Rush House

Yelvertoft Road, West Haddon, Northamptonshire, NN6 7BA

£1,500,000Guide price

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Property Highlights

  • Victorian former hunting lodge
  • Seven bedrooms
  • Four bathrooms
  • Three reception rooms and a gym
  • Conservatory and sun room
  • Stables, tack room, garages
  • Studio above garages
  • Mature landscaped walled gardens
  • Accommodation of 5,714 sq. ft.

Property description

A Victorian seven bedroom former hunting lodge with outbuildings and established gardens on a plot of 1.5 acres walking distance from amenities in the village of West Haddon.

A substantial family home which has been sympathetically renovated whilst retaining original features. The accommodation includes an original porch, a grand entrance hall, three reception rooms, a gym, a conservatory and sun room, and refitted kitchen and bathrooms. There is a cellar for storage on the lower ground floor. On the first floor the master bedroom has an en suite shower room. There are five further bedrooms, two bathrooms and a shower room. Stairs lead to the second floor which has three interconnected rooms. There is over 1,910 sq. ft. of outbuildings including stables, a tack room, garages and a studio. This could be easily converted to make a home office. The mature walled gardens extend to approximately 1.5 acres.

Reception Rooms

The office has a sash window to the front, and a fireplace with a marble hearth and surround. The sun room is glazed to two sides and has double doors to the sitting room which has a bay window to the side, a sash window to the rear and a feature marble fireplace. The family room/study overlooks the front and also has a marble fireplace. The conservatory has double doors to a terraced seating area. The gym has an exposed beam and windows to two sides.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room and Utility Rooms

The triple aspect kitchen/breakfast room has a range of fitted units with wood block work surfaces, a butler sink, an island unit, a gas hob with an extractor hood over, a range cooker and plumbing for an American style fridge/freezer. The breakfast area has double doors to the courtyard, and room for a table to seat ten as well as a seating area. The utility room has fitted units with pine work surfaces, a butler sink, a storage cupboard and a window to the side.


Wrought iron gates lead to a gravelled driveway and a courtyard area providing off street parking. The landscaped rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs, flower beds, box hedging and far reaching countryside views. There is a greenhouse, a brick built shed, and a tennis courts that requires resurfacing. There is an open fronted barn with two stables, a tack room, a double and a single garage, a store, a two piece cloakroom and a bathroom. The studio above measures over 27 ft. x 15 ft. and could easily be a home office or gym.

Schooling and Situation

West Haddon has a church, post office, local shop, public houses and local sports clubs including tennis, youth football and bowls teams. There is a village primary school with secondary schooling available at the village school in Guilsborough. There are state and public schools including Spratton Hall, Maidwell Hall, Northampton and Rugby. The Market Towns of Northampton, Kettering, Rugby and Market Harborough are all within 45 minutes’ drive for leisure activities and shopping facilities, and each also has high-speed mainline train services to London Euston or St. Pancras in under an hour.

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