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Castle Road, Wellingborough

£565,000

An individual 5 bedroom detached character house enjoying a convenient location within walking distance of the theatre, town centre and railway station (London St Pancras in around 55 minutes from Wellingborough railway station). The property is also within a few minutes walk of Wellingborough School, Wrenn Secondary and All Saints Church of England Primary School.

The property occupies a total plot of around 0.20 acre (0.08 hectare) with lovely gardens to the front, side and rear. There is ample parking and a detached double garage. The property has a date stone of 1927 and is built in a Tudor-Revival style. The house retains an array of period architectural features typical of quality homes of the era including oak doors, exposed oak timbers, inglenook fireplace, leaded-light windows, oak flooring and impressive staircases.

The accommodation is arranged over 3 floors. The ground floor includes a large reception hall, large living room with inglenook, separate dining room, modern fitted kitchen/breakfast room, downstairs toilet, utility area and boot room. The first floor has a spacious landing, 4 good bedrooms, en suite shower room/WC, family bathroom and separate toilet. The second floor offers a further bedroom making 5 bedrooms in total. There is also a very large attic area with window offering good storage space.

Whilst the house is in a town location it does enjoy a very private garden and has a pleasant outlook with the old stone Cemetery Lodge property opposite. The rear upper rooms have good views across the town rooftops whilst the front and side rooms look across the front and side gardens towards the cemetery.

In our view this is a very special house and we would strongly recommend viewing.

Property Details

The Accommodation comprises:

(Please note that all sizes are approximate only).

Recess Porch

With oak-framed fully glazed entrance door leading to:

Reception Hall

A spacious reception hall with an impressive original oak staircase with turned wood spindles, feature newel posts and handrail. Exposed ceiling beam, double radiator, period tile-work panel to side of stairs, oak framed and panelled doors off to:

Walk-in Cloakroom

A useful under-stairs cloakroom with coat hooks, painted timber panelling, shelving and leaded-light window to the side.

Living Room

22'0" plus inglenook x 12'11" plus bay

This room has a beautiful period interior with original oak-strip floor, original oak storage cupboards and display cabinets to one wall, exposed ceiling beams/rafters and a large walk-in inglenook with dressed oak bresummer. The inglenook has original tile and brickette work to include a vaulted tile-work ceiling and feature leaded side light windows to alcoves. Fitted gas coal-effect grate. TV aerial point. Original decorative oriel side window, secondary-glazed leaded window to the front and wide secondary-glazed leaded bay window, also to the front. Oak part-glazed folding doors to the dining room.

Dining Room

12'5" plus bay x 11'6"

Accessed either from the reception hall or living room. Original brickette corner fireplace with tiled hearth, oak mantle surround and open grate. Beam and rafter ceiling, original oak strip flooring and secondary-glazed leaded bay window to the side.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

15'4" max x 12'9" max

Refitted in around 2011 with a range of painted timber fronted units to include base cupboards, base pan storage drawers, wall cupboards and glazed display cabinet. I.5 bowl stainless steel sink, ample work-surface areas and range of appliances to include Leisure range-style cooker, integrated filter hood, integrated fridge and integrated dishwasher. Ceramic tiled floor, kick-space heater, double radiator, inset ceiling lighting, TV aerial point, telephone point and leaded sealed-unit window to the side.

Walk-in Pantry

9'10" x 3'5"

A traditional shelved pantry with ceramic tiled floor, cold-shelf and leaded window to the side.

Rear Lobby

Ceramic tiled floor, doorway to boot room and doors off to cloakroom/wc & utility area.

Toilet

Low-flush WC and washbasin. Ceramic tiled floor, half tiled walls and natural light via obscure glazed "borrowed light" window from adjoining boot room.

Utility Area

8'10" x 3'7"

Ceramic tiled floor, plumbing for washing machine and wall-mounted British Gas 330 central heating boiler.

Boot Room

9'7" x 5'3"

Ceramic tiled floor, leaded window to the side and part-glazed rear exterior door.

First Floor Landing

A spacious landing with a large feature secondary-glazed leaded panel window at half-landing height. Radiator, ceiling cornice, feature original oak staircase with turned wood spindles and ornate newel posts to second floor bedroom. Original stripped pine panelled doors off to:

Bedroom 1

13'11" into bay x 12'6"

A large master bedroom with a wide secondary-glazed leaded bay window to the front providing lots of natural light. Picture rail, telephone point, twin built-in wardrobes and modern panelled door to:

En Suite Shower Room

Smartly fitted to offer WC with concealed cistern, vanity storage with fitted washbasin and tiled shower enclosure. Chrome finish towel radiator, shaver point, fully tiled walls and sealed-unit leaded window to the side.

Bedroom 2

12'6" max x 12'10" max

Picture rail, double radiator, sealed-unit leaded window to the side and secondary-glazed leaded window to the front.

Bedroom 3

13'0" x 9'11" plus alcove

Picture rail, double radiator, TV aerial point, built-in cupboard with rail, secondary-glazed leaded window to the rear.

Bedroom 4

12'0" x 9'3"

Telephone point, TV aerial point, double radiator and secondary-glazed leaded window to the side.

Family Bathroom

9'7" x 6'1"

Having vanity washbasin with storage under and panelled bath with glazed shower screen/Bristan shower fitting over. Fully tiled walls, double radiator and built-in airing cupboard (with batten shelving and lagged hot water tank). Sealed-unit leaded window to the rear.

Separate Toilet

Close-coupled WC. Radiator and sealed-unit leaded glazed window to the rear.

Second Floor Bedroom 5

13'5" max 8'1" min x 11'3" max

Radiator, TV aerial connection lead, fitted low-level base storage cupboards, low-level shelving, small cupboard to recess with twin rails, access door to attic space, washbasin and secondary glazed leaded window to the rear. This room has a part-restricted head-height due to sloping ceilings.

Attic Space

25'5" x 14'2" min + 13'10" x 7'10"

Boarded floor, lighting, power socket, sealed-unit leaded window to the side. Storage purposes only and not accommodation.

Front & Side Garden

The property occupies a corner position and is set back from the road behind a traditional brick boundary wall. A five-bar gate gives access to the long side driveway which leads to the double garaging. The driveway provides lots of off road parking. The front and side gardens are laid out with main lawn areas, rose bed, shrub/flower borders and a beautiful old established Walnut tree. To the side of the driveway there are two lovely old espalier trees set against the brick wall and a small Magnolia.

Double Garage

18'5" max width x 16'0" deep

Twin metal garage doors, side window, light and power sockets.

Rear Garden

The main garden is set out to a very interesting landscape design with a formal arrangement of pathways, flower beds, vegetable bed and fishpond. The centre-piece is a paved circular seating area with pillar-supported Pergola. The garden offers near total privacy despite being in a town environment.

The total area of the whole plot extends to approximately 0.20 acre (0.08 hectare).

Wanting to View?

To arrange a viewing of this property please call us on (01933) 278591 or email res@harwoodsproperty.co.uk. Our offices are open from Monday to Friday from 9:00 until 6:00, Saturday from 9:00 until 4:00.

Important Note

Please note that Harwoods have not tested any appliances, services or systems mentioned in these particulars and can therefore offer no warranty. If you have any doubt about the working condition of any of these items then you should arrange to have them checked by your own contractor prior to exchange of contracts.

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Michael Dent

Michael Dent

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