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Tunnel Hill House, Stoke Road, Blisworth, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN7

Guide price £1,500,000

A stunning ‘Grafton’ farmhouse with elegant reception rooms and landscaped grounds of 2.29 acres

  • Entrance hall, two cloakrooms
  • Drawing room, sitting room, study
  • Dining room, kitchen, breakfast room
  • Pantry, utility room, cellar
  • Ground floor bedroom with en-suite bathroom
  • First floor master bedroom with en-suite bathroom/dressing room, 4 further bedrooms (one en-suite), family bathroom
  • Outbuilding with double garage, workshop, store and two offices above
  • Extensive lawns with yew and beech hedging and stone walls
  • Mature trees, vegetable garden and gravel parking area
  • In all about 2.29 acres

Tunnel Hill House is located in a rural position on the southern outskirts of Blisworth, on the road to Stoke Bruerne where the Canal Museum can be found on the Grand Union Canal. Awarded 'Best Northamptonshire Village of the Year 2017', Blisworth lies in attractive south Northamptonshire countryside and offers a good selection of local amenities including shop, post office, doctor's surgery, public houses, pre-school playgroup, nursery, primary school, Baptist chapel and Church of England parish church. Bugbrooke and Towcester have secondary schools. Towcester is a thriving town with supermarkets, shops, a leisure complex and horse-racing. Silverstone is located to the south of Towcester and is accessed via the A43 with the Grand Prix circuit, and golf course, spa and a hotel complex at the neighbouring village of Whittlebury. Northampton offers first-class facilities and train services to London (Euston).

Tunnel Hill House is a Grade II Listed property built in circa 1823 of coursed squared limestone with hipped slate room. It is of double depth plan with 2 storeys providing well proportioned accommodation throughout. Approached via double doors into the entrance hall, access is given to the dining room and study which both have dual aspects. The attractive sitting room forms the hub of the house with kitchen and domestic quarters to the south and well proportioned gracious drawing room to the north. There is a ground floor guest bedroom suite with a further suite above off the secondary staircase. In the main part of the house there is a main bedroom and bathroom suite, 3 further bedrooms and house bathroom. The interior contains flagged floors, fine fireplaces, sash windows, archways, attractive staircase and lantern in the sitting room.

Grounds and gardens
A gravel driveway flanked by yew and beech hedging leads up to a large parking and turning area in front of the outbuilding. A gravel pathway leads to the front door with a paved pathway to the utility room at the back of the house. There is a terrace adjacent to the sitting/drawing room, lawns to the front and side with stone walls and yew hedging with an orchard to the north. A pretty yew hedged vegetable garden nestles alongside the driveway with extensive lawns, tree house and spinney to the south.

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