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Guide price £1,950,000 Sale Agreed

Sale Agreed

  • 4
  • 4
  • 7 Acres

4 bedroom house for sale Holcot Lane, Sywell, Northampton, NN6

Handsome period farmhouse in a rural setting with approx. 7 acres, six independent cottages and large commercial unit - successful holiday let, commercial rental and wedding venue business

  • Attractive 19th century 4 bedroom farmhouse
  • Living kitchen, two formal reception rooms
  • Study, utility and laundry rooms
  • Six independent cottages
  • Currently rented on a holiday letting basis
  • Large commercial building divided into three rented units
  • In total approximately 7 acres
  • Front paddock used as a wedding venue as part of a successful business
  • Rural location outside the village of Sywell

Sywell Grange Farm is located just to the north of the village of Sywell. The location is ideal for road and rail transport links; just 7 miles to the east is Wellingborough where there is a mainline train station to London St Pancras with journeys taking approximately 55 minutes. Mainline train stations can also be found in Northampton, Kettering and Market Harborough which are all within easy reach.

The thriving village of Sywell includes some great local amenities including a primary school, pub, Aerodrome, country park and sports facilities. Further amenities can be found in Overstone including golf course, shops and restaurants. Nearby is also Pitsford reservoir with a host of sporting activities and lovely walk and cycle paths. Adjacent to the property is Sywell aerodrome.

Schooling in the area is excellent, as well as the primary school in the village, there is a host of independent schools including Spratton Hall, Maidwell Hall, Wellingborough School, Northampton high School and Rugby.

Sywell Grange Farm is a handsome property of mellow redbrick construction with very attractive stone detailing and under a Slate roof with elegant chimney stacks. This particularly attractive farmhouse is surrounded by open countryside yet with superb road and rail access links. This 19th century home has some wonderful period features including original windows shutters, wonderful high ceilings and exposed beams. The impressive kitchen located in the heart of the home has bi-fold doors opening out onto the terrace with views of the lake and countryside beyond. To the rear of the main dwelling are six independent cottages currently rented on a holiday let basis as well as a commercial unit with tenancy agreement in place. The current vendor runs a successful holiday business and also hosts weddings on the grounds.

Farmhouse Accommodation
The main entrance leads through to an attractive central hall featuring the original entrance door with fan light and elegant staircase leading to the first floor. On either side are two formal reception rooms with large sash windows featuring original window shutters and both benefit from handsome fireplaces. Leading through to the rear of the property is the farmhouse style kitchen with oil fired AGA, large central island, natural stone tiled floor and enough space for seating and dining. With bi-fold doors leading out to the terrace, the Kitchen is a wonderful living space, full of character and benefitting from fantastic views. Off the kitchen is a rear hall with separate external access leading to a boot/utility and laundry room. Beyond is a useful study/office.

On the first floor there are four large double bedrooms. The master bedroom is an impressive space with dressing area and en suite. There is a pretty guest room also benefitting from an en suite and then two further bedrooms and a well-appointed family bathroom.

From many of the rooms in the house there are delightful rural views over Sywell Grange paddocks and to the countryside beyond.

Located to the rear of the Farmhouse, set in a courtyard with glorious views are the six brick-built, single storey cottages. These independent, self-contained units have proved highly successful as holiday lets. For more information regarding the letting of the cottages please contact the agent.

Orchard View Cottages
There are three 1 bedroom cottages with kitchens, separate living areas and bathrooms. These self-contained brick cottages have attractive rural views across the orchard.

Field View Cottage
Bright and spacious one bedroom cottage with an open plan living space. The cottage also benefits from it’s own outdoor seating area and has lovely rural views.

The Old Dairy Cottages
There are two pretty cottages with open plan living spaces and one with three bedrooms and one with two bedrooms. Both cottages have their own outdoor terrace and have attractive views across the orchard.

Commercial unit
Also to the north is a large commercial building extending to in excess of 5,000 sq ft which is currently divided into three units all of which are rented out – details can be obtained about the agreement from the selling agents. Also part of this building is a section used as storage for the farmhouse.

The property is approached down a long and impressive tree lined avenue. Although not within the ownership of Sywell Grange Farm, the property benefits from full vehicle access down the drive. The drive also provides access to light industrial units behind the property.

To the south is a 2.5 acre paddock used as a wedding venue as part of a successful business. The land wraps round to the west where there is a small lake. The terrace and garden, with wonderful views are mainly to the west of the property. In total the land extends to approx. 7 acres.

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