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Priory Close


MOST ATTRACTIVE VICTORIAN PROPERTY OF GREAT CHARACTER IN A SECLUDED POSITION HAVING BEAUTIFUL SOUTH FACING GARDENS AND DOUBLE DETACHED GARAGE The Priory is a most attractive Victorian property bearing a date stone of 1888 having many of the original features retained with an attractive tile hung gable end and two large gabled oriel windows with stunning period stained glass leaded windows. The property is Grade II listed being of architectural importance and has further period features including a verandah, period fireplaces and Minton tiled floors to the hallways. The property has enjoyed several uses over its history but was originally built it is believed for Mr Perkins who was a well known fruiterer and florist in the town and later converted back into a residential property in 2001 by a well regarded local developer. Upon entering the property, the entrance porch greets you with the cloakroom off and the original leaded stained door opens to the spacious entrance hall having a superb mahogany staircase rising and turning to the first floor with Minton style floor and understairs storage. The principal reception room is dual aspect with tall corniced ceiling and a central fireplace inset with wood burning stove and other features including oak flooring, picture and dado rails and door leading to the outside verandah. Without doubt the superb kitchen/breakfast room is the heart of the property and has a stunning oriel window with seat below overlooking the gardens. There is a range of base and eye level cupboards with a central island unit all complemented with granite worktops and range of appliances with a further door leading to the rear verandah. The dining room has a range of fitted cupboards and fitted bench seat with stairs leading down to the family room having windows overlooking the rear patios and doors to the rear garden. Off this area is a useful utility room with further door leading to the rear. The spacious landing has a stunning original oriel stained-glass window. The main bedroom having a range of fitted wardrobes, original period fireplace and a picture window overlooking the rear. A useful addition to this room is the en suite shower room. There are three further bedrooms and a family bathroom completing the accommodation on this floor. On the second floor, there is a very useful bedroom suite with eaves storage cupboards and south facing picture window affording views across the Nene Valley with an en suite shower. OUTSIDE The property is approached through electric wrought iron gates to a block paved area providing parking for several vehicles leading to a double detached garage block with twin remote controlled up and over doors. In the garage block is a useful first floor storage room which could be converted to further accommodation if required. Wrought iron gates leading to the superb south facing gardens laid predominately to lawn with various flower and shrub borders and maturing trees. Brick footpaths lead to an enchanting, secluded garden approached through a manicured yew hedge having its own patio and seating areas. Of particular note is the recently constructed detached outdoor entertaining bar, of oak construction under a tiled roof with fitted kitchen area. There are a further range of outbuildings including a timber shed and the whole area enjoys a good degree of privacy. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: All main services are connected. Gas fired central heating via radiators. Local: Authority: West Northamptonshire Council. Tel. 0300 126 7000 Outgoings: Council Tax Band G £3,525.17 for the year 2023/2024 EPC Rating: Exempt as Grade II listed. Tenure: Freehold Viewings: Strictly by appointment with Jackson-Stops Tel. 01604 632991