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Earls Barton

PROPERTY FEATURES

  • Three/four bedroom detached property positioned in a plot in all extending to around 0.4 acres (0.16 ha).
  • Well-presented and characterful living accommodation arranged over two floors.
  • Fitted kitchen breakfast room comprising range of fitted units and appliances.
  • Impressive and large conservatory offering extended living space.
  • Viewing advised.

THE PROPERTY

A WONDERFULLY POSITIONED FAMILY HOME OFFERING SPACIOUS LIVING ACCOMMODATION IN A HIGHLY POPULAR VILLAGE LOCATION White Croft is a wonderfully positioned three/four bedroom family home which is believed to date from 1923 and was built by the owners of the White & Co shoe factory in the thriving and popular village of Earls Barton. The property is positioned in a private and mature plot in all extending to around 0.4 acres (0.16 ha). White Croft offers well-presented and characterful living accommodation arranged over two floors. In addition to the main house, potential is offered by the attic areas which are currently used as informal spaces. These spaces could provide more formal living accommodation in the form of additional bedroom accommodation if so desired, subject to gaining the necessary planning and building consents. The triple garage with toilet could also provide potential for conversion in to ancillary accommodation to the main house, again subject to gaining the necessary permissions and consents. On the ground floor an entrance porch provides access to the main reception hall with oak flooring and cloakroom off. From the main hall access is provided to three reception rooms which include a sitting room and family room both with attractive bay windows which provide a feeling of both light and space. In addition there is a further reception room currently used as an office and which has been formerly used and could again be used as a guest bedroom. Further accommodation comprises an attractively fitted kitchen breakfast room comprising range of fitted base and eye level units, Neff five plate gas hob with extractor, double oven, dishwasher, larder fridge together with heat resistant surfaces. There is also a generously proportioned laundry room. From the kitchen area double doors provide access to an impressive and large conservatory which offers extended family living and dining spaces, along with wonderful views over the landscaped gardens and grounds. FIRST FLOOR On the first floor there is a part galleried landing with feature leaded window. Access is provided to the principal bedroom with fitted wardrobes and enjoys wonderful views over the house gardens and countryside beyond. An archway leads to an en suite shower room. There are two further bedrooms both with wash hand basin/vanity units along with a house bathroom comprising bath with shower over, wash hand basin and toilet. Accessed from the first floor is the attic area which is currently used as additional informal living space. OUTSIDE The gardens and grounds form an attractive setting to White Croft. The property is approached along a private drive which in turn leads to the property's own driveway which provides off road parking for a number of vehicles and access to a triple garage with electric doors incorporating workshop space and toilet with wash hand basin. The gardens which provide a good degree of privacy extend to the side and rear of the property and principally comprise two main laid to lawn areas with mature trees flowers and shrubs. There is also a large terrace which is ideal for outside entertaining and alfresco dining. LOCATION Earls Barton is a thriving village providing essential local facilities including newsagents, chemist, doctors' surgery, artisan butchers and a number of restaurants. The village also boasts a nursery and primary school. Northampton and Wellingborough offer a more comprehensive range of shops and leisure facilities as does the popular Rusden Lakes. Train services are available at Wellingborough which provides a 55 minutes service into London St. Pancras as well as services from Northampton in to London Euston. The A45 is easily accessed from the village which leads to the M1 (junction 15) and also the A14 at Thrapston. There are some attractive walks in the area and the picturesque surroundings of Castle Ashby House are only a short drive away as is the Summer Leys nature reserve. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage connected. Gas fired central heating. Local: Authority: North Northamptonshire Council. Tel. 0300 126 7000 Outgoings: Council Tax Band "E" £2,578.69 for the year 2023/2024 EPC Rating: E Tenure: Freehold