The Old Vicarage

53 York Road, Wollaston, Northamptonshire, NN29 7SG

£900,000Offers in excess of

5 4 3

Property Highlights

  • Victorian detached village property
  • Five bedrooms; two en suite, main bathroom
  • Four reception rooms
  • Kitchen/dining room, utility room
  • Detached office/studio
  • Outdoor heated swimming pool, and sauna/shower
  • Double garage
  • Established south facing gardens

Property description

A late Victorian five bedroom detached property with later additions, on a plot of approximately 0.5 acres with a swimming pool, office/studio and sauna, in Wollaston.

The accommodation is in excess of 3,000 sq. ft., and includes a sitting room, family room, study, Detached, Garden, Off Street Parking, Garage, Double Garage, Village, Outbuilding, Swimming Pool, Good decoration, 3068 Approx Sq Ft, Land Area 0.5 garden room, a kitchen/dining room in excess of 28 ft., a utility room, and a cloakroom on the ground floor. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with an en suite bathroom, four further bedrooms, and a main bathroom. There is off street parking for more than eight cars, and a double garage. The property has solar panels, and established south facing gardens including an office/studio.

Ground Floor

A part glazed leaded light part stained door leads to the entrance hall which has dado and picture rails, and tiled flooring. The side lobby has tiled flooring, doors to the kitchen, garage and rear garden, and access to the cloakroom which has a WC, a wash basin, tiled flooring, and a window to the rear. The inner hallway has wooden flooring, a wooden balustrade staircase to the first floor, an understairs cupboard, and a part glazed door to the garden.

Reception Rooms

The sitting room has an original wooden fire surround with a Clearview Multi Fuel stove set on a slate hearth. There is a bay window overlooking the garden, dado and picture rails, coving and ceiling roses, and a window to the side. The family room has a feature fireplace with a Clearview Multi Fuel stove and a brick hearth, a dado rail, a coved ceiling with a ceiling rose, stripped floorboards, and windows to the rear and side. The study has an exposed brick chimney breast with a fitted Stovax Multi Fuel stove on a brick hearth with original cupboards either side. There is a picture rail, a coved ceiling with ceiling roses, and windows and a fully glazed door to the rear garden. The garden room has oak flooring, a Velux window, a pitched ceiling, window to the side and triple-folding doors to the garden with access to the Hot Tub space and southerly views.

Kitchen/Dining Room and Utility Room

The kitchen/dining room has a range of base units with granite work surfaces incorporating an inset Belfast sink with mixer tap and cupboards including a built in dishwasher. There is a gas fired four oven claret Aga set in an exposed brickworkchimney breast. The floor is slated and there is space for a dining room table and chairs, and double doors to the garden room and double doors with windows either side to the rear garden. The utility room has a Belfast sink set in a wooden block work surface, space for a washing machine, a wall mounted gas boiler providing central heating, slate flooring, and a window to the front.

First Floor

The landing has access to the loft space, a built-in airing cupboard housing the hot water tank, and a skylight window.

Principal Bedroom

The triple aspect master bedroom has a Victorian style fireplace, a picture rail, and a coved ceiling with a ceiling rose. The en-suite has a beech floor, panelled bath with a mixer tap and shower attachment, a separate shower cubicle, a WC, a pedestal wash basin, a picture rail, coved ceiling with a ceiling rose, and a window to the side.

Other Bedrooms and Bathroom

Bedroom two has an en-suite shower room, picture rail, and a window overlooking the garden and countryside. Bedroom three has a Victorian style fireplace with cupboards at the side, and dual aspect windows. Bedroom four is also dual aspect with southerly views. Bedroom five has a built-in original cupboard, and a window to the rear.The main bathroom has a Victorian style freestanding roll-top bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, a separate shower cubicle, a WC, a pedestal wash basin, tiled floor with underfloor heating, and a window to the front.


A gravelled driveway to the front provides off street parking for in excess of eight cars and is screened by established trees and shrubs. The garage has dual aspect windows, storage units, workshop area and loft hatch to a boarded roof space. The back door leads to a paved area and a low walled garden. The main garden has a two patio areas with a lawn, shrub borders, fruit trees and a vegetable plot including a small greenhouse and potting shed. The garden leads down to the secluded heated swimming pool area. There is a brick built boiler and pump house and a brick built circular changing room with a shower and sauna room. By the pool is a stone faced fully insulated, office/studio with solid oak floor and oak beams, a kitchenette, a separate WC, and power, lighting, TV point and wired internet. Behind the Office/Studio is a wooden shed and storage area and a further lawned area.

Location and Schooling

The village has local shops, a post office, a library, and public houses. There is a sports ground which incorporates a football and cricket pitch, tennis/basketball courts, a play area, and access to the community swimming pool. There is a pre-school and nurseries, a primary school and Wollaston secondary school, while Wellingborough independent school is approximately 3 miles away. Popular historical town of Olney or the recently open Rushden Lakes are with a 15 minute drive.

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