This delightful Victorian period stone cottage stands in the heart of Boughton village with two double bedrooms and is presented in immaculate order throughout. The interior retains many character features including exposed beams and open hearth fireplaces providing two reception rooms including a 15ft long sitting/dining room and a modern fitted kitchen with built in appliances. The property benefits from gas fired central heating and externally there is a small courtyard garden to the side.
Approached through a ledged front door, the hall contains the stairs rising to the first floor and there is an open archway to the sitting/dining room and a further ledged pine door leading to:-
12'08 x 12'00 (3.86m x 3.66m)
A cosy room with exposed ceiling beam and a three casement double glazed window to the front elevation. The focal point is the Victorian cast iron open hearth fireplace with hood and hob basket, pine mantle and marble hearth. There are wall light points and down lighters.
15'10 x 12'00 (4.83m x 3.66m)
A spacious room incorporating a walk in storage cupboard, there is an exposed ceiling beam and a recessed shelving unit and windows to the front elevation. At the far end of the room there is an open hearth fireplace with an exposed stone chimney breast over a quarry tiled hearth housing a clear view cast iron log burner. TV point.
12'04 x 7'08 (3.76m x 2.34m)
Fitted with Shaker style floor and wall cabinets with laminated working surfaces incorporating a Franke one and half bowl sink unit with mixer tap. There is a Neff stainless steel low level oven and a five place gas hob standing beneath a Caple extractor hood. The kitchen has concealed worktop lighting, a housing for a Bosch fridge/freezer with wine rack over and cupboards to the side, a built in boiler cupboard and plumbing for an automatic washing machine. there is a window to the front elevation and a door opening to the courtyard garden.
12'00 x 6'00 (3.66m x 1.83m)
A spacious and light landing has a roof void access hatch, a window to the rear elevation and a two casement window to the front elevation. Ledged pine doors lead to:-
15'10 x 12'02 (4.83m x 3.71m)
A very spacious double room with a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and twin two casement windows to the front elevation. There is a built in wardrobe unit with shelving and hanging space, built in drawers and shelf units to the side.
12'03 x 9'07 (3.73m x 2.92m)
Another double room also with a vaulted ceiling, currently used as a sitting/TV room and with a two casement window to the front elevation.
10'03 x 6'05 (3.12m x 1.96m)
Comprising a white suite of panelled bath, pedestal wash basin and WC together with a Quadrant shower cubicle with Triton T80 power shower. There are ceramic tiled splash areas and a window to the rear elevation.
The bathroom is located above the ground floor of the adjoining cottage to the rear therefore creating a Flying Freehold for this section of the property.
The cottage is approached by a service road from Humfrey Lane providing vehicle access to this cottage and three others. there is on road parking space to the front.
At the side of the cottage there is a pedestrian gate opening to a very small courtyard garden which is paved and bounded by close boarded fencing and where there is room for a small table and two chairs.
Main drainage, gas, water and electricity are connected. Central heating is through radiators from a Worcester combination gas fired boiler also providing domestic hot water.
Daventry District Council - Band D
Within the village, there is the Parish Church of St. John The Baptist, the Whyte Melville Public House, Village Hall and a pocket park. Local schooling is at the Boughton Primary School, with secondary education at the Moulton School. There are more extensive shopping facilities at Whitehills and at the Kingsthorpe Shopping Centre, which is approximately one and a half miles distant and where there is a Waitrose Supermarket. There are bus services to Northampton town centre.
HOW TO GET THERE
From Northampton proceed in a northerly direction on the A508 through Kingsthorpe shopping centre onto the Harborough Road North. Proceed out of the town and at the roundabout junction beyond Whitehills turn right sign posted to Boughton along Vyse Road. Continue as the road bears left towards the centre of the village and take the second turning on the right into Humfrey Lane where number 38 stands on the left hand side.
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