House For SaleThe Old Vicarage, The Avenue, Flore, Northampton, Northamptonshire
Guide price £1,150,000 Sold
Former Vicarage with cottage, annexe and good size garden of 1.75 acres
- The Old Vicarage -
- Entrance hall, drawing room, dining room
- Sitting room, wash up area, kitchen, former kitchen
- Pantry, cloakroom, utility room, boiler room, cellar
- 8 first floor bedrooms, 4 bath/shower rooms
- 2nd floor bedroom and store
- The Muse -
- Kitchen, sitting room, bedroom, shower room, wet room
- The Old Stables -
- Reception room, kitchen, bathroom
- Sitting room, snug, wet room, external store
- 5 first floor bedrooms, bathroom, shower room
- Private garden, parking and entrance
- External stores and sheds, gardens, small paddock
- In all about 1.75 acres (0.70 hectare)
The attractive village of Flore is conveniently situated for access to both the A5 and the M1 motorway with easy access to London and Birmingham. Long Buckby and Northampton offer train services to London Euston (from about 50 minutes) and Birmingham New Street (from about 65 minutes). The village benefits from many amenities including a general store/post office, farm shop and cafe, two churches, recreational ground and the Millennium village hall which hosts a variety of social events including The Flore Boards amateur dramatics group. Further information on the many activities the village has to offer can be found at www.florevillage.co.uk.
The Old Vicarage is a Grade II Listed ironstone house of 17th century origins and retains many period features such as sash windows with wooden shutters and flagstone floors. Approached via a long driveway to a generous parking area the property is set back from the village road in a peaceful setting. This substantial property offers a main residence, cottage and annexe.
The impressive light and spacious entrance hall has attractive arches and a decorative wooden staircase to the first floor. The drawing room is dual aspect with two large sash windows which also open outwards overlooking the garden. The accommodation is versatile and offers plenty of scope to reconfigure. Attached to The Old Vicarage is ‘The Muse’, a useful single-storey annexe with one/two bedrooms, creating a central courtyard. Adjacent to the main house is The Old Stables, a 5 bedroom detached cottage offering its own private garden. The Old Stables can be accessed via a separate driveway leading to a private parking area and the garden.
Grounds and gardens
There is a spacious parking area to the front of The Old Vicarage and a gravel terrace overlooks the garden which is mainly laid to lawn with fenced and mature tree borders. Beyond the garden lies the paddock which measures about 0.65 acre (0.26 ha). Previously used for sheep grazing, the paddock has a variety of pear trees. A range of external stores and sheds provide useful storage. In all the property extends to about 1.75 acres (0.70 hectare).