Moreton Pinkney is set amidst attractive unspoilt undulating South Northamptonshire countryside. Village facilities include St Mary’s Church, a village hall, playground, public house and numerous footpaths and bridleways. The village has an active community with a wide range of clubs and societies, centred around the Village Hall, including film/quiz nights and a Gardening Club, with food-focused pubs nearby in Weston, Culworth & Eydon.
There is a local primary school at Culworth, with many other well-regarded schools in the area including Stowe, Northampton High School, Winchester House (prep), Bloxham and St Loys Primary Academy, many of which have a school bus service from the village.
The renowned local Culworth butcher provides a twice weekly grocery mobile shop service to the village. The nearby villages of Blakesley, Sulgrave and Woodford Halse provide a range of local services. More extensive shopping and leisure facilities are available in Brackley, Daventry, Towcester and Banbury.
There is motor-racing at Silverstone, approximately 12 miles away. Moreton Pinkney is within easy driving distance to the M1 and M40 motorways and there are main line train services at Milton Keynes Central (London Euston from 35 minutes), Bicester North (London Marylebone from 49 minutes) and Banbury (London Marylebone from 56 minutes and Birmingham from 45 minutes).
Orchard Cottage is a very well presented period property, believed to originally date back to the 18th Century with later additions. Many original features have been retained. It now provides well-proportioned, stylish living accommodation, with the benefit of an annexe (perfect for home working or self-contained ancillary accommodation), and a good range of outbuildings.
Situated in a slightly elevated position on a no-through road, it offers quiet and peaceful countryside surroundings, and the current vendors particularly enjoy relaxing evenings in the garden with spectacular sunsets.
The entrance hall leads to the dining room, with feature inglenook fireplace. The kitchen/breakfast room, has a good range of units, with an Aga, and has an adjoining useful utility/boot room, with access to the garden. The sitting room is dual aspect, with stone fireplace and wood burner, gives access to the conservatory, which leads to the garden and terrace. Completing the ground floor are a useful study and WC.
On the first floor, the generous master bedroom has an en suite bathroom, with dressing room, and lovely views across the garden. There are three further double bedrooms, all with en suite shower rooms. At the top of the landing there is a study/library area.
The property is accessed via a driveway to the side, with electric gates, providing ample secure off-road parking.
The garage building contains an annexe with kitchen, WC/shower facilities. It is perfect for either home-working or being used for self-contained living. It is fully insulated and connected to mains services.
The large garage has a good sized workshop attached. It offers space for five cars. A further open fronted building provides additional parking/storage. An EV charger point is connected (7.2 kw).
The terrace adjoining the annexe is a fabulous place to relax and entertain and to enjoy the peaceful countryside surroundings.
To the rear of the house is another terraced area, the perfect place for breakfast or lunch. The gardens are well maintained, with an expansive lawn, established borders and trees.
House For SaleOrchard Cottage, Brook Street, Moreton Pinkney, Daventry
Guide price £950,000 Sale Agreed
A fabulous family home, offering abundant charm, with a detached annexe, wonderful garden and useful outbuildings.
- Entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, conservatory
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Utility/boot room
- Master bedroom with dressing room and en suite
- Three further bedrooms all with en suite shower rooms
- Landing/study area
- Self-contained annexe
- Garaging and open fronted barn
- Plenty of secure off-street parking & workshop
- Gardens of circa 0.8 acres & unspoilt countryside views