downlights, roof window, extractor fan, radiator, shaver point, tiled floor.
The delightful rear garden is fully enclosed by fencing and brick walling. From the lounge, French doors open out to a paved patio, with additional paved seating located to the far corner of the garden beneath a feature pergola. For lovers of jam-making you will be happy to discover the plum and apple trees and rhubarb plants. The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn with a mature, shaped holly tree inset and raised beds planted with fragrant herbs and roses. Further benefits include a timber shed and adjacent covered log store, exterior lighting, outside power points, tap and gated pedestrian access to the drive. Vehicular access to the property is via a gravelled drive which leads to block-paved off-road parking for two cars.
Agents Note: The gravelled drive is owned by the vendors of 31 Rotton Row, however there is an agreement in place affording the owner of 29a Rotton Row access over said driveway to their allocated parking space. We are also informed by our vendors that the neighbour contributes to the maintenance of the drive. Prospective buyers are advised to have their legal representatives verify the above information.
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