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Brixworth

THE PROPERTY

EXCEPTIONAL AND IMPORTANT PERIOD VILLAGE HOME OF GREAT CHARACTER DATING FROM 1594 OFFERING SPACIOUS ACCOMODATION WITH ENCHANTING GARDENS AND SEPARATE KITCHEN GARDENS WITH DOUBLE GARAGE The Pound House is an extraordinary and unique period property, boasting a prestigious Grade II Listed status with origins that trace back to 1594. It holds the distinction of being one of the oldest residences within the village, with a history intertwined with the local community serving as a former book shop and the offices for the Brixworth local newspaper. This property is far from ordinary, exuding an abundance of character and charm, is particularly well-suited for larger families extending to 4,725 sq ft and even offers the potential for a separate annex, should that be desired. Upon entering the property, you're welcomed by two distinct sitting rooms each featuring a captivating fireplace and exposed beams that add to the charm. These reception areas also provide access to the rear gardens, seamlessly connecting indoor and outdoor spaces. From here, the journey continues into the library, creating a cosy and quiet corner, before leading into the family room which boasts an open staircase that ascends to the first floor. From here there is further access into the barn/billiard room, which promises ample space for leisure and entertainment. On the other side of the property, you'll find the distinctive kitchen/breakfast room which is characterized by a range of base and wall cupboards, a central Aga stove standing as a focal point. The kitchen's character is undeniable and adds to the overall charm of the property with a dedicated breakfast area. Complementing this floor is a convenient downstairs cloakroom and two additional staircases that provide access to the first-floor accommodations. Moving to the first floor, there is a master bedroom alongside an adjacent bathroom. Additionally, there are three more bedrooms and a separate shower room. A guest bedroom is accompanied by an en suite shower room, accessed by the stairs in the family room with a further bedroom on this floor. On the second floor, a bedroom with en suite and another bedroom awaits bringing the total count to an impressive eight bedrooms and four bathrooms accommodating the needs of a larger household. OUTSIDE There is a private shared drive to the side of the property leading to a detached stone built double garage with parking to the front. Access through timber gates to a covered carport and in turn leading to the beautifully landscaped cottage-style gardens enjoying a good degree of privacy and small lawned areas and deep flowering shrub borders with maturing trees. There are various box hedges and stone garden stores making this a pleasant and enjoyable place to rest. In addition, there is a separate kitchen garden further down the lane being of a good size with various flower and shrub borders and ornamental ponds and again with maturing trees surrounded by stone walls. The private access to the side is owned by The Pound House and is accessed by three other properties. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: All main services are connected to the property. Local: Authority: West Northamptonshire Council. Tel. 0300 126 7000 Outgoings: Council Tax Band "G" £3,563.65 for the year 2023/2024 EPC Rating: exempt as Grade ll Listed Tenure: Freehold Viewings: Strictly by appointment with Jackson-Stops Tel. 01604 632991