Silverstone is found between Brackley and Towcester and offers amenities such as village stores, village hall, post office, public house, Parish Church and Methodist Chapel. Schools in the village include Silverstone Pre-School, Silverstone Church of England Primary School, as well as Silverstone UTC based at Silverstone Circuit. Top rated schools in the surrounding area include the Royal Latin School at Buckingham, Northampton High School, Stowe School at Buckingham and Sponne School at Towcester. Road and rail connections are excellent with the A43 and A5 close by as well as the M40 and M1 motorways. Milton Keynes provides rail services to London Euston from about 35 minutes. Leisure facilities comprise golf at Silverstone and Whittlebury, horse-racing and a leisure centre at Towcester, theatres at Northampton, Milton Keynes and Oxford and of course motor-racing at Silverstone Circuit.
5 High Street was in part formerly the village Post Office and to this day boasts a variety of those original period features such as the coal oven doors in the dining room. Transformed over the years, the property now provides a comfortable and spacious 5 bedroom family home with plenty of off-road parking.
The spacious sitting room with wood floor and multi-fuel burner has French doors opening to the rear garden. The kitchen/breakfast room with limestone floor, breakfast bar, Neff oven and induction hob has a useful utility room off as well as a dual aspect sun room and cloakroom. An original flagstone floor hallway leads to the dining room and secondary front door. On the first floor the master bedroom is a good size with an en-suite shower room. The four further double bedrooms are serviced by a family bathroom with slipper bath and large shower cubicle.
Former Post Office
There is a section of the property that housed the former village Post Office and measures approximately 50.7 sq m (546 sq ft). It is mainly open plan with a separate wc and storeroom to the rear. The use of this part of the property has recently been released from restriction which enables the space to be used for a variety of reasons including extending the residential accommodation or creating an annex etc.
Gardens and grounds
A private driveway leads to a parking area for 3 or 4 vehicles, as well as a detached garage. From here there are gates into the rear garden which is fully enclosed and offers a patio area, lawned area with herbaceous borders, greenhouse, oil tank and bin storage.
House For Sale5, High Street, Silverstone, Towcester, Northamptonshire
Guide price £625,000
A former Post Office full of character and now a spacious family home
- Entrance lobby
- Sitting room
- Dining room
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Utility room
- Sun room
- Master bedroom with en-suite shower room
- 4 further double bedrooms
- Family bath/shower room
- Attached former Post Office comprising two rooms and cloakroom
- Detached garage and off-road parking for several vehicles
- Enclosed rear garden
- Within picturesque village location
- Original features
- Exposed beams
- Open fireplace