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Strixton

PROPERTY FEATURES

  • A lovely rural position surrounded by farmland with views over undulating countryside.
  • Grade II listed dating to 1848 having undergone a full refurbishment offering an effective mix of period and contemporary living spaces.
  • Extensive traditional courtyard with a range of outbuildings, 2500 sq.ft. of which has been converted in to further ancillary/entertainment space.
  • Modern farm buildings offering immense scope for storage or potentially running a business from them.
  • The complete package needs to be seen in order to be fully appreciated and offers an exciting purchase opportunity.

THE PROPERTY

*SIMPLY STUNNING* A unique Victorian country residence offering income earning potential in a rural setting. Reception hall, 3 further reception rooms, kitchen/living area, utility, cloakroom, vaulted wine cellars, 6 bedrooms, 4 bath/shower rooms. Traditional farm buildings, home office and cinema room, stables, party barn and former farm office. Tennis court, gardens grounds and paddock. In all approximately 13.5 acres (5.46ha). THE PROPERTY Greenfield Lodge enjoys a rural position surrounded by farmland with open rolling views over adjoining rolling countryside. Approached over a quarter of a mile drive that is owned by the property, the former farmhouse and farmstead benefit from privacy and seclusion but one does not feel isolated. The Grade II Listed Victorian stone farmhouse dates to 1848 and whilst still retaining its period charm has undergone a full refurbishment to provide all one requires for modern family living including superfast broadband speeds. Complementing the farmhouse are the extensive traditional courtyard range of farm buildings with 2,500 square feet converted into further entertaining accommodation from party barn to cinema room, home office and summer kitchen/ garden room. The modern farm buildings offer tremendous potential whether one is using them for storage purposes or indeed from potentially running a business from them. The complete package with grounds and land totalling 13.5 acres and it has to be seen to be appreciated. THE FARMHOUSE Doors on both front and rear elevation open into the central reception hall with all main reception rooms radiating off and wooden staircase gently rising to the galleried landing. Both the sitting and dining rooms look over the main garden and enjoy good proportions with stone fireplaces and part recessed display alcoves. The cosy family room enjoys a double aspect with open fireplace and adjoining is a cloakroom. Across the hall is an open plan kitchen/breakfast room which overlooks and has direct access into a wide paved entertaining terrace overlooking the courtyard of former traditional farm buildings. The kitchen benefits from bespoke shaker units with granite work surfaces and matching island unit, with breakfast bar to one end. A grey four oven Aga has pride of place and supported by five ring induction hob, oven and combination oven/microwave. Other integrated appliances include AEG dishwasher and full height fridge freezers. A stop leads up to the flagstone floored breakfast room and lying beyond is the well equipped and fitted utility room. The two vaulted wine cellars lie in the heart of the farmhouse, one allows access to a well. FIRST FLOOR The landing is split level with master bedroom, generous in size and served by a well equipped en suite bathroom with corner shower cubicle and a run of full height pine fitted wardrobes. Two further bedroom suites lie on this floor along with seating area and cloakroom. SECOND FLOOR Three further double bedrooms lie on this floor along with family bathroom and seating area. OUTSIDE A paved entertaining terrace runs along the rear of the farmhouse with steps down to a lawn enclosed by brick dwarf wall. Lying to the front is the formal part walled garden laid to lawn and edged by mature herbaceous borders running down to ha ha with further lawn beyond. COURTYARD BUILDINGS The traditional range of stone outbuildings form a ''U' shape centred around a concrete covered courtyard with many already converted. A vaulted party barn benefits from independent kitchen and cloakroom and the recently created and glazed summer kitchen/ garden room provides a great entertaining space with paved terrace overlooking the tennis court. In the far corner, barns have been converted into home office and cinema room with mezzanine play area. Adjoining are further buildings with the benefit of planning permission to create a leisure area with gym and sauna and first fix has been completed. The original farm office remains with additional store rooms, dog kennels and a small flat is above. The remaining buildings are taken up by stables, store rooms and four open car bays. FARM BUILDINGS The more commercial and versatile farm buildings lie to the south east of the farmhouse and are described on the schedule and identified on the buildings plan within this brochure. Combined they provide in excess of 20,000 square feet of covered accommodation. THE LAND The pasture land is divided into two areas. Lying to the north of the farm buildings is the smaller of the two, partly enclosed by wooden post and rail fencing with open field shelter. The larger area lies to the south and is divided into one main ridge and furrow field enclosed by mature hedgerows with two smaller paddocks enclosed by post and rail fencing. The available grazing land currently totals 10.16 acres. LOCATION Strixton is a former estate village set in open rolling countryside. Greenfield Lodge is within a short drive of Wollaston providing essential facilities with the popular market town of Olney, Wellingborough and Northampton all within 8 miles providing more extensive shopping and leisure facilities. It is also accessible to the £140 million Rushden Lakes Shopping Village. The property is well situated for access to a number of renowned private schools including Oundle, Uppingham, Oakham, Stowe, Wellingborough and Bedford. Lying in the heart of the country, Northamptonshire is very accessible by road, rail or air. The M1, A1 and A14 provide north-south and east-west connectivity and mainline railway station at Wellingborough provides a 50 minute service into London St. Pancras. Air travel is available locally at Luton and East Midlands airports, with Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted accessible in under two hours driving time.