Very substantial individual detached five bedroomed equestrian property in an enviable location in open countryside in delightful gardens and paddock extending to approximately 4.5 acres together with a half acre private lake. The 3,000 square foot interior includes three reception rooms, a games room/office, an 18 foot long farmhouse style kitchen and master and guest bedroom suites. Outbuildings include a detached triple garage block, greenhouse, stable block with four loose boxes and a large implement store.
Approached through double Cathedral arch doors the porch has a ceramic tiled floor and a PVCU leaded light style door opens to:-
24'0 x 5'9
With coved ceiling and the stairs rise to the first floor over an Amtico Priory Oak style floor there are doors leading to:-
20'3 x 14'0
With a coved ceiling and picture windows and french doors to both front and rear elevations there is an open hearth fireplace with a cast iron Calor gas coal effect stove with wall mounted TV over and wall light points.
19'8 x 13'9
Approached through an archway from the reception hall with ornamental plaster roses and twin alcoves with cupboards under either side of an open hearth fireplace with gas coal effect cast iron stove. There is four casement bow window and french door opening to the rear terrace and gardens beyond.
18'5 x 13'9
Also doubling up as a sitting room and with Amtico Priory Oak flooring there is a two part coved ceiling and two casement window and french doors opening to the rear terrace and garden. This room leads directly onto:-
18'2 x 12'4
With farmhouse style floor and wall cabinets with polished granite work surfaces incorporating a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and concealed worktop lighting. There is a Britannia Range Cooker with two ovens, a hot plate and six place gas hob with concealed extractor hood over and standing in a tiled recess. There is an integrated dishwasher, a Sharp combi microwave and oven, vertical storage drawers, larder fridge and a portable island unit with shelving and wine racks. A door leads to:-
6'11 x 5'5
With space for an American style fridge/freezer there is plumbing for an automatic washing machine and space for tumble dryer.
5'5 x 3'9
Giving direct access to the driveway and front garden.
9'1 x 4'6
With a separate cloakroom comprising white suite or WC and wash basin and giving access to:-
7'9 x 3'4
With coved ceiling, two casement window and PVCU door opening to the driveway. A further door leads to:-
17'10 x 16'2 overall
Currently used as an office with a fitted drinks bar with shelving under and three casement window to front elevation and french doors to the rear garden. A door opens to an integral store room.
Leading from the lounge and with the stairs rising to the guest suite located on the first floor.
18'3 x 9'0
With coved ceiling, wall light points and window to front elevation there is an airing cupboard with the Gledhill hot water cylinder.
MASTER BEDROOM SUITE
21'2 x 13'8 maximum
A spacious L shaped room with a coved ceiling and a range of built in mirror fronted wardrobes with shelving and hanging space. The windows overlook the rear garden and lake beyond and a doors lead to:-
DRESSING ROOM EN SUITE
11'7 x 5'9
With a range of open fronted wardrobes with shelving and hanging space and integral drawers there is a window to the front elevation.
BATHROOM EN SUITE
15'0 x 13'11
A very spacious room with natural oak flooring and a white suite of Victoria and Albert twin ended slipper bath with side mixer tap and shower, WC with concealed cistern, glazed shower suite and dresser unit with mirror back shelving and his and hers wash basins with cupboards under. Vertical heated towel rail.
13'10 x 9'11
With a coved ceiling and a three casement window overlooking the rear garden towards the lake and woodland beyond.
12'5 x 9'3
With windows to two aspects.
10'6 x 8'1
With a two casement window to the rear elevation.
8'6 x 8'5
Stylishly fitted with an Aqualisa glazed shower suite, WC with concealed cistern and twin marble wash basins standing on a marble counter top with mixer taps over. There are shaver socket and wall light points and window to side elevation.
17'7 x 15'0 maximum
With a vaulted ceiling and windows to front and rear elevations this room has a laminate floor and a door to:-
SHOWER ROOM EN SUITE
8'9 x 6'0
With a white suite of Mira shower cubicle, WC and wash basin there is a mirror with shaver socket and light over and a three casement window to the rear elevation.
Butterfields is screened from the road behind a high boundary wall approached through courtyard gates opening to a large gravel drive standing in front of the house giving off road parking and turning space for multiple vehicles. A driveway continues along the side of the house leading to a triple garage block and greenhouse.
TRIPLE GARAGE BLOCK
19'2 x 18'10
18'9 x 9'3
Approached at the rear from a wide Indian stone terrace where there is an Italianate garden on the site of a former swimming pool with the former pool house at the far end. This area is planted with a variety of established shrubs and fruit trees and steps lead down to the main lawn which slopes gently away from the house towards the oval lake which extends to an area of approximately half an acre with a central island accessible from a wooden bridge. The lake is surrounded by established tall mature specimen trees including Willow, Poplar, Cupressus, Cedar, Walnut, Oak and Beech and provides a haven for wildlife and wading birds. The gardens continue beyond the lake where a track leads to the grass stable yard where there is a traditional block built stable block and implement store comprising:-
12'0 x 12'0
11'11 x 11'6
12'0 x 12'4
11'11 x 11'7
26'0 x 20'0 (external)
PADDOCK LAND AND KITCHEN GARDEN
Standing in front of the stable block there is a level grass paddock bounded by post and rail fencing and containing two tall mature specimen Oak trees adjacent to which there is a large kitchen garden with vegetable plot and soft fruit stand. This area extends in total to approximately one acre and backs directly onto open pasture and countryside beyond. The entire property extends to approximately 4.3 acres.
Main water and electricity are connected. Central heating is through radiators from an oil fired boiler with Calor Gas to stoves. Drainage is to a private septic tank. The property benefits from replacement PVCU double glazing throughout.
Within the village there is a One Stop store incorporating Post Office, Baptist Church, well used Village Hall, the Monday Club, Hairdressers, two Public Houses and Butchers. There is a Village Hall, W.I and there are cricket, tennis, football and bowls clubs based at the Sports Ground. There is a Recreation Ground and the village green is reputed to be the largest in the country. Access is available to the M1 motorway at junction 16. Educational facilities include the Nether Heyford Primary School and Secondary Education is at nearby Bugbrooke at the Campion School.
South Northamptonshire Council - Band G
HOW TO GET THERE
From Northampton proceed in a westerly direction along the A4500 Weedon Road through Sixfields and onto the A45 dual carriageway signposted to junction 16 of the M1 motorway. Continue straight on junction 16 and onto the next roundabout junction taking the first exit signposted towards Flore. Continue into Upper Heyford then fork left where signposted following the road to Nether Heyford and proceed into the village over the hump back bridge running into Middle Street and up to the village green. At the green turn right and follow the road out of the village signposted towards Weedon where Butterfields stands on the right hand side.