This modern, four-bedroom family house nestles in the quiet village of Hemington, surrounded by beautiful Northamptonshire countryside, yet only five miles from Oundle. It is a light, bright home, offering spacious and well-proportioned accommodation, an integral garage, and established gardens. The property has been well maintained by the present owners, and benefits from wooden window frames, smart oak doors, and oil-fired central heating. Hemington is proud of its lively community, with the village hall and church arranging numerous activities for all ages. Three miles away, the pretty village of Barnwell is home to a traditional English public house and restaurant, the Montagu Arms, while Barnwell Country Park, on the outskirts of Oundle, offers lovely lakeside walks and a children’s play area. Oundle is a bustling market town with thriving shops, restaurants and businesses as well as primary and secondary schools.
Set in an open porch, with a welcome light, the front door leads into the entrance hall, which has a feature window looking through to the lounge. Door into the lounge.
The comfortable, carpeted lounge is the perfect place for relaxing: a wood burner is set in an oak fireplace with tiled hearth, and a cosy window seat in the bay window catches the sun at the front of the house. There are wall lights, and a door which leads into the dining room.
The dining room is great for entertaining, with a built-in wine rack and views of the rear garden. A door opens onto the patio, and an archway provides easy access to the kitchen. The bright modern kitchen is fitted with a good range of cream Shaker style wall and base units, featuring corner shelves and a glass-fronted display cupboard. The red tiled splashbacks complement the solid wood worktops, and the cream units contrast with the dark grey flooring. A window above the white enamel sink overlooks the rear garden. Integral appliances include a Zanussi ceramic hob with extractor hood, and an electric oven below. There are two under counter spaces for additional appliances. A door opens into the utility room.
With white ceramic floor tiles, the utility room offers wall cupboards, a worktop, and plumbing for a washing machine. A door, with side window, opens onto the patio, and a further door into the cloakroom.
The cloakroom has an opaque window to the side elevation, a wall-mounted wash-hand basin with tiled splashback, and a low-level WC.
From the hallway, the stairs rise to a spacious landing, which has a window to the front aspect. Attractive white wood panelled doors, with brass furniture and pine surrounds, lead to the four bedrooms and the family bathroom. An airing cupboard houses the hot water tank, and a ceiling hatch provides loft access.
The master bedroom is a good-sized double room, with wood effect flooring and a window overlooking the front garden. A double built-in wardrobe provides useful storage, and a door opens into the en suite shower room with vinyl flooring. The white suite comprises a wash-hand basin set in a vanity unit with tiled splashback, and a low-level WC. The Mira shower is housed in a fully-tiled enclosure, with an opaque window at the side elevation.
The second bedroom is also a comfortable double room. It is carpeted and has a window to the front aspect.
With a window overlooking the rear garden, this third double bedroom has a wooden floor, and a window overlooking the back garden.
This single room is carpeted, and has a window to the rear of the property.
The bathroom is a light and spacious room with a large opaque window to the rear elevation, and wood laminate flooring. The four-piece cream suite comprises a bath, with corner taps and tiled splashback, a pedestal wash-hand basin with tiled splashback, and a low-level WC. A Mira electric shower is in a corner enclosure.
This delightful property enjoys countryside views to the front, and benefits from an attractive block-paved driveway, which can accommodate two vehicles. The integral, single garage, with up-and-over door, has lighting and power, and houses the Potterton oil-fired boiler. Bordered by hedging and a fence, the front garden is mainly laid to lawn, with shrub and flower borders. There is side access to the rear garden through a wooden gate. The rear garden backs onto Walter’s Coppice, which is home to many birds and animals, including deer. The established garden features a variety of trees and shrubs, including three lavender trees, and a japonica which covers the pergola over the patio. There is a multipurpose shed, outside lighting and an external tap. A path leads behind the fencing hiding the oil tank, a second shed, and a covered store.
The village of Hemington is only eight miles from access to the A1 at Norman Cross and Sawtry, and is conveniently situated for rail links at Peterborough and Corby, 16 miles away. This lovely family home, built-in 1999, combines the benefits of a village location with easy access to the amenities of Oundle and the surrounding villages.
Council Tax Band: D
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