The Brambles is one of just four properties at The Hedgerows, a fine new development on the edge of the very desirable Northamptonshire village of Glapthorn. Built to a high specification by a local, well-respected builder, these homes have been beautifully designed to prioritise energy efficiency, boasting air source and under floor heating, stunning Laura Ashley kitchens, impressive Symphony bathrooms and Porcelanosa tiles.
With three double bedrooms (two having en-suite facilities) and a fourth single bedroom, a vast family kitchen and lovely countryside views, this spacious link-detached home, with integral garage and landscaped gardens, will appeal to the discerning purchaser looking for comfort and luxury in a rural setting. The accommodation offers flexibility, as the fourth bedroom, which looks out over the rear garden towards the field, would also make a nice quiet study.
Glapthorn is a thriving village with a primary school, church and village hall. It proudly swept the board at the ACRE Northamptonshire Villages Awards 2019, winning Best Newcomer to the Awards, Best Small Village and Best Overall Northamptonshire Village – quite an achievement. Residents of Glapthorn enjoy the benefits of a quiet village life, yet are only a mile from the pretty market town of Oundle, which offers a good selection of traditional shops, restaurants and businesses, as well as primary and secondary schools, leisure facilities and three supermarkets including a Waitrose store. Further amenities, including road and rail links, are available at Peterborough (15 miles), Corby (8 miles) and Stamford (14 miles).
The bright, welcoming hallway affords a view through the kitchen/diner towards the rear garden and the field beyond. A bespoke oak staircase rises to the first floor and a splendid Porcelanosa tiled floor leads to the reception rooms.
The generous, luxurious lounge is carpeted for a comfortable feel and has plenty of room for relaxing and entertaining. It benefits from a bay window overlooking the front garden and the countryside.
The magnificent kitchen/diner has been designed as the heart of the house, offering space for dining and socialising, and commands pleasant views of the rear garden through the window and triple bi-fold aluminium patio doors. A stunning skylight lantern roof allows even more light to flood in. The beautiful taupe Laura Ashley kitchen boasts an impressive range of units and fittings, including a large island/breakfast bar with wine cooler and wine rack, Neff induction hob with built-in canopy extractor hood over makes the most of this stunning island unit. A superb pantry with double doors features on one wall, with a full-height, built-in fridge to one side and a freezer on the other. Further built-in appliances include a Neff double oven with slide and hide door, a Neff combination oven, and a Neff dishwasher, as well as pull-out waste bins. There is a Quooker boiling water tap over a set in sink that blends seamlessly with the Minerva composite worktops. This is a room to be enjoyed to the full according to individual requirements: food preparation will naturally take centre stage in such a high specification kitchen, but there is room too for eating and relaxing and for family time. A useful under stairs cupboard provides more storage and a stunning lantern roof door leads to the utility room.
The well-equipped utility room with ample cupboards and drawers, a white enamel sink and two under counter spaces for appliances. A window overlooks the rear garden and there are doors to the garage and garden.
The large cloakroom is beautifully fitted, with an illuminated mirror above a modern, gloss vanity unit, with tiled surround, which houses the rectangular wash-hand basin and low-level WC. There is a glazed window to the front elevation.
From the landing, doors lead to the four bedrooms and family bathroom. There is loft access in the useful walk-in airing cupboard. A light well with natural daylight brightens the space.
This comfortable double bedroom has far-reaching countryside views to the front of the property. The two double fitted Symphony wardrobes feature integral lights and a sloping ceiling adds atmosphere. The luxurious en-suite shower room is fully tiled, with contrasting floor and wall tiles. Wall-hung gloss vanity units with drawers house two wash-hand basins, with illuminated mirrors above, and the low-level WC is also set in a vanity unit. The large shower enclosure has an Aqualisa shower, and there is a tall heated towel rail. A glazed window to the rear elevation provides plenty of light.
The second bedroom is also a double room with en-suite, and would make a luxurious guest room. It has triple fitted wardrobes, and views over the front garden towards the countryside. The en-suite shower room is fully tiled, with contrasting floor and wall tiles providing a luxurious feel. There is a low-level WC, tall heated towel rail and a glazed window to the front elevation. The rectangular wash-hand basin is housed in a modern, wall-hung vanity unit, with an illuminated mirror above, and the spacious shower enclosure has an Aqualisa shower. This bedroom and en-suite are sure to make guests feel welcome and relaxed.
This lovely double bedroom has French doors to a Juliet balcony overlooking the rear garden.
Ideal as a study or a single bedroom, this room enjoys views over the rear garden to the field.
The family bathroom is beautifully appointed and fully tiled with contrasting floor and wall tiles. The deep bath has a hand-held shower, while those preferring a full shower will enjoy the roominess of the separate enclosure. A modern vanity unit houses the rectangular wash-hand basin, with illuminated mirror above, and the low-level WC. Two full-length heated towel rails will more than meet the needs of both family and guests. This is a bright room with a glazed window to the side elevation.
The Brambles has a very attractive frontage with flower borders, a lawned area, and outside lights. A new hedge has been planted along the front of the garden, with low wooden fencing to the side. A gravelled and block-paved driveway leads to the front door, and the integral garage has a remote-controlled door. The single garage is wider than standard for those who value extra garage space. The driveway has plenty of room for parking and turning several cars. Useful access is provided from the garage to the house via the utility room. Gated side access has lighting set low down on the house wall. A paved pathway leads into the rear garden, which is mainly laid to lawn, with views into the field over a low fence. The expansive patio benefits from outside lighting and is screened on two sides by fencing, making this a quiet and comfortable space in which to relax on summer evenings. An outside tap and exterior power socket are there when jobs around the garden require attention. An alarm system provides security.
The Brambles is an exceptionally well-appointed house, constructed from attractive hand cut Stamford stone with a slate roof and benefitting from high quality internal fittings such as hardwood doors with chrome furniture, and hardwood double-glazed windows. Attention to detail is apparent throughout the well-planned accommodation, with illuminated mirrors above the wash-hand basins, light tiled flooring to most of the ground floor, and downlighters in many of the rooms.
There is a 10-year construction warranty in addition to the one-year snagging warranty.
Council tax banding pending.
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