'Aspirational Homes' from Magenta Estate Agents present a spacious executive home that enjoys a non-estate location and which was constructed by the present vendors for their own occupation around 20 years ago. Read more
'Aspirational Homes' from Magenta Estate Agents present a spacious executive home that enjoys a non-estate location and which was constructed by the present vendors for their own occupation around 20 years ago.
The picturesque village of Ringstead is home to Kinewell Lake, a local nature reserve. Ringstead further boasts a number of local amenities including an excellent post office, hairdressing salon, fish bar, pre-school and primary school. Its proximity to Raunds and Thrapston affords access to an even wider range of facilities and easy access to all the major roads and motorways, including the A45 and A14, which link to the M6, M1, A1 and M11.
Nearby Stanwick Lakes affords extensive play areas to keep families entertained, acres of wide open spaces and paths, a café and visitor centre. The multi-million pound development of Rushden Lakes—a new and exciting retail, leisure and tourism destination — saw its first stores open in July 2017, with more shops, restaurants and a multi-screen cinema to follow.
Mainline train services operate from Kettering, Wellingborough and Corby to London St. Pancras International with a journey time of around one hour. Wellingborough 10 miles, Oundle and Kettering 11 miles, Northampton 20 miles (distances approximate)
Ringstead Robins Pre-school: Ofsted Grade 2 (Good) Ringstead Church of England Academy: Ofsted Grade 2 (Good) Raunds Manor School and Sports College for children aged 11-19 years: 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 property to the front aspect via a glazed wooden door with glazed side windows. The hall affords a warm welcome and comprises feature wood-effect vinyl flooring, dado rail, ceiling coving, deep cloaks cupboard providing hanging and storage space, useful understairs area currently utilised as a study area, telephone point, radiator, staircase with 'rope twist' spindles and newel posts rising to the first-floor landing, all communicating doors to:
Fitted with a Staffordshire 'Charlotte' two-piece suite comprising a wall-mounted wash-hand basin and low-level WC with wooden seat, patterned wallpaper to dado height, ceiling coving, radiator, feature wood-effect vinyl flooring, front-aspect obscure double-glazed window.
The standout feature within the LOUNGE (5.19m (plus bay) x 3.60m (17' x 11' 10")) is the stunning limestone fireplace which incorporates a wood-burning stove set upon a polished black granite hearth; a cosy and warming focal point. The lounge further benefits from ceiling coving and rose, television point, radiator and front-aspect double-glazed box-bay window. The DINING AREA (3.28m x 2.90m (10' 9" x 9' 6")) is accessed via a feature archway from the lounge and affords ample space for a 6-seater table and chairs, ceiling coving and rose, radiator and rear-aspect French doors which open out to the rear garden. A door leads to:
6.46m x 3.27m (21' 2" x 10' 9") A sociable, open-plan room where friends and family can come together to relax, eat and chat. The KITCHEN AREA has been refitted with a range of wall and base units having oak door and drawer fronts and antiqued handles; the sleek, polished granite work surfaces and upstands the perfect contrast. The kitchen further comprises an undermount ceramic sink unit with pull-down spray mixer tap over, range-style cooker (available under separate negotiation) with fitted chimney extractor hood over, integrated dishwasher, integrated wine cooler, space for tall fridge/freezer, breakfast bar island unit with solid wood worktop, recessed ceiling downlights, feature wood-effect vinyl flooring, rear-aspect double-glazed window, open-plan to the BREAKFAST AREA with feature wood-effect vinyl flooring, recessed ceiling downlights, radiator, point for wall-mounted flat-screen TV, door leading to the garage, glazed double doors leading to:
3.28m x 2.92m (10' 9" x 9' 7") Enjoying ample natural light, the double-glazed conservatory comprises windows to the side and rear aspects, side-aspect French doors which open out to the rear patio, wall-mounted heater, tiled floor.
Stairs rise from the ground floor to the first-floor landing which has access to the insulated loft space, radiator, all communicating doors to:
3.99m x 3.77m (13' 1" x 12' 4") The master double bedroom enjoys a feature wall with patterned wallpaper, ceiling coving, radiator and front-aspect double-glazed window. The bedroom is open-plan to the DRESSING AREA (2.78m x 1.44m (9' 1" x 4' 9")) which benefits from built-in wardrobes providing ample hanging and storage space, ceiling coving, radiator, front-aspect double-glazed window, door leading to:
En-suite Shower Room
2.20m x 1.77m (7' 3" x 5' 10") Fitted with a low-level WC, large contemporary vanity basin unit with mixer tap and tiled splashback, corner shower cubicle with electric shower fitted and waterproof shower panels, shaver light, extractor fan, ceiling coving, heated towel rail.
4.55m x 3.18m (max) (14' 11" x 10' 5") An excellent-sized double bedroom, with modern monochrome colour scheme, comprising maple-coloured laminate flooring, ceiling coving, point for wall-mounted flat-screen TV, radiator and rear-aspect double-glazed window.
4.24m (max) x 3.00m (13' 11" x 9' 10") A well-proportioned double bedroom with ceiling coving, radiator and front-aspect double-glazed window.
3.00m(max) x 3.12m(max) (9' 10" x 10' 3") A pink-themed bedroom with oak-effect vinyl flooring, ceiling coving, radiator and rear-aspect double-glazed window overlooking the garden.
3.22m x 2.60m (10' 7" x 8' 6") The excellent-sized bathroom has been fitted with a Staffordshire white suite with antiqued taps and comprises a pedestal wash-hand basin, low-level WC with wooden seat, side-fill panelled bath with bath shower mixer over, feature wooden panelling to dado height, ceiling coving, radiator, obscure double-glazed window to the rear aspect.
To the front of the property, wooden gates open to allow vehicular access to a good-sized block-paved drive which provides ample off-road parking and in turn leads to the garage. Adjacent to the drive is a small lawn with well-stocked shrub borders and mature tree. The main entrance to the home lies beneath an integral canopy porch.
The rear garden has been very well maintained by the present vendors and is laid to a manicured lawn with shaped borders stocked with a variety of plants and shrubs. For outdoor entertaining on a warm summer's day, the paved patio provides ample room for a dining set; on a cold winter's evening, take a dip in the hot-tub (available under separate negotiation) which sits beneath an attractive pergola. There is also a timber deck to the rear corner of the garden which offers an additional seating area. Further benefits include a timber shed, exterior lighting, outside tap and pedestrian access to the front of the property.
Single garage with wooden double doors, power and light connected, wall-mounted gas-fired boiler serving all domestic hot-water requirements and central heating system.