A beautifully presented and sensitively extended Grade II three bedroom cottage
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Grooms Cottage is an attached stone-built Grade II listed residence offering light-filled accommodation arranged over two floors.
The ground floor flows from a welcoming reception hall and briefly comprises a generous front aspect sitting room and a large dining room, currently purposed as a family room, both with feature fireplace with wood burning stove. The extensive rear aspect kitchen with neighbouring fitted utility room provides a range of Alexander Lewis wall and floor units with an Aga, modern integrated appliances and access to the rear terrace. The breakfast area has built-in seating and bi-fold doors to the rear terrace, making this an ideal family and entertaining space.
On the first floor there is a spacious dual aspect principal bedroom with extensive bespoke built-in wardrobes and storage. There are also two further well-proportioned rear aspect bedrooms and a spacious family bathroom, all enjoying far-reaching views over the neighbouring countryside.
The property is approached through double five-bar gates and a gravel driveway with private parking for multiple vehicles and side access to the rear garden, bordered by a range of mature shrubs. The enclosed rear garden is laid mainly to level lawn with raised flowerbeds and mature shrubs and trees and offers a large paved terrace, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining, and access to a spacious outbuilding, suitable for a variety of uses.
Grooms Cottage sits in a prime position in the popular and desirable hamlet of Hanging Houghton, situated in undulating countryside to the north of the county between Northampton and Market Harborough with nearby Brixworth village offering a range of day-to-day shopping.
Market Harborough offers a comprehensive range of amenities including independent and High Street shopping, a theatre and sporting facilities including a leisure centre and golf club, while the county town of Northampton has a thriving commercial centre with extensive leisure and shopping facilities. Local sporting and recreational facilities include sailing and trout fishing at Pitsford and Hollowell reservoirs together with walking, cycling and riding opportunities on the areas numerous walks and bridleways.
The property is within easy commuting distance of the national motorway network with the A14 linking east to the A1 and west to the M1 and M6 motorways. London Euston can be reached from Northampton station in under an hour while London St. Pancras can be reached from Market Harborough station in just over an hour.
The range of state schooling in the area is excellent, including Maidwell Primary school, Brixworth CEVC Primary School, Moulton School and Science College and Guilsborough Academy, with Northampton Grammar School. Noteworthy independent schools include Maidwell Hall, Spratton Hall, Pitsford, Overstone Park, Rugby, Wellingborough, Oundle and Uppingham within easy reach.Read all
- ALEXANDER LEWIS BREAKFAST KITCHEN
- SITTING ROOM
- FAMILY / DINING ROOM
- 3 BEDROOMS
- FAMILY BATHROOM
- SOUGHT AFTER HAMLET
- EPC RATING C
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