'Aspirational Homes' from Magenta Estate Agents showcase a most handsome neo-Georgian detached home located within an exclusive enclave of just three properties and which enjoys stunning front-facing views of the local church. Read more
'Aspirational Homes' from Magenta Estate Agents showcase a most handsome neo-Georgian detached home located within an exclusive enclave of just three properties and which enjoys stunning front-facing views of the local church.
Stanwick has always been a popular place to live and is the largest village in the East Northants district. It enjoys close proximity to the towns of Raunds, Rushden, Higham Ferrers and Irthlingborough, all of which are within 5 miles. Local amenities include a general store/post office/bistro, butcher shop, hairdresser, village hall, public house and the Courtyard Hotel, a popular wedding venue. The village enjoys excellent road links including access to the A45 linking to the A14 and the A6.
Stanwick Lakes affords extensive play areas to keep families entertained, and for nature lovers, walkers and cyclists, acres of wide open spaces and paths as well as 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 and restaurants opening soon.
Mainline train services operate from Kettering, Wellingborough and Corby to London St. Pancras International with a journey time of around one hour. Higham Ferrers 3 miles, Rushden 5 miles, Wellingborough 8.5 miles, Northampton 19 miles (distances approximate)
Acorn Day Nursery, Stanwick: tel. 01933 427275 Stanwick Primary Academy: tel. 01933 623117 Raunds Rainbow Nursery School: Ofsted Grade 2 (Good) Raunds Park Infant School: Ofsted Grade 2 (Good) Windmill Primary School (Academy): Ofsted Grade 2 (Good) Finalist in the ‘Primary School of the Year’ category at the Northants Telegraph Education Awards 2017 St. Peter’s Church of England Academy: Ofsted Grade 2 (Good) Raunds Manor School 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
A grand entrance is afforded by the oversized 6-panel Georgian-style front door with two glazed lights inset. The impressive hallway is spacious and welcoming and comprises a staircase with volute and spindle balustrade rising to the first-floor landing, tiled floor, understairs storage cupboard, ceiling coving, telephone point, all communicating doors to:
7.58m x 4.23m (24' 10" x 13' 11") Entered via glazed double doors from the hall, the dual-aspect lounge is of an excellent size. The elegant neutral decor lends a calming, restful feeling to the room; the stone fireplace with wood-burning stove draws the eye and creates a lovely focal point. Additionally there are wall light points, ceiling coving, TV point, two radiators, front- and rear-aspect double-glazed windows, and rear-aspect double-glazed bi-folding doors which provide access to the rear garden.
2.25m x 1.25m (7' 5" x 4' 1") Of a good size and fitted with a white suite comprising a pedestal wash-hand basin and low-level WC, black marble-effect wall tiling, radiator, ceiling coving, rear-aspect obscure double-glazed window.
3.46m x 2.16m (11' 4" x 7' 1") A pleasant space in which to work comprising ceiling coving, tiled floor, radiator and rear-aspect double-glazed window overlooking the garden.
4.00m x 3.74m (13' 1" x 12' 3") Entered via glazed double doors from the hall, the dining room really makes the most of the natural light, framing the large double-glazed windows with floor-length curtains. The decorative white wainscoting is a particularly nice feature. There are also ceiling coving and rose, radiator, wall light points and a glazed door leading to:
Family Room/Breakfast Area
3.73m x 3.44m (12' 3" x 11' 3") The connection with the outdoors is clearly one of the reasons the room is so much loved and well used by the present vendors. Comprising a tiled floor and underfloor heating, ceiling coving, TV and telephone points and rear-aspect double-glazed window and French doors opening out to the garden. The family room is open-plan to the BREAKFAST ROOM 3.07m x 2.85m (10' 1" x 9' 4") which benefits from underfloor heating, ceiling coving, side-aspect double-glazed window and a column radiator. A door leads to the utility room, whilst the breakfast area is open-plan to the kitchen.
4.39m(max) x 4.50m(max) (14' 5" x 14' 9") Although still open to the breakfast area, the kitchen is separate enough to contain cooking noises and take your guests away from the dishes: the best of both worlds! Light and airy, the kitchen has been fitted with a range of cream Shaker-style wall and base units with antiqued handles, oak block worktops, Franke 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit with pull-down spray mixer tap and separate drinking water tap, stone wall tiling to splashbacks and windowsills, integrated dishwasher, Falcon 5-ring range cooker with Falcon chimney extractor hood over, Rangemaster fridge/freezer with ice and water dispenser, TV point, tiled floor with plinth heater, LED lighting on plinths and kickboards and under cabinets, side-aspect oak door leading to the rear garden, Velux roof window and three double-glazed windows.
2.84m x 2.53m (9' 4" x 8' 4") Fitted approximately three years ago with a range of Shaker-style wall and base units having contrasting granite work surfaces over, further comprising an undermount Butler-style sink unit with mixer tap over, water softener, white 'metro'-style wall tiling, space for washing machine and tumble dryer, concealed Worcester boiler, Honeywell digital timer controls, tiled floor with plinth heater, front-aspect obscure double-glazed windows and door.
The first-floor landing comprises ceiling coving, access via pull-down loft ladder to the fully boarded loft space having power and light connected, radiator, Honeywell thermostat, built-in cupboard housing the hot-water cylinder and Salamander pump, all communicating doors to:
5.50m x 4.23m (18' 1" x 13' 11") The capacious master double bedroom affords an extensive range of fitted bedroom furniture including wardrobes and drawers and dressing table with feature glass display shelving, mirror and under-cabinet lighting. Also with ceiling coving, two radiators, wall light points and two front-aspect double-glazed windows enjoying a bird's-eye view of the local church. A door leads to the EN SUITE: 3.44m x 1.96m (11' 3" x 6' 5") Fully tiled and fitted with a Sottini suite comprising a pedestal wash-hand basin, low-level WC, double-ended panelled bath with 4-tap hole bath shower mixer, shower enclosure with mains-fed shower and Sottini thermostatic shower valve, vertical radiator with towel rail and mirror, ceiling coving, rear-aspect obscure double-glazed window.
It will be a pleasure to wake up in this beautiful bedroom, flooded with natural light and with stunning views to boot! It affords a feature wall with floral-patterned wallpaper, ceiling coving, two radiators and two front-aspect double-glazed windows. Open-plan to the DRESSING AREA with four fitted double wardrobes providing ample hanging and storage space, built-in dressing table with mirror, front-aspect double-glazed window, door leading to the GUEST EN SUITE: Luxuriate in the contemporary en suite fitted with a white suite comprising a wall-hung WC with concealed cistern, semi-recessed wash-hand basin with towel rail and mixer tap over, walk-in shower enclosure with square rainfall shower head and wall-mounted handset also with separate drying area, majority wall tiling, tiled floor with underfloor heating, large LED mirror, recessed ceiling downlights, heated towel rail, extractor fan, Velux roof window.
A spacious, well-presented double bedroom with ceiling coving, radiator, rear-aspect double-glazed window and door leading to the EN SUITE: Enjoy a long, relaxing soak in the oversized bath with tiled side panel and bath shower mixer. The en suite has also been fitted with a low-level WC, vanity basin unit with mixer tap over and stainless steel double cupboard under, shower enclosure with mains-fed shower and integrated thermostatic shower valve, stone-effect wall tiling, tiled floor with underfloor heating, heated towel rail, recessed ceiling downlights, LED bathroom mirror, extractor fan, side-aspect obscure double-glazed window.
2.85m x 2.48m (9' 4" x 8' 2") Another double bedroom with fitted furniture providing useful storage space, ceiling coving, radiator and rear-aspect double-glazed window.
2.95m x 2.25m (9' 8" x 7' 5")(excluding storage) Decorated in neutral colours and comprising a fitted wardrobe with sliding mirrored doors, ceiling coving, radiator and front-aspect double-glazed window.
Fully tiled and fitted with a white suite comprising a low-level WC, pedestal wash-hand basin with mixer tap over, shower enclosure with mains-fed shower and integrated thermostatic shower valve, ceiling coving, heated towel rail, alcove with LED light, rear-aspect obscure double-glazed window.
The manicured lawn, eye-catching floral displays, mature trees and characterful semi-circular portico complement the house's elegant facade and add instant kerb appeal. Accessed via a communal driveway off Raunds Road, ample parking is courtesy of a generous block-paved driveway, which in turn leads to the DOUBLE GARAGE 7.85m x 4.89m (25' 9" x 16' 1") which has a Hormann 'SupraMatic' garage door operator, power and light connected, eaves storage space, side-aspect window. Adjacent to the garage is a gardener's WC and wash-hand basin. Have a seat, relax and sample the peace and seclusion afforded by the superlative rear garden: from the well-tended lawn which slopes gently upwards; to the paved seating areas which capture partial views of the local church. Fragrance is afforded by the bee-friendly borders jam-packed with lavender and rosemary, in addition to the flowering cherry and crab apple trees. The well-chosen exterior lighting showcases the garden and its features as the night falls. Further benefits include a log store, greenhouse, weatherproof socket, tap and gated pedestrian access to the front garden. To one side of the property is a very large shed with power and light connected which would make a great gym subject to a few alterations!