'Aspirational Homes' from Magenta Estate Agents showcase a superlative period home where the vendors have married period features with modern fixtures and fittings to stunning effect. Read more
'Aspirational Homes' from Magenta Estate Agents showcase a superlative period home where the vendors have married period features with modern fixtures and fittings to stunning effect.
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, tearoom, wine bar, butcher’s 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 multimillion-pound development of Rushden Lakes, an exciting retail, leisure and tourism destination, has now 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. Higham Ferrers 3 miles, Rushden 5 miles, Wellingborough 8.5 miles, Northampton 19 miles (distances approximate)
Acorn Day Nursery, Stanwick: Ofsted Grade 2 (Good) Stanwick Primary Academy: Ofsted Grade 2 (Good) Raunds Park Infant School: Ofsted Grade 2 (Good) 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 11-19 years: Ofsted Grade 2 (Good) Wellingborough School: independent school serving children aged 3-18 Kimbolton School: independent school serving children aged 4-18
Enter the property to the front aspect via an arched uPVC obscure double-glazed door. Affording a characterful welcome with light and airy high ceilings, the hall enjoys original floor tiles, picture rail, and a feature rounded wall. Also comprising a radiator with decorative cover, Hive central heating thermostat, doors leading to all ground-floor rooms, and a further glazed door leading to the INNER HALL which comprises the original tiled floor, white-painted staircase with stair runner rising to the master bedroom suite, useful understairs storage cupboard, radiator with decorative cover, obscure-glazed door leading to the bathroom.
4.55m x 4.00m (14' 11" x 13' 2") Smart and sophisticated, the charcoal grey décor brings depth to this elegant sitting room; the original floorboards add warmth and character whilst the focal-point electric fireplace suite draws the eye. Additional highlights include the contrasting white ceiling coving, bespoke media unit with TV recess and custom made cupboards and shelving ideal for storage and display. The front-aspect bow window and further side-aspect window bathe the room in natural light.
6.93m x 4.40m (22' 9" x 14' 5") Whether entertaining family, friends or both, this fabulous open-plan room is a stylish and unique place to gather, chat and eat. The light-filled DINING AREA features original floorboards, focal-point bow window, decorative fireplace recess and a traditional 'bronzed' column radiator. The dining area is open to the KITCHEN AREA which has been expertly fitted with a range of sage green Shaker-style wall and base units with polished metal handles and solid oak work surfaces over, further comprising an undermount double bowl sink unit with mixer tap over, coloured glass splashback, built-in double oven, microwave and induction hob, integrated washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher, integrated under-counter freezer and tall fridge, oak display shelving with accent lighting, oak breakfast bar with 'copper slate' contrast panel, recessed ceiling downlights, tiled floor, three picture-style windows which draw the eye with their superb view of the rear garden, side-aspect door leading to the rear garden.
4.14m x 3.35m (13' 7" x 11') The feature front-aspect bow window bounces the light around this superb double bedroom which affords an original cast iron bedroom fireplace and picture rail. NB Beneath the carpet are the original, varnished floorboards.
3.93m x 3.43m (12' 11" x 11' 3") Whether used as a bedroom or a cosy snug, there is no denying this room is gorgeous! To accentuate the natural light, the original floorboards have been painted white; the rear-aspect window overlooks the garden, whilst the side-aspect doors and sidelights invite in an abundance of light and afford easy access to one of the many seating areas found within the garden.
Fitted with a contemporary vanity basin unit with circular basin and mixer tap over, low-level WC, side-fill bath with Triton electric shower over and tiled side and end panels, complementary wall tiling to water-sensitive areas, heated towel rail, tiled floor, rear-aspect window, recessed ceiling downlights.
Master Bedroom Suite
4.20m(max) x 3.70m(max) (13' 9"(max) x 12' 2"(max)) plus recess. The high ceiling within the master bedroom suite has the advantage of being able to accommodate beautiful feature lighting. The front-aspect roof window enjoys views across the surrounding rooftops towards Stanwick Hall. Further comprising a small built-in cupboard, white-painted balustrade, folding door leading to:
1.80m x 1.80m (5' 11" x 5' 11") Benefiting from open wardrobe space with storage shelving and hanging rails.
Fitted with an L-shaped vanity unit incorporating a circular basin with mixer tap over and tiled splashback, shower enclosure with mains-fed shower fitted and wall shower panels, low-level WC, door to cupboard housing the Vaillant boiler, tiled floor, roof window, heated towel rail.
The property is set well back from the road behind traditional brick walling, and accessed via a block-paved driveway with adjacent gravelled parking area and mature trees. Steps lead up to a feature arched entrance porch with tiled floor. There is also the benefit of wall lighting and gated pedestrian access to the rear garden.
Of an excellent size, the rear garden enjoys a variety of seating areas: from 'sun-trap' seating for that holiday abroad vibe; shaded relaxation when the weather is hot and dry; to shelter when the rain sets in. From the manicured lawn with well-stocked plant border, steps lead up to a second lawn with views towards Stanwick Hall. A lovely summer house nestles into the corner and is available under separate negotiation. Further benefits include a wooden shed with window and power and light connected, weatherproof sockets, feature outdoor lighting and tap.
AGENT'S NOTE: There is a further driveway to the left of the plot which is owned by the vendors but over which the owners of 33 and 35 West Street have a right of access.
Double gates open onto a block-paved driveway, within the rear garden, leading to the original stone and brick-built garage which is accessed via wooden double doors. Attached to the garage is a good-sized stone storage barn. NB It may be possible to convert the garage and barn into an annexe (subject to the usual planning permissions and building regulation approval)