Aspirational Homes' from Magenta Estate Agents present a wonderful detached period home with incredible proportions and beautiful period detailing that enjoys arguably one of the best locations within the town.
'Aspirational Homes' from Magenta Estate Agents present a wonderful detached period home with incredible proportions and beautiful period detailing that enjoys arguably one of the best locations within the town.
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. Nearby Stanwick Lakes affords extensive play areas to keep families entertained, and acres of wide open spaces and paths. Rushden Lakes, with its picturesque lakeside setting, affords opportunities galore to shop, eat and play: from department stores and everyday essentials; a wide variety of restaurants and cafés; to activities including indoor climbing and trampolining, a soft play facility and multiplex cinema.
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
* Original brass 'dolly' light switches * Tiled cast iron fireplaces * Antique brass doorknobs and finger plates * Leaded stained glass * Ornate cornicing and ceiling roses * Lofty high ceilings * Double-glazed sash-style windows
From the porch, enter through an original panelled door with leaded stained glazing into the hall. Affording a warm, characterful welcome, the hall enjoys some notable features including an original tiled floor, dado rail, high ceilings with cornicing and rose, attractive staircase with turned spindles and handrail rising to the first floor, leaded stained glass window, all communicating doors to:
3.85m x 3.70m (12' 8" x 12' 2") The well-proportioned sitting room affords a superb tiled cast iron fireplace which draws the eye and creates a lovely focal point. Additional highlights include dado rail, ceiling cornicing and rose, and accent wall lighting.
Fitted with a low-level WC and wash-hand basin with tiled splashback, tiled floor, mirrored recess, heated towel rail, understairs storage cupboard.
5.75m x 3.50m (18' 10" x 11' 6") The excellent-sized kitchen is fitted with a range of traditional Shaker-style wall and base units with granite work surfaces over, further comprising a Butler-style sink unit with mixer tap over, feature exposed brick chimney breast with recess for Range cooker, integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge, dresser with integrated wine rack, built-in storage unit, ceiling coving, tiled floor, recessed ceiling downlights, glazed double doors leading to the lounge, further door leading to:
Formal Dining Room
3.50m x 3.50m (11' 6" x 11' 6") With elegant proportions, the dining room boasts a focal-point tiled cast iron fireplace with tiled hearth, picture rail, ceiling cornicing and ceiling rose.
7.00m x 3.80m (23' x 12' 6") An impressive, light-filled room which enjoys the most amazing view of the local church. Easy access to the garden is afforded by the French doors. There is also the benefit of Karndean flooring, accent wall lighting and a TV point. A glazed door leads to:
3.50m x 3.40m (11' 6" x 11' 2")(plus door recess) Fitted with a contemporary range of red gloss wall and base units with granite-effect work surfaces over, further comprising a stainless-steel sink and drainer unit with mixer tap over, tiled splashbacks, recess for American-style fridge/freezer, integrated tumble dryer, ceiling coving, recessed ceiling downlights, tiled floor, door leading to the garage, composite door leading to the driveway.
5.80m(max) 4.10m(min) x 3.40m (19'(max)13'5"(min) x 11' 2") A spacious and versatile reception room currently used as an office, with a fabulous view to inspire you! There is a range of fitted office furniture including drawers, shelves and desk.
Stairs rise from the ground floor to the landing which features traditional balustradng with turned spindles, dado rail, ceiling cornicing and rose. Doors lead to the bedrooms and bathroom.
4.85m x 3.00m (15' 11" x 9' 10") The two front-aspect windows bounce light around the master bedroom, the light in the room further accentuated by the high ceiling. Highlights include picture rail, ceiling cornicing, painted bedroom fireplace with tiled hearth, and feature wallpapered wall. An archway leads to:
2.30m x 2.16m (7' 7" x 7' 1")(plus wardrobe space) Ample storage is provided by the floor-to-ceiling fitted wardrobes. Door leading to:
Master En Suite
The period-style white suite includes a pedestal wash-hand basin and low-level WC, double-width shower enclosure with 'rain' shower head and separate hand shower, complementary wall tiling to water-sensitive areas, heated towel rail, Velux roof window.
3.85m x 3.40m (12' 8" x 11' 2") A room with a stunning view you will never tire of, the guest double bedroom comprises ceiling coving and a vibrant feature wall. A door leads to:
Guest En Suite
The en suite comprises a pedestal wash-hand basin, tiled shower enclosure, Velux roof window.
3.85m x 3.00m (12' 8" x 9' 10") Another superb double bedroom sympathetically decorated with an elegant wallpapered wall whilst also enjoying a lovely painted bedroom fireplace, picture rail, fireside shelving and ceiling cornicing.
3.40m x 3.50m (11' 2" x 11' 6") With ceiling coving and built-in airing cupboard housing the hot-water cylinder and linen shelving.
2.90m x 2.30m (9' 6" x 7' 7") Of a good size, the bathroom features a free-standing ball and claw bath with period-style bath shower mixer, pedestal wash-hand basin, WC with wooden seat, complementary wall tiling to water-sensitive areas.
The generous outside space is the perfect complement to the roomy interior: from the expansive lawn and patio with their picture-perfect view of the church; the block-paved driveway accessed via electric gates and providing generous parking for several vehicles; to the play area where your children can expend even more energy after running circles around the lawn!
With electric door, power and light connected, newly fitted Baxi boiler, access to eaves storage space.
AGENT'S NOTE: Prospective buyers are advised that remedial works were undertaken at Berrister Cottage in October 2021. Paperwork available to view on request at our office.