Glen Cottage is a very attractive five bedroomed detached 18th Century period house which stands in an enviable position on the outskirts of Boughton village Conservation Area backing directly onto and overlooking protected parkland. The interior provides spacious five bedroomed accommodation with two bathrooms and three reception rooms, together with a 30 foot long heated indoor swimming pool. The house is constructed of stone beneath a part thatched and part banded tile roof, the thatch ridge replaced by the present owners. Many improvements include the installation of a damp proof course, treatment of the timbers, the installation of a new roof to the swimming pool, complete re-wiring and new central heating system. The grounds extend in total to approximately 0.4 of an acre together with a detached garage and workshop and off road parking for multiple vehicles.
Entered via a part glazed composite front door, through an attractive stone entrance porch leading to:
12'02 x 10'08
An oak panelled staircase rising to the first floor with doors leading through to:-
15'02 x 13'06
Windows to the front and rear elevations there is a stone fireplace with Dimplex Opti-myst inset electric fire. There are Cat 5 and TV points, picture, ceiling & wall lamps connected and fitted carpet.
CORRIDOR TO CLOAKROOM
18'11 x 3'05
With windows to the front elevation and glazed roof above there is access to:-
5'02 x 3'09
Suite comprising WC and wash basin.
25'02 x 18'0
A spacious room fitted with a beautiful bay window offering superb views to the rear and side of the property over the parkland. A set of doors lead to the garden. There is a hardwood parquet floor, feature oak fireplace and an inset Rayburn Rembrandt open fire. The room benefits from a wealth of built-in technology, including a Lutron wall panel controlling wall lamps, downlights, electric curtains and projector screen (if fitted.) Pre-wired for surround sound, Cat 5, HD-TV and overhead projector.
7'02 x 4'10
Leading from the main hallway.
22'09 x 12'04
A fabulous family space with a wealth of character with original stone inglenook fireplace. Windows to front elevation, doors lead to:-
12'07 x 7'09
With doors to the front elevation and to the link room and fitted with a range of floor cabinets with wood effect worktop, tiled splashbacks and an inset Belfast sink. Space for a washing machine, tumble dryer, wine cooler/drinks fridge and freezer.
11'07 x 7'06
With glazed roof and door to utility room and kitchen. Stairs give access to:-
5'09 x 5'06
Containing the swimming pool filter system, pump and dedicated Certikin gas Boiler.
9'02 x 5'00
A practical storage area, fitted from floor to ceiling with wine racks.
26'02 x 11'01
The bespoke Bronte kitchen is fitted with granite countertops and a range of bespoke painted Spanish pine floor and wall units. There are exposed stone walls, Velux roof lights, a large picture window and double doors leading to the rear garden. There are tiled splash-backs, feature inset for AGA gas oven and premium Miele appliances fitted throughout and a built-in Nespresso coffee machine, microwave, fan assisted electric oven, dishwasher, larder fridge and duo hob.
37'08 x 25'02
The indoor pool has been completely renovated, offering a maintenance free insulated Kingspan roof, rendered walls, newly laid floor tiles, wall lighting and internal sound deadening panels. The pool itself is serviced by twin aluminium steps to both ends. Windows provide views to the side and rear of the property overlooking protected parkland. Large sliding doors open onto a privacy screened south facing sun terrace. There are twin wall mounted dehumidifiers and steps to bath/changing room.
13'0 x 6'08
With access to loft space and doors leading to:-
16'02 x 15'01
With space for a super-king-sized bed, there are windows to front and rear elevations providing fabulous parkland views and fitted electric blackout blinds as well as a range of built-in wardrobes with hanging space, shelving and wire drawers. Cat 5 & TV points connected. A door leads to:-
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM
10'02 x 6'03
Fitted with Villeroy & Boch WC and basin, tiled splash areas and a heated towel rail, double width shower cubicle with self-cleaning glass and tiled walls, rain shower head above and hand held shower attachment. Waterproof laminate flooring, windows to front elevation. A door provides additional access to the landing
13'00 x 6'08
Giving access to:-
17'02 x 14'11
With space for a super/king sized bed there is a bay window with superb parkland views and bespoke cabinets to two walls with integrated TV unit, shelving, drawers and storage cabinetry to one wall, two double wardrobes, a built-in wash basin with a granite countertop, Grohe mixer tap and shaver socket to the other. Cat5 & TV points connected.
13'01 x 10'01
Another double room with picture window to side elevation, bespoke cabinetry providing a wash hand basin with granite countertop, Grohe tap and a shaver socket/light above. There are two wardrobes, a workstation, drawer unit and wall mounted display cabinet. Cat 5 & TV point.
14'04 x 4'03
Window to front elevation, wall lights and doors to:-
13'09 x 9'09
A double room with, exposed timbers, wall lamps, windows to both front and rear elevations and door to:--
BATH/SHOWER ROOM EN SUITE
13'06 x 8'01
With Villeroy & Boch WC and washbasin, tiled shower cubicle, fitted bath with tiled splash-back, a combination of carpet and vinyl flooring this room is directly accessible to the swimming pool. There is a built-in cupboard housing the Megaflow hot water tank.
HOME OFFICE/BEDROOM FIVE
10'07 x 7'03
Currently used as a home office with a range of bespoke maple wood cabinetry providing a large desk, twin filing cabinets, bookshelves and cupboards. Cat 5 & TV points connected. Window to rear elevation. Fitted wall lamps.
The property is surrounded by a stone boundary wall approached through wrought iron gates leading to the gravelled driveway providing off road parking for up to eight vehicles. A pedestrian access to the side of the property leads to the rear garden. The front garden contains a variety of mature trees, shrubs & borders around the lawn and a path leads to the south terrace, the greenhouse and beyond this a large enclosed kitchen garden.
The rear garden is largely laid to lawn and bounded by an oak stock proof fencing with fabulous views over open parkland. There is a large patio area and walled herb garden. Secondary vehicular access is through a five-bar gate. There is an external tap, power point and lighting fitted and a gate to a paved bin and log store with external light above.
GARAGE AND WORKSHOP
Heavy gauge timber construction tandem garage has an electric up and over door and an internal door leads to a good-sized workshop to the rear. A further door leads to the garden. Both garage and workshop have lighting and power connected. Further off-road parking is available to the front of the garage.
Main drainage, gas, water and electricity are connected.
Within the village, there is the Parish Church and the Whyte Melville Public House, Village Hall and pocket park. Local schooling is at the County Primary School, with secondary education at Moulton School for which there is a school bus service. The village is well placed for access to a number of public schools including Oakham, Uppingham, Oundle, Rugby and Wellingborough. There is a country park and sailing club at nearby Pitsford Reservoir and the Northampton County Golf Course is at Church Brampton. There are local shops at Whitehills and a Waitrose Supermarket in Kingsthorpe.
Daventry District Council - Band G
HOW TO GET THERE
From Northampton town centre proceed in a northerly direction along the A508 Barrack Road leading to the Cock Inn at Kingsthorpe. Carry straight on travelling north sign-posted towards Market Harborough along the Harborough Road and continue out of the town passing the Whitehills Pub on the left. At the next roundabout turn right sign posted to Boughton and proceed into the village along Vyse Road to the junction with Church Street and proceed straight on along Butchers Lane where the property can be found at the end on the left hand side.