5 Bed Semi Detached House  For Sale  The Corner House Old Road  Braunston  Daventry  Northamptonshire  NN11  - £585,000

A spacious semi-detached period house situated on the outskirts of this very popular village. The house offers an impressive large kitchen/family room, 2 reception rooms, garden room, 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms (4 en-suite). It has ample parking, an open double garage, a private south/west facing rear garden, courtyard and an artists studio and gymnasium. Sold with no onward chain, EPC rating G.

Introduction - A spacious semi-detached period house situated on the outskirts of this very popular village. The house offers a stunning kitchen/family room, 2 reception rooms, garden room, 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms (4 en-suite). It has ample The Corner House is a very attractive and large 18th century property located on the edge of one the counties most popular and well-served villages on the Northamptonshire/Warwickshire borders. This fine semi-detached family home is very spacious and offered for sale in excellent condition. It benefits from many character features including fireplaces, exposed beams and a wine cellar. Benefits include LPG central heating and replacement windows throughout. There are 2 reception rooms, a bespoke kitchen/family room, garden room and 5 bedrooms, served by 5 bathrooms. There is a south/west facing rear garden, a private courtyard and good parking facilities. There is an open double garage and an artists studio and gymnasium within the garden.

Accommodation Summary -

Ground Floor - The house is entered through a storm canopy with a double-glazed door opening to the entrance hall. Stairs lead up to the first floor accommodation with a second staircase leading down to the useful cellar with 5 9 headroom and a double glazed-window. This could provide a play or media room. The dining room is a very cosy room featuring an inglenook fireplace, and the wood burning log burner. It has a front bay window and a compact and bijou office. It has an original glazed cabinet with lighting, fitted cupboards that conceal the hot water cylinder and the second boiler serving the heating. This former snug, could be used as a sitting room if preferred.

The bespoke kitchen features a large central island with granite top, base units and an inset induction hob and a pop up down draft extractor. A feature of this room is the library area with concealed lighting. There is an extensive range of cream and damson fronted base units including an integrated dishwasher, two drinks chillers and a tall fridge/freezer unit. Two Zanussi twin fan-assisted electric ovens and microwave, further granite work surfaces incorporating an inset sink unit. There are matching eye-level units with damson eye-level and base units as well as a built in seating area with concealed storage. Quality porcelain floor tiles, internal window and a rear window with American style louvre shutters. TV point, downlighters, Upvc door to the rear courtyard. A further double-glazed door leads to the garden room beamed with French oak. This has two full height walls with a pitched glass roof allowing natural light to flood in. There are TV and power points and a radiator. There are double-glazed windows and twin doors opening onto the pretty secluded stone paved courtyard.

From the kitchen to the utility room there is an inner hall with porcelain floor tiles and units. From here doors lead to a cloakroom, a useful boot room with plumbing facilities and a further door to the courtyard. A step leads down to the impressive living room which also has a fireplace with an inset gas fire. Fine ceiling beams, wall lights, front bay window.

Entrance Hall -

Dining Room - 5.27 x 4.39 (17'3" x 14'4") -

Office - 1.76 x 1.67 (5'9" x 5'5") -

Living Room - 4.82 x 4.35 (15'9" x 14'3") -

Kitchen/Family Room - 7.70 x 4.55 (25'3" x 14'11") -

Utility Room -

Boot Room - 3.43 x 1.96 (11'3" x 6'5") -

Garden Room - 3.76 x 2.72 (12'4" x 8'11") -

Wine Cellar - 4.16 x 4.12 (13'7" x 13'6") -

First Floor - The landing has a front window and a staircase rising to the second floor. Off the landing there is a useful shower room. An oak step and double doors open to the master bedroom. This generous bedroom has a range of bespoke oak fitted furniture with overhead storage and book shelving. A secret door through the wardrobes leads to fitted shelving for bags/shoes with a further door to the en-suite. This has a wall hung WC, contemporary basin and a cascade shower unit above an L shaped white bath. A fitted shower screen, sun pipe, porcelain tiling, shaver point. French glazed doors lead off to a balcony with wrought iron railings which has an electronic awning and stone steps that lead down to the garden. There are two rear windows and a fitted dressing area complete with a corian wash hand basin and fitted mirror.

The second bedroom has a range of fitted wardrobes with a ceiling beam and wall light points. This bright room has both side and front windows with an en-suite shower room. Pedestal wash hand basin, low-level WC, fitted mirror with lighting. Quality shower unit, a circular shower screen and side window. The first floor is completed by a third bedroom with fitted shelving and a front window. This has an en-suite with a tiled shower enclosure with a Gainsborough shower unit, ceramic tiling, bathroom cabinet with lighting. Wash hand basin and a low-level WC.

Master Bedroom - 6.25 x 4.55 (20'6" x 14'11") -

Ensuite Bathroom -

Balcony -

Bedroom 2 - 4.87 x 3.12 (15'11" x 10'2") -

Ensuite Shower Room -

Bedroom 3 - 4.54 x 2.38 (14'10" x 7'9") -

Second Floor - On the top landing is a storage cupboard, a small kitchenette with an integrated fridge, two-ring electric hob, sink and fridge under. Bedroom four has built in wardrobes, loft access and downlighters. Exposed purlin, gable window and a three piece en-suite bathroom with a Velux window. The fifth bedroom has fitted shelving and large fitted wardrobes with two gable windows.

Bedroom 4 - 4.50 x 2.44 (14'9" x 8'0") -

Ensuite Bathroom -

Bedroom 5 - 4.52 x 3.88 (14'9" x 12'8") -

Kitchenette -

Outside -

Fore Garden - To the front of the house is a shallow garden with a shingled area enclosed by a pyracantha hedge. There is an impressive cherry tree, copper beech hedging and shrubs.

Rear Garden - The main section of garden is slightly raised from the property, laid to lawn and directly south facing. It has colourful well-stocked borders with roses, daffodils, tall specimen shrubs and three specimen birch trees. The garden is fully enclosed along the western boundary by high brick walling. From the main garden there are steps and brick walling leading down to the secluded courtyard. This area is very private screened by brick walling on three sides and the garden room. There is outside security lighting and is directly south facing. Between the house and Pebbles Barn (next door) there is private gated pedestrian access to Old Road. Outside log store and storage for mowers etc.

Garage & Parking Facilities - Accessed from Old Road is a wide opening providing access to the open double garage. This has a pitched oak and cedar shingle roof with good storage facilities. There is a large gravel courtyard providing excellent parking and turning space.

Studio/Gymnasium - In between the garden and the parking area there is a substantial artists studio with connecting door to a gym. The studio has light and power with a pitched shingle roof and a cupola. Separate gym with mirrored walls with TV and gym equipment. The studio would enable someone to work comfortably from home.

Additional Information - The attached 2-3 bedroom cottage (known as Pebbles) could be purchased by separate negotiation. It could provide a passive income stream from renting, or be ideal for children, parents or regular guests!

Location - The village of Braunston lies on the Warwickshire/Northamptonshire borders providing excellent access to the M1, A14, A5 and the M6. Set on a hill between Dunchurch and Daventry the village occupies a lovely spot and is close to the junction of the Grand Union Canal and Oxford canal with the Braunston Marina close by. The village offers excellent amenities with a village school, a butcher, general shop with post office, hairdresser, garage and a newly established community cafe. There are also four pubs and a fish and chip shop. As well as the excellent road network surrounding the village there are train stations at both Long Buckby and Rugby with high-speed connections to London, Euston in under 50 minutes.

Services - Mains electricity, drainage, water, BT (broadband), Liquid Propane Gas.

Local Authority - Daventry District Council.
Telephone (01327) 871100.
Council Tax Band G.

Viewing Arrangements - Strictly by the vendors sole agents on (01788) 820062.

Opening Hours - Monday to Friday 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Saturday 9.00 am - 4.30 pm

Directions - From our central Rugby office, leave town on the A426 Dunchurch Road for approximately two miles passing Sainsburys on your left hand side as you leave the town. Branch right at the Cock Robin roundabout and after about a further mile you will arrive in Dunchurch. At the main crossroads at the Dun Cow turn left onto the A45 where signposted towards Daventry. After approximately six miles you will arrive in the village of Braunston. You will pass The Boatman on your right hand side and The Marina on your left off the main road. Old Road is on the right hand side opposite Brindley Quays, The Corner House is on the right hand side, opposite the red telephone kiosk.

Agents Notes - All measurements are approximate and quoted in metric with imperial equivalents and for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The fixtures, fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Internal photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. For a free valuation, contact the numbers listed on the brochure.

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Property Features


Large Period House

3 Reception Rooms

Bespoke Kitchen/Family Room

5 Good Bedrooms & 5 Bathrooms

Cellar, Utility & Boot Room

LPG Central Heating & Double Glazing

Garden & Private Courtyard

Large Two Bay Open Garage & Ample Parking

Artists Studio & Gymnasium

Very Popular Village, No Chain









Property Features


Large Period House

3 Reception Rooms

Bespoke Kitchen/Family Room

5 Good Bedrooms & 5 Bathrooms

Cellar, Utility & Boot Room

LPG Central Heating & Double Glazing

Garden & Private Courtyard

Large Two Bay Open Garage & Ample Parking

Artists Studio & Gymnasium

Very Popular Village, No Chain


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