The property is positioned in the centre of the village of Welford within walking distance to the shop and pub however to the rear the house backs onto open countryside. There is a great sense of peace and tranquillity and yet being close to amenities, Welford is conveniently situated close to the Northamptonshire Leicestershire border and is well serviced with a village shop, pub, petrol station, parish church and Primary School. It is within the catchment area for Guilsborough School. There is also an excellent range of private schools nearby including Spratton Hall, Maidwell Hall, Uppingham, and Leicester Grammar.
The very popular market town of Market Harborough (9 miles) offers a comprehensive range of shops and services, as well as regular rail services to London St Pancras in just under an hour. Junction 20 of the M1 is just 7 miles away, and the A14 and, M6 and M69 are also easily accessible.
Farlow House is a handsome village home full of charm and character. The property is well designed and beautifully presented having been carefully renovated by the current owners. They have perfectly blended the classic Georgian period features with contemporary living. The garden to the rear is expansive backing onto open countryside. There are wonderful views across the far-reaching rolling hills. Also to the rear is a good range of brick outbuildings.
The main entrance leads into a particularly handsome entrance hall with flag stone floor and an elegant staircase sweeping up to the first floor. Off the central entrance hall are two formal reception rooms as well as a superb cloakroom. The drawing room with high ceiling, wide timber floor boards and attractive marble and brick fireplace has a large bay window allowing lots of natural light to flood through. From here there are lovely views across the garden and to the open countryside beyond. The sitting room features flag stone floor with a wood burning stove as well as the original window shutters. The central hall leads through to an inner hall where there is access out to the garden. To the rear of the property is the beautifully designed and presented kitchen. Leading from the kitchen is a great breakfast room also with flagstone floor and window shutters. From here there is also access to the cellar with two chambers. There is also a secondary back staircase leading to the first floor.
On the first floor there are four bedrooms. The fourth bedroom can be accessed either via one of the front rooms or by the back staircase located in the breakfast room. The master bedroom is complete with en suite shower room and a raised area ideal for a desk where you can make the most of looking over the garden and to the spectacular views. A further staircase leads to the second floor where there are a further three bedrooms and family bathroom as well as a large landing space that could be used as a study area.
Grounds and gardens
The large garden extends to the south east of the property and is separated into a large area of lawn and a planted section with vegetable garden and a fenced area for chickens. The garden is partly walled with a fence to the rear. There is a newly built terrace to the side of the property well positioned for shelter and to make the most of the wonderful views.
House For SaleFarlow House, 11, High Street, Welford, Northampton, Northamptonshire
Guide price £695,000 Sold
Handsome and beautifully presented Grade II listed property with large garden and wonderful rural views
- Attractive entrance hall
- Elegant drawing room
- Separate sitting room
- Dining room
- Well-appointed Kitchen
- 4 first floor bedrooms
- 2 / 3 second floor bedrooms
- 3 bath/shower rooms
- Brick outbuildings
- Large garden backing onto open countryside