Northampton Road, Wellingborough


A spacious and well proportioned 4 bedroom detached character house situated in one of the most sought after areas of the town and enjoying substantial well screened gardens with a total plot size in excess of 1/3rd acre.

Dating from around 1930 and understood to have been built by Adams Builders for a local footwear manufacturer this prestigious house was finished to a high specification and many original period features remain including oak panelling, wood-block floors, servant bell system, panelled doors, feature ceilings and original fireplaces.

The property has been sympathetically refurbished with care taken to blend the many traditional features with modern comforts such as gas central heating, leaded double-glazed windows, fitted kitchen/breakfast room with integrated appliances, conservatory and en suites to the master and guest bedrooms. Other accommodation includes an oak panelled reception hall, living room with adjoining sun lounge, oak panelled dining room, second sitting room, utility room, family bathroom with free-standing bath and separate shower room.

The house is set back from the road behind a screen of trees and shrubs with a through in and out driveway giving vehicular access to twin garages and the parking area. The main gardens extend to the side and rear of the house, are extensively stocked and offers good levels of privacy.

Property Details

The Accommodation comprises:

(Please note that all sizes are approximate only).

Enclosed Porch

Leaded UPVC double glazed outer doors. UPVC double glazed fixed panel to side. Original style ¾ glazed panelled entrance door with brass door furniture opening to:

Reception Hall

A real feature of the property having oak wall panelling, polished wood block floor and oak staircase rising to the first floor landing. Under stairs storage cupboard, circular window overlooking the rear garden, column radiator, oak panelled doors with brass door furniture off to living room, dining room and cloakroom. Painted part glazed door to kitchen.


White heritage suite comprising low flush w.c with chrome fittings, corner wash hand basin with chrome taps, radiator, ceramic tiled floor, fully tiled walls and leaded double glazed frosted window to the rear.

Living Room

19'4" into bay x 12'5"

With large leaded double glazed bay window to the front and further leaded double glazed window with views over the gardens. Glazed double panelled doors with brass door furniture open to the adjoining sun lounge. Tiled open fireplace and hearth with oak mantle surround, picture rail with decorative frieze panel above and feature ceiling with decorative plasterwork.

Sun Lounge

14'4" x 6'9"

With UPVC double glazed double doors which open onto the large stone flagged patio. Terracotta style floor tiling, radiator, UPVC double glazed panels giving views over the rear garden.

Dining Room

17'8" into bay x 13'2"

Another fabulous reception room with original oak panelled walls and large semi circular leaded double glazed bay window to the front with oak fitted window seat with storage. Striking feature open fireplace with iridescent blue tiled insert and hearth with oak mantle surround. Fitted oak alcove storage cupboard with oak shelving to recess over, feature decorative ceiling, ornamental wall frieze.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

15'10" x 10'10"

Comprehensively fitted with a range of cream coloured units with extensive work surface areas. The units comprise base cupboards and drawers, wall mounted cupboards and shelving. Recess with tiled back and oak mantle surround with Rangemaster range style cooker with ceramic top and extractor canopy over. (Please note that the Rangemaster range style cooker is available by separate negotiation only). Dishwasher. Fitted pelmets with feature lighting, two leaded double glazed windows overlooking the rear garden, solid dark oak flooring, leaded double glazed oriel style window through to the conservatory, UPVC double glazed door to conservatory, ample space for kitchen table, twin inset ceramic sinks with chrome mixer tap, column style radiator, concealed and fully integrated fridge and freezer, integrated dishwasher. Archway from the kitchen/dining room leads directly to the:

Sitting Room

12'0" x 11'3" plus alcove

Tiled hearth, column radiator, large fixed leaded double glazed picture window to the front with double glazed windows flanking. Original housekeeper’s bell indicator panel.


12'7" x 9'0"

Of UPVC double glazed construction set on a low brick base with vaulted polycarbonate roof. Two sets of doors open to the garden and UPVC double glazed door leads off to the adjoining utility room. The conservatory gives lovely views over the garden.

Utility Room

9'4" x 6'11"

Fitted with a range of modern units comprising single drainer stainless steel sink unit with base cupboards under, work surface areas and wall mounted storage cupboards. Under counter space for automatic washing machine and two further appliance spaces. Ceramic tiled floor, UPVC double glazed leaded window to the rear and further crittal style leaded window to the conservatory. Fully tiled walls and personal door to the garaging.

First Floor Landing

With large secondary glazed feature original crittal style window with decorative leadwork and giving views over the rear garden. Picture rail, column radiator, loft hatch, walk-in airing cupboard housing the Vaillant gas combination central heating boiler and also providing batten shelving and electric light. Panelled doors lead off the landing to all four bedrooms, bathroom and walk-in storage cupboard which has shelving and a UPVC double glazed window

Bedroom 1

19'10" max x 12'5"

A generous sized master bedroom having column radiator, leaded double glazed window to the front and further similar window giving views over the rear garden. Picture rail, fitted low level storage cupboard. Doors off to dressing room and en suite.

Dressing Room

13'7" x 6'2"

Radiator, loft access and UPVC double glazed window to the rear.

En Suite Shower/WC

With white suite comprising Sanindusa close couple w.c, heritage wash basin with chrome taps and fittings and separate tiled shower with Mira Zest shower unit and bi-fold shower door. Extractor fan, radiator, part tiled walls.

Bedroom 2

13'3" x 12'0"

Column radiator, picture rail, leaded double glazed window to the front, alcove cupboards with rail and shelving. Panelled door off to:

En Suite Bathroom/WC

6'5" plus door recess x 4'11"

With white suite comprising heritage wash hand basin with chrome taps, Roca white close couple w.c and white shower bath with curved shower screen and Bristan Colonial chrome rose head style shower over. Radiator, extractor fan, tile effect laminate flooring, tiled walls and leaded double glazed window to the front.

Bedroom 3

11'10" x 12'0" extending to 14'5

Column radiator, picture rail and two double glazed leaded windows to the front.

Bedroom 4

7'5" x 7'4"

Radiator and leaded double glazed window overlooking the rear garden.

Family Bathroom/WC

Another feature of the property having heritage style suite comprising high level w.c with chrome fittings, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome taps and double ended freestanding bath with central chrome taps, radiator, separate heated chrome finished towel warmer, extractor fan, wood effect flooring, tiling to dado height and picture rail.

Outside - Front Garden

- The property occupies a rectangular shaped plot which extends in total to just over 1/3 of an acre. The house is set back from the road behind a well screened front garden with a dual entrance, drive-in/drive-out driveway. This in turn leads to the parking area which gives direct access to the Twin Garages

Twin Garages

16'8" x 9'6" plus 17'4" x 9'0"

Both garages have part glazed timber doors and there is an interconnecting access between the two garages and a personal door that leads into the utility room. Garage 2 has loft storage over

Outside - Side & Rear Garden

A fence and gate gives access to the side of the property where there is a large stone flagged patio with ornamental pond. An original air raid shelter has been restored and is ideal as a tool shed or would make a good wine cellar.

The main garden to the rear of the property has large shaped lawns with extensively planted shrub beds and borders. The garden is extremely well screened with a number of mature trees and shrubs. As such the garden affords good degrees of privacy. Outside water tap.

Wanting to View?

To arrange a viewing of this property please call us on (01933) 278591 or email 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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