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6.35 acres, Foxhill Road, West Haddon, Northampton, NN6., Northamptonshire
Sold (STC) - Guide Price £1,675,000

  • 6 - 7 bedrooms
  • 3 - 4 reception rooms
  • 3 - 4 bathrooms
  • 6.35 acres
  • Outbuildings
  • Period
  • Detached
  • Double Garage
  • Equestrian
  • Garden

This handsome Edwardian farmhouse has been beautifully restored and extended by the present owners to a high standard, retaining the character and interest of the property, whilst bringing the accommodation into the 21 st century, with double glazed windows, Sonos sound system, high quality fittings, tiling and sanitary ware, pressurised hot water system and modern and polished boarded flooring, cornices and 4 panel painted timber doors.

The property is in a lovely setting with mature trees, approached by a sweeping drive from electric gates. The house is entered via n enclosed porch to the hall, with a cloakroom, with to one side the formal part of the house with a sitting room and dining room with dressed stone fireplace surround, with French doors to the terrace sharing a dual facing wood burning stove in a traditional chimney breast, the sitting room with square bay window and carved timber fireplace surround. A lobby leads to a store room, boiler room and large office which has French doors to the garden.

On the other side of the hall is the superb vaulted kitchen with exposed roof truss, which is fitted with an extensive range of painted cabinets with granite tops and island unit with Pippy Oak worktop incorporating a breakfast bar, integrated appliances, sink and a four-oven Aga. There is a large pantry, utility room and boot room off as well as an oak pillared loggia.

The kitchen opens into a brick and oak framed family room with large windows to three sides, roof lights and contemporary woodburner to create a bright and sunny informal living space attached to the kitchen.

The staircase from the hall rises to the first floor landing, off which are 6 double bedrooms, 2 en suite shower rooms and a family bathroom with free standing bath and large walk in shower. Box room. Bedrooms all have fitted wardrobes and two with wash basins.

In the garden is the detached Old Dairy Cottage. This self contained accommodation includes a kitchen, living room, shower room and sleeping area above, electric heating and patio.

The gardens are beautiful with flagstone terraces with lighting inset, ornamental pond, raised beds, covered outside dining area, lawns, flower beds, trees and shrubs including lime, chestnut, plum, damson and apple. Boundary walling and vegetable garden. Soft water tanks.

There is a detached double garage with storage above, heated kennel and attached store. Gravelled turning circle with box hedging and mature tree.

Inside the electric gates is the timber stable range with stables, stores and open fronted storage. Former pig sties, There is a detached barn with double doors and windows to three sides. Useful gardener's wc.

The paddocks are fenced for horses, and are in four enclosures, one with field shelter. There is a wildlife pond with island.

Home Farm is in a wonderful setting in rolling Northamptonshire countryside, a short distance from the popular village of West Haddon, and was the Home Farm to Foxhill Manor adjoining.

The village has a village store, church, playing field,3 public houses and a restauran. There is a primary school in West Haddon, Prep schools locally include Spratton, Maidwell and Bilton Grange. Public schools in the area include Rugby, Oakham, Oundle and Stowe. Grammar schools in Rugby, and Guilsborough Secondary School is highly regarded.

There are equestrian activities with the Pytchley Hunt, there are bridle ways and hacking, showjumping and showing at Onley, racing at Warwick and Huntingdon, polo at Rugby. Golf courses at Church Brampton, Harlestone and Cold Ashby. Sailing and fishing at Pitsford, Gilsborough and Rutland Water and motor racing at Silverstone.

The motorway network brings Northampton, Leicester, Coventry, Birmingham and Milton Keynes all within commuting distance
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