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The Poplars

31A The Avenue, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 4ET

£850,000

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Property Highlights

  • Grade II Listed semi-detached house
  • Master bedroom with en suite bathroom and dressing room
  • Seven further bedrooms
  • Five further bathrooms
  • Three reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Original features
  • Garden

Property description

A Grade II listed Georgian semi-detached house with original features, driveway parking and an enclosed garden.

The property was built in 1778 and formed part of an Estate owned by The Blott Family for almost a century. It forms the frontage of a former Mansion House which originally had thirteen bedrooms, a billiard room and an armoury. There is vehicle access from The Avenue and Gold Street. The property has been modernised over the years while retaining period features. The 6,675 sq. ft. of accommodation includes an entrance hall with stone tiled floor and an oak cantilevered staircase to all floors. The ground floor also has three reception rooms, a fitted kitchen/breakfast/family room, utility room and cloakroom. There is a cellar the full width of the original house for storage. On the first floor is a master bedroom with a dressing area and en suite bathroom, three further bedrooms, two of which have plumbing for en suite bathrooms and a family bathroom. There are four double bedrooms, all with en suite shower rooms, and a fully fitted kitchen on the second floor.

Reception Rooms

All three reception rooms have solid wood floors, high ceilings and decorative plasterwork and cornicing to the walls and ceiling. The sitting room has a bay window with a window seat overlooking the garden. There is wood panelling and a fireplace with stone surround and hearth. Double doors lead to the morning room which has a bay window overlooking the garden and a fireplace with wood surround. The dining room also overlooks the garden and has an open fireplace and a secret door to the rear hall.

Kitchen/Breakfast/Family Room and Utility Room

The kitchen area has cream wall, base and drawer units with black granite work surfaces incorporating a stainless steel sink. Integrated appliances include a fridge and freezer, a dishwasher, a hob, and four ovens including two combination ovens. The breakfast/family area has a log burner and French doors to the front. The utility room also has white units and black granite work surfaces.

Outside

The property is approached via gates to a private driveway which provides parking for several cars and leads to the front of the house. Steps lead down to a large lawned garden with tree and shrub borders, and a garden shed. To the side is a courtyard garden with vehicle access to Gold Street. There is a shed for storage.

Situation

Wellingborough has supermarkets, shops and a range of other amenities as well as primary and secondary schooling. The rail service to St Pancras takes approximately 50 minutes. The property is in catchment for Sir Christopher Hatton School. Public schooling is available in Oundle, Uppingham, Rugby and Oakham. Private schooling is available in Wellingborough, Spratton, Maidwell and Quinton.

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