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30, West End, Welford, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Guide price £550,000

A charming, Grade II Listed, period cottage on a quiet road in a popular village location

  • Entrance hall, dining room, sitting room
  • Kitchen/ breakfast room with scope for expansion
  • Utility/shower room
  • Family room, rear hallway
  • Master bedroom with Jack and Jill bathroom
  • Second bedroom with en suite shower and dressing room
  • Loft storage space, spacious cellar
  • Pretty rear garden

West End is a quiet street on the edge of this thriving Northamptonshire village. It features a variety of architectural styles reflecting the village's rich history as an important coaching stop. It is conveniently situated for the A14, M1 and M6, while there are excellent rail connections to London from Market Harborough and Rugby. The village is well serviced with a garage, primary school, church, post office, pub, and convenience store. Market Harborough provides an excellent range of independent local shops and supermarkets as well as a theatre.

30 West End is believed to date from the 18th Century, and the original part of the house retains a thatched roof. There is a two storey 19th Century addition under a slate roof and the property now forms a spacious home with flexible accommodation, and a pretty rear garden. There are three ground floor reception rooms which are ideal for busy family life, and scope to integrate the kitchen and breakfast room. There is a wealth of period features including exposed beams and stone floors which blend seamlessly with newer modifications including oak doors, wood burning stoves and double-glazed windows.

From West End a part glazed door opens onto a stone flagged hallway with fitted coats cupboard. Door to dining room, overlooking West End, and with heated stone floor, exposed beam, and a wide alcove with 2 display recesses. Door to sitting room; a lovely light room with front and rear windows and a pretty carved stone fireplace with wood burning stove on a slate hearth. Plans have been approved for the installation of French windows opening on to the rear garden.

An inner hall, with stairs to the first floor leads on to the breakfast area which opens directly onto the garden. Plans have been approved for the integration of the breakfast area with the kitchen. A door leads through to the utility room which has a fitted shower cubicle, space and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer, and a sink unit in a run of floor units. The guest W.C. Beyond also houses the oil fired boiler and steps from the utility room lead down to a useful cellar with vaulted ceiling and brick floor.

The kitchen is well fitted with a range of floor units below a granite work top, a sink unit, range cooker with extractor hood over, space and plumbing for dishwasher, original cast iron oven set into wall, lighting, part glazed door and window to West End. There is ample space for a dining table.

The family room has a window to the rear, which has approval for alteration to French doors, and bay window to side. Door through to rear Lobby with a part glazed door leading to side garden and a large built in store cupboard.

On the first floor is a beautiful landing with exposed beams, storage platform and a wide oak board floor. There is a separate W.C. with basin and obscure glazed window, and a built in wardrobe cupboard.

The master bedroom looks across the rear garden and West End and features exposed rafters and truss. There is a door through to the Jack & Jill Bathroom, which has a free standing ball and claw bath, fully tiled double shower enclosure wash hand basin inset into vanity unit with cupboards beneath and storage to the side, wall mounted heated towel radiator, obscure glazed window to front elevation.

Bedroom three overlooks the street, as does bedroom four, while bedroom two has a separate dressing area leading to a shower room with tiled cubicle, basin and W.C.

Gardens & Grounds
From the street, to the left of the house there is a pedestrian access leading onto the garden. To the right of the property double timber gates lead onto a hard standing. The garden offers a high degree of privacy, its boundary predominantly marked by a brick wall. The garden is in an elevated position and comprises an expanse of lawn surrounded by an established planting scheme consisting of herbaceous planting, trees and shrubs. A paved seating area takes advantage of the sun and is ideal for all al fresco dining and outdoor entertainment. A graveled patio area with access from the breakfast area links the house to the garden and to the south western end of the house is a further graveled area with double gates allowing direct access to the street.

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