'Aspirational Homes' from Magenta Estate Agents present a classically-proportioned and beautifully-presented family home converted from a former chapel that is believed to date back to 1835. Read more
'Aspirational Homes' from Magenta Estate Agents present a classically-proportioned and beautifully-presented family home converted from a former chapel that is believed to date back to 1835.
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 (distances approximate)
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
The property can be entered to either the front or the side aspect. To the front are the original wooden double doors with arched window above which open to reveal the spacious and welcoming entrance hall. Features and benefits include wooden flooring, useful understairs storage cupboard, timber staircase with turned spindles and handrail rising to the first-floor landing, ceiling coving, radiator, glazed wooden door with glazed side panels providing alternative access to the outside, glazed doors leading to the reception rooms.
4.91m (16'1") x 3.98m (11'1") The dual-aspect sitting room is a particularly lovely room with two particularly lovely features, the front-aspect arched window and the focal-point sandstone fireplace with stove. Additionally, the room comprises wooden flooring, ceiling coving and rose, radiator, corner cupboard housing the electric consumer unit and meter, and windows to the front and side aspects fitted with attractive wooden shutters.
4.86m (15'11") x 3.9m (12'10") A great room in which to work, rest or play, complete with a feature arched window fitted with wooden shutters, wooden flooring, ceiling coving and a radiator.
Fitted with a white suite comprising a pedestal wash-hand basin with mixer tap over and a low-level WC, chrome towel radiator, obscure-glazed window to the side aspect, feature Travertine flooring and skirting, complementary Travertine wall tiling to water-sensitive areas, recessed ceiling downlights.
Open-plan Kitchen/Dining/Living Room
10.09m (33'1") x 4.46m (14'8") Spanning the width of the rear of the ground floor is the stunning open-plan kitchen/dining/living room which allows you to socialise with guests - or keep an eye on the children! - whilst cooking. The KITCHEN/BREAKFAST AREA comprises a range of wall and base units with solid wooden worktops, undermount Butler-style sink unit with mixer tap, tiling to splashbacks, integrated Bosch dishwasher and washing machine, space for range cooker with fitted Rangemaster extractor hood over, space for American-style fridge/freezer, large two-tier wood-topped island unit providing ample storage space as well as an attached dining table, recessed ceiling downlights, concealed boiler, tiled floor, window to the rear aspect and glazed door leading to the rear garden. The DINING/LIVING AREA enjoys a feature wall and attractive focal-point fireplace with electric fire and granite hearth, radiator, tiled floor, recessed ceiling downlights and French doors with glazed side panels which open out to the rear garden.
The spacious landing affords a feature front-aspect arched window fitted with wooden shutters, access to the loft space, radiator, built-in storage cupboard, all communicating doors to:
5.73m (18'10") (into door recess) 4.06m (13'4") The master double bedroom enjoys a feature wall with patterned wallpaper, feature rear-aspect arched window, built-in wardrobe providing hanging and storage space, wood-effect flooring, ceiling coving, radiator, door leading to:
En-suite Shower Room
The en-suite is fitted with a pedestal wash-hand basin with mixer tap over, low-level WC and a double-width walk-in shower enclosure with 'rain' shower head, chrome towel radiator, complementary Travertine tiling to walls and floor, obscure-glazed window to the rear aspect.
3.90m (12'10") x 3.29m (10'10") A spacious double bedroom affording a feature wall with patterned wallpaper, feature front-aspect arched window fitted with wooden shutters, built-in wardrobe providing hanging and storage space, wood-effect flooring, ceiling coving, radiator, door leading to:
En-suite Shower Room
The en-suite is fitted with a low-level WC, vanity basin unit with mixer tap, double-width walk-in shower enclosure with 'rain' shower head, ceiling downlight, extractor fan, Travertine flooring, complementary Travertine wall tiling to water sensitive areas, chrome towel radiator.
5.02m (16'6") x 4.06m (13'4") (plus door recess) Another excellent-sized double bedroom with feature arched window to the rear aspect, built-in storage cupboard and radiator.
4.02m (13'2") x 3.96m (13') A well-proportioned double bedroom benefiting from a built-in wardrobe, feature front-aspect arched window fitted with wooden blinds, radiator and ceiling coving.
2.86m (9'5") x 2.42m (7'11") A bedroom affording a built-in wardrobe providing ample hanging and storage space, window to the side aspect, ceiling coving and radiator.
The superb bathroom comprises a free-standing bath with side-fill mixer tap and handheld shower attachment, low-level WC and a vanity basin unit, Travertine flooring, slate tiles to feature wall, Travertine wall tiling to half height to the remaining walls, recessed ceiling downlights, chrome towel radiator, extractor fan, obscure-glazed window to the side aspect.
To the front of the property is block-paved off-road parking for one car from which steps lead up to the front door. A tarmac driveway extends to the side of the house providing additional parking for several cars and from which a neighbour has right of way access to their garden. From here is a step up to a door providing access to the property.
The beautifully-landscaped rear garden enjoys a shaped and edged lawn with well-stocked raised borders and a mature silver birch. The remainder of the garden is laid to well-defined areas of gravel, paving or decking. The elevated deck provides an ideal seating area, as does the gravelled area nestled into the far corner of the garden. Further benefits include a timber shed and gated pedestrian access to the driveway. The garden is fully enclosed by timber panel fencing.