Hellidon is a pretty, rural village situated in attractive undulating South Northamptonshire countryside not far from the borders of South Warwickshire and Oxfordshire. The village has a public house and parish church. More specialised facilities can be found nearby at Daventry including Waitrose, and Leamington Spa. Connection onto the motorway network found at Junction 12 (Gaydon-12 miles) and Junction 11 (Banbury-11 miles) for the M40 and Junction 16 (Upper Heyford -11 miles) for the M1. Mainline train stations are at Rugby (16 miles for London Euston - journey time from 50 mins), Long Buckby (10 miles for London Euston) and Banbury (15 miles for London Marylebone- journey time from 54 mins).
Virginia Cottage is a pretty part-stone, part-old brick detached house with clever contemporary styling incorporated with the many period features. This includes a wonderful rear green-oak garden/family room with underfloor heating overlooking the garden with French doors opening to the terrace. The kitchen breakfast room has exposed beams and a stone floor, extensive painted DeVol floor cupboards with honed granite work surfaces incorporating Miele appliances. An inglenook houses a Rayburn which is used for supplement cooking and central heating/hot water. The dining and drawing rooms both have exposed wood floors and in the former, a log burner with bookshelves to either side. Upstairs there are three bedrooms, and a family bathroom with a rolled top cast iron bath, and separate shower cubicle.
Gardens and grounds
Virginia Cottage is slightly elevated with steps leading down to its garden which is private and principally laid to lawn incorporating an eating terrace. Adjacent is a stone single garage with double off-road parking to the front.
House For SaleVirginia Cottage, Stockwell Lane, Hellidon, Daventry, Northamptonshire NN11
Offers Over £495,000 Sold
Stylish detached period cottage with super green oak garden room, combining clever contemporary styling with many original period features
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Sitting room
- Dining room
- Oak framed garden room
- Utility room with cloakroom
- Three bedrooms
- Family bathroom with shower
- Off road parking